Bishop Eddie Long has died, according to a statement released by Georgia-based New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. The cause of death has been confirmed as cancer, the statement explained. Long was 63.
"To Forgive The Terrorists Is Up To God, But To Send Them To Him Is Up To Me" - These were the words of Russian President Vladimir Putin going viral on Wednesday, as the world looks to respond to ISIS's recent attacks. However, did Putin really say these words?
Pope Francis is set to deliver a New York City mass at Madison Square Garden on Friday night. This is the pontiff's first ever visit to New York, and up to 20,000 worshippers are expected to join the mass, which has a start time of 6 p.m. ET.
SunTrust Banks has reversed its decision to end its relationship with real estate entrepreneurs, the Benham Brothers, following a strong backlash from conservative customers threatening to take their business elsewhere.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev has been caught and taken into custody at about 8.40 p.m. ET following a near two hour stand-off with police at a residence in Franklin Street, Watertown.
Gunshots were heard in Boston shortly after 7 p.m. ET, and soon after reports emerged that the Boston bombing suspect, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, had been cornered in a boat in the garden of a residence in Watertown.
One of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings was killed in the early hours of Friday morning, following a frantic police chase and the fatal shooting of an MIT campus police officer by the suspects. The second suspect is still at large and is the subject of a massive manhunt that has locked down large parts of various Boston neighborhoods.
President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union address on Tuesday night, setting a second-term agenda focusing heavily on the economy and jobs. He also called for the revival of what he called a "rising, thriving middle class," and pledged to fight for a higher minimum wage, as well as more investment in schools. Addressing deficit reduction plans, Obama asserted that he would attempt to achieve this through spending cuts and tax increases.
Pope Benedict XVI has announced that he will resign as leader of the worldwide Catholic Church on Feb. 28, 2013. The announcement, which has shocked many, was made in a statement released Monday by the Vatican.
A woman has miraculously slept through a tornado as it devastated the area she normally sleeps in on Thursday night. However, Betty Russell, who is set to turn 77 years old on Dec. 26, has testified that she believes angels kept her safe as she randomly fell asleep on her sofa that night, not even waking as a tornado ravaged the rest of her home, leaving her completely unharmed.
The Bishop of Durham, the Right Rev Justin Welby, will be soon unveiled as the next Archbishop of Canterbury. Downing Street in London has said that it expects an official announcement to be made soon.
A number of the latest presidential polls show President Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney tied in the extremely close race for the White House. However, the latest Gallup poll released Friday afternoon shows Romney still with a six point lead over the president, following Thursday's poll that showed his lead at seven points.
A 16-member committee has failed to agree on a successor to Dr Rowan Williams as the next Archbishop of Canterbury. Despite deliberating for a scheduled three days the group was unable to make a choice for the next spiritual head of the worldwide Anglican Communion.