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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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Monday, October 04, 2010

New Court: Justices to Weigh Free Speech Case

During the new term, the court will look at provocative anti-gay protests at military funerals and a California law banning the sale of violent video games to children.

Monday, October 04, 2010

Round 5: Investigative Panel Meets Again on Gulf Spill

The next round of hearings on the cause of April's deadly rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico and the subsequent oil spill are scheduled to begin Monday near New Orleans.

Monday, October 04, 2010

NYC Mosque's Imam, Wife Receive Death Threats

The threats were revealed Sunday on ABC's "This Week" by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf's wife, Daisy Khan, during a discussion on 'Islam in America.'

Friday, October 01, 2010

Justice Kagan Takes Seat on Supreme Court

Justice Elena Kagan officially joined the eight other justices on the U.S. Supreme Court, Friday.

Friday, October 01, 2010

Scientists Discover New Planet Similar to Earth

A team of scientists in California have discovered a new planet. It's the first of its kind and could have the right conditions to support life.

Friday, October 01, 2010

Hiker Survives Six Days Without Food, Water

A California hiker found alive after six days without food or water survived by staying still and writing notes to his family on his hat.

Friday, October 01, 2010

New Sex Ed Funding Moves From Abstinence-Only

For the first time in more than 10 years, the government will fund sex education programs not solely based on abstinence.

Friday, October 01, 2010

Flags 'Squirreled' Away in Ohio Neighborhood

American flags have been disappearing from an Ohio neighborhood, but residents didn't want the thieves arrested. That's because the culprits are squirrels.

Friday, October 01, 2010

'The Way Home' Airing on Gospel Music Channel

Focus on the Family movie critic Bob Waliszewski suggested families may want to watch a new movie airing on the Gospel Music channel called "The Way Home."

Friday, October 01, 2010

Obama: Jesus Christ Died for My Sins

President Barack Obama spoke out about his Christian faith Tuesday, telling a crowd that "we're sinful and we're flawed," but have salvation through Christ.

Friday, October 01, 2010

Another Long Accuser: 'I Pray for the Bishop'

Another man who filed a lawsuit claiming sexual abuse by Bishop Eddie Long has spoken out, saying he prays for the megachurch pastor because he "knows the truth."

Friday, October 01, 2010

Report: Health Care Law to Worsen Doc Shortage

New estimates released by the Association of American Medical Colleges show doctor shortages will be 50 percent worse by 2015 than first forecasted.

Friday, October 01, 2010

Mexico Mudslide Death Toll Raised to 32

Heavy rain for the last several weeks has led to mudslides throughout southern Mexico. The death toll currently stands at 32.

Friday, October 01, 2010

Controversial TV Ad Backfires on Fla. Congressman

A controversial television commercial by a liberal Florida congressman seems to be backfiring -- on him.

Friday, October 01, 2010

Charity Aid Group Gives Peruvians Medical Care

Operation Blessing International has been in the Lamas Province of the Peru providing much needed medical care to native Indian communities.

Friday, October 01, 2010

Scientists Make Breakthrough on Stem Cell Alternative

Scientists have made extraordinary progress in a method of creating stem cells without using human embryos.

Friday, October 01, 2010

Ecuadorean Troops Rescue Leader from Rebel Police

There was chaos in the streets of Quito, Ecuador on Thursday after the country's police turned on their own president.

Friday, October 01, 2010

Netanyahu Stays Committed to Peace

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel wants to continue with direct talks with the Palestinians.

Friday, October 01, 2010

TARP Ends Sunday, Bailout Losses Still Unresolved

The Troubled Asset Relief Program is set to expire Sunday. But the Treasury Department is a long way from recovering the $190 billion still outstanding.

Friday, October 01, 2010

Federal Court Tosses U.S. Pledge, Motto Suit

A federal court in Madison, Wis., has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the engravings of national motto, "In God We Trust," and the Pledge of Allegiance at the Capitol Visitors Center in Washington, D.C.

Friday, October 01, 2010

Iran Preparing to Fuel Bushehr Reactor

Iranian nuclear engineers have readied the Bushehr reactor for fuel, the head of Iran's nuclear program announced.

Friday, October 01, 2010

Syrian President Off to Iran Again

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will pay an official state visit to Iran over the weekend.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

AIG Announces Plan to Pay Back Taxpayers

Banking Giant AIG announced a plan Thursday to pay back taxpayers for the money they borrowed.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Pakistan Blocks Supply Route, Tensions Rise

Tensions are escalating between Pakistan and the United States after Pakistan blocked a vital supply route for U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan

Thursday, September 30, 2010

FDA Admits Delayed Response to Secret Recall

Officials for the Food and Drug Administration have admitted Thursday that they should have acted sooner to stop a secret drug recall by Johnson & Johnson.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Official: Germans, Brits Behind European Terror Plot

A Pakistani intelligence official says eight Germans and two British brothers are behind a recent terror plot against European cities.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Football Dad Wants Pre-Game Prayers to Stop

An assistant coach for the Holmes County Pee Wee Football Association wants the league to stop its pre-game prayers because they violate his and his son's rights.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Emanuel Out, Rouse In as WH Chief of Staff

Rahm Emanuel will resign as White House chief of staff on Friday and will begin his campaign for Chicago mayor.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Sixth Graders' Balloon Letters Spark Donations

When elementary school teacher Dan Goldman employed creative means to boost his students' enthusiasm for writing, he got more than he bargained for.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

N. Korea Releases Photos of Kim Jong Un

Pictures of North Korea's heir apparent revealed a chubby-faced young man wearing a communist-style black suit and a sober expression.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Cape Town to Host Lausanne Evangelical Congress

Evangelicals from around the world will be gathering in Cape Town, South Africa from Oct. 16-25 for the Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

New Mammogram Study Stirs Breast Cancer Debate

A new study reports it pays for women in their 40s to get a mammogram, once again stirring the debate over when a woman should be screened for breast cancer.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Fisher-Price Pulls Millions of Toys Over Safety

Fisher-Price is recalling more than 10 million toys, tricycles, and high chairs after reports of children being hurt by the products.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Researchers Find Evidence ADHD is Genetic

The international team of researchers involved in the study say their research could eventually lead to better treatments for the condition.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

FBI Reveals NYC Times Square Bomb's Potential

The FBI has revealed what might have happened if convicted car bomber Faisal Shahzad's explosive device had actually gone off in Times Square in New York City.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Poll: Distrust of News Media Hits Record High

A new Gallup poll shows 57 percent have little or no trust in the media to report the news fairly and accurately.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Campaign Ad Labels Christian Senator an Extremist

Florida state Sen. Dan Webster is being compared to a Taliban member as his opponent seeks to paint him as a religious extremist.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Gay Characters on Scripted TV Increasing

The number of homosexual characters on scripted television is rising, according to a new report by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Grand Ole Opry Re-Opens After Flood Damage

Some of country music's finest gathered to celebrate the re-opening of the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville after five months and $20 million worth of repairs.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Douglas Fir Chosen as White House Christmas Tree

The tree will be cut down and delivered personally to first lady Michelle Obama in November.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Congress Condemns Theft of Mojave Cross

Congress condemned the theft of a Mojave cross dedicated to the nation's veterans, in a resolution passed Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Court Approves Temporary Stem Cell Funding

The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., ruled on Tuesday that funding can continue while the panel of three judges considers the case.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Interest, Mortgage Rates Reach Record Lows

The rate on the government five-year Treasury note hit its lowest level Tuesday, falling to 1.26 percent.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Down Syndrome Football Player's Dream Comes True

The two rival teams from Snohomish High School and Lake Stevens High School worked together to allow junior Ike Ditzenberger to score the only touchdown of the night for his team.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

The Church in America: Surviving a Dark Culture

The American church has made headlines recently for not living up to God's call to righteousness. Many now wonder what may be missing in the Body of Christ.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

U.S. Construction Aid for Haiti Tied Up in D.C.

Haiti has still not seen any of the financial support for rebuilding that the U.S. promised back in March.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

IRS Will No Longer Mail Tax Forms

The government agency decided to stop mailing the forms, because so many people now file electronically.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Report: U.S. On Track to Become Fattest Country

The United States is the fattest nation in the capitalist world, according a report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Could Exposé Impact Obama Presidency?

A new book is giving a behind the scenes look into the White House's decisions regarding America's military operations in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Obama Wraps Up Four-State Tour

President Barack Obama wraps up a four-state tour Wednesday with stops in Des Moines, Iowa and Richmond, Va.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

The Brody File Show

Bestselling author David Limbaugh joins CBN News to talk about his book, Crimes Against Liberty: An Indictment of President Barack Obama.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Nearly 50 Percent of Gay Men with HIV Unaware

About one out of every five sexually active gay and bisexual men are infected with HIV, and nearly half of them don't know they have the disease, a recent federal study found.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Hundreds Feared Dead in Mexican Landslides

Hundreds of people are feared dead in a rural Mexican community after a Tuesday morning landslide buried as many as 300 homes.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Student Opens Fire at Univ. of Texas, Kills Self

The University of Texas was put on lockdown through Tuesday afternoon, after a masked gunman opened fire in the campus library and eventually shot himself dead.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Former President Carter Recovering After Hospital Visit

Former President Jimmy Carter is doing fine after being rushed to the hospital during his book tour.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Extreme Temps Roast Los Angeles, Fire Danger High

Although forecasters predicted another day of scorching heat in Los Angeles for Tuesday, they said the high temperatures will be heading downward soon.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Golden Gate City Mulls Ban on Fast Food Toys

Getting a toy with a fast food children's Happy Meal may not be standard anymore in San Francisco, if city officials have their way.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Dollar Trades Near 5-Month Low against Euro

Investors are concerned about the weak American economy and low interest rates.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Emanuel Decision Near; Likely to Leave White House

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel may resign his position at the end of this week as he considers a run for the mayor of Chicago.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

North Korea's Kim Makes Son 4-Star General

Experts say the promotion is a sign that the son is slated to succeed his father as leader of the reclusive nation.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Israel Seizes Gaza-bound Activist Boat

Israel's navy peacefully seized the Irene, a boat of Jewish activists bound for the Gaza Strip, an Israel Defense Forces spokesperson reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

World Split on Effectiveness of Stimulus Programs

There appears to be little global consensus among the world's largest economies on whether or not government stimulus programs work, according to a new BBC poll.

Monday, September 27, 2010

How to Respond: Should Bishop Long Step Down?

Accusations of sexual abuse against megachurch pastor Bishop Eddie Long have sparked debate both in and outside of the Christian community.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Southwest Airlines to Buy AirTran for $1.4 Billion

Southwest Airlines is planning to expand into some key smaller U.S. markets. after agreeing to buy AirTran, which is based out of Atlanta, Ga.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Passengers Pray During Emergency Landing

A routine Delta Connection flight turned shocking when one of the plane's wheels failed to come down.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Gov't Seeks to Expand Terrorist Tracking Avenues

The Obama administration is pushing new rules that would require banks to report all electronic money transfers in and out of the country.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Research: Kids Are Swearing Earlier

New research shows more children are swearing at younger ages than has been recorded in the past 30 years.

Monday, September 27, 2010

The Good Coup? Honduras One Year Later

The Central American nation of Honduras has finally started to rebuild its government after last year's political coup.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Popular French 700 Club Broadcast Across Europe

The French version of The 700 Club has become so popular with viewers that it is now going to be broadcast throughout Europe.

 

Monday, September 27, 2010

Ten States File Brief Against Same-Sex Marriage

Ten states have filed an amicus brief with a federal appeals court opposing same-sex marriage.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Judge Orders Lesbian Reinstated to Air Force

For the second time in September, a federal judge has ruled against the government's Don't Ask, Don't Tell military policy.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Pastors Test IRS Regulations, Endorse Candidates

Nearly 100 pastors across the country challenged IRS regulations on Sunday by speaking about biblical principals and endorsing political candidates from the pulpit.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Palestinians Issue Varying Statements on Talks

Palestinian Authority officials have issued differing statements at the end of the construction freeze in Judea and Samaria.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Fatah, Hamas Closer to Reconciling

Fatah and Hamas are moving closer to reconciling, the London-based Arabic-language daily Asharq al-Awsat reported.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Drive-by Shooting Wounds Pregnant Woman

An Israeli woman gave birth to a healthy baby boy on Sunday evening after being hit in a drive-by shooting near the South Hevron Hills.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Residents Flee Homes as Wis. Levee Starts to Fail

Some residents of the central Wisconsin town of Portage have fled their homes in the face of rising floodwaters after a levee started to fail Sunday.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Bolivian Students Changed by Outreach Event

Recently, evangelist Danette Crawford and her 'Joy Ministries' visited the largest university in Bolivia to bring the gospel to 70,000 students.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Pelosi: Tax Cut Vote Possible Before Elections

Democrats have abandoned plans to vote on extending middle class tax cuts until after the midterm elections, but Pelosi said she's not ruling out the idea.

Friday, September 24, 2010

University Gives Students Money to Change Lives

A Christian University in Tennessee is paying their students to learn a very valuable lesson.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Author: Palin's Faith Essential to Political Path

In his book, "The Faith and Values of Sarah Palin," author Stephen Mansfield takes a look at Palin's Christian faith and how it has molded her career.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Facebook Founder Donates $100M to NJ Schools

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced his first major gift of $100 million to help public schools in Newark, N.J.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Lawmakers Spotlight N.Korea Sex Trafficking

The House Human Rights Commission hosted a congressional hearing shining a spotlight on how China is ignoring the plight of North Korean refugees.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Texas School Board Adopts Resolution Limiting Islam

Social conservatives on the 15-member board warned of a creeping Muslim influence in the nation's educational publishing industry.    

Friday, September 24, 2010

Sex and the Church: Accountability in the Pulpit

Charisma editor Lee Grady talks about how recent sex abuse scandals have highlighted the need for accountability for church leaders.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Rare Scene: Cattle Herd Drives Off Bear Attack

An Oregon rancher captured on video a rare tussle between his cattle and a black bear.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Analysts Give Mixed Results on Housing Crisis

Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody's Analytics, believes last month marked the bottom for housing, and other economists expect housing to slowly come back in the next year.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Calif. Corruption Scandal Touches Nerve of Voters

A scandal involving eight Calif. city officials charged with misappropriating $5.5 million in public funds has touched a nerve with voters around the country.

Friday, September 24, 2010

New Rules Slow Gulf Drilling in Shallow Water

New federal regulations are making it harder for energy companies to drill in shallow water in the Gulf of Mexico.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Pastors to Challenge IRS on 'Pulpit Freedom Sunday'

At least 100 church pastors will defy the Internal Revenue Service by endorsing political candidates for the Nov. 2 elections from their pulpits this weekend during Pulpit Freedom Sunday.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Va. Inmate 1st Woman Executed in Five Years

Teresa Lewis died by lethal injection Thursday night for masterminding the murders of her husband and stepson in 2002.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Court Rulings Take Aim at Military's DADT Policy

Court rulings are expected Friday in two lawsuits targeting the U.S. military's Don't Ask Don't Tell policy.

Friday, September 24, 2010

N.J. Abortion Clinic Closes After State Funding Cut

A New Jersey Planned Parenthood office is closing its doors forever after Gov. Chris Christie cut state taxpayer funding to the abortion giant.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Study: Mammograms Not as Effective as First Thought

A new study suggests mammograms don't help women over 50 as much as previously thought.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

'Soles4Souls' Helps Poor Walk a Better Path

Wayne Elsey, founder of Soles4Souls, works to help those who are struggling in the U.S. and around the world.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Disabled Preacher Searching for a Service Dog

The economic downturn is affecting one Forth Wort, Texas man in a way he never could have been prepared.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Bishop Eddie Long to Address Sex Abuse Claims

Bishop Eddie Long told his congregation Sunday that he would fight the allegations of sexual misconduct that have been made against him.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Blockbuster Going Bust? Files for Chapter 11

After years of losing money, Blockbuster Inc. is filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Jobless Claims Rise to 465K

Those requesting new jobless benefits rose for the first time in more than a month.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

French Workers Strike Again Over Pension Plan

Thursday, workers continued to protest President Nicolas Sarkozy's plan to raise the retirement age to 62.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Obama Calls on World to Unite on Mideast Peace

President Obama is calling on the world to unite around the Israeli-Palestinian peace process in his speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Poll: Independents as Upset as Republicans

The results of a new poll shows there is more potential backlash against the Democrats in charge of Washington in this election year.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Fla. Court Rules Gay Adoption Ban Unconstitutional

Florida will no longer enforce its law banning gay people from adopting children after a state appeals court ruled the law unconstitutional.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Author: Obama's Aides Divided Over Afghan War

The author of 'Obama's Wars' claims the president and his aides are deeply divided over the Afghan war, and that the exit strategy was rooted in politics. 

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Egg Co. Owner 'Horrified' Over Salmonella Outbreak

The heads of two Iowa egg farms, linked to that massive salmonella outbreak this summer, testified before a House committee on Capitol Hill Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Deadly Bomb Explodes During Military Parade in Iran

A bomb exploded at a military parade in Iran, Wednesday, killing 12 spectators and injuring 75 others.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Palestinian Protestor's Death Sparks Riots

Tensions are high in the Middle East after an Israeli security guard shot and killed a Palestinian protester.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Bishop Eddie Long Denies Sex Abuse Allegations

Long, prominent pastor of a 25,000-member church outside Atlanta, denies allegations that he sexually abused three former members of his congregation.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Austin's Homeless Express Themselves Through Art

An organization in Austin, Texas, is giving homeless people in the city a way to express themselves.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Study: Weight Loss Equals Financial Gain

Losing weight will improve your health, but also help you save thousands of dollars.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Top Advisor Leaves Obama's Economic Team

Lawrence Summers, director of the National Economic Council, said he's returning to Harvard University, after working two years in the White House.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Students Seek God at 'See You at the Pole' Event

Christian students of all ages gathered at schools across the country Wednesday morning to pray before their classes began.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Eight Calif. City Officials Face Corruption Charges

The mayor and ex-city manager of the Los Angeles suburb of Bell were among eight current and former city officials arrested in a corruption scandal that cost the city more than $5 million.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Amputee Makes Record Swims Across English Channel

This week, Philippe Croizon swam 21 miles across the English Channel in less than 14 hours -- without arms or legs.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Airman Awarded Posthumous Medal of Honor

President Obama awarded the nation's highest military honor to Chief Master Sgt. Richard Etchberger who was killed during the Vietnam War.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

FBI Arrests Suspected Terrorist in Chicago

An undercover operation has led to the arrest of a suspected terrorist in Chicago.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Business Leaders Respond to Tenn. Students Letters

Students at an inner city school in Memphis, Tenn. recently got the attention of several high- powered business executives when they petitioned them to help meet the needs of their struggling school.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Allegation: Texas Textbooks Biased Against Christianity

The State Board of Education will vote Friday on a resolution aimed at restraining publishers from printing textbooks with a clear bias for Islam and against Christianity.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

ACLU Sues N.J. City Over Lord's Prayer

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey has filed a lawsuit against the Point Pleasant Beach City Council for reciting the Lord's Prayer before its meetings begin.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Abbas Refuses to Recognize Jewish State

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said he doesn't care what Israel calls itself.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Netanyahu Wants Israeli Troops at Palestinian Border

Israel's prime pinister said maintaining a "long-term Israeli presence" along the border would be one of his conditions for allowing the creation of a Palestinian state.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Minn. Archbishop: Catholics Oppose Gay Marriage

Minnesota's Roman Catholic diocese has launched a campaign against the legalization of same-sex marriage in the North Star State.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Samaritan Synagogue Uncovered near Beit She'an

A team of Israeli archaeologists unearthed a 1,500-year-old Samaritan synagogue southwest of Beit She'an in the Jordan Valley.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Stakelbeck on Terror | The Muslim Brotherhood

In this week's sepcial episode, CBN News examines the Muslim Brotherhood -- a group committed to jihad, sharia law and establishing Islamic domination in the U.S.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Author: U.S.-Arab Relations a Threat to America

Author Mitchell Bard says for decades, Saudi Arabia and other Arab governments have been quietly manipulating American foreign policy in the Middle East.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Muslims: NYC Mosque Project a 'Civil Rights Issue'

Muslim leaders likened the people who want the mosque built elsewhere to those who insisted Rosa Parks give up her seat on a segregated bus in 1955.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Obama Family Visits St. John's Episcopal Church

The Obama family took part in worship services Sunday in Washington.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Police Release Men Accused in Pope Terror Plot

Six men accused of planning an attack on the Pope have been released and will not face any charges.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Gov't: Distracted Driving Deaths Still Epidemic

The number of people killed in crashes connected to driver distraction declined last year, but the government said the problem remains an epidemic for American motorists.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Israelis, Palestinians Unite for Football

On one field in Jerusalem, both Israelis and Palestinians are coming together - to play football.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Gulf Residents Pray for Job Recovery

Gulf Coast residents are thanking God that the leaking British Petroleum oil well is finally sealed. They are now praying for a quick recovery of lost jobs.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Malaysian Burglar Dozes Off on Victim's Couch

A burglar in Malaysia broke into a house to steal jewelry, but then fell asleep on the homeowner's couch.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Texas Sues EPA Over Global Warming Regulations

The state of Texas has taken the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to court over the issue of global warming.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Obama Rallies Black Caucus for Dem Support

With all the polls showing a possible Republican comeback this fall, President Barack Obama is trying to rally Democrat support.

Monday, September 20, 2010

U.S. Hiker: 'We Committed No Crime'

During a news conference Sunday, Sarah Shourd said the three had been hiking in a popular tourist area - near a waterfall in Iraq's Kurdistan region - and had no idea the border was nearby.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Kingsbury on 'Like Dandelion Dust,' the Movie

A new faith-based film hits theaters nationwide this week - the big screen version of the best-seller Like Dandelion Dust by author Karen Kinsgbury.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Will the Economy Dominate Values Voters Summit?

FRC's Ken Blackwell talks about how the economy could overshadow social issues at this year's Values Voter Summit being held in Washington, D.C. this weekend.

Friday, September 17, 2010

UK Detains Six Men in Alleged Threat to Pope

British police arrested five street cleaners in a Friday pre-dawn raid over suspicions they were plotting an attack against Pope Benedict XVI.

Friday, September 17, 2010

ACLU Thinks Neb Coach's Message 'Too Religious'

An assistant football coach at the University of Nebraska could be blacklisted from speaking to high school students because the American Civil Liberties Union thinks his message is too religious.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Muslim Group to UN: Bar 'Defamation of Religions'

An international Muslim group is pushing for a controversial resolution in the United Nations after a Florida pastor threatened to burn Korans.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Ben and Jerry's: 'Go Ahead, Sleep on the Job'

Ben and Jerry's has announced that they have figured out how to solve the problem of sleep-deprived employees.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Thousands Attend Evangelist's 9/11 'CityFest' Event

Evangelist Luis Palau preached a message of love, not war on this year's 9th anniversary of 9/11.

Friday, September 17, 2010

NYC Considers Smoking Ban at Parks, Beaches

New York City officials are planning on extending the city's smoking ban from restaurants and bars to the outdoors.

Friday, September 17, 2010

New Airline Seats -- Like Riding a Cramped Saddle?

If you think riding on an airplane is like being a sardine packed in a can, just wait until you see the new SkyRider airline seat.

Friday, September 17, 2010

U.S. Economy: Second Recession Unlikely

The evidence is growing that a second recession is unlikely, and that's good news for both businesses and consumers.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Rent or Buy? Making Tough Calls in Tough Times

The latest dreary statistics on the economy have led some to suggest it's a better time to rent a home than to buy one.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Assemblies of God's Largest Church Hispanic

Leaders of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference says the Chicago church's development shows the direction of the North American church.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Poverty Rate at Highest Level in 15 years

A new report by the U.S. Census Bureau show's America's poverty rate is at it's highest level in more than 15 years.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Heroic Donkey Saves Goat from Mountain Lion

A donkey in northern California named Poppy is being called a hero after saving a goat from the clutches of a mountain lion.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Know What 'Corn Sugar' Is? Yes, You Do

The manufacturers who brought you the sweetener that's in everything from soda to pasta sauce -- even bread -- want to change the name from high fructose corn syrup to corn sugar.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

U.S. Takes Tougher Trade Stance with China

The U.S. indicated on Thursday it plans to get tougher on China when it comes to both trade and efforts to reform the Chinese currency system.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Utah Troopers Seek Highway Cross Rehearing

In Utah, a rehearing is being sought in a case involving 14 crosses placed along a state highway.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Senate Passes $30B Small Business Credit Measure

The U.S. Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would open up credit to small businesses.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Poll: Nearly Half Oppose Tax Hikes for Rich

The latest Associated Press-GFK poll shows 45 percent of the country opposes increasing taxes for the wealthy.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Pope Visits UK, Admits Failures in Abuse Scandal

Pope Benedict XVI told reporters the church did not act quickly or forcefully enough against priests who sexually abused children.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

King Herod's 'Royal Box' Uncovered

Hebrew University archaeologists have nearly finished excavating a "royal box" at the site of King Herod's theatre.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Pancakes vs. Prayers? Game on for 'IHOP'

The International House of Pancakes is suing the International House of Prayer over the use of the acronym IHOP.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Obama Admin. Pursues Stricter Pipeline Safety

The recent gas explosion in California is prompting the Obama administration to seek stricter oversight of the nation's pipelines.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Report: U.S. Ignoring Creeping Threat from Sharia Law

A group of national security experts is urging the Obama administration to change its current stance on the link between terrorism and Islam.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Need to Shed a Few? Try Freezing Fat Off

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new non-invasive method to get rid of excess pounds known as Zeltiq.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Gold Prices Hit New Record High, Silver Surges

Gold prices have hit another record high, rising almost 2 percent to $1,274.75 an ounce. It was the largest single day gain in four months.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Dick Armey: The Tea Party and Future of the GOP

Dick Armey, one of the influential leaders of the movement, suggests the group will play a major role in shaping the future of the GOP.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Fat & Unaware: Obese Americans Think They're OK

Many overweight and obese Americans don't realize they have a weight problem.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Americans Question Who Makes a Family

A new study published on Wednesday suggests America's definition of family is changing.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Mass. Doctor Gets Six Months for Abortion Death

A Massachusetts doctor will spend six months in jail for manslaughter after a woman died from an abortion procedure he performed.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Tropical Storm Karl Threatens Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Karl is moving across Mexico's Yucatan peninsula after making landfall Wednesday morning.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Once a Slacker, Obama Tells Story of Success

Obama told a group of Philadelphia high school students that he didn't always have the drive to succeed, until his mother drove him to do better.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

French Senate Passes Burqa Ban

Burqa's are closer to being banned in France after the Senate there voted overwhelmingly to outlaw the face-covering veils worn by Muslim women.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Christian School to Get 'Extreme Makeover'

An Antioch, Tenn. preschool destroyed by flooding in May is now being rebuilt, courtesy of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Internet Tools Cast Wide Net for Evangelism

Many churches and ministries are using technology to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ around the world.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Dollar Falls to 15-Year Low against Yen

"The dollar was sold as investors tried to avoid risk," said Yuji Kameoka, chief currency strategist at Daiwa Institute of Research in Tokyo. 

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Drug-resistant Super-Bug Found in Three States

A new gene that makes a certain bacteria resistant to almost all antibiotics has U.S. scientists and doctors alarmed.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

NATO Eyes Missile System in Europe

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the Secretary General of NATO says Europe needs a new missile defense shield to protect itself against an Iranian nuclear threat.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Fla. Judge Considers Health Care Law Challenge

A federal judge in Pensacola, Fla., will consider Tuesday whether President Barack Obama's health care law violates the U.S. Constitution.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Zimbabwe Court Frees U.S. Health Workers on Bail

A Zimbabwean court freed four Americans, on bail, accused of treating AIDS patients without proper medical licenses.

Monday, September 13, 2010

The Brody File Show

CBN News goes one-on-one with popular radio talk show host Michael Savage. When Savage talks, it seems no one is safe -- whether Democrat or Republican.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Afghans Chant "Death to America" in Protest

Protests against Koran burnings that never happened turned deadly in the streets of Afghanistan.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Violent Crime Drops for Third Straight Year

Violent crime in the United States is down for the third straight year.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Israel to Resume West Bank Construction

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to allow construction in Judea and Samaria to resume.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Wheaton Prepares to Inaugurate New Leader

Wheaton College will celebrate the start of new leadership Friday, as the school inaugurates Dr. Philip Graham Ryken, a former pastor and student, as president.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Imam Hopes for 'Peaceful Resolution' on NYC Mosque

Iman Feisal Abdul Rauf says he's trying to reach a peaceful resolution on the Ground Zero mosque, but that moving the center could cause a backlash against the U.S.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Economists Outlook for U.S. Economy Dims

One survey by The Wall Street Journal showed economists continuing to cut their growth forecasts for the rest of this year and into 2011.

Monday, September 13, 2010

CBN Ministry Starts Literacy Program in India

The Christian Broadcasting Network's ministry Orphan's Promise has started "Vidya Jyothi," a literacy program in India.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Indonesian Christians Beaten Going to Church

Attackers stabbed a Christian on his way to church in Indonesia and beat a female minister in the head with a wooden plank after she tried to help him.

Monday, September 13, 2010

U.S. Health Workers Arrested in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe authorities arrested six Christians on Friday, who were working as a part of a medical mission in the African nation.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Hurricane Igor Now Strongest Storm of the Season

Hurricane Igor has become the strongest hurricane so far this season and is expected to become the first Category 5 storm of the year.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Report: U.S. Failed to Deal with Homegrown Terror

A new government report suggests U.S. intelligence didn't take seriously the threat of homegrown terror.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Ukrainian Orphans Find Salvation in Christ

More than 400 Ukrainian orphans have been attending special summer camps sponsored by CBN's Orphan's Promise ministry-- and many are coming to know God.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Blast Kills At Least 17 in Christian Area of Russia

Russian authorities are investigating a deadly blast in Vladikavkaz, one of the few provinces in Russia that has a majority orthodox Christian population.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Stars Unite for 'Stand Up to Cancer' Telethon

Actors Diane Lane, Marcia Cross, and Mark Harmon will join more than 100 celebrities on Friday night for the "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Out of the Ashes: 9/11 Survivor Shares Christ

9/11 survivor Sujo John hasn't allowed the events of that fateful day to make him bitter. Instead, through his powerful testimony, he's sharing the love of Jesus.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Fidel Castro: Communism Not Working for Cuba

Cuban leader Fidel Castro says communism isn't working in his Caribbean island nation and the state-dominated system is in need of change.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Va. Court: Police Can Use GPS Tracking

The ruling is the latest in the controversy over privacy issues and technology.

Friday, September 10, 2010

'National Back to Church Sunday' Set for Sept. 12

This Sunday, Sept. 12 is National Back to Church Sunday. It's a time for Christians to encourage relatives, friends and neighbors to join them at church.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Haitian Quake Victims Receive Wheelchairs

Operation Blessing International is providing wheelchairs to Haitians who were victims of the devastating earthquake that struck the island nation last January.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Motives of U.S. Muslim College Founders Questioned

The recent opening of a new Islamic university in Berkeley, Calif. has been met with some skepticism by critics.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Calif. Judge Stops 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Policy

A California judge says the military's ban on openly gay service members is unconstitutional and she will issue a court order to stop it.

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Fla. Minister Cancels Burning of Korans on 9/11

The Florida pastor who had planned to burn Korans in opposition of Islam has called off the event after he claims a deal was reached to move the Ground Zero mosque.

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Court Temporarily Lifts Ban on Stem Cell Funding

A federal appeals court has temporarily lifted a ban on using federal money on embryonic stem cells, Thursday.

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Iran to Release One of Three Jailed U.S. Hikers

Iranian officials said they will release one of the three American hikers captured more than a year ago to mark the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Pony Brings Kisses, Joy to Nursing Homes

Sampson is a 300-pound therapy pet who brings smiles to New Jersey nursing home residents in a rather unexpected way -- he kisses them.

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Gospel Singer Reaches Out to Homeless, Hopeless

Award-winning vocalist Candy Christmas has penned a new book on her life as singer, as well as her decision to found the Nashville homeless ministry "The Bridge."

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Report: Debt Hurts America's Competitiveness

The U.S. is becoming less competitive as a nation because of its huge budget deficits and problems in its financial markets, according a new report.

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Vitamin B Supplements Could Help Memory

Taking a daily dose of Vitamin B could help your memory and also could delay the development of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new Oxford University study.

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Gov't: Health Law to Cause Modest Spending Increase

America's health care bill will go up, not down as a result of President Obama's recent massive overhaul of the medical system, according to a new government report.

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Reagan Biopic Coming to Theatres in 2011

The life of former President Ronald Reagan will be featured in a new motion picture. The movie will be titled "Reagan" and is scheduled to be released next year.

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Pastors Call for Prayer for Midterm Elections

A group of evangelical leaders is calling on the church nationwide to pray and fast for six weeks prior to the midterm elections.

 

Thursday, September 09, 2010

U.S. Highway Deaths at 60-Year Low

The number of people dying on American highways has fallen to its lowest level since 1950, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Imam Refuses to Back Down on Ground Zero Mosque

The Imam behind the plans to build a mosque near Ground Zero is back in the United States and weighing in on the issue for the first time in nearly two months.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Devoted State Employee Longest Serving in Pennsylvania

Government employees are sometimes stereotyped as not working hard, but not Betty Beard. For 56 years, she has worked as a devoted government assistant.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Winds Push Fires Through Dozens of Detroit Homes

Eighty-five homes and garages burned over a four hour period, according to fire officials.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Terminally Ill Dad Reunited with Daughter

A terminally ill man was reunited with his daughter when she happened to be his hospice nurse.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Stakelbeck on Terror Show from CBN News

On this week's edition, CBN News examines one of the most pressing issues for the 2010 and 2012 elections -- where do the candidates stand on Islamic sharia law?

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Runaway Ohio Convert Becomes U.S. Resident

A teenage Christian convert who fled her Muslim parents' home last year in fear for her life has gained legal U.S. residency, according to her attorney.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

BP Report Plays Oil Spill Blame Game

BP laid much of the blame for the rig explosion and the massive Gulf of Mexico spill on itself, other companies' workers and a complex series of failures in an internal report.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Study: Kids' Lack of Sleep Linked to Obesity

Kids who don't get enough sleep may be more likely to become obese later in life, according to a new study from the University of Washington.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Two Asteroids Whiz Harmlessly Past Earth

NASA scientists said one of two small asteroids passed between the Earth and the moon on Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

U.S. Smoking Rate at a 5-Year Standstill

For the fifth year in a row, the smoking rate among U.S. adults remains at about one in five, the CDC announced Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

WTC Steel Columns Installed at Ground Zero

As the 9th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks approaches, New York City officials say they're making progress in rebuilding at Ground Zero.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

French Gov't Wants to Raise Retirement Age

Many French workers walked off the job Tuesday to protest government plans to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Chicago Mayor Won't Seek Seventh Term

Chicago, Ill. Mayor Richard M. Daley announced Tuesday he would not seek a seventh term as mayor of The Windy City.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Colorado Wildfire 10 Percent Contained

The wildfire burning near Boulder, Colo., has forced more than 3,500 people to evacuate their homes.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Obama Economic Plan: Too Little, Too Late?

New polls show many Americans are not buying into President Obama's latest plan for the economy.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Mortar Shell Misses Kindergartens

A mortar shell fired by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip landed between two kindergartens on a kibbutz.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Polls Show Many Americans Done with Democrats

Midterm elections are eight weeks away and the latest polls hint that Democrats could be in trouble.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

French Workers Protest Raising Retirement Age

More than a million workers in France, walked off the job Tuesday to protest government plans to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Jewish Birthrate Rising in Israel

Figures released by Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics revealed that Israelis are having bigger families.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Guatemala Mudslide Deaths Rise, Rescue Hopes Dim

Hopes of rescuing people buried beneath landslides in Guatemala have begun to fade. 

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Volcano Erupts Again in Indonesia

The volcano in Indonesia continued to erupt Tuesday morning, shooting ash three miles into the air and covering villages up to 15 miles away.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Study: Money Buys Happiness, to a Point

Economists say the more money you make, the happier you are -- but only to a certain extent.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Pres. Peres Issues Rosh Hashanah Greeting

Israeli President Shimon Peres urged Jews in Israel and abroad to work together against the de-legitimization of Israel.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

IDF Releases More Hezbollah Footage

The IDF released additional video footage of Hezbollah operatives removing arms after an explosion in a weapons warehouse.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Botched Abortion Claims Prompt Probe of Md. Doc

Investigators are looking into claims of a botched abortion by a controversial abortionist in Maryland.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

'Burn a Koran Day' Promoting Anti-Islamic Spirit?

A Fla. pastor is hosting "International Burn a Koran Day" on 9/11, leading some to question just how far recent mosque protests in the U.S. should go.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Weaker Hermine Heads Through North Texas

Tropical Storm Hermine made its way to north Texas late Tuesday, continuing a wet and windy path through the state similar to Hurricane Earl.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Colorado Wildfire Destroys Dozens of Homes

A wind-driven wildfire in the Colorado foothills triggered the evacuation of 1,000 homes, authorities said.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Series of Aftershocks Strike New Zealand

A sharp series of about 20 aftershocks rattled New Zealand's earthquake-hit city of Christchurch overnight.

Monday, September 06, 2010

GPS Dating: Too Close for Comfort?

From speed dates to online matchmaking, people have found all sorts of ways to meet and fall in love.  Now, singles can even use their cell phones to find someone.

Monday, September 06, 2010

Va. Woman Sets New Chicken Wing-Eating Record

Sonya Thomas devoured a whopping 181 chicken wings in only 12 minutes, a grand total of 4.86 pounds.

Monday, September 06, 2010

Iran: Israeli Attack Would Mean its Own Demise

Iran's president warned over the weekend that an attack on his country will mean the end of Israel.

Monday, September 06, 2010

CBN's Free Movies Spread Gospel in India

In India, the Christian Broadcasting Network is spreading the Gospel through free movies.

Monday, September 06, 2010

Calif. Capitol Rally Promotes Christian Values

Thousands of Christians from across the country gathered Saturday at the California state capitol to promote traditional values.

Monday, September 06, 2010

Mideast Crisis Looms over Israeli Settlements

Days before the Mideast peace talks are set to continue, there are concerns that disagreements over Israel's settlement slowdown could suspend those talks.

Monday, September 06, 2010

Tough Summer Ends for Young Job Seekers

This summer marked the lowest record level of unemployment for people between the ages 16 and 24, hitting a record 18 percent.

Monday, September 06, 2010

Expecting Mary: A Family Film for All

The movie Expecting Mary that released Sept. 10 is being hailed as a family film about faith, love and sacrifice.

Monday, September 06, 2010

Clinton to Join Second Israeli-Palestinian Meeting

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton plans to join the second round of talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Sunday, September 05, 2010

Craigslist Bans 'Adult Services,' But Did it Help?

Craigslist appears to have surrendered in a legal fight over erotic ads posted on its website.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Stories from Pakistan: Faces of Desperation

Read first-hand accounts of Operation Blessing's Kumar Periasamy as the Christian charity works to provide aid to flood victims in the Muslim nation of Pakistan.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Suicide Bombing Targets Protesters in Pakistan

An explosion at a Shiite protest in Quetta, Pakistan, killed more than 40 people Friday.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Hurricane Earl Causes Holiday Travel Delays

Hurricane Earl is forcing airlines to adjust their stringent rebooking fees on account of delays.

Friday, September 03, 2010

German Music Artist Touches World's Orphans

Déborah Rosenkranz is a popular German worship artist. She also serves as an ambassador for CBN'S Outreach "Orphan's Promise."

Friday, September 03, 2010

Pop-Tarts Top List of Hurricane 'Essentials'

Wal-Mart representatives say the boxed pastries sell seven times their normal rate during pre-hurricane shopping.

Friday, September 03, 2010

China's Pandas Go to School

After the Labor Day holiday weekend, many children in the U.S. will be heading back to school. In China, a group of panda bears will be as well.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Illinois School District Uses GPS to Track Kids

An Illinois school district is using Global Positioning System tags to track children when they get on and off some of the district's school buses.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Mortgage Rates Plunge to Lowest Level

Mortgage rates have fallen to their lowest level in decades, according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Poll: New Yorkers Want Ground Zero Mosque Moved

New York City residents do not want a Muslim mosque to be built near Ground Zero, according to a new poll.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Weaker Earl Takes Aim at New England

Hurricane Earl has weakened to a Category 1 storm but still poses a threat to parts of the Northeast. By Friday afternoon Earl's winds topped out at about 85 mph.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Aid Group Provides Water for Pakistan Refugees

The charity aid organization Operation Blessing International is providing much needed water for families displaced by the recent floods in Pakistan. 

Friday, September 03, 2010

First Army Chaplain Killed in Action Since Vietnam

Capt. Dale Goetz of the 4th Infantry Division stationed at Colorado's Fort Carson has become the first U.S. military chaplain killed in action since the Vietnam War.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Israeli Girl Injured in Rock Attack

A 12-year-old Israeli girl sustained a serious head injury when Palestinians pelted her family's car with rocks.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Coast Guard: No Spill from Oil Rig Fire

All 13 workers who were on board the platform at the time of the fire were rescued from the water.

Friday, September 03, 2010

U.S. Withdraws from Turkey Military Drill

The U.S. Air Force will not participate in October's military drills in Turkey, according to a report in Agence France-Presse.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Gates Visits U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Robert Gates traveled to Afghanistan to meet with U.S. troops in Kandahar province. He also sent out a strong warning to the Taliban.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

NY School Changes Policy on Religious Necklace

A New York school district has voted to amend a discriminatory policy that led to the repeated suspension of a Christian student over his Rosary beads.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Coach Bobby Bowden on Life, Faith, Football

Legendary football coach Bobby Bowden gives fans a a behind-the-scenes look at his legendary career in his new book "Coach for Life."

Thursday, September 02, 2010

N. Korea Asks Christian Charity for Flood Aid

Devastating floods in North Korea are forcing the government there to turn to Christian agencies for help.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Matt Maher: A Reluctant Christian Artist

Over the past few years, Maher has been on a journey, making the transition from full-time ministry at his home church in Mesa, Ariz., to life as a respected worship leader with an international platform.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Mark Twain Will Have Last Word This November

When Mark Twain died on April 21, 1910, he left strict instructions that his uncensored autobiography remain unpublished until 100 years after his death.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Earl Threatens Labor Day Holiday Travel

Hurricane Earl could change travel plans for those who will be taking to the East Coast highways and airports this holiday.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Oil Sheen Spotted After Rig Explosion in Gulf

A mile-long oil sheen spread Thursday from an offshore petroleum platform burning in the Gulf of Mexico off Lousiana, west of the site of BP's massive spill.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Woods, the Highest Paid Athlete in History? No

Tiger Woods could still become the first athlete to earn $1 billion in his career. Even so, Woods is not the highest paid athlete in history.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Gold May Reach $1,500 Record High

Gold is once again heading to a record high and analysts say the long-term outlook continues to predict higher prices.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Voter Backlash Against Washington Continues

The latest evidence of voter backlash against Washington came this week.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Obama 'Cautiously Hopeful' on Mideast Talks

The White House is hosting Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian President Abbas Thursday in an effort to broker a peace deal between the Mideast nations.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Economy Tops Boxer, Fiorina Calif. Sen. Debate

In their first debate, Sen. Boxer, D-Calif., and her challenger, GOP rival Carly Fiorina, sparred over who would best represent the economic interest of the country.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

U.S. Adds Pakistani Taliban to Blacklist

The Pakistani Taliban is now on the international terrorism blacklist as the U.S. launches a broad legal offensive against the group.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

No Evidence Links Yemeni Men to Terror Plot

The two Yemeni men suspected of rehearsing a terror attack are now free without charges.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Baseball League Benefits Challenged Kids

A new baseball league brings the gift of the game to some very special kids with Autism and Down Syndrome.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Discovery Channel Gunman Hated Programming

The gunman who stormed the Discovery Channel's headquarters in Maryland said he hated the network's shows because they promoted population growth.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Seven Years Later: Are Iraqis Better Off?

Jonathan Schanzer, vice president of The Foundation for Defense of Democracies, addressed that question and more on CBN Newschannel Midday News.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Pakistani PM: Floods Hurt Country's Economy

Estimates for material losses from the flooding in Pakistan have risen to more than $40 billion.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Esophageal Cancer Doubles Among British Men

The number of men with esophageal cancer in 2010 is double what it was for the last three decades in Britain, according to the Cancer Research UK.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

InterVarsity Fellowship May Drop Some Colleges

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship says it may have to pull out of some college campuses this fall because of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Sen. Murkowski Concedes Alaska Primary

Sen. Lisa Murkowski was booted from office in the Republican primary Tuesday in arguably the biggest political upset of the year.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

The Brody File Show

On this week's edition of The Brody File, CBN News goes on the road to San Francisco for an interview with U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

The Oval Office Gets a Makeover

While the first family was on vacation, the Oval Office was redecorated, and you'll get to see some of the new look Tuesday night during the President's speech.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Palestinian Gunman Kills 4 Israelis

Hamas, the Palestinian terrorist group, is claiming responsibility for a shooting Tuesday that left four Israelis dead.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Will U.S. Mosque Protests Stir Global Christian Attacks?

The controversy over the proposed mosque near Ground Zero may not only affect those in the U.S., but also Christians living in Muslim countries.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Wash. Cops Use Dogs to Sniff Out Pot

A group of police dogs in Washington state are being trained in the fight against illegal marijuana use.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

E-Dating: More Couples Meeting on the Web

The Internet has become the second most common way for people to meet a partner, according to a new poll cited by Time Magazine.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Report: U.N. Climate Change Panel Needs Change

An independent review panel hired by the United Nations says the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change needs a major overhaul.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Network Employees Helped Dems More in 2008

Employees of the three major American broadcast networks overwhelmingly gave more contributions to Democrats during the 2008 election year.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Napolitano Praises Chicago Surveillance Cams

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has praised Chicago for the number of public and private surveillance cameras it has put up city wide.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Obama Thanks U.S. Military for Their Service

President Barack Obama is honoring all U.S. servicemen and women who have served in Iraq.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Gallup Poll: More Voters Say They're Republican

The Republican Party has gained even more ground over the Democrats, according to the latest Gallup poll.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

NYC Mosque Developer: No Money from Radicals

Sharif El-Gamal, the developer behind the proposed mosque near New York City's Ground Zero site, says he will not accept money from radical Islamic groups.

Monday, August 30, 2010

U.S. Muslims Launch Positive PSA on Islam

Members of "My Faith My Voice" say they want to put an end to the fear many have about Islam.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Clemens Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Steroid Use

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of lying about using steroids.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Obama Blames Media for 'Misinformation' on his Faith

President Barack Obama says a 'network of misinformation' and rumors are to blame for confusion about his faith.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Indonesian Volcano Erupts After 400 Years

A volcano in Indonesia is erupting for the second day in a row after 400 years of being dormant.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Kayaking Daredevil Plunges into Legal Hot Water

A North Carolina kayaker wowed onlookers when he took a death defying 90-foot plunge down Linville Falls. Besides cheers, he could also face jail time.

Monday, August 30, 2010

CBN Holds Summer Bible Camps in Ukraine

In the camps, over 400 children and young adults go to Bible classes. They also attend workshops that help them learn practical skills they can use in the future.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Beijing Wants Its Currency Used by World's Banks

Some of the world's largest banks are encouraging businesses to use the currency of the People's Republic of China, the yuan - also called the Renminbi - in their trade deals with China.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Suspect in Mormon Bishop Murder Shot by Police

The man suspected of murdering a Mormon lay bishop in Visalia, Calif., was a former member of the Mormon church, according to the gunman's brother.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Obama Says Still More Work to Do after Katrina

"There's still too many people unable to find work," the president said. "And there's still too many New Orleans folks who have not been able to come home."

Monday, August 30, 2010

Recession Drops Birth Rate to New Low

The birth rate in the United States is at its lowest level in 100 years, according to numbers released Friday by the National Center for Health Statistics.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Egyptian Police Raid Sinai Weapons Depots

Egyptian police uncovered several weapons caches in the Sinai Peninsula over the weekend.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Report: Taliban Kills Three Christian Aid Workers

The aid workers were helping flood victims in Pakistan's northwestern Swat Valley. The Taliban had warned that it would attack foreign and Christian aid workers in the region.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Israeli Ministers Renounce Boycott

The last thing Israel needs is a boycott from within, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Dormant Volcano Erupts in Indonesia, Two Die

Two people died and thousands were evacuated in the Indonesian island of Sumatra after a volcano dormant for 400 years erupted.

Friday, August 27, 2010

With No Arms, Man Learns Piano with His Toes

Even after a tragic accident, Liu Wei didn't let his physical disability stop his passion for music.  As a teen, he learned to play the piano -- with his toes.

Friday, August 27, 2010

U.S. Birth Rate Continues to Decline

The U.S. birth rate has dropped for the second year in a row.  Just over 4 million babies were born last year -- nearly a 3 percent drop from 2008.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Yeager: Living Happily as a 'Cheapskate'

Author Jeff Yeager is teaching Americans how to stretch their dollar, and how to be more of what he calls a "cheapskate."

Friday, August 27, 2010

Charity Group Builds Peruvian Family New Home

A family in Peru was left with only the clothes on their backs after an electrical fire destroyed their home - until Operation Blessing stepped in.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Atheists More Likely to End Life for Terminally Ill

A study of British doctors found atheist and agnostic doctors are twice as likely to end the lives of their terminally ill patients compared to doctors who are very religious.

Friday, August 27, 2010

British Singing Star Boyle to Perform for Pope

Susan Boyle is getting ready to achieve yet another dream. Next month, Boyle will perform for Pope Benedict XVI at an open air mass during his visit to Britain.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Hurricane Danielle Now Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Danielle has now become a Category 4 storm far out in the Atlantic with winds nearing 135 miles per hour as it heads in Bermuda's direction.

Friday, August 27, 2010

How God's Kingdom Can Transform Your World

Author and CBN News Producer Steve Schaefer said understanding God's kingdom is the key to living victoriously.

Friday, August 27, 2010

New Lutheran Denomination Will Launch Friday

Theologically conservative Lutherans are set to launch the nation's newest church denomination Friday.

Friday, August 27, 2010

U.S. Christian Home After Months in N. Korea Jail

Aijalon Gomes, the American Christian who was imprisoned in North Korea for seven months, is back home in the U.S. after being released from custody.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Video Shows Trapped Miners Healthy, Happy

The first video of the 33 men trapped deep in a Chilean mine shows the men appearing slim but healthy.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Pastors Criticize 'Misrepresentation' of Obama's Faith

More than 70 pastors and other Christian leaders have signed a letter saying the personal faith of public leaders should not be up for public debate.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Construction Begins on Mega-Mosque in TN

Construction has started on what's being called a mega-mosque in a small Tennessee town.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

FCC Defends Broadcast Decency Law

The Federal Communications Commission is fighting a ruling that could allow more profanity on television.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Happily Ever After: Lost Engagement Ring Found

A newly engaged North Carolina couple was put to the test just three weeks before their wedding day when the bride-to-be lost her engagement ring.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Court Finds Gov't Has the Right to Track You

Is this the beginning of a totalitarian state imagined by George Orwell in his classic novel "1984?"

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Analyst: Governments Face Default

Investors around the world have been buying government securities for safety, but those investments may not be so safe after all.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Taliban Threatens Aid Workers as Flooding Continues

As floodwaters put more Pakistani villages in danger, foreign aid workers were on alert after warnings of possible Taliban attacks.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Danielle Grows Stronger, Heads Toward Bermuda

Forecasters say Hurricane Danielle has grown to a Category 2 storm with winds of more than 100 miles per hour.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

U.S. Funding Mosques Around the World

State Department documents show that the U.S. government is funding the construction of mosques around the world as part of an outreach program.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Carter in N. Korea in Bid to Free U.S. Christian

Former President Jimmy Carter was greeted with warmth by North Korean officials Thursday at an airport in the capital city of Pyongyang.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Poll: More Americans have Dim View of Islam

A new Pew Research Center poll reveals more Americans have an unfavorable view of the Islamic faith.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

NYC Muslim Cab Driver Attacked by Passenger

In New York City, a man allegedly stabbed a cab driver, because the driver was a Muslim.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Faith Groups Want Hiring Bill Restrictions Changed

More than 100 faith-based organizations are urging Congress to reject a bill that would prohibit them from hiring only fellow believers if they accept federal funds.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Iran Searching for Domestic Uranium Deposits

Iran makes exploration and discovery of domestic uranium its priority .

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

NY Leaders Still Divided Over Ground Zero Mosque

Two of New York's top leaders are still divided over plans for a mosque near Ground Zero.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Dozens Killed in Countrywide Attacks in Iraq

Insurgents in Iraq targeted government security forces in a series of coordinated attacks that killed at least 55 people Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Parents Warned about New Expletive-Laden Song

The Parents Television Council is warning that the latest YouTube sensation, which features an expletive-laden song by Cee-Lo Green, could possibly find its way onto the radio.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Pedal Patrol Catches Speeders in S.C. Town

The police department in the small town of Pacloet, S.C. is trying a new approach to enforcing speed laws in the form of a bicycle cop.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

S.C. Atty. Gen.: 'I Believe' License Plates Legal

Specialty license plates with the words "I Believe" may be legal in South Carolina, according to an opinion written by the state attorney general.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Study: Obesity Increasing Among Children, Teens

Obesity in American children and teens is a problem that's only getting worse, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Pediatric Obesity.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Home-Schools Growing Across the U.S.

New research shows that home-schooling is the fastest-growing form of education in America.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Researchers: Water, Veggies Key to Weight Loss

Researchers have some simple tips on how to lose weight.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

At Least Three Dead in Beirut Clashes

Clashes erupted between Shiite and Sunni groups on the streets of Beirut Tuesday, killing at least three people and wounding 10.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

White House Will Fight Stem Cell Funding Ruling

The White House says it will fight a federal judge's order to temporarily halt government funding of research using embryonic stem cells.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Israeli Policemen to Help U.N. Forces in Haiti

A 14-member task force of Israeli policemen leaves for Haiti Saturday evening.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

U.N.: 'Proof' on Hariri's Death 'Incomplete'

U.N. prosecutor said evidence against Israel in the Hariri assassination is 'incomplete.'

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Virginia AG Backs Public Religious Displays

Local governments in Virginia are permitted to display religious holiday symbols on public property, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Somalia Violence Continues as Militants Declare War

A Somali hotel frequented by lawmakers in the region was attacked Tuesday, just one day after a radical Muslim group warned of a new "massive war" in the country.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

GOP's Boehner Criticizes Handling of the Economy

John Boehner says President Obama should fire members of his economic team and work with the GOP to change the "ongoing economic uncertainty" in the U.S.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Hurricane Danielle Weakens in the Atlantic

Hurricane Danielle reached Category 2 status early Tuesday, but unexpectedly lost strength with maximum winds near 80 mph.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Britt Nicole Releases New 'Accoustic' CD

Rising Christian female artist Britt Nicole is on several tours this year and has just released a new album.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

One Couple's Destiny to be Together?

This is the story of one couple who may have been destined to be together since birth.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Pakistan's Children at Greatest Risk of Disease

Pakistan's Prime Minister said his country needs to prepare for epidemics following devastating floods. He warned millions of kids are at risk from waterborne diseases.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Ousted Worker Sherrod Rejects Return to Ag Agency

Shirley Sherrod, the Agriculture Department official ousted during a racial firestorm last month, declined Tuesday to accept an offer to return full-time to the agency.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Hospitals Trying to Improve ER Delays

Some emergency rooms are using text messages and flashing billboards to advertise how long patients will have to wait to see a doctor.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Los Angeles Unveils Priciest Public School in U.S.

The most expensive public school ever to be be built and operated in the U.S. opens next month in California.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

AG Cuccinelli: Va. Can Regulate Abortion Clinics

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's decision that the Commonwealth has the right to regulate state abortion clinics has been met with harsh criticism.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Report: N. Korea Executed Three Church Leaders

News just been leaked that North Korea executed three underground church leaders last May.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

FDA Seeks Source of Salmonella Outbreak

Two farms in Iowa are at the center of the nationwide recall of more than 500 million eggs.

 

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

NY Gov, Archbishop to Discuss Ground Zero Mosque

Gov. David Paterson and Catholic Archbishop Timothy Dolan will discuss plans to offer an alternative site for the mosque.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Abbas Infuriated by Clinton's Statement

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's invitation to Washington reportedly angered PA President Mahmoud Abbas.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Stakelbeck on Terror Show

This week's edition of Stakelbeck on Terror takes a unique look at the 'mega-mosque' projects growing across the U.S. and the controversy surrounding them.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Couple Affected by Lockerbie Bombing Wed

A New Jersey couple bound together by the Lockerbie terrorist bombing are now husband and wife.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Philippines Bus Hijacking Ends, Hostages Killed

A 12-hour bus hostage drama ended in Manila, Philippines on Monday with a bloody shootout, which resulted in the deaths of seven bus passengers and also the suspect.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Canine Lifeguards Doggie Paddle to the Rescue

Italy's Coast Guard is using hundreds of specially trained dogs to help the country's lifeguards with water rescues.

Monday, August 23, 2010

New Credit Card Rules Go Into Effect

New government regulations over the way credit card companies can penalize cardholders are now in effect.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Investors Flee Stocks as Bond Prices Soar

Longer-term Treasury bonds have returned 2.1 percent so far this year, while the Dow Jones is down 2 percent.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Barak Announces Next IDF Chief of Staff

Defense Minister Ehud Barak chose OC Southern Command Maj.-Gen. Yoav Galant as the next IDF chief of general staff.

Monday, August 23, 2010

CBN Premieres First Live Show in Latin America

"Club 700: Costa Rica," which began airing last week, is an hourly program broadcast three times a week across the Central American nation.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Fmr CBN News Reporter Conny Mus Dead at 59

Mus also reported for European television networks and was a columnist for several magazines. He was one of the Netherlands' most well known broadcast journalists.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Pakistan Receives Over $800M in Flood Aid

Pakistan has said it has received more than $800 million in flood relief aid from countries around the world.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Poll Shows GOP Fares Well Among People of Faith

More people of faith are likely to vote Republican this year than they were in 2008, according to a new poll by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Michigan Girls Robbed at Lemonade Stand Honored

Four little girls who were robbed by four older boys while selling lemonade to raise money for a local charity in Pontiac, Mich. have been recognized by local officials for their good deeds.

Friday, August 20, 2010

This Woman's Work: WWII Vet Returns to the Skies

It's not everyday that a 91-year-old goes parasailing - but Polly White is not just any senior citizen.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Plugged-In Reviews 'The Switch,' 'Nanny McPhee'

Hollywood is giving a nod to parenthood with the debut of the romantic comedy "The Switch" and Emma Thompson's "Nanny McPhee Returns," in theaters this weekend.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Gov't May Require Cell Phones Receive Radio

The change could be the long-sought solution to an ongoing battle between broadcasters and musicians over royalty fees.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Construction Workers Vow Not to Build NYC Mosque

The supporters of the "9/11 Hardhat Pledge" are planning to attend a rally protesting the construction of the $100 million Islamic center on Sunday, August 22.

Friday, August 20, 2010

U.N. Meets Aid Goal for Flood-Hit Pakistan

The news comes after the United States and other nations significantly increased their contributions to the flood-stricken nation.

Friday, August 20, 2010

UK: Adoption Agency Can't Ban Gay Couples

The British government says a Catholic adoption agency must change its policy on gay couples or stop offering adoption services.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Niger Faces Worst Hunger Crisis Ever

The United Nations says the African country of Niger is facing the worst hunger crisis in its history.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Israelis, Palestinians Set to Resume Peace Talks

Direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority will resume next month, marking the first attempt at such negotiations in nearly two years.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Arizona Escapees Caught at Campground

The three-week nationwide manhunt for an Arizona fugitive and his fiancee ended Thursday when they were captured.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Fidelity: 401K Withdrawals Reach 10-Year High

A record number of workers made hardship withdrawals from their retirement accounts in the second quarter.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Nebraska AG Won't Defend Abortion Law

A tough new abortion law in Nebraska will not be defended by state Attorney General Jon Bruning. Instead, he agreed to a permanent federal injunction against the law, which effectively kills it.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Surfers Bring Healing to Autistic Children

For children across the country battling autism, a surf board seems to be just what the doctor ordered.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Court Rules against Utah Memorial Crosses

Fourteen crosses that stand along a Utah state highway as a memorial to fallen highway patrol troopers have been ruled unconstitutional.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

First Time Jobless Claims Hit Half Million

Stocks tumbled across the board Thursday as investors fear the latest Jobs Report suggests more layoffs in the future.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

'Dancer Film, Summer's Sleeper Surprise?

A movie that some critics say could be the sleeper box office hit of the summer opens this weekend in limited release.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Pelosi Calls for Probe of NYC Mosque Foes, Backers

House Speaker Pelosi called for transparency from those on both sides of the debate on the proposed mosque to be built near New York City's Ground Zero.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Israeli Prof. Wins Prestigious Fields Medal

Prof. Elon Lindenstrauss became the first Israeli to receive the coveted Fields Medal, awarded once every four years.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

SC Adopts '24-Hour Wait' Abortion Bill

South Carolina now requires a 24-hour waiting period before an abortion, because of a new law signed Wednesday by the governor.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

UN Releases Responses to Goldstone Report

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon released the Israeli and Palestinian Authority's responses to the Goldstone Report.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

ACLJ Expands Lawsuit Against NYC Mosque

A New York City firefighter and 9/11 survivor hoping to stop a mosque from being built near Ground Zero has broadened his lawsuit inlcude more officials.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Egg Recall Expanded to 380 Million

The CDC is working with other health officials to investigate the salmonella poisoning outbreak that has been linked to eggs in at least three states.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Is Oregon Politics Ready for the Pirate Party?

A new group is trying to break into Oregon politics, but it has no connection to the more familiar Republican or Democratic parties.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Sandi Patty 'On the Edge of the Divine'

Contemporary music legend and esteemed author Sandi Patty has released her new book, On the Edge of the Divine.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Docs Prescribe Vegetables, Fruits for Patients

Doctors in Massachusetts and Maine are trying something new with patients fighting obesity. Instead of drugs, they're writing prescriptions for fruits and vegetables.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Study: Cancer World's Most Expensive Disease

Cancer has the highest economic costs of any disease in the world, according to a new report by the American Cancer Society.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Dr. Laura Ends Radio Show after Race Flap

Radio talk show host Dr. Laura Schlessinger is quitting her syndicated radio program heard on stations around the country.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Report: Moscow Heat Wave Kills Thousands

Several thousand people in Moscow are believed dead from a recent heat wave just in the month of July alone, according to a Russian scientist.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Federal Circuit Court Upholds 'Right to Lie'

Even Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich faces a five-year sentence for lying to federal agents, a federal appeals court ruled there's no evidence that lying harms anybody.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

PA Resident Seeks Asylum in Turkish Embassy

An Arab resident of Ramallah was turned over to Israeli officials after briefly holding two hostages inside the Turkish Embassy.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Hearing Loss Increasing Among Teens

A new study, published in Wednesday's Journal of the American Medical Association, shows that hearing loss in American teenagers is on the rise.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Blagojevich Found Guilty 1 Count, Feds Vow Retrial

Prosecutors in Illinois have said they're preparing to re-try former Governor Rod Blagojevich. This revelation comes after a federal jury found him guilty of just one out of 24 counts against him.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Alaska Couple Caught With Terrorism Hit List

New court documents reveal a rural Alaska couple suspected of terrorism had a detailed hit list and had already started planning how to reach their targets.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

German Economy Bouncing Back: Ideas for the U.S.?

With Germany's new economic approach succeeding so far, some wonder if the U.S. could learn from the country's plan.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Young Girl's Swimming Skills Saves Toddler's Life

Little Alexis Weeks is being called a hero after rescuing her 2-year-old neighbor from the bottom of a swimming pool.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Christian Band Go Fish 'Kicks it Old School'

The Christian band Go Fish says their new album "proves that your grandparents' music is cooler than you think."

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Mexico's Supreme Court Upholds Gay Adoptions

A law allowing same-sex couples to adopt children was upheld by the Mexican Supreme Court in a 9-2 vote on Monday.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Obama Sending Mixed Message on NYC Mosque?

President Barack Obama's remarks supporting the proposed Ground Zero mosque in New York have opened the door to nationwide debate on the issue.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

La. Shrimpers Report Clean First Day Catch

Commercial shrimpers on the Gulf Coast reported their catch to be plentiful and free of crude on Monday, the first day of the new shrimping season.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Israeli Economy Shows 2nd Quarter Growth Spurt

The Israeli economy grew by 4.5 percent in the second quarter of 2010.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

N.Korea Refuses to Release Detained American

U.S. State Department officials were unsuccessful in their efforts to free an American, who is being held in a North Korea prison.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Federal Appeals Court Rules Against ACORN

Last Friday, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a lower court's ruling that barred Congress from withholding funds from the group.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Health Officials: America's Obesity Rates Soar

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that obesity rates in the country have increased over the past few decades by nearly a third of the population.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Two Soldiers Injured by Mortar Fire

Two IDF soldiers were lightly injured by mortar shells Monday morning.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Bolton: Israel Running Out of Time on Iran

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton says Israel is running out of time to stop an Iranian nuclear power plant.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Defense Sec. Gates Plans to Retire Next Year

Defense Secretary Robert Gates has announced plans to retire by the end of next year.

Monday, August 16, 2010

No Criminal Charges Filed Against Fmr. House Leader

The U.S. Department of Justice is ending its criminal investigation into Former House Majority Leader Tom Delay, R-Texas, with no charges.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Authorities Probing 'Miracle' Colombia Plane Crash

A plane carrying 131 people crashed in a thunderstorm as it was trying to land on San Andres Island, Colombia, on Monday.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Bionic Hand Helps Ind. Woman Realize Dream

When Kelsey Weber lost her right hand in a car accident, she was told to abandon her nursing aspirations. But Kelsey had other ideas.

Monday, August 16, 2010

NOAA: 2010 on Track to Be Hottest Year

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration confirmed global temperatures from January through July as being the warmest since 1880.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Chinese Invest in Europe, Japan -- Less in U.S.

Yu Yongding, former advisor to the People's Bank of China, told Bloomberg News that his country has been buying "quite a lot" of European bonds.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Economists: More Stimulus Plans Bad Idea

The results of a survey of 53 economists by the Wall Street Journal reveals that policy makers in Washington, D.C. shouldn't try any more stimulus packages to make things better.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Ella One: America's New Abortion Drug?

A new controversial contraceptive pill has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Monday, August 16, 2010

CBN TV Series Targets Thailand's Children

The Christian Broadcasting Network's global Worldreach ministry has relaunched a weekly children's TV series titled "Pen Dek" for viewers in Thailand.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Opponents of Same Sex Marriage Rally in D.C.

The group of more than 150 African American pastors and laymen called for the definition of marriage as the exclusive union of one man and one woman.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Gulf Shrimpers Doubtful Despite Fed Assurances

Many fear the beaches were contaminated by toxic oil from the massive oil spill, but the president has insisted that is not the case.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Dems to Use Soc. Sec. as a Campaign Weapon?

President Obama used the anniversary of Social Security to trumpet Democrats' support for the popular program and accuse Republicans of trying to destroy it.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Cholera, Food Shortages Threaten Pakistan Recovery

A case of the deadly, waterborne disease cholera has been confirmed in Pakistan's flood-ravaged northwest, and aid workers expect there to be more.

Friday, August 13, 2010

USA Awarded Olympic Bronze -10 Years Later

After a decade, the USA Women's Gymnastics team is finally receiving the Olympic bronze.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Ethics Violations? Three Democrats in Hot Water

A grand jury indicted Democratic Senate candidate Alvin Greene Friday, for showing pornography to a student at the University of South Carolina.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Iran's First Nuclear Plant Fueled by Russia

Russia is expected to provide Iran with fuel for its first nuclear plant, despite sanctions put in place to prevent the regime from developing its nuclear program.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Christian Group Encourages Prayer Through Ramadan

As Muslims around the world begin to celebrate Ramadan, Christian ministries are taking time or reach out to those who follow Islam.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Reviews: 'Eat, Pray' and 'The Expendables'

As movie-goers head to theaters to enjoy the latest batch of cinematic fare, film critic Bob Waliszewski advised families to beware of the anti-Christian messages they might be sending out.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Families That Pray Together, Stay Together

A study conducted by the University of Virginia has found that prayer leads to intimacy and helps couples get closer and can help end disagreements.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Study Suggests Pastors Too Busy to Be Healthy

A new study suggests pastors neglect their own health because they're so busy tending to other people's needs.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Charity Aid Group Drills Water Wells in India

Clean drinking water is often very difficult for people in some parts of India to obtain. In response, Operation Blessing International has been in the country drilling water wells.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Jerusalem Police Prepared for Ramadan

Israeli police deployed around the Temple Mount to help Muslims planning to worship there on the first Friday of Ramadan.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Landslides in China Kill 24

New rainfall has triggered even more landslides in China's northwest Gansu province.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Israel PM Addresses Muslims Amid Ramadan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wished Muslims around the world an "easy" month of Ramadan, as he continues efforts for peace talks with the Palestinians.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

GM on Track to Pay Government Back

General Motors Co. reported making $1.33 billion in the second quarter of this year, the automaker's biggest profit in six years.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Gay Marriage to Resume Next Week in California

A federal judge has ruled that same-sex marriages can resume in California on Aug. 18.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Lebanese PM Supports Hezbollah's Claims

Lebanese PM Sa'ad Hariri called on the UN to conduct a serious investigation into Hezbollah claims that Israel assassinated his father.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Rare 2,200-Year-Old Coin Found in Israel

The coin, which dates back nearly 2,200 years, was recently found near the Lebanese border.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Suspect Arrested in Serial Stabbing Case

A possible suspect in a string of 20 stabbings that terrorized people across three states was arrested at an airport as he tried to board a plane for Israel.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Poll: Young Latinos Less Likely to be Catholic

An Associated Press - Univision poll found that 62 percent of Hispanics overall identify themselves as Catholic. However, only 55 percent of young adults 18 to 29 identify with the faith.

 

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Hundreds Evacuated after Flooding in Iowa

Up to six inches of rain have fallen in some areas for three days, causing the Hawkeye State's creeks and rivers to swell.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Crystal Cathedral's Schullers Take Pay Cut

Schuller and his family have taken a voluntary 50 percent pay cut to help pay $2 million in unpaid bills.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Texas AG Sues Over Gulf Oil Drilling Ban

The Texas attorney general has sued Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to lift the Obama administration's ban on offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Pew: 8 Percent of Births in U.S. to Illegals

A new report has shed light on the estimated number of births to illegal immigrants on American soil.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

NY Gov: Islamic Group Won't Relocate Mosque

Developers of the proposed mosque near New York City's Ground Zero have rejected Gov. David Paterson's offer to help them find an alternative location.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Dept. of Education holds First Bullying Summit

The Department of Education hosted the first ever bullying summit on Capitol Hill Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

GOP Leaders Blast Prop 8 Judge's Ruling

A group of Republicans on Capitol Hill are taking a stand for traditional marriage by blasting the federal judge who ruled against California's Proposition 8.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Swarms of Dragonflies Invade Wisconsin

Ecologists have attributed the phenomenon to the higher amounts of rainfall that have fallen across the country.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Houston Investigator Accused of Traffic Ticket Fix

Houston police are investigating a case in which a woman was reportedly able to get a speeding ticket dismissed after posting a plea on Facebook.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Fmr Brit Capt. Becomes 1st to Walk Amazon River

Not even 50,000 mosquito bites could keep one former British Army captain from fulfilling his dream.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Newly Released Video Belies Arab MK's Story

Video footage released by Army Radio on Wednesday contradicts statements by Israeli Arab MK Hanin Zoabi.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Crash Survivors Taken to Anchorage Hospital

The four survivors of the plane crash that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, were being treated at Providence Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Fort Wayne School Board Ends Bible Class Program

The school board voted Monday to end their religious education program operated by the Associated Churches of Fort Wayne since 1944.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Tropical Storm Halts Work on Gulf Well

A tropical depression has forced British Petroleum to stop work on the relief well intended to permanently plug the busted oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

WHO: Swine Flu Pandemic Officially Over

Most countries have started cancelling vaccine orders and shutting down hotlines.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Now an Adult, What’s Next for Rifqa Bary?

Christian convert Rifqa Bary was released from state custody by an Ohio judge as she turned 18 years old, but her troubles are not yet over.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Rangel Refuses to Resign Over Ethics Violations

New York Democrat Congressman Charlie Rangel said he's not resigning despite several charges of ethic violations.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

California Baptist University Coach Killed in Crash

California Baptist University is mourning the loss of a coach killed in a crash while driving students to a training camp.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Heroic Dachshund Saves Ore. Owner's Life

A tiny dachshund in Yamhill, Ore., named Missy is being hailed as a hero for saving her owner's life.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Former Sen. Ted Stevens Killed in Alaska Plane Crash

Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens -- the longest-serving Republican in Senate history -- died in a plane crash while on a fishing trip in his home state Tuesday. He was 86.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Study: Flabby Waist Can Lead to Early Death

Researchers found that men and women with bigger waistlines have twice the risk of dying in the next 10 years compared to people with smaller waistlines.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Study: Prayer Heals the Sick

A new study says prayer really can help the sick, according to a new study by researchers from Indiana University.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Transit Authority Approves NYC Mosque Ad

New York City's transit authority announced its decision Monday to approve a bus ad opposing the proposed mosque near Ground Zero.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Somalia Militants Ban Christian Aid Groups

The radical Islamic group al-Shabaab has reportedly banned several Christian aid groups from Somalia.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Ethics Panel Outlines Charges against Rep. Waters

The House ethics committee formally charged Rep. Maxine Waters with three counts of ethics violations including charges she accepted special favors for a family member.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

FBI May Look into Afghanistan Aid Team Ambush

The Federal Bureau of Investigation may look into the case involving 10 Christian medical aid workers killed in Afghanistan.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

U.S. Suspends Military Aid to Lebanon

The U.S. Congress has frozen $100 million in aid to the Lebanese military over concern about its ties to the terrorist group Hezbollah.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Barak to Commission: 'I Bear Full Responsibility'

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak testified before the Turkel Commission on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Mitchell Arrives for One-Day Visit

Obama administration Middle East envoy George Mitchell arrived on Monday evening for a one-day visit to the region.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Nasrallah: 'Proof' Israel Killed Hariri

Hezbollah chief Nasrallah presented "proof" that Israel assassinated Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Death Toll in China Landslide Disaster Tops 700

The death toll from floods and landslides in China is now more than 700 and more than 1,100 people are still missing.

Monday, August 09, 2010

Stakelbeck on Terror Show

In this week's edition of Stakelbeck on Terror, CBN News hits the annual Christians United for Israel summit in Washington, D.C.

Monday, August 09, 2010

Obama Hosts New Orleans Saints at White House

President Obama hosted Super Bowl champions, the New Orleans Saints, at the White House Monday.

Monday, August 09, 2010

Deadly Wildfires Burn Across Russia

More than 500 separate fires are burning across Russia in one of the country's hottest summers on record.

Monday, August 09, 2010

Germans Close Mosque Linked to Jihad

Authorities said the Taiba mosque in Hamburg was a 'recruiting and meeting point for Islamic radicals who wanted to participate in so-called jihad or holy war.'

Monday, August 09, 2010

City Hosts 30th Annual Sandcastle Contest

Professional and amateur sculpting teams came out to show off their artistic ability Sunday and vie for the title of master's champion.

Monday, August 09, 2010

A Cheapskate's Secret to Living Happily on Less

Author Jeff Yeager is teaching Americans how to stretch their dollar, and how to be more of what he calls a "cheapskate."

Monday, August 09, 2010

CBN's 'Worldreach' Leading Nigerians to Christ

Millions of people in Nigeria are coming to Christ as a result of watching the Christian Broadcasting Network's programs produced by CBN Worldreach.

Monday, August 09, 2010

Wheat Prices Up after Russia Export Ban

Wheat prices have spiked after a recent decision by Russia to ban grain exports for the remainder of the year due to a severe drought and wildfires having destroyed 20 percent of its crop.

Monday, August 09, 2010

GOP's Angle Expresses Views on Clergy, Gays

Sharron Angle, Republican candidate for Nevada's U.S. Senate seat, believes clergy should be allowed to endorse candidates from the pulpit.

Monday, August 09, 2010

Christians Leaders Urge Nation to 'Pray and ACT'

Conservative Christians are calling for 40 days of fasting and prayer before this November's midterm elections.

Monday, August 09, 2010

Death Toll Rises in China Mudslide

A deluge of flood waters and landslides is making rescue efforts extremely difficult in China's Gansu province.

Monday, August 09, 2010

Judge Okays Prayer at New York Town Meeting

A federal judge has ruled that a town panel in upstate New York can continue to pray at the beginning of town council meetings.

Monday, August 09, 2010

Libya Releases Israeli Detainee

Libyan authorities released Rafael (Rafram) Hadad, 34, after months of backdoor diplomacy.

Monday, August 09, 2010

One Ariz. Escapee Caught Near Yellowstone

One of two inmates who escaped from an Arizona prison is now in custody as the search for the second fugitive and their suspected accomplice continues.

Monday, August 09, 2010

Tornado Decimates Two North Dakota Farms

A tornado that destroyed two farmsteads near Tyler, North Dakota, on Saturday could have been an EF4.

Monday, August 09, 2010

Indonesian Cleric Arrested for Terror Links

Indonesian authorities arrested Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir on Monday morning for his latest terror-related activities.

Sunday, August 08, 2010

Fla. Congressman: Investigate Aid to Lebanese Army

Rep. Ron Klein, D-Fla., has called for a reassessment of U.S. aid to Lebanon's military.

Sunday, August 08, 2010

Death Toll in China Landslides Nears 130

At least 96 people have died and 2,000 are missing after heavy rains triggered landslides in northwest China's Gansu province.

Friday, August 06, 2010

Kagan Prepares to Be Sworn in as New Justice

Solicitor General Elena Kagan was at the White House today, where the president held a reception for his second Supreme Court appointee.

Friday, August 06, 2010

Missing Oregon 5-Year-Old Found Safe

A 5-year-old Oregon boy who got lost on a camping trip was safely returned to his parents on Thursday, according to Oregon State Police.

Friday, August 06, 2010

Smog over Moscow Worsens as Wildfires Rage

A thick cloud of smoke from the fires smothered the capital city of Moscow again Saturday. The smog has crept into buildings and the subway system.

Friday, August 06, 2010

'The Other Guys,' 'Step Up 3D' Hit Theaters

Hollywood is seeking to entertain the masses with "bromance" and slick dance moves this weekend.

Friday, August 06, 2010

Watch Out for Heat-Related Illnesses

With parts of the country enduring a scorching heat wave that forecasters predict may linger a while, it's important to be aware of heat-related illnesses.

Friday, August 06, 2010

Hiring Rate Weak for 3rd Straight Month

The month of July brought a slow hiring rate for the third straight month, according to the U.S. Labor Department.

Friday, August 06, 2010

Judge: No Reunion for Ohio Convert and Parents

A court in Ohio has ruled against reuniting a run-away Christian convert with her Muslim parents, clearing the way for the teen girl to fight deportation.

Friday, August 06, 2010

Nevada Board Cuts State Employee Benefits

Nevada is slashing benefits for tens of thousands of state employees, retirees and their dependents.

Friday, August 06, 2010

New al-Qaeda Chief Former U.S. Resident

A suspected al-Qaeda operative who lived for more than 15 years in the U.S. has become chief of the terror network's global operations.

Friday, August 06, 2010

Egypt Deploys Security Forces to Border

Egypt beefed up its security forces along the northern Sinai border on Thursday, declaring the area "under extreme emergency."

Friday, August 06, 2010

States Respond in Health Care Overhaul Lawsuit

Twenty states plan Friday to file their response to the government's attempt to dismiss their health care overhaul lawsuit.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Pastor Murdered in Russia's Dagestan Republic

An unidentified gunman killed pastor Artur Suleimanov on the steps of Hosanna Church in July.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Evangelist Benny Hinn Opens Heart to Viewers

Evangelist Benny Hinn opened up to his viewers Thursday, talking about his marriage, mistakes he's made and the recent accusation against him of an affair.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Kagan Confirmed as Next Supreme Court Justice

The Senate has given final confirmation for Elena Kagan to become the 112th Supreme Court justice.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

U.S. Citizens Charged with Supporting Terrorists

Authorities are charging 14 men with providing support to the Somali terrorist group al-Shabab.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

America's Wealthiest Pledge Billions for Charity

Dozens of the country's wealthiest are promising to share their riches as part of a charity effort by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

'The Museum' Releases Debut Soft Rock Album

In a recent interview with CBN News, band member Ben Richter shared more about what to expect from the group's new soft rock CD.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Senate Measure to Cut Job Layoffs Advances

Congress is getting ready to send $26 billion to help states and school districts hurting for cash.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Geithner: Healthcare Overhaul Helps Medicare

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said President Obama's new healthcare law is having a positive effect on Medicare.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Heat Bakes 18 States from Texas to New York

Excessive heat warnings or advisories were issued in 18 states Thursday, from the South through the Midwest and into the Great Plains.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Angle: Dems Want to Make Govt. Our God

Tea Party candidate Sharron Angle told a Christian radio network that's why Democrats are expanding entitlement programs.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Superman Saves Family from Foreclosure

A Superman comic book recently saved the day for one struggling family facing foreclosure.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Christian Convert Awaits Immigration Status

Rifqa Bary, the Ohio teen who ran away from her Muslim family after converting to Christianity, faces another court hearing Thursday.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Senate Panel: Reinstate Abortion Funding Overseas

Senate Democrats recently approved a measure that would permanently open the door for abortion funding overseas. 

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Israel Releases Turkish Flotilla Ships

Israel released the three Turkish flotilla ships to return to Ankara on Thursday.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Pacific Institute: The Truth about Obamacare

Pacific Research Institute President Sally Pipes recently spoke with CBN News about the president's new healthcare law and how it will affect the economy.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Journalists Document Gaza's Prosperity

Recent reports of life in the Gaza Strip reveal that the coastal enclave is definitely not "under siege."

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Solar Storms Create Colorful Light Show

A storm on the sun may mean a colorful light show for people in the northern part of the country.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Dog Chews Off Toe, Saves Owner's Life

While most people would not be happy to wake up and find their dog had chewed off their toe, one Michigan man said he has nothing but gratitude for his furry friend.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Congress Demands Answers on Tainted Cereal

Congress is demanding an explanation from the Kellogg Company regarding what led to the recall of millions of cereal boxes that made several people sick.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Study: Cancer Cells Feast on Fructose

Certain cancer cells actually feed on the common food sweetener, fructose, according to a new study from the University of California Los Angeles.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Groups Challenge Terror-Related Rule On Attorneys

The father of one al Qaeda's leading recruiters is seeking to challenge the Obama administration's decision to place his son on a federal hit list.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Iran Media: Ahmadinejad Unhurt in Grenade Attack

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad escaped an assassination attempt on Wednesday, according to a conservative Iranian website.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Mo. Voters Reject Health Insurance Mandate

Voters in Missouri have rejected a key part of President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

BP Completes 'Static Kill' on Capped Well

After completing the static kill of the Gulf oil well overnight, British Petroleum officials announced Wednesday the well appears to be "static condition."

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Justice Ginsburg: No Plans to Retire

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is looking forward to being one of three women on the high court for the foreseeable future.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Ship Found at Ground Zero Sent Off for Tests

A 200-year-old ship uncovered during excavations at Ground Zero last month has been transported to a lab for evaluation.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Church Destroyed on 9/11 Still in Shambles

While a mosque is one step closer to being built in New York City blocks away from Ground Zero, a church destroyed in the 9/11 attacks has yet to be restored.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Obama Signs Cocaine Sentencing Law

President Obama signed the Fair Sentencing Act into law Tuesday which narrows the sentencing gap between those caught with crack verses powered cocaine.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Upset Employee Kills Himself, Eight Co-Workers

A disgruntled employee opened fire at a Manchester, Conn., warehouse Tuesday, killing eight people and then himself.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

ACLJ Vows to Fight NYC Mosque Decision

The ACLJ filed a lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of a New York City firefighter who survived 9/11, in hopes of stopping a Ground Zero mosque from being built.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Wisconsin Town Hosts 'Transplant Games'

A group of transplant patients in Wisconsin who once battled for their lives, are now battling one another in a friendly competition.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Pilot, Youth Minister Survive Small Pane Crash

A pilot and a youth minister survived a small plane crash off the coast of Cape Cod, Mass., Monday.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Cuban President Scaling Back Economic Role

Cuban President Raul Castro has said his government is going to reduce state control of the Cuban economy.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Justice Bader: U.S. Could Learn from Foreign Laws

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says judges could learn from courts in other countries.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Tropical Storm Colin Not Aimed at Gulf Spill

A new tropical storm has formed far out in the Atlantic Ocean, National Hurricane Center announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Majority of Senate Favors Kagan for High Court

At least 51 senators have announced they will back Kagan, who's expected to be confirmed by the end of the week.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Turkey on U.N. Probe: 'Israel Has Folded'

Headlines in Turkey proclaimed that Israel had "waved a white flag" and "folded" to international pressure.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Deadly Clashes Heat Up on Lebanese-Israeli Border

Lt. Col. Dov Harari, 45, was killed in Tuesday's border clashes with the Lebanese army.

Monday, August 02, 2010

The Brody File Show

This week on The Brody File, CBN News heads to Las Vegas, Nev., for a one-on-one interview with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Jewish Group Opposes Ground Zero Mosque

A prominent Jewish group is speaking out against plans to build a mosque two blocks from Ground Zero.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Pakistan Residents Fear Cholera Outbreak

The spread of deadly disease is now the major concern in Pakistan after the country is seeing it's worst flooding on record.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Obama: U.S. Troops Will Leave Iraq as Promised

President Barack Obama said Monday that he plans to keep his promise to end the U.S. war in Iraq by month's end.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Doctors Find Maggot in Teen's Eye

One Arkansas teenager shocked doctors and got national attention when a maggot was found feeding on his eyeball.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Company Adds GPS Devices to Brazil Detergent

Starting next week, Unilever will add a tracking device to 50 of its two-pound boxes of Omo laundry detergent for promotional purposes.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Ariz. Gov. Considers 'Tweaking' Immigration Law

Arizona's governor said a judge's recent decision to strike down parts of the state's new immigration law highlighted flaws in the measure "that can possibly be fixed."

Monday, August 02, 2010

China Tops Japan as World's 2nd Largest Economy

China is set to overtake Japan as the second-largest economy in the world.

Monday, August 02, 2010

World's Leading Investors Fear Deflation

Some of the world's leading investors are becoming more worried about the possibility of deflation, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Monday, August 02, 2010

UAE, Saudi Arabia Block Blackberry Usage

The UAE calls the BlackBerry, a 'security threat,' because data can be transmitted without being monitored for illegal activity.

Monday, August 02, 2010

New CBN TV Series Targets Indonesian Teens

"One Cubed.TV" will begin airing in the Muslim nation on Saturday, August 7.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Iran Authorities Arrest 15 Christian Converts

Iranian authorities have arrested 15 Christian converts and subjected them to harsh and inhumane interrogations.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Iran Says Three Americans Should Stand Trial

The attorney for three Americans imprisoned in Iran said they will either be released or put on trial this week.

Monday, August 02, 2010

July Deadliest Month for U.S. in Afghanistan

In another tragic milestone in the Afghanistan War, U.S. officials confirmed July was the deadliest month for U.S. troops in the nine-year-long conflict.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Hamas Blames Israel for Explosion

Hamas blamed Israel for an explosion in the home of senior commander Ala Adnaf that caused the building to collapse.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Terror Cell Targets Eilat, Aqaba, Killing Jordanian

The IDF suspects a terror cell in the Egyptian Sinai fired the Katyusha rockets that hit Eilat and Aqaba early Monday morning.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Mullen: U.S. Has Iran Strike Plan, just in case

The U.S. military has a plan to attack Iran, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Sunday, prompting a quick response.

Sunday, August 01, 2010

Dr. Campo Takes Top Post at Regent University

Dr. Carlos Campo assumed the top leadership post at Regent University Sunday, becoming eighth president to lead the school and the first Hispanic president of a private Christian college in Virginia.

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Focus on the Family Lays Off More Workers

More than a dozen managers and two senior executives were among 110 workers at Focus on the Family laid off his week.

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Pakistan Flood Recedes, Disease Threat Remains

Flood waters have started to recede in Pakistan after the worst flooding in country's history.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Newt Gingrich Already Campaigning for Presidency?

Gingrich recently delivered a speech on national security to about 200 people at the American Enterprise Institute..

Friday, July 30, 2010

Disturbing Army Reports: A Need for Prayer?

A disturbing report coming from the U.S. Army reveals a record number of suicides linked to an increase in risky behaviors like drug abuse, drunk driving, and crime.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Obama Hails Auto Industry Bailout a Success

President Obama says automakers are 'proving the naysayers wrong' after making good use of the controversial government bailout he says allowed them to turn around.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Armed Robber Repents after Fla. Clerk's Sermon

A Christian employee at a mobile phone shop in Palm Beach, Fla. said her faith forced an armed robber to leave the store empty-handed.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Deadly Gas Explosion Rocks Los Angeles

A natural gas explosion in Los Angeles rocked a two story building Friday, throwing people into the street and killing at least one person. One other person in critical condition.

Friday, July 30, 2010

N.M. Governor Considers Pardoning Billy the Kid

The governor of New Mexico could be about to get involved in one of the most classic of Old West storylines in American history.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Senator: Pentagon Will Prepare Chaplains for Gays

One Michigan senator said she has little doubt the Pentagon will prepare military chaplains to minister to gays in the armed forces.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Recession Was Deeper Than Gov't Had Expected

The economy slowed down in the second quarter of this year, growing at a 2.4 percent annual rate, according to the Commerce Department.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Ohio Teacher Settles Arm-Branding Case

An Ohio middle school teacher accused of branding students with an image of a cross has settled with one of the families.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Soldiers' Coffins Arrive in Israel

The coffins carrying the remains of six Israeli Air Force soldiers arrived at Tel Nof Air Force Base on Friday morning.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Palestinian Missile Targets Ashkelon

Ashkelon residents ran for shelter Friday morning as the Color Red air raid siren warned of an incoming missile attack.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Calif. Crews Battle Three Wildfires, Evacs Continue

Firefighters continue to battle three fires in the Los Angeles area -- two within 60 miles of each other.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Arlington Grave Mix Up May Be More Widespread

The mix up over tombstone labeling at Arlington National Cemetery could be much worse than originally reported.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Family Continues Daughter's Mission to Haiti Orphans

A family in Washington state is following the journey of a loved one who died helping to serve orphans in Haiti.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Killer Grizzly Bear Captured in Montana

Wildlife crews in Montana have captured a 400-pound grizzly bear that went on a rampage through a campground near Yellowstone National Park.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Sherrod to Sue Blogger Over Racist Allegations

Former U.S. Department of Agriculture employee Shirley Sherrod plans to sue blogger Andrew Breitbart for igniting a controversy that made her look like a racist.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Republicans: No Deal on Rangel's Ethics Charges

Lawyers for House Democrat Charles Rangel say a deal has been reached over a series of ethics charges against him, yet panel members say it might be too late.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Israeli Group Stresses U.S. Midterm Election Votes

An Israeli group is urging American immigrants there not to pass up voting in the key midterm elections this November in the U.S.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Obama: Education Key to Economic Growth

President Barack Obama said Thursday that America's economic success is tied to the success of our nation's schools.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Evangelist Benny Hinn Asks for $2M in Donations

The Texas-based minister said his ministry has accumulated a deficit in the last few months because there hasn't been the usual amount of offerings at his international speaking engagements.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Crash Victims Bodies to be Flown Home

The bodies the six Israeli Air Force soldiers killed in a helicopter crash Monday in Romania will be flown home on Thursday.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

EPA: 1M Gallons of Oil may be in Mich. River

Gov. Jennifer Granholm said it will be a "tragedy of historic proportions" if the oil reaches Lake Michigan.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Groups: Day of Prayer Defense 'Inadequate'

A coalition of pro-family groups has called the Obama administration's defense of the National Day of Prayer inadequate.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Students Punished for Opposing Homosexuality

Christian students at two different universities are being punished for disagreeing with their schools' policies on homosexuality.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Karzai: Release of War Docs Endangers Afghans

President Karzai said the intelligence records contain the names of Afghans who have cooperated with NATO-led forces, providing information about the Taliban.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Cargo Plane Crashes in Alaska, 4 on Board

A Boeing C-17 cargo plane with four people on board crashed and burned at Elmendorf Air Force Base near downtown Anchorage.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Calif.'s Mojave Wildfire Partially Contained

Hundreds of California firefighters who are battling a raging wildfire near the Mojave Desert got a helping hand from nature on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Court Upholds 'In God We Trust' Phrase on Money

A federal appeals court has ruled against a lawsuit to remove "In God We Trust" from U.S. currency, dismissing claims that the phrase was unconstitutional.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Condi and the Queen: Franklin, Rice Perform for Charity

Aretha Franklin and Condoleezza Rice may sit on different sides of the political table, but they know how to harmonize on the musical spectrum.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

'Expelled' Professor Stands for Scientific Integrity

The 2008 film "Expelled" stirred controversy by exposing the scientific community's prejudice against those who question the theory of evolution.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

FBI Denies Racial Targeting Against Muslims

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is denying allegations of targeting innocent Muslims through a counter-terrorism program.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Israel Denies Claims Jordan River is Polluted

Israel is rejecting charges that part of the Jordan River is polluted and unsafe for baptisms.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Columnist Dissects White House Econ Policies

The Congressional Budget Office is warning that the government's rapidly growing debt is the largest since World War II.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Pakistan Plane Crash Kills All On Board

A passenger jet crashed in Pakistan early Wednesday morning, killing all 152 people aboard in the worst plane crash in the country's history.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

U.S. Home Ownership Falls to Lowest in Decade

Home foreclosures have soared across the country, causing ownership to hit the lowest levels in a decade.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

'Fat Tax' Would Cover Germany's HC Costs

Germans who are overweight could end up paying more for their health insurance.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

House Approves Afghan War Spending Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved legislation to fund the build-up of U.S. military forces in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Environment Friendly Chevy Volt Priced at $41K

Driving a vehicle that does not use gasoline to help the environment isn't going to be cheap - at least at first.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Italian Legislators to EU: Add IHH to Terror List

A group of Italian legislators want the European Union to add Turkey's IHH to its list of terrorist groups.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Neb. City Suspends Immigration Law, Goes to Court

The Fremont, Nebraska City Council has voted to suspend a ban on hiring or renting property to illegal immigrants.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

WikiLeaks: We Don't Know Source of Leak

The editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks said Tuesday he did not know who sent his organization some 92,000 classified U.S. files on the war in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Netanyahu Meets with Jordan's King Abdullah

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu described his unannounced meeting with King Abdullah in Amman on Tuesday as 'very good.'

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

U.S., S. Korea Conduct High Profile Drills

The U.S. and South Korea are conducting high profile naval exercises near the South Korean coast on the 57th anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

China Faces Worst Flooding in Decade

A frantic search is underway for flood victims in southern China after rising waters have left hundreds of people trapped.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Obama, Congress Set Year-End Priorities

President Obama welcomed congressional leaders from both parties to the White House Tuesday to discuss legislative priorities for the rest of the year.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Signs of Chelsea Clinton Nuptials Appear in N.Y.

According to the Hudson Valley News, tents reported to have cost $600,000 have been put up at Astor Courts in Rhinebeck, N.Y.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Florida Artist Creates Art from Gulf Oil

Tom Saunders takes photographs of a single drop of oil. Then, in what is a mix of art and science, he creates what he calls "disaster art."

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Crash Victims' Misidentification in Dispute

The father of one of two young women misidentified after being involved in a fatal car crash last week, has blamed miscommunication for the mix-up.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

UK Hospital Trust Proposes Bible Ban

The Scriptures may not be a source of comfort anymore at one British hospital.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Oil Near $82 after Surging to 3-month High

Oil prices are on the rise again.  On Tuesday, the price per barrel neared $82 after surging stock markets and a weak dollar helped boost crude to a three-month high.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Frmr CIA Chief: Strike Against Iran Likely

Michael Hayden, the CIA's top spy under President Bush from 2006 to 2009, told CNN military action may soon be the only option.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Missionary's Flying Car Travels to Wis. Air Show

The missionary inventor who designed a flying car to help spread the Gospel throughout the world will showcase his invention at one of the biggest aviation shows in the world this weekend.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Neb. Town May Halt Immigration Law to Save Money

It has been estimated implementing the ordinance would cost the city around $1 million per year in legal fees, employee overtime and improved computer software.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Outrage Over Salaries of Calif. City Council Remains

A salary scandal sparked an explosive City Council meeting in the tiny town of Bell, Calif. Monday night.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Watch Stakelbeck on Terror

On this week's edition of Stakelbeck on Terror, we dip into the archives to highlight some of our greatest hits from the past few months.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Immigration Skirmishes Brew in Calif., S.C.

The government is rapidly expanding a program to identify illegal immigrants using fingerprints from arrests - and it has several immigration groups up in arms.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Couple Gives Billboard-Sized Thanks to Hospital

Kansas residents R.J. and Jackie Mejia used a billboard to express their gratitude to the doctors and nurses who saved their baby girl.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Americans with Disabilities Mark Milestone Anniversary

Twenty years ago today President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Khmer Rouge Jailor Sentenced to 19 Years

Some Cambodians are upset over the sentence given to the former chief jailer of the nation's notorious Khmer Rouge regime that killed nearly 2 million people.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Boy Scouts of America Celebrates 100 Years

Thousands of scouts from across the country took part in a parade in Washington, D.C., the largest Boy Scout parade in nearly 70 years.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Gospel Singer Doug Oldham Remembered

Family and friends of gospel singer Doug Oldham remembered his amazing talent Monday at his funeral held at the Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Va.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Evangelists Hinn, White Deny Affair Allegations

Television evangelists Benny Hinn and Paula White both issued statements denying that there is anything inappropriate about their relationship.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Soldier Witnesses Daughter's Birth by Skype

Thanks to Skype a military couple was able to witness the birth of their child together.

Monday, July 26, 2010

China Bank Official: Flexible Yuan Fights Inflation

A high-ranking Chinese bank official on Monday raised the idea of moving away from the U.S. dollar as the benchmark for his country's foreign exchange rate.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Israel, U.S. to Develop New Missile System

Israel and the U.S. signed an agreement on Sunday to develop the Arrow 3 missile defense system.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Britain's Socialized Health Care System Changing?

The British government has proposed a plan in hopes of cutting costs. The plan will shift its health system from a centralized bureaucracy to doctors at the local level.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Arab MK Warns of Third Intifada

Israeli Arab member of Knesset Haneen Zoabi warned that Israel could be in for a third intifada - armed Palestinian uprising.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Christian Financial Advisor: You Can Build Wealth

Christian financial advisor Rodney Ballance discusses investment strategies you can do.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Storms Bring Relief, Power Outages to Eastern U.S

Following days of oppressive heat, a strong cold front came through the region to trigger the storms.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Heavy Rains Rupture Iowa Dam

Hundreds of Iowans fled from their homes and vacation cabins after two days of heavy rains caused the Lake Delhi dam to rupture on Saturday.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Four Drowned in Lake Michigan Plane Crash

The U.S. Coast Guard called off a recovery mission on Saturday for four victims of a small plane that crashed into Lake Michigan.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Military: Mental Illness Discharges Increasing

More U.S. soldiers are being forced out of the military because of mental health disorders.

Friday, July 23, 2010

CDC: Most Teens Choose to Abstain

The most common reason the teenagers gave for abstaining was that the practice goes against their religion or morals.

Friday, July 23, 2010

WEB EXTRA: An Outpouring of Love

Pastor Wiley shares how what he's doing to help the poor in his community is just a reflection of what God's prompting the body of Christ to do around the globe.

Friday, July 23, 2010

WEB EXTRA: Tour the River of Refuge Dream Center

Pastor Wiley gave CBN News a tour of the abandoned hospital and how he envisions it as a center to house the hidden homeless.

Friday, July 23, 2010

WEB EXTRA: Interview with a River Church Member

Watch the CBN News interview with a River church member about how the River Christian Fellowship Church is helping the hidden homeless.

Friday, July 23, 2010

New in Theaters: 'Ramona and Beezus,' 'Salt'

Hollywood aims to strike a family friendly chord at theaters this weekend with the release of 20th Century Fox's "Ramona and the Beezus."

Friday, July 23, 2010

Argentine Officials Refuse to Marry Homosexuals

State officials in Argentina are refusing to comply with the country's new gay marriage law.

Friday, July 23, 2010

WEB EXTRA: Interview with Pastor John Wiley

Watch CBN News entire interview with Pastor Wiley of River Fellowship Church in Kansas City, Mo.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Ex-Lawmaker Abandoned Car on Capitol Hill

The parking spaces below the U.S. Capitol building are some of the most coveted on earth - which makes it particularly irritating that a former congresswoman has been allowing her car sit there abandoned.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Walmart Turns to 'Smart Tags' to Track Inventory

Some privacy advocates have concerns. Even though the tags can be removed from clothing, they can't be turned off.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Charity Group Helps Feed the Hungry in Niger

CBN's Operation Blessing International is helping to build food banks and seed centers to help feed the hungry.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Court Fines NZ School for Firing Gay Sports Coach

A Christian school in New Zealand that fired a coach because he was gay, has been ordered by a court to pay up and apologize.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Former Muslim Explains Roots of NYC Mosque Name

Former Muslim Walid Shoebat talks to CBN News about Muslim history and how the name "Cordoba" is recognized by Islamists around the world.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Obama Signs Bill to Curtail Wasteful Gov't Spending

President Obama signed a new bill into law on Thursday that's supposed to cut down on wasteful government spending.

Friday, July 23, 2010

U.S., N. Korea Tensions High at Asian Conference

North Korea's recent attacks on a South Korean warship has tensions between the United States and the rogue state spiking.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Rangel Denies Charges, Welcomes Ethics Trial

Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., said he's ready to fight the series of ethical allegations against him.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Reports Show Economic Recovery Slow Going

Troubles in the housing market and rising unemployment claims continue to stunt economic recovery.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Desmond Tutu to Retire from Public Life

Former Anglican archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa said he will retire from public life when he turns 79 in October of this year.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Pastor Rick Warren's Eyes Burned in Accident

Warren is at home recovering from an accident in which his eyes were burned with the sap of a firestick plant earlier this week.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Music Artist Jason Upton Releases 'Family Music'

Jason Upton is a Christian music artist who leads worship in churches, large and small, all over the world.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Obama Tells Sherrod He 'Regrets' Firing Ordeal

President Barack Obama has personally expressed regret to Shirley Sherrod after she was fired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture over misunderstood remarks.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Knesset Bans Liquor Sales by Stores after 11:00 P.M.

The Knesset passed a law banning convenience stores from selling alcholic beverages between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

GOP Lawmaker: WH Illegally Funding Kenya Abortion

A GOP congressman has accused the Obama administration of spending U.S. tax dollars on an initiative that would make abortion legal in Kenya.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Twin Astronauts Will Fly Last Shuttle Mission

Twin brothers who used to be rivals and are now astronauts will head into space next year to make history.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

House Vote Will Extend Jobless Benefits

The bill provides funding for 2.5 million jobless Americans whose unemployment benefits have been exhausted after six months.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Int'l Monetary Fund Cancels Haiti's $268 Million Debt

The IMF will also lend the earthquake devastated country $60 million to help it rebuild.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Wichita City Council Keeps Prayer at Meetings

The Wichita City Council said it will continue to open its meetings with a prayer despite a protest from a secular group.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Israeli Forces Thwart Attack on Jewish Town

IDF troops prevented a group of Arab infiltrators from entering the community of Barkan in southern Samaria.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Bernanke: Economic Outlook 'Unusually Uncertain'

The Federal Reserve is ready to take new actions to keep the economic recovery alive.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Financial Overhaul Signed into Law

Two years after the financial meltdown that led to the recession, President Obama signed reforms into law he says will protect consumers.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Examining Obama's Lowest Approval Rating

A new Gallup poll shows President Obama's job approval rating is at its lowest level yet.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Lesbian Teen Awarded $35K Over Canceled Prom

A Mississippi school district that cancelled its prom rather than allow a lesbian student to attend has agreed to pay $35,000 in damages to the recent high-school graduate.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

U.S. Announces New Sanctions Against North Korea

The Obama administration moved Wednesday to push new sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear weapons program.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Speed Cameras Go Dark in Arizona

For the first time in two years, Arizona's freeways will not be surveyed by photo radar cameras.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Fish Eaters Could Have Lower Risk of Eye Disease

Some older adults could lower their chances for vision loss by eating fish at least once a week.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Study: Meat Eaters Could Pack on More Pounds

The more meat you eat, the more weight you will gain over time, according to a new study by British researchers of the Imperial College in London.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

WH Mortgage Aid Program Still Losing Homeowners

More people have dropped out of President Obama's mortgage aid program, with July being the second straight month of plunging enrollment.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Website Lets You Vote to Cut Gov't Programs

Now you can cast your vote on what government programs you think should be cut from the budget. 

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Handel Wins GOP Runoff for Ga. Governor

Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel came from behind to finish first in Tuesday's primary race for state governor.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Minister: Mubarak in Good Health

Egypt's Information Minister said reports of Mubarak suffering from terminal cancer are nothing more than rumor.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Kagan's Confirmation Cleared for Full Senate Vote

Solicitor General Elena Kagan is one step closer to becoming the fourth female justice on the Supreme Court.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Horse Therapy Helps Autistic Kids

What started out as therapy for one young autistic girl in Texas has blossomed into a program that is helping many other kids like her.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

USDA Worker Resigns Over Racism Charge

Accusations of racism have cost federal employee Shirley Sherrod her job at the U.S. Agriculture Department.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Calif. Teen Trades Online for a Porsche

California teenager Steven Ortiz has found what many people would call success by bartering on Craigslist, the online trading and shopping website.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

White House Pays Homage to Broadway

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama were regaled Monday night with a series of show tunes from the stars of the Broadway musical, "The Great White Way."

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

'Final Exit' Billboards Promote 'Right to Die'

Several controversial euthanasia billboards have begun appearing on some coastal roadsides in New Jersey and in San Francisco.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Israelis Observe Tisha B'Av

Thousands of Israelis flocked to the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City Tuesday evening at the beginning of Tisha B'Av.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

At Amazon, E-books Outsell Hardbacks

A recent sales report from Amazon.com indicates hard bound books may be becoming a thing of the past.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

British PM, Obama Critical of Lockerbie Bomber Release

President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron pushed aside calls for an investigation into a link between BP and last year's Lockerbie bomber release.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Former Muslims Post Billboard Against Tenn. Mosque

A group of former Muslims have stepped into the battle over the proposed mega mosque in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Christian Brothers Murdered in Pakistan

The murders occurred as the men were leaving a court in Faisalabad, where they were on trial for blasphemy against Islam.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Students Told to Stop Praying Outside Supreme Court

Students from a Christian school in Arizona say police stopped them from praying outside the U.S. Supreme Court building.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Judge Extends Order Blocking Okla. Abortion Law

An Oklahoma judge granted an injunction on Monday stopping the enforcement of a state law mandating pregnant women be shown ultrasound images of their unborn babies.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Egypt's Mubarak Holds Meeting Despite Illness

Though Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak may have terminal cancer, he is continuing with his responsibilities for now.

Monday, July 19, 2010

The Brody File Show from CBN News

On this week's edition of The Brody File, CBN News goes one-on-one with GOP Senate nominee Sharron Angle at her home in Reno, Nev.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Robotic Legs Help the Paralyzed Walk

New Zealand scientists have developed a way for wheelchair users to walk again through the use of robotics.

Monday, July 19, 2010

U.S. Issues Pakistan Aid to Improve War Relations

The U.S. has announced a wave of new aid projects for Pakistan in an effort to overcome concern among leaders of the Afghan war and encourage security reform.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Cocoa Bean Purchase Pushes Price to Record High

The price of chocolate is on the rise after a large British hedge fund purchased a massive amount of the world's cocoa beans.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Obama Criticizes GOP Over Jobless Benefits

The president had harsh words for the GOP Monday, saying it's wrong for them to deny benefits to those out of work while calling for tax cuts for the wealthy.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Report: Gov't Mishandled GM, Chrysler Bailout

The report says the government did not show why closing dealerships was the right thing to do and may have hurt businesses and the economy.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Facebook Sets Record with 500 Million Users

The social networking site is about to hit a record 500 million users, making it the largest information network on the Internet.

Monday, July 19, 2010

CBN's WorldReach Targets Largest Group in India

Millions of people are hearing about the Gospel of Christ through a daily TV program in the country of India.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Shin Bet Nabs Hamas Terror Cell

The Shin Bet lifted a gag order on Monday to announce the arrest of Hamas members who murdered an Israeli policeman in June.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Boykin: NYC Mosque Will Increase Terror Recruitment

The plan to build a mosque near New York City's Ground Zero has drawn criticism from an esteemed U.S. military veteran who has battled radical Islam firsthand.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Report Shows U.S. Intel Has Ballooned Since 9/11

"Top Secret America," a report released by The Washington Post, has revealed there are now 1,200 governement agencies as well as 1,900 private companies collecting information.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Pro-Lifers Win a Round Against Health Law

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced health insurance pools can not cover abortions.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Train Collision in India Kills Dozens

Two passenger cars and one luggage car were destroyed by what appears to be the result of human error.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Army Suicide June Rate More than One a Day

The Army has reported a record number of suicides in June at a rate of more than the month's number of days.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Why Believers Must Defend Their Faith

Each year, there are countless cases around the nation challenging believers and their constitutional rights.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Apple Gives Away Free Cases for iPhone 4

Apple, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs is giving away free protective cases to owners of the new iPhone 4.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Group Helps Dreams Come True for Military Brides

Bridal salons are making dreams come true for future military spouses, by supporting "Brides Across America."

Friday, July 16, 2010

Prayer Day for the Gulf Puts Focus on God

Damage has already been done for many Gulf Coast cities and residents and because of that, churches across the country will gather to pray Sunday, July 18.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Sci-Fi Rules: Inception, ‘Sorcerer’ Hit Theaters

This weekend, it's all about mind over matter as psychics and sorcerers get ready to vie for box office gold in the latest batch of Hollywood films.

Friday, July 16, 2010

New York to Adopt No-Fault Divorce Bill

New York Gov. David Paterson is preparing to sign a no-fault divorce bill that would make the Empire State the last in the union to adopt the controversial policy.

Friday, July 16, 2010

FDA Panel Rejects Weight Loss Pill

Health experts said the drug can help people lose weight, but they warned that the drug's side effects outweigh those benefits.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Goldman Pays $550M to Settle Fraud Charges

Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs & Co. has agreed to pay $550 million to settle civil fraud charges.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Ancient Ship Found at NYC's Ground Zero

An ancient ship was found at the NYC's Ground Zero site as workers were excavating a new parking lot.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Minor Earthquake Rattles the D.C. Area

The quake, which struck at 5:04 a.m. EDT on Friday, shook homes and rattled windows.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Iranian Scientist Returns Home

Nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri got a heroes welcome in Tehran, Iran, after claims he was captured by the U.S.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Traditional Marriage Suffers Setback in D.C.

The D.C. Court of Appeals has ruled against letting voters have a say on gay marriage in the nation's capital.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Black Conservatives: Tea Party Not Racist

RNC Chairman Michael Steele said in a statement on Wednesday the NAACP's allegations "are not only destructive, they are not true."

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Haiti Victims Still Rely on Charities for Basic Needs

The people of Haiti rely on help from outside charity agencies for the most basic needs, including food and clean water.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Argentine Senate Legalizes Gay Marriage

In addition to marriage, the measure also grants adoption rights to same-sex couples.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Will Elective Abortion Be Covered Under HC Law?

Pro-life groups are concerned that the president's healthcare law will allow elective abortion as a covered benefit.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Judge Blocks Neb. Abortion Screening Law

A federal judge has granted Planned Parenthood's request to temporarily block a Nebraska abortion law, saying the measure would make it harder women to get the procedure.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

BP Successfully Stops Oil with Temporary Fix

BP has begun critical testing on its ruptured well in hopes that it will lead to stopping the gusher.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Nine States Support Arizona's Immigration Law

Nine states have officially backed Arizona's new immigration law.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Homes Lost to Foreclosure on Track for 1M in 2010

More than 1 million American households are likely to lose their homes to foreclosure this year.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

BP Involved in Lockerbie Bomber Release?

Four U.S. senators say evidence suggests BP could financial benefit from last year's release of the Lockerbie bomber and want the oil company to be investigated.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Trans Fats Ban Hits California State Fair

Food police in California are taking their crusade to a place where fried foods reign: the state fair.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Kindergarten Sex Ed? What Kids Could Learn

A school district in Montana is proposing new graphic sex education curriculum for students as young as five years old.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Bristol Palin, Levi Johnston Getting Married

After almost two years of acrimony, Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston said they've worked things out and now want to get married.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Engagement Ring Recovered from Minn. Lake

A Minneapolis teacher was distraught when she dropped her $7,000 engagement ring off the edge of a boat - until a treasure hunter came to the rescue.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Deadly Typhoon Strikes Philippine Islands

The first typhoon of the year to strike the Philippines has caused widespread damage in the capital city of Manila and has left at least 22 people dead.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Study: Obese Men Face Higher Death Risk

Researchers concluded that men who are obese by age 20 die an average of eight years earlier than those who aren't.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Testing Begins on New Oil Leak Cap

BP has finally started tests on a new cap designed to temporarily fix its leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

NYC Mosque Opponents Fight for 'Sacred' Ground

Families of 9/11 victims and other opponents met to convince NYC officials to uphold the sanctity of a site near Ground Zero that could eventually be a mosque.

 

 

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Houston Salvation Army Kettles Already Out

Houston is experiencing the sounds and sights of Christmas in July due to the Salvation Army's response to the tough economic times that have plagued many of the city's residents.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Prof. Removed for Stance on Gays Can Return

An Illinois college professor removed for voicing his agreement with the Catholic Church's teaching on homosexuality has been offered his teaching position back.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

French Parliament Approves Burqa Ban

A ban on wearing Muslim burqas is one step closer to becoming law in France.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Diabetes Drug Could Be Pulled from Shelves

Makers of the diabetes drug Avandia are under fire for failing to notify the Food and Drug Administration of its possible harmful side effects.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Woman Gets New Kidney from Facebook Post

Sarah Taylor had been on a transplant waiting list for the past year so she decided to post her need on Facebook.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Indecency Rules Redefined for Television

A federal appeals court has struck down a 2004 Federal Communications Commission policy, redefining indecency rules for broadcast television.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Alleged 'Barefoot Bandit' Faces Bahamas Judge

The 19-year-old American, whose real name is Colton Harris-Moore, is facing charges for a two-year crime spree that turned him into a kind of folk hero.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Israel Cites Faults in Flotilla Raid Planning

Israel has released its official report on its flotilla raid that occurred in May.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner Dies at 80

George Steinbrenner, who rebuilt the New York Yankees into a sports empire with a mix of bluster and big bucks that polarized fans all across America, died Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Missing Iranian Scientist Surfaces in Washington

A missing Iranian scientist has turned up alive in Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Church of England Votes to Allow Women Bishops

On Monday, the church's national governing body, the General Synod, voted to pave the way to allow women to become bishops with full authority.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Clinton to Turkey: Don't Sever Ties with Israel

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davotuglu on Monday not to cut ties with Israel.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Stakelbeck on Terror - New Show from CBN News

CBN News sits down with Nadim Gemayel, a Christian member of Lebanon's parliament who says Hezbollah has hijacked his country and he aims to take it back.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Five Dead in NM Workplace Shooting

A workplace shooting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has left five people dead and four others wounded.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Gingrich Considers Presidential Run

Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich said he is considering a run for president in 2012.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Haiti Still Struggling, More Aid Coming

Former President Bill Clinton has announced $1 million in new grants to promote job growth in Haiti and help the country rebuild.

Monday, July 12, 2010

'Barefoot Bandit' Nabbed in the Bahamas

Colton Harris-Moore was apprehended just off Eleuthera Island after a high-speed boat chase, Bahamian authorities said Sunday.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Soccer Coach Helps Haiti's Tent Kids

Soccer coach Ricardo Pierre-Louis has teamed up with One Hope Ministry to host soccer clinics for the kids living in Haiti's tent cities.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Gospel Music Legend Walter Hawkins Dead at 61

Grammy Award-winning Gospel singer and composer Walter Hawkins passed away at his California home Sunday after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Governors Concerned Over Ariz. Immigration Law

Democratic governors are worried about the Obama administration's lawsuit against Arizona's immigration law.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Debt Commission Leaders Warn of Fiscal 'Cancer'

On Sunday, the leaders of President Barack Obama's national debt commission painted a gloomy picture of the problem.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Terror Euphemisms: Helping or Hurting the Enemy?

Terms like "Islamic radicalism" and "Islamic extremist" are no longer being used by the Obama administration, leaving many counter-terrorism experts concerned.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Israeli Navy Readies for Libyan Ship

Israeli naval forces were put on high alert Sunday as the Libyan-sponsored cargo ship set sail from Greece for the Gaza Strip.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Public Busses to Service Arab Villages

The Transportation Ministry announced on Sunday that new public bus routes will soon be servicing Arab, Druze and Bedouin villages.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Spain Celebrates First World Cup Title

A worldwide television audience was watching when Spain won their first ever World Cup soccer title on Sunday in a match against the Netherlands.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Missionaries, U.S. Citizen Victims in Uganda Attacks

Terror bombings in Uganda have killed 74 people watching the World Cup finals.  One American was among them as well as several missionaries who were wounded.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Rev. Schuller Not Retiring from Crystal Cathedral

The 83-year-old Schuller told his congregation that Sheila Schuller Coleman will become sole lead pastor, as he becomes head of the church's board of directors.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

British Petroleum Reports Progress on Oil Cap

Eighty-four days into the oil spill, British Petroleum is once again trying to replace the cap and contain the leak in the Gulf of Mexico once and for all.

Friday, July 09, 2010

Army Officer Thankful Family Survives House Fire

No matter how difficult times may be, one military man has still found things to be thankful for.

Friday, July 09, 2010

Rains Force Evacuations along the Rio Grande

The Rio Grande River is still rising along the U.S.-Mexico border and forcing evacuations on both sides of the country.

Friday, July 09, 2010

No Land for Conservative Breakaway Church

Christ Church left the Episcopal denomination in 2007 over concerns that leaders were allowing the ordination of gay clergy.

Friday, July 09, 2010

Justice Department Showing Racial Bias?

A scene from the 2008 presidential election has some accusing the Justice Department of racism.

Friday, July 09, 2010

Box Office: Can 'Despicable Me' Eclipse 'Twilight'?

A week after its July 4 weekend debut, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse has a new crop of challengers at the box office.

Friday, July 09, 2010

'Blind Side' Couple Share 'In a Heartbeat'

Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy say any one person you walk past could be the one to change your life. So every once in awhile, you need to stop and turn around.

Friday, July 09, 2010

Court Reinstates Planned Parenthood Fraud Suit

A court in California has re-instated a fraud case against Planned Parenthood alleging the clinic overbilled the government for birth control costs.

Friday, July 09, 2010

Charity Aid Group Educates Indonesian Children

CBN's Operation Blessing International is helping poor Indonesian children learn how technology can help their health.

Friday, July 09, 2010

Christian Prisoner in N. Korea Attempts Suicide

An American Christian serving an eight-year prison sentence in North Korea tried to kill himself, North Korea's official news agency reported Friday.

Friday, July 09, 2010

U.S., Russia Swap Spies in Vienna

Ten Russian spies were on their way to Moscow early Friday to be exchanged for four Russian nationals accused of spying for the U.S.

Friday, July 09, 2010

Libya Sending the Next Israel 'Blockade Buster'

A Libyan ship will set sail on Friday on a "humanitarian" mission to break Israel's naval blockade of the Gaza Strip.

Friday, July 09, 2010

Presbyterian USA Close to Allowing Gay Clergy

Leaders of the Presbyterian USA Church voted Thursday to allow non-celibate gays in committed relationships to serve as clergy.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Health Care Law More Burden to Medicaid?

The first stage of President Obama's health care overhaul is set to cover about one million uninsured Americans by 2011.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Largest Stash of Gold Coins Found in UK

An amateur treasure hunter has stumbled across the largest hoard of gold coins ever found in the United Kingdom.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

German Artist Shares Inspiration for Worship Album

After singing with secular artists like Beyonce and Justin Timberlake, German artist Déborah Rosenkranz is now working on a new worship album.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Indonesia Islamists Open Front against Christians

Christians have been targeted by extremist Muslim leaders in Indonesia after rumors spread that believers were conducting a mass baptism.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

World Economy's Expected Growth?

The International Monetary Fund expects the world economy to grow strongly in the second half of this year, which could be good for stocks worldwide.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Three Arrested in Norway Al Qaeda Bomb Plot

Authorities in Norway say they believe the men were planning attacks with portable peroxide bombs.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Russia-U.S. Spy Swap Appears to be in Motion

The two countries worked out a deal to trade suspected Russian spies for American agents currently being held in Russia.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

IDF Releases Proof of Hezbollah Arms Buildup

The IDF released maps and other intelligence information confirming Hezbollah's stockpiling of weaponry in southern Lebanon.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

NY Candidates Seek Probe of Ground-Zero Mosque

Two candidates who want to be New York state's next governor said more information is needed about the controversial mosque to be built at New York City's Ground Zero.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

CNN Mideast Editor Fired over Tweet

CNN fired Middle East affairs correspondent Octavia Nasr after she posted a 'Tweet' expressing her admiration for a late Lebanese Muslim cleric.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Cuba to Release Remaining Political Prisoners

Cuba has agreed to release 52 political prisoners following negotiations with the Roman Catholic Church, marking the country's largest mass liberation in decades.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Failed NYC Terror Plot Part of al Qaeda Conspiracy

Several al Qaeda members have been indicted in connection with last year's plot to set off bombs in New York's subway system.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Solar Plane Successfully Lands in Switzerland

An experimental plane powered totally by the sun has successfully completed its first 24-hour test flight.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Jewelry Benefits Oil Spill Victims in Gulf

Anne Dale is using her creative talents to raise money for fishing businesses affected by the oil spill on the Gulf Coast.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Church of England Denies Gay Priest's Ordination

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams was set to back the elevation of Rev. Jeffrey John to bishop, but a church committee decided to reject him as a nominee.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Audrey Assad Explores Faith Walk in New Album

A new worship album from the up-and-coming Christian recording artist Audrey Assad is set to hit stores across the U.S. in July.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Report: Justice Kennedy to Retire in 2012

Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy will stay on the bench for at least another three years, according to a report in a New York City newspaper.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Sugary Drink Ban Takes Effect in San Francisco

San Francisco has begun replacing sugary beverages in the city's vending machines with healthier choices like soy milk, rice milk and other non-dairy drinks.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

CDC: Cancer Screenings Will Save More Lives

Nearly 10,000 Americans die every year, because they don't get screened for cancers.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Hawaii Gov. Vetoes Same-Sex Civil Union Bill

Gov. Linda Lingle said Tuesday that voters and not politicians should decide the fate of civil unions.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Obama Bypassing Senate for New Medicare Chief

Sidestepping Senate hearings, the president is planning to appoint Dr. Donald Berwick to oversee Medicare and Medicaid, a the White House said Tuesday.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Egyptian President May Have Cancer

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak may have cancer, the London-based Arab-language daily al-Quds al-Arabi reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Understanding Evil and Our Moral Foundations

Author David Kupelian says society has an age-old blind spot -- we don't understand the nature of evil and how it works -- and he partially blames the church.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Queen Makes Rare Visit to NYC

For the first time in almost 35 years, Queen Elizabeth II made a rare visit to New York City.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Debate Continues over Islamic Veils in France

President Nicolas Sarkozy's government says a ban is needed to protect oppressed women and to promote equality between the sexes.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

The Brody File Show

CBN News Washington Correspondent Jennifer Wishon fills in for David Brody this week interviewing speaker, author and now candidate Star Parker.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Nation's Oldest Postal Worker Retires

After nearly 40 years on the job, the nation's oldest postal worker has punched in for the final time.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Investors Expect Markets to Rebound

Investors are hoping for a rally in the markets after recent drops in stocks, oil and gold.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Mortgage Rates Drop, Housing Market Still Weak

Record low mortgage rates haven't helped the weak housing market.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

N. Korean Defector Says Gov't Killed Evangelist

A North Korean defector says the government tortured and killed his brother for spreading the gospel.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

'Green' Theme Park Planned Near Houston

The EarthQuest Adventures theme park will sprawl across 1,600 acres and include 50 different rides in five-themed areas.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Dutch Group Admits Errors in U.N. Climate Report

A Dutch environmental agency says a key U.N. report on climate change has even more errors than previously noted.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Oil Hits All Gulf States, Texas Tar Balls Found

The state of Texas has begun to see the effects of the Gulf oil spill. Buckets of tar balls have washed up on on several of the state's beaches.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Rumor: Syrian Military Hit by Plague

ISID posted a report on Monday alleging that the Syrian military has been hit by a plague.

Monday, July 05, 2010

Health Overhaul First Provisions Start to Kick In

The first stage of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is expected to provide coverage to about 1 million uninsured Americans by next year.

Monday, July 05, 2010

Unrestricted Abortion Law goes into Effect in Spain

Hundreds of protestors rallied outside the capital in Madrid over a new abortion law in Spain that allows unrestricted abortions in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.

Monday, July 05, 2010

BP Oil Spill Response Costs Top $3 Billion

BP's latest figures for its response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster has topped $3 billion, the company reported on Monday.

Monday, July 05, 2010

Queen Elizabeth to Visit Manhattan Tuesday

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will spend Tuesday afternoon in Manhattan before flying home to Great Britain in the evening.

Friday, July 02, 2010

School Principals Lose Appeal in Candy Cane Case

A federal appeals court has ruled two Texas principals can be held personally liable in a lawsuit over students distributing candy canes with Christian Christmas messages.

Friday, July 02, 2010

Charity Aid Group Provides Houses in El Salvador

Operation Blessing International recently helped some families in El Salvador get new homes.

Friday, July 02, 2010

U.N. Report: U.S. Dollar Value Not Reliable

A United Nations committee says the dollar should be replaced as the main international currency.

Friday, July 02, 2010

Experts Stress Fireworks Safety on the Fourth

Safety officials are once again reminding Americans to be careful this holiday,because fireworks are not only dangerous -- they are also deadly.

Friday, July 02, 2010

'Son of Hamas' Thankful for U.S. Asylum

The man known as the 'Son of Hamas' faced death threats and warnings not to return to the West Bank.

Friday, July 02, 2010

Kagan Opponents: 'She will be an Activist Justice'

During the final day, senators heard from opponents who say Elena Kagan will become an activist judge.

Friday, July 02, 2010

Netanyahu Speaks Out on Shalit's Return

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened a press conference to speak to the nation about kidnapped IDF Cpl. Gilad Shalit.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Al Gore Assault Investigation Reopened

Police in Oregon are reopening an investigation into an alleged sexual assault by former Vice President Al Gore.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Nuke the Oil Spill? Could it Work?

Some experts have suggested using explosives or nuclear weapons to stop the Gulf oil spill and former President Bill Clinton hints that may become the only option.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

House Approves Sweeping Financial Reform Bill

Democrats are declaring partial victory with their financial reform bill after the House approved the sweeping bank overhaul Wednesday night.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Puerto Rico Voids Birth Certificates

Officials have asked Puerto Ricans to apply for new birth certificates with increased security features. The move comes in response to the country's widespread identity theft problem.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Australia's New PM Admits Being an Atheist

Australia's new Prime Minister Julia Gillard says she does not believe in God.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Survey: 1 in 9 Historic U.K. Churches at Risk

In the United Kingdom, hundreds of historic churches are at risk, according to a new study.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Immigration Reform in Senate's Hands

Reform advocates say House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calf., will wait for the Senate to act first on the proposed measure.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Piano Artist Paints NYC Streets with Music

An artist has planted 60 pianos around the Big Apple in hopes of turning a city of strangers into friends

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Kagan Confirmation Reaches Homestretch

Elena Kagan is speeding towards confirmation as the newest Supreme Court justice.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Obama Blames Politics for Immigration Reform Delay

President Barack Obama on Thursday blamed immigration policy delays on "political posturing and special interest wrangling" as he tried to jump start the issue in the court of American public opinion.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Report: Non Profits Still Struggling with Economy

Non profit organizations say they're still struggling with the economy, but enjoying a jump in investment returns.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Hurricane Alex Weakens, Leaves Path of Damage

Hurricane Alex is losing strength as it moves inland, but the storm has still managed to leave a path of destruction.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

VA Hospital Warns of Exposure to Viruses

A Veterans Administration hospital in St. Louis, Mo., is sending out warnings to patients who may have been exposed accidentally to deadly viruses.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Survery Ordered Amid Arlington Cemetery Scandal

Arlington National Cemetery's management team is laying out new plans to ensure mistakes in labeling plots are not made again.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Wisconsin Upholds Ban on Gay Marriage

In a unanimous decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court is standing behind the voters and upholding the states ban on gay marriage

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Kassam Rocket Heavily Damages Factory

A Kassam rocket fired by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip heavily damaged a factory in a community in the Sdot Negev Regional Council.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Social Networking: Bad for Your Relationships?

Social networking Web sites like Facebook are the new go-to places for divorce attorneys looking for evidence against cheating spouses.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

NY High School's 12 Sets of Twins Get World Record

Some 24 graduating seniors at a high school in Syracuse, N.Y. made history by simply walking across the stage.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Study Shows U.S. Obesity Rates Increasing

Obesity rates in the U.S. are still rising, according to a new health study that says obesity rates increased in 28 states last year.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Ex-Israeli Spy 'Son of Hamas' Granted Asylum

The son of a Hamas founder, who spied for Israel, has been granted asylum by a U.S. immigration judge in San Diego, Calif.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Competition for 'Neighborhood' Grants Tough

More than 300 communities in the U.S. have applied for federal funding to help children in at risk neighborhoods.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Israel Envoy: 'Tectonic Shift' in U.S.-Israeli Ties

Michael Oren, Israel's ambassador to the U.S., says relations between the two countries are going through a "tectonic shift."

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Eareckson-Tada Recovering from Cancer Surgery

The 60-year-old author and minister to the disabled will need chemotherapy treatments, but doctors say the type of cancer she endured is 'highly survivable.'

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Petraeus Confirmed as New Afghan War Commander

Gen. David Petraeus was unanimously confirmed as the new U.S. military commander in Afghanistan, after breezing through a series of Senate hearings.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Planned Parenthood Sues Over Neb. Abortion Law

Planned Parenthood has filed a lawsuit challenging a new Nebraska law with conditions the group says would ultimately ban abortions in the state.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

FaithShares: Investing with Biblical Values

Many believers are making a greater effort to invest their money in funds that reflect their Christian values and the group 'Faith Shares' helps them do just that.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Gulf Day of Prayer Set for July 18

Two evangelical Christian groups are calling for a national day of prayer for the Gulf of Mexico.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Minn. Gay Pride Fest Seeks to Block Evangelists

Organizers of Minneapolis' Twin Cities Gay Pride Festival have announced they will continue their fight to bar Christian evangelists from the annual event.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Hamas: U.S. Asked Us to Keep Silent

The U.S. asked Hamas not to talk about contacts with Obama administration officials, according to a senior official in Gaza.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Petraeus Faces Questions from Senate Committee

Gen. David Petraeus will take the next step in replacing Gen. Stanley McChrystal to lead the war in Afghanistan on Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Strengthening Alex Could Hamper Gulf Cleanup

Tropical Storm Alex is expected to reach hurricane strength sometime Tuesday.  It might push oil farther inland and disrupt cleanup efforts.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Moscow Wants Explanation for U.S. Spy Arrests

Moscow wants answers after U.S. law enforcement officials arrested 10 people who alleged spied for Russia for up to a decade.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Watch 'Stakelbeck on Terror' -- New from CBN News

This week, Stakelbeck on Terror goes one-on-one with Michigan Congressman Peter Hoekstra-- a leading voice on national security and intelligence issues.

Monday, June 28, 2010

A Look at Religious Freedom Amid Israeli Arrests

Officials in Israel have announced the arrests of seven Arab Israelis accused of attacking Christians and Jews.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Christian Convert Removed as Liberty University Dean

Ergun Caner has been removed as dean of Liberty University's theological seminary, after claims that he lied about certain parts of his past.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Justices Extend Gun Owner Rights Nationwide

The Supreme Court held Monday that the Constitution's Second Amendment restrains government's ability to significantly limit "the right to keep and bear arms."

Monday, June 28, 2010

Ministry's Team Ready When Disaster Strikes

The team provides spiritual counseling to victims of natural disasters and also trains church members in counseling techniques.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Exodus International Celebrates 35 Years of Ministry

Exodus International, which ministers to those struggling with homosexual behavior or sexual identity, will celebrate its 35th anniversary this year.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Turkey Closes Airspace to Israeli Military

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey imposed the ban in response to Israel's raid on a flotilla attempting to break the Gaza blockade in May.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Tropical Storm Alex Gaining Strength Over Gulf

Tropical Storm Alex is swirling across the Gulf of Mexico, gaining strength as it heads towards Mexico's northeastern coast.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Gov't Plans to Double Available Wireless Spectrum

The Obama administration has announced plans to double the amount of available wireless communications in the next 10 years.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Israeli Arab Terror Cell Busted

Seven members of an Israeli Arab terror cell affiliated with al-Qaeda were indicted on Monday in Haifa District Court.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Masked Gunmen Destroy UNRWA Summer Camp

For the second time this month, masked gunmen destroyed the facilities at one of UNRWA's summer camps in the Gaza Strip.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Palin Decries Obama Administration's 'Sellout'

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin accused President Barack Obama of selling out America's allies, such as Israel.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Hamas 'Military Wing' Releases New Shalit Clip

Hamas released a new video clip of kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

G20 Nations Want Deficits Cut, Obama Disagrees

President Barack Obama is disagreeing with other world leaders about the next step in fighting the global recession.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Oil Spill Teams Keep Eye on Tropical Storm

As crews continue to work on containing oil in the Gulf of Mexico, meteorologists are now monitoring a tropical disturbance that could be headed in their direction.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Gun-Toting Granny No Easy Target

A Kentucky woman is living proof that it's never too late to go back to class -- even when the subject is self defense.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Recovery Efforts Tough after Flooding in Brazil

Torrential rains, flooding, and mudslides in Brazil have killed 45 people and have left more than 150,000 homeless.

Friday, June 25, 2010

CT Residents Clean Up After Severe Storms

On Friday, Bridgeport, Conn., Mayor Bill Finch compared the storm damage to an attack by Godzilla. He estimated the damage to be in the millions of dollars.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Summer Vacations: Family Fun at a Discount

Bethesda, Md. mom Jamie Ratner recently launched "certifikid," a website which finds and advertises discounts for families with young children.

Friday, June 25, 2010

G-20, G-8 Summits Underway in Canada

One of the main goals of the conferences is to develop ways to keep the global economy from slipping back into a recession.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Charity Fights Disease Among Peruvian Children

Extreme poverty and poor hygiene have contributed to high disease rates among some of the children in the South American nation of Peru.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Job Worries Can Affect Your Health

A recent study indicated that people who have been worried about keeping their jobs are more likely to have health problems, too.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Gulf Coast Governors Call for 'Day of Prayer'

Leaders of the Gulf Coast states have designated this Sunday as a day of prayer for all of the regions affected by the oil spill.

Friday, June 25, 2010

U.S.: N. Korea Should Free Detained American

The Obama administration has told North Korea not to link the case of a detained American Christian with the South Korean warship incident.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Lieberman: EU Ministers Should Visit Gaza

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman recommended that EU ministers visit the Gaza Strip, Israel's Channel 2 reported.

Friday, June 25, 2010

GOP Blocks Expanded Spending Package

Republicans on Thursday defeated Democrats' showcase election-year jobs bill.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Author: U.S. Welfare State Beyond its Limits

William Voegeli, author of the book 'Never Enough: America's Limitless Welfare State,' says the U.S. can't sustain the amount of government spending today.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Obama, Russia's Medvedev Talk Economics

Obama welcomed Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to the White House Thursday, for talks focused on increasing economic ties between the countries.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Congress OK's New Penalties against Iran

Congress approved tough new sanctions against Iran, making it clear that any nuclear ambitions the Islamic Republic may be harboring could come at a steep price.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Tiananmen Square Survivor's Call to 'True' Freedom

The journey took more than 20 years for Chai Ling. It began in 1989 when she was a leader in the massive student movement that dominated Tiananmen Square.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

High Court Refuses to Keep Petitioners IDs Private

The Supreme Court ruled that Washington state voters who signed a petition asking for a referendum on gay rights cannot conceal their names from the public.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Mass. School Board: Condom Policy Will be Reviewed

A Massachusetts public school district has decided to make condoms available to all students - excluding grades one through four.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

"Joni & Friends" Ministry Founder Has Breast Cancer

Joni Eareckson-Tada, founder of the ministry Joni and Friends has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Stem Cells Reverse Blindness Caused by Burns

A recent medical breakthrough using stem cells may restore sight to people blinded by burns.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Pakistani Court Convicts 5 Americans of Terrorism

A Pakistani court convicted five Americans on terror charges Thursday and sentenced each of the men to 10 years in prison.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Gulf Oil Cap Reattached After Underwater Accident

Engineers in the Gulf of Mexico have made an emergency repair to a containment cap after an underwater robot had bumped into it.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Ruling: Philadelphia Cannot Evict Scouts for Gay Ban

A jury has ruled the city of Philadelphia cannot evict a Boy Scout chapter from using a city-owned building for refusing to admit gays.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

American Wins Wimbledon's 11-Hour Tennis Match

American John Isner won Wimbedon's longest tennis match ever on Thursday, taking the 5th set, 70 - 68.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Lebanese Gov't. Mulls Stopping Gaza Flotillas

The Lebanese government has withdrawn its support for two Gaza-bound flotillas, according to the Lebanese paper al-Liwaa.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

5.0-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Canada

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake that rocked parts of Canada was felt as far south as Maryland on Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Drug Lord Caught in Jamaica After Weeks of Violence

Fighting between police and drug gangs protecting Christopher Coke broke out last month in the streets of Jamaica, as he fled from authorities

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Woman in Iconic WWII Photo Dies

Edith Shain, the woman whose kiss in Times Square became infamously associated with the end of World War II, has passed away. She was 91.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

U.S. Sneaks by Algeria 1-0 in World Cup Tourney

Team USA's hopes of winning their first World Cup are still alive after they beat Algeria 1-0, Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Tax Credits Gone, New-Home Sales Tank

Sales of new homes collapsed in May, sinking 33 percent to the lowest level on record.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Ariz. Crews Make Progress on Flagstaff Wildfire

Arizona crews have been assuring residents they have contained 20 percent of the fire and secured several previously endangered homes.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Va. Atty Gen. Takes Stand for Free Speech

Virginia's Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says protecting free speech includes protecting lousy speech.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Rep. Hoyer: Bush Tax Cuts Will Be Too Costly

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md. suggested that tax cuts enacted under former President George W. Bush will eventually be rescinded.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Keep Your Kids Happy, Healthy During Summer

Parents want to try to find activities to keep their kids intellectually engaged, so their minds will stay focused and active over the summer break.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Many Americans Expect Jesus' Return by 2050

A new poll finds that many Americans are divided over whether they expect Jesus Christ to return to earth by the year 2050.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Judge Strikes Down Drill Ban, WH Vows Appeal

The Interior Department is seeking to re-impose a six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling one day after a federal judge struck down an existing order.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Paralyzed Fmr Cop Fights Crime by Cycling

A former LAPD police officer shot in the line of duty and paralyzed from the chest down, now uses a hand cycle to fight gang-related crime.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Israel Launches Advanced Spy Satellite

Israel latest spy satellite, launched at 10 p.m. Tuesday, was already transmitting data by Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Turkey, Iran Fuel Swap On Despite Sanctions

Turkey said said a fuel swap with Iran is still on the table despite the fourth round of sanctions passed by the U.N. Security Council.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Pro-Lifers Pressure Planned Parenthood Over Funding

Planned Parenthood is being pressured to answer questions about how much taxpayer funding it receives and and how that money is spent.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Obama Admin. Unveils New Health Care Rules

President Obama has unveiled new regulations that will determine how several provisions in the health care law will be carried out.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Police Eye Stepmom in Missing Ore. Boy Case

Investigators are now taking a closer look at the stepmother of Kyron Horman, the Oregon boy who vanished from his elementary school almost three weeks ago.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

White House Rebukes McChrystal over Remarks

Sources indicate Gen. McChrystal is prepared to submit his resignation when he meets with President Obama, after taking several potshots at the administration in a Rolling Stone interview.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Judge Rules Against Deepwater Drilling Ban

Oil industry advocates have criticized President Barack Obama's six-month ban on deepwater drilling.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Labor Dept.: Gay Workers Get Family Leave

Employers will soon have to give homosexual workers the same opportunity to take unpaid time off as heterosexuals, according to the Labor Department.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

World Leaders Fall Short $10B Pledged for Poor

International aid organizations including World Vision and Oxfam have called on the G-8 to get back on track with their aid commitments.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Former Lesbian Mom Appeals Custody Ruling

Lawyers for lesbian-turned-Christian Lisa Miller announced their decision to appeal a ruling which gave custody of her daughter to her former partner.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

White House Budget Chief Stepping Down

White House Budget Director Peter Orszag plans to resign, making him the first high-profile member of Obama's team to depart.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Neb. Town Votes to Restrict Illegal Immigrants

Voters in the eastern Nebraska city of Fremont on Monday approved a ban on hiring or renting property to illegal immigrants.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Supreme Court Upholds Anti-Terror Law

The Supreme Court upheld a law that prohibits Americans from supporting foreign terrorist groups, even when aid is intended to turn groups toward peaceful practices.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Texas Woman's Father's Day Gift Saves Dad's Life

A Texas diabetic received the ultimate gift from his daughter on Father's Day - life.

Monday, June 21, 2010

U.S. Warns Americans to Avoid Gaza

The U.S. State Department has issued a new travel advisory warning Americans to avoid travel to southern Israel and the Gaza Strip.

Monday, June 21, 2010

CBN's WorldReach Spreads Gospel in Nepal

Although the church in Nepal has been said to be one of the fastest growing in the world, more than 95 percent of the population haven't heard about Jesus Christ.

Monday, June 21, 2010

World Markets Rise as China Allows Yuan Gain

Stock markets around the world were rising on news that China would no longer peg its currency against the value of the U.S. dollar.

Monday, June 21, 2010

State Dept. Quiet on Morocco Christian Expulsions

Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., says the U.S. State Department refused to testify at a hearing on Morocco's expulsion of foreign Christian workers.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Four Evangelists Arrested at Mich. Arab Festival

Four Christian evangelists were arrested on June 18 and charged with disorderly conduct at the Dearborn Arab International Festival in Michigan.

Monday, June 21, 2010

NYC Bomb Suspect Faces Terror, Weapons Hearing

The Pakistani-born U.S. citizen accused of trying to set off a car bomb in Times Square is set to face arraignment in a New York court on Monday.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Al Qaeda Warns of U.S. Attacks, Peace Conditions

Al Qaeda's American-born spokesman Adam Gadahn has proposed conditions in which the terror organization would end its attacks on the U.S.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Tornado Rips Businesses, Arena in Mont.

A tornado that ripped the roof off a sports arena in Billings, Montana, on Sunday evening also tore through businesses.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Ariz. Residents Flee Second Wildfire

Firefighters continued their efforts to fight the wildfire near Flagstaff, Ariz. Monday as authorities urged hundreds of residents to flee their homes.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Brother, Sister Help Birds Hurt by Oil Spill

Two Florida siblings are turning lemons into lemonade to rescue some feathered friends in the Gulf of Mexico.

Friday, June 18, 2010

World Cup Games Opportunity for the Gospel

Some 400,000 fans from around the world are in South Africa to watch the World Cup and several Christian ministries are taking advantage of the opportunity.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Rita Cosby's Secrets from Her 'Quiet Hero'

In her new book, Quiet Hero: Secrets from My Father's Past, journalist Rita Cosby shares a more personal story of faith and redemption.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Film Reviews: Hollywood Debuts Jonah Hex, Toys Return

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang returned to theaters Friday in the third installment of the Disney-Pixar film franchise Toy Story.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Utah Firing Squad Executes Convicted Killer

Just after midnight Friday, Utah carried out the first execution by firing squad since 1996.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Aid Group Brings Mobility to Disabled Haitians

Operation Blessing International has partnered with Free Wheelchair Mission, a humanitarian aid organization. More than 550 unassembled wheelchairs have been shipped to the capital city of Port au Prince.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Ella One Pill Ruled Safe by FDA Panel

A new contraceptive pill is one step closer to being approved for the U.S. market.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Deadly Storms Sweep through Midwest

Severe thunderstorms sweeping through the Midwest have killed a motorist in Michigan, shattered windows in an iconic Chicago skyscraper and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of people.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Cell Phones Under Microscope in CA City

The city of San Francisco is now requiring cell phone vendors to post the radiation level emitted by each phone.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

French Riviera Sees Worst Flooding in Centuries

Officials expect the death toll from flash floods in France to rise as rescuers turn their attention to clean up efforts following the area's worst flooding in nearly 200 years.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Gates, Buffet Lobby Billionaires for Donations

Two of the world's richest men are calling on other billionaires to give large portions of their fortune to charity.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Mass. Business Park Green Lights Solar Panel Field

More than 7,000 solar panels will soon be installed at a business park in Massachusetts.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Cornerstone President Ron Hembree Dead at 72

The Christian community is mourning the recent passing of Ron Hembree, president of the Cornerstone TeleVision Network.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Fox Studios Releases 'Narnia: Dawn Treader' Trailer

Audiences have been eagerly awaiting the next movie in 'The Chronicles of Narnia' series.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Ella One Pill: Over-the-Counter Abortion?

The FDA could soon approve a new contraceptive pill said to be twice as effective as Plan B, the Morning After pill.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Meteor Collides With Jupiter's Atmosphere

A giant meteor punched into the planet Jupiter's atmosphere earlier this month.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Baptists: 85,000 Haitians Come to Christ

Southern Baptists have seen great success in their missionary work in Haiti following the January earthquake that rocked the island nation.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Christian Group Sits Out Iowa Governor's Race

An influential Christian conservative group decided on Monday that it will not endorse anyone in Iowa's governor's race.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Assad: Israeli 'Raid' Risks Regional War

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Israel's naval raid on the Mavi Marmara raised the risks of regional war.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Poll: Support Increases for Health Care Law

A new poll shows growing support for President Barack Obama's health care law.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Mass. Town Turns Off Lights to Save Money

The new program has received mixed reviews from residents.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Humanitarians Recognized with World Food Prize

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has awarded a Lutheran minister with the 2010 World Food Prize for his work to end world hunger.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Abortion Groups Getting Millions in Tax Dollars

A new report shows abortion groups are spending millions of dollars in federal funds.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

No Decision Yet on Easing Gaza Blockade

Israel's government has delayed a decision on whether to ease its naval blockade of the Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

EU Chief Reveals 'Apocalyptic Vision'

A top European Union leader has warned the current debt crisis could lead to the collapse of Greece, Spain and Portugal.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

USDA Tackles Obesity With New Guidelines

The United States Department of Agriculture has issued some new dietary guidelines to curb America's obesity crisis.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Ohio 'King of Kings' Statue Destroyed by Lightning

A 60-foot statue of Jesus Christ was struck by lightning and burned to the ground near Cincinnati, Ohio, Monday night.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Why a Religious Freedom Ambassador is Needed

President Barack Obama has named Rev. Suzan Johnson Cook as the new Ambassador-At-Large for International Religious Freedom.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Soldier Faces Charges for Civilian Deaths

An IDF soldier may be charged with killing two Palestinian women during Operation Cast Lead in the Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Lawmakers Concerned About Afghan War Effort

Hearings have begun on Capitol Hill to ease congressional fears that the push in Afghanistan is progressing too slowly.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Fed Adopts Credit Card Rules to Protect Consumers

A new set of credit card rules, adopted Tuesday by the Federal Reserve, were designed to protect users from lofty penalty fees.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Ind. Hospital Fundraiser Ends with Bed Race

Employees at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis celebrated a successful fund-raising effort by taking part in a morale-boosting bed race.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

IDF Kills Armed Infiltrator at Egyptian Border

IDF troops opened fired on a group of armed infiltrators at the border with Egypt, killing one of the gunmen.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Strong Quake Rocks Eastern Indonesia

Four earthquakes struck the northern coast of Indonesia on Wednesday, killing at least three people.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Gen. Petraeus Passes Out During Hearing

General David Petraeus caused a brief scare at a Capitol Hill hearing on Tuesday after he appeared to pass out while taking questions from Arizona Senator John McCain.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Muslim Students Suspended After Disrupting Speech

A Muslim student group at the University of California, Irvine, has been suspended for disrupting a speech by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren back in February.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Key Calif. Gay Marriage Trial Drawing to a Close

Closing arguments in the landmark trial challenging California's ban on same-sex marriage will begin Wednesday.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Death Toll Rising After Bangladesh Landslides

Villagers in Bangladesh are searching for survivors after powerful landslides killed at least 49 people.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Hamas Broadcasting Cut in Europe

A European satellite provider for Hamas television will halt the station's broadcasts to Europe within 48 hours.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Americans Get Most Radiation from Medical Scans

The average American's dose of radiation has grown six times as to what it was 10 years ago.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Dems' Tax Bill Moves Toward U.S. Senate Vote

A new Democratic plan to extended unemployment benefits may face a tough vote in the Senate because of its cost.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

63.4 Million Americans Volunteered in 2009

A report by the Corporation for National and Community Services found that Americans spent 100 million more hours helping their communities last year than in 2008.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Court Will Hear Graduation Appeal Next Year

A federal appeals court will not hear the case of a Connecticut school district in time for the school board to move its graduation ceremonies back to a church building.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Could Divorce Really Be 'Contagious'?

A new study by researchers at the Universities of California, Brown and Harvard found that divorce can spread among people in the same social networks.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

2 Detained at MacDill AFB After Weapons Found

The military says two people were taken into custody after they tried to gain access to MacDill Air Force Base near Tampa, Fla. early Monday morning.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

5.7 Quake Rattles Southern Calif. Border

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake rocked the border region of southern California Monday night.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Poll: More Americans Believe Dems 'Too Liberal'

The number of Americans who describe the Democratic Party as being 'too liberal' has risen to the highest level since the 1994 elections, according to a Gallup Poll.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Rio's Christ Statue Reopens After Restoration

Brazil's iconic statue of 'Christ the Redeemer' has reopened to the public after undergoing renovations.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Report: Iran Sending Aid Ships to Gaza

Reports that two Iranian ships are heading for Gaza with humanitarian aid have given rise to new threats of a clash between Israel and the Islamic Republic.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Watch Stakelbeck on Terror - New Show from CBN News

On this week's first edition of Stakelbeck on Terror, CBN News goes one-on-one with Israel's Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren in "The Sitdown."

Monday, June 14, 2010

U.S. Threatens Sanctions Over Human Trafficking

More than a dozen countries are being warned to fight human trafficking or face possible sanctions from the United States.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Flag Day: A National Tradition

Americans across the nation showed their patriotism, Monday, in honor of the old tradition of Flag Day.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Singer, Sausage Businessman Jimmy Dean Dies at 81

Jimmy Dean, a man known for singing and selling sausage, has passed away at the age of 81.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Afghan Christians Ask For Prayer

Some Christians in Afghanistan have said they afraid for their lives and they have asked Christians around the world to remember them in their prayers.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Gov't Ends Paper Checks, Starts Direct Deposit

The Obama administration has ordered the government to stop mailing paper checks and to instead make direct deposits.

Monday, June 14, 2010

CBN's Worldreach Impacts Indonesia

A recent audience survey from six major Indonesian cities shows that CBN's Worldreach programming has been touching lives in the nation of Indonesia.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Obama Proposes $50 Billion Local Aid Package

President Barack Obama is pushing Congress to quickly pass a $50 billion aid package for state and local governments.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Kagan Memos on Abortion, Religious Rights Released

Thousands of pages of memos written by Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan shows she has taken positions in the past that lean both left and right.

Monday, June 14, 2010

YouTube Removes 'Flotilla Choir'

Citing copyright infringement, YouTube removed Latma's "We Con the Word" on Friday.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Harvard Student Could Be Deported

An undocumented Harvard University student is facing deportation to Mexico after being detained by immigration authorities.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Report: Taliban Hang 7-Year-Old for Spying

The Taliban in Afghanistan hanged a seven-year-old boy after accusing him of being a spy.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Palestinians Kill Israeli Policemen near Hevron

Palestinian gunmen killed one Israeli policemen and injured three others as they traveled along Route 60, southwest of Kiryat Arba.

Monday, June 14, 2010

U.S. Finds Mineral Riches in Afghanistan

A team of U.S. geologists and Pentagon officials has discovered vast mineral wealth in Afghanistan.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

NATO Boosts Security for Kandahar Operation

NATO forces have been tightening security in Kandahar, and the operation to assert control over the Taliban stronghold will continue to accelerate in the coming months.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Benedict Prays for Forgiveness of Sex Abuse

Pope Benedict asked for forgiveness Friday from God and from the victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Back to the 80s: Critic Reviews Crop of Remakes

Hollywood tested America's love for the retro as it debuted two 1980s television classics in theaters across the U.S. Friday.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Anti-Islamic Party Surges in Dutch Elections

Geert Wilders' right-wing Freedom Party has gained ground in the Netherlands, almost tripling its representation in the Dutch parliament.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Belgian Nurses Killing Patients Without Consent

Some nurses in Belgium have taken part in assisted suicide without the patient's request or consent.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Brazil Sex Trade: Group Reaches Out to Kids at Risk

Operation Blessing International is reaching out to children in Brazil who are at risk for becoming prostitutes in a program called Makanudos.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Students Apply Engineering Skills with Robotic Boats

Engineering students from some of the nation's top universities will be facing off against each other on the water in the Autonomous Surface Vehicle Competition.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Va. Court Deals Blow to Breakaway Episcopal Groups

The Virginia Supreme Court has overturned a judge's decision allowing breakaway Episcopal churches to keep church property.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Army Probes Arlington Cemetery Burial Scandal

So far, the Army investigation has uncovered 211 cases where remains were either mishandled, mis-identified, left in unmarked graves, or buried improperly.

Friday, June 11, 2010

FCC Microphone Ban Could Cost Churches

Time has almost run out for churches to replace their wireless microphones as a federal ban on the devices will go into effect Saturday.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Flotilla 'Eyewitness' Not On Board

A retired U.S. army colonel was not aboard the Turkish flotilla flagship when she 'witnessed the Israeli attack.'

Friday, June 11, 2010

Pro-Israel Rally in Finland

About 2,500 people took to the streets of Helsinki to show their support for Israel.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Missing Teen Sailor Found 'Alive and Well'

Rescuers on board a chartered Australian airplane contacted 16-year-old Abby Sunderland after she set off two emergency satellite beacons.