March 2012 Headlines
Experts say anyone can fall prey to "overcriminalization." CBN News investigated the growing phenomenon and how it's making America a nation of criminals.
An appellate court ruled Wednesday that a proposed Missouri amendment allowing public prayer will be allowed to remain on the state's ballot.
Much of the country is caught up in a lottery frenzy as more than a half billion dollars is on the line tonight -- the largest ever Mega Millions jackpot.
Planned Parenthood is incensed over a Texas construction worker who walked off the job after learning he was helping to build an abortion clinic.
Three lottery tickets sold in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland hit the world record-breaking $640 million Mega Millions jackpot.
Hollywood thinks of itself as the moral beacon for Americans, but a new book out is exposing a long trail of Tinseltown's own hypocrisy.
American Idol contestant Colton Dixon was nearly in tears Wednesday night after his rendition of the song "Everything" by the rock band Lifehouse.
Federal investigators have charged five alleged gang members in connection with a teenage prostitution ring in Northern Virginia.
Jaded Hollywood is exploring its whimsical side with the new movie "Mirror, Mirror" hitting theaters Friday.
For one soldier, returning home after an eight month deployment was enough to make his boxer named Chuck beyond overwhelmed with joy.
Pro-life groups are calling for a boycott of PepsiCo, accusing the soft drink company of using aborted fetal cells to improve their latest diet sodas.
A Catholic student group at Vanderbilt University has voted to cut ties with the school over its non-discrimination policy.
Christian author and radio host Joni Eareckson Tada will receive the Wilberforce Award this weekend for her many years of ministry to help those with disabilities.
This week the Valentines and the Southgates celebrated their 70th wedding anniversaries. The couples not only share the same retirement home, but also the same wedding day.
Musicians say bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs literally revolutionized the art of banjo playing.
Surveillance video taken after the Feb. 26 shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin reportedly shows no evidence of injury to his accused killer, George Zimmerman.
This year's record-setting warmth is affecting businesses across the country -- for better or for worse.
A Texas man managed to escape his burning home alive thanks to the help of his two small dogs.
Firefighters in Colorado are struggling to control a wildfire that's already destroyed several dozen structures and may have killed two people.
A lawsuit claims a Pennsylvania state House resolution declaring 2012 as the "Year of the Bible" is unconstitutional.
A leading Christian medical professional says one big problem with "Obamacare" is the lack of conscience protections.
The Supreme Court spent Tuesday focusing on the "Obamacare" mandate to purchase health care coverage, scrutinizing the law's strengths -- and flaws.
JetBlue Airways has suspended the pilot whose erratic behavior caused an emergency landing in Amarillo, Texas, Tuesday.
Lawyers are not the only ones making the case "for" or "against" Obamacare. The voices of the American people are growing louder too.
Fire crews in Colorado are working to contain a wildfire along the mountainous area just southwest of Denver.
Actor Kirk Cameron's documentary 'Monumental' opens this week, but the actor is still facing backlash for speaking out on homosexuality earlier this month.
The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to hear the case of an Idaho school once barred from using the Bible for educational purposes.
A Pennsylvania school district is refusing to remove a Ten Commandments monument from a high school.
The NFL's New York Jets held the largest news conference in their history monday...for a backup quarterback.
The parents of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin are appearing at a congressional forum Tuesday to talk about the incident that led to their son's death.
If the Supreme Court deems the health coverage mandate unconstitutional, they must then decide if the rest of President Obama's health care law can survive.
Gay pride events at a military academy, with titles like 'Condom Olympics and 'Queer Prom' became a reality this week.
October Baby, the story of a young girl who survived an abortion, finished number eight at the box office, bringing in an estimated $1.7 million.
Several congregations across the nation hung up their suits for Sunday services over the weekend -- and instead donned hoodies in honor of Trayvon Martin.
The main issue before the high court is whether the individual mandate that all Americans purchase health care coverage or face penalties is constitutional.
The announcement of Cheney's surgery has reignited the debate about whether youth should be favored over age in transplant surgeries.
In his new faith-based documentary "Monumental," Kirk Cameron takes a look at how America can get back to the place that once made it so great.
The much anticipated "The Hunger Games" movie opens in theaters this weekend.
The National Organization for Marriage launched a boycott against Starbucks after the coffee giant's decision to support Washington state's gay marriage law.
Focus on the Family film critic Bob Waliszewski says the movie is reminiscent of how the Romans would treat Christians in the Coliseum.
An unarmed black teenager was recently shot dead in Florida while walking home. Thousands are calling his death a hate crime, while others say it was self-defense.
"October Baby," a film inspired by the true story of a young girl who survives an abortion and later searches for her mom, is opening in theaters this weekend.
Some companies are asking job candidates to hand over their Facebook user names and passwords.
On Friday, thousands of Americans gathered in 140 rallies across the nation to protest a health care mandate that would provide free birth control.
A major petition drive is underway in Washington state to let voters decided on gay marriage.
A mysterious booming sound is keeping residents in Clintonville, Wis., awake at night.
Chronic cocaine use contributed to Whitney Houston's drowning death. Though saddened by the news, the family said they were grateful to have "closure."
The 38-year-old soldier is accused of killing women and children in a shooting rampage two weeks ago in two southern Afghan villages.
One Tennessee town is suspending prayers before school meetings and football games after complaints that the prayers were constitutional.
Severe storms across the southern plains brought heavy rain, damaging winds, and thunder so loud some people in Oklahoma thought it was an earthquake.
Two young crime fighters were honored in Fort Worth, Texas, this week for their 'bravery and integrity' that led police to track down neighborhood burglars.
It's official. Tim Tebow is leaving behind the mountains of Denver for the bright lights of New York.
After a lengthy five-year legal battle, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with an Idaho couple in their case against the Environmental Protection Agency.
The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a discrimination case filled by Christian college groups.
On the first day of spring Tuesday, residents across the U.S. were experiencing everything from record heat to tornadoes to massive snowstorms.
More middle income and blue collar workers are falling on hard times. One Portland group is trying to catch them and propel them back up the financial ranks.
Jason Russell, the narrator/director of the "Kony 2012" video, was detained by police after witnesses saw him running naked through the streets and screaming.
A new study shows America's high school graduation rate increased slightly between 2001 and 2009, with the number of graduates up 3.5 percent overall.
The next round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament -- known as the Sweet 16 -- begins Thursday.
Utah's Republican Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed a controversial sex education bill that would have permitted only abstinence education to be taught in schools.
The Federal Bureau of Prisons has begun to recruit employees who will serve as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender representatives for each prison.
Many areas of the U.S. have been enjoying unseasonably warm weather. But some of those same areas were bracing Monday for the possibility of severe storms.
Winter Jam, Christian music's biggest annual tour, is well underway for its 17th year, and so far, thousands of lives have been changed as a result.
History meets science fiction in "John Carter," the latest cinematic creation from Walt Disney.
From the birds to bees, flowers and trees, it seems spring has sprung across much of the U.S. Forecasters say the mild weather won't be leaving soon.
A jury found Virginia Tech negligent in the 2007 massacre that left 33 students dead, awarding the families of two victims $4 million each.
A Missouri business owner is suing the Obama administration over the contraception mandate in the president's health care reform law.
The Democratic Party in Lake County, Fla., have removed a American flag featuring the face of President Obama after it sparked outrage among veterans.
A tornado ripped through a rural southeastern Michigan community Thursday, damaging or demolishing more than 100 homes.
Slavery used to be a way of life in Atlanta. Now, 150 years later it's back in the form of human trafficking as hundreds of girls are trafficked each month in Georgia.
Lisa Moutihno is a district court administrator, and found out that Michael Brunson, the husband of her colleague Georgia, needed a kidney transplant.
A new poll shows 57 percent say religious groups should be able to opt out of the birth control mandate if they have religious or moral objections.
Hollywood, Calif., will become the site of a major prayer gathering for the entertainment industry on Thursday, Mar. 15.
In many areas across the U.S., people are exchanging their winter jackets for flip flops -- and for good reason.
Cranes are moving a jet Tuesday that rolled off a taxiway and was significantly damaged at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta.
A majority of New York City residents approve of the surveillance tactics of the NYPD, according to a recent Quinnipiac University poll.
Despite disagreements between its board and the family of ministry founder Rev. Robert H. Schuller, worship services will continue at Crystal Cathedral.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied requests for disaster aid from two Illinois towns, devastated by the deadly EF-4 tornado that struck Feb. 29.
Whiteney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown credited her family and God for helping her cope since her mother's death on Feb. 11 at the age of 48.
Tebow recently read about U.S. Army Ranger Romy Camargo, a wounded Afghan war veteran, and knew he had to meet him.
A new mother who lost everything in the leap-day tornado has a new home. And she owes it all to the volunteers of Operation Blessing.
A former NASA employee is suing the jet propulsion laboratory, claiming he was laid off for promoting Intelligent Design.
NFL players from the St. Louis Rams are helping CBN's Operation Blessing International boost spirits in the tornado-stricken town of Harrisburg, Ill, on Friday
Karen Handel says she wasn't acting alone when she recommended the Susan G. Komen Foundation stop funding Planned Parenthood.
The Georgia Senate has passed a bill banning abortion coverage under the state's employee health care plan.
A million dollar lottery winner in Detroit has been barred from collecting government food stamps, Michigan Department of Human Services said Wednesday.
The cause of Florida megachurch pastor Zachery Tims death will remain undisclosed to the public -- at least for now.
For years, Franklin, Vt., has opened its town meetings with prayer -- until a lawsuit this year put a stop to the practice.
The Utah Senate has passed a bill that would require schools to teach abstinence-only sex education. Supporters say sex education should be taught at home.
Actor Kirk Cameron has drawn the ire of many gay rights activists over his remarks against homosexuality made during a live telecast of CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight."
Peyton Manning, star quarterback and the most popular NFL player, is now a free agent.
Beverly Hills cupcake shop owner Candace Nelson has invented a vending machine that dispenses her baked creations after store hours.
Students from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va., recently spent their spring break on a missions trip to Washington, D.C.
The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security and several Muslim leaders commended the police for its surveillance of Muslim students.
The decision fire three members of the Schuller family was part of an effort to revamp the church's weekly television show, the "Hour of Power."
It may be considered the worst tornado outbreak for the month of March on record -- 140 twisters reported, 76 confirmed on the ground, leaving 39 people dead.
Steve Bridges, the actor who gained international fame for his impersonation of President George W. Bush, has died. He was 48.
Around 3,000 dogs serve alongside U.S. troops. For most dog handler's, the trust they put in their four-legged heros creates an undying bond between them.
Some 20,000 fans stood in line to see the Denver Broncos star, this time off the gridiron and behind the pulpit at Canyon Ridge Christian Church.
James Robison, co-author of the book Indivisible: Restoring Faith, Family, and Freedom Before it's Too Late, says America must make cultural changes-- and fast.
A pro-Israel NASCAR team competed alongside some of pro-racing's best in the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at the Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday.
A group of Christian filmmakers say the Bible's first book of Genesis and modern science are both correct about the origins of life and the universe.
The death toll is still rising after vicious twisters tore through the South and Midwest on Friday.
Across the tight-knit community of Harrisburg are the scars of last week's deadly tornado. Also visible is the determination of a city trying to move forward.
A few new movies are coming to theatres this weekend. But are they all family-friendly?
A Christian education professor at Wheaton College whose research focused extensively on children has been arrested after a months-long child pornography investigation.
Leaders in pentecostal and charismatic community for the Converge 21 USA conference this week to discuss ways to bring a new generation to Jesus Christ.
A Pennsylvania judge is defending his dismissing charges against a Muslim who attacked a man for mocking Islam's Mohammed, insisting his is not a "Sharia court."
At least 38 people were killed in five states, but a 2-year-old girl was somehow found alive and alone in a field near her Indiana home.
CBN's Operation Blessing International is responding to tornado-stricken Harrisburg, Ill., where violent storms struck earlier this week.
BP's settlement deal with thousands of victims of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is a major step toward putting the worst oil spill in U.S. history behind it.
The Muslim Brotherhood's allies are exercising their influence in the U.S., targeting anyone who criticizes Islamic extremism.
A string of powerful storms from the Great Lakes to the Gulf Coast flattened neighborhoods and tore through buildings, killing at least 34 people since Wednesday.
Va. homeschool students will not be allowed to participate in public school sports after a state Senate committee rejected the so-called "Tebow Bill."
Residents across the Midwest are cleaning up after a series of deadly tornadoes ripped through the area, leveling hundreds of homes and killing at least 12 people.
Influential conservative media entrepreneur Andrew Breitbart died suddenly Wednesday night of "natural causes." He was 43.
The Beren Academy made it all the way to the state semifinals, but thought they might have to forfeit because the original time conflicted with their sabbath.
Students at Chardon High School in Chardon, Ohio, made a triumphant return to their campus Thursday.
With the stroke of a pen, Maryland became the eighth state to legalize gay marriage on Thursday as Gov. Martin O'Malley signed the measure into law
A federal court has rejected New York City's attempt to prevent churches from meeting in public schools.
The number of mosques in America increased by 74 percent in the past decade, according to a new study.