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

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Friday, February 19, 2010

Atheists Group Sues to End Pastor Tax Break

A Wisconsin-based atheist group says it's unfair that churches are allowed to give pastors tax-free housing.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Team USA Wins Gold in Men's Figure Skating

Team U.S.A. has reclaimed the lead in the medal race at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, B.C., surging ahead of Germany with a total of 18 medals six of them gold.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Calif. Church Shooting Suspect Arrested

A 15-year-old boy is being held in connection with the attack at New Gethsemane Church of God in Christ last Sunday.

Friday, February 19, 2010

British Media: Gov't. Knew of Dubai Operation

According to one British newspaper, Israel informed UK officials of a pending operation in Dubai, including the use of falsified passports.

Friday, February 19, 2010

U.S. Marines Dropped into Taliban Strongholds

About two dozen U.S. Marines were dropped from helicopters into Taliban-controlled areas of Marjah before dawn on Friday.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Toyota President to Testify before Congress

Toyota President Akio Toyoda will be in Washington next week to testify about the company's massive recalls in congressional hearings.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Lebanon: Death Penalty for Alleged Conspirators

A Lebanese military court sentenced two men to death for allegedly working with Israeli intelligence.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Evangelist Benny Hinn's Wife Files for Divorce

The wife of evangelist Benny Hinn has filed for divorce in Southern California, citing irreconcilable differences, after more than 30 years of marriage.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

U.N. Nuke Agency: Iran May Be Working on Arms

United Nations officials warned, Thursday, that Iran may be working on a nuclear warhead, despite previous reports that Tehran stopped such activities in 2003.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Pres. Obama Meets with Dalai Lama

President Obama hosted the Dalai Lama at the White House, Thursday.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Undercover Group Exposes Abortion Clinic Abuses

Members of the group Live Action say abortion clinics around the country are practicing illegal activity in the name of women's rights.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Attn. Homeowners: The Truth on 'Strategic Defaults'

In these tough times, many homeowners find themselves owing more on their houses than they are worth. Now many are considering walking away from their mortgages.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Obama Proposes New Climate Agency

President Barack Obama announced plans this week to create a new agency that studies and reports on global warming.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Catholic Group Ends Foster-Care over Gay Marriage

The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., will no longer provide foster care services because of the city's gay marriage law

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Netanyahu Urges Leaders to Impose Iran Sanctions

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been encouraging some of the world leaders to take tough action to stop Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

U.S., Afghan Troops Face Resistance in Taliban Town

Coalition forces led by U.S. troops are gaining ground in Afghanistan in the biggest offensive there since 2001.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Team U.S.A. Wins Three Gold Medals in One Day

The United States won three gold medals at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, B.C. on Thursday and now leads the medal count with 14 overall.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Archaeologists Uncover 1,400-year-old Wine Press

Israeli archaeologists uncovered a 1,400-year-old wine press, likely used to export its product to Egypt and Europe.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

U.S. Offensive Against Taliban Continues

U.S. military officials say Taliban resistance in Afghanistan seemed more disorganized, Wednesday, as they marked day five of a major attack against the terrorist group.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Stimulus Coverage Shows Media Bias

Since the legislation was signed last year, ABC, CBS and NBC all covered stimulus supporters by nearly a three to one margin over critics.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Mount Vernon Statement Defines Conservative Values

Conservatives are calling it the "Mount Vernon Statement," and more than 80 leaders and activists gathered at the historic estate Wednesday to sign the document.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Young Cancer Patient Inspires with Dog Therapy

A little girl who was once fighting for her life has found inspiration from her cancer treatments.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Scottie Takes the Crown at Westminster

The Westminster Kennel Club Championship is the super bowl of the dog world and the top prize -- best in show.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

'Class of 91' Film Inspires Others to Follow Christ

Another movie with a Christian theme entitled "Class of 91" is set to be released soon.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Quake Damage Twice Value of Haiti Economy

Economists have estimated the magnitude 7 earthquake wrought between $8.1 billion and $13.9 billion in damage.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Study: Childhood Obesity Linked to Early Death

A new study shows the percentage of kids who have ever struggled with a chronic illness grew to 52 percent between 2000 and 2006 due to obesity.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Obama, Dalai Lama Public Appearance Uncertain

White House officials aren't saying if President Barack Obama will make a public appearance with the Dalai Lama this week.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Germany Now Ahead of U.S. in Olympic Medals

The U.S. Olympic team was shut out from winning any medals Tuesday during the Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Catholics Worldwide Mark Ash Wednesday

The 40-day period of fasting, which leads up to Easter, is meant to serve as a time of reflection and repentance.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

U.S. Debt Growing Concern for Investors

The rapidly increasing U.S. government debt is clearly a concern for foreign investors.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Can Aspirin Reduce Breast Cancer Death Risk?

A new study shows aspirin can reduce the odds of death in breast cancer survivors.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Violence Targets Iraqi Christians

There has been a recent surge in violence against Christians in northern Iraq. At least three Christians have been killed near the city of Mosul this week.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Fmr Rep. Challenges McCain for Ariz. Senate Seat

Former Rep. J.D. Hayworth, R-Ariz.,would like to become one of the most conservative senators by beating the moderate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Poll Shows Americans Angry at Incumbents

A new CNN poll shows Americans are angry with their elected leaders in Washington.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Quebec Doctors Push for the 'Right to Die'

Euthanasia is taking place in hospitals in Quebec, even though it's not legal, according to the president of the province's association of physicians.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Most Voters Say HC Reforms Should be Scrapped

A new Zogby poll shows most Americans want Congress to scrap its comprehensive health care reform bills and start over.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Father Faces Jail for Taking Daughter to Church

A father in the middle of a bitter custody battle is facing jail time for taking his daughter to church.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Global Warming Agency a Political Tool?

President Obama's plan to create a new agency that studies and reports on global warming have some saying it is a waste of taxpayer dollars.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Obama Pushes Forward with Nuclear Power

President Obama promised $8 billion in federal loans to build to the first U.S. nuclear power plant in 30 years, Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Flying Nun: Sister Skydives for Haiti

The head of St. Agnes Academy in Houston, Texas took up a daring challenge on behalf of the people of earthquake-ravaged Haiti.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Dubai Seeks Dragnet for Hamas Slaying

Police in Dubai called for an international manhunt Tuesday to capture the killers of a Hamas terrorist leader last month.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Ken Starr Named President of Baylor University

Starr is best known as the man who investigated former President Bill Clinton's Whitewater land deal and the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

U.S. Leads Medal Count at Olympics

The United States currently has the lead for the most medals won at the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Haiti President: 3 Years Needed to Move Rubble

Preval says it would take "1,000 trucks moving rubble for 1,000 days" before people could even begin to rebuild.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Clinton Urges Muslims to Stop Religious Violence

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is challenging the world's Muslim leaders to allow freedom of worship, stop religious violence and the oppression of women.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Gold Price Hits Two-Week High

The price of gold was on the rise again Tuesday and it continues its recent move higher.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Texas Congregants Worship Despite Church Fires

Investigators are searching for three suspects connected to church fires across Texas. Ten churches have burned down, but that has not kept congregations from worshipping.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

N.J. Sen. Lautenberg Hospitalized After Fall

Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., has been hospitalized after falling at his Cliffside Park home Monday night.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Calif. Church Attack Victims Aid Investigation

Richmond, Calif. Police said the two teenage brothers wounded in Sunday's church shooting "probably have an idea of why" they were targeted.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Relatives Wonder Why Ala. Prof in Slaying Hired

The professor accused of killing three colleagues at the University of Alabama had previous run-in's with police.  Now grieving relatives are wondering why the suspect was ever hired.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Indiana's Evan Bayh Says Bye to Congress

The senator who was on Barack Obama's list of vice presidential prospects in 2008, is ready to announce he won't seek another term, saying he's fed up with Congress.

Monday, February 15, 2010

French Analyst: Collapse of Euro 'Inevitable'

A top European banking analyst in France says the collapse of the Euro is "inevitable."

Monday, February 15, 2010

Belgian Head-on Train Crash Kills 18

Belgian officials report that two commuter trains were involved in a head-on collision Monday after one ran a stop light at rush hour, killing at least 18 people.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Laos Christians Forced from Church at Gunpoint

The group of police, local officials and villagers put guns to the heads of the Christians and demanded they renounce Christ.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Missionaries Spread Good News at the Olympics

Amid all the excitement over the competition, a group of Christians is using this as an opportunity to preach the Gospel to all nations.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Britain Postpones Changing Arrest Law

Britain has delayed amending a law that allows British judges to issue international warrants for individuals suspected of war crimes.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Three Bomb-Toting Teens Arrested

IDF disarmed three Palestinian teenagers at a checkpoint near Nablus (biblical Shechem) on Sunday.

Monday, February 15, 2010

U.S. Forces Push Through Taliban Stronghold

U.S. Marine and Afghan units pressed deeper into the Taliban haven of Marjah on Monday.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Police Seek Calif. Church Gunman

Police in Richmond, Calif. are searching for a gunman who shot two teens inside a church on Sunday.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Director Kevin Smith 'Ejected' from Flight

Southwest Airlines removed director Kevin Smith from a flight because he cannot fit comfortably in a single seat.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Biden, Cheney Square Off on Terror Policy

Vice President Joe Biden and former Vice President Dick Cheney bickered on two Sunday talk shows, mainly over the war on terror.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

U.S. Debt Will Keep Growing Even with Recovery

The debt of the U.S. threatens to overwhelm the federal budget -- even if the U.S. adds no new additional spending program.

Friday, February 12, 2010

CBN News Special: Haiti After the Earthquake

Thousands crowded the streets of Haiti Feb. 12, to mark one month after the devastating earthquake. Watch this special on how hope is rising from the rubble.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Food Bank Reopens After 2009 Nor'easter

A food bank in Norfolk, Va. is reopening after being destroyed by a vicious storm a few months ago.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Could New Ukraine President Restrict Freedom?

Ukraine elected a new president this week and evangelical Christians are concerned that the winner will restrict religious freedom.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Reinhard Bonnke: 50 Years of Ministry

In his years of ministry, Bonnke has preached in nearly every country in front of millions, carrying the same message -- that Africa must be saved.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Christian Band Hopes for 'Beautiful Things'

Christian band Gungor's new album, Beautiful Things, is said to be an expression of hope that God will make beautiful things out of the dust of our lives.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Survey: Americans Frugal on Valentine's Day

A new survey finds most Americans plan to be thrifty this Valentine's Day, according to a Zogby Interactive survey.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Can Chocolate Reduce Stroke Risk?

Eating chocolate may reduce your chances for having a stroke and may reduce the likelihood of death after a stroke, according to a new Canadian medical study.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Christian Filmmaker's Remains Found in Haiti

The body of a missing Christian filmmaker has been found in the ruins of the collapsed Hotel Montana in Haiti.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Bill Clinton Released from Hospital

Former President Bill Clinton left the hospital Friday morning, just one day after having minor heart surgery.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

MN Town Hosts Snow Sculpting Symposium

Although the unusual amount of snowfall is keeping many at home across the Midwest and Northeast, some are using this opportunity to polish up on their creativity.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Dove Award Winning Singer Embraces Gay Life

Christian recording artist Ray Boltz says he is happier now living as an openly gay man than he was being a married man and father.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Judge: Detained Americans Should Be Released

The 10 American missionaries accused of kidnapping kids in Haiti may spend the weekend in jail, despite a Haitian judge ruling that they should be released.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Bipartisan 'Jobs' Bill Short on Making Jobs

There seems to be a big problem with the bipartisan jobs bill coming out of the U.S. Senate. It won't create many jobs.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Church of England Recognizes U.S. Church

The Church of England is taking a small step to recognize the new breakaway Episcopal group in the U.S., the Anglican Church in North America.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Obama: Bankers Bonuses Part of Free Market

Less than a month ago, President Obama called bank executives' pay, "obscene". But now he's saying he doesn't, "Begrudge people success or wealth."

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Haitian Man Survives after 27 Days under Rubble

Doctors in Haiti are treating an earthquake survivor they believe spent 27 days under the rubble.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Birmingham Abortion Clinic Receives Probation

An Alabama abortion clinic is on probation by state health officials for alleged violations related to minors.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Conflict of Interest for Judge in Prop 8 Trial?

The San Francisco Chronicle has reported "the biggest open secret" in the legal challenge against Proposition 8 is that the judge who is hearing the trial "is himself gay."

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Iran Proclaims Success with Uranium Enrichment

Iran's Islamic regime is celebrating 31 years in power by cracking down on political opponents and producing uranium enriched to a higher level.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

White House Holds Concert for Black History Month

Members of Congress, civil rights leaders, and a host of others joined President Obama Tuesday night at the White House for a concert celebrating Black History Month.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Watch the Entire D.C. Snowstorm in 18 Seconds

See time lapse video of the first snowflakes falling in Washington, D.C. Tuesday to the end of the storm Wednesday night.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Obama Slaps New Sanctions against Iran

The punitive measures are intended to target affiliates of the Guard for their alleged involvement in producing and distributing weapons of mass destruction.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Jenny Sanford 'Staying True' Despite Betrayal

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's public disclosure of an affair changed his wife Jenny Sanford's life forever. However, she's made it clear it hasn't changed her.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

China Warns Economic Retaliation Against U.S.

China is not happy with the U.S., because of its recent arms sales to Taiwan and some high-level Chinese military officers want to try something different to punish America.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Mid-Atlantic Walloped by Record Snow Storms

Another giant storm dumped still more snow from the mid-Atlantic to New England Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Obama Signals Compromise on HC Bill

The president is pushing Republicans to join him for a televised healthcare summit scheduled to take place on Feb. 25.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Lebanese PM: We Stand United with Hezbollah

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he stands united with the Hezbollah terror organization, which joined his coalition last November.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Israel Conducts Surgical Air Strikes in Gaza

The Israel Air Force carried out air strikes against targets in the southern Gaza Strip Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Poll: GOP Gaining Political Ground on Obama

In the public's eye, Republicans are gaining ground who they think can best handle the country's problems.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

University Students Harass Israeli Officials

University students in London and California harassed senior Israeli officials who were invited to speak.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Report: Consumers Spent Modestly in January

Retail sales rose for the third month in a row in January, compared with a year earlier, according to a report by MasterCard Advisor's SpendingPulse.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Obama Calls on Senate to Stop Blocking Nominees

President Barack Obama asked Senate Republicans Tuesday to stop blocking the confirmation his nominees with objections unrelated to their qualifications.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Army Closes in on Taliban Stronghold

The U.S. Army is preparing to launching a major offensive against a Taliban stronghold in Afghanistan.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Pakistan Police Foil Attack on Hotel

Pakistan police arrested six Taliban militants Tuesday who they say were plotting an attack against Americans staying in the city of Lahore.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Obama Holds Bipartisan Meeting on Capitol Hill

President Obama met with Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill Tuesday in an effort to find common ground.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

NC College Students Collect Shoes for Haiti

Students at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington showed their support Saturday by collecting shoes for Haiti's quake victims.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

New Lawyer: Missionaries Acted in Good Faith

The new attorney for 10 American missionaries charged with child kidnapping says he believes the group had authorization to take the children.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Tebow Ad Boosts Ministry's Web Traffic

Focus on the Family is crediting their pro-life Super Bowl commercial featuring Heisman trophy winner Tim Tebow for a huge upsurge in traffic to their Web site.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Freedom Group to Congress: Promote Religious Rights

The Commission on International Religious Freedom is telling the U.S. Congress that America should promote religious rights overseas.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Soft Drinks Increase Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

Scientists have found drinking at least two sugary sodas a week may increase your chance of getting pancreatic cancer.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Support for Obama Waning on Wall Street

Although New York's financial district has long been a source of campaign cash for Democrats, Wall Street is giving more to Republicans these days.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Film Has Message of Redemption for Teens

The movie has sparked a grassroots movement, aiming to change the lives of teens through its message of redemption.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Geithner: U.S. Won't Lose Credit Rating

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner says the U.S. will not lose its top-notch credit rating despite a massive federal debt that now tops $14 trillion and huge trillion dollar deficits.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Evacuations Ordered for LA County Foothills

Mandatory evacuations are being ordered for hundreds of homes in southern California as the region braces for more rain and possible mudslides.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Toyota Recalls 437,000 Priuses Globally

Toyota Motor Co. is now recalling nearly half a million of its flagship Prius and other hybrid vehicles worldwide for brake problems.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Gates Wants Iran Sanctions in 'Weeks, Not Months'

A Pentagon spokesman told reporters Defense Secretary Robert Gates believes "time is of the essence" to stop Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Deputy FM Addresses British 'Think Tank'

Deputy FM Danny Ayalon addressed senior diplomats, academia and media at London's International Institute for Strategic Studies on Monday.

Monday, February 08, 2010

The Brody File Weekly Show

This week on The Brody File watch our exclusive interview with Joshua Dubois, the White House Faith Director.

Monday, February 08, 2010

Obama Defends NY Terror Trial Decision

Despite growing opposition, the Sept. 11 terror trials may still be held in New York near Ground Zero.

Monday, February 08, 2010

Rep. John Murtha of Pennsylvania Dead at 77

Rep. John Murtha, the Pennsylvania Democrat best known for speaking out for veterans and against the Iraq war, died Monday. He was 77.

Monday, February 08, 2010

Calif. Church Scores Big with Super Bowl Ad

A church in Pasadena, Calif. produced what proved to be a winning television commercial that aired nationally during Sunday's Super Bowl game.

Monday, February 08, 2010

European Stocks Fall From Debt Fears

Stocks have hit their lowest levels since last November and other markets around the world have fallen too.

Monday, February 08, 2010

Tebow Super Bowl TV Spot Takes Subtle Approach

The ad featuring Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow and his mother Pam, which aired during the Super Bowl, has some people wondering what all the fuss was about.

Monday, February 08, 2010

Who Dat Wins 1st NFL Title by Beating Colts 31-17

The New Orleans Saints are taking Super Bowl XLIV's coveted Vince Lombardi trophy back to the Crescent City after beating the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 on Sunday night.

Monday, February 08, 2010

Pentagon Orders Military to Stock Abortion Pill

The morning-after pill will soon be available at U.S. military bases around the world.

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Space Shuttle Blasts Off on Last Night Flight

Endeavour and six astronauts rocketed into orbit Monday on what's likely the last nighttime launch for the shuttle program.

Saturday, February 06, 2010

Missionary Once Held by N. Korea Back in U.S.

The American missionary arrested for illegally entering North Korea on Christmas Day made it back safely to the U.S.

Friday, February 05, 2010

Debate Continues Over President's Faith Council

Friday marked the one year anniversary of President Obama's Faith Advisory Council, but a growing number of critics say the group is just for show.

Friday, February 05, 2010

Reporter's Notes: A First-Hand View of Haiti

CBN News International Correspondent George Thomas recaps what he saw while reporting from Haiti for more than two weeks following the quake.

Friday, February 05, 2010

Human Rights Lawyer Feared Dead in China

International human rights activists are asking the United Nations to help find a missing Chinese attorney.

Friday, February 05, 2010

Pro-Life Group 'Blocks Hard for Tebow'

Many Americans watch the Super Bowl for the commercials. One ad that has generated a lot of interest features Heisman trophy winner Tim Tebow.

Friday, February 05, 2010

Wall Street Jittery over Jobs Report

Wall Street is jittery over a new jobs report by the Labor Department that showed unemployment fell 9.7 percent in January.

Friday, February 05, 2010

Church Fires Set Texas Congregations on Edge

Eight Texas churches have caught fire since New Year's Day. The suspicious fires have put pastors and congregations across east Texas on edge.

Friday, February 05, 2010

India Forms New Climate Change Panel

India is forming its own panel on global warming, because the Indian government says it cannot rely on on the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Friday, February 05, 2010

Toyota to Recall 270,000 Prius Models

Toyota Motor Corp. is set to recall 270,000 Prius hybrids, because of problems with their brakes.

Friday, February 05, 2010

'Rock Star' Pandas Get Giant Send-Off

It was an all-out media frenzy in Washington, D.C. as people said goodbye to two popular pandas.

Friday, February 05, 2010

Red Cross Convoy Targeted in Gaza

Palestinian terrorists detonated a roadside bomb as a Red Cross convoy traveled toward the Erez Crossing in the northern Gaza Strip.

Friday, February 05, 2010

Ban: Can't Tell if Probes 'Credible'

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said he could not tell if Israeli or Palestinian investigations into last year's Gaza war were credible.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

N. Korea to Release American Missionary

North Korea says it has decided to free a detained American missionary who crossed its border to raise human rights issues.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Real Estate Expert Gives Advice to Homeowners

With experts predicting housing prices to continue to fall, how should homeowners respond?

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Top Med Journal Retracts Flawed Autism Study

A leading medical journal is retracting what it calls a flawed study linking childhood vaccines and autism.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Mass. Certifies GOP's Brown as Kennedy Successor

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has certified the results of Scott Brown's upset Senate election win.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

House Faces Vote on More Debt, $1.9 Trillion

The House of Representatives faces a politically tough vote on a measure that would raise the national debt ceiling by $1.9 trillion.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Justice Thomas Defends Campaign Finance Decision

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is defending the High Court's recent ruling striking down part of the campaign finance law.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Closing Arguments Await in Calif. Prop 8 Trial

Closing arguments in California's same-sex marriage trial could come as early as March.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Home-Schooled German Boy Returned to Family

A 10-year-old German boy the government had removed from his home for being home-schooled has been returned to his mother.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Study: Vegetative Patients Show Signs of Awareness

Researchers say vegetative brain-injury patients may be more conscious than previously realized.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Israeli PM Says Peace Talks May Resume Soon

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said long-stalled peace talks with the Palestinians may resume soon.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

'Lady Al Qaeda' Suspect Convicted of Murder

Aafia Siddiqui, the woman dubbed "Lady al Qaeda" has been convicted of attempted murder of Americans in Afghanistan.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Israel Rejects Syria's Remarks

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Syria "crossed a line" by saying Israel is pushing the region toward war.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Scott Brown Demands to be Sworn in Immediately

The demand reversed Brown's earlier declaration that he did not want to be sworn in until Feb. 11.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Chris McClarney Named '2010 Artist to Watch'

The Gospel Music Channel has named Christian musician Chris McClarney one of the "Top Ten Artists to Watch in 2010."

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Federal Payroll to Reach 2.15M in 2010

The Obama administration says the government will grow to 2.15 million employees this year, making it the largest workforce in history.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Third Barrel Bomb Washes Up on Israeli Beach

Authorities in Israel have discovered a bomb-laden barrel on a beach south of Tel Aviv.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Studies: Sitting Too Much Can Be Deadly

Recent studies show too much sitting could shorten your lifespan.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Interview with Jordan Sekulow

Interview with Jordan Sekulow

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Dems Hope to Revive Healthcare Bill

Congressional Democratic leaders say they are trying to find a way to revive the health care reform bill.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Pakistan: 3 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Roadside Blast

Three U.S. soldiers traveling with Pakistani security forces were killed Wednesday in a roadside bomb blast in northwest Pakistan, officials said.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Iran Launches Research Rocket into Space

Iran successfully launched a rocket on Wednesday carrying a mouse, turtle and worms into space for research purposes.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Fmr. Delta Force Officer on Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Will allowing gays to serve openly in the military jeopardize national security and troop morale?

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Lawmakers Join Against 9/11 Terror Trials

A bipartisan group of lawmakers want to deny funding for terror trials in civilian courts.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

'The Blind Side' Receives Two Oscar Noms

Science-fiction blockbuster Avatar and the war-on-terror thriller The Hurt Locker lead the 82nd Annual Academy Awards with nine nominations each.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Elderly PA Couple Celebrates Marriage Milestone

Mitchell and Mattie Atkins of Philadelphia are celebrating their 80th wedding anniversary.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Study: Abstinence-Only Program Delays Teen Sex

A new type of abstinence-only program can delay teens from having sex. That's the conclusion from a recent experiment involving sixth and seventh graders.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Air Force Academy Accommodates Earth Religions

The U.S. Air Force Academy is designating a worship area for Pagans, Wiccans and other Earth-centered religions.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Detained Missionaries Await Fate from Haitian Judge

Ten American Baptist missionaries from Idaho are still waiting for a Haitian judge to decide whether they will be charged with child trafficking.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Dick Armey to GOP: Stick to Fiscal Principals or Else

Former Rep. Dick Armey warned Republicans to stick to their conservative fiscal principles or risk a revolt from tea party activists.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Surveys: U.S. Economy Strengthening

According to a Federal Reserve survey, banks have stopped erecting new hurdles for consumers and businesses to borrow money.

Monday, February 01, 2010

The Brody File Weekly Show

This week's show takes you to the Aloha State where the Republican National Committee Meetings are being held. 

Monday, February 01, 2010

Fight Continues of Phoenix Church Bells

A battle over church bells has a Phoenix, Ariz. pastor back in court.

Monday, February 01, 2010

'Pizzas 4 Patriots' Helps Troops Party for Super Bowl

A Chicago pizzeria wants to make sure U.S. troops overseas have everything they need for a perfect Super Bowl party Sunday.

Monday, February 01, 2010

Popular Christian Film Exposes Teen Issues

The movie-- which deals with life issues among teens like drugs, sex and acceptance-- was written and produced by California youth pastor Jim Britts.

Monday, February 01, 2010

CBS Rejects Gay Super Bowl Ad

CBS rejected the request for a gay Web site ad, stating it was "not within the network's broadcast standards for Super Bowl Sunday."

Monday, February 01, 2010

Malaysia Charges 3 Muslims for Church Firebombing

The Malaysian government has charged three Muslim men with firebombing a church.

Monday, February 01, 2010

Haiti Could Face Major Disease Outbreak

Haiti could soon face an outbreak of diseases due to the lack of enough shelter and bathroom facilities.

Monday, February 01, 2010

U.S. Experiences Record Cold Winter

If you think this is one of the coldest winters of your lifetime - you're right.

Monday, February 01, 2010

Report: Poverty on the Rise in the U.S.

A report from Catholic Charities USA says last quarter brought a dramatic increase in the need for emergency help.

Monday, February 01, 2010

Jerusalem Court Indicts Two Israeli Arabs

The Jerusalem District Court indicted two Israeli Arabs on Monday for gathering intelligence information for Hamas.

Monday, February 01, 2010

Abbas: 'Occupation' Torpedoing Two-State Solution

PA President Mahmoud Abbas told Britain's the Guardian that he would consider 'proximity talks' with Israel through U.S. mediators.

Monday, February 01, 2010

Pakistani Forces Battle Taliban on Sunday

Pakistani forces killed 15 Taliban terrorists following an attack on a military post and convoy in the northwest region.

Monday, February 01, 2010

U.S. Military Resuming Haiti Medical Flights

The U.S. military will resume flying Haitian earthquake victims to the United States for medical treatment.

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Operation Blessing Setting Up Clean Water in Haiti

It has been nearly three weeks since a 7.0 earthquake devastated Haiti, with concerns mounting about people getting enough food and clean water.

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Mass. Senator-Elect Pro-Choice on Abortion

Republican Sen.-elect Scott Brown of Massachusetts says he opposes federal funding for abortions, but thinks women should have the right to choose whether to have one.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Obama Holds Q&A with GOP Lawmakers

President Obama met with some of his biggest critics, Friday, taking questions on the budget, health care and taxes.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Feds Seek to Overturn Mexico City Gay Marriage Law

Mexico City federal prosecutors say they'll work to overturn the city's new gay marriage law.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Beyond Blue: Surviving Depressive Mood Disorders

Therese Borchard, author of the hit daily blog "Beyond Blue," spoke to CBN News about what helped her survive depression, anxiety and other depressive issues.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Toyota Discovers Fix for Gas Pedals

The auto giant announced by email that it will update employees later Friday on how to fix the problem.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Man Convicted of Murdering KS Abortion Provider

In less than an hour, jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of the man accused of killing an abortion doctor.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Medical Supplies Run Low at Haiti Hospitals

Basic medical supplies like antibiotics and painkillers are running dangerously low in Haiti.

Friday, January 29, 2010

NBA Legend Provides Aid to Haiti

National Basketball Association legend Alonzo Mourning, and one of the co-founders of Athletes Relief Fund for Haiti, is lending a helping hand to Haiti.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Economy Grows 5.7 Percent, Fastest Since '03

The economy grew for a second straight quarter from October through December, posting a better-than-expected 5.7 percent annual rate, the fastest quarterly pace since 2003.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Chocolate Wonderland Opens in China

The theme park is intended to bring a little sweetness to the lives of Chinese citizens suffering from the global economic slowdown.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Colo. Man Receives $9 Million Water Bill

One Colorado man couldn't believe his eyes when he saw his water bill totaled  nearly $9 million.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Gospel Music Artist Releases Haiti Relief Single

Gospel music recording artist Kirk Franklin recently released a new single in an effort to provide relief to the devastated island nation of Haiti.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Bernanke to Remain Fed Chief After Close Vote

Ben Bernanke has won confirmation for his second term as Federal Reserve chairman.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Toyota Sales Drop, Urged to Reassure Customers

Japan's trade minister Masayuki Naoshima is urging Toyota to move quickly to reassure auto buyers that its cars are safe.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Justice Dept. Looks to Other Venues for 9/11 Trials

White House officials have told ABC News that the Justice Department is looking at other venues instead of New York City to hold the 9/11 terror trials.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Hamas: Israel Assassinated our Brother

Hamas, the Palestinian faction ruling the Gaza Strip, blamed Israel for the death of Mahmoud Abdel Rauf al-Mabhouh.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

White House Advisor: Parties Must Work Together

The Obama administration says it's serious about working with Republicans to get America's issues resolved.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Checking the Facts of Obama's State of the Union

With President Obama's first State of the Union address, most expected him to get some points for style. But what about substance?

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Nicole Kurokawa on SOTU Address

Nicole Kurokawa on SOTU Address

Thursday, January 28, 2010

KS Couple Marks 81st Anniversary

Vern and Verbal Isenhower met over 90 years ago on adjoining farms in Arkansas. They were only teens but, for them, it was love at first sight.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

E-Harmony Forced to Add Gays to Main Site

A California court is forcing the online dating Web site eHarmony to become more welcoming to homosexuals.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

KS High School Students' Prank Backfires

A prank played on a high school basketball coach backfired on students at a Kansas high school.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

French Lawmakers Propose Ban on Muslim Face Veil

Lawmakers in France are considering a partial ban on Islamic burqas and face coverings in some public places.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Ministry Ships Solar-Powered Audio Bibles to Haiti

The solar-powered digital audio players will be given to ministries that are already serving the physical needs of earthquake survivors.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Christian Music Artists 'Come Together' to Help Haiti

More than 50 musicians gathered at a Nashville, Tenn. studio on Wednesday to record a new song titled "Come Together Now."

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Haitian Girl Rescued 15 Days After Quake

French rescue workers pulled a teenage girl from the rubble of a home on the campus of a destroyed college Wednesday in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 15 days after the devastating quake.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

IDF Medical Team Returns from Haiti

PM Binyamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Ehud Barak and IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi welcomed the Israeli team home from Haiti.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Play-by-Play: State of the Union, GOP Response

CBN News provided play-by-play coverage of President Obama's State of the Union address and Gov. Bob McDonnell's GOP response.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Defense Lawyers Rest Case in Prop 8 Trial

Testimony has ended in a federal case to overturn California's Proposition 8, which ended same-sex marriage in the state.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Apple Debuts Tablet Computer

After years of speculation, Apple Inc. is expected to launch its much anticipated computer tablet Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Teen Pregnancies Up after Decade of Decline

Teen pregnancy rates in the U.S. rose for the time in more than a decade, according to a new report by the Guttmacher Institute.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Judge Gives German Homeschool Family Asylum

A U.S. immigration judge has granted political asylum to a German family who homeschooled their children.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Amid Flood of Aid, Haitians Worry about Jobs

As the world is rushing aid to victims of Haiti's earthquake, the people say they need something else to help their country recover long-term: Jobs.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Judge: Medical Care for Baby Isaiah Can Continue

A Canadian judge has ruled that baby Isaiah James May's life support can continue for now.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Toyota Halts U.S. Camry Sales, Other Models

Toyota suspended U.S. sales of some of its most popular vehicles, including the Camry, America's best-selling car.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Nations That Have Failed to Help Haiti

Notably absent among the relief givers are the oil-rich Muslim nations, which have collectively contributed less than one-tenth of 1 percent of the aid.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Calif. Teen Sets Sail Around the World

A California teen not old enough to drive a car around the block has decided to sail around the world.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Deadly Car Bomb Hits Iraq Police Crime Lab

A suicide car bomber in central Baghdad killed at least 18 people and injured dozens of others Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Panel: U.S. Unprepared for Bio-Attack

A new report released Tuesday gives President Barack Obama a failing grade for not doing enough to prepare the U.S. for a biological terror attack.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Obama to Help a Middle Class 'Under Assault'

As President Obama proposes a spending freeze on the federal budget, he is also laying out plans he says will help out America's middle class.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

More Cooperation between NATO, IDF on Global Terror

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi left Tuesday to attend the NATO Military Chiefs of Defense conference in Brussels.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Wild Weather Blows Across Much of U.S.

Residents of the upper Midwest are seeing some of the worst winter weather of the season as strong winds and snow are creating whiteout conditions.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Operation Blessing Feeds 2,000 Children in Haiti

CBN's Operation Blessing International held a special meal event for 3,000 Haitian children Monday in the national soccer stadium.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

KS Sunday School Kids Prepare Aid Kits for Haiti

Sunday school students at a Kansas church got a hands-on lesson in love by helping earthquake victims in Haiti.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Haiti's President Appeals for Tent Donations

Since their homes were destroyed, about one million Haitians have been living in empty lots, parks and plazas under the hot tropical sun.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

UK's House of Lords Defeats Equality Bill

The United Kingdom's House of Lords defeated a measure that could have required churches to employ practicing homosexuals.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Ford to Add 1,200 Jobs at Chicago Plant

The Ford Motor Company plans to add about 1,200 jobs at its Chicago, Ill. assembly plant.

Monday, January 25, 2010

The Brody File: Weekly Show

On this week's edition of The Brody File, we sit down with the authors of one of the country's hottest books Game Change.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Christian Singer's Auction Raises Thousands for Haiti

Contemporary Christian music artist Bebo Norman has raised more than $50,000 for relief efforts in Haiti after auctioning his personal guitar to help the struggling country.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Google Seeks to Resolve Dispute with China

Google said Monday that its dispute with China over Internet censorship will likely be resolved in coming weeks.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Atlanta Prodigy Puts College Classmates to Shame

Although barely a teenager, one boy in Georgia has already accomplished a lot in his short life.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Bombings Follow Execution of Saddam's Cousin

An Iraqi government spokesman said the latest bombings 'represent an extension' of activities linked to Saddam's regime.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Alleged Ark. Shooter Admits Al Qaeda Ties

Abdulhakim Muhammad opened fire at a Little Rock military recruiting center last summer, killing one soldier and wounding another.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Injured Haitians Flown to U.S. Hospital Ship

The U.S. military is flying critically injured Haitians to the U.S. Navy's floating hospital, the USNS Comfort.

Monday, January 25, 2010

U.S. Coptic Christians Protests Egypt Rights Abuses

A group of Egyptian American Christians recently marched outside the White House to protest human rights abuses in the Muslim country.

Monday, January 25, 2010

IDF Delegation Winds Up Haiti Mission

Israel Defense Forces medical and search-and-rescue teams are winding up their work in Haiti.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Israel Denies Gaza Entry to Belgium Minister

Israel's Foreign Ministry denied a Belgium minister's request to visit the Gaza Strip.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

150,000 Quake Victims Buried, Gov't Says

That doesn't count those still under the debris, carried off by relatives or killed in the outlying quake zone.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Bin Laden Threatens More U.S. Attacks

Osama bin Laden endorsed the failed attempt to blow up a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day and threatened new attacks against the U.S. in an audio message Sunday.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Rescuers Save Haitian Man from Under Rubble

A team of rescuers in pulled a man alive from the rubble on Saturday, 11 days after the devastating quake struck Port-au-Prince.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Israeli Team Rescues Haitian Man

After nearly 10 days trapped in the ruins of a three-story building, an Israeli search-and-rescue team extricated a 22-year-old Haitian man.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Congress Could Put Health Care Reform on Hold

Congress may be taking a break from health care reform.

Friday, January 22, 2010

MLK Niece: 'Planned Parenthood Lying about Uncle'

The niece of  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., has raised objections to Planned Parenthood's King Day press release linking her uncle to the pro-choice movement.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Wendy Wright on March for Life

Wendy Wright, president of Concerned Women for America appeared on CBN News' Morning program to discuss the Roe v. Wade anniversary and the pro-life movement.

Friday, January 22, 2010

A Haitian Family's Happy Ending

After more than a week of downed phone lines and scarce electricity communication between Haitians in the U.S. and Haiti is gradually being restored.

Friday, January 22, 2010

More Than 6,000 Americans Evacuate Haiti

More than 6,000 Americans have evacuated Haiti since last week's earthquake.

Friday, January 22, 2010

UK Churches Warned About Proposed Equality Bill

The group, Christian Concern for Our Nation, said the equality bill would force British churches and ministries to hire homosexuals.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Obama Pushes for Tough Bank Limits

On top of the financial regulatory overhaul he already seeks, the president is proposing to Congress tough new restrictions on big banks.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Court Ruling Reverses Campaign Spending Law

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that corporations and unions can spend money supporting and opposing candidates.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Haitian President Thanks Israel

Haitian President Rene Preval publicly thanked Israel for its timely response to his nation following the massive earthquake on January 12.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Haiti to Relocate 400,000 Quake Homeless

Haitian officials are planning to relocate 400,000 people from makeshift camps to the outskirts of Port-au-Prince.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Pro-Lifers Go Virtual with Anti-Abortion Message

The anti-abortion message is going viral as pro-lifers take to the Internet on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Neighbors Want European Mosque Shut Down

The mosque has only been open for a few months in the country of Austria and already some of the neighbors want it shut down.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Hidden Scriptures to be Removed from U.S. Weapons

Defense contractor Trijicon announced they will no longer inscribe scripture references on gun sights made for the U.S. military.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Charlie Daniels Recovering from Mild Stroke

Daniels, 73, is thanking God that he was treated promptly for the stroke he suffered while snowmobiling in Colorado.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

TSA Nominee Withdraws Amid 'Political Agenda'

Erroll Southers said he is pulling out to keep President Obama's enemies from using him as a political lightning rod.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Authorities: Disease Could Be Next Big Haiti Crisis

Medical experts say untreated festering wounds, contaminated water, and disease-carrying insects could lead to many people becoming sick in Haiti.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

J'lem Municipality Refutes BBC Commentator

The Jerusalem Municipality refuted allegations by BBC's Jane Corbin that home demolitions in east Jerusalem "have been increasing in recent days."

Thursday, January 21, 2010

House Okays Tax Breaks for Haiti Gifts

Taxpayers will be able to write off donations to Haiti on 2009 tax returns.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Terror Hearings Focus on Airline Bombing Suspect

The Christmas Day terror plot is the focus of national security hearings underway on Capitol Hill.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Americans Give Record Amount to Help Haitians

Americans are showing record generosity to help the island nation of Haiti.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Christian Ministry Prays for Missing Staff Worker

Christian ministry Compassion International is praying that one of their staff members missing after the Haiti earthquake is still alive.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Religious, Ethnic Unrest Continues in Nigeria

Soldiers are patrolling the city of Jos, where more than 200 people have died in three days of fighting between Christians and Muslims.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Neighbor Helping Neighbor with WV Home Makeover

One West Virginia family's home is getting a makeover with the help of a local church and the Christian ministry Habitat for Humanity International.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Runaway Christian Convert Won't Return to Family

The 17-year-old Ohio girl who converted to Christianity will not be returning to her Muslim family.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

New 6.1 Aftershock Rocks Haiti

An estimated 6.1 magnitude aftershock rocked the already earthquake ravaged country of Haiti Wednesday morning, shaking buildings and sending people into the streets.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Orphans From Haiti Headed to the U.S.

Orphans from Haiti are being brought to the U.S. Aid groups say tens of thousands of children have been orphaned.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Navy Ships Operation Blessing Relief for Haiti

The Navy will allow Operation Blessing to transport nearly 300 tons of disaster relief supplies on board the U.S.N.S. Sacagawea.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Scriptures on U.S. Weapons Cause Controversy

U.S. military weapons inscribed with hidden Bible scripture references are creating new problems for Pentagon officials.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Airlines Clerk Contests Cross Ban in London Court

A Christian airline clerk went to London's High Court on Tuesday in a bid to force British Airways to admit to religious discrimination back in 2006.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Israel Sends Second Delegation to Haiti

A second Israeli delegation headed by Maj.-Gen. Yair Golan, OC Home Front Command, left for Haiti Monday night.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

One Week After Quake, Haiti Still in Turmoil

The death toll is estimated to be as high as 200,000 and at least 1.5 million people are homeless.  Now authorities are trying to stave off a second catastrophe.

Monday, January 18, 2010

The Brody File Show

The Brody File combines politics, faith, newsmakers and captures the mood of the country heading into the 2010 midterm elections.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Minnesota Town Hosts Outdoor Art Gallery on Ice

The town of Plymouth, Minn. has turned one of its frozen lakes into an outdoor art gallery.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Kids Build 'Sweet' Replica of Ghenghis Khan Weapon

A group of kids in Denver recently recreated a miniature version one of Genghis Khan's most famous weapons.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Thousands Join in Chicago 'Day of Service'

Thousands rolled up their sleeves in Chicago this weekend to pay tribute to the life of non-violent civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Pro-Life Leaders to Protest Abortion 'Supercenter'

Several prominent pro-life leaders are rallying in Houston, Texas on Monday to protest what will be the largest abortion clinic in the western hemisphere.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Muslims, Christians Clash in Nigeria

Clashes between Muslims and Christians in Nigeria has left 5,000 people displaced from their homes.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Tebow Pro-Life Super Bowl Ad Faces Opposition

Women's groups are calling on CBS to pull the pro-life Super Bowl ad that shares the personal story of college football star Tim Tebow.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Afghan Capital Security High After Taliban Attacks

Afghan police battled Taliban gunmen in Kabul, after a suicide bomber blew himself up in the capital.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Operation Blessing, Israeli Doctors Team Up in Haiti

Operation Blessing has teamed up with Israeli medical staff in Haiti's earthquake-stricken capital.

Friday, January 15, 2010

CBN News Special: Race in America

CBN News brought together a panel of guests to discuss race in America today and the advances that have been made during the last 40 years.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Why Ukraine's Election is so Important

Many believe the outcome of Ukraine's presidential election could bring the country back under Russia's thumb, leading to less political, economic and religious freedom.

Friday, January 15, 2010

'Miracle on the Hudson' Surviviors Celebrate Life

The survivors of the 'Miracle on the Hudson' are celebrating the plane crash's one-year anniversary Friday.

Friday, January 15, 2010

D.C. Marriage Supporters to Appeal Ruling

A judge ruled on Thursday that people in the city of Washington could not have a vote on gay marriage.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Florida Family's Daughter Found in Haiti

There was good news on Friday for one Florida family.  Their daughter who had been missing after the Haitian earthquake has been found.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Operation Blessing's Clean Drinking Water for Haiti

CBN's Operation Blessing launched a pilot program in Haiti in December to offer clean drinking water.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Ft. Hood Attacker's Superiors Could Be Disciplined

Up to eight U.S. Army officers could face punishment in the case of Fort Hood shooting suspect Army Maj. Nidal Hasan.

Friday, January 15, 2010

U.S. Increases Airline Security After Al Qaeda Threat

Passengers aboard international flights traveling to or through the United States will face even tighter security following an al Qaeda threat from Yemen.

Friday, January 15, 2010

NH Lawmakers Reject Homeschool Restriction Bill

New Hampshire lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have restricted homeschooling in The Granite State.

Friday, January 15, 2010

10 Commandments Can Displayed at KY Courthouse

The Ten Commandments can go back on display as part of a historical exhibit at the Grayson County Kentucky Courthouse.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Obama to Haiti: 'The World Stands with You'

President Barack Obama has promised $115 million in rapid earthquake aid for Haiti.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Dems Try for Final Deal on Health Care Bill

President Barack Obama and Democratic congressional leaders said they could have a compromise bill on the health care bill as early as Friday.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Sad But True: Beware of Haiti Donation Scams

Many Americans are donating money to relief efforts in Haiti, but the government is warning people to be careful of potential scams.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Military Advised to Track Spousal Suicide Attempts

For those trying to prevent military suicides, the wife of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has some advice. Don't foret the spouses.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

House Dems: Senate Has 'Gun to Our Head' on HC Bill

House Ways and Means Chairman Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., says his party faces serious problems in getting a health care bill to President Barack Obama.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Report: U.S. Obesity Rate Hits Plateau

The rate of obesity in the U.S. seems to be leveling off, according to a major government study published on Wednesday.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Most Britons Believe Islam has Divided Their Country

In a recent survey, more than half of Britons say Islam has divided their country along religious lines.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

High Court: No Cameras at Prop 8 Trial

The United States Supreme Court has decided to block cameras from a high-profile federal trial on gay marriage.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

House Probes Geithner's AIG Correspondence

A House committee is looking into Tim Giethner's role in sending billions of dollars in bailout money to big banks while he was president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Home Foreclosures Still on the Rise

Experts say the trend will continue as more people become unemployed and fall behind on their mortgage payments.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Obama to Visit Capitol Hill to Support HC Bill

President Obama will visit Capitol Hill Thursday to urge Democrats to fall in line and support health care reform.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Haitian Americans Turn to Social Sites for Help

Many Haitian Americans turned to Web sites like Facebook and Twitter in hopes of reaching their loved ones after Tuesday's devastating earthquake in Haiti.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Study: Couch Potatoes Could Have Shorter Life Span

A new study shows that being a couch potato may shorten your life.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Top IRS Official Admits He Doesn't Prepare His Taxes

IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman admits the tax code is too complex, so he gets someone else to prepare his returns.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Authorities Investigate Texas Church Fires

Federal and state law enforcement authorities are investigating five church fires in Texas.  Arson is suspected in each case. 

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Toxic Metal Found in Children's Jewelry from China

Some popular costume jewelry made for children in China has tested positive for extremely high levels of the toxic metal cadmium.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Survey: Long Work Hours Takes Toll on Pastors

A new survey shows Protestant pastors in the U.S. are working very long hours.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Congressman Tries to Block DC Gay Marriage

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, is introducing a bill that would prevent the Washington, D.C. City Council's measure legalizing same-sex marriage from taking effect and allow DC residents to vote on the matter.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

White House: Stimulus Helped 2 Million Jobs

The White House now says its stimulus spending bill has created or saved up to two million jobs.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Banks Could Face Taxes for Taking Part in Bailout

Banks are notorious for charging fees, but now they may be on the other side paying fees themselves.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Sen. Reid's Position Could be in Jeopardy

Sen. Harry Reid's position as Majority Leader may be up for discussion at next week's Democratic caucus meeting.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Black Christians, Race & Politics: A Bishop's Analysis

Sen. Harry Reid's comments about President Obama is just the latest spark in a national conversation on race that has ignited since the 2008 election season.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Understanding the Business of Real Estate

Real estate expert Barbara Corcoran knows all about the highs and lows of starting a new business.  Learn more about her success story and advice to others.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Report: December '09 Coldest in 115 Years

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that the weather during the month of December was one of the coldest in U.S. history.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

U.S. Envoy Criticizes N. Korea Human Rights

Robert King, the U.S. special envoy on North Korean human rights, is urging the release of American missionary Robert Park.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Labor Leaders Say HC Tax Would Hurt Unions

The 40 percent tax would fall on employer health plans worth more than $8,500 for individuals or $23,000 for a family.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Migrant Workers Riot in Southern Italian Town

A town in southern Italy is being called the world's "only white town" after a bloody campaign of ethnic cleansing.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

McChrystal Says Afghan Troop Surge Working

America's top commander in Afghanistan says the U.S. troop surge in Afghanistan is turning the tide against the Taliban.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Obamas to Attend Jean Biden Funeral

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to Delaware Tuesday to attend funeral services for Vice President Joe Biden's mother.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Jury Selection Delayed in Abortion Doctor Trial

There is another trial delay for the man accused of killing late-term abortion doctor George Tiller.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Sarah Palin to Contribute to Fox News

Former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has a new job under her belt as a Fox News commentator.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Health Care Negotiations Continue

House and Senate negotiators are working to hammer out the differences between their two bills.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Cold Weather Increases Demand for Heating Fuel

The cold snap across much of the country is also driving up the price of heating oil.

Monday, January 11, 2010

China Unseats Germany as World's Largest Exporter

China has just edged past Germany to become the world's biggest exporter.

Monday, January 11, 2010

8,000-Year-Old Bldg. Uncovered in Tel Aviv

Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists uncovered the remains of an 8,000-year-old building in Tel Aviv.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Evangelist Predicts Challenges for Christians in 2010

Evangelist Franklin Graham says Christians who share their faith in 2010 will face greater obstacles than in years past.

Monday, January 11, 2010

McCain: U.S. Needs to Help Iranian People

Former presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, says the U.S. needs to help the Iranian people on a daily basis in their struggle for freedom and democracy.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Hasan's Superiors Ignored Concerns

A Defense Department review of the shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, revealed that Hasan's superiors ignored their own concerns.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Obama: 'No intention' to Send Troops to Yemen

President Barack Obama says he has no intention of sending American troops to Yemen or Somalia.

Friday, January 08, 2010

Ford Introduces Wi-Fi Dashboard Device

Drivers could soon have a new distraction to deal with while driving-- the Internet.

Friday, January 08, 2010

Economy Loses 85K Jobs as Employers Stay Wary

The U.S. Labor Department reported Friday the economy lost more jobs than expected in December.

Friday, January 08, 2010

Court Dismisses Atheist Soldier's Lawsuit

A federal court in Kansas has dismissed a lawsuit by an atheist soldier who claimed his rights were violated because he had to attend events where prayers were said.

Friday, January 08, 2010

McCain, Lieberman Visit Afghanistan, Pakistan

Senators John McCain, R-Ariz., and Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., visited Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday to show their support for the U.S. mission there.

Friday, January 08, 2010

Three Men Arrested in Coptic Church Shooting

Egyptian authorities arrested three suspects, Friday, in the Christmas Eve attack on a church that left six church-goers and a Muslim guard dead.

Friday, January 08, 2010

Charity Gives Aid to Drought Ravaged Guatemala

Parts of the Central American country of Guatemala are suffering from extreme drought and famine.

Friday, January 08, 2010

State Sec. Gates to Remain at Pentagon

Defense Secretary Robert Gates will stay at his cabinet post for at least another year.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Should Bombing Suspect Face Military Trial?

The Christmas day bombing suspect will be arraigned Friday in a federal court, despite calls from conservatives for him to be tried by a military commission.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

NJ Rejects Same-Sex Marriage Bill

New Jersey is now the third state to reject same-sex marriage in the last three months.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Planned Parenthood to Open Largest Abortion Clinic

The largest abortion clinic in the United States is set to open in Houston, Texas, this April.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Shooting at St. Louis Plant Leaves Several Dead

A shooting rampage at a St. Louis, Mo., manufacturing plant killed at least three people and injured five others, Thursday.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Couple Collects Cans for Wedding Cash

A Washington state couple has found a way to help the environment and pay for their upcoming wedding.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Nathan Gonzales on Dodd and Dorgan

Nathan Gonzales on Dodd and Dorgan

Thursday, January 07, 2010

What to Expect from the 2010 Housing Market

Real estate expert Kendra Todd spoke to CBN News about what Americans can expect from the housing market this year.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Salv. Army Left Short of Cash by Fake Check

The Salvation Army is praying for someone to help them recover from a cruel hoax.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

France to Ban 'Shouting at Your Spouse'

France will be the first country in the world to ban "psychological violence" within marriage.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Fake Zip Codes Found on Stimulus Web Site

Up to $9.5 million in federal stimulus money went to 13 zip codes in Virginia that do not exist or are in other states.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

NH Restrictions on Homeschooling Up for Vote

New Hampshire lawmakers are moving ahead with a bill to restrict home schooling.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Catholic Portugal to Legalize Gay Marriage

Gay marriage may soon be legalized in the European nation of Portugal with new legislation expected to be approved on Friday.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Midwest Gets More Snow, South Faces Arctic Grip

In the U.S., the Midwest is bracing for more heavy snow, and the deep freeze -- gripping much of the country -- is expected to continue through the weekend.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Israel's Iron Dome Defense System Nearly Ready

Israeli officials were pleased with Wednesday's test performance of the Iron Dome Missile Defense System.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Obama Backs 'High-end' Health Plan Tax

President Barack Obama is signaling he is in favor of taxing high-end health insurance plans.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Yemen Official: U.S. Troops Not Wanted

The Yemen government says they oppose any direct intervention by the United States in helping to fight al Qaeda.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Gunmen Open Fire Outside Coptic Church in Egypt

Two gunmen drove by the Virgin Mary Church in the town of Nag Hamadi, Thursday evening, an randomly opened fire into a crowd walking out.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on NW Suspect

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on NW Suspect

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Dodd Statement

Chris Dodd's retirement statement.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Google's Nexus One Challenges I-Phone

More than 30 percent of all American adults use a smart phone. Apple's iPhone has long dominated the market - until now.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

War on Obesity Goes High-Tech

The fight against fat has gone high-tech. Scientists are using new wireless sensors to get more accurate data on people who are overweight.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Christmas Day Bombing Suspect Indicted

The Nigerian man accused of attempting to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas day was indicted on six charges.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Study: Good Night's Rest Prevents Depression in Teens

Getting a good night's sleep may help prevent and treat depression in teens.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

N. Korea, Iran Top Persecution Watch List

Two of the most notorious and restrictive nations in the world are also the world's worst persecutors of Christians.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

More Dems Call it Quits: Will it Harm the Party?

Democratic Senators Christopher Dodd of Connecticut and Byron Dorgan of North Dakota won't seek re-election this fall.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Americans Waiting on Televised Health Care Talks

President Barack Obama is pushing House and Senate Democrats to get him a final health care bill ASAP.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Security Review Reveals Failure to 'Connect the Dots'

President Obama said accountability issues will be addressed and changes will be made.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Obama Appoints Transgender to Administration

Amanda Simpson will be the Senior Technical Advisor to the Department of Commerce.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Americans' Job Satisfaction Falls to Record Low

Many Americans are having trouble finding a job these days. However, a new survey finds less than half of those still employed are satisfied with their work.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Charity Braves Brutal Cold to Help Homeless

Some guardian angels in Minneapolis are battling the cold to save the lives of some of the city's most vulnerable residents.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

IRS Role Could Expand Under Health Care Bill

Under the proposed health care bill, Internal Revenue Service agents would be responsible for making sure Americans have health insurance.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

U.S. Lifts HIV/AIDS Travel Ban

The U.S. has lifted its ban on immigrants with HIV or AIDS from entering the country. The new rule eliminating the ban went into effect Monday.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Letters Prompt Anthrax Scares Across Alabama

The FBI is investigating envelopes containing white powder that were sent to the offices of senators and congressmen in Alabama.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

'Blind Side' Continues to Tackle Box Office

A major motion picture about a Christian family that adopted a young homeless man who went on to play in the National Football League is still going strong.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Iran Welcomes U.S. Comments on Nuke Talks

Iran has welcomed comments made by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about starting nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the West.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Dubai Opens World's Tallest Building

The $1.5 billion "vertical city" of luxury apartments, offices and one hotel is considered the crowning achievement of Dubai's construction boom.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Congress to Work on Health Care Compromise

The U.S. Congress is back in session Tuesday and expected to start the process of merging two very expensive health care plans.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Private Ceremony Honors Slain CIA Employees

The bodies of the seven CIA officers killed in Afghanistan last week have returned to the U.S. and were honored upon their return with a private ceremony at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.

Monday, January 04, 2010

Brit Hume: Why Tiger Should Turn to Christianity

Hume has since drawn criticism because of the statement on Fox News Sunday, but he said he wasn't seeking approval with the comment.

Monday, January 04, 2010

Blagojevich to Compete on 'Celebrity Apprentice'

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is scheduled to compete on the new season of "The Celebrity Apprentice."

Monday, January 04, 2010

Jordan Claims Ownership of Dead Sea Scrolls

The Jordanian government wants Canada to seize the Dead Sea Scroll exhibition, which has been on display in Toronto.

Monday, January 04, 2010

Investors Hope for Strong Stock Market in 2010

With the stock market having climbed out of 12-year lows in 2009, investors are hoping for another strong year in the stock market.

Monday, January 04, 2010

Census Bureau Kicks Off Once-a-Decade Head Count

The Census Bureau begins its once-a-decade head count on Monday.

Monday, January 04, 2010

Report: Artist's Attacker Earlier Held in Kenya

The Somali man who attacked Danish artist Kurt Westergaard last week, had been previously been arrested in Kenya in September, Danish media reported Sunday.

Monday, January 04, 2010

Gay Couples Ring in 2010 with Nuptials

Fifteen gay New Hampshire couples were among the first to get married at midnight New Year's Eve when the state's new marriage law took effect.

Monday, January 04, 2010

U.S., Britain Close Yemen Embassies

The U.S. and Great Britain closed their embassies in Yemen on Sunday after threats were received from a local branch of what officials believe is a part of the al Qaeda terror network.

Monday, January 04, 2010

Robbery Foiled by Armed Coffee Barista

A coffee barista in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho recently used her Christmas present to beat a would-be robber at his own game.

Monday, January 04, 2010

Saddleback Church Members Answer Warren's Call

Saddleback Church members have answered the call for donations made by Pastor Rick Warren.

Monday, January 04, 2010

Attorney Denies Five Planned Terror Attacks

The attorney representing five Americans who have been detained in Pakistan is denying that his clients planned to carry out terrorist attacks.

Friday, January 01, 2010

Fed: Jobless Rate to Stay above 9 Percent in '10

Many Americans that have been hit hard by the economic crisis are eager to put 2009 behind them.

Friday, January 01, 2010

2010 Laws Target Smoking, Texting While Driving

Many states spent 2009 passing some new and often times surprising laws. Many are expected to take effect this year.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Afghan War Casualties Higher than Iraq

Military operations for 2009 in Afghanistan proved to be far deadlier for U.S. forces than the Iraq war.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

James Dobson Announces New Show, Non-profit

Focus on the Family founder James Dobson revealed Thursday that he will be launching a new non-profit group and radio show in 2010.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Montana Makes Way for Assisted Suicide

Montana's high court paved the way for legal assisted suicide, Thursday, saying no laws in the state prevent patients from seeking such help.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

School Board May Remove Belief in God Phrase

An Ohio school board voted to temporarily delete the phrase after legal advisers informed them they would lose any lawsuit to keep it in.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Saying Goodbye 2009: In Memoriam

CBN News takes a look back at the lives lost in 2009 and how those individuals left their mark.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

'Notable Quotables' of 2009

A 'supposed' reaction to the death of Sen.Ted Kennedy came out on top of the list of 'Notable Quotables' by the Media Research Center.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Obama and Gitmo: Should the Camp be Closed?

Some lawmakers are using the Christmas day terror plot to urge President Obama to reconsider closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Rush Limbaugh Admitted to Honolulu Hospital

Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh is "resting comfortably" in a Hawaii hospital Thursday after suffering chest pains.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

State AGs Threaten Suit over Health Care Deal

AGs in 13 states say congressional leaders must remove Nebraska's political deal from the health care reform bill or face legal action.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Taliban Claim Bombings that Kill Eight Americans

The Taliban claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a base in eastern Afghanistan, which killed eight American civilians.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

All Blind Band Preparing for Rose Parade

The 32-member band traveled to California from the Ohio State School for the Blind and are practicing daily at one of the local high schools.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Activists Rally for Jailed Missionary in N. Korea

Activists in South Korea are protesting North Korea's detention of an American missionary.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Somali Officials Reveal Previous Foiled Attack

Officials revealed Wednesday they arrested a Somali man in November who was planning a similar terrorist plot to a foiled U.S. attack over the holiday.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Dutch to Use Body Scanner for U.S. Flights

The Netherlands announced Wednesday it will immediately begin using full body scanners for flights heading to the United States.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Mexico City Enacts Region's 1st Gay Marriage Law

Mexico City legalized gay marriage Tuesday making it the largest city in the world to approve same-sex weddings.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Miracle? Mom, Baby Revived after Fatal Delivery

After a Colorado mom and her baby were brought back from death, her husband says there's no other explanation except the hand of God.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Judge Orders Ex-Gay Mom to Hand over Daughter

A Vermont judge has ordered a Christian woman to transfer custody of her 7-year-old daughter to her former lesbian partner.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

HC Debate: What Happens from Here

Congressional aides are already making preparations for next month's negotiations between Senate and House leaders to craft a final bill.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Poll: HC Vote Could Hurt Nelson in 2012

A new poll indicates Sen. Ben Nelson's, D-Neb., decision to vote for the Senate's healthcare overhaul is hurting him badly with Nebraska voters.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Iran Seeking to Smuggle Raw Uranium

Iran is close to clinching a deal to clandestinely import 1,350 tons of purified uranium ore from Kazakhstan.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

U.S. Home Prices Continue Uneven Recovery

A new report shows home prices continue to see an uneven recovery for 2009.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

GOP Lawmakers Want Military Trial for NW Suspect

House Republicans are calling for the Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a Northwest Airlines flight to be tried in a military tribunal.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Latin America Has Its First Gay Wedding

Two Argentinean gay activists were joined together Monday in what is reported to be Latin America's first same-sex marriage.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

A Look Back at the Heroes of 2009

With the New Year fast approaching, CBN News decided to highlight some of the people who gave of themselves to help others in 2009.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

N. Korea: U.S. Missionary Held after Illegal Entry

North Korea confirmed Tuesday that it is holding Robert Park, a Korean American missonary who illegally entered the communist nation on Christmas Eve.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Missions Conference Kicks Off in St. Louis

Thousands of youth are attending a missions conference in St. Louis this week. Their focus is full-time ministry both overseas and here at home.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Iran Holding Bodies of Slain Protesters

Iranian authorities holding bodies of slain protesters to supress further demonstrations at their funerals by the opposition.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Is Your State the Most or Least Religious?

Mississippi is the most religious state in America, according to a new survey that took a look at religious practices across the country.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Alaska Dad Credits God for Saving Son's Life

An father in Wasilla, Alaska is giving God the credit for saving the life of his teenage son.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Shoppers Spend a Bit More During Holidays

Retailers had a merry Christmas in 2009. Holiday shoppers spent more this year than last year, according to data released Monday.

Monday, December 28, 2009

House Dems Relax Stance on HC Public Option

Some top House Democrats are now saying they would support a healthcare bill that does not include a government insurance plan.

Sunday, December 27, 2009

U.S. Missionary Likely Arrested in North Korea

An American missionary is believed to be in North Korean custody after he illegally entered the communist nation on Christmas Day.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

'Christmas Jars' Gift Blesses Single Mother

The "Christmas Jars" giving movement has spread across the U.S., and one Florida woman knows first-hand how the trend has changed lives.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Obamas to Celebrate Christmas in Hawaii

The First Family is trading snow for sand this Christmas.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

GOP to Probe Constitutionality of HC Deals

The Senate's current healthcare plan could face some legal challenges as several top GOP are probing the constitutionality of what they're calling "The Nebraska Compromise."

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Obama Talks About Jesus, Christmas

President Barack Obama visited the Boys and Girls Club in Washington, D.C. Tuesday to deliver a message of why we celebrate Christmas.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Operation Blessing Teams Up with Toys for Tots

The charity aid organization teamed up with the U.S. Marines' Toys for Tots campaign,and the Salvation Army's Angel Tree. Altogether, they helped hundreds of families feeling the financial pinch.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Anglican Priest: Shoplifting Sometimes OK for Poor

Reverend Tim Jones of the Church of St. Lawrence in York, United Kingdom, says poor people who are desperate for cash should go ahead and steal.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Airliner Overshoots Runway in Jamaica

American Airlines flight overshot the runway at Jamaica's Norman Manley International Airport, injuring 40 passengers.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Home School Parents Face Losing Son to State

Christian legal defense groups are uniting forces to fight for a Christian home schooling family that faces permanently lose custody of their only child.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

House Democrat Defects to GOP over Health Care

Alabama Congressman Parker Griffith announced Tuesday he is leaving the Democratic Party to become a Republican.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Florida Boy Rescues Driver from Pond

A Florida 7th grader recently saved the life of a teenage driver whose truck swerved into a frigid neighborhood pond.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Dallas Ministry Throws Homeless Christmas Party

Thousands of homeless people from across Texas were given the party of a lifetime over the weekend at the Dallas Convention Center.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Child Santa Gives Toys to Needy Kids

Christmas is usually a time when children receive gifts. But one little girl from Middleton, Wis. has found a selfless way to give to others this Christmas season.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Atheist Billboards Anger Las Vegas Christians

For example, some of the messages on the signs include "Heathen's Greetings" and "Reason's Greetings."

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Christmas Returns to New York School District

Several weeks after school officials in East Syracuse, N.Y. banned Christmas symbols and activities from the classroom, Christmas has returned to the Minoa school district.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Iran's President Dismisses 'Smoking Gun' Report

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says evidence purporting to show Iran tried to build a nuclear trigger in 2007 is false.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Nativity Returned to PA Courthouse, Joined by Santa

After threats of legal action prompted county officials in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. to remove a nativity scene and a menorah from a courthouse lawn, the nativity display has been returned.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Oral Roberts Memorial 'Something Good'

The number of lives touched by evangelist Oral Roberts shined crystal clear in the halls of his university.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Why Religious Persecution Still Exists

Religious oppression is happening to a majority of people around the world, according to a new study.

Monday, December 21, 2009

MA Couple Braves Blizzard to Tie Knot

Blizzard weather conditions couldn't keep one Massachusetts couple from tying the knot.

Monday, December 21, 2009

IL Family Cranks Out Traditional Christmas Treat

Candy canes are a familiar U.S. holiday tradition. Carrying on the time honored tradition is the Vrinios family who has been manufacturing the treat for more than 100 years.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Pregnant Soldiers Could Face Prison

Female American soldiers who become pregnant while on active service in Iraq and Afghanistan could face court martial and go to jail.

Monday, December 21, 2009

D.C. Mayor Signs Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Washington D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty signed a bill Friday to legalize same sex marriage at the All Souls Unitarian Church.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Army Officer Surprises Son on His Birthday

A U.S. Army major made his son's wish come true by paying him a surprise visit to his school on his birthday.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Thousands Mourn Death of Iran's Dissident Cleric

Thousands of mourners are in Iran's holy city of Qom Monday for the funeral of the most senior dissident cleric, Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

GOP Vows Fight as Key HC Vote Nears

Outnumbered Republicans are pledging to delay passage of historic health care legislation after Democrats locked in Sen. Ben Nelson as the 60th and decisive vote.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Citigroup Helps Struggling Homeowners for Holiday

Banking giant Citigroup is giving struggling home owners a temporary break for the holiday season.

Friday, December 18, 2009

It's Now Democrat vs. Democrat on Health Care

President Barack Obama's attempt to overhaul health care has found the subject of abortion to be the latest major snag to tie up the measure in the U.S. Senate.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Courthouse Removes Religious Displays to Avoid Suit

Threats of legal action forced officials in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. to remove a nativity scene and a menorah from a courthouse lawn.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Operation Blessing Helps Nor'easter Flood Victims

CBN's Operation Blessing International is on the scene in Norfolk, Va. rebuilding a local church and food bank in a poor neighborhood.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Study: Religious Restriction in Third of all Countries

Most of the world has some sort of religious restrictions, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Senate to Vote on Earmark-Filled Defense Bill

The U.S. Senate is preparing to vote on the defense spending bill. However, the bill is full of billions of dollars for programs that the Pentagon does not want.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Christians Accused of Desecrating Koran Freed

A Christian father and daughter accused of desecrating a copy of the Koran were recently released from a Pakistan.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Health Officials: Swine Flu Vaccine Readily Available

After weeks of shortages, health officials now say there is enough swine flu vaccine for everyone, including people that are not in high-risk groups.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Palestinian Clerics Exploit Christmas with Boycott

A handful of anti-Israel Palestinian Christian leaders are exploiting the Christmas holiday with anti-Israel propaganda.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Adm. Mullen: Hacked Drones Caused No Damage

Insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan have intercepted live video feeds from Predator drones.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Facebook Saves a Life with Kidney Donation

Facebook has become much more than just a social Web site for one Iowa man.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

More Americans Suffer from Nearsightedness

The number of people suffering nearsightedness is dramatically increasing according to new studies

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Senate Panel Clears Bernanke Nomination

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's nomination to head the nation's central bank for another term was approved by the Senate Banking Committee Thursday in a 16-7 vote.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Webcast Targets Health Care Bill

Christian leaders and conservative politicians hosted a webcast Wednesday evening to fight the health care bill.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Arab States to Replace U.S. Dollar on Oil Contracts

The Arab states in the Gulf Region are starting their own form of currency.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Hasan Released from ICU, Permanently Paralyzed

Major Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged in last month's deadly shooting spree at Fort Hood, Texas has been transferred from the intensive care unit of the hospital where he's being held.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

House Passes Defense Spending Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a defense spending bill on Wednesday that includes $128 billion to pay for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

House Pushes Through Second Stimulus Plan

President Obama's Democratic allies in the U.S. House of Representatives have pushed through a second stimulus plan.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

First Lady Asks for Toys for Tots Donations

First Lady Michelle Obama helped deliver more than 500 toys to needy children on Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Bethlehem Holds Tree Lighting Ceremony

With Christmas only nine days away, the town of Bethlehem, Israel held its annual tree lighting ceremony Tuesday evening.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Colorado Deer Displays Christmas Spirit

Residents in southwest Colorado Springs, Colo. say a wild deer has been wondering around with a string of lights tangled in his antlers.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Travel for the Holidays without Going into Debt

The Christmas season is a joyful time when most people enjoy traveling. But in these tough economic times, it can be a little difficult without going into debt.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

UK Midwife: Cutbacks Jeopardize Patient Care

While the U.S. debates health care reform, the United Kingdom is having more problems with its own National Health Service.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Climate Talks Deadlocked at U.N. Conference

World leaders at the United Nations conference in Copenhagen, Denmark cannot seem to agree which countries should be curbing green-house gas emissions.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Leaders Host Webcast to Battle HC Bill

Christian leaders and conservative politicians hosted a webcast Wednesday evening to fight the health care bill.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Dems Struggle for Votes to Pass Health Care Reform

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is still scrambling to secure the 60 votes likely needed to pass health care reform.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Study: Obesity Rate in Africa High Among Poor

Researchers say obesity in Africa is climbing among poor city dwellers who are eating cheap, high fat, high sugar foods.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Authorities: Unlikely Missing Climbers Alive

Two climbers missing on Mount Hood for the past five days have likely perished and a search will not resume anytime soon.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

The Centuries-Old Legend of St. Nicholas

They call him by many names--Sinter Claus, Pere Noel, Father Christmas, Santa Claus-- but the legend of St. Nicholas dates back centuries.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Pro-Lifers Rally Against Abortion Funding

Pro-life supporters went to Capitol Hill Tuesday to pray and protest against abortion funding in the Senate health care bill.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Honest Worker Returns Thousands of Dollars

A thrift store worker found more than $9,000 stuffed inside an old heating pad box.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

50 Million Blinds Recalled in Strangulation Threat

A recall underway involves more than 50 million Roman-style window shades and roll-up blinds.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Stowaway Kitten Hitches Ride on SUV

An Oregon man discovered an unusual stowaway on his long commute home from work.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Evangelist Oral Roberts Dies at 91

Thousands attended a public memorial service Monday for well-known evangelist and university founder Oral Roberts, who died Tuesday, Dec. 15.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Pope, Vietnamese President Try to Mend Fences

The Vatican recently called a meeting with Vietnam's president and Pope Benedict XVI in an attempt to forge closer ties between the communist nation and the Holy See.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

City Threatens Fine over Ten Commandments Sign

A Ten Commandments sign placed in the yard of a Milwaukee home is causing quite a controversy.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Research: Marriage Good for You

Tying the knot reduces the risks of depression and anxiety. That's according to one of the most comprehensive studies conducted on the subject.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Study: CT Scans May Be Linked to Cancer, Deaths

Radiation from CT scans may be linked to cancer and more deaths, according to studies published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Study: Internet Keeps Your Brain Young

A New University of California study says using the Internet can help keep your brain "young."

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Gitmo Detainees Headed to Illinois Prison

The Obama administration is taking a major step toward closing Cuba's Guantanamo Bay prison.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

'Blind Side' Continues Strong at Box Office

The movie, "The Blind Side", is still going strong at the box office and finished in second place this past weekend.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Experts: U.S. Gov't Must Craft Plan to Control Debt

Budget experts say the U.S. government will have to come up with a plan to get its ballooning debt under control or face a possible panic in financial markets.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

British Gov't May Require Homeschool Registration

British lawmakers are considering a measure that would force homeschoolers to register with the government.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Storm Threatens Search for Christian Climbers

The search continues for the Christian climbers missing on Oregon's Mount Hood.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Iran to Put Three U.S. Hikers on Trial

Several months after detaining three Americans hikers for illegally entering Iran, authorities announced they would be putting the California students on trial.

Monday, December 14, 2009

How Can Christians Help Hurting Charities?

According to the Giving USA Foundation, 93 percent of charities reported they have felt the effects of the economic downturn this year.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Shoppers Remain Cautious Amid Steep Discounts

A new survey shows Christmas shoppers are remaining cautious, even in the face of steep discounts.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Report: Iran Working on Nuke Bomb Components

New top secret intelligence documents have revealed Iran is working on a key final component of a nuclear bomb.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Sending Teens to College During Tough Times

In these tough economic times, a lot of parents have lost money in their children's college savings funds, and have to think twice about sending their teens to college.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Study: Alcohol Boosts Breast Cancer Recurrence

A new study shows that drinking alcohol boosts a woman's chance of having a recurrence of breast cancer.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Obama Pushes 'Fat Cat' Bankers to Lend More

President Barack Obama is meeting with the top officials of some of the nation's biggest banks on Monday about failing to lend more money to small businesses.

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Senate Sends $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill to Obama

The Senate on Sunday passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill with increased budgets for vast areas of the federal government including health, education, law enforcement and veterans' programs.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Black Caucus Turns Up the Heat on Obama

The Congressional Black Caucus is growing impatient with President Obama over what they say is a growing lack of targeted government assistance.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Wisconsin Carves Giant Cheddar Santa

In the famous cheese state of Wisconsin, experts have begun to carve a giant Santa Claus out of cheddar.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Salvation Army Gets Golden Christmas Surprise

In Denver an anonymous person donated two rare U.S. gold coins and a South African coin to the Salvation Army.

Friday, December 11, 2009

No. 3: The Economy & Money Tips

For many struggling Americans, this year is one we can't wait to say goodbye to. Throughout this year, CBN News has offered expert advice on your money to help you in these financially challenging times.

Friday, December 11, 2009

No. 4: National Health Care Debate

National health care reform has been at the top of President Obama's agenda, even as many across the nation have expressed doubts over its effectiveness or necessity in a time of economic downturn.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Gov. Mark Sanford's Wife Files for Divorce

South Carolina's first lady announced Friday she will file for divorce from Gov. Mark Sanford, nearly six months after he publicly admitted having an affair.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Operation Blessing's Program for HIV-Positive Children

Operation Blessing International organized a special program to help more than 500 children in India who are HIV-positive.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Zelaya to Leave Brazil Embassy by Jan. 27

Ousted President Manuel Zelaya says he will leave the Brazillian Embassy in Honduras by Jan. 27, when his presidential term ends, according to an interview broadcast Friday.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Appeals Court to Hear Mt. Soledad Cross Case

The 20-year battle over the Mount Soledad Veterans Memorial Cross went to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Houston Elects First Openly Gay Mayor

The city of Houston, Texas has elected its first openly gay mayor, Annise Parker. She will take office Jan. 1.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Chinese Police Attack Mega-Church, Jail Pastors

In September, 400 police and hired hooligans attacked the church. They smashed doors and windows, and took computers, Bibles and church funds.

 

Friday, December 11, 2009

Republicans: Why Hold Terror Trials in U.S.?

Republican lawmakers are calling into question plans to try terror suspects in the U.S.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Loophole in HC Bill Sparks 'Death Panel' Debate

A loophole in the Senate's health care bill is adding new life to the debate over death panels.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Much of U.S. Still in Winter's Icy Grip

Just like the lyrics of the old Christmas carol, the weather outside is frightful. Harsh winter weather is not loosening its grip on about two-thirds of the nation.

Friday, December 11, 2009

House Approves $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

Democrats are muscling through a deficit-swelling $1.1 trillion spending bill.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

'Christmas Jars' Book Sparks Giving Movement

A growing Christmas tradition is offering hope for needy families while also sparking a new spirit of giving.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Snowball Express Event Helps Military Families

Since 2006, the volunteer non-profit group has given back to families that have lost loved ones serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Trees for Troops Program Blesses Military Families

Christmas tree farmers nationwide are donating their most prized trees to some of the most deserving people.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

The True Story Behind 'Jolly Old Saint Nicholas'

"Santa Claus" or Saint Nicholas lives in the imaginations of children each Christmas season. But most may not know that there was a real Saint Nicholas.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Fox's Oliver North Battles Prostate Cancer

Fox News Channel commentator Oliver L. North is battling prostate cancer, according to Politico.com.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Poll: Americans Inclined to 'Mix and Match' Faiths

A new survey shows that Americans are more and more inclined to mix and match religious beliefs.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

NJ State Senate to Vote on Gay Marriage Bill

On Monday, a Senate committee approved the same-sex marriage measure, clearing the way for a full Senate vote.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Victim's Parents Attend Trial for Jewish Terrorist

The Israeli Messianic Jewish family whose son was nearly killed by a bomb have come face to face with their alleged attacker.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Medal of Honor Vet Wins Flap over Flag Display

World War II veteran's homeowners' association drops a demand that the 90-year-old Medal of Honor winner take down a 21-foot flagpole in his front yard.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Five American Muslims Arrested in Terror Probe

Pakistan authorities have arrested five Americans for possible links to terrorism.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Frigid Temperatures Follow Heavy Snow into Midwest

Snow and freezing temperatures are creating dangerous travel conditions for Americans across the Midwest and Northeast.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Obama's Second Bailout Plan Draws Ire

President Barack Obama accused Republicans of "stoking fear" against the administration's economic recovery plan.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Israeli Land-for-Peace Bill Passes First Step

Israel's Knesset is considering a bill that would make it tougher for the government to give up land in a peace deal.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

'Declaration' Shows Stance for Traditional Values

More than 270,000 people have signed the first-ever Manhattan Declaration to stand against laws that defy traditional values.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Navy SEALs: Targets in Propaganda War?

The Navy SEALs charged with assaulting an Iraqi terror suspect may be victims of an al Qaeda propaganda strategy.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Fort Hood Event Seeks to Heal, Celebrate

Despite the recent tragedy, more than 50,000 troops at Fort Hood, Texas, are expected to celebrate the holidays at a special community event.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Arizona Christmas Tree Illuminates Capitol

House speaker Nancy Pelosi led the official grand illumination of the Capitol Christmas Tree Tuesday night.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Palin Tomato Tosser Arrested, Charged

A Minnesota man accused of throwing a tomato at former Gov. Sarah Palin has been arrested and charged with fourth degree assault.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Teen Managers Make Kansas Theater a Success

One small-town theater in Kansas would be out of business if it weren't for high school students.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Ted Haggard Returns to the Pulpit

Haggard is holding services in his barn next to his home in Colorado Springs where it's standing-room only.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

WHO: Smoking Kills 5 Million Every Year

A new United Nations report on tobacco use found smoking kills nearly 5 million people a year.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Leaked Document Stirs Criticism at Climate Summit

A leaked Danish document at the U.N. Climate Change Summit being held this week in Copenhagen, Denmark, revealed that poor nations will demand that wealthy countries pay more of the costs of fighting global warming.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Obesity Linked to Fatal Heart Disease Cases

A new study shows people may be able to predict their chances of getting heart disease just by measuring their waist-lines.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Wounded War Vet to Get New Home

The national non-profit organization, Homes for Our Troops, is ensuring that one disabled veteran will have a very special Christmas this year.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

'Extremely Dangerous' Blizzards Move Into Midwest

A fierce winter storm was leaving dangerous ice, heavy snow and vicious winds in its wake as it slogged eastward early Wednesday.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Senate Rejects Abortion Funding Amendment

The Senate rejected an amendment, Tuesday, that would have tightened rules on the use of federal funding for abortions.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Reid Under Fire for Slavery Comparison

Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid is under fire for comparing opponents of health care reform to supporters of slavery.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Developing an 'Abraham' Friendship with God

In her book, The Magnificent Obsession, Anne Graham Lotz examines the life of Abraham and how his story can be applied to Christians today.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Most Popular 2009 CBN News Stories

What were the stories that grabbed your attention this year? Check out this year's top 10 most important topics to you.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Senate Considers New Version of 'Public Option'

The U.S. Senate is considering a new version of the public option in an attempt to pass its version of the health care bill.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Evangelicals Released from Mexico Prison

A group of evangelical Christian prisoners has been released after nearly 12 years behind bars in Mexico.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Time Running Out for NJ Gay Marriage Bill

The battle over marriage moves to New Jersey this week where time is running out to pass a same-sex marriage bill under a gay-friendly governor.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Officials Allow 'Merry Christmas' Sign to be Displayed

A "Merry Christmas" sign is back on display at a North Andover, Massachusetts fire station.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Winter Storm Takes Aim at East Coast

Forecasters say a huge winter storm that barreled through the western U.S. is getting stronger.

Monday, December 07, 2009

U.S. Cancer Rates Continue to Decline

A new report shows that cancer deaths in the U.S. have been dropping since the 1990's.

Monday, December 07, 2009

President Obama Meets with Turkish Prime Minister

President Obama met with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House on Monday.

 

Monday, December 07, 2009

Accused SEALs Vow to Fight Charges

Two of three Navy SEALs accused in the mistreatment of an Iraqi prisoner were arraigned in military court, Monday.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Supreme Court to Decide Christian Club Case

The Supreme Court will decide if a California law school can force a Christian group to allow homosexuals and non-believers into their organization.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Town Embraces 'Charlie Brown Christmas'

A California town is turning a shabby tree like the one Charlie Brown made famous into an opportunity to bless others.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Obama Administration Launches Swine Flu Ads

The government released several television and radio ads to counter the illness that has already infected millions.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Santa Takes on Sharks at Mall of America

Shoppers in Minnesota are getting to see Santa like they've never seen him before.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Nip/Tuck: Scalpels Drawn Over 'Bo-Tax'

Get ready for a tax on any nip and tuck. The U.S. Senate is considering a tax on cosmetic surgery.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Promises, Promises: Closed Meeting on 'Openness'

The government is holding a workshop on openness for federal employees Monday. There's just one catch - it's closed to the public.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Police Clash With Protesters at Iran University

Security forces and pro-government militiamen clashed with protesters shouting "death to the dictator" outside Tehran University on Monday.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Anglican Leader Warns of Lesbian Bishop's Election

The head of the global Anglican Communion has warned Episcopal bishops to think twice before they confirm Saturday's election of an openly lesbian bishop.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Netanyahu: Settlement Halt Proves Israel Wants Peace

Israeli police scuffled with settlers Sunday as they tried to enforce a settlement freeze in the West Bank.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Teacher's Christmas Cards for Military Parents

One elementary school teacher has found a way to help military children with a family member deployed during the holidays.

Friday, December 04, 2009

Fort Hood Shooter's Unit Deployed

A Fort Hood medical unit that lost three soldiers during the shooting rampage last month is deploying to Afghanistan.

Friday, December 04, 2009

WorldWatch: Updates on the Global Church

Read this weeks stories affecting believers around the world.

Friday, December 04, 2009

End of the Road for the Volkswagon Beetle

Volkswagen will no longer make the Beetle.

Friday, December 04, 2009

New Film Seeks to Debunk Darwin

As the world marks the 150th anniversary of Charles Darwin's The Origin of the Species, a new film seeks to debunk his theory of evolution.

Friday, December 04, 2009

Author on Rise, Fall of a Charismatic Community

The charismatic movement has had a huge influence on the shape of the church in today's world.

Friday, December 04, 2009

Flood Victims Surprised with Home Makeovers

CBN's Operation Blessing teamed up with Atlanta-based Home Depot to provide a pleasant surprise someof the city's flood victims.

Friday, December 04, 2009

Practical Steps to Overcoming Fear in Your Life

What if you could live your life without fear? Christian author Max Lucado tackles that question in his latest book, 'Fearless.'

Friday, December 04, 2009

Islamic Extremists Execute Christian Convert

Muslims have executed a young Christian in Somalia they accused of trying to convert a 15-year-old Muslim to Christianity.

Friday, December 04, 2009

Study: No Link Between Cell Phone Use, Cancer

A new study appears to dispel the notion that there's a link between cell phone use and brain cancer.

Friday, December 04, 2009

'O Holy Night' America's Favorite Carol

A new Zogby survey shows 'O Holy Night' tops the list of America's favorite Christmas carols.

Friday, December 04, 2009

Obama Family Lights National Christmas Tree

Speaking at the lighting of the national Christmas tree Thursday, President Barack Obama said the celebration represents universal values.

Friday, December 04, 2009

House Votes to Extend Inheritance Tax

The House of Representatives voted Thursday to permanently extend an inheritance tax on estates larger than $3.5 million, also known as the "the death tax."

Friday, December 04, 2009

Keys Issues at Center of HC Bill Disagreements

Thursday Senate Democrats rejected an effort by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on a vote of 58-42 to remove Medicare cuts from healthcare legislation.

Friday, December 04, 2009

China House Church Leaders Sentenced to Prison

Five house church leaders have been sent to labor camps after a Chinese court sentenced them to up to seven years in prison.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

War Vet Facing Penalty Over Flag Given More Time

Richmond, Va., residents are appalled that even a 90-year-old war veteran and Medal of Honor recipient can face penalty for flying a flag in his front yard.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Bernanke Makes Case for Another Term

Bernanke is in the hot seat as he seeks another term as head of the Federal Reserve, which requires Senate approval.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Couple Doesn't Show for WH Dinner Hearing

The couple allowed to attend a White House dinner they weren't invited to failed to show up for a hearing, Thursday, to discuss why they were at the event.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

White House Puts on the Ritz for Christmas

The White House is all decked out for the Christmas season.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Study: 'Sexting' Rampant Among Young Adults

A new MTV-Associated Press study reveals 'sexting' has become prevalent among America's youth.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Trees for Troops Brings Cheer to Military Families

Christmas tree farmers around the U.S. are hoping to brighten up the holidays for troops serving overseas as well as their families here at home.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

China, India Oppose Emission Cuts

Big developing nations like China and India are rejecting key points in worldwide climate guidelines.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Why Our Culture is Obsessed with Celebrity Problems

Tiger Woods says he has let his family down and regrets his "transgressions."

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Giant Jellyfish Threaten Japan's Fishing Industry

Huge swarms of giant jellyfish are invading the waters along Japan's Pacific coast, putting the fishing industry in jeopardy.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Holiday Safety: Turn Your Tree Lights Off

The U.S Fire Administration is reminding people to be extra cautious this Christmas season.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Idaho Churches Offer to Pay Delinquent Tickets

Several churches in Boise, Idaho are offering to pay people's parking tickets in an effort to demonstrate God's grace.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Court Sides with Plano School District in Lawsuit

A federal court has decided that rules regulating when Plano, Texas school students could distribute religious materials is constitutional.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Turning Point: Tragedy under Sharia Law

In her book 'A God Who Hates,' Wafa Sultan speaks out about violent practices allowed under Shraia law, especially in the treatment of women.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Amendment Possible in FL School Prayer Ruling

A Florida judge is considering whether her order banning school prayer is legal.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Abortion Supporters Rally for Federal Funding

As the debate over health care continued on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, hundreds of abortion supporters delivered a specific message to Congress-- "Stop Stupak."

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Gay Marriage Struck Down in New York

Lawmakers in New York rejected a bill, Wednesday, that would have made the state the 6th to legalize gay marriage.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

New Stem Cell Lines Ok'd for Tax-Paid Research

Researchers have notified the NIH that they may apply for approval of another 250 stem cell lines.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Matthews: West Point 'Enemy Camp' for Obama

After the president unveiled his Afghan war strategy at West Point Military Academy, NBC's Chris Matthews dubbed the military academy "the enemy camp."

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Graham Library Debuts Family Christmas Display

Holiday decorating is underway at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Fire Destroys Tennessee Church

A Baptist church in Erwin, Tenn., was engulfed in flames Tuesday morning.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Scientists Create Mind Controlled Robotic Hand

Scientists say they have connected a robotic hand to a man who had lost an arm, allowing him to feel sensations in the artificial hand and control it with his thoughts.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Exercise May Keep Your Body Young

A new study published in the journal Circulation shows exercise could help keep the cells in your body young.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Firefighters Must Remove 'Merry Christmas' Sign

A "Merry Christmas" sign at a North Andover, Ma. fire station is stirring up some controversy, rather than promoting holiday cheer.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Climate Change Researcher Steps Down During Probe

A prominent scientist researching climate change is being investigated for e-mails he wrote suggesting that data on climate change be manipulated.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Gold Price Continues to Soar

The precious yellow metal took another big jump Wednesday crossing $1,218 an ounce in international trading.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Swiss Minaret Ban May Be Reversed

The Swiss ban on the iconic towers on Muslim mosques known as minarets may soon be struck down by the country's supreme court or by the European Court of Human Rights.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Texas Church Deacon Fights off Robbers

An elderly man, serving as a deacon at a Texas church, slugged it out with three robbers to protect the proceeds of his church's Sunday offering.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Senate Debate Continues Over Health Care Bill

Senate Democrats and Republicans are digging in for a partisan fight over healthcare reform.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

General Motors CEO Steps Down

General Motors Chief Executive Officer Fritz Henderson stepped down Tuesday after only eight months as leader of the struggling auto giant.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Obama Calls on Allies for Help in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama warned that the threat in Afghanistan is real and requires increased action by the U.S. and its allies.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Christian Teen to Talk Faith with Muslim Parents

Ohio authorities have ordered Christian teen Rifqa Bary and her Muslim parents to sit down and discuss their religious views, a caseworker revealed Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

NJ Inmate Wins Right to Preach Behind Bars

A New Jersey inmate will now be allowed to preach during worship services in the New Jersey State Prison.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

White House Sticks to Its Guns on Global Warming

The White House says it still believes in global warming despite the recent discovery of documents suggesting the phenomenon poses no threat.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Gold Price Hits New High

Gold futures briefly crossed $1,200 an ounce in international trading on Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

German Court Curbs Sunday Shopping

Retail shops in Germany will no longer be open for business on Sundays after that nation's highest court overturned legislation allowing stores to stay open all week.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Salvation Army Launches 'Virtual' Angel Tree

This year, Americans can help fulfill a child's Christmas wish with just the click of a mouse.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Online Retailers Reap Profits on Cyber Monday

From discounted Ipods to cheaper GPS systems, retail web sites offered big deals to cash in on the wave of shopping that kicked off on Black Friday.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Long, Bitter Debate Ahead for Healthcare Bill

The U.S. Senate began a heated debate Monday on its version of health care reform.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Secret Service Considers Charging Couple

The U.S. Secret Service is still deciding whether to bring criminal charges against the couple who snuck into the White House during last week's state dinner.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

White House Reaffirms Pledge on World Aids Day

A red ribbon has hung outside the White House since Saturday to signify America's commitment fighting the illness.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Episcopal Bishop OK's Performing Gay Weddings

Bishop Thomas Shaw told the Boston Globe that gay couples deserve the "same sacrament of fidelity" as heterosexual couples.

Monday, November 30, 2009

China House Church Leader Released

A Christian house church leader held at a Chinese labor camp for two years has been released thanks to an email campaign by a religious freedom group.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Don't Fall Victim to the '12 Scams of Christmas'

Cyber criminals are on the move as more and more people look online for holiday shopping deals. With a few tips, however, you can avoid being scammed.

Monday, November 30, 2009

NJ Bishops Speak Out Amid Marriage Vote

Roman Catholic bishops in New Jersey are encouraging their congregations to pray against same-sex marriage.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Thousands Sign 'Declaration of Conscience'

More than a week after some 150 prominent Christian leaders challenged U.S. Christians to stand up for their beliefs, thousands stepped forward to answer the call.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Wounded Wisconsin Marine Gets Prosthetic Feet

A brave Marine recently wounded in Afghanistan vowed he would walk again for Christmas. This week he came one step closer to his goal.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Switzerland Hosts Santa World Championship

Several weeks before Christmas, 20 Santa teams from all over the world competed at the annual Santa Claus World Championships in Samnaun, Switzerland.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Student Santas Save Christmas for Needy Kids

Amidst the holiday shopping frenzy, a college professor and her students are working to make sure children in need have a gift under the Christmas tree.

Monday, November 30, 2009

'The Blind Side' Has 2nd Blockbuster Weekend

It was another blockbuster weekend for 'The Blind Side,' an inspirational sports drama film about a Christian family.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Cash or Credit? Salvation Army Kettles Take Plastic

Instead of the sound of coins dropping in Salvation Army buckets this holiday, donors may hear the sound of receipts printing.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Gov't Official: Dubai World's Debt its Own

Market watchers are keeping a wary eye on the Dubai exchange Monday.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Honduras Election: What's at Stake for the U.S.?

Hondurans are hopeful the election ends the month-long political crisis that began in June when President Manuel Zelaya was removed from office.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Administration Plans New Efforts on Foreclosures

The Obama administration, battling a foreclosure crisis that shows no signs of relenting, will step up pressure on mortgage companies to do more to help people remain in their homes, officials said Saturday.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Secret Service Chief to Testify on WH Breach

The Secret Service says it is still deciding whether to bring criminal charges against the couple who crashed the Obama administration's first state dinner.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Retailers Hold Out Hope for 'Black Friday'

The day after Thanksgiving is the kick-off to the holiday shopping season and economists will be looking closely at sales numbers for signs of economic recovery.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

President Obama's Thanksgiving Greeting

President Barack Obama used his weekly address to express gratitude to America’s military men and women and their families, and give thanks for our nation’s many blessings.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Palin's 'Going Rogue' Makes Grand Entrance

This week marked a big book debut for former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

U.S. to Attend Key Climate Change Conference

President Barak Obama will vow nationwide cuts in greenhouse gas emissions over the next 10 years at a climate change conference set for Dec. 9.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Judge Grants Custody to Ex-Gay's Former Partner

In an unprecedented decision, a Vermont family court judge has awarded sole custody of 7-year-old Isabella Miller to her mother's former lesbian partner.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Gay Marriage Fight Stalls in NY, NJ

Legislatures in New York and New Jersey have failed to schedule votes on bills to recognize the unions.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Obama on Afghanistan: We Can't Just Walk Away

The president said it was in the nation's strategic interest to immobilize al-Qaeda in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Gold Price Keeps Climbing

The precious metal hit a new high of more than $1,180 an ounce in Europe on Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Toyota to Replace 3.8M Gas Pedals

Certain models of Toyota vehicles have had problems with sudden acceleration or the gas pedal becoming stuck under the floor mat.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Economy Expected to Affect Holiday Travel

Thanksgiving travel dropped by 25 percent between 2007 and 2008 and the American Automobile Association says those habits will probably stick around this year.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Openly Gay Singer Raises Brows with Performance

Good Morning America cancelled a concert with former American Idol contestant Adam Lambert after a risqué performance over the weekend.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Christmas Lights Twinkle in Paris

It's a grand illumination in France where Paris' famous Champs-Elysees street is now twinkling in splendor.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Saks Unveils Holiday Window Display

In New York, Saks Fifth Avenue's flagship store unveiled their iconic holiday window displays Monday night.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Celebrating a Red, White and Blue Thanksgiving

How can the nation's colors help people to give thanks? Historian Jane Hampton Cook joined the CBN's Midday program to answer that question.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

How to Keep Holiday Joy in a Harsh Economy

For many the holidays can be the most stressful time of the year - especially if they're out of work. But one financial expert has a solution.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

China Executes Two in Milk Scandal

The two Chinese dairy suppliers produced and sold tainted infant milk powder that contained melamine, an industrial chemical.   

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Idaho School Reprimanded for Bible Use in Classes

Nampa Classical Academy was sent a notice of defect by the Idaho Public Charter School Commission the first step in a process that could close the school.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Parents Warned on Crib Recall, Harmful Toys

The government is recalling more than 2.1 million drop-side baby cribs manufactured by Stork Craft manufacturing in the largest crib recall in U.S. history.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Pastor Billy Joe Daugherty Dead at 57

Daughterty had been battling lymphoma after it was discovered in October during a test for a viral infection.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

State High Court to Hear Homeschool Case

The New Hampshire State Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a 10-year-old Christian girl forced to attend public school.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Poll: Debt Dampens Holiday Shopping

With more Americans in debt this holiday season, it's likely they'll behave like Scrooge rather than Santa.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Documentary Exposes 'Sex + Money' in the U.S.

A group of Christian filmmakers traveled across the country to expose the untold story of human trafficking in the U.S.

Monday, November 23, 2009

'Blind Side' Makes Actress Re-Think Christianity

Movie audiences are flocking to see The Blind Side, a family film with a godly message of hope and redemption featuring real-life role models.

Monday, November 23, 2009

'Conscience Declaration' Long Time Coming

A group of more than 150 prominent Christian leaders have unveiled a document calling Christians to fight back against laws that violate their beliefs.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Mo. Couple Celebrates 70 Years of Marriage

Husband says he just tried to keep his mouth shut a lot... and it worked.

Monday, November 23, 2009

T-Bills Yield Zero as International Demand Grows

Those looking for a substantial return on their money, should probably avoid purchasing U.S. Treasury bills any time soon.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Gold Price Hits New Record

Another day brings still another record in the roaring bull market in gold.

Monday, November 23, 2009

School Forfeits Medal for Cerebral Palsy Teen

A high school swim team in Idaho abandoned their chance at a medal to honor a very special teammate with cerebral palsy.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Has Global Warming Run Out of Steam?

The German news outlet, Der Spiegel has reported that climate reseachers have found that average global temperatures have stopped rising in the last ten years.

Monday, November 23, 2009

England Flooding Causes Bridges to Collapse

One week after being hit by a series of violent storms, severe weather and record rainfall have continued to flood many towns in northern England.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Secular Group Launches Anti-Religion Campaign

Several new billboards have popped up across the U.S. which appear to be promoting religion - but closer examination reveals the opposite is true.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Iran Begins War Games to Protect Nuclear Sites

Iran on Sunday began large-scale air defense war games aimed at protecting its nuclear facilities from attack.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Sept. 11 Suspects to Plead Not Guilty

The five men facing trial in the Sept. 11 attacks will plead not guilty so that they can air their criticisms of U.S. foreign policy.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Dems at Odds of Health Care Legislation

Sweeping health care legislation cleared its first hurdle in the Senate Saturday night. The rare weekend vote clears the way for what is sure to be a bruising debate.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

More Traveling by Car than Plane for Thanksgiving

The number of Americans traveling away from home for Thanksgiving will be up only slightly this year from 2008, according to a report from the AAA auto club.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Criticism Mounts on Geithner's Handling of Economy

As criticism of him rises, the White House is standing by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

Friday, November 20, 2009

In Troubled Times, Why Give Thanks?

The Thanksgiving holiday goes back to the very founding of our nation, but as the U.S. goes through an economic crisis many people are suffering.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Christians Hold Prayer Summit in Israel

Last week, several hundred Christians from North America held a prayer summit in Jerusalem.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Human Rights Lawyer Arrested in China

A prominent human rights attorney who'd just returned to China after four weeks in the U.S. was arrested in Beijing Thursday.

Friday, November 20, 2009

SC Lawmakers to Consider Sanford Impeachment

Lawmakers in South Carolina say they will be formally considering impeachment of the state's Gov. Mark Sanford next week.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Movie Snacks Get Bad Review

Going to the movies may not seem complete without popcorn, soda or even some candy. But a new study should cause Americans to think twice before indulging.

Friday, November 20, 2009

End of an Era: Oprah Ending Show After 25 years

A tearful Oprah Winfrey told her studio audience Friday that her last show would air in 2011.

Friday, November 20, 2009

New Cancer Guidelines a Political Move?

For the second time this week, women heard about changes to long-held cancer screening guidelines. Some are wondering if the new guidelines have become political.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Operation Blessing & Hillsong United Help Peru's Needy

CBN's Operation Blessing International recently teamed up with the Christian worship group Hillsong United for a national food drive in Peru.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Reform Moves Forward as Abortion Questions Remain

Senate Democrats secured Saturday the 60 votes needed to begin debating health care after three wavering lawmakers said they would support the legislation.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Obama EEOC Nominee Defends Gay Marriage

One of President Obama's controversial nominees to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was on Capitol Hill, Thursday, to discuss same sex marriage.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

'Poverty and Justice' Bible Calls Christians to Action

A new Bible on store shelves seeks to bring light to two issues the church can oftentimes forget-- poverty and justice.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Christian Artist Reveals Candid New Album

Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Sara Groves talked to CBN News about why her latest album has come as a shock to some fans.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Author on Iraq, Afghan Stories of Faith, Bravery

Since 2003, more than 4,000 U.S. troops have been killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But behind this terrible loss are stories of faith and courage.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Christian Forward in Darwin 'Species' Book

Thousands of Christians are distributing free copies of Charles Darwin's book, Origin of Species, at 100 of America's top universities.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Gay Marriage Could Split Evangelical Lutheran Church

The denomination voted in August to allow sexually active gay and lesbian pastors. Opponents say that's in direct contradiction to scripture.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

GAO: Fraud in Gov't Contracts for Disabled Vets

Congressional investigators have uncovered serious fraud in designed to give contracts to small businesses run by disabled veterans.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Karzai Sworn in for Second Term as Afghan President

During his inauguration ceremony, Karzai said peace and reconciliation are his top priority.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Flights Delayed Nationwide after FAA Glitch

Thousands of commercial airline flights have been cancelled or delayed nationwide, Thursday, after a morning computer malfunction.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

D.C. Elections Board Sued Over Gay Marriage Vote

The Washington, D.C. Board of Elections is being sued for not letting voters have a say on a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Senate to Open First Ft. Hood Hearing

The investigation into the deadly Nov. 5. Ft. Hood shootings will be front and center at a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing Thursday.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Clinton in Afghanistan for Karzai Inauguration

Hillary Clinton landed in Kabul for a surprise visit to Afghanistan, Wednesday, marking her first trip to the country as secretary of state.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Panel Stands Behind New Mammogram Advice

The doctors who helped create the government's new guidelines for mammograms are standing by their controversial recommendations.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Christians Celebrate Release of Two Former Muslims

Iranian Christians are celebrating the release of two former Muslims held in Tehran's Evin Prison for nearly nine months.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Santas: All I Want for Christmas is an H1N1 Shot

With Christmas a little over a month away, there is only one thing that can dampen the spirits of Santa impersonators-- the swine flu.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Casting Crowns Frontman Shares Muse for Album

The five-time Dove Award-winning Christian group Casting Crowns just released their latest album, "Until the Whole World Hears" on Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Palin Slams Obama on Economy

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin says President Barack Obama is mishandling the U.S. economy.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Gold Price Continues Upward

Gold has been steadily rising against the dollar, which continues to lose value on the international market.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Obesity to Cost U.S. $344 Billion by 2018

A new report suggests rising obesity among the American people may cost the United States a hefty $344 billion in medical costs by 2018.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Senators Want Answers About NYC Terror Trials

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will face tough questions on Capitol Hill Wednesday as some senators are angry over his plan to bring a 9-11 mastermind and other terrorists to Manhattan for civil trials.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Maersk Alabama Fights off Second Pirate Attack

Somali pirates unsuccessfully attacked the Maersk Alabama off the Kenyan coast, Wednesday, for the second time in seven months.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Persecution Still a Concern After Obama's China Visit

After wrapping up a three-day visit to China, President Barack Obama moved on to South Korea Wednesday for the last leg of his Asian trip.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Controversial Court Pick Survives Senate Vote

The Senate has ended a GOP filibuster against President Obama's U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Judge David F. Hamilton.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

D.C. Voters Fight for Voice in Marriage Ruling

A group called Stand for Marriage D.C. has promoted an initiative that would recognize marriage as only between a man and a woman.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Army Predicts Record-High Suicide Numbers

The U.S. Army predicts suicides among soldiers this year will top last years numbers.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Green Card Seekers Excused from HPV Vaccine

Female immigrants seeking U.S. citizenship will no longer be required to receive the HPV vaccine beginning Dec. 14.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Phil Wickham Shares Inspiration for New Album

Christian worship artist Phil Wickham just released a new album Tuesday called Heaven and Earth.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

High Court Rejects Teen's Speech Appeal

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal involving a case of a high school valedictorian who was silenced for sharing her faith.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

UK Gov't Officials to Have Access to Citizens' Homes

Government health and safety inspectors in Britain will soon have unprecedented access to family homes.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

From Big Rigs to Mittens: Trucker Knits for Kids

A former trucker driver is using his passion for knitting to make mittens to help school kids stay warm this winter.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Military-wide Investigation Planned at Ft. Hood

The Pentagon is planning a military-wide investigation after the Fort Hood shootings.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Obama: China Helped U.S. Out of Recession

President Obama is crediting the communist nation with helping the U.S. economy to recover from the worst recession since World War II.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Mortgage Delinquencies Hit Another Record in 3Q

The number of U.S. households that are falling behind on their mortgages has hit a new high.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Scientists Detect Water on Moon

NASA is thrilled their belief that there is water on the moon proved to be true in an expensive experiment last month.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Report: Medicare Paid Billions in Suspect Claims

The government has paid more than $47 billion in questionable Medicare claims in the past year.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Agencies Warned of Spending Freeze

Domestic government agencies are being told to brace for a spending freeze or cuts of up to five percent.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Scottish Town to Celebrate Christmas without Christ

A town in Scotland wants to remove all references to Christianity during their Christmas holiday festivities.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Gold Marks Record High on Weak Dollar

The yellow metal hit yet another record high Monday trading at $1,130 an ounce.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Basic Math Stumps NYC College Freshman

A new report by the CUNY Council of Math Chairs shows math is a big problem for college freshman in New York City.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Sherwood Church's Next Movie on Fatherhood

The producers of the hit movies "FireProof" and "Facing the Giants," have announced they will next focus their cameras on the subject of fatherhood.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Conservatives Oppose Appeals Court Nominee

President Obama's controversial U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals nominee could be up for a confirmation vote in the Senate this week.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Balloon Hoax Parents Plead Guilty

The Colorado parents whose giant balloon hoax grabbed the attention of the nation plead guilty before a judge, Friday.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Campaign Highlights Adult Stem Cell Research

The Family Research Council is launching a national campaign to highlight treatments using adult stem cells.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Palin Tell All Urges Readers to Embrace God

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is back on the road, now as the author of a new book, and she started her trip on the Oprah Winfrey show.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Israeli Economy Continues to Strengthen

Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz expressed cautious optimism when he addressed the Knesset Finance Committee this week.

Friday, November 13, 2009

U.S. Seizes Four Mosques, Tower Linked to Iran

Federal prosecutors have seized four mosques and a New York City skyscraper in what could be one of the largest counter-terrorism seizures in U.S. history.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Ohio Groom Drops Ring from Hot Air Balloon

A northeast Ohio pastor is rejoicing and thanking God after miraculously finding his fiancée's engagement ring.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Top White House Lawyer Greg Craig Resigns

The White House's top lawyer has decided to resign in order to return to private practice.

Friday, November 13, 2009

OB, Mayo Clinic Bring Aid to El Salvador

Deadly mudslides killed more than a 130 people in El Salvador this past weekend. More than 12,000 people were left homeless.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Pakistani Militants Attack Agency Fighting Insurgents

Pakistani militants attacked the agency tasked with fighting Islamic insurgents on the Afghan border.

Friday, November 13, 2009

ACORN Sues to Get Gov't Funds Back

The controversial community organizing group ACORN is now suing the federal government.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Billy Graham, 91, Issues 95th Birthday

Evangelist Billy Graham has invited his family to his 95th birthday party.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Sarkozy: France Has No Place for Muslim Veils

French president Nicolas Sarkozy says there is no place in his country for the Muslim veils known as burqas.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Kidnapped Irish Priest Freed in Philippines

A 79-year-old Irish priest has been set free in the Philippines after being held captive by Muslim rebels for a month.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Hasan Calls Himself 'Soldier of Allah'

Hasan declared himself a "soldier of Allah" on business cards found in his apartment after the massacre at Fort Hood in which he stands accused of murdering 13 people.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Sept. 11 Suspects to Stand Trial in New York

The self-proclaimed mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks -- and four other suspects will stand trial in New York.

Friday, November 13, 2009

U.S., Japan Pledge to Renew Alliance

Opening a weeklong trip to Asia, Obama said the United States and Japan must "find ways to renew and refresh the alliance for the 21st century."

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Ted Haggard Holds Prayer Meeting

The pastor once accused of having a homosexual affair held his first prayer group meeting after a three-year break from ministry.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Honduras Presidential Unrest Enters Fifth Month

As the political crisis in Honduras moves into its fifth month, two men still claim to be the country's legitimate president.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Officials Want to Call Off Palestinian Election

Palestinian election officials have recommended that January's presidential election be called off.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Accused Ortiz Bomber in Court: God is Proud

Yaacov Teitel said in a Jerusalem court, Thursday, that God is proud of his actions.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

PM Office Denies Golan Pullout Report

The Prime Minister's Office has denied a report that Israel is ready to discuss a pullout from the Golan Heights in exchange for peace with Syria.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Foreclosures Down, But Don't Celebrate Yet

A new report by RealtyTrac reveals that fewer Americans are losing their homes.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Waning Ida's Downpour Swamps Mid-Atlantic Coast

The remnants of Tropical Storm Ida are moving through the southeast Thursday in the form of a Nor'Easter.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

DC City Council Considers Revised Gay Bill

The Washington, D.C. City Council is moving to legalize same-sex marriage, voting 4 to 1 bring legislation to a full council vote.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Obama Questions Afghan War Options

One day after meeting with his war council on Afghanistan, President Obama is reportedly sending his advisors back to the drawing board.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Ft. Hood Shooter Charged, Could Face Death Penalty

Military officials said Thursday, U.S. Army Maj. Nadal Malik Hasan will face 13 charges of premeditated murder for last week's shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Most Say They'd Vote Republican Today

The majority of registered voters would favor Republicans over Democrats if the 2010 Congressional elections were held today, a new survey revealed.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Reid: Senate May Pass Health Care by Year's End

Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid now says he expects the Senate will complete the health care bill before the end of the year.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Influence Game: Catholic Bishops Shape HC Bill

Catholic bishops may end up having the final say on health care overhaul as they use their clout with Catholics to get abortion restrictions added the House bill.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Retired General Ministers to America's Vets

Many of the nation's veterans continue to struggle both emotionally and psychologically long after they've left the battlefield.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Obesity Can Make Functional Changes to Heart

New research shows being overweight is a major risk factor for left atrial enlargement, and that increases the risk of atrial fibrillation, which is an irregular heartbeat.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

UN Leader Urges Senate to Pass Climate Bill

Ban Ki-Moon visited the senators on Tuesday, but got a little push back.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Obama Weighs Four Options in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama is meeting with his national security team on Wednesday for the eighth time to discuss his strategy in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Parshall Not Surprised Abortion at Center of HC Bill

The debate over health care reform continues in Washington and abortion funding is now at the center of it all.  Radio talk show host Janet Parshall tells CBN News she's not surprised.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Shirley Dobson Gives Nat'l Day Prayer Deposition

The wife of Focus on the Family founder James Dobson gave a deposition after being named in a suit claiming the National Day of Prayer is unconstitutional.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Mormon Church Backs Utah Gay Rights Bill

Salt Lake City, Utah passed legislation Tuesday banning discrimination against gays with an historic endorsement from the Mormon Church.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Congress Considers Paid Sick Leave for Flu

As the H1N1 virus continues to spread across the United States Congress is now considering "emergency legislation" to guarantee workers paid sick leave.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Bill Clinton: Economy Counting on HC Reform

Former President Bill Clinton joined the push for health care reform, Tuesday, urging lawmakers to act quick before the economy suffers even more.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Religious License Plates Banned in South Carolina

Atheist groups won a lawsuit, Tuesday, to keep religious license plates off of cars in South Carolina.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Netanyahu Meets With Obama, Calls for Peace Talks

President Barack Obama met quietly with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House Monday night, but the meeting didn't lead to any sign of progress in Middle East peace talks.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

UK Scientists Experiment with Human, Animal DNA

A new study that tests how human DNA is used in animal experiments gets underway Tuesday in the United Kingdom.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Dems Face 'Growing Revolt' on Health Care Spending

The White House is facing what the New York Times calls "a growing revolt" from some Democrats over the rise in health care spending.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Ida Blows Ashore as Gulf Coast Rides Out Storm

Tropical storm warnings are in effect in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida where the states' governors have declared states of emergency.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Court to Decide if Gov't Prayers Can Include Jesus

A case about whether prayers should stop mentioning Jesus Christ before county commissioners meetings is being heard before a U.S. District Court in North Carolina.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Abortion Funding: HC Reform's Last Hurdle?

Abortion opponents in the Senate say they want to see tough language keeping abortion funding out of the bill.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Navies of Two Koreas Exchange Fire

The two Koreas briefly exchanged naval fire Tuesday along their western sea border, with a North Korean ship suffering heavy damage.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Iran Charges Detained U.S. Hikers with Spying

Iran charged three young American hikers with spying, Monday, hinting that a trial against them in Tehran could be near.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Victim's Brother Responds to DC Sniper's Execution

Bob Meyer, the brother of one of John Allen Muhammad's victims, told CBN News that God has allowed him to forgive the shooter and that he hopes to be able to pray and share the gospel with other victims. 

Monday, November 09, 2009

Matt Redman: I Regret Not Learning to Read Music

Christian worship artist Matt Redman and his band are on tour this fall with the five-time Dove Award winning group Casting Crowns.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Pro-lifers Fight Taxpayer Funded Abortion

Pro-life Democrats threatened to bring down the health care bill if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi did not allow a vote on an amendment to ban public money to pay for abortions.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Capitol Christmas Tree Travels from Arizona

The Capitol Christmas tree is making its way to Washington, D.C, with an expected arrival of Nov. 30.

Monday, November 09, 2009

GOP Looks to 2010 for Fiscal Restraint

The Republican Party is focusing on cutting government spending as a key theme for the 2010 Congressional elections.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Hawkins: Pro-life Dems Upset at Abortion Language

Kristan Hawkins, executive director of Students for Life of America appeared on Monday's CBN Newschannel Morning program to discuss the abortion funding language in the House health care bill and if it will survive in the Senate.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Gold Marks Record High as Dollar Weakens

Gold hit yet another record high Monday, reaching $1,108.80 an ounce as the U.S. dollar continued its downward spiral.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Obama, Netanyahu to Discuss West Bank

President Barack Obama will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House, Monday night.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Report: 237 Millionaires Now in Congress

Many people all over the world are doing all they can just to get by during these tough economic times. But one group seems to be doing extremely well. They are members of the U.S. Congress.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Geithner: Unemployment Rate Still Rising

The news comes after the government announced on Friday that the rate now stands at 10.2 percent.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Gulf Coast Braces for Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida has weakened to a Category 1 hurricane, but warnings remain along 200 miles of the Gulf Coast from Mississippi to Florida.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Unraveling Ft. Hood Shooter al Qaeda Ties

The Fort Hood shooting suspect is now awake, breathing on his own and able to talk, as more information about his Muslim background and possible ties to terrorists emerges.

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Fmr. Pres Bush Makes Quiet Visit to Fort Hood

Former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited Fort Hood, Texas, over the weekend to console those wounded in Thursday's deadly shooting spree. 

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Several Hundred Attend Fort Hood Vigil

A candlelight vigil was held Friday night at Fort Hood, Texas to remember those killed and wounded in Thursday's shooting rampage.

Saturday, November 07, 2009

House Passes Historic Health Care Overhaul Bill

President Obama reacted to the House's historic heath care reform overhaul, Sunday, encouraging the Senate to take action.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Iran Forces Church to Close Doors on Friday

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have forced the nation's largest official church to close its doors on Fridays.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Former Employee Opens Fire on Orlando Office

Officials said at least six people were hurt in a shooting at a downtown office building Friday and a gunman was on the loose.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Gay Activists to Protest Focus on the Family Meeting

Gay rights activists are planning to protest an upcoming "Love Won Out" conference, claiming the sessions teach parents to hate their gay children.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Filipino Artist, OB Help Storm-Ravaged Philippines

The Philippines is still reeling from four major typhoons in the past 30 days.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Billy Graham Celebrates 91st Birthday

He plans to celebrate his birthday at home with family in Montreat, North Carolina.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Raining Vodka: Forklifter Error Destroys Warehouse

A warehouse employee in Russia gave new meaning to the term 'having a bad day at work' when an on-the job-mishap caused thousands of dollars worth of damage.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Fannie Mae Offers Option to Foreclosure

Mortgage giant Fannie Mae has launched a new program that will allow struggling homeowners to stay in their homes.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Fort Hood Families Take Care of Each Other

Fort Hood families were comforting each other Friday in the wake of the tragedy that occurred at the fort Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Sex Offender Cases Slipping Through the Cracks?

A state report released this week blasted corrections officials for missing chances to catch the sex offender accused of holding Jaycee Dugard captive in California for 18 years.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Nat'l Leaders Talk Religious Freedom and Environment

The spiritual leader of the world's 250 million Orthodox Christians is in the U.S. to meet with national leaders about religious freedom and environmental issues.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Officials Investigate Background of Fort Hood Shooter

The suspect in the deadly shooting at Fort Hood recently caught the attention of authorities after making online posts about suicide bombings.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Matt Maher Hits the Road with Michael W. Smith

Christian worship artist Matt Maher is on this fall's "New Hallelujah World Tour" with Michael W. Smith.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Ohio Village Cancels Annual Christmas Parade

An Ohio village is cancelling its annual Christmas parade because of protests and legal concerns.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Study: Obesity Linked to Specific Cancers

Being overweight is directly linked to specific cancers, the USA Today newspaper has reported

Thursday, November 05, 2009

How the Prophet Moses Can Heal America

Author Bruce Feiler says the man to unite the country may be the same man God used to part the Red Sea.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

California Stealin'? Gov't Forces Paycheck 'Loan'

The state of California will soon start withholding an extra 10 percent out of residents' pay checks.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

CIA Operatives Convicted of Kidnapping Terror Suspect

Those who were convicted were a part of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's extraordinary renditions programme.

 

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Houston Public Prayer Addresses Gay Candidate

Although Houston's mayoral race is headed for a run-off, it is a former Texas minister who is capturing headlines.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Walmart Kicks Off Historic Hunger Relief Effort

The Walmart Foundation is trying to take a huge bite out of America's growing hunger problem.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Clinton Clarifies Stance on Israeli Settlements

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton put to rest Wednesday any fears from Arab counties that U.S. policy on Israeli settlements is shifting.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Ecstasy in the Bronx as Yankees Win

The Yankees beat the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday night 7-to-3 to become the 2009 World Series Champions.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Obama Stumping for Education Reform Package

President Obama was in Wisconsin, Wednesday, pushing education reform and campaigning his new "Race to the Top" plan.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Health Officials: Not Enough H1N1 Vaccines

Health officials admitted, Wednesday, they may not be able to produce enough vaccines to keep pace with the spread of the H1N1 virus.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Tracking Obama's Campaign Promise Checklist

CBN News took a look back at President Obama's campaign, the promises made and where those vows stand today.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Huckabee Talks Election Results, GOP, Israel and More

CBN News spoke with former Republican presidential candidate and governor Mike Huckabee about the election results.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Wildlife Chief: Climate Change a Spiritual Issue

Health care reform isn't the only controversial legislation before Congress these days. Washington is debating a climate change bill to fight global warming.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Author Offers a 'Total Mom Makeover'

Author Hannah Keeley offers mothers tips on everything from housecleaning to personal growth.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Meredith Andrews Joins 'New Hallelujah' Tour

Newcomer worship artist Meredith Andrews is on tour right now with Michael W. Smith.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Bibles That Use 'Allah' for God Seized in Malaysia

Malaysian authorities are confiscating Bibles that refer to God as "Allah."

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Crucifixes Banned from Public Schools in Italy

Europe's Court of Human Rights ruled the display of the Catholic symbols in Italian public schools violates religious and education freedoms.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

House Condemns U.N. Report on Gaza War

The U.S. House of Representatives has condemned a report by the United Nations that accuses Israel of war crimes.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Israeli Navy Captures Iranian Arms Ship

In a predawn raid, the Israeli Navy seized a large Iranian arms shipment on a cargo ship flying under an Antiguan flag.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Bob McDonnell Wins Virginia's Governor Race

Republican Bob McDonnell swept the Virginia governor's race, Tuesday, just a year after President Obama handily took the state for the Democrats.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Merkel Visit Marks Fall of Berlin Wall

Germany's newly elected leader went to Capitol Hill Tuesday to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and to urge lawmakers to reach an agreement on climate change.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Cap and Trade and the Economy

Republicans on a key Senate committee announced Tuesday that they are boycotting the debate on curbing greenhouse gases.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Pastor Returns to Pulpit after Severe Stabbing

A Michigan minister, who was beaten and stabbed 37 times, has returned to the pulpit with a message of forgiveness.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Phil Stacey on Life after American Idol

Recording artist Phil Stacey has a new Christian album out called Into the Light.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

CBN News Election 2009 Results

Residents in eleven states went to the polls for various issues, in this off-year election cycle. The outcome could give a snapshot of what to expect in next year's mid-term elections.  

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Dentists Offer to Buy Back Halloween Candy

In an effort to preserve the smiles of the nation's children, dentists are offering to buy back leftover Halloween candy.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Green Patriarch to Visit White House

The leader of the world's 300 million Orthodox Christians will visit with President Barack Obama at the White House Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Marble Hoard Uncovered in Akko

Israeli archaeologists uncovered some 350 pieces of marble buried beneath the floor of a room dating to the Crusader period.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

NYC Marathon Winner: 'Each Step Was for God'

Meb Keflezighi made history this week, becoming the first American man to win the New York City Marathon in 27 years.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Israel: Hamas Rocket Can Threaten Tel Aviv

Israeli Military Intelligence chief General Amos Yadlin said Hamas missiles can strike Tel Aviv.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Calif. Co. Admits Aborted Fetus in Products

A pro-life group is turning up the heat on a California cosmetics company for using skin-cell proteins from an aborted fetus in anti-aging creams.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Abortion Funding Could Stop Health Care Bill

House Democrats are hoping to vote on their version of the health care bill by the end of the week. But some members of the party could derail the process in a battle over taxpayer funding of abortion.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Planned Parenthood Director Quits After Seeing Abortion

The director of a southeast Texas Planned Parenthood office has resigned after eight years.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Father Accused of Killing 'Westernized' Daughter

An Iraqi immigrant accused of driving over and killing his own daughter in Arizona is now in custody.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Sherri Shepherd: Faith, Comedy & Single Parenting

Sherri Shepherd-- actress, comedienne and co-host of The View-- speaks with CBN News about her career, faith and being a mother.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Court Rules Against PA Abortion Clinic 'Buffer Zones'

A district court ruled, Monday, that a Pennsylvania law restricting protestors from gathering and passing out information outside abortion clinics is unconstitutional.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Christian Teen's Lawyer: Rifqa at More Risk in OH

The lawyer of Christian convert Rifqa Bary says he believes the 17-year-old could be in greater danger in her home state.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Regent University Names New President

Regent University announced its eighth president, Monday, after a six-month national search.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Michael W. Smith Sings a 'New Hallelujah'

Christian worship artist Michael W. Smith is on his "New Hallelujah World Tour" this fall.

Monday, November 02, 2009

NYC Welcomes Ship Built with WTC Steel

A new U.S. Navy ship built with metal from the World Trade Center arrived in New York City on Monday near the site of the 2001 terror attacks.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Congress Considers Limit on Flex Spending Accounts

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are considering limiting employee health care flexible spending accounts.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Fourth Typhoon in 30 Days Strikes Philippines

The Philippines is struggling to recover after a fourth typhoon has hit the country in the past 30 days.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Obama Congratulates Karzai for Afghan Win

President Obama has called Afghan President Hamid Karzai to congratulate him for his victory in a controversial election.

Monday, November 02, 2009

DEA Official: Afghanistan Major Source of Heroin

The DEA is grieving over some of their own after three of their agents were killed during the deadliest month of the Afghanistan war.

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Clinton Backs off Praise for Israel after Criticism

In light of Arab criticism, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton backed off praise for Israel, saying that while they were moving in the right direction, their offer "falls far short" of expectations.

Friday, October 30, 2009

U.S. to End Ban on Travelers with HIV/AIDS

The Obama administration is ending a ban that keeps people with HIV/AIDS from entering the United States.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Decoding Obama's Delay on Afghan War Decision

On Friday, Obama met with Joint Chiefs of Staff in the last of his seven strategy sessions before announcing his decision on troop levels in Afghanistan.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Fourth Typhoon Descends on Philippines

A fourth typhoon is bearing down on the Philippines after a long month of pounding rains and wind crippled the nation.

Friday, October 30, 2009

GOP Set to Release Their Health Care Plan

Republican leaders will release a health care reform plan this weekend that's 100 pages or less.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Dobson to Leave Focus on the Family Radio

Dr. James Dobson, known to millions as the host of the "Focus on the Family" radio program, will be leaving the daily radio broadcast.

Friday, October 30, 2009

'Fall Back' on Daylight Saving Time

It's about that time again to "fall back" and gain an extra hour of sleep.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Christian Leaders Prepare for Global Congress

Christian leaders from around the world are preparing for a global Congress on evangelization next year.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Study: Faith Benefits Marriage and Families

The research conducted by a University of Virginia sociologist found that married couples who worship together are 35 percent less likely to divorce and tend to be better parents.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Honduran Political Crisis to End with a Vote

After months of political paralysis -- a breakthrough in Honduras. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the current president and the ousted president have signed a deal.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Rescue Teams Search for Survivors of Mid-Air Crash

Nine military members are still missing on Friday after a midair collision off the coast of California.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Operation Blessing Helps Ga. Flood Residents

Atlanta is still cleaning up from last month's devastating floods where hundreds of families remain homeless.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Passport Linked to 9/11 Found in Pakistan

Pakistani army officials say they've found a passport belonging to man linked to two hijackers in the 9/11 attacks.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Early Winter Blasts Western States with Snow, Ice

Across Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming, authorities shut down treacherous interstates coated in ice and snow.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Most Americans Don't Believe Recession Over

A recent ABC News/Washington Post poll shows that 82 percent of Americans believe we are still in a recession, despite new numbers indicating economic growth.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Pastors Urge Senate Say No to Abortion Funding

Pastors across Virginia spoke out against health care legislation being worked out on Capitol Hill, Thursday, urging their congressmen to vote against the bill.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Cash for Clunkers: Cost for Taxpayers

The government's popular Cash for Clunkers program cost taxes payers $24,000 per vehicle, according to a new report from the auto information firm Edmunds.com.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Georgia Church to Appeal State Ruling Over Property

Members of Christ Church in Savannah, Ga., said they will appeal a local court ruling to turn over their property to the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Two Jewish Men Shot Outside CA Synagogue

Extra security is in place at Jewish schools and temples after a shooting outside a North Hollywood, Calif., synagogue Thursday morning.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Conservatives Keep Close Watch on Hate Crimes Law

Language was added to the law to protect religious speech, but Republican congressman Mike Pence told CBN News it's not enough.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Formerly Obese Man Shares Weight Loss Secret

CBN News spoke with Roger Troy Wilson about his life-changing experience and why he credits God for being able to lose weight.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Okla. Ten Commandments Case Headed to High Court

A case involving a Ten Commandments monument at an Oklahoma courthouse may be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Ambulances to Charge Overweight Patients More

The American Ambulance Association says patients who weigh more than 350 pounds cost about 2 1/2 times more than normal weight patients.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Israel Marks Anniversary of Rabin Assassination

Israel is marking the 14th anniversary of the assassination of the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, the first Israeli leader to sign an agreement with then PLO Leader Yasser Arafat.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Pornography Awareness Week Aims at New Laws

WRAP runs through Sunday Nov. 1 and is intended to raise awareness about the hardcore pornography problem by promoting enforcement of obscenity laws. 

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Scientists Close to Creating Artificial Babies

American researchers at Stanford University claim they have found a way to make human embryonic stem cells turn into the two components needed to make a baby.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Nutritional Labels Affect Diners' Menu Choices

A new study reveals people tend to eat fewer calories when nutritional information is posted on menu boards.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Giant Asteroid Explodes Over Indonesia

An asteroid went undetected by telescopes before it hit our atmosphere earlier this month.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Pew: Deceptive Credit Practices Rising

A new Pew Charitable Trusts report shows that despite the threat of Congressional action, deceptive credit card practices are on the rise.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

GDP Growth Gives Economy Glimmer of Hope

Thursday's report shows that the gross domestic product grew by 3.5 percent in the third quarter -- the best in two years.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Amid Debt Concerns, Dems Hope to Increase Limits

While the Democrats continue to roll out health care reform, another pressing issue is on their agenda: increasing the national debt limit.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Tenn. Bible Study Suit Hits Federal Court

After a five-year battle, one fourth grader's fight to hold Bible study in school has reached federal court in Tennessee.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Public Option: Not as Robust as Dems Hope

After months of tense negotiations, House Democrats unveiled their retooled version of health care overhaul.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

FBI Searches for Others After Radical Mosque Raid

The leader of an Islamic mosque in Detroit, Mich., was shot and killed during an FBI raid Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Advanced Armored Trucks Headed to U.S. Troops

To better protect troops, the Pentagon has ordered new vehicles to be rushed to Afghanistan.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Congress Grills NFL Commisioner on Head Injuries

The hearing on Capitol Hill was prompted by a recent NFL study that found retired players are 19 times more likely to suffer from alzheimer's disease or other memory deficiencies.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

DC Pastor Gives Insight on Gay Marriage Battle

People in Maine will head to the polls on Nov. 3 to decide on the state's same-sex marriage law. One D.C. pastor is praying the people will overturn it.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Katyushas Dismantled Near Lebanon Attack Site

Lebanese Army and United Nations Peacekeeping forces discovered and dismantled four Katyusha rockets at a southern Lebanon location where a rocket was fired into Israel Tuesday. 

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Group Aims to Keep Children Out of Prison Cycle

Pat Nolan of Prison Fellowship joined CBN News to discuss why it is so important for children to have contact with their incarcerated parents.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Obama Pledges $3.4B to Upgrade Power Grid

The president advocated greater use of certain technologies in order to bring America's power transmission system into the digital age.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Church Gives Weddings to Co-habitating Couples

A Dallas, Texas pastor is frustrated with the growing number of couples living together outside of marriage. So he decided to make a difference.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Son's Football Game Broadcast to Father in Iraq

For Von Miller, serving in Iraq had meant giving up being able to watch his son's high school football games. But now at least he can listen.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

White House Urges Action on Climate Change

Top Obama administration officials made their case for aggressive action on climate change, urging Congress to pass the "cap and trade" bill.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

NY Governor Pushes to Legalize Gay Marriage

Gov. David Paterson is hoping New York will be the next state to legalize same-sex marriage.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Study: Children on Anti-Psychotic Drugs Gain Weight

Children taking widely prescribed psychiatric drugs gain significant amounts of weight, a study has found.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Rifqa Bary Back in Ohio, in State Custody

The move on Tuesday officially ended Florida's emergency jurisdiction in Bary's case.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Unused Swine Flu Doses Could Be Tossed

The federal government may end up discarding unused doses of swine flu vaccine, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Poll: U.S. Conservatives Outnumber Liberals 2 to 1

About twice as many Americans consider themselves conservative than those who say they are liberal, according to a new Gallup survey.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

FBI Busts U.S. Child Prostitution Ring

The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently rescued 52 children from prostitution in a series of raids around the U.S.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Sen. Lieberman Deals Blow to Health Care Bill

The debate continued on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, as moderate lawmakers voiced concerns about the proposed health care bill set to hit the Senate floor

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Troops Suffer Deadliest Month as Decision Weighed

October has become the deadliest month for U.S. troops since the 2001 invasion against the Taliban.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Abbas Defies Opposition: Will Hold Elections

Mahmoud Abbas is pressing ahead with his plan to hold January elections in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem, despite strong opposition.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

T-Shirt Sparks Controversy at Penn State

A controversy is brewing at Penn State University over a T-shirt that won a student-design competition to promote school spirit.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Houston Exhibit Displays 'Invisible Art'

A new exhibition in Houston, Texas, is featuring art you can't see -- at least not with the naked eye.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Norway Makes Citizen Tax Records Public

If you live in Norway, and you want to know how much your neighbor paid in taxes last year, all you have to do is go online.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Cuba Releases Baptist Pastors

Ruben Ortiz, 68, and Francisco Garcia Ruiz, 46, were arrested October 3 for "illicit financial activity."

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

WHO Study Links Cell Phones to Cancer

A landmark $30 million study by the World Health Organization shows the long term use of cell phones may be linked to cancer.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Fever Check! One Church Guards against H1N1

Valley Bible Fellowship Church is a welcoming place, with one exception: kids with a fever are denied entrance to Sunday school.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

FAA Revokes Licenses of Distracted Pilots

The Federal Aviation Administration has revoked the licenses of two Northwest Airlines pilots who accidentally flew more than 100 miles past their destination.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Sweden Priests to Perform Gay Weddings

Priests will perform same-sex marriages in Sweden for the first time beginning on Nov. 1.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Va. College Crowns Transgender Homecoming Queen

The College of William and Mary in has a new homecoming queen that is not female, but transgender.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Tough Economy Delays Retirement for Some

A recent survey shows that more Americans plan to delay their retirement because of steep drops in their savings accounts.

Monday, October 26, 2009

EPA Gives Low Estimate for Climate Bill Cost

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said the Senate's plan to tackle global warming will only cost a typical household about $100 a year.

Monday, October 26, 2009

White House Says 'Policy Czars' Won't Testify

The White House said it will not allow most of its policy "czars" to testify before Congress.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Texas Woman Sues to Stop City Council Prayer

In Houston, Texas, a legal battle is brewing over the city council's practice of praying before meetings.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Group Gathers to Support Vote on D.C. Marriage

The Washington, D.C., City Council will hold hearings Monday on whether it should legalize gay marriage in the district.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Doctor: Swine Flu 'Emergency' No Reason to Panic

Even as President Obama declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency, some are saying the 'emergency' is still no reason to panic.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Rioters Battle Israeli Police at Jerusalem Holy Site

Israeli security forces and Muslim rioters clashed near Jerusalem's Temple Mount, Sunday.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Iran Official: No Plans to Stop Enriching Uranium

U.N. nuclear inspectors are getting a closer look at a once secret Iranian nuclear plant that raised suspicions over the extent and purpose of the program.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Iran Delays Nuclear Agreement Decision

It appears Iran will turn down a nuclear agreement brokered this week by the United Nations.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Christian Teen Rifqa Bary Headed Back to Ohio

A Florida judge released Christian convert Rifqa Bary to Ohio authorities, Friday, after receiving immigration papers he'd requested from her parents.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Energy Bill Brings New Debate to Capitol Hill

President Barack Obama is gearing up for another fight on Capitol Hill-- this time surrounding climate change.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Pew: Americans Cooling on Global Warming

Americans are cooling to the idea of global warming, according to a Pew Research Center poll.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Philippines May be Hit by Third Typhoon

Typhoon Lupit has been zig-zagging around the northern part of the country, but no one is sure if or when it will make landfall.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Israel Rejects Criticism Over Press Freedoms

Israel's media restrictions during its military operation in the Gaza Strip earlier this year drew black marks from a watchdog group monitoring press freedoms worldwide.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Australia Nearing End of Flu Season

The Aussies have had an average year, even though dominated by some severe swine flu cases.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Aid Group Gives Anti-Parasite Meds to Haitian Children

The aid organization has recently distributed more than 1,700 anti-parasite pills to kids in schools and orphanages across the country.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Minn. Mascot Sorry for Mocking Praying Football Player

The University of Minnesota is apologizing after its mascot mocked a Penn State football player who prayed before last week's game.

Friday, October 23, 2009

White House, Fox News Still in War of Words

Several advisors to the president have said that Fox News is not a 'real news organization.'

Friday, October 23, 2009

Pilot Asleep? Plane Overshoots Airport by 150 Miles

Federal authorities are trying to figure out what happened to a Northwest Airlines plane that reached its destination and just kept going.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Dems Push Harder for Public Insurance Option

Congress continues work on health care reform legislation, and for Democrats, that means a big push for a public option.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Fla. Girl's Body Found at Landfill, Ruled Homicide

Investigators found the remains of 7-year-old Somer Thompson in a public landfill in Georgia Thursday.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Hate Crimes Bill Heads to Obama for Signature

Conservatives have been outspoken about the hate crimes provisions, saying it is unneccesary since hate crimes laws already exist.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Cheney Challenges Obama on Afghanistan

The White House on Thursday dismissed a claim former Vice President Dick Cheney made saying President Obama was indecisive about sending more troops to Afghanistan.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Obama Signs Veterans Spending Bill

President Obama signed a bill Thursday upholding the government's financial support for the medical care of veterans even during future budget negotiations.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

NY Zoo Animals Create Works of Art

Central New York state may have its newest round of aspiring young artists -- and they may be working, literally, only for peanuts.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Poll: Maine Evenly Split on Gay Marriage

A new poll shows that voters in Maine are evenly divided on the issue of gay marriage.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Ohio Men Sentenced in U.S. Soldier Terror Plot

Three Ohio men who plotted to recruit and and train terrorists to kill American soldiers will spend significant time behind bars after a court ruling Wednesday.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Senator Warns of White House 'Enemies List'

A GOP senator is suggesting the White House may be plotting a political strategy similar to that of former President Nixon by creating its own "enemies list."

Thursday, October 22, 2009

U.S., Israel Begin Joint Military Exercise

The Israel Defense Forces and the U.S. military launched a major joint air defense exercise on Wednesday that the IDF said was not related to the regional situation.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Iraqi Man 'Mowed Down' Daughter with Car in AZ

Arizona police are looking for an Iraqi man who they say "mowed down" his daughter and a her friend with his car.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Dems Push for Independent Debt Panel

Some Senate Democrats are pressing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., to create a special legislative process to deal with the nation's rising debt.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Vatican Extends Hand to Anglicans

The Vatican is reaching out to Anglicans who have left the Episcopal Church and is inviting them to join the Roman Catholic Church.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Some Parents Fear H1N1 Vaccine's Side Effects

A new ABC News/Washington Post poll says nearly four in 10 parents will skip the shot for their kids.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

New Jobless Claims Rise in Recovering Economy

Labor Department figures show new jobless claims rose to 531,000 last week, which is up from 520,000 during the previous week.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Gays to be Protected in Gov't Housing Programs

Federal housing officials are working on regulations to ensure that homosexual couples are treated equally under government housing programs.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Book Brings New Meaning to 'Jesus Loves You' Phrase

The new book 'Jesus Loves You This I Know' explorers how scripture has been hijacked by extremist beliefs and political dogmas.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Black University's New 'Face' Stirs Controversy

The historically black college, Hampton University, in Virginia recently crowned its first non-black homecoming queen.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

NY Group to Launch Atheist Ad Campaign

An atheist coalition will be placing ads in Manhattan subway stations as part of an effort to raise awareness of the state's secular community.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Struggling Homeowners Await Housing Decision

The Senate debate continues about the future of a tax credit program for first time buyers after The White House unveiled a new housing program.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

NJ Hotel Offers Free Stay for the Out-of-Work

The owners of a New Jersey hotel have found an extra special way to give back to those who are unemployed.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Israel May Battle Hamas in Courts

Some Israeli defense officials are urging the government to consider seeking indictments in courts around the world against terrorist leaders from Hamas. 

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Alcohol's Health Benefits Don't Outweigh Risks

A new warning says drinking alcohol increases your risk of certain types of cancer.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

KY Lawyer: 10 Commandments Displays Legal

An attorney for two Kentucky counties says their respective courthouse displays of Ten Commandments are for educational and historical purposes.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Surfing the Internet Keeps Your Brain 'Young'

Researchers found that older adults between 55 and 78 who began surfing the Web improved their brain function after only a few days.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Home Prices Expected to Drop in 2010

Real estate forecasters say home prices will continue to drop next year.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Dems Seek to Revoke HC Anti-Trust Exemption

Top Senate Democrats are trying to strip the health insurance industry of its protection from federal anti-trust laws.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Video Shows Canadian Terrorists, Explosion

A Canadian judge has released video of terrorists, unloading what they thought was fertilizer to make three massive one ton bombs.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Mo. Landfill New Source of Natural Energy

A landfill has become a new source of energy for two Missouri state prisons and for the capital city of Columbia.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Senate OKs Transfer of Gitmo Prisoners for Trials

It's a small victory for President Barack Obama's plan to close the Guantanamo Bay facility -- but it comes with some caveats.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Obama Promises Iraq Withdrawl by 2011

President Obama renewed his vow to remove all combat troops out of Iraq by next year in an announcement, Tuesday, from the White House.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Israel to Fight Goldstone Report on War Crimes

Israel's Security Cabinet has rejected a demand from the United Nations Human Rights Council that Israel start its own investigation into a U.N. report.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Oldest Church Settlement Displayed in Va.

One of the earliest churches in the country has become a national historic site in Jamestown, Va.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Mathematician Calls Darwinism Intellectually Weak

Dr. David Berlinski is especially critical of how Darwin's writings fueled the ideas of the Nazis and Hitler.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Planned 'J Street' Meeting Stirs Controversy

Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren will not accept an invitation from the leftist Jewish lobbying group J Street

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Israelis Warned of Water Shortage

Israeli water experts say that the country's water reserves will be depleted by 2010 if it receives the same amount of rainfall as last winter.  

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

'Defamation' Resolution Concerning to Christians

Christian groups are speaking out against a proposed U.N. resolution that they say can be used against Christians.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Democrats Fret over Tax Provision in HC Bill

The 1,500 page health care measure passed by the Senate Finance Committee is now available to the public. The massive bill will serve as the starting point for Democratic debates on health care.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Organic Baby Food Recalled over Botulism Concern

Plum Organics is recalling some of its apple and carrot portable pouch baby food.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Oil Prices Rise Above $80 a Barrel

One reason the price of oil is going up is because the value of the dollar is going down.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

U.S. Faces Swine Flu Vaccine Shortage

Health officials have spent months trying to convince Americans to get the swine flu vaccine, but it appears there is not enough to go around.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

White House Sticks to Its Guns on Fox News

The White House is standing by its view that Fox News is not a news organization, but a mouthpiece for the Republican Party.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

S.C. Diocese Questions Episcopal Church Doctrine

Episcopalians in the Diocese of South Carolina are meeting this weekend to decide whether or not to leave the national church.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

White House Shifts on Sudan Policy

The White House is changing it's Sudan policy. The new focus will be on working with the country's government instead of isolating it.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Judge Awaits Bary's Immigration Papers

There are now questions surrounding the citizenship of Christian convert Rifqa Bary.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Palestinian Children: English the 'Enemy's Language'

On a recent episode of the Hamas' children's program "Tomorrow's Pioneers," a child says he wants to "to teach children the language of their enemy."

Monday, October 19, 2009

Community Rallies to Save Neighbor's Home

A community in Salisbury, Mass., has united to help a family save their home from foreclosure.

Monday, October 19, 2009

HC Public Option Debate Continues in Washington

Major health care reform negotiations continue in Washington on Monday.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Iran Vows Retaliation for Bomb Attack

Iran has warned the U.S., Britain and Pakistan of retaliation after a suicide bombing killed 42 of its elite Revolutionary Guard, including five senior officials.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Feds to Liberalize Medical Marijuana Usage Laws

The Obama administration is liberalizing federal policy on laws governing the use of medical marijuana.

Monday, October 19, 2009

'Stand for Marriage' Concerned about Maine Schools

Gay marriage opponents are disputing a claim by Maine's attorney general that the state's same-sex marriage law will not affect curriculum in the public schools.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Iran Nuke Talks to Resume in Vienna

Representatives from the U.S., France, Russia, and the U.N. nuclear agency will meet with Iranian officials on Monday to nail down details of a proposal that could see Iran send its enriched uranium to Russia.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Balloon Hoax Charges Not Likely Till Next Week

Charges in the fake drama surrounding a six-year-old boy and a two-hour balloon chase may not come until at least next week, authorities said Monday.

Friday, October 16, 2009

LA Judge Refuses to Marry Interracial Couple

A Louisiana justice of the peace's decision to refuse to marry interracial couples is being met with national outrage.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Honduras' Political Unrest Nearing an End?

Representatives of ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya say they are close to an agreement with the interim government.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Afghans Could See Election Do-Over

Voters in Afghanistan could be heading back to the polls to elect a president.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Congo Attacks Prompt Action from Aid Groups

Human rights groups reported this week that at least 1,000 civilians have been killed in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Five Muslims Could Get Life in Prison in Australia

Five Muslim men could serve life sentences in Australia. A jury has convicted them of plotting the country's largest terrorist conspiracy.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Baby Stroller Rolls into Path of Oncoming Train

An incredible and miraculous story about a baby is coming out of Australia.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Moderates Unmoved by Snowe HC Endorsement

Senate Democrats had hoped the chances for a health care reform bill would get a boost when Sen. Olympia Snowe supported it - but moderate Democrats are still not eager to get on board.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Obama Encounters HC Protestors in San Francisco

President Barack Obama's policies on health care have led to protests in the Democratic stronghold of San Francisco, Calif.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Strong Quake Rattles Western Indonesia

A strong undersea earthquake rocked western Indonesia Friday. The 6.4 magnitude quake comes as recovery efforts continue from another powerful earthquake in September.

Friday, October 16, 2009

UN Body Approves anti-Israel Report

The United Nations Human Rights Council approved the controversial Goldstone Report that accuses Israel of war crimes during its three week military operation against Gaza weapons smuggling in 2006.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Police Find Rocket Lab Near Jerusalem

Israeli border police and Shin Bet arrested three Palestinians for gathering materials to assemble rockets.

Friday, October 16, 2009

OR Apartment Residents Now Free to Fly Flags

Residents of an Oregon apartment complex can fly their flags freely again.

Friday, October 16, 2009

New Wi-Fi Technology Lets Gadgets Talk Directly

Beginning in mid-2010, new versions of digital cameras, cell phones and computers will be able to "talk" directly to each other without having to connect to a wireless network first.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Car Bomb in Pakistan Explodes Near Police Station

At least 12 people are dead in Pakistan after a car bomb exploded near a police station.

Friday, October 16, 2009

GOP to Obama: Fire 'Safe Schools Czar'

Dozens of Republicans from the U.S. House of Representatives are urging President Barack Obama to fire safe-school czar Kevin Jennings, calling him "unfit to serve."

Friday, October 16, 2009

Radical Islamic Group Wants Shari'ah Law in Britain

A radical Muslim group in London is demanding that Britain impose full Shari'ah law.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Health Care Overhaul Rests on Reid

Many are wondering whether or not Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will push for a public option that forces private insurance companies to compete with the government.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Justice Dept. Prepares for New Hate Crimes Laws

Tom Perez, head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, says he will fight discrimination against homosexuals.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Obama Administration's 'Dishonor Roll'

An editorial in the Washington Times contends that President Barack Obama's appointees have reached a critical mass when it comes to their radicalism and ethical shortcomings.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Swine Flu Scare? What You Need to Know

CBN News has been following the outbreak and what doctors are saying you should do to protect yourself and your family from infection.  Click here for our full coverage.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Report: Syria Puts Long-Range Missiles in Lebanon

Syria has sent nearly 25 percent of its long- and medium-range missile arsenal to the Iranian-backed Hezbollah in Lebanon - missiles that have the capability to reach all parts of Israel.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Democrats Continue to Push HC Public Option

Several top Senate Democrats are looking for a way to push a public option back in to health insurance reform legislation.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Judge Refuses to Dismiss Prop 8 Challenge

A federal judge in San Francisco has refused to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Proposition 8, the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage in California.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Militants Strike Pakistan in Coordinated Attacks

Islamic militants are continuing their assault on the Pakistani government. Four attacks left at least 37 people dead Thursday.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Swine Flu Shot: Safe or Not?

For the first time Wednesday, hospitals across the U.S. began administering swine flu vaccine inoculations -- but how safe are they?

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Social Security: No Cost of Living Increase

The federal government will not be giving a cost of living adjustment for the first time in 34 years, thanks to a drop in the inflation rate.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Obama Vows to Free Up Aid for Gulf Coast

President Obama traveled to New Orleans, Thursday, fulfilling his campaign promise to survey the city's development since the devastation of Katrina.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Cyberbullying: Growing Trend among Children

Bullying used to just consist of teasing, spreading rumors, and punching, but now a new high-tech bully is emerging.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Gay Marriage on Nov. Ballot in Maine

Voters in Maine will decide next month whether to veto a new law that legalized same-sex marriage in the state.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Wall Street Hits Landmark Closing

Wall Street's recovery hit its biggest landmark yet, Wednesday, with the Dow closing well above the 10,000 mark.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

How to Save America from 'Secular Sabotage'

Catholic League president William Donohue says secularists have done a great deal of damage to the U.S. and warns that if they aren't stopped, they'll succeed.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Chocolate Fashion Show Hits Paris

The 15th annual Salon Du Chocolat fashion show opened in Paris Wednesday and will run through Oct. 16.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Daycare Centers to Fight Childhood Obesity

A new Harvard study found that only a few states require specific nutrition and physical activity for children under the age of 5 in daycare.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

White House Criticized for Spurning Fox News

The White House has come under fire from members or the news media, including liberal commentators, for its decision to treat Fox News as "an opponent."

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

China's Foreign Exchange Reserves Hits Record

China's government says it has nearly $2.3 trillion in foreign assets -- that's the largest in the world.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

World Trade Center Warship Sets Sail for NY

The new warship was built by the U.S. Navy to honor of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

U.N. Warns World Hunger on the Rise

A report from the U.N. found that declining aid and investment in agriculture had been steadily increasing the number of hungry people for more than a decade.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Israel Preps for Palestinian U.N. Offensive

Israel's diplomats are preparing for a propaganda war at the United Nations in the next few days, instigated by the Palestinian Authority.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Storm Menaces California Burn Areas

Many communities that just recently battled wildfires are now resorting to sand bags as they brace for mud slides and flash flooding.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

CA Judge to Hear Argument for Dismissal of Prop 8

On Wednesday, a federal judge in San Francisco, Calif., will consider whether to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

New Details Emerge in Rifqa Bary Case

CBN News gives the latest details surrounding the case of Rifqa Bary-- a Christian convert who says she fleed her home to escape an Islamic honor killing.