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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, August 27, 2009

Church Drops 'Lutheran' in Protest of Gay Clergy

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

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Christian Group Challenges Homeschool Ruling

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

Thursday, August 27, 2009

August Tied for Deadliest Month in Afghanistan

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Did Sen. Kennedy Embrace his Catholic Background

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Marriage Supporters Campaign for Iowa

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Faith-Based Groups Join to Fight Abortion Funding

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Okla. Officials Warn Pastors to Take Precautions

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Money Minute: Real Estate or Real Nightmare?

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Troops Witness Deadliest Year in Afghanistan

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Missouri Woman Celebrates 112th Birthday

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Israel to Receive Auschwitz Concentration Camp Blueprints

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, 1932-2009

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

U.S. Funds 'Earthquake' in Israeli Desert

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Netanyahu, Mitchell Report 'Good' Meeting

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Fla. Gay Adoption Ban Goes to Appeals Court

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Houston Public Schools Ban 'Sexting'

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Obesity Linked with Smaller Brain Size

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

IL Pharmacists Can Refuse to Sell Abortion Pill

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Daughter Says Graham Looking Forward to Heaven

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

NJ Residents Protest Libyan Leader's Visit

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Southern Baptist Denomination Losing Youth

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Group Puts Rock Spin on Christian Music

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Judge: School Clerk Did Not Violate Prayer Ban

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Judge Rules Against Arrest of Former Lesbian

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Atheist Ad Bus Driver Back at Work - for Now

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Insight on Veterans' Health Care

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Vets Wrongly Told They Have Fatal Disease

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

RI Gov't to Shut Down to Balance Budget

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

PA Prime Minister: De Facto State in Two Years

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Heart Group: Cut Back - Way Back - On Sugar

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Temporary Ruling Bans Nativity at State Capitol

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Probing Terror Tactics: Good or Bad for Security?

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Town Halls Resonate with Health Care Debate

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

'I Have a Dream' Speech Remembered

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

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

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Matt Redman on His Latest Worship Album

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Obama Reappoints Bernanke to 2nd Term

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Scottish Gov't Defends Bomber Release

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Gov. Crist: God Kept FL Hurricane Free

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Venezuela Crowned Miss Universe Again

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Pastor Found Dead in OK Church

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Hamas: Girls Must Wear Muslim Dress

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

J'lem Mayor Launches Blog

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Israelis Boycott Swedish Companies

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Netanyahu Leaves for London, Berlin

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Next Move for Rifqa Bary

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Governments Limiting Internet Access

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Obamas Vacation in Martha's Vineyard

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Obama Sends Muslims Ramadan Message

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Swedish Gov't Moves to Ban Homeschooling

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Bill Downgraded, Leaves Two Dead on East Coast

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

Monday, August 24, 2009

Social Security Payments Shrinking

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

Friday, August 21, 2009

Lutheran Church Allows Gay Clergy Relationships

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

Friday, August 21, 2009

Christian Convert Allowed to Stay in FL for Now

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

Friday, August 21, 2009

Operation Blessing Helps Flood Victims in Va.

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

Friday, August 21, 2009

Health Care Bill: Gov't Oversight and Parental Rights

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

Friday, August 21, 2009

Sudanese Teen Gets Life-saving Heart Surgery

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

Friday, August 21, 2009

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

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

Friday, August 21, 2009

Driver Refuses to Drive Bus with Atheist Message

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

Friday, August 21, 2009

S.D. Doctors Required to Say Abortion Ends Life

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

Friday, August 21, 2009

Mexican Law Allows Recreational Drug Use

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

Friday, August 21, 2009

Poll Shows Obama Health Care Rating Low

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

Friday, August 21, 2009

WHO Predicts Swine Flu 'Explosion'

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

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Life Expectancy Increases for Americans

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

Thursday, August 20, 2009

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

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

Thursday, August 20, 2009

'Express Lane' Makes Grocery Shopping Easy

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

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Idaho School Sues Over Teaching from Bible

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

Thursday, August 20, 2009

PA Lecturer: No Jewish Ties to Western Wall

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

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Evangelical Lutherans to Vote on Gay Clergy

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

Thursday, August 20, 2009

U.S. Criticizes Israel's Visa Policy

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

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Former Senator Slams Cap-and-Trade Bill

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

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Release of Lockerbie Bomber Raises Controversy

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

Thursday, August 20, 2009

IDF to Participate in NATO Exercise

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Cuban Catholic Church Calls for End to Embargo

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Lesbian Turned Christian Still in Custody Battle

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Young Christian Band Leeland Discusses New CD

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

FCC 'Diversity' Post Raises Concerns on Talk Radio

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

'Angie's List' Grades Patient, Doctor Experiences

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

'Cool Water' Helps Homeless Teens Bounce Back

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Pro-life Law Struck Down in Oklahoma

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Vick's Second Chance. Will He Blow It?

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Microchip to Monitor Cleanliness in Health Workers

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Israeli Official: Swedish Report 'Outright Blood Libel'

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Proposal for Gov't Home Visitation Sparks Concern

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Afghan Law Against Women Stuns Rights Groups

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

White House: Public Option Still on the Table

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

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

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

'Kids Eat Free' Ads Boost Restaurant Sales

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Uncovering the Truth Behind N.C. Terror Plot

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Expert Advice on Small Business Survival

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Obama Admin. Walks the Fence on Gay Marriage

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

PM Halts W. Bank, E. Jerusalem Building Projects

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Huckabee: Palestinian State in Holy Land 'Unrealistic'

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Tom Delay Ready to Put on His Dancing Shoes

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Credit Card Thief a Former Govt. Informant

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Mortgage Delinquency Rate Hits All-Time High

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

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

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

More Workers Hired to Speed Up Clunkers Program

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Milwaukee Mayor Hailed as Hometown Hero

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

White House Drops E-mail Reporting Campaign

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Obama, Mubarak Discuss Middle East Peace

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Advertisers Boycott Fox News' 'Glenn Beck'

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

Corruption in the Obama Administration?

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

Raising Kids to Choose Success Over Popularity

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

Kuwait Wedding Blaze set for 'Personal Reasons'

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

Afghan Men Win 'Right' to Starve Wives

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

'Obamacare' Supporters Outspend Foes on Ads

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

Mubarak: No Israel Recognition Before Peace

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

Obama Administration: Marriage Law Unfair

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

Study: Weightlifting Helps Breast Cancer Survivors

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

Atheist Bus Ads Stir Debate in Iowa

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

Chicago Furloughs City Workers for Three Days

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

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

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

Hamas, Radicals Gun Battle Leaves 24 Dead

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

Huckabee Supports Israeli Settlements

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

Labor Groups Want Employee Act Approved

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

Barak Delays Cement Delivery to Gaza

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

Monday, August 17, 2009

Roman Dwelling Uncovered in the City of David

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

Building a Solid Business in Tough Times

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

Mexico Court Releases Jailed Christians

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

Attacks Continue Against Somalia's Christians

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

Film 'Pendragon' Delivers Strong Message of Faith

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

Texas Couple Has Two Sets of Identical Twins

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

Focus on the Family Faces Budget Downfall

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

Family, Friends Honor Eunice K. Shriver

Funeral services are being held Friday for Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Aid Groups Help Displaced Pakistani Christians

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

NGO Monitor Examines 'White Flags' Report

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

American Pakistani Christians Protest at WH

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

Sleep Reseachers Say Six Hours Not Enough

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

Jewish Remnant Preparing to Flee Yemen

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

Fatah Infighting on the Increase

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

Controller on Phone During Hudson River Crash

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

SC Atty Gen. Supports Religious License Plates

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

Friday, August 14, 2009

Vick Returns to the NFL, Signs With Eagles

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Honor Killings Explained

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

America's Deficit Explained: What $1.3T Means

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

CA Gay Rights Groups Debate Prop 8 Challenge

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Rifqa Bary's Emotional Plea

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Officials Visit Possible Prison for Gitmo Detainees

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Shriver Remembered at Public Wake

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Raging Calif. Wildfire Forces Hundreds to Evacuate

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

NASA Lacks Funds to Study Dangerous Asteroids

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

World Archaeological Congress Snubs Israel

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Health Ministry: Swine Flu Spreading

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Huckabee to Visit Israel Next Week

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Teacher Resigns to Save the Job of Another

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Mother Injured in MercyMe Bus Accident Dies

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Scotland Considers Freeing Convicted Bomber

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Jakes: God Sends Christians Challenges

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Planned Parenthood Fined for Overbilling Medicaid

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Pakistan's Nuke Sites Targeted by Terrorists

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Pakistani Militant Groups Clash, 70 Reportedly Killed

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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Christian Workers Beheaded by Somali Extremists

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

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Clinton Tours Africa to Combat Violence

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

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Pastors Fight to Keep Tiller Abortion Clininc Closed

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

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

White House Reception Welcomes Sotomayor

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

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Man, 90, Was Blind, But Now Can See

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

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Suicide Risk with Antidepressants Varies by Age

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

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Israel Welcomes 107 British 'Olim'

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

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Six Arrested in Foiled Kuwait Bombing Plot

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

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

GM Changes Strategies to Lure Back Consumers

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Outreach 24/7: Unique Sound for Christ

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Youth Village Brings Positive Light to Israel

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Episcopal, Anglicans Take Land Dispute to Court

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Dealership Seeks God, Not Gov't for Bailout

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Administrators Face Charges for School Prayer

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

PM: No 'Winds of War' on Lebanon Border

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Money Minute: Tithing in Tough Times

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Israeli Travelers Get Terror Warning

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Boy Gives Bar Mitzvah Money to Sderot

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Study: Breastfeeding Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Europe's Muslims to Increase 20 Percent by 2050

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

New WH Website: Latest Health Care Weapon?

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Clinton Loses Cool After Student's Question

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Virginia Jail Ends Censorship of Religious Materials

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

JFK's Sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver Dies at 88

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Cash for Clunkers Hurting Charity Donations

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

House Leaders Drop Passenger Jet Request

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

Pope Benedict Discusses Holocaust in Message

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

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

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

Helping Chemo Patients One 'Knot' at a Time

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

Pakistan's Taliban Embroiled in Power Struggle

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

New Doc Examines Stem Cell Use in Medicine

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

Money Minute: How to Survive a Crisis

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

PM Issues Warning to Lebanon

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

House Criticized for Private Jet Funding

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

Recession Linked to Fewer Babies?

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

Federal Deficit Continues to Grow

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

Typhoon Pummels Taiwan; 600 Missing in Mudslide

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

IAF Targets Gaza Smuggling Tunnel

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

Fatah: Jerusalem Awaits 'Our Sacrifices'

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

J'lem Haredim Attack Mayor's Car

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

Saturday, August 08, 2009

MercyMe Performs After Fatal Tour Bus Accident

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

Friday, August 07, 2009

This Week's Movies: Dos and Don'ts

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

Friday, August 07, 2009

Christian Confirmed as Head of NIH

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

Friday, August 07, 2009

Good Samaritans Return Lost $800 to Owner

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

Friday, August 07, 2009

Iran Executes Seven Lawyers

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

Friday, August 07, 2009

Tank Defense System Tests Out

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

Friday, August 07, 2009

Operation Blessing Launches TV Program

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

Friday, August 07, 2009

U.S. Army Ranger Brothers Reunite with Family

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

Friday, August 07, 2009

Religious Jews in America on the Decline

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

Friday, August 07, 2009

Second IDF Training Fatality in Two Days

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

Friday, August 07, 2009

Officials Give New Swine Flu Advice to Schools

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

Friday, August 07, 2009

Eight-Year-Old Squeezes Her Way to Disneyland

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

Friday, August 07, 2009

Wis. Gay Couples Apply for Domestic Partnerships

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

Friday, August 07, 2009

Are Americans Standing Behind President Obama?

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

Friday, August 07, 2009

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

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

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Study: U.S. Jewish Population Declining

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

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Nowadays God, Sports Go Hand in Hand

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

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Is TV More Harmful to Children Than You Think?

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

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Study: College Major May Affect Religious Views

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

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Healing Ministry Pioneer Remembered

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

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Congressmen: Obama's Israel Policy Misguided

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

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Abdullah: Infighting worse than Israeli 'Enemy'

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

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Third Swine Flu Death Suspected

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

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Report: 'Underwater' Mortgages Will Hit 48 Percent

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

 

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Will Healthcare Bill Reverse Abortion Restrictions?

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

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

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

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

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Schools Await Instructions on Swine Flu

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

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Billions Set Aside for Electric Car Proposal

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

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Bill Seeks to Protect Gays in the Workplace

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

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Soldier Killed in Training Accident

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

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

British Gov't Monitors Families in Their Homes

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

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Marines Banned from Social Networking Websites

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

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Mission Group to Open Center in War-Torn Country

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

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Judge: Six Terrorism Suspects in NC to be Held

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

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Ahmadinejad Sworn in as Iranian President

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

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Man Opens Fire in Pa. Gym Killing Self, Others

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

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

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Fatah Looks to Reinvent Itself

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Journalists Released: Did Clinton Hold the Magic Key?

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

White House, Drudge Battle Over Health Care

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Jobless Grad Sues N.Y. College for Tuition

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Antidepressant Use Increasing in the U.S.

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Haredi Mother Indicted for Child Abuse

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

PM Welcomes North American Immigrants

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Knesset Passes PM's Two Bills

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Happy Birthday, Mr. President

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Abbas Opens Fatah Assembly

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Australia Foils Somali Terror Attack

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

RU-486 Abortion Pill Approved in Italy

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Study: U.S. Children Need More Vitamin D

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Mozart's Early Works Discovered in Austria

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Pakistani Police Question Motive in Christian Killings

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Iran Confirms Three Americans Detained

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

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Hillary Clinton to Begin Seven Nation African Tour

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

Monday, August 03, 2009

You Believe in Heaven - What about Hell?

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

Monday, August 03, 2009

Thousands Converge on Nashville to Pray

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

Monday, August 03, 2009

CBN News' Most Viewed Stories of 2007

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

Monday, August 03, 2009

New GI Bill Invests More in Soldier Education

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

Monday, August 03, 2009

Police Carry Out High Court Evictions

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

Monday, August 03, 2009

FM: I'll Resign if Indicted

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

Monday, August 03, 2009

Iran Can Build Nuclear Bomb in One Year

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

Monday, August 03, 2009

LA Test Determines Children Likely to Join Gangs

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

Monday, August 03, 2009

Episcopal Church Nominates Gay Priests for Office

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

Sunday, August 02, 2009

Aquino Mourned by Thousands of Filipinos

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

Sec. of Army Nominee Questioned on Soldiers' Faith Needs

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

Texas County Prays For Rain, God Answers

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

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

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

Mall Church Booming as Recession Wanes

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

House Commitee Prepares for Healthcare Bill Vote

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

Study: Most Coverage of Health Care Positive

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

House Passes Bill to Reign Wall Street Salaries

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

Service Members Get Special Welcome Home

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

Iraq Bombing Brings July Death Toll above 300

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

Endeavor Lands Safely, Objectives Met

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

Pope Benedict XVI to Release Music Album

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

Operation Blessing Brings Aid to Nigeria

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

Still No U.S. Anti-Semitism Envoy

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

UN Sponsors Kite Flying for Gaza Kids

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

U.S. Extends Sanctions against Syria

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

Hamas Issues Dress Code for Women

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

Operation Blessing Receives 4-Star Ranking

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

No Investigation over MN Pastor's Political Remarks

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

Friday, July 31, 2009

'Cash for Clunkers' Program Low on Fuel

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

House Committee Rejects Abortion Exclusion

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Michelle Malkin Discusses "Culture of Corruption'

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

No. 3 Republican to Support Sotomayor

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Scientists: Organic Foods Not Healthier in Nutrition

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Gallup Poll: Obama Approval Rating Slips

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Expert: Women Are Great Business Owners

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

'Foreclosure Angel' Helping Families Bounce Back

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

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

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Ohio Poll: Majority Oppose Tax Funded Abortions

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Sudanese Woman Faces Lashes for Wearing Pants

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Christian Worker Starts Spiritual Revolution in Iran

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Report: 13 Million Abortions in China Each Year

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Protests Breaks out at Iraniian Woman's Memorial

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Democracy Icon Suu Kyi Prepares for Trial Verdict

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

CDC Lists Priority Groups for Swine Flu Vaccination

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Construction to Start on New Jlem Mall

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Netanyahu Orders Swine Flu Vaccine

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

PM: Gaza Blockade Remains Until Shalit Freed

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

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Israeli Security: NC Suspects Denied Entry in 2007

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

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

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

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

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Christian Teacher: Prayer Needed for Iran Part 2

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

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

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

Two weeks after entering a federal prison in North Carolina, disgraced financier Bernie Madoff gave his first interview to lawyers who are suing his family.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Bolton: Israel Could Strike Iran Before Year's End

Israel's window for a military attack on Iran's nuclear facilities is narrowing considerably.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Jews Fast in Remembrance of Temple

Many Jews in Israel are starting an annual fast at sundown, Wednesday, to mourn the destruction of their biblical temples in Jerusalem.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Girl Gives 'Smile Boxes' to Children in Hospital

Emily Lites gathered goodies in 50 of her smile boxes to cheer up young patients at Children's Medical Center of Dallas.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Texas Baptists Distribute Scripture CDs

Baptists in Texas plan to spread the Word of God across the state.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Locks Donated to Help Cancer Patients in La.

Thousands of young Lutherans decided to donate their hair to the Locks of Love charity in New Orleans while participating in a church convention held there over the weekend.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Government Tears Down West Bank Outpost

Some Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) plan to rebuild an outpost near the city of Hebron which was dismantled by Israeli security forces Tuesday night.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

U.S., China to Work Closely with Economic Crisis

The U.S. and China have pledged closer cooperation to deal with the global economic crisis.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Nigerian Troops Battle Islamic Militants in North

More than 400 people have died since Sunday in violent clashes between Islamic militants and security forces in Nigeria's northern states of Yobe and Bauchi.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Gates, Iraqi Leaders Discuss Troop Withdrawal

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates is meeting with Iraqi leaders in Baghdad, Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

CA Democrats Vow to Fight Budget Slashes

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a revised $85 billion budget Tuesday morning and took aim at welfare for even deeper cuts.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Obama Assures Seniors on Healthcare Reform

President Barack Obama told America's senior citizens they have no reason to fear health care plans moving through Congress.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Study Links Abortion to Cancer

Turkish researchers say they've proven the connection between abortion and an increased risk of developing cancer.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Christian Teacher: Prayer Needed for Iran

Imagine being born in Texas then moving to Iran as a small child and having to flee the country's violence.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Singer Aaron Shust on 'My Savior, My God'

Christian artist Aaron Shust has a new CD coming out next week, called Take Over.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Nigerian Troops Raid Militant Hideout

Nigerian army troops surrounded the suspected hideout, Tuesday, of a radical Muslim leader believed to be the mastermind behind three days of violence in the nation.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Web Extra: Rev. Graham: Ruth Was Incredible Woman

After many touching stories about the life of Ruth Bell Graham, the Rev. Billy Graham - unscheduled to speak - stood and spoke about his wife.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Committee to Review Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy

For the first time in 15 years, the Senate Armed Services Committee will hold hearings this fall on the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

U.S, Israel Address Settlements Dispute

U.S. Middle East Envoy George Mitchell met Tuesday with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the ongoing dispute over West Bank settlements.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Former Coach Sues School District Over Religion

Hall of Fame wrestling coach Gerald Marszalek of Fordson High School is suing Dearborn Public Schools for religious discrimination.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Executive Testifies on Senators' Mortgages

A Countrywide Financial loan officer testified that two Democratic senators did receive special VIP deals when they applied for mortgages.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Canadian Family Murdered in 'Honor Killings'

A Canadian businessman is suspected of eliminating his own family in a so-called "Muslim honor killing."

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

N.C. Camp Teacher Inspires Next Generation

A 93-year-old woman has been teaching a week-long Bible study to children at the Ambassador Camp in Lake Waccamaw, N.C., since 1957.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Ex-Episcopal Priest Lives as Christian and Muslim

A former Episcopal priest now calls herself both a Christian and a Muslim.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Obama Continues Road Tour on Health Care

Despite hitting recent roadblocks in the Senate to passing a reform bill by August, overhauling healthcare remains a top priority for President Barack Obama.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

U.S.: China Needed for Economic Recovery

President Obama is urging the U.S. and China to cooperate to lift the global economy out of a recessions, on the second day of high level economic talks between the two countries.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Lone Soldier Center Dedicated

A ceremony on Monday dedicated the new Center for Lone Soldiers in Jerusalem.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Israeli Youth Set Up 11 New Outposts

Settler youth set up 11 new outposts in Judea and Samaria to protest the Obama administration's call for a construction freeze.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

VA Terrorist Serves Life in Prison

A Virginia man will serve life in prison for joining Al-Qaeda and plotting to assassinate President Bush.

Monday, July 27, 2009

U.S., China Discuss Global Economic Concerns

President Barack Obama is calling on China to rely more on their domestic market and less on exports to the U.S.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Graham's Influence Goes Beyond Crusades

Most people know Billy Graham as a world-famous evangelist, but what you may not know is how his work changed the course of history.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Gaza Bible Society Worker Murdered

The body of 26-year-old Rami Ayyad was recovered early Sunday morning near the Teachers' Bookshop in Gaza where he worked.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Friend: Rev. Billy Graham Barely Speaking

A long-time friend of Rev. Billy Graham says the 90-year-old evangelist is having trouble speaking.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Idaho Charter School Defends Bible as Textbook

The Charter School Commission of Idaho is reviewing whether the use of the Bible and other religious texts should have state approval before being used in the classroom.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Palin's Political Moves: Future in Limbo?

For more on what Sarah Palin's resignation as Alaska's governor could mean for her political future, CBN News spoke with Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano, associate professor of government at Regent University.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Human Rights Attorneys Punished by China Gov't

Radio Free Asia reports that officials with the Civil Affairs Bureau raided a legal center called the Open Constitution Initiative.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Vietnam Catholics Detained After Clash

A conflict in Vietnam has erupted after Catholics built a make-shift place of worship on the site of where a church that was desrtoyed during the Vietnam War once stood.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Egypt Indicts 26 Hezbollah Suspects

Egyptian Prosecutor General Abdel-Meguid Mahmoud indicted 26 members of a Hezbollah-led terror cell on Sunday.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Sarah Palin's Farewell Speech as Alaska Gov.

Sarah Palin officially stepped down as the governor of Alaska at a farewell picnic in her home state Sunday evening.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Morrocan King Promotes Recognizing Holocaust

King Muhammed VI of Morocco is working to educate the Muslim world about the Holocaust, a rarely accepted idea in the Islamic world.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Lebanon: Weapons Warehouse Was Israel's

In a letter to the UN, the Lebanese Foreign Ministry said the weapons warehouse that exploded on July 14 belonged to the IDF.

Monday, July 27, 2009

N. Korea Wants Direct Talks with U.S.

North Korea opened the door to possible dialogue with the U.S. Monday on resolving tensions over their nuclear weapons program.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Dems: Can't Deliver Healthcare Win Alone

President Barack Obama may no longer expect Congress to have a healthcare reform bill before its August recess, but his "road tour" push is still picking up steam.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Bernanke: 'Held His Nose' over Bailouts

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is again defending government bailouts of big financial companies.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Sarah Palin Officially Steps Down as Alaska Gov.

Sarah Palin officially stepped down as the governor of Alaska at a farewell picnic in her home state Sunday evening and turned over power to Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell.

Friday, July 24, 2009

SC Governor Takes Vacation with Family

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says it's time for private family time, as he, his wife and four sons head to London for vacation.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Salmonella Outbreak Prompts Lettuce Recall

About 22,000 cartons of lettuce distributed by a Salinas, Calif., company are being pulled from store shelves across the nation after tests came back positive for salmonella.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Obama's Remarks Friday on Gates' Arrest

Obama's remarks on the arrest of black scholar, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Web Extra: Blessings from the Graham Home

Rose Adams, the caregiver to Morrow Graham during the last years of her life, has nothing but fond memories of the Graham home.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Web Extra: Franklin Graham's Ministry the Same

Franklin Graham says that despite to the new approaches and mission fields opened up the the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, one thing hasn't changed.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Web Extra: Morrow Graham Remembered

During the last years of Morrow Graham's life, her caregiver Rose Adams was left with many inspiring memories.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Licenses of Human Rights Lawyers in China Taken

Chinese authorities have revoked the law licenses of more than 50 human rights attorneys in Beijing.

Friday, July 24, 2009

How Peanut Butter is Changing Lives in Haiti

A group of Christians are using peanut butter to help nurse Haiti's children back to good health.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Shopping Expert: Spend Smart and Look Good

Shopping expert Sehin Belew joined CBN News to offer tips on how to look good on a budget.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Dems Reach Agreement on Medicare

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hailed a new plan, Friday, to cut the growth of Medicare, but Republicans are urging her to adopt some of their amendments.

Friday, July 24, 2009

'Tweet' Your Prayers to Jerusalem's Wailing Wall

You can now use the social networking website Twitter to send your prayers to the Wailing Wall located in Jerusalem, Israel.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Geithner Defends Financial Reform on Capitol Hill

Geithner welcomed the debate with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as they squared off about who should be the nation's top consumer watchdog.

Friday, July 24, 2009

OB Brings Clean Water to Nigeria Villages

CBN's Operation Blessing is doing what it can to save lives by partnering with Water Missions International.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Amendment Protects Speech Against Gay Lifestyle

Many have raised questions about what the Hate Crimes Bill means for Christian pastors whose faith moves them to speak out against homosexuality.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Activists Claim Christian Executed in North Korea

South Korean activists say a Christian was publicly executed last month in North Korea for distributing the Bible.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Report: British Anti-Semitism Rising

In the first half of 2009, anti-Semitic attacks in Britain have risen at an unprecedented rate, the Community Security Trust reported on Friday.

Friday, July 24, 2009

IDF Arrests Wanted Terrorist

IDF Special Forces arrested a senior al-Aksa Martyrs Brigade terrorist in Askar near Nablus overnight Thursday.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Obama Says He Finds Solace in Prayer

Obama talked about his prayers during an interview with ABC's "Nightline" program.

Friday, July 24, 2009

UN Official: Hezbollah Violating Truce

A senior UN official said Hezbollah's breach of Resolution 1701 is behind increased tension along the border with Israel.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Officials Lambast NJ Corruption After 44 Arrested

A federal corruption investigation in New Jersey has put five rabbis, three city mayors and dozens of other public figures behind bars on major corruption charges.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

'Jesus Justice Jazz' Event Helps Katrina Victims

Thousands of young believers are using their summer vacation to help Hurricane Katrina victims.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Scientists Find Alternative to Embryonic Stem Cells

Teams of Chinese scientists managed to produce 27 live mice from stem cells taken from the skin tissue of adult mice and then reprogrammed.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

New Hampshire Next to Allow Gay Marriage?

New Hampshire is set to become the fifth state to allow gay marriage.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Iranian Boats Harass U.S. Ships

A fleet of high-speed Iranian boats, which threatened a U.S. naval convoy passing near Iranian waters, fled the scene as the American commanders were preparing to open fire.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

British Churches Adapt Rituals, Swine Flu Spreads

More cases of the swine flu have some churches in England changing the way Communion is served to help prevent the virus from spreading.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Myanmar Monks Defy Government Orders

Defying a direct order from Myanmar's military dictator to stay out of politics, more than 4,000 Buddhist monks returned to lead mass protests Tuesday in the country's two largest cities.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Burma Protesting Gets U.S. Support

It is the country's biggest pro-democracy uprising in nearly 20 years. Some are calling it a revolution.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Thousands Executed, Dumped in Myanmar

Thousands of Myanmar pro-democracy protesters may have been murdered and their bodies - along with hundreds of bodies of executed Buddhist monks may have been dumped in the jungle.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Bush: 'I strongly support a Palestinian state'

In a meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman and PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad Monday in New York, U.S. President George Bush restated his firm support for the establishment of a Palestinian state.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Chief Rabbinate Bans Jews from ICEJ Gathering

This year marks the 28th consecutive Feast of Tabernacles [Hebrew, Sukkot] celebration sponsored by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ).

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Fatah-Hamas Media War

The call for jihad ("holy" war) in Islam is meant to be launched against infidels. But the two rival Palestinian factions -- Fatah and Hamas -- are engaged in an internal jihad against one another.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

School Bells and Kassams

Assurances by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert rang hollow in the rocket-plagued southern Israeli city of Sderot Monday morning.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Rabbi Yosef: 'Soldiers Should Be Observant'

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, former Israeli Sephardic chief rabbi and spiritual head of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party, raised the ire of numbers of Israeli officials with his latest teaching.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Part Two: An Iran Native's Testimony

Author David Nasser shares his remarkable journey, after fleeing the Islamic republic.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Some See More Talk than Action on Health Care

Did President Obama really share any new information on healthcare reform during his prime-time news conference?

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Moon Walking: America Remembers Apollo 11

Forty years ago this month, Astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins rocketed to history with the first successful mission to the moon.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Historic Chicago Cathedral to Reopen after Fire

The sanctuary of the Holy Name Cathedral was severely damaged in the fire that left gaping holes in the roof and severely damaged the attic.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Mysterious Scar Found on Jupiter's Surface

An image showing a large scar on the surface of planet Jupiter has members of NASA scratching their heads.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

KY Courthouse Removes Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments have been removed from the Jackson County Courthouse in Lexington, Ky., in effort to resolve a Federal lawsuit.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Fmr. Navy Frogman Recalls Apollo 11 Recovery

A former Navy frogman recalls the recovery of Apollo 11's crew and capsule.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

House Passes 'Pay-As-You-Go' Budget Bill

The statute requires that tax cuts or new benefit programs must be paid for with tax increases or cuts to other programs.

 

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Catholic Nurse Sues N.Y. Hospital for Abortion

A lawsuit was filed against a New York hospital for allegedly forcing a Catholic nurse to participate in a late term abortion.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Fatah: No Recognition of Israel

A former senior official in the Western-backed Palestinian Authority said Fatah would never recognize Israel's right to exist.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Hundreds Attend Vigil for Captured Soldier

More than 500 people turned out Wednesday night in the small Idaho town of Hailey to show support for captured soldier Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

U.S. Halts Arrow Launch Test

U.S. defense officials aborted a test launch of Israel's Arrow II anti-ballistic missile defense system Thursday morning.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Obama, Iraqi Leader Find Common Goal

President Barack Obama and Iraq's prime minister Nouri al-Maliki agreed that the U.S. is on schedule to remove all troops from the Iraq in a little more than a year.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Safeway Employees Get Fit, Cut Healthcare Costs

What if Americans had a state-of-the-art gym at their job? For employees of the grocery store chain Safeway Inc., this is a reality.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Swine Flu Vaccine Human Trial Underway

Researchers have started the first human trial for a new swine flu vaccine, recruiting volunteers worldwide to test whether the formula protects against the rampant virus.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Swine Flu News Got You Scared?

Mexican authorities are shutting down businesses and much of the country's government in an effort to stop the spread of swine flu.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Teacher's Anti-Christian Rants Violated Law

California high school history teacher violated the First Amendment when he told students that Creationism is "superstitious nonsense," a federal judge ruled on Friday.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Church Builds Wounded Vet New House

After National Guardsman Dale Beatty was wounded in Iraq, he had no place to call home.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Panelist Say Cyprus Church Artifacts in Danger

Christian artifacts and paintings in ancient churches and monasteries on the island of Cyprus are in great peril.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Obama and the Freedom of Choice Act

President Barack Obama says he's not interested in pushing a controversial pro-choice bill through Congress.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Netanyahu Says Security Fence to Stay

Netanyahu rejected demands to tear down the security fence separating Israel and Palestinian population centers in Judea and Samaria.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Ed Minister to Pull 'Catastrophe' from Textbooks

Many Arabs refer to the declaration of Israeli statehood in May 1948 as a catastrophe.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Will Abortion be Excluded from Healthcare Reform?

There is still concern among opponents about what exactly is included in the 1,000-page health care reform bill being debated on Capitol Hill.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Special Section: Health Care Reform

CBN News has been covering the healthcare reform debate extensively. Here are some of those stories.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Obama, Al-Maliki Seek Iraqi Reconciliation

Reconciliation in Iraq was the top priority as President Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki met in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Clinton Calls for N. Korea Denuclearization

At a Tuesday regional security news conference in Thailand, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attempted to crank up the pressure on North Korea.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Russian Gov't to Offer Students Religious Courses

Russian President Dmitri A. Medvedev announced a new pilot project to teach young Russians religion or secular ethics.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Internet Forum Holds Healthcare Debate

Pajamas TV, a conservative and center-right Internet TV company, hosted an interactive virtual forum on health care.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

State of the Economy Slows U.S. Immigration

The number of people migrating from Mexico fell by 249,000 from March 2008 to March 2009, according to The Pew Hispanic Center census data.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Forty Injured at Gaza Wedding

A wedding in the Gaza Strip ended in chaos Tuesday evening, when an explosive device injured at least 40 guests, 14 of them seriously.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Century's Longest Solar Eclipse Shadows Asia

Millions of Asians turned their eyes skyward for the longest solar eclipse of the century just after dawn on Wednesday.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Will Patients Really Benefit from Healthcare Reform?

A private practitioner with more than 35 years of experience in medicine says patients will likely not benefit from government-run health care.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Iran Native Responds to Country's Turmoil

Since the Iranian government has silenced protesters, those who support their cause around the world have been speaking out for them.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Groups Urge AG to Move against Pornography

Pro-family groups want the Obama administration to step up the fight against pornography.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Abortion Rights Group Endorses Sotomayor

NARAL Pro-Choice American, one of the nation's largest abortion rights group, endorsed Supreme Court justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Amman Stripping Citizenship of 'Palestinians'

The Jordanian government has begun revoking the citizenship of its Palestinian residents.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Lebanese Army Uncovers Terror Cell

The Lebanese Army detained 10 members of a terror cell planning attacks on its forces and on UNIFIL troops in southern Lebanon.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Christians United for Israel Holding D.C. Conference

The conference seeks to bring Christians and Jews together in support of Israel, and to raise awareness about the threats facing the Jewish state.

 

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

IDF Transfer Equipment to Gaza

Israel delivered 17 tractor trailer loads of equipment and construction material to the Gaza Strip on Monday.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

First Landing, Communion on Moon Remembered

People gathered Monday to celebrate the anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon mission, while a Houston church also celebrated the first communion service on the moon.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Hidden Research Shows Driver-Cell Phone Dangers

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration withheld from the public hundreds of pages of research and warnings about the hazards of drivers using cell phones.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Coffee Patrons Become Links in Kindness Chain

Kindness continues to pour from patrons at a coffee shop in Blue Springs, Missouri.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Bernanke Makes Case for Fed's Ability

Bernanke faced tougher questions on whether the Fed has the ability to take on even more responsibility to get the economy back on track.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Communion on the Moon: Can Science, Religion Co-Exist?

So often, science and faith are pitted against one another, but 40 years ago, astronaut Buzz Aldrin showed just how the two can co-exist.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Why Americans Don't Trust Their News Media

During Walter Cronkite's day, Americans had a much higher opinion of the news media than they do now.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Health Care Debate Personal for Some

Kristan Hawkins with Students for Life is one of many people campaigning against nationalized health care.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Little Girl Uses Artwork to Give Orphans Homes

Isabelle Redford is only 7 years old, but she is making a difference for orphans around the world.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Critics Speak Out Against 'In God We Trust' Suit

Lawmakers say a lawsuit seeking to ban the "In God We Trust" motto puts America's foundations in jeopardy.

Monday, July 20, 2009

What's Next for Captured U.S. Soldier?

CBN News Terrorism Analyst Erick Stakelbeck discussed the capture of Private First Class Bowe Bergdahl.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Thousands Sign Petition Against Abortion 'Benefit'

The American Center for Law and Justice launched a national campaign Monday to urge lawmakers to remove abortion as a mandatory "health benefit."

Monday, July 20, 2009

Mother Gains Parental Rights Over Lesbian

A Utah judge has ruled in favor of a mother's parental rights over her former lesbian partner.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Recession Billboards Boost Drivers' Spirits

New recession-related billboards have appeared on buses and interstates across the country.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Republicans Seeks Delay on Sotomayor Vote

Sotomayor's confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill have concluded. However, one little reported exchange during those hearings is now gaining attention.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Cronkite Funeral to be Held Thursday in Manhattan

Cronkite's funeral will be held at the Park Avenue church that he and his family attended for many years.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Israel Rejects U.S. Demand to Stop Building

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed the Obama Administration's demand that the Jewish state suspend building twenty new apartments.

Monday, July 20, 2009

PMO Criticizes PA, Iran Meeting

Israeli officials criticized the meeting last week between PA negotiator Saeb Erekat and Iranian Foreign Minister Mottaki.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Calif. Judge Dismisses Challenge to Prop 8

Traditional marriage supporters applauded a federal judge's order to throw out a challenge to Proposition 8 that claimed the measure violated the U.S Constitution.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Gov. Palin Visits Rural Town during Final Days

More than 100 people packed a community center and bingo hall in Unalakleet, Alaska Friday to greet Gov. Sarah Palin.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Cronkite Remembered as 'an Icon'

Former CBS News anchor and iconic journalist Walter Cronkite, who became the "most trusted man in America," has died at age 92.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Searching for Answers in Jakarta Bombing

For a closer look at those responsible for the bombings, CBN News Chief International Correspondent Gary Lane offered his insight on the tragic situation.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Witness Speaks Out on Sotomayor Hearings

Dr. Charmaine Yoest, president and CEO of Americans United for Life Action, testified at Sotomayor's hearing on Capitol Hill.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Elderly Couple Uses Kindness in Hostage Ordeal

An elderly couple held hostage in their own home said God's presence gave them peace in a horrifying ordeal.

Friday, July 17, 2009

War Hero's Family May Lose Home

The widow and two young children of Roi Klein, an Israeli war hero, may be evicted from their home in the outpost of Hayovel.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Operation Blessing Brings Warmth to Peru

CBN's Operation Blessing recently help set up a first aid station, compiling desperately needed medical equipment from neighboring regions in Peru.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Olmert's Attorneys Waive Hearing

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's legal team waived their right to a preliminary hearing in the Rishon Tours case.

Friday, July 17, 2009

WA State Court Rule Allows Church's Tent City

A Washington State Supreme Court decision Thursday allowed a church to host a homeless Tent City encampment on its property.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Pope in High Spirits after Wrist Operation

Pope Benedict XVI left the hospital in northern Italy smiling after he underwent surgery on his wrist Friday morning, a Vatican spokesman said.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Groups Urge Action Against Hate Crimes Bill

Ashley Horne, Federal Policy Analyst with Focus on the Family, says the hate crimes legislation being debated on Capitol Hill is "dangerous."

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Higher Taxes for Health Care?

Economist James Sherk says the proposed tax hikes for the wealthy in the health care plan presented by Democrats "is not going to work."

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Episcopal Bishops Draft Prayer for Homosexuals

The bishops voted 104-30 at the Episcopal General Convention to "collect and develop theological resources and liturgies" for blessing homosexual couples.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Couple's Assisted Suicide Reignites Debate

A British couple's decision to travel to Switzerland to kill themselves last week has reignited the debate surrounding assisted suicide.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Tanker Explodes on I-75 North of Detroit

Sections of a normally busy Detroit, Mich., freeway are closed indefinitely after a fiery crash.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

New Airline Caters to Pets Only

A new airline called Pet Airways is devoted only to transporting cats and dogs.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Fed Forecasts Jobless Rates Near Ten Percent

On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve said unemployment will continue to rise in the fourth quarter of this year.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Sudanese Women Flogged for Wearing Pants

Sudanese police raided a café on Monday, arresting 13 women for wearing slacks, a violation of Sharia law.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Centenarian Finds Inspiration in Kayaking

A 100-year-old woman said she has found the key ingredients to enjoying a long and healthy life.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

NASA Inspects Shuttle Endeavor For Damage

NASA is inspecting the space shuttle Endeavor after some foam insulation fell away from the spacecraft during Wednesday evening's lift-off.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

India to Issue ID Cards to 1.2 Billion Citizens

India has created a new government department known as the Unique Identification Authority, which will assign a number to every living citizen.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

July Proves Deadliest for Troops in Afghanistan

At least 46 international troops and 24 Americans have been killed in Afghanistan during this month.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Teachers Union Supports Legalizing Gay Marriage

The National Education Association, the nation's largest teachers union, has stepped into the fight for gay marriage.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Tenet Canceled Secret CIA Hit Teams

Former CIA director George Tenet terminated a secret program to develop hit teams to kill al-Qaeda leaders in 2004.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Black Boxes Found from Iranian Plane

Investigators found two of the black boxes from Wednesday's fatal Caspian Airlines crash in Iran.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Social Security Admin. Spends Nearly $1M on Trip

It's a government agency that's supposed to be close to financial ruin, but the Social Security Administration sends its executives on a luxurious retreat.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Is Sotomayor Dodging the Questions?

Colby May of the American Center for Law and Justice has been at Judge Sonia Sotomayor's hearings before the Senate committee this week.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Officials Denounce Israeli Soldiers' Claims in Report

A controversial report about the Israeli war in Gaza is getting swift condemnation from the Jewish state.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

New Study: Babies Form Memories in the Womb

New scientific research reveals babies can form simple memories while they are still in the womb.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Movie Shows Struggle of Forgiveness in Rwanda

Thousands of genocide perpetrators have been returned back to the communities they helped destroy. Can they be forgiven?

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Clinton: Time Running Out for Iran

In a major foreign policy address to the Council on Foreign Relations, Hillary Clinton said Iran has limited time to stop its nuclear military program.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Quin Hillyer: Sotomayor 'Bobbing and Weaving' on Issues

Quin Hillyer is a senior editorial writer at the Washington Times. He joined CBN News from Capitol Hill as the news of the day unfolds.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Obama Throws Ceremonial All-Star Pitch

The president threw the first pitch at the 80th annual Major League All-Star Baseball game Tuesday night in St. Louis, Mo.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

No Exercise Needed with New Diet Shot

People struggling to lose weight without dieting and exercising may be able to do it soon by using a new "diet shot," scientists told ABC News.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Speculation Swirls Over Photos of N. Korea Leader

North Korea has released new photographs of its leader, hoping to silence wide-spread speculation that he is battling pancreatic cancer.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Atheists File Lawsuit Over 'God' Engravings

An atheist group is attempting to keep the phrase "In God We Trust" from being engraved at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Al-Qaeda Linked to Execution of Somali Christians

Muslim insurgents with links to Al-Qaeda are believed to be responsible for the beheading of seven Christians in Somalia.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Knesset Approves Economic Arrangements Bill

Following an 18-hour filibuster by the opposition, the Knesset passed the government's Economic Arrangements bill.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Israel: Lebanon Violating U.N. Res. 1701

Israeli officials accused Lebanon of violating the terms of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1701.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Catholic Community Behind Surgeon General Pick

President Barack Obama's nomination for surgeon general has drawn positive attention from the Catholic community.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Spanish Priest Murdered in Cuba

A Spanish priest has been murdered in Cuba, marking the second priest from Spain killed near Havana this year.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Salvation Army Kettles... In July?

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in July on six Manhattan, N.Y., street corners.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Jewish Leaders Concerned on U.S. Israel Policy

Sixteen Jewish leaders raised their concerns with the president at a private White House meeting.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

ID Process Begins in Ill. Cemetery Investigation

The FBI says it may not be able to identify all of the remains found in a mass grave at a Chicago cemetery.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Can Sotomayor Dismiss Past Criticism?

CBN News spoke with Mary Manjikian for more analysis on the confirmation hearings for Judge Sonya Sotomayor.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Opening Ceremonies Held for Maccabiah Games

Some 7,000 Jewish athletes from 51 countries participated in opening ceremonies for the 18th Maccabiah, often referred to as the Jewish Olympics.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Saudi Police Blamed for Sisters' Murder

The deaths of two sisters, shot by their brother as they left a women's shelter, are being blamed on Saudi Arabia's religious police.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Gov. Sarah Palin Attacks Obama's Energy Plan

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has called President Barack Obama's climate bill an "enormous" threat to the economy.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Chapmans Open 'House' for Chinese Orphans

Christian artist Steven Curtis Chapman and wife Mary Beth are celebrating the grand opening of their new adoption facility in the Henan province of China.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

AZ Gov. Signs Bill Restricting Abortion Procedures

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill on Monday that puts new restrictions on abortions.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Many Skeptical of N. Korea Leader's Health Report

Such news about the regime's strongman has the international community watching and waiting for more information about the current condition of his health.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Federal Deficit Hits $1 Trillion

The federal deficit has reached a whopping $1 trillion for the first time ever and could grow to nearly $2 trillion by this Fall.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Sotomayor Back in Hot Seat Tuesday

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor goes another round with the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Episcopal Church Split: What Does Future Hold?

The top bishop of the Episcopal Church admitted that her denomination is in decline, while church leaders move closer to accepting gays and lesbians for ministry.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Sotomayor's Confirmation Hearings: What to Expect

Charles Dunn of Regent University's School of Government says he expects Judge Sonya Sotomayor's confirmation hearings to be relatively calm.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Obama Picks Ala. Doctor as Next Surgeon General

President Obama nominated for surgeon general a rural family physician who has faced hurricanes, flood and fire to care for impoverished patients.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Israeli Gov't. Committed to the Negev

Netanyahu held Sunday's Cabinet meeting in the city referred to as "the capital of the Negev" to underscore the his commitment to developing the South.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Poll: Gap between Media and Public on Netanyahu

A poll shows that the public thinks more highly of the Netanyahu government than Israel's mainstream media would have people believe.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Netanyahu: No 'Right of Return'

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu advised the Palestinian Authority to drop its demand for the "right of return" for descendants of Arab refugees.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Britain Imposes Arms Embargo on Israel

British government has mposed a partial arms embargo on Israel as retribution for their three-week military operation against Hamas last January.

Monday, July 13, 2009

ACLU Defends Scripture in Letters to Inmates

The ACLU is joining with religious rights groups to defend Bible passages after officials at a Virginia jail allegedly cut biblical references out of a letter from a mother to her inmate son.

Monday, July 13, 2009

IDF Appoints New Deputy Chief of Staff

Israel Defense Forces Chief of General Staff Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi announced the appointment of Maj. Gen. Benny Gantz as deputy chief of staff.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Abbas Rejects Netanyahu's Offer to Meet

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he would not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu "unless all Jewish West Bank construction is halted."

Monday, July 13, 2009

Critics Question Stimulus Spending

Millions of federal dollars meant to stimulate the economy have also been spent on signs posted at stimulus-funded construction sites across the nation.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Mystery Deepens Around Florida Couple's Death

Authorities say more arrests are expected, and more charges could be added for those already in custody.

Monday, July 13, 2009

More Storms Threaten Shuttle Launch Attempt

Stormy weather delayed Monday evening's scheduled liftoff of NASA's shuttle launch, once again.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Republicans Do Not Want Second Stimulus

Republicans are united in their opposition to a second stimulus package, while at the same time some Democrats are calling for more spending to get the sluggish economy moving.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Obama Returns From History-Making Visit to Africa

President Barack Obama is now back in Washington after wrapping up his weeklong, three-nation trip abroad with a history-making visit to Africa.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Church Bombings Terrorize Iraqi Christians

Four Iraqis were killed and several more were wounded in a series of bomb attacks against Christian churches in Baghdad over the weekend.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Women Speaking Out in China Ethnic Riots

Since the rioting began on Sunday, northwestern China has been under tight security.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Stay or Go? How Spouses Can Move Past Adultery

Jenny Sanford has been publicly humiliated by her husband's admission of infidelity, but as a Christian is she obligated to stay and repair their marriage?

Friday, July 10, 2009

Rumors of War: Israel, Iran & Beyond

CBN News takes a closer look at the tough questions the Middle East has been forced to face recently.

Friday, July 10, 2009

How Radio's Paul Harvey Captivated America

He was a legend in the broadcasting business as America's most popular radio host and millions of listeners considered him a friend.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Analyzing Calvin's Teachings Amid His Anniversary

Christians have been flocking to Geneva, Switzerland, this week to celebrate the 500th anniversary of theologian John Calvin's birth.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Sen. Ensign Admits Giving Money to Mistress

Ensign's parents gave $96,000 to the family of his former mistress, Cindy Hampton.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Pakistani Christians Seek Justice after Mob Attack

A Muslim cleric used a mosque loudspeaker to rally 500 muslims to ransack Christian homes in Kasur.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Miss America Puts Faith Before Beauty

Miss America 2009, Katie Stam, talked to CBN News about her "unapologetical" faith in Jesus Christ.

Friday, July 10, 2009

China Hit by 5.2 Earthquake; 400,000 Homeless

The Shihn-wah News Agency says the quake killed one person and injured hundreds more.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Hamas Denies Mubarak's Report

A senior Hamas official denied that a prisoner exchange for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was nearing fruition.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Operation Blessing Reaches out to Appalachia

CBN's Operation Blessing is expanding its relief efforts to the impoverished Appalachian region.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Honduran Leaders Meet for Resolution

Costa Rican president Oscar Arias met with Honduran leaders separately on Thursday to resolve the political crisis in Honduras.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Reporter Held in N. Korea Confesses to Crime

Laura Ling confessed to illegally entering North Korea during a rare phone call Tuesday with her sister Lisa Ling, who is also a well-known TV reporter.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Officials Seek Source of Cyber Attacks

Officials said nearly 90 IP addresses in 16 countries were affected in the cyber attacks.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Iranian Police Kill Two Protestors

Iranian police gunned down two protestors on Thursday evening, according to an eyewitness in Tehran.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Honduran Leaders Meet in Costa Rica for Talks

Talks have gone underway to resolve the political unrest in Honduras.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Gay Marriage Fight Across the Nation

Peter Sprigg from the Family Research Council helps CBN News keep up with the gay marriage fights across the country.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Warren Buffett: Second Stimulus Possible

Financial expert Warren Buffett said the economy is still not fully recovered and a second stimulus package may be needed.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Well-Known Christian Scientist Tapped to Head NIH

President Barack Obama has chosen outspoken Christian, Dr. Francis Collins, to head the National Institutes of Health.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Panetta: Intelligence Agency Mislead Congress

CIA Director Leon Panetta revealed Thursday that senior members of his agency have misled members of Congress repeatedly since 2001.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

EU Backs Off Harsh Settlement Comments

The European Commission made an unusual retraction of comments severely criticizing Israel's settlement policy.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

How to Save Money Going Green

Estimated savings listed below are beyond any initial investment; actual savings will vary from family to family and region to region.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

The Bigger Issue Behind Honduras' Unrest

Marco Caceres says the recent unrest in Honduras should be a concern, but warns the country is only a "chess piece" in a broader strategy.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Egypt Foils Suez Terror Plot

Egyptian security forces arrested 24 suspected terrorists, part of a Palestinian-led cell that was plotting to strike oil pipelines and ships entering the Suez canal.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Do Pope's Economy Remarks Advocate Socialism?

Pope Benedict XVI raised some eyebrows with his papal statement on the economy.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

'Abortion Pill' Used in a Quarter of U.S. Abortions

Some are predicting the percentage of "medical abortions" will increase even more because of the new study in Thursday's New England Journal of Medicine.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

China Promises Stability After Days of Violence

Life in China's Xinjiang province has begun to return to normal after days of ethnic violence.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Imprisoned U.S. Journalists Seek Amnesty

The two American journalists imprisoned in North Korea are seeking amnesty from the country's Communist government.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

North Korea May Be Behind New Cyber Attacks

South Korean police said Thursday that North Korea may be responsible for renewed cyber attacks that have affected seven more Web sites.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Mass. Sues Over Defense of Marriage Act

Massachusetts sued the U.S. government over a federal law that defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

University of Colo. Won't Re-hire Churchill

The University of Colorado fired college professor Ward Churchill on charges of plagiarism in his writings and research.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Students and Credit Card Debt

Financial coach Sanyika Calloway Boyce warns college students who are entering a tight job market to watch out for credit card debt.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Maintaining Your Tithe and Budget

Sanyika Calloway Boyce tackles the tough financial issues facing Christians today.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Faith Leaders Rally for Moral Tone in Health Care

Faith leaders gathered on Capitol Hill Tuesday to talk about how to keep the moral drumbeat alive in the health care debate.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Paper: Al Qaeda Members Trained in Gaza

An Egyptian newspaper reported this week that several European members of an al Qaeda cell received training and financing in Gaza.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

World's Oldest Bible Goes Digital

Surviving pages of the world's oldest Christian Bible, the Codex Sinaiticus, have been reunited and released as a digital document.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Pope: Globalization Not Inherently Bad

Pope Benedict XVI offered suggestions for ethical ways to stimulate the economy.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

A Physician Looks at State, National Health Care

Dr. Frank Rosenbloom takes a look at what problems Massachusetts and Oregon have faced as they tried state-wide programs.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

White House, Hospitals Reach Deal on Health Care

America's hospitals have agreed to give up billions of dollars to help pay for comprehensive health care reform.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Sotomayor Critics Raise Concerns Before Hearings

Critics of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor are raising concerns about her judgment ahead of next week's confirmation hearings.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Poll: Number of Conservative Americans Rises

More Americans are calling themselves conservative, even as more are saying they disapprove of President Obama's handling of the economy.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Cyber Attacks Paralyze Gov't Web Sites

Suspected cyber attacks paralyzed Web sites of major South Korean government agencies and banks and other Internet sites.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Zelaya Agrees to Intervention in Honduran Crisis

A Nobel Peace Prize winner has agreed to mediate a diplomatic solution to the leadership crisis in Honduras.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Chinese Troops Flood Streets After Riots

China flooded the area where the protests have been going on with security forces.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Applying the Military Health Care Model

Retired Marine Bud Richardson explains how the make up of military health care can be applied to a nationalized care system.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

A Spiritual Perspective on the Military

Pastor and Army veteran Tom Herring speaks with CBN News about his spiritual perspectives on the military.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

A Vet's Experience with Military Health Care

Pastor Tom Herring shares his military health care experiences with CBN News.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Learning from the VA Medical Records System

Dr. Ross Fletcher, chief of staff at Veterans Administration Medical Center, explains the VA medical records system.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

VA Health Care Explained

Fernando Rivera, Director of Veterans Administration Medical Center D.C. explains the basic foundations of VA health care.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

A Look at Israel's Socialized Medicine

Lawyer Michael Farris gives his insight on Israel's socialized medicine.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Health Care and the Constitution

Lawyer Michael Farris talks about the constitutional issues regarding health care.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Jackson Funeral: A 'Christ-Centered, Final Act'

From a gospel choir to prayers, songs and Bible references, attendees at Michael Jackson's memorial made sure to not leave God out.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Jet Flyover Refused for Christian Event

Two Idaho congressmen want to know why the Air Force denied a flyover request to a long-standing Christian event in Boise.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Senate Dems Close to Deal on Health Care

Senate Democrats are close to reaching a deal in which hospitals would help pay for the President's new health care plan.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

May: Don't Trust Russians - Verify

The president of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies says the Obama administration should not trust the Russians when negotiating about missile defense.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Taliban Claims It Captured U.S. Soldier

A Taliban website has claimed militants have captured and arrested a "drunken U.S. soldier."

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Hamas Publishes Shalit Cartoon

Hamas featured a cartoon on its satellite television station depicting kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit in his prison cell.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Netanyahu Nixes Produce Tax

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu shelved the much-disputed VAT (Value Added Tax) on fresh fruits and vegetables.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Biden Makes Conflicting Comments on Israel, Iran

The Obama administration is trying to clarify comments made by Vice President Joe Biden about Israel and Iran.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

SC GOP Censures Gov. Mark Sanford

South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford has been censured by his fellow Republicans over his recent actions.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Zelaya, Clinton Meet to Negotiate End to Stand-Off

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met privately with ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

South Carolina Serial Killer Identified

The man suspected to be the serial killer responsible for several murders near the town of Gaffney, South Carolina has been identified.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Violence Ethnic Clashes in China Continue

The Chinese government has had a tough time stopping the violence in its northwest region.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Jackson's 'Final Act' Watched Around the World

It was a bittersweet moment for those in attendance and for millions around the globe who watched pop icon Michael Jackson's memorial service.

Monday, July 06, 2009

Gov. Sanford's Wife Finds Strength in Faith

Gov. Mark Sanford is resisting calls to resign, but very little has been heard from his wife Jenny Sanford.

Monday, July 06, 2009

Gov't Issues Rules for Stem Cell Research

The U.S. government is creating a master list to show which embryonic stems cells qualify for taxpayer-funded research.

Monday, July 06, 2009

Franken to be Sworn in Tuesday

Franken brings the total number of Democrats in the Senate to 60.

Monday, July 06, 2009

Court Gives GM Permission to Sell Assets

A bankruptcy court judge is giving General Motors the thumbs up to sell off it's assets and form a new company.

Monday, July 06, 2009

Israel Discovers Second Temple Quarry

Archaelogists in Israel have found an ancient quarry which they believe was mined by King Herod 2,000 years ago.

Monday, July 06, 2009

U.S., Israel Send Warning Signals to Iran

Vice-President Joe Biden suggested the U.S. would not stop Israel from a military attack on Iran's nuclear facilities.

Monday, July 06, 2009

Thousands Rally Against 'Government Spending'

Hundreds of thousands of protesters showed up at a second round of "tea parties" over the Fourth of July weekend.

Monday, July 06, 2009

Impact of Honduras' Political Battle

Both sides of the political conflict claim to be acting legitimately, but little is being reported from the point of view of the interim government.

Monday, July 06, 2009

Ethnic Riots Spread in China's West

Chinese state media has reported more than 800 people have been injured as a result of riots and streets battles.

Monday, July 06, 2009

What's Next for Sarah Palin?

With Sarah Palin's announcement to step down as Alaska's governor, many are wondering what's next for the former vice presidential candidate.

Monday, July 06, 2009

Financial Coach Gives Parents Tips for Summer

Now that school's out, a lot of worried parents are asking, "what do we do with the kids when we're on a budget?"

Monday, July 06, 2009

Operation Blessing Aids Tribes in Brazil

Some tribes deep in the heart of the Amazon jungle of Brazil have no access to medical care. But CBN's Operation Blessing is helping them.

Monday, July 06, 2009

Hate Crime Bill Concerns Church Leaders

A hate crimes bill that includes protections for gays and lesbians awaits a vote as from the U.S. Senate.

 

Monday, July 06, 2009

Yemen Continues Search for Missing Missionaries

A spokesman for the Yemen Embassy in Washington says his government is working to track down six missing Christian missionaries who disappeared last month.

Sunday, July 05, 2009

L.A. Prepares for Jackson Memorial Crowds

The city of Los Angeles says it's prepared for the huge crowds expected at Michael Jackson's memorial Tuesday.

Sunday, July 05, 2009

GOP Leaders Baffled by Palin's Resignation

From the airwaves to the blogosphere, people are still trying to make sense of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's surprise move to step down from office.

Friday, July 03, 2009

Palin's Resignation a Step toward 2012?

Regent University's Dr. Charles Dunn spoke with CBN News by phone about Sarah Palin's shocking announcement to resign as Alaska's governor.

Friday, July 03, 2009

Sarah Palin to Step Down as Alaska Gov.

Alaska Governor Sarah Palin announced Friday from her Wasilla home that she will resign from office on July 26.

Friday, July 03, 2009

Biden Discusses U.S. Future in Iraq

Vice President Joe Biden is in Iraq and met with Iraq's president, prime minister and U.S. General Ray Odierno.

Friday, July 03, 2009

Will Doctors Get Conscience Protections?

Before celebrating the Fourth at Camp David, the president promises his conscience protections will not be weaker than his predecessor's.

Friday, July 03, 2009

Lady Liberty's Crown Reopens This Weekend

The Statue of Liberty's crown is reopening to the public this holiday weekend.

Friday, July 03, 2009

Examining The Faith of America's First Ladies

Author Jane Hampton Cook has a unique perspective about the women who have lived in the White House.

Friday, July 03, 2009

Interm Honduran Pres: Early Elections Possible

On Friday, the interim president of Honduras said he is open to holding early elections to resolve the political crisis in that country.

Friday, July 03, 2009

Audio Bible Encourages U.S. Troops

For troops serving on the front lines, an encouraging word is always powerful -- especially for a soldier serving away from home on a holiday.

Friday, July 03, 2009

U.S. Marines on the Move in Southern Afghanistan

U.S. Marines pushed deeper into Taliban areas of southern Afghanistan on Friday.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Amnesty Report Angers Israel and Hamas

It's rare that Israel and Hamas ever agree on anything but both are denouncing a report from Amnesty International on the recent war in Gaza.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Jenny Sanford's Statement on Husband's Affair

Read Jenny Sanford's statement following her husband's latest revelations about his extramarital affair.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Protecting Aid Workers in Danger Zones

In Yemen, the bodies of three Christian workers were found mutilated in a remote region near the border of Saudi Arabia last month.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Florida Residents Protest Atheist Billboard

Christians in Florida are protesting a billboard put up by the Florida Atheists and Secular Humanists group.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

U.S. Soldier Captured by Afghan Insurgents

The U.S. military has announced an American soldier has been captured by insurgents in Afghanistan.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Baldwin Used TV Show to Minister to Others

CBN News has an exclusive interview with actor Stephen Baldwin and he discusses how he used an opportunity to minister to other celebrities on a popular televison show.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Israel's Water Company Adds 'Drought Tax'

Mekerot, Israel's national water authority, hopes a new tax on surplus water use will make Israelis think twice about wasting water.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

UK Sends Warning on Swine Flu Strategy

The United Kingdom's health minister said his country must re-vamp his strategy against the swine flu.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

EU Considers Pulling Ambassadors from Iran

The European Union is considering Britain's request to pull the bloc's ambassadors from Iran.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

UK Gov't Pushes for Gay Rights in Churches

The British government said its new equality bill will force British churches to accept practicing homosexuals or transexuals as youth workers.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Sears Tower Unveils 'The Ledge'

The Skydeck opened Thursday at the top of Chicago's historic Sears Tower.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Calls for New Honduran Pres. to Resign Increase

The Honduran Congress installed Roberto Micheletti after the military seized and deported sitting president Manuel Zalaya on Sunday.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Pet Python Strangles Toddler

A pet python that escaped from its cage killed a two-year Florida girl on Wednesday.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

DEA Joins Michael Jackson Death Probe

The Drug Enforcement Administration has been asked to help police take a look at the pop star's doctors and possible drug use.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

North Korea Test-Fires More Missiles

North Korea test-fired two short-range missiles from its eastern coast Thursday.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Why Jackson's Death Has Kept Our Attention

Why has the pop singer's death kept us glued to the television and wondering what news will develop next?

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Obama Pitches Health Care at Town Hall Meeting

President Obama's town hall turned emotional Wednesday when a woman named Debbie said she had kidney cancer and could not get health care.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Arson Feared in Northern Israel Fires

Firefighters battled dozens of blazes in northern Israel Wednesday night, and authorities suspect arson is behind many of them.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Guide for Parents on Keeping TV Safe for Kids

Britt Bennett, president of TV Guardian, talked to CBN News about how parents can keep TV safe for their children.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Discussing the Impact of Franken Senate Victory

Matt Lewis of townhall.com joined CBN News to discuss the ramifications of Al Franken's victory in the Senate.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Hondurans Rally Around New President

CBN News interviewed Dr. Miguel Alvarez, a native of Honduras and pastor in the Church of God, for more perspective on the story of the ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Teen Flies Across Country with Tuskegee Airman

One young woman is striving to make her mark in the record books.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

U.S., Israel Still at Odds over Settlements

Israel and the U.S. remained at odds on settlement construction after meetings on Tuesday.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Lone Survivor of Yemeni Crash 'Didn't Feel a Thing'

The 14-year-old's family says she could barely swim, but she held on long enough for rescuers to find her.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Group Stresses Importance of Fireworks Safety

The Consumer Product Safety Commission held its annual firework safety demonstration in Washington.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

'Purse Secure' Prevents Theft from Shopping Carts

There's a new invention that's helping women who are vulnerable to theft.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Debate Continues Over Definition of Marriage

The debate over Proposition 8, the ballot measure that ended same-sex marriage in California, is still underway in the state's courts.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

CA Gov. Orders More Furlough for State Employees

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has ordered California's state offices closed three days a month to save to address their growing deficit.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Prop 8 Faces Legal Challenge in San Francisco

On Thursday, a federal judge will consider a lawsuit that argues Prop 8 is illegal under the federal constitution because it violates equal protection rights.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Jackson's Will: Who's Out, Who's In

It has been reported the singer bequeathed his entire estate to the Michael Jackson Family Trust and did not leave anything to his former wife Debbie Rowe.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Court Overrules Kashrut Revocation

The Israeli Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Messianic Jewish baker whose kashrut certificate had been revoked by the Chief Rabbinate.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Sanford Admits Having Other Affairs

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is now admitting to having sexual relations with other women besides his Argentina mistress.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Money, Sex, Scandal: Are We Obsessed?

Is the controversy surrounding people like Gov. Sanford, Bernard Madoff and others evidence that the U.S. is obsessed with stories of money, sex and scandal?

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Netanyahu Backs Israel's Foreign Minister

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed support for Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman after French President Nicolas Sarkozy's suggestion that he be fired.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Spain Won't Prosecute Israelis

The Spanish National Court ruled Tuesday that a Spanish judge must stop his pursuit of war crimes charges against seven Israeli officials.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

How to Fight Bad Breath

One doctor has come up with a way to diagnose bad breath and offers suggestions to fight it.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Comedian Fred Travalena Dies at 66

Comedian Fred Travalena, a regular on talk shows and the Vegas Strip, died Monday.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Iraqis Celebrate National Sovereignty Day

U.S. forces complete their withdrawal from Iraqi cities and towns as Iraq's leaders declared Tuesday, June 30 as National Sovereignty Day.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Ten Others to be Charged in Madoff Probe

Federal authorities are pressing a probe of 10 associates of Bernard Madoff.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Simple Solutions: Band's Project Making Africa Healthier

The musical group Jars of Clay is helping make Africa a healthier place.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Sotomoyor's Ruling Overturned: Does it Matter?

Hans Von Spakovsky of the Heritage Foundation speaks with CBN News about the impact of a recent Supreme Court.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Billy Mays Likely Died of Heart Attack

Autopsy results on infomercial king Billy Mays show he most likely died from a heart attack.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Obama Recognizes Gay Pride Month

President Obama celebrated gay pride month at the White House, Monday, by inviting hundreds of LGBT activists for an event.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Thousands Remember Jackson at Apollo Theatre

Lines wrapped around Harlem's famous Apollo Theatre as thousands of fans waited their turn to pay respects to Michael Jackson.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Simple Solutions: Christian Rockers Lend Hand in Kenya

The Christian rock band VOTA is doing more than sharing music around the world.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Simple Solutions: Church 'Free-for-All' Blesses Many

We're all familiar with church bake sales, rummage sales and other fundraisers, but one pastor decided to take the idea to a new level.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Life Advice for College and High School Graduates

Pastor Wally Sherbon of New Life Presbyterian Church in Virginia Beach, Va., gives graduates the top ten points of advice for life.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Psych Professor Offers Insight About Study

A psychology professor at Regent University gives her analysis of the research that suggests a large number of teenagers think they are going to die at a young age.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Virginia Bans Texting, E-mailing While Driving

Starting Wednesday, text messaging while driving in the state of Virginia will be illegal for all drivers.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Hezbollah, Hariri Supporters Fight in Beirut

A gunbattle between supporters of Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri and Hezbollah forces too place Sunday in Beirut.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Remains of the Apostle Paul Found?

Pope Benedict announced that fragments of bone dating to the first or second century have been discovered in a tomb in the Basilica of St. Paul in Rome.

Monday, June 29, 2009

U.S., Israel Bump Heads over Settlements

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak meets Monday with U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell in New York City.

Monday, June 29, 2009

New Poll Reveals Large Generation Gap

A new Pew Research Center poll says there's a major difference between the viewpoints of younger people and older people today.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Bernard Madoff Sentenced to 150 Years in Prison

Bernard Madoff has apologized to his family and to the victims of his multibillion-dollar fraud scheme.

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Obama Presses Senate To Pass Emissions Bill

President Obama has pressured Senators to follow the House's lead and pass a bill to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Celebrity Culture, The Price of Fame

CBN News has interviewed several media analysts about celebrity culture, the price of fame and fortune and how Christians can respond.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Special Coverage: Michael Jackson 1958-2009

Read recent Michael Jackson reports as the story behind his death unfolds and fans continue to pay tribute to the King of Pop.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Final Verse Marks Completion of Handwritten Bible

This week a Christian publishing company wrote the final verse on a nine-month project to handwrite the entire Bible.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Megachurch Pastor Creflo Dollar Sued

Well-known televangelist Creflo Dollar is the target of a new lawsuit.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Israel's Sela Wins at Wimbledon

Dudi Sela made history at Wimbledon when he became the first Israeli man in 20 years to advance to the fourth round of the prestigious tournament.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Death Threats Escalate for Nepal Christians

Christians in Nepal are on edge waiting to see if a militant Hindu group will make good on its threat to kill more believers.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Author Discusses American Culture and Pop Icons

James Hirsen joined CBN News to help put the tragic deaths of Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett in perspective.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Christian Response to Pop Star Jackson's Death

For a Christian perspective on the death of pop star Michael Jackson CBN News turned to Brookwood Church worship pastor Steve Smith in Greenville, S.C.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Appeals Court Upholds Partial-Birth Abortion Ban

A federal appeals court has upheld Virginia's ban on partial birth abortion.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Sanford Returns to Work, Urged Not to Resign

South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford returned to work Friday as his lieutenant governor is urging him not to resign.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Protecting Your Family from Internet Porn

Rebecca Hagelin talked to CBN News about how parents can protect their children from internet pornography.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Conyers Backs off ACORN Investigation

The House Judiciary Committee Chairman has backed off his plan to investigate the liberal activist group ACORN.

Friday, June 26, 2009

OB Provides Mobile Clinic for Central America

CBN's Operation Blessing's new state-of-the-art dental clinic is on its way to Central America.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Hamas Rejects Demilitarized Palestinian State Idea

Speaking from Damascus on Thursday, exiled Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal rejected Israel's call for a demilitarized Palestinian state.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Iran Cleric Calls Protesters 'Worthy of Execution'

Unrest continued in the streets of Iran as Ahmed Khatami called for harsh consequences for leaders of the protests.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Mexico President Concerned Over Country's Future

The president of Mexico said his country's future is at stake and warned of a failing democracy.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Press Conference on Michael Jackson's Death

Jermaine Jackson gives all known details on his brother's death, Thursday.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Making the Case for Intelligent Design

In his book "Signature in the Cell," Stephen Meyer makes the case for intelligent design by analyzing the makeup of the DNA molecule.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Yemin Orde

Although the village's main mission is to help settle disadvantaged Jewish children in Israel, non-Jews are also taken in.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

New York Embarrassed by 'Circus' Senate

Some are calling it a circus atmosphere at the New York state capitol.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

'King of Pop' Michael Jackson Dies at Age 50

The unforgettable singer known as the "King of Pop" died Thursday in a Los Angeles hospital. He was 50.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Sanford's Sin: How to Flee Temptation's Snare

Gov. Mark Sanford's recent admission that he had an extramarital affair has brought light to the issue of temptation and infidelity.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Slain Iowa Coach Remembered as Man of God

Wednesday night friends and family filled the town's football stadium, named after Ed Thomas, to remember and celebrate his life.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Israel Marks Shalit's Kidnapping

Thursday marked three years since Palestinian terrorists kidnapped Israel Defense Forces Cpl. Gilad Shalit.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

'Hurt Locker' Gives Deeper Insight to Iraq war

"The Hurt Locker" is a film that depicts the efforts of an elite squad and their task of dismantling bombs in Baghdad during 2004.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Sanford's Political Future Derailed after Infidelity?

The political carreer of South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford has come under public scrutiny after he revealed unfaithfulness to his wife.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Al Qaeda Claims Responsibility in Aid Worker Death

A North African branch of Al Qaeda is claiming responsibility for the death of a Christian aid worker from the U.S.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

J'lem Mayor Shuns Gay Parade

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat will not attend Thursday's 'Gay Pride' march, saying the reasons are "my own."

Thursday, June 25, 2009

U.S. Soccer Team Defeats Spain in Shock Victory

The U.S. Soccer Team earned a stunning victory as it defeated Spain, the top team in the world, at the FIFA Confederation Cup Semi-finals.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Pro-life Lawmakers Ask Congress to Uphold Law

The House Pro-life Women's Caucus held a press conference asking Congress to preserve what is known as the Dornan Amendment.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Obama Leaves Option Open for Healthcare Tax

President Barack Obama is leaving the door open to a new tax on employer-provided health care benefits.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Congress, Obama to Kick off Immigration Talks

One of the challenges is finding a way to relieve pressure on employers who depend on immigrant workers.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Iranian Protesters Take to the Cover of Darkness

As the Iranian government steps up its crackdown, demonstrators have found another way to voice their frustration.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Church's 'Gay Exorcism' Causes Stir

A video of a church performing an exorcism on a gay teenager is hitting the Internet and making the rounds on cable news networks.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Group Protests Changes to Key Pro-Life Law

Several pro-life women in the House of Representatives are speaking out against the Obama administration.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Q & A on Healthcare Reform with David Brody

CBN News White House Correspondent David Brody answers questions about what will happen to private insurance companies under President Obama's proposed healthcare reform.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Calvin Klein Ad Removed After Complaints

A racy Calvin Klein billboard in New York has been taken down after numerous complaints, but some say its replacement isn't any better.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Opponents Say Hate Crimes Bill Unnecessary

Supporters and critics of new hate crimes legislation are working to make their voices known to Congress.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Cancer Survivor Speaks Against Gov't Healthcare

While the healthcare debate continues, a brain cancer survivor shared her story on Capitol Hill this week.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

SC Gov. Mark Sanford Admits Having Affair

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford admitted Wednesday that he's been having an affair with a woman from Argentina.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Climate Bill: Energy Saver or Money Guzzler?

A climate-change bill is set for a vote in the House on Friday.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Obama to Send Ambassador to Syria

President Barack Obama has decided to send an ambassador to Syria in ongoing efforts to reinstate diplomatic relations with the country.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Warren Commends New Anglican Movement

Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren gave a high-profile nod to the newly-formed conservative Anglican Church in North America Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

New Study Links Obesity to Pancreatic Cancer

A new study says obesity in early adulthood is linked to Pancreatic Cancer.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Survey Shows 'Sexting' Popular Among Teens

A new survey says that one in five teens under age 18 are "sexting."

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Settlement Issue Delays Israel-U.S. Meeting

U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell said the meeting was cancelled due to the ongoing dispute over construction in the West Bank.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Pa. Couple Celebrates 80th Wedding Anniv.

Bill and Marie DeCaro are celebrating their 80th wedding anniversary, making them the longest married couple in the United States.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Obama Rewriting Transgender Rights

Guidelines prohibiting discrimination against transgender federal employees are being drafted by the president's legal team.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Becoming a 'Championship' Father

Carey Casey, author of Championship Fathering, recently spoke with CBN News about what it takes to "win" at being a dad.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Keeping an Eye on North Korea

North Korea's recent nuclear weapons testing drew harsh criticism from around the world and lead to even more U.N. sanctions on the country.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Understanding and Preventing 'Sexting'

It's hard to find a young person today who doesn't send text messages, but could your child be "sexting?"

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Warren Delivers Message of Love to Anglicans

Rick Warren's sermon to the newly-formed conservative Anglican Church in North America focused on the need to love people, but not the world's values.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Jones Visits as Afghanistan Prepares for Election

The people of Afghanistan are preparing for a presidential election of their own.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Obama 'Appalled, Outraged' by Unrest in Iran

During his press conference, Tuesday, President Obama used some of his strongest language yet towards the Iranian regime.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Analysis on Obama's Stance on Iran

Analysis on Obama's Stance on Iran

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

The Internet's Impact on American Life

A new study shows the Internet and other new media are having an effect on personal communication.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Fame, Divorce: How Much is Too Much for Kids?

Jon and Kate Gosselin's public seperation has brought light to the debates surrounding divorce and celebrity children.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Dems, GOP Divided Over Health Care Reform

House Democrats have started hearings on a partisan health care bill.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Poll: Americans Less Optimistic About Economy

Americans are less optimistic that President Obama's $787 billion stimulus package will boost the economy.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Iran's Electoral Body Says Election Stands

Iran's top electoral body, the Guardian Council, said it has found no major fraud in the June 12 voting results.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Pope Wants World to Open Borders to Refugees

Pope Benedict is calling on the countries of the world to open their borders to refugees, despite the problems they create.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Mystery Solved: SC Governor Out for a Hike

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has been hiking along the Appalachian Trail, a spokesman said Monday night.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

French Navy Searches for Flight 447 Transponders

French military ships searching for the black boxes of Flight 447 have detected sounds in the Atlantic depths, but they are not from the Air France plane's flight recorders.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Iran's Electoral Body: Will Not Re-Do Election

Iran's top electoral body, the Guardian Council, said it has found "no major fraud" in the June 12 voting results.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Netanyahu to Visit France, Italy

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu left for his first European trip on Tuesday to Italy and France.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Sarkozy: Burka Not Welcome Here

French President Nicolas Sarkozy called the Muslim burka a "debasement of women," which was not welcome in France.

Monday, June 22, 2009

D.C. Transit Trains Collide During Rush Hour

Several deaths and even more injuries were reported after two Metro trains collided in D.C. between the Takoma and Fort Totten stations.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Senate to Consider Hate Crimes Legislation

The legislation is supposed to offer greater protections to lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and trans-gendered crime victims.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Drugs to be Cheaper for Seniors on Medicare

The pharmaceutical industry says it will lower the cost of prescription drugs for some seniors on Medicare.

Monday, June 22, 2009

A Power Struggle Within Iran's Government?

Is an inter-regime power struggle going on within the Iranian government?

Monday, June 22, 2009

The Internet: Your Job, Your Finances, Your Future?

All kinds of factors are impacting the economy, but would you believe the Internet will also play a huge role in your job future?

Monday, June 22, 2009

Key Trial Underway for Israel's Messianic Jews

A long-awaited trial is underway in Israel, where Messianic Jews are suing the chief Rabbi of the town and a powerful anti-missionary organization.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Baptist Leaders Discuss Membership Declines

One of the biggest challenges discussed at the Southern Baptist convention was how to stop declines across the denomination.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Analysts Say Market Headed for Correction

It is no longer a question of "if" there will be a correction on Wall Street, but how long it will last, and how far it will go.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Married Gay Couples to be Counted in Census

Gay activists say this is another step in equality, but critics contend it will be a complicated task to obtain a reliable count.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Russian Leader Wounded in Attack

The president of Ingushetia was hospitalized in critical condition after an assassination attempt Monday morning.

Monday, June 22, 2009

PM Extends Mossad Chief's Tenure

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu extended the tenure of Mossad chief Meir Dagan for another year.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Israel PM Stresses a Demilitarized Future Palestine

Israel had every right to insist on demilitarization of a future Palestinian state, the prime minister said.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Anglicans to Meet in Texas to Install Archbishop

Conservatives who have left the U.S. Episcopal Church are meeting in Texas this week to complete the organization of the second Anglican body in North America.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Obama's Healthcare Plan May Lack Votes

President Obama's health care reform proposal faces more stiff opposition in Congress this week.

Monday, June 22, 2009

White House: U.S. Ready for N. Korea Attack

North Korea reminded the U.S. on Monday that it has nuclear weapons and warned it will strike back if attacked.

Friday, June 19, 2009

UN Brings Attention to World's Refugees

Saturday was World Refugee Day, an annual event created by the UN to draw attention to the plight of refugees and internally displaced people.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Iranian Dissident gives Insight on Iran's Election

Iranian dissident Ericka Kasraie spoke with CBN News about the debate surrounding Iran's presidential election.

Friday, June 19, 2009

World Hunger Climbs to Historic High

A UN study reveals more than 1 billion people in the world are undernourished -- that's one out of every six people.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Is the Church Promoting 'Christless' Christianity?

Another religious meeting happening next week will officially establish the Anglican church in North America.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Immigration Reform Top Talk at Prayer Breakfast

President Barack Obama says the millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally should have the chance to become citizens.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Chinese Gov't: Zhisheng Serving Probation

The China Aid Association reports Public Security Bureau officials arrested and tortured Gao in September 2007 because of his human rights activities.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Thousands of Christians Share Gospel in Mexico

Some 6,000 young Christians recently invaded the streets and parks of Oaxaca, Mexico, to pray and share the gospel with its people.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Like Adventure? Try Immersion Travel

A travel writer says a volunteer vacation is a perfect way for a traveler to connect with the places they visit.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Photos of Murdered German Bible School Students

Two German Bible School students were brutally murdered while volunteering at hospital in Yemen this month.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Library Offers Amnesty on Overdue Books

So far, nearly 30,000 overdue books have been returned with overdue fines totaling about $730,000.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Israeli Poll: Obama Not Pro-Israel

Israeli perceptions of President Barack Obama's administration as "pro-Israel" have dropped substantially, according to a new poll.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Obama Promotes Importance of Father's Day

President Barack Obama has gotten a jump on Father's Day. He planned to spend much of Friday promoting the importance of being a good dad.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Celebrating Fathers: What Makes Dad Special?

CBN News went out on the streets to find out what some say makes their dad so special.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Mexico Praises Operation Blessing for Aid

Mexico's president and officials from the Ministry of Health are praising CBN's Operation Blessing for its contribution to helping the people of Mexico.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

PETA Swats Obama for Killing Fly

President Obama is taking heat from the animal rights group PETA for killing a fly during an interview at the White House.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Wilders: Israel the West's First Defense Line

Geert Wilders says Israel is the Western world's "first line of defense" in the war being conducted by radical Islamists.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Red Cross Calls for Shalit Visit

The International Committee of the Red Cross issued a rare criticism of the terrorist group Hamas Thursday.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

100th Anniversary of Father's Day

Pro-fatherhood groups held a celebration at the Lincoln Memorial to celebrate the 100th annivesary of Father's Day.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Gary Lane Analyzes Myanmar Refugee Conditions

Senior International Correspondent Gary Lane recently traveled to Burma and talked to CBN News about conditions the refugees there are facing.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Washington: America's Role Model for Fathers

On Father's Day weekend, CBN News takes a look back at the man who is often referred to as the father of our country, George Washington.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Group Joins Fight Against Maine Gay Marriage

Gay marriage opponents in Maine are hoping the expertise of Proposition 8 organizers in California can help their cause.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Man Builds Toothpick Replica of San Francisco

Scott Weaver used thousands of toothpicks to build a rendition of San Francisco, California.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Midwest Storms Produce Heavy Rains, Tornadoes

Severe storms across the Midwest have produced heavy rains and tornadoes.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

U.S. Christians Urged to Pray for Iran Church

The pastor of an Iranian church in the U.S. is asking American Christians to pray for the church in Iran during this crisis.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

China Sells U.S. Treasury Bonds

China is selling some its U.S. treasury bonds over concerns of the future of the dollar.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Bush Takes Aim at Obama Policies

Former President George W. Bush has made clear he disagrees with some of President Obama's policies.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

NYC Residents Angry over Racy Calvin Klein Ad

More people are demanding that a sexually explicit Calvin Klein billboard in New York City be taken down.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Iranians Continue Mass Demonstrations, Protests

Demonstrators in Iran continue to openly defy President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for the fourth straight day.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

President Obama's Remarks on Same-Sex Partner Benefits

President Obama's Remarks on Same-Sex Partner Benefits

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Robertson Gives Tips on Financial Prosperity

CBN's Dr. Pat Robertson stresses the importance of understanding money while not allowing it to overwhelm other things in life.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

FCC Nominee: No Censoring Political Speech

Even if Obama and Congress don't launch an all-out effort to reinstate the Fairness Doctrine, some media experts believe there could be a stealth campaign to limit conservative speech.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Israeli Hi-Tech Makes Waves at Paris Expo

Several Israeli inventions made waves at the 48th Paris Air Show, with twelve Israeli companies featuring their advanced aerial technology.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

DePass Apologizes for First Lady 'Gorilla' Comment

A South Carolina Republican activist says he was just joking when he compared a gorilla to one of First Lady Michelle Obama's ancestors.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

GOP Senator Steps Down After Admitting Affair

Republican Sen. John Ensign is handing over his senior leadership post in the Senate.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

PBS Bans New Religious Programming

The Public Broadcasting Network is banning its stations from airing any new religious programming.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Racy Calvin Klein Ad Too Hot for New York

A Calvin Klein ad in New York City has residents questioning if the company has gone too far.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

More on Iran's Election Protests

Reporter Barbara Slavin, foreign editor for The Washington Times, gives her insight on the election protests in Iran.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Israeli Military Develops Robot Snake

The Israeli government has a new line of defense on the battlefield, and it is called "the snake."

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Israel's FM in U.S. To Discuss Palestinian State

These will be the highest level talks since Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu first proposed the idea Sunday.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Delays, Disputes Slow Progess of Health Care Bill

President Obama's health care plan is meeting with resistance in Congress.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Atty. Gen. Calls for Tougher Hate Crimes Laws

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder wants Congress to pass tougher hate crimes laws, citing three recent incidents including the killing of an abortion doctor.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Okla. Senator Questions Stimulus Fund Projects

Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn is questioning whether 100 projects across America should get federal stimulus money.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

House Dems Approve War Funding Measure

House Democrats have approved a $106 billion war funding measure without any Republican support.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Iran's Revolutionary Guard Warns Online Media

The country's most powerful military force warned of a crackdown against online media in its first pronouncement on the deepening election crisis.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Same-Sex Partners to Get Fed Benefits

President Barack Obama is extending benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

FDA Warns Zicam Can Damage Sense of Smell

The FDA warned consumers Wednesday to stop using Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel and Spray because it can permanently damage their sense of smell.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

A Look at Homegrown Islamic Terror

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross talks about the increasing number of "homegrown" terrorists and the threat they pose.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

U.S. Journalists Admit Guilt in N. Korea

Two U.S. journalists have admitted to crossing into North Korea illegally.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

DC Residents Don't Get Vote on Gay Marriage

The Washington DC Board of Elections has decided residents won't get to vote on whether to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Heavy Rainfall Continues Over Parts of Missouri

The St. Louis, Missouri region has received three inches of rain, and the River des Peres has overflowed, which caused the flooding of many low-lying roadways.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

House to Vote on War Spending Bill

The House was set to vote Tuesday on a $106 billion war spending bill.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Gas Prices Continue to Rise Despite Weak Demand

Prices at the pump are now up almost two-thirds since the beginning of the year.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Dr. Charles Dunn on Obama's Healthcare Reform

Dr. Charles Dunn of Regent University talked to CBN News about the political challenges President Obama faces in passing healthcare reform.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

World Stock Markets Try to Recover From Hit

Stock markets around the world are trying to recover from a big hit Monday.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Gallup Poll: Conservatism Dominant in U.S.

More Americans call themselves conservatives than any other political label.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Study: Family Time Drops as Internet Use Rises

The University of Southern California reports 28 percent of Americans say they spend less time with family members in their house.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Letterman Apologizes to Palin for Off Color Joke

Talk show host David Letterman has apologized to Alaska governor Sarah Palin for a joke he made about one of her daughters.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Obama, Lee Discuss N. Korea Nuclear Threat

Obama met with South Korea's leader Tuesday at the White House to discuss North Korea's nuclear threat.

 

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Obama Presents Healthcare Plan to AMA

President Obama presented his plans for changing the country's health care system to the nation's doctors Monday.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Was Iran's Election Fair?

CBN News spoke with Josh Goodman of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies about the uproar in Iran over the election results.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Recent Shooting Coverage Raises Questions

Recent shootings in the U.S. have been labeled acts of "domestic terrorism," but are the media treating every violent crime fairly in news converage?

Monday, June 15, 2009

Israeli Prime Minister's Speech

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's address at Bar-Ilan University in its entirety.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Foreign Hostages Killed in Yemen

Three foreign workers have been killed in Yemen.  Six other foreign workers, including three children, are still missing.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Creation Museum Draws Unexpected Crowds

The number of people going to The Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky. is exceeding what was anticipated.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Gen. McChrystal Takes Command in Afghanistan

Gen. Stanley McChrystal, a four-star American general with a long history in elite special operations, took charge of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan on Monday.

Monday, June 15, 2009

U.S., S. Korea Locate N. Korea Nuke Test Sites

The U.S. and South Korea have pinpointed 11 underground sites in North Korea where it could conduct a third nuclear test, ahead of summit talks.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Iran's Supreme Leader Calls for Vote Fraud Probe

In a stunning turnaround, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ordered an investigation into claims of election fraud.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Scarborough: GOP Must Reform or Die

The number one question plaguing the Republican Party these days is, where do they go from here? Talk Show host Joe Scarborough warns that the GOP must reform or die.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Finding Justice for N. Korea's Christians

Todd Nettleton of the Voice of the Martyrs talks about the threat North Korea made against the ministry and the suffering Christians are facing in that country.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Obama Ready to Roll Out Financial Overhaul

The Obama Administration is proposing an overhaul of the financial system.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Gas Leak to Blame for NC Factory Explosion

Federal investigators now say a natural gas leak caused a deadly explosion at a North Carolina food factory.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Letterman's Palin Joke Sparks National Debate

Palin called Letterman's jokes "sexually-perverted comments" that "contributes to the atrociously high rate of sexual exploitation of minors by older men."

Friday, June 12, 2009

Freedom Coalition Brings Hope to N. Korea

North Korea is one of the most repressive regimes in the world where there is no political or religious freedom.

Friday, June 12, 2009

UK Politicians Under Fire in Scandal

Politicians in the United Kingdom are under fire from all directions.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Bush Sr. Celebrates 85th Birthday by Sky-diving

Friday is the 85th birthday of former President George H.W. Bush, and he plans to celebrate it in high-flying fashion.

Friday, June 12, 2009

U.S. Officials Against Transfer of Detainees

The Washington Times reports that U.S. military intelligence officials are against transfering certain Gitmo detainees. But they are staying quiet about it.

Friday, June 12, 2009

U.S Holocaust Memorial Reopens After Attack

The U.S Holocaust Memorial museum is back open after a day of mourning for a slain security guard.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Cross-Shaped Tree Impacts Ind. Hospital

A tree in the shape of a cross outside of a hospital in Evansville, Indiana is having a big impact.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Doctors: Rear Facing Car Seats Safer for Kids

Some doctors in Great Britain are suggesting a safer method when it comes to protecting small children in the car.

Friday, June 12, 2009

War-Funding Bill Back in Congress

A war-funding bill is back on track in Congress after a flare-up, Thursday over the Gitmo detainees.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Swine Flu Vaccine to Arrive in the Fall

The swine flu vaccine will arrive this Fall, when flu season hits.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Israelis Oppose Settlement Construction Halt

Israelis Oppose Settlement Construction Halt

Friday, June 12, 2009

Politicians' Faith in Politics: Strategy or Sincerity?

President Bush was known as a devout Christian while in office and he sometimes came under attack for mixing faith and politics.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Administration to Reform Executive Pay

The Obama Administration and some Democrats in congress are trying to rein in hefty executive compensation packages.

Friday, June 12, 2009

OB Provides Relief for Waterless Haitian Hospital

A hospital in Haiti treats more than 200 patients a day, but has no running water.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Republicans Challenge Gay Rights Promotion

Republicans on Capitol Hill are speaking out against a plan they say would promote gay rights around the world.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Christians Ministering to Plant Explosion Survivors

Christians are working in shifts to minister to the survivors of an explosion Tuesday at a North Carolina food plant.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Chinese Muslims Once at Gitmo, Now in Bermuda

Four Chinese Muslims once held at Guantanamo Bay are resettling into their new home in Bermuda.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

PA Family Hangs Teen 'Collaborator'

A Palestinian family tortured and killed a teenage son suspected of "collaborating" with Israel.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Digital TV Changes Explained

How the TV Guardian works and how the change to digital television will affect it.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Crystal Cathedral Founder Passes Ministry Baton

The founder of the Crystal Cathedral is passing his leadership role to his eldest daughter.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Somalia Trains First Naval Force in Decades

Somalia is fighting back against piracy.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

New Robots Help in the Kitchen

The Jetsons are looking more and more like real life, these days.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Venezuela Bans Coke-Zero

The nation of Venezuela has decided to ban Coke Zero.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Teacher Sues School for $1 Million

An Ohio school teacher has filed a $1 million federal lawsuit, after being fired over accusations that he preached Christianity in class.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

DTV Transition Arrives: Are You Prepared?

After years of talk, the deadline to make the switch from analog to digital television is finally here.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Quick Hits: Suzanne Scholte on North Korea

In this edition of Quick Hits, CBN News Senior Reporter George Thomas interviews Suzanne Scholte of the North Korean Freedom Coalition.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Mattress Worth a Million Tossed by Accident

An Israeli woman has mistakenly thrown away a mattress worth a million dollars.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Foreclosures Drop, Still Considered High

Housing foreclosures dropped in May falling six percent from April.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

FBI Watching Right-Wing Terror Groups

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has been putting greater emphasis on right-wing terrorist threats in recent weeks.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Doctor to Perform Third Term Abortions in Kansas

A Nebraska doctor says he'll perform third term abortions in Kansas after the recent killing of abortionist Dr. George Tiller.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

UCLA Student Gets OK to Thank Jesus

An official at UCLA now says it's okay for a student to thank Jesus in a personal statement to be read during graduation.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Prejean: Gay Marriage Answer Cost Calif. Crown

Carrie Prejean is telling the media that her answer on gay marriage has cost her the Miss California crown.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Recruiter Shooting Suspect Justifies Actions

A Muslim convert who's accused of fatally shooting a soldier at an Arkansas military recruiter center, is defending his actions.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

D.C. Voters May Have Say on Gay Marriage

A group of conservative Christians has asked the D.C. board of elections to let Washington city voters have a say on gay marriage.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Air France Passengers Linked to Terrorism

Two passengers on the Air France flight that crashed into the Atlantic last month may have links to Islamic terrorism.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Autistic Girl Wows Audience at NBA Finals

The NBA finals are underway, but a 7-year-old girl with autism is stealing some of the spotlight from the basketball players.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Miss California Loses Her Crown

Pageant owner Donald Trump issued a statement saying she was not fulfilling her duties as Miss California.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

New Ice Cream Flavor Created by 10-Year-Old

Now there is proof that a sweet idea can really pay off, even if it's from a kid.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

White Supremacist Kills Holocaust Museum Guard

An elderly man opened fire at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, in an apparent attack rooted in racism.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Sotomayor's Brother Talks about Her Success

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's brother spoke about his sister's possible rise to the nation's highest court.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Chinese Gitmo Detainees Have New Home

There are 17 Guantanamo detainees that will soon have a new home.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Big Banks Set to Pay Back Bailout Funds

Ten of the nation's biggest banks are set to pay back government bailout money.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Severe Weather Spreads from Coast to Coast

Severe weather has taken its toll on communities from coast to coast.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Sleep-deprivation, Obesity Linked in Kids, Teens

Obesity in kids and teens is directly linked to being sleep deprived, according to a new study published in Science Daily.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Megachurch Goers Wealthier, but Stingier

Those who attend Megachurches are younger, wealthier and better educated than the folks who go to other Protestant churches.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Creigh Deeds to Run for Governor in Va.

Creigh Deeds will be the Democratic candidate for governor in Virginia this fall.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Cash for Clunkers: Bill Passes to Boost Car Sales

The House has passed a bill to boost lagging car sales and get old gas guzzlers off the road at the same time.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Airman Surprises Daughter after Year in Iraq

Master Sergeant Joseph Myers surprised his 10-year-old daughter Hannah at school after being deployed in Iraq for a year.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Sotomayor Confirmation Hearings to Begin in July

Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearings are scheduled to start in just over a month.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Will D.C. Voters Get to Decide on Gay Marriage?

Election supervisors in Washington D.C. are holding a special meeting Wednesday to decide if voters will get to decide on gay marriage.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

N. Korean Banks Accused of Illegal Transactions

Up to 20 North Korean bank accounts are suspected of being involved in illegal transactions.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Israeli, U.S. Officials Discuss 'Natural Growth'

U.S envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell is in Jerusalem meeting with Israeli officials.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

George Tiller the Martyr?

Washington Times religion reporter Julia Duin covered Tiller and spoke with CBN News about how some Christians have labeled him a martyr.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Judges Rule Against Ten Commandments Display

The recent decision to ban a Ten Commandments display at a Oklahoma courthouse has sparked concern among religious rights groups.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Churches Bringing God to Twitter

Twitter is the latest social-networking site to causing a stir in cyberspace, and now churches are even getting involved.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Pakistan Hotel Bombing Under Investigation

Investigators searched a wrecked luxury hotel in northwestern Pakistan for evidence Wednesday after a bold suicide bombing killed 11 people.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Huckabee: God Holds Christians Responsible

Hundreds of believers gathered at Rock Church in Virginia Beach, Va., where former Arkansas Gov. Huckabee challenged them to get out of the boat -- and stop living comfortable Christian lives.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

The Longest Baseball Game Ever Played?

The game lasted 36 straight hours and took 101 innings to play and involved 817 kids.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

FBI Will Continue to Use Informants in Mosques

FBI Director Robert Mueller says his agency will continue to use informants inside American mosques, despite complaints from Muslim organizations.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

U.S. Releases Iraqi Militia Leader

The U.S. has released an Iraqi Shiite militia leader who is accused in the 2007 killing of five American soldiers.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

IDF Foils Attack at Gaza Border

Israel Defense Forces troops foiled a major terror attack near the Karni crossing with the Gaza Strip.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

U.S. Envoy Visits Israel to Resume Peace Talks

U.S. Envoy George Mitchell is in the Middle East pushing for a quick restart of peace talks.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Europeans Make Switch to Right in EU Elections

Europeans took a political lurch to the right over the weekend. Voters in 27 countries their cast ballots for candidates to fill the 736 seats in the European Parliament.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Chinese Leaders Concerned About U.S. Deficit

Top Chinese leaders are worried about the enormous U.S. federal deficit and they are looking to diversify their foreign currency holdings away from the dollar.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Abortion Doctor's Clinic to Close for Good

A lawyer for murdered abortionist Dr. George Tiller says the doctor's clinic will be 'permanently closed.'

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Gas Prices Rise: Good or Bad for the Economy?

Gas prices have gone up ten cents in the past week alone.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Families Ask N. Korea to Show Compassion

The families of two American journalists sentenced to 12 years in a North Korean labor prison are expressing concerns about the women's health.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Lawmakers Call for More Banks Stress Tests

A previous test put banks though a series of worst case scenarios. But now independent investigators say those scenarios didn't go far enough.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

WV Court Grants Custody of Girl to Lesbian Couple

The ruling overturns a judge's order that the girl be placed with a heterosexual couple that might adopt her.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Newt Gingrich Talks about the Role of Christians Today

CBN News spoke with former House speaker Newt Gingrich about his participation in the Rediscovering God in America event this past weekend.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Inside the Rediscovering God in America Event

Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich, Lou Engle and others gathered n Virginia Beach this weekend for the Rediscovering God in America event.

Monday, June 08, 2009

U.S. Pressures Israel to Start Talks

U.S. PresidentObama instructed Mideast envoy George Mitchell to pressure Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to restart negotiations with the Palestinians immediately.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Gingrich, Daughter Give Tips for a Successful Life

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and his daughter, Jackie, have teamed up to share the life principles that have meant the most to them.

Monday, June 08, 2009

China Defends Anti-Porn Software Requirement

China is requiring personal computers sold in the country to carry software that blocks online pornography and other Web sites.

Monday, June 08, 2009

WV Supreme Court Grants Custody to Lesbians

The West Virginia Supreme Court has granted custody of an 18-month-old foster child to a lesbian couple.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Supreme Court to Rule in Notable Cases

This could be a busy week at the Supreme Court. Rulings are expected, any day now, in several notable cases.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Broadway's Best Honored at 63rd Tony Awards

It was a big night on Broadway as live theatre's best were honored at the 63rd annual Tony Awards.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Casting Crowns: Casting Nets in N. Korea Part II

One of the most popular Christian music groups in the world was recently invited to perform inside North Korea.  This is the second part of a two-part interview. 

Monday, June 08, 2009

Laura Bush 'Proud' of Supreme Court Nominee

Former First Lady Laura Bush weighed in, Monday, on Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to be the next Supreme Court justice.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Citizen Militias in Pakistan Fight Taliban

A local police chief says as many as 1,600 tribesman are now taking part in the militia.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Hot Dog! Chicago Man Devours 25 in Contest

We all know that gluttony is a sin -- but that didn't seem to stop some competitors in Minnesota, this weekend.

Monday, June 08, 2009

90-Year-Old Woman Receives High School Diploma

A 90-year-old Chicago woman who dropped out of high school to support her family during the Great Depression, has now received her diploma.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Conservative Parties Take Victories in Europe

Conservative parties scored victories in the European parliament election despite a record low turnout.
   

Monday, June 08, 2009

Funerals Begin for Victims of Mexico Daycare Fire

Parents and family members of the victims filled churches to pay their respects.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Will Cutting Interest Rates Have Opposite Effect?

The government's plans to cut interest rates seem to having the opposite effect.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Violence Flares-up on Israel-Gaza Border

Violence on the Israel-Gaza border has left four Palestinian gunmen dead on Monday.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Hundreds Mourn Slain Late-term Abortion Provider

Hundreds of people gathered this week-end for the funeral of slain late-term abortion provider Dr. George Tiller.

Saturday, June 06, 2009

FDA Weighs Approval of Psychiatric Drugs for Kids

Three blockbuster psychiatric drugs currently approved for adults also appear to work in adolescents.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Remembering D-Day Hero Rocco Russo

In 1995, CBN News interviewed Rocco Russo, 51 years after he landed on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944 -- D-Day.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Bells to Stop Ringing at Phoenix Church

A church bishop in a Phoenix neighborhood served jail time for ringing his church bells.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Deadly Suicide Bomb Rocks Mosque in Pakistan

The government says a suicide bomber is to blame for the attack on a mosque near Peshawar.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Tiller's Funeral Set for Saturday

Hundreds of people are expected to attend funeral services Saturday for late term abortionist George Tiller.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Gas-powered Bus Bursts into Flames in China

At least 25 people are dead and dozens hurt after a natural gas-powered commuter bus burst into flames in southwestern China.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Lebanon to Hold Crucial Elections Sunday

Voters will decide between the Iranian and Syrian-backed Hezbollah party and a Sunni-led coalition that is supported by the United States.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Cholera Rages in Zimbabwe

The situation in Zimbabwe is going from bad to worse.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Spacewalk Begins to Install Docking Port

A spacewalk has begun on the international space station.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Casting Crowns: Casting Nets in North Korea

You wouldn't think this would be a positive time in U.S.- North Korean relations. But this past April, the Christian music group Casting Crowns was invited to perform inside North Korea.

 

Friday, June 05, 2009

God Judging America? Engle Urges Church to Pray

Is God judging America? Some say the rise of liberal social policies and the spread of gay marriage is proof.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Hispanic Leader Warns Obama on DOMA

An Hispanic-American Christian leader says President Obama risks alienating those voters if he threatens traditional marriage.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Health Care Reform Deal Takes Hit

President Obama's hopes for a bipartisan health care reform deal have taken a hit.

Friday, June 05, 2009

OB Gives to Calif. Couple's Feeding Ministry

A California couple is inviting the hungry to join them in their home for dinner just like they have every night for about 25 years.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Study: Exercise May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

A new study shows that exercise for over an hour may reduce the risk of breast cancer for women over 30-years-old.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Million Dollar Coupon for Fla. Mansion

A mansion has been on the market for over a year in Fort Myers, Fla. and there is an ultimate coupon for bargain shoppers.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Former Countrywide Chief Charged with Fraud

Federal regulators have charged the former chief of Countrywide Financial with fraud and illegal insider trading.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Unemployment Rates Hits 9.4 Percent

The nation's unemployment rate rose again in May hitting 9.4 percent.

Friday, June 05, 2009

France Urges 'Prudence' in Search for Debris

Investigators are now looking closely at the airspeed of Air France flight 447, trying to determine why it went down.

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Muslims Happy with Obama's Speech

Muslim reaction to U.S. President Barack Obama's speech, delivered in Cairo Thursday morning, was very positive.

Thursday, June 04, 2009

San Diego Backs off Couple Hosting Bible Studies

San Diego County has withdrawn a citation issued to a couple holding weekly Bible studies at their home.

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Statue Honors Fmr. President Reagan

Nancy Reagan joined lawmakers and government officials to unveil a statue of her husband's likeness.

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Chinese Student Leader Remembers Tiananmen

Bob Fu remembers well those days in 1989 -- he was a student leader in the Tiananmen protests.

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Health Care Plan Requires All to Buy Insurance

President Obama's plans to overhaul the health care system would require all Americans to buy health insurance.

Thursday, June 04, 2009

New Hampshire Gov Signs Gay Marriage Bill

New Hampshire has become the sixth state to legalize same-sex marriage.

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Air France Says No Hope for Survivors

Air France has told families of passengers on Flight 447 that the jetliner broke apart and they must abandon hope that anyone survived.

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Obama: 'New Beginning Between U.S., Muslims'

President Barack Obama called for a "new beginning between the United States and Muslims" Thursday in Cairo, Egypt.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Gov't Posts Sensitive List of U.S. Nuclear Sites

The U.S. government is now saying that the accidental online posting of a list of nuclear facilities did not compromise national security.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Experts Warn Parents to Limit Kids' Media Time

Experts are warning parents to limit their kids' access to computers, TV and video games.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

White House Honors Ronald Reagan

The White House is giving the late president Ronald Reagan a special honor.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Obama Proclaims June Gay Pride Month

He signed a proclamation that praises lesbians, gays, bisexuals and trans-gendered people for living their lives more openly today than ever before.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

New Hampshire Legalizes Gay Marriage

New Hampshire's governor officially signed gay marriage legislation into law, Wednesday, making the state the sixth to redefine its definition of marriage.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Suspect Charged in Abortion Doctor's Murder

CBN News has an update to the murder case of the late-term abortion Dr. George Tiller.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

More Debris from Crashed Air France Jet Found

A French accident investigator said Wednesday there were no signs of problems with Air France Flight 447 before takeoff.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Ex-Mobster Shares Amazing Testimony

Once dubbed the "Prince of the Mafia," after becoming a believer in Christ, he's now known as the "Born Again Don."

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Kim Jong Il Names Youngest Son as Successor

It's been announced that 26-year-old Kim Jong Un will eventually succeed his father.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Israel Conducts Largest-Ever Civil Defense Drill

The drill is part of a five-day exercise aimed at testing the country's readiness for an enemy military strike.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Conan O'Brien Takes Reins of 'The Tonight Show'

There has been a changing of the guard at one of televison's most iconic shows.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Obama Bound for Arab World, Set to Give Speech

President Obama is continuing his efforts to improve ties with the Muslim world.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

How Will GM Employees Deal With Future?

How will General Motors employees will deal with their uncertain futures?

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Supreme Court Nominee on Capitol Hill - Day 2

President Obama and Senate Democrats are pushing for a quick confirmation so she can take the seat of Justice David Souter, who will retire soon.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Police Investigating Tiller Murder Suspect

Authorities are searching for more information about the man accused of killing late-term abortion Dr. George Tiller in his church Sunday morning.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Pro-Life Groups Gather Against Tiller Murder

The Christian Defense Coalition and other pro-life groups gathered Monday morning in front of the U.S. Supreme Court to condemn Sunday's murder of late-term abortion Dr. George Tiller.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Talking to Terrorists and Israel's Future

Part 3 - Reporter Aaron Klein discusses the possibilities of a peace deal between Israel and Syria, and his experiences interviewing Islamic terrorists face-to-face.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Decisions Harming the Jewish State?

Part 2 - Reporter Aaron Klein discusses some of the Israeli government's recent actions. Klein explains how they are actually harming the Jewish State.

Monday, June 01, 2009

The Iranian Threat to Israel

Part 1 - CBN News Terrorism Analyst Erick Stakelbeck recently sat down with reporter Aaron Klein, the Jerusalem bureau chief for Worldnetdaily.com

Monday, June 01, 2009

Hasselbeck of 'The View' Talks Faith, Health

CBN News recently sat down with Hasselbeck at the ABC Studios in New York City where she shares tips from her new book on living gluten-free.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Congress Starts Healthcare Overhaul

This week is the start of efforts in washington to overhaul the nation's healthcare system.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Geithner: Global Recession Losing Force

U.S. Treasury Secretary Geithner says the global recession seems to be losing force and the financial system is "starting to heal."

Monday, June 01, 2009

Aloha Islam Day? Hawaii Decision Faces Backlash

Hawaii's decision to have a special "Islam Day" is now causing a backlash.

Monday, June 01, 2009

PM: New Envoy for Shalit Negotiations

Netanyahu appointed Hagai Hadas to lead negotiations for the release of captured Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Cpl. Gilad Shalit.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Hamas: Fight the Palestinian Authority

Hamas called on the Arab population to fight PA security forces in the same way they fight the Israeli "occupation."

Monday, June 01, 2009

PM: No Freeze on Natural Growth

Netanyahu is sticking by his decision to allow construction in existing Israeli settlements in the West Bank to accommodate natural growth.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Debate Continues over Sotomayor's Impartiality

Republicans are offering mixed signals on the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Hurricane Season Begins: Are You Prepared?

The North Atlantic Hurricane season starts Monday, affecting close to 36 million Americans that live in regions of the U.S. that could be affected by hurricanes.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Obama Outlines Plan to Help GM Survive

President Obama pushed General Motors into bankruptcy Monday and said it was part of a "viable achievable plan that will give this iconic company a chance to rise again."

Monday, June 01, 2009

Missing Jet Hit Thunderstorms Over Atlantic

Brazilian authorities are conducting a search and rescue mission off of Brazil's northwestern coast, looking for Air France Flight 447.

Monday, June 01, 2009

NV Lawmakers Give Domestic Partners Rights

The Nevada legislature voted Sunday to override the governor's veto of a domestic partner bill.

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Pro-life Leaders Respond to Tiller Shooting

The pro-life community on Sunday denounced the killing of late-term abortion Dr. George Tiller in Wichita, Kan.

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Abortion Doc. Tiller Shot, Suspect in Custody

Police have arrested a 51-year-old suspect who is being held about 170 miles from Wicita, Kan. The suspect's name has not been released.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Sotomayor's Abortion Views Raise Concerns

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's views on abortion are raising more questions from both sides of the debate.

Friday, May 29, 2009

New Ad Airing in NY Fights Same-Sex Marriage

A new ad hits the airwaves in New York to fight same-sex marriage.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Chrysler in Bankruptcy Court, GM Next?

Chrysler in bankruptcy court and General Motors could be headed there next.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Economy Shrinks Less: Credit to Stimulus?

The Commerce Department reports the economy shrank less than expected in the first quarter of 2009.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Global Crisis Inflaming Human Rights Abuses

The world economic crisis is inflaming human rights abuses around the world, according to a new report from Amnesty International.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Israel Rebuffs Clinton's Call

Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev responded to Hillary Clinton's demand that Israel halt natural growth in its communities in Judea and Samaria.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Foreign Officials Flock to Preparedness Drill

Israel's Home Front Command will host some 70 senior military personnel and defense officials during next week's nationwide emergency preparedness drill.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Hamas: Avenge Commander's Death

Senior Hamas officials gave the green light to its operatives in Judea and Samaria to avenge the death of Abdel Majid Dudin.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Ahmadinejad: 'Holocaust West's Achilles Heel'

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said "the Holocaust is the West's Achilles heel and its biggest weakness."

Friday, May 29, 2009

OB Reaches Out to Brazil Flood Victims

A large dam ruptured in Brazil killing four people, leaving 11 missing and destroying atleast 120 homes.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Hundreds Homeless after Quake Hits C. America

Hundreds of people in Central America are homeless after Thursday's deadly earthquake.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Fmr. President Bush Reflects on Presidency

Bush spoke Thursday at Lake Michigan College and to the economic club of Southwestern Michigan.

Friday, May 29, 2009

North Korea Fires 6th Short-Range Missile

North Korea has fired another short-range missile, according to the South Korean government.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Debate Over Who Sotomayor is a Sensitive One

Discussions about Sotomayor and her ethnicity, gender and tax bracket carry risks for supporters and detractors.

Friday, May 29, 2009

White House Calls for 'Cyber Czar'

Obama says the nation for too long has failed to adequately protect the security of its computer networks, and he will name a new cyber czar to take on the job.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Record-High Soldier Suicide Prompts Action

A suicide prevention program is underway for soldiers of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Ky.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

How Do Kids Keep Minds Sharp over Summer?

What can parents do to keep their kids from forgetting everything they learned during the school year?

Thursday, May 28, 2009

National Spelling Bee Goes into Final Round

The National Spelling Bee goes into the final round Thursday and the competitors are facing intense pressure... that's P-R-E-S-S-U-R-E.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Author Exposes Technology's 'Dumbest Generation'

Mark Bauerlein author of The Dumbest Generation says the digital age stupefies the young generation.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Reports Suggest Economy Has Turned Corner

Orders for manufactured goods rise and jobless claims fall.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Hong Kong Opens Noah's Ark Replica Site

A life-size replica of Noah's Ark is now on display for the public to tour on a 270,000 square-foot site on Ma Wan Island.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

U.S. Lawmakers in Damascus

U.S. lawmakers arrived in Damascus to meet with Syrian President Bashar Assad and other government officials on Thursday morning.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Amnesty Int'l. Blasts Israel for Gaza Operation

Amnesty International's 2009 annual report condemned Israel's three-week military operation in the Gaza Strip in January.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Sr. Hamas Commander Killed in Firefight

Hamas commander Abdel Majid Dudin, on the IDF's (Israel Defense Forces) most-wanted list for the past 14 years, was killed by Israeli forces.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Netanyahu Welcomes 'Arab Participation'

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said he would encourage Arab countries to get involved in the Middle East peace process.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Policymakers Seek National Sales Tax

Some policymakers in Washington are thinking about creating a national sales tax.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Police Use GPS to Track Criminals

Police are increasingly using Global Positioning Systems to track and catch criminals.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Muslim Charity Members Sentenced to Prison

Members of the former Muslim charity known as the Holy Land Foundation have been sentenced to prison.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

GM Says Bondholders Support Sweetened Offer

General Motor's bondholders have agreed to a new deal, but experts say it won't keep the automaker out of bankruptcy.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Tensions Rise Over North Korea's Threats

North Korea has renounced the 1953 truce with the South and has threatened to strike any ships that tries to intercept its vessels.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

More on California's Recent Prop 8 Ruling

The Alliance Defense Fund played a large role in representing Proposition 8 supporters facing court battles in California.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Myanmar Pro-Democracy Leader Awaits Ruling

In the southeast Asian nation of Myanmar, testimony is expected to conclude this week in the trial of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Pentagon: Gitmo Detainees Return to Terrorism

A new report by the pentagon indicates that former Guantanamo Bay prisoners are returning to terrorism.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Ya'alon: 'From the Ground Up'

Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Ya'alon (Likud) believes the approach to Palestinian aspirations for independent statehood must be built from the foundation up.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Netanyahu Delays European Trip

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu postponed visits to Paris and Rome, originally scheduled for next week.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Jordan Slams Alternate Two-State Bill

Jordanian officials were furious with a bill submitted by Israeli MK (member of Knesset) Arieh Eldad.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Economists Believe Recession Will End in '09

The nation's top economic forecasters predict the economic recession will end later this year.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Deadly Car Bombing Kills Dozens in Pakistan

Gunmen detonated a car bomb near police and intelligence agency offices in Lahore on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Barak: Iran and Outposts Not Connected

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak (Labor) told the High Court that no connection exists between the Iranian nuclear arms program and dismantling Jewish outposts.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

'Der Spiegel' Journalist Defends Article

Der Spiegel reporter said he stands behind his newspaper's article.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Chrysler in Bankruptcy Court, GM Might Be Next

Chrysler is in bankruptcy court Wednesday, asking to sell-off it's assets to Italian car-marker Fiat.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Defiant N. Korea Restarts Nuclear Plant

North Korea faces international condemnation in the wake of a second nuclear test and the restart of its nuclear plant. 

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Will Sotomayor Legislate from the Bench?

As President Barack Obama named Judge Sonia Sotomayor as his first nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, conservatives raised concerns over her judicial philosophy.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Discussing N. Korea's Nuke Tests

CBN News Terrorism Analyst Erick Stakelbeck gives his insight on North Korea's latest round of nuclear missile tests.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Deputy FM to Honduras Next Week

Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon will travel to Honduras next week to attend a meeting of the Organization of American States.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

India Receives First Israeli Phalcon

The first of three Israeli-made Phalcon aircraft touched down at Jamnagar Airbase in western India on Monday.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Nasrallah: Israel Behind Accusations

Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah accused Israel of instigating a report in Germany's Der Spiegel newspaper.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

How to Win When You Lose Your Job

Author and columnist Will La Veist spoke with CBN News about what a person should do after losing their job.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Livni Forms 'Shadow Cabinet'

Kadima party chairwoman and former foreign minister Tzipi Livni announced the formation of a 'shadow cabinet' to more actively oppose the work of the Netanyahu government.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

State Dept. to Set Policy on Gay Partner Benefits

The State Department is set to make a new policy giving gay partners of U.S. diplomats many of the same benefits as married couples.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Violence in Iraq Surges ahead of U.S. Withdrawal

Iraq has seen a surge in violence in recent days.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Boy to Get Chemo, Stay with Parents

The Minnesota parents who refused chemotherapy for their 13-year-old son because of religious beliefs have now agreed to allow the treatment.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Colin Powell Fires Back at Republican Criticism

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is saying he's still a Republican despite voting for President Obama in November.

Monday, May 25, 2009

GOP Holds Filibuster Card for High Court Nominee

The Senate's number two Republican says there might be a filibuster of President Obama's Supreme Court nominee.

Friday, May 22, 2009

TD Jakes Discusses Role of Religion in Culture

Recently, CBN News sat down with the bishop to discuss the role of religion in today's culture.

Friday, May 22, 2009

W.H. Reviewing Don't Ask, Don't Tell

The White House is pushing ahead with plans to allow homosexuals to serve openly in the military.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Service Members Honored at Arlington Cemetery

In Washington service members honored those buried at Arlington National Cemetery.