December 2012 Headlines
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton developed a blood clot in her head but did not suffer a stroke or neurological damage, her doctors said Monday.
Former President George H.W. Bush's condition continued to improve Saturday, prompting doctors to move him out of intensive care, a spokesman said.
The owners of Hobby Lobby say they must remain true to their faith, despite the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to block the Obamacare contraception mandate.
The Urbana Student Missions Conference is underway in Saint Louis with about16,000 registered to attend the event, Conference Director Tom Lin said.
The Christian Broadcasting Network helped spread Christmas cheer to families in need this holiday season.
Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, commander of Operation Desert Storm in the 1990s, has died. He was 78 years old.
Parts of Arkansas may be in the dark into the New Year after a massive winter storm knocked out power to more than 2,000 customers.
Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor has denied a request to immediately block part of Obamacare that requires employers to provide abortion-inducing drugs.
Many Americans spent Christmas Day in the theater, flocking to see the latest cinematic version of Victor Hugo's classic novel, Les Miserables
Former President H.W. Bush has been admitted to intensive care at a hospital in Houston after a "series of setbacks including a persistent fever," his spokesman reported.
Winter storms caused at least 1,500 flight cancellations Wednesday and more are already being called off Thursday.
Lawmakers are renewing their cry for tougher gun laws. But critics say the focus shouldn't be on gun laws but mental health.
Gymnast Gabby Douglas became the darling of the 2012 Summer Olympics, but her journey contained many bumps. She shares her story with CBN News.
Leaders from 26 states came to the nation's capitol this week, saying right now is a rare moment when reforming immigration can be a win-win for all sides.
Who was Charles Dickens, the man who brought us characters like Scrooge and Tiny Tim? His work is still studied today, but few know about his faith.
In tiny Wichita Falls, Texas, the Harrold Independent School District allows teachers with concealed handgun licenses to carry guns in the classroom.
Federal appeals court denies Hobby Lobby's request for an injunction on the abortion drug mandate while the company challenges the law in court.
The Connecticut town in mourning over the loss of 20 children and six school workers in the December school massacre has been overwhelmed by gifts from across the world.
Author Ace Collins talks about the origins of Christmas lights tradition.
One week after the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings, people across the state marked the event with a moment of silence at 9:30 a.m., the exact time the massacre took place.
A deadly monster storm is marching across the country and delivering an early white Christmas to millions.
As businessman Jeff Jones discovered, acting on an idea is all it takes to be a blessing. His volunteer project is bringing Christmas to vets, one decoration at a time.
One by one, the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shootings in Newtown, Conn., are being laid to rest.
Bad weather across the Midwest could make Christmas travel difficult for millions of Americans.
Judge Robert Bork, best known for his contentious Supreme Court nomination battle, died Tuesday in Arlington, Va.
The anti-trafficking movement is just beginning in many ways. That's why advocates recently gathered in Washington to define the smartest way to help victims.
A Florida man is accused of plotting a terror attack on a landmark in New York City.
There's one topic most politicians and media won't mention as a root cause behind tragedies like Newtown: The reality of evil and spiritual warfare.
All mass shootings spark gun debates but Newtown coming on the heel of other tragedies with young victims is sparking a debate Washington didn't expect.
The small town of Newtown, Conn., has begun what's hard to comprehend: Begin to bury 20 of its children and six adults.
After more than a decade, CBN News' Lee Webb is stepping down from anchoring CBN's Newswatch program.
In a major victory Tuesday, a court has ruled in favor of two Christian colleges, saying they can challenge the Obamacare contraception coverage mandate.
More children are now being born outside of marriage, according to a new study by the National Marriage Project and the Institute for American Values.
Hip hop artist Lecrae used to spout the negative lyrics glamorized on the rap scene. But after committing to Christ, he now makes music from a different perspective.
Christian radio host Frank Pastore died Monday of injuries he received in a motorcycle accident last month.
It's going to take a long time for the town to heal, but a group of chaplains from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, along with a comfort dog ministry is helping ease the pain.
The massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is the latest many in recent years. Are they spurred by a culture of violence or does it come down to mental health?
Parents across the country are hugging their children tighter as many head back to school today. But Friday's Newtown shooting has raised new worries about safety.
Churches are working overtime to help comfort a grieving town as funerals begin today for victims of the school shooting that left 20 children and six adults dead.
Connecticut's governor said the man suspected of killing 26 children and adults at a Newtown elementary school committed suicide just as authorities closed in.
Most of the victims of Friday's shooting spree died at the very start of their young lives, tiny victims taken in a way not fit for anyone regardless of age.
Atheists are spreading their version of holiday cheer with a billboard that's raising more than a few eyebrows in New York City's Times Square.
Lord of the Rings director ventures into the world of J.R.R. Tolkien with his latest cinematic creation "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."
Twenty children who had simply come to learn at Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday are dead, along with eight adults, in one of the worst shootings in U.S. history.
It's been six weeks since Hurricane Sandy battered the eastern shore, but FEMA officials say some people may have to wait months before they can go back to their homes.
A Maryland school district has suspended its biometrics program after receiving pressure from the public and a civil liberties group.
A Portland mall remains closed a day after a gunman wearing camouflage and a mask opened fire on shoppers, killing two people before killing himself.
Michigan lawmakers are working on a bill that could ban Sharia law in their state. Now a Muslim activist group is fighting back.
Eastern Michigan University has settled a lawsuit with a woman who was kicked out because of her opposition to affirming homosexuality.
Washington lawmakers have gotten nowhere in their negotiations to avoid the huge tax increases and budget cuts set to hit Jan. 1.
It's something many thought they'd never see: Michigan, one of the nation's strongest union states, is now a right-to-work state -- and it happened with lightning speed.
Monster storms and heavy snowfall has wreaked havoc across the Northern Plains, upper Midwest, and parts of the South.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia defended his conservative legal views during a speaking engagement Monday at Princeton University.
Pharmacists in Illinois will not face punishment for refusing to sell abortion-inducing drugs.
North Carolina drivers who wanted to carry a pro-life message on their vehicle's license plate may never get a chance to do so.
Christian higher education finds itself in a spiritual fight because of rising secularism. But despite hostility and a tough economy, educators are optimistic.
A slow moving storm system has dumped more than 16 inches of snow in some areas of the Midwest and left at least one person dead.
A battle over Christmas displays is becoming an annual event in Leesburg, Va. Local atheists said the display is unconstitutional and are now pressing to have a permanent holiday display of their own.
A gunman in Miami opened fire in a church parking lot as members walked to their cars after Sunday morning service.
Wisconsin musicians have started a new tradition of performing at one of the state's natural caverns, "Cave of the Mounds."
In what could be one of the most important Supreme Court rulings in U.S. history, the high court will decide whether California's gay marriage ban is constitutional.
Same-sex Weddings Begin in Washington State
President Barack Obama's proposes $60.4 billion in aid for states hit by Superstorm Sandy.
What happens when state laws collide with the government? That scenario unfolded in Maryland and Washington state this week over pot and gay marriage.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday it will hear two cases in March dealing with gay marriage. Will the court decide to make gay marriage legal in all 50 states?
Agape Church in Little Rock, Ark. canceled a performance of "Merry Christmas Charlie Brown" after a complaint by an atheist group.
Actor Gerard Butler stars as George Dryer, a former international soccer star who's trying to reassemble the pieces of his broken life.
Today is the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack on the U.S. naval base in Hawaii that brought America into World War II.
A student religious group at Tufts University was first told it violated the schools non-discrimination policy by requiring its leaders to follow "basic biblical truths."
A private Christian-owned company in Pennsylvania is joining a long list of companies and religious groups filing suit over the contraception coverage mandate
A cadet is quitting West Point less than six months before graduation to protest what he calls "unconstitutional proselytism."
Religious groups held a live nativity scene in front of the United States Supreme Court and the Capitol building in order to declare the true meaning of Christmas.
The Miam-Dade commission banned the prayers eight years ago, but after a lengthy debate commissioners voted 8-3 to reinstate the opening prayer.
The nation's oldest university has formally recognized an alternative sex club on campus that promotes discussions and safe practices of kinky sex.
A disputed Santa Monica nativity scene in California is moving to private land after a federal judge ruled the city could ban religious displays on public land.
Advocates for trafficking victims recently met in Washington to evaluate the best way to help them.
A little bit of peace came to Capitol Hill Tuesday with the lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree.
Parents in Atlanta want answers after a health scare created panic at a local elementary school Monday.
Two judges have issued different rulings on California's law banning reparative therapy for minors.
Several Planned Parenthood clinics are breaking away from the organization due to an abortion mandate.
An historic church in Boston, Mass., is hoping to raise $20 million by auctioning off one of the first books published in America.
A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction against the president's healthcare mandate on behalf of Bible publisher Tyndale House.
The U.S. Military Academy at West Point hosted its first same-sex weddings over the last two weekends.