A gunman opened fire at an immigration center in Binghamton, in the northeastern state of New York, Friday, April 3, killing at least 13 people before killing himself, US officials said. The shootings apparently happened after he took at least 20 people as hostages.
World leaders meeting in London pledged on Thursday, April 2, a whopping $1.1 trillion to global institutions such as the International Monetary Fund to combat the global economic crisis, prompting investors to buy up stocks while the Dow industrials in New York surged over 8,000 for the first time in two months.
Officials on Monday, March 23, began investigating plane crashes in three countries which killed 16 people, most of them in United States, where aviation experts wanted to know why a single-engine plane plunged into a cemetery in the northwestern state of Montana.
Chaplains working at a hospice home in the U.S. state of Florida are no longer allowed to say “God”in inspirational messages to staff members, as part of a wider trend in the United States, Worthy News learned Saturday, March 21.
The sprawling First Baptist Church in the U.S. state of Illinois was without a pastor Monday, March 9, after he was shot and later died of his injuries.
As part of a nation-wide trend, states – stretching from Montana to Maryland — are introducing personhood bills to affirm the right to life for the unborn, starting from the moment of conception, Worthy News monitored Friday, February 27.
Americans woke up Wednesday, February 25, after United States President Barack Obama urged them not to give up their dreams of a better life in his first speech to a joint session of Congress.
A new bill could give citizens in the least populated American state the right to constitutionally define a person as a human being from conception, as part of a national movement to reduce abortion rates, Worthy News monitored Tuesday, February 26.
A high ranking American senator will force a vote next week to prevent the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from reinstating the ‘Fairness Doctrine’, amid fears it could jeopardize Christian radio and conservative talk shows.
United States President Barack Obama ordered the U.S. Treasury Saturday, February 21, to implement tax cuts for 95 percent of Americans, shortly after unveiling a multi-billion plan to prevent foreclosures for millions of home owners.
Devoted Christian students across the United States faced uncertainty Tuesday, February 17, as President Barack Obama signed into law the nation’s biggest ever economic stimulus plan which bans religious worship or instruction in university and college facilities that receive state funds for renovations.
United States President Barack Obama has named a young Pentecostal pastor to lead the White Office on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships as part of attempts to improve relations with faith-based groups, Worthy News learned Monday, February 16.
United States President Barack Obama on Saturday, February 14, praised Congress for passing his $787 billion economic stimulus bill saying “we’ve delivered real and tangible progress for the American people,” amid the worst recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Investigators rushed to suburban Buffalo in the U.S. state of New York, Friday, February 13, after a commuter plane coming in for a landing crashed into a house, killing all 49 people on board and one person in the home, officials said. Two others in the house reportedly escaped with minor injuries.
A Chicago-based pro-life law center has launched a law suit against staff of a clinic involved in a botched late-term abortion in hopes it will result in charges of “infanticide” and “change public opinion” about this controversial procedure.
The United States new Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner unveiled a new bank-bail out plan of at least $1.5 trillion to safe the financial system, as the president warned that America’s economic crisis was more serious than previously thought.
United States President Barack Obama has signed an executive establishing a reorganized White House Office on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships for only “secular purposes”, not evangelism, Worthy News monitored Friday, February 6.
As of last week, 601 miles of the fence along the U.S.-Mexico border is now completed, however 69 miles remains to be built to meet the goal set by the former Bush administration, according to Customs and Border Protection spokesman Lloyd Easterling.
Michael Steele began his first full day Saturday, January 31, as America’s first black chairman of the Republican Party.
Confronted by the worst financial crisis in decades, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $819 billion economic stimulus package, the biggest in the country’s history.