Doctors taking note of how of coconut oil is giving Alzheimer's patients a new hope.

Tortured human trafficking slaves in the Sinai, and the ongoing violence toward Christians around the world.

New discoveries and events that bring biblical stories to life and fulfill prophecy.

These are just a handful of the major stories that grabbed your attention in 2013. Our veteran reporters covered these stories, with the unique perspective our viewers expect from the CBN News team.

The following are the CBN News top stories. Click on each month to see the most viewed stories for that month.

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1. Alzheimer's Doctors Taking Note of Coconut Oil

2. 'Lost Tribe's' Return to Israel Fulfilling Prophecy?

3. American Pastor Jailed in Iran Whereabouts Unconfirmed

4. Post-Christian Era? The Future of Faith in America

5. Louie Giglio Withdraws from Inauguration Prayer

Top Blog: Brody File Exclusive: Ted Cruz on America's Economic Problems: 'An awful lot of Republicans failed to stand for principle'



1. Forget Cholesterol, Inflammation's the Real Enemy

2. Dr. Carson Prayer Breakfast Speech Generates Buzz

3. Deceptive Beauty: Volcanoes Ready to Blow

4. Iran Prison Letter: US Pastor Describes Torture

5. How 'Theology of the Body' Debunks Gay Marriage

Top Blog: Stakelbeck on Terror Show: The Coming Psalm 83 War?


1. Americans Warned: Home Schoolers Stripped of Rights

2. Saeed's Wife: Iran Doesn't Know Who They're Dealing With

3. Damascus Countdown: Novel Depicts Iran Showdown

4. Sex Week: God, Yale and a Good Education Gone Bad

5. Hayford: Benny Hinn, Ex-Wife Marriage a 'Miracle'

Top Blog: The Brody File | Are Evangelicals Now More Scorned than Homosexuals?



1. US Searches for Answers in Deadly Boston Bombings

2. Girls Told to Ask for Lesbian Kiss at School

3. Warrens Flooded with Prayers after Son's Suicide

4. The Omega Balance: Getting Smart about Inflammation

5. The Dead Zone: Detroit Becomes Urban Wasteland

Top Blog: Hurd on the Web | Norwegian Girls 'Convert to Islam' for Justin Bieber Tickets


1. Lap Band Surgery in a Seed? Docs Rave About Chia

2. Pentagon: Proselytizing Punishable by Court-Martial

3. London Beheading Part of a Wider Terror Plot?

4. Crucified Again: The New Islamic War on Christians

5. Militants Turn Nigeria into Christian Killing Field

Top Blog: The Brody File | Texas Cheerleader After Winning Bible Lawsuit: 'I Knew That God Was Going To Work It Out'



1. Exodus International Shuts Down; Apologizes to Gays

2. Court Strikes DOMA; Clears Way for CA Gay Marriage

3. Experts Fear New Killer MERS Virus Heading for US

4. Muslim Brotherhood Gains Foothold in Boston

5. EU Gone Bad: Islam, Tribalism & Economic Crisis

Top Blog: The Brody File | Rand Paul's Message to Evangelicals: 'There is a war on Christianity'


1. Tortured in the Sinai: 'I Was Hanged for Days'

2. Have Archaeologists Found Prophet Elisha's House?

3. New Film Shakes Darwinism's Foundational Beliefs

4. How Should Christians Respond to a Growing Hostility?

5. Sunset on Islam? Praying for a Muslim Awakening

Top Blog: Brody File Exclusive: Ted Cruz Says America Needs A Spiritual Revival



1. The Odd Duck: Beardless Alan Joins 'Dynasty' Show

2. Muslim Brotherhood Influence Reaches White House

3. Christian Girls Being Snatched by Islamist Traffickers

4. Historic Non-Stop Prayer Sweeps Muslim Indonesia

5. Californians Fleeing 'Nanny State' for Texas

Top Blog: The Global Lane | Massive Church Destruction in Egypt



1. Crisis in Syria Fulfilling End Times Prophecy?

2. Duck Dynasty's Favorite Uncle Shares 'Si-cology'

3. New LGBT Protection Law Criminalizing Believers?

4. German Officials Abduct Homeschooled Kids from Parents

5. Divine Gouda: When Nuns, Prayer, and Cheese Meet

Top Blog: Photo: Ted Cruz Kneels in Prayer Outside the White House



1. Park Service Abuses Spark New 'Battle of Yorktown'

2. Graham: 'Greed, Lust' at Heart of Political Chaos

3. Eat Fats, Cut Carbs to Reclaim Your Skinny Self

4. Is America Tsunami Ready?

5. Anti-Faith Sentiment Growing at Alarming Rate

Top Blog:  The Brody File | Priest: Obama Admin. Denied Mass to Catholics



1. TBN Founder Paul Crouch Dies at 79

2. Graham Crusade to Be Most 'Important' Message Ever

3. The Day God Said 'Go Feed the Strippers'

4. ACLJ: Obama Admin. Betrayed Pastor Saeed, Others

5. Single Payer System Coming If Obamacare Fails?

Top Blog:  The Brody Filfe | Sarah Palin Warns America: Kicking God Out of Society Will Lead to Ruin




1. Sarah Palin: 'War on Christmas' Tip of Greater Battle

2. Gay Man, Evangelical at a Bar: Beyond Culture Wars

3. Brotherhood Supporters Advising Obama Administration?

4. Muslim Incitement: The 'Al-Aksa in Danger' Lie

5. South Africa's Greatest Son: World Mourns Mandela

Top Blog: Exclusive: Islamists Slaughter American Teacher for His Faith