March 2010 Headlines
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.
Many Americans think human trafficking thinking it couldn't happen here in the U.S. But more cases are popping up not just in the big cities - but in the heartland.
'Letter's to God' is the story of how one boy’s courageous battle with brain cancer turned into an inspiration for a man searching for meaning.
The new film starring Greg Kinnear and Miley Cyrus is based on a best-selling novel by Nicholas Sparks about a strained relationship between father and daughter.
Author Anthony Bradley talks about his new book that analyzes the black church, and gives insight on other issues for African Americans like health care.
The Vatican is putting together a legal defense to shield Pope Benedict from a sex abuse lawsuit in the U.S.
Arizona and Nevada will not be joining a multi-state lawsuit against the health care reform law.
Several members of a Michigan militia have pled not guilty to charges surrounding their alleged plot to kill police officers and make other attacks.
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison has decided to stay in Congress.
Former first lady Barbara Bush was released from the hospital Wednesday after suffering what doctors believe to be a mild relapse of Graves disease.
The possibility of the Islamic regime wielding nuclear weapons has long kept U.S. officials up at night. Now their nightmare is becoming all too real.
A tiny town in Washington state has been put on the auction block, but not everyone is on board.
City officials in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. are dropping their challenge to a home Bible study group.
The increase came as big-time sports from the PGA to the NFL took a hit from the economy.
A drive-by shooter opened fire on a crowded block in Washington early Tuesday evening, killing three people.
Forecasters say the drenching rain is winding down in the Northeast, but the worst of the widespread flooding is yet to come.
A ninth militia member has been charged with conspiring to "oppose the government by force."
Congress may soon be considering legislation that would force schools and business to hire transgendered employees, including teachers.
Well-known Pastor John Piper says he is taking a leave from his influential ministry to make personal adjustments.
A friendship that started at the check-out counter ended up in a Chicago hospital after a social worker decided to donate a kidney to his favorite cashier.
Students at a Texas university founded on Presbyterian beliefs say they want the words "in the year of our Lord" removed from their diplomas.
Good Friday is back on the calendar in Davenport, Iowa after a city administrator had changed the 2,000-year-old Christian holiday to Spring Holiday.
Flood warnings are in effect in several states as a second major storm in less than a month drenches the East Coast.
Rev. Billy Graham apparently would like to get back in the pulpit.
A proposal to ban abortion will be on the Colorado ballot this fall after a state pro-life group submitted more than the required number of signatures.
Each week, tens of thousands of people attend worship services at Joel Osteen's Lakewood church in Houston, Texas.
Authorities say "Hutaree" members were conspiring to kill a law enforcement officer and then kill other officers at his funeral.
A former Ohio college administrator is fighting back after she lost her job for writing an editorial in her local newspaper against homosexuality.
Ministry pioneer Freda Lindsay, who founded Christ For The Nations Institute in 1970 alongside her late-husband Gordon, has died. She was 95.
Former first lady Barbara Bush was hospitalized Saturday in Houston to undergo routine tests but doctors don't suspect anything serious, a family spokeswoman said.
The consensus among pro-life leaders appears to be "down, but not out" and they're ready to fight harder than ever against the health care law.
About 300 members from both sides of the aisle gathered to worship just hours before the House of Representatives voted to pass health care reform.
As CBN celebrates Pat Robertson's 80th birthday, we're also celebrating more than 30 years of coverage from the news department he founded.
Professional image coach Mary Brown says any woman can look her best with a little help.
Bethany Hamilton was only 13 years old when she fell victim to a vicious shark attack, but she's now a champion surfer and has an inspirational story of triumph.
The Episcopal Diocese of Central New York recently sold the former home of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Binghamton, N.Y. to a Muslim group.
Fifteen years after the Winter Jam tour began, it's become one of the top grossing tours in the nation.
Prices are jumping up by an average of a $1.50 per ticket. The hikes started Friday at Regal, AMC and Cinemark theaters nationwide.
New government reports have indicated that some Securities and Exchange Commission employees viewed pornography while at work.
CBN News spoke with Rev. Scotty Smith of Christ Community Church in Franklin, Tenn. to see how Christians should respond to the healthcare law.
Albert Gonzalez, 28, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for organizing massive credit card theft from national retailers.
The Pentagon eased parts of the military's "Don't ask, don't tell" policy, Thursday, making it more difficult to kick homosexuals out of the armed forces.
Round three of March Madness kicked off Thursday with a number of big upsets in the first two rounds.
The slings, made by Infantino, have been linked to three infant deaths.
A mother in Washington state is furious after a health care center at a public high school helped her daughter have an abortion without her consent or knowledge.
A group of Alabama students is fighting to have their school resume prayer and Bible reading over its public address system.
Robert Culp, the actor who teamed with Bill Cosby in the racially groundbreaking TV series "I Spy" died Wednesday after collapsing outside his Hollywood home, his manager said.
California voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
For most teenage girls, the prom is a right of passage, but can be more than some families can afford -- especially for foster care families.
A federal judge has ruled that a Fulton, Miss. high school won't be forced to hold its prom after all.
A cookie thief is on the run after stealing hundreds of dollars from a Girl Scout in Tacoma, Wash.
A California judge has ordered opponents of Proposition 8 to surrender their internal campaign emails and memos.
The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals recently upheld the decision of a Tulsa County judge to dismiss a lawsuit seeking a divorce between two women.
More Americans are watching television and surfing the web at the same time, according to Nielsen, a media ratings company.
Federal prosecutors are considering filing weapons charges against former top officials of the Blackwater Worldwide private security company.
Christian Broadcasting Network founder Pat Robertson rang in his eightieth birthday Monday, showing no signs of slowing down.
Capt. Tajdeep Singh Rattan, a Sikh, just completed U.S. Army basic officer training.
Many states are already putting together lawsuits challenging the health care overhaul.
The health care bill may be headed for President Obama's desk, but the fight over abortion funding is far from over.
A weeklong fight against flooding neared its climax in Fargo on Sunday, with miles of sandbags and clay dikes expected to hold back the bloated Red River.
Fess Parker, a baby-boomer idol in the 1950s who launched a craze for coonskin caps as television's Davy Crockett, died Thursday of natural causes.
The crew of the USNS Comfort returned home, Friday, after serving nearly two months in Haiti.
Residents in Fargo, N.D., are preparing for major flooding this weekend. The Red River is expected to crest sometime Sunday.
The Christian band, Sanctus Real, recently released their fifth album entitled "Pieces of a Real Heart."
Operation Blessing International is helping to keep people off the streets by providing food and relief supplies to local ministries in cities around the world.
David Coleman Headley pleased guilty his role in the November 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, India.
A 9-year-old California boy and his 11-year-old sister delivered their new baby brother like pros.
The city of Gilbert, Ariz., shut down a home church after a city employee spotted signs for it in the neighborhood.
The Associated Press
is correcting the caption on one of the most famous photos in its library, 65 years after the image first moved on the newswire.
Kraft Foods, Inc. is reducing the amount of salt they put in their North American food products by 10 percent over the next two years.
The Episcopal Church has approved the election of its second openly gay bishop in the Diocese of Los Angeles.
Charges against Colleen LaRose include conspiring with jihadists and pledging to murder in the name of a Muslim holy war.
American-Yemini Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki called U.S. Muslims to jihad ('holy' war).
Flooding continues to plague parts of the country Wednesday night, several days after a powerful nor'easter moved out to sea.
For the second year in a row, the White House temporarily dyed water in the South and North Lawn fountains in celebration of St. Patrick's Day.
Both the Irish and the "Irish at heart" are celebrating Saint Patrick's Day. Wednesday. And Celtic music is a big part of those celebrations.
PepsiCo is planning to remove sugary drinks from schools around the world by 2012 to help fight child obesity.
Authorities in Arkansas have arrested a teenager for the death of a Salvation Army major.
Hundreds of citizen-opponents of the health care bill gathered on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, as the legislation faces a make or break vote in the House.
A new proposal to overhaul the nation's broadband policy could bring high-speed Internet access to nearly every American -- but is it necessary?
The changes are the first in 30 years and include cutting five mile runs and bayonet drills from routines.
Many financially strapped schools across the country may have to resort to teacher layoffs next year. In California, the numbers are especially severe.
A minor earthquake shook Southern California just before dawn Tuesday morning.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, 89, may soon be retiring.
More than 100 churches located near or on the 26-mile route of the Los Angeles Marathon are canceling morning services on Sunday.
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.
It's a race against time for residents in North Dakota and parts of Minnesota as they prepare for weekend floods.
The Northeast could see some sunshine Tuesday. But residents are still feeling the effects of three days of torrential rains and high winds.
More questions are being raised surrounding the story of a California man who claims his Toyota Prius accelerated out of control last week.
Baseball fanatic Hans Smith loves the game, but has never played outside of the virtual world.
A Moorhead, Minn. church received a $150,000 rebate after it was discovered that the local utility company had been over-billing them for more than a decade.
A San Diego, California car wash owner got what most people dread last week -- a visit from the Internal Revenue Service.
Heavy rain and severe flooding is causing a big mess in the Northeast.
Peter Graves, 83, star of the hit television series "Mission Impossible," died of a heart attack on Sunday.
Getting people to pay for news online would be 'like trying to force butterflies back into their cocoons,' a new consumer survey suggests.
A memo drafted for a congressional panel says investigators were unable to make a Prius speed out of control as its owner said it did on a California freeway, casting doubt on the driver's story.
Two guns used in high-profile shootings this year at the Pentagon and a Las Vegas courthouse both came from the same unlikely place: the police and court system of Memphis, Tenn.
Textbooks in public schools could get some additions soon, including references to God. But is the curriculum debate in Texas going too far?
A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that it's not unconstitutional to have the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance.
A pastor on the White House Faith Council told CBN News he is sharing Scripture with President Obama.
Spring forward. Most Americans trade an hour's sleep this weekend for more evening sunshine to enjoy after work.
Two New York City men are bringing back an old American custom -- fresh, cold milk delivered straight from the farm to the doorstep.
Officials in several states say they might withhold tax refunds for several months because of budget shortfalls.
New York City has reached a settlement in the health care claims of more than 10,000 ground zero rescue and recovery workers.
Drivers in some cities will have more than traffic and dashboard cameras watching their every move.
A crisis is knocking down the walls that have divided three Christian denominations for decades. Young black men have been disappearing from the church pews.
A series of tornados hit Arkansas Wednesday night, killing one person and injuring four others.
Olsen died outside of Los Angeles early Thursday after battling cancer. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a cancer of the lung lining, last year.
A group of American Islamic scholars recently ruled that Muslims should not pass through full-body scanners being used to detect weapons in airports.
The Transportation Department said Thursday that traffic fatalities have dropped to their lowest levels since the group started keeping records in 1954.
Congress offered a long-deserved thanks to the Women Air Force Service Pilots of World War II, otherwise known as the WASPs
A federal judge is once again telling Congress they must fund the controversial community organizing group ACORN, or Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now.
Kansas City, Mo. is tightening its budget belt and shutting down nearly half of its public school system.
America is one step closer to adopting a standard lesson-plan for students across the country.
Texas legislators urged the state's board of education not to remove America's Christian heritage from the state's social studies curriculum.
Chief Justice John Roberts recently weighed in on controversial comments the president made during his first the State of The Union Address.
Seven-year-old boy calls 911 from a locked bathroom as armed robbers threatened his parents.
More than a dozen same-sex couples have already been married in the nation's capital and at least 100 others have received marriage licenses.
Federal agents say an American middle-aged white woman from Pennsylvania is the new face of terror.
Four members of an assisted suicide group in Georgia are charged with helping a 58-year-old with cancer kill himself.
Demographers say births to minorities could surpass the number of births to whites this year.
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert sign into law Monday a bill allowing prosecutors to file homicide charges against women who have an illegal abortion.
Since last year's failed attempt to blow up a Detroit-bound plane, the government's list of suspected terrorists has grown from 3,400 to 6,000.
A Pennsylvania resident was indicted for recruiting jihadists online and attempting to murder a Swedish artist.
Mary Josephine Ray was 114 years and 294 days old hen she passed away March 7. She remained active until the end.
On the same day Toyota was trying to reassure the public of its products safety, another one of their Prius vehicles was accelerating out of control.
A case against a controversial church group known for protesting with provocative signs at military funerals will head to the U.S. Supreme Court.
A North Carolina third grader has single-handedly started a shoe drive at his school to collect shoes for earthquake victims in Haiti.
The film Hurt Locker took home six of the nine Academy Awards for which it was nominated Sunday night, including best picture.
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.
Escondido police said the remains of Amber Dubois, the 14-year-old who disappeared last year on her way to school, have been found.
Walt Disney puts a new twist on the classic movie, which originally was released in 1951.
Christian singer and songwriter Kelly Minter recently spoke with CBN News about the release of her new album entitled "Introducing Kelly Minter."
A California college student is getting his day in court after his professor ridiculed him for speaking about Christianity in a classroom speech.
Firefighters and paramedics called Oscar Rodriguez of Las Vegas, Nev., a hero for his help at the scene of a bus crash.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is on a whirlwind tour across the U.S. to promote his new book, No Apology.
A major wreck shut down a busy highway near Phoenix, Ariz., Friday.
The Rev. Billy Graham may have retired from preaching, but he's still living a very productive life.
Authorities are investigating what may have triggered Thursday night's deadly shooting incident at the Pentagon, including the gunman's past ties.
Residents at a public housing complex in Dallas are headed back to church after almost losing the right to worship in their facility.
A gunman coolly drew a weapon from his pocket and opened fire at the teeming subway entrance to the Pentagon complex Thursday evening, wounding two police officers before being shot and critically wounde
New complaints are being voiced from Toyota owners who say their cars are still accelerating out of control even after being recalled and repaired.
Washington may have a new candidate running for state office. But it's not who most people would expect.
New details have emerged on the air traffic controller who was suspended for allowing his son take the radio at one of the nation's busiest airports.
The mayor is using the extra revenue to help fill the city's budget gaps.
Dozens of homosexual couples showed up at the D.C. Superior Court for the first day they could legally fill out marriage applications to wed each other.
Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the pilot who became nationally known after his amazing splash landing on the Hudson River, has called it quits.
What if Americans stood together to replace all 435 members of the House with everyday citizens?
Federal Aviation Administration officials aren't laughing after an air traffic controller jokingly allowed his young son to radio directions to pilots at New York's Kennedy Airport.
A federal judge dismissed Shirley Dobson from a lawsuit challenging the National Day of Prayer on Tuesday.
A guilty verdict has been reached in the death of a nationally celebrated high school football coach who was shot and killed by a former player.
A Tennessee school board has agreed to the American Civil Liberties Union's demands to end the promotion of religion by teachers and officials during school hours.
A firestorm over racially and ethnically charged incidents at several University of California campuses spread on Tuesday.
A body found in a shallow grave Tuesday is believed to be that of 17-year-old Chelsea King.
The parents of Christian convert Rifqa Bary say they want to reconcile with their daughter, despite claims that they threatened to kill her over their religious beliefs.
The case could decide whether cities and states have the right to tell private citizens whether or not they can own a gun.
Five Muslim soldiers at the center of an investigation at Fort Jackson are now facing penalties.
The Supreme Court refused to block a gay marriage law from taking effect in Washington, D.C., clearing the way for gays to marry freely within the nation's capital.
The state Senate has indefinitely postponed action on a do-gooder resolution that would encourage Californians to give up swearing temporarily.
As Toyota faced a third congressional hearing on its massive safety recall Tuesday, the Japanese automaker promised free maintenance to owners in an effort to win back consumer confidence.
The U.S. Postal Service is increasing the pressure for dropping Saturday home delivery as it seeks to fend off massive financial losses.
The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to get involved in a Ten Commandments battle in Oklahoma.
The gay marriage law that is expected to take effect this week is forcing the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. to change its health care policy.
How much is too much to disclose on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter?
A District of Columbia appeals court has unanimously rejected an attempt to stop same-sex marriages in Washington, D.C.
A new Lutheran denomination is being formed for congregations who are opposed to the gay-friendly policy of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
A growing number of employers in the U.S. are refusing to hire people who smoke.
California lawmakers are trying to "clear the air" of cursing.
Utility crews are working to restore power to about 200,000 homes and businesses in the Northeast on Monday after last week's brutal snowstorm.
Washington, D.C. has the first law in the nation forcing customers to pay if they want plastic bags.