May 2013 Headlines
New Bethlehem, Pa., is a quiet little town. Hardly the kind of place you'd expect to hold the largest Bible club, much less one that's influencing the world.
Eric "Hoovey" Elliott was a young boy with a very promising basketball career until a potentially fatal illness threatened to take it all.
Illinois conservatives defeated a campaign by gay activists to push through a same-sex marriage bill last week.
Trustees of two of the largest government entitlement programs released their annual financial status report Friday.
Churches are starting to opt out of the Boy Scouts, and plans for an alternative group are unfolding. What's not clear is how many faith-based troops will leave.
Marijuana is already legal in the state of Washington. Now a former Microsoft executive wants take it a step further and create the first national brand.
An Arizona woman jailed in Mexico for drug smuggling was released Friday after a Mexican judge dismissed the case against the Mormon mother of seven.
President Obama is expected to nominate James Comey, a former Bush administration official, as the next FBI director.
Arvind Mahankali, a 13-year-old New York student, has won this year's 86th Scripps National Spelling Bee.
A recent article in Time Magazine takes a sharp poke at Millennials, calling them the "me, me, me" generation.
The president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference says IRS audits of Christian and conservative groups and Obamacare's birth control mandate represent unprecedented threats to religious liberty in America.
Hurricane victims in Breezy Point, N.Y., are sending aid to the people of Moore, Okla., through CBN's Operation Blessing.
Federal authorities are investigating two threatening letters sent to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg that tested positive for the deadly poison ricin.
Severe weather continues across the Plains and the Midwest, with the threat of storms from Texas to North Dakota. The atmosphere is primed for violent tornadoes.
Evangelist and Christian singer Carman Licciardello notified fans on Facebook Thursday he's suffered a setback in his battle against cancer.
Chicago pastors like Rev. Stephen Thurston of New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church are fighting an attempt to expand gambling in Illinois.
The cyber war between the United States and China is intensifying. Chinese hackers have accessed designs for some of the nation's most advanced weapons.
Religious leaders in New York City scored a political victory in their ongoing fight to hold worship services inside public school buildings.
An extreme weather outbreak continues to sweep across America, with another batch of severe storms on tap Wednesday.
The fight over Bible banners at high school football games in southeast Texas will continue.
July 17, 2004. Life couldn't have been better for Ryan and Haley Dennison. Their marriage culminated a courtship that began their second year at West Point.
The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to hear a case that could have helped de-fund Planned Parenthood in Indiana.
President Obama toured the Jersey Shore on Tuesday to get a firsthand look at the progress made since super storm Sandy hit last October.
The Red Cross is holding back more than a third of the money raised to help victims of super storm Sandy.
New York officials and the National Park Service are at odds over a security plan to protect visitors at the Statue of Liberty when it reopens July Fourth.
Obamacare is supposed to create jobs and provide health insurance for all. Instead for many Americans is has already become a source of heartburn.
Graduation day has become one of the main targets on religious liberties.
Graduating seniors at Lincoln County High School in Kentucky school took part in a student-led prayer, despite objections.
Memorial Day was a weather rollercoaster. For some, it was a picture perfect weekend, while others saw their holiday plans drowned in heavy rains.
A Kentucky mega-church is ending its relationship with the Boy Scouts of America after the new policy allowing gay scouts.
Memorial Day joined Americans across the nation Monday as they honored U.S. service men and women.
On Sunday, President Obama visited Moore, Okla., where one week ago today the deadly EF-5 tornado tore through the town.
The man charged in the terror attack on Fort Hood, Texas, is still receiving a paycheck from the U.S. military.
The President's home state of Illinois could redefine marriage next week. LGBT activists are pushing a gay marriage bill but not without a challenge.
President Barack Obama says America needs to do more to help those left behind by fallen heroes.
For millions in the Midwest Monday the focus is not so much celebrating Memorial Day but coping with severe weather, from Iowa all the way down to Texas.
The tornado that hit Moore, Okla., one week ago today cut a 17-mile-wide trail of destruction.
An evening commute turns into a nightmare Thursday for drivers along a major West Coast highway that crosses a bridge in Washington state.
President Obama heads to Moore, Okla., this weekend to honor the victims of Monday's deadly tornado.
The Boy Scouts threw open its ranks to gay Scouts but not gay Scout leaders -- a fiercely contested compromise that some warned could fracture the organization.
Drones may soon become common sights in the sky. They have the ability to open doors for new ways of doing business. But they also raise privacy concerns.
A former abortion doctor is now speaking out against abortion as Congress considers a federal law to ban abortions after 20 weeks.
The Oklahoma City-based arts-and-crafts chain asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of Obamacare.
A House panel has passed legislation that would strip commanding officers of their power to change or dismiss court-martial convictions in rape and assault cases.
The first funeral in the aftermath of the massive tornado that struck Moore, Okla., took place Thursday. Nine-year-old Antonia Candelaria was laid to rest.
A four-hour mini-series depicting life before and during America's Revolutionary War is set to air on the INSP network on Memorial Day.
A man with ties to one of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing case was killed in a shootout with the FBI.
As thousands of residents face the reality of starting over, many say "Oklahoma spirit" is what keeps them strong.
Devin shares his heart for God, his passion for music, what he’s most looking forward to on the American Idol tour.
A federal court struck down Arizona's ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, Tuesday.
Vermont is now the fourth state to legalize physician assisted suicide. Gov. Peter Shumlin. signed it into law Monday.
A CBS News investigative reporter who has persistently pursued White House scandals like the Benghazi attack says her computers have been infiltrated.
CBN's Operation Blessing is one of the first responders with much needed disaster relief for those directly affected by Oklahoma's most deadly tornado.
Despite the deadly tornadoes plaguing Moore, Okla., and other cities in the Midwest and Plains, forecasters say so far the 2013 tornado season has been fairly quiet.
While it will take time for residents of the tornado-battered town of Moore, Okla., to heas, there are already signs of recovery.
Residents in the tornado-battered town of Moore spent the day trying to recover and clean up as the state's governor asked America to pray for Oklahoma.
Christian organizations are delivering assistance to the tornado victims in Moore, Okla.
In the wake of Oklahoma's deadly tornado, the stories of two families' survival is emerging from the tragedy.
CBN's Operation Blessing is offering Oklahoma's tornado survivors prayer and encouragement amidst what one worker called "a scene from the end of time."
More than 85,000 veterans sought treatment for injuries or illness linked to sexual abuse in 2012, according to a new Associated Press study.
The two-mile-wide tornado that destroyed the Oklahoma suburb of Moore on Monday, killed at least 51 people, including 20 children, and injured an estimated 230 others.
Houston abortionist Douglas Karpen is being accused of performing illegal late-term abortions similar to the ones that Dr. Kermit Gosnell was convicted of last week.
A mother in a Philadelphia train station jumped onto the tracks to save her 14-month-old daughter.
CBN's Operation Blessing International is coordinating relief efforts for tornado victims in Granbury, Texas.
Backers of the Boy Scout's current ban on gay scouts held more than 40 rallies across the country to show their support.
A new Gallup Poll shows large majorities believe Benghazi and IRS targeting incidents warrant more investigation, but many are paying little attention.
Entire neighborhoods are still cordoned off in North Texas Friday as rescue teams search for survivors in wake of 16 deadly tornadoes.
A Colorado-based Christian ministry says it has been the subject of biased treatment from the Internal Revenue Service.
Die-hard Trekkies are anticipating the latest installment of the Stark Trek movie series, "Star Trek Into Darkness."
The younger Boston bombing suspect left behind a note, saying the attack was in retaliation for Muslims killed by U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Obama administration's refusal to grant asylum to the Romeike family.
An Uzbekistan national, Fazliddin Kurbanov, is facing terrorism charges Friday in Idaho. Federal agents arrested Kurbanov Thursday in Boise.
Earlier this week, actress Angelina Jolie announced she underwent a double mastectomy.
Bibles are being reinstated in Georgia state park lodges and cabins after being removed in response to an atheist guest's complaint.
Multiple tornadoes, flash floods and huge hail hit North Texas hard on Wednesday. At least six people dead and more are missing.
A judge sentenced abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell to a third life sentence Wednesday.
Black pro-life leaders are calling for investigations of other abortion clinics like the one run by Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell.
Kermit Gosnell, the late-term abortionist found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of three infants born alive, has been spared the death penalty.
Vermont lawmakers passed a bill Monday decriminalizing possession of up to an ounce of pot.
Activities like Yale's "Sex Week" have become the norm on college campuses. But students are growing tired of the "hookup culture" and taking a stand for sexual purity.
Late-term abortionist Kermit Gosnell has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of three infants born alive, but he was spared the death penalty.
Obamacare could cost hospitals billions of dollars nationwide over the coming years, according to a rough estimate released by federal health officials.
New Orleans police have identified Akein Scott as the alleged gunman in Sunday's Mother's Day parade shooting in the Big Easy.
Minnesota is set to become the 12th state to legalize gay marriage. The state Senate approved the legislation 37-30 after four hours of debate.
A Philadelphia jury found Pennsylvania late-term abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths three infants born alive.
New York City lawmakers are considering allowing non-citizens to vote in local elections.
Two children are among 19 people wounded after gunmen opened fire at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans.
Lakeside homes in northern Minnesota were damaged over the weekend by what's being called an "ice wave."
Texas law student Cody Wilson, 25, has been working on the prototype for over a year. Now his group, Defense Distributed, claims they've succeeded.
The man who kidnapped three Ohio women could face hundreds of charges, including murder for the pregnancies he allegedly terminated with his own hands.
Each year thousands of children enter America's foster care system and state workers are often overwhelmed, but a growing number of Christians are getting involved.
Minnesota is positioned to become the 12th state to legalize same-sex marriage.
A gang of criminals made off with $45 million by hacking ATM machines around the globe in what authorities are calling one of the biggest cyber heists in history.
Has the Western world lost God? Author Mary Eberstadt thinks so and she takes a fresh approach to the question in her book, How the West Really Lost God.
Denver lawmakers passed legislation Wednesday to regulate the marijuana market after voters approved its legalization last year.
A House hearing Thursday on the Boston Marathon bombings revealed a breakdown in intelligence sharing between city and federal authorities.
Cheerleaders from a southeast Texas high school can continue to display Bible verses on their banners at football games, a judge ruled.
The ACLJ says it just doesn't make sense for the Pentagon to look to an anti-Christian extremist to guide its policy on religious freedom.
As gun control advocates continue to push for tougher restrictions, two new studies show gun violence is actually decreasing in the United States.
The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in an undisclosed location outside Massachusetts.
Ariel Castro, a former school bus driver, has been charged in kidnapping and rape of three Cleveland women - Michele Knight, Gina DeJesus, and Amanda Berry.
Celebrations continued in Cleveland, Ohio, Wednesday for the three women found after being missing for a decade.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced Tuesday he had gastric band surgery, but he says it was for his health and not for political reasons.
A self-described 'crisis' in the ranks has hit a U.S. Air Force unit charged with the command and control of the nation's nuclear missiles.
Delaware has become the 11th state to legalize gay marriage. Gov. Jack Markell signed a measure into law Tuesday shortly after the state Senate approved it Tuesday afternoon.
The cty of Dearborn, Mich., has agreed to pay a settlement to a Christian Missionary group whose members were arrested while evangelizing at an Arab Cultural Festival.
The Boston Marathon bombings marks the first time in history that a U.S. marathon has been targeted directly, bringing race security into the spotlight.
Eleven U.S. senators are now asking the full Senate to consider national standards to regulate the abortion industry.
A Bible publishing company has scored a victory in its fight against Obamacare's contraception mandate -- and it may owe the victory to the White House.
Buford Rogers was arrested at his home in Minnesota after federal agents discovered pipe bombs, molotov cocktails and Romanian AKM assault rifles.
The Boston Marathon bombings are sparking questions about privacy as America slips closer to a surveillance society.
Three Cleveland, Ohio, women who went missing approximately 10 years ago have been found alive.
The Kentucky General Assembly passed a law allowing a Christian-only healthcare plan to resume operations in the state.
Statistics show that Camden, N.J., is more violent than the infamous Chicago. Still, some longtime residents say their struggling city holds wealth beyond measure.
Investigators are taking a close look at the wife of the dead Boston Marathon bomber.
A Kentucky school says prayer will not be a part of its graduation ceremony this year.
Thousands of men packed an arena on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University Friday for an historic meeting.
The uncle of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect killed in a gun battle with police arrived at a funeral home Sunday to prepare his body for burial.
A California church says it will no longer sponsor a Boy Scout troop in its facilities if the national organization lifts its ban on openly gay scouts.
Human trafficking is on the rise in Louisville, Ky., this week. The reason? The Kentucky Derby.
The U.S. is at a crossroads as forces work to change the face of traditional marriage. But a new generation is emerging to defend America's families.
Fire crews in Southern California are desperately fighting to put out a massive wildfire that's out of control. Fanned by the Santa Anna winds, the blaze is less than 10 percent contained.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signed a bill Thursday repealing the death penalty and replacing it with life in prison without parole.
Rhode Island is now the 10th state to legalize gay marriage. Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed the bill on the steps of the State House Thursday.
Authorities say the surviving Boston Marathon suspect, Dzhokhar "Johar" Tsarnaev, told investigators that the original target was a Boston Fourth of July celebration.
From near and far, people packed the halls of the United States Capitol to "Pray for America," the motto for this year's annual observance.
Three friends of Boston Marathon suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are being charged in last month's bombing.
California Pastor Greg Laurie opened the National Day of Prayer at the Pentagon Thursday, despite opposition from gay rights groups.
The Pentagon says soldiers can be prosecuted for sharing their faith.
President Obama's health care plan has hit yet another snag -- this time, in his home state.
National Day of Prayer Task Force chair Shirley Dobson warned that with nation sliding into "moral chaos," America needs God more than ever.
A new poll by the National Right to Life Committee shows that more than half of all Americans don't know that Planned Parenthood does abortions.
New York City, the metropolis that brought us bans on sugary drinks, is now the home of the first public elementary school with an all vegetarian cafeteria.