Apocalypse believers await end, skeptics carry on
OAKLAND, Calif. — They spent months warning the world of the apocalypse, some giving away earthly belongings or draining their savings accounts. And so they waited, eagerly or anxiously, on Saturday for the appointed hour to arrive.
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Caroline Dennewith, co-owner of Dorky's Arcade in Tacoma, Wash., poses for a photo, Friday, with a poster advertising her business' "Rapture Party," which will be held Saturday, the day on which a loosely organized Christian movement believes Jesus wi...