Lunchtime Links: April 2, 2010

March figures released today showed the unemployment rate stayed steady at 9.7 percent but the economy added 162,000 jobs during the month. It was the largest one-month job gains in three years.

Interstate 95 reopened as Rhode Island residents and business began assessing the damage from this week’s record floods.

Continuing a long tradition, a handful of Filipino Christians had themselves nailed to crosses to commemorate Good Friday. The practice is not endorsed by the Catholic Church.

One of the most powerful practices you can participate in during Good Friday is reflecting on the Seven Last Words of Christ on the cross.

Israeli warplanes bombed the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Friday, following a rocket attack on southern Israel a day earlier.

Clash of the Titans” opens this weekend in theaters with a vastly updated look from the 1981 original.

The undefeated Connecticut Huskies are the odds-on favorite to repeat as nation champions at the Women’s Final Four, but first they must get past freshman phenom Brittney Griner and Baylor.

Duke has a long history of making it to the Final Four, and their unity will be tested in Saturday’s national semifinal against West Virginia.

The Major League Baseball season opens Sunday night with the game’s most storied rivalry as the World Series champion New York Yankees visit the Boston Red Sox.

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