July 2013 Headlines
The popular hymn "In Christ Alone" will be left out of the new hymnal of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A.
A new twist in the battle over sexuality in our culture: a group of ex-gays is asking the Supreme Court for equal protection under the law.
Just as North Carolina follows Texas with some of the toughest abortion regulations, a new video accusing one abortionist of horrific practices has been released.
A federal court ruled Tuesday that the government does not need a warrant to access Americans' cell phone records.
The U.S. Army private involved in the biggest leak of classified documents in U.S. history has been convicted of espionage.
A new nondiscrimination ordinance in San Antonio, Texas, could be used to discriminate against Christians.
It seems no matter where NFL quarterback Tim Tebow goes, his faith goes before him. Tebow will train this summer with his new team, The New England Patriots.
Each year more than 700,000 prisoners are released from the country's prisons. Many struggle to find work and return to crime. But one man wants to change that.
The FBI has told Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., that it does not need a warrant to use drones for surveillance on U.S. soil.
The Pentagon has rejected a request to stop selling pornographic magazines on military bases.
Sounds of celebration rose from Manhattan's Lower East Side, and it all came from D Street, an area that saw its share of disaster when Hurricane Sandy hit.
Tropical depression Flossie is expected to exit Hawaii Tuesday, weaker than when it arrived.
Earlier in July, 6-year-old Nathan Woessner was buried alive under a sand dune at Illinois's Indiana Dunes for more than three hours.
A series of explosions at a propane plant in central Florida sent several people to the hospital Monday night.
The New York Times best seller Heaven is Real is on its way to the big screen.
A St. Louis pastor said he's called to preach the good news not just in his church but also on the streets of his city.
A federal appeals court has ruled a Mennonite-owned corporation does not qualify for a religious exemption from Obama's birth control mandate.
When families break down, children often hit the streets and try to survive on their own, many turning to prostitution within days after running away.
After the Supreme Court's pro-gay marriage rulings, Christians who stand up for traditional marriage are more likely than ever to be persecuted for it.
Megachurch Pastor Rick Warren returned to the pulpit this weekend nearly four months after his son's suicide.
Residents of the town of West, Texas, the site of a massive fertilizer plant explosion last April, got some relief at the pump.
Extreme weather over the weekend brought flooding to at least nine states.
Indiana's Colonial Hills Baptist Church is mourning after a devastating bus crash over the weekend.
President Barack Obama praised the accomplishments of Muslims in America at his fifth annual Iftar dinner. The event was hosted at the White House Thursday.
Along with pro-life Texas and North Carolina legislation, public attitudes appear to be shifting -- and pro-life politicians are seizing the moment.
The government wants major Internet companies to turn over users' passwords, according to C-NET News.
The Cleveland man who imprisoned three women in his home, subjecting them to a decade of rapes and beatings, pleaded guilty in a deal to avoid the death penalty.
Actor Hugh Jackman reprises his role as the mutant Logan, a.k.a. "Wolverine," in the latest installment of the X-Men series, "The Wolverine."
Pro-abortion Texas Sen. Wendy Davis is heading to Washington for a big fundraiser to boost her political career following a stream of glowing media reports.
Former President George H.W. Bush is sporting a new look: He shaved his head to encourage a little boy name Patrick.
President Obama has delayed the delivery of four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt.
Retired city employees have been suing the Motor City over proposed pension cuts that are part of its bankruptcy filing. But a federal judge froze all litigation.
A Philadelphia county defied a state ban on gay marriage Wednesday and issued licenses to five same-sex couples.
Attorneys for Christian parents who fled Germany to home school their children freely in America are taking their case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Facebook has lifted its ban on the trailer to Kirk Cameron's new film "Unstoppable" after the actor blew the whistle on the social media giant.
Commissioners in Rowan County, N.C., can't open their meetings with a prayer to Jesus Christ.
A natural gas well off the Louisiana coast is burning out of control, following a blowout.
Detroit is defending its right to file for bankruptcy in federal court Wednesday. City lawyers want to block a series of lawsuits so the city can slash its crippling debts.
New York City's LaGuardia Airport fully reopened Tuesday, a day after the collapse of a plane's front landing gear sent it skidding along the tarmac and temporarily closed the airport.
The majority of all new cars sold in America are equipped with black boxes, which stores critical information about the performance of the car.
President Obama is suffering his lowest job approval numbers in nearly two years, according to the latest McClatchy-Marist poll.
A majority of Americans believe a Christian photographer has the right to refuse to work at a gay wedding if it violates his or her religious beliefs.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked a new North Dakota law that bans abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Famed neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson weighed in on the debate about race in America.
Two separate accidents at two separate amusement parks have people questioning the safety of the rides.
A Maryland woman is speaking out about her miraculous survival after an 18 wheeler smashed into a her car and plunged it into the Chesapeake Bay.
Detroit officials say Motor City needs a second chance to restructure and get past a financial crisis 60 years in the making.
Monsoon rains brought treacherous flooding to parts of Arizona Sunday.
Pioneering former White House correspondent Helen Thomas has died, leaving controversial legacy.
Protesters rallied in dozens of U.S. cities Saturday, telling authorities to change self-defense laws and press civil rights charges againt George Zimmerman.
The deadly heat wave is expected to finally break in the next few days. But for now, it's still baking much of the United States.
After a jury found Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin, President Obama said he wanted to provide some context to the controversy that's followed.
Craft store giant Hobby Lobby has won another victory against Obamacare's birth control mandate.
Detroit is now the largest American city to file for bankruptcy. The Motor City is $18 billion in debt.
New York's comptroller wants federal agencies and programs across the country to recognize gay marriages performed in the Empire State.
The Boy Scouts made history this week at a brand new 10,000-acre high-adventure camp in the Appalachian mountains.
"The Bible" miniseries has been nominated for three Emmy Awards: best miniseries, best sound mixing, and best sound editing.
Actor Corey Monteith, star of the hit TV show "Glee," died of a toxic combination of heroin and alcohol, a report from the British Columbia coroner confirmed.
Excessive heat is causing high customer demand for electricity in the East, and hospital emergency rooms are seeing an increase in heat-related illnesses.
Today, average Americans cannot escape government surveillance of their car.
A federal judge has blocked a city in Southern California from putting up a memorial for veterans because it includes a cross.
The heat wave is making it tough to fight a wildfire about a hundred miles east of Los Angeles. So far, 6,000 residents have been forced to flee.
One Houston woman who is against the state's new 20-week abortion ban is making voodoo dolls of Gov. Rick Perry with a slogan that mocks his pro-life stand.
A school district in San Antonio, Texas, is dropping a controversial student tracking program, officials announced Wednesday.
A new anti-abortion strategy, going after its money and workers, is getting results.
Six-year-old Nathan Woessner beat the odds and miraculously survived being buried alive under 11 feet of sand for hours.
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has vetoed a bill to authorize a "Choose Life" license plate, saying it violated the separation of church and state.
A key ally in the Obama administration's successful fight to pass health care reform is now suffering buyer's remorse.
As millions face another day of dangerous heat, one Maryland county is preparing for a man-made drought as officials repair a major water pipe.
In another win for pro-lifers, Virginia's busiest abortion clinic is closing.
Churches in Sandford, Fla. are opening their doors for prayer to help ease tensions over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin.
One of the six jurors in the George Zimmerman trial said she voted to acquit him because she had no doubt the neighborhood watchman feared for his life.
The Federal Communications Commission delayed its decision on whether to allow more nudity and profanity on broadcast television.
California's Supreme Court says it will not order the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Temperatures are soaring into the 90s from Michigan to the East Coast, but the heat and humidity will make it feel even hotter.
Federal law enforcement officials made major arrests this week in an international child exploitation investigation.
Six-year-old Nathan Woessner was scampering up a massive dune in northern Indiana when he disappeared without warning or sound.
Thousands of demonstators from across the country protested a jury's decision to clear George Zimmerman in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin.
Fuller Theological Seminary in California has approved an official student organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students.
Five years ago, Greg Garrett started his own oyster farm in the Chesapeake Bay with all the right paperwork. Since then, neighbors complained and the county stepped in.
President Barack Obama said Monday the nation is "kinder and gentler" thanks to former President George H.W. Bush.
Dr. Alveda King, niece of the famed civil rights leader, said the Zimmerman verdict reveals a "deep vein of disharmony and racial tension in our nation."
Charlotte's most vulnerable people are in desperate need of help, and one grandmother is answering the call. Her work has led some to call her a modern-day Mother Teresa.
Fantasy, action, comedy -- the latest batch of Hollywood releases has it all. But are they family friendly?
Best-selling author and TV co-host Ray Comfort has a new movie out he says will shake the foundations of Darwinian belief.
A pastor in Houston helped authorities catch a thief. And he did it using social media.
An appeals court in Virginia rejected Liberty University's attempt to overturn Obamacare.
The Illinois Supreme Court has upheld a law that requires doctors to notify parents of underage girls seeking an abortion.
Pennsylvania's attorney general says she will not defend the state's law that protects traditional marriage.
Financial uncertainty means many people are choosing not have children, bringing the national birth rate to an all time low.
Officials in Wyoming County, W. Va., say they won't remove a Ten Commandments monument from the courthouse lawn.
Two Canadian women literally 'jumped' out of their comfort zone to raise support for Asian missionaries.
It turns out big brother really is watching you. Government's surveillance programs are widespread and they're operating with the approval of a secret court.
A human trafficking ring in Florida is branding the bodies of women and girls who are used for prostitution.
The Army major on trial for the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood told potential jurors he supports the Taliban and Islamic Sharia law.
The victims' families called the main suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings "remorseless" as he pleaded not guilty in his first court appearance.
Boston bomb suspect Dzhokzar Tsarnaev, 19, faced the court for the first time since being charged with using a weapon of mass destruction in two April 15 bombings.
The ex-gay ministry Exodus is closing its doors after 37 years. Its president, Alan Chambers, recently spoke with CBN News about what's happened and what's next.
Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., is blaming political correctness for the 2009 shooting rampage at the Fort Hood, Texas, Army post that left 13 people dead.
President Obama has ordered federal employees to report any suspicious activities by their co-workers.
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Pennsylvania to overturn the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
The NTBS has revealed new information regarding the pilots of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 and what went wrong in Saturday's crash.
Starting Tuesday, wearing baggy pants will cost you in the beach town of Wildwood, N.J.
A burglary victim in Seattle was recently able to track down a culprit without having to call the cops. She made one call though -- to the perpetrator's mom.
Three major U.S. newspapers are refusing to run a pro-life ad, calling it too controversial.
A new alternative organization to the Boy Scouts said it will welcome boys of all faiths, but require its leaders to adhere to a Christian faith statement.
The National Transportation Safety Board is focusing their attention on the entire flight crew involved in the Asiana Airlines crash, not just the pilot who was landing the plane.
The three Ohio women held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade are speaking out for the first time.
A federal judge has granted a temporary restraining order preventing Wisconsin from enforcing a new abortion law.
The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is updating its policy for undercover officers after a college student was arrested for buying what agents mistakenly thought to be alcohol at a local store.
Although author Ayn Rand's was a fanatic atheist, she was a fierce believer in liberty, limited government, and the free market - all things conservative Christians love.
A federal database meant to help catch criminals is being used by crooked police officers to commit crimes of their own.
Investigators are deep into the search for clues in the crash of a Boeing 777 at San Francisco's airport this weekend.
Women seeking abortions in Wisconsin will have to undergo an ultrasound first, according to a new bill Gov. Scott Walker signed into law Friday.
The Muslim Brotherhood is a powerful force throughout the Islamic world. Now it's turned its attention to U.S. communities ripe for its radical agenda.
Snowden's path into secretive national security jobs has raised concerns about the system that outsources many of the government's most sensitive background checks.
Authorities found two bodies outside the wreckage of the South Korean Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 jetliner that crash landed on the runway Saturday at San Francisco airport.
Police in Seattle are investigating a Nevada man arrested near the University of Washington campus who had a truck full of weapons.
Some of the hottest temperatures in history are being felt across parts of the United States this week.
Speaking at the Basilica of the National Shrine Thursday, Cardinal Donald Wuerl challenged believers to defend their right to live out their faith.
Dozens of spectators were injured in Simi Valley, Calif., Thursday when a malfunction just two minutes into the show sent fireworks flying into the crowd.
Thousands of volunteers swarmed the nation's capitol this week to help pack one million meals for Kids Against Hunger, an international food relief organization.
The Statue of Liberty re-opened Thursday after months of repairs following Superstorm Sandy.
In the largest security increase since the Boston bombings, law enforcement and Homeland Security have joined forces to keep Americans safe this Fourth.
"You give a person unconditional love and they blossom." That's what Sharon Dennehy said and she knows it's true from experience.
A gay divorce case in Indiana could undermine that state's marriage laws.
The residents of Prescott, Ariz., will celebrate Independence Day today even as it mourns the deaths of 19 hometown firefighters.
In this modern day reboot of the 1940s-50s television series, Tonto takes center stage as he recounts how gun-phobic lawyer John Reid became the masked legend.
Michigan's public employers may now choose to offer benefits, such as health insurance, to same-sex domestic partners.
Christian leaders are pushing for guaranteed exemptions from Obamacare's birth control coverage mandate.
Fire investigators from across the country are in Prescott, Ariz., trying to determine what caused the nation's largest loss of firefighters since 9/11.
NBC said it will join with producer Mark Burnett and his actress-wife, Roma Downey, on the sequel to "The Bible," miniseries which aired in March.
More than 2,000 members of the Crystal Cathedral gathered for a final service in their famed glass house this weekend.
The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty says the Obama administration's most recent modification of its birth control mandate is "more of the same."
The trial of a flower shop owner in Richland, Wash., is now underway, in a case that pits religious freedom against gay rights.
This week marks the 150th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg. Thousands of Civil War buffs are spending the week re-enacting this pivotal event in American history.
The 19 elite firefighters who died battling the blaze were remembered in a heartbreaking memorial Monday.
Arizona is mourning the loss of 19 firefighters who died Sunday battling a wildfire near Prescott. It's the greatest loss of firefighters in the U.S. since 9/11.
The FRC's Tony Perkins predicts that many Americans who are tolerant of same-sex marriage will be shocked to see how it cuts back on religious freedom.
Songwriter and worship leader Chris Tomlin has been named as the most sung artist in the world. The multiple Grammy-winning artist has sold more than 4.2 million albums.