Lunchtime Links: April 19, 2010

Airports are slowly starting to reopen around Europe, but many concerns remain about ash being spewed from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano. Meanwhile, tales of travel nightmares are piling up.

Polish President Lech Kaczynski was buried following an elaborate state funeral Mass in Warsaw. Travel disruption from the Icelandic volcano prevented several world leaders from attending, including President Obama. On Saturday, thousands of Poles were drawn for public prayers at a public memorial service.

Oklahoma City today mourns the 15th anniversary of the Murrah Federal Building bombing.

The ruling by a federal judge in Wisconsin that the National Day of Prayer is unconstitutional has created dissenting opinions from some Christians.

Carrie Underwood made history at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night, becoming the first woman to win entertainer of the year twice.

The Los Angeles Lakers began defense of their NBA title Sunday with a playoff opening win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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