June 2008 Headlines
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A retired Air Force master sergeant and his son are sending U.S. troops a taste of home this Independence Day.
People in Missouri and Illinois braced for the Mississippi river to crest in St. Louis Monday.
Arizona lawmakers have added another critical step in the decision-making process for patients who are unable to speak for themselves - a step that could save more lives.
CBNNews.com -- OMAHA, Neb. - Nebraska's largest city struggled Saturday to restore power to thousands of residents a day after a severe storm damaged homes, uprooted trees and killed two people in a neighboring community.
Faith-based initiatives from the government are very likely to continue after President Bush's term ends.
The nation's high court upheld the Second Ammendment, Thursday, in a 5-4 ruling allowing Americans to own guns for protection and for hunting.
American families, already pinched by soaring energy costs, are taking another big hit to their household budgets as food prices rise at the fastest rate in a decade.
WASHINGTON - Angry politicians are sounding a defiant tone, after yesterday's supreme court ruling banning the death penalty for those who commit the crime of child rape.
The U.S. Naval Academy is facing opposition for a second time over its daily lunchtime prayers.
Six months after initially agreeing to hand over its nuclear declaration to China, an ambassador from the Democratic Republic of North Korea (DPRK) delivered on its promise, providing information on its nuclear development and activities. As a measure of good faith, tomorrow North Korea plans to destroy its Yongbyon cooling tower in front of an audience of television journalists from the U.S., China, South Korea, Russia, and Japan- the five other countries in the six-party talks.
Should businesses be required to pay their workers when they call in sick?
The Brody File has learned that John McCain has sent a statement supporting a California constitutional amendment to the group Protect Marriage trying to get it passed this fall.
Firework safety took center stage at the nation's capital, Wednesday.
There's no greater honor for an amateur athlete than winning an Olympic gold medal, and representing their country at the highest level of competition. While the Olympics are a sporting event, much of the media coverage surrounding the 2008 Olympics in Beijing hasn't been about the athletes, but the politics.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday banned the death sentence for any criminal convicted of raping a child.
One of the pregnant high school students in Gloucester, Mass., says there was no promise or pact between friends at her local high school to get pregnant.
A California appeals court will soon decide the fate of thousands of homeschoolers.
CBNNews.com -- A heavy helping of harsh criticism is being handed to Sen. Barack Obama.
Your daily commute may be getting more expensive with higher gas prices, but it may also be getting less crowded on the roads.
The drive home from church ended tragically Sunday for one Texas family.
A California appeals court will take a second look at the ruling that deemed nearly all homeschooling parents in the state unqualified to teach their children.
CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - The Israeli Air Force (IAF) will conduct joint tests next month with the U.S. Air Force to determine the source of high formaldehyde levels in the cockpits of F-161 fighter jets.
The mayor of Gloucester, Mass., says there's no evidence to suggest that any local teens made a pregnancy pact.
Forecasters say the end is in sight for the Mississippi River floods.
Millions of Americans are drowning in credit card debt. High interest rates and low minimum payments are just some of the reasons why it is hard for consumers to escape from the debt trap.
Newly approved religious license plates are now under legal fire in South Carolina.
With reports of the situation on the ground improving in Iraq, the reasons America went to war is back in the news two behind-the-scenes books by former top Bush advisors.
VACAVILLE, Calif. - Smile - you're on YouTube! That's the sign people walking into a California porn shop are seeing - and it's turning many of them away in shame.
With gas prices on the rise, many are getting creative to save gas this summer.
A group of teenage girls from a Massachusetts high school have admitted to making a pact to get pregnant and raise their babies together.
WASHINGTON - Thousands of Midwesterners are still sandbagging to hold back floodwaters moving down the Mississippi.
CBNNews.com - TEHERAN, Iran - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told a group of Shi'ite Muslim clerics that the US planned to assassinate him in March when he visited Baghdad.
Many liberals are concerned about the influence of conservative talk radio.
Louisiana's evolution education could see an overhaul soon, after lawmakers passed a bill protecting the rights of teachers who challenge the theory.
On Thursday, President Bush awarded six people the nation's highest civilian award -- the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
WASHINGTON - Residents in Missouri and Illinois are in a race against time. They're trying to save their communities from the swollen banks of the raging Mississippi River.
Christian artist Steven Curtis Chapman has returned to live performances after taking time off to mourn the loss of his daughter.
President Bush hosted an event in honor of Black Gospel Music Month at the White House.
California's county clerks are being asked to excuse employees who have religious objections to same-sex marriages.
Residents from Iowa to Missouri are preparing for the worst Wednesday, as floodwaters threaten to overflow some 30 more levees along the Mississippi.
In a one-on-one interview with The Brody File, Barack Obama says he is deeply disappointed that John McCain has not spoken out against the attacks leveled against his wife.
The high price of food and energy sent wholesale prices higher last month.
It's not often that I get to share happy, uplifting stories on this blog. So, when they come across my desk I am pretty excited!
The flooding along the Mississippi River isn't over yet. In fact, in some parts it hasn't even begun, even as President Bush prepares to visit the affect areas on Wednesday.
Your next flight may be a bit more pricey. Airlines are trying to recoup the higher cost of fuel by passing extra expenses on to consumers.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Devestating floods have left people across the Midwest states scrambling to clean up and start over.
Homosexual couples in California are lining up to get married, once gay marriage becomes officially legal by the end of business Monday.
As the U.S. presidential election continues to shape up, most voters care about how each presidential hopeful will influence their life personally, when in reality the scope of our next president's policies will extend far beyond the U.S. borders.
WASHINGTON - Rising flood waters are continuing threatening people who live near rivers throughout the Midwest.
Friends and colleagues remembered Tim Russert on Sunday during a special edition of "Meet the Press," just two days after his death from a heart attack.
Sometimes a card and a necktie for dad just won't do.
CBNNews.com - Political pro Tim Russert collapsed and died of an apparent heart attack, Friday, at NBC's Washington news location. He was 58.
The families and friends of the four teenage Scouts who were killed in a tornado at an Iowa Boy Scout camp are trying to cope with the loss of the young leaders, while others are hoping for the full recovery of the injured.
CBNNews.com -- VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- This was not your typical high school graduation. This service was different.
WASHINGTON - One meteorologist has called it an historical event, but it's a piece of history Iowans would rather forget.
For almost 232 years, the symbol of our nation has survived. It is still waving over the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave. And yet -- hey, wait a minute. Remember the national day known as Flag Day? Get your flags ready to fly, if they are not up already. This is in fact National Flag Week. Flag Day is this Saturday, June 14. It is the day our country has set aside to honor the flag.
The Ten Commandments and the Lord's Prayer may soon adorn the hallways of South Carolina's public buildings.
A Texas principal is under fire after allowing a controversial presentation on Islam at her public school.
On Monday, June 16 at 5:01 p.m., gay marriage will be legal in California.
Along the Mississippi in Missouri and Illinois, the National Weather Services is predicting the worst flooding in 15 years.
A federal investigation released Wednesday reveals that some Islamic textbooks are teaching kids it's okay to kill adulterers and converts from Islam.
Retail sales did better than expected in May, posting the largest increase in six months according the Department of Commerce.
WASHINGTON - Boy Scouts in Iowa are being called heroes for aiding each other while their camp site was destroyed by a tornado, Wednesday night.
Today the U.S. government confirmed what analysts have been saying for months: gas prices will hover around $4.00 a gallon through next year.
NBA Commissioner David Stern is rejecting charges that league referees and officials rigged the 2002 playoff series.
Gay activists have revealed part of their legal strategy to bring gay marriage to all 50 states.
The Environmental Protection Agency has put a road block in plans to expand an oil refinery in Illinois. The plant is operated by Conoco Phillips.
A California County clerk's decision to suspend all marriages at her courthouse brought criticism Tuesday night from advocates of same-sex marriage.
WASHINGTON - Towns have been evacuated in the Midwest as anxious residents brace for more storms and more flooding.
Delores Jordan is best known as the mother of Michael Jordan, basketball's greatest player.
One Michigan man makes for an unlikely high school graduate.
The American Civil Liberties Union is conducting its largest fundraising campaign ever.
CBNNews.com - RAMALLAH - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas asked the US to pressure Israel against a large-scale invasion into the Gaza Strip.
WASHINGTON - With snow in the Northwest, record-breaking heat in the South and East Coast and flooding in the Midwest, people across the country are looking for relief.
Four dollar a gallon gas is everywhere, and with no drop in sight, many commuters are finding other ways to get where they need to go.
It's not officially summer yet, but the East Coast is broiling under its first heat wave.
More house hunters are turning to foreclosures to find their dream homes.
Close to 90 counties across Wisconsin, Iowa, and Indiana have been declared disaster areas after days of unrelenting storms and flooding forced residents of many communities to evacuate.
CBNNews.com - WASHINGTON - The Bush administration has called for trilateral talks to bolster Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations.
Why not pray with a church time zones away for Sunday service? Or hear a pastor's sermon from across the globe?
CBNNews.com - WASHINGTON - Americans are spending a record amount of their hard-earned money at the gas pump as gas prices hit a national average of more than $4.00 a gallon.
WASHINGTON - Retailers are reporting the 57 million tax rebate checks sent out in the government's stimulus plan are starting to impact the economy.
The Brody File has learned that in the next two weeks Barack Obama's campaign will unveil a major new program to attract younger Evangelicals and Catholics to their campaign.
Christians in South Carolina can soon display their faith while driving, but not without criticism.
Two very different verdicts from Virginia's high court this week in separate custody battles between former lesbian partners.
CBNNews.com -- BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- A California county clerk says she'll stop performing all marriage ceremonies shortly before a state Supreme Court order legalizing same-sex marriage takes effect.
CBNNews.com - NEW YORK - The Dow Jones industrials plunge 400 after oil prices approached $140.
Contemporary Christian artist Steven Curtis Chapman and his family have received an outpouring of prayer and support since the death of his daughter last month.
Thousands of same-sex couples could wed in California by November, now that state's highest court cleared the way for gay marriage to begin Jun 17.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the accused mastermind behind the September 11, 2001 attacks, says he wants to die so he can become "a martyr."
A 6-year-old boy is being called a hero after he jumped into a swimming pool to save his younger friend.
Makers of the movie "Expelled" survived a legal challenge Monday, confirming the documentary would not be kicked out of theaters.
Despite efforts by conservative, family advocates in California, the state's high court will not stay it's decision to legalize same-sex marriage in the state.
Californians will get to vote again on the issue of gay marriage and their vote could overturn a ruling by the state supreme court.
An Alaska man's win in a legal battle to keep his wife alive is also considered a Right to Life victory.
What could be one the most controversial television shows of the summer debuts this week on CBS.
With gas prices soaring, one Atlanta church is feeding its sheep by filling their tanks.
A U.S. soldier who sacrificed himself to save four of his comrades in Iraq received the Medal of Honor posthumously in a ceremony at the White House Monday.
The mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, has refused to sign a proclamation for an annual gay pride celebration in the city.