November 2011 Headlines
Archaeologists say they've discovered the original 1608 church that was built at James Fort -- powerful evidence of America's Christian foundation.
Thanksgiving is a time to remember what we're thankful for. But where did this tradition start? A group of kids recently shared their thoughts on the matter.
Recently, CBN News met an 84-year-old New York woman who's taken the Great Commission to heart. She's been ministering on the streets of Manhattan for decades.
More than half of all young Christians are distancing themselves from church today. Researcher David Kinnaman explains why they young are leaving in droves.
For wounded warriors, even finding clothes to fit over medical devices can be a challenge. Now, one serviceman is using his experiences to bless other injured heroes.
Rev. Billy Graham was admitted to the hospital in North Carolina Wednesday, with a possible case of pneumonia.
A church in Medina, Ohio is working to raise money for the poor in Kenya by eating what the poor have to eat daily.
Efforts to stop illegal child labor could end up hurting family farms, according to the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation.
A Christian group gets permits to do Nativity scenes in prominent places across America, and asks Christians to do it wherever they live.
America's largest food bank network says the tough economy means 37 million Americans now depend on food pantries.
The number of American children without insurance has dropped about 14 percent in the past three years, according to a new report.
Communities across the country are working to send U.S. troops a little piece of home this holiday season through a program called Trees for Troops.
South Carolina's Episcopal bishop has not abandoned the denomination despite the ongoing disagreement over the ordination of gay clergy.
The governor of Rhode Island is calling the 17-foot blue spruce tree in the statehouse a "holiday tree," even though state lawmakers passed a resolution in January declaring it to be a "Christmas tree."
A Christian graduate student at a Georgia university has asked a federal appeals court to bar the school from expelling her over her biblical beliefs on homosexuality.
Police officers raided the Occupy camps early Wednesday morning, where the protestor's tent city had remained two days after a deadline to evacuate.
A lawsuit challenging New York's same-sex marriage law can continue, a New York state supreme court justice ruled Tuesday.
A growing number of churches hold Sunday worship services inside public schools. But in New York, officials are challenging the trend.
Dr. Conrad Murray will serve four years behind bars for his role in the death of Michael Jackson.
Dixie County, Fla. residents are angry over a judge's decision to remove a Ten Commandments monument from in front of the local courthouse.
The Salvation Army in Chattanooga, Tenn. says a Christmas miracle will make a big difference this year.
A Christian couple in southern California will be able to resume their home Bible studies without penalty and constant regulation.
In today's economy and unemployment numbers, those who have a job understand the importance of keeping it.
New technology and movie kiosks are making it easier than ever for kids to rent R-rated media.
A federal court will hear the case of a Ten Commandments display in a southwest Virginia high school on Monday.
Eviction deadlines for Occupy Wall Street protestors have come and gone in Los Angeles and Philadelphia but demonstrators there have vowed to stand their ground.
Crossing the Sonoran Desert is dangerous, often deadly, for migrant workers from Mexico. For one pastor, that makes illegal immigration a human issue.
Three American students arrested during violent protests in Cairo, Egypt, have returned to the U.S. Despite charges, they said they had done nothing to harm anyone.
After nearly two years of bickering, NBA players and owners are back on the same side.
Pepper-sprayed customers, smash-and-grab looters and bloody scenes in the shopping aisles. How did Black Friday devolve into this?
Spectators cheered and sang at annual Thanksgiving Day parades, reminding each other there is much to be grateful for despite the country's hard economic times.
Dr. Pat Robertson reads George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation.
For many Americans, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off the holiday festivities. But what happens every year on 34th street is no small miracle.
President Obama is standing up for Liberty and Peace -- the names chosen for the 45-pound turkeys pardoned at the White House on Wednesday.
The 13-foot cross sits on a Camp Pendleton hilltop in honor of veterans and those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The movement that began in opposition to corporate excess and greed is now costing taxpayers nationwide millions of dollars, according to a new AP poll.
Wednesday is the busiest travel day of the year, and the American Automobile Association is predicting even more people will be on the highways this Thanksgiving.
The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled 6-1 in favor of the national Episcopal Church in a property battle with a breakaway congregation.
Several country music artists were invited to perform at the White House as part of an ongoing music series to celebrate America's heritage.
Madeline Tims will appear in court Wednesday to argue why her son's autopsy results should remain private.
Adopting a child is often an emotional and vunerable process for a couple. A growing number of scam artists are ready to prey on those emotions for financial gain.
New York police have arrested a man they say is the fourteenth person to attempt an attack on the city since 9/11.
Students and faculty at the University of California at Davis rallied on campus Monday in protest of a pepper spraying event that's gathered national attention.
As many families gather around the table to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, one Texas group is urging people to remember those less fortunate.
After a long, tumultuous courtship, Bella Swan and her vampire beau, Edward, are finally tying the knot. But their tale is hardly one of wedded bliss.
When Target employee Anthony Hardwick heard of his store's plan to open at midnight Nov. 25 -- he protested.
A bankruptcy court judge has approved the sale of Crystal Cathedral to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange in California.
A birthday surprise for two brothers in Kentucky is sure to be one they'll never forget.
Each week Operation Blessing's "Hunger Strike Force" transports about 2 million pounds of food to food banks and partnering ministries across the country.
They've called it the "Day of Action." A thousand Occupy Wall Street protestors marched on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, in an effort to close it down.
Bizarre details are emerging about the man charged with attempting to assassinate the president.
If Iran acquires a nuclear bomb, they might soon be able to cripple their "Great Satan" through an electromagnetic pulse -- or EMP -- attack off America’s coastline.
The California Supreme Court says supporters of the state's gay marriage ban can defend the law in court.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will discuss the growing threats against religious freedom at a conference Monday in Baltimore.
Santa Claus is returning to work at the University of South Carolina's Hollings Cancer Center in Charleston, S.C., after the hospital reversed itself over a question about its state affiliation.
Gay rights advocates in Washington state are kicking off a campaign, Thursday, to make it the seventh state to recognize gay marriage.
Many questions remain as to what motivated the man suspected of firing shots at the White House. Authorities say they're looking in to his mental health.
At least five people are dead after a storm system spawned severe weather and tornadoes across six states in the southeastern United States, Wednesday.
Catholic Charities has been forced out of the adoption service in Illinois because of it's stand on gay marriage. One attorney says this is a warning to the rest.
The United States Postal Service says it is nearing a possible default this Friday as the agency must make a multi-billion dollar payment to the federal government.
The U.S. Secret Service believes Oscar Ortega-Hernandez, 21, may have fired shots near the White House last Friday.
Thousands of Americans have felt the pain of foreclosure, but Knoxville resident Heather Finney has turned that negative reality into something good.
The former secretary of state and Alabama native told the crowd of 400-plus students that her Christian faith and the decisions she makes are inseparable.
New York City is the latest municipality to evict Occupy Wall Street protesters from a public park.
Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky denied allegations that he sexually abused eight boys, insisting he is not a pedophile.
Some are skeptical the battle over the Obama administration's controversial health care law will be resolved by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va., joined in the Global Day of Worship by hosting a 24-hour worship service.
Tensions are already rising in Oakland, Calif., as police Monday step up patrols and warn protesters to move out.
The largest African American religious network in the U.S. welcomed the eldest son of TBN founders Paul and Janet Crouch with open arms.
Randy Singer, an attorney and pastor of Virginia Beach's Trinity Church, said the Penn State case serves as a reminder to Christians.
The American Red Cross has a way for you to let US. troops know they're in our thoughts and prayers during the holidays, with its Holiday Mail for Heroes project.
As the country prepares to honor Veterans Day Friday, pastor and author Steve Mays wants soldiers to find purpose in their experience with war.
One Monday night a month, NorthStar Church holds a service called "Church at the Joe" inside the Cotton Eyed Joe nightclub in Knoxville, Tenn.
This Veteran's Day, one ministry is spreading the gospel to America's Armed Forces using a unique tool called the Military Bible Stick.
Gov. Rick Perry's GOP debate debacle gave late night comedians some extra material Thursday evening.
Muslims are using the same strategy to target America that they used in Europe, one Mideast expert said.
The Penn State community is beginning to calm down Friday, after the riots that followed legendary coach Joe Paterno's firing.
The State Department is ordering the developer of a pipeline that would carry oil from Canada to Texas to reroute the project away from parts of Nebraska.
Pressure has been mounting for the coaching legend to step down after one of his former assistant coaches was accused of molesting young boys for more than 15 years.
The child sex abuse scandal that has rocked Penn State University has now cost legendary football coach Joe Paterno his job.
Bil Keane's "Family Circus" comics entertained readers with a simple but sublime mix of humor and traditional family values for more than a half century.
California public school systems plan to add "transitional kindergarten" as a new grade to help younger children prepare for school.
The system would be activated by President Obama in the event of a terrorist attack or other major disaster.
Voters in the Finger Lakes region of New York rejected an attempt to unseat a town clerk who refuses to sign same-sex marriage licenses because of her faith.
Supporters of Mississippi's personhood law called it a gateway to challenging abortion rights nationwide. But 55 percent of voters rejected the initiative.
The Supreme Court dived into the question of whether police should be able to use the latest high-tech equipment unfettered when it comes to tracking suspects.
Calls for Paterno's resignation have been increasing in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving one of his former assistant coaches.
A Texas Muslim activist, Mohammed Elibiary, stands accused of leaking sensitive documents to the media to spread charges of "Islamophobia."
A conservative federal appeals court upheld President Obama's health care law Tuesday, setting the stage for a fight before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Republicans go to church more often than Democrats, and conservatives outnumber liberals in America, according to the results of recent Gallup polls.
A Massachusetts school system was among the first schools in the country to give students a day off for a Muslim holiday.
Mississippians will vote on a controversial measure Tuesday that declares life begins at fertilization.
Boxing great Joe Frazier, 67, died Monday night after a brief battle with liver cancer.
A 9-year-old boy's desire to have the word 'Israel' on his passport has dragged all three branches of the government into a legal fight before the Supreme Court.
Michael Jackson's doctor was convicted of involuntary manslaughter after a trial that painted him as a reckless caregiver who administered a lethal dose of anesthetic.
The Heart Gallery of Central Texas and the Adoption Coalition decided to tell the stories from one small group of local children.
Food banks across the country say the demand for food has spiked in the last several years, thanks to the weak economy.
Two Penn State officials are facing arraignment on charges they perjured themselves before a grand jury and neglected to report properly suspected child abuse.
A new national survey to be released Monday claims sexual harassment in America's middle and high schools is at an all time high.
Work crews in Oklahoma were assessing damage Monday after an earthquake shook a small community near Oklahoma City over the weekend.
Rev. Billy Graham, America's most famous evangelist, turned 93 on Monday and just published his 30th book.
Gay marriage has been legal in New York for a little more than four months. It has already led to a crisis of conscience for some public workers.
Creators of the new film "The Genesis Code" say there shouldn't be a conflict between the biblical account of creation and scientific theory.
Every year, the U.S. sends billions of dollars in food aid around the globe. Those acts of charity can have unintended side effects.
With leaves swirling and an autumn chill in the air, nature reminds us it's time for most Americans to set the clock back.
Prosecutors reached a deal with an U.S. missionary in Nicaragua who may help them find a woman who fled the country in a custody dispute with her former lesbian partner.
Andy Rooney, the curmudgeonly commentator who spent more than 30 years wryly talking about the oddities of life for "60 Minutes," died Friday night.
Two dozen Texas children have new homes and last names, thanks to Adoption Day.
The new movie "Tower Heist" premieres in local theaters this weekend. But is it family friendly?
The American Civil Liberties Union has told officials at a Nebraska school district they are violating students' First Amendment rights by allowing prayer at high school graduations.
From gay marriage to religion, Pew researchers noticed a 'greater acceptance of diversity among young people' in their latest study.
Occupy Wall Street protests took a violent turn Wednesday night as protestors in Oakland, Calif., clashed with riot police.
Many of the sermons date back 60 years, including Graham's famous crusades and his remarks at President Lyndon Johnson's funeral.
A coalition of low-power television stations has unveiled a new revenue-raising proposal that would auction off spectrum relinquished by broadcasters.
A group of nurses employed with University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey are suing the hospital for requiring them to participate in abortions.
Federal agents arrested four men Tuesday for trying to buy explosives and planning to manufacture ricin -- a deadly biological toxin.
A nine-foot statue of former President Ronald Reagan was unveiled Tuesday to greet travelers at Washington, D.C.'s Reagan National Airport.
The Federal Communications Commission has made closed captioning a requirement for small and medium sized television ministries.
Men across the nation will be donning their aprons, Thursday, for National Men Make Dinner Day.
Dorothy Rodham, the mother of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, died early Tuesday morning after an illness. She was 92.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a case over whether memorial crosses displayed along highways in Utah violate the U.S. Constitution.