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Staffed by a group of acclaimed news professionals, CBN News delivers stories to over a million viewers each day without a specific agenda. With its headquarters in Virginia Beach, Va., CBN News has bureaus in Washington D.C., Jerusalem, and elsewhere around the world.

What began as a segment on CBN's flagship program, The 700 Club, in the early 1980s, CBN News has since expanded into a multimedia news organization that offers today’s news headlines and other stories that impact the global Christian community.

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Self-Help Guru Found Guilty in Sweat Lodge Case

A jury has convicted James Arthur Ray, the self-help guru who led a deadly sweat lodge ceremony in Arizona in 2009.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Marine Linked to DC-Area Military Shootings

The Marine Corp reservist arrested last week after a Pentagon security scare is now being charged in a series of shootings at military buildings in Washington last year.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Budget Negotiations Stall as Cantor Quits Talks

A bipartisan effort to solve the federal budget crisis stalled Thursday after two top GOP negotiators pulled out of the talks.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Religious Groups File Suit over Circumcision Ban

A coalition of Jews and Muslims have teamed up with medical professionals and public officials to fight a proposal to criminalize male circumcision in San Francisco.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Int'l. Red Cross Demands Proof Shalit Alive

The International Red Cross demanded on Thursday that Hamas provide proof that kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is alive.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Egyptian Christians Flee to Libya

Libya is a mostly Muslim nation, but the North African country also has a small Christian community which is hoping for another kind of freedom.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

'Mission Aviation' Transforms Lives for Decades

For 50 years, Mission Aviation Fellowship has helped deliver relief supplies to remote areas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Country Legend Glen Campbell has Alzheimer's

Campbell, who's known for such hits as "Rhinestone Cowboy" and "Gentle on my Mind," was diagnosed by his doctors six months ago, his wife revealed this week.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

UK Teen Charged in Gov't Cybercrimes

British police filed charges Wednesday against a teenager involved in a series of cyberattacks against the British equivalent of the FBI.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Bloated River Forces Evacuations in North Dakota

Residents of parts of Minot, N.D., are evacuating their homes due to melting snow that's fueling the region's worst flood in four decades.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Apple Removes 'Third Intifada' App

Apple Inc. got rid of a free application that Israel said incites violence against the Jewish state.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

The Brody File: On the Road with Romney, Pawlenty

On this week's edition of The Brody File, CBN News takes the show on the road to New Hampshire as the GOP Presidential race heats up.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Midwesterners Start Summer with Severe Weather

The last day of spring brought severe weather to parts of the Midwest, including dozens of tornadoes and hailstorms.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

U.S. Charitable Giving on the Rise

A new report from the Giving USA Foundation reveals Americans are giving more to charity than in recent years.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Hamas, Fatah Meeting Postponed Indefinitely

The meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Damascus-based Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal has been postponed indefinitely.

Monday, June 20, 2011

'Flash Robs' Leave Stores in Awe Over Mass Thefts

A recent trend, called flash "robs," has dozens of people converging not to two-step to a Michael Jackson number, but to rob stores.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Supreme Court Blocks Wal-Mart Discrimination Suit

The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with Wal-Mart in what was set to be one of the largest sexual discrimination lawsuits ever.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Obama: No Congressional Approval for Libya

Under the War Powers Resolution, the president must get authorization from Congress to continue a military mission.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Pentagon Bomb Scare Suspect a Marine Reservist

Authorities said a suspicious vehicle parked outside the Pentagon after midnight belonged to Yonathan Melaku, 22, of Alexandria, Va

Friday, June 17, 2011

Man Donates Kidney to Church Member

Kidneys are often donated between relatives and loved ones, but one Idaho man recently went a step further -- donating the organ to a complete stranger.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Unemployment Fell in Fewer than Half U.S. States

Job growth has slowed in many parts of the country, according to a new Labor Department report released Friday.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Sudan Gov't Fighting Christians for Oil-Rich Land

In the border region between North and South Sudan, dictator Omar Bashir's forces are waging war against Christians and others over land disputes.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Police Investigating Deadly Gas Blast

Israeli authorities launched a full-scale investigation into Thursday night's deadly gas explosion that killed four and injured dozens more.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Al Qaeda Chief: Support for 'Palestine'

Newly appointed Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahri assured Palestinian Arabs that his organization 'will never recognize legitimacy for the alleged State of Israel.'

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Al Qaeda Changes Increase Threat to U.S.

Al Qaeda's long-time second in command Ayman al-Zawahri is reported to be taking over as the leader of the terrorist group in the wake of Osama bin Laden's death.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Boeing Lawsuit Threatens Thousands of Jobs

A lawsuit against well-known airline manufacturer Boeing could threaten some 12,000 new jobs in South Carolina.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

NC Lawmakers Push More Drivers Ed Before Licensing

Before student drivers could move up from a learner's permit, the bill would require them to log 60 hours of supervised driving time with a licensed adult.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Israeli Held in Egypt Denies Mossad Ties

American-born Israeli Ilan Grapel continues to deny that he is an undercover agent for the Mossad.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

TV Station Refuses to Air 'Playboy Club' Show

An NBC affiliate in Utah refuses to air the networks new drama series "The Playboy Club."

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Mother to Donate Her Womb to Barren Daughter

Eva Ottosson agreed to donate her uterus to her daughter Sara, a 25-year-old who was born without reproductive organs because of a rare hereditary disorder.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Fatah, Hamas to Announce New Government

Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas, reached a consensus Tuesday night on the makeup of an interim unity government.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

GOP Debate Brings Up Sharia Law Concerns

Former Gov. Mitt Romney said Sharia law would never happen in American courts. Many have warned that there are signs of it already seeping into America's ideals.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Stakelbeck on Terror Show: Who's Funding Our Enemies?

CBN News takes an exclusive look at Turkish imam Fetullah Gülen -- a man who some have called the world's most dangerous Islamist.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Boeing Lawsuit Ignites 'Right to Work' Debate

A South Carolina legal battle involving airline giant Boeing has GOP lawmakers calling foul over handling of the nation's "right-to-work" laws.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

WWII Hero Honored on Army's Birthday

Americans gathered to commemorate Flag Day and the Army's birthday, including a ceremony by the Sons of the American Revolution in Norfolk, Va.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Baggage Fees Bring Airlines Big Profits

Airlines collected $3.4 billion from the extra bag charges alone -- a 24 percent increase since last year, according to a new Department of Transportation report.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Israeli Knesset Members Visit Joseph's Tomb

Fifteen Knesset members visited Joseph's Tomb on Tuesday, six weeks after a P.A. policeman opened fire on worshippers, killing one man.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Prop 8 Attorneys Challenge Gay Judge's Ruling

Proposition 8 supporters faced tough questions in a California court Monday, as they challenged a homosexual judge's ruling to allow same-sex marriage in the state.

Monday, June 13, 2011

David Wilkerson's Wife Still Recovering After Crash

Rev. David Wilkerson's wife, Gwen, is making progress at a nursing facility, more than a month after surviving a car crash that killed her husband.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Earthquakes Rattle New Zealand Town, Again

A series of powerful earthquakes rattled the city of Christchurch Monday, just 4 months after 181 people lost their lives in a magnitude 6.3 earthquake.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Creflo Dollar Defends Eddie Long, Warns of Gossip

Atlanta-area megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar speaks out in defense of Bishop Eddie Long, urging prayer and forgiveness rather than gossip and hypocrisy.

Friday, June 10, 2011

MTV Cuts Controversial 'Skins' Show

After just one season, MTV says it will cancel the controversial teen drama "Skins" due to low ratings.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Drug-Infested Kentucky Town Changed by Prayer

Just a few years ago, the town of Manchester, Ky., was torn apart by drugs and corruption. But residents have since experienced revival.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Iraqi Christians Strengthened through Persecution

Pastors in Iraq have spoken out against the continuous persecution of Christians in their country, urging prayer and action from human rights groups.

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Despite Pressure, Weiner Says He'll Stay Put

Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner is standing firm in his decision not to resign after admitting to sending several women a sexually explicit photo.

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Alabama's Strict Immigration Bill Becomes Law

The law will also require public schools to determine a student's immigration status and make it a crime to knowingly give an illegal immigrant a ride.

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Francis Chan Challenges Bell's Hell Notions

Christian teacher and bestselling author Francis Chan is challenging the notion that hell is not forever and that a loving God couldn't punish someone for eternity.

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Citigroup Hackers Access Credit Card Data

Citigroup is the latest high profile company to fall victim to a cyber attack.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

FCC to Strike Fairness Doctrine from the Books

Decades after the Fairness Doctrine was deemed unenforceable, the FCC has finally announced plans to remove all traces of the policy from its federal code.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

FDA Tells Restaurant to Take Bugs off Menu

Most restaurants work diligently to try and keep bugs out, but one establishment not only welcomes them , they intentionally cooks bugs into meals.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Season's First Tropical Storm Forms in Pacific

Tropical Storm Adrian is about 345 miles south of Acapulco, Mexico. The storm is moving north-northwest away from land.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Texas Governor to Hold National Prayer Rally

Texas governor and potential presidential candidate Rick Perry is organizing a national prayer rally called The Response.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Delta Criticized for $2,800 Baggage Fees for Troops

Delta Airlines is under fire after charging troops returning home from the Afghanistan war zone with hundreds of dollars in extra baggage fees.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Understanding Israel's 1967 Six-Day War

In 1967, six days dramatically changed the future of the Jewish state. Forty-four years later, Israel is being pressured to return to these "indefensible borders."

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

The Brody File: Can 'The Hermanator' Win?

This week on The Brody File, CBN News talks with GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain. Can "The Hermanator" pull of a presidential nomination upset?

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

NATO Launches Fierce Daylight Attacks in Libya

NATO planes hit Libya hard Tuesday, attacking the city of Tripoli at least 40 times in rare daytime strikes.

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Obama, Merkel Vow Cooperation on Libya, Economy

President Obama and German Chancellor Merkel put aside previous differences on the situation in Libya, vowing to "work together more effectively" to address the changes in the Middle East.

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Economy Eats Up Obama's Popularity Boost

The bump President Obama received in the popularity polls after the death of Osama bin Laden has disappeared and been replaced by high disapproval of his handling of the economy.

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Iran Dispatches Submarines to Red Sea

In a provocative move, Iran dispatched submarines to the Red Sea to gather intelligence information.

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

IDF on Alert for 'al-Quds' Day

IDF troops and Israel police are on high alert for 'al-Quds Day,' the third of the Palestinian Authority's three-day Naksa observance.

Monday, June 06, 2011

Got Milk? Mothers Selling Breast Milk Online

Not all mothers are able to breast feed -- prompting some to buy breast milk online from other women who can.

Monday, June 06, 2011

Drugs Give Hope to Breast, Skin Cancer Treatment

Doctors are praising two drugs that have been proven in recent studies to help in the fight against breast and skin cancer.

Monday, June 06, 2011

P. Parenthood Back in Court over Ind. Abortion Law

Planned Parenthood continues its fight in court Monday against a new anti-abortion law in Indiana.

Monday, June 06, 2011

Hamas, Egypt Lock Horns on Gaza Border Crossing

Trouble seems to be brewing among the newlyweds, Hamas and Egypt.

Friday, June 03, 2011

Conservatives Kick Off Faith & Freedom Conference

Conservative thinkers, voters, politicians, and commentators are gathering in the nation's Capitol for the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference this weekend.

Friday, June 03, 2011

American Farmers Highlight Israel's Biblical Land

A group of young farmers from America is working to bring awareness to Israel's land and it's biblical significance.

Friday, June 03, 2011

Thousand to Mark 11th Global Day Of Prayer

Thousands will gather in their churches and homes to seek God for their nations this Sunday, marking the eleventh anniversary of the Global Day of Prayer.

Thursday, June 02, 2011

County Defends Billboard Advertising Free Condoms

A North Carolina health department is defending its decision to put up billboards advertising free condoms.

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Mitt Romney: Obama Has 'Failed America'

Republican Mitt Romney announced his decision to run for the White House, saying President Barack Obama has failed the United States.

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Russian Church Backs Bill Limiting Abortions

Russia's Orthodox Church and conservative lawmakers are pushing legislation that would limit abortions. The country has one of the world's lowest birth rates.

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Hamas: Egypt Limiting Border Passage

Hamas expressed disappointment over the number of people permitted to enter Egypt through the Rafah crossing.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Primetime Agenda: Hollywood Admits Liberal Bias

In his new book, Ben Shapiro claims Hollywood has promoted a liberal agenda for years. Most striking is that several long-time TV executives have admitted it.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Jerusalem Gears Up for Annual Light Show

The third annual Jerusalem Festival of Light is just two weeks away. The week-long celebration in the Old City is scheduled for June 15-22.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Lawmakers Propose Jerusalem as 'Undivided Capital'

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill used Jerusalem Day to promote legislation that would recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Mubarak to Stand Trial Over Corruption Charges

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will go on trial in August on charges of corruption and intentionally killing protestors.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Christians Propose MLB Ban on Smokeless Tobacco

Christians leaders are calling on Major League Baseball to ban players from using chewing tobacco.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Hurricane Predictions Remain Up in the Air

Wednesday marked the official start of the hurricane season, and this year could be a difficult one for storm predictions.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

La. Boy Saves Mom with School CPR Skills

When 9-year-old Andrew found his mom collaped in their home, he quickly called 9-1-1. The operator told the boy to try and start CPR.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Sarah Palin, Donald Trump Meet over Pizza

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump sat down for pizza in New York City last night.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Bernice King Leaves Bishop Eddie Long's Church

After more than eight years as a member of the church led by Bishop Eddie Long, Bernice King announced Tuesday that she is leaving to start her own ministry.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Stakelbeck on Terror: Sharia Threat to US

CBN News analyzes the growing push by radical Muslims to incorporate Islamic Sharia law in America.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Alabama Town Refuses to Allow FEMA Trailers

An Alabama town is refusing to lift a trailer ban that's preventing those affected by recent tornadoes from using temporary housing.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

'Genderless' Baby Raises Outrage, Concern

A Canadian couple's decision to keep their baby's sex unknown has caused national debate over parental boundaries and gender equality.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Dozens Killed in Gov't Assault on Yemen Protestors

Forces loyal to Yemen's president opened fire on protesters in the southern city of Taiz over the weekend, bringing the death toll since Sunday to at least 25.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Activists Decry Egypt's Forced 'Virginity Tests'

Human rights activists say soldiers in Egypt subjected women protesters to virginity tests. The allegations first surfaced after a March 9 rally in Cairo's Tahrir Square.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Iraqi Men Face Terror Charges in Kentucky

Federal terrorism charges were handed down Tuesday to two Iraqis living in Bowling Green, Ky.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

High Court Throws Out Lawsuit Against Ashcroft

Former Attorney General John Ashcroft cannot be sued by an American Muslim arrested after 9/11, The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

No Waiter Needed: Restaurant Uses iPads

A California cafe is using technology to ease the ordering process by replacing traditional waiters and waitresses with iPads.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Ministers Urge Right of Conscience on Gay Troops

African-American church leaders are calling on the Senate to bar military facilities from hosting same-sex weddings.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

P. Parenthood Seeks to Block S.D. Abortion Law

Planned Parenthood has filed a lawsuit to stop a South Dakota law that would require women seeking abortions to wait three days and undergo counseling at pregnancy help centers.

Monday, May 30, 2011

Americans, Troops Pay Tribute to Fallen Comrades

On this Memorial Day, many Americans are taking time to remember the sacrifices of the men and women who gave their lives for their country.

Monday, May 30, 2011

Shuttle Endeavour Makes Final Landing in Florida

The space shuttle Endeavor and its six-man crew touched down to earth for the last time early Wednesday morning.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Lockheed Martin Thwarts Cyber Attack

Lockheed Martin announced Saturday it successfully thwarted a "significant and tenacious attack" on the company's information systems network.

Friday, May 27, 2011

First Lady's 'Joining Forces' Unites Churches, Military

First Lady Michelle Obama is encouraging churches to help make a difference in the lives of military families.

Friday, May 27, 2011

Group Equips Mideast Christians for Muslim Outreach

Many Christians see the political changes taking place in the Middle East as opportunities for believers to share their faith.

Friday, May 27, 2011

The Ethics of Multi-Level Marketing

More Americans are stepping out to create their own home-based business as the economy continues to make a sluggish turnaround.

Friday, May 27, 2011

Some Fear Sudan Land Dispute Could Trigger War

Many fear a civil war could reignite between north and south Sudan following the north's recent invasion of a disputed territory.

Friday, May 27, 2011

North Korea Releases American Christian

Eddie Jun Yongsu, a 55-year-old Korean American from California, had been held in a North Korean prison on unspecified charges.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Bomb Kills U.S.-NATO Forces in Afghanistan

Seven U.S. troops and nine NATO service members were killed in Afghanistan when a roadside bomb exploded as the were patrolling the area on food.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

GOP Leaders Introduce New Job Growth Plan

House Republicans unveiled a plan to increase job growth Thursday, renewing their commitment to help America get back on track economically.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Sarah Palin Gearing Up for Presidential Run?

Former vice presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin appears to be making strides to launch a presidential run.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

'Butcher of Bosnia' Arrested In Serbia

Police in Serbia arrested one of the world's most sought war criminals before dawn Thursday following a 16-year manhunt.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Catholic Priest Named New House Chaplain

Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved Rev. Patrick Conroy as their next chaplain, Thursday.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Egyptian Gov't. Opens Rafah Crossing

Egypt's acting government announced the reopening of the Rafah border crossing between the Sinai Peninsula and the Gaza Strip on Wednesday.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Deadline Looms for Congress on Patriot Act

Congress is rushing to extend the life of three anti-terror tools, including the use of roving wiretaps, before they expire at midnight Thursday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Oprah's Jesus Comments Reignite Faith Debate

While Oprah's lengthy remarks about her beliefs during Wednesday's curtain call show drew applause from the audience, many Christians remained skeptical.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

House Blocks Funding for Abortion Training

Legislation meant to ensure government funds are not used to pay for abortion training at federally funded health centers has passed in the House, Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Ariz. Shooting Spree Suspect Incompetent for Trial

The decision by U.S. District Judge Larry Burns means 21-year-old Jared Lee Loughner will be sent to a federal facility for up to four months.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Man Reunited with Class Ring After 70 Years

After more than seven decades, a 90-year-old man was recently reunited with his high school class ring.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

John Edwards Faces Possible Criminal Charges

John Edwards is facing possible criminal charges over alleged violations of campaign finance laws.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Obama, Cameron Commit to Stopping Libya's Gadhafi

President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed Wednesday to keep the pressure on Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

P.A.: Netanyahu Address a 'Declaration of War'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is 'not a man of peace,' according to Palestinian Authority chief negotiator Saeb Erekat.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

AAA: Gas Prices Won't Hurt Memorial Day Travel

The American Automobile Association predicts gas prices won't stop most people from hitting the road this Memorial Day.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

The Brody File: The GOP 'Implosion Factor'

On this week's edition of The Brody File, CBN News looks at the possible political landmines ahead for the 2012 GOP presidential candidates.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Israel Draws Bipartisan Support in Congress

Strong bipartisan support for the state of Israel was on full display during Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Dozens of Children Killed in Syrian Unrest

More than 25 children are among the 1,000-plus deaths in Syria since anti-government demonstrations began in the country.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Texas Highlights Historic Pro-Life Sonogram Bill

Texas Gov. Rick Perry held a "ceremonial signing" Tuesday to highlight the purpose of the state's pro-life sonogram legislation.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Israel's Netanyahu Stands Firm on Border Issue

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel cannot return to the "indefensible" 1967 lines.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Volcanic Ash Disrupts Flights to Scotland

An ash cloud from the eruption of Iceland's Grímsvötn volcano caused several airlines to ground flights in and out of Scotland on Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

P.A. Prime Minister Suffers Heart Attack in U.S.

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad suffered a heart attack on Sunday while in the United States to attend his son's graduation.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Group Warns CA Parents of Harvey Milk Teachings

A pro-family group in California is calling on parents of public school students to protest events for "Harvey Milk Day," which honors the slain gay rights activist.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Pro-Israel Leaders Launch TV Campaign

A pro-Israel coalition is raising awareness of the possible attacks Israel would face if a peace deal with Palestine was based on 1967 borders.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Christian Doctor Investigated for Jesus Talk

Dr. Richard Scott told a 24-year-old man that Jesus could give him comfort and strength. Now, he's facing investigation by a medical council.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Seniors Hold Prayer Despite Atheist's Threats

Openly atheist graduate Damon Fowler complained to the superintendent about the traditional prayer and threatened to contact the American Civil Liberties Union.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Christmas Lights Tradition Started 60 Years Ago

During the Christmas season, many neighborhoods become wonderlands with many arrays of Christmas lights and decorations displayed on houses.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Israeli FM: People Support Netanyahu's Stance

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's stance reflects 'most of Israeli society.'

Monday, May 23, 2011

El Al Makes Successful Emergency Landing

An El Al 777 passenger jet returned to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport after discovering a problem with the airliner's wheel.

Monday, May 23, 2011

It's Official: Pawlenty Announces GOP 2012 Bid

Republican Tim Pawlenty offered a sneak peek Sunday at his presidential kickoff.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Obama Clarifies Israel Border Comments to AIPAC

While addressing the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Obama tried to alleviate concerns that his administration was changing its stance on Israel.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Iran Arrests 30 Alleged U.S. Spies

Iran announced the arrest of 30 'spies' connected with an alleged Central Intelligence Agency spy network that spanned several countries.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Protestors Debate Israel Outside White House

While President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed American policy on Israel, dozens of demonstrators gathered outside.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Tax Breaks Approved for Bible Theme Park

The Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority awarded $50 million in tax breaks on Thursday to Ark Encounter after a three-month study.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Pawlenty to Announce 2012 Run Monday

Former Minn. Gov. Tim Pawlenty is headed to Iowa, the leading caucus state for the 2012 election, where he will formally declare his run for president.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

U.S. Sees Rise in Alcohol, Drug Addicts Over 50

Older Americans are increasingly seeking treatment for drug and alcohol dependence, according to recent numbers released by the U.S. government.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Wis. Man Remains Healthy Despite Big Mac Habit

A Wisconsin man's doctors are baffled by his healthy medical condition after he recently ate his 25,000th Big Mac.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Divorce on the Decline, Census Reveals

After years of increases in the divorce rate, more Americans who get married are staying married.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

First Endeavour Space Walk Cut Short

Two astronauts completed the first space walk of shuttle Endeavour's final mission Friday to install antennas and routing cables.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Obama Judicial Pick Defeated by GOP

Senate Republicans handed President Barack Obama his first major nomination defeat Thursday, by blocking the appointment of liberal law professor Goodwin Liu.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Obama Switching Lanes on Israel?

President Barack Obama suggested Thursday that a Palestinian state based on Israel's 1967 borders would be best for peace negotiations.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Police Issue Warnings to Hagee Sermon Protestors

Several protestors disrupted a sermon pastor John Hagee devoted to Israel Sunday, throwing pamphlets and yelling pro-Palestinian slogans.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Gingrich's White House Run Off to Rocky Start

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is facing unexpected opposition as he gets his presidential campaign off the ground.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Netanyahu Says Abbas ''Grossly Distorting History'

An op-ed in Monday's New York Times by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spurred a response by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Closed Egyptian Churches Could Reopen

The new Egyptian government says it will consider reopening churches that were shut down by former President Hosni Mubarak.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Ireland Bomb Scare Doesn't Rattle Queen

England's Queen Elizabeth made her first trip to Ireland Tuesday, but not before a bomb squad was called to diffuse an explosive device before her arrival.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Stephen Hawking: Heaven is Just a 'Fairy Story'

British physicist Stephen Hawking, who says he does not believe in God, also said the notion of heaven is a 'fairy story.' But eyewitnesses claim otherwise.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Glenn Beck Announces Jerusalem Rally

Conservative talk show host Glenn Beck announced plans for a rally in Jerusalem in August, which he's calling "Restore Courage."

Monday, May 16, 2011

Student Heads to Prom Thanks to Facebook

Administrators at Shelton High School have decided to let senior James Tate go to prom, despite him breaking school rules to post an elaborate invitation to his date.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Milwaukee Considers Allowing Backyard Chickens

As natural disasters and rising oil prices lead to increased inflation, larger cities like Milwaukee, Wis., are considering allowing backyard food alternatives.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Young Boy Says Prayer Helped Him Beat Cancer

A 10-year-old boy is crediting the power of prayer for surviving brain cancer, after doctors had given him a 10-15 percent chance of living.

Monday, May 16, 2011

'Bionic Legs' Helps Man Walk to Get Diploma

Crossing the stage to receive a college diploma is a big moment for many. But for one California student, the diploma wasn't the biggest accomplishment -- it was walking across the stage to get it.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Israeli Deputy FM: Remember the Real 'Nakba'

Deputy FM Danny Ayalon said the 'real Nakba" took place when 'Jews in Arab countries were stripped of their citizenship, relieved of their assets and expelled.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Iran, Hezbollah Condemn Israel's 'Crimes'

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi and Hezbollah chief Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah condemned Israel's response to the 'Nakba.'

Monday, May 16, 2011

Israel Files U.N. Complaint against Syria, Lebanon

Israel's U.N. delegation filed an official complaint with the U.N. Security Council against Syria and Lebanon.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Graham 'Grateful' to be Home after Hospital Stay

The Rev. Billy Graham was back at his North Carolina home Sunday after being hospitalized for five days with pneumonia.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Rep. Ron Paul Joins GOP Presidential Run

Anti-war Texas Rep. Ron Paul announced Friday on ABC's "Good Morning America" that he's seeking the nomination for the 2012 Republican ticket.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Persecution Mounts against China's Shouwang Church

More than a dozen house church leaders in China are calling on government officials to do more to ensure religious freedom in their country.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Egypt May Reopen Closed Churches

Egyptian leaders are evaluating churches on a case by case basis. They are also talking about granting equality to Christians who want to build churches.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Film Critic Offers Tips for a 'Family' Movie Night

Focus on the Family movie critic Bob Waliszewski offered some helpful tips on the best way to have family movie night.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Consumer Prices Up, But Not For Long

Consumers paid more for gas and food in April, pushing inflation to its highest level in two and a half years.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Congressmen Urge Turkey to Stop Gaza Flotilla

U.S. congressmen urged Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to stop this year's flotilla to Gaza.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Three Dead in NATO Air Strike in Libya

Three died as NATO planes struck Moammar Gadhafi's compound in Tripoli.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Obama Talks Immigration at Hispanic Prayer Event

President Obama told church leaders at this year's National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast Thursday that immigration reform was a "moral imperative."

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Pro-Life Dem Demands Apology Over Abortion Bill

On April 21, Rep. Daphne Campbell crossed party lines to defend the bill that would require ultrasounds be given before abortion procedures.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Fired Christian Weather Man 'Doesn't Regret Actions'

Jack Church, the chief meteorologist at KERO-TV, recently objected to a story airing on the station about the success of local strip clubs.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

USS George H.W. Bush Makes Maiden Voyage

The Navy's newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier shoved off Wednesday morning for its first combat deployment.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Rubio, Lieberman Urge Political Move Against Syria

Sens. Marco Rubio and Joe Lieberman want fellow lawmakers to pass a resolution putting the U.S. clearly on the side of Syria's protest movement.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

The Brody File: 'Teavangelicals' for President?

CBN News talks with three major power players within the evangelical and Tea Party political movements -- Jenny Beth Martin, Amy Kremer and Ralph Reed.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Microsoft Makes Big Deal to Buy Skype

Microsoft has announced it will spend $8.5 billion to buy the Internet phone service Skype, one of the largest deals in the computer giant's history.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Obama's Immigration Push: Sincere or All Politics?

Experts say Congress won't pass immigration legislation. Some view Tuesday's speech in Texas as Obama's attempt to get the Hispanic vote for the 2012 elections.

Monday, May 09, 2011

Clinton Warns of Impending Food Crisis

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is warning that unless something is done to hold down rising global food prices, the consequences will be "grave."

Monday, May 09, 2011

Military Reviewing Limits on Home School Recruits

The HSLDA is urging U.S. military officials to adjust the Armed Forces recruiting policy so that more home schoolers can enlist.

Monday, May 09, 2011

Gingrich Announces Presidential Run on Twitter

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gignrich has officially started his run for presidency, making the announcement in a Twitter post Wednesday.

Sunday, May 08, 2011

Muslims, Christians Clash, Cairo Church Torched

Relations between Egypt's Muslims and Christians degenerated to a new low Sunday after riots overnight left 12 people dead and a church burned.

Friday, May 06, 2011

King James Version Still Reliable?

Dr. Randall Pannell, dean of Regent University School of Divinity, spoke to CBN News about how reliable the New King James translation is for today's world.

Friday, May 06, 2011

Gas Prices Could Fall as Oil Prices Plunge

Oil prices continued to plunge on Friday as crude oil slipped to nearly $97 a barrel. Experts predict the high fuel prices may have peaked and will slowly drop in coming days.

Friday, May 06, 2011

New Jobs Added, Unemployment Rate Still Rising

The newest unemployment report shows employers added more than 244,000 jobs last month, the third straight month of solid gains. However, the unemployment rate continued to climb.

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Lawmaker's 'Gay is Holy' Argument Goes Viral

A Minnesota lawmaker is under scrutiny for pro-homosexual remarks he gave before a house panel arguing that being gay is "godly and holy."

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Workers Enter Japan Nuke Reactor Building

For the first time since the 9.0-magnitude earthquake on March 11, workers entered one of the buildings at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex.

Thursday, May 05, 2011

White House: Obama, Netanyahu to Meet May 20

President Barack Obama will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday, May 20, the White House announced on Thursday.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

David Wilkerson's Son Urges Prayer for His Mother

On Wednesday, doctors worked to repair a broken hip Rev. David Wilkerson's wife, Gwen Wilkerson, suffered during the accident that killed her husband.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Hackers Use Bin Laden Link to Spread Viruses

Fake links claiming to take Internet users to photos and videos of Osama bin Laden's body are spreading throughout cyber space.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Should Christians Rejoice over Bin Laden's Death?

The killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has sparked celebration around the world. But is it good for Christians to rejoice over the demise of their enemy?

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Election Gives Canadian Conservatives Majority Vote

Canada's political landscape could change now that conservatives have gained more seats in Parliament.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Stak on Terror: The Terrorist Next Door

CBN News takes a look at the growing problem of homegrown terrorism and why Americans should be concerned not only about extremists abroad, but also at home.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Man Shaves 9/11 Beard After Bin Laden's Death

A Washington state teacher marked the death of Osama bin Laden by shaving a beard he'd grown since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Abortion Funding Vote Expected Wednesday

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote Wednesday on whether to permanently ban federal funding of abortion.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Netanyahu: Lessons from Holocaust Yet Unlearned

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the world still has not learned the lessons from the Holocaust.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

P. Parenthood Office Seeks to Stop Defunding Bill

Planned Parenthood of Indiana will fight a new measure to cut off funding to the state's abortion providers by seeking an injunction to stop the bill from becoming law.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Intentional Levee Break Destroys Farmland

Army Engineers intentionally blew a levee holding back floodwaters in Missouri late Monday, sacrificing thousands of acres of farmland to save a nearby town.

Monday, May 02, 2011

Death of a Terrorist: Al Qaeda After Bin Laden

CBN News outlines what Osama bin Laden's death could mean for the fight against terror, U.S. troops in the Middle East and everyday citizens at home.

Monday, May 02, 2011

Ayman Al-Zawahiri: Bin Laden's Successor?

One of the world's most intense manhunts has come to an end with the death of Osama bin Laden.

Monday, May 02, 2011

Waterboarding Torture Controversy Resurfaces

There are reports that 9/11 conspirator Khalid Sheikh Mohammed provided some of the vital information that led to locating bin Laden.

Monday, May 02, 2011

What's Next for the War on Terror?

What's next for the war? Al Qaeda is already promising retaliation, and there's also the question of whether a new leader for the terrorist group will emerge.

Monday, May 02, 2011

Bin Laden's Death Met With Fear of Retaliation

Law enforcement agencies across the country, including the cities of Los Angeles and New York are adding extra security measures following the death of Osama bin Laden.

Monday, May 02, 2011

Report: Sharp Decline in Mideast Free Press

Freedom House reported a sharp decline of press freedoms in Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

Monday, May 02, 2011

U.S. State Dep't. Issues Travel Alert

The U.S. State Department issued a worldwide travel alert following the assassination of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

Monday, May 02, 2011

Army Corps Prepares to Blow Up Mo. Levee

The Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to blow up a levee on the Missouri side of the Mississippi River, a move that will flood the town of Cairo, Il.

Sunday, May 01, 2011

Gadhafi's Youngest Son Killed in Air Strike

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi survived a NATO airstrike that killed his youngest son and three of his grandchildren.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Court Allows Federal Funding of Stem Cell Research

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that taxpayer dollars can be used to fund embryonic stem cell research.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Trump Uses Bad Language in Foreign Policy Speech

What happens in Vegas stay in Vegas, right? Not for possible presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Friday, April 29, 2011

The Royal Wedding: Why We Are Fascinated

What's the world's fascination with the British monarchy?  Anglican church expert David Virtue says the behavior stems from a "culture of celebrity."

Friday, April 29, 2011

NASA Delays Endeavour's Last Launch

NASA decided to cancel the shuttle's scheduled Friday afternoon launch due to a technical problem with a heater.

 

Friday, April 29, 2011

Muslim Brotherhood Backs Syrian Protesters

The Muslim Brotherhood issued a statement Friday encouraging Syrian protesters to press on with their demonstrations.

Friday, April 29, 2011

IAEA Confirms Syrian Nuclear Site

Nearly five years after Israeli warplanes bombed a site in the Syrian desert, the IAEA confirmed that the destroyed facility was a covertly built Syrian nuclear reactor.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Pending Home Sales Up, Market Still Down

More Americans signed contracts to buy homes last month but analysts say it's still not enough to signal a rebound in the housing market.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

First Lady Obama Shares 'Favorites' with Kids

On "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day," kids got to meet First Lady Obama and ask questions about her "favorite things" and life at the White House.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Deadly Morocco Blast Possibly a Terrorist Attack

Moroccan officials are trying to determine if a massive explosion that killed more than a dozen people at a café in Marrakech was an act of terrorism.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Legacy of Faith: Pastor David Wilkerson

Pastor David Wilkerson, who many consider to be a hero of the faith, has been a guest on "The 700 Club" several times. Watch those appearances and more here.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Afghan Officer Opens Fire, Kills Nine Americans

A senior Afghan military pilot opened fire at Kabul airport on Wednesday, killing eight U.S. soldiers and an American civilian contractor.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Law Compromises Purpose of Pregnancy Centers

The law requires crisis pregnancy centers to disclose whether they provide abortions, emergency contraception and prenatal care.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Senator Disagrees with UN Palestinian State

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday that a United Nations declaration of a Palestinian State would do "more harm than good."

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

PlayStation Hack May Mean Big Trouble for Sony

Millions of users on the PlayStation Network may have had their credit card data and other personal information stolen in a massive security breach.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Gaza 'Anniversary' Flotilla Postponed

Organizers of a multi-vessel flotilla planning to set sail on the anniversary of last year's confrontation off the Israeli coast have postponed the event to mid-June.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

No More Secrets? Bernanke to Meet the Press

In a bid for greater transparency, the Federal Reserve chairman is scheduled to hold  the first press conference in the central bank's 98-year history.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

'Armed Gang' Attacks Egypt-Israel Gas Pipeline

Egyptian authorities shut down the main source of natural gas to the pipeline supplying Israel, Jordan and Syria on Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Syria Opposition Demands Reforms, Vows Protests

Opposition activists seeking to overthrow Syrian President al-Assad warned that unless the embattled leader transitions to a democracy, they will break his regime.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

The Brody File: Elephant in the Room - Part 2

On this week's edition of The Brody File, CBN News takes an in-depth look at the presidential possibilities of Rick Santorum.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Egyptians Mixed Over Role of Islam in New Gov't

A new poll says most Egyptians are optimistic about their country's future, but don't want an incoming government that strays from the principles of the Koran.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

On Tape: Iraq War Vet Survives Shocking Crash

An Iraq war veteran who recently survived a dramatic motorcycle accident caught on tape said it's hard to believe he's survived so much.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Ron Luce: How Parents Can Manage 'Teen Mania'

Summer break is quickly approaching, meaning many teens will have a lot of extra time on their hands. Ron Luce offers tips on how parents can keep their kids on track.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Poll: Most Egyptians Would End Peace with Israel

Results of a Pew Research Center poll released Monday showed that 54 percent of Egyptians favor annulling the 1979 peace treaty with Israel.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Hamas Threatens Israel with More Kidnappings

Hamas said it's "planning more kidnappings in the future," al-Risalah, the terror group's weekend newspaper reported on Sunday.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

State Dept. Urges Americans to Leave Syria

U.S. State Department issued a warning urging Americans to leave Syria while commercial flights are still available.

Monday, April 25, 2011

More Churchgoers Detained on Easter in Beijing

At least 30 Christians in China were detained while attending church service on Easter. Two weeks prior, nearly 200 members were also taken into custody.

Monday, April 25, 2011

White House Easter Egg Roll Sets New Record

A record 30,000 parents and children gathered across the White House South Lawn Monday for the annual Easter egg roll.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Police Arrest Colo. Mall Bomb Suspect

Police arrested 65-year-old Earl Albert Moore Tuesday for allegedly trying to bomb a Colorado shopping mall near Columbine High School.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Syria Violence Continues, Sanctions Possible

Witnesses say members of the Syrian army shot and killed 11 protestors Monday.  Now, the White House is considering sanctions.

Monday, April 25, 2011

High Court Rejects Quick Review of Health Law

Virginia's attorney general, a leading opponent of the law, said he was disappointed but not surprised by the court's decision.

 

Monday, April 25, 2011

German 700 Club Touches Internet Viewers

The German 700 Club is reaching beyond its home country to other European nations, including Austria and Switzerland.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Graham: Mideast Crisis 'Sign of End Times'

"I believe we are in the latter days of this age, whether it's the last thousand years, last hundred years or last six months I don't know," Rev. Franklin Graham said.

Monday, April 25, 2011

WikiLeaks Releases Classified Gitmo Files

The files provide assessments of all 780 terror suspects who've passed through the detention facility, including alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Giffords Cleared to Attend Husband's Launch

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has the okay to travel to Cape Canaveral this week to watch her husband Mark Kelly lift off in space shuttle Endeavour.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

P.A. Policeman Kills One Israeli, Injures Four

A P.A. policeman opened fire on Orthodox Jews who had prayed at Joseph's Tomb early Sunday, killing one and injuring four others.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Easter at the Garden Tomb in Jerusalem

Each year, worshippers gather at the holy site for Easter sunrise service to remember Christ's sacrifice.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Gov. Rick Perry Asks Texans to Pray for Rain

Texas Gov. Rick Perry issued an official proclamation Thursday asking "Texans of all faiths and traditions" to pray for rain.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

ABC News Apologizes for Misleading Pastor Video

ABC News issued a public apology four years after airing a misleading video segment about pastor Frederick K.C. Price, founder of Crenshaw Christian Center.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

'Resurrection Dance' Spreads to Other Countries

Believers on five continents are organizing their own "Resurrection dances" based off the popular Easter celebration by a Hungarian church last year.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Bomb Found in Mall Near Columbine High

A mall near the site of the Columbine High School massacre has resumed operations after someone tried to detonate a bomb inside the shopping center.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Prayer Vigil Held for Missing TN Woman

Thousands of people gathered for a candlelight vigil to mark one week since 20-year-old Holly Bobo disappeared.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Study: Media Praise Earth Day, Attack Easter

Researchers found that nearly two-thirds of all Easter stories were negative.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Roots of Easter, What it Means Today

CBN News' panel of experts discussed how Easter began and how the resurrection of Jesus changed our lives forever.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Huge Bomb Found Near Indonesia Church

Nineteen terror suspects were arrested in Indonesia Thursday in relation to a bomb that was found buried next to a church outside capital city of Jakarta.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Expert Blames High Gas Prices on Falling Dollar

Analyst Richard Hastings told CNBC that one reason gas prices are rising is because the dollar is depreciating.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Utah Asks High Court to Hear Crosses Case

Utah is asking the Supreme Court to decide whether 14 memorial crosses can be placed along highways to honor state troopers killed in the line of duty.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Two Photojournalists Killed in Libya

A British and American photojournalist were killed Wednesday in the western, rebel-held city of Misrata as they were covering Libya's civil war.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Tim Keller: Christ, Grace and the 'King's Cross'

Pastor Tim Keller talks about his new book, titled King's Cross: The Story of the World in the Life of Jesus, which explores Christ's life as told in the Gospel of Mark.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

'Hero' Brother Saves Sister with Movie CPR

Tristin Saghin is being called a hero after he rescued his sister from drowning in the family pool. He said he learned what to do by watching "Black Hawk Down."

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Japan Plans to Limit Access to Evacuation Zone

Japanese authorities are attempting to enforce a strict ban on residents entering the evacuation zone around the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Motorcycle Gunmen Open Fire on Yemen Protestors

Gunmen on motorcycles attacked demonstrators in Yemen Wednesday, killing one person and injuring several others.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

End of an Era: Fidel Castro Steps Down

For the first time in more than 50 years, Fidel Castro does not hold a position in the Cuban government.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Operation Blessing Joins Mayo Clinic to Treat Haiti

Operation Blessing is working with a team from the Mayo Clinic to improve the health of Haitians still struggling after last year's devastating earthquake.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Geithner: U.S. Will Not Lose Top Credit Rating

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is trying to reassure Wall Street the U.S. will not lose it triple-A credit rating.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

NASA Preparing for Next-to-Last Launch

The next-to-the-last space shuttle mission will be led by astronaut Mark Kelly, husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

U.S.: Palestinian U.N. Bid Not Good

U.S. State Department spokesman said the Palestinian National Authority's plan to seek U.N. approval for statehood is not "a good idea."

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Saudi Charged with Spying for Hamas

A Saudi national holding Australian and Jordanian passports has been indicted for spying for Hamas.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Stakelbeck on Terror: Middle East on Fire

CBN News examines a chilling video produced by the Iranain regime claiming the Islamic messiah, or Mahdi, will soon appear.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Arizona Governor Rejects 'Birther Bill'

Gov. Brewer vetoed a bill that would've required President Obama and other presidential candidates to prove their citizenship, calling the legislation 'a bridge too far.'

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Supreme Court Hears Second Climate Change Case

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering the question of who should have the power to order utility companies to cut their greenhouse gas emissions.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Survivors, Family Remember Oklahoma City Bombing

Hundreds of people gathered at the site of the Oklahoma City bombing Tuesday to honor and remember victims of the attack 16 years ago.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Nathan Tasker's "Home" Album Due This May

Singer and songwriter Nathan Tasker is gearing up for the release of his new album, “Home.”

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Scientist: Last Supper Date Mystery Solved

Many Christians worldwide have long celebrated Jesus' Last Supper on what is known as Maundy Thursday.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Workers Pump Radioactive Water from Japan Plant

Japanese technicians have taken a key step in helping stabilize the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

N. Carolina Faces Huge Price Tag in Storm Cleanup

North Carolina residents are facing a massive cleanup in the wake of the worst tornado outbreak in nearly 30 years

Monday, April 18, 2011

Baby Miraculously Survives Tornado

Family members of a 3-month-old baby say it's a miracle that he survived being stripped from a relative's hands during the recent string of tornados.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Need a Vacation? Rent a Country

While most people rent hotels rooms or even houses when they vacation, now there's another option -- renting a country.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Search Continues for Missing TN Woman

A small Tennessee community is continuing to search and pray for the rescue of 20-year-old Holly Bobo, a young nursing student who went missing last Wednesday.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Car Bombs Mark Deadly Day in Baghdad

Two car bombs ripped though central Baghdad Monday, killing at least nine people including five Iraqi soldiers. Twenty-three others were wounded.

Monday, April 18, 2011

FAA Releases New 'Nap Proof' Air Traffic Rules

The new standards are in response to several recent incidents involving air traffic controllers caught sleeping while on duty.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Members OK after Twister Crushes SC Church

Church member Craig Robinson said he began to pray when he heard the twister approach.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Match.com to Begin Screening for Sex Offenders

The news comes after a California woman sued the company, saying she was sexually assaulted by another Match.com user.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Tea Party Holds Tax Day Rallies

Tea Party members held rallies across the nation on Sunday to protest high taxes and big government.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Egypt's Christians Flee amid Islamic Threat

Egypt's Christians are looking for ways to leave the country over concerns radical Muslims are gaining power in wake of President Hosni Mubarak's ouster.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Homeless Man Charged with Starting Austin Fires

Authorities in Austin, Texas, say strong winds and extremely dry conditions caused a homeless man's cooking campfire to spread across 100 acres.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Robot Detects High Radiation in Japan Reactors

Japanese nuclear officials said readings from a robot from inside the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant showed radiation levels too high to allow workers inside.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Ghadhafi's Forces Shell Ajdabiya

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's troops shelled rebel forces in the eastern city of Ajdabiya on Sunday, forcing the rebels to retreat.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Chinese Christians Released from Custody

Chinese authorities have released more than 100 churchgoers arrested for worshipping in a public park.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Author: Recession a 'Wake-Up Call' for Church

The U.S. is seeing the toughest economic times since the Great Depression. Some may wonder -- is God trying to tell us something?

Friday, April 15, 2011

La. Governor Supports Ten Commandments Monument

A bill to place a Ten Commandments monument at Louisiana's Capitol in Baton Rouge has received backing from Gov. Bobby Jindal.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Turkey to Israel: Flotilla Not Our 'Concern'

Turkey rebuffed Israel's request to help stop another provocative flotilla planning to breach the naval blockade of the Gaza Strip.

Friday, April 15, 2011

DOMA Hearing Begins as Gay Bills Reintroduced

The 'Defending Marriage' hearing is set to take place before the House Friday. This comes as key gay rights bill are being re-introduced in Congress.

Friday, April 15, 2011

U.S. Senate to U.N.: Cancel Goldstone Report

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution Thursday calling on the United Nations to cancel the Goldstone Report.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Deadly Tornado Whips Through Oklahoma

A powerful tornado that struck after dark killed at least two people in a small Oklahoma town, the Medical Examiner's Office confirmed.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Italian Peace Activist Killed in Gaza

An inter-Palestinian dispute between the Iranian-backed Hamas and an al-Qaeda-linked group ended in the murder of an Italian peace activist.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Calif. Bill Could Put Homosexual History in Schools

California is one step closer to passing a bill that would allow achievements of the homosexual community to be included in its social studies textbooks.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Appeals Court Overturns National Day of Prayer Ban

A federal appeals court has decided to throw out last year's ruling that declared the National Day of Prayer unconstitutional.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Chief Resigns over Sleeping Air Traffic Controllers

A top official with the Federal Aviation Administration resigned Thursday amid the administration's embarrassment over sleeping air traffic controllers.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Bill Highlights Military Sexual Assault Issue

A bill protecting the legal rights of victims of sexual assault in the military was introduced in the House, Wednesday.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Theatre Offers Movies for Special Needs Children

Chunky's Cinema Pub is screening the movies so kids who wouldn't normally get the chance to go to the movies are able to have the experience.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Philly Condom Campaign Targets Pre-Teens

Many parents in Philadelphia are outraged over a new condom campaign targeting kids as young as 11.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Budget Deficit: Will Obama's Plan Work?

As Congress battles out a deficit reducing plan, many Americans are wondering which party's plan will put the U.S. back on the road to financial health.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Bank of America: Brit Oil Prices Could hit $160

Bank of America Merrill Lynch predicts there's a 30 percent chance British oil could reach $140 - perhaps even $160 a barrel, next year.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Mideast Christians Facing Increased Threats

Many believers in the Middle East fear the rapid changes taking place in the region will result in violence against them.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Ashley Judd Joins Human Trafficking Fight

Sexual abuse is a topic that Judd takes personally, and she says fighting the sex trade is her true calling in life.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Spring Spheres? Teacher Renames 'Easter Eggs'

A third grade teacher in Seattle, Wash., has renamed Easter eggs to make them less offensive, according to a student volunteer at her school.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

UN: Palestinians Ready for Their Own State

The U.N. report states it will be hard Palestinians to make progress toward a state because of Israeli occupation in the area.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Egypt's Mubarak, Sons Detained for Questioning

Two-and-a-half months after Egyptian protests toppled the government, former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons have been detained for questioning.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Brody File Show: Elephant in the Room

On this week's edition of The Brody File, CBN News tackles the "elephant in the room" during an exclusive interview with Donald Trump.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Teen Injured by Palestinian Missile 'Extremely Critical'

Daniel Viflic, 16, injured by an anti-tank missile fired at his school bus, is listed as "extremely critical/life threatening."

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

'Soul Surfer's' Carrie Underwood Talks about Faith

The 28-year-old American Idol winner explained that she grew up in the church, so her first acting role wasn't too much of a stretch.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Thousands Saved at Historic Vietnam Rally

Public rallies in Vietnam could signal a new openness for the church in a country long criticized for persecuting believers.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Ivory Coast's Ouattara: All Fighters Must Disarm

Leaders allied with the new the president say their country's nightmare is over.  But others are concerned that deep divisions remain and more tough times lay ahead.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

American Support for Israel Remains Strong

The latest poll by the Washington-based Israel Project showed most Americans support the Jewish state.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

IDF Continues Gaza Humanitarian Aid amid Attacks

In March, the IDF oversaw 3,656 tractor trailer truckloads of food and medical supplies into Gaza via the Kerem Shalom crossing.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Court Won't Lift Stay on Ariz. Immigration Law

A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a decision by a district court judge to block major parts of Arizona's immigration law.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Egyptian Blogger Sentenced to Three Years

A military tribunal in Egypt sentenced a blogger to three years in prison for criticizing the army.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Mitt Romney Announces Presidential Bid

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney formally announced his presidential bid, Monday, saying it's time to restore America's greatness.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Song Artist Laura Story Debuts 'Blessings' CD

As the title of Laura Story's new CD suggests, the Dove Award winning artist's life has been filled with blessings. It's also had its challenges.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Iowa Tornado Devastates Town

Officials in Mapleton, Iowa, said it will take months to recover from the tornado that destroyed about 100 homes and displaced nearly half of the town's 1,200 residents.

Monday, April 11, 2011

France Imposes Stiff Penalties for Islamic Veils

A new law banning the Islamic face veil in public took effect in France on Monday.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Giant Asteroid Flyby Due in November

Asteroid 2005 YU55, which measures 1,300 feet in diameter, is expected soar within a scant 0.85 lunar distance of Earth on Nov. 8.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Aftershock Rattles Japan on One-Month Mark

Another strong aftershock rattled northeast Japan Monday, exactly one month to the day when a massive 9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami devastated the nation.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Rising Oil, Gas Prices Could Slow Economic Growth

Rising oil and gas prices are beginning to hurt the U.S. economy, analysts are warning.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

China Police Arrest Churchgoers for Meeting in Park

Chinese authorities have arrested nearly 200 members of one of the largest unregistered churches in the country.

Friday, April 08, 2011

Church of England Prays for Royal Couple

The Church of England has announced its praying for the upcoming royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Chinese Artist Arrested for 'Economic Crimes'

China's most famous artist Ai Weiwei is under investigation for suspected "economic crimes," a catch-all charge meant to discredit those who speak out on human rights.

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Breaking it Down: What a Shutdown Means to You

Read a breakdown of what will happen should the government shut down Friday.

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Boy without Hands Wins Penmanship Award

For one Maine fifth-grader, the art of letter writing has become a passion that's inspiring others.

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Palestinian Rockets Target Israeli School Bus

Southern Israeli communities came under a rocket and mortar shell barrage on Thursday afternoon, critically injuring a 16-year-old boy and wounding others.

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Palestinian Terror Attacks Increase in March

The Shin Bet's monthly summary revealed a significant increase in Palestinian terror attacks in March.

Thursday, April 07, 2011

White House Dismisses Gadhafi's Personal Plea

The White House issued an official response to a three-page personal letter to the president from Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Libya Rebel: NATO 'Too Slow' on Airstrikes

NATO's airstrikes allowed Libya's rebels to push back against Moammar Gadhafi's troops. Now they say the strikes aren't coming fast enough.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

What Mideast Unrest Means for Christianity's Future

George Verwer, founder of Operation Mobilization, shares how recent developments in th Mideast have caused concerned among the region's Christians.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Gbagbo's Ivory Coast Home Under Attack

Ivory Coast President Gbagbo's home has again come under fire one day after the incumbent sought to negotiate the terms of his exit with U.N. authorities.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Wisconsin 'Ground Zero' in Judicial Elections

A judicial watchdog group is calling Wisconsin the "ground zero" of all that's wrong in judicial elections.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

U.S. Withdrawing Support for Yemen's President

Officials say the U.S. doubts the ability Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to reform his nation and believes he should eventually be removed from office.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Egypt to ‘Open New Page’ with Iran

Egypt's new Foreign Minister Nabil al-Arabi said Monday Cairo is ready to "open a new page with Iran" after more than 30 years without diplomatic ties.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Poll: Majority of U.S. Believe Nuke Power Safe

A new Gallup poll shows Japan's nuclear disaster has done little to sway Americans about the safety of nuclear power. 

Monday, April 04, 2011

Cherry Blossom Festival Lantern Lit in D.C.

The 360-year-old lantern was given to the U.S. as a gift in 1954. The gift was meant to symbolize the peace and friendship between Japan and the United States.

Monday, April 04, 2011

Wildfires Rage across Southwest States

Firefighters are battling wildfires across the southwestern states of Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Kansas.

Monday, April 04, 2011

NASA Marks Shuttle Launch Anniversary

Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of NASA's first shuttle flight and the 50th anniversary of man's first journey into space.

Monday, April 04, 2011

Five Christians Tried for Blasphemy in Iran

Five Christians imprisoned in the Iranian city of Shiraz are scheduled to be tried for blasphemy on Monday, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide.

Saturday, April 02, 2011

Libyan Rebels Advance on Strategic Oil Town

Opposition forces in Libya have been making steady advances in their campaign to take down the regime of Moammar Gadhafi, with the backing of NATO-led airstrikes.

Friday, April 01, 2011

Thousands of Islamists Return to Egypt: What's Next?

Thousands of Islamic leaders are headed back to Egypt after their names were removed from a "wanted" list.  How will they impact the unstable country?

Friday, April 01, 2011

Five Laws of Liberty: A Biblical View of Freedom

Author Scott Hyland says that in order to preserve life and prevent the extinction of our nation, we must embrace the biblically-based 'five laws of liberty.'

Friday, April 01, 2011

Study: Children Inherit Giving Habits from Parents

Parents have major influence on wether their children will grow up to become charitable-minded adults, a new study by Grey Matter Research revealed.

Friday, April 01, 2011

Groups Hail Changes to Pro-Islam Measure

Religious rights advocates are praising Muslim nations for dropping a United Nations resolution that restricted free speech and favored Islam.

Friday, April 01, 2011

Libya's Christians Hope for Change Amid Protests

Christians in Libya hope the revolt against dictator Moammar Gadhafi could result in new freedoms for believers.

Friday, April 01, 2011

Christian News Source Suspended in Iran

A Christian news group in Iran has been suspended after reporters revealed the government seized and burned 600 New Testaments in the city of Salmas.

Friday, April 01, 2011

Violence in Syria Continues to Heighten

At least three anti-government protesters were killed by security forces in Syria Friday, bringing the death toll for this week to 75.

Friday, April 01, 2011

Film Reviews: 'Source Code,' 'Hop,' Hit Big Screen

The new Universal Pictures film "Hop" hits the big screen on Friday - just in time for Easter.

Friday, April 01, 2011

Ohio Anti-Union Law Tougher than Wis. Measure

As the battle to implement a new anti-union law continues in Wisconsin, Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich signed a similar, more stringent measure into law on Thursday.

Friday, April 01, 2011

Highway Deaths at Lowest Level since 1940s

America's highways are getting safer according to new estimates by the Department of Transportation.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Boy:Girl Ratio in India Raises Concerns

A growing gender gap between children in India is sparking "grave concern" among officials that parents who prefer sons are getting abortions.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Safety Group: 'Water Walking' Toys Too Risky

The Consumer Product Safety Commission warns that the increasingly popular water walking balls seen at amusement parks may cause suffocation or drowning.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Group Slams Vietnam as 'Worst Persecutor'

Human Rights Watch is calling on the U.S. State Department to put Vietnam back on the list of the world's worst religious rights violators.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

5th Quarter: Ga. Family Tragedy Inspires Biopic

Losing a child is any parent's worst nightmare. Steve and Maryanne Abbate lived that nightmare when their 15-year-old son Luke was killed in a car accident.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Obama’s Energy Plan Efficiency Questioned

Reaction to President Obama's call for America to import less oil and become more energy independent has been mixed.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Young Boy Saves Both Grandmas from Fire

Fire officials are hailing young Rickie Ventura as a "hero" after he rescued his two grandmothers from a fire in their home.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Mission Uncertain? U.S. Role in Libya, Mideast

Is history repeating in Libya? CBN News’ panel of experts examines the Obama administration's strategy and U.S. involvement there and across the Middle East.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Wisconsin Anti-Union Law Faces New Hurdle

A Wisconsin judge issued a new court order blocking the new law that strips most public employees of their collective bargaining power.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The Brody File: GOP Presidential Final 4

On this week's edition of The Brody File, CBN News makes picks for the "Presidential Final 4."

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Obama Pitches Plan to Spur Oil, Gas Production

Rising gas prices have forced President Obama to lay out a strategy to increase energy production in the U.S.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Setbacks Mount in Japan at Leaking Nuke Plant

The level of radiation in seawater near Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear facility has risen to more than 3,300 times what is normal. 

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Boy Home After Fighting Swine Flu for 480 Days

At one point, little Robert "Boo" Maddox V  had to be put on life support. His hospital stay spanned two birthdays and 10 surgeries.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

IDF Opens Field Hospital in Japan

A 52-member IDF medical team finished constructing a field hospital near the Japanese village of Minamisanriku Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

EU Plans to Ban Cars from Cities by 2050

The goal of the new transportation plan is to cut carbon emissions by 60 percent over the next 40 years.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Israel's Vice PM: Iran Exporting Terrorism

The upsurge in attacks out of Gaza and the recent deadly bombing of a Jerusalem bus station were not coincidental, according Israel's vice prime minister.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Tween Push Up Bikinis: How Much is Too Much?

Products like the Abercrombie "push-up-triangle" bikini for tweens have many wondering if girls are being pushed to grow up too soon.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Supreme Court Hears Wal-Mart Gender Bias Case

An estimated 1.6 million former and current female employees are suing the retail giant over alleged gender bias in pay and promotions.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Ya'alon: Pal. Authority Bears Blame for Killings

Israel's vice prime minister says the Palestinian Authority's media and educational system contributed to the killing of five members of an Israeli family this month.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Thousands in Britain Protest Spending Cuts

Up to a half-million people flooded the streets of London Saturday to protest the British government's spending cuts, the toughest made since World War II.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Shots Fired at Protesters in Syria

Witnesses reported hearing heavy gunfire in the city center after crowds set fire to a bronze statue of the country's late president, Hafez Assad.

Friday, March 25, 2011

What is Biblical Beauty?

Throughout her acting career, the world seemed captivated by Elizabeth Taylor's beauty and celebrity.  But how should Christian women reflect on beauty?

Friday, March 25, 2011

Christian Relief Agencies Partner in Japan

This week, Franklin Graham's Samaritan's Purse flew 92 tons of aid into Japan to help victims of this month's earthquake and tsunami.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Will Libyan No-Fly Zone Add to Christians' Woes?

The conflict is raising questions about Western intervention in Muslim nations. Specifically, charges have arisen of a Christian 'crusade' against the Islamic faith.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Treadmill Workstations Bring Fitness to Cubicles

Many studies have shown a healthy person is generally more productive and happier. One California company is putting that theory to the test.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Deadly Super Bug Spreads in So. California

A dangerous drug-resistant bacterium has been spreading among patients in Southern Calif., according to a study by Los Angeles County public health officials.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Va. College Students Fund Food Bank in Niger

A group of Regent University students is working to help fund food banks for families in the African nation of Niger.

Friday, March 25, 2011

NATO Libya Deal Doesn't Mean Quick Exit for U.S.

NATO has agreed to take command of the Libyan no-fly zone this weekend, a goal the Obama administration has sought for days.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Rep. Bachmann Closer to White House Bid?

She hasn't confirmed plans to run, but she may form an exploratory committee as early as May.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Pew Official: Behind the Hispanic Population Boom

U.S. Census officials said the Hispanic population has swelled to 50.5 million over the last decade.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Newly Freed Missionary Ready to Return to Haiti

Before being jailed, Pye worked in Haiti for about eight years. He and his wife run an orphanage in the southern city of Jacmel.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Fire, Bomb Scare Reported at Miami Airport

Firefighters worked overnight to bring a fire at the Miami International Airport under control. Shortly after the fire was brought under control, one of the airports concourses had to be evacuated because of a suspicious package.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Sleeping Air Traffic Controller Suspended

An air traffic control worker who fell asleep on the job at Ronald Reagan National Airport has been suspended.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Underwear Bomber: Detroit Flight was 'Cheapest'

The man behind the foiled 2009 Christmas airline bombing reportedly targeted Detroit because it was the cheapest flight.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Senate Set to Hold Hearings on Muslim Rights

Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., the subcommittee's chairman, explained the purpose of the probe is to address the "spike in anti-Muslim bigotry.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Christian School Remembers Elizabeth Taylor

A Christian school in California is remembering Elizabeth Taylor as a generous donor.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Portugal Faces Debt Crisis, Bailout Looms

Portugal's heavy debt resulted in Prime Minister Jose Socrates' resignation due to the country's opposition parties rejecting his proposal to reduce that debt.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Gay Ministry Cries Foul after Apple Yanks App

Christian groups are upset with Apple after the company pulled an app created by Exodus International, a ministry which helps people struggling with homosexuality.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Romney Vows to End 'Obamacare' in U.S.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has proposed a new way to block the Democratic health care law.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Terror Chiefs Take Cover after Israel Bus Attack

Senior Hamas and Islamic Jihad officials reportedly went underground after Wednesday's bus bombing in Jerusalem.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Congress Questions Obama's Handling of Libya

As NATO ships patrol Libya's coast Thursday, President Obama is facing new pressure from Congress over the America's role and mounting costs.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Gay Marriage Stays on Hold in California

Gay marriages in California won't resume until two courts decide the constitutionality of Proposition 8.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

New Homes Sales Continue to Plunge

New home sales dropped sharply in February, marking the third straight month of declines in the housing market.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Egyptian: Despite Unrest the Gospel will Flourish

Many Christians in Egypt are concerned that members of the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamists are poised to takeover the unstable country.

 

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Fla. Church Raises $5.6M for Homeless Kids

The CBS News program "60 Minutes" recently featured a segment highlighting the growing number of homeless children in central Florida.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Study: Fiber Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

According to the American Heart Association, people who eat a diet high in fiber when they're young are less likely to have heart problems later in life.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

CBO: Obama Understates Deficits by $2.3 Trillion

A new estimate from the Congressional Budget Office said the White House has underestimated future deficits by $2.3 trillion over 10 years.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Deadly Bombing Rocks Jerusalem Bus Stop

Terror returned to the streets of Jerusalem for the first time in years on Wednesday when abomb exploded near a bus stop, killing one person and wounding dozens.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

A Year Later: GOP Vows to Torpedo Health Law

Republican lawmakers say the law has cost too much and hurts small businesses.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

S.D. Gov Signs 3-Day Abortion Wait into Law

Gov. Dennis Daugaard, R-S.D., has signed a law requiring women to wait three days before having an abortion, which is the longest waiting period in America.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Japan Tap Water Tainted, Nuke Scare Continues

Japanese officials expressed concerns about the quality of Tokyo's drinking water Wednesday, as workers continued to face an uphill battle containing leaks at a local nuclear plant.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Stakelbeck on Terror: Jihad on Campus

CBN News takes a look at one of the largest Islamic organizations in America and why it's being called a "gateway to jihad."

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

American Teacher Among Japan Disaster Victims

Authorities have identified the first known American victim of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

IDF Targets Terror Camp, Smuggling Tunnels

Israeli aircraft targeted the terror infrastructure in the Gaza Strip "in response to the barrage of mortar shells.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Israel Complains to U.N. Security Council

At the direction of Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Israeli U.N. Ambassador Meron Reuben submitted the following complaint to the Security Council.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Palin Dines with Netanyahu During Israel Trip

Palin wrapped up her two-day visit to Israel with dinner at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence in Jerusalem.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Hamas Rejects U.N. Holocaust Classes in Gaza

Hamas officials have rejected a plan by UNRWA to teach Arab children in the Gaza Strip about the Holocaust.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Pro-Lifers Mobilize Against Planned Parenthood

A coalition of pro-life groups is pressuring members of Congress this week to end funding for Planned Parenthood.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Court Orders Mental Evaluation of Giffords' Assailant

A federal judge in Phoenix on Monday ordered a mental evaluation of Jared Lee Loughner, indicted for the Jan. 8 shooting rampage in Tucson.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Baby Joseph Gets Requested Surgery in the U.S.

The parents of a terminally ill baby boy who was refused treatment because of rules under Canada's health care system can now take him home.

Monday, March 21, 2011

New NCAA Wrestling Champ Born with One Leg

An Arizona State University wrestler is the new national champion for his weight class -- and he won it all with only one leg.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Pawlenty to Seek 2012 Republican Nomination

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has formally announced his interest in the the 2012 presidential race.

Monday, March 21, 2011

U.S. Army Apologizes for Shocking Photographs

The United States military apologized publicly, Monday, for graphic pictures released of American troops posing by the bodies of dead Afghan civilians.

Monday, March 21, 2011

WWII Survivor Seeks to Thank U.S. Soldiers

A man who struggled to survive in Germany during World War II wants to thank three soldiers who helped him over 50 years ago.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Pastor-Turned-Author: 'Break Free from Debt'

Pastor Deforest Soaries was trapped in what he calls "financial slavery." But once he acknowledged his money problems, he set out to fix them.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Oil, Food Prices Continue to Skyrocket

The ongoing turmoil in the Middle East is keeping oil prices high and that's having an impact on gasoline prices in the U.S.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Palestinian Rocket Hits Ashkelon

Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired a Grad-type Katyusha rocket at the coastal city of Ashkelon on Sunday evening.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Gadhafi Forces Quiet After Libya Strikes

The attacks included some of the heaviest firepower in the U.S. arsenal, including long-range bombers that were designed for the Cold War.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Radiation-Tainted Food Serious Problem for Japan

The World Health Organization says Japanese produce tainted by radiation may pose a more serious problem than originally thought.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Top Nuclear Expert: Japan Reactor 'Stabilizing'

A top U.S. nuclear regulator had calming words today for those worried about the six nuclear plants damaged by Japan's massive earthquake and tsunami.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Israel Responds to Mortar Barrage in the South

Israel Defense Forces targeted the terror infrastructure in the Gaza Strip on Saturday after Palestinians fired more than 50 mortar shells on southern Israel.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Elementary Students Ingest Cocaine at School

Fourth-graders at a public elementary school in Washington, D.C., are recovering after ingesting cocaine during school hours.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Operation Blessing, Others Help in Japan Despite Risk

Despite the risk of radiation exposure, some aid groups are at work in the region, including CBN's Operation Blessing.

Friday, March 18, 2011

House Church Leader Released from China Prison

A Christian house church leader has been freed from a Chinese prison nearly three years after his arrest.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Judge Blocks New Wisconsin Union Law

A Wisconsin Judge ordered that the state's new collective bargaining law be put on hold until the end of this month.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Snipers Fire on Protestors in Yemen

Government snipers in Yemen shot and killed at least 40 people on Friday.

Friday, March 18, 2011

New Movies to Invade Weekend Box Office

A slew of new movies are hitting the box office this weekend, which includes genres that ranges from dramas, action-thrillers, and family comedies.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Major Earthquake to Rock California Soon?

Jim Berkland, a former U.S. Geological Survey analyst, predicts that an earthquake may hit California sometime between March 19 and 26.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Abbas Ready to Visit Gaza for 'Unity'

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas says he's ready to "travel to Gaza tomorrow to end [the] rivalry" with Hamas.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Baby's Fight For Life Triggers Health Care Debate

A terminally ill 14-month-old boy who was refused medical treatment in Canada has reignited the debate surrounding government-run health care in the U.S.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

'In God We Trust' Bill Set for Full House Vote

A resolution re-affirming "In God We Trust" as the national motto was approved by the House Judiciary Committee and is now headed for a full House vote.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Doctors: Radiation Pills May Be a Bad Idea

Medical experts say the potassium iodide doesn't protect other parts of the body, and isn't a definite treatment for radiation exposure.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

'Huffing' Now a Growing Problem for Adults

"Huffing," or inhaling household chemical vapors to get high, is often associated with young people, but a new study says it's now a growing addiction for adults.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

House Votes to Cut NPR Funding amid Scandal

The House voted Thursday in favor of a bill that would eliminate taxpayer funding for National Public Radio.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Israeli Aid Group Joins Operation Blessing in Japan

A faith-based Israeli team joined CBN's Operation Blessing International in Japan this week to help with relief efforts.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Clinton Praises Egypt as Libyan Rebels Falter

State Secretary Clinton urged Egypt’s interim government stay true to democratic ideals. Meanwhile, Libya's rebels struggled to hold their ground against Gadhafi's regime.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

San Diego Man Trapped Near Japan Reactors

A San Diego man who claimed to be trapped near Japan's troubled nuclear reactors is pleading with the U.S. government to help him escape.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Are Obama's Priorities in Line with Current Issues?

The president has become the target of conservative critics who say he's failed to make bold leadership decisions on the big issues facing America right now.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Hillary Clinton Will 'Step Down' in Two Years

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will not stay on when her appointment ends in two years, nor will she seek another public post.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

'Blood Money' Used to Free CIA Worker in Pakistan

A CIA contractor who shot and killed two men in Pakistan is free after the Untied States used a principle of Sharia law to appease the victims' family.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Muhammad Ali Asks Iran to Free U.S. Hikers

In a letter, Ali asks Iran's supreme commander Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to free the men as a brother in Islam.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Union Debate: Taxpayers Getting a Fair Shake?

Wis. garnered the national spotlight for its publicized battle over state budget cuts. Our expert panel examined unions and their political implications.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Turkey Denies Report on Iranian Plane

Turkey denied it forced an Iranian cargo plane en route to Syria to land for inspection.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Lawmakers Announce DOMA Repeal Effort

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate have announced legislation to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Iran on Arms Shipment: 'Zionist Regime Lies'

Despite proof that the weaponry aboard the Victoria were meant to be smuggled into the Gaza Strip, Iran and Hamas denied any connection to the arms shipment.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Bahrain Forces Expel Protesters from Capital

Protesters were expelled from the capital of Bahrain Wednesday, one day after King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa declared a state of emergency.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Malaysia to Release Bibles Marked 'Christians Only'

The government of Malaysia will release 35,000 Malay-language Bibles that were held up by customs officials.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Murderer of U.S. Teacher Gets Death Sentence

Mohamed Abdallahi Ould Ahmednah killed Christopher Leggett, 39, in the capital city of Mauritania, not far from the school he helped run.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The Brody File: Getting the Evangelical Vote

CBN News talks one-on-one with presidential hopefuls Newt Gingrich, Tim Pawlenty and Rick Santorum in Iowa.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Gadhafi Gov't Claims Victory 'Within 48 Hours'

Forces loyal to Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi have reclaimed nearly all of the government's territory lost to rebels this month.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Quebec Missionary Killed in Japan Tsunami

A Catholic priest from Quebec was among those who died in the March 11 when a tsunami struck the coast of Japan.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Israelis Remember Captured IDF Soldier

Israelis nationwide stopped and stood on the street Tuesday morning in a five-minute solidarity demonstration for kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Celebrities Petition Obama to Back Gay Marriage

Entertainment and sports celebrities have signed a letter asking the president to support gay marriage,  according to The New York-based group Freedom to Marry.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

House Ok's Stopgap Bill Despite Abortion Debate

The measure passed despite opposition from some conservative members who refused to support the bill because it didn't include a ban on federal funding for Planned Parenthood.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Israel's Navy Captures Weapons Ship

Israeli Navy commandos seized a German freighter en route to the Egyptian port of el-Arish on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Bahrain King Declares State of Emergency

A state of emergency was declared in the Kingdom of Bahrain amid intense pro-democracy uprisings that have threatened to topple the U.S.-backed regime.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Miami Airport Holds Lost Luggage Auction

Miami International Airport has used abandoned items to make make a profit, auctioning them off to the highest bidder.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Social Media Connects Japan Quake Victims

Thanks to the Internet and social media websites like Facebook and Twitter, some quake survivors have been able to send and receive information.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Glimmers of Hope: Japan Residents Reunite

In the shadow of Japan's devastating disasters, small glimmers of hope are emerging as victims are reconnected with their loved ones.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Obama Prods Congress on Education Reform

President Obama renewed his push Monday to overhaul the nation's main education law.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Twin Sisters Birth Baby Girls on Same Day

Most would agree that twins share a special bond and that couldn't be more true for twin sisters Charron and Chardee Hampton, in Indianapolis, Ind.

Monday, March 14, 2011

700 Club Hong Kong Used in Bible Study

Churches throughout Hong Kong and other areas of China have used episodes of the 700 Club Hong Kong as a teaching tool.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Japanese-Americans Pray for Quake Victims

Japanese Christians in the U.S. spent the weekend trying to connect with loved ones in the island nation, but that hasn't been an easy task.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Kings James Bible Still Most Popular Translation

With more than 20 English translations of the Bible currently available, the King James Bible is still the most influential and popular version of the holy book.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Jewish Prayer Ritual Sparks Airline Security Alert

An Alaska Airlines flight attendant enacted a security lockdown onboard a flight from Mexico City to Los Angeles on Sunday when three Orthodox Jews began praying.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Cuba Sentences U.S. Jewish Contractor to 15 Years

Cuban courts sentenced Alan P. Gross, an American Jewish contractor, to a 15-year prison term for "subversive activities" against the state on Saturday.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

SOS Japan Christians: 'Please Help Us'

Massive search and rescue efforts are underway in Japan following Friday's devastating quake and tsunami. Christians there are also joining the effort. 

Friday, March 11, 2011

As Gas Prices Rise, Obama Preps to Use Oil Reserve

President Barack Obama said Friday he's prepared to tap into the U.S. oil reserve if global supplies continue to tighten.

Friday, March 11, 2011

The World's Strongest Quakes and Tsumanis

Earthquakes have triggered major tsunamis in many parts of the world over the years.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Christian Author Makes 'Secret Millionaire' Debut

ABC's "Secret Millionaire" television series opened its season with Christian motivational author and financial counselor, Dani Johnson, as their secret benefactor.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Army Punishes 9 Officers for Ft. Hood Shootings

The U.S. Army has reprimanded nine officers for failing to take early action against their fellow officer who's accused in the Ft. Hood, Texas shootings that killed 13.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Wis. Budget Bill Signed, Unions Vow to Fight

Despite protests from voters and politicians, Wisconsin's controversial budget bill was signed into law Friday by Gov. Scott Walker.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Top Intel Official Takes Heat over Gadhafi Gaffe

The government's top intelligence official fumbled the Obama administration's message Thursday about embattled Moammar Gadhafi's fate.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Death Toll in Japan Likely to Exceed 10,000

The death toll in Japan following the earthquake and tsunami will likely exceed 10,000 in the Miyagi prefecture alone.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

White House Warns Against Profiling Muslims

The White House said it welcomes congressional involvement in fighting against Islamic radicals in the Unites States, but not through "guilt by association."

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Saudis Vow to 'Cut Off Any Finger' of Opposition

Saudi's Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal has sworn to "cut off any finger" raised against the royal family's regime.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Obama: Bullying Not a 'Rite of Passage'

The White House hosted an anti-bullying conference Thursday as part of an effort to highlight a problem that affects millions of children every year.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Ivory Coast Violence Escalates as Gbagbo Digs In

Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo has barred the U.N. from flying over his country, complicating efforts to hand over power to the recognized winner of last year's election.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

PM’s Appointment Riles the Left

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s appointed Maj.-Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror as head of the National Security Council.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Klepto Kitty Burglarizes California Neighborhood

"Klepto the Cat," as his neighbors now call him, was featured on the Animal Planet after stealing small items around the neighborhood.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Malaysian Government Restricts Bibles

A Christian group in the majority Muslim nation of Malaysia say it's "fed up" with the government restrictions on Bibles.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

February Foreclosure Activity Slows Sharply

Foreclosures reached a 36-month low in February due to increased scrutiny of foreclosure proceedings by banks.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Red Cross: Civilian Casualties Rising in Libya

A giant yellow fireball shot into the sky Wednesday after fighting between rebels and forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi set two oil installations ablaze.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Boy Collects Pillow Pets for Cancer Patients

Even as 7-year-old Jake McConahay battles life-threatening cancer, he's on a mission to help other children facing the same disease.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Muslim TV Exec Found Guilty in Wife's Beheading

A former New York television executive has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for beheading his wife in 2009.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Obamas Use Facebook to Fight Bullying

President and First Lady Obama  are using the social networking site Facebook to spread  their anti-bullying message.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Baby Survives after SUV Crashes into Home

A 10-month-old Kentucky baby survived with nothing more than minor scratches after an SUV crashed inter her family’s Madison Country home.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Egypt Muslims to Build Mosque in Place of Church

The Egyptian Army has promised to rebuild a church destroyed in a bloody conflict last week, but Muslims say they will build a mosque where the church once stood.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Gadhafi: Libyans will Fight No-Fly Zone

Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi said imposing such restrictions would prove the West's real intention was to seize his country's oil wealth.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Suicide Bomber Kills Pakistani Mourners

A suicide bomber in northwest Pakistan killed at least 36 people and injured more than 100 others taking part in a funeral procession on Wednesday.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Stakelbeck on Terror: Allen West Takes on Jihad

On this week's edition of Stakelbeck on Terror, CBN News sits down for an exclusive interview with Florida congressman Allen West.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Phares: How to Address Homegrown Terrorism

Author and terrorism export Walid Phares talks about homegrown terrorism talks in Washington and whether any good will come out of them.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Snowfall, Flooding Hit Parts of the Northeast

A storm system that spawned tornadoes in Louisiana is now creating a wintry mess in several Northeastern states.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Astronaut 'Nana' Gets Out of this World Call

Gladys Roscoe enjoys using technology to stay in touch with family, but the 93-year-old grandmother recently received a phone call like no other.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Va. Students Protest Removal of Commandments

Several students at a Northern Virginia high school decided to protest a recent decision by the Giles County School Board to remove the Ten Commandments.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

U.S. Sets $223 Billion Deficit Record

Early figures indicate the federal government has set a new spending record with the largest budget deficit ever for one month -- $223 billion in February.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Thousands Homeless after Radical Muslim Attack

A string of attacks by radical Muslims on Christians have left at least one man dead and thousands homeless in western Ethiopia.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Two Men Charged with Murder of Texas Pastor

Two Va. men have been arrested on charges of capital murder in the death of Texas pastor Clint Dobson, a distant relative of Focus on the Family's James Dobston.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Pro-Life Groups: Stop Planned Parenthood Funding

Pro-life groups have continued their quest to strip Planned Parenthood of $362 million in taxpayer funding.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Palestinian Gov't: Remove Hamas from Terror List

The Palestinian Authority wants the United States and European Union to remove Hamas from its list of terror organizations.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Lawmaker: China's One Child Policy 'Outrageous'

Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., is drawing new attention to China's one child policy, saying baby girls have become a main casualty of the country's  forced abortions.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Chile Wins U.N's 'Protect Life Award'

A pro-life U.N. panel has selected Chile as this year's recipient of the Protect Life Award for its low mortality rate and constitutional protection of the unborn.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

U.S. Pastor Held in Haitian Jail without Charges

An American pastor who has been held in a Haitian jail by local authorities since October says no reason has been given for his detainment.

Monday, March 07, 2011

Quake Makes Irreparable Damage in Christchurch

Parts of New Zealand's second largest city will be abandoned because of last month's earthquake.

Monday, March 07, 2011

Taiwan Pride on Display at Texas Kite Festival

People from around the world recently gathered in Texas just hoping for enough breeze to blow through to send their kites airborne.

Monday, March 07, 2011

Hawaii Volcano Spews Lava 65 Feet High

On the Big Island of Hawaii, scientists have warned there could be a hazardous eruption from the Kilauea volcano.

Monday, March 07, 2011

Discovery Leaves Space Station for the Last Time

Discovery, the world's most traveled spaceship, left the International Space Station on Monday for the last time.

Monday, March 07, 2011

Satellite Images: 300 Burned Buildings in Sudan

Fighting has broken out in the disputed, oil-rich region between North Sudan and South Sudan. The latter will be become an independent nation in July.

Monday, March 07, 2011

Hamas Chief: Unite in 'Jihad' against Israel

Exiled Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal said reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas must be based on jihad ("holy" war) against Israel.

Monday, March 07, 2011

Portuguese 700 Club Program Broadcast in HD

The Portuguese TV version of The 700 Club is now being broadcast in high definition across the South American country of Brazil.

Monday, March 07, 2011

White House Eyes Oil Reserves as Gas Prices Spike

Crude has now reached its highest price per barrel since Sept. of 2008, which translates to more financial pain at the gas pump.

Monday, March 07, 2011

Defense Sec. Gates in Kabul amid Tension

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived unannounced in Kabul Monday amid rising tension between Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Gen. David Petraeus.

Monday, March 07, 2011

Egypt's New Foreign Minister No Friend of Israel

Newly appointed Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Elaraby has seldom expressed anything favorable toward Israel.

Saturday, March 05, 2011

Muslim Mob Attacks Coptic Village, Church in Egypt

Christian homes in the southern Egyptian village of Soul were attacked Saturday evening by a mob of Muslims, according to unconfirmed reports.

Saturday, March 05, 2011

Obama: Military Action against Libya Possible

President Obama warned the Libya that U.S. and NATO allies are still considering a military response to nation's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy rebels.

Friday, March 04, 2011

Mideast Crisis: Discussing What Matters

CBN News analyzes the impact of the Mideast crisis, from the killing of a Pakistani Christian leader to the Muslim Brotherhood and threats toward Israel.

Friday, March 04, 2011

House Speaker Launches Defense of Marriage Effort

House Speaker John Boehner is launching a legal group to defend the Defense of Marriage Act, the federal law defining marriage as between one man and one woman.

Friday, March 04, 2011

NASA Suffers Multi-Million Dollar Failure

A multi-million dollar rocket carrying a satellite meant to help NASA study global warming crashed into the Pacific Ocean, Friday.

Friday, March 04, 2011

White House Preparing for Islam Mideast Takeover?

An article in the Washington Post is drawing concern that the Obama administration is preparing for Islamic radical governments to take over in the Mideast.

Friday, March 04, 2011

Muslim Brotherhood 'Godfather' Makes Appeal

Egyptian cleric Yusuf al-Qaradawi urged his people of Egypt to "protect your revolution" and stand against any "hypocrites" who want to take over.

Friday, March 04, 2011

Mideast in Crisis: Spotlighting Religious Persecution

The recent murder of Pakistan's Christian cabinet minister Shahbaz Bhatti has helped bring the issue of religious minority persecution into the global spotlight.

Friday, March 04, 2011

Gadhafi Forces Fight to Retake Rebel-Held City

Gadhafi loyalists fired tear gas at protesters in Tripoli as a fierce crackdown seemingly smothered attempts to revive demonstrations calling for the Libyan leader's ouster.

Friday, March 04, 2011

Report: More Teens, Young Adults are Virgins

A growing number of young Americans say they're virgins, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Friday, March 04, 2011

CDC: One in Three U.S. Adults Sleep Deprived

More than one-third of U.S. adults get less than seven hours of sleep per night and that could cause them problems while they're awake.

Friday, March 04, 2011

Students, Aid Group Make 'Impact' on Hunger

Regent University students are participating in an "impact trip" with a team from the charity aid organization Operation Blessing International.

Friday, March 04, 2011

Author: Founders Had Different View of God, Gov't

A Baylor University professor says the Founders wanted to protect weak denominations from colonial governments that were persecuting them.

Friday, March 04, 2011

Wis. State Workers Brace Themselves for Layoffs

The continued deadlock Friday between Wis. Gov. Scott Walker and 14 Senate Democrats has thousands of state employees bracing themselves for pink slips.

Friday, March 04, 2011

Fatah Officials to Abbas: Fire Fayyad

Senior officials in the Palestinian Authority's Fatah faction called on P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas to fire Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Gingrich Hints Presidential Run, Launches Website

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich announced Thursday he's "exploring" a run for the White House in 2012.

Thursday, March 03, 2011

House Panel Passes Anti-Abortion Funding Bill

The House Judiciary Committee approved legislation Thursday aimed at permanently preventing taxpayer-funded abortions.

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Exercise Can Delay Aging Study Finds

Frequent exercise by adults can help delay the aging process, according to a Canadian study.

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Mideast in Crisis: Impact on Economy, 2012 Election

Our CBN News panel explores the impact massive changes in the Middle East are having on the U.S. economy and it's potential affect on the 2012 elections.

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Ultrasound Images Used in Ohio Abortion Hearing

Two expectant mothers on opposite sides of the abortion debate displayed ultrasounds of their babies in the Ohio legislature Wednesday.

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Ohio Senate Passes Bill to Muzzle Public Unions

The Ohio Senate has approved a bill that weakens the bargaining powers of public unions. Gov. John Kasich said it's a key step toward tackling the state's budget problems.

Thursday, March 03, 2011

FDA Pulls 500 Prescription Meds off Market

The FDA ordered the removal of about 500 prescription cold, cough and allergy medications that have never received government approval for safety and effectiveness.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Retirement: Planning Financially for the Future

The retirement planning group Fidelity Investments says the average 401(k) balance is now at a 10-year high.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Muslim 'Sharia for America' Rally in D.C. Postponed

Radical Muslims have postponed a scheduled a rally in front of the White House to demand Islamic sharia law be implemented across the United States.

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Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Two U.S. Airmen Killed in Frankfurt Shooting

Two U.S. Air Force servicemen were killed and two others were seriously injured Wednesday after a gunman opened fire on their bus outside the Frankfurt, Germany airport.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Fear of Libyan Civil War Continues to Rise

People are leaving Libya by the thousands as the threat of civil war continues to grow in the country.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Netanyahu Weighs Interim Palestinian Peace Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu may offer the Palestinian Authority a new diplomatic initiative: an interim agreement to establish a Palestinian state.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Iran Mum on Opposition Leaders' Whereabouts

Iranian authorities have denied reports that senior opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi are being held in a prison in Tehran.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

NZ Quake Death Toll at 160, More Missing

The official death toll from last week's 6.3 New Zealand earthquake has reached 160 -- but authorities estimate the number of victims may be closer to 240. 

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Pope Exonerates Jews for Christ's Death

Pope Benedict XVI has made a sweeping exoneration of the Jewish people for the death of Jesus Christ in a new book, tackling one of the most controversial issues in Christianity.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Calif. AG Seeks Resumption of Gay Weddings

California's attorney general has asked a federal appeals court allow homosexual weddings in the Golden State to resume immediately. 

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Virtual Colonoscopy Procedures Rise in U.S.

The number of people having virtual colonoscopies is on the rise, according to a study in the March issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Clinton: Mideast Religious Minorities Under Threat

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants governments in the Middle East to protect Christians and other religious minorities.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Governors Target Obama's Healthcare Law

Some of the nation's governors went to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to tell the U.S. House of Representatives what they think of President Barack Obama's health care law.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Gov't Watchdog Finds Billions in Budget Waste

There are too many agencies and people in the federal government doing the same job or delivering the same services, and it's costing taxpayers billions of dollars.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Christians in Shock over Pakistani Minister's Murder

The slaying of Pakistan's only Christian cabinet member has shocked the Christian community. See exclusive coverage on the impact of Shabaz Bhatti's death.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Brody File: Mayhem in Madison, Wis.

On this week's edition of The Brody File, CBN News takes a look at the mayhem in Madison, Wis., over Gov. Scott Walker's union bill.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Crash Tests Show Failures in Truck Safety

Under-ride guards on tractor trailers meant to prevent severe injuries during rear-end collisions often fail to do their job, according to a highway safety group.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

GOP Vows to Fight New 'Net Neutrality' Rules

The House Communications and Technology Subcommittee is expected to vote Wednesday on whether the net neutrality laws are appropriate.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Why is Libya so Important to the World?

As the West appears to be edging towards a military confrontation with Libya, Iran is working on quelling its own anti-government rebellion.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Gov't Seeks to Uphold DOMA in Gay Lawyer Suit

Federal attorneys told a Calif. judge that the government would continue to enforce DOMA until it's repealed by Congress or struck down by a federal court.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Israeli FM: Ceding Golan not an Option

In a meeting Tuesday with three foreign diplomats, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said the Golan Heights will remain Israeli.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

White House Criticizes Health Care Lawsuit Ruling

The Obama administration says a federal judge in Virginia was wrong when he struck down the centerpiece of the new health care law.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Yemen's Saleh: Israel, U.S. Responsible for Riots

Yemini President Ali Abdullah Saleh blamed Israel - and the U.S. - for the wave of uprisings taking place across the Middle East.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

UK Court: Foster Parents Must Uphold Gay Rights

A British court has ruled that a Christian couple cannot be foster parents because they believe homosexuality is a sin.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Wisconsin Gov. Calls for Deep Cuts to Schools

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker unveiled the rest of his two-year spending plan Tuesday, which includes deep cuts for schools and city governments.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Lawmakers Approve Bill to Avoid Gov't Shutdown

The Senate has passed legislation meant to prevent a partial shutdown of the government when temporary funding expires on Friday.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Mideast Panel: Is Current Unrest Biblical Signposts?

Although all eyes are on the Middle East right now, the world's Christians in particular are watching with great interest.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Mideast Panel: Libya Unrest's Worldwide Impact

CBN News' roundtable of experts discussed the tumultuous situation unfolding in the region and its implications for the U.S. and the world.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Clinton: Gadhafi Must Leave Power 'Without Delay'

State Secretary Clinton joined other world leaders in Geneva on Monday to coordinate international action against Maommar Gadhafi bloody crackdown.

Monday, February 28, 2011

'The King's Speech' Treated Like Royalty at Oscars

"The King's Speech" won the Academy Award for Best Picture Sunday night at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Oil Prices Remain High in U.S., Britain

The price of a barrel of oil stayed at $98 in the U.S. and $112 in Great Britain, which is about where prices were at the end of last week.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Calif. County Clerk Files Motion to Defend Prop 8

Imperial County Clerk Chuck Storey filed a motion Friday to defend the 2008 voter-approved ballot measure defining marriage as being between a man and a woman.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Police Let Protesters Stay at Wisc. Capitol

Wis. police decided not to go through with their plans to forcibly remove the demonstrators from the state capitol building after many ignored a 4 p.m. deadline to leave.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Bomb Thrown at Christian Doctor's Car in Gaza

A prominent Christian surgeon in the Gaza Strip was not injured when a bomb was thrown at his car, though the vehicle sustained damage.

Monday, February 28, 2011

GOP Governors Oppose Obama's Agenda

Republican governors appear to be opposed to much of President Barack Obama's agenda for state governments.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Yemen: Opposition Parties Join Protests

It has been a tough weekend for Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Thousands of R.I. Teachers Get Pink Slips

All the public school teachers in Providence, R.I, will soon get pink slips, as the financially troubled state seeks to cut down on expenses.

Friday, February 25, 2011

McCain, Lieberman Start Middle East Tour

The senators met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday, saying they "continue to stand with Israel at a time of historic change in the region."

Friday, February 25, 2011

Child Offers Parents a 'Window to Heaven'

When Little Colton Burpo was four-years-old, his spirit left his body during an emergency surgery. What he later told them about heaven only strengthened their beliefs.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Afghan Christian Freed After International Pressure

An Afghan Christian who was condemned to death for leaving Islam is now free, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul confirmed Feb. 21.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Group Urges Prayer for Libya's Christians

As anti-government protests continue to escalate across Libya, Arab World Ministries is asking believers around the world to pray for Libya's Christians.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Fire & Brimstone: Is Hell Really All that Bad?

A recent poll says 69 percent of Americans believe in hell, but only one percent think they will go there.  But do they believe in a literal hell of fire and brimstone?

Friday, February 25, 2011

Faith-Based Films Hit Big Screen this Weekend

Focus on the Family film critic Bob Waliszewski reviews two faith-based movies, "Grace Card" and "Of Gods and Men," in theaters this weekend.

Friday, February 25, 2011

High PSA Levels Poor Indicators of Prostate Cancer

A new study has revealed the current test for predicting prostate cancer might not be as accurate as previously believed.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Church Group Slams Obama for Abandoning DOMA

A coalition of black churches is angry with President Barack Obama over his decision to stop defending a law that bans gay marriage.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Call to End Nev. Prostitution Gets Cold Reception

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., told the state's lawmakers this week the time has come to outlaw prostitution in Nevada.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Wisconsin Assembly Passes Anti-Union Bill

Republicans in the Wisconsin State Assembly approved a bill Friday morning that would strip most public workers of union bargaining rights.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Maryland Senate Votes to Legalize Gay Marriage

Maryland state senators have voted to allow same-sex marriage, sending the bill on to the House of Delegates for approval.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Huckabee: Obama Policies Not Good for Israel

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says the problem in the Middle East is deeper than the unrest and anti-government protests taking place in the region.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Va. Bill Could Force Abortion Clinics to Close

Virginia lawmakers voted to become the first state in the nation to put abortion clinics under the same standards and rules as hospitals.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

CBO Raises Stimulus Estimate to $821 Billion

The Congressional Budget Office has raised its estimate of the cost of President Barack Obama's economic stimulus plan.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Palestinian Councils Call for U.S. Boycott

Palestinian councils intend to boycott the U.S. over the Obama administration's veto of the U.N. resolution labeling Jewish "settlements" illegal.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Hawaii Governor Signs Gay Civil Unions into Law

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed a bill allowing same-sex civil unions into law, granting homosexuals the same rights as married couples.   

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Discovery Shuttle Blasts Off for Final Voyage

The space shuttle Discovery and its six-man crew blasted off from Cape Canaveral on its final voyage Thursday.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Rockets from Gaza Strip Hit Beer Sheva

Palestinians in Gaza launched long-range rockets on Be'er Sheva hours after Israel Defense Forces fired at a terror cell that detonated a bomb and fired a mortar at IDF patrol along the border.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Group Seeks 'Morning After Pill' Access for Minors

Teva Pharmaceuticals is seeking approval to lift the FDA rule that requires those under age 17 to have a prescription for the drug.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

New York Woman, 95, Sets Sprint Record

You may have heard the old saying that life is not a sprint, but a marathon.  For one New York woman, it's both.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Coptic Priest Murdered in Sinai, Egypt

Egyptian Christians are grieving the murder of a Coptic priest in Northern Sinai.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Ahmadinejad: Protests Will Reach Europe, U.S.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said anti-government protests sweeping the Middle East would soon spread to Europe and America.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Palestinians Detonate Bomb, Fire Mortars

Al-Quds Brigades detonated a bomb and fired a mortar shell at IDF troops patrolling the border with the Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Report: Home Prices Drop in 20 U.S. Cities

Home prices have fallen by 2.4 percent in most major U.S. cities.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

AZ Jury Convicts Iraqi Immigrant of 'Honor Killing'

A Muslim Iraqi immigrant has been convicted by a Maricopa County, Ariz. jury of second-degree murder for running over and killing his 20-year-old daughter.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Death Toll Rises, Hundreds Missing in NZ Quake

Authorities in New Zealand reported 75 confirmed dead and as many as 300 people missing in the wake of Tuesday's 6.3-magnitude earthquake in Christchurch.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Emanuel Faces Money Woes as Chicago Mayor

Rahm Emanuel can expect to face big budget deficits and city pension problems as the new mayor of Chicago.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Stakelbeck in Israel: War Coming to the Middle East?

On this week's special edition of Stakelbeck on Terror, CBN News is in Israel for analysis of the latest events in the region.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Rising Star Sen. Thune Won't Run for President

Republican Sen. John Thune will not pursue a spot on the 2012 presidential ticket, despite nudges from GOP leaders who saw him as a possible candidate.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

High Court Rejects Ky. Commandments Case

The Supreme Court announced it would not review a 6-year-old ruling that struck down the display of the Ten Commandments in two Kentucky courthouses.   

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Christian Leaders 'Tweet' for Convert's Freedom

Christian leaders are involved in a Twitter campaign to help a Christian who has been sentenced to death in Afghanistan.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Abortion Doctor Turned Pro-Life Activist Dies at 84

An abortion doctor who became a leading pro-life activist has died at age 84.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Wisc. Doctors Probed for Writing Fake Sick Notes

Doctors who wrote sick notes to Wisconsin union workers so they could boycott the state's pending budget cuts are now being investigated.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Deadly Quake Shakes N. Zealand, Rescues Underway

A powerful earthquake struck New Zealand's already-bruised city of Christchurch, sending rescuers scrambling to help trapped people amid reports of multiple deaths.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Reagan Tops Gallup Poll as Greatest President

A newly released Gallup poll shows most Americans view Ronald Reagan as the nation's greatest president.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Pawlenty Unofficially Starting Presidential Race?

The former Republican Minnesota governor will meet with a small group of state's GOP operatives in a private Las Vegas home to talk about his new book.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Fayyad Reaches Out to Hamas

P.A. Prime Minister Salam Fayyad reached out to his Hamas, saying the two factions should look to the formation of a unity coalition.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Sunni Cleric Prays for Conquest of al-Aksa

Egyptian-born Sheikh Yusef al-Qaradawi is praying for 'the conquest of the al-Aksa mosque on Jerusalem's Temple Mount.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Suez Canal Officials Reschedule Iranian Ships

Suez Canal officials now say the Iranian warships will begin their passage through the canal early Tuesday morning.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Death Toll Rises in Libyan Crackdown

Libyan leader Muammar Ghadhafi's forces, reportedly reinforced with mercenaries, continued cracking down on anti-government protesters Sunday.

Friday, February 18, 2011

South Sudan's Christians Prep for New Gov't

Jordan Sekulow, director of international operations for the American Center for Law and Justice, is in Juba, Sudan, helping draft the south's new constitution.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Walid Phares: Revolution in the Middle East

Last year, Walid Phares released the book The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East. Now it appears that revolution is sweeping across the region.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Imprisoned in Iran: One Missionary's Journey

American missionary Dan Baumann risked his life when he spent two weeks in Iran spreading the gospel.  In his darkest hour, he says Jesus met him in a prison cell.

Friday, February 18, 2011

House Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood

The House approved a Republican proposal on Friday to strip federal aid from abortion provider Planned Parenthood.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Poll: Small Bus. Owners Dislike Obama's Policies

According to the latest Zogby poll, 64 percent of small business owners are unhappy with the way President Obama has handled the economy. 

Friday, February 18, 2011

Influential Islamic Cleric Leads Egyptian Celebration

Egyptian Islamic cleric Sheik Youssef el-Qaradawi addressed tens of thousands of people gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square, congratulating them on their victory.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Iowa Teen Refuses to Wrestle Girl, Citing Faith

An Iowa high school wrestler forfeited his chance to become a state champion when he refused to compete against a female contender in the state tournament.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Faith and Value Awards Recognize Inspiring Films

The 19th Annual Faith and Values Awards Gala will be held Friday in Universal City, California.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Provoking Israel? Egypt to let Iran's Ships Pass Suez

Israel said that such a move by Iran would be a "provocation" and that the Islamic republic was seeking to take advantage of the current Mideast upheaval. 

 

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Dove Awards Move to Atlanta for First Time

The Gospel Music Association announced the nominees for its 42nd Annual Dove Awards, and for the first time, the awards ceremony will take place in Atlanta.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Univ. Changes Policy Calling Christians 'Oppressors'

A school-wide policy at the University of California Davis that accused Christians of discriminating against other faiths has been changed.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Wisc. Union Bill Could Strip Bargaining Rights

Legislation introduced by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker could strip public workers in the state of nearly all their collective bargaining rights.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Couple Claims $1M Lotto Ticket at Last Minute

Imagine finding out that you have a winning lottery ticket.  Most people would quickly redeem their winnings, but that wasn't the case for one North Carolina couple.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Can Pence Abortion Bill Gain Traction in Congress?

Indiana Rep. Mike Pence (R) has introduced legislation that would deny Planned Parenthood, the nation's largest abortion provider, public funding.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Lawmakers Propose Foreign Food, Medical Aid Cuts

The budget battles in Washington are forcing congressional lawmakers to make some hard choices about what programs to cut.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Unemployment Benefits Jump to 410,000

The number of people applying for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, one week after it had fallen to the lowest level since 2008.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Palestinian Authority: No Elections Without Gaza

The on again, off again Palestinian Authority elections appear to be off again -- at least for now.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

American Agents Attacked in Mexico, 1 Dead

Two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were targeted Tuesday in a deadly ambush in which one agent was killed and the other seriously wounded.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Calif. Supreme Court to Hear Prop 8 Appeal

The California Supreme Court will consider if traditional marriage supporters can appeal the ruling that invalidated Proposition 8.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Thune: GOP Must Stand Ground on Social Issues

Thune's comments, made at last week's Conservative Political Action Conference, received a rousing reception by those in attendance.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

N.J. Gov. Christie Next GOP Superstar?

Many GOP leaders feel New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is quickly becoming a hero in the Republican Party.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Iran Vessels Drop Request to Pass Suez Canal

Thursday's decision came one day after Israeli officials expressed concerns that actions of the vessels were intended as an act of provocation.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Carney Takes Stage for First Press Briefing

On his first day as White House press secretary, Jay Carney  promised to build a strong relationship with the press, but also work on behalf of the president's agenda.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

CBS Correspondent Lara Logan Attacked in Egypt

Senior CBS correspondent Lara Logan was brutally attacked by a mob last week in Egypt.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Borders Books Files for Bankruptcy

The popular book store chain Borders filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and said nearly one-third of its stores will close over the next few weeks due to serious debt problems.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Man's Giant Cross Causes Stir in Penn. Town

A Pennsylvania man's refusal to remove a 24-foot illuminated cross from his yard has landed him in hot water with a local city council.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Membership Drops for Largest U.S. Denominations

Some of the largest denominations in the U.S. are losing members, according to an annual yearbook compiled by the National Council of Churches.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Intel Chief Warns of Radicalization in U.S.

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper warned of the continuing menace from terrorists, both outside and inside the U.S.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Iranian Lawmakers: Execute Opposition Leaders

Iranian lawmakers called for opposition leaders to be tried and executed as punishment for the protests that took place in Tehran.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Orlando Magic's Pat Williams Diagnosed with Cancer

The 70-year-old said he has multiple myeloma, an aggressive cancer that attacks the blood plasma in the bone marrow.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Study: Obesity Will Bankrupt U.K. Healthcare

The obesity epidemic in Britain has proven to be a burden for the country's health care system.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Bahrain, Libya Join the Middle East Fray

Hundreds of Libyans clashed with government forces on Wednesday, demanding the ouster of Prime Minister Baghdad al-Mahmoudi.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Pa. Gov. Fires Workers after Abortion Scandal

State employees have been fired and two agencies have overhauled their regulations in the wake of allegations that a doctor performed illegal abortions.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Brody File: In Search of the Next Reagan

With the 2012 presidential race approaching, some may be wondering if there's a Ronald Reagan type candidate out there.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Obama Blasts Iran Over Protest Crackdown

President Barack Obama condemned the Iranian government, Tuesday, for its harsh treatment of anti-government protestors.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

GA Woman's Leap of Faith Saves Her Life

An Atlanta, Ga., woman is alive after jumping from a bridge to avoid a multi-car pile up -- and she's thanking God for surviving.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Bush Sr. Among Medal of Freedom Recipients

President Barack Obama presented the nation's highest civilian honor to former President George H.W. Bush in an East Room ceremony, Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Goose Befriends California Retiree

Dog is man's best friend -- or at least that has been assumed for many years.  However, one Los Angeles man and his feathered companion may change that belief.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Retail Sales Post 7th Straight Gain

The Commerce Department is hailing the fact that retail spending increased for the seventh month in a row. Spending also increased.03 percent to $318.6 billion, the department reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

France Wants Change in Global Financial System

French Foreign Minister Christine Lagarde says the world needs a new financial system based on several multiple currencies.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Campus Ministries Sign 'No Compete' Agreement

Seventeen U.S. college campus ministries have signed an agreement  designed to usher in a new era of mutual cooperation and respect.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Yemenis Protest Leader for Fifth Day

The people of Yemen have taken a cue from the Egyptian uprising and have held five straight days of protests so far.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Christian Leader Wants Legal Rights for Egyptians

An Egyptian Christian leader hopes Christians will play a role in leading the country and have the same legal rights as those enjoyed by the Muslim majority.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Brotherhood to Help Draft Egypt's New Constitution

The Muslim Brotherhood will be a part of the committee tasked with drafting Egypt's interim constitution.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Tribal Leaders Blast Jordanian Queen

Thirty-six tribal leaders in Jordan published a scathing letter denouncing the wife of King Abdullah II.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Ex-IDF Chief: Moderate Arab Regimes Weakening

In his first day out of uniform, former IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi said that moderate Arab regimes in the region are weakening.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Egypt's Situation Echoes Across Region

The spirit of uprising in Egypt is continuing to spill over into other Arab nations.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Report: Energy Drinks Dangerous for Youth

Heavily caffeinated energy drinks pose a dangerous threat to children by giving them an unsafe amount of stimulants, according to new research.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Trouble this Valentine's? Tell Romeo's Juliet

If you're having love trouble on this Valentine's Day, who better to turn to than Romeo's Juliet herself?

Monday, February 14, 2011

Teens Have Ambiguous Views on Sex, Spirituality

A new study from OneHope provides fresh insight on what teens think about sexuality and spirituality - directly from the youth themselves.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Analyst's Prediction: Oil to Hit $300 by 2020

Charles T Maxwell, a leading analyst who's been working in the energy business since 1957, said oil is heading to $300 a barrel by the year 2020.

Monday, February 14, 2011

New Mexico Couple Honored as 'Longest Married'

Monday marks not only Valentine's Day for one New Mexico couple -  it is also their 82nd wedding anniversary.

Monday, February 14, 2011

UK to Allow Gay Marriage Ceremonies in Churches

According to media reports, Britain may soon allow gay couples to hold partnership ceremonies in churches. The unions could also be officially known as marriages. 

Monday, February 14, 2011

Will Winter Weather Continue into Mid-April?

This winter has been one of the harshest on record. Most of the country have never seen winter weather like it.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Calif. Protesters Demonstrate at Islamic Fundraiser

Hundreds of people gathered in Orange County, Calif. on Sunday to protest a fundraiser held by what they called radical Islamists who support terrorism.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Egypt's Military Calls for Return to Normalcy

Egypt's military took sweeping action over the weekend trying to get the country moving forward after President Hosni Mubarak stepped down on Friday.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Ron Paul Wins CPAC Straw Poll for 2nd Year

The fierce libertarian garnered 30 percent of the vote at the annual gathering of conservatives.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Report: Giffords Mouths along to Song Lyrics

Rep. Gabrille Giffords, D-Ariz., continues to make good progress relearning how to speak.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Indonesian Cleric on Trial for Terrorism

The trial of Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, 72, began Monday in Jakarta.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Iranian Opposition Calls for Rally

Opposition groups invited Iranians to participate in a peaceful demonstration in support of Tunisian and Egyptian protesters.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Netanyahu Welcomes Egypt's Peace Pledge

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed Egypt's ruling military's statement to uphold its "commitment to all international treaties."

Friday, February 11, 2011

Donald Trump for President?

Some of the nation's leading conservatives are gathering in Washington for what could be an audition for their next presidential candidate.

Friday, February 11, 2011

FAA: Air Traffic Control Errors Double

In an era of unrivaled air travel safety concerns, mistakes made by air traffic controllers has doubled. The news has sparked concern among lawmakers in Washington, D.C. 

Friday, February 11, 2011

'Never Say Never,' 'The Eagle' Hits Theaters

Several new movies due to hit theaters this weekend include Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, and the ancient war drama The Eagle starring Channing Tatum.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Obama: Egypt will Never be the Same

President Obama welcomed Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Egypt, saying he's "confident the people of Egypt can find the answers" for the reform they desire.

Friday, February 11, 2011

France's Sarkozy: Multiculturalism Has Failed

French President Nicolas Sarkozy declared Thursday in a televised debate that multiculturalism was a "failure," warning that such a concept fostered extremism.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Ahmadinejad: No Israel, U.S. in New Mideast

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the U.S. should not interfere in events taking place in the Middle East.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Hawaii House Votes to Keep Prayer in Capitol

Hawaii's House of Representatives will continue to open its daily sessions with prayer.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Netanyahu Issues Price 'Easements'

Prime Minister Netanyahu announced a package of easements that address price increases of fuel, water and basic foodstuffs.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Ariz. Gov. Counter-Sues Over Immigration Laws

Gov. Jan Brewer sued the federal government Thursday for failing to control Arizona's border with Mexico.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Plea Highlights Threat of Homegrown Terrorism

A North Carolina man admitted in court that he recruited young men to help to plan a "terror attack" overseas.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Chinese Hackers Breach Oil Companies' Computers

Hackers in China have breached the computers of oil companies around the world, including some in America, the U.S. security firm McAfee Inc. confirmed Friday.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Mubarak Stops Short of Resigning, Gives VP Power

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak told his nation he would transfer some power to his vice president Omar Suleiman, but still won't step down before September.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Strokes Spike Among Younger Americans

The American Stroke Association reported that between 1994 and 2007, strokes in young women rose 17 percent and 51 percent among men.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Will Apophis Asteroid Strike Earth in 2036?

Russian scientists have warned that a major asteroid will hit the earth in 2036.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Air Force Academy Prayer Lawsuit Dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit trying to block a prayer luncheon scheduled for Thursday at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Turkel Committee Approves New IDF Chief

The Turkel Committee approved Major-Gen. Benny Gantz as the 20th chief of general staff of the Israel Defense Forces.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Missionary to Return to Mexico after Wife Murdered

Sam Davis, the husband of an American missionary killed in Mexico, has said he will continue their work in that country.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

NYSE Euronext Confirms Talks with Deutsche Boerse

Stock market operator NYSE Euronext has confirmed it is in "advanced discussions" about merging with Deutsche Börse AG to create the world's largest stock exchange.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Obama, GOP Vow Cooperation on Budget, Trade

President Obama and congressional House Republicans took steps Wednesday towards working together on matters ranging from trade to spending cuts.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Building a Stronger Marriage Culture in America

With a poor economy adding more stress on marriages, Chuck Stetson, with National Marriage Week USA, talks about how churches can help build a stronger marriage culture in America.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Spokesman Says Rep. Giffords is Now Speaking

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been speaking for several days after sustaining a shot to the head during an assassination attempt against her last month, her spokesman said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Mardi Gras Cakes Give Troops a Taste of Home

With Mardi Gras less than a month away, one Louisiana bakery is making sure U.S. troops serving overseas will have a little taste of home to celebrate.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Israeli Minister: Stop U.S. Military Aid to Egypt

Former IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. (ret.) Shaul Mofaz called on the U.S. administration to halt all military aid to Egypt.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

WikiLeaks: Saudi Arabia Low on Oil Reserves

A geologist and former head of exploration at the Saudi Arabian oil monopoly Aramco, has warned that his country may have far less oil than experts previously thought.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Philly Abortion Doctor Due in Court Wednesday

The Philadelphia abortion doctor charged with the murder of seven infants is due in court Wednesday after having his request for a public defender denied.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Does America Suffer from 'Underdogma'?

What happens when the idea of the underdog becomes an entrenched political philosophy that says the powerful are bad and the powerless are virtuous?

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Egyptian Opposition Defiant After VP's Warning

Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman incurred the wrath of protestors and opposition groups after he warned they had two options left - dialogue or a coup.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Snow, Snow, and More Snow! Winter Weather Continues

A major snow storm blanketed part of the nation's midsection for the third time in a week, Wednesday, dumping more than a foot of snow on areas still digging out from last week's major storm.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Texas Parents Question Required Arabic Classes

A Texas school district plans to make Arabic studies a requirement for students, upsetting some parents who said they were unaware of the proposed changes.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Probe Finds No Electronic Flaws in Toyota Recalls

Electronic flaws are not to blame for reports of sudden acceleration in some Toyota vehicles, according to a 10-month government study released Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Iran's New Missiles Raise International Concerns

Iran's has produced four new satellites, sparking international concern that the country is developing missiles that will eventually be used to attack Israel or others.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Palestinian Authority Sets Elections for July

For the first time since January 2006, the Palestinian Authority announced Tuesday it will hold elections on July 9.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

New Israeli Recruits Want Combat Duty

Eight out of 10 new recruits who will begin the enlistment process in March want to serve in combat units.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Terrorists Fire Mortars into Southern Israel

Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired four mortar shells into southern Israel on Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Chechen Rebel Leader Admits Moscow Bombing

A Chechen separatist leader has claimed responsibility for last month's deadly suicide attack at Moscow's busiest airport.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Hamas Threatens to Boycott July 9 Elections

The Palestinian Authority announced it will hold their first local elections in five years on July 9 in the West Bank and Gaza Strip - a move rejected by Hamas.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Poll: College Sobriety Rises in Weak Economy

Fewer college freshmen are drinking alcoholic drinks, according to the survey organization, Outisde the Classroom.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Egypt Sets Up Reform Panels as Rallies Continue

Egypt's president has moved to relax presidential eligibility requirements in an effort to appease proterstors, who want their leader to step down immediately.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Poll: Americans Against Raising Debt Ceiling

A new poll conducted by The Hill newspaper showed that 62 percent of Americans oppose raising the debt ceiling while only 27 percent support it.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Palestinians Seek U.N. Nod for Church of the Nativity

The Palestinian Authority has asked UNESCO to designate the Church of the Nativity as a world heritage site.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Muslim Mob Burns Indonesian Church Buildings

The violence occurred after a judge sentenced 58-year-old Antonius Bawengan, a Christian, to five years in prison for blaspheming Islam.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

New York TV Exec Convicted of Beheading Wife

Muzzammil "Mo" Hassan, who never denied killing his spouse, was found guilty of second-degree murder after one hour of deliberation.

Monday, February 07, 2011

Government Agency Hiding Abortion Report?

The federal government is months late with its only official report on the number of abortions in America.

Monday, February 07, 2011

Super Bowl: Safety Issues Cost 400 Fans their Seats

Safety issues cost more 400 fans their seats at this years Super Bowl when roughly 1,250 temporary seats in Cowboy Stadium were declared unsafe, according to the National Football League.

Monday, February 07, 2011

South Sudan to Become World's Newest Country

Results of an independence referendum vote in Sudan will make the country's southern region the world's newest country in July.

Monday, February 07, 2011

Packers Fan Says Cheesehead Saved His Life

What some Green Bay Packers fans may not know is that the one fan staple - the cheesehead - is also a lifesaver. 

Monday, February 07, 2011

Russian Website Allows CBN Programming

The Russian website, emmanuil.tv, has made it possible for Russians to access the Christian Broadcasting Network's WorldReach programming anywhere across the former Soviet Union.

Monday, February 07, 2011

Global Obesity Doubles in 30 Years

Global obesity rates have doubled since 1980 according to new research published in the journal The Lancet.

Monday, February 07, 2011

Iran, Turkey Boost Bilateral Trade

Iran and Turkey announced plans on Monday to boost bilateral trade to $30 billion over the next five years.

Monday, February 07, 2011

Egypt's Christians, Muslims Unite in Prayer

Hundreds of Muslim and Christian demonstators united in prayer in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Sunday, joining hands against the regime of President Hosni Mubarak.

Monday, February 07, 2011

Saudi Scholar: Sharia the Only Path for Arabs

The denial of sharia (Islamic law) in Egypt and other Arab countries is at the root of the unrest in the region, Ayed bin Abdullah al-Qarni said.

Monday, February 07, 2011

Clinton Welcomes Muslim Brotherhood Participation

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton welcomed the inclusion of the Muslim Brotherhood in talks with the Egyptian government on Sunday.

Friday, February 04, 2011

Sudan's South Living Biblical Prophesy?

Christians in southern Sudan believe recent events in their country are part of God's plan for their nation.

Friday, February 04, 2011

Film Critic Reviews 'Sanctum,'The Rite'

New movies are hitting the box office this weekend, but are they family-friendly?

Friday, February 04, 2011

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The Prophet and Spy

This week marked the birth of one of the most heroic Christian figures of the 20th century. Dietrich Bonhoeffer is known for his courageous effort to stop Nazism.

Friday, February 04, 2011

Rosenberg: What's Next for Egypt's Christians

Middle East expert Joel Rosenberg, author and founder of the Joshua Fund, speaks with CBN News about how the events in Egypt are affecting that country's Christians.

Friday, February 04, 2011

Many Churches Blind to Risk of Criminal Attacks

Churches across the U.S. are increasingly becoming targets of violence, according to a new report by the Christian Security Network.

Friday, February 04, 2011

Giffords' Astronaut Husband Decides to Fly Shuttle

The astronaut husband of wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will head to space in April.

Friday, February 04, 2011

Va. Asks Supreme Court to Rule on Health Law

Virginia plans to request an immediate review by the Supreme Court of its constitutional challenge to the Obama administration's health care law.

Friday, February 04, 2011

Should Egypt’s Christians Fear Life after Mubarak?

Egyptian Christians fear they could be the target of even more attacks and persecution if President Hosni Mubarak resigns.

Friday, February 04, 2011

Court to Ohio Judge: Remove Ten Commandments

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that it is unconstitutional for the Ten Commandments to be displayed in an Ohio courtroom.    

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Fort Hood Report: Shooting Could've Been Avoided

A Senate report on the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood criticizes the FBI for failing to see warning signs that the shooting suspect was a 'ticking time bomb.'

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Caucus Unites Lawmakers Through Prayer

Two congressmen on opposite sides of the aisle lead the Congressional Prayer Caucus, which strives to keep America's religious heritage alive.

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Second Planned Parenthood Video Reveals Violations

A pro-life group has revealed another video of a Planned Parenthood worker caught on tape offering to help underage prostitutes get abortions.

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Mitchell: 'Situation Here Dangerous for Journalists'

CBN News's Chris Mitchell was in Egypt covering the riots, but left because of security concerns. Listen to his eyewitness account of the intimidation and beatings of journalists.

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Gov't Supporters, Opponents Rally in Yemen

Tens of thousands of government supporters and opponents took to the streets in the Yemen capital of Sanaa on Thursday.

Thursday, February 03, 2011

PM Postpones Vote on Interim Chief of Staff

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu postponed Thursday's cabinet vote to approve Maj.-Gen. Yair Naveh as acting chief of staff for 60 days.

Thursday, February 03, 2011

GOP: Health Law Repeal Defeat Helps 2012 Victory

By a vote of 51-47, the Senate defeated a bill to repeal year-old health care law.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Pastor: Muslim Brotherhood 'Tragic' for Egypt

Pastor and Egypt native Michael Youssef says his greatest concern is the Muslim Brotherhood -- a radical Islamic group founded in Egypt -- will take control of his native country.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Rosenberg: What to Make of the Middle East Shakeup

Middle East expert and author Joel Rosenberg spoke with CBN News about the events in Egypt and what they mean for the U.S., Israel, and the Middle East.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

WH Condemns Situation in Egypt, Urges Change

The White House says Mubarak needs to prepare for an orderly transition from power immediately, and that it should include voices from the opposition.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Egypt's Protests Scaring Other Nations?

The protests in Egypt and the revolt in Tunisia are spilling over into the leadership of other countries.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Groundhog Day Results: Spring is Near

Residents across the nation may breathe a sigh of relief soon, thanks to to this year's Groundhog Day results.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Reagan's Legacy: Blueprint for an Ailing Nation?

Michael Reagan suggests the principals by which his father President Ronald Reagan governed may hold the key to restoring America to its former greatness.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

CBN News Reporter Caught in Cairo Rioting

CBN News Reporter Chris Mitchell was caught in the thick of the clashes between Mubarak supporters and protestors in Cairo. Listen to his observations. 

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

TSA Reveals Modest Body Scanner

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has tested a new, more modest body scanning system.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Senators Support Mt. Soledad Memorial Cross

Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., has crossed party lines to support a memorial cross that was recently ruled unconstitutional.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Third Have High Bad Cholesterol; Half Get Treated

A new report by the CDC shows about one third of all U.S. adults suffer from high cholesterol, but only about half of those get treatment for the disease.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

WikiLeaks: Al Qaeda Building 'Dirty Bombs'

Al Qaeda is close to producing radioactive weapons after getting nuclear material and recruiting rogue scientists to build "dirty bombs."

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Netanyahu Cancels Chief of Staff App't.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled the appointment of Maj.-Gen. Yoav Galant as the next IDF chief of general staff.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Australians Await Category 6 Cyclone

Cyclone Yasi has already been recorded as one of the most powerful storms in history.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Huckabee: Stakes High for Israel with Egypt Revolt

Former U.S. presidential candidate Mike Huckabee told CBN News that Israel has a lot at stake in the outcome of the Egyptian revolt.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Brody File Show: Is Civility in Washington Possible?

On this week's edition of The Brody File Show, CBN News takes a closer look at whether civility is possible among Democrats and Republicans in Washington.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Palestinian Authority to Hold Municipal Elections

Tremors from Egypt's political earthquake are being felt in the West Bank.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Faith Group Launches Anti-Sex Traffick Campaign

Christian anti-trafficking ministries are working in Dallas on public awareness campaigns to stop sex trafficking of children to men in town for the Super Bowl.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Dr. Youssef: More to Egypt Crisis than Meets Eye

Egyptian-native Michael Youssef, founder of the television ministry Leading The Way, says there's more to the current turmoil in Egypt than meets the eye.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

At 102, George Beverly Shea Not Done Yet

Gospel singer George Beverly Shea is celebrating his 102nd birthday on Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Brisk Walking Linked to Better Memory

A new study revealed that the section of the brain involved in memory grew in older people who took regular walks for a year.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Jordan's King Fires Cabinet Amid Protests

Jordan's King Abdullah II fired his government on Tuesday amid protests in the streets in Amman.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Iowa Holds Public Debate on Gay Marriage

The Iowa House Judiciary Committee gave the state's citizens an opportunity to air their views on issue of same-sex marriage Monday night.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

AG Won't Support Incoming IDF Chief

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein won't support the appointment of Maj.-Gen. Yoav Galant as the next IDF chief of staff.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Palestinians Fire More Rockets from Gaza

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip targeted two southern Israeli cities with longer-range Grad-type rockets on Monday night.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Egypt: Revolution in the Middle East

CBN News coverage of the situation in Egypt continues. Watch our exclusive reports on how this could impact Israel, the entire Middle East, and the United States.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Christians Say Egypt Unrest Uniting Religions

In the midst of the crisis in Egypt, some Christians say they are feeling a stronger bond with their Muslim neighbors, and many are working together.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Looting Jeopardizes Egyptian Historical Artifacts

Continued unrest in Egypt has put thousands of the country's historical treasures in danger.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Chick-fil-A Defends Beliefs Amid 'Anti-Gay' Claims

The popular fast food chain Chick-fil-A is under fire for its support of pro-family groups that denounce gay marriage.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Government Urges Less Salt Intake

New dietary guidelines issued by the government urge Americans to drastically cut down on the amount of salt they eat.

Monday, January 31, 2011

U.S. Manufacturing Remains No. 1 in World

Despite powerhouse countries like China, the U.S. is still the No. 1 manufacturing country in the world.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Huge Winter Storm Could Hit One-Third of the U.S.

Much of the nation is bracing for a massive winter storm, expected to bring "potentially historic and destructive" rain, ice and snow.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Clinton Calls Mass Meeting of U.S. Ambassadors

The top envoys who represent the U.S. in more than 180 countries will meet for a conference to be held at the State Department beginning Monday. 

Monday, January 31, 2011

Bombers Target Pakistani Police

Twin bombings targeting the police in Peshawar in northwest Pakistan killed five people, including a senior police officer.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Egypt Pres. Mubarak Blames Islamists for Chaos

President Hosni Mubarak blamed Islamists for the violence that has engulfed the countrywide demonstrations.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Egypt Shuts Down al-Jazeera

Egyptian authorities ordered the Qatar-based pan-Arab al-Jazeera network to close its Cairo bureau.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Netanyahu: We're 'Closely Monitoring' Egypt

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government is 'closely monitoring' the crisis in Egypt.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Mubarak Names VP, Death Toll Rises in Egypt

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak named a vice president Saturday for the first time since coming to power nearly 30 years ago.

Friday, January 28, 2011

U.S.-Russia Treaty Deal in Effect in February

The nuclear arms pact between the United States and Russia is set to go into effect Feb. 5.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Military Preps for End of Gay Service Ban

The Pentagon is giving the military three months to prepare for the end of its "Don't ask, Don't Tell" policy against homosexual troops.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Prayer Urged for Pakistani Christian Facing Death

A human rights group is calling on Christians around the world to pray for the Pakistani woman sentenced to die for blaspheming Islam.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Economy Strengthening even as Debt Crisis Looms

Despite encouraging signs of economic growth, concerns are growing over the threat of a national debt crisis.

Friday, January 28, 2011

China to Build World's Largest City

The plan, called "Turn the Pearl River Delta into One," will create an urban area 26 times larger than Greater London, with a living space of 16,000 square miles.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Housing Dept.Wastes Millions in Tax Dollars

Millions of taxpayer dollars have been wasted in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Friday, January 28, 2011

GOP to Push to Overturn DC Gay Marriage Law

The battle over gay marriage could soon be resurrected in Washington, D.C.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Many Biology Teachers Lukewarm on Evolution

New research shows many public high school biology teachers are not comfortable teaching evolution.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Israeli Minister: Hezbollah Has Infiltrated Gaza

Israeli Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Ya'alon said Thursday that Hezbollah agents have infiltrated the Gaza Strip.

Friday, January 28, 2011

IL High Court Approves Emanuel's Bid for Mayor

The Illinois Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling, putting Rahm Emanuel back in the running in Chicago's mayoral race.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

U.S. Muslim Population Expected to at least Double

A new Pew Research study claims the Muslim population in the U.S. will more than double over the next two decades.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Rep. Pence Won't Seek Presidential Bid

Indiana Rep. Mike Pence announced Thursday he won't seek the Republican nomination for president in 2012, but hinted a possible run for governor.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

N.J. Governor Seeks Money for Storm Cleanup

Many of New Jersey's residents are still without power due to a recent storm that dumped as much as 19 inches of snow across the state.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Iowa Senate Denies Push for Gay Marriage Ban

The Democrat-controlled Senate in Iowa has shut down an attempt to let Iowans vote on gay marriage in their state.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Too Young For Make-Up? Walmart Targets Tweens

Walmart is poised to introduce a new line of preteen cosmetics targeting girls between the ages of eight and 12.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Pentagon to Outline Training for Gay Ban Repeal

The Pentagon is expected to roll out a plan Friday outlining the steps the armed services needs to take to integrate openly gay soldiers into its ranks.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Experts: Social Security Will Be Drained by 2037

As the U.S. economy struggles to regain its footing, projections are getting worse for America's Social Security crisis.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Smoking, Obesity Causing Shorter Lifespans in U.S.

The life expectancy of Americans is lower than most of Europe and Japan, according to the National Research Council.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Obama's New Proposals to Cost Another $20B

The new proposals in Obama's State of the Union speech will actually increase the federal budget, according to the National Taxpayers Union Foundation.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Hawaii Senators Hold Prayer Despite Ban

Nine senators from Hawaii are not backing down when it comes to prayer.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Osteen Defended for Calling Homosexuality a Sin

In an interview with CNN, Houston megachuch pastor Joel Osteen stated that he believed homosexuality is a sin. Now gay groups are demanding an apology.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Anti-Government Riots Spread across the Mideast

Massive protests continue to rock the Middle East Thursday as anti-government rallies from Yemen to Egypt have grown with each day.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

No More Color-Coded Terror Threats

The color-coded terror alert system developed after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will soon be a thing of the past.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Racy MTV Show 'Skins' Sees Big Ratings Drop

Ratings for a new show on MTV being criticized for its racy material have dropped by more than 50 percent after only one week on air.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Another Snowstorm Set to Pound the East Coast

A winter storm that brought a mixture of rain and heavy snow to parts of Tennessee and New England this week is now predicted to cause dangerous travel conditions and disruptions throughout the East Coast.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Calm Returns to Lebanon after Two-Day Protests

Lebanon's new Hezbollah-backed prime minister began the process of forming a new cabinet as calm returned to the region after two days of protests.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Toyota Recalls Lexus Models Over Fuel Leak

Toyota recalled nearly 1.7 million cars worldwide Wednesday for fuel leaks, the latest in a ballooning number of quality problems that could add another dent to its tarnished reputation in the crucial U.S. market.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Lawmaker Presses WH on Religious Persecution

An American congressman wants the U.S. to help protect religious minorities in the Middle East and South Central Asia.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Bachmann Gives Tea Party Response to SOTU

Bachman's response was originally aimed at Tea Party activists, but it was broadcast live on CNN, taped by Fox News and telecast by the Tea Party Express.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Doctos Say Giffords Contuing to Improve

Doctors at the Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Upgraded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' status from serious to good.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

IL High Court to Hear Rahm Emanuel's Appeal

The Illinois Supreme Court agreed to hear Rahm Emanuel's appeal of the decision to remove his name from the ballot for mayor of Chicago.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Stakelbeck on Terror: Arab-Nazi Alliance in the Holocaust

Author Edwin Black breaks down Arab Muslim role in the Nazi Holocaust and how this history still affects the Middle East today.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Southern Baptist Leader Leaves 'Mosque Coalition'

A Southern Baptist Convention leader says a religious coalition developed to monitor 'mosque discrimination' is crossing the line to promote Islam.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

First Gitmo Trial Results in Life Sentence

The first Guantanamo Bay detainee to stand trial in an American civilian court will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Aussie Flooding Devastates Economic Growth

Flooding that began in November continues to swamp Australia, leaving a path of death and destruction.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Lawsuit: Where's the Beef, Taco Bell?

A group of California attorneys say Taco Bell uses false advertisement by referring to "seasoned beef" in its food when in fact the fast food chain doesn't use real meat.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Palestinians: 'Settlers' Can Live in our State

Former PA Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei offered to allow Israelis the chance to live under Palestinian rule in a future Palestinian state.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Freedom Flotilla 2 Planned for May

Pro-Palestinian groups are planning another attempt to breach Israel's naval blockade on the Gaza Strip on the anniversary of the Turkish flotilla fiasco.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Sleep-Deprived Kids = Higher Risk of Obesity

Children who get less sleep are more likely to be obese, according to a new study published in the latest issue of the journal Pediatrics.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Lebanese Parliamentarians Chose Next PM

Lebanese parliamentarians Monday voted in Hezbollah's candidate for prime minister.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Farsi Channel Aims to Educate Iran on Holocaust

Israel's Holocaust memorial has launched a Farsi-language version of its YouTube channel in an effort to educate the Iranian people about the holocaust.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Billy Graham's Biggest Regret: Politics

Rev. Billy Graham says if he had it to do over again, he would steer clear of politics, according to Christianity Today.

Monday, January 24, 2011

WH Promises Stronger Support for Military Families

President Barack Obama has announced a series of new initiatives aimed at enhancing the physical and psychological health of military families.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Pope to Catholics Online: 'It's Not Just About Hits'

Pope Benedict XVI reminded Catholic bloggers and Facebook and Youtube users Monday to be respectful and sensitive when witnessing to others about Jesus Christ.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Moscow Terrorist Attack Raises Security Questions

The latest attack is now drawing questions of Russia's ability to safely host major international sports events like the Winter Olympics and World Cup.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Nation Marks 25th Anniv. of Challenger Disaster

Twenty-five years after the NASA shuttle explosion that took the lives of seven astronauts, the tragedy is still fresh in the minds of many.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Northeast, Midwest Brace for Record Cold Weather

Meteorologists have urged residents in the Northeast and Midwest to stay indoors on Monday as they will probably face harsh winter conditions

Monday, January 24, 2011

Life Prize Awards Honor Pro-Life Movement

The awards recognize individuals who have made outstanding strides in preserving and upholding the sanctity of human life.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Unique Bracelets Help Promote Braille Literacy

Research shows as many as 90 percent of the blind community is illiterate and cannot read Braille.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Snow Blasts Midwestern States, New England

Forecasters say the storm is expected to dump 5 to 8 inches of snow, with New York City getting as much as 32 inches.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Churches Reaching Out to Brazil Flood Victims

Officials in Brazil are struggling to deliver food, water and other aid to residents stranded after more than a week of heavy rain, flooding and mudslides.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Texas Golfer Tees Off for the Record Books

Richard Lewis has set out to play 600 rounds of golf this year, earning him a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Friday, January 21, 2011

China Human Rights Advocate Still Missing

Congressional leaders renewed criticism of China's crackdown on human rights advocates this week as Chinese President Hu Jintao met with U.S. lawmakers.

Friday, January 21, 2011

First Lady Surprises White House Guests

White House visitors were visibly startled Thursday when they were unexpectedly greeted by first lady Michelle Obama.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Defiant Iran Holds Nuke Talks with World Leaders

Iran and six world powers were holding nuclear talks behind closed doors Friday in Istanbul even though Tehran is still refusing to curb its nuclear activities.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Tenn. Lawmaker Retracts Nazi Comments

Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., has apologized for comparing Republican tactics against the health care law to those of the Nazis.

Friday, January 21, 2011

PTC Calls for Child Porn Probe of MTV's 'Skins'

"Skins" made its debut on the cable network last week. The program features underage actors engaged in sexual situations.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Poll: Most Say Prayer Saved Rep. Giffords' Life

Less than two weeks after being shot in the head, Rep Gabrielle Giffords left the hospital for rehab. Most are crediting prayer for her 'miraculous' progress.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Obama Shifts Gears to Economic 'Overdrive'

President Barack Obama said his focus is now on "putting the economy into overdrive," starting with a new economic advisory board to focus on job creation.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Saturday Marks Roe v. Wade 38th Anniversary

Saturday is the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade -- the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Obama to Run Re-election Bid from Chicago

President Barack Obama's bid for a second term will be run from Chicago instead of Washington, his team announced on Thursday.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Palestinians Block French FM's Motorcade

A Palestinian mob surrounded French Foreign Minister Michele Alliot-Marie's motorcade as it attempted to enter the Gaza Strip on Friday.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Homeless Radio Announcer: Is Fame Too Much?

Has the bright lights of the media attention for once-homeless radio announcer Ted Williams proven to be too bright?

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Feds Arrest Dozens in Historic Mafia Bust

In one of the largest Mafia crackdowns in FBI history, authorities arrested 127 suspected mobsters Thursday in New York, New Jersey and other parts of the Northeast.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Ala. Gov. Apologizes for Remarks on Christians

Alabama's newly sworn in governor is trying to calm the controversy he started on Monday when he said only Christians are his brothers and sisters.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

House Moves to Replace Health Care Law

One plan is to get rid of unpopular parts of the new law and advance GOP alternatives on key issues like medical malpractice.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Michael Reagan on Brother's New Book, Faith

Michael Reagan believes his brother regrets the claims he made in his new book that President Reagan showed signs of Alzheimer's while still in office.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Israeli President's Wife, Sonia, Dies at 87

The wife of Israeli President Shimon Peres, Sonia, died Thursday afternoon at her Tel Aviv apartment. She was 87.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

IDF: Overdose Killed Bil'in Woman

The Israel Defense Forces released its findings into the cause of death of Bil'in resident Jawaher Abu Rahmah, 36, in late December.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Giffords Able to Stand, Readies for Rehab

Less than two weeks after surviving a bullet through the brain, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords stood up and looked out the window of her hospital room.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Ground Zero Mosque Facing 'Money Issues'

The American Center for Law and Justice is asking the New York Supreme Court to suspend construction of a proposed mosque center near Ground Zero.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

DA: Philadelphia Doctor Killed Babies with Scissors

A Philadelphia doctor has been charged with murder after an investigation revealed the death of several babies and a 22-year-old mother at his clinic.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Obama Orders Review of Rules Affecting Economy

President Barack Obama ordered a review of federal regulations this week in an effort to get rid of rules that may be stifling job growth and creation.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Homeless Awareness Signs Cause Controversy

City officials say life-size signs meant to inform Dallas residents of the homelessness in their community are illegal.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Colo. Student Pays Tuition in Dollar Bills

College tuition is a growing burden on some in the tough conomy.  One Colorado student went to great lengths to show how heavy the financial load can be.  

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Brody File: The 2012 GOP Mosh Pit

Possibly a dozen GOP leaders may take the plunge and attempt to become the 2010 presidential nominee. But who will be the last one standing?

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

President Obama's Approval Rating Makes Big Jump

The survey released Tuesday revealed 54 percent of Americans approve of the job the president is doing.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

NYC Mayor Defends Chancellor's Birth Control Joke

New York City Mayor Bloomberg's new schools chancellor has drawn fire for a joke she made during a discussion about overcrowding in city schools.

Monday, January 17, 2011

UK Government Hands over State-Run Health Care

The United Kingdom will hand the reigns of its state-run health care system back to doctors, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Monday.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Health Care Repeal Vote Expected this Week

The House is set to vote Wednesday on repealing the new health care law.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Ground Zero Mosque Leader on National Tour

Feisal Abdul Rauf said his tour is to promote 'interfaith understanding,' and show that Islam is 'not an alien religion.'

Monday, January 17, 2011

Trillions of E-mails Sent in 2010

Internet users sent a total of 107 trillion e-mails worldwide in 2010, according to Pingdom, which provides web monitoring services to various companies.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Study: Smoking Damages DNA Immediately

New research has revealed that smoking damages DNA within minutes of a person inhaling smoke.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Jerusalem's Shepherd Hotel Demolition Completed

Bulldozers completed the demolition of the old Shepherd Hotel in the predominantly Arab neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah in Jerusalem's eastern sector.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Obamas, Holder Attend Church to Honor MLK

On Monday, America will pause to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who would have been 82 years old on Jan. 15.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Hezbollah Rejects Hariri as Interim PM

Hezbollah chief Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said his group would not support Sa'ad Hariri as interim prime minister while a new government is being formed.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Crews Rescue 80+ Skiers from Stalled Lift

Emergency crews used ropes and pulleys to rescue nearly 85 skiers from a stalled chairlift at an Ohio ski resort.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

New Miss America a Christian, Home Schooled

A few days before she won the title as the next Miss America, Teresa Scanlan told CBN News that being in beauty pageants has strengthened her faith in Christ.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Doctors Replace Giffords' Breathing Tube

Doctors freed Rep. Gabrielle Giffords from the ventilator on Saturday, replacing the breathing tube with a tracheotomy tube.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Holbrooke Honored for Years of Diplomatic Service

Leaders and dignitaries from around the world gathered Friday to remember late Ambassador Richard Holbrooke.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Wait Begins for Sudan 'Freedom Vote' Results

Christians in south Sudan are awaiting results of an independence vote to decide whether they will secede from the Muslim north.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Film Critic Reviews 'Green Hornet,' 'The Dilemma'

Will the new movies "The Green Hornet" and "The Dilemma" be films that you should allow your children to see?

Friday, January 14, 2011

Aid Group Helps with Haiti Hospital Project

St. Damien is one of many cities in the island nation of Haiti that's still trying to recover from last year's devastating earthquake.

Friday, January 14, 2011

More States Want to Fight Against 'Obamacare'

Five more states want to become part of the lawsuit filed against the new health care law, which requires all Americans to buy health care insurance.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Ministry Scores Lawmakers on Religious Freedom

Open Doors USA has been scoring U.S. lawmakers based on their votes to determine the strongest supporters of international religious freedom in Congress.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Grenades Thrown at Hezbollah-allied Office

Two hand grenades were thrown Thursday night at the office of Michel Aoun - a Hezbollah-allied politician.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Australia Residents See Impact of Devastating Floods

Australia's third largest city of Brisbane was compared to a war zone as floodwaters began to recede Thursday, revealing the extent of damage.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

USDA Plan May Mean Healthier School Lunches

New guidelines are on the menu for school lunches across the country as the government seeks to make healthier food options available to students.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Kristian Stanfill 'Moves Mountains' with New CD

Worship leaders Kristian Stanfill recently released a new music album titled "Mountains Move." 

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Atheist to High Court: Drop 'In God We Trust'

California lawyer and atheist Michael Newdow has again petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to do away with the nation's motto "In God We Trust."

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Israel to Join U.N. Women's Group

Israeli cabinet ministers are expected to allocate 3 million shekels for membership in the U.N. Women's executive committee.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Lenders Repossess 1 Million Homes in 2010

Banks repossessed an estimated 1 million homes in 2010, the worst year since the mortgage crisis began in four years ago.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Police: Alleged Ariz. Shooter Had Prior Arrests

Arizona police say Jared Loughner, the alleged gunman in the Tucson massacre, had 12 previous encounters with authorities over the years.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

GLAAD Asks CNN to Stop Booking Anti-Gay Guests

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has launched a Web petition against CNN's use of anti-gay activist on sexual orientation issues.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

New England Digs Out from Winter Storm

Much of New England continued to struggle to dig out and thaw out Thursday after the latest blast of winter weather.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Israeli Ministry Posts 2011 Excavation List

Israel's Foreign Ministry posted a preliminary list of archaeological excavations scheduled for 2011.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Rescue Efforts Tough After Deadly Mudslides in Brazil

Mudslides swept away homes in the mountains north of Rio De Janeiro Thursday, leaving survivors scrambling to reach those still trapped.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Ice Brings Unusual Sights to Mich., Miss.

For most in America, there's no doubting winter is here, and with the cold weather comes ice.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Church Cancels Picket at Tucson Victim's Funeral

A controversial Kansas church known for protesting at military funerals has called off one of its demonstrations at the funeral of a victim of the recent Tucson, Ariz., shooting.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

November Housing Prices Fall 5 Percent

Housing prices across the U.S. have continued to decline and are expected to go lower, according to a housing report released Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Did Ariz. Suspect Think Shooting was a Dream?

Some friends of Jared Loughner have suggested the Tucson, Ariz. shooting suspect may have thought Saturday's attack was nothing more than a dream.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Lebanon Gov't Collapses as Hezbollah Walks Out

Lebanon's year-old unity government collapsed Wednesday after Hezbollah walked out over a U.N.-backed tribunal investigating the assassination of former prime minister Hariri.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Obamas Travel to Ariz. to Attend Memorial Service

The president is scheduled to speak Wednesday evening at the nationally televised memorial service at the University of Arizona.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Officers Shoots Christian Dead in Egypt

An off-duty police officer opened fire on a train in Egypt, Tuesday, killing a 71-year old Christian man, and wounding five other Christians.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Verizon Wireless to Get Apple IPhone

Verizon and Apple have finally teamed up to offer the iPhone to customers.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

'Guitars 4 Troops' Helps Soldiers Harmonize

A Tennessee guitar shop owner is helping troops overseas by sharing the gift of music.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Stakelbeck on Terror: Muslims Persecuting Non-Muslims

On this week's edition of Stakelbeck on Terror, CBN News examines the continued persecution of Christians in the Middle East.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Floods Hit Empty Brisbane; 20,000 Homes in Danger

On Wednesday, flood waters poured into Australia's third-largest city, swamping neighborhoods as the muddy waters reached the tops of traffic lights in some parts of city.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Abby Johnson's 'Unplanned' Journey to Pro-Life

The number of abortions in America increased slightly last year after falling for nearly two decades.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Storm to Blend with Midwest System, Head North

Much of the U.S. on Tuesday was facing some sort of winter storm watch, warning or advisory.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Court: Texas Can't Block Gay Divorce

A federal appeals court in Austin, Texas said the state's attorney general cannot block a divorce granted to a lesbian couple who married in Massachusetts.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Pope Rebukes Pakistan over Blasphemy Law

Pakistan's Muslims are telling Pope Benedict XVI to stop interfering in their internal affairs.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Slain Judge Remembered as 'Fervent Christian'

The judge killed in Saturday's Arizona rampage is being remembered as a "fervent Christian" who treated everyone with kindness and respect.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Israeli FM: Deploy Int'l. Force at Gaza Border

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman called for deployment of an international force along Gaza's border with Egypt.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Graham Warns against Blame Game in Ariz. Shooting

Evangelist Franklin Graham has warned Americans to be cautious about placing blame in the senseless Tucson, Ariz massacre.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Iran Claims Mossad Agents Arrested

Iran announced the arrest of a "network of spies and terrorists" on Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Tom Delay Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay was sentenced to three years in prison on Monday conspiracy to commit money laundering.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Tragedy in Tucson: Latest Coverage

CBN News gives unique coverage of this tragic event, including analysis of Loughner's motives.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Devoted Husband Gives Life for Wife in Attack

Devoted Christians Dorwan and Mavy Stoddard were two victims of the Jan. 8 shooting rampage during a public event in Tucson, Ariz.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Giffords Staffer Recalls Moments of Attack

Sara Rajca is one of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' staff members, and was with the congresswomen when Saturday's tragic shooting took place.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Shooter's Motive Sparks Debate on Political Rhetoric

As more information is released about the Tucson, Ariz., shooting suspect, many are blaming growing political anger for his actions.  But are they right?

Monday, January 10, 2011

Biden Makes Surprise Visit to Afghanistan

Vice President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Afghanistan, Monday, to assess the progress being made in handing security over to Afghan forces.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Dozens of Christians Arrested in Iran

Authorities in Iran may have arrested more than 70 Christians the day after Christmas, a ministry in the country recently revealed.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Jared Loughner: A Homegrown Terrorist?

The FBI is looking into Jared Loughner's motives. Domestic terrorism charges have not been ruled out, but defining such charges can be difficult.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Ted Haggard to Debut TLC Reality Show

Ted Haggard, the former head of The National Association of Evangelicals, is slated to debut his own reality show on TLC Sunday.

Monday, January 10, 2011

NYC Religious Leaders Target City's Abortion Rate

New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan recently called on religious leaders work towards lowering the city's abortion rate.

Monday, January 10, 2011

R.I. Bishop Blasts Leaders for Gay Marriage Push

A Rhode Island bishop is speaking out against Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) and his push to legalize gay marriage.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Clinton: 'Sanctions Delayed Iran Nukes'

International sanctions have delayed Iran's efforts to develop atomic weapons, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday.

Monday, January 10, 2011

U.S., China Agree to Improve Military Ties

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates was in China on Monday mending military ties for the new year.

 

Sunday, January 09, 2011

All House Votes on Hold After Shooting

Business of the U.S. House of Representatives has been derailed following the deadly shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz.

Sunday, January 09, 2011

Sudanese Flood Polling Stations Despite Violence

Thousands of south Sudanese residents continued to flood polling stations on Monday in the second day of a "freedom vote."

Friday, January 07, 2011

Health Care Vote Sets Stage for Next Week

The new Republican-controlled House of Representatives moved one step closer to fulfilling a campaign pledge to repeal President Obama's health care law.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Nursing Home Patients Getting Younger

The number of younger residents in nursing homes has made a surprising increase, challenging caregivers who have to accommodate them.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Franklin Graham to Bring 'Hope' to Haiti Sunday

Evangelist Franklin Graham has been invited by the church leaders in the country to remind Haitians there is hope in God.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Egypt Christians Mark Mournful Christmas Eve

They put aside fears of another attack like the suicide bombing of an Alexandria church that killed 21 worshippers on New Year's Day.

Friday, January 07, 2011

'Golden-Voice' Man Credit's God for Redemption

Ted Williams, the Ohio homeless man with the velvety announcer's voice, acknowledged God as the source of his redemption.

Friday, January 07, 2011

NPR: Executive in Williams Firing Has Resigned

The National Public Radio executive who fired analyst Juan Williams for comments he made on Fox News has resigned.

Friday, January 07, 2011

U.S. Says Too Much Fluoride in Water

Fluoride in drinking water - credited with dramatically cutting cavities and tooth decay - may now be too much of a good thing.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Why is Obama Talking More on His Christian Faith?

President Barack Obama has spoken more in public about his Christian faith in the past few months.

Friday, January 07, 2011

NH Man, Ex-Wife in Home Schooling Legal Battle

Martin Kurowski says his ex-wife's strict religious teachings were socially isolating their daughter.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Charity Shows Students How to Serve Others

Operation Blessing International teamed up recently with Regent University in order to reach out and serve the needy in the Virginia Beach, Va., community.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Disney Park Coming to Israel?

A Disney theme park may be coming to Israel's northern port city of Haifa in the near future, media reports said this week.

Friday, January 07, 2011

IDF Chief Talks to Parents of New Recruits

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi addressed parents of youth nearing recruitment into the Israel Defense Forces.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Probe of Televangelists Finds 'No Wrongdoing'

A more than three-year long Senate investigation of spending by six well-known evangelical ministries wrapped up Thursday, with no findings of wrongdoing or penalties for the pastors.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

William Daley Named White House Chief of Staff

Former Commerce Secretary William Daley will become the next White House chief of staff, President Barack Obama announced Thursday.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Clooney 'Satellite Project' Monitors Volatile Sudan

People around the world will be watching when millions of Sudanese voters go to the polls on Sunday, thanks to the new Satellite Sentinel Project.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

'Smoky' Packages Shut Down Md. Gov't Buildings

Packages delivered to two state government buildings in Maryland exploded Thursday, sending sulfur-like fumes into the air and minimally hurting one mailroom worker.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Bronze Bear Statue May Leave Calif. Capitol

Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger moved out of the governor's office in the California state Capitol building last week. However, he left behind his $20,000 bronze grizzly bear statue.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

U.S. Nearing Closure on Saudi Arms Deal

The biggest U.S. arms sale in history is nearing completion, the Saudi Gazette reported on Tuesday.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Can Obama, GOP Find Accord on Corp. Tax Cuts?

President Obama and the GOP have major differences, but they've begun to have a meeting of the minds on at least one issue - cutting taxes for business.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Anti-American Cleric Al Sadr Returns to Iraq

Shiite cleric Muqtada al Sadr has returned to Iraq to the delight of hundreds of supporters after a self-imposed four-year exile in Iran.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Pew Forum: 112th Congress Mostly Protestant

Researchers found there is more representation among Episcopalians, Presbyterians, and Jews in Congress than in the country in general.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Homeless Man Offered Jobs for His 'Golden' Voice

Ted Williams became an overnight sensation after a video of him talking like a broadcaster was posted on YouTube.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Michele Bachmann 'Not Ruling Out' Presidential Run

Freshman U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann has "not ruled out" running for president, her office said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

South Korea Denies North's Peace Talk Offer

South Korea rejected an invitation from the North to begin peace talks, calling the proposal insincere.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Racial Slur Removed from Mark Twain Novels

Revised versions of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom Sawyer" will be published to better suit changing times.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Press Secretary Gibbs Quits, More Changes Ahead

Gibbs will quit his job to become a political advisor, marking the start of an Obama administration shake up as the president redefines his team. 

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Economist: Oil Prices Could Damper Recovery

Faith Birol, the agency's chief economist told the Financial Times that sooner or later, oil will simply cost too much and hurt the world's biggest economies.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Fed Court Asks CA Court for Prop 8 Clarification

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals asked the California Supreme Court to clarify whether the supporters of Prop 8 have the legal standing to file an appeal.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Slain Pakistani Gov. Stood Against Blasphemy Law

A powerful Pakistani governor was shot and killed Tuesday by one of his own guards over his stance against the country's blasphemy law.

 

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Rare Solar Eclipse Casts Eerie Morning Glow

Europe and areas across the Mideast were treated to a rare sight Tuesday, as a solar eclipse cast an eerie glow during the early morning hours.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Obama Poised to Sign Food Safety Bill

The bill gives the U.S. Food and Drug Administration new powers over inspections at food processing facilities.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Will Baby Boomers Outlive Medicare?

Some baby boomers are starting to turn 65 this year and that new number of retirees is going to put even more stress on the Medicare system.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

U.K. Labor Unions Warn of Surge in Strikes

The threat came in response to U.K. Treasury Secretary's recent announcement of billions in spending cuts to trim the nation's deficit.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Iraqi Christians Urged to Stay Despite Attacks

Dindar Najman, Iraq's new minister for immigration and migrants, has asked Christians not to leave the country despite the recent deadly attacks against their community.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

CDC: Flu Widespread in Five States

The CDC said if Americans haven't received their flu shot yet, it's not too late.

Monday, January 03, 2011

New Cancer Test Could Help in Treatment

The test, invented by Boston scientists and health care giant Johnson & Johnson, is so sensitive it can spot a single cancer cell among a billion healthy ones.

Monday, January 03, 2011

Britain Headed for Coldest Winter in 300 Years

Britain is having one of its coldest winters on record. Temperatures during the month of December were the coldest in 120 years, averaging only around 32 degrees.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Operation Blessing Delivers New Shoes to Peru Kids

Operation Blessing International is working to reach the poorest communities in Peru, recently providing new shoes to thousands of children.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Horseback Therapy Helps the Disabled

A Texas organization is using therapeutic horseback riding to help improve the quality of life for those with disabilities.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Massive Flooding Forces Australia Evacuations

Floodwaters in Australia are now covering an area larger than France and Germany combined, and affecting at least 200,000 people.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Basketball Hoops Donations Upset Fla. Atheists

An atheist group is upset with a Florida sheriff's attempt to get tough with local inmates.

Friday, December 31, 2010

No New Year's Resolution? You're Not Alone

New Year's resolutions could be slim in the United States for 2011.

Friday, December 31, 2010

German Surfers Ride City River Waves

No beach? No problem. Surfers in Germany are taking advantage of high water levels in the cities rivers.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Poll Shows GOP Support Huckabee for President

A new poll reveals former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has the most support to be the 2010 GOP presidential candidate.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Experts: Gas Prices Could Hit $5 a Gallon Soon

Gas prices have increased throughout the holiday season, and drivers are now being warned of prices as high as $5 per gallon in coming years.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Harsh Winter Weather Ringing in the New Year

The winter weather isn't letting up for much of the country as several states across the nation usher in the new year with snow, ice, and rain.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Islamic Terrorists Continue Attacks on Iraqi Christians

Islamic terrorists have killed two more Iraqi Christians, attacking four Christian homes with bombs and grenades Thursday night.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Christianity & The Church

What is the position of the Church in today's changing world? CBN News has consistently kept you appraised on what is happening to Christians around the world and at home and where the Church is making a difference.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Global Threats

Economic sanctions against Iran and North Korea countries have continued, but the security threat posed the rogue nations has remained a high concern for the United States and international community.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Israel Sovereignty

Ongoing threats to Israel's national security this year included the spreading notion that the world would be a better place without the Jewish nation. Our CBN News Jerusalem team continues to take you 'Inside Israel' unlike any other news source.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Social & Moral Concerns

Evangelical conservatives fought throughout 2010 against what they saw as threats to America's social and moral makeup.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Manatees Seek Out Warmth amid Fla. Cold Snap

The cold weather chilling the Southeast is causing a rarely seen sight along Florida's coast - manatees.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Christine O'Donnell Denies Misusing Campaign Funds

Reports indicate federal authorities have launched a criminal investigation to look into whether O'Donnell illegally used campaign money to pay personal bills.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Obama Extends Hawaii Vacation

A spokesman for the president said he wants to spend more time with his wife and daughters before returning to work.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Atheists Accuse DC Mayor Elect of Discrimination

An atheist group in Washington, D.C., is protesting that atheists aren't being invited to take part in a prayer service.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Former Israeli President Convicted of Rape

The Tel Aviv District Court convicted former Israeli President Moshe Katsav on two counts of rape and sexual harassment charges.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Biblical Archaeology

This year marked several new developments in the field. Our new Biblical Archaeology section includes this year's latest discoveries and insight on how they relate to our understanding of the Bible.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Midterm Elections, Tea Party Influence

The heated backlash against the Democrat's controversial health care reform push, along with the Obama administration's apparent lack of attention to the flagging economy, fueled the decentralized "Tea Party" movement, making it a force to be reckoned with during the 2010 midterm elections.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The Economy, Gulf Oil Spill

A weak economy, a growing federal deficit, and a man-made disaster in the Gulf that dragged on for months spelled more trouble for President Obama his efforts to pull the country out of a prolonged recession.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Haiti Earthquake, Cholera Outbreak

After an already struggling Haiti was hit with a powerful 7.0 earthquake in mid-January, the international community took great interest in the country and in helping Haitians with the long road to recovery.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Islam vs. Western Values

From the arrest of Islamic extremists on U.S. soil to a proposed mosque center near Ground Zero, the debate surrounding Islam and Western values captured your attention throughout 2010.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Even in NFL, Tebow Proudly Wears His Faith

Denver Bronco's quarterback Tim Tebow has always used football as a platform for ministry, and Sunday's game against the Houston Texans was no different.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Billy Graham Soloist Receives Grammy Award

Legendary Billy Graham crusade soloist George Beverly Shea has been selected to receive a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

111th Congress Most Expensive in History

The 111th Congress has surpassed its nearest competitor, the 110th Congress, by an astounding $1.262 trillion in new debt.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Pilot Defends Posting Security Videos on YouTube

American Airlines pilot Chris Liu said he didn't think the airport security video he posted on YouTube would get much notice. Too his astonishment, it went viral.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Freezing Temperatures Damage $115M in Fla. Crops

This winter's freezing temperatures have damaged several citrus crops in Florida.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Islamic Sect Claims Credit for Nigerian Attacks

A radical Muslim group in Nigeria has claimed responsibility for bombings and church attacks that killed at least 80 people on Christmas Eve.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Maine Ski Resort Investigates Lift Failure

State inspectors have been dispatched to Maine's Sugarloaf ski resort to investigate the accident that injured nine skiers.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Wounded Soldier Gets Hero's Welcome on Christmas

An Arizona family celebrated a very special Christmas when their wounded son came home for the holidays.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Poll: Obama, Hillary Clinton 'Most Admired'

President Obama has been ranked as the most admired man for the third year in a row, according to a new USA Today/Gallup poll.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

U.S. Companies Reach Out to Muslims

American companies are increasingly reaching out to Muslim consumers who are seen as an untapped market for U.S. businesses.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Somali Militants to Obama: 'Embrace Islam or Else'

About 20 Somali-Americans have traveled to Somalia to train with al-Shabab.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Ex-Oil Exec Says Gas Will Hit $5 by 2012

Gasoline could hit $5 a gallon in the U.S. within the next few years, according to former Shell Vice President John Hofmeister.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Obama to Address Deficit in State of Union

President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union speech to address America's skyrocketing national debt.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Chief Rabbis Call Israel to Fight 'Abortion Epidemic'

Israel's Chief Rabbinate called on the Israeli public on Monday to fight the "abortion epidemic" in the country.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

White House May Reintroduce 'Death Panels'

The Obama administration has restored one of the most controversial provisions of the new health care law.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Why Getting Adequate Sleep is Key to Success

Is one of your new year's resolutions to get more sleep? One researcher suggests that it should be.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Miller Lifts Opposition to Certifying AK Election

Tea Party favorite Joe Miller gave up his nearly two-month legal fight on Monday to keep Alaska from certifying Sen. Murkowski's Nov. 2 win.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Egyptians Seize Weapons Headed for Gaza

Egyptian security forces have uncovered a large weapons cache in the Sinai Desert believed to be bound for the Gaza Strip.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Most Popular 2010 CBN News Stories

CBN News offered in-depth coverage on this year's most important stories to you, with the unique perspective our viewers have come to expect from our veteran news team.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Health & Wellness

Health issues like cancer, diet, exercise, and eating habits have been a long-standing interest to you, our viewers. This year, CBN News also offered you insight on how sexual sin and relationship problems affect your physical and emotional well-being.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Football Faith: Does God Care Who Wins the Game?

Author Chad Gibbs is a Christian and an Auburn Tigers fan. He says he noticed he had a hard time worshipping God on Sunday if the Tigers didn't win on Saturday.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Florida Church Uses Biblical Mural to Inspire Youth

Keith Goodson is the artist behind a massive 12 by 36 foot oil painting inside the Champions Church sanctuary in Winter Haven, Fla.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Iraqi Christians Hold Christmas Mass in Baghdad

Iraqi Christians refused to let the recent terror attacks keep them from celebrating Christmas.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Biden: Public Opinion on Gay Marriage 'Evolving'

VP Joe Biden said the military's repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" will help pave the way for a countrywide consensus on same-sex marriages.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Nepal TV Honors WorldReach Childrens' Program

After evaluating all of its 500 programs -- both religious and non-religious - CAR-Net chose the weekly, 30-minute program "Happy World" as No. 1 in broadcast quality.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Napolitano: Scanners, Pat-Downs Here to Stay

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Sunday that the airport full-body scanners and invasive pat-downs won't be going away any time soon.

Monday, December 27, 2010

First Family Attends Church in Hawaii

President Obama and his family went to church on Sunday.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Nigeria Attacks Leave Dozens of Christians Dead

A mob attacked and killed six Christians in the central African nation of Nigeria on Christmas Eve.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Israeli FM: Israeli-Palestinian Peace Impossible Now

Israeli FM Avigdor Lieberman said a comprehensive peace agreement with the Palestinians is impossible at this time.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Winter Snow Storm Not Hurting Sales Much

Consumers across the rest of the U.S. scoured clearance racks during the afterglow of the best holiday season for retailers since 2007.