Mark Martin

MarkMartin

Mark Martin currently serves as a reporter and anchor at CBN News, reporting on all kinds of issues, from military matters to alternative fuels. Mark has reported internationally in the Middle East. He traveled to Bahrain and covered stories on the aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower. Mark also anchors CBN News Midday on the CBN Newschannel and fills in on the anchor desk for CBN News' Newswatch and The 700 Club.

Prior to CBN News, Mark worked at KFSM-TV, the CBS affiliate in Fort Smith, Arkansas. There he served as a weekend morning producer, before being promoted to general assignment reporter, and eventually weekday morning anchor. Following KFSM, Mark was promoted to the weekday morning anchor position at WQAD-TV, the ABC affiliate in Moline, Ill. Mark’s reporting has earned numerous awards, including a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for a news series on the Marine Corps. The Associated Press also named Mark “Best Reporter” two years in a row in the state of Illinois.

Mark’s faith in Jesus Christ motivates him to report on stories that inform, encourage, and help viewers. He enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. Mark’s hobbies include playing tennis, as well as playing the piano and cello. He also enjoys playing the keyboard in the praise and worship band at church. Mark received his B.S. in Telecommunications with an emphasis in broadcast journalism from Oral Roberts University.

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My Stories

Friday, November 21, 2014

Cruel Winter Weather Continues to Pound Northern US

Brutal winter weather continues to pound northern parts of the U.S., with deep snow piling up in areas like Michigan all the way to western New York.

Friday, November 07, 2014

Obama, Republicans Test Waters of Compromise

The president's meeting with top-ranking lawmakers from both parties at the White House Friday. The big question is will the two sides work together on key issues facing our country?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Authorities: Terror Ideology Behind Canadian Attack

Authorities say terrorist ideology caused a recent convert to Islam to drive his car into two Canadian soldiers, killing one.

Monday, October 20, 2014

What's Really at Stake in ISIS's Fight for Kobani

The intense battle for Kobani is more important for symbolic reasons than strategic. ISIS wants to win a propaganda victory in the midst of U.S.-led airstrikes.

Monday, October 06, 2014

Supreme Court's Denial Ends Gay Marriage Delays

The unexpected decision Monday leaves lower court rulings in place, which effectively makes gay marriage legal in 30 states. It's also legal in the District of Columbia.

Thursday, October 02, 2014

All Hands On Deck in Texas, Possible Ebola in Hawaii

The Ebola patient hospitalized in Dallas is in serious condition, but he's alert and praying with his family over the phone. Meanwhile, Hawaii health officials are monitoring a patient for symptoms that may be Ebola.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Organic Farming Transforming Guatemala Communities

Operation Blessing is helping people in Guatemala grow tasty organic vegetables. The farming techniques the aid group teaches can literally revolutionize a low-income agricultural community.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Senate Green Lights Rebel Aid as Doubts Remain

The Senate followed the House in giving President Barack Obama the green light to help Syrian rebels fight ISIS. However, there are still questions and skepticism about how, or if, the president's plan will work.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

University Reverses to Allow Team's Cross Decals

The Arkansas State University football team can celebrate a major victory for free speech and religious liberty.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Navy SEAL's Amazing Survival: 'God, Get Me Home'

Navy SEAL Sr. Chief Mike Day had never been shot before, but that changed dramatically one night in April 2007.

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Protect the Sheep: Arming the Church against Violence

You don't go to church thinking you could be the victim of a violent attack, but it happens more often than you might think. How can churches learn how to protect their congregations?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Enemy Inside: ISIS the 'Greatest Threat since 9/11'

Scores of Americans are believed to be fighting for ISIS and other terrorist groups in Syria, raising serious concerns about the security of the U.S. homefront.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

British Beheader Raises Serious Concerns for the West

The ISIS terrorist shown beheading American journalist James Foley speaks English with a British accent. What does this mean for the United States and other Western countries?

Monday, August 11, 2014

Chaos Ensues after Police Shooting of St. Louis Teen

The fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in suburban St. Louis resulted in widespread looting, vandalism, and chaos Sunday night and early Monday morning.

Friday, August 08, 2014

Legal Pot Burning Through the Future of Colo. Youth?

Seven months after Colorado legalized selling marijuana for recreational use, the money seems to be pouring in. But many people are put off by the negative consequences, especially for the state's youth.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

New Round of US Sanctions Targets Russian Economy

President Obama announced new economic sanctions Russia's economy, the latest move by the United States to force Putin to stop supporting Ukrainian rebels.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Crumbling Freedom: Cake Artist Sent to 'Reeducation'

A Christian baker's refusal to make a gay wedding cake landed him in trouble with the law. Now, he faces "compliance" requirements that threaten the 1st Amendment.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Catastrophic Solar Superstorm 'Barely' Missed Earth

Scientists say an extreme solar storm, believed to be the most powerful in at least 150 years, barely missed planet Earth two years ago.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Heartless Enemy in Iraq: 'They Hate Christians'

For nearly 2,000 years Mosul, Iraq, has been home to a thriving Christian community. Now, the terrorist group Islamic State has driven nearly all of them out.   

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Persona Non Grata: Islam's Persecution of Christians

Christians are the most persecuted of any faith group. Mideast expert Raymond Ibrahim warns that such persecution happens most often in the Muslim world.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Christians, Shut Up! Far Left Hits 'Ramming Speed'

Living in the land of the free isn't what it used to be. Basic freedoms are under attack; many blame the politics of the Left and a mission to silence those who disagree.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Lawmakers: Obama's 'Fiddling While Iraq Burns'

President Barack Obama is vowing not to send any combat troops to Iraq, but he's left the door open to airstrikes. Many Republicans are skeptical.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Evangelist Released after 'Hate Speech' Arrest

A Christian evangelist has been released after being arrested in Scotland for alleged homophobic "hate speech."

Friday, June 06, 2014

Deadly Storms Pummel West, Midwest, South

Deadly weather tore through a large part of the country, including the mountainous West, the Midwest and the South, spawning at least one tornado. 

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Eastern Ukraine Clashes Leave Dozens Dead

TheEastern Ukraine city of Donetsk sees calm Tuesday after heavy fighting Monday between the government and rebels where dozens of people died.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Victim: World Must Know How Horrible Boko Haram Is

A Boko Haram survivor recently told a House panel the heart-wrenching story of how the terror group murdered her family.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Washington Monument Re-Opening Draws Huge Crowds

Three years after being damaged when a 5.8 magnitude earthquake rocked nation's capital, the Washington Monument re-opened to the public Monday.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Out of the Depths: A WWII Vet's Miracle of Survival

Edgar Harrell is one of the few WWII vets who survived the worst Navy disaster in U.S. history. His miracle is inspiring Americans to appreciate more the cost of freedom.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Chefs Minister to Storm-Ravaged Mississippi Town

Two weeks after an estimated 75 deadly tornadoes ravaged the South, hundreds of families in  are struggling to put their homes and their lives back together.

Friday, May 09, 2014

Boko Haram a 'Monster That Needs to Be Dealt With'

As Nigeria works to rescue the 276 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram - a former Nigerian colonel warns the terror group is a monster that needs to be dealt with.

Monday, April 28, 2014

US, EU Up Ante against Russia in Ukraine Crisis

The United States is set to impose more sanctions against Russia because of its actions in Ukraine, President Barack Obama announced Monday in the Philippines.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Obama Reassures a Leery Japan of US Loyalty

President Barack Obama is on a tour in Asia aimed at shoring up America's credibility with allies concerned about U.S. defense cutbacks.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

RFID Opening Doors for Mark of the Beast?

Radio Frequency Identification identifies people or things and transmits information through microchips. Are there biblical implications to this modern "convenience?"

Friday, March 28, 2014

Obamacare Falling Out of Favor with Public?

More than 6 million Americans have signed up for health insurance through Obamacare, President Barack Obama announced Thursday.

Friday, March 14, 2014

Power Grid: Target in 'New Attack on America'?

If America's power grid went down, the results could be catastrophic. A recent military-style attack is sending a red flag at just how easily this could happen.

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Vermont Battling a 'Full-Blown Heroin Crisis'

America has a heroin problem, especially in the Northeast. Vermont's governor is blowing the whistle on the problem and the state is seeking recovery.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Will Ukraine Deal End Violent Uprising?

After months of bloody anti-government protests, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich announced early elections Friday and promised a coalition government.

Friday, February 07, 2014

Mid-Atlantic Blackout: Half Million Still in Dark

Nearly half a million residents in Pennsylvania and Maryland are still without power after a major snow and ice storm hit the mid-Atlantic this week.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Judge Vows Quick Ruling on Va. Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge in Norfolk heard arguments this week on whether the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage is constitutional.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

NFL's Super Kid Winner: 'God Can Make Miracles'

A 9-year-old Virginia boy will be living a dream this Super Bowl Sunday.

Thursday, January 09, 2014

Coast Guard Swimmers Test Boundaries of Courage

Coast Guard rescue swimmers have an extremely important job. If they're not trained properly, it can mean the difference between life and death.

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Girl Banned from Selling Mistletoe, Told to Beg

An Oregon girl has been banned from selling mistletoe in a city park. The 11-year-old is raising money to help pay for braces.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Devastated Okla. Town Served a 'Table of Hospitality'

Just six months ago, a massive tornado leveled parts of Moore, Okla, claiming the lives of 23 people, including seven children at an elementary school.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Mass Burials Begin as Philippines Aid Trickles In

International aid is now trickling into the central Philippines. Meanwhile, Filipinos have begun to bury their dead in mass graves.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Tattoo Removal Gives Ex-Offenders Second Chance

Longtime sheriff's chaplain Wayne Heintze has a new calling as part of his ministry: removing tattoos.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Wounded Warriors Find Path to Healing in Alaska

After a decade of non-stop fighting abroad, a new program is bringing wounded warriors and their families to Alaska for healing of their bodies, minds, and marriages.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Is America Tsunami Ready?

Tsunamis are huge walls of water, moving toward coastlines at hundreds of miles per hour. They've pounded places like Japan and Indonesia. Is the U.S. next?

Friday, September 27, 2013

Obama, Congress Not Flinching over Coming Shutdown

Time is running out for lawmakers to come to a compromise on a spending bill. There's only four days left to avoid a government shutdown - and neither side is budging.

Monday, September 16, 2013

Huge Dolphin Die-Off Puzzling Marine Biologists

Dolphins are dying at an alarming rate along the East Coast. Hundreds have washed ashore, and marine biologists are scrambling to find out why.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Egyptian Christians, Muslims March against Obama

Hundreds of Egypt protestors, many of them Coptic Christians, rallied in D.C., outraged over President Barack Obama's support of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Jury Deliberations Begin in Ft. Hood Massacre Trial

Jury deliberations are set to begin in the trial of the Muslim extremist charged with the 2009 massacre at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Okla. Police: Aussie Athlete Slain by 'Bored' Teens

Three teenagers have been charged in the death of an Australian college baseball star who was gunned down in broad daylight.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Dozens of Wildfires Continue to Burn Across West

Nearly three dozen wildfires are burning across nine states in the West. Hundreds of families have been evacuated and thousands of firefighters are on the front lines.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Children's Opera Retells a Holocaust-Era Story

Holocaust survivor Ela Weissberger is helping a new generation understand what happened when she was a child in Nazi Germany.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Video Exposes Horror of Houston Abortion Clinic

Just as North Carolina follows Texas with some of the toughest abortion regulations, a new video accusing one abortionist of horrific practices has been released.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Waste to Energy a Health Hazard?

Do you know where your trash goes? Some goes to a plant, where it's burned for energy. But some say that may not be a good idea.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Gary Sinise on Mission to Serve 'America's Bravest'

Many celebrities work to help America's veterans. One of the most passionate is Gary Sinise, who's on a mission to serve vets, their families and others in need.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Delayed Crops Could Mean Higher Food Prices

Rainy weather and cooler temperatures this spring are forcing farmers across the U.S. to delay planting crops, and that could lead to higher food prices.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

GOP, Tea Party Eye White House in IRS 'Witch Hunt'

President Obama pledged Friday to work with Congress to prevent the Internal Revenue Service from abusing its power.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Report Shows IRS Chief Knew of Tea Party Targeting

A report by the IRS's own watchdog shows senior IRS officials knew about the agency's targeting of conservative groups.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Ohio Prosecutors: Castro Could Face Death Penalty

The man who kidnapped three Ohio women could face hundreds of charges, including murder for the pregnancies he allegedly terminated with his own hands.

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Whistleblowers: Not Enough Done to Stop Libya Attack

Three witnesses told a House panel not enough was done to prevent the deaths of four Americans in  attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Dow's Up: Why You May Want to Hold Your Applause

The Dow reached another major milestone Tuesday, closing above 15,000 for the first time ever. But some say it may be too soon to celebrate.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Ohio Women Missing for Ten Years Found Alive

Three Cleveland, Ohio, women who went missing approximately 10 years ago have been found alive.

Monday, May 06, 2013

NRA Poised for a 'Long War' on Gun Control

The gun lobby is ready for a long war, National Rifle Association leaders warned at the organization's annual convention in Houston this weekend.

Friday, May 03, 2013

Obama: Gun Control Defeat Just the 'First Round'

President Obama said in Mexico Thursday that it can take a long time to get things done in Washington, and he believes a gun control measure will pass eventually.

Friday, May 03, 2013

The Lethal Killer You Can't See or Smell

Methane gas: landfills and dump sites are a primary source of the tasteless, odorless toxin. They can be danger spots if not properly maintained.

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Kentucky Derby Triggers Spike in Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is on the rise in Louisville, Ky., this week. The reason? The Kentucky Derby.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Congress Fired Up Over Massive DHS Ammo Purchases

The U.S. government's ongoing purchases of massive amounts of ammunition are raising concerns on Capitol Hill.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Search on for Survivors of Deadly Texas Plant Blast

The search is on for survivors in an explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas, that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 people.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Coal Communities Fear 'Fly Ash' Poses Deadly Threat

The burning of coal at power plants produces a byproduct known as fly ash. Many times the waste isn't properly stored, and that can pose serious health concerns.

Friday, March 29, 2013

Americans' Support for Tougher Gun Control Weakening

Three months after the Sandy Hook shootings, the White House is again ramping up its gun control rhetoric. But a new poll shows support has weakened.

Friday, March 22, 2013

CBN Mexico Launches New Version of 'Superbook'

On Easter weekend, CBN Mexico will launch the new version of the animated series "Superbook," or Superlibro as it's called in Latin America.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Regent University Hosts Biblical Treasure Trove

Regent University is dedicating its new chapel Friday and it's hosting a special traveling exhibit entitled "The Living Word: Ancient Treasures from Biblical History."

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

'Rock Star' Cardinal Dolan Floated as Next Pope

It's possible the next pope could be an American, like Cardinal Timothy Dolan. While some say he's a long-shot, others see him as a top contender.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Meteor Strikes Russia, Injuring Hundreds of People

A meteorite burst through the atmosphere over Russia, injuring about 500 people. It happened in Siberia and was actually captured on video.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

GOP Warns Obama's Minimum Wage Plan a Bad Idea

President Obama is launching a new campaign to hike the federal minimum wage. But critics say the move would actually hurt small businesses, and the economy.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Search Begins for Pope Benedict XVI's Replacement

With Pope Benedict XVI's surprise announcement to step down at the end of February, Vatican-watchers are already trying to figure who will take his place.

Saturday, February 09, 2013

Blizzard Slams Midwest as Northeast Digs Out

Another blizzard blasted the country Monday, this time striking the Northern Plains and Minnesota.

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Hobby Lobby Awards Campus to New Recipient

Hobby Lobby has awarded a new recipient with the Northfield, Mass., campus founded by Christian evangelist D.L. Moody.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

God and Scrooge: Finding the Faith of Charles Dickens

Who was Charles Dickens, the man who brought us characters like Scrooge and Tiny Tim? His work is still studied today, but few know about his faith.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Educators Hopeful over Future of Christian Colleges

Christian higher education finds itself in a spiritual fight because of  rising secularism. But despite hostility and a tough economy, educators are optimistic.

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Supreme Court Will Hear Two Gay Marriage Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday it will hear two cases in March dealing with gay marriage. Will the court decide to make gay marriage legal in all 50 states?

Friday, November 30, 2012

Will the Supreme Court Redefine Marriage?

A big question is, when the High Court does address the issue of homosexual marriage, what will it mean for the traditional definition of marriage?

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

'Giving Tuesday' Puts the Heart Back in the Holidays

After four days of hard-core holiday shopping, Giving Tuesday is meant to encourage people to give back.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Holiday Travelers Fight through Challenging Snags

Thirty-nine million Americans are expected to hit the road this Thanksgiving weekend, but possible bumper to bumper traffic isn't the only challenge facing holiday travelers.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Santa Monica City Nixes Decades-Old Nativity Scene

After nearly 60 years, Santa Monica, Calif., leaders said "no" to a Nativity display at a city park.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Lawmakers on Cliff: We Need More Than a Band-Aid

Leading U.S. lawmakers say they're confident they can come together to prevent America from driving over the "fiscal cliff."

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Deceptive Beauty: Volcanoes Ready to Blow

For years, scientists have monitored volcanoes in the United States. It's important work because an active volcano can erupt any time, quickly wiping out communities.

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

High Voter Turnout Indication of Election's Importance

Voter turnout was high in many parts of the country, including in the battleground states where campaigns invested heavily in the fight for votes.

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Post-Sandy NJ Reeling, New York Transit in Gridlock

Three days after superstorm Sandy pounded the mid-Atlantic and parts of the Northeast, the long clean-up process is only just beginning.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Forecasters: Frankenstorm a Once in Lifetime Event

Forecasters say there is a 90 percent chance the East Coast will take a direct hit from the storm meteorologists are calling a once-in-a-lifetime event.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

'Lead with Love' Motto Transforming Corporate America

On Wall Street,  the topic "leading with love" rarely comes up. Joel Manby, CEO of one the country's leading theme park companies, hopes to change that.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Maine Residents Shaken by Rare Quake

It's rare for earthquakes to shake the East Coast, but that's exactly what happened in Maine last night when a magnitude 4.0 quake struck near Portland.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Second Debate Crucial to Convince Swing Voters

Hours away from their second crucial debate tonight, Republican Mitt Romney is looking to keep his edge while President Obama is hoping to rebound from the last debate.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Obama Barely Leads Romney Ahead of Second Debate

As President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney prepare to meet for a second debate, a new poll shows the president barely leading Romney among likely voters.

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

A Mouse Click Away: Porn's Insidious Business Model

The U.S. is the number one producer of illegal porn. It's a multi-billion dollar industry, and you may be surprised by what's behind the business boom.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Analysts: Don't Believe the Political Polls

Recent polls show President Obama with a sizeable lead over Republican contender Mitt Romney in key swing states  But some say, "Not so fast."

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

NATO Halts Joint Afghan Ops over 'Insider Killings'

As Muslim fury sweeps the Mideast, there's been a spike in insider killings in Afghanistan: Afghan soldiers, trained by their NATO allies, suddenly turn on them.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Libya Threat Present Well Before Embassy Attack

An Islamist terrorist group said a suicide attack in Kabul that left at least 12 people dead was revenge for the anti-Muslim film that's sparked Mideast rioting.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Outraged Muslims Vow to Continue Film Protests

Protests surrounding an anti-Islam film have now spread from the Middle East to other parts of the globe -- and aren't expected to calm down anytime soon.

Friday, September 14, 2012

US on High Alert as Mideast Violence Spreads

Angry Muslim demonstrators in Jordan, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Tunisia, and even Israel, are now joining the anti-American protests.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Summer Ending But Wildfires Still Blazing

The western wildfire season got off to an early start this year and there's still no end in sight.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Floodwater, Dead Livestock a Problem after Isaac

Homes in Plaquemines Parish are damaged, trees are down, and high water remains. But officials say the biggest concerns is the number of dead livestock.

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Bill Clinton Defends Obama's Economic Record

President Barack Obama appears before the DNC in Charlotte, North Carolina tonight to make his case for four more years. Bill Clinton defended him last night, including the president's handling of the economy.

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

DNC Kicks Off with Obama Praise, Romney Attacks

The Democrats are going on the attack. The Democratic National Convention kicked off officially last night in Charlotte, N.C.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Obama Campaign Stumbles on 'Are You Better Off?'

Once again, the GOP is asking, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" And once again, Democrats have had a hard time coming up with an answer.

Monday, September 03, 2012

Gulf Faces Flooding, Lack of Power after Isaac

Isaac is finally drifting away, but the fallout from the storm is still hurting Gulf Coast residents.

Friday, August 31, 2012

Pakistan Christians Flee Homes after Girl's Arrest

In Pakistan, a young girl is behind bars and an entire Christian community is hiding in the woods. The reason? The girl is accused of blaspheming the Koran.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Mitt Romney: Obama Camp Pushing 'Division, Hate'

The presidential candidates began sparring over energy policy but ended up trading accusations of dirty campaigning.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Utilities Urge Cutting Back Electricity amid Heat Wave

The hot weather across much of the country has power companies urging Americans to conserve electricity and avoid potential power problems.

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Summer Days: High Gas Prices Here to Stay

For those looking to get one last vacation in this summer, some extra cash for gas will be needed.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

A Century of Strength: Branson Still Rooted in Faith

In the heart of the country, a well-known vacation spot turning 100 this year still clings to its Christian roots. It's determined to not let go, despite pressure to change.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Olympic Athlete Runs for Gold to Honor God

With wings on her feet and Christ in her heart, 23-year-old Francena McCorory is ready for the 2012 Olympics in London.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Colo. Massacre Highlights Threat of Homemade Bombs

Teams in Colorado were able to detonate the explosives found in James Holmes' apartment, but the rigged dwelling is highlighting the issue of homemade bombs.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Findings Show Penn State Callous toward Victims

Penn State's report on the child molestation scandal says officials, including legendary coach Joe Paterno, were more concerned about reputation than the victims.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

State's Only Abortion Clinic Remains Open for Now

For a second time, a federal judge has blocked a new law regulating abortion clinics in Mississippi.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Third California City Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

San Bernardino, Calif., a city of about 210,000 people, joins several cities in crisis across the country. The cities are tapped out and taking drastic measures.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Presidential Race a Mid-Summer Dead Heat

A new survey shows President Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney tied among registered voters nationally at 47 percent.

Saturday, July 07, 2012

Break in Heat Wave Triggers Violent Thunder Storms

Millions of Americans are getting relief today, but it comes at a price. Violent storms have been moving in to break up the scorching temperatures.

Friday, July 06, 2012

Obama Campaign Stumbles over Dreary Jobs Data

As President Obama's bus tour traveled through Ohio, the campaign hit a roadblock with the lackluster jobs report.

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

'Lone Survivor' Shares SEAL Stories of Sacrifice

Former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, a decorated veteran and the lone survivor of a deadly Afghan mission, is now committed to sharing the bravery of his comrades.

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Holiday Travelers Getting More Bang for Their Buck

More than 42 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more this Fourth of July -- nearly a 5 percent increase over last year, according to AAA.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

'American Idol' Finalists Liven Up Branson Stage

Finalists from past "American Idol" seasons are venturing from the glitz of Hollywood to the slower pace of Branson, Mo., performing in "The Finalists Live!"

 

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

G-20 Leaders Fail to Reach Clear Euro Bailout Plan

World leaders failed to find a lasting solution to the European financial crisis, as the G-20 summit wrapped up in Mexico.

Monday, June 18, 2012

G-20 Crafts Economic Plan amid Growing Uncertainty

World leaders are wrapping up the G-20 summit in Mexico Tuesday, where they're expected to announce an agreement to grow the global economy.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Questions Surround Obama Immigration Change

Obama announced plans to allow thousands of young illegal immigrants to stay in the U.S. for now. Many Hispanic students like the move, but some are skeptical.

Saturday, June 09, 2012

Accusations Fly as Gov't Probes Security Leaks

Officials have launched a criminal investigation to determine who's behind a series of leaks that revealed some of America's sensitive national security secrets.

Friday, June 01, 2012

Unemployed, Voters Growing Impatient on Economy

The jobless rate rose in May to 8.2 percent, and the U.S. economy added a mere 69,000 jobs - the lowest in a year, the Labor Department reported Friday.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Lights Out: Government Making War on the Light Bulb?

The federal government is phasing out traditional light bulbs, with the 100-watt bulb first to go. Is this an energy-saving move or another government power grab?

Friday, May 25, 2012

Dip in Gas Prices Could Mean More Holiday Travelers

Even though gas prices are still high, a recent drop at the pump could give Memorial Day travelers much needed relief.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Facebook Rocked by Insider Trading Scandal

There's now concern that insiders may've had more information about Facebook's stock than the public.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Israel, Christians Fear Egyptian Election Outcome

There are serious concerns that if a hardline Islamist wins the Egyptian election, peace with Israel and stability in the Middle East could be in danger.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

New Poll Puts Obama Campaign on the Defensive

President Obama's re-election campaign is feeling the heat of a new voter poll this morning. Very few Americans say they're better off since President Obama took office.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Chicago Braces for More NATO Summit Protests

Police clashes with demonstrators led to several injuries and dozens of arrests over the weekend in President Obama's hometown of Chicago.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Conservative NASCAR Fans Vow to Race to the Polls

NASCAR has 75 million fans -- a lot of potential voters for the presidential election. And groups like American Majority Racing are taking advantage.

Friday, May 11, 2012

J.P. Morgan Risky Loss Revives Regulations Debate

J.P. Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, lost a whopping $2 billion on risky investments, and is refueling debate over financial regulations.

Friday, May 04, 2012

Romney Uses New Jobs Report as Ammunition

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is using the less than expected economic numbers to attack President Barack Obama on the campaign trail.

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Bachmann: Unite with Romney to Beat Obama

Michele Bachmann's strong ties to the Tea Party and evangelical voters could help Romney win over and energize a key part of conservative voters.

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Family Restores Christian School in Liberal ‘Education Valley’

D.L. Moody founded a school that soon grew cold to the Gospel. But the Green family wants to see the empty campus return to its original purpose.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Body Bombs a New Concern on Bin Laden Anniversary

With Tuesday night marking the one-year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, security is tight in the U.S. amid fears of a potential new threat.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Most Recent Graduates Face Grim Jobs Outlook

One in two are jobless or underemployed in positions that don't fully use their skills and knowledge.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Doc's 'Gender Selection' Ad Raises Ethical Debate

A Washington state doctor says he can deliver dreams to expectant parents through gender selection. While the practice is legal, some say it's immoral.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Woman Speaks out in Secret Service Sex Scandal

A woman has come forward in the ever widening Secret Service sex scandal claiming she was the "escort" who partied with the agents in question. 

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Secret Service Scandal Triggers Independent Probe

The head of the Secret Service is calling for an independent review of the agency's investigation into the Colombian sex scandal.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

April Shaping Up as Month of Extreme Weather

From tornadoes, to summer-like temperatures, to piles of snow, April has been a month of extreme weather.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Midwest Storm Survivor: 'Total Destruction Out Here'

Another deadly rash of tornadoes tore through the Midwest this weekend, killing six people, including three children, and destroying scores of homes.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Mega Millions Mania: Americans Dream of Winning Big

Much of the country is caught up in a lottery frenzy as more than a half billion dollars is on the line tonight -- the largest ever Mega Millions jackpot.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Erratic JetBlue Pilot Hospitalized, Suspended

JetBlue Airways has suspended the pilot whose erratic behavior caused an emergency landing in Amarillo, Texas, Tuesday.

Friday, March 23, 2012

White House Silent as Obamacare Heads to High Court

The White House was noticeably silent on the law's two-year anniversary Friday. The Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday on whether it's constitutional.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

GOP Budget Counters President Obama's Efforts

Republicans admit their plan has little chance of becoming law, but they wanted to present a contrast to President Obama's budget proposals.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Solar Superstorm Could Fry World's Electric Grids

Scientists have their eyes on space, wondering if a growing number of massive solar flares could mean big problems for a world so dependent on technology.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Forecasters: Mild Temps Not Leaving Any Time Soon

From the birds to bees, flowers and trees, it seems spring has sprung across much of the U.S. Forecasters say the mild weather won't be leaving soon.

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Political Witch Hunt? IRS Targets the Tea Party

Recently, the IRS sent dozens of questionnaires to Tea Party groups applying for nonprofit tax status, a move the ACLJ calls government harassment.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Stories of Hope and Survival Rise from Storms' Debris

It may be considered the worst tornado outbreak for the month of March on record -- 140 twisters reported, 76 confirmed on the ground, leaving 39 people dead.

Monday, March 05, 2012

Critical Mission: Praying for America's War Dogs

Around 3,000 dogs serve alongside U.S. troops. For most dog handler's, the trust they put in their four-legged heros creates an undying bond between them.

Monday, March 05, 2012

Amid Storms' Destruction, Tales of Miracles and Hope

The death toll is still rising after vicious twisters tore through the South and Midwest on Friday.

Friday, March 02, 2012

Pastor: Holy Spirit Key to Reaching Today's Youth

Leaders in pentecostal and charismatic community for the Converge 21 USA conference this week to discuss ways to bring a new generation to Jesus Christ.

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Sabbath First: Basketball Team's Game Day Moved

The Beren Academy made it all the way to the state semifinals, but thought they might have to forfeit because the original time conflicted with their sabbath.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Battle for Michigan Comes Down to the Wire

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is facing an unexpectedly stiff challenge in his home state of Michigan from former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Quick Weight Loss Drug Qnexa Raises Concern

A new diet drug is closer to being approved by the Food and Drug Administration, but serious side effects like possible birth defects are raising concerns.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Four TCU Football Players Arrested in Drug Sting

Four TCU football players are among 17 students who were arrested Wednesday in a six-month long campus-wide drug sting.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Polls: Santorum Heading for Frontrunner Status?

New polls reveal there may be a new frontrunner in the race for the Republican presidential nomination as former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., gains some serious momentum among the GOP faithful.

Friday, February 10, 2012

NASCAR Team 'Races for Israel' at Daytona

One North Carolina racing team plans to race in NASCAR's Daytona 500 with a special mission -- to show support for the nation of Israel.

Thursday, February 09, 2012

Pastor's Death in the Pulpit Punctuated Final Message

Family and friends were shocked when Bishop Barnett K. Thoroughgood finished his sermon, took his seat, and died. Today, they remember a life devoted to God.

Thursday, February 09, 2012

GOP Joins Fight against Birth Control Mandate

House Speaker John Boehner, who is Catholic, said the rule is an attack on religious freedom and "cannot stand and will not stand."

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Santorum Bests Romney in Three-State Sweep

It's being called a "Santorum Sweep." Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum scored three huge wins in the race for the Republican nomination.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Candidates: Obama Violating Freedom of Conscience

Rather than attacking one another, the GOP candidates are focusing on the president and what they see as his violation of Americans' freedom on conscience.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

NASCAR Team Throws Support Behind Israel

America Israel Racing has teamed with NASCAR veteran team Robinson Blakeney Racing to place a car in the "Great American Race" at the Daytona 500.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Nevada Wildfire Continues, Residents Evacuate

A fast-moving brush fire in Nevada has destroyed more than 20 homes and forced thousands of residents to evacuate.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Midwest Gets First Slippery Snowstorm of the Year

Old Man Winter is making up for lost time in the Midwest.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Candidates Turn Up the Heat on Romney in SC

The Republican front-runner is fighting off attacks portraying him as an elitist as he tries to win over evangelical voters concerned about his Mormon faith.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Awake, O Sleeper! Hostilities Prelude to Revival in UK?

Christians in the United Kingdom face increasing hostility on many fronts for standing firm in their faith. But these attacks appear to be waking up a sleeping church.

Monday, January 09, 2012

'Tebow-Time' Victory a Dramatic Playoff Upset

Quarterback Tim Tebow has helped propel the Broncos to the AFC Divisional Playoffs in a dramatic 29-23 win against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Monday, January 09, 2012

John Maxwell Unveils 'Five Levels of Leadership'

In his new book, Christian author John C. Maxwell shares how people can maximize their potential as leaders both on and off the job.

Friday, December 30, 2011

Eyes on Iowa Evangelicals as Caucus Draws Near

With the Iowa caucus around the corner, the question now is which candidate will evangelical Christians throw their support behind this time?

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Super Pacs Spend Big Money in Iowa GOP Race

With the Iowa GOP caucuses just six days away, undecided Iowans are being targeted by a flood of television and radio campaign commercials.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Handel's 'Messiah' Inspires Listeners, Transcends Time

Handel is believed to have composed "Messiah" in only 24 days. Many believe it was divinely inspired.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Life of an Atheist: Christopher Hutchens Dies

Outspoken atheist Christopher Hitchens has died after a lengthy, public battle with cancer. He was 62.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Grenades Thrown at Crowd in Belgium, 4 Dead

A man armed with grenades and an assault rifle opened fire on Christmas shoppers Tuesday in the central square of Liege, Belgium, located east of Brussels.

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Brotherhood Emerges Victorious in Egypt Elections

The Muslim Brotherhood's political arm, the Freedom and Justice Party, says it has captured 40 percent of the seats in parliament.

Friday, December 02, 2011

The Good and Bad of 'Warfare' Video Games

The popularity of video games featuring violent combat scenarios has risen so much that the U.S. Army now has a game available on their website.

Friday, December 02, 2011

British Christians Fearlessly Proclaim Jesus' Name

Christians in the United Kingdom took to the streets this week to boldly proclaim they're not ashamed of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Despite Weather, More Travelers Hitting the Road

Wednesday is the busiest travel day of the year, and the American Automobile Association is predicting even more people will be on the highways this Thanksgiving.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Defense Sec. Urges Caution after Debt Panel Defeat

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is imploring Congress to avoid cuts "that will tear a seam in the nation's defense."

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Supercommittee Throws in the Towel on Deficit Deal

The supercommittee tasked with crafting a plan to slash the federal deficit is admitting defeat. Now many wonder what their failure means for Americans.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Jamestown Find Upholds America's Christian Heritage

Archaeologists say they've discovered the original 1608 church that was built at James Fort -- powerful evidence of America's Christian foundation.

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Service Member to Unemployed Vets: 'Look to God'

A U.S. Navy seaman tells CBN News about his job search outside the military, saying he has "put it in God's hands."

Friday, October 28, 2011

Modest Growth Eases Double-Dip Recession Fears

A new government report that the U.S. economy grew modestly over the summer sparked a rally on Wall Street and eased concerns of a double-dip recession.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Global Markets Rally on News of EU Debt Deal

In a marathon summit, European leaders clinched a deal they hope will turn the tide in a two-year-long debt crisis.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

School Loan Plan Regulation without Representation?

The president says his plan will give faster relief to debt-laden college graduates. But critics say the plan is "regulation without representation."

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Critics Slam Obama Housing Plan as 'Power Grab'

The president says his new plan will help homeowners qualify for re-financing. But some are crying foul over his decision to bypass Congress.

Monday, October 24, 2011

US Withdrawal from Iraq gets Mixed Reviews

Some of the toughest words came from presidential candidates at Sunday's Faith and Freedom Coalition in Iowa. 

Friday, October 21, 2011

Investigation Possible Into Gadhafi Death

Moammar Gadhafi's burial has been postponed as calls rise for an investigation into the circumstances of his death.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Cyberbullying Pushing Kids Over the Edge

An alarming number of young people are being bullied online and such mental intimidation has pushed some of these kids to commit suicide.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Political Pollster Frank Luntz Gives 2012 Predictions

Pollster and political consultant Frank Luntz has been closely watching the race for the White House.

Friday, October 07, 2011

Six Million More Jobs Needed for Healthy Economy

Economists say even with the addition of 103,000 jobs last month, the U.S. needs six million more new jobs to get the nation back to a pre-recession economy.

Friday, September 30, 2011

Yemen: Key Al Qaeda Cleric Al-Awlaki Killed

The Yemeni government announced Friday that the U.S.-born al Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki has been killed in an air strike in eastern Yemen.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Boston Native Arrested in Homegrown Terror Plot

Authorities have arrested a Boston man for plotting to attack the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol with large remote-controlled planes filled with C-4 plastic explosives.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

World Markets Rally as Rescue Plan Gains Traction

Two days of stocks market gains brought smiles to investors pleased to see growing support for a comprehensive plan designed head off a global crisis.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Polls: Cain Ahead of Perry, But Will Christie Run?

Despite repeated statements that he will not throw his hat into the Republican presidential race, New Jersey Gov. Christie continues to garner support.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Cain Wins Fla. Straw Poll, Perry Places Second

Herman Cain pulled an upset victory over the Texas front-runner this weekend. Now, some are wondering whether New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will jump in.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Abbas Expects UN Statehood Decision Within Weeks

Abbas has formally asked the United Nations to accept the Palestinians as a full member state. Saturday, he told reporters he expects a decision within weeks.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Forgotten Hatteras: 'My Life Is Living Here on the Street'

Irene is gone, but those living on North Carolina's Outer Banks are far from recovery. Residents who were born and raised on Hatteras Island say Irene was historic.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Columnist: Beware of Leftist Assault on America's Kids

Washington Times columnist Marybeth Hicks warns political correctness and pop culture are misleading America's kids.

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Officials Tighten Security After New Terror Threat

Just days before the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the nation is on high alert after officials issued a terror warning involving a possible plot by al Qaeda.

Thursday, September 08, 2011

By God's Grace: Surviving 9/11 from the 81st Floor

Jean and Dan Potter live a quiet life in Pennsylvania. It's a stark contrast to 10 years ago living in a Manhattan apartment just a few blocks from the World Trade Center.

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Northeast Showers Trigger Flooding, Evacuations

The ever-wet situation has Northeast residents from Maryland to New England praying for relief.

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Obama to Propose Billions in Tax Cuts, Spending

Mindful of his sagging ratings, the president will present his jobs plan Thursday night before a joint session of Congress.

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Deadly Wildfires Devour Homes Across Texas

High winds and the state's longest drought continue to fuel wildfires all over Texas.  The fires have already taken the lives of at least two people.

Friday, August 19, 2011

US: Gadhafi Preparing to Leave Libya

United States officials say embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is planning to leave his war-torn country -- possibly within days.

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

SEAL Families Remember Christian Warriors

As the nation grieves their loss, family and friends find comfort in each other and local churches are stepping in to help heal the wounds.

Monday, August 08, 2011

Double Bottom Line: Value of Investing in Community

Businessmen like Jay Graves are not just making sure their bottom line is in check. They're also focused on the "double bottom line," and it's really paying off.

Monday, August 08, 2011

Va. SEAL Community Mourns Loss, Bands Together

As the U.S. mourns the loss of the SEALs killed in Saturday's Afghan crash, their families are revealing more about the men who sacrificed so much.

Friday, August 05, 2011

Market Analysts: 'Don't Give in to Fear and Worry'

There's a glimmer of hope for the struggling U.S. Economy. According to a new federal jobs report, the unemployment rate has gone down slightly.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Service Members Ponder Fate as Debt Battle Rages

While lawmakers in Washington are fighting to balance the budget, wounded service members were on Capitol Hill fighting a battle of their own.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Industries Defend Nat'l Gas Drilling Amid Doubts

Many analysts say natural gas is one of the brightest hopes for America's energy future. But some industry insiders have cast doubt on that claim.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Self-Described 'Brain Dead Liberal' Wakes Up

He's one of the most famous playwrights, directors, and as he puts it, former "brain-dead liberals." David Mamet used to champion liberal values. But he's changed his mind.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Christian Voters Painting Liberal Maine Red

Maine's flag is a deep blue, reflecting the left-leaning ideologies that have dominated this state for decades. But faith voters are changing political landscape.

Friday, June 24, 2011

Serving a City: Community Partners Faith with Action

The police department and churches are working side by side in Chesapeake, Va., to transform communities as part of the program "Serve the City."

Friday, June 17, 2011

State Trooper Escapes Death, Shows Forgiveness

For Colorado state trooper Scott Hinshaw, getting dressed everyday is a blessing after almost losing his life.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Unsolved Mystery: Vanishing Bees Stump Scientists

Millions of honey bees continue to mysteriously disappear, and researchers are no closer to finding the cause, a riddle that poses a threat to the world's food supply.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Gingrich Vows to Press on to Win GOP Nod

Former House speaker Newt Gingrich says he's pressing on despite more troubles for his embattled presidential campaign.

Friday, June 03, 2011

America Heading for a Double-Dip Recession?

With today's unemployment numbers showing the fewest new jobs in eight months, economists wonder if America is sliding back into a second recession.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

'Carpenters for Christ' Rebuild Ala. Church

Mountain View Baptist Church in Dekalb County is now being rebuilt after a tornado leveled the building, April 27.  And the work is all being done by Christians.

Monday, May 30, 2011

Rita Cosby Recalls Father's WWII Heroism

Journalist Rita Cosby only recently discovered the dramatic story of her father's World War II experience. She talks to CBN News about what she found out.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Powerful Storms Pound Several Central States

More violent weather pounded the middle of the country Wednesday, killing at least 15 people in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

For Tornado-Battered Joplin, Second Punch Looms

Residents in the Midwest town of Joplin, Mo., continued to sift through the wreckage of their homes Tuesday, while keeping their eyes on the skies.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Hunting for Bibles: Reaffirming a ‘National Treasure’

Bible literacy is on the decline in the U.S.  One prominent Oklahoma family hopes a treasure hunt of sorts will help reverse that trend.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Officials: Bin Laden Eyed Small Cities as Targets

Investigators say journals kept by Osama bin Laden while he was hiding in Pakistan showed he was still actively involved in plotting terrorism.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Arkansas: Faith Rising Up amid Flood Waters

Rivers in the state of Arkansas, among the many that feed the mighty Mississippi River, are also overflowing their banks at record levels.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Woman Found After Two Months in Nev. Desert

It was a Mother's Day miracle for one family -- a women who's been missing for nearly two months rescued and reunited with her love ones.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Memphis Flooding Peaks; Danger Lurks Downstream

Flood watches and warnings were in effect Tuesday morning as the rising Mississippi River rushes downstream toward Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

A Look Inside the Team Who Took Down Bin Laden

The team sent to find and kill Osama bin Laden is an elite group of men who trained thousands of hours for the mission. They're called Navy SEAL Team Six.

Friday, April 29, 2011

CBN News Viewers Remember David Wilkerson

People from around the world are sharing their heartfelt memories of Pastor David Wilkerson and how his ministry led many of them to Christ.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Deadly Twisters 'Worst Disaster Since Katrina'

Survivors have begun picking up the pieces of their lives Friday in the wake of the deadly twisters that roared over 14 states.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Pennsylvania Enters 'Golden Age' of Natural Gas

It's been called the "gold rush" of the 21st century, only this time the buried treasure is natural gas. One of the places "X" marks the spot is Pennsylvania.

Saturday, April 02, 2011

Koran-Burning Pastor Defiant Despite Riots

At least 20 are dead in Afghanistan, including two American soldiers, as Muslim riots rage, fueled by a Florida church's burning of a Koran.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

'Sight & Sound Theatres' Bring Bible Stories to Life

It's been called one of the top theatre destinations on the East Coast, but you won't find it anywhere near Broadway.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Can U.S. Power Plants Withstand Nature's Fury?

Japan's nuclear crisis has people around the world once again questioning the safety of nuclear power.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Shaky Ground: Will the 'Big One' Hit the Heartland?

As powerful quakes rock various places, many are finding the Bible's warning on the end times even more compelling. Experts say a 'big one' could hit soon.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

NPR Chief Quits in Wake of Video Scandal

National Public Radio chief Vivian Schiller has resigned after comments by a fellow executive angered conservatives and renewed calls to end its federal funding.

Monday, March 07, 2011

Despite Turmoil, Christians, Jews 'Honor' Israel

While nations and boycott groups try to isolate the Jewish state, another type of gathering took place Sunday to honor Israel.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Libyan Forces Open Fire Again on Protestors

The Obama administration said Friday it's preparing to issue sanctions against Libya as a violent crackdown on protestors in the country continues.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Faith Groups Challenge Gays to 'Debate' not 'Hate'

One watchdog group's recent inclusion of Christian organizations as anti-gay 'hate groups' has some challenging homosexuals to "start debating."

Sunday, February 20, 2011

U.S. Navy Tracking Hijacked 'Bible' Yacht

Three days after a yacht of four Americans was hijacked by Somali pirates, U.S. officials said they're still considering how to respond. 

Friday, February 18, 2011

Wisc. Dems Stall Budget Cut Vote

A major budget battle in Wisconsin has received the attention of the entire nation.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Missionary's Death Doesn't Stop Mission's Heart

The recent killing of a U.S. missionary in Mexico is turning some Christians away from ministering in the volatile country.

Friday, January 21, 2011

NFL Labor Debate Could Mean No Fall Football

The NFL Super Bowl is nearly two weeks away, but if a labor agreement isn't reached soon, this could be the last professional football game played for a while.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Panera Bread Opens Third 'Fair Share' Café

The newest addition to the Panera Bread family of restaurants doesn't look any different than any one of the company's 1,400 restaurants across the country.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Helmet Device Could Help Detect Concussions

The American Academy of Neurology reports about 100,000 concussions happen on the football field each year.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Church's 'Radical Experiment' Shakes Up Ala. City

An Alabama megachurch has attracted national attention for what it's calling "The Radical Experiment," by stirring up their city and meeting the needs of its people.

Thursday, December 02, 2010

'Silver Dollar' Family Strikes Gold with Godly Values

After 50 years in business, the founders of a multi-million dollar entertainment company still want to see Christ in everything they do.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Church Find Reveals America's Christian Past

Archaeologists are digging up what may be the remains of the original 1608 church at James Fort -- a place that could serve as evidence of America's Christian heritage.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

War Hero: 'Medal of Honor Too Big for One Man'

The Medal of Honor has been awarded to a serviceman who risked his life to save his fellow soldiers. But the humble hero said the honor is too big for one man.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Fmr. WH Advisor: Obama Must Shift Political Strategy

Former White House advisor David Gergen told CBN News that the U.S. is in danger of taking a nose dive, if it's politics as usual.

Friday, November 05, 2010

The Secret to David Green's Successful 'Hobby'

Billionaire David Green, CEO of Hobby Lobby, has closely followed Biblical principles over the years. It's the God behind those principles he credits for his success.

Monday, November 01, 2010

Left and Right 'Clash' at Va.'s Regent University

Political pundits are predicting the 2010 midterm election will create a historic realignment which will shape the country's political future for decades.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Helmet Hit Injuries Prompt NFL Changes

The National Football League will now suspend players for dangerous and flagrant hits, following a weekend of violent collisions at both the college and pro level.

Monday, October 18, 2010

California in Quandary if Voters Pass Prop. 19

The state of California could find itself in a battle with the U.S Department of Justice if voters pass Proposition 19 next month.

Monday, October 04, 2010

Bishop Long: 'I Won't Be Pulled into a Street Fight'

Bishop Eddie Long said Sunday that he won't be pulled into a street fight over allegations of sexual abuse and he vowed that his faith has been strengthened.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Madison County Bridges Build Path to Historical Past

The bridges of Madison County, Iowa, were made famous by a book and movie. Now, they're helping reveal the importance of preserving heritage.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

U.N. Continues Fight Against Global Poverty

World leaders have gathered at the United Nations in New York City this week to tackle the problem of global poverty.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Living U.S. Soldier Receives Medal of Honor

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta became the first living soldier since the Vietnam War, to receive the country's highest military decoration, Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Beyond the Border, Nebraska Tackles Immigration

The illegal immigration debate is extending beyond the border, as states and cities around the country begin pressing the issue -- even in America's heartland.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Iowa Hopes for Gay Marriage 'Wake Up Call'

Traditional marriage supporters say recent court decisions in the gay marriage debate are shoving the idea of "government by the people" on a shelf.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Is Iraq Ready to Handle Its Own Security?

Since the last U.S. combat brigade pulled out of Iraq last week, insurgents have stepped up their deadly attacks.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Ariz. Small Town Students Must Prove Residency

A new measure in small-town Lukeville, Ariz. requires students to prove their citizenship before they can ride the school bus.

Friday, August 13, 2010

New Immigration Law Not Enough, Critics Say

The president is putting more money and muscle into battling illegal immigration along the border, but it is not enough to silence critics who say more security is needed.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Flight Attendant's Rage: 'Friendly Skies' No More?

The flight attendant who bailed from his plane after a confrontation is keeping his job for now. The incident has some wondering if the 'friendly Skies' is a thing of the past.

Monday, August 09, 2010

Christians Gather in D.C. to Pray for America

Christians from around the country gathered near the White House on Friday to pray for God to heal America and that its people would turn back to Him.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

GOP Request Questions Automatic Citizenship

Prominent Republicans want to review part of the Constitution that grants automatic citizenship to babies born to illegal immigrants on American soil.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

U.S. Taxpayers Funding Constitution Vote in Kenya?

Kenya's president praised the passage of a new constitution Thursday as a 'national renewal." But some fear the document will take Kenya down the wrong path.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Martha's Vineyard: Rich in Revival's Power

The popular vacation spot has a strong Christian heritage. Now the island is witnessing another move of God.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Ariz. Immigration Law Hearings Underway

The court battle over Arizona's immigration law began with a packed courtroom hearing and dozens of protestors outside.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

In the Line of Duty: Police Deaths Up in 2010

One Sunday, Officer Michael Bailey, a 20-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, became one of those statistics.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Senate Dems Bust GOP Jobs Bill Filibuster

Senate Democrats have cleared the Republican filibuster against extending jobless benefits, clearing the way for an up or down vote.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Election 2010: GOP, Dems Predict Victory

Politicians were in full campaign mode over the weekend, blasting the opposing parties with less than four months remaining until Election Day.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Arab-Jewish Alliance: 'There Can be Mideast Peace'

Despite the history of violence between Israelis and Arabs, the Arab Christian-Messianic Jewish Fellowship believes there can be peace between the two.

Friday, July 09, 2010

Businessman Pipes 'Living Water' to the World

After being healed of a rare form of cancer, Walter Wang wants to bring the Word of God to communities around the world.  

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Ariz. Militia Keeps Watch for Illegal Immigrants

As the battle over how to maintain the border continues in Arizona, some residents have appointed themselves as guardians to keep an eye out for illegal immigrants.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Tea Party Supports Ariz. Immigration Law

The conservative grassroots movement is now taking on issues like immigration.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Beyond the 'Court': Tennis Legend Shares Christ

The first Australian woman to win the Wimbledon tournament is now devoting her time to sharing the love of Jesus Christ.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

N.C. Atheist Groups Object to 'God' in Pledge

Atheist groups in North Carolina have posted billboards across the Tar Heel State to protest the words, "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Rep. Kasich: A Portrait of Faith, Friendship

In his latest book, former Rep. John Kasich shared a much different side of his life: his heart and faith.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Gulf Oil Spill Slowing or Bigger than We Thought?

The amount of crude still escaping into the Gulf of Mexico may be considerably greater than what the government and the company have claimed.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

New Crossbreed Trees a 'Mega' Energy Alternative?

Ethanol and switchgrass have been recognized as a few familiar sources of potential renewable energy.  But now developers are looking at the Megaflora Tree.

Monday, June 07, 2010

Keeping Your Child's Mind Sharp For Next Year

Teachers warn that students who don't challenge their minds even a little during summer break will fall victim to the "summer slide."

Thursday, June 03, 2010

New "Jesus" Cartoon Making Fun of Christianity?

A possible Comedy Central cartoon about God is causing outrage among Christians and prompting a movement put a to stop the project.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Valedictorian Stands Against Religious Censorship

Harpeth High School graduate Amelia Bivens was recently told by administrators to change her valedictorian speech because it included religious references.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Sheriff Takes Immigration Issues into His Own Hands

In three years, Maricopa County, Ariz., sheriff Joseph Arpaio has had 38,000 people investigated, arrested and detained in his jail over illegal immigration.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Tea Partiers Take Stake in Immigration Debate

Opponents of Arizona's immigration law say it will lead to racial profiling, putting a bullseye on Hispanics, but one Tea Party leader in the state says that's not true.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Space Program Ends Era with Final Mission

The U.S. space program is nearing the end of an era as the space shuttle Atlantis is now in the middle of its last trip into space before retirement.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Immigration Law Helping or Hurting Arizonans?

Arizona's ranchers say they know first-hand why the state's immigration law is so important. But opponents claim the law will do more harm than good to its citizens.

Friday, April 30, 2010

Rapper's School Visit Upsets Parents

An incident at a Georgia school has some parents wondering who's talking to their kids during school hours.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Empowered 21 Attendees Pray for Spirit-Filled Awakening

Some Christian leaders believe a new Spirit-filled revival has already begun in the 21st century -- in April of this year. This time it came from middle America.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Federal Tax Credit Boosts Home Sales

New home sales rose all over the country, especially in the south, thanks to the federal tax credit for first-time home buyers.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

McDonnell Talks 'Servant Leadership' at Alma Mater

Gov. Bob McDonnell, R-Va., spoke at Regent University this week about what he believes is true leadership.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Family Credits God After Missing Girl Found Alive

Eleven-year-old Nadia Bloom had been missing for almost five days, but her family's church helped find her.

Thursday, April 08, 2010

CA Water Wars Leaving Farmers High and Dry

A battle over a precious natural resource is being waged in California. It's a "water war" pitting farmers against environmentalists, and it could affect the entire country. 

Monday, March 29, 2010

Lakewood Church Land Deal Put on Hold

Each week, tens of thousands of people attend worship services at Joel Osteen's Lakewood church in Houston, Texas.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

'Cookie Monster' Steals Girl Scout Money

A cookie thief is on the run after stealing hundreds of dollars from a Girl Scout in Tacoma, Wash.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

GOP Fights to Block Health Care Overhaul

President Obama is signing the new health care overhaul bill into law Tuesday, but the backlash has already begun with many states filing legal challenges to the bill.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Handprints Spell Hope in War-torn Afghanistan

The war in Afghanistan has continued for more than eight years. Still, in the middle of the fighting, there are signs of hope.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

LA Gang Tours: Education or 'Ghettotainment'?

There's a tour that takes people into Los Angeles' rougher neighborhoods where gang members live, but not everyone who lives there is up for the idea.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Muslim Leader Offers Prayer for Va. House

A prayer by a Muslim leader this week before the Virginia House of Delegates sparked controversy and a protest.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Internet Safety 101: Protecting Your Kids

For many parents, the growing access to technology for kids can be a nightmare, but a new safety program designed just for mom and dad could help.

Monday, March 08, 2010

Quake Hits Turkey as Haiti, Chile Cont. Recovery

Monday's 6.0 temblor is the third significant earthquake in the last two months following the disasters in Haiti and Chile.

Monday, March 08, 2010

Neb. Inmates Donate Est. $2,000 to Haiti Relief

People all over the world are donating money to help earthquake victims in Chile and Haiti. Even those behind bars are digging deep into their pockets.

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

West Coast Reviews its Emergency Preparedness

The huge earthquake in Chile has emergency officials in the U.S. taking inventory.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

SeaWorld Death: Victim's Family Speaks Out

The family of a SeaWorld trainer who died after being attacked by a killer whale is speaking out -- on behalf of the whale.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Haiti Criticized for Abandoning Nation's Homeless

Tension is very high between the Haitian government and those left homeless by last month's earthquake. Critics say Haiti has been slow to provide alternative housing.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Judge Gives Infant on Life Support More Time

An infant on life support in Alberta, Canada, was granted more time, Friday, after a judge put the case of Baby Isaiah May on hold until March 11.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

When Shortage of Rain Meets Abundance of Faith

Three years ago, cities on both coasts were rationing water because of the crippling effects of drought. However, there was not a shortage of prayer.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Texas Plane Crash Pilot was Angry with the Gov't

A pilot furious with the Internal Revenue Service crashed his small plane into an office building that houses federal tax employees in Austin, Texas, Thursday.

Monday, February 15, 2010

High Stakes: Politics and the 2010 U.S. Census

The stakes are high, and that has some wondering if politics are at play.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Tiller Murder Suspect Gives Emotionless Testimony

The man on trial for murdering a high-profile late-term abortion doctor took the stand in a Kansas courtroom, Thursday.

Friday, January 22, 2010

As Pro-Lifers March, Tiller Murder Trial Underway

Scott Roeder confessed to killing Dr. George Tiller who was one of the few late-term abortion providers in the country.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Physicians for Peace Offer Hand for Haiti

Two doctors who volunteer with the group were in Haiti when the recent earthquake struck. Now, they're in place to fulfill the organization's mission by assisting victims of the tragedy.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Michele Bachmann: GOP's New Front-runner?

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is gaining ground as one of the drivers of the tea party movement and a defender of conservative values dear to the GOP.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Court Blocks Taping of Gay Marriage Trial

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the broadcast of the California trial over the state's gay marriage ban.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Gov't Control in HC Bill Worries Pastors

Before the American Revolution, pastors spoke out against the evils of England's tyranny.  Pastors today are also speaking out against too much government control.

Friday, December 04, 2009

Consumer Advocates: Comcast Merger 'Anti-Family'

The cable company Comcast is trying to buy a majority stake in NBC Universal for nearly $14 billion.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Loud Commercials Force Annoyed Lawmaker to Action

Anyone who watches TV knows that commercials can sometimes sound much louder than television programs, but one congresswoman hopes to stop that.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Texas Church Shows the 'Need to Seed' Generosity

Church members are expected to give the money away to people in their community as random acts of kindness.

Monday, November 30, 2009

FBI: Child Prostitution Expanding in U.S.

Many people think human trafficking only happens in other countries. However, this modern-day form of slavery is increasingly an American problem.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Atty. Gen. Draws Criticism from 9/11 Families

The attorney general told lawmakers he is confident the accused architect of the 9/11 attacks will be convicted - but 9/11 family members aren't buying it.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

GOP Captures Three Highest Offices in Va.

It was a big night for the GOP as the Republican candidates swept the state's three highest offices - possibly signaling trouble ahead for Democrats.

Monday, October 19, 2009

'Maine Marriage Stand' a Fight for Society

Maine voters will have a chance Nov. 3 to decide if the definition of marriage will stand as between one man and one woman.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Does 'Cap & Trade' Really Mean 'Cap & Tax'?

A climate change bill to fight global warming has many Americans concerned about their jobs and energy prices.

Friday, August 14, 2009

A Family's Back-door Ministry of Giving

The Green family are the proud owners of the successful Hobby Lobby and Mardel Christian stores. Their story is a testament to how giving changes countless lives.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Health Care Debate Follows Lawmakers Home

It's usually a quiet time for lawmakers, but with the debate heating up over healthcare reform, the break is proving to be anything but quiet for many.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Jamestown: One Nation under God

This year marks the 400th anniversary of Jamestown, America's first permanent English colony. The historic settlement finds itself in the spotlight and also facing questions about how it covers a key part of history... its Christian heritage.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Good Samaritan Saves Child from Burning Car

Imagine reaching into a flaming car that could explode at any second, to save a life. That is what a good samaritan in California did to rescue a 3-year-old girl.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

One Navy SEAL's Tale of Survival

Navy SEALs are among the elite of America's military forces and have been used extensively in the war on terror. Only one SEAL, Marcus Luttrell, made it out alive. He told his amazing story of survival to CBN News.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

The High Cost of Going 'Extreme Green'

While taking care of the environment is a good idea on the surface, a deeper look at the Green movement reveals it may not be all it's cracked up to be

Friday, July 17, 2009

Navy Seal Tells Story of Loss and Survival

Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell spoke candidately about six days in the mountains of Afghanistan as he and his "brothers" fought off an ambush by Taliban.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Idol Contestant Puts New Twist on Hymns

One former American Idol contestant is helping worship teams add a new flare to the complex chord structure of hymns to fit a more modern worship style.

Friday, July 03, 2009

VA Church Finds Unique Way to Show Patriotism

Patriotic music, flag waving, and messages about God and country will be the norm this holiday weekend. But one Virginia Beach church celebrated a little differently.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Gay Marriage Opponents Rally in Fresno

Hundreds of people waived signs and rallied at Fresno City Hall on Sunday to show support for the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage in California.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Obama: Economy Back from the Brink

President Obama says the country has "stepped back from the brink" where the economy is concerned.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Are You Caught in the 'Sandwich Generation'?

You may be among the 20 million people caught in what's called the "Sandwich Generation."

Monday, May 25, 2009

Soldier Who Died on Good Friday Remembered

CBN News brings you a tribute to a young American soldier, one who sacrificed his life for the cause of freedom on Good Friday of this year.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Deadly Weekend Storms Strike Midwest, South

Weekend storms strike the Midwest and South, leaving six people dead. 

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Maine Latest State to Allow Gay Marriage

Maine's governor signed a freshly passed bill Wednesday approving gay marriage.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Solar: Powering America's Future?

To break our addiction to foreign oil, more Americans are relying on the sun to help meet their energy needs. Thanks in part to new technology, the cost of solar power is coming down.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Making Thankfulness a Game - Literally

A Kentucky man has invented a fun way to help you focus on what's really important this holiday season and get your mind off these tough economic times.