Your daily news briefing, with a look at the top news of the past week.
News of the week
Harold Camping of Family Radio guaranteed that the Rapture would take place Saturday at 6 p.m., and thanks to Facebook groups and others, the apocalypse story became big news. Camping has predicted the end of the world before, however, and his followers – many of whom sold their possessions – will have to regroup. Camping isn’t the first person to predict the end of the world; check out this report from Time on 10 failed doomsday predictions.
Quote of the week
"I think my problem is that I do have the fire in my belly." – Sarah Palin, talking about a potential presidential bid. The Republican field became a little clearer this week, with Mike Huckabee and Donald Trump deciding not to run, and Newt Gingrinch ramping up his campaign.
Video of the week
A man that a police officer pulled over managed to steal the officer’s car, and it was all caught on the dash camera. Check out the report below.
GateHouse News Service