China Arrests 500 Over Mayan Apocalypse Rumors

Doomsday scenario cited as motive for school stabbing suspect

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 17, 2012 9:21 AM CST | Updated Dec 18, 2012 10:01 AM CST

(Newser) – In the US, we mostly laugh off the Mayan-predicted apocalypse that will probably eradicate us all in a few days. But in China, it's serious business. Authorities there have now arrested more than 500 members of the banned Christian "Almighty God" cult for...   Read full story »


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