April 2009 Headlines
Performance painter David Garibaldi captures the true meaning and inspiration of Easter.
If you're an evangelical Christian, there's a good chance your church or youth group is planning a missions trip this year.
Today's media specialists are not just the librarian-turned-Internet-surfer at your child's school. It's parents.
Call it traditional worship music with a contemporary flare.
The United States is known as the Saudi Arabia of coal, with more than 50 percent of our electricity generated by it.
New Hampshire is set to become the fifth state to allow gay marriage.
A new study says about half of adult Americans switch their religious affiliation at least once during their lives.
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist says he would approve license plates with the image of a cross and an image of Jesus if the proposal makes it to his desk.
Jay Leno bounced back from an illness, returning to 'Tonight' with jokes about swine flu and the 103-degree fever that sent him to the hospital.
A Miss USA pageant spokesman denies that Miss California was told to apologize for her statement opposing same-sex marriage at the pageant.
CAPITOL HILL -- In a vote of 15 to 12, the House Judiciary Committee Thursday advanced hate crimes legislation.
FORT WORTH, Texas -Ever since the presidential election, folks who like or deal with guns have been noticing something -- there's a big shortage of ammunition.
Some of the biggest names in college football will be on hand at this weekend's NFL draft.
Three Christian organizations encouraged a biblical view on homosexuality in the nation's schools with an event called the "Day of Truth."
Gay marriage may be legal in Connecticut but churches won't have to provide for the wedding ceremonies, according to a bill passed by lawmakers.
It was a bittersweet victory last night for Christian music artist Steven Curtis Chapman.
The Dove Awards kicked off Thursday night with a new documentary called From Idol to Inspiration.
Maine's legislature is the latest to take up gay marriage, following four states who have already make it legal.
Two Wisconsin schools are now under fire for hosting graduation ceremonies at an area church.
The FBI has added a new fugitive to its most wanted terrorist list.
Miss California says her honest answer about same-sex marriage cost her the Miss USA crown Sunday.
The House of Representatives is considering a new hate crimes bill.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments, Tuesday, in a case that could determine how far school administrators can go to ensure the safety of students.
If you are a pro football fan, then you know the National Football League draft is is this weekend.
Miss California says her honest answer about same-sex marriage cost her the Miss USA crown Sunday night.
The U. S. Supreme Court has denied a challenge in the case of a Texas death row inmate.
Maritime executives say they don't want armed guards on their cargo ships.
The lone Somali "pirate" who was captured by American forces last week is on U.S. soil. He sees a New York judge today. The teenager is expected to be charged with piracy and hostage taking.<
CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - Defense Minister Ehud Barak hopes to purchase the U.S.-manufactured, two-phase Vulcan-Phalanx missile intercept system.
The Obama Administration will make more financial aid available to General Motors and Chrysler.
One of the members of the U.S. cargo ship that was attacked by Somali pirates a couple of weeks ago received a warm welcome from his church Sunday.
Some of the victims of Hurricane Katrina will finally get their day in court on Monday.
CBNNews.com - A new survey out Monday shows faint signs that the economy is improving.
The FBI is greatly expanding its DNA database.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates is taking a cautious approach to ending the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy on gays in the military.
CBNNews.com - LOS ANGELES - Google Inc.'s YouTube said Thursday it is vastly expanding its library of full-length movies and TV shows it offers online, while also launching a new advertising service and adding about a dozen new content partners.
Friday marked the annual "Day of Silence" event in schools that seeks to halt bullying against homosexuals, but some say the event was nothing more than propaganda.
New York Gov. David Paterson says he wants to capitalize on the momentum of four other states who have now legalized same-sex marriage.
CBNNews.com - Homeland Security officials warn that "right wing extremists" could use the state of the economy and the election of the country's first black president to recruit new members to their cause.
CBNNews.com - Washington state is expanding the rights of gay couples in a state legislature that passed what some are calling an "everything but marriage" bill.
Vermont lawmakers are trying to protect teens who send sexually graphic pictures and video via text messaging.
Today is the anniversary of one of the worst mass shootings in American history.
WASHINGTON - A new anti-tax movement known as "Tax Day Tea Parties" all across the country hoped to galvanaize many Americans who are not happy with the way the government is spending away their money.
CBNNews.com - CLEVELAND, Ohio - After U.S. agents removed John Demjanjuk from his Cleveland home on Tuesday, a federal appeals court granted the 89-year-old Nazi death camp guard a stay of deportation to Germany.
Focus on the Family is staging a protest outside the San Antonio Express-News for denying an ad for their conference on overcoming homosexuality.
CBNNews.com - Governor David Paterson is making another push to legalize gay marriage in New York but the measure will face heavy opposition in the legislature.
Pro-life license plates are the latest battlefield in the national debate over abortion.
Pastor Rick Warren cancelled an appearance on ABC's This Week, just days after making contradictory statements regarding his stance on California's Proposition 8 to end gay marriage.
A new climate bill making its way through the House has a provision in it that would allow Americans to sue businesses or the government if they think they've been harmed by global warming.
CBNNews.com -- Texas Christian University is back peddling on previous plans to offer separate housing for gay and lesbian students.
CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. President Barack Obama notched up his campaign promise to open dialogue with Iran "without preconditions" by agreeing to allow Iran to continue enriching uranium during talks about its nuclear program, according to a report in The New York Times.
Sending graphic pictures and video via text messaging may soon be legal for Vermont teens.
CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - The U.S. and Israel plan to conduct the largest joint missile defense system exercise ever held later this year.
CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch announced the appointment of former southern police district head Cmdr. Uri Bar-Lev as the representative of the Israel Police to the U.S.
The California Sunday school teacher accused of killing an 8-year-old last week will face a judge Tuesday.
The Department of Transportation announced their 2,000th project to be funded with the Obama stimulus package.
Triumphant sound resonates again from a tiny church that survived the attacks of Sept. 11.
Easter came to the White House, Monday, and among the special guests were members of the gay and lesbian community.
Residents in the Fargo, North Dakota region are bracing themselves for yet another flood crest.
President Obama and his family are still looking for a church, but that didn't stop them from attending Easter services Sunday.
Passover, which began Wednesday at sundown, marks the time when Jewish people around the world celebrate Israel's deliverance from slavery in Egypt.
CBNNews.com - MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- The governor of Tennessee is scheduled Saturday to visit areas hit by a savage line of storms that wrecked homes, killed a mother and her baby and injured dozens of others the day before.
Congress could be next to decide on the issue of legalizing gay marriage.
Gay marriage opponents have launched a national advertising campaign to discuss the risks to society if traditional marriage between a man and woman is not upheld.
Well-known pastor and author Rick Warren denied this week ever endorsing California's Proposition 8 that put a halt to gay marriage last November.
CBNNews.com - Former and current U.S. government officials say that spies from rival nations have hacked into the U.S. electric grid.
Some Iowans are fighting back against their state supreme court's decision to legalize gay marriage.
Marriage amendment supporters made a show of force at the Iowa state house Thursday.
The Iowa House of Representatives voted against a procedural move, Thursday, which would have asked Iowa voters if they agreed with a constitutional amendment defining marriage as between "one man, one woman."
The recession has forced some Americans to cut back on giving to churches and charities, and many believe a proposed legislation could hurt donations even more.
CBNNews.com - Supporters of traditional marriage in Iowa say they aren't giving up on bringing a marriage amendment vote to the people.
WASHINGTON -- While Americans may be divided over the president's overall performance, polls show they overwhelmingly approve of his first trip overseas.
Vermont became the fourth state to legalize gay marriage, Tuesday.
Pro-life pharmacists in Illinois will not be forced to dispense "abortion producing" drugs, a state circuit court has ruled.
The Obama administration says it wants to make changes in military spending-- increasing resources in Afghanistan while making significant cuts in other areas.
The Heartland of America is the happiest place to live in the country, according to a "happiness index" recently published by Mainstreet.com.
The federal government has announced plans to crackdown on home foreclosure scams.
DETROIT - Four of the nation's top college basketball teams met this past weekend in Detroit, hoping to move one step closer to a national championship.
CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - Citing budgetary constraints, the U.S. Congress may decrease its support of the Arrow 3 ballistic missile defense system being developed in Israel.
CBNNews.com - DAMASCUS, Syria - After recent threats to retake the Golan Heights by force if necessary, Syrian President Bashar Assad called on U.S. President Barack Obama to take an active role in negotiations with Israel.
Defenders of traditional marriage in Iowa are considering their options after the state's supreme court struck down a ban on same-sex marriage.
If several U.S. Senators have their way, American citizens will soon be able to travel freely to Cuba for the first time in almost 50 years.
The U.S. ban on media coverage of returning war dead has been lifted.
A key element in the fight to reduce abortions could end soon if the Obama administration has its way.
Two inspriational ministries will take God's word to the court this week by encouraging coaches at the NCAA tournament to lead their teams spiritually.
WASHINGTON - The Serve America Act, named for Massachusett's Senator Ted Kennedy, is an effort to increase volunteerism.
A television watchdog group is condemning Fox for premiering what it calls a "graphic and patently offensive" show after a family program this week.
Same-sex marriage is now legal in America's heartland.
Despite the massive attempts by the government to keep banks up and running, most Americans say they disagree with using federal money to bailout the financial system.
The laws of every country regarding international adoption are different:
The Christian Broadcasting Nework's sister organization, Operation Blessing International, was recently honored by the Virginia Emergency Management Association with the organization's annual Humanitarian Award.
CBNNews.com - UPDATE: Authorities are searching the home of the suspected gunman in Johnson City, N.Y. just west of Binghamton.
CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - A U.S. State Department official said Thursday that the United States would continue pressing for the establishment of a Palestinian state.
CBNNews.com - A South Carolina man put the Golden Rule into practice when he took a pink slip in place of a struggling coworker.
CBNNews.com- She's the neighbor everyone would like to have living next door.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to be the commencement speaker at the University of Notre Dame's graduation next month.
President Obama has invited former NFL coach Tony Dungy to join the White House's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
It might appear to be a bad April Fool's joke but it was no laughing matter for 30,000 applicants to the University of California San Diego.
Motorists in West Virginia may soon be able to display their faith and belief in God -- on their license plates.
The Hour of Power television ministry will drop from 25 stations across the country as a result of its reported financial trouble.
Bobby Michaels, the Christian singer and songwriter best known for his international ministry "Musicianaries," passed away in Thailand, Tuesday. He was 55.
The southern California church led by well-known Pastor Rick Warren recently saw the largest number of new members and baptisms in its 30-year history.