January 2011 Headlines
A ministry that gives diapers to mothers in need in southwest Florida has caused a controversy in the Sunshine State.
Michael Reagan believes his brother regrets the claims he made in his new book that President Reagan showed signs of Alzheimer's while still in office.
The popular fast food chain Chick-fil-A is under fire for its support of pro-family groups that denounce gay marriage.
A Federal judge has ruled that President Obama's health care law is unconstitutional, marking the second ruling against the controversial legislation.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice shares with CBN how her journey from the segregated South to international diplomacy is a truly American story.
Much of the nation is bracing for a massive winter storm, expected to bring "potentially historic and destructive" rain, ice and snow.
Relatives and supporters of Egyptians calling for President Mubarak to step down protested in major American cities.
New research shows many public high school biology teachers are not comfortable teaching evolution.
The Pentagon is giving the military three months to prepare for the end of its "Don't ask, Don't Tell" policy against homosexual troops.
A new Pew Research study claims the Muslim population in the U.S. will more than double over the next two decades.
The Democrat-controlled Senate in Iowa has shut down an attempt to let Iowans vote on gay marriage in their state.
Florida parents could soon learn if they're making the grade when it comes to preparing their children for school.
The color-coded terror alert system developed after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will soon be a thing of the past.
Some American churches have taken a controversial step to reach out to their Muslim neighbors.
Rev. Billy Graham says if he had it to do over again, he would steer clear of politics, according to Christianity Today.
All-pro Steelers safety Troy Polamalu has contributed to much of his team's success. And he credits God for the athletic talent.
Many of New Jersey's residents are still without power due to a recent storm that dumped as much as 19 inches of snow across the state.
Ratings for a new show on MTV being criticized for its racy material have dropped by more than 50 percent after only one week on air.
This year is already one of the most violent ever for police across the U.S, in what appears to be a three-year trend of deadly violence directed at law enforcement.
Wintery weather has continued to wallop the Northeast this year. Cities from Washington, D.C. to New York and beyond were buried again in heavy snow Thursday.
The city of Temecula, Calif., will be home to a new Islamic mosque.
In an interview with CNN, Houston megachuch pastor Joel Osteen stated that he believed homosexuality is a sin. Now gay groups are demanding an apology.
Nine senators from Hawaii are not backing down when it comes to prayer.
Lawmakers in Maryland have introduced twin bills that could legalize same-sex marriage in the state -- but not without a fight.
A Southern Baptist Convention leader says a religious coalition developed to monitor 'mosque discrimination' is crossing the line to promote Islam.
The first Guantanamo Bay detainee to stand trial in an American civilian court will spend the rest of his life in prison.
A winter storm that brought a mixture of rain and heavy snow to parts of Tennessee and New England this week is now predicted to cause dangerous travel conditions and disruptions throughout the East Coast.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has ruled that World Vision, a Christian humanitarian relief organization, can hire and fire employees based on its statement of faith.
Doctors at the Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Upgraded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' status from serious to good.
A group of California attorneys say Taco Bell uses false advertisement by referring to "seasoned beef" in its food when in fact the fast food chain doesn't use real meat.
Kansas and Texas have taken steps to put tighter restrictions on abortion clinics.
A southwest Virginia school district has reposted copies of the Bible's Ten Commandments in all county schools, despite concerns that doing so is unconstitutional.
After 38 years of opposition against the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision, the younger generation has moved in to take over the fight.
A former B-2 stealth bomber engineer was sentenced to 32 years in prison Monday for selling military secrets to China.
Jared Loughner's lawyer submitted his client's not guilty plea in court on Monday.
Activists gathered on the National Mall, Monday, for the "March for Life" to stand against the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion.
A North Carolina woman who raised a kidnapped child for 23 years was scheduled to appear in federal court Monday.
Meteorologists have urged residents in the Northeast and Midwest to stay indoors on Monday as they will probably face harsh winter conditions
The awards recognize individuals who have made outstanding strides in preserving and upholding the sanctity of human life.
A jury in Phoenix will hear opening statements Monday in the murder case of an Iraqi immigrant accused of killing his daughter because he believed she was too Westernized.
Jack LaLanne, the fitness guru who inspired television viewers to trim down, eat well and pump iron, died Sunday. He was 96.
A gunman who opened fire in a Detroit police station, wounding four officers before he was shot and killed.
The NFL Super Bowl is nearly two weeks away, but if a labor agreement isn't reached soon, this could be the last professional football game played for a while.
The Pitsburgh Steelers' tight-end Heath Miller felt there was more to life than just winning a ring, acclaim and a trophy for his team.
"Skins" made its debut on the cable network last week. The program features underage actors engaged in sexual situations.
The state senate had been inviting clergy from various religions to speak, which led to a challenge from the American Civil Liberties Union.
Research shows as many as 90 percent of the blind community is illiterate and cannot read Braille.
She inspired the nation with her fairy-tale recovery. Now Rep. Gabrielle Giffords must inspire herself through the ordeal of rehabilitation.
Keith Olbermann was MSNBC's most popular personality. Despite that, he often seemed to be walking on a tightrope with his job. Friday night, it snapped.
The American Center for Law and Justice is asking the New York Supreme Court to suspend construction of a proposed mosque center near Ground Zero.
Forecasters say the storm is expected to dump 5 to 8 inches of snow, with New York City getting as much as 32 inches.
Has the bright lights of the media attention for once-homeless radio announcer Ted Williams proven to be too bright?
Richard Lewis has set out to play 600 rounds of golf this year, earning him a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.
White House visitors were visibly startled Thursday when they were unexpectedly greeted by first lady Michelle Obama.
Dr. Kermit Gosnell and four members of his staff have been charged with murder after apparently delivering hundreds of live babies and then killing them.
Less than two weeks after being shot in the head, Rep Gabrielle Giffords left the hospital for rehab. Most are crediting prayer for her 'miraculous' progress.
Saturday is the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade -- the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.
A Philadelphia doctor has been charged with murder after an investigation revealed the death of several babies and a 22-year-old mother at his clinic.
In one of the largest Mafia crackdowns in FBI history, authorities arrested 127 suspected mobsters Thursday in New York, New Jersey and other parts of the Northeast.
More than 20 yearss after being kidnapped as an infant from a New York hospital, Carlina White was reunited with her parents, Joy White and Carl Tyson.
Alabama's newly sworn in governor is trying to calm the controversy he started on Monday when he said only Christians are his brothers and sisters.
The states say the law is unconstitutional and violates people's rights because it requires people to buy health insurance by 2014 or face penalties.
Less than two weeks after surviving a bullet through the brain, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords stood up and looked out the window of her hospital room.
A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted the suspect in the deadly Arizona shooting rampage that wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
City officials say life-size signs meant to inform Dallas residents of the homelessness in their community are illegal.
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from opponents of homosexual marriage who want to overturn the law accepting gay marriage in Washington, D.C.
College tuition is a growing burden on some in the tough conomy. One Colorado student went to great lengths to show how heavy the financial load can be.
A powerful gas main explosion rocked a northeast Philadelphia neighborhood Tuesday night, killing one utility worker and injuring five others.
Martin Gaskell, a Christian astronomy professor who sued the University of Kentucky for religious discrimination, reached a settlement with the school Tuesday.
An educational standards agency has given Atlanta Public Schools nine months to make improvements or risk losing accreditation for its high schools.
Feisal Abdul Rauf said his tour is to promote 'interfaith understanding,' and show that Islam is 'not an alien religion.'
A Los Angeles Unified School District spokesman says two students were wounded in an accidental shooting at a high school.
As Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' husband Mark Kelly gave his first interview about the shooting in Tucson that left his wife in intensive care, others who were there are also talking about that day.
The newest addition to the Panera Bread family of restaurants doesn't look any different than any one of the company's 1,400 restaurants across the country.
After being available for only one day, Robert Nay's game received more than 400,000 downloads.
New York City Mayor Bloomberg's new schools chancellor has drawn fire for a joke she made during a discussion about overcrowding in city schools.
A few days before she won the title as the next Miss America, Teresa Scanlan told CBN News that being in beauty pageants has strengthened her faith in Christ.
The first Guantanamo detainee to be convicted in a civilian court is an "evil" force who helped al-Qaeda members bomb two U.S. embassies in 1998.
The husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., has expressed his willingness to meet with the parents of the man suspected of shooting his wife.
The niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. says her uncle would be considered a social conservative today.
CBN News gives unique coverage of this tragic event, including analysis of Loughner's motives.
Veteran paramedic Tony Compagno stepped off Engine 30 and into hell. He and other paramedics were first to respond to the mass shooting in Tucson.
Doctors freed Rep. Gabrielle Giffords from the ventilator on Saturday, replacing the breathing tube with a tracheotomy tube.
Emergency crews used ropes and pulleys to rescue nearly 85 skiers from a stalled chairlift at an Ohio ski resort.
Pro-life groups across Virginia have called on their state lawmakers to implement tougher restrictions on abortion facilities in the Commonwealth.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is opening both eyes, moving both legs and arms and is responding to friends and family.
As the victims of the mass shooting in Tucson, Ariz., are being laid to rest, some politicians are calling for stricter gun control laws.
Through his death, Stoddard gave the world an example of heroism. Now his widow wants everyone to know about the man who loved his wife and his God.
The new program is a joint effort between Facebook, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and the Department of Justice.
New York Subway riders aren't usually surprised to see rats inside a subway station. But they don't expect to find them riding inside the train with them.
Will the new movies "The Green Hornet" and "The Dilemma" be films that you should allow your children to see?
Five more states want to become part of the lawsuit filed against the new health care law, which requires all Americans to buy health care insurance.
The suit claims Johnson County commissioners in June rejected Ralph Stewart's bid to hang two posters at the Mountain City courthouse's "public forum" area, one titled "The Ten Commandments Are Not the Foundation of American Law."
The casket for Christina Taylor Green seemed too small to hold the grief of the 2,000 mourners who came to say goodbye.
Worship leaders Kristian Stanfill recently released a new music album titled "Mountains Move."
California lawyer and atheist Michael Newdow has again petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to do away with the nation's motto "In God We Trust."
President Barack Obama told Americans to stay united during a memorial service Wednesday evening for the Tucson, Ariz., shooting victims.
Arizona police say Jared Loughner, the alleged gunman in the Tucson massacre, had 12 previous encounters with authorities over the years.
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has launched a Web petition against CNN's use of anti-gay activist on sexual orientation issues.
Much of New England continued to struggle to dig out and thaw out Thursday after the latest blast of winter weather.
The tragedy in Arizona is renewing a heated national debate on gun control. Those who want stricter laws are using the shooting to make their case.
Stress centers are being set-up around Tucson. Some of the counselors belong to a group sponsored by a church whose members are trained to help in a crisis.
For most in America, there's no doubting winter is here, and with the cold weather comes ice.
Mourners gathered Tuesday night for mass to remember the six killed in the shooting.
A controversial Kansas church known for protesting at military funerals has called off one of its demonstrations at the funeral of a victim of the recent Tucson, Ariz., shooting.
Sarah Palin has responded to critics who have been hinting that one of her Internet postings could have incited the alleged Tucson, Ariz. shooter.
Some friends of Jared Loughner have suggested the Tucson, Ariz. shooting suspect may have thought Saturday's attack was nothing more than a dream.
A fast-moving winter storm, or a "weather bomb" as some forecasters have called it, has brought heavy snow and winds along the East Coast.
The president is scheduled to speak Wednesday evening at the nationally televised memorial service at the University of Arizona.
Verizon and Apple have finally teamed up to offer the iPhone to customers.
A Tennessee guitar shop owner is helping troops overseas by sharing the gift of music.
Devoted Christians Dorwan and Mavy Stoddard were two victims of the Jan. 8 shooting rampage during a public event in Tucson, Ariz.
The FBI is looking into Jared Loughner's motives. Domestic terrorism charges have not been ruled out, but defining such charges can be difficult.
With the win, Auburn also became the fifth consecutive Southeastern Conference team to win the Bowl Championship Series title
Liberals quickly blamed conservatives for creating the climate that led to the attack -- and that has sparked a fiery debate about political rhetoric.
Both men pleaded guilty last month to setting a string of fires at five Smith County churches. They also pleaded guilty to trying to break to several other churches during the 39-day arson spree.
Much of the U.S. on Tuesday was facing some sort of winter storm watch, warning or advisory.
A federal appeals court in Austin, Texas said the state's attorney general cannot block a divorce granted to a lesbian couple who married in Massachusetts.
The judge killed in Saturday's Arizona rampage is being remembered as a "fervent Christian" who treated everyone with kindness and respect.
Evangelist Franklin Graham has warned Americans to be cautious about placing blame in the senseless Tucson, Ariz massacre.
As more information is released about the Tucson, Ariz., shooting suspect, many are blaming growing political anger for his actions. But are they right?
Ted Haggard, the former head of The National Association of Evangelicals, is slated to debut his own reality show on TLC Sunday.
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan recently called on religious leaders work towards lowering the city's abortion rate.
A Rhode Island bishop is speaking out against Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) and his push to legalize gay marriage.
After more than seven years of hard work and fundraising, one Kansas correctional facility is now home to the largest prison chapel in the nation.
Snow crews are working to keep up with the rare southern weather. Most major cities in the region only have a handful of snow plows, if any at all.
The man accused of shooting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and 19 others faces the chance of the federal death penalty.
Doctors say they are "very, very encouraged" by the progress Rep. Gabrielle Giffords one day after she was shot in the head at a public event in Tucson, Ariz.
Business of the U.S. House of Representatives has been derailed following the deadly shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz.
Investigative documents in the WikiLeaks probe spilled out into the public domain Saturday for the first time.
Ted Williams, the Ohio homeless man with the velvety announcer's voice, acknowledged God as the source of his redemption.
Now that the holidays are over, what will you and your family do over the weekend?
The highly rated family movie night returns to network television this weekend.
A more than three-year long Senate investigation of spending by six well-known evangelical ministries wrapped up Thursday, with no findings of wrongdoing or penalties for the pastors.
A package ignited at a Washington postal facility Friday, a day after fiery packages sent to Maryland's governor and transportation secretary burned the fingers of workers who opened them.
Murray quickly sprang into action, an act that almost got him in trouble with the kid's grandmother
The National Public Radio executive who fired analyst Juan Williams for comments he made on Fox News has resigned.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled Tuesday that an order to remove 14 memorial crosses along a state highway in Utah be blocked.
Martin Kurowski says his ex-wife's strict religious teachings were socially isolating their daughter.
Operation Blessing International teamed up recently with Regent University in order to reach out and serve the needy in the Virginia Beach, Va., community.
As more snow approaches parts of New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking no chances of another political beating.
Ted Williams became an overnight sensation after a video of him talking like a broadcaster was posted on YouTube.
Packages delivered to two state government buildings in Maryland exploded Thursday, sending sulfur-like fumes into the air and minimally hurting one mailroom worker.
Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger moved out of the governor's office in the California state Capitol building last week. However, he left behind his $20,000 bronze grizzly bear statue.
Mark Twain wrote in a letter in 1888 that "the difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter."
Two of the U.S. Episcopal Church's most high-profile lesbian priests were married to each other in a ceremony presided by Massachusetts Episcopal Bishop M. Thomas Shaw.
The last word on the largest offshore oil spill in history won't be the conclusion from a presidentially appointed commission.
Revised versions of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom Sawyer" will be published to better suit changing times.
The Navy captain at the center of an investigation of crude videos shown to sailors onboard an aircraft carrier two years ago has been relieved of his command.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals asked the California Supreme Court to clarify whether the supporters of Prop 8 have the legal standing to file an appeal.
The memorial cross at the center of a 22-year legal battle was ruled unconstitutional on Tuesday by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
A government agency on the front lines of the immigration debate has begun installing lifesaving buoys in a fast-moving canal along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The St. Peter Head Start Program stopped Santa from coming to the nursery to deliver presents after a Somali Muslim family complained.
The image portrayed of Miss America is that she should have beautiful hair. But what if the winner of the annual pageant had no hair?
Prosecutors declared a Texas man innocent Monday of a rape and robbery that put him in prison for 30 years.
Heavy rain causes flooding in Northern California, while the southern part of the Golden State sees blowing snow and ice.
Revelers smooched and cheered the famous ball drop in New York's Times Square as the largest New Year's Eve celebration in the U.S. ushered in 2011.