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Thursday, January 27, 2011

N.J. Governor Seeks Money for Storm Cleanup

Many of New Jersey's residents are still without power due to a recent storm that dumped as much as 19 inches of snow across the state.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Iowa Senate Denies Push for Gay Marriage Ban

The Democrat-controlled Senate in Iowa has shut down an attempt to let Iowans vote on gay marriage in their state.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Too Young For Make-Up? Walmart Targets Tweens

Walmart is poised to introduce a new line of preteen cosmetics targeting girls between the ages of eight and 12.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Pentagon to Outline Training for Gay Ban Repeal

The Pentagon is expected to roll out a plan Friday outlining the steps the armed services needs to take to integrate openly gay soldiers into its ranks.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Experts: Social Security Will Be Drained by 2037

As the U.S. economy struggles to regain its footing, projections are getting worse for America's Social Security crisis.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Smoking, Obesity Causing Shorter Lifespans in U.S.

The life expectancy of Americans is lower than most of Europe and Japan, according to the National Research Council.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Obama's New Proposals to Cost Another $20B

The new proposals in Obama's State of the Union speech will actually increase the federal budget, according to the National Taxpayers Union Foundation.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Hawaii Senators Hold Prayer Despite Ban

Nine senators from Hawaii are not backing down when it comes to prayer.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Osteen Defended for Calling Homosexuality a Sin

In an interview with CNN, Houston megachuch pastor Joel Osteen stated that he believed homosexuality is a sin. Now gay groups are demanding an apology.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Anti-Government Riots Spread across the Mideast

Massive protests continue to rock the Middle East Thursday as anti-government rallies from Yemen to Egypt have grown with each day.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

No More Color-Coded Terror Threats

The color-coded terror alert system developed after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will soon be a thing of the past.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Racy MTV Show 'Skins' Sees Big Ratings Drop

Ratings for a new show on MTV being criticized for its racy material have dropped by more than 50 percent after only one week on air.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Another Snowstorm Set to Pound the East Coast

A winter storm that brought a mixture of rain and heavy snow to parts of Tennessee and New England this week is now predicted to cause dangerous travel conditions and disruptions throughout the East Coast.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Calm Returns to Lebanon after Two-Day Protests

Lebanon's new Hezbollah-backed prime minister began the process of forming a new cabinet as calm returned to the region after two days of protests.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Toyota Recalls Lexus Models Over Fuel Leak

Toyota recalled nearly 1.7 million cars worldwide Wednesday for fuel leaks, the latest in a ballooning number of quality problems that could add another dent to its tarnished reputation in the crucial U.S. market.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Lawmaker Presses WH on Religious Persecution

An American congressman wants the U.S. to help protect religious minorities in the Middle East and South Central Asia.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Bachmann Gives Tea Party Response to SOTU

Bachman's response was originally aimed at Tea Party activists, but it was broadcast live on CNN, taped by Fox News and telecast by the Tea Party Express.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Doctos Say Giffords Contuing to Improve

Doctors at the Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Upgraded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' status from serious to good.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

IL High Court to Hear Rahm Emanuel's Appeal

The Illinois Supreme Court agreed to hear Rahm Emanuel's appeal of the decision to remove his name from the ballot for mayor of Chicago.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Stakelbeck on Terror: Arab-Nazi Alliance in the Holocaust

Author Edwin Black breaks down Arab Muslim role in the Nazi Holocaust and how this history still affects the Middle East today.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Southern Baptist Leader Leaves 'Mosque Coalition'

A Southern Baptist Convention leader says a religious coalition developed to monitor 'mosque discrimination' is crossing the line to promote Islam.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

First Gitmo Trial Results in Life Sentence

The first Guantanamo Bay detainee to stand trial in an American civilian court will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Aussie Flooding Devastates Economic Growth

Flooding that began in November continues to swamp Australia, leaving a path of death and destruction.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Lawsuit: Where's the Beef, Taco Bell?

A group of California attorneys say Taco Bell uses false advertisement by referring to "seasoned beef" in its food when in fact the fast food chain doesn't use real meat.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Palestinians: 'Settlers' Can Live in our State

Former PA Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei offered to allow Israelis the chance to live under Palestinian rule in a future Palestinian state.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Freedom Flotilla 2 Planned for May

Pro-Palestinian groups are planning another attempt to breach Israel's naval blockade on the Gaza Strip on the anniversary of the Turkish flotilla fiasco.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Sleep-Deprived Kids = Higher Risk of Obesity

Children who get less sleep are more likely to be obese, according to a new study published in the latest issue of the journal Pediatrics.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Lebanese Parliamentarians Chose Next PM

Lebanese parliamentarians Monday voted in Hezbollah's candidate for prime minister.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Farsi Channel Aims to Educate Iran on Holocaust

Israel's Holocaust memorial has launched a Farsi-language version of its YouTube channel in an effort to educate the Iranian people about the holocaust.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Billy Graham's Biggest Regret: Politics

Rev. Billy Graham says if he had it to do over again, he would steer clear of politics, according to Christianity Today.

Monday, January 24, 2011

WH Promises Stronger Support for Military Families

President Barack Obama has announced a series of new initiatives aimed at enhancing the physical and psychological health of military families.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Pope to Catholics Online: 'It's Not Just About Hits'

Pope Benedict XVI reminded Catholic bloggers and Facebook and Youtube users Monday to be respectful and sensitive when witnessing to others about Jesus Christ.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Moscow Terrorist Attack Raises Security Questions

The latest attack is now drawing questions of Russia's ability to safely host major international sports events like the Winter Olympics and World Cup.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Nation Marks 25th Anniv. of Challenger Disaster

Twenty-five years after the NASA shuttle explosion that took the lives of seven astronauts, the tragedy is still fresh in the minds of many.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Northeast, Midwest Brace for Record Cold Weather

Meteorologists have urged residents in the Northeast and Midwest to stay indoors on Monday as they will probably face harsh winter conditions

Monday, January 24, 2011

Life Prize Awards Honor Pro-Life Movement

The awards recognize individuals who have made outstanding strides in preserving and upholding the sanctity of human life.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Unique Bracelets Help Promote Braille Literacy

Research shows as many as 90 percent of the blind community is illiterate and cannot read Braille.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Snow Blasts Midwestern States, New England

Forecasters say the storm is expected to dump 5 to 8 inches of snow, with New York City getting as much as 32 inches.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Churches Reaching Out to Brazil Flood Victims

Officials in Brazil are struggling to deliver food, water and other aid to residents stranded after more than a week of heavy rain, flooding and mudslides.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Texas Golfer Tees Off for the Record Books

Richard Lewis has set out to play 600 rounds of golf this year, earning him a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Friday, January 21, 2011

China Human Rights Advocate Still Missing

Congressional leaders renewed criticism of China's crackdown on human rights advocates this week as Chinese President Hu Jintao met with U.S. lawmakers.

Friday, January 21, 2011

First Lady Surprises White House Guests

White House visitors were visibly startled Thursday when they were unexpectedly greeted by first lady Michelle Obama.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Defiant Iran Holds Nuke Talks with World Leaders

Iran and six world powers were holding nuclear talks behind closed doors Friday in Istanbul even though Tehran is still refusing to curb its nuclear activities.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Tenn. Lawmaker Retracts Nazi Comments

Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., has apologized for comparing Republican tactics against the health care law to those of the Nazis.

Friday, January 21, 2011

PTC Calls for Child Porn Probe of MTV's 'Skins'

"Skins" made its debut on the cable network last week. The program features underage actors engaged in sexual situations.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Poll: Most Say Prayer Saved Rep. Giffords' Life

Less than two weeks after being shot in the head, Rep Gabrielle Giffords left the hospital for rehab. Most are crediting prayer for her 'miraculous' progress.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Obama Shifts Gears to Economic 'Overdrive'

President Barack Obama said his focus is now on "putting the economy into overdrive," starting with a new economic advisory board to focus on job creation.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Saturday Marks Roe v. Wade 38th Anniversary

Saturday is the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade -- the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Obama to Run Re-election Bid from Chicago

President Barack Obama's bid for a second term will be run from Chicago instead of Washington, his team announced on Thursday.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Palestinians Block French FM's Motorcade

A Palestinian mob surrounded French Foreign Minister Michele Alliot-Marie's motorcade as it attempted to enter the Gaza Strip on Friday.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Homeless Radio Announcer: Is Fame Too Much?

Has the bright lights of the media attention for once-homeless radio announcer Ted Williams proven to be too bright?

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Feds Arrest Dozens in Historic Mafia Bust

In one of the largest Mafia crackdowns in FBI history, authorities arrested 127 suspected mobsters Thursday in New York, New Jersey and other parts of the Northeast.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Ala. Gov. Apologizes for Remarks on Christians

Alabama's newly sworn in governor is trying to calm the controversy he started on Monday when he said only Christians are his brothers and sisters.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

House Moves to Replace Health Care Law

One plan is to get rid of unpopular parts of the new law and advance GOP alternatives on key issues like medical malpractice.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Michael Reagan on Brother's New Book, Faith

Michael Reagan believes his brother regrets the claims he made in his new book that President Reagan showed signs of Alzheimer's while still in office.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Israeli President's Wife, Sonia, Dies at 87

The wife of Israeli President Shimon Peres, Sonia, died Thursday afternoon at her Tel Aviv apartment. She was 87.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

IDF: Overdose Killed Bil'in Woman

The Israel Defense Forces released its findings into the cause of death of Bil'in resident Jawaher Abu Rahmah, 36, in late December.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Giffords Able to Stand, Readies for Rehab

Less than two weeks after surviving a bullet through the brain, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords stood up and looked out the window of her hospital room.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Ground Zero Mosque Facing 'Money Issues'

The American Center for Law and Justice is asking the New York Supreme Court to suspend construction of a proposed mosque center near Ground Zero.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

DA: Philadelphia Doctor Killed Babies with Scissors

A Philadelphia doctor has been charged with murder after an investigation revealed the death of several babies and a 22-year-old mother at his clinic.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Obama Orders Review of Rules Affecting Economy

President Barack Obama ordered a review of federal regulations this week in an effort to get rid of rules that may be stifling job growth and creation.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Homeless Awareness Signs Cause Controversy

City officials say life-size signs meant to inform Dallas residents of the homelessness in their community are illegal.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Colo. Student Pays Tuition in Dollar Bills

College tuition is a growing burden on some in the tough conomy.  One Colorado student went to great lengths to show how heavy the financial load can be.  

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Brody File: The 2012 GOP Mosh Pit

Possibly a dozen GOP leaders may take the plunge and attempt to become the 2010 presidential nominee. But who will be the last one standing?

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

President Obama's Approval Rating Makes Big Jump

The survey released Tuesday revealed 54 percent of Americans approve of the job the president is doing.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

NYC Mayor Defends Chancellor's Birth Control Joke

New York City Mayor Bloomberg's new schools chancellor has drawn fire for a joke she made during a discussion about overcrowding in city schools.

Monday, January 17, 2011

UK Government Hands over State-Run Health Care

The United Kingdom will hand the reigns of its state-run health care system back to doctors, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Monday.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Health Care Repeal Vote Expected this Week

The House is set to vote Wednesday on repealing the new health care law.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Ground Zero Mosque Leader on National Tour

Feisal Abdul Rauf said his tour is to promote 'interfaith understanding,' and show that Islam is 'not an alien religion.'

Monday, January 17, 2011

Trillions of E-mails Sent in 2010

Internet users sent a total of 107 trillion e-mails worldwide in 2010, according to Pingdom, which provides web monitoring services to various companies.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Study: Smoking Damages DNA Immediately

New research has revealed that smoking damages DNA within minutes of a person inhaling smoke.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Jerusalem's Shepherd Hotel Demolition Completed

Bulldozers completed the demolition of the old Shepherd Hotel in the predominantly Arab neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah in Jerusalem's eastern sector.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Obamas, Holder Attend Church to Honor MLK

On Monday, America will pause to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who would have been 82 years old on Jan. 15.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Hezbollah Rejects Hariri as Interim PM

Hezbollah chief Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said his group would not support Sa'ad Hariri as interim prime minister while a new government is being formed.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Crews Rescue 80+ Skiers from Stalled Lift

Emergency crews used ropes and pulleys to rescue nearly 85 skiers from a stalled chairlift at an Ohio ski resort.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

New Miss America a Christian, Home Schooled

A few days before she won the title as the next Miss America, Teresa Scanlan told CBN News that being in beauty pageants has strengthened her faith in Christ.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Doctors Replace Giffords' Breathing Tube

Doctors freed Rep. Gabrielle Giffords from the ventilator on Saturday, replacing the breathing tube with a tracheotomy tube.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Holbrooke Honored for Years of Diplomatic Service

Leaders and dignitaries from around the world gathered Friday to remember late Ambassador Richard Holbrooke.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Wait Begins for Sudan 'Freedom Vote' Results

Christians in south Sudan are awaiting results of an independence vote to decide whether they will secede from the Muslim north.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Film Critic Reviews 'Green Hornet,' 'The Dilemma'

Will the new movies "The Green Hornet" and "The Dilemma" be films that you should allow your children to see?

Friday, January 14, 2011

Aid Group Helps with Haiti Hospital Project

St. Damien is one of many cities in the island nation of Haiti that's still trying to recover from last year's devastating earthquake.

Friday, January 14, 2011

More States Want to Fight Against 'Obamacare'

Five more states want to become part of the lawsuit filed against the new health care law, which requires all Americans to buy health care insurance.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Ministry Scores Lawmakers on Religious Freedom

Open Doors USA has been scoring U.S. lawmakers based on their votes to determine the strongest supporters of international religious freedom in Congress.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Grenades Thrown at Hezbollah-allied Office

Two hand grenades were thrown Thursday night at the office of Michel Aoun - a Hezbollah-allied politician.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Australia Residents See Impact of Devastating Floods

Australia's third largest city of Brisbane was compared to a war zone as floodwaters began to recede Thursday, revealing the extent of damage.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

USDA Plan May Mean Healthier School Lunches

New guidelines are on the menu for school lunches across the country as the government seeks to make healthier food options available to students.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Kristian Stanfill 'Moves Mountains' with New CD

Worship leaders Kristian Stanfill recently released a new music album titled "Mountains Move." 

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Atheist to High Court: Drop 'In God We Trust'

California lawyer and atheist Michael Newdow has again petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to do away with the nation's motto "In God We Trust."

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Israel to Join U.N. Women's Group

Israeli cabinet ministers are expected to allocate 3 million shekels for membership in the U.N. Women's executive committee.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Lenders Repossess 1 Million Homes in 2010

Banks repossessed an estimated 1 million homes in 2010, the worst year since the mortgage crisis began in four years ago.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Police: Alleged Ariz. Shooter Had Prior Arrests

Arizona police say Jared Loughner, the alleged gunman in the Tucson massacre, had 12 previous encounters with authorities over the years.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

GLAAD Asks CNN to Stop Booking Anti-Gay Guests

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has launched a Web petition against CNN's use of anti-gay activist on sexual orientation issues.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

New England Digs Out from Winter Storm

Much of New England continued to struggle to dig out and thaw out Thursday after the latest blast of winter weather.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Israeli Ministry Posts 2011 Excavation List

Israel's Foreign Ministry posted a preliminary list of archaeological excavations scheduled for 2011.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Rescue Efforts Tough After Deadly Mudslides in Brazil

Mudslides swept away homes in the mountains north of Rio De Janeiro Thursday, leaving survivors scrambling to reach those still trapped.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Ice Brings Unusual Sights to Mich., Miss.

For most in America, there's no doubting winter is here, and with the cold weather comes ice.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Church Cancels Picket at Tucson Victim's Funeral

A controversial Kansas church known for protesting at military funerals has called off one of its demonstrations at the funeral of a victim of the recent Tucson, Ariz., shooting.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

November Housing Prices Fall 5 Percent

Housing prices across the U.S. have continued to decline and are expected to go lower, according to a housing report released Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Did Ariz. Suspect Think Shooting was a Dream?

Some friends of Jared Loughner have suggested the Tucson, Ariz. shooting suspect may have thought Saturday's attack was nothing more than a dream.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Lebanon Gov't Collapses as Hezbollah Walks Out

Lebanon's year-old unity government collapsed Wednesday after Hezbollah walked out over a U.N.-backed tribunal investigating the assassination of former prime minister Hariri.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Obamas Travel to Ariz. to Attend Memorial Service

The president is scheduled to speak Wednesday evening at the nationally televised memorial service at the University of Arizona.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Officers Shoots Christian Dead in Egypt

An off-duty police officer opened fire on a train in Egypt, Tuesday, killing a 71-year old Christian man, and wounding five other Christians.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Verizon Wireless to Get Apple IPhone

Verizon and Apple have finally teamed up to offer the iPhone to customers.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

'Guitars 4 Troops' Helps Soldiers Harmonize

A Tennessee guitar shop owner is helping troops overseas by sharing the gift of music.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Stakelbeck on Terror: Muslims Persecuting Non-Muslims

On this week's edition of Stakelbeck on Terror, CBN News examines the continued persecution of Christians in the Middle East.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Floods Hit Empty Brisbane; 20,000 Homes in Danger

On Wednesday, flood waters poured into Australia's third-largest city, swamping neighborhoods as the muddy waters reached the tops of traffic lights in some parts of city.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Abby Johnson's 'Unplanned' Journey to Pro-Life

The number of abortions in America increased slightly last year after falling for nearly two decades.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Storm to Blend with Midwest System, Head North

Much of the U.S. on Tuesday was facing some sort of winter storm watch, warning or advisory.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Court: Texas Can't Block Gay Divorce

A federal appeals court in Austin, Texas said the state's attorney general cannot block a divorce granted to a lesbian couple who married in Massachusetts.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Pope Rebukes Pakistan over Blasphemy Law

Pakistan's Muslims are telling Pope Benedict XVI to stop interfering in their internal affairs.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Slain Judge Remembered as 'Fervent Christian'

The judge killed in Saturday's Arizona rampage is being remembered as a "fervent Christian" who treated everyone with kindness and respect.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Israeli FM: Deploy Int'l. Force at Gaza Border

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman called for deployment of an international force along Gaza's border with Egypt.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Graham Warns against Blame Game in Ariz. Shooting

Evangelist Franklin Graham has warned Americans to be cautious about placing blame in the senseless Tucson, Ariz massacre.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Iran Claims Mossad Agents Arrested

Iran announced the arrest of a "network of spies and terrorists" on Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Tom Delay Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay was sentenced to three years in prison on Monday conspiracy to commit money laundering.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Tragedy in Tucson: Latest Coverage

CBN News gives unique coverage of this tragic event, including analysis of Loughner's motives.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Devoted Husband Gives Life for Wife in Attack

Devoted Christians Dorwan and Mavy Stoddard were two victims of the Jan. 8 shooting rampage during a public event in Tucson, Ariz.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Giffords Staffer Recalls Moments of Attack

Sara Rajca is one of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' staff members, and was with the congresswomen when Saturday's tragic shooting took place.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Shooter's Motive Sparks Debate on Political Rhetoric

As more information is released about the Tucson, Ariz., shooting suspect, many are blaming growing political anger for his actions.  But are they right?

Monday, January 10, 2011

Biden Makes Surprise Visit to Afghanistan

Vice President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Afghanistan, Monday, to assess the progress being made in handing security over to Afghan forces.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Dozens of Christians Arrested in Iran

Authorities in Iran may have arrested more than 70 Christians the day after Christmas, a ministry in the country recently revealed.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Jared Loughner: A Homegrown Terrorist?

The FBI is looking into Jared Loughner's motives. Domestic terrorism charges have not been ruled out, but defining such charges can be difficult.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Ted Haggard to Debut TLC Reality Show

Ted Haggard, the former head of The National Association of Evangelicals, is slated to debut his own reality show on TLC Sunday.

Monday, January 10, 2011

NYC Religious Leaders Target City's Abortion Rate

New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan recently called on religious leaders work towards lowering the city's abortion rate.

Monday, January 10, 2011

R.I. Bishop Blasts Leaders for Gay Marriage Push

A Rhode Island bishop is speaking out against Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) and his push to legalize gay marriage.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Clinton: 'Sanctions Delayed Iran Nukes'

International sanctions have delayed Iran's efforts to develop atomic weapons, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday.

Monday, January 10, 2011

U.S., China Agree to Improve Military Ties

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates was in China on Monday mending military ties for the new year.

 

Sunday, January 09, 2011

All House Votes on Hold After Shooting

Business of the U.S. House of Representatives has been derailed following the deadly shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz.

Sunday, January 09, 2011

Sudanese Flood Polling Stations Despite Violence

Thousands of south Sudanese residents continued to flood polling stations on Monday in the second day of a "freedom vote."

Friday, January 07, 2011

Health Care Vote Sets Stage for Next Week

The new Republican-controlled House of Representatives moved one step closer to fulfilling a campaign pledge to repeal President Obama's health care law.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Nursing Home Patients Getting Younger

The number of younger residents in nursing homes has made a surprising increase, challenging caregivers who have to accommodate them.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Franklin Graham to Bring 'Hope' to Haiti Sunday

Evangelist Franklin Graham has been invited by the church leaders in the country to remind Haitians there is hope in God.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Egypt Christians Mark Mournful Christmas Eve

They put aside fears of another attack like the suicide bombing of an Alexandria church that killed 21 worshippers on New Year's Day.

Friday, January 07, 2011

'Golden-Voice' Man Credit's God for Redemption

Ted Williams, the Ohio homeless man with the velvety announcer's voice, acknowledged God as the source of his redemption.

Friday, January 07, 2011

NPR: Executive in Williams Firing Has Resigned

The National Public Radio executive who fired analyst Juan Williams for comments he made on Fox News has resigned.

Friday, January 07, 2011

U.S. Says Too Much Fluoride in Water

Fluoride in drinking water - credited with dramatically cutting cavities and tooth decay - may now be too much of a good thing.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Why is Obama Talking More on His Christian Faith?

President Barack Obama has spoken more in public about his Christian faith in the past few months.

Friday, January 07, 2011

NH Man, Ex-Wife in Home Schooling Legal Battle

Martin Kurowski says his ex-wife's strict religious teachings were socially isolating their daughter.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Charity Shows Students How to Serve Others

Operation Blessing International teamed up recently with Regent University in order to reach out and serve the needy in the Virginia Beach, Va., community.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Disney Park Coming to Israel?

A Disney theme park may be coming to Israel's northern port city of Haifa in the near future, media reports said this week.

Friday, January 07, 2011

IDF Chief Talks to Parents of New Recruits

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi addressed parents of youth nearing recruitment into the Israel Defense Forces.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Probe of Televangelists Finds 'No Wrongdoing'

A more than three-year long Senate investigation of spending by six well-known evangelical ministries wrapped up Thursday, with no findings of wrongdoing or penalties for the pastors.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

William Daley Named White House Chief of Staff

Former Commerce Secretary William Daley will become the next White House chief of staff, President Barack Obama announced Thursday.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Clooney 'Satellite Project' Monitors Volatile Sudan

People around the world will be watching when millions of Sudanese voters go to the polls on Sunday, thanks to the new Satellite Sentinel Project.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

'Smoky' Packages Shut Down Md. Gov't Buildings

Packages delivered to two state government buildings in Maryland exploded Thursday, sending sulfur-like fumes into the air and minimally hurting one mailroom worker.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Bronze Bear Statue May Leave Calif. Capitol

Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger moved out of the governor's office in the California state Capitol building last week. However, he left behind his $20,000 bronze grizzly bear statue.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

U.S. Nearing Closure on Saudi Arms Deal

The biggest U.S. arms sale in history is nearing completion, the Saudi Gazette reported on Tuesday.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Can Obama, GOP Find Accord on Corp. Tax Cuts?

President Obama and the GOP have major differences, but they've begun to have a meeting of the minds on at least one issue - cutting taxes for business.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Anti-American Cleric Al Sadr Returns to Iraq

Shiite cleric Muqtada al Sadr has returned to Iraq to the delight of hundreds of supporters after a self-imposed four-year exile in Iran.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Pew Forum: 112th Congress Mostly Protestant

Researchers found there is more representation among Episcopalians, Presbyterians, and Jews in Congress than in the country in general.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Homeless Man Offered Jobs for His 'Golden' Voice

Ted Williams became an overnight sensation after a video of him talking like a broadcaster was posted on YouTube.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Michele Bachmann 'Not Ruling Out' Presidential Run

Freshman U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann has "not ruled out" running for president, her office said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

South Korea Denies North's Peace Talk Offer

South Korea rejected an invitation from the North to begin peace talks, calling the proposal insincere.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Racial Slur Removed from Mark Twain Novels

Revised versions of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom Sawyer" will be published to better suit changing times.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Press Secretary Gibbs Quits, More Changes Ahead

Gibbs will quit his job to become a political advisor, marking the start of an Obama administration shake up as the president redefines his team. 

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Economist: Oil Prices Could Damper Recovery

Faith Birol, the agency's chief economist told the Financial Times that sooner or later, oil will simply cost too much and hurt the world's biggest economies.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Fed Court Asks CA Court for Prop 8 Clarification

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals asked the California Supreme Court to clarify whether the supporters of Prop 8 have the legal standing to file an appeal.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Slain Pakistani Gov. Stood Against Blasphemy Law

A powerful Pakistani governor was shot and killed Tuesday by one of his own guards over his stance against the country's blasphemy law.

 

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Rare Solar Eclipse Casts Eerie Morning Glow

Europe and areas across the Mideast were treated to a rare sight Tuesday, as a solar eclipse cast an eerie glow during the early morning hours.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Obama Poised to Sign Food Safety Bill

The bill gives the U.S. Food and Drug Administration new powers over inspections at food processing facilities.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Will Baby Boomers Outlive Medicare?

Some baby boomers are starting to turn 65 this year and that new number of retirees is going to put even more stress on the Medicare system.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

U.K. Labor Unions Warn of Surge in Strikes

The threat came in response to U.K. Treasury Secretary's recent announcement of billions in spending cuts to trim the nation's deficit.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Iraqi Christians Urged to Stay Despite Attacks

Dindar Najman, Iraq's new minister for immigration and migrants, has asked Christians not to leave the country despite the recent deadly attacks against their community.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

CDC: Flu Widespread in Five States

The CDC said if Americans haven't received their flu shot yet, it's not too late.

Monday, January 03, 2011

New Cancer Test Could Help in Treatment

The test, invented by Boston scientists and health care giant Johnson & Johnson, is so sensitive it can spot a single cancer cell among a billion healthy ones.

Monday, January 03, 2011

Britain Headed for Coldest Winter in 300 Years

Britain is having one of its coldest winters on record. Temperatures during the month of December were the coldest in 120 years, averaging only around 32 degrees.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Operation Blessing Delivers New Shoes to Peru Kids

Operation Blessing International is working to reach the poorest communities in Peru, recently providing new shoes to thousands of children.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Horseback Therapy Helps the Disabled

A Texas organization is using therapeutic horseback riding to help improve the quality of life for those with disabilities.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Massive Flooding Forces Australia Evacuations

Floodwaters in Australia are now covering an area larger than France and Germany combined, and affecting at least 200,000 people.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Basketball Hoops Donations Upset Fla. Atheists

An atheist group is upset with a Florida sheriff's attempt to get tough with local inmates.

Friday, December 31, 2010

No New Year's Resolution? You're Not Alone

New Year's resolutions could be slim in the United States for 2011.

Friday, December 31, 2010

German Surfers Ride City River Waves

No beach? No problem. Surfers in Germany are taking advantage of high water levels in the cities rivers.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Poll Shows GOP Support Huckabee for President

A new poll reveals former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has the most support to be the 2010 GOP presidential candidate.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Experts: Gas Prices Could Hit $5 a Gallon Soon

Gas prices have increased throughout the holiday season, and drivers are now being warned of prices as high as $5 per gallon in coming years.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Harsh Winter Weather Ringing in the New Year

The winter weather isn't letting up for much of the country as several states across the nation usher in the new year with snow, ice, and rain.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Islamic Terrorists Continue Attacks on Iraqi Christians

Islamic terrorists have killed two more Iraqi Christians, attacking four Christian homes with bombs and grenades Thursday night.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Christianity & The Church

What is the position of the Church in today's changing world? CBN News has consistently kept you appraised on what is happening to Christians around the world and at home and where the Church is making a difference.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Global Threats

Economic sanctions against Iran and North Korea countries have continued, but the security threat posed the rogue nations has remained a high concern for the United States and international community.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Israel Sovereignty

Ongoing threats to Israel's national security this year included the spreading notion that the world would be a better place without the Jewish nation. Our CBN News Jerusalem team continues to take you 'Inside Israel' unlike any other news source.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Social & Moral Concerns

Evangelical conservatives fought throughout 2010 against what they saw as threats to America's social and moral makeup.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Manatees Seek Out Warmth amid Fla. Cold Snap

The cold weather chilling the Southeast is causing a rarely seen sight along Florida's coast - manatees.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Christine O'Donnell Denies Misusing Campaign Funds

Reports indicate federal authorities have launched a criminal investigation to look into whether O'Donnell illegally used campaign money to pay personal bills.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Obama Extends Hawaii Vacation

A spokesman for the president said he wants to spend more time with his wife and daughters before returning to work.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Atheists Accuse DC Mayor Elect of Discrimination

An atheist group in Washington, D.C., is protesting that atheists aren't being invited to take part in a prayer service.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Former Israeli President Convicted of Rape

The Tel Aviv District Court convicted former Israeli President Moshe Katsav on two counts of rape and sexual harassment charges.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Biblical Archaeology

This year marked several new developments in the field. Our new Biblical Archaeology section includes this year's latest discoveries and insight on how they relate to our understanding of the Bible.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Midterm Elections, Tea Party Influence

The heated backlash against the Democrat's controversial health care reform push, along with the Obama administration's apparent lack of attention to the flagging economy, fueled the decentralized "Tea Party" movement, making it a force to be reckoned with during the 2010 midterm elections.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The Economy, Gulf Oil Spill

A weak economy, a growing federal deficit, and a man-made disaster in the Gulf that dragged on for months spelled more trouble for President Obama his efforts to pull the country out of a prolonged recession.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Haiti Earthquake, Cholera Outbreak

After an already struggling Haiti was hit with a powerful 7.0 earthquake in mid-January, the international community took great interest in the country and in helping Haitians with the long road to recovery.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Islam vs. Western Values

From the arrest of Islamic extremists on U.S. soil to a proposed mosque center near Ground Zero, the debate surrounding Islam and Western values captured your attention throughout 2010.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Even in NFL, Tebow Proudly Wears His Faith

Denver Bronco's quarterback Tim Tebow has always used football as a platform for ministry, and Sunday's game against the Houston Texans was no different.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Billy Graham Soloist Receives Grammy Award

Legendary Billy Graham crusade soloist George Beverly Shea has been selected to receive a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

111th Congress Most Expensive in History

The 111th Congress has surpassed its nearest competitor, the 110th Congress, by an astounding $1.262 trillion in new debt.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Pilot Defends Posting Security Videos on YouTube

American Airlines pilot Chris Liu said he didn't think the airport security video he posted on YouTube would get much notice. Too his astonishment, it went viral.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Freezing Temperatures Damage $115M in Fla. Crops

This winter's freezing temperatures have damaged several citrus crops in Florida.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Islamic Sect Claims Credit for Nigerian Attacks

A radical Muslim group in Nigeria has claimed responsibility for bombings and church attacks that killed at least 80 people on Christmas Eve.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Maine Ski Resort Investigates Lift Failure

State inspectors have been dispatched to Maine's Sugarloaf ski resort to investigate the accident that injured nine skiers.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Wounded Soldier Gets Hero's Welcome on Christmas

An Arizona family celebrated a very special Christmas when their wounded son came home for the holidays.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Poll: Obama, Hillary Clinton 'Most Admired'

President Obama has been ranked as the most admired man for the third year in a row, according to a new USA Today/Gallup poll.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

U.S. Companies Reach Out to Muslims

American companies are increasingly reaching out to Muslim consumers who are seen as an untapped market for U.S. businesses.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Somali Militants to Obama: 'Embrace Islam or Else'

About 20 Somali-Americans have traveled to Somalia to train with al-Shabab.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Ex-Oil Exec Says Gas Will Hit $5 by 2012

Gasoline could hit $5 a gallon in the U.S. within the next few years, according to former Shell Vice President John Hofmeister.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Obama to Address Deficit in State of Union

President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union speech to address America's skyrocketing national debt.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Chief Rabbis Call Israel to Fight 'Abortion Epidemic'

Israel's Chief Rabbinate called on the Israeli public on Monday to fight the "abortion epidemic" in the country.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

White House May Reintroduce 'Death Panels'

The Obama administration has restored one of the most controversial provisions of the new health care law.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Why Getting Adequate Sleep is Key to Success

Is one of your new year's resolutions to get more sleep? One researcher suggests that it should be.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Miller Lifts Opposition to Certifying AK Election

Tea Party favorite Joe Miller gave up his nearly two-month legal fight on Monday to keep Alaska from certifying Sen. Murkowski's Nov. 2 win.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Egyptians Seize Weapons Headed for Gaza

Egyptian security forces have uncovered a large weapons cache in the Sinai Desert believed to be bound for the Gaza Strip.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Most Popular 2010 CBN News Stories

CBN News offered in-depth coverage on this year's most important stories to you, with the unique perspective our viewers have come to expect from our veteran news team.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Health & Wellness

Health issues like cancer, diet, exercise, and eating habits have been a long-standing interest to you, our viewers. This year, CBN News also offered you insight on how sexual sin and relationship problems affect your physical and emotional well-being.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Football Faith: Does God Care Who Wins the Game?

Author Chad Gibbs is a Christian and an Auburn Tigers fan. He says he noticed he had a hard time worshipping God on Sunday if the Tigers didn't win on Saturday.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Florida Church Uses Biblical Mural to Inspire Youth

Keith Goodson is the artist behind a massive 12 by 36 foot oil painting inside the Champions Church sanctuary in Winter Haven, Fla.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Iraqi Christians Hold Christmas Mass in Baghdad

Iraqi Christians refused to let the recent terror attacks keep them from celebrating Christmas.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Biden: Public Opinion on Gay Marriage 'Evolving'

VP Joe Biden said the military's repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" will help pave the way for a countrywide consensus on same-sex marriages.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Nepal TV Honors WorldReach Childrens' Program

After evaluating all of its 500 programs -- both religious and non-religious - CAR-Net chose the weekly, 30-minute program "Happy World" as No. 1 in broadcast quality.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Napolitano: Scanners, Pat-Downs Here to Stay

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Sunday that the airport full-body scanners and invasive pat-downs won't be going away any time soon.

Monday, December 27, 2010

First Family Attends Church in Hawaii

President Obama and his family went to church on Sunday.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Nigeria Attacks Leave Dozens of Christians Dead

A mob attacked and killed six Christians in the central African nation of Nigeria on Christmas Eve.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Israeli FM: Israeli-Palestinian Peace Impossible Now

Israeli FM Avigdor Lieberman said a comprehensive peace agreement with the Palestinians is impossible at this time.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Winter Snow Storm Not Hurting Sales Much

Consumers across the rest of the U.S. scoured clearance racks during the afterglow of the best holiday season for retailers since 2007.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Pope Lunches with Poor, Condemns Church Attacks

Before the meal, the pontiff delivered his traditional Sunday blessing from his studio window, denouncing Christmas Day attacks on Christians in the Philippines and Nigeria.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

TSA Trying to Revamp Image?

The Transportation Safety Administration is trying to revamp its image over the Christmas holidays.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Flash Mob Hallelujah Chorus a YouTube Sensation

What began as a surprise holiday greeting at a mall in Niagara Falls is now a YouTube sensation.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Is the Traditional Nativity Scene Accurate?

The nativity scene is viewed by many Christians as the model of Christ's birth, but is it truly an accurate depiction?

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Atheist Group Places Sign Near Nativity Scene

An atheist group which opposes a Nativity scene in the state rotunda in Jackson, Miss., is striking back.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

S. Korea Places Christmas Tree on N. Korea Border

The South had not lit up the 100-foot steel Christmas icon in seven years, because the North objected.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Haiti's Progress Nearly a Year After Earthquake

In an interview with CBN News, Richard Sterns, president of World Vision, discusses his impression of how the people of the island nation are coping one year later.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Brody File Show | Evangelical Issues: Peace on Earth?

On this week's edition of The Brody File, CBN News takes a look at whether evangelicals of all stripes can find common ground when it comes to faith and politics.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

D.C. Metro Starts Random Bag Searches

Commuters in the nation's capital will now face random bag inspections when using Washington, D.C.'s Metro transit system.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

NPR's Totenberg Apologizes for 'Christmas' Term

The latest politically incorrect statement about Christmas this year comes from National Public Radio legal correspondent Nina Totenberg.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

FCC Passes Controversial 'Net Neutrality' Rules

The Federal Communications Commission may pass new rules that critics claim could drastically change the way Americans use the Internet.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Census Could Show GOP Gains in Many States

The new 2010 Census could spell gains for Republicans. Results from the U.S. Census Bureau show America's population has steadily migrated South and West.

Monday, December 20, 2010

CBN Ministries Give Gifts to Thailand's Children

CBN's WorldReach ministry and its charity aid organization Operation Blessing International have given hundreds of gifts this Christmas to needy children in Thailand.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

U.S. Russia Arms Deal Still Short on Votes

Obama lobbied senators Monday, in an effort to gain support for a treaty that would would significantly reduce the number of nuclear arms held by the U.S. and Russia.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Nev. Military Couple Gets Extra Special Reunion

Not only was Army Spc. Donny Price reunited with his wife, but he also came home to a new house - a plan that almost didn't happen.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Wintry Mix Pounds East Coast, South

A dangerous winter storm moving up the East Coast delivered a potent mix of sleet and snow.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Documentary Sheds Light on Life in Biblical Times

The National Geographic Channel has produced "Living in the Time of Jesus," a three-part documentary series.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Scientist Alleges Religious Discrimination in Ky.

A scientist who applied for a job at the University of Kentucky claims he didn't get the job because he's a Christian.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Candy Company Sends Sales Team to Fargo, N.D.

Just Born Industries, a candy company, hosted its annual convention in a very unconventional place.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Twenty States Sue Gov't Over Healthcare Law

Twenty states challenging President Obama's new healthcare law told a U.S. District Court that it will expand the government's powers in dangerous and unintended ways.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Pope: Christians Most Persecuted Religious Group

The pope said Thursday that Christians are the world's most persecuted religious group, adding that religious intolerance and violence is an insult to God.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Fort Worth Transit Bans Atheist, Religious Ads

The move came several weeks after atheist ads declaring "Millions of Americans are Good Without God" were posted on four city buses.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Flashy Hotel Displays $11 Million Christmas Tree

A hotel in Abu Dhabi decided to go extravagant this holiday, erecting a bedazzled Christmas tree valued at more than $11 billion.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Family Report Shows Brokenness in U.S. Homes

Only 45 percent of U.S. teens have spent their childhood with both parents legally married to one another, according to a recent report.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

U.S., Europe Warned of Possible Christmas Attacks

Iraqi authorities have obtained confessions from captured insurgents that could give insight on a possible terror plot.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Texas Men Plead Guilty in Series of Church Fires

Two men in East Texas have said they were responsible for a series of church fires earlier this year.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

WikiLeaks Founder Released From British Custody

Julian Assange, founder of the controversial website WikiLeaks, is out on bail in London following a week of legal drama over his extradition.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Some Protest Despite War Review Showing Progess

The Afghan war strategy has weakened al-Qaeda terrorists and the resurgent Taliban who gave them cover, according to a new report by the Obama administration.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Old Man Winter Grips Midwest, Southeast

Relentless winter weather continued to grip much of the nation Thursday, with no signs of it letting go anytime soon.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Border Patrol Agent Killed in Southern Arizona

A U.S. border patrol agent was killed Tuesday night during a shootout between agents and bandits.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Parental Group Warns of Sexualized Girls on TV

The Parents Television Council says networks are continuing to push boundaries, showing sexual material -- with many of the plots involving young girls.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Congress' Approval Rating Reaches Record Low

Only 13 percent of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing, setting the lowest approval rating in Gallup Poll history.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Underprivileged Kids Get Early Christmas Surprise

A group of underprivileged children in Texas received an early Christmas surprise with the help of some of the players from the NFL's Houston Texans.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

World's Largest Airlines Now in Latin America, Asia

The United States can no longer boast owning any of the five largest airlines in the world. That distinction now falls to Asia and Latin America.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Study: Breast Cancer Linked to Low Vitamin D

Doctors tested 166 women with breast cancer. More than half of them had low levels of vitamin D.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Bethlehem Tourism Increases as Violence Declines

Hotel rooms have been fully booked for Christmas week, due in part to the declining violence on the West Bank.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

S. Korea Stages Evacuation Drill Amid Tension

South Korea staged the country's largest evacuation drill Wednesday amid renewed fears of a war on the divided Korean peninsula.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Stakelbeck on Terror | Inside Iran's Revolutionary Guards

CBN News goes inside Iran's Revolutionary Guards with Reza Khalili, a former member who worked with the CIA to bring down the Iranian regime.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Granted Bail

A British judge has granted bail to Julian Assange, founder of the WikiLeaks website responsible for the release of several top secret U.S. diplomatic documents.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Michael Steele Seeking Second RNC Chair Term

Michael Steele will seek a second term as chairman of the Republican National Committee, despite criticism of his leadership.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Despite Concern, House Votes to Allow Gay Troops

The House voted Wednesday to repeal the military's ban on homosexuals, despite warnings from a Marine chief on the damages of overturning the policy.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Hugh Jackman Injured in Oprah Publicity Stunt

"Oprah's Australian Adventure," began with a bang, but was punctuated with the unexpected thud of Aussie actor Hugh Jackman's face against a lighting rig.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Christian Artist Uses CD to Help Cancer Patients

Pianist and composer Stanton Lanier is using his music to help cancer patients through his "Get Music, Give Hope" initiative.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Alaska Judge Won't Block Abortion Notification Law

A judge in Alaska has refused to block an abortion notification law requiring parents be contacted before girls under the age of 18 have an abortion.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Holbrooke Remembered as 'Giant' of U.S. Diplomacy

Richard Holbrooke, a brilliant and feisty U.S. diplomat who served as President Obama's special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan, died Monday.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Decades Later, Mom Reunites with Daughter

A Wisconsin mother was recently reunited with the daughter she chose life for some 46 years ago.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Nutrition Law Gives Kids Chance at Healthy Lunch

Thousands of additional children will qualify for free or reduced price school lunches under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act signed into law Monday.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Children Share What Christmas Means to Them

CBN News recently spoke with a group of children to find out what comes to mind when they think of the Christian holiday.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Netanyahu: Jerusalem Won't Be Divided

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said Jerusalem will not be shared with the Palestinians.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Palin Urges Americans to 'Remember Haiti'

After getting a first-hand look at the humanitarian disaster gripping Haiti,  Sarah Palin urged Americans to get out of their comfort zones and help the island nation.

Monday, December 13, 2010

CBN's WorldReach Launches 700 Club in Ukraine

The Christian Broadcasting Network's WorldReach ministry is producing a new version of The 700 Club television series in the Ukraine.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Swedish Police Investigate Failed Terror Attack

Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has asked his country to remain calm after what appears to be the first suicide bombing in Sweden's history.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Senate to Vote on Obama-GOP Tax Deal

The U.S. Senate will take their first vote on extending all the Bush-era tax cuts. Prospects for passage of the measure seem better in the Senate than in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Friday, December 10, 2010

East Texas Church Fire Suspects to Plead Guilty

Two men indicted in a string of arson fires set at churches in East Texas have said they will plead guilty next week.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Latin Missionaries Increasing in Muslim Nations

A growing number of Latin American Christians are entering Muslim countries like Morocco, Turkey, and Indonesia as missionaries.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Obama Urges China to Free Nobel Laureate Liu

For the first time in 74 years, the award was not personally presented since its recipient is currently serving an 11-year prison sentence in the communist country.

Friday, December 10, 2010

'Last Languages' Bringing Word of Life to the World

In Africa, entire people groups have no Bible. In fact, they don't even have a written language. Wycliffe Bible Translators has been trying to reverse that trend.

Friday, December 10, 2010

'Grinch Alert' Lists Shops Not Promoting Christmas

Dallas First Baptist Church started GrinchAlert.com in an effort to keep Christ in Christmas.  

Friday, December 10, 2010

FAA Loses Track of 119,000 Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration is missing information on who owns at least one-third of the country's private and commercial planes.

Friday, December 10, 2010

CDC: Cholera Has Spread Throughout Haiti

Operation Blessing International has a team in Haiti to help improve the conditions for medical staff and patients.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Film Review: Set Sail for 'Narnia' Again

The new film is expected to thrill audiences with its dazzling special effects -- but will some scenes frighten younger children?

Friday, December 10, 2010

Prince Charles, Camilla Attacked by Student Mob

Students protesting a parliamentary vote to triple tuition fees attacked a car carrying the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall Thursday.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Treasury Earns $35 Billion from TARP

The government's controversial $700 billion bailout program has earned taxpayers some $35 billion in income over the last two years.

Thursday, December 09, 2010

UK Approves Tuition Hike, Students Protest

Angry students clashed with police in the streets of London Thursday, after British lawmakers approved a controversial plan to triple university tuition.

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Study: Heart Attack One Cigarette Puff Away

A new government report warns that one single inhalation from a cigarette can trigger a heart attack and can cause damage to nearly every organ in the body.

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Haiti Election Results Spark Mass Riots

Demonstrators took to the streets of Haiti on Wednesday to protest results of the island nation's presidential election, believing the contest was rigged.

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Somali Christian Killed for Refusing to Wear Veil

Islamic militants in Somalia recently killed a Christian woman for refusing to wear a veil in public.

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Senate Delays DREAM Act, Uphill Battle Ahead

Senate lawmakers have delayed a vote on the controversial DREAM Act that would create a path to citizenship for children of illegal immigrants in the United States.

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

WikiLeaks Denies Culpability in Cyber Attacks

Wikileaks says it doesn't have any ties to the recent cyber attacks on the websites of international businesses.

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Gates Declares Afghan War Strategy Working

Defense Secretary Robert Gates is assessing war efforts in Afghanistan and will present his findings to the White House.

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Minutes of Exercise Prevents Childhood Obesity

Only a little exercise separates normal weight children from obese kids, according to the results from a new study at the University of Southern California.

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Study: Middle America Losing Faith in Marriage

New research on marriage reveals a striking gap in attitudes between moderately and highly educated Americans.

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Experts: Foreclosures May Hit All -Time High

RealtyTrac said the country is on pace to see more than 3 million households receive some sort of foreclosure notice. That is more than last year's all-time high of 2.8 million.

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Brody File Special: Which Republican Can Beat Obama?

This week, The Brody File begins a special 2012 presidential series called "Elephant in the Room," highlighting likely GOP presidential contenders.

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Tensions Remain High on Korean Peninsula

South Korea's president vowed Tuesday to turn five islands along the North Korean border into "military fortresses," heightening tension between the two countries.

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

New High-Tech $100 Bill Causes Expensive Error

The new $100 bill includes advanced anti-counterfeit measures like a 3D security strip that could cause production delays.

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Feds Track Credit Purchases Without Warrants

A new document that was just released revealed that federal law enforcement agencies can get a so-called "Hotwatch" order.

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Taxpayers Make $12 Billion on Citigroup Bailout

Taxpayers will end up profiting from the government's $45 billion bailout of Citigroup, thanks to a recent deal the Treasury Department struck with the company.

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

California Home Gets Major Christmas Makeover

Marshall and Ruby Goodwin decked out nearly every inch of their Fresno home in celebration of the Christmas season.

Monday, December 06, 2010

More Die as Drug Gangs Battle in Mexico

The violent drug war in Mexico is escalating following an attack, Saturday, in Ciudad Juarez that killed 16 people.

Monday, December 06, 2010

S. Korea Ignores North's Warning, Holds Drills

South Korea moved forward with routine naval firing drills Monday, ignoring warnings from the North that such a move would add to already heightened tensions.

Monday, December 06, 2010

U.N. Climate Talks Face Serious Challenges

Among the challenges - the fact that a growing number of Americans no longer believe in global warming and that predictions of climate disasters are being proven wrong.

Monday, December 06, 2010

Report: U.S. Natural Gas, Oil Reserves Increase

The Energy Information Administration's annual report announced that natural gas reserves are up 11 percent and all major oil producing regions have also seen their reserves rise.

Sunday, December 05, 2010

Iran Engages in Nuclear Talks

Nuclear talks are underway between Iran and delegates from the United States and five other world powers, including the European Union, Russia, Britain, France, and Germany.

Friday, December 03, 2010

Chuck Norris Now a Real-Life Texas Ranger

Actor Chuck Norris is known for playing a tough Texas Ranger on television. Now, he wears the ranger badge in real life.

Friday, December 03, 2010

Late-Term Abortionist Heads to Maryland

Nebraska late-term abortionist Leroy Carhart has fled his state to set up shop in Maryland.

Friday, December 03, 2010

N. Korean Refugees Risk Lives to Spread Gospel

Every year, thousands of North Koreans flee for their freedom. Some of them come to faith in Christ. Incredibly, some decide to go back to spread the gospel.

Friday, December 03, 2010

Christians Pray as Mexico's Drug War Rages

Around 500 Christian leaders from Mexico's 32 states recently joined in Mexico City to pray for an end to the national crisis.

Friday, December 03, 2010

Annie Moses Band Leading Artistic Renaissance

The Nashville group, comprised of five siblings ranging in age from 9 to 23 years old, blend a wide range of genres into a unique sound they call "chamber pop."

Friday, December 03, 2010

Family Christmas Movies Premier this Weekend

Christian film critic Bob Waliszewski reviewed two holiday movies debuting this weekend - "A Walk in my Shoes" and "Christmas With a Capital C." 

Friday, December 03, 2010

Obama Makes Surprise Visit in Afghanistan

President Obama honored troops in Afghanistan with a surprise visit to Bagram Airfield on Friday.

Friday, December 03, 2010

Leaders Protest Removal of Christian iPhone App

The authors of the Manhattan Declaration have urged Apple to reinstate their iPhone application, which critics have panned as being anti-homosexual.

Friday, December 03, 2010

Family TV Movie Has Lesson About Judging Others

A new family-friendly movie, "A Walk in my Shoes," will premiere Friday night with the theme of the consequences of judging others in mind.

Friday, December 03, 2010

Counterterror Chief: Successful Attacks Inevitable

The director of the U.S. National Counterterrorism Center has warned that it's inevitable some future terror attacks on American soil will succeed.

Friday, December 03, 2010

Judge Refuses to Step Aside in Prop 8 Case

Sponsors of the measure asked Judge Stephen Reinhardt to disqualify himself because of his wife's leadership role with the ACLU.

Thursday, December 02, 2010

U.S. Loses Bid to Host 2022 World Cup

The results are in and the U.S. will not be hosting the 2022 World Cup.

Thursday, December 02, 2010

President Urged to Correct America's Motto 'Slip'

The chairman of the Congressional Prayer Caucus is asking President Obama to correct a speech he delivered in Indonesia, in November.

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Deadly Winter Storm Blasts Europe

A deadly winter storm is crippling most of Europe, killing 18 people in Poland after exposure to temperatures as low as 14-degrees Farenheit.

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Bacteria Discovery Could Point to New Life Forms

The discovery of a strange bacteria that can use arsenic as one of its nutrients widens the scope for finding new forms of life on Earth and possibly beyond.

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Eastern States Recovering after Deadly Storm

Many are cleaning up Thursday after wicked weather wreaked havoc up and down the East coast and beyond.

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Israel Foils Terror Attack in Northern Gaza

One day after Hamas said it would respect a peace deal between Israel and Palestine, the IDF thwarted a terror attack along the border with the Gaza Strip.

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Obama Restores Eastern Gulf Drilling Ban

The White House has decided not to open up new areas of the eastern Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic seaboard to drilling for at least seven years.

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Boehner Meets with GOP Governors-Elect

Future House Speaker Boehner met with newly elected GOP governors on Wednesday to discuss ways to cut spending, create jobs, and repeal "Obamacare."

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Deficit Panel Split; Painful Package in Doubt

A painful package of spending cuts and tax increases drew challenges from  the left and right on the president's deficit commission, putting approval in doubt.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Star of David Discovered Atop Iranian Building

Iranian officials are outraged after learning the Star of David has adorned the top of its nation airline headquarters -- possibly for decades.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Groups Highlight Progress on World AIDS Day

Advocates around the globe marked the 7th annual World AIDS Day Dec. 1, raising awareness about HIV/AIDS and remembering victims of the deadly disease.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Author's New Book Revisits the Nativity Story

New York Times best-selling author Donna VanLiere's new book has been released by St. Martin's Press.  It's titled The Christmas Journey.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Okla. Sen. Wants Tulsa Parade Name Changed

Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., says he will boycott a holiday tradition in his childhood home of Tulsa.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

U.S. Condemns Palestinian Western Wall Report

The Palestinian Authority has removed a report from its website claiming Jerusalem's Western Wall was Muslim property and had no significance for Jews.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

WikiLeaks Recovers from Major Cyber Attack

WikiLeaks, the whistleblower Web site that released a trove of secret U.S. documents, is back online after a crippling cyber attack rendered it inaccessible.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Smithsonian Gallery Removes Offensive Video

The Smithsonian Institute's National Portrait Gallery removed a video Tuesday after a Catholic group complained it showed images offensive to Christians.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

H.S. Football Player Flagged for Thanking God

A high school football player in Washington state says he was surprised he received a penalty for pointing to Heaven after a touchdown.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Senate Rejects GOP Bid to Ban Earmarks

The Senate has rejected a Republican bid to ban earmarks, but the issue of lawmakers promoting so-called "pet projects" is not over yet.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Pakistan Court: No Pardon Yet for Christian Woman

A Christian woman in Pakistan facing the death sentence for blasphemy cannot be pardoned until a court rules on her appeal, a judge in Lahore ruled Monday.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

U.S. Credit Card Use Drops

TransUnion, a credit reporting agency, found that more than 8 million Americans have stopped using their credit cards, an 11 percent decline.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Texas AG: Super Bowl 'Magnet' for Sex Trafficking

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said the sports event is a magnet for such illegal activities.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

CBO: Bank Bailout Cost Taxpayers $25 Billion

The Congressional Budget Office says the 2008 bank bailout won't cost taxpayers as much as they previously thought.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Pentagon's Security Tightened After Docs Leaked

The Pentagon has announced new security safeguards have been put into place to protect classified documents.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Afghan 'Police Officer' Kills Six U.S. Troops

A man dressed as an Afghan police officer opened fire on NATO troops Monday, killing six Americans.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Obama Calls for Freezing Government Pay

Federal employees may not be getting pay increases for the next two years, President Obama announced Monday.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Post Office Preps for Billions of Holiday Shipments

The U.S. Postal Service kicked off its busiest time of year Monday, with special festivities at the Washington, D.C., National Postal Museum.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Giant Chocolate Christmas Tree Made in France

A French chocolatier has created a 10-meter, 8,000-pound Christmas tree for true chocolate lovers to view.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Early Data Signals Merry Christmas for Retailers

On Cyber Monday, online retailers experienced a sales surge that could surpass last year's numbers by 20 percent.   

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Federal Judge: CAIR Conspired with Hamas

The Justice Department has provided "ample evidence" that CAIR has been involved in a conspiracy to support Hamas, according to a federal court ruling unsealed Friday.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Poll: Consumers Less Apprehensive Over Debt

A new poll shows that Americans are less concerned about debt than a year ago, but that doesn't mean they'll be spending freely this Christmas season.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Study: Half of U.S. Will Be Diabetic by 2020

Such a phenomenon would cost the health care system $3.35 trillion over the next decade.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton Wins AL MVP Award

Major League Baseball's Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton has been voted the most valuable player in the American League and he's giving God the glory.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Fed Minutes Show Disagreement over $600B Stimulus

Some members of the Federal Reserve have expressed concern about the impact the Fed's quantitative easing initiative could have on the dollar.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Will Americans Choose Shopping Over Turkey?

The traditional "Black Friday" shopping day after Thanksgiving is turning into "Black Thursday."

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Israel to Break Tourism Record in 2010

Israel's Tourism Ministry said, Monday, 2010 will be a historic year in tourism for the Holy Land.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Charity Group Brings Clean Water, Food to St. Lucia

Operation Blessing International is bringing relief to people in the Caribbean island of St. Lucia after Hurricane Tomas hit three weeks ago.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

S. Korea: Two Civilians Killed in N. Korea Attack

South Korea has found the bodies of two civilians on the island of Yeonpyeong that North Korea attacked Tuesday, bringing the death toll to four.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Tenn. School Reopens after 'Extreme Makeover'

A flood ravaged Antioch, Tenn. school that was rebuilt courtesy of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" has reopened its doors.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

CBC Report Links Hezbollah to Hariri's Murder

A report on the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri "points overwhelmingly" to Hezbollah.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Faith-Based Pantries Helping Feed the Hungry

Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World, tells how Christians can play a key role in helping put an end to hunger in America and around the world.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

New Technology Makes for Hassle Free Shopping

For shoppers weary of having to try on numerous clothes just to find the right outfit, two stores have introduced a process that may make for hassle free shopping.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Gospel Missions Raise Challenge to Christians

The National Association of Gospel Rescue Missions is challenging Christians to look beyond their dinner tables to help others this Thanksgiving.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Prince William, Middleton Set Wedding Date

Prince William and his fiancée Kate Middleton will be married April 29 in the same church where Princess Diana's funeral took place.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

TSA Cautions against Boycotting Body Scans

TSA chief John Pistole said that with Wednesday being one of the busiest flying days of the year, a boycott would only "tie up people who want... see their loved ones."

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Operation Blessing Makes Forbes Top Ten Charities

Forbes Magazine has named Operation Blessing International as the sixth most efficient charity in the country.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Two Christian Brothers Killed in Iraq

Police in Iraq say gunmen killed two Christian brothers on Monday in the northern city of Mosul.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Court Extends Ban on Okla. Sharia Amendment

A federal judge has extended a restraining order blocking a voter-approved ban on Islamic Sharia law in Oklahoma.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Al Gore: Ethanol Was Not a Good Policy

Gore said tax breaks for first-generation alternative fuels like corn ethanol didn't work because they didn't produce much energy.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

P.A. Official: Western Wall is Muslim

A new Palestinian Authority study claims the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest site, belongs to Islam.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Severe Weather Makes Thanksgiving Travel Difficult

Wild weather across the country could make traveling a feat to remember this Thanksgiving.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Irish Prime Minister Plans to Dissolve Gov't.

Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen announced plans to dissolve the parliament next month and call for a general election in early next year.

Monday, November 22, 2010

'Patriots Resource' Gives Essential U.S. History

In 'The Essential American' author Jackie Gingrich Cushman shares dozens of documents and speeches she feels every American should own.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Hometown Tree Picked for City's Christmas Display

Christmas is one month away, and decorated trees are already on display in some communities.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Blind Woman Completes 26-Mile Marathon

Two brain surgeries and partial blindness didn't stop Kathleen Boyle Wrigley from proving to the world she can run again.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Hundreds of Cambodians Die in Stampede

A stampede during a Cambodian festival with millions of people in attendance left hundreds dead, the country's government said Monday.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Nat'l Adoption Month: Knowing How You Can Help

November is National Adoption Month, and in America three out of every five families are touched by adoption.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Thanksgiving Dinner More Costly This Year

Thanksgiving dinner is more expensive this year due to higher food prices, according to a new report by the Food Institute.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Modest Economic Growth Expected Through 2011

A new report by the National Association of Business Economists suggests Americans shouldn't look for the economy to improve any time soon.

Monday, November 22, 2010

CBN WorldReach Launches South Asia Web Site

The Christian Broadcasting Network's WorldReach ministry has launched a new Web site aimed at reaching the South Asian "diaspora" with the Gospel.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Anti-Facebook Pastor Admits Affair

The pastor who said that Facebook would lead to infidelity has now admitted to being involved in a three-way sexual relationship with his wife and a male church assistant.

 

Monday, November 22, 2010

Ireland Swallows Bitter Pill, Asks EU for Loan

Ireland has formally applied for a massive bailout from the European Union in an effort to keep its banking system from collapsing.

Monday, November 22, 2010

U.K. Sharia Textbooks Advocate Anti-Semitism

A British documentary reveals that about 5,000 Muslim students are being taught Sharia law in some weekend schools across Britain.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Adm. Mullen Supports Ending Gay Military Ban

Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said he supports Congress using its lame-duck session to end the ban on gays serving openly in the military.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Lebanese PM to Visit Iran

Lebanese PM Sa'ad Hariri will lead pay a two-day state visit to Iran next week.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Israeli MI Chief: Tel Aviv Could Be Next Target

outgoing MI chief Maj.-Gen. Amos Yadlin warned that the relative quiet in the recent past should not "mislead anyone."

Sunday, November 21, 2010

U.S. Says N. Korea's Nuke Claim No Surprise

The U.S. special envoy for North Korea said Monday that while news of Poyongyang's new uranium enrichment facility was disappointing, it was not surprising.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Robertson: Jesus a Model of True Leadership

Robertson talked about the qualities of effective leadership, explaining that Jesus is the Biblical model of a true leader -- one who is first a servant to others.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Christian Pakistani Woman Appeals Death Sentence

The Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death on charges of blasphemy has filed an appeal, while human rights groups also urge for her release.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Miners in New Zealand Trapped Underground

An explosion in New Zealand's largest coal mine has trapped at least 27 miners underground.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Gov. Bobby Jindal: Leading through Crisis

Some have said conflict builds character. Crisis, however, defines it. La. Gov. Bobby Jindal is an example of this - an unlikely leader who is not typical politician. 

Friday, November 19, 2010

More Travelers to Avoid Flying this Thanksgiving

Frustration over increased security the nation's airports could cause even more Americans to opt for the roads, as Thanksgiving Day draws near.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Should the 'Harry Potter' Finale Concern Parents?

The latest movie in the Harry Potter saga released in theatres Friday, but is it a movie Christian parents should be concerned about?

Friday, November 19, 2010

Food Prices Expected to Soar in 2011

Food prices could start climbing again next year. The United Nations is warning about shortages in key crops like corn and wheat.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Operation Blessing Funds Cholera Ward for Haiti

Operation Blessing is working with St. Luc Hospital and St. Damien Pediatric Hospital in Port-au-Prince to treat people with the deadly disease.

Friday, November 19, 2010

New NIV Bible Drops Gender-Neutral Language

The changes were made after a 2002 version was criticized for being too liberal.

Friday, November 19, 2010

New House Leaders Strategize on Boosting Economy

The new leaders in the House of Representatives gathered to strategize Thursday on how to get the country moving in a new and healthy direction.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Bush Tax Cuts Top Priority in Lame-Duck Session

As the lame duck session wraps up the first week, there's still no agreement on whether to extend the Bush tax cuts for all Americans or just the middle class.

Friday, November 19, 2010

U.N. Censures N. Korea, Iran on Human Rights

A key United Nations committee is criticizing North Korea and Iran for human rights violations.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Alaska's Miller Seeks to Stop Election Certification

GOP Senate candidate Joe Miller  he said he wants to examine the results and election procedures before deciding on his next move.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Grad Rocket Hits near Ofakim

A long-range Grad missile fired by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip exploded north of the Israeli town of Ofakim.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Palestinian Kids Say 'the Jews' Killed Arafat

P.A. television rebroadcast video clips of Palestinian children's messages, including hate speech against Jews.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Airports Consider Congressman's Call to Ditch TSA

Some airports are considering another way to show dissatisfaction: ditching TSA agents altogether.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Homeless Man's Integrity Inspires Gifts, Donations

A homeless man who returned a bag he'd found with thousands of dollars inside is being rewarded for his honesty.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Ethics Panel Leader Wants Censure for Rangel

The head of the House ethics committee determining the fate of Rep. Charles Rangel has recommended that the New York lawmaker be censured by the House for financial and fundraising misconduct.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Couple's Love Tested When Bride Paralyzed

Young couples normally experience challenges after they walk down the aisle. But a young Virginia couple's commitment is being put to the test even before they say "I do."

Thursday, November 18, 2010

PTC: Online Video Providers Not Protecting Kids

Video Web sites are not doing enough to keep explicit content from children, according to the Parents Television Council.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Four in 10 say 'Marriage Becoming Obsolete'

A growing number of Americans believe marriage is no longer necessary to start a family.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

N.J. Pastor: Facebook Leads to Infidelity

A New Jersey pastor told the leaders of his church to give up Facebook -- or resign.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

General Motors Stock Begins Trading Thursday

The turnaround marks a new phase for the auto giant since the controversial government bailout in 2009.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Gitmo Detainee Acquitted of 284 Charges

The first Guantanamo Bay detainee to face a civilian trial has been acquitted of most of the charges that were against him.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Murkowski First Write-in Senator since '54

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski became the first Senate candidate in more than 50 years to win a write-in campaign.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Obama Presses for Vote on Russia Arms Treaty

President Barack Obama lobbied, Thursday, for votes to ratify a nuclear weapons treaty with Russia, during the Senate's lame-duck session now in progress.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Gay GOP Group Sparks CPAC Controversy

A Republican gay rights group will participate in the 2011 Conservative Political Action Conference, causing others to bow out of the event in opposition.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Russian Arms Suspect in U.S. Custody

The Russian arms suspect known as the "Merchant of Death" is now in United States custody facing terrorism charges.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Strong Storms Sweep Through Mid-Atlantic Region

Severe thunderstorms hit the Atlantic Coast from the Carolinas to Maine overnight, leaving buildings destroyed and thousands without power.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Penguins Bring Christmas Cheer to South Koreans

An amusement park in South Korea rang in the Christmas season on Tuesday with a parade of penguins decked out in holiday attire.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

European Officials Move to Stabilize Irish Banks

European Union and Irish officials are trying to find a way to stabilize Ireland's banks and restore confidence to the entire 16-nation Eurozone.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Child Soldiers Waiver Angers Human Rights Groups

A war of words is underway in Washington, D.C., over how to best discourage countries from using children as soldiers. 

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Study: Lack of Sleep May Lead to Heart Disease

Researchers say that too little sleep causes the body to produce hormones that can cause inflammation of the heart and that could lead to heart disease and stroke.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Stak on Terror: The Iran-Venezuela Axis

Former State Department official Roger Noriega and leading Iran expert Ilan Berman give exclusive evidence that Venezuela is providing heavy assistance to Iran.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Group Urges GOP to Recognize Moral Concerns

Concerned Women for America is standing for social issues like abortion and gay marriage, after a group urged the incoming Congress to only focus on the economy.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Rep. Rangel Found Guilty of Ethics Violations

Rep. Charles Rangel was convicted on 11 counts of ethics violations by a panel of his peers, Tuesday, and will now face penalties.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Vick's Passing Skill Defeats Redskins 59-28

The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback threw four touchdown passes and ran for two more against the Washington Redskins.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Catholic Cardinal: U.S. Must Protect Iraqi Christians

The leading U.S. Catholic bishop has called on President Barack Obama to protect Iraqi Christians from attacks from Islamic militants.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

IDF Chief: Hezbollah Planning Lebanon Coup

Israel's military chief of staff warned Monday that the terror group, Hezbollah, could soon take over Lebanon in a violent coup.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Churches Lease Property for Cell Tower Locations

Many churches are looking for financial relief and some have decided to help their situation by leasing their buildings as location sites for cell towers.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Living Iowa Soldier Awarded Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama recognized Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta as the first living soldier since the Vietnam War to receive the Medal of Honor, Tuesday, in a special ceremony at the White House.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Bus Driver Saves Man's Life - by Donating

A Pennsylvania bus driver has saved the life of a man she didn't even know -- by giving up her vital organ to a fellow bus driver.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Calls Rise to Probe Capitol Hill Muslim Prayer Sessions

Calls are increasing for the Justice Department to investigate a weekly Muslim prayer session on Capitol Hill attended by congressional staffers.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Lead in Reusable Bags Prompts Call for Probe

The discovery of lead in some types of reusable grocery bags has prompted lawmakers to call for a federal investigation.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Haaretz: Nicaragua, Iran to Build Rival Canal

There may be more to Nicaragua's accidental invasion of Costa Rica than meets the eye, according to new information obtained by the Haaretz newspaper.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Cotton Prices at Highest Level Since 1870

The so-called "fabric of our lives" may get more expensive next year.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Iran: $100 Oil Price, No Problem for World Economy

Iran says that if oil hits $100 a barrel, it will not hurt the global economy.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Deadly Midwest Snowstorm Causes 400 Accidents

Residents of several Midwestern states continued Monday to dig out of one of the heaviest pre-Thanksgiving snowstorms in history.

Friday, November 12, 2010

TLC Launches 'Sarah Palin's Alaska'

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is opening up her home and private life to the cameras in an unprecedented new television series.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Deficit Commission Proposes $4 Trillion in Cuts

Lawmakers are staking out their positions over recent recommendations to trim the federal deficit, including a combination of tax hikes and spending cuts.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Sen. Murkowski Confident in Re-Election Victory

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski is claming victory in the still undecided Alaska Senate race.

Friday, November 12, 2010

High Court Refuses to Block Ban on Gay Troops

The Supreme Court will not block the military from enforcing its "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy while the issue is worked out in federal appeals court.

Friday, November 12, 2010

'Unstoppable,' 'Morning Glory' Debut Nationwide

The new Paramount Pictures comedy 'Morning Glory' along with the pulse-pounding thriller 'Unstoppable,' debuted in theaters across the nation this week.

Friday, November 12, 2010

N.C. Bridal Shop Honors Military Couples

A North Carolina bridal store has donated dresses to women who have already sacrificed so much.

Friday, November 12, 2010

No Deal Reached in Restarting Mideast Peace Talks

A statement from the two leaders said officials would meet in the coming days to create "conditions for the resumption of direction negotiations."

Friday, November 12, 2010

Churches Set Day to Pray for Persecuted Christians

Christians around the world are remembering their brothers and sisters in Christ who suffer for their faith, as part of the global day to pray for their fellow believers this Sunday.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Chaplain: Veterans 'God's Gift to America'

As Americans paused to celebrate Veteran's Day, the director of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' National Chaplain Center also thanked God for veterans.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Israelis Urged to Leave Sinai Again

The Counter-Terrorism Bureau issued a warning late Thursday for "all Israelis in the Sinai to leave immediately and return to Israel."

Friday, November 12, 2010

Ariel Sharon Returns to His Ranch

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was transported to his Negev ranch on Friday morning.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Leaders Reject U.S. Proposal on China Currency

Leaders of the world's 20 major economies refused to support a proposal by the U.S to force China to let its currency appreciate and cut its trade surplus.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Pedophile 'Guide' No Longer Sold on Amazon

Amazon is no longer selling a pedophilia guide, following threats by thousands of customers to boycott the online marketplace.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

President Salutes U.S. Troops in South Korea

President Barack Obama saluted all U.S. armed forces personnel who defended South Korea during its war with North Korea on Veteran's Day.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Homes Lost to Foreclosure Drops 9 Pct in Oct.

October saw the sharpest drop in the number of homes foreclosed, with home repossessions declining by 9 percent from September.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

U.N. Condemns Attacks on Iraq's Christians

The U.N. Security Council said it's appalled by the acts of violence, calling them a blow against religious diversity and democracy.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Survey: Americans Mixed on GOP, Health Plans

A new poll shows Americans like Republican plans to extend those Bush-era tax cuts, but they don't want the GOP killing President Obama's health care overhaul.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

'Honor' Flags Bring Fresh Meaning to Veterans Day

George Lutz, creator of the Honor and Remember flag, will place more than 11,000 of the flags by the marble tombstones in remembrance the nation's fallen heroes.  

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Hamas, Fatah Fail to Reconcile

Following a second meeting in Damascus on Tuesday, Fatah and Hamas failed to reach an agreement.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Iran Rejects Nuclear Talks with U.N.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he will not discuss his country's nuclear ambitions at proposed nuclear talks.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Cigarettes Get Gutsy New Warning Labels

New cigarette labels show images of corpses, cancer patients, and diseased lungs and teeth.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Palin Opposes Plan to Ban Sweets in Classrooms

Former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin is weighing in on a proposal that would ban sweets in Pennsylvania classrooms.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Pakistan Sentences Christian to Death

A court in Pakistan has sentenced a Christian woman to death by hanging for blasphemy against Islam.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Mrs. Obama Handshake a Muslim Faux Pas

An Islamic Indonesian government minister has been criticized by his fellow Muslims for shaking hands with first lady Michelle Obama.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Obama's Blank Check? GOP Discusses Earmarks

Tea Party-backed Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., is leading a charge to ban earmarks, but other members of the GOP are not enthusiastic about the proposed ban.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Hamas Extends Invitation to Ahmadinejad

Hamas, the Palestinian faction controlling the Gaza Strip, extended an invitation to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

U.S. Cash 'Flood' Takes Center Stage at G-20 Summit

Leaders of other countries are concerned about the latest Federal Reserve decision to flood the U.S. economy with $600 billion in cash.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Terrorists Target Iraqi Christians Again in Baghdad

Five people are dead and 19 were wounded in a series of bombings in Christian neighborhoods in Baghdad.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Disabled Cruise Ship Towed to San Diego

The Carnival Splendor lost power Monday after a fire in the engine room. No one was hurt, but the ship had been drifting aimlessly for two days.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Brody File Show: The Tea Party Movement - What’s Next?

CBN News takes a look at the future of the Tea Party movement, where conservative evangelicals fit in, and why it matters to Washington.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Pentagon Can't Explain Bizarre 'Missile' Launch

Despite assurances that a mysterious missile firing off the coast of California did not pose a threat to the Unites States, several questions still surround the ordeal.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Fmr President Bush Outlines His 'Decision Points'

Former President George W. Bush launched a book tour for his new memoir 'Decision Points,' Tuesday, with a signing near his home in Dallas.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Fed's $600 Billion Move Sparks Global Backlash

The Federal Reserve's plan to strengthen the U.S. economy by printing more money has been harshly criticized by economists in the U.S. and overseas.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Israel to Continue Construction in E. Jerusalem

The Israeli Interior Ministry on Monday said it will move forward with plans to build 1,300 new apartments in east Jerusalem.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Gold at Record High, Inflation Concerns Abound

The price of gold hit another record high on Tuesday just above $1,420 while silver has gone over $28.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Myanmar Refugees Home After Election Riots

Roughly 20,000 Myanmar refugees returned home after clashes between government forces and ethnic rebels sent them fleeing across the border into Thailand.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Detroit Protestors March for Iraqi Christians

More than 1,000 protesters in Detroit, Mich., on Monday called on the U.S. government to protect Iraq's Christians.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Is Oklahoma's Ban on Sharia Law Islamaphobia?

A federal judge has temporarily blocked an Oklahoma measure that bars courts from considering Islamic Sharia law.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

GOP Strategizes Transition to Power

House Republicans are starting to map out their upcoming transition to power in January.

Monday, November 08, 2010

Radical Cleric Calls for Death to Americans

The U.S.-born radical Yemeni cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, has a new video out and is calling for Muslims around the world to kill Americans.

Monday, November 08, 2010

Mugniyah Suspected in Hariri Assassination

The U.N. may indict Imad Mugniyeh for the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

Monday, November 08, 2010

World Bank President: Gold a Standard Currency

The world's leading economic powers should think about going back to a modified gold standard, according to World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick.

Monday, November 08, 2010

Iraqis Worship in Church Attacked by Militants

Iraqi Christians held a Sunday mass in their church one week to the day after an attack by Islamic militants that left 58 people dead.

Saturday, November 06, 2010

Indonesians Flee Volcano Amid Fears of Eruption

Residents at the foot of Mount Merapi fled their homes Monday after authorities warned the volcano could erupt again at any moment.

Friday, November 05, 2010

CT Scans Significantly Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths

A new study shows that CT scans can reduce the risk of death from lung cancer by 20 percent.

Friday, November 05, 2010

Muslim Group Files Lawsuit Against Oklahoma

The Muslim activist group the Council on American-Islamic Relations is filing a lawsuit against the state of Oklahoma for its recently voter-passed measure banning Sharia law.

Friday, November 05, 2010

Chilean Miner Says Elvis' Music Inspired Him

Edison Pena, one of the Chilean miners rescued from a collapsed mine last month, gave a rendition of his favorite Elvis Presley songs on "The Late Show" with David Letterman Thursday night.

Friday, November 05, 2010

Elderly Couple Donates Most of Lottery Winnings

An elderly Canadian couple has taken the concept of sharing to a new level, after giving away most of their lottery ticket winnings to others.

Friday, November 05, 2010

Obama Heads to Asia for U.S. Economic Efforts

President Barack Obama will focus on trade, jobs, and national security during a 10-day trip to Asia, Oct. 6-16.

Friday, November 05, 2010

Nancy Pelosi to Run for House Minority Leader

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Friday she will try to retain her spot as leader of the House Democrats.

Friday, November 05, 2010

Obama 'Open' to Extending Bush Tax Cuts

President Barack Obama says he is open to extending the Bush tax cuts for another year or two, even for families making $250,000 or more a year.

Friday, November 05, 2010

P.A. to Try Man for Violating Boycott

The Palestinian Authority arrested and jailed a man for "carrying out commercial transactions with residents of a hostile state."

Friday, November 05, 2010

Jobless Rate Remained at 9.6 in October

A new report from the U.S. Labor Department shows the economy still isn't generating enough jobs to bring down the nation's unemployment rate.

Friday, November 05, 2010

Death Toll from Indonesian Volcano Tops 100

The death toll from Indonesia's volcano has topped 100 after a blistering gas cloud ripped through a mountainside village.

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Complaint Over Christian Roommate Ad Dismissed

A housing complaint filed against a Michigan woman who expressed interest in finding a Christian roommate has been dismissed.

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Fort Hood Victims Remembered One Year Later

Friday marks the one year anniversary of the Fort Hood shooting, when Maj. Nidal Hasan opened fire on the base, killing 13 people and wounding dozens of others.

Thursday, November 04, 2010

YouTube Removes Muslim Cleric's Jihad Videos

YouTube is removing videos that incite calls to holy war made by the American-born Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Lincoln Brewster Shares 'Real Life' on New CD

The 39-year-old Christian recording artist said the new CD was the most transparent work he has ever produced.

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Former Revolutionary Guard: 'Iran Will Bomb Israel'

The former member told Israel's National Radio that Iran's goal is to bring about total chaos in the world, so that the Islamic messianic figure "the Mahdi" will appear.

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Turkish Gov't. Seeks to Islamize Education

A series of reforms proposed by Turkey's National Educational Council would impose Islamic ideology on the nation's youth.

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Haiti Prepares for Tropical Storm Tomas

The Haitian government has told residents to evacuate quake zones ahead of tropical storm Tomas.

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Biological Mom Loses Custody in Vt. Child Case

The Vermont Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the non-biological mother in a lesbian custody case involving a child.

Thursday, November 04, 2010

New GOP Congress Sets Sights on 'Obamacare'

On Wednesday, the expected new House Majority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, and other Republicans began laying out their plans to derail Obamacare.

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Qantas Jumbo Makes Emergency Landing

Quantas Airlines has grounded its fleet of Airbus A380 jetliners after one of them lost an engine just six minutes into an overnight flight from Singapore to Sydney.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Film Explores God-given Purpose in 'Rising Stars'

Award-winning Christian music artist Rebecca St. James stars in a new film that explores how to use our God-given talents. Watch the CBN News interview.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

SBA List Spends Big Bucks for Pro-Life Candidates

The Susan B. Anthony List spent millions of dollars this campaign season in an effort to elect pro-life candidates to public office.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Exit Polls Show GOP Rode Wave of Voter Frustration

Voter frustration with the economy and lawmakers in Washington were the ingredients of success for Republicans this midterm election.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Christian Leader has Advice for New Congress

The head of the D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship hopes that the new congress recognize that God has placed them in their positions for a purpose.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

GOP Captures Governorships in at Least 10 States

With 37 governors seats in play in this election, Republicans made big gains on Tuesday and hoped for even more statehouse gains.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Iowa Ousts Three Justices Over Gay Marriage

The judges, who were up for re-election, had joined a unanimous decision last year that made the state the first in the Midwest to allow gay marriage.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

U.S. Naval Ship Heads to Haiti as Storm Nears

A U.S. Navy vessel is headed for Haiti Tuesday to offer humanitarian aid in case a brewing storm strikes the small island nation.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Airlines Caution against Rash Response to Bomb Plot

The terror plot involving bombs on cargo planes has investigators taking a closer look at a plane crash that happened two months ago.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Brown, Boxer Projected Winners in California

Democrat Jerry Brown is projected to win California's governor race, while Sen. Barbara Boxer is expected to hold on to her job.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Reid Defeats Angle, Wins 5th Senate Term

Majority Leader Harry Reid will head back to Washington after securing a fifth term in the Senate over Tea Party candidate Sharron Angle.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Three-term Sen. Feingold Loses Wisc. Seat

Powerful three-term Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold was defeated by Republican challenger Ron Johnson in his re-election bid Tuesday night.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Nikki Haley Becomes S.C.'s First Female Governor

Republican Nikki Haley is projected to win in South Carolina to become the state's next top leader, and the first female governor in the state's history.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Republicans Win House Control; Dems Keep Senate

Latest projections show Republicans have won enough seats to take control of the House, while the Democrats will keep enough seats to hold onto the Senate. 

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Conservative Women Make Waves in Midterm Elections

Conservative women have made their mark in this year's midterm election season -- appropriately nicknamed the year of the "mama grizzly."

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Coons Beats Tea Party's O'Donnell for Senate

Delaware Democrat Chris Coons beat out Republican Christine O'Donnell for the open Senate seat once held by Vice President Joe Biden.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Stakelbeck on Terror: 'Eurabia' Rising

CBN News travels to Vienna for an exclusive interview with an Austrian counter-jihad activist who's facing prison time for supposed "hate speech" against Islam.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Election a Referendum on Obama's Agenda?

The vice president of Americans for Prosperity is calling Tuesday's midterm election a referendum on what he has termed the "Obama-Pelosi-Reid" agenda. 

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Court Extends Don't Ask, Don't Tell Indefinitely

The court's decision means Americans who are openly gay still can not enlist in the military, and those already serving could be investigated and discharged.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Dead Americans Still Receiving Gov't Benefits

A new report found that the government sent out more than $1 billion in government benefits over the last ten years -- to about 250,000 dead people.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Officials Suspect Sept. Dry Run for Bomb Plot

U.S. intelligence officials said packages they seized in September may have been a "dry run" for the Yemen-to-Chicago mail bomb plot uncovered Friday.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

GOP Looking For Big Gubernatorial Gain

Thirty-seven states will hold elections for their individual governors on Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Hezbollah Plotting Takeover of Beirut

Hezbollah is plotting to take control of Beirut should the U.N. Special Tribunal on Lebanon indict any of its members.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Bishop Eddie Long Denies Abuse Claims

In denying the allegations, Bishop Eddie Long said the "claims of sexual misconduct are not true."

Monday, November 01, 2010

Supermarket Siblings Reunited Throug Job

Two California grocery store employees recently discovered they not only share the same employer -- but also the same DNA.

Monday, November 01, 2010

‘Reluctant Volunteer’ Now Advocate for Giving Back

David Levinson is a self-described former "reluctant volunteer" who now runs Big Sunday, the largest annual community service event in southern California. 

Monday, November 01, 2010

Ariz. Auto Crash Victim Thought Dead, Goes Home

A fatal car accident in Arizona that led to a medical mix-up this summer has a happy ending.

Monday, November 01, 2010

Netanyahu Slams UNESCO's 'Absurd' Decision

Israeli PM Netanyahu denounced the UN statement that the Palestinians have a legitimate claim to Rachel's Tomb and the Cave of the Patriarchs.

Monday, November 01, 2010

CBN -TV Broadcasts Spanish Program in HD

The Christian Broadcasting Network's Worldreach ministry has started broadcasting its Spanish program "Vida Dura" in high definition.

Monday, November 01, 2010

J'lem Mayor Inaugurates New Arab School

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat officially inaugurated the opening of a new girls' school in Ras al-Amud on Monday morning.

Monday, November 01, 2010

Death Toll Rises in Baghdad Church Siege

At least 52 people died when Iraqi security forces stormed a church in Baghdad to free hostages held by Islamic militants, officials said Monday.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Bullet Holes Found Again at Military Building

The FBI said, Friday, a gunman who recently fired shots at the Marine Corps Museum may be holding a grudge against the U.S. Marine Corps.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Movie Critic Cautions Parents this Halloween

With arrival of Halloween, many kids may be looking for a scary movie to accompany tricks and all of those treats. But such films can have a lasting impact.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Explosives Found on Cargo Planes, U.S. Starts Terror Probe

An international investigation is underway to determine whether suspicious packages found on cargo planes headed to the United States were part of a terrorist plot.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Experts: Haiti Cholera Outbreak Not Over

With deaths from the cholera outbreak in Haiti having climbed above 300, health experts are warning the epidemic is far from over.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Economy Grows Slightly in 3rd Quarter

The economy picked up slightly in the third quarter of the year, growing at a 2 percent annual rate.

Friday, October 29, 2010

South Korea: North Korea Opens Fire at Border

Mounting tensions may have caused an exchange of artillery fire on the border between North and South Korea.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Missionary: 'N. Korean Captors Tortured Me'

A Korean American missionary who was held captive in North Korea says he suffered sexual abuse and other forms of torture at the hands of his jailors.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Nasrallah: Boycott U.N. Tribunal

Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah called on Lebanon to boycott the U.N. tribunal investigating Rafik Hariri's 2005 assassination.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

New Regent President Carries on Robertson's Vision

Regent University President Carlos Campo said he plans to continue empowering students to be "the best human beings" they can be, while staying true to their Christian heritage.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Violent Video Game Ruling Expected Soon

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue a ruling soon on a California law that bans selling violent video games to minors.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Saudi Prince Urges Imam to Move NYC Mosque

A Saudi Prince is asking the imam behind the proposed mosque near Ground Zero to move the construction elsewhere.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Idaho Paraglider Survives 100-Foot Fall

An Idaho man says he is thankful to be alive after his malfunctioning engine-powered paraglider sent him plunging 100 feet to the ground.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Bishop: Pro-Choice Catholics Betray Their Faith

A U.S. Catholic bishop about to be elevated to cardinal says Catholic politicians and judges who support abortion betray their faith.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Midterm Election Spending at Record High

This midterm election season has marked a record year for campaign spending.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Chilean President Honors Miners with Ceremony, Soccer

The 33 Chilean miners rescued after being trapped underground for more than two months were honored in a ceremony at the presidential palace this week.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Thousands of Bibles to be Distributed in Vietnam

Bibles will soon be distributed in Vietnam thanks to the efforts of a former Vietnamese refugee in Forth Smith, Ark.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Md. Episcopal Congregation Joins Catholic Church

An Episcopal church in Baltimore has become the latest to leave the denomination because of concerns about the ordination of homosexuals and women.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Americans' Faith in Government Hits 36-Year Low

A recent poll shows that it's not the political system that most Americans blame for current problems facing the U.S., but politicians themselves.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Palestinians Smuggle Cows into Gaza

Palestinians are using tunnels under the Egyptian-Gaza border to smuggle cows into the Gaza Strip for the upcoming Muslim festival Eid al-Adha.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Analysts Warn of Food Shortage Crisis

Experts have said the recent price hike is because of crop shortages due to widespread droughts and floods.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

GOP on Pace to Win House, Gain in Senate

The latest poll numbers show Democrats in a losing race to keep control of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

IsraAID Team Leaving for Haiti

An Israeli medical team will leave Thursday night for Haiti to assist with the recent Cholera epidemic.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Iowa Pastor Targets 'Out of Control' Judges

One Iowa pastor is calling on Christian leaders to shine a spotlight on "out of control" judges. 

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Ford to Help Drive Motor City out of Slump

After years of hard times in Detroit, Ford Motor Co. may be helping to lead the Motor City out of a major economic slump.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Government Cracks Down on Bullying in Schools

The U.S. Department of Education is sending out a warning to schools around the country that they could soon be prosecuted for failing to stop bullying.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Strong Storm Brings Hurricane-Like Weather to Midwest

Meterologists are calling hurricane-like weather in the Midwest one of the worst storms to hit the region in decades.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Brody File Show: Midterm Election Special

On this week's edition of The Brody File, CBN News sits down with candidates in key races for the upcoming midterm elections.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Obama Has Hired Estimated 100+ Gay Officials

Only halfway through his first term, President Barack Obama has already appointed more openly gay officials than any other U.S. president.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Detroit Zoo Animals Play 'Smashing Pumpkins'

Animals at the Detroit Zoo are enjoying a rare treat this fall. Zookeeper's are giving them l pumpkins filled with treats to eat and play with as part the zoo's "Smashing Pumpkins" event.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Catholic Church Gives Out Condoms for AIDS Awareness

The Catholic Church in Lucerne, Switzerland is distributing condoms as part of an HIV/Aids awareness campaign.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Marriage Activists Square Off over Iowa Justices

Advocates and opponents of gay marriage rallied in Iowa over the state Supreme Court's unanimous ruling last year legalizing same-sex matrimony.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Electric Cars Answer to U.S. Oil Dependency?

The move is part of the White House's plan to increase the number of green vehicles used by federal workers on the job. 

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Deadly Tsunami Strikes Indonesia, Scores Missing

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake triggered a 10-foot high wave, washing away hundreds of homes in two villages.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Woman Prosecuted for Christian Roommate Ad

A Michigan woman who posted an ad seeking a Christian roommate on her church bulletin board has been charged with violating the law.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

P.A. Cancels Journalists Tour to Jericho

The Palestinian Authority canceled a field tour of foreign journalists to Jericho, MediaCentral announced on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Israeli Commanders Attend Training Session

IDF officers noted increased kidnapping attempts by Palestinian terrorists over the past year.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Turkish 'Peace Activists' Visit Jihadists in Gaza

Turkish 'peace activists' sailing on the Viva Palestina 5 posed for pictures with Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Fmr. Marine Chief Disagrees with Afghan Withdrawal

Many are doubting President Barack Obama's July 2011 deadline for pulling U.S. troops out of Afghanistan, including former Marine chief Gen. James Conway.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Karzai: Afghanistan Gets Money from Iran, U.S.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai says his government receives up to $1 million a year from Iran, and Washington has also given his country cash because his office lacks funds.

Monday, October 25, 2010

NABE Survey: Economy to Grow at Slower Pace

The U.S. economy should continue to grow this year, though forecasters have lowered their expectations about the pace of recovery, according to a new survey.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Obama: Deficit Will be the Focus

Obama said starting next year there will be more serious talks on how to balance the budget.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Final Push: Candidates Hit Hard Before Nov. Elections

Political analysts - even Newsweek magazine - suggest that the GOP is poised to make historic gains and take control of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Thirteen Massacred at Ciudad Juarez Party

Gunmen killed 13 young people and injured 20 others in the Mexican border town of Ciudad Juarez on Friday night.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Obama's Approval Numbers Continue to Decline

President Barack Obama's job approval numbers are at a record low.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Iran Authorities Set Pastor's Execution for Apostasy

A Christian pastor in Iran is scheduled to be put to death this weekend.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Ralph Reed on Midterms Elections, Tea Party

Conservative grassroots organizer Ralph Reed predicted the America would see the largest turnout of evangelical Christians in the nation's history.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Ill Widower Keeps Family Together Despite Tragedy

In 1969, Salvador Solis' wife died, leaving him to raise their 12 children alone. While many families would be torn apart by such a tragedy, the Solis family grew closer.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Retrial Ordered in Wilders Hate Speech Case

A court in the Netherlands has ordered a retrial in the hate speech case of Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Charity Group Helps Philippine Typhoon Victims

Operation Blessing International is working closely with the Filipino government, armed forces and local churches to help meet peoples needs.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Sharia Law Measure Sparks Oklahoma Debate

On Election Day, Oklahoma voters will decide whether to ban Islamic Sharia law from their state courts.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Muslims Break Ground on First Mosque in Alaska

The Islamic Community Center of Anchorage purchased the site for $600,000, Anchorage television station KTUU reported.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Israel Bars State Airline from Nigeria

Security concerns have forced Israel to bar its state airline "El Al" from flying in thousands of Nigerian Christian pilgrims this year.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Deanna Favre: 'Faith Will Get Me Through'

Deanna Favre says her faith is helping her deal with recent accusations of infidelity involving her husband, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Iowans to Decide Fate of Gay Marriage Judges

Iowa voters will decide whether three state Supreme Court justices who ruled in favor of gay marriage should keep their jobs.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Rand Paul May Skip Debate Over Campaign Ad

Kentucky Senate candidate Rand Paul says he'll decide Friday whether to take part in a final political debate next week following a campaign ad by his opponent that questions his religious beliefs.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Cholera Deaths in Haiti Magnify Need for Clean Water

CBN's Operation Blessing International is working to disinfect drinking water in Haiti after fears of a possible cholera outbreak.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Saudi Arabia, Iran Discuss Bilateral Cooperation

Saudi's King Abdullah and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad discussed bilateral cooperation, AFP reported.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

NPR Fires Juan Williams over Muslim Remarks

The incident happened when Williams appeared on Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor" and defended host Bill O'Reilly's claim that there's a "Muslim problem in the world."

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Toyota Recalling 1.53 Million Cars Globally

Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it's recalling more than 1.5 million cars globally because of brake fluid and fuel pump problems.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Calif. Court Upholds San Diego Firefighters Verdict

A California appellate court has upheld the verdict in the case of four San Diego, Calif. firefighters who did not want to take part in a gay pride parade.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Tenn. High School Bans Pre-Game Prayers

A southeastern Tennessee public high school will no longer allow prayers to be said over its public address system before the start of its football games.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

State Lawmakers Challenge Automatic Citizenship

Lawmakers in 14 states are working on a bill to deny citizenship to the children of illegal immigrants.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Four Infant Deaths Prompt Stroller Recall

Graco Children's Products Inc. is recalling about 2 million strollers after reports of four infant deaths, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

ACLJ Victorious in Religious Cases

A middle school in Colorado will now allow a student to wear a cross visibly around his neck. Also, an Alabama college student's religious objections to a class assignment were upheld.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Hezbollah Lashes Out at U.N.

Hezbollah lashed out at U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon over a report released on Monday warning of increasing instability in Lebanon.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Sesame Street 'Hair' Anthem Encourages Black Girls

A new Sesame Street video is teaching a powerful lesson to many young African American girls to embrace their hair as it is. 

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

O'Donnell Questions Separation of Church, State

Christine O'Donnell asked her opponent during their debate Tuesday to prove that the separation of church and state is in the U.S. Constitution.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Taxes, Spending Dominate Fla. Senate Debate

Taxes and spending took center stage in Tuesday's debate between Florida's Senate candidates. It is one of the marquee races in this year's midterm election. 

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Military Recruiters Told to Accept Gay Applicants

At least three gay soldiers trying to re-enlist after the Pentagon directed the military to accept openly gay recruits.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Survey: Christian Leaders Often Contact Politicians

Many Christian leaders find themselves getting involved in politics and government, according to a recent survey.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Officials Say Shots Fired at Pentagon Were 'Random'

Security officials say a shooting at the Pentagon Tuesday morning was "a random event."

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Suicide Bombers Attack Russian Parliament Building

Islamic insurgents in Russia's volatile Chechnya region stormed the parliament building, Tuesday, killing six people and injuring more than a dozen others.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Stakelbeck on Terror: The Islamization of Great Britain

CBN News interviews two members of the British House of Lords who are fighting back against the Islamization of Great Britain.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Foreign Demand for U.S. Debt Still Growing

International investors demand for U.S. Treasury securities is still growing despite America's enormous budget deficits.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Israel Invites Chilean Miners for Christmas

Israel invited the 33 rescued Chilean miners to embark on a "spiritual journey" this Christmas in Israel.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Merkel: German Multiculturalism 'Utterly Failed'

The chancellor has long been skeptical of Germany's attempts to build a multicultural society that includes its estimated 5 million Muslims.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Philippine Death Toll from Typhoon Megi Rises

Typhoon Megi has left 13 people dead in the Philippines.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Four Convicted in NYC Synagogue Bomb Plot

Four men who plotted to blow up synagogues in New York City were convicted Tuesday in federal court.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Feds File Legal Brief in Support of Tenn. Mosque

U.S. Attorney Jerry E. Martin of Nashville says Islam is a religion entitled to constitutional protection and to suggest otherwise "is quite simply ridiculous."

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Boeing's Employee Health Plan Fees Rise

Aerospace company giant Boeing notified 90,000 non-union employees that deductibles and co-payments will increase significantly.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Geithner Says Economy 'Definitely Healing'

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the economy is healing, but the scars of the recession still linger. 

Monday, October 18, 2010

Girl Inspires Community One Can at a Time

With nothing more than her pigtails and red wagon, little Peighton Jones is collecting cans from her community for needy families in Topeka.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Hopes of Survival for Remaining China Miners Dim

The chance of survival for 11 miners trapped underground in China is fading.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Palin Kicks Off Final 'Tea Party Express' Tour

The Tea Party Express launched its final cross-country bus tour before the midterm elections in Reno, Nev., Monday.

Monday, October 18, 2010

The Mahdi: Why Iran is Seeking Global Destruction

Author Joel Rosenberg's new novel centers around Iranian eschatology and how it ties in with Muslim regime's nuclear ambitions.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Facebook Applications Violate Security Terms

At least 10 applications have been sending personal information to dozens of advertising and Internet tracking companies.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Lausanne Evangelism Event Opens in South Africa

Thousands of Christians are attending the Cape Town meeting to discussing how to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ to the world.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Syrian President Meets with Saudi King

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with Saudi's King Abdullah on Sunday evening to discuss bilateral relations.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Chilean Miners Attend Mass at San Jose Mine

Several of the rescued Chilean miners came together to celebrate a Catholic mass in thanks for their rescue.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Gospel Reaches China Through CBN's Music Ministry

The website 1musicbox.com has now become the largest online collection of Christian songs in the Chinese language.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Saudis Warn of New Terror Threat in France

Saudi intelligence services have warned of a new terror threat from al Qaeda against Europe, particularly the country of France.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Jordanian Faces Sentencing in Dallas Bomb Plot

A Jordanian man who intended to blow up a Dallas skyscraper will be sentenced Monday.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Super Typhoon Strikes Philippines, Targets China

Super typhoon Megi slammed into the northern Philippines this weekend.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Testimony to Resume in Fort Hood Hearing

Twenty-nine witnesses testified last week at the hearing of Maj. Nidal Hasan, and more soldiers are expected on the stand Monday.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Dozens of Witnesses Testify in Fort Hood Hearings

Since the hearings against Fort Hood shooting suspect Maj. Nidal Hasan began Tuesday, 29 witnesses have testified.

Friday, October 15, 2010

African Christians to Pray in D.C. for U.S. Revival

Thousands of Africans will gather in Washington, D.C., this weekend to pray for revival in the United States.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Chinese Gov't Stops Christians from Attending Church Event

Government security police in China have stopped 200 Christians from leaving the country to attend a worldwide evangelism event in Africa.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Nebraska Law Affirms Fetus Can Feel Pain

New restrictions on abortion go into effect in Nebraska on Friday. The new law bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and is based on the issue of fetal pain.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Land Grants Will Help Develop Negev, Arava

A new agricultural land-grant program will help new Israeli families interesting in farming for a living.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Judge: Health Care Suit Can Go to Trial

Crucial pieces of a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's health care overhaul can go to trial.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Gov't Seeks Delay in 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Ruling

The Justice Department has asked for a stay on the injunction issued earlier this week that would end the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Michelle 'The Closer' Obama Hits Campaign Trail

First Lady Michelle Obama is back on the campaign trail for the first time in two years, as Democrats seek to gain momentum ahead of the November elections.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Muslim Cleric: Marital Rape 'Clearly' Impossible

A leading Muslim cleric in the United Kingdom said that it is "clearly" impossible for men to rape their wives, and it should not be considered a crime.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Afghan Peace Official: Taliban Ready to Negotiate

A top Afghan official says he is convinced the Taliban is ready to start peace talks and move toward a non-military resolution of the war.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

U.S. Travel Advisory for Europe Still in Place

The terror threat in Europe is still at a high enough level for the United States to keep a travel advisory in place for Americans traveling there.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Greek Israeli Ties on the Increase

At a time when the rift with its former ally, Turkey, is widening, Israel is looking to broaden ties with other Mediterranean countries.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Turkey Boycotts OECD Conference in Israel

Turkey's Culture and Tourism Minister Ertuğrul Günay said Turkey would not attend the OCED.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Couple Married Almost 70 Years Met in Prison

Jack and Jeanette Parten are celebrating their 69th wedding anniversary. Their love story began in a rather unusual setting: Huntsville Penitentiary.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

French Labor Strikes, Student Protests Continue

Numerous labor strikes against French President Nicolas Sarkozy's pension reform continue for a third day in France.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Medicare Scam 'Puts Mafia to Shame'

The FBI has arrested 73 people involved in the largest Medicare scam in the program's history, the U.S. Department of Justice said Wednesday.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Christian Schools Lose Appeal in U. of Colo. Case

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from two Colorado Christian high schools that wanted the University of California to grant college-prep credit for religious courses.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

N.J. Med Panel Suspends Abortion Doctor

New Jersey authorities suspended a doctor's medical license Wednesday for performing unauthorized late-term abortions in the state.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Chilean Miners Prove to Be Faithful Men of God

All 33 miners agree it was their faith that kept them safe and sound during the 69 days in the depths of the earth.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Hamilton Project Aims to Restore America's Prosperity

City leaders from around the country met in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, to discuss solutions for helping communities hit hard by the economic downturn.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Gates Warns Against Quick End to 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Defense Secretary Robert Gates warns that ending the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy could have "enormous consequences" for U.S. troops.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Michael Gerson: Obama 'Abusing' Faith-Based Office

On this week's Brody File show, Michael Gerson, a top aide to former President George W. Bush, says that the White House has "abused" the office of Faith Based Initiatives.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Hamas Closes another Press Office

Hamas closed the Gaza offices of the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate and detained several of its members for questioning.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Fed Leaning Toward More Action on Economy

Minutes from the Fed's Sept. 21 Open Market Committee meeting show some officials want to see how strong the economy is before deciding whether or not to act.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Justice Department Appeals DOMA Ruling

The administration has appealed U.S. District Judge Joseph Tauro's July ruling that would have prevented the government from banning same-sex marriages.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

U.S. Cities, States Facing Pension Deficits

The Financial Times reported that a new study found some cities still owe $574 billion on their pension plans and some states owe almost $3 trillion.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

If Tax Cuts Expire, What About U.S. Economy?

Before leaving Capitol Hill to campaign, congressional incumbents chose not to vote to extend former President George W. Bush's tax cuts, which expire in January.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Virgin Launches First Space Tourism Program

Those looking for the ultimate vacation experience can now turn to multi-billionaire Richard Branson, head of Virgin Galactic, for a unique tour to get away from it all.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Poll: Obama Losing Support among U.S. Jews

American Jews are losing confidence in President Obama's dealings with Israel, according to a new survey by the American Jewish Committee.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Lebanon Welcomes Iran's Ahmadinejad

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was greeted like a rock star Wednesday in Lebanon. He's in the country to show his support for Hezbollah.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Dozens Killed in Ukraine Bus-Train Collision

More than 40 people are dead after a train and a bus collision in eastern Ukraine.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Poll Shows Sen. Reid Losing Voters in Nevada Race

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is now trailing his Republican challenger Sharron Angle, according to a new Fox News/Rasmussen poll released Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Brody File: Obama, Christians - a Missed Opportunity?

CBN News talks with Tim Scott, who could become the first African-American Republican from South Carolina to be elected to the U.S. House in more than 100 years.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

White House Lifts Deepwater Drilling Ban

The Obama administration lifted the six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday, about a month-and-a-half before the ban was set to expire.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Group: Media Biased Against Conservative Women

A conservative group is concerned that female Republican candidates running in 2010 are facing more media bias and sexism than women who ran in the past.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Injunction Halts Military's Ban on Homosexuals

A federal judge issued a nationwide injunction Tuesday to stop enforcement of the military's ban on openly homosexual troops.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Rescue of First Chilean Miner to Begin

The men, who have miraculously survived underground for more than two months, will be pulled up one at a time in a small rescue capsule.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Is Miley Cyrus Career Following Spears, Lohan?

Pop singer Miley Cyrus is drawing controversy from parents over her new music video "Who Owns My Heart."  

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Armless Pianist Wins 'China's Got Talent'

A Chinese pianist who lost both of his arms during his childhood wowed a packed audience at Shanghai Stadium with his inspiring performance on the television show "China's Got Talent."

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Billionaire Can't Stop Republican 'Avalanche'

One of the leading financial supporters of liberal causes has decided not to help out the Democrats this election year.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Arabs Pelt Car Carrying MKs

Residents of Silwan threw rocks at the car of Knesset members touring the City of David and the east Jerusalem neighborhood on Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Israeli Loyalty Oath Comes Under Fire

A proposed loyalty oath requiring all new citizens of Israel to pledge allegiance to a "Jewish and democratic" state has drawn charges of racism.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Supreme Court to Hear About Vaccine Side Effects

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case about the side effects of certain vaccines when the court convenes on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Israeli Minister: No Chance for Peace

Minister of Strategic Affairs Moshe Ya'alon said there is no chance of reaching an agreement with the Palestinian Authority.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Rwandan Rebel Leader Arrested for War Crimes

Callixte Mbarushimana, former United Nations employee and leader of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, has been arrested for war crimes.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Obama Pushes $50 Billion for Infrastructure Plan

President Obama is pushing a $50 billion plan to upgrade the nation's infrastructure, which he hopes will stimulate the economy.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Embryonic Stem Cells: Cure or Controversy?

A group of Georgia doctors from Geron Corp. have made medical history, using controversial embryonic stem cells to treat a patient.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Knesset Committee Passes Referendum Bill

The government's ministerial committee passed a bill on Monday requiring a national referendum before land annexed to Israel can be ceded.

Monday, October 11, 2010

China's Household Wealth to Double by 2015

China's people will the second wealthiest in the world in just five years, according to a new report from the Swiss financial services company Credit Suisse. 

Monday, October 11, 2010

Mass. School District to Observe Muslim Holiday

Cambridge School Committee member Marc McGovern, who advocated the policy, said it's important to avoid stereotyping Muslims as terrorists.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Survey: More Missionaries Becoming Tech-Savvy

A new survey reveals that many of the world's missionaries have gone high tech, staying connected like never before with the home front.

Monday, October 11, 2010

NY GOP Gov Hopeful Paladino Makes Anti-Gay Remarks

Controversial Carl Paladino has stirred up fiery reaction once again in his bid to become New York's next governor.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Afghan's President Confirms Taliban Talks

Afghan President Hamid Karzai confirmed that clandestine meetings with Taliban leaders have been taking place "for quite some time."

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Military Parade Introduces Next N. Korean Leader

Kim Jong Un sat next to his father on an observatory platform at Kim Il Sung, confirming his status as heir to the communist regime.

Saturday, October 09, 2010

'Queen of Gospel' Albertina Walker Dead at 81

The Grammy-winning singer died Friday at age 81 of respiratory failure at RML Specialty Hospital in Chicago, said her granddaughter, Tina Nance.

Saturday, October 09, 2010

CEO Arrested as Toxic Sludge Death Toll Rises

Authorities have arrested the director of the company responsible for the flood of red toxic sludge in Hungary, as another person was found dead from the waste.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Stressed? Studies Show Americans Work Too Hard

In America's competitive work climate, there's growing concern that taking a job too seriously could be unhealthy.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Sharia Flaw: Hamas Fundraising in American Mosque?

A fundraising event in an Orlando, Fla., mosque is adding fuel to the fiery debate surrounding Islamic construction projects around the U.S.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Chinese Dissident Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

An imprisoned Chinese human rights activist was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, upsetting China's leaders who see his work as encouragement for the dissident community.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Chief Security Adviser to Leave White House

President Barack Obama's national security adviser, Gen. James Jones, will step down in two weeks, the White House announced Friday.

Friday, October 08, 2010

New Disney Film 'Secretariat' Gallops into Theaters

"Secretariat," the inspiring story from Walt Disney about the racehorse who became the first Triple Crown Champion in 25 years, debuts in theaters this weekend.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Hamas Claims It Thwarted Shalit Rescue

Hamas claims to have thwarted efforts to pinpoint the location of kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Floods in China Leave Thousands Homeless

Torrential rains lasting more than a week have caused the worst flooding in southern China in almost half a century.

Friday, October 08, 2010

NY Seeks to Ban Sugary Drinks from Food Stamp Buys

Using food stamps to buy sugary drinks would not be allowed in New York City under a new government effort to battle obesity.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Charity Hosts 'Fun Run' for La. Oil Spill Victims

Operation Blessing International, is raising money for crab fishermen in Louisiana who have been hit hard financially by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Friday, October 08, 2010

San Diego Appeals Firefighter Gay Parade Verdict

Four San Diego firefighters return to court Friday to defend their right to abstain from participating in the city's annual Gay Pride Parade.

Friday, October 08, 2010

French Council Endorses Burqa Ban

France's Constitutional Council had decided that Muslim women will no longer be allowed to wear a burqa or face-covering veil in public.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Does Yoga Go Against Christianity?

Southern Baptist Seminary President Albert Mohler says yoga is not a Christian practice and he's asking Christians to avoid it. 

Friday, October 08, 2010

Israeli Troops Kill Two Hamas Terrorists

Israeli troops killed two members of the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in a joint operation overnight in Hevron.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Foes of Health Care Law Lose Key Court Ruling

A federal judge ruled Thursday that the federal government has the authority to force all Americans to buy health insurance.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Phillies Pitcher Throws No-Hitter Game

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay is now the second pitcher to throw a no-hitter game in the postseason.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Couple Cashes In, Sells House to Apple

A rural North Carolina couple is living large after selling their home to Apple Computer Inc.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Splurging Likely to Stay Part of Christmas Past

Most experts are predicting shoppers will spend only slightly more than they did last year.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Obama Warns Dems 'Not to Sit Back and Sulk'

President Obama will be hitting the campaign trail in Maryland and Illinois Thursday, warning his party that one month before the election is not the time to sulk.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Sex Offender Tracking System Down for 11 Hours

The malfunction left authorities in 49 states blind to the movements of more than 16,000 offenders for 11 hours on Tuesday.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Report: Americans View God in Different Ways

Americans have four basic views of God, according to a new survey by professors at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Afghanistan War Decade Old, Outcome Still Uncertain

The war in Afghanistan reached the 10-year mark on Thursday, but it was no ordinary anniversary.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Netanyahu Endorses Citizenship Act Amendment

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proposed an amendment to the Citizenship Act.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Black Republican: Musings from Uncle Tom's Porch

Ron Miller is a black conservative who's encouraging more African Americans to give Republicans a chance.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Rare Twisters Rip Across Ariz., Damage Homes

Residents of northern Arizona are cleaning up after four tornadoes hit the area on Wednesday, destroying many homes and forcing dozens to evacuate.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Fallen U.S. Soldier Awarded Medal of Honor

President Obama honored an Army Green Beret killed in Afghanistan with the nation's highest honor on Wednesday -- the eve of the war's ninth anniversary.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Afghans Attempt Peace Negotiations with Taliban

The Afghan government says it's engaging in periodic, discreet contacts with the Taliban in an effort to bring peace to the region.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Stretching the Bank: Save Money, Know When to Buy

Author Mark Di Vincenzo says if consumers choose the "right time" to buy, they can save money and even improve the quality of goods and services they receive.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Jars of Clay Releases New CD 'The Shelter'

The new CD was inspired by an old Irish proverb. Jars of Clay keyboardist Charlie Lowell talked with CBN News about the new project and more.

 

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Spam-A-Roni Pizza Takes Prize at Cook-Off

Spam may be one of the most ridiculed foods in the U.S. That didn't bother a group of cooks, who gathered from around the country to whip up their best dishes using the meat.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Most U.S. Adults Don't Exercise Daily

A new study has found that only a small number of American adults exercise daily, contributing to the country's obesity problem.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Palestinian Authority: A World without Israel

The Palestinian Authority may be talking about a two-state solution, but it continues teaching its people that Israel will cease to exist.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Treasury Shrinks Bailout Price Tag to $50 Billion

It cost the government much less to bail out the U.S. financial system than had been previously estimated.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Death Toll Rises in Asia Floods, Mudslides

Flooding and repeated mudslides in Asia have killed more than 100 people.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Two Israeli Arabs Arrested for Terror Plots

Two Israeli Arabs were arrested on Wednesday for their involvement in terror-related activities.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

U.S. Missile Strike Kills German Terrorists

Pakistani officials say eight German terrorists were killed in a U.S. missile strike in the rugged mountain border area of northwest Pakistan.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Oops! Presidential Seal Falls Off Podium

President Barack Obama showed his comedic side when the presidential seal fell off the podium during a speech he was giving Tuesday night.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

NYC Bomber Sentenced, Warns of More Attacks

Faisal Shahzad smirked as U.S. District Judge Miriam Goldman imposed the life sentence, saying "I'm happy with the deal that God has given me."

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Stakelbeck on Terror: Defeating the Muslim Brotherhood

Watch part two of CBN News' special analysis on the Muslim Brotherhood, its threat to America and how the U.S. should respond.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Stakelbeck on Terror: Fighting the 'Blame Israel First' Crowd

CBN News sits down with the former president of Spain, Jose Maria Aznar. He says he's had enough of the "blame Israel first" crowd and has started an initiative to fight back.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Roots of Obama's Rage: Strange to American Ideals?

Dinesh D'Souza claims the president's deep personal history and the desire to live by his father's ideals make him a stranger to America's Judeo-Christian principles.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

DOT: New Safety Tests No Easy Pass for Cars

The Department of Transportation has revised the government's Five-Star Safety Rating System, making it more difficult for new cars and trucks to earn top scores.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Bebo Norman Explores God's 'Ocean' of Love

Christian recording artist Bebo Norman recently released a new album titled "Ocean." The album also explores the vastness of God's love.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Israel's Tourism Ministry Introduces 'iSrael'

Israel's Tourism Ministry launched 'iSrael,' a new iPhone application on Sunday.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Internet 'Spies' Paid to Catch Criminals

Internet Eyes, a company based in London, England, is paying private British citizens to monitor surveillance cameras from their homes.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Study Surveys Abundance of Marine Life

A decade-long count of marine animals finds sea life so interconnected that it seems to shrink the watery world.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

UK Officially Recognizes Druid Religion

The British government has recognized Druidry as an official religion after a four-year legal battle.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

August Pending Home Sales Rise 4.3 Percent

The number of people who have signed contracts to buy existing homes is up for the second straight month.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Haitian Children Return to School after Quake

Children in Haiti returned to school Monday for the first time since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated the island nation in January.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Closing Arguments Held at NYC Temple Plot Trial

Closing arguments are underway in the trial of four men accused of plotting to blow up synagogues in new york city.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Tensions Mount in Lebanon over Hariri Tribunal

Tensions in Lebanon are mounting in anticipation of the findings by the U.N. tribunal investigating the assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Could Secret Tape Hurt Angle's Nev. Senate Bid?

In secretly taped recording, Sharron Angle is caught trying to cajole Scott Ashjian into dropping his bid for Senate Majority Leader Reid's Senate seat.

Monday, October 04, 2010

More NATO Supply Trucks Attacked in Pakistan

The Pakistani Taliban continues to target NATO fuel trucks that support U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

Monday, October 04, 2010

In-Vitro Inventor Receives Nobel Prize

A British scientist received the Nobel Prize in Medicine, Monday, for his work to develop in-vitro fertilization.

Monday, October 04, 2010

Boy Scouts Celebrate 100 Years with 'Camporee'

Boy Scouts from across the country gathered for a "Star-Spangled Banner Camporee" in celebration of the group's 100th anniversary this past weekend.

Monday, October 04, 2010

Rutgers Student's Suicide Spotlights Cyberbullying

Hundreds of students gathered with candles in a silent hour-long vigil at Rutgers University Sunday night to remember fellow student Tyler Clementi.

Monday, October 04, 2010

Cuba: Fired Workers Won't be Left Defenseless

Cuba's government has fired thousands of state workers a part of a plan to reform the Cuban economy to allow for more private enterprise.

Monday, October 04, 2010

Syrian President Awarded Iran's Medal of Honor

During his official state visit to Tehran on Saturday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad received Iran's highest national award.

Monday, October 04, 2010

China Bank Advisor: U.S. Dollar Near Crisis

America's rising debt is driving the dollar toward a crisis, according to Yu Yongding, a former adviser to China's central bank.

Monday, October 04, 2010

Laptop Could Cause Permanent Skin Damage

Having your laptop sitting on your lap a lot can lead to an unusual-looking mottled skin condition caused by long-term heat exposure.

Monday, October 04, 2010

CBN Ministry Presents Concerts in Ukraine, Russia

Almost 23,000 people have been led to Christ since CBN's Ukraine office started its concert department in 1998.

Monday, October 04, 2010

London Subway Strike Hits Commuters

Underground workers in London, England were on strike again Monday, shutting down all of the lines of the London subway.

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.