Latest Easter News

NASCAR adds Gateway, returns Homestead to playoffs for 2022

Sep. 15, 2021 13:13 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Homestead-Miami Speedway will return to the playoff portion of the season in 2022, while St. Louis was awarded a Cup Series race and NASCAR will race on Easter Sunday for the first time in more than three decades in schedule changes released Wednesday. ...

Marian Anderson’s vocal artistry honored in new CD bonanza

Aug. 13, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — On a chilly Easter Sunday 82 years ago, a tall, elegant Black woman walked down the steps of the Lincoln Memorial before an integrated crowd of 75,000 and sang her way into the history books. Marian Anderson performed for only about half an hour that day...

German federal court sides with Lindt in gold bunny battle

Jul. 29, 2021 07:21 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A German federal court ruled Thursday that the golden shade of the foil wrap on Lindt & Spruengli's Gold Bunny, a popular chocolate Easter bunny, enjoys protected status. The Federal Court of Justice delivered its verdict in a battle between...