March 2011 Headlines
The Muslim Students Association is one of the largest Islamic organizations in America. Yet some terror experts are saying the group a recruiting tool for jihad.
"Sister Wives" family wants to change the Utah bigamy law that makes their plural marriage illegal.
A new report from the Giving USA Foundation reveals Americans are giving more to charity than in recent years.
Christians leaders are calling on Major League Baseball to ban players from using chewing tobacco.
After years of increases in the divorce rate, more Americans who get married are staying married.
The rules go into effect April 4, but several groups feel the standards are too weak to effectively prevent sexual assault among inmates.
Losing a child is any parent's worst nightmare. Steve and Maryanne Abbate lived that nightmare when their 15-year-old son Luke was killed in a car accident.
David Schwimmer, former star of the 1990s television sitcom "Friends," has just finished directing a film on the sobering topic of Internet predators.
Old Man Winter's icy grasp on the U.S. Northeast continues as a spring snowstorm is on its way to the region.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed what may be the first legislation ever to ban abortions over ethnicity.
A pro-life group has challenged Planned Parenthood's claim that cutting its federal funding will deny millions of women access to mammograms.
A drought that loomed over some of California's most fertile farmland officially ended Wednesday after a winter of relentless mountain storms.
The killer whale that drowned a female trainer at Orlando's SeaWorld flawlessly performed Wednesday.
Fire officials are hailing young Rickie Ventura as a "hero" after he rescued his two grandmothers from a fire in their home.
A Wisconsin judge issued a new court order blocking the new law that strips most public employees of their collective bargaining power.
Products like the Abercrombie "push-up-triangle" bikini for tweens have many wondering if girls are being pushed to grow up too soon.
Some people believe it would go a long way toward lessening religious tensions in America if everyone would invite someone of a different faith over for dinner.
A week of heavy rain has caused mudslides in San Pablo, Calif., where several houses have slipped down storm-soaked hillsides and others may be at risk.
Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, is set to go before the U.S. Supreme Court, Tuesday, over allegations the company discriminated against its female employees.
A Wisconsin court will hear arguments Tuesday over the controversial law eliminating collective bargaining for state workers
Authorities were on the the hunt Monday for a deadly snake that disappeared from the Bronx Zoo in New York City.
An estimated 1.6 million former and current female employees are suing the retail giant over alleged gender bias in pay and promotions.
Laurie Dhue is the only person to ever anchor at the three big cable networks. But behind the stardom was a painful secret she hid for more than a decade.
Throughout her acting career, the world seemed captivated by Elizabeth Taylor's beauty and celebrity. But how should Christian women reflect on beauty?
U.S. Census officials said the Hispanic population has swelled to 50.5 million over the last decade.
Before being jailed, Pye worked in Haiti for about eight years. He and his wife run an orphanage in the southern city of Jacmel.
It's been called one of the top theatre destinations on the East Coast, but you won't find it anywhere near Broadway.
A miniature horse has a new lease on life thanks to a rescue group in Texas.
Gay marriages in California won't resume until two courts decide the constitutionality of Proposition 8.
Media executives from around the world are in Washington, D.C. creating a global plan to help women news professionals overcome the challenges they face.
Firefighters worked overnight to bring a fire at the Miami International Airport under control. Shortly after the fire was brought under control, one of the airports concourses had to be evacuated because of a suspicious package.
An air traffic control worker who fell asleep on the job at Ronald Reagan National Airport has been suspended.
A Minnesota lawmaker is on a mission to remove the name of Jesus from the prayers that begin each State Senate session.
The man behind the foiled 2009 Christmas airline bombing reportedly targeted Detroit because it was the cheapest flight.
A Christian school in California is remembering Elizabeth Taylor as a generous donor.
Christian groups are upset with Apple after the company pulled an app created by Exodus International, a ministry which helps people struggling with homosexuality.
Even though Spring has officially begun, much of the U.S. has seen the icy grip of Old Man Winter return this week.
At first glance, the white van seemed full of clean-cut Marines in uniform.
A 12-year-old New Jersey boy is being hailed as a hero after saving his mothers life.
The CBS News program "60 Minutes" recently featured a segment highlighting the growing number of homeless children in central Florida.
The sign is the latest billboard in a nationwide campaign by the group calling itself the Final Exit Network.
Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen life was often upstaged by her stormy personal life, died Wednesday at age 79.
The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. hosted four former presidents at a gala event Monday night to honor former President George Herbert Walker Bush.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard, R-S.D., has signed a law requiring women to wait three days before having an abortion, which is the longest waiting period in America.
A judge in Florida has announced he will use Islamic law to decide a case.
Memphis' teen pregnancy rate is nearly twice the national average. And it's a crisis that has city leaders turning to the church for answers.
Authorities have identified the first known American victim of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
A coalition of pro-life groups is pressuring members of Congress this week to end funding for Planned Parenthood.
A federal judge in Phoenix on Monday ordered a mental evaluation of Jared Lee Loughner, indicted for the Jan. 8 shooting rampage in Tucson.
The parents of a terminally ill baby boy who was refused treatment because of rules under Canada's health care system can now take him home.
An Arizona State University wrestler is the new national champion for his weight class -- and he won it all with only one leg.
A man who struggled to survive in Germany during World War II wants to thank three soldiers who helped him over 50 years ago.
Fourth-graders at a public elementary school in Washington, D.C., are recovering after ingesting cocaine during school hours.
A terminally ill 14-month-old boy who was refused medical treatment in Canada has reignited the debate surrounding government-run health care in the U.S.
The New Hampshire Supreme Court has ordered an 11-year-old girl to stop homeschooling and attend public school.
A Wisconsin Judge ordered that the state's new collective bargaining law be put on hold until the end of this month.
A slew of new movies are hitting the box office this weekend, which includes genres that ranges from dramas, action-thrillers, and family comedies.
A recent survey finds that public displays of technology are on the rise leaving many people to question -- where do you draw the line?
The House voted Thursday in favor of a bill that would eliminate taxpayer funding for National Public Radio.
An American missionary who was abruptly jailed in southern Haiti and held without charges for five months was just as suddenly released.
In the wake of the tragic events in Japan, many people are looking for a way to help the disaster victims. For one 7-year-old, help meant giving up some of her favorite things.
Japan's nuclear crisis has people around the world once again questioning the safety of nuclear power.
The ACLJ is trying to keep an Islamic mosque from being built near Ground Zero, the site of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks on N.Y.'s World Trade Center.
A prayer service for standardized tests has drawn criticism for one Baltimore school principal.
Entertainment and sports celebrities have signed a letter asking the president to support gay marriage, according to The New York-based group Freedom to Marry.
Gay activists are targeting another Christian ministry's iPhone application.
Miami International Airport has used abandoned items to make make a profit, auctioning them off to the highest bidder.
Most would agree that twins share a special bond and that couldn't be more true for twin sisters Charron and Chardee Hampton, in Indianapolis, Ind.
Japanese Christians in the U.S. spent the weekend trying to connect with loved ones in the island nation, but that hasn't been an easy task.
With more than 20 English translations of the Bible currently available, the King James Bible is still the most influential and popular version of the holy book.
Liberal Maryland turned out to be socially conservative when it comes to recognizing what constitutes marriage in the eyes of the state.
An Alaska Airlines flight attendant enacted a security lockdown onboard a flight from Mexico City to Los Angeles on Sunday when three Orthodox Jews began praying.
Get ready to "spring forward" and give up an extra hour of sleep-- daylight saving time will officially take place this weekend.
Recent voter backlash against three Iowa Supreme Court justices for not upholding the will of the people, could spread if conservative activists have their way.
Those helping Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in her rehabilitation process say she's now walking more with assistance and able to talk in complete sentences.
At least five people were swept out to sea as they stood on the shore to watch tsunami waves approaching the West Coast.
ABC's "Secret Millionaire" television series opened its season with Christian motivational author and financial counselor, Dani Johnson, as their secret benefactor.
The U.S. Army has reprimanded nine officers for failing to take early action against their fellow officer who's accused in the Ft. Hood, Texas shootings that killed 13.
Despite protests from voters and politicians, Wisconsin's controversial budget bill was signed into law Friday by Gov. Scott Walker.
President and First Lady Obama are using the social networking site Facebook to spread their anti-bullying message.
Michael Little, president of the Christian Broadcasting Network, has been elected to the 2012 board of directors for the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.
The White House hosted an anti-bullying conference Thursday as part of an effort to highlight a problem that affects millions of children every year.
"Klepto the Cat," as his neighbors now call him, was featured on the Animal Planet after stealing small items around the neighborhood.
A severe weather system ripped across the southeastern part of the U.S. on Wednesday, tearing roofs off of buildings and flipping cars.
A group of women have started on a cross-country campaign to stop taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood, America's largest abortion provider.
The organization is sponsoring a community-based campaign with a vision to end abortion. It asks people to partake in prayer and fasting to help end legal abortions.
A former New York television executive has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for beheading his wife in 2009.
Even as 7-year-old Jake McConahay battles life-threatening cancer, he's on a mission to help other children facing the same disease.
For decades, Broder set the standard for political coverage by seeing trends ahead of his competitors.
Author and terrorism export Walid Phares talks about homegrown terrorism talks in Washington and whether any good will come out of them.
National Public Radio chief Vivian Schiller has resigned after comments by a fellow executive angered conservatives and renewed calls to end its federal funding.
A Cranston, R.I. school committee says it will not remove a prayer banner from a public high school despite legal threats from the American Civil Liberties Union.
Communities from Delaware to Massachusetts were bracing for more rainfall on Wednesday.
Pastor Rob Bell has been called a "rock star in the church world," but some say his controversial new book is rocking the foundation Christianity was built on.
A storm system that spawned tornadoes in Louisiana is now creating a wintry mess in several Northeastern states.
Gladys Roscoe enjoys using technology to stay in touch with family, but the 93-year-old grandmother recently received a phone call like no other.
A basketball player from Houston who found himself trapped in Libya during the democratic uprisings has finally returned home.
Several students at a Northern Virginia high school decided to protest a recent decision by the Giles County School Board to remove the Ten Commandments.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says it's just as important to be "religiously literate" as it is to be knowledgeable about other issues.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a case that challenges the use of God's name on U.S. currency.
Two Va. men have been arrested on charges of capital murder in the death of Texas pastor Clint Dobson, a distant relative of Focus on the Family's James Dobston.
A federal government agency has partnered with a leading magazine to make sure teenagers keep their eyes and their minds on the road.
The city of Portland, Ore. has called upon some famous musical composers from history to help with its current crime problem.
Pro-life groups have continued their quest to strip Planned Parenthood of $362 million in taxpayer funding.
People from around the world recently gathered in Texas just hoping for enough breeze to blow through to send their kites airborne.
A deadly tornado ripped through southwestern Louisiana over the weekend leaving at least 1,500 residents homeless.
A Brigham Young University star player is off the basketball court after he admitted having pre-marital sex -- a violation of the school's honor code.
Regent University students are participating in an "impact trip" with a team from the charity aid organization Operation Blessing International.
A Baylor University professor says the Founders wanted to protect weak denominations from colonial governments that were persecuting them.
The continued deadlock Friday between Wis. Gov. Scott Walker and 14 Senate Democrats has thousands of state employees bracing themselves for pink slips.
Demonstrators took the time to blast the idea of instituting Sharia law in the U.S.
Radical Muslims have postponed a scheduled a rally in front of the White House to demand Islamic sharia law be implemented across the United States.
A California woman who escaped a fiery car crash unharmed says she's alive today because of her faith in God and a miraculous rescue.
The bill requires women to view an ultrasound, hear the fetus' heartbeat, and then wait 24 hours before undergoing an abortion.
The Supreme Court ruled that a Kansas church known for its insensitive protests outside military funerals has the constitutional right to plan such demonstrations.
An Oklahoma dog is being called a survivor, and hundreds of people want to adopt him after they heard his amazing story.
Doing homework after school has always been a tradition for most American children. But today, a lot of parents say helping with their child's homework is no longer an easy task.
Two expectant mothers on opposite sides of the abortion debate displayed ultrasounds of their babies in the Ohio legislature Wednesday.
The Ohio Senate has approved a bill that weakens the bargaining powers of public unions. Gov. John Kasich said it's a key step toward tackling the state's budget problems.
Gosnell's attorney says his client would most likely die of old age before a death sentence would ever be carried out against him.
Parole board members refused to free Robert F. Kennedy's convicted assassin, Sirhan Sirhan, Wednesday.
California's attorney general has asked a federal appeals court allow homosexual weddings in the Golden State to resume immediately.
Pennsylvania pizzeria owner Nikolas Galiatsato is in jail after allegedly trying to sabotage two rival restaurants by infesting them with mice.
Under-ride guards on tractor trailers meant to prevent severe injuries during rear-end collisions often fail to do their job, according to a highway safety group.
Surrounded by family members, the silver screen legend died Monday at her home in the central coast city of Santa Maria, Calif.
Violent thunderstorms and tornados ripped across the Midwest on Monday, leaving behind massive damage and destruction. More storms could be on the way for the region Tuesday.
Maryland's Senate has already approved, and Gov. Martin O'Malley said he will sign the new gay marriage law. However, voters may repeal that law.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker unveiled the rest of his two-year spending plan Tuesday, which includes deep cuts for schools and city governments.