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January 1, 2018

Rev. Marshall Hatch, Daughters of Bettie Jones Call for Prosecution of Chicago Cop Who Killed Their Mother, an Innocent Bystander

The twin daughters of Bettie Jones, 55, an innocent bystander killed in a police shooting that investigators concluded was “not justified,” joined their pastor Sunday to renew calls for the prosecution of the officer who pulled the trigger. “He should... Continue Reading →


Arkansas Pastor, Lyndon Burkett, Kills Wife and Attempts Suicide On Day Before New Year’s Eve With 2 Children at Home

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. - An Arkansas pastor attempted suicide after allegedly shooting his wife in their home, police said Sunday. The incident happened Saturday, the Helena-West Helena Police Department said. When the officers arrived to the scene around 10 p.m., they... Continue Reading →

Garlic Cilantro Shrimp

Dinner has never been easier! This slightly spicy and madly flavorful garlic cilantro shrimp comes together in minutes. TOTAL TIME: 0:20 PREP: 0:10 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 2-4 INGREDIENTS 4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp. lime juice 1/2 tsp.... Continue Reading →

Sadly, Churches in South Korea Are Seeing Decline; Survey Reveals Public Views Protestants as ‘Selfish, Materialistic’

Christian churches in South Korea are embracing new techniques and technologies to try to attract more adherents. The reforms are coming into force at a time when South Koreans are moving away from religion. Today, more than half the population... Continue Reading →

Texas Youth Pastor Kelly Clarke Drowns On Christmas Day While Saving Another Pastor in Costa Rica

On Christmas Day, tragedy struck the hearts of many as a well known youth pastor from Tyler, TX, died after drowning in Costa Rica, sacrificing his life for another. “It’s shocking to hear what happened, it’s not shocking to hear... Continue Reading →

Dr. Carl Bentley Shows Readers How Prayer Can Make Them Victorious in 2018

The start of a new year is a time when many take a step back and reevaluate their lives. They look at the past year, size up their successes and failures, and consider how they can do better in the... Continue Reading →

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Begins 2nd Term at City Hall

Bill de Blasio began his second term as New York City mayor Monday at a swearing in ceremony outdoors in freezing temperatures, taking the oath of office administered by Brooklyn native and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. “By Vermont... Continue Reading →

Hollywood Women Form Anti-Harassment Coalition Called Time’s Up

Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes and Jennifer Aniston are among hundreds of Hollywood women who have formed an anti-harassment coalition called Time’s Up. The initiative ( ) was launched Monday with an open letter vowing support for women in the entertainment business... Continue Reading →

Gretchen Carlson Named Chair of Miss America Organization

Former Fox News Channel anchor and 1989 Miss America Gretchen Carlson was named chairwoman of the Miss America Organization’s board of directors Monday, and three other past pageant winners will join her on the board. The new leadership comes less... Continue Reading →

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