April 2012 Headlines
For decades, Washington has been adding to the number of federal laws and regulations that can carry criminal penalties.
Imagine you've lived an honest life, and then without warning, you're arrested for a federal crime. That's what happened to racing legend Bobby Unser.
A little rain didn't stop a large crowd of supporters from gathering at Regent University Saturday, for the school's "Nehemiah Walk."
On the west steps of the U.S. Capitol, the word of God was read aloud over the past week, non-stop, from Genesis to Revelation.
Just a few years ago, Robert A. Schuller was following in his father's footsteps as pastor of the world famous Crystal Cathedral.
The iconic Empire State Building lost a bit of its luster Monday, as it will no longer be the tallest building in the New York City skyline.
Journalists, politicians, celebrities and star gazers gathered in Washington Saturday for the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.
Pastor Joel Osteen isn't backing away from recent remarks about Christianity and Mormonism, even as he held a huge 'Night of Hope' celebration in the nation's capitol.
A memorial service for Prison Fellowship Ministries founder Chuck Colson will be held next month at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.
The move by the Air Force comes in response to a complaint from an atheist group that says the presence of the Bibles was "special privilege for Christianity."
The Labor Department has withdrawn a proposed rule that would have cut back on the work children would be allowed to do on farms.
One Life Church is transforming an old brewery into their new house of worship.
The Secret Service is investigating new reports of bad behavior, this time for allegations that the agents had prostitutes during a trip to El Salvador.
Mississippi's Republican governor had harsh words for Democratic lawmakers in his state, saying their life's goal was to kill the unborn.
"American Idol" star Colton Dixon will attend the annual White House Correspondent's Dinner, just six days after his elimination from the popular singing show.
For years, Greg Laurie has preached the gospel around the world through his Harvest Crusades. Now, he's using the Web to reach people across America.
On Wednesday, the court signaled they could be leaning toward upholding state's rights and rejecting the Obama administration's case.
Atheists and other activists are calling for a cross on a World War I memorial in Rhode Island to be removed.
A powerful new documentary examines the infiltration of groups like Hezbollah and the Muslim Brotherhood in the United States.
The state Senate completed a legislative push to bar any public money from being funneled through the state to any abortion provider, including Planned Parenthood.
Pastor Joel Osteen opened the House of Representatives in prayer this week, asking God to help lawmakers make good decisions and to "hold fast" to His truth.
A federal judge approved a settlement, Tuesday, that will allow a war memorial cross to once again be erected in California's Mojave National Preserve.
Many wonder how the Supreme Court ruling could affect the upcoming election and the very important Latino vote.
Now that beekeeping is legal in New York City, more urbanites are bottling up nature and selling honey from their rooftops.
Oscar winner Russell Crowe will play Noah in an upcoming film based on the well-known biblical story.
Morality in Media has launched a boycott of Groupon, saying the coupon company has offered discounts for tours of what it describes as a "torture porn" studio.
An April snowstorm dropped slushy snow on the Northeast, closing schools and leaving some residents without power.
According to the Pew Hispanic Center, the biggest reason for the drop in illegal Mexican immigrants is the tough U.S. economy.
Prison Fellowship Ministries founder Chuck Colson touched thousands through practical outreach to prisoners and their families.
Washington, D.C. has fired more than 60 city employees accused of committing fraud and city officials say the problem may be more widespread.
Many thought we had completely skipped winter this year, but now that spring is here, a powerful nor'easter is working its way up the East Coast.
Those in Boise who object to the Girl Scouts of America's partnership with Planned Parenthood have a pro-life alternative to Girl Scout cookies.
George Zimmerman, the man at the center of a high-profile murder case that has stirred racial unrest, is now free on bond.
Religious and political leaders across America praise the life and impact of a man who was once at the center of a political scandal so big it led to the downfall of a president.
Religious and political leaders are remembering the life and ministry of Prison Fellowship Ministries founder Chuck Colson, who passed away Saturday.
Christian Broadcasting Network founder Dr. Pat Robertson said he was saddened at the passing of his dear friend Chuck Colson.
The G-rated film follows the adventures of Oscar, a 3-year-old chimpanzee who gets separated from his troop and is later adopted by an adult male chimpanzee.
The Los Angeles County coroner's office has ruled that conservative blogger and commentator Andrew Breitbart died of heart failure stemming from coronary disease.
CBN News has obtained a document showing that the very foundation of the group known as Media Matters for America is built on anti-Christian bias.
The International Monetary Fund has pulled in billions of dollars in new reserves to help battle Europe's lingering debt crisis.
Recent government reports warn the Obama administration's missile defense shield in Europe faces major delays, cost overruns and critical technological problems.
Earlier CBN News accidentally published an erroneous report that Prison Fellowship Ministries’ founder Chuck Colson had died. We apologize for the error.
Prayers are continuing to pour in for Prison Fellowship Ministries founder Chuck Colson, whose health has taken a turn for the worse.
Maryland could soon become the first state to ban employers from requesting Facebook passwords from job applicants.
A Secret Service agent fired for his involvement in the Colombian prostitution scandal is now in trouble for a sexually-charged remark he made about Sarah Palin.
George Zimmerman can be released on $150,000 bail as he awaits trial for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a judge ruled Friday.
A major Catholic leader warned Thursday that American Christians are facing an assault by the most secular administration in the nation's history.
A survey of about 2,000 millennials aged 18-24 found major religious shifts among this age group.
Vanderbilt University is requiring all groups to accept members of different sexual orientations or faiths. Now those groups are joining forces to fight the new policy.
U.S. bishops have issued a document warning all Americans to be watchful of government attempts to take away religious liberties.
Titanic victim Pastor John Harper spent his last moments seeking to save souls and led at least one man to Christ as the 1912 cruise liner sank into the ocean.
Tennessee lawmakers are taking steps to protect the religious speech rights of students.
Critics argued the law hurts Latino voters. But the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled there's no proof it gives Latinos fewer opportunities to vote.
A woman has come forward in the ever widening Secret Service sex scandal claiming she was the "escort" who partied with the agents in question.
The federal government is hoping to recruit young people in the war on cyber-crime. But some are concerned about the expanded government efforts.
Dick Clark, the television host who helped bring rock 'n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," has died. He was 82.
Gov. Brewer signed a law requiring the Arizona Board of Education to design a new Bible curriculum that would examine the Bible and its role in Western culture.
Planned Parenthood of northern New England is being accused of illegally distributing abortion drugs without a state contract or a licensed pharmacist.
While some faith leaders have praised the White House the Faith-Based office, some conservatives say it's become hostile toward religious charities.
The head of the Secret Service is calling for an independent review of the agency's investigation into the Colombian sex scandal.
The National Organization for Marriage is demanding a criminal probe after The Huffington Post
published a copy of the group's private tax form.
A senior Republican says at least 20 women were involved in a prostitution incident in Colombia that preceded President Obama's weekend visit.
The world's most traveled space shuttle left Kennedy Space Center on the back of a modified jumbo jet Tuesday to make its final flight home.
Heritage Christian Academy in Rockwall, Texas, is facing a lawsuit for firing a teacher who became pregnant out of wedlock.
From tornadoes, to summer-like temperatures, to piles of snow, April has been a month of extreme weather.
Members of Congress vow to investigate allegations against the Secret Service involving prostitution in Colombia.
The U.S. government refuses to use terms like "jihadists" to describe terrorists. It's a mindset that could prove catastrophic in the battle against terrorism.
Another deadly rash of tornadoes tore through the Midwest this weekend, killing six people, including three children, and destroying scores of homes.
The SEC says Ephren Taylor Jr. bilked investors, including members from Bishop Eddie Long's church, of more than $11 million in a Ponzi scheme.
The Titanic sank April 15, 1912, after striking an iceberg off the Newfoundland coast during it's maiden voyage from England to New York, killing more than 1,500 passengers.
The new family film "Touchback" in theatres Friday is being called "powerful" and "inspirational."
Four Detroit-area Muslims say they've been repeatedly harassed by border patrol agents when returning to the U.S. from Canada, and are now filing suit as a result.
This year alone, more than 13 million kids will be taunted, harassed, and pushed around for being who they are.
Tennessee's governor signed legislation that permits teachers and other school workers to participate in prayer and other religious activities on school grounds.
The ruling comes after workers' attorneys argued that abuses are routine and widespread when companies aren't required to issue direct orders to take breaks.
Although many pastors have gotten involved in protests for Trayvon Martin, controversial cases like this can be difficult for the Church to handle.
Part of the World Financial Center in New York was evacuated Thursday after a suspicious package was found.
George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer charged with murdering an unarmed black teen, makes his first appearance before a judge Thursday.
A Planned Parenthood group in California is launching a prayer campaign in support of abortion, called "40 Days of Prayer: Supporting Women Everywhere."
Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen was suspended for five games after his "I love Fidel Castro" comments outraged fans and insulted many Cubans in Florida.
Angela Corey charged neighborhood watchman George Zimmermann with second-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
The Arizona legislature has banned most late-term abortions and put new requirements in place that could prevent more women from getting abortions at all.
Government numbers show the number of attacks against police officers have tripled over the past six years.
About 100 people gathered to mourn the loss of the seven students murdered in last week's shooting rampage at a Christian college in Oakland, Calif.
Three Maryland public school workers have claimed their share of this month's record-breaking Mega Millions lottery jackpot.
Prison Fellowship Ministries founder Chuck Colson is still in intensive care despite earlier reports the evangelical leader was showing signs of recovery.
A Regent University professor is challenging recent Newsweek article which suggests Christians should forget about the Church and follow Jesus on their own.
Texas residents are still picking up the pieces after severe storms spawned 14 tornadoes around Dallas last week.
Bubba Watson, 33, is the latest golfer to put on the iconic green jacket after winning the Masters tournament Sunday, his first major championship win.
The case surrounding the Trayvon Martin shooting will not be heard before a grand jury, special prosecutor Angela Corey said Monday.
Residents of Tornado-stricken areas in Texas and Indiana spent Easter Sunday giving thanks.
Businessman Steve Green is best known for his family-run retail chain Hobby Lobby. But Green also has a love for God and collecting biblical artifacts.
The U.S. Navy will begin compensating residents affected by a Virginia Beach, Va., jet crash being called an "amazing miracle" because no one was killed.
An autopsy is planned for famed painter Thomas Kinkade, who died unexpectedly Friday at age 54.
Tim Tebow drew a crowd of about 15,000 to an outdoor Easter church service Sunday.
Wallace, who won his 21st and final Emmy Award at 89, died Saturday in the New Canaan, Conn., care facility where he had lived the last few years of his life.
Police in Oklahoma say it's too early to call the murders of three black men a hate crime.
Prison Fellowship Ministries founder Chuck Colson gave doctors a thumbs-up sign four days after surgery to remove clotted blood from the surface of his brain.
A rare first edition of the King James Bible is part of an historical exhibit at Maryland's Stevenson University until April 12.
Pro-life women say they want every unborn child to have a chance at life, and they're gathering by the thousands in Dallas this weekend for "The Esther Call."
Five former New Orleans police officers have been sentenced to up to 65 years in prison for their roles in a deadly shooting after Hurricane Katrina.
The Atlanta Police Department is investigating whether racial profiling played a role in a recent routine traffic stop involving well-known Christian filmmaker Tyler Perry.
A federal judge in Houston demanded that the Department of Justice clarify President Obama's recent comments about the U.S. Supreme Court.
The president of the United Mine Workers of America warns the Environmental Protection Agency could end up killing the coal industry in the United States.
The head of chaplain ministries at the Oregon Department of Corrections says faith helps to cure attitudes that lead to recidivism -- relapsing to former criminal behavior.
Ohio's attorney general certified a petition for a state constitutional amendment that would repeal the 2004 voter-approved amendment banning same-sex language.
New York City police will be increasing security at synagogues and Jewish community centers during the Passover holiday, which begins Friday evening.
Police say the alleged gunman in the shooting at a Christian college in California was angry about being expelled.
The sophisticated poster features an image of New York City at sunset emblazoned with the words, "Al Qaeda, Coming soon again in New York."
The Miss Universe Organization is now poised to allow transgender beauty queens to compete in its international pageants.
The same storm system hit that Dallas, Fort Worth area is moving eastward over Louisiana and Mississippi, damaging homes with powerful winds.
Kentucky is once again the king of college basketball. The Wildcats beat Kansas 67-59, and scored their eighth national title in school history
Evangelical leader Chuck Colson remains hospitalized after undergoing surgery over the weekend.
Police are continuing to investigate a shooting that left seven dead at a small Christian university in Oakland, Calif., Monday.
Most trafficking experts believe pornography helps to fuel demand. That belief is one reason anti-porn activists are up in arms over a recent Delta Airlines flight incident.
Police have detained a man they believe is the gunman who opened fire at a small Christian university in Oakland, Calif., killing several people.
The U.S. State Department estimates that 27 million people around the world are victims of human trafficking.
An Indianapolis attorney who survived the deadly March 2 tornado in Indiana is now helping to rebuild a small town ravaged by the storm.
The New York Knicks point guard will undergo surgery for an injured knee, putting him out of the action for at least the next six weeks.
Colorado residents will be allowed to return to their homes after firefighters have almost fully contained the deadly wildfire erupted in the state a week ago.