Hurricane aid arrives in Haiti, but desperation grows in cut-off towns
Helicopters are ferrying in food and medicine to devastated southwestern Haiti, but almost a week after Hurricane Matthew 's assault, life here is still far from normal and desperation is growing in communities where aid has yet to arrive.
Female Monarch of Ethiopia April 1, 1930 Zawditu, the first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies. Zewditu (also spelled Zawditu or Zauditu; Ge'ez: ዘውዲቱ; 29 April 1876 – 2 April 1930) was Empress of Ethiopia from 1916 to 1930. The first female head of an internationally recognized state in Africa in the 19th and 20th centuries, and the first Empress regnant of the Ethiopian Empire perhaps since the legendary Makeda, the Queen of Sheba, her reign was noted for the reformsof her Regent and…
Charles Spurgeon (19 June 1834 – 31 January 1892) was a British Particular Baptist preacher. Spurgeon remains highly influential among Christians of various denominations, among whom he is known as the "Prince of Preachers". He was a strong figure in the Reformed Baptist tradition. Spurgeon produced powerful sermons of penetrating thought and precise exposition. Many Christians have discovered Spurgeon's messages to be among the best in Christian literature.