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CBN News is a national/international, nonprofit news organization that provides programming 24 hours a day by cable, satellite and the Internet.

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

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

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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.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Russia Pushes Back from U.S. Sanctions Effort

Russia declared, Tuesday, that it is not on board with U.S. efforts to threaten tough new sanctions against Iran.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Court Rules Against Ban on Dutch Politician

A British tribunal ruled, Tuesday, that the government was wrong to deny Dutch politician Geert Wilders entry into the United Kingdom.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Pro-lifers Stand with Spain Against Abortion

Protestors chanted in unison reminding Spain's prime minister that his mother chose life.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Pakistan Attack Raises Nuclear Concern

A deadly weekend attack on Pakistan's army headquarters is causing concern about the security of nuclear weapons there.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Gold Rallies as Dollar Drops

As the U.S. dollar drops in worth on world markets, more investors and foreign governments are turning instead to gold.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Israel: Investigate Lebanon Explosion

Israel is calling for a United Nations investigation into an explosion at a home of a Hezbollah member in the southern Lebanese village of Tayr Filsi Monday.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

CMJ Takes Up Call to Take Gospel to Jewish People

The state of Israel is under fire from all sides, but evangelical Christians are one group that's standing beside the Jewish people.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Sen. Boxer: Global Warming Bill Still Possible

The chairman of the Senate Environment Committee is predicting the Senate could pass new global warming restrictions before the end of the year.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

World Banks Moving Away from U.S. Dollar

International bankers and foreign governments warn that the U.S. government is printing too much money in order to finance its huge annual deficits.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Church Surrenders Property after Diocese Split

A La Crescenta, Calif., church that broke away from the Episcopal denomination is forfeiting its property to the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Franklin Graham Visits N. Korea to Deliver Aid

Franklin Graham arrived in North Korea Tuesday to deliver food and other aid to the impoverished communist nation.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Poll: Most Troops Want 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

President Obama has promised to end the military's 'dont ask, don't tell' policy but many service members say they want to keep it in place.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Calif Governor Signs Gay Marriage Recognition Bill

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a bill recognizing gay marriages sanctioned in other states during the nearly five months such unions were legal in California.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Home School Advocate Chris Klicka Dies

Christopher Klicka, a long-time defender of home schooling and parenting rights, passed away Monday after a long battle with multiple sclerosis.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Fox News vs. Obama: Is There Really a Bias?

One of President Barack Obama's top aides recently accused Fox News of attacking the administration as if they're reporting for the Republican party.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Netanyahu: No Israelis Will be Tried for War Crimes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Monday that he would never allow any of the country's leaders or soldiers to be put on trial for war crimes.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Somali Piracy and Global Terror

Rudy Atallah, terrorism expert and former U.S. military officer, joined CBN News to discuss the Somali piracy issue that drew global attention early this year.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Journalist on God's Work in 'The Other Iraq'

Dan Wooding, the founder of ASSIST Ministries, recently spoke to CBN News Senior Reporter George Thomas about efforts to bring encouragement to the people of Kurdistan.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Limbaugh to Judge Miss American Pageant

Limbaugh will participate as one of the seven judges at the 2010 pageant at the Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Big Chill Grips West, Midwest

Unseasonably cold weather is gripping large parts of the U.S., from the Rocky Mountains to the Midwest.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Israel-Turkey Relations Strained by Military Rebuff

Israel is reassessing its relationship with Turkey after the Turks cancelled a high level military exercise last week.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Great Dane Seeks Top Dog Honor

George, a Great Dane from Tucson, Ariz. is aiming for the prize of the world's tallest dog and an entry into the Guinness Book of Records.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Columbus Day: History Lessons Changed?

Monday marks the arrival celebration of explorer Christopher Columbus to the Americas on Oct. 12, 1492.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Operation Blessing Helps Filipinos with Disaster Aid

More than 600 people have been killed in landslides and flooding in the Philippines and hundreds of thousands are still displaced.

Monday, October 12, 2009

PM to Arabs: Don't Buy Temple Mount 'Lies'

 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is cautioning Arabs not to believe 'lies' circulating on the steet and in the Arab press that Israel is digging under the Temple Mount, which Muslims fear could undermine the Al Aqsa Mosque.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Iranian Protestors Face Death Penalty

Iranian officials have sentenced to death three people who took part in the post-election protests in June.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Iran Charges Women with Propagating Christianity

An Iranian judge has charged two women with the crimes of apostasy and propagating the Christian faith.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Swine Flu Blamed for Deaths of 19 Children

The number of children dying from the swine flu has reached disturbing heights.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Suicide Car Bombing in Pakistan Kills 41

A suicide car bombing targeting Pakistani troops killed 41 people Monday, the fourth grisly militant attack in just over a week.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Ethics Committee Expands Investigation of Rangel

The House Ethics Committee is expanding its investigation of Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Hate Crimes and More: Key Decisions Concerning Christians

Judge Andrew Napolitano, Fox Newschannel senior judicial analyst, spoke with CBN News about the hate crimes legislation.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Israeli Official: Obama's Nobel 'Very Strange'

The announcement on Friday of the decision to award the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize to President Barack Obama is "very, very strange," Israeli Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin said.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Iran Threatens to 'Blow Up the Heart' of Israel

A senior Iranian official threatened to "blow up the heart" of Israel if the Jewish State or the United States attacks Iran.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Philippines Death Toll Expected to Rise

Dozens of mudslides and new flash floods in the northern area of the Philippines have killed more than 160 people and that number is expected to rise.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Israeli Medical Team Joins in Philippine Relief

An Israeli medical team flew to Manila Friday to help the Filipino people devastated by the typhoons.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Evangelical Group Calls for Immigration Reform

The National Association for Evangelicals testified on Capitol Hill Thursday, calling for comprehensive immigration reform.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Rival Leaders to Hold Talks in Honduras

In Honduras, representatives of ousted President Manuel Zelaya and interim President Roberto Michelletti are meeting Friday.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Deadly Bomb Strikes Northwest Pakistan

The explosion was detonated from a car in the northwest city of Peshawar, ripping through a crowded shopping area there.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Obama: Nobel Peace Award Must be Shared

Several hours after learning he had been awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, President Obama sought to deflect some of the attention away from himself to those who he said are more deserving.

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Afghan Strategy May Focus Less on Taliban

President Barack Obama is putting more focus on tackling al Qaeda in Afghanistan rather than emphasizing attacks on the Taliban.

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Grandfather Seeks Encouragement for Sick Child

Joe Oppedisano is asking strangers from across the country to send messages of encouragement to his 8-year-old granddaughter Gia who is battling Leukemia.

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Hate Crimes Bill: Will Pastors Be Protected?

New hate crimes legislation attached to a defense bill set for a vote Thursday has many Christians concerned.

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Israeli FM: Don't Rush to Peace Deal

Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman says trying to maintain the illusion that a peace agreement will solve anything now could lead to unfulfilled expectations and more violence.

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Budget Deficit Hits Record $1.4T in 2009

The news comes at a bad time for Washington Democrats as they strive to push forward with health care reform legislation that could cost as much as $900 billion over the next 10 years.

Thursday, October 08, 2009

House Approves Hate Crimes Bill

Congress voted Thursday to extend current hate crimes protection to homosexuals

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Majority of Americans Support Afghan War

After eight years of fighting in Afghanistan, a majority of  Americans still support the war.

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Floodwaters Receding in South India

Thousands of villagers started returning to their homes on Thursday following the floods in South India.

Thursday, October 08, 2009

CA City Council Approves Prayers in Jesus' Name

City leaders in Lodi, California have voted to continue to allow uncensored prayers before council meetings - including prayers in Jesus' name.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Three Quakes Rock the South Pacific

Three powerful earthquakes rocked the South Pacific near the Vanuatu archipelago Thursday.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

New Book Uncovers Oprah's Spirituality

Oprah Winfrey's name is known around the world and without a doubt carries tremendous influence today. But is Winfrey sending the wrong message about God?

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

CBN News Special Coverage: Natural Disasters

CBN's Operation Blessing and other aid organizations found their resources stretched as three major global disasters hit within one week.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Film Looks at Life in Rwanda after Genocide

Laura Waters Hinson is the producer, writer, and director of a documentary called "As We Forgive" which focuses on life in Rwanda 15 years after genocide.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Christians Flee Iraqi Town after Worker's Murder

Thus far, at least 10 families have left the Iraq town Kirkuk out of fear that kidnap-for-ransom gangs are targeting Christians there.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Palestinian Warns of 'Battle for Jerusalem'

Thousands of policemen have been deployed to prevent more outbursts by Muslim rioters near the Old City's Temple Mount. 

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Nobel Chem. Prize Goes to Israeli Woman

Israeli scientist Ada Yonath has become the fourth woman in history and the first since 1964 to win the Nobel Prize in chemistry.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Officials Say Swine Flu Vaccine Nothing to Fear

Despite fears among Americans, federal health officials are pushing the swine flu vaccine and promising to track its side effects.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Couple Celebrates 80 Years of Marriage

Paul and Georgia Bradley of Indiana are celebrating a marriage milestone -- their 80th wedding anniversary.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Nations Converge in Honduras to Resolve Crisis

Delegates from 10 countries are converging there to resolve a stand-off between ousted President Manuel Zelaya and current President Roberto Micheletti.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Senate Passes Military Spending Bill

The U.S. Senate has approved a massive $626 billion defense spending bill to pay for military operations for the fiscal year.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Experts Estimate Lower Health Care Reform Cost

Health care reform will have a large price tag, but is expected to be billions less than President Barack Obama originally proposed.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

D.C. Gay Marriage: Can it be Stopped?

Utah congressman Jason Chaffetz is the ranking member on the sub-commitee that oversees D.C. Affairs.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Study: Sex Ed Starting Earlier in Schools

A new report by the American Principles Project (APP) reveals that sex education is starting earlier in public schools - and getting more graphic.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

ACORN Leader Defends Group

The leader of the community organization group ACORN is defending her company in the wake of recent controversies.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Same-Sex Marriage Bill Introduced in D.C.

D.C. Councilman David Catania introduced the new bill in a council meeting Tuesday. The bill would allow "any person" to "marry any other eligible person regardless of gender."

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Obama Delays Meeting with Dalai Lama

In hopes of improving relations between China and the U.S., President Barack Obama has delayed this week's meeting with Tibet's Dalai Lama.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Israel Arrests Muslim Cleric for Incitement

Thousands of Israeli security forces remain on guard in Jerusalem, as Muslim protestors continue their efforts to disrupt the Jewish celebration of Succot.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Obama: U.S. Progressing in War on Terror

President Barack Obama is meeting with congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle Tuesday to talk about the war in Afghanistan.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Samoans See Relief after Tsunami

Some residents of the Samoas are just beginning to see relief following last week's deadly tsunami.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Gen. Petraeus Treated for Prostate Cancer

General David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been treated for prostate cancer.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Obama Reaffirms Will End 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

President Barack Obama promised to end the ban on homosexuals serving openly in the military in a speech to a leading gay rights organization.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Why This Week is Key for Health Care

This week will be key for health care reform as lawmakers gather to figure out the final details of the bill before it heads to Congress for a vote.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Gov't Projects Lower Winter Heating Costs

A new government report shows Americans can expect to pay $105 less to heat their homes this winter.

Monday, October 05, 2009

Baby Boom at NC Medical Center

North Carolina's Cape Fear Valley Medical Center is experiencing one of the biggest baby booms since the first Gulf War in 1991.

Monday, October 05, 2009

Court Refuses Involvement in CA Church Dispute

A setback occurred on Monday for breakaway Episcopal churches in California that want to keep their property.

Monday, October 05, 2009

Christian Group Gives Back Amidst Personal Grief

One of Christian music's most celebrated groups, The Katinas, will hold a benefit concert to help raise money for the tsunami hit region of Samoa.

Monday, October 05, 2009

Suicide Bomber Kills Five at Pakistan U.N. Office

At least five people are dead after a suicide bomber blew himself up in the lobby of a United Nations building in Pakistan Monday.

Monday, October 05, 2009

Man to Carry Cross From Coast to Coast

Tom Helling is walking a 100-pound cross from Maine to Mexico.

Monday, October 05, 2009

High Court to Tackle Mojave Cross, Gun Rights

As the Supreme Court marks the beginning of a new term, justices have to prepare to face some big cases surrounding religious rights and gun control.

Sunday, October 04, 2009

Samoans Gather to Remember Tsunami Victims

About 1,000 people from various denominations met at the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa in the town of Tafuna to pray for the victims and survivors of the tsunami.

Sunday, October 04, 2009

Indonesia Calls off Search for Quake Survivors

After an earthquake left thousands of people dead in Indonesia, authorities have called off the search for life under the rubble.

Sunday, October 04, 2009

Violence Spike Puts Pressure on Afghan Strategy

A spike in Afghan violence over the weekend is adding pressure on President Barack Obama to act quickly on the war against al Qaeda and the Taliban.

Friday, October 02, 2009

Pro-Lifers Send 'Big' Message on Abortion Funding

The Christian Defense Coalition put a 144-foot number "71" on the west lawn of the White House to remind Congress of a recent poll on abortion funding. 

Friday, October 02, 2009

Senate Committee to Vote Soon on HC Reform

The vote will come after the Congressional Budget Office figures out exactly how much the reform will cost

Friday, October 02, 2009

Aid Groups Stretched After Indonesia Quake

In Indonesia, CBN's Operation Blessing is on the ground delivering help to the victims of disaster.

Friday, October 02, 2009

Christians Crucified in South Sudan

Villagers found the bodies of the Christians near the town of Nzara, relatively close to the border with Uganda.

Friday, October 02, 2009

A School Principal's Triumph in the Inner City

Virtually on the brink of closure, most people would have written off Oakland, California's American Indian Public Charter School as a loss. But the school's former principal had other ideas.

Friday, October 02, 2009

Man Rescues Child from Burning Building in NYC

A story of heroism is coming out of New York City after a man rescued a young boy from a burning apartment building.

Friday, October 02, 2009

One Filipino Man's Personal Relief Mission

Ronald Dinio hasn't seen his family in days. He's worried that they're running out of food at their flood-drenched home, so Dinio is on a personal relief mission.

Friday, October 02, 2009

What New Jobless Stats Say About U.S. Economy

New unemployment figures released Friday are raising questions about whether the economy is improving or getting worse.

Friday, October 02, 2009

Iran - U.S. Dialogue Called 'Constructive'

For the first time in 30 years, representatives from the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States held a high-level meeting on Thursday.

Friday, October 02, 2009

Prisoners Released after Proof of Shalit Alive

Israel began releasing female Palestinian prisoners Friday morning after Israeli officials reviewed the video of kidnapped IDF Cpl. Gilad Shalit.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Gay Characters Make Way to New TV Shows

A gay rights group says about 44 gay and bisexual characters are making regular appearances in this season's TV show line-up.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Chinese Christians Possibly Kidnapped by Police

A human rights group now fears nine leaders from a Chinese megachurch have been kidnapped by local authorities.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Man's Project Shows Bigger Picture of Going Green

For one year, he adopted a "back to nature" lifestyle in the middle of Manhattan, living in a way that would have "no impact" on the environment.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Doctors Rally in Washington for Patient Care

Rally organizers said the goal was to show politicians the importance of making sure doctors and patients are at the forefront of the health care debate.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Analyzing the Economy's Mixed Signals

CBN News spoke with Washington Times Chief Economic Correspondent Patrice Hill about the latest financial numbers.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Academia: Teach Evolution, Not Creation

The debate over evolution and creationism is common in classrooms across the country

Thursday, October 01, 2009

'Under God' Ruling Marks Religious Rights Victory

A New Hampshire judge ruled, Wednesday, not to ban the phrase "under God' from the Pledge of Allegiance in the state's public schools.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Filmmakers: Environmental Laws 'Not Evil, Just Wrong'

Two European filmmakers have spent two years traveling the world, documenting the affects of environmental laws and climate change regulations for the film, "Not Evil, Just Wrong."

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Pregnancy Group to Step-Up Volunteer Efforts

If Congress passes a health care reform legislation that includes abortion funding, Pregnancy Resource Centers will step-up their efforts, according to a Wednesday report from the organization.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Chris Tomlin Kicks Off 'Hello Love' Tour

Christian recording artist and Dove Award-winner Chris Tomlin kicks off his "Hello Love" tour in Canada on Thursday.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Philippines Braces for Possible 'Super Typhoon'

Emergency response teams are preparing evacuation plans as they track Typhoon Parma.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Europe Swings Right, While U.S. Heads Left

Obama's big government programs have caused some fears that the U.S. may be headed for European-style socialism. But Europe seems to be going in the opposite direction.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Could Abortion Issue Delay HC Vote?

The president has promised health care reform legislation would not allow federal dollars to go towards abortion. But Democrats are rejecting efforts by pro-life legislators to make sure that happens.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

CBN Asia Helps Flood Victims Despite Loss

In Manila, they are comparing the devastation to Hurricane Katrina, after a typhoon left the city under water and hundreds of thousands of people homeless.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

GOP Seeks Apology over 'Die Quickly' Remark

Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., has come under fire from House Republicans after accusing the GOP Tuesday of wanting sick Americans to "die quickly."

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Obama to Denmark to Pitch Chicago to IOC

President Obama heads to Denmark late Thursday to make his Olympic pitch for his adopted hometown of Chicago.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Obama: Iran's Words Must Match Deeds

President Obama called Thursday's historic meeting between Iran and the U.S. over the Islamic Republic's nuclear program a 'constructive beginning,' but said Iran's words must match its deeds.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

More Suspects Eyed in NYC Terror Probe

Law enforcement officials say a handful of men are under surveillance in New York City for ties to the chief suspect in a terrorist bomb plot.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Communist China Marks 60th Year

China celebrated its rise to a world power over 60 years of Communist rule Thursday.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Obama Meets Security Team on Afghan Srategy

President Barack Obama met, Wednesday, with his national security team to discuss strategies for the war in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Teacher: In-Depth History Important

Scott Backus, teacher at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School, discusses the challenge and advantages of a new history program and why it's important to understand our history in more depth.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

HS Teacher: The Relevance of History

Fellow Rochester High School teacher Tony Stesiak discusses the challenges of his school's non-traditional approach, the relevance of history education, world history, and co-teaching with Dan McCarthy.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

HS Teacher: The Importance of Citizenship

Rochester High School teacher Dan McCarthy goes over his experience with reading the books, the novel education approach they are using, and the importance of citizenship.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

School Supt.: New Tech History Concept

Dr. Debra Howe, Superintendent of Rochester Community Schools, talks about the history books and the "New Tech" concept they've been using since 2007.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Teacher: How Students Respond to History

Teacher Terry Wright at Southport Presbyterian Christian School discusses how his students responded to the history books, the interest generated by the story of Frederick Douglass, and the perspective of learning new things.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Bennett: The Problems with History Textbooks

Dr. Bill Bennett discusses the problems of most history textbooks and why he wrote America: The Last Best Hope.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Bennett: The Life of Frederick Douglass

Dr. Bennett discusses the life of Frederick Douglass and America's colorful characters like Lincoln and Washington.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Britain: Iran in Last Stages of Nuke Development

British intelligence officials say they have evidence showing Iran is in the final steps of acquiring nuclear weapons capability.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Dr. Rex Bolinger: History Connection to Identity

Dr. Rex Bolinger talked about how history books have been received and the connection to our national identity.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Dr. Bennett: Positive Story of America

Dr. Bennett explained the positive story of America that doesn't ignore her wrongs.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Gov't Kicks Off Highway Safety Summit

A new report says nearly 6,000 Americans were killed in accidents caused by distracted drivers last year. The findings have prompted the government to hold a summit on highways safety.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Dozens Killed as Quake Rocks Indonesia

Dozens of people were killed and thousands trapped after an earthquake struck Indonesia's coastal town of Padang Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

School Ordered to Provide Muslim Prayer Room

A German court ruled that a Berlin high school must provide special rooms where Muslim students can pray during school hours.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Lesbians Settle Suit Against Christian Docs

A San Diego lesbian couple has settled a discrimination lawsuit outside of court with the Christian doctors they accused of denying them service because of their sexual orientation.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

South Africa Mine Produces 507-Carat Diamond

A diamond recently discovered in a mine near Pretoria, South Africa, is an astounding 507 carats.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Panel Approves Abstinence Education Funds

A Senate committee on Tuesday night restored federal funds for abstinence education that President Barack Obama wanted cut.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Feds Warn Interest Rates May Go Up Soon

Get ready for higher interest rates. Members of the Federal Reserve are warning that the Central Bank will raise rates quickly and aggressively once the economy is on firmer footing.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Study Finds Fat Reduces Women's Life Expectancy

Being overweight may become the leading cause of cancer in women in Western countries in the coming years.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Cheerleaders' Bible Banners Banned at Games

A battle over Bible banners is unfolding at high school football games in north Georgia.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Ministering Amidst Philippine's Devastation

Among the millions who lost their homes in the devastating Philippines flooding is American missionary Jerome Sack. CBN News' spoke with him about his experience.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

HC Workers Protest Mandatory H1N1 Vaccine

Several hundred health care workers rallied at the New York state capitol in Albany on Tuesday protesting the demand to be innoculated with the swine flu vaccine or be fired.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Guinea's Military Bans Demonstrations

In West Africa, deadly violence has forced Guinea's military to ban all public gatherings and demonstrations for two days of mourning.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Supreme Court Back in Session Monday

One of the first cases the high court will hear involves the removal of an eight-foot cross in California's Mojave National Preserve.  It is a closely-watched case that could effect religious symbols on government property.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

GOP Criticizes Obama's Olympics Pitch

Republicans are criticizing President Barack Obama's plan to make a personal pitch overseas for Chicago's 2016 Olympic bid.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Senate to Consider Tax Payer-Funded Abortion

The Senate Finance Committee is expected to consider abortion-related amendments to its health care bill Wednesday.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Keeping Israel on the Mind of Americans

George Gilder spoke to CBN News about his book The Israel Test and offered some practical reasons why America should care what happens in Israel.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

NYC Terror Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

Terror suspect Najibullah Zazi is being charged with conspiring to use weapons of mass destruction.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

World Bank Chief: Dollar's Role Diminishing

The president of the World Bank warned Monday that the U.S. dollar may not always be the main currency for international trade.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Arizona Mega Church Confronts Gay Cleric Issue

An Arizona mega church is cutting ties with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Pastors to IRS: 'Get Out of Our Pulpits'

Pastors in about 80 churches across the U.S. preached partisan political sermons this past Sunday as part of what's called "The Pulpit Initiative."

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Public Support for Dems HC Plan Slides

Public support for the Democrat's health care plan has hit a new low in the polls.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Churches, Schools Squeezed by Recession

Worshippers in many communities are struggling with job loss, home foreclosures, and uncertainty.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Military Faces Chaplain Shortage

America's military is struggling to find enough chaplains to minister to U.S. troops.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Israeli Leaders Head to U.S. for Talks

Leaders from Israel are scheduled to travel to Washington on Tuesday in an attempt to discuss new plans for peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Public Option Struck Down by Senate Committee

Lawmakers on the Senate Finance Committee voted Tuesday against creating a public option in health care reform similar to Medicaid and Medicare.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Embryo Mixup Bittersweet for Expecting Parents

An Ohio mother implanted with the wrong embryo gave birth Thursday, then handed the healthy baby boy over to his parents.

Monday, September 28, 2009

'Diversity Czar' Under Fire for Remarks

President Obama's new "diversity czar" at the Federal Communicaions Commission is coming under fire for saying that white executives should step down to make room for minorities.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Pat Robertson: Iran Wants to Destroy Israel

Pat Robertson appeared on Monday's edition of The 700 Club issuing a warning on Iran regarding the Muslim nation's intentions toward the nation of Israel. Click play for his comments.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Mozambique: A Nation of Miracles

The African nation of Mozambique is one of the poorest countries in the world - but it's also a place of extraordinary miracles.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Texas Teen Latest Swine Flu Death

The second wave of the swine flu is beginning to sweep across the country, leaving hospitals and schools scrambling to tackle the high volume of cases.

Monday, September 28, 2009

States Tax Rich at Their Peril

Politicians in New York and other states hoped to bring in more money by raising taxes on the rich - but so far, that plan isn't working.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Dems Seek Health Care for Illegals

House Democrats say any health care bill should give illegal immigrants some access to medical care.

Monday, September 28, 2009

New Report Says Zelaya Removal was Legal

A new report by the Library of Congress revealed former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya was removed from power legally and constitutionally.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Gay Rights Supporters Push Anti-Bias Bill

Reps. Barney Frank, D-Mass., and Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., both openly gay, are pushing a bill in Congress that will give gays and transsexuals federal protections from bias in the workplace.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Lutherans Organize after Vote on Gays

Conservative Lutherans are considering leaving their denomination over the issue of gays serving in the church's clergy.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Death Toll Rises in Philippine Flood

In the Philippines, the death toll has hit 240 after massive flooding in Manila and nearby provinces. Thirty-two people are still missing.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Obamas to Pitch Chicago to Olympic Committee

President Obama will personally lobby the International Olympic Committee to bring the games to Chicago in 2016.

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Gates: Mistake to Set Afghan Withdrawal Deadline

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said it was a mistake to set a deadline to end American military action in Afghanistan.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Foiled Plots Put Eyes Back on Counterterrorism

The recent arrests in alleged U.S. bombing plots has turned public attention  back to the federal government's counter-terrorism efforts.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Blowing the Whistle on Iran: Why Now?

Friday's G-20 Summit events started with an unexpected announcement about a secret nuclear facility Iran's been hiding underground.

Friday, September 25, 2009

CWA Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Concerned Women for America was founded in 1979 to counter the feminist movement with a godly and pro-family response.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Tattered Flags at Capitol Seen as Neglect

After growing complaints, U.S. Capitol police have replaced three tattered flags flying over several government office buildings.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Swine Flu May Be Spreading

More evidence has emerged indicating the swine flu virus may be spreading. Earlier this week, more than 100 students at a North Carolina school have been out sick.

Friday, September 25, 2009

GOP Tries to Block Kennedy Replacement

A Massachusetts attorney general has moved to throw out a case where the state Republican Party is attempting to block the late Sen. Edward Kennedy's interim replacement from being sworn in.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Two Sens Plan to Add Public Option to HC Bill

Two leading Senate Democrats are looking to get government-run options into the Senate Finance Committee's bill.

Friday, September 25, 2009

What is the Muslim Agenda for America?

Thousands of Muslims gathered on Capitol Hill Friday for a massive Islamic service to pray "for the soul of America." 

Friday, September 25, 2009

Obama: Leaders United, Confident on Economy

President Barack Obama says the world's leaders are "confident and united" to tackle the worst global economic crisis since the 1930s.

Friday, September 25, 2009

U.S., UK, France Demand Iran Open Nuke Site

After Iran's recent admission to running a secret second nuclear plant, President Obama and other world leaders are demanding the nation give international inspectors access to the facility.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Muslim Apostates Launch New Organization

Former Muslims United seeks to educate the American public and lawmakers about the threat posed by Islamic Sharia law.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Olmert's Trial Begins with Postponement

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert arrived at the Jerusalem District Court Friday morning.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Trade or Aid Better for Africa?

When it comes to producing progress in Africa, some say "trade" is better than "aid."

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Author's 'Spiritual Thrillers' Inspire Thousands

Christian author Ted Dekker just released his new book, "Green"-- the latest of his special series entitled "Circle."

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Kids' Obama Song Sparks Debate

A group of New Jersey elementary students are getting lots of attention for their song praising President Barack Obama as the nation's first black president.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Do Americans Follow the 7th Commandment?

Western society is built on the foundation of the Ten Commandments. But how many Americans follow them today?

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Concerned About 'Big Government' Control?

The Obama administration is receiving flack for another instance many of his opponents consider an example of "big government" control.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

'Technical Glitch' Prevented Terror Attack

A technical malfunction spared vacationing Israelis from a terror attack.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

At U.N., Pres. Obama Makes History - Again

President Obama banged the gavel at the multi-nation gathering signaling the unanimous approval of a resolution aimed at ridding the globe of nuclear weapons. 

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Former DNC Chairman to Fill Kennedy's Seat

The governor of Massachusetts has named a former Democratic Party chairman to temporarily fill the late Sen. Edward Kennedy's seat.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

'See You At The Pole' Prayers Held Across U.S.

Students gathered for the annual 'See You At The Pole' prayer event at school campuses across the country Wednesday.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Ahmadinejad Rebuffed at U.N.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addressed a half-empty chamber at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Floodwaters in Ala., Ga. Start to Recede

Now residents are faced with the task of cleaning up and salvaging as much as they can from their waterlogged homes.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

UK Nurse Could be Disciplined for Wearing Cross

The nurse has told her employer that she has never injured herself or another patient in three decades of nursing, while wearing the one-inch silver cross.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Feds File Bomb Charge against Terror Suspect

Suspected terrorist Najibullah Zazi has been indicted for the charge of attempting to detonate explosives in the United States.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Group Urges Action on Persecution in Iran

Christian human rights activists are urging the Obama administration to discuss religious freedom issues during a meeting next month with Iran.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Palin Addresses Investors in Hong Kong

Months after resigning her post as governor of Alaska, a more moderate Sarah Palin addressed a group of global investors in Hong Kong giving what she called her view of Main Street.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Libya's Gadhafi: U.N. Unfair in It's Leadership

Addressing the United Nations for the first time, Wednesday, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi accused the U.N. of being unfair in its leadership.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

ORU Now Debt-Free after Financial Scandal

Oral Roberts University is debt-free after being tens of millions of dollars in the red.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Concern Rises Ahead of Islamic Prayer in D.C.

A massive Islamic prayer service scheduled to take place on Capitol Hill, Friday, is raising concern among Christians.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

President Barack Obama's Remarks to U.N. General Assembly

Read the full text of President Obama's address to the U.N. General Assembly in New York on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Cap and Trade Bill Imposing on Your Budget?

Cap and Trade is a bill in Congress that is supposed to help the environment -- but opponents say it could be a big blow to your family budget.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Obama to UN: Time for 'New Era of Engagement'

President Barack Obama addressed the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday, admonishing the world's leaders that the time had arrived for a "new era of engagement" on world problems.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

NYPD May Have Misstepped in Terror Probe

New York police may have blown the surveillance of a terrorism suspect during a sensitive stage in an FBI investigation, a criminal complaint suggests.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Dust Storm Coats Sydney in Red

A dust storm in Australia has given a new meaning to the phrase, "paint the town red."

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Atheists Ask Memphis City Council to Stop Praying

The Freedom From Religion Foundation claims that practice violates the so-called separation of church and state.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Unemployment Down, Economy Up

August statistics from the Israel Employment Service showed the lowest rate of unemployment in more than a year.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

New Study Links Soft Drinks to Obesity

In the past, researchers have often said soft drinks probably cause obesity, but this new research establishes a solid link between the two.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Second Temple 'Mikveh' Uncovered

Israeli archaeologists uncovered a 2,000-year-old ritual bath in the ongoing excavation of the Western Wall tunnels.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Study: Public Smoking Bans Curb Heart Attacks

Reuters reported that secondhand smoke causes heart attacks and that passing 100 percent smoke-free laws in public places and workplaces greatly help reduce the amount of heart attacks.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Mass. Senate Approves Senate Replacement Bill

Democrats are closer to getting the filibuster-proof majority they need to get President Barack Obama's health care reform measure passed in the U.S. Senate.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Ahmadinejad: Iran is an Opportunity for U.S.

In a speech ahead of his U.N. address, Ahmadinejad threatened to cut off the hands of would-be invaders and warned, "arrogant powers" that the Iranian nation will resist all invaders.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Principal's 'Crazy' Ways Save CA Schools

Ben Chavis turned some of Oakland's worst schools into California's best and explains how he did it in his new book "Crazy Like a Fox."

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Maher's 'Alive Again' CD Holds Personal Message

Alive Again by Christian singer Matt Maher is one of the most anticipated albums releasing this week.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Iowa Police Stop Drivers to Boost Tourism

Tourists traveling through Kalona, Iowa, were in for an unexpected surprise when they found themselves targeted by the town's police.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Remarks of President Barack Obama - U.N. Climate Change Summit

Read the full text of President Obama's speech at the U.N. Climate Change Summit in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Revised HC Bill Strives for Common Ground

The Senate Finance Committee will consider a 10-year, nearly $900 billion plan Tuesday by Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Obama: 'Determined to Act' on Climate Change

President Obama said his administration has made the "largest-ever" American investment in renewable energy, at the U.N. Climate Change Summit in New York, Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Obama Seeks G-20 Aid in Fixing World Economy

President Obama says he is determined to go after the, "reckless risk-taking" that pushed the global economy into the worst financial catastrophe since the 1930s.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Biden: 2010 Could Spell Doom for Obama Agenda

Vice President Joe Biden says that if Republicans win 35 House seats next year it would be "the end of the road" for President Barack Obama's agenda.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Study: Prostate Cancer Treatment's Heart Risk

Patients who undergo a common treatment for prostate cancer may be at risk for heart problems, according to a new study announced on Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

IDF Troops Kill Arab near Checkpoint

IDF troops at the Beitar checkpoint near Bethlehem shot and killed an Israeli Arab who tried to run over them.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Zelaya Makes Daring Return to Honduras

Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya has returned to his country and it is igniting more political fireworks.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Former Lawmaker Performs on 'Dancing' Show

A former lawmaker laced up his dance shoes and "hammered" out his routine for ABC's reality TV show Dancing with the Stars Monday night.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Poll: Half of Docs Would Quit Under 'Obamacare'

A recent report shows the nearly half the nation's doctors are unhappy with President Barack Obama's proposed public health care option.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Soda Tax Stumbles over Freedom of Choice

San Francisco may be the first city in the country to tax soft drinks. The idea is to discourage people from buying the sugary drinks, which have been linked to obesity.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Iran President Proud of Holocaust Denial

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he's proud that he angered the West with his most recent denial of the holocaust.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Operation Blessing Director: Have a Disaster Plan

September is National Disaster Preparedness Month and although the U.S. hurricane season has been mild so far, September is usually considered to be the worst month for the possibility of a hurricane.

Monday, September 21, 2009

IDF Thwarts Terror Attack at Gaza Border

IDF soldiers thwarted an attempted terror attack at the border with the Gaza Strip on Sunday.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Police Arrest Four Arabs in Arson Attack

Israel Police arrested four Arabs suspected of setting a fire that destroyed one caravan home and seriously damaged a second in Havat Gilad.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Was Obama's Sunday Media Blitz Too Much?

Some in the mainstream media are asking if all of President Obama's media exposure is overkill and analysts say viewers may start to tune him out, because they see him all the time.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Coral Ridge Votes to Keep Billy Graham's Grandson

The grandson of evangelist Billy Graham will remain pastor of a Florida megachurch after the congregation voted overwhelmingly against a petition to remove him from leadership.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Rosh Hashanah Begins New Year for Jews

The holiday known as Rosh Hashanah started sundown, Friday, Sept. 18, as the "high holy days" in the Jewish faith.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Obama Criticized for Scrapping Defense Shield

With the details of Iran's nuclear program so unclear, many are criticizing President Obama's decision to scrap the Bush Administration's plan for a missile defense shield in Europe.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Immigrant Faces Penalty Over Gardasil Vaccine

The clock is winding down for a British teen girl pursuing U.S. citizenship after she refused to get the HPV vaccine, also known as Gardasil.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Justice Dept. Gets Involved in DOMA Lawsuit

The Department of Justice is calling for a Boston judge to dismiss a lawsuit claiming the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Arabs Concerned about 'Israel Nuclear Capabilities'

The United Nations passed a resolution Friday calling for inspections of atomic sites in Israel.

Friday, September 18, 2009

New Film Champions Capitalism in War on Poverty

A new film is coming out that reveals one of America's greatest weapons in the fight against global poverty - capitalism.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Girl, 9, Honored for Saving Dad's Life

An Amherst, Va., girl is credited with saving her father's life while he suffered a seizure.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Students Cheer over Fla. Prayer Verdict

A rain-soaked crowd praised God outside a Florida courthouse Thursday after two school officials were found not guilty of contempt of court for praying at a fundraiser.

Friday, September 18, 2009

WHO: Swine Flu Vaccine Production to Fall Short

Global production of swine flu vaccines will be "substantially less" than the previously expected, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Palestinian Aide: No Deal on Peace Talks

President Barack Obama's Middle East envoy was unable Friday to broker an agreement on renewing peace-talks between Israel and Palestine, the chief Palestinian negotiator said.

Friday, September 18, 2009

NATO Chief Proposes US/Russian/NATO Defense

NATO's leader called Friday for the U.S., Russia and NATO to join their missile defense systems against potential nuclear threats from Asia and the Middle East.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Amid Protests, Iran President Denies Holocaust

In a move likely to draw the ire of both Israel and the West, Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday once again dismissed the holocaust as myth.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Obama's U.N. Position Stirs Controversy

Nuclear proliferation and disarmament will be the topics at the United Nations Security Council meeting this week.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Huckabee Wins Straw Poll at Value Voters Summit

It's a big weekend in Washington for Christian conservatives who are gathering for the annual Value Voter Summit -- and it's all about promoting family values by taking back the culture.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Mass. House Bill for Kennedy Seat Advances

The Massachusetts House of Representatives has approved a bill allowing Gov. Deval Patrick to name an interim appointment to the Senate seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Foreign Ministry: British Trade Union Boycott Not Unexpected

Israel's Foreign Ministry wasn't surprised by the British labor federation's boycott of Israeli products from Judea and Samaria.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Goldstone Report's Legal Effect

Michael Freund joined CBN News from Israel via Skype to discuss the practical implications of this report and it's legal effect.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Jobless Claims Drop Unexpectedly to 545K

The number of newly out of work Americans filing for jobless benefits has dropped to its lowest level since July.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

U.N. Says Child Porn on the Rise

A recent United Nations report reveals that child pornography on the Internet is on the rise and the images of the kids posted online are becoming increasingly more shocking.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Fla. School Officials Found Not Guilty for Praying

A Florida principal and athletic director will not face criminal charges for praying at a school event.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Trio's Past Performances, Thoughts of Vietnam War

This is a video of various clips of Peter, Paul, and Mary's past performances, as well as written statement from the group on their thoughts of the Vietnam War.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Panel: U.S. Power Grid Open to Terror Attack

Experts warn if a nuclear weapon was detonated, electrical grids would be stopped and that could disrupt everything from communications networks to military defenses.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

IDF Leveling 100 Roadblocks

The IDF is removing 100 roadblocks in Judea and Samaria this week to ease access for the Palestinians to main roads.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Peter, Paul, and Mary Christmas 2004 Concert

This is a video of Mary Travers, seen with Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey at a Christmas concert in 2004.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Justice Scalia Defends Public Religious Expressions

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia is defending recent rulings that allow religious expressions in the public square.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Top Indonesian Terrorist Killed by Police

Indonesian authorities say the leader of al Qaeda in southeast Asia, Noordin Muhammed Top, has been killed during a raid.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Obamas Petition for 2016 Olympics in Chicago

President and Mrs. Obama invited a few Olympic and para-Olympic athletes to the White House to try and influence the Olympic judges on the location of the 2016 games.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Christian Group Avalon Releases 13th CD

The Christian music group Avalon has a long list of accolades, including six Dove Awards, three Grammy nominations and 21 hit songs.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Friends, Family Remember Murdered Pro-lifer

Hundreds gathered Wednesday to remember murdered pro-life activist James Pouillon as man committed to his faith and the pro-life movement.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Reporter Unveils Cambodia's Child Predators

ABC News anchor Dan Harris traveled to Cambodia to see first-hand how a local human rights group is working with police to identify child predators.

 

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

U.S. Worried Venezuela May Spark Arms Race

Venezuela's plans to purchase a large amount of weapons is fueling concern about a new arms race in South America.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Do Americans Still Believe in Repentance, Forgiveness?

Are the recent public outbursts evidence that Americans have lost touch of the basic understanding of repentance and forgiveness?

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Father at Baseball Game Makes Headlines

A baseball fan demonstrated what it means to be a good father during Tuesday's Major League Baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Washington Nationals.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Bride Finds Comfort in Faith after Groom Killed

Karen Taylor and Christopher Raynor had plans to honeymoon on a cruise ship, but the 28-year-old groom-to-be died in a car crash just hours before the wedding.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Experts: Obesity Main Focus for Reform

Several health and consumer organizations say tackling the nation's problem with obesity is key to health care reform.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Execution Date Set for D.C. Sniper

The man responsible for plotting the 2002 sniper attacks in the Washington, D.C. area will face execution at the end of the year.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Gov't Pays Nearly $2.5B in Clunker Vouchers

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told the National Automobile Dealers Association Wednesday that 478,000 of the nearly 700,00 car vouchers for the Cash for Clunkers program have been paid.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Money Minute: Simplify Your Budget

In setting up a budget, do you find that you have more money going out every month than dollars coming in?

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Cuba Allows Religious Services in Prisons

The communist government of Cuba is allowing inmates to attend Roman Catholic Mass and Protestant services inside prisons.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Former IDF Soldiers Rescue U.S. Mother, Child

Ten former IDF soldiers rescued an American woman and her child who had been held captive in a PA-controlled area for three years.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

FDA Approves Swine Flu Vaccine

The newly approved serum will be available in limited supplies starting the first week of October.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Terrorist Killed, But Somali Piracy Continues

Reports indicate one of the terrorists behind the deadly car bombing of a beach resort in Kenya and an attempt to shoot down an Israeli airliner in 2002 was killed in Somalia on Monday.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

ACORN Plans Employee Investigation

The Senate voted on Tuesday to stop giving housing grants to the controversial community organizing group ACORN.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Obama Wants to Extend Parts of Patriot Act

President Barack Obama wants to extend parts of the Bush administration's Patriot Act, which was put in place after 9/11.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

No 'Pending' Decision on Troops to Afghanistan

President Obama said Wednesday a hasty decision will not be made in sending more U.S. troops into the war in Afghanistan.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Employee Free Choice Act: Will it Work?

President Obama visited union halls, Tuesday, as he spends this week focusing on the economy.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Text of Rep. Joe Wilson Resolution

The following is the text of the resolution disapproving of the outburst by Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., during President Barack Obama's speech:

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

CA Teen's Drumline Dream Comes True

High school student Jens Nielson finally got his chance to play in the marching band thanks to fellow classmates and a robotics teacher.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Money Minute: Money 101

There are more than 2,000 verses in the Bible that addresses money or possessions. Apparently, God knew finances would be a problem for us, and He offers some help.

 

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Money Minute: Retirement Tips

New reports show that the dream of retirement for many Americans is just that - a dream.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

House Formally Rebukes Wilson for Outburst

The House voted Tuesday to admonish Rep. Joe Wilson of South Carolina for his outburst during the President's health care speech to Congress.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Shoe Thrower Released; Says He Was Tortured

The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at former President George W. Bush was released Tuesday after nine months in prison.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Somali Insurgents Vow Revenge for U.S. Raid

The powerful Somalia insurgent group, al-Shabab, vowed revenge Tuesday after one of its members was killed in a U.S. raid.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

NY Lawmaker Wants to Repeal DOMA

A New York lawmaker is proposing a bill on Tuesday to repeal the federal Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Netanyahu: No Complete Halt to Construction

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with U.S. envoy George Mitchell on Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Dangerous Bacteria Found on West Coast Beaches

Scientists are finding dangerous staph bacteria in sand and water samples from five beaches along the coast of Washington state.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Senate Blocks HUD Funding to ACORN

The Senate has voted to block federal funding to the controversial community organizing group, ACORN.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Diocese Supports Maine Marriage Campaign

Roman Catholics have reached into their pockets for the funding of a television advertising campaign to support traditional marriage in Maine.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Americans: News Media Inaccurate, Biased

Pew Research didn't attempt to gauge how shrinking newspapers, reduced staffs and other cutbacks at news organizations are affecting people's perceptions.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Police: No Threats to Christian Teen

A report by the Florida police says it has found no evidence to support Rifqa Bary's charges that her life was threatened after her parents discovered she had converted to Christianity.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Senators Push New Health Care Bill

A bi-partisan group of senators plans to unveil their health care reform bill this week. 

Monday, September 14, 2009

Bad Behavior: Where Have Our Manners Gone?

The news has been dominated lately by poor behavior of popular figures.  How can we check ourselves to prevent acts like this from happening?

Monday, September 14, 2009

Calif. Man Wants to Ban Divorce

A California man has taken the fight for traditional marriage in the state to a new level-- now to prevent spouses from getting divorced.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Survey: Faith in Media at Record Low

Public trust in the news media is at its lowest level in more than 20 years, according to a recent Pew Research study.

Monday, September 14, 2009

President Obama on One Year after Lehman's Fall

The following is a transcript of President Obama's remarks about the government's financial rescue efforts since the fall of financial giant Lehman Brothers one year ago.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Senate Probes Cell Phone Cancer Link

The Senate will be holding a hearing Monday investigating a link between cell phones and cancer.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Nevada Kicks Off Reno Balloon Race

The 28th annual Great Reno Balloon Race got underway this past weekend, with more than 100 balloons participating this year.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Iraqi Shoe Thrower's Jail Release Delayed

The release of the man who threw his shoes at former President George W. Bush was postponed until Tuesday because of delays in processing his paperwork.

Monday, September 14, 2009

White House Downplays Public Option

The White House and Congress are playing down the public option on health insurance in an effort to get as much bi-partisan support as possible.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Census Bureau Cuts Ties with ACORN

The U.S. Census Bureau is dropping its ties with the controversial voter registration group ACORN.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Aid Group Helps Flood Victims in Va.

CBN's Operation Blessing International did its part in honoring the 9/11 heroes through service, partnering with the Home Depot to help victims of recent flooding in Norfolk, Virginia.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Bin Laden to U.S.: Break Ties with Israel

In a audio speech posted on an Islamic Web site, al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden advised the U.S. to break its ties with Israel.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Obama: A Leader at the U.N.?

President Barack Obama's new approach to the United Nations can be seen in his leadership position over the 15-member Security Council for its next meeting scheduled for Sept. 24.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Galveston Rebuilds, Remembers Ike One Year Later

A Galveston, Texas church has dedicated their new building one year after Hurricane Ike struck and demolished the congregation's old facility.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Netanyahu, Mubarak Meet in Cairo

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak told Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu that "settlement" construction is stalemating the peace process.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Executive Order Shuns Non-Union Contractors

Could an executive order from President Obama basically force contractors and builders to form unions?

Monday, September 14, 2009

Rep. Wilson: No Second Apology for Outburst

Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., says he will not apologize to the House for yelling, "You lie," during President Barack Obama's health care speech to a joint session of Congress last week.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Archaeologists Uncover Route to Temple Mount

Israeli archaeologists excavating path used by Second Temple Pilgrims to ascend to the Temple Mount.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Report: NYC Subway Vulnerable to Attack

The U.S. has done a lot to make itself safer since 9/11, but a new report shows the New York City subway system is one of the country's most vulnerable targets.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Iran, Turkey Seek Closer Ties

Iran and Turkey are seeking closer ties, according to FARS, Iran's state news agency.

Monday, September 14, 2009

PFLP: Hamas Establishing Islamic Law

The Palestinian Hamas faction is continuing to impose Sharia (Islamic) law in the Gaza Strip.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Found Body ID'd as Missing Yale Student

A medical examiner says the body found Sunday afternoon in a Yale University building is that of grad student Annie Le.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Bin Laden Reportedly Calls Obama 'Powerless'

Osama Bin Laden said President Barack Obama is "powerless" to win the war in Afghanistan, in an audio tape released by al Qaeda's media wing.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Anniversary Reminds Troops of War's Purpose

Troops serving in Afghanistan used Sept. 11 to remember why their mission in the country is so important.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Abortion Protestor Shot Dead Outside School

James Pouillon, a well-known anti-abortion protester in Owosso, Mich., was shot multiple times outside Owosso High School.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Aid Group Helps Prevent the Spread of Malaria

Malaria is one of the top 10 killers of people worldwide. Each year between 350 million and 500 million people are infected with the mosquito-born disease.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Is Iran Closer to Making a Nuclear Weapon?

CBN News' George Thomas talks with CBN News Terrorism Analyst Erick Stakelbeck and Middle East expert and author Joel Rosenberg for more analysis.

Friday, September 11, 2009

General Motors to Offer Money-Back Guarantee

GM says customers don't like their new car, will have 60 days to return it -- and get their money back.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Americans Gather to Pray on 9/11 Anniversary

Remembering the heroes and the victims of the 9/11 attacks is not the only agenda on Friday, prayer is also a top priority for Americans as well.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Study: One Dose of Swine Flu Vaccine Enough

Researchers now say just one shot of the new swine flu vaccine is strong enough to protect adults.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Mashaal: Hamas Gathering Weapons

Damascus-based Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal said Hamas is accruing the weapons it needs in the Gaza Strip.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Erekat: No Palestinian State without Gaza

Senior Palestinian Authority negotiator Saeb Erekat said there would be no Palestinian state without the Gaza Strip.

Friday, September 11, 2009

PM: 'We Will Not Be Taken for Fools'

Netanyahu: 'We have proven that we desire peace and we are willing to compromise, but we will not be taken for fools.'

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Ministry Reaches Out to the Uninsured

As lawmakers continue to talk about health care reform, a clinic in Richmond, Va. is making it a reality.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Churches to Join 9/11 Web Cast on Islam

Thousands of Christians will be taking part in a town hall style Web cast on the eighth anniversary of 9/11 in an effort to reach out to their Muslim neighbors.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Palin, Obama Duel over 'Death Panels'

Sarah Palin says she's concerned about the contents of President Obama's health care plan, while Obama says comments like hers are mere scare tactics.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Lebanese PM-Designate Resigns

Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri resigned on Thursday, after failing to form a coalition.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

ACLU Sues Miss. Over Teen Abstinence Rally

Organizers of a teen abstinence summit are being sued, because of their references to the Bible.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Climate Bill Takes Back Seat in Congress

A key bill on climate change may not make it through Congress this year.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Mayor Asks Londoners to Fast During Ramadan

The mayor of London is asking people to fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Livni, Kadima Lose Ground in Poll

A recent poll showed that Tzipi Livni's Kadima party would lose four mandates if elections were held today.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Ya'alon: Withdrawals Entice Enemy

Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Ya'alon said withdrawing from Jewish communities has "only whetted our neighbors' appetite."

Thursday, September 10, 2009

TSA Begins Screening for Explosive Powders

Using the latest technology, TSA agents will be screening airplane passengers for the presence of explosive powders.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Stupak Confident in Blocking Health Care Bill

A Democratic congressman says he has enough votes to block a health care bill in the House, if the leadership doesn't allow a vote on abortion.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Fed Survey: Recession May be Over

The Federal Reserve's latest survey of businesses around the country found economic activity stabilizing or improving in most regions.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Sen. Kennedy's Letter to President Obama

Read the text of the letter from Sen. Edward M. Kennedy referenced by the President in Wednesday's address to a Joint Session of Congress.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Top Court to Hear 'Hillary' Campaign Finance Case

A dispute over "Hillary: The Movie" continued in the Supreme Court Wednesday as justices heard arguments about whether the film should be regulated as a "campaign ad."

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Stop Child Trafficking: Get Involved

Lynette Lewis, with the group Stop Child Trafficking Now, talked to CBN News about slavery in the U.S. and how children get lured into it.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Scientists Amazed by New Hubble Photos

The Hubble Space Telescope is sending back its sharpest photographs yet of the universe.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Hamas, Fatah Mull Reconciliation by 2010

Rival Palestinian factions - Hamas and Fatah - appear closer than ever to an elusive reconciliation.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

TX Schools Struggle to Adopt Bible Literacy Law

Some Texas school districts are scrambling to interpret a state law requiring public schools to teach Bible literacy.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Obama May Support Tax on Soft Drinks

The president tells Men's Health magazine that a proposed "sin tax" would help lower America's high rates of obesity.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Obese Could Face Greater Flu Risk

Health officials believe people who are obese have conditions that make them more susceptible to the virus, like chronic heart, liver and lung problems.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

U.S. Concerned About Iran's Nuclear Program

The United States said Wednesday it has "serious concerns" that Iran is deliberately trying to preserve a nuclear weapons option.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Obama to Chair UN Security Council

President Barack Obama will be the first sitting American president to chair the United Nations Security Council.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Dollar Falls, Federal Deficit to Hit $1.6 Trillion

The federal deficit is expected to hit a record $1.6 trillion in this year.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Minn. Man Charged With Child's Murder at Church

A 14-month-old girl was killed after a fight broke out at a Minnesota church.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Grad to Take Christian Hymn Case to High Court

A Washington State high school graduate believes her free speech rights were violated, because a request to play a Christian hymn at her high school graduation was denied.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Health Care Workers Pressured to Get Flu Shots

Healthcare workers are being pressured to get a flu shot this fall. 

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Kennedy Succession Focus of Mass. Hearing

Supporters of the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., will press Massachusetts lawmakers to allow the governor to name an interim replacement to his vacant U.S. Senate seat.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Jones Resignation Leaves Unanswered Questions

Phil Kerpen with Americans for Prosperity joined CBN News to discuss Van Jones' resignation as Green Jobs Czar.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

LA Blaze Flares Up, Burns Deep Wilderness

Fire officials are trying to keep the upper hand on the huge wildfire burning north of Los Angeles, but conditions have become unpredictable.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Printing of U.S. Dollars Worries China

A top Chinese official is repeating his government's concern that the U.S. is printing too much money.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Gold Crosses $1,000 Barrier Amid Dollar Concerns

Gold crossed the important $1,000 an ounce barrier again Tuesday for the first time in six months.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Bridge Shutdown Creates Problem for SF Drivers

The closure of the Oakland Bay Bridge has created a long commute for some drivers in San Francisco.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Sudan Woman Won't Pay Fine for Wearing Pants

In Sudan, a woman who has been convicted of violating a law against wearing pants, says she's not going to pay her fine.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Congress Returns to Health Care Question

As Congress returned from its summer break, Tuesday, health care resumed its position as the key topic in Washington.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Hezbollah: No to One-Third of the Cabinet

Hezbollah rejected an offer by Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Hariri for 10 of the 30 Cabinet posts in the new government.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Netanyahu, Mubarak to Meet

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanayahu will meet with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak next Sunday in Cairo.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

PA Cancels Economic Talks with Israel

PA Economic Minister Bassem Khoury said he will not be meeting with representatives of the Jewish state for the foreseeable future.

Monday, September 07, 2009

Cap-and-Trade Bill Draws Nationwide Protests

People around the country are speaking out against the cap-and-trade bill recently passed by the House of Representatives.

Monday, September 07, 2009

Amid Labor Day, Health Care Push Continues

The Obama Administration isn't giving up on a health care reform bill that includes a government option.

Monday, September 07, 2009

What Free Choice Act Means for U.S. Workers

With unemployment at a record 9.7 percent for the nation and an economy that keeps sending mixed signals, Congress is gearing up for a battle over labor reform.

Monday, September 07, 2009

Thousands Protest Hugo Chavez in Venezuela

People filled the streets of Caracas Saturday protesting what they say is growing authoritarianism by Chavez.

Monday, September 07, 2009

Emergency Drill Evokes Real Memories

An emergency drill in Jerusalem's Mahane Yehuda open air market on Sunday brought back memories of past terror attacks.

Monday, September 07, 2009

Israel Approves Construction of Housing Units

Israel is once again defying the Obama administration and is approving hundreds of new housing units.

Monday, September 07, 2009

Faith in God Key to Long Life Says 112-Year-Old

At her birthday on Saturday, Ella Schuler shared her secrets to longevity.

Monday, September 07, 2009

Thousands of Iowans Choose to Help the Hungry

Volunteers in Des Moines are spending Labor Day putting together food packages for the hungry.

Monday, September 07, 2009

Arizona Church Offers Drive-Thru Prayer

The Chandler Christian Church in Chandler, Arizona turned their parking lot into a drive-thru prayer service.

Monday, September 07, 2009

CDC Director Confident of Swine Flu Vaccine

The director of the Centers for Disease Control says his children will receive the swine flu vaccine.

Monday, September 07, 2009

School Districts Refuse to Show Obama Speech

Some parents fear the president will try to indoctrinate their children. They point to the original wording of the speech which called on students to "Help the president."

Friday, September 04, 2009

Students Kicked Out of Mall after Praying

A group of rival high school football players found common ground at a Virginia mall recently, but were kicked out after they joined hands to pray.

Friday, September 04, 2009

Parents Protest Obama's Speech to Students

Angry parents are flooding schools with phone calls about President Obama's upcomming address to students.

Friday, September 04, 2009

White House to Begin Releasing Visitor Names

The move is part of the president's effort to make good on a campaign pledge to create transparency in government.

Friday, September 04, 2009

Archaeologists Find Ancient Wall in Jerusalem

Israeli archeologists have uncovered a massive wall in Jerusalem from Biblical times.

Friday, September 04, 2009

More Poor Among Us? 'Poverty' Formula Outdated

The true poverty rate for Americans 65 years and older could be nearly twice as high as it is recorded now, according to a revision of an old, poverty-determining formula.

Friday, September 04, 2009

U.S. to Cut Millions in Aid to Honduras

In an effort to pressure Honduras to restore democratic rule, the Obama administration announced plans Thursday to cut off millions of dollars in aid to the country.

Friday, September 04, 2009

Vermont Teen Gets Prison Time in 'Sexting' Case

A Vermont teen is sentenced to prison in the state's first "sexting" case.

Friday, September 04, 2009

Aid Organization Helps Indo Quake Survivors

Rescuers in Indonesia are looking for more survivors of a powerful 7.0 earthquake that struck the region on Wednesday.

Friday, September 04, 2009

N. Korea: Uranium Program Nearly Completed

North Korea is in the final stages of enriching uranium and has told the United Nations Security Council it is moving forward with its nuclear programs.

Friday, September 04, 2009

Netanyahu to Approve West Bank Construction

Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu will approve plans for hundreds of new housing units in Judea and Samaria in addition to the 2,500 already under construction.

Friday, September 04, 2009

IAF Strikes Gaza Smuggling Tunnel

The IAF targeted a smuggling tunnel Thursday night in response to a seven mortar shell barrage launched into Israel from the Gaza Strip.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

'Cry Out America' Urges Prayer on 9/11

Friday marks the eighth anniversary of the three terror attacks against the United States. Christians are using the day not only to remember lives lost, but to also pray for the nation.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Ministry Plans Prayer for Muslims During Ramadan

A Christian ministry has started a nationwide project to pray for the Muslim world, as followers of Islam celebrate Ramadan.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Handling of the Rifqa Bary Case: Why it Matters

Lynne Kohm of the Regent University School of Law joined CBN News to shed some light on what the judge must consider in the case of Christian teen Rifqa Bary.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Oral Roberts University Enrollment Increases

Oral Roberts University reported on Thursday a 17 percent enrollment increase for the Fall 2009 class since last year.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Christian Music Festival Presents Live Web Cast

Christian music fans all over the world will have a rare opportunity to see some of the biggest names in the industry perform, during a live Web-streamed concert event Labor Day weekend.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

How One Church Overcame Hurricane Katrina

It's now been four years since Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, killing thousands and causing billions of dollars in destruction.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

American Idol Finalist on Faith and Music

American Idol finalist Phil Stacey talked to CBN News about his faith and new CD "Into the Light."

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Is British Health Care Causing Premature Deaths?

A group of British medical experts caring for the terminally ill say that some patients are wrongly judged to be close to death.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Russia Confirms MIG Sales to Syria

Russia plans to provide Syria with MiG fighter jets, according to the Russian newspaper Kommersant.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Arkansas' Duggar Family Expecting 19th Child

Michelle Duggar, star of the The Learning Channel's reality show "18 Kids and Counting" is pregnant with her 19th child.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Art Exhibit Includes 'Holy' Terrorists

An art exhibit in Tel Aviv features paintings of Palestinian suicide bombers depicted as Mary with the baby Jesus.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Car Dealers Still Awaiting Reimbursement

The government's Cash for Clunkers  program is still leaving car dealers in the red.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Poll: Umemployed Feel Traumatized by Job Loss

A new survey shows that losing one's job hurts more than the bank account, but it can also affect the psyche.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Number of Older Americans Rising in Workplace

A new study says young people are deciding to stay in school, while older people are finding it more difficult to retire.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Hezbollah Accruing Non-Conventional Weapons

Hezbollah has added chemical weapons to its arms cache, according to a report in the Kuwaiti newspaper al-Siyasa.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Violent Crime Rate Remains Low

The violent crime rate in the United States remained unchanged from 2007 to 2008.  It is the lowest crime rate since 1973.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Michael Jackson to be Buried Among Stars

Michael Jackson will be laid to rest Thursday in a California mausoleum surrounded by legendary entertainers, including Clark Gable, Jean Harlow and W.C. Fields.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Judge to Decide Fate of Christian Convert

A hearing scheduled in a Florida courtroom on Thursday could decide the fate of 17-year-old Rifqa Bary.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Israeli, PA Ministers Meet in Jerusalem

For the first time since the Netanyahu government was installed last March, Israeli and Palestinian ministers met in Jerusalem on Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Minister: No Deal with Obama on Construction

Minister-without-portfolio Yossi Peled said Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has not made a deal with President Barack Obama to freeze construction in Judea and Samaria.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

MTV Star Gives Tips on Stay-at-Home Parenting

For the first time in decades, more parents are back at home with their kids. One MTV reality show star is giving parents tips on how to stay at home and remain sane.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Post Office Facilities Facing Closure Cut to 413

The Postal Service has managed to weather the tough economy, keeping roughly half of its post offices open.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Charles Gibson to Retire from ABC at Year's End

Charles Gibson will step down as anchor of ABC's "World News" at the end of the year, the network announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Freed Reporters: We Were Dragged into N. Korea

Two U.S. journalists jailed in North Korea for months say soldiers "violently dragged" them back into the Communist country after they returned to Chinese soil.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Hurricane Jimena Swirls Past Baja Resorts

Hurricane Jimena weakened to a Category 2 story before it pounded the middle of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula on Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Disabled Golfers Compete in PGA Tournament

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. is hosting a PGA championship for disabled golfers.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Rwanda Church Massacre Trial Begins

In Rwanda, a former businessman is on trial for allegedly taking part in the murder of 2,000 Tutsis at the Nyange Church.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Weather Aids Calif. Fire Crew, But Battle Not Over

Firefighters battling the massive wildfire in California caught a major break from the humid weather, allowing them to gain a little ground, but officials say the fight is far from over

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Swine Flu Spreads as School Year Begins

The Centers for Disease Control says the H1N1 swine flu virus is starting to spread as schools re-open. But they say the virus is not mutating.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Christian Journalists Target Sex Trafficking

CBN News recently profiled a book on sex trafficking that was published by a group of Christian journalists associated with Youth With a Mission, or YWAM. 

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Is Another Supreme Court Justice Retiring?

Court observers note that Justice John Paul Stevens has hired fewer law clerks than usual, which is often a sign.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Obama: Won't Push for Public Option

President Barack Obama may drop the public option from the health care bill.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

NIV Scripture Revisions Draw Questions

The New International Version of the Bible is set to get its first revision in 25 years but it could re-open a heated debate about changing gender terms in the Scripture.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Motive Still Questioned in Bomber Release

Questions remain surrounding the release of the man convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Obama Praises Islam at White House Dinner

President Obama praised American Muslims Tuesday for their contribution to society at a Ramadan dinner at the White House.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Calls Mount to Impeach SC Gov. Sanford

Republicans lawmakers in South Carolina are considering the impeachment of Gov. Mark Sanford following the admission of his extramarital affair.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Obama: H1N1 Vaccine Strongly Recommended

The flu season is approaching and on Tuesday President Obama recommended that all Americans get vaccinated for the swine flu.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

'Coupon Mom' Saves Consumers Thousands

One mom has discovered a way for consumers to save thousands of dollars a year by making one simple change -- using coupons.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

New Bill Could Give Government Control of Internet

A bill proposal in Congress could change the way people use or are "allowed" to use the Internet in the future.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Health Officials Urge Less Sugary Drink Intake

A new survey says most of the residents in the Bronx area of New York City drink at least one sweetened drink a day.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Israeli Children Head Back to School

Some 1.5 million Israeli children started the new school year Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Europe Marks 70th Anniversary of WWII

World War II began 70 years ago, Tuesday, with a German blitzkrieg across Poland.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Will Montana Allow Doctor-Assisted Suicide?

Montana may become the first state to declare that doctor-assisted suicide is protected under the state constitution.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

FCC Head Targeted Conservative Radio in Past

Conservative media are speaking out against the Federal Communications Commission's new chief diversity officer Mark Lloyd.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Slain Okla. Pastor Was Committed to the Word

More than 1,000 people attended the funeral service of Carol Daniels in Oklahoma City on Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Same-sex Marriages Begin in Vermont

The new law recognizing homosexual marriages took effect Tuesday in the Green Mountain State.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Ridge: Talk of Terror Alerts Taken Out of Context

Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge says a passage from his new book, The Test of Our Times: America Under Siege, is being taken out of context.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Prejean Sues Miss USA Pageant Officials

Former Miss California USA Carrie Prejean sued pageant officials for libel, slander and religious discrimination on Monday.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Bary Case: Mosque 'Clear and Present Danger'

A controversial mosque in Ohio is now the focus of attention in the case of a Christian convert from Islam.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Scientists Test 'Gene Therapy' for Babies

The London Independent reported that researchers are working on a new technique that would swap genes in unfertilized eggs.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Terri Schiavo's Father Dies of Heart Failure

Robert Schindler, the father of Terri Schiavo, has died of heart failure. He was 71.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Survey: Support for Fed, Jitters on Spending

While economists are pleased with the Fed's interest rate policy, they are skeptical over the government's ability to cut spending, curb greenhouse gases or revamp health care, a new survey says.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Gov't and Sex Ed: What You Should Know

Attorney Lynne Kohm appeared on Monday's CBN Newschannel Morning program to give her analysis on government involvement in children's education.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Hezbollah Recruit Indicted for Spying

An Israeli Arab has been indicted for his part in a plot by Hezbollah to assassinate IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Son: Slain Pastor's Funeral Witnessing Opportunity

The son of the pastor who was brutally killed inside her Oklahoma church says her funeral will be another chance for his mother to spread the word of God.
     

Monday, August 31, 2009

Poll: Most Americans Would Replace Congress

A recent telephone survey showed 57 percent of Americans would vote to replace all members of Congress and start all over again.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Pat Robertson Recovering from Heart Surgery

The Christian Broadcasting Network announced Monday that its founder and Chairman, M.G. "Pat" Robertson, has returned home after extensive heart surgery.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Sa'ar Removes 'Nakba' from Textbooks

Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar announced his decision to drop the term 'Nakba' from Israeli Arab textbooks.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Multiple Flu Shots May be Necessary

Experts are uncertain if it will take one or two doses of the new H1N1 vaccine to give the proper protection needed against the new swine flu.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Insurance Co. Urges Customers to Get Involved

California-based insurer Anthem Blue Cross recently sent an e-mail to its customers and employees urging them to get involved in the health care debate.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Organ Donation Saves Lives and Two Marriages

Paul Bryan and Patti Ford were strangers until they were brought together by a similar problem - the need for a life-saving kidney transplant.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Ex-Israeli PM Indicted in Three Cases

Israeli Attorney General Menachem Mazuz filed criminal charges on Sunday against former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Police: Dugard Kidnapper '90s Crime Connection

Federal investigators are uncovering new evidence against the man accused of kidnapping a California girl and holding her hostage for 18 years.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Gay Rights Bill Gains Momentum in Congress

Congress is considering passage of the first major civil rights act protecting gays and trans-sexuals.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Cheney Defends CIA, Torture Policy

President Barack Obama has returned from his Martha's Vineyard vacation and is receiving serious criticism from former Vice President Dick Cheney.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Discovery Arrives at Space Station

Space shuttle Discovery pulled up and docked at the international space station on Sunday night.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Wildfire Threatens 12,000 Homes Near Los Angeles

A massive wildfire near Los Angeles, Calif. has destroyed at least 18 structures and is threatening some 12,000 homes. Mandatory evacuations are underway.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Remembering Martyred Missionary Nate Saint

Astronaut Patrick Forrester is carrying a bit of Christian missionary history on board the Discovery shuttle flight.

Friday, August 28, 2009

GOP: Tort Reform Key to Health Care Reform

Some conservative lawmakers say the solution to reducing the cost of health care is to limit the amount of money patients can win by suing their doctor for malpractice.

Friday, August 28, 2009

August Deadliest Month for U.S. in Afghanistan

A roadside bomb killed a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan Friday, making August the deadliest month of the 8-year war.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Homeschoolers Beat Nat'l Average on ACT

A recent report shows homeschoolers' averaged higher scores on the ACT college aptitude test than the national average.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Expert Advice on Kids and Vaccinations

This is the time of year when many children get their shots. But the whole ordeal can be traumatic for kids and parents. Expert Robert Luka gives parents tips on how to cope.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Recession May Be Loosening Grip on Economy

A growing list of evidence indicates the economy may be starting to emerge from the longest recession ever to plague the U.S. since World War II.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Gorillas Get a Sneak Glimpse of New Mate

Female gorillas at the London Zoo were shown photos of their intended male suitor.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Vick Receives Warm Welcome from Fans

Michael Vick made his return to the NFL with his debut with the Philadelphia Eagles to a rousing ovation from the crowd in Thursday night's preseason game.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Gay Marriage Opponents Target Iowa

The National Organization for Marriage wants to overturn an Iowa Supreme Court ruling that legalized gay marriage.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Ahmadinejad: Opposition Leaders Should be Punished

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday declared that opposition leaders from the recent post election crisis in the Islamic Republic to be prosecuted.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Operation Blessing Aids Typhoon Victims in Asia

People in China and Taiwan are still trying to pull their lives back together after a deadly typhoon struck the region earlier this month.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Siemens Invests in Israeli Solar Power

A $15 million investment bought Siemens a 40 percent interest in the Arava Power Company.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Danny Weakens, Warnings Remain for N.C. Coast

Tropical Storm Danny has weakened over the Atlantic and is barely a tropical storm.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Israeli Economy on the Mend

Moody's Investor Service determined that the Jewish state had weathered the global economic meltdown.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Could Exiled Honduran President Return to Power?

There has been a possible breakthrough in the political crisis that has gripped the central American nation of Honduras.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Mourners Gather to 'Celebrate' Kennedy's Life

A special memorial service was held Friday at the JFK Presidential Library in Boston, Mass. for the late Sen. Edward Kennedy.

 

Friday, August 28, 2009

UNIFIL Troops Will Remain in South Lebanon

The U.N. Security Council extended the mandate for UNIFIL (U.N. Peacekeeping forces) in southern Lebanon for another year.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Iowa School District Revises Plan for Bible Classes

An Iowa school district is changing its religious liberties policy after protests from secular groups.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Christian Professors: Balancing Faith, Curriculum

The cover story for the new edition of World Magazine deals with the difficulties Christian professors face on college campuses.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's Funeral Schedule

The following is the schedule of events for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's funeral.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Mourners Stop to Bid Farewell to Sen. Kennedy

Mourners gathered Thursday at both ends of a 70-mile route of a motorcade carrying the body of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy from the Cape Cod home where he spent his final days.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

OSBI: Okla. Pastor's Body 'Staged' by Killer

Investigators are reviewing video surveillance tapes looking for clues regarding the brutal murder of 61-year-old Carol Daniels over the weekend.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

S. Korea May Cut Mideast Missionary Travel

South Korea may begin scaling back on Christian missionaries' travel to the Middle East.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Grahams Send Condolences to Kennedy Family

Franklin Graham is another well-known minister mourning the loss of Sen. Edward Kennedy.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Disabled Soldiers Learn to Water Ski

Some U.S. soldiers who were wounded while serving in the line of duty are getting a chance to learn to water ski at Sea World.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Jackson Tragedy: Wake Up Call to America?

Dr. Linda Mintle helped CBN News understand Michael Jackson's drug use and she explained how his addiction affects our culture.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

PA Judge: No Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

The PA's chief Islamic judge said no historical evidence exists proving Jewish claims to Jerusalem or that a Jewish temple ever existed.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Hariri: Hezbollah Will Be in Gov't.

Lebanese Prime Minister designate Sa'ad Hariri said Hezbollah will be part of the new government 'whether Israel likes it or not.'

Thursday, August 27, 2009

CDC Leery of Swine Flu Death Estimates

Government health officials are saying the much feared swine flu is not all it is been cracked up to be.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Judge: KY Can't Legislate Dependence on God

A Kentucky judge has ruled a state law that refers to dependence on "Almighty God" is unconstitutional.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

New Jobless Claims and Total Benefit Rolls Drop

New evidence suggests that layoffs have eased as the number of laid-off workers filing claims for jobless benefits dropped last week.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Did Ted Kennedy's Faith Affect His Politics?

Though Mass. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy did not talk about his religion openly during his life, the Kennedy family are well-known for their strong Catholic faith.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

We're In the Money - Cons Get Stimulus Checks

The government has sent more than 4,000 inmates stimulus checks.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Church Drops 'Lutheran' in Protest of Gay Clergy

St. Timothy Church in Charleston, W.Va. has blocked out the word 'Lutheran' on the sign in front of its building in protest of the ELCA vote allowing the ordaining of gay clergy.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Christian Group Challenges Homeschool Ruling

The Alliance Defense Fund, a Christian legal group, is challenging a New Hampshire court's decision to remove a girl out of homeschooling.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

August Tied for Deadliest Month in Afghanistan

The month of August is on track to be the deadliest month for the U.S. military in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Did Sen. Kennedy Embrace his Catholic Background

Did Sen. Ted Kennedy accept the Catholic faith like his family? Watch more analysis on this.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Marriage Supporters Campaign for Iowa

A group that supports traditional marriage is attempting to change an Iowa state Supreme Court decision that legalizes same-sex marriage there.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Faith-Based Groups Join to Fight Abortion Funding

Insurance coverage for abortions is a deal breaker when it comes to health care reform according to the conservative "Freedom Federation."

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Okla. Officials Warn Pastors to Take Precautions

Officials warned pastors in Anadarko, Okla., that they should take precautions at their churches after pastor Carol Daniels was brutally murdered in her own church over the weekend.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Money Minute: Real Estate or Real Nightmare?

Yes, it is the American Dream to own your own home.  But for many, that dream has become a financial nightmare.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Troops Witness Deadliest Year in Afghanistan

A total of 802 American troops have died since the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan began in 2001.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Missouri Woman Celebrates 112th Birthday

Florence Poe of Cape Girardeau, Mo., is celebrating her 112th birthday.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Israel to Receive Auschwitz Concentration Camp Blueprints

A German newspaper will present original architectural plans of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp to PM Binyamin Netanyahu in Berlin.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, 1932-2009

Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy died Tuesday night after a yearlong struggle with brain cancer. Click here for CBN News full coverage of Kennedy's passing.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

U.S. Funds 'Earthquake' in Israeli Desert

The U.S. Defense Department funded a huge experimental explosion in the Israeli Negev Desert on Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Netanyahu, Mitchell Report 'Good' Meeting

Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu and U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell described their four-hour meeting in London on Monday as "good."

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Fla. Gay Adoption Ban Goes to Appeals Court

The state is appealing a Miami-Dade County judge's ruling that the gay adoption ban is unconstitutional.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Houston Public Schools Ban 'Sexting'

Public schools in Houston, Texas have a new rule for students returning to school this year - no 'sexting.'

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Obesity Linked with Smaller Brain Size

Researchers in two different studies suggest being severly overweight is a potential health problem.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

IL Pharmacists Can Refuse to Sell Abortion Pill

Two pro-life pharmacy owners have won the right, for now, to refuse to stock and dispense the morning-after pill.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Daughter Says Graham Looking Forward to Heaven

CBN News spoke with Anne Graham Lotz, the daughter of well-known evangelist Billy Graham, about her father's health.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

NJ Residents Protest Libyan Leader's Visit

New Jersey residents were outraged at a request made by Moammar Gadhafi to stay in the small town of Englewood for the meeting.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Southern Baptist Denomination Losing Youth

The president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary said at least two-thirds of young people are leaving the Southern Baptist church.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Group Puts Rock Spin on Christian Music

The two-time Grammy-nominated and Dove award-winning group Skillet released their latest CD, Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Judge: School Clerk Did Not Violate Prayer Ban

A judge has cleared a Florida school district clerk of violating a federal court order against prayer in school or at school-related events.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Judge Rules Against Arrest of Former Lesbian

A Virginia judge ruled, Tuesday, against a request to send a former lesbian to jail for keeping her daughter away from her former partner.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Atheist Ad Bus Driver Back at Work - for Now

An Iowa bus driver suspended for refusing to drive a bus displaying an atheist ad has returned to work this week. But her future is still uncertain.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Insight on Veterans' Health Care

Dr. Mark Mostert with Regent University joined CBN News to discuss the "Your Life, Your Choices" booklet and why the public should be concerned about it.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Vets Wrongly Told They Have Fatal Disease

The Veterans Administration says a computer glitch is responsible for accidentally telling hundreds of military veterans they have a fatal disease.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

RI Gov't to Shut Down to Balance Budget

Government offices in Rhode Island will be closed at least one day a month starting September 4.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

PA Prime Minister: De Facto State in Two Years

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said his government plans to declare a de facto Palestinian state within two years.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Heart Group: Cut Back - Way Back - On Sugar

The American Heart Association says it is time for Americans to cut way back on their sugar consumption.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Temporary Ruling Bans Nativity at State Capitol

The Washington State Capitol will no longer allow nativity scenes, but a holiday tree will still be displayed during the Christmas season.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Probing Terror Tactics: Good or Bad for Security?

The Obama administration is setting strict new standards for treatment of terror suspects, but is it a good idea?

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Town Halls Resonate with Health Care Debate

President Barack Obama may be on vacation this week at Martha's Vineyard, but Americans are not taking a break from the debate over health care reform.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

'I Have a Dream' Speech Remembered

Tuesday is the 46th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Israeli Minister: 'We Won't Return to '67 Lines'

Israeli Intelligence Affairs Minister Dan Meridor said Israel will never return to the pre-1967 armistice lines.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Matt Redman on His Latest Worship Album

One of the most anticipated albums due to release Tuesday is from worship leader Matt Redman.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Obama Reappoints Bernanke to 2nd Term

President Barack Obama is nominating Ben Bernanke for a second term as Chairman of the Federal Reserve.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Scottish Gov't Defends Bomber Release

Scottish government defended their decision, Monday, to release the Lockerbie bomber last week.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Gov. Crist: God Kept FL Hurricane Free

It's been a very calm year on the hurricane front, and the governor of Florida says he's giving God the credit for that.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Venezuela Crowned Miss Universe Again

Stefania Fernandez, 18, won the annual competition held this year in the Bahamas. 

Monday, August 24, 2009

Pastor Found Dead in OK Church

An Oklahoma congregation is in mourning after their pastor was discovered dead inside her church early Sunday morning.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Hamas: Girls Must Wear Muslim Dress

Hamas announced that school girls not wearing Muslim dress at government schools would be sent home.

Monday, August 24, 2009

J'lem Mayor Launches Blog

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat launched a blog meant "to increase transparency and dialogue" with residents and visitors.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Israelis Boycott Swedish Companies

Israelis signed an Internet petition calling for a consumer boycott of Swedish-owned companies in Israel.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Netanyahu Leaves for London, Berlin

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu left for a four-day visit to Europe on Monday afternoon.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Next Move for Rifqa Bary

CBN News Terrorism Analyst Erick Stakelbeck said honor killings are not only on the rise in the United States, but have become an epidemic in countries in Europe.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Governments Limiting Internet Access

Several governments around the world are beginning to crack down on their citizens access to the Internet.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Obamas Vacation in Martha's Vineyard

The president and the first family have begun their vacation at Martha's Vineyard on a secluded 28-acre private estate in Massachusetts.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Obama Sends Muslims Ramadan Message

Just before leaving on his vacation, President Barack Obama recorded a special message for Muslims, in honor of their celebration of the holy month of Ramadam.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Swedish Gov't Moves to Ban Homeschooling

The Swedish government has drafted legislation that could end all homeschooling in the country.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Bill Downgraded, Leaves Two Dead on East Coast

The storm moved out into the North Atlantic ocean Monday, but is expected to produce storms and gale force winds over the next few days.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Social Security Payments Shrinking

Millions of older people face shrinking Social Security checks next year, the first time in a generation.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Lutheran Church Allows Gay Clergy Relationships

The nations largest Lutheran denomination will now be able to appoint clergy members who are in committed homosexual relationships.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Christian Convert Allowed to Stay in FL for Now

A 17-year old girl who fled her home after converting to Christianity has been allowed to stay in Florida for now.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Operation Blessing Helps Flood Victims in Va.

Residents in Norfolk, Va. are cleaning up after a flash flood last week. Torrential rains dumped more than seven inches in the area in just a few hours.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Health Care Bill: Gov't Oversight and Parental Rights

The provision in President Obama's healthcare bill that calls for the government to send agents into homes to teach parents how to raise their children could undermine parental rights.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Sudanese Teen Gets Life-saving Heart Surgery

An 18-year old refugee from Darfur has a new lease on life after undergoing heart surgery at Wolfson Medical Center in Holon, Israel.

Friday, August 21, 2009

S.C. Governor's Wife Talks About Faith in Interview

Jenny Sanford, the wife of South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, made news this week when she said she's praying for her husband's mistress.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Driver Refuses to Drive Bus with Atheist Message

A bus driver in Iowa said she will not drive a bus that carries an atheist advertisement.

Friday, August 21, 2009

S.D. Doctors Required to Say Abortion Ends Life

A federal judge has upheld a South Dakota law that requires doctors to tell women that abortion ends human life.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Mexican Law Allows Recreational Drug Use

The country of Mexico will no longer prosecute citizens who are apprehended with small amounts of marijuana, cocaine, and heroine in their possession.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Poll Shows Obama Health Care Rating Low

A new poll shows that more Americans are unhappy with President Barack Obama's performance in the health care debate.

Friday, August 21, 2009

WHO Predicts Swine Flu 'Explosion'

The World Health Organization predicts that swine flu will spread so fast in the coming months it will seem to be a worldwide explosion of cases.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Life Expectancy Increases for Americans

The National Center for Health Statistics revealed that men are now living, on average, to age 75 and women to 80.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Court to Decide: What's Next for Rifqa Bary?

CBN News Senior Reporter Dale Hurd has followed the case of Rifqa Barry since its beginning. He discussed why he thinks the Florida court may be a good place for this case.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

'Express Lane' Makes Grocery Shopping Easy

People in Sandpoint, Idaho, now have a more convenient method of grocery shopping -- from the comfort of their own cars.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Idaho School Sues Over Teaching from Bible

A public charter school is suing Idaho officials after they barred the school from using the Bible.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

PA Lecturer: No Jewish Ties to Western Wall

A lecturer at a university in the Palestinian Authority said Jews have no historical ties to the Western Wall.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Evangelical Lutherans to Vote on Gay Clergy

The nation's largest Lutheran denomination, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, has decided to take a more liberal position on homosexuality

Thursday, August 20, 2009

U.S. Criticizes Israel's Visa Policy

The U.S. State Department issued a stinging criticism of a Israeli policy concerning visitors to the Palestinian Authority.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Former Senator Slams Cap-and-Trade Bill

Former Sen. Timothy Wirth says the cap-and-trade bill making its way through Congress has "gotten out of control."

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Release of Lockerbie Bomber Raises Controversy

Scotland's government freed the terminally ill Lockerbie bomber on compassionate grounds Thursday.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

IDF to Participate in NATO Exercise

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak approved IDF participation in a NATO exercise in the Mediterranean Sea.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Cuban Catholic Church Calls for End to Embargo

A delegation of U.S. Catholic church leaders are visiting Cuba and calling on President Obama to end the embargo against the communist nation.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Lesbian Turned Christian Still in Custody Battle

A Virginia mother could face jail time for refusing to allow her 7-year-old daughter to see her former lesbian partner in Vermont.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Young Christian Band Leeland Discusses New CD

Leeland, one of the most popular groups in Christian music, has released a new CD titled Love is on the Move.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

FCC 'Diversity' Post Raises Concerns on Talk Radio

A recently-created position at the Federal Communications Commission has some Republicans concerned.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

'Angie's List' Grades Patient, Doctor Experiences

A different issue in health care impacts all of our families: How do you find a quality doctor? How do you avoid medical mistakes? Angie Hicks has the answer.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

'Cool Water' Helps Homeless Teens Bounce Back

A mentoring program in Spokane, Wash., is helping homeless teens by providing them with jobs.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Pro-life Law Struck Down in Oklahoma

A state judge struck down a pro-life law that required doctors to do an ultrasound along with describing the fetus to the woman before the abortion begins.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Vick's Second Chance. Will He Blow It?

Since Michael Vick's signing with the Philadelphia Eagles last week, the sports world has been abuzz about his second chance in the NFL.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Microchip to Monitor Cleanliness in Health Workers

Healthcare workers may soon get microchips to make sure they wash their hands.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Israeli Official: Swedish Report 'Outright Blood Libel'

Israeli's Deputy FM Danny Ayalon said a Swedish newspaper article accusing IDF soldiers of killing Palestinians to sell their organs is 'blood libel.'

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Proposal for Gov't Home Visitation Sparks Concern

The government's desire to teach parenting skills has also become an important issue of the healthcare debate.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Afghan Law Against Women Stuns Rights Groups

A law that allows men to starve their wives if they refuse to obey sexual demands is set to take effect in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

White House: Public Option Still on the Table

The White House is trying to tell anybody who will listen that a government-run option is not off the table.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Israel, U.N. at Odds Over Iran Nuke Program

Israeli officials have accused the United Nation's International Atomic Energy Agency of hiding incriminating evidence about Iran's nuclear weapons program.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

'Kids Eat Free' Ads Boost Restaurant Sales

More restaurants are offering free meals for kids to try to entice mom and dad to dine out once again.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Uncovering the Truth Behind N.C. Terror Plot

CBN News Terrorism Analyst Erick Stakelbeck recently returned from Raleigh where he spoke with people who knew Daniel Boyd.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Expert Advice on Small Business Survival

As a business coach, Roberta Fauntroy knows small businesses are struggling and many are having to lay-off employees or even close down.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Obama Admin. Walks the Fence on Gay Marriage

It appears that the Obama administration is taking both sides on the issue of same-sex marriage as government lawyers defend the Defense of Marriage Act.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

PM Halts W. Bank, E. Jerusalem Building Projects

Three top leaders in Israel's government have reportedly decided to stop new building projects in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) and East Jerusalem until early in 2010.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Huckabee: Palestinian State in Holy Land 'Unrealistic'

While visiting Jerusalem Tuesday, former US presidential candidate Mike Huckabee told reporters that it isn't feasible to consider creating a Palestinian state on the land that historically belongs to the Jews.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Tom Delay Ready to Put on His Dancing Shoes

Former Republican and House Majority Leader Tom Delay said he's going to be on this season's Dancing With the Stars.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Credit Card Thief a Former Govt. Informant

The man at the center of the country's largest identity theft ever is a former government informant.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Mortgage Delinquency Rate Hits All-Time High

The delinquency rate on U.S. home mortgage loans hit an all-time high during the second quarter.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

U.S. Receiving Far Fewer Swine Flu Shots in Oct.

Instead of the anticipated 120 million vaccinations, there will only be 45 million available with 20 million more doses shipped weekly.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

More Workers Hired to Speed Up Clunkers Program

The Transportation Department is tripling the number of workers processing Cash for Clunkers transactions.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Milwaukee Mayor Hailed as Hometown Hero

The mayor of Milwaukee, Wis., is being hailed as a hero after he rescued a grandmother and her young granddaughter from an attack at the state fair.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

White House Drops E-mail Reporting Campaign

The White House is no longer asking citizens to report people and "fishy" information in the health care debate.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Obama, Mubarak Discuss Middle East Peace

Permanent peace in the Middle East topped the agenda of President Obama's meeting with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Advertisers Boycott Fox News' 'Glenn Beck'

More than a dozen companies have cancelled their television commercials on the popular Fox News cable network show "Glenn Beck."

Monday, August 17, 2009

Corruption in the Obama Administration?

Fox News contributor and blogger Michelle Malkin says through her recearch of the Obama administration, she has found "corruption at every level."

Monday, August 17, 2009

Raising Kids to Choose Success Over Popularity

Marybeth Hicks, author of "Bringing Up Geeks," gives tips on raising kids in a society that is so consumed with popularity and acceptance.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Kuwait Wedding Blaze set for 'Personal Reasons'

A fire that tore through a wedding tent killing dozens in Kuwait, Aug. 15, was a crime done for personal reasons.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Afghan Men Win 'Right' to Starve Wives

A law that allows men to starve their wives if they refuse to obey sexual demands is set take effect in Afghanistan.

Monday, August 17, 2009

'Obamacare' Supporters Outspend Foes on Ads

Nearly $60 million is being spent debating health care through TV ads - and supporters of President Obama's plan are out spending the opposition.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Mubarak: No Israel Recognition Before Peace

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, visiting Washington D.C. for the first time in five years, said Arab recognition of Israel will come only after a peace agreement with the Palestinians is achieved.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Obama Administration: Marriage Law Unfair

The Obama administration has filed court papers claiming a federal marriage law discriminates against gays, even as it continues to defend the law.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Study: Weightlifting Helps Breast Cancer Survivors

Weight training can actually help breast cancer survivors, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Atheist Bus Ads Stir Debate in Iowa

An Iowa town is embroiled in a free speech debate over allowing atheist ads to be displayed on the sides of city buses.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Chicago Furloughs City Workers for Three Days

On Monday, all city agencies including sanitation, libraries, health clinics and even City Hall will be closed as workers are forced to take the three-day furlough.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Poll: Stimulus Bill Didn't Help U.S. Economy

Even though President Barack Obama launched the $787 billion stimulus bill to bring the economy out of the recession, Americans now feel that it did not help.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Hamas, Radicals Gun Battle Leaves 24 Dead

Order has been restored in the Gaza town of Rafah after a gun battle between Hamas and a rival Islamist group over the weekend left at least 24 people dead.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Huckabee Supports Israeli Settlements

Former Arkansas governor and GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee says the Obama adminstration's Middle East policy is too harsh on Israel.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Labor Groups Want Employee Act Approved

Labor advocacy groups like the AFL-CIO, are hoping to see the Employees Free Choice Act, or EFCA, receive congressional approval this year.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Barak Delays Cement Delivery to Gaza

Defense Minister Ehud Barak delayed a cement delivery to the Gaza Strip because Hamas confiscated part of the previous delivery.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Roman Dwelling Uncovered in the City of David

Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists uncovered a third-century Roman building in the City of David excavation.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Building a Solid Business in Tough Times

Many business owners wonder how to build a solid company - without sacrificing integrity. Author Jeff Benedict joined CBN News to share his tale of success.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Mexico Court Releases Jailed Christians

The Mexican Supreme Court released 20 evangelical Indians from prison this past week.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Attacks Continue Against Somalia's Christians

Four more Christians have been executed by radical Islamists in Somalia.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Film 'Pendragon' Delivers Strong Message of Faith

A new inspirational action movie has been released entitled "Pendragon: Sword of his Father." The film has a strong message of faith.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Texas Couple Has Two Sets of Identical Twins

A couple in Dallas, Texas, managed to have two sets of identical twins -- a feat that is rarely accomplished.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Focus on the Family Faces Budget Downfall

Evangelical Christian group Focus on the Family is facing a nearly $6 million shortfall -- and now it's reaching out to donors and other Christian organizations for help.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Family, Friends Honor Eunice K. Shriver

Funeral services are being held Friday for Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Aid Groups Help Displaced Pakistani Christians

The past few months have seen an increase in violence in Pakistan. Christians have often been the targets.

Friday, August 14, 2009

NGO Monitor Examines 'White Flags' Report

A Jerusalem-based research group found many fundamental deficiencies and unverifiable conclusions in the HRW report.

Friday, August 14, 2009

American Pakistani Christians Protest at WH

The persecution of Christians in Pakistan took center stage outside the White House on Thursday.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Sleep Reseachers Say Six Hours Not Enough

Researchers at the University of Californa, San Francisco, have discovered a gene that lets people get enough rest with just six hours sleep, but only three percent of humans have it.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Jewish Remnant Preparing to Flee Yemen

Persecution, harassment and violent attacks have convinced most of the last vestige of Yemeni Jews to flee the country.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Fatah Infighting on the Increase

Fatah leaders in the Gaza Strip resigned en masse on Thursday, protesting last weekend's election at the faction's General Assembly.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Controller on Phone During Hudson River Crash

The Federal Aviation Administration has suspended two employees following last week's deadly mid-air collision over the Hudson River in New York City.

Friday, August 14, 2009

SC Atty Gen. Supports Religious License Plates

South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster supports religious license plates that read, "I Believe."

Friday, August 14, 2009

Vick Returns to the NFL, Signs With Eagles

The National Football League's Philadelphia Eagles have signed Michael Vick, making his return official and ending speculation of where he would end up.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Honor Killings Explained

Honor killings, or the murder of those who have brought "dishonor" to the family, are prominent in the Islamic faith.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

America's Deficit Explained: What $1.3T Means

So just how much is $1.3 trillion?  It's a hard number to grasp, but it represents how deep in debt America is.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

CA Gay Rights Groups Debate Prop 8 Challenge

Supporters of same-sex marriage in California are divided over when to push for a ballot measure to overturn Proposition 8.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Rifqa Bary's Emotional Plea

Rifqa Bary explains to reporters why she fears her family after converting from Islam to Christianity.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Officials Visit Possible Prison for Gitmo Detainees

A Michigan prison could be used to house terrorism suspects currently being held at Guantanamo Bay.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Shriver Remembered at Public Wake

Thousands attended a public wake Thursday for Eunice Kennedy Shriver at Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church in Barnstable, Mass.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Raging Calif. Wildfire Forces Hundreds to Evacuate

The fire has grown to about 1,200 acres and is still at zero containment.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

NASA Lacks Funds to Study Dangerous Asteroids

NASA says it does not have enough funding to study all of the asteroids that could threaten Earth.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

World Archaeological Congress Snubs Israel

The IAA expressed its deep concern over the World Archaeological Congress behavior at its Inter-Congress in Ramallah.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Health Ministry: Swine Flu Spreading

A Health Ministry report released Wednesday cited a 3.6 percent rise in swine flu cases in the past two weeks.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Huckabee to Visit Israel Next Week

Former governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee arrives in Israel on Monday for a solidarity visit.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Teacher Resigns to Save the Job of Another

The Bible teaches to put others before yourself. And that is exactly what one North Carolina teacher did for his coworker.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Mother Injured in MercyMe Bus Accident Dies

The young woman critically injured in a collision with the tour bus of the Christian band MercyMe has died.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Scotland Considers Freeing Convicted Bomber

There is growing concern that the man who bombed Pan Am flight 103 more than 20 years ago may be released from a Scottish prison.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Jakes: God Sends Christians Challenges

Author and Bishop Thomas D. Jakes of the Dallas, Texas, megachurch The Potter's House, is speaking out about these tough economic times.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Planned Parenthood Fined for Overbilling Medicaid

Planned Parenthood must return more than a half million dollars to the state of Washington for overbilling Medicaid, according to the Baptist Press.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Pakistan's Nuke Sites Targeted by Terrorists

Pakistan's nuclear sites have been attacked three times within the past two years, according to the Times of India.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Pakistani Militant Groups Clash, 70 Reportedly Killed

A battle between rival Pakistani militant groups has reportedly killed about 70 fighters.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Christian Workers Beheaded by Somali Extremists

Somali Islamic extremists beheaded four Christians after kidnapping them on July 27, according to a report from the group, International Christian Concern.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Clinton Tours Africa to Combat Violence

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued her tour of Africa, Wednesday, focusing on issues ranging from Islamic extremists to sexual abuse.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Pastors Fight to Keep Tiller Abortion Clininc Closed

Ministers in Wichita, Kan., are fighting to keep Dr. George Tiller's late-term abortion clinic closed.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

White House Reception Welcomes Sotomayor

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle hosted a reception for Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Man, 90, Was Blind, But Now Can See

A 90-year-old Oregon man was blind but now says he can see.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Suicide Risk with Antidepressants Varies by Age

The Food and Drug Administration says the suicide risk linked with antidepressants varies by age group.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Israel Welcomes 107 British 'Olim'

One hundred and seven new immigrants from Great Britain landed at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International Airport on Tuesday.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Six Arrested in Foiled Kuwait Bombing Plot

Kuwaiti authorities say they have arrested six men who were planning to attack a U.S. military base with a  truck filled with explosives and chemicals.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

GM Changes Strategies to Lure Back Consumers

General Motors has unveiled its much-anticipated new electric car called the "Volt" which will arrive in showrooms in late 2010.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Outreach 24/7: Unique Sound for Christ

Outreach 24/7 has a unique sound-- a mix of go-go, hip hop, jazz and contemperorary gospel-- to bring God's music to a younger generation.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Youth Village Brings Positive Light to Israel

Anyone who has been to Israel knows there's much more to the country than what's reported. The Yemin Orde Wingate Youth Village is one of many positives.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Episcopal, Anglicans Take Land Dispute to Court

The latest battleground in the legal fight between American Anglicans and the Episcopal church is Savannah, Ga., where the churches continue to dispute over land.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Dealership Seeks God, Not Gov't for Bailout

One Arizona car dealership is counting on a higher source to make it through this tough economy.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Administrators Face Charges for School Prayer

Two Christian teachers in Florida are facing jail time for allegedly breaking the law as they prayed at a school-related event.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

PM: No 'Winds of War' on Lebanon Border

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that war is not imminent on Israel's northern border.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Money Minute: Tithing in Tough Times

In these uncertain economic times, nearly everyone is looking for the secret to money.  It starts by giving and having God's blessing on your finances.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Israeli Travelers Get Terror Warning

The Counter-Terrorism Bureau issued an updated travel advisory for the Israelis traveling abroad.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Boy Gives Bar Mitzvah Money to Sderot

A 13-year-old boy from New York donated his parents' Bar Mitzvah gift to build a playground for the children of Sderot.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Study: Breastfeeding Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

The study shows women who had a mother, sister, or other close relatives with breast cancer had a 59 percent lower risk of developing the disease if they breastfed.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Europe's Muslims to Increase 20 Percent by 2050

Britain, Spain and Holland will have an even higher percentage of Muslims before that time, according to a study by the London Telegraph.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

New WH Website: Latest Health Care Weapon?

Free speech groups have raised concerns over a new White House website that asks citizens to report on each other.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Clinton Loses Cool After Student's Question

While touring Africa, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had strong words for a student who asked what former President Bill Clinton thought about Chinese contracts in the Congo.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Virginia Jail Ends Censorship of Religious Materials

Officers at the Rappahannock Regional Jail in Stafford, Va. have agreed to stop censoring religious material mailed to detainees.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

JFK's Sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver Dies at 88

President John F. Kennedy's sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver, died Tuesday morning. She was 88.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Cash for Clunkers Hurting Charity Donations

Charities that rely on vehicle donations for funding say they are receiving fewer cars and trucks.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

House Leaders Drop Passenger Jet Request

House Democratic leaders are backing down on plans to force the Pentagon to buy four additional passenger jets.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Pope Benedict Discusses Holocaust in Message

Pope Benedict used his Sunday message to discuss the Holocuast, telling pilgrims that Nazi concentration camps were extreme symbols of evil.

Monday, August 10, 2009

'End-of-Life' Proposal Adds to Healthcare Debate

Critics say a provision in President Barack Obama's healthcare reform bill encourages "end of life" counseling for seniors, one of the bill's most controversial issues.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Helping Chemo Patients One 'Knot' at a Time

A Newport Beach group called "Knots of Love" is reaching out far beyond southern California to help chemotherapy patients.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Pakistan's Taliban Embroiled in Power Struggle

Pakistan is worried that al Qaeda is trying to install its own "chief terrorist."

Monday, August 10, 2009

New Doc Examines Stem Cell Use in Medicine

A new documentary film takes a look at the rights and wrongs of using stem cells for curing serious diseases.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Money Minute: How to Survive a Crisis

In today's tough economy, many people are not only thinking about surviving criss, they are making the mistake of betting on it.

Monday, August 10, 2009

PM Issues Warning to Lebanon

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Lebanon will be held accountable for any aggressive act by Hezbollah.

Monday, August 10, 2009

House Criticized for Private Jet Funding

The House plan to buy a new fleet of private jets is drawing bipartisan criticism in the Senate.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Recession Linked to Fewer Babies?

U.S. births fell two percent in 2008, the first full year of the recession and was the first annual decline in births in eight years, ending a small turn-of-the-century baby boom.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Federal Deficit Continues to Grow

So far this year, the deficit is at $1.3 trillion, far above last year's total of $455 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office or CBO.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Typhoon Pummels Taiwan; 600 Missing in Mudslide

Typhoon Morakot pummeled several Asian countries during the weekend, leaving a wide swath of destruction.

Monday, August 10, 2009

IAF Targets Gaza Smuggling Tunnel

The Israel Air Force targeted a smuggling tunnel near the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip overnight.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Fatah: Jerusalem Awaits 'Our Sacrifices'

The Palestinian Authority's Fatah faction's General Assembly issued a resolution over the weekend.

Monday, August 10, 2009

J'lem Haredim Attack Mayor's Car

A mob of Haredi Jews surrounded Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat's car on Sunday evening, throwing rocks and cursing him.

Saturday, August 08, 2009

MercyMe Performs After Fatal Tour Bus Accident

The Christian music band MercyMe performed for the first time, Monday, since a deadly crash involving their tour bus.

Friday, August 07, 2009

This Week's Movies: Dos and Don'ts

Bob Waliszewski, director of Focus on the Family's Plugged In Online, spoke with CBN News about the latest movies playing in theatres.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Christian Confirmed as Head of NIH

An outspoken Christian, has been confirmed the head the National Institutes of Health.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Good Samaritans Return Lost $800 to Owner

A Boulder, Colo., couple found and returned a plain envelope with $800 inside back to its owner.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Iran Executes Seven Lawyers

Seven lawyers representing Iranians being held for protesting the recent presidential elections have been killed, The Jerusalem Post reported.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Tank Defense System Tests Out

A new defense system designed for Merkava Mark IV tanks will be installed on a full battalion of tanks by 2010.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Operation Blessing Launches TV Program

The TV series airs on the Enlace Television Network throughout Latin America, the U.S. and Spain.

Friday, August 07, 2009

U.S. Army Ranger Brothers Reunite with Family

Two brothers serving in the U.S. Army have reunited with their family in Spokane, Wash., after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Religious Jews in America on the Decline

The American Jewish population is declining in it's religious observance.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Second IDF Training Fatality in Two Days

IDF Sgt. Or Haddad, 20, died on the operating table Thursday night, after being shot in the back during a training exercise.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Officials Give New Swine Flu Advice to Schools

U.S. health officials have released new guidelines for schools on how to handle swine flu outbreaks.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Eight-Year-Old Squeezes Her Way to Disneyland

After some controversy, an eight-year-old girl's dreams of going to Disneyland have come true.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Wis. Gay Couples Apply for Domestic Partnerships

Wisconsin became the first Midwestern state to enact protections for gay and lesbian couples through legislation.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Are Americans Standing Behind President Obama?

A new poll shows President Barack Obama's approval rating has slumped to 50 percent, down from 57 percent in July.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Adviser: U.S. Has Two More Years in Afghan War

An incoming adviser to the U.S. commanding general in Afghanistan predicted Thursday that the U.S. has only two years to turn the Afghan war around before it should admit defeat and go home.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Study: U.S. Jewish Population Declining

The American Jewish population is declining in its religious observance, according to the 2008 American Religious Identification Survey.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Nowadays God, Sports Go Hand in Hand

From politicians to Hollywood stars, those in the national spotlight aren't always on their best behavior, but many athletes are changing that.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Is TV More Harmful to Children Than You Think?

A new study in Time magazine says television is more harmful to your child's health than you may think.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Study: College Major May Affect Religious Views

A new study says that certain college majors could either strengthen or weaken a student's faith.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Healing Ministry Pioneer Remembered

Memorial services were held this week for healing ministry pioneer Frances Hunter.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Congressmen: Obama's Israel Policy Misguided

Members of a delegation of 25 U.S. congressmen visiting Israel said the Obama administration's policy on Israel is misguided.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Abdullah: Infighting worse than Israeli 'Enemy'

Saudi King Abdullah said infighting is more damaging to the cause of a Palestinian state than the Israeli enemy.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Third Swine Flu Death Suspected

Doctors suspect that a 12-year-old girl who died Wednesday evening may be the country's third victim of the Swine Flu virus.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Report: 'Underwater' Mortgages Will Hit 48 Percent

Nearly half of U.S. homeowners will owe more than their homes are worth in 2011, Deutsche Bank AG reports.

 

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Will Healthcare Bill Reverse Abortion Restrictions?

The healthcare reform bill currently in Congress would reverse a law that restricts taxpayer money from being used to cover abortions.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Iran, N. Korea: What Does It Mean for the U.S.?

North Korea and Iran are still two countries of concern to the United States.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Schools Await Instructions on Swine Flu

U.S. health officials will soon release plans instructing schools on how to handle possible swine flu outbreaks.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Billions Set Aside for Electric Car Proposal

President Obama wants the U.S. to invest in building electric cars, he said Wednesday as he unveiled his national campaign for the alternative transportation.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Bill Seeks to Protect Gays in the Workplace

A bill that would specifically protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people from workplace discrimination has been introduced in the Senate.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Soldier Killed in Training Accident

An IDF soldier was killed on Wednesday when the tank he was in flipped over during a training exercise.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

British Gov't Monitors Families in Their Homes

Thousands of troubled families in England will soon be monitored by their government through video cameras in their homes.  In addition, private security guards will do home inspections.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Marines Banned from Social Networking Websites

The U.S. Marine Corps issued an order Monday banning sites like Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter citing a possible security risk.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Mission Group to Open Center in War-Torn Country

Wycliffe Associates has announced plans to build a Bible translation center in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Judge: Six Terrorism Suspects in NC to be Held

Six North Carolina men accused of plotting holy war overseas will remain jailed until trial.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Ahmadinejad Sworn in as Iranian President

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was sworn in Wednesday for a second term in office as president of Iran.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Man Opens Fire in Pa. Gym Killing Self, Others

Police have identified a gunman who went on a rampage killing three and wounding several others at a Pennsylvania gym, Tuesday night.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Phillips Craig & Dean: From Pastors to 'Fearless' CD

The trio started as pastors and essentially joined to became worship leaders to Christians around the world.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Fatah Looks to Reinvent Itself

One of two rival groups vying for control of the Palestinian movement is holding its first major conference in 20 years.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Journalists Released: Did Clinton Hold the Magic Key?

CBN News Terrorism Analyst Erick Stakelbeck discusses why he thinks former U.S. President Bill Clinton was the right man for the job in negotiating the release of the two U.S. journalists from North Korea.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

White House, Drudge Battle Over Health Care

The White House says a 2007 video of President Obama posted on the  Drudge Report gives the wrong impression of his plan for health care.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Jobless Grad Sues N.Y. College for Tuition

Trina Thompson, 27, graduated from Monroe College in Bronx, N.Y., in April with an information technology bachelor's degree, but has not been able to find job.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Antidepressant Use Increasing in the U.S.

Antidepressant use among Americans has doubled between 1996 and 2005, a new study shows.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Haredi Mother Indicted for Child Abuse

The State Prosecutor's Office issued an indictment charging a Haredi mother from Jerusalem with child abuse.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

PM Welcomes North American Immigrants

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu welcomed 238 new N. American immigrants to Israel on Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Knesset Passes PM's Two Bills

The Knesset passed two controversial bills, which have been promoted by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, by comfortable margins.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Happy Birthday, Mr. President

It's President Barack Obama's birthday. He turns 48 on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Abbas Opens Fatah Assembly

PA President Mahmoud Abbas opened the sixth Fatah General Assembly on Tuesday morning in Bethlehem.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Australia Foils Somali Terror Attack

Western officials warned that Somalia's al-Shabbab terror group is a growing danger. Now those warnings are hitting home.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

RU-486 Abortion Pill Approved in Italy

The abortion pill known as RU-486 has been approved in Italy despite opposition by the Vatican.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Study: U.S. Children Need More Vitamin D

New studies show 70 percent of children and adolescents in the U.S. do not get enough vitamin D.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Mozart's Early Works Discovered in Austria

The compositions are part of the musician's first orchestral movement.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Pakistani Police Question Motive in Christian Killings

Pakistani police suspect that the Muslim rampage, leaving eight Christians dead, might have been part of a new strategy.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Iran Confirms Three Americans Detained

The government of Iran confirmed Tuesday that it has detained three American tourists.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Hillary Clinton to Begin Seven Nation African Tour

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is scheduled to arrive in Kenya on Wednesday, kicking off a tour of seven Africa nations in 11 days. 

Monday, August 03, 2009

You Believe in Heaven - What about Hell?

The Bible is very clear that there is a heaven and a hell, but whether hell is a literal place or symbolic has been much debated.

Monday, August 03, 2009

Thousands Converge on Nashville to Pray

A massive crowd gathered in Nashville, Saturday, to fire up a youth revival in America.

Monday, August 03, 2009

CBN News' Most Viewed Stories of 2007

CBN News viewers are the true deciders when it comes to choosing the top CBN News stories of this year. While health-conscious stories topped the list, social and ministries concerns also ranks high in importance with you.

Monday, August 03, 2009

New GI Bill Invests More in Soldier Education

Veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan since Sept. 11 will now benefit from one of the most comprehensive education programs for the military in more than 60 years.

Monday, August 03, 2009

Police Carry Out High Court Evictions

The eviction of two Arab families last week in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah was ordered by Israel's High Court.

Monday, August 03, 2009

FM: I'll Resign if Indicted

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he will resign if Attorney General Menachem Mazuz issues an indictment against him.

Monday, August 03, 2009

Iran Can Build Nuclear Bomb in One Year

Iran has the technology to build a nuclear bomb, which could take up to one year after the country's top ruler Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gives the order, the Times of London reported.

Monday, August 03, 2009

LA Test Determines Children Likely to Join Gangs

Los Angeles officials say a new test may help determine which kids could join street gangs.

Monday, August 03, 2009

Episcopal Church Nominates Gay Priests for Office

At the Episcopal General Convention on July 14 in Anaheim, Calif., members reversed the temporary moratorium on promoting gay and lesbian priests.

Sunday, August 02, 2009

Aquino Mourned by Thousands of Filipinos

Mourners wept as they paid their respects at the wake of former President Corazon Aquino on Sunday.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Sec. of Army Nominee Questioned on Soldiers' Faith Needs

The congressman nominated to become Secretary of the Army fielded a question today at his Senate confirmation hearing about the spiritual needs of soldiers.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Texas County Prays For Rain, God Answers

The pouring rains were a welcome site in Comal county, during one of the worst droughts on record in their area. 

Friday, July 31, 2009

Britain's House Creates 'Right to Die' in Law

In a landmark decision Friday, Britain's House of Lords essentially created a right to die in English law.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Mall Church Booming as Recession Wanes

Most people realize that it takes much more than efforts from the top to make a thriving economy. One North Carolina pastor and his congregants have found a way even they can help

Friday, July 31, 2009

House Commitee Prepares for Healthcare Bill Vote

House Democrats patched up their differences to advance the president's health care overhaul bill, Friday, the last day before lawmakers begin their month-long summer recess.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Study: Most Coverage of Health Care Positive

Congress might be missing the president's August deadline on health care, but a new study shows he wasn't without the help of the mainstream media.

Friday, July 31, 2009

House Passes Bill to Reign Wall Street Salaries

The House has passed a bill to rein in salaries and bonuses at big businesses. Democrats blame executives greedy for huge pay and bonuses for taking risky behavior that helped bring on the financial crisis.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Service Members Get Special Welcome Home

Thousands of service members returned to American soil this week and their family members weren't the only ones waiting to greet them.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Iraq Bombing Brings July Death Toll above 300

At least 29 people died in coordinated bombings in Baghdad on Friday. The violence brings the death toll in Iraq for July to more than 300 people.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Endeavor Lands Safely, Objectives Met

Space shuttle Endeavor safely landed at Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 10:48 a.m. EDT, Friday.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Pope Benedict XVI to Release Music Album

Pope Benedict XVI has just signed a record deal that will utilize the same recording studio that the Beatles used in the 1960s.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Operation Blessing Brings Aid to Nigeria

CBN's Operation Blessing is partnering with Christian engineering organization Water Missions International to save lives in Nigeria.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Still No U.S. Anti-Semitism Envoy

In the six months since President Barack Obama assumed office, he has not appointed an envoy to monitor anti-Semitism worldwide.

Friday, July 31, 2009

UN Sponsors Kite Flying for Gaza Kids

Six thousand Palestinian kids participated in a kite-flying contest organized by UN workers in the Gaza Strip.

Friday, July 31, 2009

U.S. Extends Sanctions against Syria

U.S. President Barack Obama extended sanctions against Syria, originally imposed by former President George W. Bush on August 1, 2007.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Hamas Issues Dress Code for Women

Hamas has issued a dress code for women, moving another step forward toward imposing Sharia (Islamic) law on residents.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Operation Blessing Receives 4-Star Ranking

Operation Blessing has received a top ranking for its humanitarian efforts for the 5th consecutive year.

Friday, July 31, 2009

No Investigation over MN Pastor's Political Remarks

A Minnesota pastor accused of making political statements from the pulpit during last year's election season, will not be investigated by the Internal Revenue Service.

Friday, July 31, 2009

'Cash for Clunkers' Program Low on Fuel

The government's "Cash for Clunkers" program is running out of money and the funds could be exhausted by as early as next week.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

House Committee Rejects Abortion Exclusion

A House measure to keep the health care reform bill from covering abortion was rejected Thursday night-- by one vote. 

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Michelle Malkin Discusses "Culture of Corruption'

Malkin is the author of Culture of Corruption, a book that analyzes the initial high expectation for the Obama administration and why six months into his presidency things are not quite so rosy.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

No. 3 Republican to Support Sotomayor

Sen. Lamar Alexander said he disagrees with Sotomayor's judicial philosophy, especially on gun rights, but is basing his decision on her experience.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Scientists: Organic Foods Not Healthier in Nutrition

Organic foods hold the same nutritional value as ordinary foods, according to research from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Gallup Poll: Obama Approval Rating Slips

President Barack Obama's job approval rating has slipped three points in the past week, according to a new Gallup Poll finding.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Expert: Women Are Great Business Owners

Some would say it is not a good time to start a business, but many women are finding it may just be the perfect time to do so.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

'Foreclosure Angel' Helping Families Bounce Back

In the past nine months, the Marilyn Mock Angel Foundation has helped more than a dozen families, and has done it again.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Like Father, Like Son: Falwell Prays at U.S. House

Rev. Jonathan Falwell, vice chancellor for spiritual affairs at Liberty University, gave the opening prayer before the U.S. House of Representatives this week.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Ohio Poll: Majority Oppose Tax Funded Abortions

A new poll shows Ohio voters oppose abortion -- and even more oppose using tax dollars to support it.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Sudanese Woman Faces Lashes for Wearing Pants

In Sudan, 10 women were publicly whipped for wearing pants, which is a violation of the dress code imposed by Sudan's Islamic regime. 

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Christian Worker Starts Spiritual Revolution in Iran

A spiritual revolution is happening in Iran. A Christian worker is broadcasting the gospel to one of that nation's largest people groups, the Azeris.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Report: 13 Million Abortions in China Each Year

A new report says 13 million babies are aborted in China each year.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Protests Breaks out at Iraniian Woman's Memorial

A massive protest broke out today during a memorial service for a young Iranian woman named Neda Agha-Soltan, who became the symbol of opposition.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Democracy Icon Suu Kyi Prepares for Trial Verdict

The high profile trial of Myanmar's opposition leader and democratic icon Aung San Suu Kyi should come to an end this week.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

CDC Lists Priority Groups for Swine Flu Vaccination

Health officials are deciding who will be at the front of the line to get the swine flu vaccine this Fall.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Construction to Start on New Jlem Mall

Residents of the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah will be able to shop in a new mall on Saleh a-Din Street.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Netanyahu Orders Swine Flu Vaccine

PM Binyamin Netanyahu approved the purchase of vaccine to immunize Israelis against the H1N1 virus, when it becomes available.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

PM: Gaza Blockade Remains Until Shalit Freed

Israeli PM told U.S. National Security Adviser Jim Jones that Gaza blockade will remain until Hamas releases IDF Cpl. Gilad Shalit.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Israeli Security: NC Suspects Denied Entry in 2007

Israeli security is confirming that it denied entry to three North Carolina men accused of plotting to execute terror attacks in foreign countries.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Napolitano: Gov't Hasn't Educated Public on Terror

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Wednesday the government has not done enough to educate and engage the public in preventing terrorism.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Christian Teacher: Prayer Needed for Iran Part 2

In part two of CBN News' series "Voices for Iran" Ziafat talked about his ministry today and the current unrest in his homeland.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Bernie Madoff: I Can't Believe I Got Away With It

Two weeks after entering a federal prison in North Carolina, disgraced financier Bernie Madoff gave his first interview to lawyers who are suing his family.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Bolton: Israel Could Strike Iran Before Year's End

Israel's window for a military attack on Iran's nuclear facilities is narrowing considerably.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Jews Fast in Remembrance of Temple

Many Jews in Israel are starting an annual fast at sundown, Wednesday, to mourn the destruction of their biblical temples in Jerusalem.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Girl Gives 'Smile Boxes' to Children in Hospital

Emily Lites gathered goodies in 50 of her smile boxes to cheer up young patients at Children's Medical Center of Dallas.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Texas Baptists Distribute Scripture CDs

Baptists in Texas plan to spread the Word of God across the state.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Locks Donated to Help Cancer Patients in La.

Thousands of young Lutherans decided to donate their hair to the Locks of Love charity in New Orleans while participating in a church convention held there over the weekend.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Government Tears Down West Bank Outpost

Some Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) plan to rebuild an outpost near the city of Hebron which was dismantled by Israeli security forces Tuesday night.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

U.S., China to Work Closely with Economic Crisis

The U.S. and China have pledged closer cooperation to deal with the global economic crisis.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Nigerian Troops Battle Islamic Militants in North

More than 400 people have died since Sunday in violent clashes between Islamic militants and security forces in Nigeria's northern states of Yobe and Bauchi.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Gates, Iraqi Leaders Discuss Troop Withdrawal

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates is meeting with Iraqi leaders in Baghdad, Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

CA Democrats Vow to Fight Budget Slashes

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a revised $85 billion budget Tuesday morning and took aim at welfare for even deeper cuts.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Obama Assures Seniors on Healthcare Reform

President Barack Obama told America's senior citizens they have no reason to fear health care plans moving through Congress.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Study Links Abortion to Cancer

Turkish researchers say they've proven the connection between abortion and an increased risk of developing cancer.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Christian Teacher: Prayer Needed for Iran

Imagine being born in Texas then moving to Iran as a small child and having to flee the country's violence.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Singer Aaron Shust on 'My Savior, My God'

Christian artist Aaron Shust has a new CD coming out next week, called Take Over.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Nigerian Troops Raid Militant Hideout

Nigerian army troops surrounded the suspected hideout, Tuesday, of a radical Muslim leader believed to be the mastermind behind three days of violence in the nation.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Web Extra: Rev. Graham: Ruth Was Incredible Woman

After many touching stories about the life of Ruth Bell Graham, the Rev. Billy Graham - unscheduled to speak - stood and spoke about his wife.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Committee to Review Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy

For the first time in 15 years, the Senate Armed Services Committee will hold hearings this fall on the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

U.S, Israel Address Settlements Dispute

U.S. Middle East Envoy George Mitchell met Tuesday with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the ongoing dispute over West Bank settlements.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Former Coach Sues School District Over Religion

Hall of Fame wrestling coach Gerald Marszalek of Fordson High School is suing Dearborn Public Schools for religious discrimination.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Executive Testifies on Senators' Mortgages

A Countrywide Financial loan officer testified that two Democratic senators did receive special VIP deals when they applied for mortgages.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Canadian Family Murdered in 'Honor Killings'

A Canadian businessman is suspected of eliminating his own family in a so-called "Muslim honor killing."

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

N.C. Camp Teacher Inspires Next Generation

A 93-year-old woman has been teaching a week-long Bible study to children at the Ambassador Camp in Lake Waccamaw, N.C., since 1957.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Ex-Episcopal Priest Lives as Christian and Muslim

A former Episcopal priest now calls herself both a Christian and a Muslim.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Obama Continues Road Tour on Health Care

Despite hitting recent roadblocks in the Senate to passing a reform bill by August, overhauling healthcare remains a top priority for President Barack Obama.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

U.S.: China Needed for Economic Recovery

President Obama is urging the U.S. and China to cooperate to lift the global economy out of a recessions, on the second day of high level economic talks between the two countries.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Lone Soldier Center Dedicated

A ceremony on Monday dedicated the new Center for Lone Soldiers in Jerusalem.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Israeli Youth Set Up 11 New Outposts

Settler youth set up 11 new outposts in Judea and Samaria to protest the Obama administration's call for a construction freeze.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

VA Terrorist Serves Life in Prison

A Virginia man will serve life in prison for joining Al-Qaeda and plotting to assassinate President Bush.

Monday, July 27, 2009

U.S., China Discuss Global Economic Concerns

President Barack Obama is calling on China to rely more on their domestic market and less on exports to the U.S.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Graham's Influence Goes Beyond Crusades

Most people know Billy Graham as a world-famous evangelist, but what you may not know is how his work changed the course of history.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Gaza Bible Society Worker Murdered

The body of 26-year-old Rami Ayyad was recovered early Sunday morning near the Teachers' Bookshop in Gaza where he worked.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Friend: Rev. Billy Graham Barely Speaking

A long-time friend of Rev. Billy Graham says the 90-year-old evangelist is having trouble speaking.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Idaho Charter School Defends Bible as Textbook

The Charter School Commission of Idaho is reviewing whether the use of the Bible and other religious texts should have state approval before being used in the classroom.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Palin's Political Moves: Future in Limbo?

For more on what Sarah Palin's resignation as Alaska's governor could mean for her political future, CBN News spoke with Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano, associate professor of government at Regent University.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Human Rights Attorneys Punished by China Gov't

Radio Free Asia reports that officials with the Civil Affairs Bureau raided a legal center called the Open Constitution Initiative.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Vietnam Catholics Detained After Clash

A conflict in Vietnam has erupted after Catholics built a make-shift place of worship on the site of where a church that was desrtoyed during the Vietnam War once stood.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Egypt Indicts 26 Hezbollah Suspects

Egyptian Prosecutor General Abdel-Meguid Mahmoud indicted 26 members of a Hezbollah-led terror cell on Sunday.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Sarah Palin's Farewell Speech as Alaska Gov.

Sarah Palin officially stepped down as the governor of Alaska at a farewell picnic in her home state Sunday evening.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Morrocan King Promotes Recognizing Holocaust

King Muhammed VI of Morocco is working to educate the Muslim world about the Holocaust, a rarely accepted idea in the Islamic world.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Lebanon: Weapons Warehouse Was Israel's

In a letter to the UN, the Lebanese Foreign Ministry said the weapons warehouse that exploded on July 14 belonged to the IDF.

Monday, July 27, 2009

N. Korea Wants Direct Talks with U.S.

North Korea opened the door to possible dialogue with the U.S. Monday on resolving tensions over their nuclear weapons program.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Dems: Can't Deliver Healthcare Win Alone

President Barack Obama may no longer expect Congress to have a healthcare reform bill before its August recess, but his "road tour" push is still picking up steam.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Bernanke: 'Held His Nose' over Bailouts

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is again defending government bailouts of big financial companies.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Sarah Palin Officially Steps Down as Alaska Gov.

Sarah Palin officially stepped down as the governor of Alaska at a farewell picnic in her home state Sunday evening and turned over power to Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell.

Friday, July 24, 2009

SC Governor Takes Vacation with Family

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says it's time for private family time, as he, his wife and four sons head to London for vacation.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Salmonella Outbreak Prompts Lettuce Recall

About 22,000 cartons of lettuce distributed by a Salinas, Calif., company are being pulled from store shelves across the nation after tests came back positive for salmonella.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Obama's Remarks Friday on Gates' Arrest

Obama's remarks on the arrest of black scholar, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Web Extra: Blessings from the Graham Home

Rose Adams, the caregiver to Morrow Graham during the last years of her life, has nothing but fond memories of the Graham home.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Web Extra: Franklin Graham's Ministry the Same

Franklin Graham says that despite to the new approaches and mission fields opened up the the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, one thing hasn't changed.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Web Extra: Morrow Graham Remembered

During the last years of Morrow Graham's life, her caregiver Rose Adams was left with many inspiring memories.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Licenses of Human Rights Lawyers in China Taken

Chinese authorities have revoked the law licenses of more than 50 human rights attorneys in Beijing.

Friday, July 24, 2009

How Peanut Butter is Changing Lives in Haiti

A group of Christians are using peanut butter to help nurse Haiti's children back to good health.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Shopping Expert: Spend Smart and Look Good

Shopping expert Sehin Belew joined CBN News to offer tips on how to look good on a budget.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Dems Reach Agreement on Medicare

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hailed a new plan, Friday, to cut the growth of Medicare, but Republicans are urging her to adopt some of their amendments.

Friday, July 24, 2009

'Tweet' Your Prayers to Jerusalem's Wailing Wall

You can now use the social networking website Twitter to send your prayers to the Wailing Wall located in Jerusalem, Israel.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Geithner Defends Financial Reform on Capitol Hill

Geithner welcomed the debate with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as they squared off about who should be the nation's top consumer watchdog.

Friday, July 24, 2009

OB Brings Clean Water to Nigeria Villages

CBN's Operation Blessing is doing what it can to save lives by partnering with Water Missions International.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Amendment Protects Speech Against Gay Lifestyle

Many have raised questions about what the Hate Crimes Bill means for Christian pastors whose faith moves them to speak out against homosexuality.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Activists Claim Christian Executed in North Korea

South Korean activists say a Christian was publicly executed last month in North Korea for distributing the Bible.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Report: British Anti-Semitism Rising

In the first half of 2009, anti-Semitic attacks in Britain have risen at an unprecedented rate, the Community Security Trust reported on Friday.

Friday, July 24, 2009

IDF Arrests Wanted Terrorist

IDF Special Forces arrested a senior al-Aksa Martyrs Brigade terrorist in Askar near Nablus overnight Thursday.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Obama Says He Finds Solace in Prayer

Obama talked about his prayers during an interview with ABC's "Nightline" program.

Friday, July 24, 2009

UN Official: Hezbollah Violating Truce

A senior UN official said Hezbollah's breach of Resolution 1701 is behind increased tension along the border with Israel.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Officials Lambast NJ Corruption After 44 Arrested

A federal corruption investigation in New Jersey has put five rabbis, three city mayors and dozens of other public figures behind bars on major corruption charges.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

'Jesus Justice Jazz' Event Helps Katrina Victims

Thousands of young believers are using their summer vacation to help Hurricane Katrina victims.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Scientists Find Alternative to Embryonic Stem Cells

Teams of Chinese scientists managed to produce 27 live mice from stem cells taken from the skin tissue of adult mice and then reprogrammed.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

New Hampshire Next to Allow Gay Marriage?

New Hampshire is set to become the fifth state to allow gay marriage.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Iranian Boats Harass U.S. Ships

A fleet of high-speed Iranian boats, which threatened a U.S. naval convoy passing near Iranian waters, fled the scene as the American commanders were preparing to open fire.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

British Churches Adapt Rituals, Swine Flu Spreads

More cases of the swine flu have some churches in England changing the way Communion is served to help prevent the virus from spreading.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Myanmar Monks Defy Government Orders

Defying a direct order from Myanmar's military dictator to stay out of politics, more than 4,000 Buddhist monks returned to lead mass protests Tuesday in the country's two largest cities.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Burma Protesting Gets U.S. Support

It is the country's biggest pro-democracy uprising in nearly 20 years. Some are calling it a revolution.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Thousands Executed, Dumped in Myanmar

Thousands of Myanmar pro-democracy protesters may have been murdered and their bodies - along with hundreds of bodies of executed Buddhist monks may have been dumped in the jungle.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Bush: 'I strongly support a Palestinian state'

In a meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman and PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad Monday in New York, U.S. President George Bush restated his firm support for the establishment of a Palestinian state.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Chief Rabbinate Bans Jews from ICEJ Gathering

This year marks the 28th consecutive Feast of Tabernacles [Hebrew, Sukkot] celebration sponsored by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ).

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Fatah-Hamas Media War

The call for jihad ("holy" war) in Islam is meant to be launched against infidels. But the two rival Palestinian factions -- Fatah and Hamas -- are engaged in an internal jihad against one another.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

School Bells and Kassams

Assurances by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert rang hollow in the rocket-plagued southern Israeli city of Sderot Monday morning.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Rabbi Yosef: 'Soldiers Should Be Observant'

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, former Israeli Sephardic chief rabbi and spiritual head of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party, raised the ire of numbers of Israeli officials with his latest teaching.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Part Two: An Iran Native's Testimony

Author David Nasser shares his remarkable journey, after fleeing the Islamic republic.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Some See More Talk than Action on Health Care

Did President Obama really share any new information on healthcare reform during his prime-time news conference?

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Moon Walking: America Remembers Apollo 11

Forty years ago this month, Astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins rocketed to history with the first successful mission to the moon.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Historic Chicago Cathedral to Reopen after Fire

The sanctuary of the Holy Name Cathedral was severely damaged in the fire that left gaping holes in the roof and severely damaged the attic.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Mysterious Scar Found on Jupiter's Surface

An image showing a large scar on the surface of planet Jupiter has members of NASA scratching their heads.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

KY Courthouse Removes Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments have been removed from the Jackson County Courthouse in Lexington, Ky., in effort to resolve a Federal lawsuit.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Fmr. Navy Frogman Recalls Apollo 11 Recovery

A former Navy frogman recalls the recovery of Apollo 11's crew and capsule.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

House Passes 'Pay-As-You-Go' Budget Bill

The statute requires that tax cuts or new benefit programs must be paid for with tax increases or cuts to other programs.

 

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Catholic Nurse Sues N.Y. Hospital for Abortion

A lawsuit was filed against a New York hospital for allegedly forcing a Catholic nurse to participate in a late term abortion.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Fatah: No Recognition of Israel

A former senior official in the Western-backed Palestinian Authority said Fatah would never recognize Israel's right to exist.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Hundreds Attend Vigil for Captured Soldier

More than 500 people turned out Wednesday night in the small Idaho town of Hailey to show support for captured soldier Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

U.S. Halts Arrow Launch Test

U.S. defense officials aborted a test launch of Israel's Arrow II anti-ballistic missile defense system Thursday morning.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Obama, Iraqi Leader Find Common Goal

President Barack Obama and Iraq's prime minister Nouri al-Maliki agreed that the U.S. is on schedule to remove all troops from the Iraq in a little more than a year.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Safeway Employees Get Fit, Cut Healthcare Costs

What if Americans had a state-of-the-art gym at their job? For employees of the grocery store chain Safeway Inc., this is a reality.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Swine Flu Vaccine Human Trial Underway

Researchers have started the first human trial for a new swine flu vaccine, recruiting volunteers worldwide to test whether the formula protects against the rampant virus.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Swine Flu News Got You Scared?

Mexican authorities are shutting down businesses and much of the country's government in an effort to stop the spread of swine flu.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Teacher's Anti-Christian Rants Violated Law

California high school history teacher violated the First Amendment when he told students that Creationism is "superstitious nonsense," a federal judge ruled on Friday.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Church Builds Wounded Vet New House

After National Guardsman Dale Beatty was wounded in Iraq, he had no place to call home.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Panelist Say Cyprus Church Artifacts in Danger

Christian artifacts and paintings in ancient churches and monasteries on the island of Cyprus are in great peril.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Obama and the Freedom of Choice Act

President Barack Obama says he's not interested in pushing a controversial pro-choice bill through Congress.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Netanyahu Says Security Fence to Stay

Netanyahu rejected demands to tear down the security fence separating Israel and Palestinian population centers in Judea and Samaria.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Ed Minister to Pull 'Catastrophe' from Textbooks

Many Arabs refer to the declaration of Israeli statehood in May 1948 as a catastrophe.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Will Abortion be Excluded from Healthcare Reform?

There is still concern among opponents about what exactly is included in the 1,000-page health care reform bill being debated on Capitol Hill.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Special Section: Health Care Reform

CBN News has been covering the healthcare reform debate extensively. Here are some of those stories.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Obama, Al-Maliki Seek Iraqi Reconciliation

Reconciliation in Iraq was the top priority as President Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki met in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Clinton Calls for N. Korea Denuclearization

At a Tuesday regional security news conference in Thailand, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attempted to crank up the pressure on North Korea.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Russian Gov't to Offer Students Religious Courses

Russian President Dmitri A. Medvedev announced a new pilot project to teach young Russians religion or secular ethics.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Internet Forum Holds Healthcare Debate

Pajamas TV, a conservative and center-right Internet TV company, hosted an interactive virtual forum on health care.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

State of the Economy Slows U.S. Immigration

The number of people migrating from Mexico fell by 249,000 from March 2008 to March 2009, according to The Pew Hispanic Center census data.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Forty Injured at Gaza Wedding

A wedding in the Gaza Strip ended in chaos Tuesday evening, when an explosive device injured at least 40 guests, 14 of them seriously.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Century's Longest Solar Eclipse Shadows Asia

Millions of Asians turned their eyes skyward for the longest solar eclipse of the century just after dawn on Wednesday.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Will Patients Really Benefit from Healthcare Reform?

A private practitioner with more than 35 years of experience in medicine says patients will likely not benefit from government-run health care.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Iran Native Responds to Country's Turmoil

Since the Iranian government has silenced protesters, those who support their cause around the world have been speaking out for them.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Groups Urge AG to Move against Pornography

Pro-family groups want the Obama administration to step up the fight against pornography.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Abortion Rights Group Endorses Sotomayor

NARAL Pro-Choice American, one of the nation's largest abortion rights group, endorsed Supreme Court justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Amman Stripping Citizenship of 'Palestinians'

The Jordanian government has begun revoking the citizenship of its Palestinian residents.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Lebanese Army Uncovers Terror Cell

The Lebanese Army detained 10 members of a terror cell planning attacks on its forces and on UNIFIL troops in southern Lebanon.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Christians United for Israel Holding D.C. Conference

The conference seeks to bring Christians and Jews together in support of Israel, and to raise awareness about the threats facing the Jewish state.

 

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

IDF Transfer Equipment to Gaza

Israel delivered 17 tractor trailer loads of equipment and construction material to the Gaza Strip on Monday.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

First Landing, Communion on Moon Remembered

People gathered Monday to celebrate the anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon mission, while a Houston church also celebrated the first communion service on the moon.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Hidden Research Shows Driver-Cell Phone Dangers

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration withheld from the public hundreds of pages of research and warnings about the hazards of drivers using cell phones.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Coffee Patrons Become Links in Kindness Chain

Kindness continues to pour from patrons at a coffee shop in Blue Springs, Missouri.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Bernanke Makes Case for Fed's Ability

Bernanke faced tougher questions on whether the Fed has the ability to take on even more responsibility to get the economy back on track.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Communion on the Moon: Can Science, Religion Co-Exist?

So often, science and faith are pitted against one another, but 40 years ago, astronaut Buzz Aldrin showed just how the two can co-exist.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Why Americans Don't Trust Their News Media

During Walter Cronkite's day, Americans had a much higher opinion of the news media than they do now.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Health Care Debate Personal for Some

Kristan Hawkins with Students for Life is one of many people campaigning against nationalized health care.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Little Girl Uses Artwork to Give Orphans Homes

Isabelle Redford is only 7 years old, but she is making a difference for orphans around the world.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Critics Speak Out Against 'In God We Trust' Suit

Lawmakers say a lawsuit seeking to ban the "In God We Trust" motto puts America's foundations in jeopardy.

Monday, July 20, 2009

What's Next for Captured U.S. Soldier?

CBN News Terrorism Analyst Erick Stakelbeck discussed the capture of Private First Class Bowe Bergdahl.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Thousands Sign Petition Against Abortion 'Benefit'

The American Center for Law and Justice launched a national campaign Monday to urge lawmakers to remove abortion as a mandatory "health benefit."

Monday, July 20, 2009

Mother Gains Parental Rights Over Lesbian

A Utah judge has ruled in favor of a mother's parental rights over her former lesbian partner.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Recession Billboards Boost Drivers' Spirits

New recession-related billboards have appeared on buses and interstates across the country.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Republicans Seeks Delay on Sotomayor Vote

Sotomayor's confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill have concluded. However, one little reported exchange during those hearings is now gaining attention.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Cronkite Funeral to be Held Thursday in Manhattan

Cronkite's funeral will be held at the Park Avenue church that he and his family attended for many years.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Israel Rejects U.S. Demand to Stop Building

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed the Obama Administration's demand that the Jewish state suspend building twenty new apartments.

Monday, July 20, 2009

PMO Criticizes PA, Iran Meeting

Israeli officials criticized the meeting last week between PA negotiator Saeb Erekat and Iranian Foreign Minister Mottaki.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Calif. Judge Dismisses Challenge to Prop 8

Traditional marriage supporters applauded a federal judge's order to throw out a challenge to Proposition 8 that claimed the measure violated the U.S Constitution.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Gov. Palin Visits Rural Town during Final Days

More than 100 people packed a community center and bingo hall in Unalakleet, Alaska Friday to greet Gov. Sarah Palin.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Cronkite Remembered as 'an Icon'

Former CBS News anchor and iconic journalist Walter Cronkite, who became the "most trusted man in America," has died at age 92.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Searching for Answers in Jakarta Bombing

For a closer look at those responsible for the bombings, CBN News Chief International Correspondent Gary Lane offered his insight on the tragic situation.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Witness Speaks Out on Sotomayor Hearings

Dr. Charmaine Yoest, president and CEO of Americans United for Life Action, testified at Sotomayor's hearing on Capitol Hill.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Elderly Couple Uses Kindness in Hostage Ordeal

An elderly couple held hostage in their own home said God's presence gave them peace in a horrifying ordeal.

Friday, July 17, 2009

War Hero's Family May Lose Home

The widow and two young children of Roi Klein, an Israeli war hero, may be evicted from their home in the outpost of Hayovel.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Operation Blessing Brings Warmth to Peru

CBN's Operation Blessing recently help set up a first aid station, compiling desperately needed medical equipment from neighboring regions in Peru.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Olmert's Attorneys Waive Hearing

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's legal team waived their right to a preliminary hearing in the Rishon Tours case.

Friday, July 17, 2009

WA State Court Rule Allows Church's Tent City

A Washington State Supreme Court decision Thursday allowed a church to host a homeless Tent City encampment on its property.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Pope in High Spirits after Wrist Operation

Pope Benedict XVI left the hospital in northern Italy smiling after he underwent surgery on his wrist Friday morning, a Vatican spokesman said.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Groups Urge Action Against Hate Crimes Bill

Ashley Horne, Federal Policy Analyst with Focus on the Family, says the hate crimes legislation being debated on Capitol Hill is "dangerous."

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Higher Taxes for Health Care?

Economist James Sherk says the proposed tax hikes for the wealthy in the health care plan presented by Democrats "is not going to work."

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Episcopal Bishops Draft Prayer for Homosexuals

The bishops voted 104-30 at the Episcopal General Convention to "collect and develop theological resources and liturgies" for blessing homosexual couples.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Couple's Assisted Suicide Reignites Debate

A British couple's decision to travel to Switzerland to kill themselves last week has reignited the debate surrounding assisted suicide.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Tanker Explodes on I-75 North of Detroit

Sections of a normally busy Detroit, Mich., freeway are closed indefinitely after a fiery crash.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

New Airline Caters to Pets Only

A new airline called Pet Airways is devoted only to transporting cats and dogs.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Fed Forecasts Jobless Rates Near Ten Percent

On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve said unemployment will continue to rise in the fourth quarter of this year.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Sudanese Women Flogged for Wearing Pants

Sudanese police raided a café on Monday, arresting 13 women for wearing slacks, a violation of Sharia law.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Centenarian Finds Inspiration in Kayaking

A 100-year-old woman said she has found the key ingredients to enjoying a long and healthy life.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

NASA Inspects Shuttle Endeavor For Damage

NASA is inspecting the space shuttle Endeavor after some foam insulation fell away from the spacecraft during Wednesday evening's lift-off.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

India to Issue ID Cards to 1.2 Billion Citizens

India has created a new government department known as the Unique Identification Authority, which will assign a number to every living citizen.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

July Proves Deadliest for Troops in Afghanistan

At least 46 international troops and 24 Americans have been killed in Afghanistan during this month.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Teachers Union Supports Legalizing Gay Marriage

The National Education Association, the nation's largest teachers union, has stepped into the fight for gay marriage.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Tenet Canceled Secret CIA Hit Teams

Former CIA director George Tenet terminated a secret program to develop hit teams to kill al-Qaeda leaders in 2004.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Black Boxes Found from Iranian Plane

Investigators found two of the black boxes from Wednesday's fatal Caspian Airlines crash in Iran.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Social Security Admin. Spends Nearly $1M on Trip

It's a government agency that's supposed to be close to financial ruin, but the Social Security Administration sends its executives on a luxurious retreat.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Is Sotomayor Dodging the Questions?

Colby May of the American Center for Law and Justice has been at Judge Sonia Sotomayor's hearings before the Senate committee this week.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Officials Denounce Israeli Soldiers' Claims in Report

A controversial report about the Israeli war in Gaza is getting swift condemnation from the Jewish state.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

New Study: Babies Form Memories in the Womb

New scientific research reveals babies can form simple memories while they are still in the womb.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Movie Shows Struggle of Forgiveness in Rwanda

Thousands of genocide perpetrators have been returned back to the communities they helped destroy. Can they be forgiven?

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Clinton: Time Running Out for Iran

In a major foreign policy address to the Council on Foreign Relations, Hillary Clinton said Iran has limited time to stop its nuclear military program.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Quin Hillyer: Sotomayor 'Bobbing and Weaving' on Issues

Quin Hillyer is a senior editorial writer at the Washington Times. He joined CBN News from Capitol Hill as the news of the day unfolds.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Obama Throws Ceremonial All-Star Pitch

The president threw the first pitch at the 80th annual Major League All-Star Baseball game Tuesday night in St. Louis, Mo.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

No Exercise Needed with New Diet Shot

People struggling to lose weight without dieting and exercising may be able to do it soon by using a new "diet shot," scientists told ABC News.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Speculation Swirls Over Photos of N. Korea Leader

North Korea has released new photographs of its leader, hoping to silence wide-spread speculation that he is battling pancreatic cancer.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Atheists File Lawsuit Over 'God' Engravings

An atheist group is attempting to keep the phrase "In God We Trust" from being engraved at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Al-Qaeda Linked to Execution of Somali Christians

Muslim insurgents with links to Al-Qaeda are believed to be responsible for the beheading of seven Christians in Somalia.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Knesset Approves Economic Arrangements Bill

Following an 18-hour filibuster by the opposition, the Knesset passed the government's Economic Arrangements bill.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Israel: Lebanon Violating U.N. Res. 1701

Israeli officials accused Lebanon of violating the terms of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1701.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Catholic Community Behind Surgeon General Pick

President Barack Obama's nomination for surgeon general has drawn positive attention from the Catholic community.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Spanish Priest Murdered in Cuba

A Spanish priest has been murdered in Cuba, marking the second priest from Spain killed near Havana this year.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Salvation Army Kettles... In July?

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in July on six Manhattan, N.Y., street corners.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Jewish Leaders Concerned on U.S. Israel Policy

Sixteen Jewish leaders raised their concerns with the president at a private White House meeting.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

ID Process Begins in Ill. Cemetery Investigation

The FBI says it may not be able to identify all of the remains found in a mass grave at a Chicago cemetery.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Can Sotomayor Dismiss Past Criticism?

CBN News spoke with Mary Manjikian for more analysis on the confirmation hearings for Judge Sonya Sotomayor.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Opening Ceremonies Held for Maccabiah Games

Some 7,000 Jewish athletes from 51 countries participated in opening ceremonies for the 18th Maccabiah, often referred to as the Jewish Olympics.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Saudi Police Blamed for Sisters' Murder

The deaths of two sisters, shot by their brother as they left a women's shelter, are being blamed on Saudi Arabia's religious police.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Gov. Sarah Palin Attacks Obama's Energy Plan

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has called President Barack Obama's climate bill an "enormous" threat to the economy.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Chapmans Open 'House' for Chinese Orphans

Christian artist Steven Curtis Chapman and wife Mary Beth are celebrating the grand opening of their new adoption facility in the Henan province of China.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

AZ Gov. Signs Bill Restricting Abortion Procedures

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill on Monday that puts new restrictions on abortions.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Many Skeptical of N. Korea Leader's Health Report

Such news about the regime's strongman has the international community watching and waiting for more information about the current condition of his health.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Federal Deficit Hits $1 Trillion

The federal deficit has reached a whopping $1 trillion for the first time ever and could grow to nearly $2 trillion by this Fall.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Sotomayor Back in Hot Seat Tuesday

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor goes another round with the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Episcopal Church Split: What Does Future Hold?

The top bishop of the Episcopal Church admitted that her denomination is in decline, while church leaders move closer to accepting gays and lesbians for ministry.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Sotomayor's Confirmation Hearings: What to Expect

Charles Dunn of Regent University's School of Government says he expects Judge Sonya Sotomayor's confirmation hearings to be relatively calm.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Obama Picks Ala. Doctor as Next Surgeon General

President Obama nominated for surgeon general a rural family physician who has faced hurricanes, flood and fire to care for impoverished patients.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Israeli Gov't. Committed to the Negev

Netanyahu held Sunday's Cabinet meeting in the city referred to as "the capital of the Negev" to underscore the his commitment to developing the South.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Poll: Gap between Media and Public on Netanyahu

A poll shows that the public thinks more highly of the Netanyahu government than Israel's mainstream media would have people believe.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Netanyahu: No 'Right of Return'

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu advised the Palestinian Authority to drop its demand for the "right of return" for descendants of Arab refugees.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Britain Imposes Arms Embargo on Israel

British government has mposed a partial arms embargo on Israel as retribution for their three-week military operation against Hamas last January.

Monday, July 13, 2009

ACLU Defends Scripture in Letters to Inmates

The ACLU is joining with religious rights groups to defend Bible passages after officials at a Virginia jail allegedly cut biblical references out of a letter from a mother to her inmate son.

Monday, July 13, 2009

IDF Appoints New Deputy Chief of Staff

Israel Defense Forces Chief of General Staff Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi announced the appointment of Maj. Gen. Benny Gantz as deputy chief of staff.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Abbas Rejects Netanyahu's Offer to Meet

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he would not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu "unless all Jewish West Bank construction is halted."

Monday, July 13, 2009

Critics Question Stimulus Spending

Millions of federal dollars meant to stimulate the economy have also been spent on signs posted at stimulus-funded construction sites across the nation.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Mystery Deepens Around Florida Couple's Death

Authorities say more arrests are expected, and more charges could be added for those already in custody.

Monday, July 13, 2009

More Storms Threaten Shuttle Launch Attempt

Stormy weather delayed Monday evening's scheduled liftoff of NASA's shuttle launch, once again.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Republicans Do Not Want Second Stimulus

Republicans are united in their opposition to a second stimulus package, while at the same time some Democrats are calling for more spending to get the sluggish economy moving.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Obama Returns From History-Making Visit to Africa

President Barack Obama is now back in Washington after wrapping up his weeklong, three-nation trip abroad with a history-making visit to Africa.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Church Bombings Terrorize Iraqi Christians

Four Iraqis were killed and several more were wounded in a series of bomb attacks against Christian churches in Baghdad over the weekend.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Women Speaking Out in China Ethnic Riots

Since the rioting began on Sunday, northwestern China has been under tight security.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Stay or Go? How Spouses Can Move Past Adultery

Jenny Sanford has been publicly humiliated by her husband's admission of infidelity, but as a Christian is she obligated to stay and repair their marriage?

Friday, July 10, 2009

Rumors of War: Israel, Iran & Beyond

CBN News takes a closer look at the tough questions the Middle East has been forced to face recently.

Friday, July 10, 2009

How Radio's Paul Harvey Captivated America

He was a legend in the broadcasting business as America's most popular radio host and millions of listeners considered him a friend.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Analyzing Calvin's Teachings Amid His Anniversary

Christians have been flocking to Geneva, Switzerland, this week to celebrate the 500th anniversary of theologian John Calvin's birth.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Sen. Ensign Admits Giving Money to Mistress

Ensign's parents gave $96,000 to the family of his former mistress, Cindy Hampton.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Pakistani Christians Seek Justice after Mob Attack

A Muslim cleric used a mosque loudspeaker to rally 500 muslims to ransack Christian homes in Kasur.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Miss America Puts Faith Before Beauty

Miss America 2009, Katie Stam, talked to CBN News about her "unapologetical" faith in Jesus Christ.

Friday, July 10, 2009

China Hit by 5.2 Earthquake; 400,000 Homeless

The Shihn-wah News Agency says the quake killed one person and injured hundreds more.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Hamas Denies Mubarak's Report

A senior Hamas official denied that a prisoner exchange for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was nearing fruition.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Operation Blessing Reaches out to Appalachia

CBN's Operation Blessing is expanding its relief efforts to the impoverished Appalachian region.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Honduran Leaders Meet for Resolution

Costa Rican president Oscar Arias met with Honduran leaders separately on Thursday to resolve the political crisis in Honduras.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Reporter Held in N. Korea Confesses to Crime

Laura Ling confessed to illegally entering North Korea during a rare phone call Tuesday with her sister Lisa Ling, who is also a well-known TV reporter.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Officials Seek Source of Cyber Attacks

Officials said nearly 90 IP addresses in 16 countries were affected in the cyber attacks.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Iranian Police Kill Two Protestors

Iranian police gunned down two protestors on Thursday evening, according to an eyewitness in Tehran.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Honduran Leaders Meet in Costa Rica for Talks

Talks have gone underway to resolve the political unrest in Honduras.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Gay Marriage Fight Across the Nation

Peter Sprigg from the Family Research Council helps CBN News keep up with the gay marriage fights across the country.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Warren Buffett: Second Stimulus Possible

Financial expert Warren Buffett said the economy is still not fully recovered and a second stimulus package may be needed.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Well-Known Christian Scientist Tapped to Head NIH

President Barack Obama has chosen outspoken Christian, Dr. Francis Collins, to head the National Institutes of Health.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Panetta: Intelligence Agency Mislead Congress

CIA Director Leon Panetta revealed Thursday that senior members of his agency have misled members of Congress repeatedly since 2001.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

EU Backs Off Harsh Settlement Comments

The European Commission made an unusual retraction of comments severely criticizing Israel's settlement policy.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

How to Save Money Going Green

Estimated savings listed below are beyond any initial investment; actual savings will vary from family to family and region to region.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

The Bigger Issue Behind Honduras' Unrest

Marco Caceres says the recent unrest in Honduras should be a concern, but warns the country is only a "chess piece" in a broader strategy.