April 2011 Headlines
Author Scott Hyland says that in order to preserve life and prevent the extinction of our nation, we must embrace the biblically-based 'five laws of liberty.'
Pastor David Wilkerson, who many consider to be a hero of the faith, has been a guest on "The 700 Club" several times. Watch those appearances and more here.
The law requires crisis pregnancy centers to disclose whether they provide abortions, emergency contraception and prenatal care.
Many decried the recent congressional hearings on Islamic radicalism. Yet Erick Stakelbeck notes U.S.-born Muslims are behind a growing number of terror plots.
As global persecution of Christians rises, a U.S. commission is urging the Obama administration to act against countries that persecute religious minorities.
Church groups and other volunteers worked aggressively Saturday to bring aid to communities ravaged by the second-deadliest day of tornadoes in U.S. history.
Bob Waliszewski, director of Focus on the Family's Plugged-In Online, talks about the new movies opening this weekend.
People from around the world are sharing their heartfelt memories of Pastor David Wilkerson and how his ministry led many of them to Christ.
David Wilkerson, best known for his Time Square Church, Teen Challenge and the book 'The Cross and the Switchblade,' was killed in a head-on collision in Texas.
Barry Black started life under humble circumstances. In fact, his family was so poor they were evicted from their home not once, but three times.
Survivors have begun picking up the pieces of their lives Friday in the wake of the deadly twisters that roared over 14 states.
On "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day," kids got to meet First Lady Obama and ask questions about her "favorite things" and life at the White House.
The civil case between Atlanta mega-church pastor Eddie Long and four men who accused him of sexual abuse could be resolved without going to trial.
The state house voted 66 to 32 to strip the abortion provider of the $3 million it receives from the federal government every year. The state senate has already approved the measure.
A wave of tornadoes that began Wednesday and continued their path of devastation into Thursday have left more than 200 dead in five southern states.
An Iraq war veteran who recently survived a dramatic motorcycle accident caught on tape said it's hard to believe he's survived so much.
Millions of users on the PlayStation Network may have had their credit card data and other personal information stolen in a massive security breach.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich lashed out Wednesday against what he called liberals' "anti-religious bigotry" against Christianity.
One out of four children in America are being raised by a single parent, more than many other developed countries, according to a report released Wednesday.
CBN News interviewed Col. Matthew Goff, a chaplain in the U.S. Army, about the challenges and rewards of ministering to the men and women in the armed forces.
A Christian missionary charged with helping a woman take her 9-year-old daughter to Central America during a custody dispute with her former lesbian partner was allowed Monday to remain free on $25,000 bond.
Anonymous administration sources have told the Associated Press that current Central Intelligence Agency Director Leon Panetta will replace Robert Gates as defense secretary.
A state of emergency has been declared in Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee on day two of severe storms that have killed at least 11 people.
Cuomo has been successful in uniting the state's various gay rights groups and has publicly said the issue of gay marriage is a priority.
Police arrested 65-year-old Earl Albert Moore Tuesday for allegedly trying to bomb a Colorado shopping mall near Columbine High School.
Summer break is quickly approaching, meaning many teens will have a lot of extra time on their hands. Ron Luce offers tips on how parents can keep their kids on track.
Virginia's attorney general, a leading opponent of the law, said he was disappointed but not surprised by the court's decision.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has the okay to travel to Cape Canaveral this week to watch her husband Mark Kelly lift off in space shuttle Endeavour.
"I believe we are in the latter days of this age, whether it's the last thousand years, last hundred years or last six months I don't know," Rev. Franklin Graham said.
Gay rights groups had been pressuring the law firm with plans to protest Tuesday in Atlanta and to make calls to its other clients.
Defenders of California's traditional marriage amendment say they have new grounds to appeal a former judge's ruling which declared Proposition 8 to be an unconstitutional violation of gay Californians' civil rights.
April brought nearly 300 tornadoes, millions of dollars in damage and at least 39 deaths. Now, severe thunderstorms are hitting the South and Midwest.
Poplar Bluff, Mo., residents hoped the saturated levee holding back the Black River would survive yet another downpour.
A record 30,000 parents and children gathered across the White House South Lawn Monday for the annual Easter egg roll.
The church is the body made up of its members, not the actual church building. One Connecticut church put that statement to the test on Sunday.
Holder spoke to U.S Justice Department employees Monday morning, telling them they have made America safer and stronger in just two years.
The files provide assessments of all 780 terror suspects who've passed through the detention facility, including alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
Over the weekend, the most powerful twister to hit St. Louis in 40 years damaged thousands of buildings.
After years in storage, James Tissot's "Life of Christ" paintings are on display at the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, Va.
CBN News' panel of experts discussed how Easter began and how the resurrection of Jesus changed our lives forever.
Brenda Angel has never had an art class, yet she created a stunning 16-foot statue of the crucifixion of Jesus that's been displayed across the nation.
Researchers found that nearly two-thirds of all Easter stories were negative.
Pastor Tim Keller talks about his new book, titled King's Cross: The Story of the World in the Life of Jesus, which explores Christ's life as told in the Gospel of Mark.
St. Louis' main airport was closed for business Saturday while crews cleaned up after an apparent tornado tore through a terminal.
ABC News issued a public apology four years after airing a misleading video segment about pastor Frederick K.C. Price, founder of Crenshaw Christian Center.
The blazes have been burning across the state for weeks, forcing federal firefighters and officials from several U.S. agencies to join efforts.
A mall near the site of the Columbine High School massacre has resumed operations after someone tried to detonate a bomb inside the shopping center.
It's been called the "gold rush" of the 21st century, only this time the buried treasure is natural gas. One of the places "X" marks the spot is Pennsylvania.
Tyson Foods' "Hunger All Star" Valerie Brown recently talked to CBN News about her rocky journey from poverty to becoming a secure woman of faith.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry issued an official proclamation Thursday asking "Texans of all faiths and traditions" to pray for rain.
Good is what Anthony Kearns, a founding member of The Irish Tenors, chooses to do. He chooses charity events where his singing can do the most good.
Thousands of people gathered for a candlelight vigil to mark one week since 20-year-old Holly Bobo disappeared.
The outcome of a recent Wisconsin Supreme Court election could be decided by a recount.
You don't have to be too athletic, just be willing to relive your childhood. Many young professionals are turning out in droves to do just that.
Utah is asking the Supreme Court to decide whether 14 memorial crosses can be placed along highways to honor state troopers killed in the line of duty.
Homeland Security officials have done away with the old color-coded system, replacing it with one that has only two alert levels -- elevated and imminent.
The Federal Aviation Administration took new steps Wednesday to fix problems in the nation's air traffic control system.
In the midst of heavy national debates and busy schedules, President Obama says it's important to keep things in perspective.
Tristin Saghin is being called a hero after he rescued his sister from drowning in the family pool. He said he learned what to do by watching "Black Hawk Down."
Gov. Brewer vetoed a bill that would've required President Obama and other presidential candidates to prove their citizenship, calling the legislation 'a bridge too far.'
Hundreds of people gathered at the site of the Oklahoma City bombing Tuesday to honor and remember victims of the attack 16 years ago.
Air traffic controllers directed a plane carrying first lady Obama to abort a landing at Andrews Air Force Base because it was too close to a military cargo jet.
A year after the BP oil spill, scientists say the overall health of the Gulf has returned to normal. But it's still hard to measure the cost to residents.
Family members of a 3-month-old baby say it's a miracle that he survived being stripped from a relative's hands during the recent string of tornados.
A small Tennessee community is continuing to search and pray for the rescue of 20-year-old Holly Bobo, a young nursing student who went missing last Wednesday.
Singer and songwriter Nathan Tasker is gearing up for the release of his new album, “Home.”
A new poll found that while young adults were pleased with the quality of education offered by colleges, most felt their high schools weren't making the grade.
Church member Craig Robinson said he began to pray when he heard the twister approach.
Washington has often dashed the hopes of pro-life forces, killing most attempts to restrict abortion. At the state level, however, it's a different story.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a long-running dispute over public funding of the former Kentucky Baptist Homes for Children.
North Carolina residents are facing a massive cleanup in the wake of the worst tornado outbreak in nearly 30 years
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has hired a Bush administration lawyer in the legal battle over the Defense of Marriage Act or DOMA.
The Federal Aviation Administration has suspended an air traffic controller and his manager because the controller was caught watching a movie instead of monitoring aircraft.
The new standards are in response to several recent incidents involving air traffic controllers caught sleeping while on duty.
The news comes after a California woman sued the company, saying she was sexually assaulted by another Match.com user.
Pro-life groups across the country are challenging Planned Parenthood's claim that women will lose access to heath care if the group's funding is taken away.
Authorities in Austin, Texas, say strong winds and extremely dry conditions caused a homeless man's cooking campfire to spread across 100 acres.
Relief teams from CBN's Operation Blessing International are already helping with clean-up efforts after deadly tornadoes swept across the region.
On April 15, 1848, about 70 slaves made their way through the nation's capital, trying to escape to freedom. Despite the event's importance, few know about it.
At least 45 people have died in six states since the storms started some four days ago, and the toll is likely to rise.
A federal appeals court has decided to throw out last year's ruling that declared the National Day of Prayer unconstitutional.
The popular online dating site Match.com could be in legal trouble after claims by one of its members that she was sexually assaulted by a man she met on the site.
California is one step closer to passing a bill that would allow achievements of the homosexual community to be included in its social studies textbooks.
Tea Party and libertarian groups are waging a grassroots campaign for a new movie that aligns with many of their ideals.
The movie about the young Christian surfer who lost an arm in a shark attack but became a top female surfer, inspires viewers to excel through all odds.
A bill protecting the legal rights of victims of sexual assault in the military was introduced in the House, Wednesday.
A bill to place a Ten Commandments monument at Louisiana's Capitol in Baton Rouge has received backing from Gov. Bobby Jindal.
A new 2-minute film, entitled "Google Exodus," tells the Passover story using 21st century Internet tools like Skype, Google, Facebook, and Twitter.
The 'Defending Marriage' hearing is set to take place before the House Friday. This comes as key gay rights bill are being re-introduced in Congress.
A powerful tornado that struck after dark killed at least two people in a small Oklahoma town, the Medical Examiner's Office confirmed.
A third grade teacher in Seattle, Wash., has renamed Easter eggs to make them less offensive, according to a student volunteer at her school.
A top official with the Federal Aviation Administration resigned Thursday amid the administration's embarrassment over sleeping air traffic controllers.
Many parents in Philadelphia are outraged over a new condom campaign targeting kids as young as 11.
A Kentucky couple is pushing for the TSA to change how it screens children after their 6-year-old daughter was frisked at a New Orleans airport.
Thanks to a group of local churches, more than 38,000 bottles of water went to the front lines where firefighters desperately need them.
The District of Columbia is the first U.S. jurisdiction to allow Internet gambling. District officials are hoping to raise millions to offset budget cuts and also get ahead of the gaming mega states New Jersey and Nevada.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed two new laws on Tuesday aimed at protecting unborn babies in the Sunflower State.
The 28-year-old American Idol winner explained that she grew up in the church, so her first acting role wasn't too much of a stretch.
Applebee's will now serve juice to children tableside after a toddler was accidentally given alcohol at a Michigan location.
Somber music and thudding cannons around Charleston Harbor in South Carolina ushered in the commemoration of the nation's bloodiest conflict Tuesday.
As the title of Laura Story's new CD suggests, the Dove Award winning artist's life has been filled with blessings. It's also had its challenges.
Officials in Mapleton, Iowa, said it will take months to recover from the tornado that destroyed about 100 homes and displaced nearly half of the town's 1,200 residents.
Jamy Garden's house began to rumble with the approach of a tornado that at one point measured three-quarters of a mile wide.
In Texas, wildfires have scorched nearly 400 square miles and destroyed dozens of homes.
Evangelical megachurch pastor Rob Bell says he was caught off guard by the condemnation his new book has received from leaders in the Christian community.
The film tells the inspiring true story of Bethany Hamilton, a young Christian surfer who lost her arm in a vicious shark attack.
More than 1,500 churches around the country will be dedicating part of their services this Sunday to praying against AIDS and for efforts to wipe it out.
The couple at the center of a headline-making embryo mix-up has announced that with the help of a surrogate, they're expecting twins.
A conservative incumbent surged to a commanding lead in Wisconsin's hotly contested Supreme Court election Thursday.
The Arkansas Supreme Court upheld a lower court decision Thursday to strike down a law that prevented gay and unmarried couples from adopting.
The federal judge who struck down California's gay marriage ban has confirmed longtime rumors that he's gay.
Terror alerts from the government will soon have just two levels of warnings - elevated and imminent.
For one Maine fifth-grader, the art of letter writing has become a passion that's inspiring others.
Another air traffic controller has been caught sleeping on the job, The Federal Aviation Administration revealed in testimony before a House panel.
The Nashville City Council passed an anti-discrimination measure Tuesday that extends the city's gay protections to contractors in a 21-15 vote.
Wisconsin voters turned a state supreme court election into a referendum against the controversial law that restricts union rights for public employees.
Virginia lawmakers passed a measure Wednesday night that forbids private insurance plans that participate in state-run health care exchanges from covering abortion.
Driver Wendy Cobb was shooting video when a truck in front of her sent a two-by-four through her windshield.
One of Fox News' most popular commentators, Glenn Beck, is leaving his show later this year.
A small congregation in China Grove, N.C., is trying to move forward after a devastating fire consumed their church building early Tuesday morning.
Several father and daughters in New York got a chance to bond over the weekend at Harlem's Daddy-Daughter Ball.
The Pentagon is trying to figure out how the repeal of "don't ask don't tell" will affect military chaplains.
A bakery in Charlottesville, Va. is not only attracting sugar lovers because of their cupcakes. It's also attracting another type of clientele -- overdue moms.
An Illinois judge has ruled in favor of two pro-life pharmacists who don't want to dispense the so-called "morning-after pill" or Plan B on religious grounds.
A $15 billion Texas state budget shortfall may mean eliminating paid chaplains currently ministering in prisons.
Cell phone carriers will soon offer the first commercially available mobile fare payment program to public transportation.
A judicial watchdog group is calling Wisconsin the "ground zero" of all that's wrong in judicial elections.
Pro-family groups have accused the Obama administration of dragging its feet when it comes to what your children watch on television.
Gay rights advocates are putting the pressure on the city and county governments in Jackson, Mich. over their hiring of Crystal Dixon as the city/county human resources director.
It was a victory for private giving to private schools after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on an Arizona case Monday.
Professed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged co-conspirators will be tried in military court, top federal law enforcement officials said.
Giant spring storms have been sweeping across several Southeast states, causing extensive property damage and killing at least seven people.
As the temperatures warm up, many children will be heading outside to play. But if one Florida group has it's way, they will never make it out the front door.
A new Gallup poll shows Japan's nuclear disaster has done little to sway Americans about the safety of nuclear power.
Organizers of the National Day of Prayer are encouraging the nation's governors to ignore threats by anti-religion opponents and observe this year's day of prayer, scheduled for May 5.
Today's pro-life movement is less confrontational than in years past. The new 40 Days for Life campaign involves praying outside the nation's abortion clinics.
Opponents of the proposed Ground Zero mosque in New York City will have their day in front of the New York State Supreme Court Tuesday.
The 360-year-old lantern was given to the U.S. as a gift in 1954. The gift was meant to symbolize the peace and friendship between Japan and the United States.
Firefighters are battling wildfires across the southwestern states of Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Kansas.
A federal appeals court in Georgia is considering whether to allow a counselor's religious discrimination lawsuit to go forward after she refused to counsel a woman in a same-sex relationship.
The battle between traditional marriage and gay marriage is heating up in Rhode Island.
Inspectors found small, subsurface cracks in three more Southwest Airlines planes.
The new Universal Pictures film "Hop" hits the big screen on Friday - just in time for Easter.
The Boeing 737 lost cabin pressure after the hole developed Friday, prompting frightened passengers to grope for oxygen masks as the plane made a terrifying but "controlled descent."
An advertising agency for a national movie theater chain in Southern California rejected a church's Easter service advertisement because it mentions Jesus.
A blind artist in Louisiana is using a special technique to help teach blind children to paint.
An April Fool's Day snowstorm has left up to a foot of snow in parts of New England.
As the battle to implement a new anti-union law continues in Wisconsin, Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich signed a similar, more stringent measure into law on Thursday.
Ladies Night came to one of the most famous addresses in America -- 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.-- Wednesday night.
The main branch of the New York Public Library is seeking 500 people to spend the night there on a scavenger hunt.
America's highways are getting safer according to new estimates by the Department of Transportation.