December 2011 Headlines
Handel is believed to have composed "Messiah" in only 24 days. Many believe it was divinely inspired.
The critical infrastructure that keeps this country running is surprisingly, and some would even say shockingly, vulnerable to cyber attacks.
Americans are hopeful that 2012 will be a good year but remain cautiously optimistic about the economic problems that remain.
A religious freedom case involving candy cane pens was appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday by the Liberty Institute.
A Marine Corps ruling on a pair of crosses located on a hill above California's Camp Pendleton isn't expected until next year. An atheist group wants the crosses removed.
Breastfeeding mothers staged a nationwide protest Wednesday at several Target stores across the country.
More than one million people have visited the Sept. 11 memorial in New York City since it opened four months ago.
Washington State voters may get to decide on whether to legalize the use of marijuana in 2012.
Authorities in Stamford, Conn., say a deadly Christmas Day fire that killed three young children and their two grandparents was an accident.
High winds and rain wreaked havoc across South Carolina on Tuesday.
With New Year's Eve just four days away, workers in Manhattan's Times Square are getting ready for the big ball drop.
For the last nine years, American troops have seen several tours in Iraq. Now that the war is ending, what's next for these soldiers?
One Salvation Army bell ringer in Wisconsin found a lot more than spare change in his kettle at the end of the day.
WORLD Magazine has named Exodus International's president as its "Daniel of the Year," a title that honors Christians who stand up to ungodly trends.
A Saturday Night Live sketch spinning off the growing popularity of Christian NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is drawing continued criticism.
Mistletoe is more than a kissing plant -- it was once known as a plant that represented peace and even stopped battles.
Across the country volunteers are teaming up with Franklin Graham of Samaritan's Purse to stuff shoe boxes full of gifts for the needy.
This time of year is special to Stafford. She has a Christmas tradition of decorating the tree with ornaments that her mom made.
Holiday travelers are facing a multitude of weather challenges Thursday, with officials posting winter warnings or advisories in seven states.
Bronx Bible Church had been holding worship services in the community room of a public housing project. Unless the Housing Authority relents, the church's last service will be Christmas Day.
OB partnered with the Salvation Army's Christmas Depot and the U.S. Marines Toys for Tots to spread Christian cheer in Hampton Roads.
New legislation passed by the House Tuesday would allow military travelers who are in uniform to receive "expedited" screening.
Safety advocates, who have been pushing to have flying regulations revised for more than two decades, applauded the new rules.
Author Ace Collins takes us on a journey to discover just what the 12 days of Christmas are really all about.
The InterVarsity Christian Fellowship chapter at the University of Buffalo was suspended after asking one of its leaders to resign because of his homosexuality.
A winter storm system that blasted parts of the western United States could make holiday travel more difficult.
Even with less passengers, flights will be full because airlines have cut back on the number of flights.
The cause of death for Pastor Zachery Tims will likely be revealed within the next two days, after a Florida judge ruled that his autopsy results could not be kept private.
In August, one part of CBN's "Signs of the Times" series examined how events in the Middle East are linining up with biblical prophecy regarding Israel.
Government-funded childcare programs have violated serious safety rules, according to a report released Tuesday.
The deadly Great Plains storm stranded motorists as blizzard conditions shut down major roadways.
Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow's performance on and off the the field has earned him respect - even from New England Patriots fans.
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow's heroics on and off the field are creating fans among those who don't even care about football.
Young people often seek friendly churches with a casual environment. But a new Anglican denomination is drawing them in using centuries-old practices.
Each Christmas, atheists and agnostics seem to ramp up their attacks on the holiday used to celebrate the birth of Christ.
The Christmas season means many family friendly movies are hitting your local neighborhood theatre.
College students often complain about a lack of money, but Wisconsin student Betty Ann Rochelle knows the reality of poverty.
The Christ Church congregation in Savannah, Ga., is without a worship facility after losing its legal battle to stay in the historic building where members have worshipped since Georgia was a British colony.
A 2,000-year-old copy of the Ten Commandments goes on display for the first time in New York Friday as part of the 10-day "Discovery Times Square" exposition.
Outspoken atheist Christopher Hitchens has died after a lengthy, public battle with cancer. He was 62.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation is demanding that a nativity scene be removed from the lawn of a courthouse in Athens, Texas.
Melinda Star Guido weighed only half a pound when she was born. Now weighing in at four pounds now, doctors say the little one is a "miracle."
A network of 22 Arab-American charities say they will no longer accept donations from Lowe's.
One Idaho couple's battle with the Environmental Protection Agency has finally made it to the Supreme Court -- and now their case has national implications.
President Barack Obama marked the end of the Iraq War Wednesday, saluting troops has they returned to Fort Bragg, N.C.
Fox Business Network host Eric Bolling ended a live interview with an atheist guest, after the man began insulting Christianity and the celebration of Christmas.
While many people enthusiastically support the troops, one group is often overlooked: their children.
Time magazine has named "The Protester" its person of the year, citing demonstrations around the world by citizens wanting change in their countries.
A new U.S. census report revealed almost 5 million fathers are now primary caregivers -- nearly double the amount from a decade ago.
For years, churches in Santa Monica have set up a nativity scene in Palisades Park. But thanks to a new lottery system, most of the park spaces were awarded to atheists.
A model and fashion blogger who was severely injured when she accidentally walked into an a airplane propeller is making amazing progress in her recovery.
The director of the Houston National Cemetery is leaving her post after fallout over a religious speech controversy, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs officials announced Wednesday.
The town of Whiteville, Tenn., is being sued for keeping crosses on public land after an atheist group filed complaints.
A former member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, who has been connected to terrorist activities, paid a visit the White House this week.
The National Center on Family Homelessness said each year one in every 45 children -- or about 1.6 million -- will experience homelessness.
A new poll finds that 64 percent of Americans say government growth is the top threat to the country, just one point away from a record high.
The ongoing war against Christmas appears to be getting worse as so-called modern grinches step up their efforts to take Christ out of the holiday.
A lawsuit challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's proclamations of a state day of prayer has been dismissed by a federal judge.
Lowe's Home Improvement is facing backlash over pulling all of its advertising from a controversial new reality show featuring American Muslims.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will decide whether Arizona's' controversial immigration law is constitutional.
A New Jersey widow's search for the remains of her husband led to a shocking discovery.
In central Texas, donations are down for the Salvation Army's Angel Giving Tree, a program that allows customers to provide needy children with Christmas gifts.
The start of the holiday season means more family films will hit the silver screen and be released on DVD by the major studios.
The popular Christian rock band Jars of Clay, who's currently in the middle of its Christmas tour, is asking its fans for something unusual this holiday -- cement.
The popularity of video games featuring violent combat scenarios has risen so much that the U.S. Army now has a game available on their website.
In today's often emasculating culture, how does a guy learn how to be a good man? How does a woman learn to recognize him?
Police are identifying the Virginia Tech gunman as a 22-year-old college student at nearby Radford University.
Heisman Trophy Winner and former NFL Quarterback Danny Wuerffel talked about his latest challenge, living with Guillain Barre Syndrome.
Students and faculty at the Virginia Tech are trying to make sense of another deadly tragedy on their campus.
Police now believe a second body found in a nearby parking lot may've been the gunman who shot and killed a police officer Thursday on Virginia Tech's campus.
The Parents Television Council says only 24 percent of women on MTV's most popular shows say something positive about themselves.
A recent report says the remains of many more troops have been dumped in a Virginia landfill than the military originally acknowledged.
The California law known as Proposition 8 is scheduled to be back before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco Thursday as justices consider several lingering issues of the case.
A western Pennsylvania mayor has refused to add an atheist banner, which reads 'there are no gods," to his city's holiday display.
With thousands of Southern California residents having been without power for nearly a week, anger against utility crews is on the rise.
One organization is making sure that these brave men and women and their families are honored and remembered for a lifetime.
Millions will be paid out for the 2010 West Virginia mine blast that killed 29 men. But the grieving families want those responsible to do jail time.
The city of Raleigh, N.C., passed a resolution opposing a constitutional ban on gay marriage.
Forecasters have issued a winter storm warning for much of the East Coast. The move comes after some residents of the West were blasted by snow and ice storms.
Wednesday marked the 70th anniversary of the Japanese sneak attack on U.S. military forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
An increasing number of babies in the U.S. are being aborted because of their gender or race, which has led to a new move in Washington to ban the practice.
After a restful night and continued progress in his recovery from pneumonia, Rev. Billy Graham was released from the hospital Tuesday.
To counter the commercialism often associated with Christmas, California resident John Marcotte started "The Cookie Project."
The parents of a young fashion magazine editor are crediting Jesus Christ for saving their daughter's life after she walked into the propeller of an airplane.
Operation Coming Home is working to help wounded warriors like Marine Sgt. Carlos Evans live as normal a life as possible by providing them with specialized homes.
The suit alleges a student was given the option to attend a school rally featuring a Christian rapper and a youth evangelist -- or face in-school suspension.
A New York City church is pledging to continue its fight for free speech after the Supreme Court ruled the city's ban on worship services in public schools would stand.
Rev. Billy Graham's doctors say he is showing signs of improvement after recuperating for several days in a North Carolina hospital.
An eastern Kentucky Church overturned its ban on interracial couples Sunday, saying it welcomes all believers.
Two days after his wife announced she's filing for divorce, Bishop Eddie Long says he's taking time to focus on healing his family.
The new reality TV show "Virgin Diaries" sets out to highlight the lives of couples waiting until marriage to have sex. But some say it's a mockery of abstinece.
From "The Muppets" to "Arthur Christmas," this holiday season means more family films are hitting the big screen.
By Friday night, Vanessa Long's attorney said she would in fact move forward with the divorce procedure. Earlier, it seemed she wanted to reconcile.
President Obama says Americans of all faiths can unite around Christ's message of love and service.
A family-friendly movie scheduled to air Friday night on the NBC television network is garnering praise from the American Family Association.
Powerful wind storms left a path of destruction across several Western states Thursday, with several communities declaring emergencies after hundreds of thousands were left without power.
Nearly all of the United States has failed to properly address the issue of human trafficking, according to a new report from Shared Hope International.
Joel Osteen is teaming up with the producer of TV's Survivor to create a new reality show.
First lady Michelle Obama invited military families to be the first to see this year's White House Christmas decorations.