February 2011 Headlines
One watchdog group's recent inclusion of Christian organizations as anti-gay 'hate groups' has some challenging homosexuals to "start debating."
The last American veteran to serve in World War I has died in W. Virginia. Frank Buckles died at his home Sunday at the age of 110.
Focus on the Family film critic Bob Waliszewski reviews two faith-based movies, "Grace Card" and "Of Gods and Men," in theaters this weekend.
Pro-life lawmakers in Iowa are working to keep late-term abortionist Leroy Carhart out of their state.
"The King's Speech" won the Academy Award for Best Picture Sunday night at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif.
A Florida pastor is using a brutal crime to reach at-risk teens in his community after a teenager allegedly shot and killed a police officer.
The pro-life leaders said the abortion industry has been using abortion for "population control" and their target is African Americans.
Imperial County Clerk Chuck Storey filed a motion Friday to defend the 2008 voter-approved ballot measure defining marriage as being between a man and a woman.
Wis. police decided not to go through with their plans to forcibly remove the demonstrators from the state capitol building after many ignored a 4 p.m. deadline to leave.
Lawmakers recently allowed Maryland citizens to make their opinions known about gay marriage possibly coming to their state.
When Little Colton Burpo was four-years-old, his spirit left his body during an emergency surgery. What he later told them about heaven only strengthened their beliefs.
All the public school teachers in Providence, R.I, will soon get pink slips, as the financially troubled state seeks to cut down on expenses.
Angry conservatives intend to make same-sex marriage a top 2012 election issue after the Obama administration's announcement that it will no longer defend DOMA.
One historic family has worked together to advance the work of racial harmony.
A recent poll says 69 percent of Americans believe in hell, but only one percent think they will go there. But do they believe in a literal hell of fire and brimstone?
Much of the United States has experienced dangerous weather conditions, sometimes even deadly.
A coalition of black churches is angry with President Barack Obama over his decision to stop defending a law that bans gay marriage.
Republicans in the Wisconsin State Assembly approved a bill Friday morning that would strip most public workers of union bargaining rights.
Maryland state senators have voted to allow same-sex marriage, sending the bill on to the House of Delegates for approval.
Virginia lawmakers voted to become the first state in the nation to put abortion clinics under the same standards and rules as hospitals.
A college student from Saudi Arabia has been arrested and charged with planning a terror attack on America.
A nun in Connecticut is proving you're only as old as you feel, and she's using her spunk and a smile to brighten up the day for many others like her.
Can the state of Kentucky use the words "almighty God" in its legislation?
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., told the state's lawmakers this week the time has come to outlaw prostitution in Nevada.
Doctors who wrote sick notes to Wisconsin union workers so they could boycott the state's pending budget cuts are now being investigated.
The Air Force awarded a $35 billion deal to build nearly 200 giant airborne refueling tankers to Boeing Co.
The Justice Department won't continue to defend the Defense of Marriage Act that defined marriage federally as the union between one man and one woman.
Giving back to their communities is often important to people. Many donate their time to their favorite charities. One Florida man has decided to give back by spending six months on his bike.
Angry citizens across Wisconsin have taken steps to recall some of their state senators in response to the battle over the state's budget deficit.
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed a bill allowing same-sex civil unions into law, granting homosexuals the same rights as married couples.
Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it will recall nearly 150,000 F-150 pickup trucks to fix air bags that could deploy without warning.
You may have heard the old saying that life is not a sprint, but a marathon. For one New York woman, it's both.
The protest trend seeming to be spreading, setting up a major battle between unions and state governments across the Midwest.
A Muslim Iraqi immigrant has been convicted by a Maricopa County, Ariz. jury of second-degree murder for running over and killing his 20-year-old daughter.
The Supreme Court announced it would not review a 6-year-old ruling that struck down the display of the Ten Commandments in two Kentucky courthouses.
Bear, a 20-pound terrier vanished outside of Sacramento. Three days later, the dog was dropped off at the Humane Society's shelter in Tacoma, Wash.
Some crusaders say they will continue to fight to keep Maryland from becoming the sixth state to legalize same-sex marriage.
An abortion doctor who became a leading pro-life activist has died at age 84.
Seventeen-year-old Michael Zhang recently used his love for texting to win U.S. Cellular's Speed Text Tournament.
Blizzard conditions in the upper Midwest stranded commuters, closed schools and grounded hundreds of flights on Monday.
A missing piece of his family's puzzle sent Efrem Graham, one of CBN News anchor/reporters, on a personal journey to find his father.
In her new children's book, Jane Hampton Cook ties the evolution of image-capturing to how Americans have come to view their presidents.
The impasse in Wisconsin has captured national attention as it pits union rights against balancing the state budget.
Trevor Bayne captured stock car racing's greatest prize Sunday by winning the Daytona 500. He finished 0.118 seconds ahead of Carl Edwards.
A couple of new movies will premiere at your local neighborhood theatre this weekend, "I Am Number Four," and "Unknown," which stars Liam Neeson.
Shock over appalling conditions at a Philadelphia abortion clinic have led to sweeping changes. Pro-life leaders say the changes are long overdue.
Bill Cosby spent his life making America laugh, but the comedian has had his serious moments -- especially when it comes to family values and education.
A state Capitol thrown into political chaos swelled for a fifth day with nearly 70,000 protesters.
The House approved a Republican proposal on Friday to strip federal aid from abortion provider Planned Parenthood.
A school-wide policy at the University of California Davis that accused Christians of discriminating against other faiths has been changed.
Legislation introduced by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker could strip public workers in the state of nearly all their collective bargaining rights.
Congress is expected to hold hearings on the growing number of Muslims in the U.S. becoming radicalized -- and many Americans support the investigation.
An Iowa high school wrestler forfeited his chance to become a state champion when he refused to compete against a female contender in the state tournament.
The 19th Annual Faith and Values Awards Gala will be held Friday in Universal City, California.
The family of a murdered American Christian aid worker was received the Medal of Freedom in a ceremony at the White House on Tuesday.
A major budget battle in Wisconsin has received the attention of the entire nation.
The Gospel Music Association announced the nominees for its 42nd Annual Dove Awards, and for the first time, the awards ceremony will take place in Atlanta.
Imagine finding out that you have a winning lottery ticket. Most people would quickly redeem their winnings, but that wasn't the case for one North Carolina couple.
The higher cost of groceries has many people thinking about new ways to save money -- including growing their own produce.
A new study from OneHope provides fresh insight on what teens think about sexuality and spirituality - directly from the youth themselves.
Sometimes life brings trials, but there's comfort in knowing that with God all things work together for good. That's the message of Christian recording artist Shawn McDonald's new single titled 'Closer.'
The U.S. military has been actively training military chaplains on how to deal with openly gay servicemen and women.
The California Supreme Court will consider if traditional marriage supporters can appeal the ruling that invalidated Proposition 8.
Hawaii became the seventh state in the country to approve homosexual civil unions on Wednesday.
A Somali pirate who kidnapped and brutalized the captain of a U.S.-flagged merchant ship in 2009 was sentenced to more than 33 years in prison.
State employees have been fired and two agencies have overhauled their regulations in the wake of allegations that a doctor performed illegal abortions.
President Barack Obama presented the nation's highest civilian honor to former President George H.W. Bush in an East Room ceremony, Tuesday.
The popular book store chain Borders filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and said nearly one-third of its stores will close over the next few weeks due to serious debt problems.
A Pennsylvania man's refusal to remove a 24-foot illuminated cross from his yard has landed him in hot water with a local city council.
A gang unit officer in Albuquerque, N.M, has drawn harsh criticism from the city's police chief for listing his occupation on his Facebook page as "human waste disposal."
Some of the largest denominations in the U.S. are losing members, according to an annual yearbook compiled by the National Council of Churches.
A high school English teacher in suburban Philadelphia was suspended for a profanity-laced blog in which she called her young charges "disengaged, lazy whiners."
The Indiana House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a constitutional ban on gay marriage Tuesday, by a 70-26 vote.
Billy Ray Cyrus says the Disney TV show "Hannah Montana" destroyed his family, causing his divorce and sending daughter Miley Cyrus spinning out of control.
The 70-year-old said he has multiple myeloma, an aggressive cancer that attacks the blood plasma in the bone marrow.
An Atlanta, Ga., woman is alive after jumping from a bridge to avoid a multi-car pile up -- and she's thanking God for surviving.
Dog is man's best friend -- or at least that has been assumed for many years. However, one Los Angeles man and his feathered companion may change that belief.
One of two men convicted for last year's string of east Texas church fires is asking forgiveness from his victims -- and God.
A coalition of pro-life organizations are holding vigils outside abortion clinics across the nation on Monday for victims of sex trafficking.
Seventeen U.S. college campus ministries have signed an agreement designed to usher in a new era of mutual cooperation and respect.
If you're having love trouble on this Valentine's Day, who better to turn to than Romeo's Juliet herself?
Monday marks not only Valentine's Day for one New Mexico couple - it is also their 82nd wedding anniversary.
Canadian gospel singer George Beverly Shea was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award Grammy from the Recording Academy on Saturday night.
Hundreds of people gathered in Orange County, Calif. on Sunday to protest a fundraiser held by what they called radical Islamists who support terrorism.
Some of the nation's leading conservatives are gathering in Washington for what could be an audition for their next presidential candidate.
In an era of unrivaled air travel safety concerns, mistakes made by air traffic controllers has doubled. The news has sparked concern among lawmakers in Washington, D.C.
Several new movies due to hit theaters this weekend include Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, and the ancient war drama The Eagle starring Channing Tatum.
John Wilkes Booth's family recently came forward with a sensational story that has been kept secret from outsiders for years.
Lawmakers in Congress are now moving to strip Planned Parenthood of the millions of dollars it receives in government funding each year.
A North Carolina man admitted in court that he recruited young men to help to plan a "terror attack" overseas.
Sam Davis, the husband of an American missionary killed in Mexico, has said he will continue their work in that country.
Hawaii's House of Representatives will continue to open its daily sessions with prayer.
With a poor economy adding more stress on marriages, Chuck Stetson, with National Marriage Week USA, talks about how churches can help build a stronger marriage culture in America.
New legislation introduced Wednesday in Ohio's House of Representatives would ban abortion at first detection of a baby's heartbeat.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit trying to block a prayer luncheon scheduled for Thursday at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Republicans won major victories in state elections last November and they are using their newfound majorities to restrict abortion.
Another powerful blizzard howled through the nation's midsection Wednesday, piling up to 2 feet of new snow on parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas.
A Texas school district plans to make Arabic studies a requirement for students, upsetting some parents who said they were unaware of the proposed changes.
Electronic flaws are not to blame for reports of sudden acceleration in some Toyota vehicles, according to a 10-month government study released Tuesday.
With Mardi Gras less than a month away, one Louisiana bakery is making sure U.S. troops serving overseas will have a little taste of home to celebrate.
Instead of taking an offering, one Ga. church gave out envelopes containing between $5 - $1,000 each, challenging its members to do something good with the money.
Churches across the U.S. are increasingly becoming targets of violence, according to a new report by the Christian Security Network.
After a Colorado pharmacist accidentally gave a pregnant woman a prescription for an abortion pill, her unborn baby's life may be at risk.
The Philadelphia abortion doctor charged with the murder of seven infants is due in court Wednesday after having his request for a public defender denied.
What happens when the idea of the underdog becomes an entrenched political philosophy that says the powerful are bad and the powerless are virtuous?
A major snow storm blanketed part of the nation's midsection for the third time in a week, Wednesday, dumping more than a foot of snow on areas still digging out from last week's major storm.
The Vince Lombardi trophy has returned to Green Bay, Wis., for the first time in 14 years.
Muzzammil "Mo" Hassan, who never denied killing his spouse, was found guilty of second-degree murder after one hour of deliberation.
The abortion provider made the announcement after the pro-life group, Live Action, exposed their employees advising men how to get abortions for underage girls.
For the second year in a row, the Super Bowl has set a record for American television viewing.
The Steelers and Packers have had their share of Super Bowl wins. But for some players on both teams, playing the game is not for their own glory -- but God's.
Safety issues cost more 400 fans their seats at this years Super Bowl when roughly 1,250 temporary seats in Cowboy Stadium were declared unsafe, according to the National Football League.
What some Green Bay Packers fans may not know is that the one fan staple - the cheesehead - is also a lifesaver.
Police say they're searching for two suspects in a shooting at an Ohio fraternity house that killed one student and injured 11 people, including six students.
New movies are hitting the box office this weekend, but are they family-friendly?
Members of a small Islamic community known for its more moderate beliefs are taking to the streets, speaking out against terrorism and Islamic extremism.
Christian anti-trafficking ministries are working in Dallas on public awareness campaigns to stop sex trafficking of children to men in town for the Super Bowl.
Dr. Kevin Elko, a nationally renowned Christian motivational speaker and author, will be giving the locker room pep talk to the Packers before the big game.
The astronaut husband of wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will head to space in April.
A Senate report on the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood criticizes the FBI for failing to see warning signs that the shooting suspect was a 'ticking time bomb.'
A pro-life group has revealed another video of a Planned Parenthood worker caught on tape offering to help underage prostitutes get abortions.
A large part of the South remained in winter's icy clutches on Friday as snow, sleet and freezing rain was expected from Texas into Louisiana and further east.
Operation Blessing has partnered with ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to provide a new home for a Virginia Beach, Va. family.
Virginia plans to request an immediate review by the Supreme Court of its constitutional challenge to the Obama administration's health care law.
Although he wasn't raised in the church, Obama says his Christian faith has been a sustaining force for him over the past two years in Washington.
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that it is unconstitutional for the Ten Commandments to be displayed in an Ohio courtroom.
Charles Sellier, producer of Christian films and creator of the book and television series "The Life and Time of Grizzly Adams," has died. He was 67.
The worst winter storm in decades dumped record levels of snow and ice across thousands of miles of the nation.
Residents across the nation may breathe a sigh of relief soon, thanks to to this year's Groundhog Day results.
Maryland is sometimes called "the bluest of blue states." Social conservatives think enough Marylanders will toss out gay marriage if their lawmakers legalize it.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has tested a new, more modest body scanning system.
Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., has crossed party lines to support a memorial cross that was recently ruled unconstitutional.
A monster blizzard covering one-third of the country on Tuesday has closed schools, airports, and roads from the Midwest to New England.
Chick-fil-A, Inc. has established a media hotline to deal with the backlash after gay activists targeted the restaurant chain.
A new video sting at a Planned Parenthood facility has caused an uproar among pro-life groups.
One of President George W. Bush's twin daughters has announced her support of gay marriage.
'Jihad Jane' pleased guilty on Tuesday to supporting Islamic terrorists on line and moving oversees to assassinate a Swedish artist who had offended Muslims.
Gospel singer George Beverly Shea is celebrating his 102nd birthday on Tuesday.
The Iowa House Judiciary Committee gave the state's citizens an opportunity to air their views on issue of same-sex marriage Monday night.
The eighth winter storm of the season is forecast to blanket nearly one-third of the country, from the Colorado Rockies to New England.
With the stroke of a pen, the governor of Illinois legalized civil unions for gay and lesbian couples.