Aaron J. Leichman

Christian Post Reporter

21st U.S. Capitol Bible Reading Marathon Underway

The 21st annual U.S. Capitol Bible Reading Marathon kicked off Sunday evening with the reading of Genesis 1:1 and will go on for 90 continuous hours before culminating with the reading of the final chapters of Revelation on Thursday - the National Day of Prayer.

North Korea Freedom Week 2010 Kicks Off

Demonstrations, rallies, seminars, and prayer vigils will be held throughout this week to promote the freedom, human rights, and dignity of the people in North Korea, who activists say are "suffering under the most brutal regime in the world."

China Quake Toll Shoots Up Past 1,144

The death toll from Wednesday's 7.1-magnitude earthquake in western China shot up to more than 1,144 late Friday after being reported as 791 just ten hours earlier, according to the government's official press agency.