Lunchtime Links: April 5, 2010

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake centered in northern Mexico rumbled into the Southwest on Easter Sunday. Tremors shook Sand Diego, Los Angeles and Phoenix, with the most damage being done in border towns.

Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who is 90, has indicated he will retire either this year or next year so President Obama can nominate his replacement.

In a miraculous rescue, 114 Chinese coal miners were taken out alive a week after a shaft collapse.

Sitting on the rubble of Port-au-Prince cathedral or standing in makeshift survivor camps, tens of thousands of Haitians celebrated Easter mass Sunday haunted by memories of the January 12 earthquake. With the roof and towers flanking the main entrance of the cathedral having collapsed in the quake, killing Port-au-Prince archbishop Joseph Serge Miot, the Easter service was held in the churchyard.

President Obama and his family celebrated Easter and a Southeast D.C, church recently touched by tragic inner-city violence.

Space Shuttle Discovery launched early this morning on one of the program’s final trips to the International Space Station.

Clash of the Titans” crushed its competition in its first weekend, racking up $61.4 million at the box office.

Sales of Apple’s new iPad were much stronger than expected during its opening weekend on the market.

The Final Four for men’s and women’s basketball have trimmed down to the national championship games. Tonight, upstart Butler will try and slay its final college basketball giant against Duke in the men’s title game. Tuesday, Connecticut will look to wrap up its second undefeated season against Stanford in the women’s title game.

Tiger Woods prepares to answer plenty of questions – both from the media and about the status of his golf game this week at The Masters.

In a blockbuster deal between NFC East division rivals, the Philadelphia Eagles dealt Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins on Sunday for draft picks.

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