February 2010 Headlines
Many Americans believe that a 50 percent divorce rate is inevitable. But some communities have found ways to nearly "divorce-proof" their area.
Contrary to popular belief, the 1st Kansas was the first black regiment raised and trained by a state during the American Civil War.
Carver fell in love with the wonders of nature - a passion that earned him a nick name that lasted a lifetime.
What happens when Christians get out of their comfort zones and really start serving their communities? In San Diego -- it's happening.
The commandant of the Marine Corps has rejected the president's plan to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell, the law banning gays from serving openly in the military.
After 33 years at Focus on the Family, Dr. James Dobson hosted his final radio broadcast Friday.
As with many African Americans throughout history, faith played a key role in life of the famous inventor George Washington Carver.
The Christian band Chasen latest album called "That Was Then, This Is Now" is due out on March 9.
Rocket Summer's second album entitled Of Men and Angels hits stores this week and it's already number one on ITunes.
Evangelist Benny Hinn tells supporters that his wife has no "biblical grounds for divorce."
A food bank in Norfolk, Va. is reopening after being destroyed by a vicious storm a few months ago.
The Veterans Affairs Department says it will take a second look at the claims of possibly thousands of Gulf War vets suffering from illnesses they blame on their war service.
An already winter weary Northeast is once again getting pounded by a major winter storm this week.
Kentucky's Senate has approved a measure allowing Bible classes in public schools.
Two high school classmates of terrorist Najibullah Zazi were indicted Thursday in a foiled scheme to bomb New York City subways.
The SeaWorld trainer killed by a whale is being remembered for her love of animals and God.
A Rhode Island school district has fired every single teacher at one of it's under-performing high schools, one of the latest example of a "get tough" approach on schools that are falling behind.
While Democrats and Republicans debated the particulars of health care reform inside the Blair House, protestors on both sides of the issue had their own debate outside.
A North Carolina student was threatened with a failing grade if she didn't complete an assignment she said violated her Christian beliefs.
A Colorado state senator is proposing a religious Bill of Rights for students and teachers.
The Department of Homeland Security will begin installing the first of 150 full-body scanners in U.S. airports next week.
The family of a SeaWorld trainer who died after being attacked by a killer whale is speaking out -- on behalf of the whale.
Another big winter storm is moving up the East Coast, the second blast of winter weather to hit the region in the last two days.
More than 2,500 Christian students will take part in Campus Crusade for Christ's "Big Break" outreach in Panama City Beach, Fla. in March.
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says the state's highest court could recognize same sex marriages performed in other states.
SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau drowned when a killer whale dragged her underwater.
A federal judge has ruled that the Indian River School Board in Wilmington, Del. can continue to open its meetings with a prayer or moment of silence.
Pastor Benny Hinn has been silent since last week's revelation that his marriage of more than 30 years is ending. Does he owe his supporters an explanation?
After a harrowing day of testimony, Toyota is facing more criticism on Capitol Hill Wednesday over its handling of its safety problems.
A man accused of opening fire in a Colorado school near the site of the 1999 Columbine massacre was charged with two counts of attempted murder.
Federal authorities recently raided an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, Penn. What they found at the Women's Medical Society Clinic has been described as "deplorable and unsanitary."
The northeast and south U.S. are bracing for more severe winter storms.
Common Sense in Government is frosty to the idea of a proposed tax hike, so it created a new constituency to protest it.
The Pentagon approved the Navy's decision to lift the ban on women serving in submarines.
Twenty dollars for a deck of cards might seem a bit pricey. But what if -- what you did with that deck could change the destiny of your nation?
After comments suggesting Tea Party rallies are racially divided, a Texas Tea Party group is challenging Keith Olbermann to attend their rally.
A Vermont judge has ordered the arrest of a former lesbian turned Christian who's been in a long custody battle with her ex-partner.
Day one of the Capitol Hill probe of Toyota opened with emotional testimony and set up even more questions.
Prosecutors say the investigation of terror suspect Najibullah Zazi is ongoing and could lead to more arrests.
Pro-life billboards in black neighborhoods across Atlanta, Ga. are hitting nerves on both sides of the issue of abortion.
A plea deal has been reached for the terror suspect accused of plotting to attack New York City on the anniversary of 9/11.
Christian leaders from across Virginia are fighting to keep taxpayer dollars out of the hands of Planned Parenthood, the nation's leading abortion provider.
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.
Ohio police say they are investigating whether laws were broken by anyone helping Rifqa Bary, the Christian convert who fled to Florida in fear of her Muslim parents.
A town that many might consider a dismal place to live has just been ranked as one of the happiest places in the country.
Two men have been arrested and charged in connection to a string of fires in Smith County, Texas.
Three teenagers were killed by a train after venturing onto a railroad trestle in Melbourne, Fla., to take pictures.
'Don’t ask, don’t tell' is up for debate in Congress and there’s growing public support to repeal the policy.
Recent news that the Army is investigating accusations of threats made by Muslim soldiers at Fort Jackson has sparked a wave of questions and even concern.
Recently, Brown was interviewed by CBN News about how his new album reflects the beauty God can make out of ashes.
At a controlled setting in the Professional Golf Association's Florida headquarters on Friday, Tiger Woods essentially apologized to the world, admitting again that he had cheated on his wife.
A Wisconsin-based atheist group says it's unfair that churches are allowed to give pastors tax-free housing.
Members of the group Live Action say abortion clinics around the country are practicing illegal activity in the name of women's rights.
Until last year, the term "tea party" was primarily limited to school books and American history lessons.
Security cameras were rolling as an elderly woman tried to stop a robber at a convenience store in Boston.
A 15-year-old boy is being held in connection with the attack at New Gethsemane Church of God in Christ last Sunday.
Twelve hours after a Haitian judge approved their release, eight missionaries stepped off a military cargo plane and onto U.S. soil in Miami.
Emergency crews in Austin, Texas have found a second body in the wreckage of a building where a small plane crashed Thursday.
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.
The wife of evangelist Benny Hinn has filed for divorce in Southern California, citing irreconcilable differences, after more than 30 years of marriage.
Authorities in east Texas are on the hunt for an arsonist who is believed to be targeting churches.
The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., will no longer provide foster care services because of the city's gay marriage law
Conservatives are calling it the "Mount Vernon Statement," and more than 80 leaders and activists gathered at the historic estate Wednesday to sign the document.
Since the legislation was signed last year, ABC, CBS and NBC all covered stimulus supporters by nearly a three to one margin over critics.
The head of St. Agnes Academy in Houston, Texas took up a daring challenge on behalf of the people of earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
No dog left behind. That's the motto one U.S. soldier had for canine friend he met in Afghanistan.
A little girl who was once fighting for her life has found inspiration from her cancer treatments.
The Westminster Kennel Club Championship is the super bowl of the dog world and the top prize -- best in show.
Another movie with a Christian theme entitled "Class of 91" is set to be released soon.
The body of a veteran climber who fell 1,500 feet into the crater atop Mount St. Helens was recovered on Tuesday.
President Obama promised $8 billion in federal loans to build to the first U.S. nuclear power plant in 30 years, Tuesday.
A father in the middle of a bitter custody battle is facing jail time for taking his daughter to church.
CBN's Terry Meeuwsen, co-host of The 700 Club, is being recognized for her outstanding achievements in the communications field.
Investigators are searching for three suspects connected to church fires across Texas. Ten churches have burned down, but that has not kept congregations from worshipping.
Richmond, Calif. Police said the two teenage brothers wounded in Sunday's church shooting "probably have an idea of why" they were targeted.
A Southern California meatpacking firm has significantly expanded its recall of ground beef and veal that might be contaminated with E. coli.
Christian recording artist Michael W. Smith wrote his newly released single with one thing in mind -- helping people in the earthquake-torn nation of Haiti.
An NCAA committee is suggesting that starting next season, players who use "eye black" must wear a solid shade of black with no words, logos, numbers or other symbols.
The professor accused of killing three colleagues at the University of Alabama had previous run-in's with police. Now grieving relatives are wondering why the suspect was ever hired.
As parts of the U.S. are digging out from last week's snow storms, other regions are expecting more new snow.
A new snow storm has nearly two dozen eastern states and some southern states under winter weather advisories or warnings.
Police in Richmond, Calif. are searching for a gunman who shot two teens inside a church on Sunday.
Southwest Airlines removed director Kevin Smith from a flight because he cannot fit comfortably in a single seat.
Several areas across the Deep South might soon be glazed with another coating of snow.
Snow has not fallen in every state today but all 50 states have some accumulation -- even the mountain tops of Hawaii.
A new survey finds most Americans plan to be thrifty this Valentine's Day, according to a Zogby Interactive survey.
As Valentine's Day approaches, Operation Blessing is asking Americans to set aside the traditional chocolate and flowers to show their love and support for Haiti.
A soldier in Iraq wanted to surprise his daughter by coming home early. But like all small towns -- secrets are hard to keep.
Christian band Gungor's new album, Beautiful Things, is said to be an expression of hope that God will make beautiful things out of the dust of our lives.
The San Francisco Chronicle
has reported "the biggest open secret" in the legal challenge against Proposition 8 is that the judge who is hearing the trial "is himself gay."
Snowmageddon has loosened its grip on the East Coast, but now city, state and federal government agencies are left counting the cost.
Former President Bill Clinton left the hospital Friday morning, just one day after having minor heart surgery.
Spc. Alexis Hutchinson, a single mom, will be discharged from the military instead of facing a court-martial for refusing deployment.
Young people across America, and the entire world, are taking a stand for sexual purity. Friday is the seventh annual Day of Purity.
Although the unusual amount of snowfall is keeping many at home across the Midwest and Northeast, some are using this opportunity to polish up on their creativity.
Former President Bill Clinton is said to be up and walking around after undergoing a heart procedure Thursday to place two stents in a clogged coronary artery.
It's nothing like the winter storm that slammed the Northeast, but it has been a snowy day across the South.
Christian recording artist Ray Boltz says he is happier now living as an openly gay man than he was being a married man and father.
The second blizzard to blow through the mid-Atlantic and Northeast is now off shore, but the record-breaking storm left an incredibly powdery mess behind.
An Alabama abortion clinic is on probation by state health officials for alleged violations related to minors.
A trove of aerial photographs of the collapsing World Trade Center was released this week.
Members of Congress, civil rights leaders, and a host of others joined President Obama Tuesday night at the White House for a concert celebrating Black History Month.
Charlie Wilson, the former U.S. congressman from Texas whose funding of Afghanistan's resistance to the Soviet Union was chronicled in the movie "Charlie Wilson's War," has died. He was 76.
The mystery surrounding a billboard in Minnesota may finally be solved.
While the East coast is dealing with snow, the threat of mudslides is forcing hundreds to evacuate in southern California.
See time lapse video of the first snowflakes falling in Washington, D.C. Tuesday to the end of the storm Wednesday night.
Another giant storm dumped still more snow from the mid-Atlantic to New England Wednesday.
Students at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington showed their support Saturday by collecting shoes for Haiti's quake victims.
A new poll put out by The Military Times shows that many troops are changing their opinion of gays in the military.
He was the strong, silent force behind the Academy-nominated movie, "The Blind Side." But Sean Tuohy's success started even before the Hollywood film.
Focus on the Family is crediting their pro-life Super Bowl commercial featuring Heisman trophy winner Tim Tebow for a huge upsurge in traffic to their Web site.
A few days after the East Coast was hit by 'Snowmageddon,' the region is expected to get buried by still more snow.
The movie has sparked a grassroots movement, aiming to change the lives of teens through its message of redemption.
Mandatory evacuations are being ordered for hundreds of homes in southern California as the region braces for more rain and possible mudslides.
The nation's capitol and several Mid-Atlantic states are bracing for yet another round of snow on Tuesday.
Michael Jackson's doctor pleaded not guilty Monday to involuntary manslaughter.
Another massive winter storm is expected to drop more snow and ice on an already frozen Mid-Atlantic region.
A church in Pasadena, Calif. produced what proved to be a winning television commercial that aired nationally during Sunday's Super Bowl game.
The New Orleans Saints played a near-perfect game to defeat the favored Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV played in Miami's Sun Garden Sunday night.
With many areas buried under three feet of snow, residents say they have to work together to clean up.
The ad featuring Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow and his mother Pam, which aired during the Super Bowl, has some people wondering what all the fuss was about.
The New Orleans Saints are taking Super Bowl XLIV's coveted Vince Lombardi trophy back to the Crescent City after beating the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 on Sunday night.
The American missionary arrested for illegally entering North Korea on Christmas Day made it back safely to the U.S.
The morning-after pill will soon be available at U.S. military bases around the world.
Residents evacuated from foothill communities deluged by weekend mudslides north of Los Angeles returned home Sunday.
The explosion at the Kleen Energy Systems plant in Middletown, about 20 miles south of Hartford, could be heard and felt for miles.
Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu scored a landslide victory for mayor of New Orleans, the first white man to hold the office since 1979.
The Gospel Music Channel has named Christian musician Chris McClarney one of the "Top Ten Artists to Watch in 2010."
Two small planes collided in flames over Boulder's outskirts, killing all three people aboard.
Thunderous mudslides swept away cars and pushed furniture out of homes and into the streets in the foothills north of Los Angeles.
A blizzard battered the Mid-Atlantic region on Saturday, quickly dumping large amounts of snow.
Many Americans watch the Super Bowl for the commercials. One ad that has generated a lot of interest features Heisman trophy winner Tim Tebow.
Eight Texas churches have caught fire since New Year's Day. The suspicious fires have put pastors and congregations across east Texas on edge.
For the first time in nearly 20 years, two No. 1 seeds, the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints, will go head-to-head on Sunday for Super Bowl XLIV.
It was an all-out media frenzy in Washington, D.C. as people said goodbye to two popular pandas.
Some school districts are doing what they can to keep their students warm during the unusually cold winter.
Residents of Northern California's Humboldt County were rocked by a magnitude-5.9 earthquake Thursday.
Weather warnings stretch across a dozen states this weekend and the nation's capitol is expected to take the hardest hit.
As persecution continues to grow around the world, the U.S. is still without an ambassador for religious freedom and persecution.
The CIA has cleared up the mystery surrounding the death of an American missionary and her infant daughter who were shot out of the sky over Peru nine years ago.
The big event being billed as the first national tea party convention is underway in Nashville, Tenn.
Closing arguments in California's same-sex marriage trial could come as early as March.
A U.S.-trained Pakistani scientist was convicted Wednesday of charges that she tried to kill Americans while detained in Afghanistan.
Science-fiction blockbuster Avatar
and the war-on-terror thriller The Hurt Locker
lead the 82nd Annual Academy Awards with nine nominations each.
United States intelligence officials say the possibility of an attack by al Qaeda on the U.S. in the next 3 to 6 months is "certain."
The Bible is at the center the post apocalyptic film. But there is some debate about whether it's a Christian film.
A Chicago pizzeria wants to make sure U.S. troops overseas have everything they need for a perfect Super Bowl party Sunday.
A battle over church bells has a Phoenix, Ariz. pastor back in court.
Some dealers estimate it will take months to repair all of the recalled vehicles, but it may take longer for Toyota to rebuild confidence in their products.
CBS rejected the request for a gay Web site ad, stating it was "not within the network's broadcast standards for Super Bowl Sunday."
Mitchell and Mattie Atkins of Philadelphia are celebrating their 80th wedding anniversary.
The U.S. Air Force Academy is designating a worship area for Pagans, Wiccans and other Earth-centered religions.
The movie-- which deals with life issues among teens like drugs, sex and acceptance-- was written and produced by California youth pastor Jim Britts.
If you think this is one of the coldest winters of your lifetime - you're right.
A report from Catholic Charities USA says last quarter brought a dramatic increase in the need for emergency help.