October 2012 Headlines
As Sandy dissipates in Canada, Mid-Atlantic states are starting to clean up and count the tremendous cost: at least 55 are dead, more than half of them in New York.
A Christian student group at Tufts University in Massachusetts has confirmed it is appealing the school's decision to drop them from its list of official campus organizations.
After a whirlwind year as the youngest Miss America, Teresa Scanlan, now 19, faces life as a "normal" college student. Wendy Griffith spoke with her at Patrick Henry College.
Arizona's Grand Canyon University is turning down an offer for a free campus in Massachusetts, citing $30 million in unanticipated infrastructure upgrades.
Texas police said they still haven't uncovered the motive behind the beating death of the pastor of a Forest Hill church.
As heavy rain and high tides from Hurricane Sandy are already flooding areas of Virginia, CBN's Operation Blessing is at work helping in one local neighborhood.
Superstorm Sandy took the lives of at least 33 people and knocked out the power of more than 7.6 million homes and businesses along the East Coast.
Hurricane Sandy was no lady as she roared into the nation's capital, with steady rain that was, at times, blinding and whipping wind gusts that topped 75 mph.
As America prepares to select a new president, a group of Christians has been praying on the White House lawn.
A Texas church is mourning the violent death of its pastor after a man drove his car into the church building and struck the reverend.
The nation's oldest nuclear power plant declared an "alert" because of superstorm Sandy after nearby floodwaters rose to 6 feet above sea level.
For the second time in three years the Giants won the World Series, something no other NL team has done in nearly four decades. Several players see the win as second to what really counts.
Gay activists in Minnesota are trying to turn the tide in their favor by targeting one key voting bloc that has historically been skeptical of same-sex marriage - senior citizens.
President Barack Obama warned Monday that those in Sandy's path should not delay in following state and local instructions for safety, including evacuation orders.
A minor earthquake has rattled Southern California, shaking buildings in downtown Los Angeles.
A small tsunami prompted state and federal officials to warn people in southeast Alaska and down the Canadian coast to take precautions.
Sandy trudges up east coast with high winds and rain. Areas of impact reach inland several hundred miles.
Nearly three months after Chick-fil-A came under-fire for its president's personal views on the biblical definition of marriage, the company has seen great gains.
The R-rated film from the makers of "The Matrix" trilogy crosses several time periods and genres to tell the story of how each person's life can impact those to come.
The future of the football program at a New Hampshire high school could be in jeopardy as a school board member is on a mission to ban the sport.
Friends, family and former colleagues paused before the flag-draped casket of former U.S. Sen. George McGovern on Thursday to pay tribute to him.
A man accused of shooting and killing another man while he led a morning prayer service on the campus of World Changers Church International has been arrested.
The group 40 Days for Life has committed to praying and standing vigil outside Planned Parenthood. Attendees are reporting numerous stories of triumph - and heartbreak.
The man accused of shooting a security guard inside the Family Research Council headquarters now faces a terrorism charge.
Forecasters say Sandy could twist and hit the East Coast early next week with strong winds, flooding, heavy rain, and possibly snow.
A group of parents in Southern California are threatening to sue a school district over Yoga classes in public schools.
New Jersey has ruled against a Christian group, saying it discriminated against a lesbian couple when it barred them from using their property in 2007.
California's Proposition 30 raises the personal income tax on people earning $250,000 or more for seven years. It also increases the state sales tax .25 percent.
Planned Parenthood of Indiana got a big boost today after a federal court ruled the state cannot cut its funding just because it performs abortions.
Some Louisiana State University football fans are outraged over the school altering a photograph to remove their crosses from the picture.
One person's generosity toward a struggling man and his family quickly became contagious at a Target store in Oregon.
A federal judge rule that it's not in the public interest to block Planned Parenthood funding because it could keep thousands from getting care from their chosen health care provider.
Well-known pastor and author Max Lucado is among several Christian leaders calling on believers to pray for America in the 40 days leading up to the election.
The Roman Catholic archdiocese of Miami has joined dozens of lawsuits filed by religious groups against President Obama's birth control mandate.
Conservative author Dinesh D'Souza has stepped down as president of The King's College, amid questions over a relationship with a woman who is not his wife.
Rev. Billy Graham is encouraging people to vote based on biblical values, in a full page ad in Thursday's Wall Street Journal.
A judge has ruled that a Texas school district's order to ban cheerleaders from using Bible verses on high school football banners violated their free speech rights.
Victims of the Fort Hood shooting are calling on the government to classify it as a terrorist attack.
Authorities in New York City are questioning a man who allegedly tried to blow up the Federal Reserve, to find out if he has contacts to other terrorists in the United States.
A federal appeals court in Manhattan has struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, the law that defines marriage as only between a man and a woman.
The future of Lance Armstrong's $500 million cancer charity is at stake as accusations of doping begin to catch up with the legendary cyclist.
Punished for signing a petition to vote on same-sex marriage. That's the case for a diversity officer at one of the country's most prestigious deaf universities.
It's rare for earthquakes to shake the East Coast, but that's exactly what happened in Maine last night when a magnitude 4.0 quake struck near Portland.
This coming election day, Minnesota voters will decide on a constitutional amendment to define marriage as between a man and a woman.
A Montana school district has been ordered to pay $70,000 in attorneys fees for banning a valedictorian from speaking at her graduation.
Several Christian groups have taken to the Internet to issue a call to pray for America as Election Day approaches.
A Lifeway research poll of 1,000 Protestant pastors found they favor Republican candidate Mitt Romney by a margin of more than 3 to 1.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops say Biden did not tell the truth about the Obama administration's plan to force employers to provide contraception coverage.
The Newland family has lived out their faith by treating workers generously, with benefits like great health coverage. But they're drawing the line at Obamacare demands.
Five Guantanamo Bay prisoners charged in attacks of September 11, 2001, were back in court Monday. The pre-trial hearings will focus on security for classified information.
A broad coalition of religious groups is buying up ad space in the DC Metro system to counter advertisements that critics say portray Muslims as savages.
Wycliffe Bible Translators USA is mourning the loss of Senior Vice President Forrest W. Flaniken. He died Oct. 14 after being hit by a car while riding his bicycle.
Nine minutes after Felix Baumgartner stepped off the capsule 24 miles above the earth's surface, he landed safely on his feet, becoming the world's first skydiver to break the sound barrier.
Hollywood tries to tickle movie-goers' funny bones this weekend with the new comedy, "Here Comes the Boom."
Regent University, founded by Rev. Pat Robertson, has joined the legal battle against the contraception mandate in President Obama's health care plan.
The U.S. Postal Service kicked off the holiday season with the unveiling of its annual Christmas stamp.
More than a thousand universities and colleges with grades of "A" through "F" on their general education curriculum. Only 21 received an "A," and one of them was Regent University.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta is joining dozens of others who have filed suit against the birth control mandate in President Obama's health care overhaul.
A Washington state fire captain lost his job because he sent emails with religious content from his department account.
A teenage girl has returned to her school in Philadelphia after being ridiculed by her teacher for supporting Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
More than 200 Alabama Christians joined at the state capitol this week to voice their disapproval of President Obama's support of same-sex marriage.
In Marietta, Ga., the law prohibits alcohol sales within 600 feet of churches. But Walmart built its store closer than that to the 63-year-old Pine Grove Baptist Church.
The high court will hear arguments over a program at the University of Texas that considers race as one of the factors in selecting a quarter of its incoming students.
New York City is considering new rules for its "stop-and-frisk" practice, which critics say targets minorities.
The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life reports the number of Protestant adults in the United States has fallen to 48 percent.
Christian leaders from a variety of backgrounds are calling for prayer for America in the days leading up to the presidential election.
Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison -- effectively a life sentence -- in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State.
Pro-Israel ads have been installed in the Washington, D.C., Metro system after on a judge's recent decision to allow them.
The family of Gregory Arthur Weiler II, the man accused of plotting to bomb 52 Oklahoma churches, says he struggles with mental illness.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta has cut support for the Susan G. Komen over concerns the group gives money to abortion provider Planned Parenthood.
The new fall television season will see an increase in the number of gay and bisexual characters on the small screen.
A Texas school district has begun using RFID chips with some of its students. Administrators say it's for students' safety. Some parents say it violates their kids' privacy.
California drivers saw a major spike in the price of gas over the weekend.
The sequel to Ayn Rand's epic trilogy, Atlas Shrugged Part Two, hits theaters across the country next Friday, Oct. 12.
A terminally ill New York City woman who was given an OK by a court to go off her respirator has decided she wants to stay on life support.
Gasoline prices in California rose to another all-time high on Sunday, leapfrogging Hawaii as the state with the most expensive fuel due to a temporary reduction in supply.
Radical gay activist Dan Savage accused the Family Research Council and its president, Tony Perkins, of wanting gay teenagers to die.
The films "Frankenweenie" and "Taken 2" debut in theaters across the nations this weekend.
A Youtube video of Wisconsin TV morning anchor defending her weight has gotten more than 5 million hits this week. But some have asked who's bullying who?
Some 1,400 pastors plan to break the law this weekend by endorsing political candidates in what's being called Pulpit Freedom Sunday.
A second federal lawsuit has been filed against California's new law banning therapy for teens struggling with gender confusion.
A judge ruled that cheerleaders at a Texas high school can continue using Bible verses on their banners for at least two more weeks.
A New York appeals court ruled Friday that a terminally ill woman's wish to be removed from life support will be granted.
With God all things are possible, according to the Bible. Of course, a little help from social media doesn't hurt either.
A couple who run a ministry in Venice, Fla., is once again free to hold prayer meetings in their home.
A federal judge in St. Louis has dismissed one of the nearly three dozen lawsuits against the contraceptive mandate in the President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul.
The struggling pro-life Stanton Health Care Clinic in Boise, Idaho, recently witnessed a monetary miracle. It came about after the offer of a special grant.
In a case spanning from New York to Texas, the FBI has cracked an espionage ring that was shipping critical military technology to Russia.
Despite criticism and even threats to ban his restaurant in some areas, Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy is sticking to his support for traditional family.
The Department of Justice filed for a transfer of sale of the Thomson Correctional Center in western Illinois, despite bipartisan objection.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a controversial bill that would have allowed children in the state to legally have more than two parents.
A lawsuit filed by an atheist group challenging Pennsylvania's "Year of the Bible" resolution was dismissed this week.
The legal group Pacific Justice Institute has filed a lawsuit to overturn California's new ban on therapy for teenagers struggling with their sexual orientation.
A judge has blocked Pennsylvania's controversial voter identification law that would have enforced stricter ID requirements for Election Day.
The Smithsonian Channel has delayed airing a documentary about a controversial ancient manuscript that quotes Jesus as saying "my wife."
On the first day of its new term, the Supreme Court has already dealt a blow to traditional marriage supporters.
The City Council in Pueblo, Colo., is sticking with their opening prayer, for now.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill banning mental therapy for minors struggling with gender confusion.
Catholic and Protestant protesters hoping to stop free birth control access under President Obama's health care law were arrested in front of the White House.