November 2009 Headlines
New York City's hungry are getting a helping hand this Thanksgiving as master chefs from several states have united to feed about 10,000 people in just five days.
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.
The question of whether singles should adopt seems to be a wavering issue for the church.
There's a new flag designed by a proud father to recognize those who have paid the ultimate price.
A new Bible on store shelves seeks to bring light to two issues the church can oftentimes forget-- poverty and justice.
In his new book, Counterfeit Gods, Tim Keller addresses the emptiness that comes with the search for happiness without God.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has written best-selling books on politics, controversies and the fate of the Republican party.
Movie audiences are flocking to see The Blind Side
, a family film with a godly message of hope and redemption featuring real-life role models.
Instead of the sound of coins dropping in Salvation Army buckets this holiday, donors may hear the sound of receipts printing.
A local police lieutenant and crime suppression unit began to reach out to churches as a means to ensure long-term stability in the community.
More than a week after some 150 prominent Christian leaders challenged U.S. Christians to stand up for their beliefs, thousands stepped forward to answer the call.
In an unprecedented decision, a Vermont family court judge has awarded sole custody of 7-year-old Isabella Miller to her mother's former lesbian partner.
A brave Marine recently wounded in Afghanistan vowed he would walk again for Christmas. This week he came one step closer to his goal.
Amidst the holiday shopping frenzy, a college professor and her students are working to make sure children in need have a gift under the Christmas tree.
Roman Catholic bishops in New Jersey are encouraging their congregations to pray against same-sex marriage.
In a world where so many Americans are short of cash, it's causing shortages for the charities as well.
It was another blockbuster weekend for 'The Blind Side,' an inspirational sports drama film about a Christian family.
Many people think human trafficking only happens in other countries. However, this modern-day form of slavery is increasingly an American problem.
Police say the suspect in the slayings of four police officers at a suburban coffee shop was not found in the Seattle home where he was thought to have been holed up.
A man with an extensive criminal past was being sought Sunday in a deadly ambush on four police officers.
The al Qaeda leader was within reach of U.S. troops in the mountains of Tora Bora when American military leaders made the crucial and costly decision not to pursue the terrorist leader with massive force, a Senate report says.
The couple who crashed President Barack Obama's first state dinner are peddling their story to broadcast networks for hundreds of thousands of dollars, a television executive says.
A group of Christian filmmakers traveled across the country to expose the untold story of human trafficking in the U.S.
Christian worship artist Phil Wickham just released a new album Tuesday called Heaven and Earth.
There are plenty of vivid details from the car crash that sent Tiger Woods to the hospital - and plenty of questions.
In New York, Saks Fifth Avenue's flagship store unveiled their iconic holiday window displays Monday night.
Since 2003, more than 4,000 U.S. troops have been killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But behind this terrible loss are stories of faith and courage.
After being named the 2009 National Bible City, Christians, Jews and city leaders declared Bible scriptures publicly throughout the Philadelphia.
Police were searching Friday for a man suspected in the Thanksgiving shooting deaths of his twin sisters, aunt and a 6-year-old cousin during a family celebration.
Internet retailers hope the convenience of the Web, plus discounts and deals, will spur shoppers to spend more online this holiday season.
The groups Faith and Action and the Christian Defense Coalition are asking Americans to set up Nativity scenes at their own homes.
The Thanksgiving holiday goes back to the very founding of our nation, but as the U.S. goes through an economic crisis many people are suffering.
Thousands lined the streets of Manhattan Thursday for the 83rd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
How can the nation's colors help people to give thanks? Historian Jane Hampton Cook joined the CBN's Midday program to answer that question.
This week marked a big book debut for former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
The case of a Christian girl forced to attend public school because she was too "vigorous" in expressing her faith will be heard by New Hampshire's Supreme Court.
President Obama took care of "official" business at the White House, Wednesday, granting his first pardon to "Courage" the turkey.
Legislatures in New York and New Jersey have failed to schedule votes on bills to recognize the unions.
Certain models of Toyota vehicles have had problems with sudden acceleration or the gas pedal becoming stuck under the floor mat.
A Minnesota man hosted several young Somalis days before they left Minneapolis to fight with a terrorist group in their war-torn homeland.
Good Morning America cancelled a concert with former American Idol contestant Adam Lambert after a risqué performance over the weekend.
The government is recalling more than 2.1 million drop-side baby cribs manufactured by Stork Craft manufacturing in the largest crib recall in U.S. history.
Husband says he just tried to keep his mouth shut a lot... and it worked.
The number of Americans traveling away from home for Thanksgiving will be up only slightly this year from 2008, according to a report from the AAA auto club.
Nampa Classical Academy was sent a notice of defect by the Idaho Public Charter School Commission the first step in a process that could close the school.
Daughterty had been battling lymphoma after it was discovered in October during a test for a viral infection.
The New Hampshire State Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a 10-year-old Christian girl forced to attend public school.
Sarah Palin took a break from her book tour Sunday to have dinner with Rev. Billy Graham at his home in North Carolina.
An Iraqi immigrant accused of killing his daughter because she had become too Westernized has pleaded not guilty in a Phoenix court.
A group of more than 150 prominent Christian leaders have unveiled a document calling Christians to fight back against laws that violate their beliefs.
A high school swim team in Idaho abandoned their chance at a medal to honor a very special teammate with cerebral palsy.
Several new billboards have popped up across the U.S. which appear to be promoting religion - but closer examination reveals the opposite is true.
A bitter dispute over abortion has revealed the depth of the divide among Catholics over how politicians should reconcile their faith with their public duties.
Preschoolers in Home Daycare Centers are sitting up to two hours a day in front of a TV, according to a study published on Monday.
The NRC said the small amount of radiation detected at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant is not significant.
The five men facing trial in the Sept. 11 attacks will plead not guilty so that they can air their criticisms of U.S. foreign policy.
When is it appropriate for Christians to practice civil disobedience? The topic is addressed in a document signed by more than 125 Christian leaders.
In this age of Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter, America is now seeing an explosion in a new type of virtual education for children.
The number of Americans traveling away from home for Thanksgiving will be up only slightly this year from 2008.
The Army psychiatrist charged in one of the worst mass shootings on a U.S. military base will be confined until his military trial, initially staying in a hospital where he is recovering from gunshot wounds.
Hunger relief advocates testified on Capitol Hill Thursday, asking the government to expand nutrition and back-to-work programs.
A tearful Oprah Winfrey told her studio audience Friday that her last show would air in 2011.
Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Sara Groves talked to CBN News about why her latest album has come as a shock to some fans.
The denomination voted in August to allow sexually active gay and lesbian pastors. Opponents say that's in direct contradiction to scripture.
Thousands of commercial airline flights have been cancelled or delayed nationwide, Thursday, after a morning computer malfunction.
Congressional investigators have uncovered serious fraud in designed to give contracts to small businesses run by disabled veterans.
The Washington, D.C. Board of Elections is being sued for not letting voters have a say on a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage.
A federal judge ruled that failure to maintain a navigation channel led to massive flooding in Hurricane Katrina.
Two Chicago suspects may have been involved in planning the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India.
With Christmas a little over a month away, there is only one thing that can dampen the spirits of Santa impersonators-- the swine flu.
The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal involving a case of a high school valedictorian who was silenced for sharing her faith.
The five-time Dove Award-winning Christian group Casting Crowns just released their latest album, "Until the Whole World Hears" on Tuesday.
A former trucker driver is using his passion for knitting to make mittens to help school kids stay warm this winter.
The U.S. Army predicts suicides among soldiers this year will top last years numbers.
A group called Stand for Marriage D.C. has promoted an initiative that would recognize marriage as only between a man and a woman.
Rifqa Bary's custody battle is now in the hands of the Columbus, Ohio, court system.
America has watched ABC's Extreme Makeover Home Edition transform families' lives with new homes beyond their wildest dreams for seven years.
The Pentagon is planning a military-wide investigation after the Fort Hood shootings.
U.S. marshals are promising the highest security possible for the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other 9/11 suspects.
Searchers found the body of five-year-old Shaniya Davis dumped in the woods off a rural North Carolina road.
Religious and legal leaders gathered in Washington, D.C. to protest, Monday, fearing the legislation will restrict what can be preached from the pulpit.
The decision to try the mastermind behind the September 11, 2001 attacks, in New York City has sparked fierce debate.
Just when you think you've seen every kind of wedding ceremony, something like a chapel on wheels comes along.
The government has paid more than $47 billion in questionable Medicare claims in the past year.
One of the questions that surrounds the Fort Hood shooting rampage is why the U.S. Army didn't recognize the risk of leaving Maj. Hasan in his position.
A new report by the CUNY Council of Math Chairs shows math is a big problem for college freshman in New York City.
The producers of the hit movies "FireProof" and "Facing the Giants," have announced they will next focus their cameras on the subject of fatherhood.
A new film predicts the end of the world will come December 21, 2012 and the movie is not without controversy.
The self-proclaimed mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks -- and four other suspects will stand trial in New York.
Airport officials in Kansas City say a passenger jet struck a flock of birds shortly after takeoff and returned to land safely.
The Obama administration may buy a near-empty prison in rural northwestern Illinois to house detainees from Guantanamo Bay.
The Colorado parents whose giant balloon hoax grabbed the attention of the nation plead guilty before a judge, Friday.
Federal prosecutors have seized four mosques and a New York City skyscraper in what could be one of the largest counter-terrorism seizures in U.S. history.
Across the country, many stood before several flag-draped coffins during funeral services for several of the 13 victims of the Nov. 5 shootings in Fort Hood, Texas.
Hasan declared himself a "soldier of Allah" on business cards found in his apartment after the massacre at Fort Hood in which he stands accused of murdering 13 people.
Ida's been doling out much misery as it slowly churns its way up the mid-Atlantic coast.
The pastor once accused of having a homosexual affair held his first prayer group meeting after a three-year break from ministry.
A northeast Ohio pastor is rejoicing and thanking God after miraculously finding his fiancée's engagement ring.
Evangelist Billy Graham has invited his family to his 95th birthday party.
The first Sunday after the worst mass shooting ever on a U.S. military base, Ft. Hood families gathered for worship at Memorial Chapel.
One of the D.C. sniper's ex-wives said Thursday that she is helping her children cope with knowing their dad won't be a part of their lives.
Reuben Eckels preaches about making good decisions. But he wanted share that message to kids who weren't in the church pews.
The Washington, D.C. City Council is moving to legalize same-sex marriage, voting 4 to 1 bring legislation to a full council vote.
The remnants of Tropical Storm Ida are moving through the southeast Thursday in the form of a Nor'Easter.
When 39-year-old Travis McMahan decided to go hunting, he only planned to be gone for a couple of hours, so he saw no need to take gloves, food or water.
Military officials said Thursday, U.S. Army Maj. Nadal Malik Hasan will face 13 charges of premeditated murder for last week's shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas.
The U.S. envoy in Afghanistan has objected strongly to emerging plans to send tens of thousands of additional forces to the country.
Many veterans will be lined up, Thursday, looking for work as unemployment hits the group hard.
The majority of registered voters would favor Republicans over Democrats if the 2010 Congressional elections were held today, a new survey revealed.
As the rain fell at Arlington National Cemetery, Wednesday, President Barack Obama followed in the footsteps of presidents past by honoring fallen U.S. heroes.
What did government agencies know about Nidal Malik Hasan, and when did they know it? And how deep were Hasan's jihadist connections overseas?
The former Planned Parenthood director who quit after seeing an abortion procedure can continue to speak out about why she left the group, a Texas judge ruled.
A Michigan minister, who was beaten and stabbed 37 times, has returned to the pulpit with a message of forgiveness.
John J. O'Connor III, the husband of retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, has died.
Many of the nation's veterans continue to struggle both emotionally and psychologically long after they've left the battlefield.
The wife of Focus on the Family founder James Dobson gave a deposition after being named in a suit claiming the National Day of Prayer is unconstitutional.
Salt Lake City, Utah passed legislation Tuesday banning discrimination against gays with an historic endorsement from the Mormon Church.
Atheist groups won a lawsuit, Tuesday, to keep religious license plates off of cars in South Carolina.
Christian worship artist Matt Redman and his band are on tour this fall with the five-time Dove Award winning group Casting Crowns.
Bob Meyer, the brother of one of John Allen Muhammad's victims, told CBN News that God has allowed him to forgive the shooter and that he hopes to be able to pray and share the gospel with other victims.
Families, friends and the nation honored the fallen at Fort Hood, Texas, Tuesday, in an emotional memorial service.
A former student held a school administrator hostage for more than an hour Tuesday morning, then surrendered to police without firing a shot.
They travel the state of Texas competing in basketball tournaments for ladies 80 and over -- but they have the spunk of 20-year-olds.
Tropical storm warnings are in effect in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida where the states' governors have declared states of emergency.
New York and New Jersey could become the sixth and seventh states to legalize same-sex marriage.
A case about whether prayers should stop mentioning Jesus Christ before county commissioners meetings is being heard before a U.S. District Court in North Carolina.
The Army psychiatrist accused of the Fort Hood massacre is believed to have acted alone, despite repeated contact with a radical imam overseas.
The Capitol Christmas tree is making its way to Washington, D.C, with an expected arrival of Nov. 30.
Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee is calling for a probe into the deadly shooting at the fort.
The Fort Hood shooting suspect is now awake, breathing on his own and able to talk, as more information about his Muslim background and possible ties to terrorists emerges.
Church services honoring the victims of the Fort Hood massacre were planned on the post and in neighboring Killeen, Texas.
The nation is grieving with families of the fallen after Thursday's military massacre at Fort Hood -- and many have two questions: "Why?" and "How?"
Former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited Fort Hood, Texas, over the weekend to console those wounded in Thursday's deadly shooting spree.
Christian worship artist Matt Maher is on this fall's "New Hallelujah World Tour" with Michael W. Smith.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal declared a state of emergency Sunday as the Gulf Coast braced for the arrival of Hurricane Ida.
The director of an abortion clinic in College Station, Texas, is making national headlines after leaving her position at Planned Parenthood.
A candlelight vigil was held Friday night at Fort Hood, Texas to remember those killed and wounded in Thursday's shooting rampage.
The USS New York, built with steel from the rubble of the World Trade Center, was put into service Saturday both as a symbol of healing and strength.
Gay rights activists are planning to protest an upcoming "Love Won Out" conference, claiming the sessions teach parents to hate their gay children.
He plans to celebrate his birthday at home with family in Montreat, North Carolina.
An Army psychologist, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, was trained to help solders in distress, but he had been on the radar of law enforcement officials for months.
Fort Hood families were comforting each other Friday in the wake of the tragedy that occurred at the fort Thursday afternoon.
Officials said at least six people were hurt in a shooting at a downtown office building Friday and a gunman was on the loose.
Most economists think the unemployment rate will eventually surpass 10 percent, a level last seen in June 1983.
The suspect in the deadly shooting at Fort Hood recently caught the attention of authorities after making online posts about suicide bombings.
An Ohio village is cancelling its annual Christmas parade because of protests and legal concerns.
The Walmart Foundation is trying to take a huge bite out of America's growing hunger problem.
A state report released this week blasted corrections officials for missing chances to catch the sex offender accused of holding Jaycee Dugard captive in California for 18 years.
Author Bruce Feiler says the man to unite the country may be the same man God used to part the Red Sea.
A baby missing for five days was found alive and well under her baby sitter's bed, and Florida authorities said Thursday they plan to charge the sitter, her husband and the child's mother.
The Yankees beat the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday night 7-to-3 to become the 2009 World Series Champions.
The race to become Atlanta's next mayor has become a race about race and the debate over who is best suited to serve will continue through next month.
A college football player is crediting God and a player on the other team for preventing what could've been a paralyzing injury.
Early election results in Washington state show voters approving a bill that would give same-sex couples equal rights as those traditionally married.
Maine voters overturned a state law that would have allowed gay couples to marry, Tuesday, by at least 53 percent.
Author Hannah Keeley offers mothers tips on everything from housecleaning to personal growth.
Newcomer worship artist Meredith Andrews is on tour right now with Michael W. Smith.
In Washington State, same-sex supporters are claiming victory as early election results show voters have approved the state's Everything but Marriage referendum.
Voters in Maine have dealt a blow to the gay rights movement. They've voted to repeal a law legalizing same sex marriage in the Pine Tree State.
Sherri Shepherd-- actress, comedienne and co-host of The View
-- speaks with CBN News about her career, faith and being a mother.
Recording artist Phil Stacey has a new Christian album out called Into the Light.
Meb Keflezighi made history this week, becoming the first American man to win the New York City Marathon in 27 years.
America's largest food bank organization says demand for emergency food is up 30 percent this year.
Nearly half of all U.S. children and 90 percent of black youngsters will be on food stamps at some point during childhood.
An Iraqi immigrant accused of driving over and killing his own daughter in Arizona is now in custody.
The director of a southeast Texas Planned Parenthood office has resigned after eight years.
Christian worship artist Michael W. Smith is on his "New Hallelujah World Tour" this fall.
Voters in Maine have the potential to dramatically impact the nationwide campaign for homosexual marriage as they head to the polls Tuesday.
Regent University announced its eighth president, Monday, after a six-month national search.
The lawyer of Christian convert Rifqa Bary says he believes the 17-year-old could be in greater danger in her home state.
A district court ruled, Monday, that a Pennsylvania law restricting protestors from gathering and passing out information outside abortion clinics is unconstitutional.
A new U.S. Navy ship built with metal from the World Trade Center arrived in New York City on Monday near the site of the 2001 terror attacks.
Alex Rodriguez waited all game long for this hit. Heck, he waited his whole life. Rodriguez delivered the biggest hit of his career as the New York Yankees took advantage of Johnny Damon's daring dash to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 on Sunday night for a 3-1 lead in the World Series.
The film was the No. 1 Halloween thriller domestically with a $21.3 million opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Terrorism suspects held at the Guantanamo Bay naval base will soon get swine flu vaccines, despite complaints that American civilians should have priority.