April 2010 Headlines
An Oklahoma-based ministry has been helping single moms thrive for six years and is on a mission to expand nationwide.
A Christian group is making it their mission to lift up law enforcement in prayer as they battle the corruption of Mexican drug cartels and prison gang members.
The U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan is conducting a criminal investigation of Goldman Sachs.
Winfrey wants people to sign a pledge vowing to stop using phones while on the road -- both texting and talking.
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.
In the beauty and majesty of Washington's National Cathedral, hundreds came to celebrate her life and pay their final respects.
CBN News spoke with two Christian leaders with two different opinions on immigration reform.
An incident at a Georgia school has some parents wondering who's talking to their kids during school hours.
Hawaii's lawmakers have sent a bill legalizing same-sex civil unions to the governor's desk.
May Day attendees are praying for a spiritual revival in the U.S.-- a country they say is on the brink of falling apart.
A group of former U.S. military chaplains say the Obama administration's plan to repeal "Don't ask, Don't tell" could have a major impact on spiritual life in the armed forces.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for advanced prostate cancer.
The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is making landfall in Louisiana, with thousands of barrels of oil seeping into the water, threatening wildlife.
Former First Lady Laura Bush reveals personal stories in her new book, Spoken from the Heart
, set to release May 4.
The government has introduced a new airline rule aimed at protecting passengers from getting stuck on runways during long delays.
Before the race, Biden thanked the injured troops for the sacrifices they've made for America.
The Supreme Court has said a federal court went too far in ordering the removal of a congressionally endorsed war memorial cross from its longtime home in California.
Gov. Bob McDonnell, R-Va., has reinstated the policy that allows Christian chaplains to pray in Christ's name.
The Supreme Court's ruling that a war memorial cross may remain on federal land in the middle of California's Mojave desert may have set a precedent.
A Muslim group is calling for evangelist Franklin Graham to be removed from a National Day of Prayer Service on Capitol Hill.
In Doe v. Reed, the court will consider whether those signing a petition to repeal a gay rights law in Washington state can keep their identities secret.
The National Coalition of Latino Clergy and Christian Leaders will file in federal court in Phoenix.
A government panel says the Obama administration is not doing enough to promote religious freedom worldwide.
A new leak has been discovered in the area where an oil platform exploded and sunk into the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard reported Thursday.
Embattled executives from Goldman Sachs faced a virtual firing squad on Capitol Hill Tuesday.
The Coast Guard set fire to the oil that's leaking from that exploded rig in the Gulf of Mexico.
AstraZeneca has agreed to pay a $520 million fine for unethical marketing practices.
The Oklahoma Senate has voted to override Gov. Brad Henry's vetoes of two abortion bills, meaning the bills become law without his signature.
Facebook is being urged by some members of Congress to change its privacy policies.
The Supreme Court will decide whether California can ban the selling of violent video games to kids.
Crews in the Gulf of Mexico are trying to find a way to stop an oil leak from turning into a geyser.
The Ebenezer Free Lutheran congregation has since been meeting in available spaces around town while their new building has been under construction.
Ronnie Lee Gardner was sentenced to death for killing an attorney during a failed escape attempt.
One Navy lieutenant is running across the "Land of Opportunity" with a mission to break a world record and, he says, to give God glory.
Arizona's controversial new immigration law has church leaders struggling with what to say to their congregations.
Gov. Haley Barbour has declared Tuesday a day of prayer for Mississippi residents who suffered storm damage.
One ministry is offering daily encouragement for people going through divorce.
Despite a round of deadly storms that left hundreds homeless and knocked out power grids, some southern residents have miraculous stories of survival.
The president told the families of the workers killed in the Upper Big Branch mine,the nation would honor their memories by improving safety in the mines.
The 11-year-old autistic girl who went missing for four days in a Florida swamp recently talked about the ordeal.
Rev. Graham prayed for the nation and that God would give Obama wisdom in his decisions.
Gov. Brad Henry has vetoed two bills restricting abortion saying the bills are an unconstitutional attempt to have the government interfere with the private lives of citizens.
Trinity University officials have decided to keep the words, "In the Year of Our Lord" on the school's diplomas.
Twenty-four active duty U.S. service members were recently naturalized as American citizens by President Barack Obama at the White House.
Kentucky's Supreme Court has denied a Baptist university's request for $11 million in state funds to build a new pharmacy school.
Crews were using a robot submarine Sunday to try to stop an oil leak nearly a mile below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico.
Focus on the Family's Bob Waliszewski offers a review of both films in addition to a preview of the new movies coming out this summer.
Many Christians fear laws protecting gays in the work place could not only endanger their freedom, but what it could also mean for businesses and public schools.
An Oregon jury's decision to award a man $18.5 million in his case against the Boy Scouts of America will likely be the first of many financial hits.
Anthem Blue Cross has again put a planned rate hike on hold.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed controversial immigration reform for her state into law, despite concerns that it will lead to racial profiling.
The U.S. Justice Department has filed an appeal against the ruling by a Wisconsin Judge who said the annual Day of Prayer event is unconstitutional.
Outspoken Christian Tim Tebow is headed to the NFL, after a surprise first round pick by the Denver Broncos.
The men were accused of attacking American naval vessels off the coast of Africa.
The No. 1 draft pick in the National Football League is relying on his faith to help him keep his priorities in order.
Coast Guard officials said Friday there appears to be no oil leaking from the drilling rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this week.
An incredible play captured on video during a college baseball game has turned into an Internet sensation.
The U.S. Army has rescinded an invitation to evangelist Franklin Graham to speak at the Pentagon on the National Day of Prayer.
The members of Congress say they are willing to take the legal fight all the way up to the Supreme Court.
The Pentagon says it's "very confident" the U.S. could intercept a ballistic missile strike from Iran.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association has ruled that athletes can no longer wear eye black with messages or symbols written on their faces.
Survivors of a thunderous blast aboard an oil platform off the Louisiana coast were being reunited with their families at a suburban New Orleans hotel early Thursday as the search for 11 missing workers continued.
Producers of the often vulgar and controversial cartoon "South Park" seem undeterred by strong warnings from radical Muslims.
After months of silence, an Arizona church can begin its daily bell-ringings again.
It was an unforgettable night for a girl with some challenges in life.
The Billy Graham Library located outside of Charlotte, N.C. officially re-opens to the public Wednesday after months of renovations.
The Coast Guard is searching the Gulf of Mexico for missing workers after an explosion on an oil drilling platform occurred Tuesday night.
A watchdog group wants an invitation to Franklin Graham to speak at the Pentagon next month to be canceled.
Some lawmakers believe the Obama administration may be covering up information about the Fort Hood shooting.
The move is all part of tighter security efforts to identify items concealed under clothing.
Same-sex couples trying to get a divorce in Texas are running into problems because they weren't married in that state.
Dorothy Height, who as longtime president of the National Council of Negro Women was the leading female voice of the 1960s civil rights movement, died Tuesday.
Nadia Bloom was released from a Florida hospital Monday, almost one week after being rescued from an alligator infested swamp.
The Oklahoma Senate has passed a bill requiring women seeking an abortion to have an ultrasound.
Josh Guthrie was killed while training as a missionary pilot in jungle aviation over the weekend.
The Supreme Court is considering whether a Christian university club must follow its school's non-discrimination policy.
An Ohio man who spent time in Pakistan is behind bars after a large stash of weapons was found at his home.
Hundreds of gun rights activists gathered at the Washington Monument, Monday, hoping to encourage lawmakers not to pass stricter gun laws.
In an age where the notion of corporal punishment has become increasingly taboo, some parents ask, "Should I spank my kids?" One school district says "yes."
The families of those killed in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing gathered at the city's National Memorial to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the attack.
Toyota Motor Corp. accepted a $16.4 million fine from the federal government Monday, the government's largest ever fine against an automaker.
The latest Pew Research Center poll released Sunday evening revealed that 80 percent of Americans do not trust the government.
Several new movies are hitting the big screen Friday, including an inspirational sports film, "The Perfect Game."
Friday, April 16, was the deadline to get census forms in the mail. Households that have not sent it in yet can expect to get a visit from a census taker.
A federal district court in Wisconsin has declared the National Day of Prayer unconstitutional, less than a month away from the 59th annual observance.
Those in attendance at Awakening 2010 in Lynchburg, Va., gathered together to advance shared values because of increasing threats to their faith and freedom.
Walmart and Proctor & Gamble have teamed up to sponsor the family friendly made-for-television movie "Secrets of the Mountain."
Parents searching for children's' media with biblical themes now have a new option available to them.
Safeguards put in place by the Department of Defense were too inadequate to prevent last November's deadly Fort Hood shooting, a report reveals.
The debate over homosexuality is heating up in America's schools as a gay activist group is sponsoring it's annual "Day of Silence" for students Friday, April 16.
Eleven-year-old Nadia Bloom had been missing for almost five days, but her family's church helped find her.
Using Tax Day as their theme, thousands of Tea Party activists took their motto of "taxed enough already" to communities across the nation.
Operation Blessing International is in Chino, Calif. this week helping with multiple hunger relief efforts.
Breyer told the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science on Thursday he thinks the case is a good candidate for Supreme Court review.
Civil Rights leader and former director of the the NAACP Benjamin Hooks has died.
The number of active duty troops who call themselves Republican has fallen to 41 percent -- down one-third since 2004.
The Obama's released their income tax returns on tax day.
Emergency phone lines in the Midwest rang off the hook Wednesday night with reports of a bright light flying across the sky.
President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered federal officials to take another look at all mines with bad safety records.
The award-winning artist is now returning to the music scene with a mainstream album, titled Letting Go
In honor of tax day Thursday, thousands of tea partiers gathered from coast to coast in a series of "taxed enough already" demonstrations.
A block party at James Madison University led to a massive showdown with the police.
The death toll from the earthquake in China has now exceeded 600 people, with the estimated number of people injured in the quake having dropped from 10,000 to 8,000.
Voters in Lancaster, Calif., have told their city council to keep on praying, passing a ballot measure to allow prayers before council meetings.
There are a few on the administration's list of possibles that are sure to spark debate from conservatives.
Nearly 10,000 people showed up for a Tea Party rally in Boston Wednesday, the site of the original tea party in 1773.
The new health care law could lead to a shortage of up to 150,000 doctors in the next 15 years.
Gov. Bob McDonnell, R-Va., spoke at Regent University this week about what he believes is true leadership.
Legal experts say the Nebraska governor's signing of a new law further restricting abortion has all the makings of a Supreme Court challenge.
The Tea Party movement is returning to its roots in Boston, Mass. Wednesday, before the activists' cross-country tour culminates in Washington on Tax Day.
The gay rights activist group known as Restore Equality 2010 campaigned to put the initiative before voters, but failed to get enough signatures.
Don't expect the new health care law to keep your health insurance premiums down.
A Chicago judge has ruled that a father can take his 3-year-old daughter to church despite his estranged-wife's objections.
April is organ donation month, and it's a time to celebrate the bond created often times between total strangers.
Recent news of an adopted boy being sent back to Russia has drawn hard questions about adopting. CBN's Terry Meeuwsen offers insight from her own experiences.
"Letters to God" director David Nixon recently spoke with CBN News about the growing opportunities for faith-friendly movies.
An anti-Tea Party group is planning to infiltrate the movement and make it appear to be racist and homophobic.
Nebraska will soon be the first to require women seeking abortions to undergo extensive mental and physical screening.
O'Brien surprised everyone Monday by announcing he'd chosen cable channel TBS as his new home.
A convicted Ohio terrorist had ties to an al-Qaeda suspect, according to a federal court ruling.
He's been homeless and without parents, yet this high school senior is now set to study at West Point Military Academy.
Golfer Phil Mickelson is once more sporting a green jacket after emerging triumphant at this year's Masters Tournament.
A group of atheists has launched a campaign to end city council prayers in Lakeland, Fla.
Friends and family will commemorate the victims of the deadly mine blast with a moment of silence Monday, which marks one week since the explosion.
A Christian ministry that reached millions of men in the early 90s is back with a mission to transform the nation one city at a time.
Protesters marched in Hollywood on Sunday to demand equal Social Security benefits for same-sex couples.
A Wisconsin district attorney is warning teachers in the state they could face criminal charges for showing kids how to use condoms.
The new faith-based film Letters to God
hit theaters Friday.
Pastor Gary Williams, who has worked at Massey Energy mines for 18 years, knew many of the victims.
In the case of Vanderbilt University baseball player Corey Williams, one pitch in a game last weekend revealed his grit and determination.
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.
Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, the court's oldest member and leader of its liberal bloc, is retiring. President Barack Obama now has his second high court opening to fill.
Although coal is king in West Virginia, tragedies like the mining explosion highlight the high price miners and residents pay with their health and quality of life.
A creationism controversy is brewing over a biology textbook at a high school in Knoxville, Tenn.
Rescue workers have been pulled back yet again from their search for the four missing coal miners in West Virginia, as signs of fire in the mine prompted the withdrawal.
A federal district court recently upheld the right a Christian ministry to distribute "Million Dollar Bill" gospel tracts.
Tiger Woods made his return to golf, Thursday, to a mostly polite applause from fans at the Masters.
Sandy Stienstra, from Dubuque, Iowa, now has prosthetic legs after contracting a rare blood infection and bacterial meningitis back in 1998.
Concerns are being raised that the U.S. Census violates the Federal Defense of Marriage Act.
There's good news in Massachusetts for anyone who's had to stand in the inevitable long lines at their local Department of Motor Vehicles.
Christian leaders from around the world are gathering to discuss the move of the Holy Spirit in modern times.
Christians in the community are finding comfort in knowing that regardless of what happened in the mining incident, there is hope beyond this life.
The road to recovery is not easy for athletes whose public image is tainted by moral failure.
A Qatari diplomat who sparked a bomb scare aboard a United Airlines flight Wednesday will not face criminal charges.
Members of the Victory Outreach Church of Oakland recently formed a gathering outside their city hall to raise public awareness on the issue.
A passenger who tried to smoke aboard a United Airlines flight set off a major security alert.
James Rubart recently debuted his new book entitled Rooms
, a fictional piece that's already drawn critical acclaim from leaders in the Christian literary world.
Officials say they're about 90 percent sure they know the location of the missing miners.
People in the small West Virginia mining town of Montcoal have come together to support each other after Monday's massive mine explosion.
The Obama administration approved the targeted killing of U.S.-born Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, 38, believed to be hiding in Yemen.
Family in a West Virginia community are in mourning Tuesday after a blast at a local coal mine claimed the lives of 25 people.
Three Massachusetts teens charged in the bullying of 15-year-old Phoebe Prince, who committed suicide in January, have pleaded "not guilty."
Mississippi voters will have the opportunity to add protection for the unborn to their state constitution.
The toughest sheriff in America has come up with novel idea for his television-watching inmates he calls "Pedal Vision."
Duke defeated Butler 61-59 to win the NCAA Championship Monday night, ending their nine year drought.
The teen who fled her Muslim parents' home after converting to Christianity, is waging a legal battle to stay in the U.S.
"Clash of the Titans" and Myley Cyrus' teen drama "The Last Song" debuted at the box office over the Easter weekend.
With budgets tight at home, some families have to cut back on extras, like prom.
Warren preached a message of hope, telling attendees that it's never too late to start over or for a miracle.
Thousands of children have been invited to participate in this year's annual Easter Egg Role at the White House on Monday.
Yes, both teams want to win the NCAA Championship. But some of the players say there's more to life than winning a basketball game.
Experts are warning millions in the Baja California area to brace for aftershocks following a powerful 7.2 earthquake.
The Bay Area Fellowship in Corpus Christi, Texas used a huge prize giveaway to draw in visitors.
Helping hands across the United States reached out to people in need on Easter Sunday.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating an anti-government group's threats against governors in 30 states.
A U.S. Army linguist returned to his family in Southern California Saturday after more than two months in captivity in Baghdad.
John Forsythe, the handsome, smooth-voiced actor who made his fortune as the scheming oil tycoon in TV's "Dynasty" and the voice of the leader of "Charlie's Angels," has died.
Apple Inc. began selling its much-anticipated iPad on Saturday, drawing eager customers intent on being among the first owners of a tablet-style device.
Spring is in the air in Washington, D.C. as the city kicks off its annual National Cherry Blossom Festival near the Capital Mall this week.
Hollywood actor Neal McDonough is taking a stand for family values and his Catholic convictions.
The man who gunned down a Kansas abortion doctor in the back of a church last May will face life in prison.
The Obama administration has revised an earlier decision to screen passengers traveling from countries associated with terror cells.
Tougher gas mileage rules for new cars and trucks have been approved by the Obama administration.
The man accused of going on a deadly shooting rampage at Fort Hood Army base is out of the hospital and apparently headed to jail.
The high-ranking Army general who spoke out against President Obama's stance on "Don't ask, don't tell" will not be reprimanded.
Thursday, April 1, is the deadline to turn in the Census form, with about 62 million households returning the forms so far.
"Beasts of the Bible," a new television documentary, brings together Bible scholars and zoologists for a fresh perspective on the animals found in scripture.
Parts of New England are experiencing the worst flooding they've seen in 200 years.
Thousands of pastors from across the country will be preaching shoeless Easter Sunday in a campaign to raise awareness about global poverty.
The city of Davenport, Iowa says it never intended to change its Good Friday celebration to something called "Spring Holiday."
Days of torrential rain in New England have ended, but meteorologists say some rivers won't return to their banks until the weekend.