Friday March 29, 2013 Happening Now

Today is Good Friday when Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Christians in Jerusalem will hold a procession through the Old City. Worshipers packed Jerusalem's Holy Sepulcher church for a morning mass. Later there's a Mass at a church in Bethlehem. Conor Powell reporting. Lauren Green looking at the state of the Catholic Church.

President Obama scheduled to give a big speech on the economy this afternoon. Stocks closed at record highs on the S&P and Dow yesterday. We'll talk with Ben Stein about whether or not celebrations may be premature.

William La Jeunesse reporting on an economic rebound on the West Coast.

Dan Springer reporting on the 34 households evacuated off Whidbey Island after a landslide in Washington state.

Doug McElway continues our series "What to Cut?"

Catherine Herridge reporting on an American charged with aiding Al Qaeda in Syria.

Carl Cameron reporting on the possibility of VP Joe Biden running for President in 2016.

North Korea making new threats against the United States as thousands of North Koreans are chanting "death to imperialists" in downtown Pyongyang. Crazed dictator Kim Jong Un says he's ready to settle accounts with the U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned the North Koreans against any provocations yesterday.

Iran, North Korea and Syria blocked a U.N. arms treaty.. it may still end up before the General Assembly.

It was 40 years ago today that the last U.S. combat troops left Vietnam.

Clint Henderson is the Executive Producer for “Happening Now” and an avid traveler. Follow his adventures on Twitter, ClintPHenderson, and Instagram, clintpage1.