A gunman shot and killed six people in a Walmart superstore in Chesapeake, in the U.S. state of Virginia, police said early Wednesday.
Christian aid workers are rushing to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to east and southern Africa after an outbreak of Ebola, the highly deadly contagious disease that has already killed scores of people in recent weeks.
Between massive death and destruction, Ukrainian forces were still holding out in the eastern city of Severodonetsk despite being outnumbered by Russian forces, Ukraine’s president said.
The head of the Nigerian Methodist Church was abducted from Abia in south-east Nigeria on Sunday, before being released the next day, Christian Today (CT) reports.
More than 107,000 Americans died of drug overdoses last year, setting another tragic record in the nation’s escalating overdose epidemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated Wednesday.
In an apparent lesson from Covid, American Oligarch Bill Gates wants eyes on any potential future pandemic.
The US State Department on Monday ordered non-emergency US government workers to leave Shanghai due to China’s zero-tolerance of surging COVID-19 Omicron cases, its imposing of harsh central lockdowns, and its separating positive-tested children from their parents, Reuters reports.
A group of pharmaceutical companies, including Johnson & Johnson (J&J), will pay up to $665 million in settlement of lawsuits connected to opioid addiction among Native American tribes, the Washington Examiner reports. The companies had already agreed to a $26 billion global settlement, and part of the money for the tribe will come from that settlement.
A 16-year-old Christian girl in Okara, Pakistan was repeatedly raped after being abducted earlier this month, in what rights group Open Doors USA said is a “silent epidemic of kidnappings of Christian girls” by Muslim men in Pakistan, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
No arrests have yet been made for the murder of 65-year old California evangelist Rev. Reginald Moore, who was shot dead in broad daylight outside his church in Compton county, Los Angeles on October 24, 2021. Pastor Rev. Reginald Moore was murdered outside the Upper Room Christian Center and was found lying dead in the street holding his Bible and walking cane.
A transit worker opened fire and killed eight people before taking his own life at a train yard in California, prompting the U.S. state’s governor to ask: “What the hell is wrong with us?”
Hungary’s police have launched a fresh crackdown on people who publicly express doubts about coronavirus vaccines or mask-wearing in the European Union nation.
Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terror came to an end on Wednesday evening with sadness giving way to joy in a state ceremony at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem to mark the start of the country’s Independence Day.
Saying there have been “enough prayers” and it was “time for some action,” U.S. President Joe Biden announced gun restrictions, words that were overshadowed by deadly shootings in Texas.
For the past year, an assumption — sometimes explicit, often tacit — has informed almost all our thinking about the pandemic: At some point, it will be over, and then we’ll go “back to normal.”
China faces international pressure for sentencing an independent Christian journalist to four-year imprisonment over her coverage of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan city. Zhang Zhan, 37, reportedly saw it as “God’s will’ to be among the few people whose firsthand accounts from crowded hospitals and empty streets painted a more gloomy picture of the COVID-19 epicenter than the official narrative.
A new wave of coronavirus infections is overshadowing the 35th anniversary of Europe’s border-free Schengen Area. France and Germany are among European Union member states facing significant challenges amid rising coronavirus infection in Europe ahead of Christmas.
Hungary’s controversial prime minister has introduced a nationwide curfew and other strict measures to halt the coronavirus pandemic citing a massive increase in deaths and hospitalizations across Europe.
The U.S. government has finally issued an official policy on the inadmissibility of foreigners affiliated with Communist or totalitarian parties. The critical new rule appears to be the Trump administration’s response to an epidemic of Communists, mainly from China, that have stolen billions of dollars in taxpayer-funded scientific research while working in the United States with Uncle Sam’s permission.
Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden were in a verbal war as they debated issues ranging from Trump’s leadership on the coronavirus outbreak to deadly riots, job losses, and how the Supreme Court will impact the nation’s future.