January 2013 Headlines
Some have declared this a post-Christian age. But renowned pollster Frank Newport said not according to his data, which shows God very much alive in American minds.
"Surrender the Secret," a new 10-part web series on KnockTV is addressing the post-traumatic plight of women who have had abortions.
Human traffickers are exploiting this weekend's Super Bowl, trying to profit from all the men visiting New Orleans. Activists are trying to raise awareness.
When Hurricane Sandy hit, thousands were forced from their homes. But shelters have been providing a place to sleep long before this crisis. They're also restoring hope.
Powerful storms ripped across much of the South and Midwest overnight as tornadoes and dangerous winds tore down trees, damaged homes, and downed power lines.
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship says University of Michigan has removed a chapter from campus after they refused to drop its religious qualifications for student leadership.
Prayer before public meetings is the hot topic in three states this week: South Dakota, South Carolina, and Virginia.
A new survey shows many Christian groups favor stricter gun control laws.
This Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the federal income tax. While many Americans might not see that as a day to celebrate, that's not the case for the liberal media.
A top atheist wants the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on atheists as well as gays.
Seventy-five people died as a result of attacks at faith-based institutions in 2012 in the United States, a 36 percent increase over the previous year.
The FBI is investigating a West Palm Beach, Fla., eye doctor suspected of providing free trips and underage prostitutes to U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J.
The Nepali Rescue Project is helping rescue victims of the sex trafficking industry. Now they are getting a big boost from a fashion designer Katie Martinez.
In the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy, the gun control debate is more heated than ever. But one former Gangsta rap argues more gun restrictions are not the answer.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said it's a mistake to consider the U.S. Constitution a "living" document. According to the 76-year-old, it's "dead, dead, dead."
A winter storm has ripped through the central U.S. and South Wednesday with damaging winds and possible tornadoes.
The Boy Scouts of America may lift its ban on gay and lesbian troop leaders but the news is not sitting well with many religious groups.
A mixture of freezing rain, sleet and snow made for messy roads and dangerous conditions across the Midwest and Northwest.
The Boys Scouts of America may soon end its ban on gay scouts and leaders.
Jacquie Hagler, a Lake City, Fla., homeowner stopped an armed robbery when she and her friends chanted one powerful word: JESUS!
A federal appeals court has struck down an Indiana law that banned registered sex offenders from using social networking websites.
Thousands of pro-lifers packed the state capital in Texas for their state's annual rally for life.
This fall, new insurance markets called exchanges will open in each state, marking the long-awaited and much-debated debut of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
The French-language film, directed by Austrian Michael Haneke, tells the story of Georges and Anne, an elderly couple whose love is put to the test when Anne falls ill.
Pastor Kenneth Miller, from Stuarts Draft, Va., was taken into federal custody Thursday for his role in a dispute between an ex-lesbian and her former gay partner.
Much of the country remains in an icebox today. Winter storm warnings were issued for parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania in the East and Colorado and New Mexico in the West.
The landmark Roe vs. Wade ruling has led to the death of 55 million unborn babies but also to a growing movement dedicated to ending the deadly practice.
Rhode Island's House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation legalizing same-sex marriage Thursday in a 51to 19 vote.
The unanimous vote by the top generals removes all barriers to women, opening thousands of jobs on the front lines, but not everyone thinks it's a good idea.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected Robert Sherman's case against a $20,000 state grant used to renovate the Bald Knob Cross of Peace Southeast of St. Louis.
Arctic cold weather swept across the country on Wednesday and Thursday, locking the Midwest to the Northeast in a deep freeze.
A war veteran and his Purple Heart have been reunited after almost 70 years. Ninety-year-old George Hemphill received the medal in Europe in World War II.
Pro-life Congressman Chris Smith brought several women to Capitol Hill on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade to discuss the havoc abortion has wreaked on their lives.
Pattie Mallette, the mother of pop superstar Justin Bieber, is promoting a pro-life movie she helped to create.
Residents from the Dakotas to the East Coast are bundling up Wednesday as extreme cold temperatures grip a third of the country.
Forty years after Roe v. Wade, the abortion debate is just as alive as ever, with both sides claiming victories and neither backing down.
Some of the coldest temperatures in years are settling across a large part of the United States Tuesday.
The American Legion Ball saluted America's heroes, specifically Medal of Honor recipients at an inaugural ball.
Seven musical acts were featured in Monday's inauguration, including two from the evangelical community: the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir and the Lee University Festival Choir.
This weekend, Americans in 49 states participated in "Guns across America" rallies to express their opposition to the president's new gun control campaign.
Volunteers from all 50 states, including Gospel singer Yolanda Adams, gathered on the National Mall, offering information on how to get involved in their communities.
Rhode Island legislators could vote on a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in a matter of weeks.
Loved your enemies lately? Two pastors that often oppose President Obama's policies are making a very public gesture to say they're backing him - with prayer.
Colo. Pastor Brady Boyd says now is the time for churches to focus on violence in our culture and what families can do to change the environment in their own homes.
More Americans are dipping into their 401ks to pay their bills as they struggle to make ends meet. But it can be a costly alternative that robs the future.
For the average person, there's a misconception about what exactly assault weapons are. CBN Chief of Security Chris Mitchell demonstrates the important distinction.
Disgraced Olympic cyclist Lance Armstrong was stripped of his awards after former friends gave him up to anti-doping authorities -- a move he said sealed his fate.
Parts of the Southeast are digging out after a winter storm dumped snow across the region. The storm led to downed trees, accidents and power outages.
Levee repairs are needed across America, according to inspections done by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Boeing is facing a crisis as its new 787 Dreamliner fleet is now grounded in Europe, the United States, Japan, and in India over safety issues.
A child's handwritten book of Rules to Live By has turned up in a parking lot near Citrus Heights, Calif. Now a Walmart employee is on a quest to find its rightful owner.
North Dakota lawmakers could vote to allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons at schools and churches.
The NRA has wasted no time attacking President Obama over his plans for new gun control measures.
President Obama has declared today Religious Freedom Day but critics are charging his proclamation as "hypocritical."
Regent University's bachelor degree program has been ranked No. 10 out of 860 programs listed by The U.S. News and World Report.
Florida says it was legal for them to ask a landowner to cough up as much as $150,000 to help them preserve distant wetlands. Others argue it is a government shake down.
The Obama administration is appealing a judge's order blocking enforcement of the Obamacare mandate for Tyndale House employees.
The New York Police Department is going to insert GPS tracking devices into prescription drug bottles, saying it will help to fight theft of prescription drugs.
Christian leaders and music artists are hosting a free concert Tuesday evening for the survivors of the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings in Newtown, Conn.
After years of denials, famed-cyclist Lance Armstrong has admitted to doping: using performance enhancing drugs to help his cycling career.
Walmart, the nation's biggest retailer, has promised 100,000 new jobs to honorably discharged veterans, one of the largest hiring commitments for vets in history.
Evangelical leaders are pointing to scripture to persuade Christians and lawmakers to support immigration reform.
Colorado's Supreme Court is allowing an injunction against graphic abortion signs, ruling they cause "psychological harm" to kids. But pro-lifers say it's an assault on free speech.
Focus on the Family President Jim Daly, who was once in the foster care system himself, spoke recently at Regent University's symposium on human trafficking.
Former President George H.W. Bush was released from a Houston hospital and went home Monday after spending nearly two months being treated for a bronchitis-related cough.
An Ohio mail man is being praised for saving an elderly man's life.
The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled in favor of new protections for unborn children.
The largest crowds of pro-lifers yet are expected to participate in the 40th anniversary of March for Life rally in Washington, D.C., Jan. 25.
Zookeepers shelter polar bears in San Diego as a weekend cold snap brings record lows to Calfornia.
Students from across the country are united in a fight to end human trafficking around the world.
Americans are adopting fewer children but it's not for lack of desire. It's because of lack of eligible children.
Bob Waliszewski, director of Focus on the Family's entertainment review department Plugged-in Online," reviews "The Impossible."
An increasing number of school districts around the country are looking into hiring armed school guards.
A cold front is blasting snow, ice and freezing rain across a huge part of the country.
Evangelical Pastor Louie Giglio has pulled out of praying at the president's inauguration ceremon after criticism arose over comments against homosexuality.
School officials in one Ohio town are refusing to remove a large portrait of Jesus that hangs in a Middle School.
A Kentucky high school is on the defensive after Android tablets meant to help students with their homework instead became a gateway for pornography.
Opponents of gay marriage are expressing disappointment but not surprise at the announcement that same-sex weddings can now be performed at Washington National Cathedral.
A federal judge has ruled a Texas school district can expel one of its students after she objected to wearing an identity card with a tracking device.
Good news for shop-o-holics: one retail store is offering to match any discounted price on any of the items they sell.
The widow of slain civil rights leader Medger Evers and evangelical Pastor Louie Giglio are scheduled to pray at President Obama's inauguration.
A Texas pastor is hoping he can inspire his congregation to join the fight against human trafficking.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents continue to make arrests in a global child pornography sting: 247 men and women are now behind bars.
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly have launched an initiative to promote greater gun control.
The Gallaudet University official who was suspended for signing a petition backed by traditional marriage groups is back at work.
The president has made it clear he plans to take action on gun control. As a result, tens of thousands of people have been stocking up at gun shows and stores.
Tens of thousands of supporters were called on to shop online or at a store in support of Hobby Lobby Appreciation Day, Saturday.
The Supreme Court will hear two days worth of arguments at the end of March concerning gay marriage laws.
A federal judge in Chicago has granted an Illinois company temporary relief from having to provide birth control coverage for its workers.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is returning to work Monday after receiving treatment for a blood clot in her head.
A gunman and three other people are dead after an hours-long standoff with police at a home in Aurora, Colo.
A new Time Magazine cover is acknowledging that the tide is turning in the favor of the pro-life movement.
Officials have canceled a tsunami warning for parts of southern Alaska and coastal Canada.
Organizers of this week's Passion 2013 conference are urging college-age Christian students to get involved in the fight against slavery and human trafficking.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is back home after a blood clot left her in a New York City hospital for days. It was the first time she's been seen publicly since Dec. 7.
A police officer out of Albuquerque, N.M., got more than he bargained for after responding to a squad call. Instead of making an arrest, he actually helped the panhandling culprits.
Twenty days after a gunmen turned a small Connecticut town upside down, children at Sandy Hook Elementary are back in school for the first time.
Hobby Lobby has awarded a new recipient with the Northfield, Mass., campus founded by Christian evangelist D.L. Moody.
Despite the agreement that saved the nation from plunging off the fiscal cliff, most Americans are worried about the country's future.
Tens of thousands of Christian youth are worshipping God in word and deed in Atlanta this week.
A court ruling has cleared the way for Texas to end public funding for Planned Parenthood and other groups that support abortion.
New laws worth noting in this New Year include everything from bans on plastics to bans on cats.
Thousands of Christian youth who finished 2012 at the Urbana Student Missions Conference are starting the New Year with commitments to serve God as missionaries.
As the world rang in 2013 with spectacular fireworks displays, the specter of economic uncertainty weighed on the minds of revelers hoping for a better year.
The first marijuana clubs have begun popping up in Colorado after voters legalized recreational pot-smoking.
A federal judge has ruled that a property management company owned by the founder of Domino's Pizza does not have to implement mandatory contraception coverage.
Same-sex couples in Maryland and Maine moved quickly to take advantage of new state laws allowing them to get married.