February 2008 Headlines
Debate continues about the man known as the father of our nation, including his religious beliefs.
Today, the number of black children born out of wedlock has surged to more than two-thirds. But some African American leaders are working hard to re-establish the black family
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with the Department of Homeland Security to find out who left a substantial amount of the deadly poison ricin in a Las Vegas motel room.
The government's plans to put a hi-tech "virtual fence" along the U.S.-Mexican border has been put on hold.
Since it started, Amber Alerts have helped find more than 100 missing children in California.
Ronald and Loretta Murray, parents of Matthew Murray, 24, opened up about their son's inner anguish on Focus on the Family's radio program Thursday.
The daily column Dear Abby has been read by an estimated 110 million people in more than 1,000 newspapers.
Economy-weary consumers are facing inflation head-on right now -- and perhaps most keenly -- at the pumps.
CBNNews.com - Power executives were still mystified Wednesday about how a glitch at a substation triggered a blackout that cut power to millions across south Florida.
For years, Tim King dreamed of doing something to shatter a troubling statistic about African American males in his hometown of Chicago.
An Arkansas school district may add a Bible class to next year's curriculum.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women are working later into their pregnancies.
Iowa prison officials are closing a Bible-based treatment program, after a five-year court battle determined it must end.
A new computer game about illegal immigration has some wondering if it's educational, or just dangerous.
Texas-based religious broadcaster Benny Hinn is turning over all of his financial records to the Senate Finance Committee, an aide to Iowa Republican senator Charles Grassley said.
Going to the grocery store is going to get even more expensive. That's the warning from the food industry, government officials and retailers.
The singer songwriter known as the "father of Christian rock music" has passed away.
A record number of Americans are changing churches, or abandoning religion altogether.
CBNNews.com - On Tuesday, some of Hollywood's biggest names, including Sylvester Stallone, Paula Abdul and Jon Voight, will take part in a fundraising, solidarity concert for the besieged Israeli city of Sderot, which has been hit by more than 7,000 Kassam rockets in the past seven years.
The big winter storm the East coast has been bracing for -- arrived with a bang.
A ground-breaking new study on homosexuality threatens to change the terms of the debate. It's conclusion? It's possible to change your orientation.
WASHINGTON - The federal government is considering some new measures to help some homeowners caught in the credit crunch.
CBNNews.com - A 28-mile "virtual fence" that uses radar technology and surveillance cameras to catch people illegally entering the country has been approved by the government
The slow housing market has led to a creative technique for homeowners desperate to sell.
Now that he's home from the hospital, Reverend Billy Graham says he plans to write a book.
A U.S. Navy cruiser destroyed a disabled spy satellite with a missile strike 130 miles above the Pacific Ocean, defense officials said.
Half of all kids ages four to seven are not safe when riding in the car, the government reports.
We told you recently about a particularly hideous tactic in which Al-Qaeda sent two mentally disabled women to carry out suicide bombings in Baghdad. Now the mastermind behind those and other recent attacks in Iraq involving female suicide bombers has bit the dust, courtesy of U.S. Task Force 88. Here's more, from our friends at the Long War Journal:
The Pentagon says bad weather in the north Pacific makes it unlikely that a Navy ship will launch a missile Wednesday in an attempt to shoot down a wayward U.S. spy satellite in space.
Thousands of mourners came to pay their final respects to Bishop John Gimenez at his funeral service Tuesday at Rock Church in Virginia Beach. Click play to watch CBN's coverage of the funeral along with testimonies from those close to Bishop Gimenez, who were impacted by his life and his ministry.
Researchers at Oxford University are launching a major study to determine why people believe in God.
Baseball star Andy Pettitte reported to spring training Tuesday, on the heels of his admission that he took human growth hormone.
Students from Northern Illinois University hosted another candlelight vigil in the aftermath of last week's deadly shootings.
The Supreme Court has refused to help Hurricane Katrina victims who want insurance companies to pay for flood damages.
CBNNews.com - They could never imagine.
Learning RX is a center that helps kids develop the skills they need to learn faster and easier.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Nancy Reagan has been undergoing more tests at a California hospital today.
Citizens in one Maryland county are fighting a new law that grants special rights to transvestites, cross-dressers and transsexuals.
President Bush took aim Monday at one of Africa's deadliest diseases -- malaria.
JERUSALEM, Israel - Now that Iran says it can put a satellite in space, the implications can be felt far beyond the Middle East.
CBNNews.com - Offensive. This is a term that has undergone some radical changes in our nation over the years.
They charged through blood and fire, so that the nation might live. However, at the time of their military service, they were not even recognized as citizens of the country they fought so valiently to defend.
A life well lived. Those words echoed throughout the memorial service Friday for fallen Los Angeles Police SWAT officer Randy Simmons, who was killed last week in a standoff.
Millions of Americans have 12 months to change the way they watch TV.
WATCH LIVE: Funeral Service for LAPD SWAT Officer Randy Simmons killed in the line of duty last week. Simmons was a strong man of faith and leader within the LAPD and the community.
MACON COUNTY, Tenn. - Last week, parts of Tennessee were demolished by the deadliest tornadoes to hit America in more than 20 years.
CBNNews.com - The man who gunned down five people at Northern Illinois University had stopped taking his medication and had become erratic, police said Friday.
Forget about the steamy romances that seem to dominate Valentine's Day for America's youth.
You may want to think twice before opening certain emails this Valentine's Day.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The often-controversial president of the College of William & Mary resigned Tuesday, amid outrage for allowing a pornographic show to be performed on campus.
Bishop John Gimenez, a powerful, charismatic, Christian leader and organizer best known for his Washington for Jesus rallies, has passed away. He was 76.
Bad weather last night kept the polls open late in Maryland as a powerful storm system continued on Wednesday to spread more than half a foot of snow and freezing rain across parts of the Northeast.
WASHINGTON -- A strange scene played out in the halls of the U.S. Capitol today. Two men testified under oath that they were telling the truth.
What happens when you take Christian home-school kids and put them on-stage to perform in high-pressure situations for hundreds of people?
CBNNews.com - At-risk borrowers with all types of mortgages could be eligible for help under a new plan involving six big home lenders.
Funeral services are being held for the victims of last week's deadly tornadoes.
CBNNews.com - The United States will seek the death penalty against six Guantanamo Bay detainees charged in the 9/11 terror attacks.
CBNNews.com - According to U.S. Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Welch, last month's border breach has changed Egypt's attitude toward the Hamas terror organization and the Gaza Strip, especially with regard to the Rafah crossing.
Ruth Stafford Peale, widow of Rev. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale and co-founder of the global outreach ministry, Guideposts, died at her home Wednesday. She was 101.
President Bush toured some of the worst tornado-ravaged areas of Tennessee today, serving as 'comforter in chief' to victims whose lives were torn apart by devastating tornadoes this week.
Many times during his earthly ministry, Jesus spoke to his disciples in parables.
SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. - Beginning Tuesday, deadly F4 tornados ripped through several states in the mid-South, leaving behind a trail of destruction.
When you think of Iran, you might not think it represents an immediate threat to the U.S. Certainly, small Iranian gunboats have encountered U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf, and U.S. soldiers have born the brunt of Iranian-trained terrorists and explosive devices in Iraq.
CBNNews.com - Jordanian Foreign Minister Salah Bashir asked General James L. Jones, U.S. special envoy for Middle East security, to pressure Israel to end its counter-terror operations in the Gaza Strip.
CBNNews.com - Deadly tornadoes ripped through the South Tuesday night as the Super Tuesday primaries were winding down, killing at least 54 people and injuring many more.
As if East Africa isn't going through enough right now, Rwanda and Congo were hit with two earthquakes over the weekend.
After meeting with the FAA on Jan. 28, Rev. Sam Childers discovered his nightmare was not over.
History is often made by men and women behind the scenes... heroes who worked without recognition or fanfare.
Tuesday marks the 35th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision known as Roe vs. Wade.
When tuning in to the Super Bowl, visions of fierce clashes, halftime commercials and house parties often fill our heads. The last thing many would consider the event to be is a Christian outreach.
CBNNews.com - The great faith and testimony of a popular Alabama talk show host has turned his two-year-old son's tragic death into nothing short of a revival.
A recent report stated the U.S. military would not be ready if there was a catastrophic attack on the country.
The president delivered a personal thank you this week to the security guard who took down a gunman inside a Colorado church.