John Waage has covered politics and analyzed elections for CBN New since 1980, including primaries, conventions, and general elections.
He also analyzes the convulsive politics of the Middle East.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
The first Israeli poll conducted after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress shows he may have gained slightly in the tight race to lead the next government.
Friday, February 27, 2015
Jews will soon celebrate Purim, a festival commemorating the deliverance of the Jews from an evil anti-Semite in Persia, ancient Iran, sought to annihilate them as a people.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
At a Washington conference on extremism last week, President Obama claimed the world's terror threats were not rooted in Islam.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
As the Islamic State murders more Christians and other "infidels" and vows to take its holy war to Rome, what is their ultimate goal and how does this fit in with biblical prophecy?
Friday, February 13, 2015
Elie Wiesel, an American Nobel Peace Prize winner and survivor of the Holocaust, is featured in a new full-page ad supporting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech on Iran to Congress.
Sunday, February 08, 2015
Participants in the first gathering of FIRM, the Fellowship of Israel-Related Ministries, closed their three-day summit Friday evening.
Friday, February 06, 2015
A group of Christians and Messianic Jews is concerned about the growing hatred of Jews around the world.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Two U.S. lawmakers are investigating whether the president has "launched a political campaign" against Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and whether U.S. taxpayers are helping to fund it.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
American Pastor Saeed Abedini, who is imprisoned in Iran, has sent a letter to President Barack Obama thanking him for visiting his family last week.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Despite a recent flare-up on the northern border, Israel has been relatively quiet since the Gaza war ended last summer.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Israel has reacted strongly against a decision by the International Criminal Court to investigate possible war crimes committed by Israel and the Palestinians during the fighting last summer in the Gaza Strip.
Friday, January 09, 2015
The terrorist attack in Paris is a bleak reminder that Western values are under assault, with journalists being front and center in that battle.
Friday, January 02, 2015
Palestinians are putting more diplomatic pressure on Israel, including attempts to forge ahead with war crimes charges against the Jewish state. What could all this mean for Israel's future?
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Secretary John Kerry will not publicly address whether America will use its veto power in the U.N. Security Council to thwart unilateral Palestinian actions.
Monday, December 15, 2014
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled to Rome Monday to meet with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at least partially silenced critics by winning a secret Likud vote Thursday to move the party's primaries up to December 31.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Israeli battalions and border police were in extra force one day after the death of Ziad Abu Ain. Witnesses say Israeli soldiers beat Palestinian cabinet member. But in a video, he appears to be having a heart incident.
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
The U.S. has quietly accused Iran of shopping for some components of a plutonium bomb.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The remarkable story of the Machal pilots is the subject of a new Spielberg documentary--not Steven Spielberg, but his sister, Nancy.
Monday, November 24, 2014
When former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson delved into Fast and Furious, reported on the Obamacare rollout, and then tried to uncover the truth about Benghazi, something began to happen.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
As Israelis mourned the latest murders of four rabbis praying in their synagogue and buried the dead, some Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate the killings.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Friday, November 14, 2014
The Democrat-controlled Senate defeated a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Judicial Watch says it has filed suit against the FCC for access to "any and all records" pertaining to an FCC pilot study of how the news media make editorial decisions concerning story coverage.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Two leading U.S. senators have called for the Obama administration not to ignore Congress in its pursuit of a nuclear weapons agreement with Iran.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
More than a week after Election Day, the Associated Press has declared Republican Dan Sullivan the winner in a closely contested U.S. Senate race over incumbent Democrat Mark Begich.
Monday, November 10, 2014
'Hatikva,' a poem set to an old Romanian folk tune, has echoed in the places where Jews gathered and shared the longing for a return to their covenant land.
Monday, November 03, 2014
Thursday, October 30, 2014
In a deeply divided nation, both Democrats and Republicans surprisingly agree on the central issue: the Obama presidency is on the ballot, even if he is not.
If the White House isn't held to account for benign neglect of the world's most dangerous regimes at the expense of Israel, this nation and all its allies can expect to pay a much steeper price in chaos and disruption.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The intense battle for the U.S. Senate has understandably dominated the country's attention for the 2014 midterm elections.
Monday, October 27, 2014
In just a little more than a week, all of the ballots counted in the 2014 Midterm Elections and a number of polls show the battle for control of the U.S. Senate is still very closely contested.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
An adviser to P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas has praised the terrorist who killed an American-Israeli baby and wounded seven others Wednesday in Jerusalem as a "heroic martyr."
Friday, October 03, 2014
More than 80 percent of the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter to Secretary John Kerry raising concern about Iran's refusal to cooperate with nuclear inspectors.
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Nearly three in four Israelis do not trust President Obama to conduct U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas wants the U.N. Security Council to set a November 2016 deadline for a complete Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank, including East Jerusalem.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Hundreds of Palestinians are missing and may have drowned as boats carrying them away from the Gaza Strip sank in the Mediterranean.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The U.S. air attacks in Syria against ISIS have some strong similarities to Israel's military campaign in the Gaza Strip this summer, according to noted constitutional attorney and author Alan Dershowitz.
Friday, September 19, 2014
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill designating Israel as a "major strategic partner."
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The House Select Committee on Benghazi held its first hearing Wednesday to learn more about the lax security conditions in Libya that led to four Americans being killed.
Friday, September 12, 2014
As the Obama administration gears up to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a warning on the anniversary of 9/11: Don't neglect the nuclear threat posed by Iran.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Former army psychologist Nidal Hasan, convicted of the 2009 Ft. Hood shooting massacre, is asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Israel killed two top Hamas military leaders in its Gaza campaign, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated the terrorist group are "enemies of all civilized countries."
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Hamas rocket fire forced Israelis to take shelter again on Wednesday after the terrorist group broke a ceasefire, triggering more Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Incidents of hatred against Jews have jumped "dramatically" since Israel's Operation Protective Shield military campaign in the Gaza Strip, according to a new report by the Anti-Defamation League.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
A bi-partisan group of U.S. senators has called for an investigation of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Israel and Hamas are approaching the final hours of a three-day ceasefire, and Israeli leaders are warning the world they won't tolerate a terrorist enclave in the Gaza Strip.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Sunni jihadist groups in Syria are waging war against Shiites and the national army in Lebanon, signaling that the Syrian civil war is spreading across the border.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Despite the White House's bravado in the face of criticism, Obama advisers might at least consider pushing the re-set button on the current secretary of state.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
The same day Palestinian terrorists launched rockets on Israeli civilian areas, Ha'aretz published an article by President Obama titled, "Peace is the Only Path to True Security for Israel."
Sunday, June 29, 2014
The group Judicial Watch filed a motion for a hearing on the "lost" emails from Lois Lerner and other IRS employees concerning the targeting of conservative groups.
Friday, June 27, 2014
Thousands of Iraqi Christians are fleeing for their lives before the brutal onslaught of the ISIS jihadist army. Many refugees fear they'll never return.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Los Angeles Dodgers pitching ace Clayton Kershaw set off celebrations in Dodger Stadium Wednesday after throwing the first no-hitter of his career.
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Friday marks 70 years since the landmark D-Day invasion that lead to the end of the Nazi regime during World War II.
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Political fallout is growing over the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdhal in exchange for five Taliban leaders. The circumstances surrounding his capture are murky at best.
Friday, May 30, 2014
Despite Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki's promises that he can fix the broken VA health system, the president has accepted his resignation.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
A top Israeli defense official warned this week that Iran could move "very quickly" to the breakout stage of nuclear weapons development.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
For a country planted in the center of the tumultuous Middle East, life seems surprisingly tranquil in the Kingdom of Jordan.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The Oregon Education Association has asked that the state drop the tests for math and reading, saying they will harm students. But the state's education chief has refused.
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Governments around the world are offering to aid Nigeria in its efforts to locate the hundreds of school girls kidnapped the terrorist group Boko Haram.
Monday, May 05, 2014
Nigeria's government says it's responding to a worldwide demand to free 276 Nigerian girls.
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Military leaders knew almost immediately the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, was a terror attack, not a response to an anti-Islamic video.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Overnight, more deadly tornadoes swept through the South, with the hardest hit states being Mississippi and Arkansas.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
U.S. troops and NATO allies conducted separate military maneuvers in Europe as part of the strongest Western response so far to Russia's threat to Ukraine.
Monday, April 21, 2014
Thousands took to the streets Monday for one of the most famous races in the world, the Boston Marathon.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The White House expressed "grave concern" over Putin's support for pro-Russian militia in eastern Ukraine, after Obama and the Russian leader spoke Monday.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
For many, one of the most stressful days of the year is just ahead. If you're one of the millions still scrambling to file, the IRS has a few suggestions that could help.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Ukraine officials are seeking to regain control Tuesday after pro-Russia demonstrator seized control of government buildings in several cities in the country.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority appear to be hanging by thread again after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry canceled his visit there.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
With midterm elections just seven months away, polls show Republicans have a good chance to hold the House and take back the Senate.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Officials call the sighting of debris off the coast of Australia, "The best lead so far" in the search for Malaysian airline flight 370.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
What began as isolated protests against the Assad government has become what some have called the worst humanitarian crisis in modern times.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
President Barack Obama will direct the Department of Labor to strengthen overtime pay protections for millions of workers, a White House official said Wednesday.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
For more than two decades, the United States has pushed for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Author Caroline Glick explains why that will never work.
Friday, March 07, 2014
Sen. Rand Paul came out on top, beating more than a dozen potential Republican candidates in the presidential straw poll at the CPAC conference.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Claims that the Internal Revenue Service has continued to target conservative and Tea Party groups aren't dying down.
Monday, February 10, 2014
With elections coming up, Democrats face a tough battle: how to convince the country Obamacare isn't a disaster for millions of people who were happy with their old insurance.
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Obamacare will cost the nation 2.5 million workers over the next 10 years, according to a new report by the Congressional Budget Office.
Monday, February 03, 2014
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has begun turning over documents in the probe of a recent plot to block traffic near the George Washington Bridge.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Residents from the Gulf Coast to New Jersey are still digging out from a winter storm that paralyzed traffic, stranded drivers, and left at least three people dead.
Monday, January 27, 2014
Another arctic blast is freezing residents in almost half of the United States.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
World diplomats are in Switzerland trying to find a solution to Syria's deadly civil war.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
A massive winter storm is hammering the eastern part of the country Tuesday.
Monday, January 20, 2014
There are growing concerns about terror attacks at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, which are scheduled to begin Feb. 6.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The National Security Agency has bugged about 100,000 computers around the world, according to a new report by The New York Times.
Friday, December 06, 2013
Secretary of State John Kerry says if an Israeli-Palestinian agreement doesn't improve Israel's security, there shouldn't be a deal.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Drug problems and mental health issues haunt thousands of U.S. veterans, which sometimes leads to trouble with the law and landing them in jail.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Revelations that the National Security Agency tapped the phones of world leaders has created an international headache for the president.
Monday, October 21, 2013
President Barack Obama is prescribing a major intervention on behalf of the government's failing Affordable Care signup system.
Monday, October 14, 2013
President Barack Obama is meeting with congressional leaders as a deeply divided capital looks for a way to end the partial federal government shutdown.
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
From coast to coast, stories of brutish behavior by members of the National Park Service during the government shutdown are cropping up and stirring grassroots anger.
Monday, October 07, 2013
Two anti-terrorist raids by U.S. Special Forces in very different regions of Africa produced mixed results this weekend.
Monday, September 30, 2013
The Washington media elites and politicians are about as preoccupied with a potential government shutdown as they would be if Armaggedon were on the way.
Saturday, September 21, 2013
Kenya's interior minister said authorities are "very certain" that few, if any hostages remain in the upscale Westgate Mall in Nairobi.
Friday, September 20, 2013
There are no signs of a compromise in Washington as a fiscal showdown over Obamacare, the nation's budget, and the debt limit edges closer.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Leaders around the world are planning their next moves after President Barack Obama put temporary brakes on an military strike against Syria.
Monday, September 09, 2013
Secretary of State Kerry said Monday that Syria could avoid a U.S. strike if it turned its chemical weapons over to the international community within a week.
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
President Barack Obama arrived in Europe Wednesday for the G-20 Summit, where he'll try to build international support for a military strike on Syria.
Monday, August 26, 2013
U.N. inspectors in Syria said they were fired upon "deliberately and multiple times" as they tried to investigate the scene of a chemical weapons attack that killed hundreds.
Friday, August 23, 2013
As Obamacare comes closer to taking effect, some leading Republicans are refusing to back the defunding of the president's health insurance law.
Monday, August 05, 2013
Major League Baseball has officially banned Yankee's third baseman Alex Rodriguez, better known as "A-Rod," for an unprecedented 200 games, through the 2014 season.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
National intelligence experts addressed concerns over the government's collection of Americans' phone records and other electronic data.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
House Republicans say they may look into the use of audits against groups like the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the Family Research Council.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Politicians and health officials in Britain are reacting to a blistering new report that suggests thousands may have died needlessly in British hospitals.
Monday, July 08, 2013
Immigration reform is one of the issues topping the list for Congress as it heads back to work after the Fourth of July holiday.
Friday, June 28, 2013
House lawmakers say IRS official Lois Lerner violated her right to remain silent about the agency's targeting of conservative groups over their tax exemption status.
Monday, June 24, 2013
Senate Democrats say they'll get the votes this week to pass an immigration bill, but at least one senator admitted that bill will be "dead on arrival" in the House.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The head of the National Security Agency led a parade of witnesses who described how the programs have helped foil at least 50 terrorist plots.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
An angry quiet has settled in Taksim Square after protestors were attacked by police with water cannons Tuesday night.
Thursday, June 06, 2013
The government is secretly collecting the phone records of millions of Americans who use Verizon service -- a move some call "alarming."
Saturday, June 01, 2013
Damage assessments are underway again Monday across the Midwest after another round of devastating twisters left at least 13 people dead.
Friday, May 31, 2013
For three days, with music and prayer, Pastor Michael Youssef brought a message of God's love to Indonesians in the city of Jakarta.
Monday, May 06, 2013
Congress is beginning work to slash the federal criminal code, saying it's so large that every American over age 18 may've broken the law and not know it.
Monday, April 29, 2013
A powerful blast rocked the Syria's capital city of Damascus, killing 13 people. It's the latest violence in a civil war that has killed more than 70,000 people.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
President Obama will no longer deliver the keynote address at a huge Planned Parenthood fundraiser Friday but he's still speaking at the event.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
As federal prosecutors charged the surviving suspect in the Boston bombings, the city paid respects at the first funeral of a victim, 29-year-old Krystle Campbell.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
An email sent by a United States Army officer identifies two conservative pro-family groups as "hate groups," and some members of the groups are demanding an apology.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
This week in Washington, DC, two Iranian Christian women told their own story of persecution at the hands of the Iranian authorities.
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
In the wake of the murders at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December, state lawmakers have agreed on some of the toughest gun control laws in the country.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The big question before the Supreme Court Wednesday is whether or not the federal government should recognize gay unions and give benefits to gay couples.
Monday, March 25, 2013
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in two major cases involving the same-sex marriage debate, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Monday, March 25, 2013
The federal plan to invade email privacy is sparking action at the state level. One California lawmaker has introduced a bill to protect electronic communications.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Israel's new government was sworn in Monday, just two days before President Obama arrives on his first visit as president.
Thursday, March 07, 2013
President Obama abandoned last week's take-no-prisoners strategy against Republicans on the sequester. By mid-week he was wining and dining GOP lawmakers.
Monday, March 04, 2013
As the president heads to Israel, many wonder why has there's been so little progress toward peace in the last 20 years. Former Bush adviser Elliott Abrams explains.
Monday, March 04, 2013
The Roman Catholic cardinals who will elect a new pope to succeed Benedict XVI have held their first meeting since the pope officially left office, Feb. 28.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
After squeaking through a brutal confirmation process, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is vowing to strengthen America's ties around the globe.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The death toll from two years of fighting in Syria is approaching 70,000. That number jumped by dozens Thursday after a bombing in the heart of Damascus.
Monday, February 18, 2013
White House officials are downplaying an immigration plan that was leaked to the media even as Republicans accuse the president of using the issue to gain political advantage.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
If you've ordered beef in Europe recently, there is a chance you have been eating horse or even donkey meat.
Monday, February 04, 2013
An Oregon baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same sex couple is now the target of an investigation by the state attorney general.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
More than four months after the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton faced tough questions from lawmakers.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Algerian forces continue to scour the Sahara Desert in search of five missing foreigners from last week's natural gas plant attack by Islamist terrorists.
Monday, January 21, 2013
The death toll from the terrorist siege at a natural gas plant in Algeria has climbed past 80.
Monday, January 07, 2013
The president is expected to nominate former Sen. Chuck Hagel as defense secretary. Hagel faces stiff opposition from former colleagues for his views on Israel and Iran.
Friday, January 04, 2013
Russia's president signed into law a ban on US adoption of Russian orphans. That's creating heartbreak for some would-be parents who are now waiting for their child.
Monday, November 05, 2012
CBN News offers its predictions for the 2012 races for the White House and Congress.
Monday, October 22, 2012
Energy analysts say consumers could be looking at a drop in gasoline prices over the coming weeks.
Monday, October 15, 2012
A 14-year-old Pakistani girl remains in critical condition and her skull and neck wounds are serious enough that authorities decided on a prolonged stay out of the country.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Lawmakers are demanding answers on whether requests for more security in Libya were ignored and why the White House claimed the attack was sparked by an anti-Islam film.
Friday, October 05, 2012
The jobless rate for September dropped 7.8 percent. For most Americans, the economy is easily the number one issue in the presidential election.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Families making between $40,000 and $60,000 a year may see taxes go up by $2,000 if numerous tax cuts are not renewed by Congress.
Monday, October 01, 2012
On the first day of its new term, the Supreme Court has already dealt a blow to traditional marriage supporters.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Embassy urges caution after report of credible threat as House subcommittee holds up Obama Administation aid request for Egypt.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Authorities are trying to find the source of a series of cyber attacks that have shut down online banking for thousands of Americans.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
With U.S. and Israeli representatives boycotting the speech, Ahmadenijad said his country is threatened by "uncivilized Zionists."
Monday, September 24, 2012
The presidential race garnered the most headlines this weekend. What didn't get as much attention is the growing anti-U.S. sentiment in the Muslim world.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Rep. Peter King says the White House is considering the release of the Blind Sheik, the man convicted of planning the first terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
Monday, August 27, 2012
Gulf residents are bracing for Tropical Storm Isaac, which is expected to be a hurricane by the time it makes landfall around the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Monday, August 20, 2012
Republicans are used to losing arguments with Democrats over Medicare, but the tables appear to have turned.
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Christians are extending a hand to their Sikh neighbors in Oak Creek, Wis., following Sunday's massacre at their temple.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes heard the 12 counts of murder charges against him a day after grieving family members began burying their loved ones.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Family members of those killed in the 1972 Munich Massacre are outraged over the International Olympic Committee's rejection of a moment of silence honoring their slain loved ones.
Monday, July 23, 2012
Syria admitted for the first time that it has chemical weapons. A Foreign Ministry spokesman said his country is willing to use them against a foreign invader.
Friday, July 13, 2012
Lockdown has begun in Britain's capital, meaning anti-terrorist surface-to-air missiles now hover over some London dwellings.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
President Obama is refusing to turn over documents requested by a House panel on the Fast and Furious gun smuggling probe, citing executive privilege.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Sen. Marco Rubio is being vetted as a possible vice presidential pick.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Democratic strategist James Carville is warning President Barack Obama that his economic message is not getting through to voters.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Thousands have been killed in Syria over the last 16 months but little has been done to stop the massacre, as world leaders bank on calls to stop the violence.
Friday, June 08, 2012
Leftists see "ideologues" as extremists with a rigid world views. But critics ask -- Don't liberals have their own ideology on issues like climate change and abortion?
Monday, June 04, 2012
Wisconsin voters will send a message to the nation on Tuesday when they go to the polls to vote in the gubernatorial recall election.
Friday, June 01, 2012
Voters in Wisconsin have already begun casting ballots in the recall race that some are calling the nation's second biggest election this year.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The killing of innocent children in Syria is forcing world leaders to take a hard line against the regime of President Bashar Assad.
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Although Richard Mourdock doesn't claim Tea Party membership, his ousting of Richard Lugar was the biggest win this year by a candidate the group supports.
Monday, May 07, 2012
The former aid worker was kidnapped last year, and his forced plea to President Obama is the latest reminder that al Qaeda is still a threat.
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Days before leaders are set to have strategic talks, the U.S. and China are trying to work out terms for the release of a top Chinese human rights activist.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Investigative reporter and author Katie Pavlich says the 'Fast and Furious' case involving Attorney General Eric Holder is a criminal ordeal that can't be ignored.
Monday, April 23, 2012
During a visit to the Holocaust Museum Monday, President Obama restated his commitment to Israel saying he'll "always be there" for the Jewish state.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The federal government is hoping to recruit young people in the war on cyber-crime. But some are concerned about the expanded government efforts.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Lawmakers are concerned it may take more than talks to end the battle between Syrian forces and the opposition.
Friday, April 13, 2012
U.S. bishops have issued a document warning all Americans to be watchful of government attempts to take away religious liberties.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
A verbal attack on Romney's wife by Democratic consultant Hilary Rosen has now put the White House on the defensive with women.
Monday, April 09, 2012
Despite the finger-pointing, Pastor Rick Warren said the debt is a direct result of sin, telling ABC's "This Week" that "we have over-spent."
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Thousands gathered in Jerusalem to remember a rabbi, his two sons, and another young girl killed in a shooting at a Jewish school in France.
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Rick Santorum is hard-charging ahead in Illinois and Louisiana, trying to tally as many delegates in his column and out of Mitt Romney's.
Friday, March 16, 2012
The North Sudan continues its assault on the Nuba Mountains, home to one of its largest Christian communities. Now one lawmaker is seeking U.S. intervention.
Monday, March 12, 2012
The Republican presidential candidates are now focused on the south, as Alabama and Mississippi prepare to hold primaries Tuesday.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The community of Chardon, Ohio is still trying to recover from Monday's multiple shooting at the local high school that left three students dead.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Apologies from Obama and military leaders for accidentally burning Korans has not helped temper Muslim outrage, while U.S. troops remain in jeopardy.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Leaders from the United States, Europe, and the Arab world were in London, Thursday, looking for ways to stop the bloodshed.
Monday, February 20, 2012
Gas prices shot up 2 cents overnight after Iran announced Sunday it would stop selling oil to Britain and France.
Friday, February 17, 2012
A prayer banner that has hung in a Rhode Island high school auditorium since 1963 is coming down.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
President Bashar al-Assad's regime has earned worldwide outrage for months of violence against its own citizens. Yet, military assistance is slow in coming.
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
In Mark Levin's new book Ameritopia, the best-selling author examines what he views as a post-constitutional America caught between two warring world views.
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Officials in both Jerusalem and Washington sounded new warnings Wednesday about Iran's nuclear program and the possibility of an attack.
Monday, January 30, 2012
Recent U.S. and European sanctions against Iran have gotten tougher, but that hasn't stopped the Islamic regime's quest for nuclear weapons.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
First lady Michelle Obama has had her share of run-ins with White House aides.
Wednesday, January 04, 2012
President Barack Obama recently made a recess appointment, naming Richard Cordray as head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Monday, December 19, 2011
GOP voters in Iowa have just two weeks to decide who they'll choose to be the Republican nominee for president, and so far, they're impressed with Ron Paul.
Friday, December 16, 2011
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow's heroics on and off the field are creating fans among those who don't even care about football.
Monday, December 12, 2011
Kevin Lunsmann had been staying at an island resort with his mother and cousin when they were kidnapped five months ago by the Abu Sayyaf, an al Qaeda affiliate.
Friday, December 09, 2011
Students and faculty at the Virginia Tech are trying to make sense of another deadly tragedy on their campus.
Thursday, December 08, 2011
Newt Gingrich promised a gathering of Jewish Republicans that as president he would honor a congressional law to move the U.S. embassy in Israel.
Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Forecasters have issued a winter storm warning for much of the East Coast. The move comes after some residents of the West were blasted by snow and ice storms.
Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich says he wants business mogul Donald Trump's endorsement. But some warn of the downside to playing politics with "the Don."
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Some political experts say Herman Cain's trouble could shake up the GOP race one more time.
Monday, November 28, 2011
Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich received a major endorsement over the weekend from New Hampshire's biggest newspaper.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
A Virginia legislator introduced a bill this week that would define the term "person" and in turn limit abortion.
Monday, November 21, 2011
New York police have arrested a man they say is the fourteenth person to attempt an attack on the city since 9/11.
Friday, November 18, 2011
Today it seems that lawmakers from both parties are making money from a kind of legal insider trading that - for the ordinary Americans -- would mean jail time.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
The protests against Syrian President Bashar Assad keep springing up, and government-led tanks keep coming to crush them.
Friday, November 04, 2011
After three days of a media circus over sexual harassment charges, Herman Cain still leads the GOP presidential field.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Two officials close to Greece's prime minister say he has scrapped his plan to hold a national referendum on the latest European rescue plan for Greece.
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Financial experts say new congressional regulations have had a big role in the cost of banking, forcing the institutions to pass the higher costs on to consumers.
Friday, October 14, 2011
Uncertainty reigns in the Republican presidential picture as the candidates head into another weekend of campaigning.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Iran claims the U.S. has made up the story, even as the U.S. explores more sanctions on Tehran.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
The White House is seeking sanctions against Iran after the FBI foiled an alleged terror plot to assassinate a Saudi ambassador to the U.S.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Anti-Wall Street protestors are digging in despite more arrests, while some politicians say they're protesting against the wrong people.
Sunday, October 09, 2011
The so-called "Arab Spring" took a deadly turn in Cairo, as an attack on a Coptic Christian church sparked riots, killing 24 people and wounding at least 200 others.
Monday, October 03, 2011
Gunfire erupted around Sirte Monday. It's one of the last refuges of Gadhafi loyalists.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Taliban fighters in Afghanistan fired on the U.S. Embassy and NATO headquarters in Kabul on Tuesday.
Monday, September 12, 2011
Several days after the end of the California legislative session, the pro-famliy group Save California says there are several bills they hope voters can convince the governor not to sign.
Tuesday, September 06, 2011
While President Obama prepared to sell his jobs program, the Republican candidates were at a South Carolina economic forum taking aim at the president's policies.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
The news comes amid an intense manhunt by opposition forces to capture Gadhafi along with other top officials in his regime.
Monday, August 29, 2011
Family members of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi say he's in a coma and "between life and death" at home in Libya.
Friday, August 26, 2011
Sandbridge is between the Virginia and North Carolina line, and a mandatory evacuation is underway. But some residents stopped to enjoy the sun just a little longer.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Leaders of Turkey and Jordan are calling on Syrian leader Bashar Assad to stop military attacks on civilian protesters.
Friday, August 12, 2011
Some media reports are putting the blame on social and economic inequality, while political and religious leaders say it reflects a moral crisis.
Wednesday, August 03, 2011
The West is tightening sanctions on Assad but the quest for democracy in Syria could be long and deadly.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
U.S. security officials are concerned that al Qaeda may be rebuilding in Somalia and that some of its members have American passports.
Monday, July 18, 2011
Gen. David Petraeus relinquished command of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan on Monday. Gen. John Allen will now oversee the nearly 10-year war.
Thursday, July 14, 2011
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warns the Syrian regime after an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Damascus Monday.
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Many have expressed shock over Casey Anthony's acquittal of murdering her daughter. However, others say the verdict was simply based on the evidence.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a rare nighttime attack on a Western-style hotel in Kabul that left 19 dead, including eight suicide bombers.
Monday, June 27, 2011
An international judge has issued an arrest warrant for Libyan leader Mommar Gadhafi, charging the dictator with crimes against humanity.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Human rights groups say Syrian security forces have killed more than 1,400 people and detained more than 10,000 since the protests began in March.
Monday, June 20, 2011
The rash of wildfires blazing throughout the western U.S. show no sign of dying out.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Authorities are on high alert after an apparent sabotage of train tracks in Iowa.
Wednesday, June 08, 2011
Some Middle East dictators have turned to violence to keep their leadership, but few have been more brutal than Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Wednesday, June 01, 2011
After a slow start, the GOP field seems to be coming together for the 2012 presidential race.
Friday, May 27, 2011
Some have lost homes. Others have lost loved ones. But most of those affected by the recent tornadoes that ripped through the Midwest haven't lost hope.
Monday, May 23, 2011
Dozens of people were killed over the weekend after some 70 twisters swept across seven states from the Canadian border to Oklahoma.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
France said Wednesday it will bomb more targets in Libya to help rebels fight the forces of dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
A Kentucky couple is pushing for the TSA to change how it screens children after their 6-year-old daughter was frisked at a New Orleans airport.
Friday, April 08, 2011
After weeks of refusing to to cede power, Ivory Coast incumbent Laurent Gbagbo was arrested by forces loyal to the nation's internationally recognized leader.
Saturday, March 26, 2011
The upheaval in the Arab world could create a climate to restore an Islamic Caliphate -- a political union of Muslims under one ruler, a Caliph.
Friday, March 25, 2011
The Muslim Brotherhood is active throughout the Islamic world and there's concern that the group is taking over the revolution that swept Hosni Mubarak from power in Egypt.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Researchers have developed several of treatments for radiation illness - products that can help cleanse radiation from the blood, or boost the immune system.
Monday, February 28, 2011
Opposition forces in Libya are closing in on dictator Muammar Gadhafi as the move to take control of the country is just one city away from the capital city, Tripoli.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Libya's Muammar Gadhafi refuses to step down amid protests, even as President Obama said he is preparing a 'full range' of options in response to violence.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Sen. John Kerry was in Pakistan this week in hopes of settling a dispute over an American Embassy worker detained in the country.
Friday, February 04, 2011
The Egyptian street revolution has created uncertainty around the world, and especially for the Arab country's 10 million Christians.
Friday, January 28, 2011
The possibility that President Hosni Mubarak could be deposed in Egypt is being hailed by the Islamist regime in Iran and studied with solemnity in Washington and Jerusalem.
Wednesday, January 05, 2011
Dozens of members in the new House and Senate were elected with strong Tea Party support, but do they have what it takes to make a difference in Washington?
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Senate Minority Leader Mitch Mcconnell, R-Ky., announced on Monday he would support a ban on earmarks - a move he opposed just a week ago.
Thursday, November 04, 2010
Voters sent a strong message to Washington on election day, and Republicans and Democrats are now trying to define that message.
Monday, November 01, 2010
CBN News Senior Editor gives his predictions of who will come away with what in the Nov. 2 midterm elections.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Rescuers in Indonesia are searching for the dead and injured after two devastating natural disasters in the country.
Friday, October 22, 2010
Obama is trying to turn out the vote for Democrats like Patty Murray, whose defeat in Washington state could help Republicans take the majority in the Senate.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
The nation of Chile began celebrating Wednesday with families sharing hugs, cheers, and tears as rescuers began pulling the 33 trapped miners to freedom.
Thursday, October 07, 2010
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is urging Republicans to sell the GOP as "the party of paychecks" and label Democrats as "the party of food stamps."
Wednesday, October 06, 2010
Protestors gathered in Washington, D.C., as the Supreme Court took up a controversial case involving a religious group's offensive demonstration outside the funeral of a U.S. soldier killed in Iraq.
Friday, October 01, 2010
Some economists say the recession is over, but according to new data by the US Census Bureau, Americans aren't living like it's over.
Monday, September 13, 2010
Voters in seven states and Washington, D.C., will cast ballots Tuesday in the final primary day before midterm elections -- and the Tea Party is putting up a good fight.
Monday, August 30, 2010
President Obama will host Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian President Abbas at the White House Thursday for their first face-to-face talks in 20 months.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
The latest round of primaries leading up to the midterm elections went mostly as expected, although a surprise could come from Alaska.
Monday, August 23, 2010
Florida will likely be the most closely-watched contest among the primary and runoff races set for Tuessay.
Thursday, August 12, 2010
More have been affected by Pakistan's flooding than the combined impact of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, 2005 Kashmir earthquake and this year's Haiti earthquake.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Primaries across the country Tuesday will provide the latest gauge on attitudes and unrest before November's mid-term elections.
Thursday, August 05, 2010
The U.S. Army and CBN's Operation Blessing International are among several groups giving aid to flood-ravaged Pakistan.
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Arizona's illegal immigration law took effect without the provisions that would have made it the toughest in the nation. Yet the law was still prompted protests.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
A tropical depression now churning over the Bahamas has its sights set on the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Plans to build a mosque two blocks from Ground Zero in New York City have caused a heated debate between two prominent political figures.
Monday, July 19, 2010
Government officials will allow testing of the newly capped oil well in the Gulf of Mexico to continue, even as a new leak has been discovered.
Thursday, July 15, 2010
A sweeping crackdown on Wall Street cleared the Senate Thursday, but many are still skepical of what the legislation will actually do.
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Six-term Republican Rep. Bob Inglis was crushed in a runoff by challenger Trey Gowdy.
Monday, June 21, 2010
Voters in four states will head to the polls Tuesday to decide a series of runoff elections and the race in South Carolina is getting a lot of the attention.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Israel may soon have to confront more ships trying to break its naval blockade of Gaza.
Monday, June 14, 2010
Thousands of pages of memos written by Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan shows she has taken positions in the past that lean both left and right.
Thursday, June 10, 2010
A deadly bombing at a wedding party is the latest act of Taliban violence in Afghanistan.
Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Two Christian aid groups were recently suspended from Afghanistan over claims that workers were proselytizing. Now, proterstors want more to be punished.
Monday, June 07, 2010
Tuesday is the biggest primary day of this year's elections as voters in 11 states are going to the polls, and Tea Party candidates may have even more surprises in store.
Thursday, June 03, 2010
The White House is taking more heat for reports of backroom deals in two U.S. Senate races. The latest questions come from Colorado.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
More than five weeks since the ongoing oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico began, the price tag continues to climb as the frustation level rises over an apparent inability to fix the problem.
Monday, May 24, 2010
South Korea is threatening that North Korea will pay a price for an apparent torpedo attack against one of its warships.
Monday, May 17, 2010
Tuesday will be one of the busiest political days so far this year because it's a "Super Tuesday" of midterm primary elections.
Saturday, May 08, 2010
Republican Sen. Bob Bennett was thrown out of office Saturday by delegates at the Utah GOP convention in a stunning defeat for a once-popular three-term incumbent.
Monday, May 03, 2010
Christians from all 50 states gathered to pray in Washington, D.C. for May Day 2010 with a focus on repentance.
Friday, April 30, 2010
Polls show Brown running third after Thursday's final debate. With the country's sky-high deficits, the electorate is not in a good mood.
Thursday, April 29, 2010
A group of former U.S. military chaplains say the Obama administration's plan to repeal "Don't ask, Don't tell" could have a major impact on spiritual life in the armed forces.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Arizona lawmakers have passed the nation's toughest immigration law and sent it to the governor.
Thursday, April 08, 2010
President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a landmark treaty to reduce both countries' nuclear arsenals.
Thursday, March 25, 2010
The House and Senate battled both over amendments to the health care law and the outrage caused by its passage.
Friday, March 19, 2010
As CBN celebrates Pat Robertson's 80th birthday, we're also celebrating more than 30 years of coverage from the news department he founded.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
As a boy, Mosab Yousef was groomed to be a Hamas "prince." He tells CBN News about his journey out of a culture of terror to total freedom in Christ.
Monday, March 01, 2010
Tuesday's Texas primary features one of the most high profile races for governor this election year.
Thursday, February 25, 2010
Six hours of talks at the president's bipartisan health care summit included television cameras, talking points, a lot of disagreements, and few results.
Friday, February 19, 2010
At a controlled setting in the Professional Golf Association's Florida headquarters on Friday, Tiger Woods essentially apologized to the world, admitting again that he had cheated on his wife.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Officials want to track down a hit squad suspected of killing a Hamas terrorist leader in January, while he was staying in a Dubai hotel.
Tuesday, February 09, 2010
Iran's top ruler has promised to "punch" the western powers this week in a way that will "leave them stunned."
Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Instead of making the trip to America, 33 Haitian children--many of them orphans-- remain on their island, fearful and uncertain about their future.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
It can be tough to get Republicans and Democrats to agree in Washington, but when it comes to helping Haiti's orphans it seems the spirit of bipartisanship is alive.
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
In Massachusetts, where Democrats almost always win elections, voters could be planning a big upset in the race to fill Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's U.S. Senate seat.
Friday, January 08, 2010
A half century ago, Dr. Pat Robertson took a leap of faith to follow God’s call to spread His Word like never before.
Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Egypt is building an underground wall that could stop weapons smuggling by Hamas from the country.
Monday, December 14, 2009
Israeli leaders are denouncing what appears to be a Jewish attack on a West Bank mosque. The incident could further raise already high tensions in the area.
Monday, December 07, 2009
The Copenhagen, Denmark, meeting is the largest climate change conference ever assembled, but some are skeptical of the two-week gathering.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Israel has started construction on a new set of housing units in a Jerusalem suburb, and it is causing an uproar from Ramallah to Washington.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is losing political ground to the terrorist group Hamas, and now striking a "no compromise" attitude with Israel.
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Many veterans will be lined up, Thursday, looking for work as unemployment hits the group hard.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Palestinian President Abbas threatened to resign last week in the latest in a series of setbacks for Middle East peace going back almost 50 years.
Monday, November 02, 2009
The governor's races in Virginia and New Jersey have received most of the nation's attention. But New York's 23rd Congressional District is also making news.
Friday, October 30, 2009
Tornadoes ripped through Louisiana and Arkansas, killing one man and causing some strange damage. Still, many residents there are counting their blessings.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Diplomats in Vienna say they are on the verge of a deal that could reduce fears about Iran's nuclear weapons by shipping uranium to Russia.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
An armed robbery in Indianapolis, Ind. took an unexpected turn recently when the robber stopped to pray with his victim.
Monday, October 19, 2009
When it comes to domestic issues like the deficit and health care many Americans are asking the same question: Where is the White House leadership?
Friday, October 09, 2009
The announcement of the award not only shocked the White House, but also the rest of the world.
Friday, October 02, 2009
Chicago spent millions on its bid and had the backing of President Obama, but the International Olympic Committee was not won over.
Friday, September 18, 2009
A Louisville, Ky., high school coach was found innocent of murder in the heat exhaustion death of one of his players.
Thursday, September 17, 2009
ACORN is under a national spotlight now, and some of those who have had a closeup look at the group say there are reasons Americans should be concerned.
Friday, September 11, 2009
"Stunning" is the word many are using to describe the latest photos from the Hubble Space Telescope.
Wednesday, September 09, 2009
A North Carolina college student has social networking to thank for helping put him through school.
Friday, September 04, 2009
The nation's unemployment rate shot up in August, with employers cutting more than 216,000 jobs.
Thursday, September 03, 2009
In just five months, Israel's government under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has seen its share of challenges.
Monday, August 31, 2009
In a report sent to the Pentagon and NATO headquarters on Monday, Gen. Stanley McChrystal described the situation in Afghanistan as serious.
Friday, August 28, 2009
In the midst of all the memorials for Sen. Ted Kennedy, some critics say his death is being politicized.
Thursday, August 27, 2009
Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in Berlin Thursday, urging German Chancellor An-Gela Merkel to get tough with Iran.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Though Sen. Ted Kennedy did not talk much about his religion openly, the Kennedy's are known for their Catholic faith.
Friday, August 21, 2009
Some Michigan leaders want to move terrorist suspects to a prison in Standish, Michigan. That has some residents nervous.
Thursday, August 20, 2009
From town halls to conference calls, health care reform continues to dominate President Obama's daily agenda. Now, the debate is turning religious.
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
A coalition of pro-life groups has launched an ad campaign to warn Americans that the White House health care plan will lead to taxpayer funded abortion.
Monday, August 17, 2009
The move is part of a joint effort by NATO and Afghan forces hoping to protect voters in advance of Thursday's elections in the country.
Monday, August 17, 2009
After two years in control of the government, Hamas leaders there are enforcing stricter Sharia laws on Gaza residents.
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is downplaying talk of war between Israel and the terrorist group Hezbollah in Lebanon.
Monday, August 10, 2009
People at the town hall meetings have repeatedly said they are turning out on their own, because of their concerns about the healthcare plan.
Tuesday, August 04, 2009
The Gaza Strip is famous for being one of the world's most troubled areas, but some young people there have found a way to relax thanks to a friend they have never met.
Monday, July 27, 2009
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said all options to deal with Iran's nuclear program remain viable.
Friday, July 10, 2009
From Iran to the United Nations to Washington D.C., the military and political pressure on Israel has grown to unprecedented levels.