October 2008 Headlines
DICKINSON, North Dakota - How can America reduce its dependence on foreign oil? Some maintain alternative fuels are the answer.
California residents who are voting "yes" to keep the traditional definition of marriage are facing vandalism from opponents of the proposed state constitutional amendment.
Pastors and Christians from across Virginia will be rallying this weekend in support of police chaplains who resigned amid a prayer controversy.
The latest polls show tight races in three states with marriage amendments.
Some U.S. banks are promising to use the money they're getting from the government's bailout program for new loans.
Halloween is today and the scramble among parents for costumes and candy is on. But what about Christians?
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - John McCain may have an uphill battle for the White House, but he's not alone. So do congressional Republicans in their respective races across the country as Democrats vie for big gains.
DAMASCUS, Syria - The U.S. will close its embassy in Damascus Thursday "due to increased security risk," as tensions continue to escalate following Sunday's raid on the border town of Abu Kamal in eastern Syria.
President Bush plans to take part in an "interfaith session" at the United Nations.
CBNNews.com - The battle over gay marriage in California has shifted to the public schools.
Homosexuals in Connecticut will be allowed to legally get married starting on or after Nov. 10.
DAMASCUS, Syria - Syrian officials are demanding that the United Nations Security Council condemn the U.S. raid on its territory Sunday.
A Georgia county can continue to start their meetings with Christian prayers, a federal appeals court in Atlanta ruled on Tuesday.
Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren has publicly taken a stand against gay marriage in California.
CBNNews.com - A former lesbian who became a born-again Christian was found in contempt of court Monday for refusing to give unsupervised visitation of her biological daughter to her former lesbian partner.
A new movie that will be released next month shows the Holocaust of the Jews during World War II from a unique perspective.
Political heavyweights squared off Friday at Regent University's sixth annual "Clash of the Titans" debate.
While most eyes are on the White House race, homosexual activists are quietly targeting smaller contests throughout rural America this year.
Whether California will support gay marriage or not could come down to voter turn-out among African-Americans and Hispanics.
In San Francisco, prostitutes may soon be allowed to freely work the streets.
A new survey reveals that many Americans send and receive text messages on mobile e-mail devices while driving and in other dangerous situations.
JERUSALEM, Israel - Vote from Israel, a nonpartisan organization helping Americans to vote by absentee ballot, says Israel has the third largest group of Americans living abroad, next to Canada and Britain.
The faith-based Film Fireproof had now grossed 40 times its original budget with ticket sales-- an accomplishment that has raised even the eyebrows of its own directors.
The Roman Catholic Church has given its blessing to one of the few pro-life drug stores in the country. So much so that the patron saint of pharmacists is on display at the pharmacy, which is located in a Chantilly, Virginia shopping center.
The price of oil is still plunging - dropping today to its lowest level since June of 2007.
WASHINGTON - As the challenges gripping the economy continue to grow, so does support on Capitol Hill for a new stimulus package to revive the economy with another jolt.
Dozens of California churches linked by broadcast satellite, held a rally in support of a state constitutional amendment that would define marriage as being between a man and a woman.
South Dakotan voters on Nov. 4 will decide on another abortion ban that is less restrictive than the one they decided against in 2006.
Gas prices continue to go down.
Regent University is mourning the passing of one of its theology professors, Dr. J. Rodman Williams.
The Love Dare, the book that began as a plot device for the faith-based movie Fireproof, has become a New York Times Best Seller and a top-selling book on Amazon.com.
The stock market has recovered some of last week's losses in the last couple of days.
WASHINGTON - All signs point to a recession - possibly a severe one, headed our way.
Bishop Robert Smith is taking a path less-travelled by many pastors during election years. He's endorsing a presidential candidate from the pulpit.
The Fisher Price "Cuddle n' Coo" doll is supposed to make baby noises and say "mama." But some people say that it's saying something else.
A new public poll on gay marriage in California is shocking gay right advocates.
JERUSALEM, Israel - A team of Israel Police National Fraud Unit detectives will head to the U.S. next week to gather additional evidence in the 'Olmerttours' case, also known as the Rishon Tours multiple-billing affair, against former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
WASHINGTON - Social Security benefits for 50 million people are expected to go up next year by the largest amount in more than a quarter-century.
WASHINGTON - The economy will likely continue taking center stage on the campaign trail.
Ohio's Democrat elections chief has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decide if the state must help counties verify voter eligibility.
The U.S. government is announcing new safety measures for school buses.
A New Jersey high school football coach is taking a team prayer case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
WILLIAMSON, W.Va. - America has billions of tons of coal in its mountains, and with gas prices going through the roof, the question is why isn't more coal being turned into liquid fuel? Where Coal is King
A voting activist group defended itself Tuesday over charges of fraud, saying most of the group's voter registration efforts were done legitimately and should not keep voters out of the Nov. 4 election.
A U.S. Army soldier who claims to be an atheist has dropped his discrimination lawsuit against the Defense Department.
WASHINGTON - In Washington, President Bush met with his top financial advisors to finalize the government's plan to take partial ownership in nine major banks.
Scares on Wall Street have many questioning the future of their finances.
A group of first graders in San Francisco took a school-sponsored field trip to a homosexual wedding.
The American Family Association is ending its McDonald's boycott after the restaurant chain said it will stop its efforts to push the "homosexual agenda."
Considering the current U.S. economy, it shouldn't come as a huge surprise that less than eighty percent of NBA season passes are being renewed, which is a record low level. As a result, the NBA's decision to cut 9% of its workforce in the U.S., which translates into about 80 jobs, also seems to be a pretty sound decision.
Gas prices are still heading downward.
Pro-marriage forces are working on a strategy to challenge the Connecticut supreme court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in the state last week.
Actor Kirk Cameron's latest movie Fireproof has turned out to be a surprise hit at the box office this fall season.
Failing banks and rising unemployment rates have Americans all stressed out, a new poll shows.
It's known as "America's dirty little secret" --children forced into prostitution.
CBNNews.com - Connecticut's highest court ruled Friday that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, making the state the third in the country to legalize gay marriage.
Many believe the outcome of the California marriage amendment will be felt nationwide. That's one reason the effort to win over voters on both sides has already raised more than $30 million.
A group of Christians are finishing a week-long prayer vigil on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. today.
In these uncertain economic times, Americans seem to be hunkering down to ride out the economic storm.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - It has been a year since the Creation Museum opened, and the museum is drawing big crowds.
Economic hard times have many stressed and Christians are no exception.
CBNNews.com - Another source of uncertainty on Wall Street has to do with something known as short selling.
Hailed by Christian groups as a victory against those who want to strip away America's religious heritage, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Green Bay, Wisc., over a Nativity scene displayed last year at the City Hall.
WASHINGTON - Global investors believe Wall Street is getting closer to bottoming out which sent Asian and European markets higher.
CBNNews.com - The Supreme Court will decide soon whether the Federal Communications Commission can impose fines for profanity use on television.
CBNNews.com - California is adding the words "Bride" and "Groom" back to its marriage license applications.
The Bush administration has harsh words for American International Group, Inc. executives who accepted a federal bailout and then days later, spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on a luxurious company retreat.
A U.S. federal judge has called for the immediate release of seventeen Uighur Muslims who have been detained in Guantanamo Bay for the past seven years, because they're no longer "enemy combatants." Despite this presumed innocence, they've remained in Guantanamo since they have been unable to find a country that will resettle them.
Pat Robertson answers a few questions sent in by viewers on what to do with their finances during the current economic turmoil.
The nation's largest group of atheists and agnostics is suing President Bush and other officials over the federal law mandating the National Day of Prayer.
Hundreds of California pastors are calling on their congregations to fast and pray in support of Proposition 8.
The movie Fireproof had a strong second weekend at the box office.
After rejecting nearly 2,000 appeals, the nation's highest court will hear a handful of cases involving freedom of religious expression.
WASHINGTON - Christian students and their parents protested at a Fairfax County, Virginia high school Thursday.
CBNNews.com - A new poll shows that Californians narrowly favor a ballot measure that would require parents to be notified before an unmarried minor gets an abortion.
In direct challenge to IRS rules, a legal defense group has encouraged pastors from across the nation to use their pulpits to endorse political candidates.
A Montana judge could be blurring the lines of gay and parental rights, after giving a homosexual woman joint custody of two children she had no legal or biological connection to.
CBNnews.com - A political satire out just in time for the election features a cast of conservative actors who say they are tired of Hollywood's attacks on America.
CBNNews.com - Pastors from across Virginia gathered Wednesday in support of six state police chaplains who resigned amid a controversy over praying in the name of Jesus.
A U.S. federal district court judge ruled Tuesday that victims of terrorist attacks in Israel can proceed with their $3 billion lawsuit against the Palestinian Liberation Organization.