May 2010 Headlines
Some 800,000 children pass through the foster care system in the U.S. each year. But a growing number of Christians are stepping up to do something about it.
Long before the 1951 integration of the U.S. military, African Americans were fighting to protect this country.
Bullying is an age old problem. Today it has had new and deadly consequences.
Arizona's ranchers say they know first-hand why the state's immigration law is so important. But opponents claim the law will do more harm than good to its citizens.
The best-case scenario of sealing the leak is two relief wells being drilled diagonally into the gushing well - tricky business that won't be ready until August.
It was a monumental Memorial Day for a proud Massachusetts mother and her two sons as one family experienced a weekend full of laughter and tears.
The arrival of a severe thunderstorm Monday scuttled President Obama's plans to pay the nation's respects to America's war dead.
BP tries another mix of undersea robot maneuvers, containment devices after top kill fails to contain the gusher.
Dennis Hopper, whose memorable and erratic career included an improbable smash with "Easy Rider," has died. He was 74.
The recession has many Americans are opting for the cheaper "staycation," simply enjoying time off at home.
Service members gathered Friday, for the annual ceremony to place flags on each of the gravestones at Arlington National Cemetery.
British Petroleum officials are saying it could be Sunday before it's known if efforts to pump heavy drilling mud and debris into the well have succeeded.
U.S. Homeland Security officials are on the lookout for a terrorist suspect who may be trying to get into America by way of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Rifqa Bary, the Ohio teen who fled to Florida after her Muslim parents discovered she'd become a Christian, has been diagnosed with uterine cancer.
Gary Coleman, child star of 1970s show "Diff'rent Strokes," dies after intercranial hemorrhage. He was 42.
Freshmen at the academy celebrated the end of their plebe year by scaling a 21-foot campus monument. But this year, the academy did not grease the monument.
Evangelist Billy Graham may preach in the Carolina Panthers football stadium near Charlotte, N.C. next year.
Americans aren't in the mood to spend much on travel this summer.
Forecasters warn the Atlantic hurricane season could be the worst in five years, when Hurricanes Rita and Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast.
Bus ads are appearing throughout New York City offering Muslims a way out of Islam.
Art Linkletter, known on TV for his funny interviews with children and ordinary folks, has died. Watch Linkletter's guest appearance on The 700 Club
A New York City community board has voted overwhelmingly to support a plan to build a mosque near Ground Zero.
A person can find iPhone applications for just about anything these days - including inspirational sermons.
An eighth grader from Palm Harbor, Fla., proved a little bit of knowledge can go a long way.
A California church has taken prayer for the sick to a whole new level.
A new report says that young people are fast becoming the gurus of online reputation management, especially when it comes to social networking sites.
Two men have been in indicted by a Texas grand jury in connection with a string of church fires in east Texas earlier this year.
Questions about the oil spill dominated a news conference with President Obama, Thursday. The disaster is now being declared the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
In three years, Maricopa County, Ariz., sheriff Joseph Arpaio has had 38,000 people investigated, arrested and detained in his jail over illegal immigration.
More than five weeks since the ongoing oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico began, the price tag continues to climb as the frustation level rises over an apparent inability to fix the problem.
Court hearings are wrapping up in a case involving a public school holding graduation ceremonies in a church.
The president will send 1,200 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, as he faces pressure to deal with drug and violence issues there.
Thousands of barrels of crude oil have spilled from the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, which is partially owned by British Petroleum.
Christian author Max Lucado spoke at a memorial service honoring the men who died in the April 20 explosion of the Deep Water Horizon oil rig.
A Jordanian man accused of plotting to blow up a Dallas skyscraper agreed to plead guilty in exchange for a lighter sentence.
A New York school district could find itself in court after repeatedly suspending a 13-year-old student for wearing a religious necklace to class.
It's what many aspiring musicians dream about, but only a few achieve. Isabella Tong, 8, will show off her piano skills at Carnegie Hall in June.
A Connecticut school system is defending its decision to hold its high school graduations inside a church.
As officials approached to survey the damage the Gulf oil spill caused in coastal marshes, some brown pelicans couldn't fly away Sunday. All they could do was hobble.
A North Carolina college student is on a cross-country skateboarding effort in honor of his father who was killed in Afghanistan.
More Americans have called themselves "pro-life" than "pro-choice" on the issue of abortion, according to the latest Gallup poll.
Anger is growing as millions of gallons of oil pour into the Gulf of Mexico. Now the spill has entered a new phase: The blame game.
Indiana prison inmates have created a giant, 40-foot quilt resembling the American flag to honor the country's fallen soldiers for Memorial Day.
The board approved the new standards after two 9-5 votes along party lines and months of ideological debate that drew attention well beyond The Lone Star State.
Pastor Otis Clark is a living example of the power of the Holy Spirit -- and he has more than a century of experiences under his belt.
Christian singer and songwriter Carlos Whittaker says his goal is to "ignite a movement of authenticity among all generations of Christians."
The return on Sunday marks Lisa P. Jackson's third visit since the oil started gushing from a blown-out undersea well more than a month ago.
The construction of a mosque has been approved near Ground Zero that has many people, especially family members of 9/11 victims, upset.
In his new book, gospel recording artist Kirk Franklin gives advice on overcoming obstacles and living the fulfilled life God intended.
The increased violence in Iraq is raising fears about the country's political instability. But how is it affecting the U.S.troops serving there?
The cross apparently was put up during the night and nobody has claimed responsibility.
Pakistan has banned Facebook because of a user-based group on the site encouraging members to draw pictures of Islam's prophet, Mohammad.
The missionary team leader arrested in Haiti after trying to take children to an orphanage after the Jan. 12 earthquake is back in the U.S.
British Petroleum is suggesting the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico could be worse than they originally thought.
A Texas state board will cast a critical vote on history textbook standards Friday, which could impact the entire country.
Nicholas Sparks may be one of the world's most famous authors, but it is his faith and his family that helps him keep both feet on the ground.
The travel group is predicting more Americans will hit the roads and skies over the holiday weekend, but will likely spend less than last year.
Three Florida boaters are back on dry land after being stranded in the middle of the ocean for three days.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says damage from the Gulf Coast oil spill is already evident along the shorelines in his state.
Opponents of Arizona's immigration law say it will lead to racial profiling, putting a bullseye on Hispanics, but one Tea Party leader in the state says that's not true.
Balls of tar that floated ashore in the Florida Keys are not linked to the BP oil spill, but the Coast Guard is still on the lookout for contamination across the Gulf of Mexico.
The downtown Philadelphia building that houses the Liberty Bell and the streets around it have been evacuated because of a suspicious item that looks like a balloon.
Rev. Garland Hunt is the new commissioner of Georgia's Department of Juvenile Justice.
Church workers said the FEMA photographer told them to take off their Salvation Army shirts, because he did not want the logo of a faith-based group in the picture.
Tensions over immigration reform and border enforcement continue to escalate following the passage of Arizona's tough new immigration law.
A used car dealer in Missouri admitted he has been sending money to al Qaeda.
An eight-year-old boy is being hailed as a hero for getting his sister away from a would-be kidnapper.
Severe thunderstorms Wednesday night spawned several tornadoes across Oklahoma, causing some property damage but no serious injuries.
A University of Texas at Dallas graduate says she's not quite ready to join the workforce at the age of 90.
A Connecticut school district is being sued for allowing two high school graduation ceremonies to be held at a church.
One year ago, Capt. Richard Phillips was rescued from Somali pirates who had kidnapped him from his ship. Phillips says prayer gave him the strength to endure.
The popular social media website YouTube is celebrating its five-year anniversary.
A Colorado church can move forward with its plans to expand now that it has won its case in court.
Scientists are concerned that a current could carry some of the crude oil spill to the Florida Keys.
The 87 teachers and administrators who were fired at an under-performing Rhode Island high school will get their jobs back.
The Vatican is refusing to step in to keep Catholic churches from closing in Boston.
An elderly woman in California recently proved it's never too late to earn a college degree.
A new ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court could keep convicted sex offenders in prison even after their prison term expires.
Abortion opponents have succeeded in passing bans that, in some cases, go beyond federal statutes.
Some Oklahoma City residents were repairing damage Monday from a severe thunderstorm that dropped softball-sized hail.
Mary Glasspool became the second openly gay bishop to receive the approval of the Episcopal Church.
One Arkansas man's journey half-way across the country is turning heads in every state as he carries a massive 40-pound cross on his shoulder.
More than three weeks after the leak began, BP crews have finally been able to contain some of the oil gushing into the Gulf.
The 193-acre Iowa farm that inspired the 1989 movie "Field of Dreams" is up for sale.
Sarah Palin had harsh words for the president in two speeches Friday.
Marijuana use is illegal, but you might not know that watching TV. Now, the Parents Television Council is calling on shows to stop portraying marijuana use positively.
Many Tennessee residents are trying to recover from the recent devastating floods and Operation Blessing International has been helping families who were affected by the tragedy.
With the spill still not under control, Obama announced Friday that he will end the "cozy relationship" between federal regulators and companies drilling offshore.
Federal agents arrested three men who may have helped bankroll Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani accused of plotting to detonate a bomb in Times Square.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai joined Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and other top U.S. military officials, Thursday, to pay tribute to fallen troops.
Former First Lady Laura Bush says she disagrees with her husband on same-sex marriage and abortion issues.
An expression of kindness by his daughter's schoolmates in the wake of the Nashville flooding, make police lieutenant reflect on what's really important.
A new polls show most Americans still support more drilling for oil off America's coasts.
It looks like gas prices are on their way down -- instead of heading up for the usual summer spike.
Sarah Palin is working on a new book titled America By Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith and Flag.
The man behind the racy "Girls Gone Wild" franchise has a new show set to debut on cable this week.
The Mojave Desert cross at the center of a long legal battle that ended at the Supreme Court has been stolen.
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, 41, was admitted to Christiana Hospital on Tuesday morning.
As the clean up effort intensifies, oil continues spilling into the Gulf of Mexico. And each day the futures of thousands of fisherman grow dimmer.
Oklahomans who were still recovering from Mondays tornadoes, were being warned that they could see more deadly weather later Wednesday.
An adoption agency says it's asking a court to launch an investigation to determine whether a Russian boy was abused, neglected or abandoned.
A grandmother's message in a bottle washed ashore after a decade at sea.
Residents have salvaged what is left of their homes and have begun the task of cleaning out the rest.
The latest Times Square plot proves that the Taliban's Pakistani branch is now looking to follow through on a threat it has been making for years -- to attack the United States.
As British Petroleum struggles to stop the spill in the Gulf, the company is also receiving a lot of suggestions from people around the country.
Tornadoes in Oklahoma killed at least five people and left dozens injured Monday evening.
Regent University's Virginia Beach, Va. campus was filled with thousands of new graduates, their families and friends over the weekend.
The flood damage to the Nashville, Tenn. area has been estimated at $1.5 billion and the government has declared 42 Tennessee counties as major disaster areas.
A military wife and mother got the surprise of a lifetime and it happened just in time for Mother's Day.
The Obama administration says the suspected bomber in the failed New York City Times Square bombing attempt had help from a terrorist group in Pakistan.
Renowned singer and actress Lena Lorne died at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Sunday. She was 92.
A Staten Island ferry with a history of accidents malfunctioned as it approached its terminal Saturday and smashed into a pier with a jolt that tossed passengers to the deck.
There have been protests and threats of violence since five students were sent home for wearing American flag shirts on the Spanish holiday Cinco de Mayo.
A 13-story building damaged by debris on 9/11 will be refurbished to become The "Cordoba House" mosque.
On Friday, the Social Security Administration released its list of last year's top 10 most popular baby names.
Steely brawn faces off against cuddly cuteness as the films "Iron Man 2" and "Babies" debut in theaters across the country Friday.
Beauty salons could hold the answer to helping clean up the oil spill along the Gulf Coast.
Nine members of a Christian militia being charged with plotting an attack against police officers will remain in a Michigan jail for now.
Police cleared the streets of Times Square after a cooler was discovered on the same block where a failed car bomb was found over the weekend.
In most areas the floodwaters have receded, people have returned to work and power has been restored.
A 100-ton containment box has been hauled out to the Gulf oil rig to divert the thousands of gallons of crude oil that continues to leak from it.
The widow in the recent Craigslist killing case has said she hopes God will turn the tragedy into victory.
Investigators are looking for a second suspect in the failed terror attack in New York City's Times Square.
The National Day of Prayer went on as planned despite a number of objections including claims that the day violates the separation of church and state.
The Phoenix Suns will wear different jerseys for the team's Cinco de Mayo game, Wednesday, and it's being seen as a political statement on immigration.
Despite being disinvited to speak at a Pentagon service for the National Day of Prayer May 6, Rev. Franklin Graham is in Washington to pray for the nation's leaders.
The Department of Homeland Security is trying to prevent a repeat of what happened this week with the Times Square bombing suspect.
Dr. James Dobson and Rev. Franklin Graham talked candidly with CBN News about being shut out of the Pentagon prayer, Islam, and the coming elections.
Crews have been doing all they can to protect the Gulf Coast's precious natural resources, the jobs of thousands of fishermen and the economy.
Officials say the man suspected of trying to detonate a car bomb in Times Square has been providing "useful information" about his failed attack.
Operation Blessing International is in Tennessee providing aid to the area's flood victims.
Federal agents say that Faisal Shahzad has waived his right to a speedy arraignment and has told investigators more about his intentions.
There seems to be a lot of support across the country for Arizona's recent immigration crackdown.
It was a tense scene in Georgia as rescuers attempted to pull three college students - a woman and two men - stranded at the mouth of a 30-foot waterfall.
The award-winning Christian band MercyMe has just released a new album entitled "The Generous Mr. Lovewell."
City officials voiced concerns about enforcement costs and negative effects of the new law on the state's tourism industry.
Mexican refugees have fled drug cartels, who are driving them from their homes in an effort grab more land.
A barge will haul a 100-ton containment dome to the spill site 50 miles off shore that's designed to siphon gushing oil into waiting barges on the surface.
The man suspected of attempting to blow up a car bomb in the middle of Times Square has admitted to his role in the foiled attack.
Floodwaters were beginning to recede in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday, but the Cumberland River, which winds through the city, is still out of its banks.
Despite a court ruling declaring national prayer observance unconstitutional,Thursday has been deemed a National Day of Prayer.
The Clear program, which allowed members to breeze through airport security, is expected to be up and running again by the fall.
Residents in a San Diego, Calif. neighborhood got a surprise visit by a hot air balloon that had to make an emergency landing.
The Obama administration may have a tough time making British Petroleum pay for all the cleanup costs of the Gulf Coast oil spill.
The consequences of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are affecting businesses and the livelihood of residents in the region.
Traditional marriage supporters in Washington, D.C. are in federal court asking for the right to vote on the district's same-sex marriage law.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by the Boy Scouts of America in a case over the religious aspects of the group.
Life has come to a screeching halt due to the worst flood The Volunteer State has seen since 1979.
The death toll from the weekend storms climbed to 28 people in three states.
FBI agents took a Pakistani man, believed to be the driver of the SUV used in a failed terror attack on Times Square, into custody on Thursday.
New social studies curriculum changes in Texas will impact approximately 5 million of the state's school children and maybe others nationwide.
Nine militia members charged with plotting attacks on the government have been released from prison.
With spring in full bloom, many are prompted to consider the awesome wonder of God's creation.
Lynn Redgrave, an introspective and independent player in her family's acting dynasty who became a 1960s sensation as the freethinking title character of "Georgy Girl" has died.
Disaster crews are pursuing all possible options to stop or slow the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The hunt is on for the suspect behind the failed bombing that could have set off a deadly fireball in New York City's Times Square.
BP says it will pay "all necessary and appropriate clean-up costs" from the blown-out oil well that has caused a massive slick that continues to swell in the Gulf of Mexico.
Christians from all 50 states gathered to pray in Washington, D.C. for May Day 2010 with a focus on repentance.
Devastating thunderstorms in Tennessee, Kentuck and Mississippi triggered flooding that left at least 19 people dead this weekend.
This week, churches across the U.S. will take part in the National Day of Prayer, something Dutch Sheets says America stands in desperate need of.
A 12-year-old New York girl says the children's television show "Spongebob Square Pants" helped her to save her friend's life.
Leveled homes, overturned vehicles and uprooted trees were scattered across central Arkansas on Saturday after several tornadoes touched down.
President Barack Obama will go to the Gulf Coast in the next 48 hours for a firsthand assessment of the Gulf Coast oil spill.