October 2013 Headlines
Most Americans know the classic song, "Yankee Doodle Dandy." Now it's also the title of a children's book written by Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Evangelist Franklin Graham says hundreds of thousands of Christians plan to invite their friends to watch the upcoming telecast of "My Hope America with Billy Graham."
Gospel music legend Bobby Jones opened up to CBN News about a painful childhood secret in hopes the lessons he learned might help others.
This week marks one year since superstorm Sandy devastated parts of the northeast and 12 months later, many victims are counting their blessings.
Pink crosses filled the lawn in front of the U.S. Capitol building this Halloween to mark the 915 babies killed each day by Planned Parenthood.
Airlines have been given the green light to expand the use of most portable electronic devices during all phases of flight.
San Diego police say they will file charges after a sexting scandal swept through area schools.
A monster storm is expected to hit the central United States this Halloween. Strong winds and torrential rain are forecasted from the Great Lakes to the Gulf Coast.
Churches and non-profits are bracing for an increase in people seeking food assistance.
The Boston Red Sox are celebrating their third World Series title in a decade after beating the Saint Louis Cardinals 6-1 Wednesday night.
The stone monument of the Ten Commandments that was toppled last month across from the U.S. Supreme Court has been restored and rededicated.
Former Attorney General John Ashcroft has a new passion: bringing Christians back to a love of the classic hymns and gospel choruses that put the Word of God to music.
One of the highest ways to honor bravery in combat is the awarding of the Bronze star. A Navy corpsman from Washington state received the prestigious award on Tuesday.
A Texas school district is appealing a ruling by a federal judge that allows cheerleaders to display run-through banners with Bible messages at sporting events.
While many businesses are on the path to recovery, thousands of people are frustrated and still battling with insurance companies for money to rebuild their homes.
Rock legend John Elefante's latest work is personal. That's because it's about how his daughter narrowly missed a date with death before she was born.
Texas's attorney general is filing an emergency appeal after a federal judge in Texas ruled the state's new abortion restrictions are unconstitutional.
A Texas man survived being hit by lightning twice over the weekend.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie says passing the bill would put Hawaii in line with Supreme Court rulings that granted federal benefits to legally married same-sex couples.
The state of Alabama is teaming up with a Catholic TV network to sue the federal government over the contraception coverage mandate in Obamacare.
An increasing number of military families are choosing to homeschool their children, according to the the Homeschool Legal Defense Association.
Revelations that the National Security Agency tapped the phones of world leaders has created an international headache for the president.
CBN Sports encountered stories of hope and inspiration from baseball's best on the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox at the Fall Classics.
The U.S. Air Force Academy will no longer require cadets to use the phrase "so help me God" in the Honor Oath.
Bob Walisweski from Plugged In reviews "All is Lost" and "The Hunters" for famnily friendly ratings.
Soldiers at a pre-deployment briefing at Fort Hood say they were told evangelical Christians and Tea Party members were a threat to the nation, according to FOX News.
After a decade of non-stop fighting abroad, a new program is bringing wounded warriors and their families to Alaska for healing of their bodies, minds, and marriages.
Evangelist Billy Graham was released from Mission Hospital in Ashville, N.C., Thursday after undergoing precautionary pulmonary tests.
A Michigan natural foods company lost its fight against Obamacare's birth control coverage mandate.
Thousands gathered at the Illinois state capitol to urge lawmakers to back traditional marriage, even as a smaller crowd of pro-gay activists showed up.
Instead of arresting a shoplifting single mom, a Miami police officer buys her the groceries she needs to feed her family.
A health network in Indiana announced it would be making major cuts to its job force because of Obamacare.
Some Air Force officers have made dangerous missteps when it comes to safeguarding U.S. nuclear missiles, according to Air Force officials.
Boston's Fenway Park is decked out for the World Series. But security is on the minds of Boston officials as the city prepares for game one Wednesday night.
Sophomore Andrea Hernandez is relieved over her school's decision to shut down a controversial program that tracked students using radio frequency technology.
America's attitude toward marijuana is vastly different today than it was just a year ago as most Americans now believe it should be legal.
In Nevada, a middle school teacher is being hailed as a hero after he died trying to stop a student from shooting his classmates.
The eldest brother of the Duck Dynasty clan opened up to CBN News about his bumpy childhood, including having his dad throw his family out of the house.
The U.N. and two high-profile human rights groups are calling on the Obama administration to investigate reports of civilians killed and injured by drone attacks.
New York City public schools may see two Muslim holidays added to their calendar.
South Dakota is joining 17 other states in a lawsuit against Obamacare's employer mandate.
A battle against Obamacare's contraception coverage mandate could be fought in the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorneys for Hobby Lobby are asking the high court to hear its case.
After deeming carbon dioxide a pollutant, the EPA has unleased numerous regulations under the Clean Air Act - a move lawmakers call a "war on coal."
The younger generation is increasingly moving away from conventional religion, according to a Pew Research Center report.
Millions of young adults in the United States are unemployed and living idly, a new study by the Opportunity Nation coalition found.
Military veterans roamed freely this weekend around Washington's war memorials, dedicated to honor their sacrifice and the freedoms they fought to defend.
New Jersey is now the 14th state to recognize same-sex marriage.
A San Francisco Bay Area commuter train struck and killed two maintenance workers Saturday as transit unions continued their strike.
An Air Force sergeant isn't backing down from his claim of religious discrimination - even though the Air Force says the allegation is false.
The kickoff to Obamacare has been plagued by problems, with users reporting long delays and an inability to create accounts. Now there's another wrinkle.
Marie Monville's husband walked into an Amish schoolhouse in their hometown and shot 10 girls, killing five of them. Now she's finally able to talk about it.
Evangelist Billy Graham turns 95 next month. His son, Franklin Graham, said hundreds have been invited to his father's Nov. 7 birthday celebration.
The film "I'm in Love with a Church Girl" is inspired by the real life story of a major drug dealer, Galley Molina, who calls his story a real life tale of surrender.
In an exclusive interview with CBN News, evangelist Franklin Graham says America is in crisis because we've taken God out of the picture.
A little girl from California used her love of gardening to raise awareness for breast cancer.
The days of unlimited refills at the University of Southern Indiana have passed.New microchips on the bottom of cafeteria cups track how much students are drinking and when.
A new film opening this weekend is billed as a modern-day story of Joseph.
Facebook announced Wednesday it is now allowing teenagers between the ages 13-17 to share their posts with anyone on the Internet.
A federal judge has delayed ruling on Michigan's gay marriage ban.
The U.S. Army issued a correction to a National Guard training camp after a recent briefing labeled Christian group a hate group.
The kickoff of Obamacare has been plagued with problems.
The Southern Baptist Convention's Guidestone health plan and two other non-profit groups are suing the Obama administration over its contraception coverage mandate.
A North Carolina official has accepted the first same-sex marriage license request in that state.
A Wisconsin high school choir will be able to continue with a Christmas tradition.
A new set of national education standards known as the Common Core has many parents concerned. Critics say it strips away local control and was poorly designed.
Christian singer and songwriter Matt Redman won a leading six trophies at the 44th annual Dove Awards.
Hostility against Christian Americans is growing at an alarming rate, according to a new survey from the Family Research Council and Liberty Institute.
Americans are protesting the tactics being used during the shutdown, like spending money to put up barricades around veterans memorials in the nation's capital.
The Dove Awards have honored excellence in gospel music for more than 40 years. This year is extra special for Jonathan McReynolds, a nominee from Chicago.
Critics like Gordon D'Angelo, founder of NEXT Financial Group, warn Obamacare is bad for the economy and hazardous to your health.
Maickel Melamed, born with muscular dystrophy, finished the Chicago marathon in last place, nearly 17 hours after he began.
The war on Christmas is already waging in one Wisconsin city after a school district issued a near-total ban on religious music this coming Christmas season.
FOX Sports hired former NFL running back Craig James as an on-air analyst only to fire him days later over statements he made regarding gay marriage. Now he's suing.
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said playing football and praying to God are helping him as he grieves the loss of his 2-year-old son.
An Alabama police department initiative aimed at lowering crime is under attack from atheists organizations.
Some conservative American Christians are so dismayed with direction of the country that they're looking for a safe place for their families. They call it the "American Redoubt."
The European Parliament has passed a resolution this week calling for Iran to release and clear the name of American Pastor Saeed Abedini.
The push for radical transgender rights in schools is trumping privacy rights at one Colorado high school.
It's been about four years since Navy SEALs freed the Maersk Alabama cargo ship from Somali pirates off the Coast of Africa.
The film, starring Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth, tells the tale of two young teens who fall in love, even as their families are embroiled in a long-standing feud.
Facebook getting rid of a privacy setting that allows members to hide their profiles from anyone who wanted to see them.
Two women were fined for "creating a nuisance" in a Nevada park closed by the government shutdown.
Attorneys for a Christian couple that fled Germany for America so they could home school their children are taking their case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Georgia resident Debbie Dooley voiced concerns after a recent letter from her insurance carrier indicated her policy will no longer be available.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Wednesday legalizing non-physician abortions.
One man has defied the shutdown of the National Mall, giving his time and energy to clean up the area since Park Service employees have been blocked from doing it.
Fifteen Indiana public school districts and the state are suing the Internal Revenue Service over the penalties it will it impose to implement Obamacare.
The site to enroll in the president's health care plan has cost taxpayers big time.
In the same place where America fought its final battle of independence, one businessman is refusing to bow to pressure to close up shop during the shutdown.
President Barack Obama's job approval is dropping as the government shutdown drags on.
The memorial had been closed due to the government shutdown. Consequently, many veterans from around the country who traveled to visit the site were shut out.
The Ohio school district forced to take down a portrait of Jesus will also have to pay thousands in legal fees.
One 7-year-old boy from Idaho asks for shoes for foster kids for his birthday.
From coast to coast, stories of brutish behavior by members of the National Park Service during the government shutdown are cropping up and stirring grassroots anger.
California isn't exactly known as a conservative stronghold and now liberal lawmakers are pushing even further.
"I'm in Love with a Church Girl" is the title of a new movie opening in theaters in Oct. 18. Efrem Graham sat with the executive producer and writer Galley Molina.
Christian business owners in Iowa filed a lawsuit defending their decision not to host a same-sex wedding at their facility.
The website for the nation's Amber Alert system is back up and running after being offline due to the government shutdown.
The Obama administration is forcing a senior couple out of their home because it sits on federal property.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia warned that although Satan isn't doing the same things he was in biblical times, he's still active.
Children in California can now have more than two legal parents.
A World War II veteran and his wife recently celebrated 70 years of marriage.
Pro-life protestors lined up in downtown Indianapolis, forming a four-mile-long life chain Sunday afternoon.
Teen Mania founder Ron Luce is hosting a one-of-a-kind, interactive event designed to address teens' deepest fears.
People across the country endured extreme weather conditions this weekend.
The woman who led police and Secret Service agents on a dramatic high speed chase in the nation's capital Thursday has been identified.
Video of two men suspected of toppling a Ten Commandments monument has been made public as part of the police investigation.
This could be a good weekend for family friendly movies at the theater, but are there any issues that parents should be aware of? Bob Waliszewsi answers this and more on CBN News Today, Oct. 4.
Secretary of State Kerry Urges Congress to End Shutdown
Snow and tornadoes cause millions of dollars in damage in the Great Plains
Calvary Chapel founder Pastor Chuck Smith, died Thursday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 86.
Residents of the Gulf Coast are preparing Friday for the first major storm of the season, Tropical Storm Karen.
Human trafficking is challenging illegal drugs as the most profitable criminal enterprise. In Chicago, A growing number of missing person are children, causing police to realize they can't fight alone.
Unlike past government shutdowns, Americans now have social media to voice their opinions. And they are taking out twitter feeds.
Religious liberty watchdogs fear that it may be tougher than ever to protect Americans' First Amendment rights online.
Marcus, better known as "Flame," spoke with CBN News' Charlene Israel about his life and his new music.
Several members of a North Carolina church were killed in a head-on collision on a Tennessee highway Wednesday.
A new movie opens Friday called "Grace Unplugged." It's about a young worship leader who dreams of becoming a big star outside the Church walls. But will the price of fame prove to be too high?
Many are mourning the loss of one of the kings of the American thriller. Author Tom Clancy died Tuesday in Baltimore.
The New Jersey government is asking a judge to delay implementing an order allowing gay marriage.
Ball State University in Indiana says it will review a class curriculum some students say promotes atheism.
Houston tops an ugly list. According to the U.S. Justice Department, the Texas metropolis is one of the country's largest hubs of human trafficking.
A wild car chase in the nation's capital ended with one female suspect dead and an officer injured. Police fired on the car after the driver ignored the checkpoint at Capitol Hill.
The Pacific Justice Institute is issuing a warning to parents, saying LGBT History Month in school is inappropriate.
The government shutdown has turned into a potential legal showdown, revolving around the closing of the World War II Memorial in Washington.
The National Religious Broadcasters has selected Dr. Jerry A. Johnson as their new president a chief executive officer by unanimous decision.
Tsunamis are huge walls of water, moving toward coastlines at hundreds of miles per hour. They've pounded places like Japan and Indonesia. Is the U.S. next?
A new United Nations study claims most countries aren't prepared to support the growing number of elderly people.
Nick Adams, author, speaker and political analyst from Australia has a unique perspective about the government shutdown and the start of Obamacare.
Thousands of Christian doctors across the nation are considering quitting medicine or working overseas because of concerns over the new healthcare law.
The suit is the latest effort by the Obama administration to fight back against a Supreme Court ruling that struck down parts of the Voting Rights Act.
The Associated Press is warning "buyers beware" regarding the president's Obamacare rhetoric.
Personalized technology is now getting even more personal with new inventions available to the public.