Christianity was born in Bethlehem, in what's now the West Bank. It took root among people like the Assyrians, who flourished in ancient Mesopotamia. It soon found a home in places like modern-day Turkey.
COLUMBIA, S.C. â€“ Craig Sword led the way with 26 points but it was not enough for the Mississippi State men's basketball team Saturday night as it dropped a 81-68 decision to South Carolina at Colonial Life Arena.
Due to a heavy amount of rain in and around the central Florida area, Mississippi State softball's (14-3) Saturday games against No. 23 Notre Dame (11-5) and Indiana (3-14) were washed out at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
A NASCAR Sprint Cup car stolen from the hotel where the team was staying turned up on a rural Georgia road Saturday -- the day before the scheduled race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but not in time for the team to qualify.
An ISIS court in northern Syria has ordered the release of 29 Assyrian Christian hostages among more than 200 captured by the Sunni extremist group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday, citing an Assyrian commander.
Seventeen times. That's how many shots police in Pasco, Washington, fired at Antonio Zambrano-Montes when they killed him after he allegedly hurled rocks at them. Of those, five or six rounds struck the former orchard worker, according to the investigative team looking into the incident.