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Friday, December 11, 2009

Salvation Army Gets Golden Christmas Surprise

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

No. 3: The Economy & Money Tips

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

No. 4: National Health Care Debate

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Gov. Mark Sanford's Wife Files for Divorce

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Operation Blessing's Program for HIV-Positive Children

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Zelaya to Leave Brazil Embassy by Jan. 27

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Appeals Court to Hear Mt. Soledad Cross Case

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Houston Elects First Openly Gay Mayor

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Chinese Police Attack Mega-Church, Jail Pastors

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

 

Friday, December 11, 2009

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

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Loophole in HC Bill Sparks 'Death Panel' Debate

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

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

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

House Approves $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

'Christmas Jars' Book Sparks Giving Movement

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Snowball Express Event Helps Military Families

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Trees for Troops Program Blesses Military Families

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

The True Story Behind 'Jolly Old Saint Nicholas'

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Fox's Oliver North Battles Prostate Cancer

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Poll: Americans Inclined to 'Mix and Match' Faiths

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

NJ State Senate to Vote on Gay Marriage Bill

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Victim's Parents Attend Trial for Jewish Terrorist

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Medal of Honor Vet Wins Flap over Flag Display

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Five American Muslims Arrested in Terror Probe

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Frigid Temperatures Follow Heavy Snow into Midwest

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Obama's Second Bailout Plan Draws Ire

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Israeli Land-for-Peace Bill Passes First Step

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

'Declaration' Shows Stance for Traditional Values

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Navy SEALs: Targets in Propaganda War?

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Fort Hood Event Seeks to Heal, Celebrate

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Arizona Christmas Tree Illuminates Capitol

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Palin Tomato Tosser Arrested, Charged

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Teen Managers Make Kansas Theater a Success

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Ted Haggard Returns to the Pulpit

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

WHO: Smoking Kills 5 Million Every Year

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Leaked Document Stirs Criticism at Climate Summit

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Obesity Linked to Fatal Heart Disease Cases

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Wounded War Vet to Get New Home

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

'Extremely Dangerous' Blizzards Move Into Midwest

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Senate Rejects Abortion Funding Amendment

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Reid Under Fire for Slavery Comparison

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Developing an 'Abraham' Friendship with God

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Most Popular 2009 CBN News Stories

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Senate Considers New Version of 'Public Option'

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Evangelicals Released from Mexico Prison

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Time Running Out for NJ Gay Marriage Bill

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Officials Allow 'Merry Christmas' Sign to be Displayed

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Winter Storm Takes Aim at East Coast

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

U.S. Cancer Rates Continue to Decline

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

President Obama Meets with Turkish Prime Minister

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

 

Monday, December 07, 2009

Accused SEALs Vow to Fight Charges

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Supreme Court to Decide Christian Club Case

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Town Embraces 'Charlie Brown Christmas'

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Obama Administration Launches Swine Flu Ads

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Santa Takes on Sharks at Mall of America

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

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

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Promises, Promises: Closed Meeting on 'Openness'

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Police Clash With Protesters at Iran University

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Anglican Leader Warns of Lesbian Bishop's Election

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Netanyahu: Settlement Halt Proves Israel Wants Peace

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Teacher's Christmas Cards for Military Parents

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Fort Hood Shooter's Unit Deployed

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

WorldWatch: Updates on the Global Church

Read this weeks stories affecting believers around the world.

Friday, December 04, 2009

End of the Road for the Volkswagon Beetle

Volkswagen will no longer make the Beetle.

Friday, December 04, 2009

New Film Seeks to Debunk Darwin

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Author on Rise, Fall of a Charismatic Community

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Flood Victims Surprised with Home Makeovers

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Practical Steps to Overcoming Fear in Your Life

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Islamic Extremists Execute Christian Convert

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Study: No Link Between Cell Phone Use, Cancer

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

'O Holy Night' America's Favorite Carol

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Obama Family Lights National Christmas Tree

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

House Votes to Extend Inheritance Tax

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Keys Issues at Center of HC Bill Disagreements

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

China House Church Leaders Sentenced to Prison

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

War Vet Facing Penalty Over Flag Given More Time

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Bernanke Makes Case for Another Term

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Couple Doesn't Show for WH Dinner Hearing

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

White House Puts on the Ritz for Christmas

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Study: 'Sexting' Rampant Among Young Adults

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Trees for Troops Brings Cheer to Military Families

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

China, India Oppose Emission Cuts

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Why Our Culture is Obsessed with Celebrity Problems

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Giant Jellyfish Threaten Japan's Fishing Industry

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Holiday Safety: Turn Your Tree Lights Off

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Idaho Churches Offer to Pay Delinquent Tickets

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Court Sides with Plano School District in Lawsuit

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Turning Point: Tragedy under Sharia Law

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Amendment Possible in FL School Prayer Ruling

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Abortion Supporters Rally for Federal Funding

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Gay Marriage Struck Down in New York

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

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

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Matthews: West Point 'Enemy Camp' for Obama

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Graham Library Debuts Family Christmas Display

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Fire Destroys Tennessee Church

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Scientists Create Mind Controlled Robotic Hand

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Exercise May Keep Your Body Young

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Firefighters Must Remove 'Merry Christmas' Sign

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Climate Change Researcher Steps Down During Probe

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Gold Price Continues to Soar

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Swiss Minaret Ban May Be Reversed

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Texas Church Deacon Fights off Robbers

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Senate Debate Continues Over Health Care Bill

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

General Motors CEO Steps Down

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Obama Calls on Allies for Help in Afghanistan

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Christian Teen to Talk Faith with Muslim Parents

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

NJ Inmate Wins Right to Preach Behind Bars

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

White House Sticks to Its Guns on Global Warming

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Gold Price Hits New High

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

German Court Curbs Sunday Shopping

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Salvation Army Launches 'Virtual' Angel Tree

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Online Retailers Reap Profits on Cyber Monday

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Long, Bitter Debate Ahead for Healthcare Bill

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Secret Service Considers Charging Couple

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

White House Reaffirms Pledge on World Aids Day

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Episcopal Bishop OK's Performing Gay Weddings

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

China House Church Leader Released

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

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

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

NJ Bishops Speak Out Amid Marriage Vote

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

Thousands Sign 'Declaration of Conscience'

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

Wounded Wisconsin Marine Gets Prosthetic Feet

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

Switzerland Hosts Santa World Championship

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

Student Santas Save Christmas for Needy Kids

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

'The Blind Side' Has 2nd Blockbuster Weekend

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

Cash or Credit? Salvation Army Kettles Take Plastic

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

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

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

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

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

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Administration Plans New Efforts on Foreclosures

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

Friday, November 27, 2009

Secret Service Chief to Testify on WH Breach

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

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Retailers Hold Out Hope for 'Black Friday'

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

Thursday, November 26, 2009

President Obama's Thanksgiving Greeting

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Palin's 'Going Rogue' Makes Grand Entrance

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

U.S. to Attend Key Climate Change Conference

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Judge Grants Custody to Ex-Gay's Former Partner

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Gay Marriage Fight Stalls in NY, NJ

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Obama on Afghanistan: We Can't Just Walk Away

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Gold Price Keeps Climbing

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Toyota to Replace 3.8M Gas Pedals

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Economy Expected to Affect Holiday Travel

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Openly Gay Singer Raises Brows with Performance

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Christmas Lights Twinkle in Paris

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Saks Unveils Holiday Window Display

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Celebrating a Red, White and Blue Thanksgiving

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

How to Keep Holiday Joy in a Harsh Economy

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

China Executes Two in Milk Scandal

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Idaho School Reprimanded for Bible Use in Classes

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Parents Warned on Crib Recall, Harmful Toys

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Pastor Billy Joe Daugherty Dead at 57

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

State High Court to Hear Homeschool Case

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Poll: Debt Dampens Holiday Shopping

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

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

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

'Blind Side' Makes Actress Re-Think Christianity

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

'Conscience Declaration' Long Time Coming

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

Mo. Couple Celebrates 70 Years of Marriage

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

T-Bills Yield Zero as International Demand Grows

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

Gold Price Hits New Record

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

School Forfeits Medal for Cerebral Palsy Teen

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

Has Global Warming Run Out of Steam?

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

England Flooding Causes Bridges to Collapse

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

Secular Group Launches Anti-Religion Campaign

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

Iran Begins War Games to Protect Nuclear Sites

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

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Sept. 11 Suspects to Plead Not Guilty

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

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Dems at Odds of Health Care Legislation

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

Saturday, November 21, 2009

More Traveling by Car than Plane for Thanksgiving

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

Criticism Mounts on Geithner's Handling of Economy

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

In Troubled Times, Why Give Thanks?

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

Christians Hold Prayer Summit in Israel

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

Human Rights Lawyer Arrested in China

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

SC Lawmakers to Consider Sanford Impeachment

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

Movie Snacks Get Bad Review

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

End of an Era: Oprah Ending Show After 25 years

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

New Cancer Guidelines a Political Move?

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

Operation Blessing & Hillsong United Help Peru's Needy

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

Reform Moves Forward as Abortion Questions Remain

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Obama EEOC Nominee Defends Gay Marriage

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

'Poverty and Justice' Bible Calls Christians to Action

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Christian Artist Reveals Candid New Album

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Author on Iraq, Afghan Stories of Faith, Bravery

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Christian Forward in Darwin 'Species' Book

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Gay Marriage Could Split Evangelical Lutheran Church

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

GAO: Fraud in Gov't Contracts for Disabled Vets

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Karzai Sworn in for Second Term as Afghan President

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Flights Delayed Nationwide after FAA Glitch

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

D.C. Elections Board Sued Over Gay Marriage Vote

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Senate to Open First Ft. Hood Hearing

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Clinton in Afghanistan for Karzai Inauguration

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Panel Stands Behind New Mammogram Advice

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Christians Celebrate Release of Two Former Muslims

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Santas: All I Want for Christmas is an H1N1 Shot

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Casting Crowns Frontman Shares Muse for Album

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Palin Slams Obama on Economy

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Gold Price Continues Upward

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

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

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Senators Want Answers About NYC Terror Trials

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Maersk Alabama Fights off Second Pirate Attack

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Persecution Still a Concern After Obama's China Visit

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Controversial Court Pick Survives Senate Vote

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

D.C. Voters Fight for Voice in Marriage Ruling

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Army Predicts Record-High Suicide Numbers

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Green Card Seekers Excused from HPV Vaccine

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Phil Wickham Shares Inspiration for New Album

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

High Court Rejects Teen's Speech Appeal

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

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

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

From Big Rigs to Mittens: Trucker Knits for Kids

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Military-wide Investigation Planned at Ft. Hood

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Obama: China Helped U.S. Out of Recession

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Mortgage Delinquencies Hit Another Record in 3Q

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Scientists Detect Water on Moon

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Report: Medicare Paid Billions in Suspect Claims

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Agencies Warned of Spending Freeze

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Scottish Town to Celebrate Christmas without Christ

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Gold Marks Record High on Weak Dollar

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Basic Math Stumps NYC College Freshman

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Sherwood Church's Next Movie on Fatherhood

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Conservatives Oppose Appeals Court Nominee

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Balloon Hoax Parents Plead Guilty

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Campaign Highlights Adult Stem Cell Research

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Palin Tell All Urges Readers to Embrace God

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Israeli Economy Continues to Strengthen

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

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

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Ohio Groom Drops Ring from Hot Air Balloon

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Top White House Lawyer Greg Craig Resigns

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

OB, Mayo Clinic Bring Aid to El Salvador

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Pakistani Militants Attack Agency Fighting Insurgents

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

ACORN Sues to Get Gov't Funds Back

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Billy Graham, 91, Issues 95th Birthday

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Sarkozy: France Has No Place for Muslim Veils

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Kidnapped Irish Priest Freed in Philippines

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Hasan Calls Himself 'Soldier of Allah'

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Sept. 11 Suspects to Stand Trial in New York

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

U.S., Japan Pledge to Renew Alliance

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Ted Haggard Holds Prayer Meeting

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Honduras Presidential Unrest Enters Fifth Month

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Officials Want to Call Off Palestinian Election

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Accused Ortiz Bomber in Court: God is Proud

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

PM Office Denies Golan Pullout Report

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Foreclosures Down, But Don't Celebrate Yet

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Waning Ida's Downpour Swamps Mid-Atlantic Coast

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

DC City Council Considers Revised Gay Bill

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Obama Questions Afghan War Options

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Ft. Hood Shooter Charged, Could Face Death Penalty

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Most Say They'd Vote Republican Today

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

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

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Influence Game: Catholic Bishops Shape HC Bill

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Retired General Ministers to America's Vets

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Obesity Can Make Functional Changes to Heart

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

UN Leader Urges Senate to Pass Climate Bill

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Obama Weighs Four Options in Afghanistan

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Parshall Not Surprised Abortion at Center of HC Bill

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Shirley Dobson Gives Nat'l Day Prayer Deposition

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Mormon Church Backs Utah Gay Rights Bill

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Congress Considers Paid Sick Leave for Flu

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Bill Clinton: Economy Counting on HC Reform

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Religious License Plates Banned in South Carolina

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Netanyahu Meets With Obama, Calls for Peace Talks

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

UK Scientists Experiment with Human, Animal DNA

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Dems Face 'Growing Revolt' on Health Care Spending

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Ida Blows Ashore as Gulf Coast Rides Out Storm

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Court to Decide if Gov't Prayers Can Include Jesus

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Abortion Funding: HC Reform's Last Hurdle?

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Navies of Two Koreas Exchange Fire

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Iran Charges Detained U.S. Hikers with Spying

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Victim's Brother Responds to DC Sniper's Execution

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Matt Redman: I Regret Not Learning to Read Music

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Pro-lifers Fight Taxpayer Funded Abortion

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Capitol Christmas Tree Travels from Arizona

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

GOP Looks to 2010 for Fiscal Restraint

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Hawkins: Pro-life Dems Upset at Abortion Language

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Gold Marks Record High as Dollar Weakens

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Obama, Netanyahu to Discuss West Bank

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Report: 237 Millionaires Now in Congress

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Geithner: Unemployment Rate Still Rising

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Gulf Coast Braces for Hurricane Ida

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Unraveling Ft. Hood Shooter al Qaeda Ties

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

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Fmr. Pres Bush Makes Quiet Visit to Fort Hood

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

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Several Hundred Attend Fort Hood Vigil

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

Saturday, November 07, 2009

House Passes Historic Health Care Overhaul Bill

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Iran Forces Church to Close Doors on Friday

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Former Employee Opens Fire on Orlando Office

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Gay Activists to Protest Focus on the Family Meeting

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Filipino Artist, OB Help Storm-Ravaged Philippines

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Billy Graham Celebrates 91st Birthday

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Raining Vodka: Forklifter Error Destroys Warehouse

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Fannie Mae Offers Option to Foreclosure

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Fort Hood Families Take Care of Each Other

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

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Sex Offender Cases Slipping Through the Cracks?

A state report released this week blasted corrections officials for missing chances to catch the sex offender accused of holding Jaycee Dugard captive in California for 18 years.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Nat'l Leaders Talk Religious Freedom and Environment

The spiritual leader of the world's 250 million Orthodox Christians is in the U.S. to meet with national leaders about religious freedom and environmental issues.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Officials Investigate Background of Fort Hood Shooter

The suspect in the deadly shooting at Fort Hood recently caught the attention of authorities after making online posts about suicide bombings.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Matt Maher Hits the Road with Michael W. Smith

Christian worship artist Matt Maher is on this fall's "New Hallelujah World Tour" with Michael W. Smith.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Ohio Village Cancels Annual Christmas Parade

An Ohio village is cancelling its annual Christmas parade because of protests and legal concerns.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Study: Obesity Linked to Specific Cancers

Being overweight is directly linked to specific cancers, the USA Today newspaper has reported

Thursday, November 05, 2009

How the Prophet Moses Can Heal America

Author Bruce Feiler says the man to unite the country may be the same man God used to part the Red Sea.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

California Stealin'? Gov't Forces Paycheck 'Loan'

The state of California will soon start withholding an extra 10 percent out of residents' pay checks.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

CIA Operatives Convicted of Kidnapping Terror Suspect

Those who were convicted were a part of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's extraordinary renditions programme.

 

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Houston Public Prayer Addresses Gay Candidate

Although Houston's mayoral race is headed for a run-off, it is a former Texas minister who is capturing headlines.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Walmart Kicks Off Historic Hunger Relief Effort

The Walmart Foundation is trying to take a huge bite out of America's growing hunger problem.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Clinton Clarifies Stance on Israeli Settlements

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton put to rest Wednesday any fears from Arab counties that U.S. policy on Israeli settlements is shifting.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Ecstasy in the Bronx as Yankees Win

The Yankees beat the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday night 7-to-3 to become the 2009 World Series Champions.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Obama Stumping for Education Reform Package

President Obama was in Wisconsin, Wednesday, pushing education reform and campaigning his new "Race to the Top" plan.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Health Officials: Not Enough H1N1 Vaccines

Health officials admitted, Wednesday, they may not be able to produce enough vaccines to keep pace with the spread of the H1N1 virus.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Tracking Obama's Campaign Promise Checklist

CBN News took a look back at President Obama's campaign, the promises made and where those vows stand today.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Huckabee Talks Election Results, GOP, Israel and More

CBN News spoke with former Republican presidential candidate and governor Mike Huckabee about the election results.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Wildlife Chief: Climate Change a Spiritual Issue

Health care reform isn't the only controversial legislation before Congress these days. Washington is debating a climate change bill to fight global warming.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Author Offers a 'Total Mom Makeover'

Author Hannah Keeley offers mothers tips on everything from housecleaning to personal growth.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Meredith Andrews Joins 'New Hallelujah' Tour

Newcomer worship artist Meredith Andrews is on tour right now with Michael W. Smith.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Bibles That Use 'Allah' for God Seized in Malaysia

Malaysian authorities are confiscating Bibles that refer to God as "Allah."

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Crucifixes Banned from Public Schools in Italy

Europe's Court of Human Rights ruled the display of the Catholic symbols in Italian public schools violates religious and education freedoms.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

House Condemns U.N. Report on Gaza War

The U.S. House of Representatives has condemned a report by the United Nations that accuses Israel of war crimes.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Israeli Navy Captures Iranian Arms Ship

In a predawn raid, the Israeli Navy seized a large Iranian arms shipment on a cargo ship flying under an Antiguan flag.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Bob McDonnell Wins Virginia's Governor Race

Republican Bob McDonnell swept the Virginia governor's race, Tuesday, just a year after President Obama handily took the state for the Democrats.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Merkel Visit Marks Fall of Berlin Wall

Germany's newly elected leader went to Capitol Hill Tuesday to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and to urge lawmakers to reach an agreement on climate change.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Cap and Trade and the Economy

Republicans on a key Senate committee announced Tuesday that they are boycotting the debate on curbing greenhouse gases.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Pastor Returns to Pulpit after Severe Stabbing

A Michigan minister, who was beaten and stabbed 37 times, has returned to the pulpit with a message of forgiveness.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Phil Stacey on Life after American Idol

Recording artist Phil Stacey has a new Christian album out called Into the Light.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

CBN News Election 2009 Results

Residents in eleven states went to the polls for various issues, in this off-year election cycle. The outcome could give a snapshot of what to expect in next year's mid-term elections.  

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Dentists Offer to Buy Back Halloween Candy

In an effort to preserve the smiles of the nation's children, dentists are offering to buy back leftover Halloween candy.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Green Patriarch to Visit White House

The leader of the world's 300 million Orthodox Christians will visit with President Barack Obama at the White House Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Marble Hoard Uncovered in Akko

Israeli archaeologists uncovered some 350 pieces of marble buried beneath the floor of a room dating to the Crusader period.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

NYC Marathon Winner: 'Each Step Was for God'

Meb Keflezighi made history this week, becoming the first American man to win the New York City Marathon in 27 years.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Israel: Hamas Rocket Can Threaten Tel Aviv

Israeli Military Intelligence chief General Amos Yadlin said Hamas missiles can strike Tel Aviv.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Calif. Co. Admits Aborted Fetus in Products

A pro-life group is turning up the heat on a California cosmetics company for using skin-cell proteins from an aborted fetus in anti-aging creams.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Abortion Funding Could Stop Health Care Bill

House Democrats are hoping to vote on their version of the health care bill by the end of the week. But some members of the party could derail the process in a battle over taxpayer funding of abortion.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Planned Parenthood Director Quits After Seeing Abortion

The director of a southeast Texas Planned Parenthood office has resigned after eight years.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Father Accused of Killing 'Westernized' Daughter

An Iraqi immigrant accused of driving over and killing his own daughter in Arizona is now in custody.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Sherri Shepherd: Faith, Comedy & Single Parenting

Sherri Shepherd-- actress, comedienne and co-host of The View-- speaks with CBN News about her career, faith and being a mother.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Court Rules Against PA Abortion Clinic 'Buffer Zones'

A district court ruled, Monday, that a Pennsylvania law restricting protestors from gathering and passing out information outside abortion clinics is unconstitutional.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Christian Teen's Lawyer: Rifqa at More Risk in OH

The lawyer of Christian convert Rifqa Bary says he believes the 17-year-old could be in greater danger in her home state.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Regent University Names New President

Regent University announced its eighth president, Monday, after a six-month national search.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Michael W. Smith Sings a 'New Hallelujah'

Christian worship artist Michael W. Smith is on his "New Hallelujah World Tour" this fall.

Monday, November 02, 2009

NYC Welcomes Ship Built with WTC Steel

A new U.S. Navy ship built with metal from the World Trade Center arrived in New York City on Monday near the site of the 2001 terror attacks.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Congress Considers Limit on Flex Spending Accounts

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are considering limiting employee health care flexible spending accounts.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Fourth Typhoon in 30 Days Strikes Philippines

The Philippines is struggling to recover after a fourth typhoon has hit the country in the past 30 days.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Obama Congratulates Karzai for Afghan Win

President Obama has called Afghan President Hamid Karzai to congratulate him for his victory in a controversial election.

Monday, November 02, 2009

DEA Official: Afghanistan Major Source of Heroin

The DEA is grieving over some of their own after three of their agents were killed during the deadliest month of the Afghanistan war.

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Clinton Backs off Praise for Israel after Criticism

In light of Arab criticism, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton backed off praise for Israel, saying that while they were moving in the right direction, their offer "falls far short" of expectations.

Friday, October 30, 2009

U.S. to End Ban on Travelers with HIV/AIDS

The Obama administration is ending a ban that keeps people with HIV/AIDS from entering the United States.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Decoding Obama's Delay on Afghan War Decision

On Friday, Obama met with Joint Chiefs of Staff in the last of his seven strategy sessions before announcing his decision on troop levels in Afghanistan.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Fourth Typhoon Descends on Philippines

A fourth typhoon is bearing down on the Philippines after a long month of pounding rains and wind crippled the nation.

Friday, October 30, 2009

GOP Set to Release Their Health Care Plan

Republican leaders will release a health care reform plan this weekend that's 100 pages or less.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Dobson to Leave Focus on the Family Radio

Dr. James Dobson, known to millions as the host of the "Focus on the Family" radio program, will be leaving the daily radio broadcast.

Friday, October 30, 2009

'Fall Back' on Daylight Saving Time

It's about that time again to "fall back" and gain an extra hour of sleep.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Christian Leaders Prepare for Global Congress

Christian leaders from around the world are preparing for a global Congress on evangelization next year.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Study: Faith Benefits Marriage and Families

The research conducted by a University of Virginia sociologist found that married couples who worship together are 35 percent less likely to divorce and tend to be better parents.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Honduran Political Crisis to End with a Vote

After months of political paralysis -- a breakthrough in Honduras. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the current president and the ousted president have signed a deal.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Rescue Teams Search for Survivors of Mid-Air Crash

Nine military members are still missing on Friday after a midair collision off the coast of California.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Operation Blessing Helps Ga. Flood Residents

Atlanta is still cleaning up from last month's devastating floods where hundreds of families remain homeless.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Passport Linked to 9/11 Found in Pakistan

Pakistani army officials say they've found a passport belonging to man linked to two hijackers in the 9/11 attacks.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Early Winter Blasts Western States with Snow, Ice

Across Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming, authorities shut down treacherous interstates coated in ice and snow.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Most Americans Don't Believe Recession Over

A recent ABC News/Washington Post poll shows that 82 percent of Americans believe we are still in a recession, despite new numbers indicating economic growth.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Pastors Urge Senate Say No to Abortion Funding

Pastors across Virginia spoke out against health care legislation being worked out on Capitol Hill, Thursday, urging their congressmen to vote against the bill.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Cash for Clunkers: Cost for Taxpayers

The government's popular Cash for Clunkers program cost taxes payers $24,000 per vehicle, according to a new report from the auto information firm Edmunds.com.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Georgia Church to Appeal State Ruling Over Property

Members of Christ Church in Savannah, Ga., said they will appeal a local court ruling to turn over their property to the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Two Jewish Men Shot Outside CA Synagogue

Extra security is in place at Jewish schools and temples after a shooting outside a North Hollywood, Calif., synagogue Thursday morning.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Conservatives Keep Close Watch on Hate Crimes Law

Language was added to the law to protect religious speech, but Republican congressman Mike Pence told CBN News it's not enough.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Formerly Obese Man Shares Weight Loss Secret

CBN News spoke with Roger Troy Wilson about his life-changing experience and why he credits God for being able to lose weight.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Okla. Ten Commandments Case Headed to High Court

A case involving a Ten Commandments monument at an Oklahoma courthouse may be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Ambulances to Charge Overweight Patients More

The American Ambulance Association says patients who weigh more than 350 pounds cost about 2 1/2 times more than normal weight patients.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Israel Marks Anniversary of Rabin Assassination

Israel is marking the 14th anniversary of the assassination of the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, the first Israeli leader to sign an agreement with then PLO Leader Yasser Arafat.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Pornography Awareness Week Aims at New Laws

WRAP runs through Sunday Nov. 1 and is intended to raise awareness about the hardcore pornography problem by promoting enforcement of obscenity laws. 

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Scientists Close to Creating Artificial Babies

American researchers at Stanford University claim they have found a way to make human embryonic stem cells turn into the two components needed to make a baby.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Nutritional Labels Affect Diners' Menu Choices

A new study reveals people tend to eat fewer calories when nutritional information is posted on menu boards.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Giant Asteroid Explodes Over Indonesia

An asteroid went undetected by telescopes before it hit our atmosphere earlier this month.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Pew: Deceptive Credit Practices Rising

A new Pew Charitable Trusts report shows that despite the threat of Congressional action, deceptive credit card practices are on the rise.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

GDP Growth Gives Economy Glimmer of Hope

Thursday's report shows that the gross domestic product grew by 3.5 percent in the third quarter -- the best in two years.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Amid Debt Concerns, Dems Hope to Increase Limits

While the Democrats continue to roll out health care reform, another pressing issue is on their agenda: increasing the national debt limit.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Tenn. Bible Study Suit Hits Federal Court

After a five-year battle, one fourth grader's fight to hold Bible study in school has reached federal court in Tennessee.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Public Option: Not as Robust as Dems Hope

After months of tense negotiations, House Democrats unveiled their retooled version of health care overhaul.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

FBI Searches for Others After Radical Mosque Raid

The leader of an Islamic mosque in Detroit, Mich., was shot and killed during an FBI raid Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Advanced Armored Trucks Headed to U.S. Troops

To better protect troops, the Pentagon has ordered new vehicles to be rushed to Afghanistan.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Congress Grills NFL Commisioner on Head Injuries

The hearing on Capitol Hill was prompted by a recent NFL study that found retired players are 19 times more likely to suffer from alzheimer's disease or other memory deficiencies.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

DC Pastor Gives Insight on Gay Marriage Battle

People in Maine will head to the polls on Nov. 3 to decide on the state's same-sex marriage law. One D.C. pastor is praying the people will overturn it.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Katyushas Dismantled Near Lebanon Attack Site

Lebanese Army and United Nations Peacekeeping forces discovered and dismantled four Katyusha rockets at a southern Lebanon location where a rocket was fired into Israel Tuesday. 

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Group Aims to Keep Children Out of Prison Cycle

Pat Nolan of Prison Fellowship joined CBN News to discuss why it is so important for children to have contact with their incarcerated parents.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Obama Pledges $3.4B to Upgrade Power Grid

The president advocated greater use of certain technologies in order to bring America's power transmission system into the digital age.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Church Gives Weddings to Co-habitating Couples

A Dallas, Texas pastor is frustrated with the growing number of couples living together outside of marriage. So he decided to make a difference.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Son's Football Game Broadcast to Father in Iraq

For Von Miller, serving in Iraq had meant giving up being able to watch his son's high school football games. But now at least he can listen.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

White House Urges Action on Climate Change

Top Obama administration officials made their case for aggressive action on climate change, urging Congress to pass the "cap and trade" bill.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

NY Governor Pushes to Legalize Gay Marriage

Gov. David Paterson is hoping New York will be the next state to legalize same-sex marriage.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Study: Children on Anti-Psychotic Drugs Gain Weight

Children taking widely prescribed psychiatric drugs gain significant amounts of weight, a study has found.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Rifqa Bary Back in Ohio, in State Custody

The move on Tuesday officially ended Florida's emergency jurisdiction in Bary's case.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Unused Swine Flu Doses Could Be Tossed

The federal government may end up discarding unused doses of swine flu vaccine, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Poll: U.S. Conservatives Outnumber Liberals 2 to 1

About twice as many Americans consider themselves conservative than those who say they are liberal, according to a new Gallup survey.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

FBI Busts U.S. Child Prostitution Ring

The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently rescued 52 children from prostitution in a series of raids around the U.S.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Sen. Lieberman Deals Blow to Health Care Bill

The debate continued on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, as moderate lawmakers voiced concerns about the proposed health care bill set to hit the Senate floor

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Troops Suffer Deadliest Month as Decision Weighed

October has become the deadliest month for U.S. troops since the 2001 invasion against the Taliban.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Abbas Defies Opposition: Will Hold Elections

Mahmoud Abbas is pressing ahead with his plan to hold January elections in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem, despite strong opposition.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

T-Shirt Sparks Controversy at Penn State

A controversy is brewing at Penn State University over a T-shirt that won a student-design competition to promote school spirit.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Houston Exhibit Displays 'Invisible Art'

A new exhibition in Houston, Texas, is featuring art you can't see -- at least not with the naked eye.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Norway Makes Citizen Tax Records Public

If you live in Norway, and you want to know how much your neighbor paid in taxes last year, all you have to do is go online.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Cuba Releases Baptist Pastors

Ruben Ortiz, 68, and Francisco Garcia Ruiz, 46, were arrested October 3 for "illicit financial activity."

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

WHO Study Links Cell Phones to Cancer

A landmark $30 million study by the World Health Organization shows the long term use of cell phones may be linked to cancer.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Fever Check! One Church Guards against H1N1

Valley Bible Fellowship Church is a welcoming place, with one exception: kids with a fever are denied entrance to Sunday school.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

FAA Revokes Licenses of Distracted Pilots

The Federal Aviation Administration has revoked the licenses of two Northwest Airlines pilots who accidentally flew more than 100 miles past their destination.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Sweden Priests to Perform Gay Weddings

Priests will perform same-sex marriages in Sweden for the first time beginning on Nov. 1.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Va. College Crowns Transgender Homecoming Queen

The College of William and Mary in has a new homecoming queen that is not female, but transgender.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Tough Economy Delays Retirement for Some

A recent survey shows that more Americans plan to delay their retirement because of steep drops in their savings accounts.

Monday, October 26, 2009

EPA Gives Low Estimate for Climate Bill Cost

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said the Senate's plan to tackle global warming will only cost a typical household about $100 a year.

Monday, October 26, 2009

White House Says 'Policy Czars' Won't Testify

The White House said it will not allow most of its policy "czars" to testify before Congress.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Texas Woman Sues to Stop City Council Prayer

In Houston, Texas, a legal battle is brewing over the city council's practice of praying before meetings.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Group Gathers to Support Vote on D.C. Marriage

The Washington, D.C., City Council will hold hearings Monday on whether it should legalize gay marriage in the district.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Doctor: Swine Flu 'Emergency' No Reason to Panic

Even as President Obama declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency, some are saying the 'emergency' is still no reason to panic.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Rioters Battle Israeli Police at Jerusalem Holy Site

Israeli security forces and Muslim rioters clashed near Jerusalem's Temple Mount, Sunday.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Iran Official: No Plans to Stop Enriching Uranium

U.N. nuclear inspectors are getting a closer look at a once secret Iranian nuclear plant that raised suspicions over the extent and purpose of the program.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Iran Delays Nuclear Agreement Decision

It appears Iran will turn down a nuclear agreement brokered this week by the United Nations.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Christian Teen Rifqa Bary Headed Back to Ohio

A Florida judge released Christian convert Rifqa Bary to Ohio authorities, Friday, after receiving immigration papers he'd requested from her parents.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Energy Bill Brings New Debate to Capitol Hill

President Barack Obama is gearing up for another fight on Capitol Hill-- this time surrounding climate change.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Pew: Americans Cooling on Global Warming

Americans are cooling to the idea of global warming, according to a Pew Research Center poll.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Philippines May be Hit by Third Typhoon

Typhoon Lupit has been zig-zagging around the northern part of the country, but no one is sure if or when it will make landfall.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Israel Rejects Criticism Over Press Freedoms

Israel's media restrictions during its military operation in the Gaza Strip earlier this year drew black marks from a watchdog group monitoring press freedoms worldwide.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Australia Nearing End of Flu Season

The Aussies have had an average year, even though dominated by some severe swine flu cases.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Aid Group Gives Anti-Parasite Meds to Haitian Children

The aid organization has recently distributed more than 1,700 anti-parasite pills to kids in schools and orphanages across the country.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Minn. Mascot Sorry for Mocking Praying Football Player

The University of Minnesota is apologizing after its mascot mocked a Penn State football player who prayed before last week's game.

Friday, October 23, 2009

White House, Fox News Still in War of Words

Several advisors to the president have said that Fox News is not a 'real news organization.'

Friday, October 23, 2009

Pilot Asleep? Plane Overshoots Airport by 150 Miles

Federal authorities are trying to figure out what happened to a Northwest Airlines plane that reached its destination and just kept going.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Dems Push Harder for Public Insurance Option

Congress continues work on health care reform legislation, and for Democrats, that means a big push for a public option.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Fla. Girl's Body Found at Landfill, Ruled Homicide

Investigators found the remains of 7-year-old Somer Thompson in a public landfill in Georgia Thursday.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Hate Crimes Bill Heads to Obama for Signature

Conservatives have been outspoken about the hate crimes provisions, saying it is unneccesary since hate crimes laws already exist.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Cheney Challenges Obama on Afghanistan

The White House on Thursday dismissed a claim former Vice President Dick Cheney made saying President Obama was indecisive about sending more troops to Afghanistan.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Obama Signs Veterans Spending Bill

President Obama signed a bill Thursday upholding the government's financial support for the medical care of veterans even during future budget negotiations.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

NY Zoo Animals Create Works of Art

Central New York state may have its newest round of aspiring young artists -- and they may be working, literally, only for peanuts.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Poll: Maine Evenly Split on Gay Marriage

A new poll shows that voters in Maine are evenly divided on the issue of gay marriage.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Ohio Men Sentenced in U.S. Soldier Terror Plot

Three Ohio men who plotted to recruit and and train terrorists to kill American soldiers will spend significant time behind bars after a court ruling Wednesday.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Senator Warns of White House 'Enemies List'

A GOP senator is suggesting the White House may be plotting a political strategy similar to that of former President Nixon by creating its own "enemies list."

Thursday, October 22, 2009

U.S., Israel Begin Joint Military Exercise

The Israel Defense Forces and the U.S. military launched a major joint air defense exercise on Wednesday that the IDF said was not related to the regional situation.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Iraqi Man 'Mowed Down' Daughter with Car in AZ

Arizona police are looking for an Iraqi man who they say "mowed down" his daughter and a her friend with his car.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Dems Push for Independent Debt Panel

Some Senate Democrats are pressing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., to create a special legislative process to deal with the nation's rising debt.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Vatican Extends Hand to Anglicans

The Vatican is reaching out to Anglicans who have left the Episcopal Church and is inviting them to join the Roman Catholic Church.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Some Parents Fear H1N1 Vaccine's Side Effects

A new ABC News/Washington Post poll says nearly four in 10 parents will skip the shot for their kids.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

New Jobless Claims Rise in Recovering Economy

Labor Department figures show new jobless claims rose to 531,000 last week, which is up from 520,000 during the previous week.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Gays to be Protected in Gov't Housing Programs

Federal housing officials are working on regulations to ensure that homosexual couples are treated equally under government housing programs.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Book Brings New Meaning to 'Jesus Loves You' Phrase

The new book 'Jesus Loves You This I Know' explorers how scripture has been hijacked by extremist beliefs and political dogmas.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Black University's New 'Face' Stirs Controversy

The historically black college, Hampton University, in Virginia recently crowned its first non-black homecoming queen.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

NY Group to Launch Atheist Ad Campaign

An atheist coalition will be placing ads in Manhattan subway stations as part of an effort to raise awareness of the state's secular community.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Struggling Homeowners Await Housing Decision

The Senate debate continues about the future of a tax credit program for first time buyers after The White House unveiled a new housing program.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

NJ Hotel Offers Free Stay for the Out-of-Work

The owners of a New Jersey hotel have found an extra special way to give back to those who are unemployed.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Israel May Battle Hamas in Courts

Some Israeli defense officials are urging the government to consider seeking indictments in courts around the world against terrorist leaders from Hamas. 

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Alcohol's Health Benefits Don't Outweigh Risks

A new warning says drinking alcohol increases your risk of certain types of cancer.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

KY Lawyer: 10 Commandments Displays Legal

An attorney for two Kentucky counties says their respective courthouse displays of Ten Commandments are for educational and historical purposes.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Surfing the Internet Keeps Your Brain 'Young'

Researchers found that older adults between 55 and 78 who began surfing the Web improved their brain function after only a few days.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Home Prices Expected to Drop in 2010

Real estate forecasters say home prices will continue to drop next year.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Dems Seek to Revoke HC Anti-Trust Exemption

Top Senate Democrats are trying to strip the health insurance industry of its protection from federal anti-trust laws.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Video Shows Canadian Terrorists, Explosion

A Canadian judge has released video of terrorists, unloading what they thought was fertilizer to make three massive one ton bombs.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Mo. Landfill New Source of Natural Energy

A landfill has become a new source of energy for two Missouri state prisons and for the capital city of Columbia.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Senate OKs Transfer of Gitmo Prisoners for Trials

It's a small victory for President Barack Obama's plan to close the Guantanamo Bay facility -- but it comes with some caveats.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Obama Promises Iraq Withdrawl by 2011

President Obama renewed his vow to remove all combat troops out of Iraq by next year in an announcement, Tuesday, from the White House.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Israel to Fight Goldstone Report on War Crimes

Israel's Security Cabinet has rejected a demand from the United Nations Human Rights Council that Israel start its own investigation into a U.N. report.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Oldest Church Settlement Displayed in Va.

One of the earliest churches in the country has become a national historic site in Jamestown, Va.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Mathematician Calls Darwinism Intellectually Weak

Dr. David Berlinski is especially critical of how Darwin's writings fueled the ideas of the Nazis and Hitler.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Planned 'J Street' Meeting Stirs Controversy

Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren will not accept an invitation from the leftist Jewish lobbying group J Street

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Israelis Warned of Water Shortage

Israeli water experts say that the country's water reserves will be depleted by 2010 if it receives the same amount of rainfall as last winter.  

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

'Defamation' Resolution Concerning to Christians

Christian groups are speaking out against a proposed U.N. resolution that they say can be used against Christians.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Democrats Fret over Tax Provision in HC Bill

The 1,500 page health care measure passed by the Senate Finance Committee is now available to the public. The massive bill will serve as the starting point for Democratic debates on health care.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Organic Baby Food Recalled over Botulism Concern

Plum Organics is recalling some of its apple and carrot portable pouch baby food.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Oil Prices Rise Above $80 a Barrel

One reason the price of oil is going up is because the value of the dollar is going down.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

U.S. Faces Swine Flu Vaccine Shortage

Health officials have spent months trying to convince Americans to get the swine flu vaccine, but it appears there is not enough to go around.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

White House Sticks to Its Guns on Fox News

The White House is standing by its view that Fox News is not a news organization, but a mouthpiece for the Republican Party.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

S.C. Diocese Questions Episcopal Church Doctrine

Episcopalians in the Diocese of South Carolina are meeting this weekend to decide whether or not to leave the national church.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

White House Shifts on Sudan Policy

The White House is changing it's Sudan policy. The new focus will be on working with the country's government instead of isolating it.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Judge Awaits Bary's Immigration Papers

There are now questions surrounding the citizenship of Christian convert Rifqa Bary.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Palestinian Children: English the 'Enemy's Language'

On a recent episode of the Hamas' children's program "Tomorrow's Pioneers," a child says he wants to "to teach children the language of their enemy."

Monday, October 19, 2009

Community Rallies to Save Neighbor's Home

A community in Salisbury, Mass., has united to help a family save their home from foreclosure.

Monday, October 19, 2009

HC Public Option Debate Continues in Washington

Major health care reform negotiations continue in Washington on Monday.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Iran Vows Retaliation for Bomb Attack

Iran has warned the U.S., Britain and Pakistan of retaliation after a suicide bombing killed 42 of its elite Revolutionary Guard, including five senior officials.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Feds to Liberalize Medical Marijuana Usage Laws

The Obama administration is liberalizing federal policy on laws governing the use of medical marijuana.

Monday, October 19, 2009

'Stand for Marriage' Concerned about Maine Schools

Gay marriage opponents are disputing a claim by Maine's attorney general that the state's same-sex marriage law will not affect curriculum in the public schools.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Iran Nuke Talks to Resume in Vienna

Representatives from the U.S., France, Russia, and the U.N. nuclear agency will meet with Iranian officials on Monday to nail down details of a proposal that could see Iran send its enriched uranium to Russia.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Balloon Hoax Charges Not Likely Till Next Week

Charges in the fake drama surrounding a six-year-old boy and a two-hour balloon chase may not come until at least next week, authorities said Monday.

Friday, October 16, 2009

LA Judge Refuses to Marry Interracial Couple

A Louisiana justice of the peace's decision to refuse to marry interracial couples is being met with national outrage.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Honduras' Political Unrest Nearing an End?

Representatives of ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya say they are close to an agreement with the interim government.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Afghans Could See Election Do-Over

Voters in Afghanistan could be heading back to the polls to elect a president.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Congo Attacks Prompt Action from Aid Groups

Human rights groups reported this week that at least 1,000 civilians have been killed in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Five Muslims Could Get Life in Prison in Australia

Five Muslim men could serve life sentences in Australia. A jury has convicted them of plotting the country's largest terrorist conspiracy.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Baby Stroller Rolls into Path of Oncoming Train

An incredible and miraculous story about a baby is coming out of Australia.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Moderates Unmoved by Snowe HC Endorsement

Senate Democrats had hoped the chances for a health care reform bill would get a boost when Sen. Olympia Snowe supported it - but moderate Democrats are still not eager to get on board.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Obama Encounters HC Protestors in San Francisco

President Barack Obama's policies on health care have led to protests in the Democratic stronghold of San Francisco, Calif.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Strong Quake Rattles Western Indonesia

A strong undersea earthquake rocked western Indonesia Friday. The 6.4 magnitude quake comes as recovery efforts continue from another powerful earthquake in September.

Friday, October 16, 2009

UN Body Approves anti-Israel Report

The United Nations Human Rights Council approved the controversial Goldstone Report that accuses Israel of war crimes during its three week military operation against Gaza weapons smuggling in 2006.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Police Find Rocket Lab Near Jerusalem

Israeli border police and Shin Bet arrested three Palestinians for gathering materials to assemble rockets.

Friday, October 16, 2009

OR Apartment Residents Now Free to Fly Flags

Residents of an Oregon apartment complex can fly their flags freely again.

Friday, October 16, 2009

New Wi-Fi Technology Lets Gadgets Talk Directly

Beginning in mid-2010, new versions of digital cameras, cell phones and computers will be able to "talk" directly to each other without having to connect to a wireless network first.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Car Bomb in Pakistan Explodes Near Police Station

At least 12 people are dead in Pakistan after a car bomb exploded near a police station.

Friday, October 16, 2009

GOP to Obama: Fire 'Safe Schools Czar'

Dozens of Republicans from the U.S. House of Representatives are urging President Barack Obama to fire safe-school czar Kevin Jennings, calling him "unfit to serve."

Friday, October 16, 2009

Radical Islamic Group Wants Shari'ah Law in Britain

A radical Muslim group in London is demanding that Britain impose full Shari'ah law.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Health Care Overhaul Rests on Reid

Many are wondering whether or not Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will push for a public option that forces private insurance companies to compete with the government.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Justice Dept. Prepares for New Hate Crimes Laws

Tom Perez, head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, says he will fight discrimination against homosexuals.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Obama Administration's 'Dishonor Roll'

An editorial in the Washington Times contends that President Barack Obama's appointees have reached a critical mass when it comes to their radicalism and ethical shortcomings.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Swine Flu Scare? What You Need to Know

CBN News has been following the outbreak and what doctors are saying you should do to protect yourself and your family from infection.  Click here for our full coverage.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Report: Syria Puts Long-Range Missiles in Lebanon

Syria has sent nearly 25 percent of its long- and medium-range missile arsenal to the Iranian-backed Hezbollah in Lebanon - missiles that have the capability to reach all parts of Israel.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Democrats Continue to Push HC Public Option

Several top Senate Democrats are looking for a way to push a public option back in to health insurance reform legislation.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Judge Refuses to Dismiss Prop 8 Challenge

A federal judge in San Francisco has refused to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Proposition 8, the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage in California.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Militants Strike Pakistan in Coordinated Attacks

Islamic militants are continuing their assault on the Pakistani government. Four attacks left at least 37 people dead Thursday.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Swine Flu Shot: Safe or Not?

For the first time Wednesday, hospitals across the U.S. began administering swine flu vaccine inoculations -- but how safe are they?

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Social Security: No Cost of Living Increase

The federal government will not be giving a cost of living adjustment for the first time in 34 years, thanks to a drop in the inflation rate.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Obama Vows to Free Up Aid for Gulf Coast

President Obama traveled to New Orleans, Thursday, fulfilling his campaign promise to survey the city's development since the devastation of Katrina.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Cyberbullying: Growing Trend among Children

Bullying used to just consist of teasing, spreading rumors, and punching, but now a new high-tech bully is emerging.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Gay Marriage on Nov. Ballot in Maine

Voters in Maine will decide next month whether to veto a new law that legalized same-sex marriage in the state.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Wall Street Hits Landmark Closing

Wall Street's recovery hit its biggest landmark yet, Wednesday, with the Dow closing well above the 10,000 mark.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

How to Save America from 'Secular Sabotage'

Catholic League president William Donohue says secularists have done a great deal of damage to the U.S. and warns that if they aren't stopped, they'll succeed.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Chocolate Fashion Show Hits Paris

The 15th annual Salon Du Chocolat fashion show opened in Paris Wednesday and will run through Oct. 16.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Daycare Centers to Fight Childhood Obesity

A new Harvard study found that only a few states require specific nutrition and physical activity for children under the age of 5 in daycare.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

White House Criticized for Spurning Fox News

The White House has come under fire from members or the news media, including liberal commentators, for its decision to treat Fox News as "an opponent."

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

China's Foreign Exchange Reserves Hits Record

China's government says it has nearly $2.3 trillion in foreign assets -- that's the largest in the world.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

World Trade Center Warship Sets Sail for NY

The new warship was built by the U.S. Navy to honor of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

U.N. Warns World Hunger on the Rise

A report from the U.N. found that declining aid and investment in agriculture had been steadily increasing the number of hungry people for more than a decade.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Israel Preps for Palestinian U.N. Offensive

Israel's diplomats are preparing for a propaganda war at the United Nations in the next few days, instigated by the Palestinian Authority.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Storm Menaces California Burn Areas

Many communities that just recently battled wildfires are now resorting to sand bags as they brace for mud slides and flash flooding.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

CA Judge to Hear Argument for Dismissal of Prop 8

On Wednesday, a federal judge in San Francisco, Calif., will consider whether to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

New Details Emerge in Rifqa Bary Case

CBN News gives the latest details surrounding the case of Rifqa Bary-- a Christian convert who says she fleed her home to escape an Islamic honor killing.

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.