Updated from 8:31 a.m. EDT with recent trending search topics.
NEW YORK (
) -- "May 21, 2011" is a trending Internet search after Harold Camping, the leader of an Oakland, Calif.-based independent Christian ministry called
Family Radio Worldwide
reaffirmed his group believes May 21 will mark the second coming of Jesus Christ.
"Beyond the shadow of a doubt, May 21 will be the date of the rapture and the day of judgment," Camping told
The Associated Press
Camping, 89, said he calculated the date based on his interpretation on the Bible.
The Family Radio Web site states that "proofs" in the Bible "alert believers that May 21st of 2011 is the date Christ will return for His people and begin a period of the final destruction of the world."
According to the ministry's beliefs, the world will be completely destroyed on Oct. 21, 2011.
"The Chicago Code" is a popular Internet search after
announced its plans to cancel five of its series in order to make programming room for a new set of shows next fall.
"Human Target," "The Chicago Code," "Lie to Me," "Traffic Light" and "Breaking In" will not be retuning next season.
, which is owned by
, cancelled these shows likely to avoid losing any further money on these modestly performing titles, opting to launch five fresh shows instead.
plans to debut a series called "The Finder," which is reportedly a "Bones" spinoff, as well as a new prison mystery drama called "Alcatraz."
"Martha Graham" is a trending search topic as
celebrates what would have been Martha Graham's 117th birthday with a special animated doodle on its homepage on Wednesday.
Graham is credited for forming a new dance style and considered by many as the mother of modern dance. She was the first dancer to ever perform at the White House, and the Martha Graham Dance Co. is the oldest dance company in the U.S.
Below is a YouTube video which features the animation created by "motiongrapher" Ryan Woodward.
"Mortgage fraud' is a hot Internet search after a
showed that cases of reported residential mortgage fraud decreased in 2010 for the first time since the research institute began tracking reports five years ago.
The LexisNexis Mortgage Asset Research Institute said Monday that the number of reported home loan fraud cases fell 41% between 2009 and 2010.
The drop follows the recent decrease in home loans as banks tightened lending standards during the housing market downturn.
"We've got lower originations, less loan volume, less attention being paid to in terms of what's happening to those loans, and tighter credit scrutiny," report co-author Denise James said.
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--Written by Theresa McCabe in Boston.
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