September 2012 Headlines
Pro-life African Americans are hoping to draw attention to what they say is practically genocide of babies within their race.
'Preppers' are sometimes viewed as crazy people waiting for the zombie apocalypse. But with the state of the economy, being prepared is now more popular than ever.
Christians from across the United States are converging on Philadelphia for the "America for Jesus 2012" rally to spark revival as the nation approaches Election Day.
CBN News investigated the growing wave of hostility to Christianity in America that's led to hundreds of court cases.
Author Michael Coren says Christianity is the 'most marginalized and misrepresented belief system' in recent years, and mainstream media help.
A judge said the man believed to be behind the anti-Islamic video that sparked numerous protests in the Arab world has a "lengthy pattern of deception."
From economic troubles, to failed marriages, to the health care crisis, Americans everywhere are searching for shelter from the trials of this world.
CNN reporter Christi Paul says a past abusive relationship taught her it's important to know your worth and 'see yourself how God sees you.'
"Never Back Down," the much anticipated but also criticized movie tackling the tricky topic of education reform, hit theaters Friday.
An 83-year-old lesbian filed the lawsuit, claiming DOMA forced her to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in estate taxes after her spouse died.
Austin, Texas, is bracing for Formula One racing -- and also a rise in human trafficking. One ministry is partnering with police to help young victims.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is defending the cheerleaders at Hardin County High School who are fighting to keep displaying their Bible banners at football games.
Massachusetts officials will appeal a judge's decision to grant a convicted murderer's request for sex change surgery at taxpayer expense.
Colorado's Pueblo City Council will now begin its meetings with a moment of silence instead of prayer. The change comes after a complaint the Freedom of Religion Foundation.
Students across the nation asked God to bring spiritual awakening to their campuses and the country at the 22nd annual "See You at the Pole" prayer rally.
School officials in Cranston, R.I., recently banned "father-daughter" dances after a mother complained the events represent a gender bias.
Pro-life pharmacists Luke Vander Bleek and Glenn Kosirog scored a major victory against the state of Illinois.
Parents in New York are protesting a new program that makes the birth control pill Plan B available in more than 50 public high schools.
Former American Idol contestant Colton Dixon's first single, "Never Gone," hit iTunes Tuesday night and is quickly climbing the charts.
Iowa's gay marriage battle has triggered dueling bus tours across the state.
A public high school in West Virginia has dropped pre-game prayers from their football games.
Western U.S. residents not facing a direct threat of fire still face the health threat that comes from smoke.
The Christian owners of a historic campus in western Massachusetts have chosen to give the property to Arizona's Grand Canyon University - free of charge.
Regent University opened in 1978 and today educates nearly 6,000 students. Now the university is a step closer to completing a chapel on campus.
Preaching is allowed on Bourbon Street, for now. A city ordinance bans so-called "aggressive solicitation" and restricts religious or political speech after dark.
Focus on the Family's movie reviewer Bob Wasliszewski offered his thoughts on two of the films out this week, "Trouble With the Curve" and "Unconditional."
Street preachers in New Orleans are fighting a city ordinance banning "aggressive solicitation" on Bourbon Street.
Ann Romney's plane makes emergency landing.
Chick-fil-A is again clarifying its core values, after Chicago alderman Proco Moreno claimed the restaurant chain promised to no longer give to conservative groups.
David and Jason Benham have gained success through "missioneering," a business model they say mixes engineering and pioneering ideas with missions and biblical principles.
Congress established Constitution Week to encourage all Americans to learn more. But is the country's founding document being ignored in our society today?
President Barack Obama is coming under fire for a new campaign poster that critics say suggests he feels greater than the states represented on the American flag.
Former BET host Cheryl Martin is joining the board of directors for Wycliffe Bible Translators USA, the largest Scripture translation organization in the world.
Hundreds of people are cashing in on the iPhone 5 frenzy by getting paid to wait in the incredibly long lines for the new Apple gadget.
Many in the faith community have said they are not sure who to vote for. Bishop Harry Jackson said the church must not only vote but pray hard.
A Pennsylvania school board has voted to replace a pre-meeting prayer with a moment of silence.
A 3-year-old boy from Wilmington, Del., is being called a hero after he saved the life of his aunt when she suffered a seizure
In the latest installment of our Nation of Criminals series, CBN News explains how one man's passion for plants ultimately landed him in prison.
The College of the Ozarks in southwestern Missouri said providing contraception coverage in its health insurance plans violates its religious beliefs.
Alpha Natural Resources announced it is shutting down eight mines in Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
Religious leaders in Minnesota are calling on voters to pass a constitutional amendment protecting traditional marriage.
Millions of people are dealing with the aftermath of wild weather Wednesday, which caused damage from North Carolina to New York.
How does an exonerated death row inmate transition to society? John Thompson learned that lesson after 14 years waiting to die for a crime he didn't commit.
The National Organization for Marriage is living up to its promise to defeat politicians who support same-sex marriage.
The Chicago Teachers Union says the city's students will be back in class Wednesday after delegates voted to suspend a seven-day teachers strike.
Coptic Christians joined Muslim leaders at news conference to denounce the violence in the Middle East and the anti-Muslim film blamed for starting it all.
Occupy Wall Street rallies are taking place across the country to mark the one year anniversary of the grassroots movement.
It has been a year since President Barack Obama ended the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy against homosexuals serving openly in the military.
Federal officials questioned the Egyptian-born filmmaker thought to be responsible for making the anti-Islamic movie blamed for sparking protests in the Muslim world.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seeking an injunction to end the teacher strike that's now entering its second week.
A rabbi in Utah decided to demonstrate the shofar, a horn used in synagogue services to announce holidays. But his performance unexpectedly became a duet.
Aware of the stifling of religious freedom already taking place in the U.S., some worry the Mideast unrest could increase pressure to muzzle Christians.
Negotiators seeking an end to Chicago's teachers strike say they could bring students back to the classroom by Monday.
Sometimes citizens here at home have to take a stand to defend our precious liberties. That's the topic of a new film opening across the nation, "Last Ounce of Courage."
Missouri lawmakers have enacted new religious exemptions to President Obama's birth control coverage mandate.
Questions abound about the anti-Islam film that's being blamed for provoking Muslims to anger and violence in the Middle East.
Chicago city schools will be closed at least one more day as teachers and the school district negotiate a new contract.
The powerful of Washington, the pioneers of space, and public crowded into the Washington National Cathedral for a public interfaith memorial for the very private astronaut Neil Armstrong.
Liberals defend taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood, arguing that it provides essential women's healthcare. But new evidence is dispelling that claim.
Many media watchers believe this summer's Chick-fil-A controversy signals a new pressure on corporations.
Residents of several southwestern states are drying out Wednesday after summer thunderstorms flooded parts of Nevada, California, Arizona and Utah.
The Christian business Hobby Lobby stores filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the president's health care mandate that requires access to free contraception.
Officials in Montana, Wyoming, and Washington are worried that high temperatures and low humidity will worsen wildfires.
September is "Welcome Back to Church" month, and Sept. 16, 2012 marks "National Back to Church Sunday."
A recent study shows most churchgoing Christians don't read the Bible every day.
Christian prison inmates in California are studying to become evangelists and church planters after they're released.
As the nation reflects on the lessons learned from the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, one area often overlooked is the security of America's hospitals.
Former CIA Director James Woolsey recently spoke with CBN News about Israel, Iran, and the likelihood of another terrorist attack against the United States.
The western wildfire season got off to an early start this year and there's still no end in sight.
In the wake of the teacher's strike in Chicago, churches across the metropolis are stepping up to help the city's children.
The strike means that more than 350,000 children are out of school, with many working parents trying to find care for them.
Americans across the country paused Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks in New York City, the Pentagon, and Shanksville, Pa.
Voters in Massachusetts will be voting on a proposal in November that allows for doctor-assisted suicides.
The targeting of al Qaeda leaders has led to a decline in threats of a 9/11-style attack from the group. But authorities warn the United States is still vulnerable.
Homes in Plaquemines Parish are damaged, trees are down, and high water remains. But officials say the biggest concerns is the number of dead livestock.
Residents of two New York neighborhoods are still cleaning up after two tornadoes touched down on Saturday hurling debris into the air and knocking out power.
Prostitution is big in Dallas. Many of those arrested return to the streets after a short stay in jail. But authorities say they have a plan to shut this revolving door.
Authorities are warning of the danger of a "lone wolf" attack a day ahead of the eleventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Months of negotiations have fallen through between the teachers' union and the Chicago Public Schools District.
The Department of Defense is still weighing possible legal action against the author, who has written under the pseudonym "Mark Owen."
The faith-based film "The Holy Roller" has had much success since its 2011 release in New Zealand. Now, the movie heads to theaters in the United States this month.
Damaging storms that spawned tornadoes in New York City, darkened tens of thousands of homes in the Washington, D.C., area and flooded New England streets.
The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., is scaling back plans to commemorate the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
Vanderbilt University has reinstated its chaplain position, naming a United Methodist minister who previously served as the head of a campus faith group.
The ordeal began at 7:30 a.m. Thursday. Police received a tip that a male passenger on board a flight from Philadelphia to Texas had liquid explosives.
Dogs are known for learning tricks like fetching , sitting, or even jumping through a loop. But Hallie the dog has taken her talent to new heights.
Charlotte Christians joined together ahead of the Democratic National Convention with one goal in mind: to repent and ask God to raise up the Church.
The most controversial part of Arizona's immigration law is expected to go into effect soon and Gov. Jan Brewer says she's prepared for opposition.
Christian singer and former "American Idol" contestant Colton Dixon has signed a record deal with Sparrow Records.
A Christian album has landed the number one spot on the Billboared 200 chart for the first time in 15 years.
Steve Fox is using his checkered past, filled with drugs and bad decisions, to raise awareness of teen drug abuse by carrying a cross through his county.
CBN's Operation Blessing International is still reaching into devastated areas where exhausted residents and emergency workers have received little aid.
College ministries across the country are working overtime this month to welcome students back to school.
Several young people travelled to Austin recently to attend the Patriot Academy. It's goal is to equip them with the tools they need to bring America back to its founding principles.
A federal judge says the state of Massachusetts must provide a sex-change surgery for an inmate serving a life sentence for murder.
The National Association of Evangelicals latest leaders survey found that most pastors and ministry leaders saw unfaithfulness as the greatest problem.
The documentary, which is based on the book by Dinesh D'Souza, Obama's America: Unmaking the American Dream
, finished in the top 10 again this week.
Pro-family groups in California are protesting a bill that would make it legal for children to have multiple parents, saying such legislation is anti-family.
Isaac is finally drifting away, but the fallout from the storm is still hurting Gulf Coast residents.
Much of Plaquemines Parish was still covered with floodwater and more than 200,000 people across Louisiana still didn't have any power.
Mitt Romney cast President Obama as a failed coach of a struggling team, and Obama dismissed the GOP convention as an event suited for black-and-white TV
President Obama embarks on a four-day march through battleground states and the storm-battered Gulf Coast as he seeks to blunt momentum picked up by Romney.