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

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

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Thursday, January 21, 2010

Charlie Daniels Recovering from Mild Stroke

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

Thursday, January 21, 2010

TSA Nominee Withdraws Amid 'Political Agenda'

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

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Authorities: Disease Could Be Next Big Haiti Crisis

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

Thursday, January 21, 2010

J'lem Municipality Refutes BBC Commentator

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

Thursday, January 21, 2010

House Okays Tax Breaks for Haiti Gifts

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

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Terror Hearings Focus on Airline Bombing Suspect

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

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Americans Give Record Amount to Help Haitians

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

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Christian Ministry Prays for Missing Staff Worker

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

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Religious, Ethnic Unrest Continues in Nigeria

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

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Neighbor Helping Neighbor with WV Home Makeover

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

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Runaway Christian Convert Won't Return to Family

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

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

New 6.1 Aftershock Rocks Haiti

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

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Orphans From Haiti Headed to the U.S.

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

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Navy Ships Operation Blessing Relief for Haiti

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

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Scriptures on U.S. Weapons Cause Controversy

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

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Airlines Clerk Contests Cross Ban in London Court

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

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Israel Sends Second Delegation to Haiti

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

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

One Week After Quake, Haiti Still in Turmoil

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

Monday, January 18, 2010

The Brody File Show

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

Monday, January 18, 2010

Minnesota Town Hosts Outdoor Art Gallery on Ice

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

Monday, January 18, 2010

Kids Build 'Sweet' Replica of Ghenghis Khan Weapon

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

Monday, January 18, 2010

Thousands Join in Chicago 'Day of Service'

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

Monday, January 18, 2010

Pro-Life Leaders to Protest Abortion 'Supercenter'

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

Monday, January 18, 2010

Muslims, Christians Clash in Nigeria

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

Monday, January 18, 2010

Tebow Pro-Life Super Bowl Ad Faces Opposition

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

Monday, January 18, 2010

Afghan Capital Security High After Taliban Attacks

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

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Operation Blessing, Israeli Doctors Team Up in Haiti

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

Friday, January 15, 2010

CBN News Special: Race in America

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

Friday, January 15, 2010

Why Ukraine's Election is so Important

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

Friday, January 15, 2010

'Miracle on the Hudson' Surviviors Celebrate Life

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

Friday, January 15, 2010

D.C. Marriage Supporters to Appeal Ruling

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

Friday, January 15, 2010

Florida Family's Daughter Found in Haiti

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

Friday, January 15, 2010

Operation Blessing's Clean Drinking Water for Haiti

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

Friday, January 15, 2010

Ft. Hood Attacker's Superiors Could Be Disciplined

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

Friday, January 15, 2010

U.S. Increases Airline Security After Al Qaeda Threat

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

Friday, January 15, 2010

NH Lawmakers Reject Homeschool Restriction Bill

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

Friday, January 15, 2010

10 Commandments Can Displayed at KY Courthouse

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

Friday, January 15, 2010

Obama to Haiti: 'The World Stands with You'

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

Friday, January 15, 2010

Dems Try for Final Deal on Health Care Bill

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

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Sad But True: Beware of Haiti Donation Scams

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

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Military Advised to Track Spousal Suicide Attempts

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

Thursday, January 14, 2010

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

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

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Report: U.S. Obesity Rate Hits Plateau

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

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Most Britons Believe Islam has Divided Their Country

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

Thursday, January 14, 2010

High Court: No Cameras at Prop 8 Trial

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

Thursday, January 14, 2010

House Probes Geithner's AIG Correspondence

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

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Home Foreclosures Still on the Rise

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

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Obama to Visit Capitol Hill to Support HC Bill

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

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Haitian Americans Turn to Social Sites for Help

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

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Study: Couch Potatoes Could Have Shorter Life Span

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

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Top IRS Official Admits He Doesn't Prepare His Taxes

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

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Authorities Investigate Texas Church Fires

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

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Toxic Metal Found in Children's Jewelry from China

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

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Survey: Long Work Hours Takes Toll on Pastors

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

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Congressman Tries to Block DC Gay Marriage

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

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

White House: Stimulus Helped 2 Million Jobs

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

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Banks Could Face Taxes for Taking Part in Bailout

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

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Sen. Reid's Position Could be in Jeopardy

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

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

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

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

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Understanding the Business of Real Estate

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

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Report: December '09 Coldest in 115 Years

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

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

U.S. Envoy Criticizes N. Korea Human Rights

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

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Labor Leaders Say HC Tax Would Hurt Unions

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

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Migrant Workers Riot in Southern Italian Town

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

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

McChrystal Says Afghan Troop Surge Working

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

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Obamas to Attend Jean Biden Funeral

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

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Jury Selection Delayed in Abortion Doctor Trial

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

Monday, January 11, 2010

Sarah Palin to Contribute to Fox News

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

Monday, January 11, 2010

Health Care Negotiations Continue

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

Monday, January 11, 2010

Cold Weather Increases Demand for Heating Fuel

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

Monday, January 11, 2010

China Unseats Germany as World's Largest Exporter

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

Monday, January 11, 2010

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

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

Monday, January 11, 2010

Evangelist Predicts Challenges for Christians in 2010

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

Monday, January 11, 2010

McCain: U.S. Needs to Help Iranian People

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

Monday, January 11, 2010

Hasan's Superiors Ignored Concerns

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

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Obama: 'No intention' to Send Troops to Yemen

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

Friday, January 08, 2010

Ford Introduces Wi-Fi Dashboard Device

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

Friday, January 08, 2010

Economy Loses 85K Jobs as Employers Stay Wary

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

Friday, January 08, 2010

Court Dismisses Atheist Soldier's Lawsuit

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

Friday, January 08, 2010

McCain, Lieberman Visit Afghanistan, Pakistan

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

Friday, January 08, 2010

Three Men Arrested in Coptic Church Shooting

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

Friday, January 08, 2010

Charity Gives Aid to Drought Ravaged Guatemala

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

Friday, January 08, 2010

State Sec. Gates to Remain at Pentagon

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Should Bombing Suspect Face Military Trial?

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

NJ Rejects Same-Sex Marriage Bill

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Planned Parenthood to Open Largest Abortion Clinic

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Shooting at St. Louis Plant Leaves Several Dead

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Couple Collects Cans for Wedding Cash

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Nathan Gonzales on Dodd and Dorgan

Nathan Gonzales on Dodd and Dorgan

Thursday, January 07, 2010

What to Expect from the 2010 Housing Market

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Salv. Army Left Short of Cash by Fake Check

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

France to Ban 'Shouting at Your Spouse'

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Fake Zip Codes Found on Stimulus Web Site

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

NH Restrictions on Homeschooling Up for Vote

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Catholic Portugal to Legalize Gay Marriage

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Midwest Gets More Snow, South Faces Arctic Grip

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Israel's Iron Dome Defense System Nearly Ready

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Obama Backs 'High-end' Health Plan Tax

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

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Yemen Official: U.S. Troops Not Wanted

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

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Gunmen Open Fire Outside Coptic Church in Egypt

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

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on NW Suspect

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on NW Suspect

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Dodd Statement

Chris Dodd's retirement statement.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Google's Nexus One Challenges I-Phone

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

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

War on Obesity Goes High-Tech

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

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Christmas Day Bombing Suspect Indicted

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

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Study: Good Night's Rest Prevents Depression in Teens

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

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

N. Korea, Iran Top Persecution Watch List

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

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

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

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

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Americans Waiting on Televised Health Care Talks

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

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Security Review Reveals Failure to 'Connect the Dots'

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

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Obama Appoints Transgender to Administration

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

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Americans' Job Satisfaction Falls to Record Low

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

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Charity Braves Brutal Cold to Help Homeless

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

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

IRS Role Could Expand Under Health Care Bill

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

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

U.S. Lifts HIV/AIDS Travel Ban

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

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Letters Prompt Anthrax Scares Across Alabama

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

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

'Blind Side' Continues to Tackle Box Office

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

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Iran Welcomes U.S. Comments on Nuke Talks

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

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Dubai Opens World's Tallest Building

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

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Congress to Work on Health Care Compromise

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

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Private Ceremony Honors Slain CIA Employees

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

Monday, January 04, 2010

Brit Hume: Why Tiger Should Turn to Christianity

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

Monday, January 04, 2010

Blagojevich to Compete on 'Celebrity Apprentice'

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

Monday, January 04, 2010

Jordan Claims Ownership of Dead Sea Scrolls

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

Monday, January 04, 2010

Investors Hope for Strong Stock Market in 2010

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

Monday, January 04, 2010

Census Bureau Kicks Off Once-a-Decade Head Count

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

Monday, January 04, 2010

Report: Artist's Attacker Earlier Held in Kenya

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

Monday, January 04, 2010

Gay Couples Ring in 2010 with Nuptials

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

Monday, January 04, 2010

U.S., Britain Close Yemen Embassies

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

Monday, January 04, 2010

Robbery Foiled by Armed Coffee Barista

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

Monday, January 04, 2010

Saddleback Church Members Answer Warren's Call

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

Monday, January 04, 2010

Attorney Denies Five Planned Terror Attacks

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

Friday, January 01, 2010

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

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

Friday, January 01, 2010

2010 Laws Target Smoking, Texting While Driving

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

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Afghan War Casualties Higher than Iraq

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

Thursday, December 31, 2009

James Dobson Announces New Show, Non-profit

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

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Montana Makes Way for Assisted Suicide

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

Thursday, December 31, 2009

School Board May Remove Belief in God Phrase

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

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Saying Goodbye 2009: In Memoriam

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

Thursday, December 31, 2009

'Notable Quotables' of 2009

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

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Obama and Gitmo: Should the Camp be Closed?

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

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Rush Limbaugh Admitted to Honolulu Hospital

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

Thursday, December 31, 2009

State AGs Threaten Suit over Health Care Deal

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

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Taliban Claim Bombings that Kill Eight Americans

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

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

All Blind Band Preparing for Rose Parade

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

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Activists Rally for Jailed Missionary in N. Korea

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

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Somali Officials Reveal Previous Foiled Attack

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

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Dutch to Use Body Scanner for U.S. Flights

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

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Mexico City Enacts Region's 1st Gay Marriage Law

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

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Miracle? Mom, Baby Revived after Fatal Delivery

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

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Judge Orders Ex-Gay Mom to Hand over Daughter

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

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

HC Debate: What Happens from Here

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

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Poll: HC Vote Could Hurt Nelson in 2012

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

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Iran Seeking to Smuggle Raw Uranium

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

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

U.S. Home Prices Continue Uneven Recovery

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

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

GOP Lawmakers Want Military Trial for NW Suspect

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

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Latin America Has Its First Gay Wedding

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

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

A Look Back at the Heroes of 2009

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

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

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

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

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Missions Conference Kicks Off in St. Louis

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

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Iran Holding Bodies of Slain Protesters

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

Monday, December 28, 2009

Is Your State the Most or Least Religious?

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

Monday, December 28, 2009

Alaska Dad Credits God for Saving Son's Life

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

Monday, December 28, 2009

Shoppers Spend a Bit More During Holidays

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

Monday, December 28, 2009

House Dems Relax Stance on HC Public Option

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

Sunday, December 27, 2009

U.S. Missionary Likely Arrested in North Korea

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

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

'Christmas Jars' Gift Blesses Single Mother

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

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Obamas to Celebrate Christmas in Hawaii

The First Family is trading snow for sand this Christmas.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

GOP to Probe Constitutionality of HC Deals

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

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Obama Talks About Jesus, Christmas

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

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Operation Blessing Teams Up with Toys for Tots

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

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Anglican Priest: Shoplifting Sometimes OK for Poor

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

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Airliner Overshoots Runway in Jamaica

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

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Home School Parents Face Losing Son to State

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

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

House Democrat Defects to GOP over Health Care

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

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Florida Boy Rescues Driver from Pond

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

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Dallas Ministry Throws Homeless Christmas Party

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

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Child Santa Gives Toys to Needy Kids

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

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Atheist Billboards Anger Las Vegas Christians

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

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Christmas Returns to New York School District

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

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Iran's President Dismisses 'Smoking Gun' Report

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

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Nativity Returned to PA Courthouse, Joined by Santa

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

Monday, December 21, 2009

Oral Roberts Memorial 'Something Good'

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

Monday, December 21, 2009

Why Religious Persecution Still Exists

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

Monday, December 21, 2009

MA Couple Braves Blizzard to Tie Knot

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

Monday, December 21, 2009

IL Family Cranks Out Traditional Christmas Treat

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

Monday, December 21, 2009

Pregnant Soldiers Could Face Prison

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

Monday, December 21, 2009

D.C. Mayor Signs Same-Sex Marriage Bill

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

Monday, December 21, 2009

Army Officer Surprises Son on His Birthday

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

Monday, December 21, 2009

Thousands Mourn Death of Iran's Dissident Cleric

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

Saturday, December 19, 2009

GOP Vows Fight as Key HC Vote Nears

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

Friday, December 18, 2009

Citigroup Helps Struggling Homeowners for Holiday

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

Friday, December 18, 2009

It's Now Democrat vs. Democrat on Health Care

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

Friday, December 18, 2009

Courthouse Removes Religious Displays to Avoid Suit

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

Friday, December 18, 2009

Operation Blessing Helps Nor'easter Flood Victims

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

Friday, December 18, 2009

Study: Religious Restriction in Third of all Countries

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

Friday, December 18, 2009

Senate to Vote on Earmark-Filled Defense Bill

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

Friday, December 18, 2009

Christians Accused of Desecrating Koran Freed

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

Friday, December 18, 2009

Health Officials: Swine Flu Vaccine Readily Available

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

Friday, December 18, 2009

Palestinian Clerics Exploit Christmas with Boycott

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

Friday, December 18, 2009

Adm. Mullen: Hacked Drones Caused No Damage

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

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Facebook Saves a Life with Kidney Donation

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

Thursday, December 17, 2009

More Americans Suffer from Nearsightedness

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

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Senate Panel Clears Bernanke Nomination

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

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Webcast Targets Health Care Bill

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

Thursday, December 17, 2009

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

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

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Hasan Released from ICU, Permanently Paralyzed

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

Thursday, December 17, 2009

House Passes Defense Spending Bill

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

Thursday, December 17, 2009

House Pushes Through Second Stimulus Plan

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

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

First Lady Asks for Toys for Tots Donations

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

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Bethlehem Holds Tree Lighting Ceremony

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

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Colorado Deer Displays Christmas Spirit

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

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Travel for the Holidays without Going into Debt

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

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

UK Midwife: Cutbacks Jeopardize Patient Care

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

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Climate Talks Deadlocked at U.N. Conference

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

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Leaders Host Webcast to Battle HC Bill

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

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Dems Struggle for Votes to Pass Health Care Reform

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

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Study: Obesity Rate in Africa High Among Poor

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

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Authorities: Unlikely Missing Climbers Alive

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

The Centuries-Old Legend of St. Nicholas

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Pro-Lifers Rally Against Abortion Funding

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Honest Worker Returns Thousands of Dollars

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

50 Million Blinds Recalled in Strangulation Threat

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Stowaway Kitten Hitches Ride on SUV

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Evangelist Oral Roberts Dies at 91

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Pope, Vietnamese President Try to Mend Fences

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

City Threatens Fine over Ten Commandments Sign

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Research: Marriage Good for You

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Study: CT Scans May Be Linked to Cancer, Deaths

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Study: Internet Keeps Your Brain Young

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Gitmo Detainees Headed to Illinois Prison

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

'Blind Side' Continues Strong at Box Office

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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

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

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

British Gov't May Require Homeschool Registration

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

Monday, December 14, 2009

Storm Threatens Search for Christian Climbers

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

Monday, December 14, 2009

Iran to Put Three U.S. Hikers on Trial

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

Monday, December 14, 2009

How Can Christians Help Hurting Charities?

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

Monday, December 14, 2009

Shoppers Remain Cautious Amid Steep Discounts

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

Monday, December 14, 2009

Report: Iran Working on Nuke Bomb Components

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

Monday, December 14, 2009

Sending Teens to College During Tough Times

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

Monday, December 14, 2009

Study: Alcohol Boosts Breast Cancer Recurrence

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

Monday, December 14, 2009

Obama Pushes 'Fat Cat' Bankers to Lend More

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

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Senate Sends $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill to Obama

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Black Caucus Turns Up the Heat on Obama

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Wisconsin Carves Giant Cheddar Santa

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Salvation Army Gets Golden Christmas Surprise

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

No. 3: The Economy & Money Tips

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

No. 4: National Health Care Debate

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Gov. Mark Sanford's Wife Files for Divorce

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Operation Blessing's Program for HIV-Positive Children

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Zelaya to Leave Brazil Embassy by Jan. 27

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Appeals Court to Hear Mt. Soledad Cross Case

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Houston Elects First Openly Gay Mayor

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Chinese Police Attack Mega-Church, Jail Pastors

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

 

Friday, December 11, 2009

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

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

Loophole in HC Bill Sparks 'Death Panel' Debate

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

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

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

Friday, December 11, 2009

House Approves $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

'Christmas Jars' Book Sparks Giving Movement

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Snowball Express Event Helps Military Families

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Trees for Troops Program Blesses Military Families

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

The True Story Behind 'Jolly Old Saint Nicholas'

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Fox's Oliver North Battles Prostate Cancer

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Poll: Americans Inclined to 'Mix and Match' Faiths

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

NJ State Senate to Vote on Gay Marriage Bill

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Victim's Parents Attend Trial for Jewish Terrorist

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Medal of Honor Vet Wins Flap over Flag Display

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Five American Muslims Arrested in Terror Probe

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Frigid Temperatures Follow Heavy Snow into Midwest

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

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Obama's Second Bailout Plan Draws Ire

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Israeli Land-for-Peace Bill Passes First Step

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

'Declaration' Shows Stance for Traditional Values

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Navy SEALs: Targets in Propaganda War?

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Fort Hood Event Seeks to Heal, Celebrate

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Arizona Christmas Tree Illuminates Capitol

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Palin Tomato Tosser Arrested, Charged

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Teen Managers Make Kansas Theater a Success

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Ted Haggard Returns to the Pulpit

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

WHO: Smoking Kills 5 Million Every Year

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Leaked Document Stirs Criticism at Climate Summit

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Obesity Linked to Fatal Heart Disease Cases

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Wounded War Vet to Get New Home

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

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

'Extremely Dangerous' Blizzards Move Into Midwest

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Senate Rejects Abortion Funding Amendment

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Reid Under Fire for Slavery Comparison

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Developing an 'Abraham' Friendship with God

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Most Popular 2009 CBN News Stories

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Senate Considers New Version of 'Public Option'

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Evangelicals Released from Mexico Prison

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Time Running Out for NJ Gay Marriage Bill

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Officials Allow 'Merry Christmas' Sign to be Displayed

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

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Winter Storm Takes Aim at East Coast

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

U.S. Cancer Rates Continue to Decline

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

President Obama Meets with Turkish Prime Minister

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

 

Monday, December 07, 2009

Accused SEALs Vow to Fight Charges

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Supreme Court to Decide Christian Club Case

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Town Embraces 'Charlie Brown Christmas'

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Obama Administration Launches Swine Flu Ads

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Santa Takes on Sharks at Mall of America

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

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

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Promises, Promises: Closed Meeting on 'Openness'

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Police Clash With Protesters at Iran University

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Anglican Leader Warns of Lesbian Bishop's Election

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Netanyahu: Settlement Halt Proves Israel Wants Peace

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

Monday, December 07, 2009

Teacher's Christmas Cards for Military Parents

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Fort Hood Shooter's Unit Deployed

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

WorldWatch: Updates on the Global Church

Read this weeks stories affecting believers around the world.

Friday, December 04, 2009

End of the Road for the Volkswagon Beetle

Volkswagen will no longer make the Beetle.

Friday, December 04, 2009

New Film Seeks to Debunk Darwin

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Author on Rise, Fall of a Charismatic Community

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Flood Victims Surprised with Home Makeovers

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Practical Steps to Overcoming Fear in Your Life

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Islamic Extremists Execute Christian Convert

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Study: No Link Between Cell Phone Use, Cancer

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

'O Holy Night' America's Favorite Carol

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Obama Family Lights National Christmas Tree

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

House Votes to Extend Inheritance Tax

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

Keys Issues at Center of HC Bill Disagreements

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

Friday, December 04, 2009

China House Church Leaders Sentenced to Prison

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

War Vet Facing Penalty Over Flag Given More Time

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Bernanke Makes Case for Another Term

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Couple Doesn't Show for WH Dinner Hearing

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

White House Puts on the Ritz for Christmas

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Study: 'Sexting' Rampant Among Young Adults

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Trees for Troops Brings Cheer to Military Families

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

China, India Oppose Emission Cuts

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Why Our Culture is Obsessed with Celebrity Problems

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Giant Jellyfish Threaten Japan's Fishing Industry

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Holiday Safety: Turn Your Tree Lights Off

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Idaho Churches Offer to Pay Delinquent Tickets

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

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Court Sides with Plano School District in Lawsuit

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Turning Point: Tragedy under Sharia Law

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Amendment Possible in FL School Prayer Ruling

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Abortion Supporters Rally for Federal Funding

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Gay Marriage Struck Down in New York

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

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

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Matthews: West Point 'Enemy Camp' for Obama

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Graham Library Debuts Family Christmas Display

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Fire Destroys Tennessee Church

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Scientists Create Mind Controlled Robotic Hand

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Exercise May Keep Your Body Young

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Firefighters Must Remove 'Merry Christmas' Sign

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Climate Change Researcher Steps Down During Probe

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Gold Price Continues to Soar

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Swiss Minaret Ban May Be Reversed

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Texas Church Deacon Fights off Robbers

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Senate Debate Continues Over Health Care Bill

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

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

General Motors CEO Steps Down

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Obama Calls on Allies for Help in Afghanistan

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Christian Teen to Talk Faith with Muslim Parents

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

NJ Inmate Wins Right to Preach Behind Bars

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

White House Sticks to Its Guns on Global Warming

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Gold Price Hits New High

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

German Court Curbs Sunday Shopping

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Salvation Army Launches 'Virtual' Angel Tree

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Online Retailers Reap Profits on Cyber Monday

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Long, Bitter Debate Ahead for Healthcare Bill

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Secret Service Considers Charging Couple

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

White House Reaffirms Pledge on World Aids Day

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

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Episcopal Bishop OK's Performing Gay Weddings

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

China House Church Leader Released

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

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

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

NJ Bishops Speak Out Amid Marriage Vote

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

Thousands Sign 'Declaration of Conscience'

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

Wounded Wisconsin Marine Gets Prosthetic Feet

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

Switzerland Hosts Santa World Championship

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

Student Santas Save Christmas for Needy Kids

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

'The Blind Side' Has 2nd Blockbuster Weekend

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

Cash or Credit? Salvation Army Kettles Take Plastic

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

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

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

Monday, November 30, 2009

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

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

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Administration Plans New Efforts on Foreclosures

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

Friday, November 27, 2009

Secret Service Chief to Testify on WH Breach

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

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Retailers Hold Out Hope for 'Black Friday'

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

Thursday, November 26, 2009

President Obama's Thanksgiving Greeting

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Palin's 'Going Rogue' Makes Grand Entrance

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

U.S. to Attend Key Climate Change Conference

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Judge Grants Custody to Ex-Gay's Former Partner

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Gay Marriage Fight Stalls in NY, NJ

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Obama on Afghanistan: We Can't Just Walk Away

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Gold Price Keeps Climbing

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Toyota to Replace 3.8M Gas Pedals

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Economy Expected to Affect Holiday Travel

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Openly Gay Singer Raises Brows with Performance

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Christmas Lights Twinkle in Paris

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Saks Unveils Holiday Window Display

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Celebrating a Red, White and Blue Thanksgiving

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

How to Keep Holiday Joy in a Harsh Economy

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

China Executes Two in Milk Scandal

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Idaho School Reprimanded for Bible Use in Classes

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Parents Warned on Crib Recall, Harmful Toys

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Pastor Billy Joe Daugherty Dead at 57

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

State High Court to Hear Homeschool Case

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Poll: Debt Dampens Holiday Shopping

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

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

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

'Blind Side' Makes Actress Re-Think Christianity

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

'Conscience Declaration' Long Time Coming

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

Mo. Couple Celebrates 70 Years of Marriage

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

T-Bills Yield Zero as International Demand Grows

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

Gold Price Hits New Record

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

School Forfeits Medal for Cerebral Palsy Teen

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

Has Global Warming Run Out of Steam?

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

England Flooding Causes Bridges to Collapse

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

Secular Group Launches Anti-Religion Campaign

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

Monday, November 23, 2009

Iran Begins War Games to Protect Nuclear Sites

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

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Sept. 11 Suspects to Plead Not Guilty

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

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Dems at Odds of Health Care Legislation

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

Saturday, November 21, 2009

More Traveling by Car than Plane for Thanksgiving

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

Criticism Mounts on Geithner's Handling of Economy

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

In Troubled Times, Why Give Thanks?

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

Christians Hold Prayer Summit in Israel

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

Human Rights Lawyer Arrested in China

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

SC Lawmakers to Consider Sanford Impeachment

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

Movie Snacks Get Bad Review

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

End of an Era: Oprah Ending Show After 25 years

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

New Cancer Guidelines a Political Move?

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

Operation Blessing & Hillsong United Help Peru's Needy

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

Reform Moves Forward as Abortion Questions Remain

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Obama EEOC Nominee Defends Gay Marriage

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

'Poverty and Justice' Bible Calls Christians to Action

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Christian Artist Reveals Candid New Album

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Author on Iraq, Afghan Stories of Faith, Bravery

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Christian Forward in Darwin 'Species' Book

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Gay Marriage Could Split Evangelical Lutheran Church

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

GAO: Fraud in Gov't Contracts for Disabled Vets

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Karzai Sworn in for Second Term as Afghan President

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Flights Delayed Nationwide after FAA Glitch

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

D.C. Elections Board Sued Over Gay Marriage Vote

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Senate to Open First Ft. Hood Hearing

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Clinton in Afghanistan for Karzai Inauguration

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Panel Stands Behind New Mammogram Advice

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Christians Celebrate Release of Two Former Muslims

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Santas: All I Want for Christmas is an H1N1 Shot

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Casting Crowns Frontman Shares Muse for Album

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Palin Slams Obama on Economy

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Gold Price Continues Upward

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

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

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Senators Want Answers About NYC Terror Trials

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Maersk Alabama Fights off Second Pirate Attack

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Persecution Still a Concern After Obama's China Visit

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Controversial Court Pick Survives Senate Vote

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

D.C. Voters Fight for Voice in Marriage Ruling

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Army Predicts Record-High Suicide Numbers

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Green Card Seekers Excused from HPV Vaccine

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Phil Wickham Shares Inspiration for New Album

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

High Court Rejects Teen's Speech Appeal

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

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

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

From Big Rigs to Mittens: Trucker Knits for Kids

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Military-wide Investigation Planned at Ft. Hood

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Obama: China Helped U.S. Out of Recession

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

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Mortgage Delinquencies Hit Another Record in 3Q

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Scientists Detect Water on Moon

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Report: Medicare Paid Billions in Suspect Claims

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Agencies Warned of Spending Freeze

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Scottish Town to Celebrate Christmas without Christ

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Gold Marks Record High on Weak Dollar

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Basic Math Stumps NYC College Freshman

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Sherwood Church's Next Movie on Fatherhood

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

Monday, November 16, 2009

Conservatives Oppose Appeals Court Nominee

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Balloon Hoax Parents Plead Guilty

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Campaign Highlights Adult Stem Cell Research

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Palin Tell All Urges Readers to Embrace God

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Israeli Economy Continues to Strengthen

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

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

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Ohio Groom Drops Ring from Hot Air Balloon

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Top White House Lawyer Greg Craig Resigns

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

OB, Mayo Clinic Bring Aid to El Salvador

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Pakistani Militants Attack Agency Fighting Insurgents

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

ACORN Sues to Get Gov't Funds Back

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Billy Graham, 91, Issues 95th Birthday

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Sarkozy: France Has No Place for Muslim Veils

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Kidnapped Irish Priest Freed in Philippines

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Hasan Calls Himself 'Soldier of Allah'

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

Sept. 11 Suspects to Stand Trial in New York

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

Friday, November 13, 2009

U.S., Japan Pledge to Renew Alliance

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Ted Haggard Holds Prayer Meeting

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Honduras Presidential Unrest Enters Fifth Month

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Officials Want to Call Off Palestinian Election

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Accused Ortiz Bomber in Court: God is Proud

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

PM Office Denies Golan Pullout Report

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Foreclosures Down, But Don't Celebrate Yet

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Waning Ida's Downpour Swamps Mid-Atlantic Coast

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

DC City Council Considers Revised Gay Bill

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Obama Questions Afghan War Options

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

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Ft. Hood Shooter Charged, Could Face Death Penalty

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Most Say They'd Vote Republican Today

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

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

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Influence Game: Catholic Bishops Shape HC Bill

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Retired General Ministers to America's Vets

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Obesity Can Make Functional Changes to Heart

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

UN Leader Urges Senate to Pass Climate Bill

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Obama Weighs Four Options in Afghanistan

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Parshall Not Surprised Abortion at Center of HC Bill

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Shirley Dobson Gives Nat'l Day Prayer Deposition

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Mormon Church Backs Utah Gay Rights Bill

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Congress Considers Paid Sick Leave for Flu

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Bill Clinton: Economy Counting on HC Reform

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Religious License Plates Banned in South Carolina

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Netanyahu Meets With Obama, Calls for Peace Talks

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

UK Scientists Experiment with Human, Animal DNA

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Dems Face 'Growing Revolt' on Health Care Spending

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Ida Blows Ashore as Gulf Coast Rides Out Storm

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Court to Decide if Gov't Prayers Can Include Jesus

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Abortion Funding: HC Reform's Last Hurdle?

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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Navies of Two Koreas Exchange Fire

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Iran Charges Detained U.S. Hikers with Spying

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Victim's Brother Responds to DC Sniper's Execution

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Matt Redman: I Regret Not Learning to Read Music

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Pro-lifers Fight Taxpayer Funded Abortion

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Capitol Christmas Tree Travels from Arizona

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

GOP Looks to 2010 for Fiscal Restraint

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Hawkins: Pro-life Dems Upset at Abortion Language

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Gold Marks Record High as Dollar Weakens

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Obama, Netanyahu to Discuss West Bank

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Report: 237 Millionaires Now in Congress

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Geithner: Unemployment Rate Still Rising

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Gulf Coast Braces for Hurricane Ida

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

Unraveling Ft. Hood Shooter al Qaeda Ties

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

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Fmr. Pres Bush Makes Quiet Visit to Fort Hood

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

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Several Hundred Attend Fort Hood Vigil

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

Saturday, November 07, 2009

House Passes Historic Health Care Overhaul Bill

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Iran Forces Church to Close Doors on Friday

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Former Employee Opens Fire on Orlando Office

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Gay Activists to Protest Focus on the Family Meeting

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Filipino Artist, OB Help Storm-Ravaged Philippines

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Billy Graham Celebrates 91st Birthday

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Raining Vodka: Forklifter Error Destroys Warehouse

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Fannie Mae Offers Option to Foreclosure

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

Friday, November 06, 2009

Fort Hood Families Take Care of Each Other

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

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Sex Offender Cases Slipping Through the Cracks?

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

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Nat'l Leaders Talk Religious Freedom and Environment

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

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Officials Investigate Background of Fort Hood Shooter

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

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Matt Maher Hits the Road with Michael W. Smith

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

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Ohio Village Cancels Annual Christmas Parade

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

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Study: Obesity Linked to Specific Cancers

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

Thursday, November 05, 2009

How the Prophet Moses Can Heal America

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

Thursday, November 05, 2009

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

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

Thursday, November 05, 2009

CIA Operatives Convicted of Kidnapping Terror Suspect

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

 

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Houston Public Prayer Addresses Gay Candidate

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

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Walmart Kicks Off Historic Hunger Relief Effort

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

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Clinton Clarifies Stance on Israeli Settlements

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

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Ecstasy in the Bronx as Yankees Win

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

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Obama Stumping for Education Reform Package

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

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Health Officials: Not Enough H1N1 Vaccines

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

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Tracking Obama's Campaign Promise Checklist

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

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Huckabee Talks Election Results, GOP, Israel and More

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

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Wildlife Chief: Climate Change a Spiritual Issue

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

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Author Offers a 'Total Mom Makeover'

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

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Meredith Andrews Joins 'New Hallelujah' Tour

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

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Bibles That Use 'Allah' for God Seized in Malaysia

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

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Crucifixes Banned from Public Schools in Italy

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

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

House Condemns U.N. Report on Gaza War

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

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Israeli Navy Captures Iranian Arms Ship

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

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Bob McDonnell Wins Virginia's Governor Race

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

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Merkel Visit Marks Fall of Berlin Wall

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

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Cap and Trade and the Economy

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

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Pastor Returns to Pulpit after Severe Stabbing

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

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Phil Stacey on Life after American Idol

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

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

CBN News Election 2009 Results

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

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Dentists Offer to Buy Back Halloween Candy

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

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Green Patriarch to Visit White House

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

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Marble Hoard Uncovered in Akko

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

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

NYC Marathon Winner: 'Each Step Was for God'

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

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Israel: Hamas Rocket Can Threaten Tel Aviv

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

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Calif. Co. Admits Aborted Fetus in Products

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

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Abortion Funding Could Stop Health Care Bill

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

Monday, November 02, 2009

Planned Parenthood Director Quits After Seeing Abortion

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

Monday, November 02, 2009

Father Accused of Killing 'Westernized' Daughter

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

Monday, November 02, 2009

Sherri Shepherd: Faith, Comedy & Single Parenting

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

Monday, November 02, 2009

Court Rules Against PA Abortion Clinic 'Buffer Zones'

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

Monday, November 02, 2009

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

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

Monday, November 02, 2009

Regent University Names New President

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

Monday, November 02, 2009

Michael W. Smith Sings a 'New Hallelujah'

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

Monday, November 02, 2009

NYC Welcomes Ship Built with WTC Steel

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

Monday, November 02, 2009

Congress Considers Limit on Flex Spending Accounts

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

Monday, November 02, 2009

Fourth Typhoon in 30 Days Strikes Philippines

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

Monday, November 02, 2009

Obama Congratulates Karzai for Afghan Win

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

Monday, November 02, 2009

DEA Official: Afghanistan Major Source of Heroin

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

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Clinton Backs off Praise for Israel after Criticism

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

Friday, October 30, 2009

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

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

Friday, October 30, 2009

Decoding Obama's Delay on Afghan War Decision

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

Friday, October 30, 2009

Fourth Typhoon Descends on Philippines

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

Friday, October 30, 2009

GOP Set to Release Their Health Care Plan

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

Friday, October 30, 2009

Dobson to Leave Focus on the Family Radio

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

Friday, October 30, 2009

'Fall Back' on Daylight Saving Time

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

Friday, October 30, 2009

Christian Leaders Prepare for Global Congress

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

Friday, October 30, 2009

Study: Faith Benefits Marriage and Families

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

Friday, October 30, 2009

Honduran Political Crisis to End with a Vote

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

Friday, October 30, 2009

Rescue Teams Search for Survivors of Mid-Air Crash

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

Friday, October 30, 2009

Operation Blessing Helps Ga. Flood Residents

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

Friday, October 30, 2009

Passport Linked to 9/11 Found in Pakistan

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

Friday, October 30, 2009

Early Winter Blasts Western States with Snow, Ice

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

Friday, October 30, 2009

Most Americans Don't Believe Recession Over

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Pastors Urge Senate Say No to Abortion Funding

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Cash for Clunkers: Cost for Taxpayers

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Georgia Church to Appeal State Ruling Over Property

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Two Jewish Men Shot Outside CA Synagogue

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Conservatives Keep Close Watch on Hate Crimes Law

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Formerly Obese Man Shares Weight Loss Secret

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Okla. Ten Commandments Case Headed to High Court

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Ambulances to Charge Overweight Patients More

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Israel Marks Anniversary of Rabin Assassination

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Pornography Awareness Week Aims at New Laws

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Scientists Close to Creating Artificial Babies

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Nutritional Labels Affect Diners' Menu Choices

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Giant Asteroid Explodes Over Indonesia

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Pew: Deceptive Credit Practices Rising

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

GDP Growth Gives Economy Glimmer of Hope

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Amid Debt Concerns, Dems Hope to Increase Limits

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Tenn. Bible Study Suit Hits Federal Court

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Public Option: Not as Robust as Dems Hope

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

FBI Searches for Others After Radical Mosque Raid

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Advanced Armored Trucks Headed to U.S. Troops

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Congress Grills NFL Commisioner on Head Injuries

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

DC Pastor Gives Insight on Gay Marriage Battle

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Katyushas Dismantled Near Lebanon Attack Site

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Group Aims to Keep Children Out of Prison Cycle

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Obama Pledges $3.4B to Upgrade Power Grid

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Church Gives Weddings to Co-habitating Couples

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Son's Football Game Broadcast to Father in Iraq

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

White House Urges Action on Climate Change

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

NY Governor Pushes to Legalize Gay Marriage

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Study: Children on Anti-Psychotic Drugs Gain Weight

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Rifqa Bary Back in Ohio, in State Custody

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Unused Swine Flu Doses Could Be Tossed

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

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

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

FBI Busts U.S. Child Prostitution Ring

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Sen. Lieberman Deals Blow to Health Care Bill

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Troops Suffer Deadliest Month as Decision Weighed

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Abbas Defies Opposition: Will Hold Elections

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

T-Shirt Sparks Controversy at Penn State

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Houston Exhibit Displays 'Invisible Art'

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Norway Makes Citizen Tax Records Public

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Cuba Releases Baptist Pastors

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

WHO Study Links Cell Phones to Cancer

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Fever Check! One Church Guards against H1N1

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

FAA Revokes Licenses of Distracted Pilots

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

Monday, October 26, 2009

Sweden Priests to Perform Gay Weddings

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

Monday, October 26, 2009

Va. College Crowns Transgender Homecoming Queen

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

Monday, October 26, 2009

Tough Economy Delays Retirement for Some

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

Monday, October 26, 2009

EPA Gives Low Estimate for Climate Bill Cost

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

Monday, October 26, 2009

White House Says 'Policy Czars' Won't Testify

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

Monday, October 26, 2009

Texas Woman Sues to Stop City Council Prayer

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

Monday, October 26, 2009

Group Gathers to Support Vote on D.C. Marriage

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

Monday, October 26, 2009

Doctor: Swine Flu 'Emergency' No Reason to Panic

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

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Rioters Battle Israeli Police at Jerusalem Holy Site

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

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Iran Official: No Plans to Stop Enriching Uranium

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

Friday, October 23, 2009

Iran Delays Nuclear Agreement Decision

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

Friday, October 23, 2009

Christian Teen Rifqa Bary Headed Back to Ohio

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

Friday, October 23, 2009

Energy Bill Brings New Debate to Capitol Hill

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

Friday, October 23, 2009

Pew: Americans Cooling on Global Warming

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

Friday, October 23, 2009

Philippines May be Hit by Third Typhoon

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

Friday, October 23, 2009

Israel Rejects Criticism Over Press Freedoms

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

Friday, October 23, 2009

Australia Nearing End of Flu Season

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

Friday, October 23, 2009

Aid Group Gives Anti-Parasite Meds to Haitian Children

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

Friday, October 23, 2009

Minn. Mascot Sorry for Mocking Praying Football Player

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

Friday, October 23, 2009

White House, Fox News Still in War of Words

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

Friday, October 23, 2009

Pilot Asleep? Plane Overshoots Airport by 150 Miles

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

Friday, October 23, 2009

Dems Push Harder for Public Insurance Option

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

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

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Hate Crimes Bill Heads to Obama for Signature

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Cheney Challenges Obama on Afghanistan

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Obama Signs Veterans Spending Bill

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

NY Zoo Animals Create Works of Art

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Poll: Maine Evenly Split on Gay Marriage

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Ohio Men Sentenced in U.S. Soldier Terror Plot

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Senator Warns of White House 'Enemies List'

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

U.S., Israel Begin Joint Military Exercise

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Iraqi Man 'Mowed Down' Daughter with Car in AZ

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Dems Push for Independent Debt Panel

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Vatican Extends Hand to Anglicans

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Some Parents Fear H1N1 Vaccine's Side Effects

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

New Jobless Claims Rise in Recovering Economy

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Gays to be Protected in Gov't Housing Programs

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Book Brings New Meaning to 'Jesus Loves You' Phrase

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Black University's New 'Face' Stirs Controversy

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

NY Group to Launch Atheist Ad Campaign

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Struggling Homeowners Await Housing Decision

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

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

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Israel May Battle Hamas in Courts

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Alcohol's Health Benefits Don't Outweigh Risks

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

KY Lawyer: 10 Commandments Displays Legal

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Surfing the Internet Keeps Your Brain 'Young'

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Home Prices Expected to Drop in 2010

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Dems Seek to Revoke HC Anti-Trust Exemption

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Video Shows Canadian Terrorists, Explosion

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Mo. Landfill New Source of Natural Energy

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Senate OKs Transfer of Gitmo Prisoners for Trials

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Obama Promises Iraq Withdrawl by 2011

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Israel to Fight Goldstone Report on War Crimes

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Oldest Church Settlement Displayed in Va.

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Mathematician Calls Darwinism Intellectually Weak

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Planned 'J Street' Meeting Stirs Controversy

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Israelis Warned of Water Shortage

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

'Defamation' Resolution Concerning to Christians

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Democrats Fret over Tax Provision in HC Bill

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Organic Baby Food Recalled over Botulism Concern

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Oil Prices Rise Above $80 a Barrel

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

U.S. Faces Swine Flu Vaccine Shortage

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

White House Sticks to Its Guns on Fox News

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

S.C. Diocese Questions Episcopal Church Doctrine

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

White House Shifts on Sudan Policy

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

Monday, October 19, 2009

Judge Awaits Bary's Immigration Papers

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

Monday, October 19, 2009

Palestinian Children: English the 'Enemy's Language'

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

Monday, October 19, 2009

Community Rallies to Save Neighbor's Home

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

Monday, October 19, 2009

HC Public Option Debate Continues in Washington

Major health care reform negotiations continue in Washington on Monday.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Iran Vows Retaliation for Bomb Attack

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

Monday, October 19, 2009

Feds to Liberalize Medical Marijuana Usage Laws

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

Monday, October 19, 2009

'Stand for Marriage' Concerned about Maine Schools

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

Monday, October 19, 2009

Iran Nuke Talks to Resume in Vienna

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

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Balloon Hoax Charges Not Likely Till Next Week

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

LA Judge Refuses to Marry Interracial Couple

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

Honduras' Political Unrest Nearing an End?

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

Afghans Could See Election Do-Over

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

Congo Attacks Prompt Action from Aid Groups

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

Five Muslims Could Get Life in Prison in Australia

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

Baby Stroller Rolls into Path of Oncoming Train

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

Moderates Unmoved by Snowe HC Endorsement

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

Obama Encounters HC Protestors in San Francisco

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

Strong Quake Rattles Western Indonesia

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

UN Body Approves anti-Israel Report

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

Police Find Rocket Lab Near Jerusalem

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

OR Apartment Residents Now Free to Fly Flags

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

New Wi-Fi Technology Lets Gadgets Talk Directly

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

Car Bomb in Pakistan Explodes Near Police Station

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

GOP to Obama: Fire 'Safe Schools Czar'

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

Radical Islamic Group Wants Shari'ah Law in Britain

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

Friday, October 16, 2009

Health Care Overhaul Rests on Reid

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

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Justice Dept. Prepares for New Hate Crimes Laws

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

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Obama Administration's 'Dishonor Roll'

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

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Swine Flu Scare? What You Need to Know

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

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Report: Syria Puts Long-Range Missiles in Lebanon

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

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Democrats Continue to Push HC Public Option

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

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Judge Refuses to Dismiss Prop 8 Challenge

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

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Militants Strike Pakistan in Coordinated Attacks

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

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Swine Flu Shot: Safe or Not?

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

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Social Security: No Cost of Living Increase

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

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Obama Vows to Free Up Aid for Gulf Coast

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Cyberbullying: Growing Trend among Children

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Gay Marriage on Nov. Ballot in Maine

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Wall Street Hits Landmark Closing

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

How to Save America from 'Secular Sabotage'

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Chocolate Fashion Show Hits Paris

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Daycare Centers to Fight Childhood Obesity

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

White House Criticized for Spurning Fox News

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

China's Foreign Exchange Reserves Hits Record

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

World Trade Center Warship Sets Sail for NY

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

U.N. Warns World Hunger on the Rise

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Israel Preps for Palestinian U.N. Offensive

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Storm Menaces California Burn Areas

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

CA Judge to Hear Argument for Dismissal of Prop 8

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

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

New Details Emerge in Rifqa Bary Case

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

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.