May 2009 Headlines
Does war tend to strengthen or weaken the faith of those fighting? One author says he has the answer.
For the last 25 years, more than 800 boys have dropped anchor and found peace on the shores of the Saint James River in Jacksonville, Fla.
At the end of a lonely stretch of Louisiana State Highway 66 sits Angola prison, once known as the bloodiest prison in America.
New York's modeling industry may be the last place on earth you'd look for God -- at least that's the perception.
A California school district has voted to mandate a new curriculum that requires children as young as five years of age be taught about gay and lesbian couples.
The pro-life community on Sunday denounced the killing of late-term abortion Dr. George Tiller in Wichita, Kan.
Police have arrested a 51-year-old suspect who is being held about 170 miles from Wicita, Kan. The suspect's name has not been released.
More than 50 percent of General Motors Corp. bondholders said Sunday they would support a deal.
New rules requiring passports or new high-tech documents to cross the United States' northern and southern borders are taking effect Monday.
Prince Harry followed in his mother's footsteps Saturday by raising money for a charity that supports AIDS orphans.
In the last 10 years, 11 children died and 69 were injured by drains in pools or spas. See how you can help lower these numbers.
It was a homespun farewell for Jay Leno's last show at "Tonight."
General Motors Corp.'s board of directors met for a second day Saturday to make the final decision.
Urban ministry's a tough battle. If folks go into it untrained, it can eat them alive.
A new ad hits the airwaves in New York to fight same-sex marriage.
Prince Harry is marking his first official visit to the United States on Friday with a stop at the World Trade Center site.
Chrysler in bankruptcy court and General Motors could be headed there next.
A California pastor says San Diego county wants him to get an expensive permit to hold a Bible study at his house every week.
Bonnie Sweeten appeared to neighbors and colleagues like a woman smoothly juggling the responsibilities of work and family.
It's safe to say the best is yet to come for the new national spelling champion.
The economy took a steep tumble at the start of this year, though it may not turn out to be quite as grim as the government first thought.
Jay Leno walks off the Tonight Show stage Friday after a 17-year run as host, second only to Johnny Carson.
The speed at which General Motors Corp. exits bankruptcy protection will depend a lot on the shape the company is in when it enters.
The Minnesota parents who refused chemotherapy for their 13-year-old son because of religious beliefs have now agreed to allow the treatment.
A suicide prevention program is underway for soldiers of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Ky.
A federal appeals court says the city of Detroit did not violate the Constitution when it partially reimbursed churches for renovations before the Super Bowl.
The National Spelling Bee goes into the final round Thursday and the competitors are facing intense pressure... that's P-R-E-S-S-U-R-E.
Orders for manufactured goods rise and jobless claims fall.
It may take two more days of testimony for Chrysler to convince a bankruptcy judge that a deal with Italian automaker Fiat is the best way to save itself from liquidation.
Police are increasingly using Global Positioning Systems to track and catch criminals.
Members of the former Muslim charity known as the Holy Land Foundation have been sentenced to prison.
General Motor's bondholders have agreed to a new deal, but experts say it won't keep the automaker out of bankruptcy.
A military helicopter crashed at Wheeler Army Airfield during a test flight Wednesday.
National leaders of the Episcopal Church have ousted 61 clergy who aligned with a former bishop in a dispute over the Bible and homosexuality.
The summer TV season is beginning and once again we're reminded that too much TV isn't good for kids.
One day after the California Supreme Court upheld the state's ban on same-sex marriage, gay rights groups are already planning their next strategy.
This make-or-break week is expected to bring more plant closures, employee concessions and other last-minute efforts.
The California Supreme Court upheld, Tuesday, the voter-passed constitutional amendment that limited marriage to a man and a woman.
CBN News brings you a tribute to a young American soldier, one who sacrificed his life for the cause of freedom on Good Friday of this year.
There's a new flag designed by a proud father to recognize those who have paid the ultimate price.
President Barack Obama has praised the men and women of America's fighting forces as the "best of America."
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is asking the Obama administration to declare Volusia County a major disaster area.
A heated debate is rising over whether pastors should be able to endorse candidates from the pulpit.
Two women found themselves in tempting situations recently and both chose to do the right thing.
A new documentary examines the existence of radical Islam in America and the emerging risk that this homegrown jihad poses to the American way of life.
Liberty University has told its College Democrats club it can no longer be a campus group.
Dr. Ralph Winter has died after a long battle with cancer.
A new bill on Capitol Hill aims to limit marriage in D.C. between one man and one woman, setting up a possible challenge to a recent gay rights victory.
Recently, CBN News sat down with the bishop to discuss the role of religion in today's culture.
In Washington service members honored those buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Gay marriage opponents have high hopes for a California Supreme Court decision expected next Tuesday.
The four men were ex-convicts who envisioned themselves as holy warriors.
An ex-soldier convicted of raping and killing an Iraqi teen and murdering her family has been sentenced to life in prison.
President Barack Obama promised graduating midshipmen that he will only send them "into harm's way when it is absolutely necessary."
With all the glum economic news this year, you'd think more people would stay home this weekend, but AAA says more people will travel.
Oil and gas prices have been rising steadily. How will this affect summer travel?
Kris Allen beamed with disbelief, shook his head as if to reject that this was really happening and struggled to find words.
A top al-Qaeda suspect held at Guantanamo Bay will be sent to New York for trial.
Lawmakers unexpectedly rejected a bill Wednesday that would have made the state the sixth in the U.S. to approve gay marriage.
Police across the country are looking for a Minnesota mother on the run with her sick child.
Federal agents have arrested four men allegedly involved in a home-grown terror plot targeting Jewish synagogues and military aircraft.
Groups working to preserve traditional marriage in Washington state say they are prepared for a new legal fight.
A church in Texas is doing the unthinkable by passing around the offering plate and actually inviting people to take money out.
Suspended NFL star Michael Vick has left a Kansas prison to begin home confinement in Virginia.
Retired Air Force Gen. Glen Shaffer says he makes no apologies for including Bible verses on the covers of intelligence reports.
Last October, Josee Archer launched the Web site UMadeMyDay.com to encourage acts of kindness.
Jennifer Mae and Chris Watters refused to let a limited budget stand in the way of their dream wedding.
New York City health officials are investigating the death of a toddler as a possible swine flu case.
It's time for college grads to see if they can stay afloat in the worst economy their generation has known.
Housing construction plunged to a record low in April.
Studies have shown the Newport-Inglewood fault is capable of unleashing a magnitude-7 temblor, though scientists are unsure how often such big quakes occur.
American Express said Monday it is eliminating about 4,000 jobs as part of a plan to slash another $800 million in costs.
A student shot himself in the head Monday at a Louisiana middle school after he pointed a handgun at a teacher.
Barbara Mandrell, Roy Clark and Charlie McCoy were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday.
The controversial "Right Wing Extremist" report is being withdrawn and rewritten by the Homeland Security Department.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld prepared top-secret military intelligence briefs with messages from the Bible.
A moderate earthquake that swept across Southern California was felt by millions, but the region avoided any significant damage or major injuries.
At 789 Chrysler lots across America sit 44,000 potential bargains.
The government reports four out of 10 babies born in the U.S. in 2007 were born to unwed mothers.
Protestors on both sides of the gay marriage issue turned out in Manhattan, Sunday.
Huundreds of firefighters, police officers and other first responders hustled around the World Trade Center site Sunday in an emergency drill.
Revelations this week have raised broader concerns that long-term structural changes in the aviation industry may be undermining safety.
Wayman Tisdale, a three-time All-American at Oklahoma, has died after a two-year battle with cancer. He was 44.
A clear majority of Americans now call themselves pro-life according to a new Gallup poll.
Health investigators are trying to figure out why swine flu has spread erratically - moving quickly through a few schools but slowly elsewhere.
The pain workers in Detroit have been feeling for months is now spreading to Main Street.
Gov. John Lynch said Thursday he will sign a bill to make his state the sixth to legalize gay marriage as soon as the Legislature makes some changes.
The IRS has ruled that church leaders can keep their tax-exempt status and speak out on social issues.
A group of 31 parents claim the woman shared her personal views of homosexuality with students without their knowledge.
Habitat for Humanity International is getting a $100 million gift from an Atlanta developer.
The radical gay activist group Bash Back! is facing a federal lawsuit for disrupting a church service.
Chrysler LLC has told a bankruptcy court it plans to eliminate 789 of its dealers across the country.
The California State Senate has passed a bill to celebrate "Harvey Milk Day" -- essentially considered "Gay Day" -- in every California public school, affecting children as young as 5 years old.
New jobless claims rose more than expected last week due partly to an increase in layoffs by the automobile industry.
Violent storms tore through four Midwestern states, killing three people in northern Missouri.
The popular on-line classified site Craigslist is dropping its erotic services section.
Students who paid thousands to attend President Barack Obama's inauguration say they were left out in the cold.
A Christian legal group is challenging the state's definition of gender.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating an emergency landing at Houston's Hobby Airport.
Every year, more commuters turn out on bikes than the year before. But these days, biking is not just about health or saving gas money.
Retail sales fell for a second straight month in April. Are consumers regaining their desire to shop?
In a brief interview with The Associated Press
, Pat Tillman Sr. accused Lt. Gen. Stanley McChrystal of covering up the circumstances of the 2004 slaying.
The selection, hiring and training of the pilot and first officer in a February airline crash are at the top of the agenda of a public hearing into the air disaster.
The father of a U.S. soldier accused of killing five fellow troops in Iraq said his son "forfeited his life" but the military bears some responsibility for the rampage.
Some seniors at the University of Notre Dame say they will skip their upcoming graduation because President Obama is set to deliver the commencement speech.
A cockpit voice recorder transcript released Tuesday shows that only minutes before the Feb. 12 crash, the pilots chatted about their fear of flying in icy weather.
Gas prices are rising and looks like they'll keep rising as the price of oil goes up.
Michael owns a dry cleaners and is asking people who are unemployed to drop off their interview clothes -- and he'll clean them for free.
Donald Trump, who owns the Miss USA pageant, made the announcement Tuesday at Trump Tower in New York City.
A California church is fighting to keep its building in a property dispute involving the Episcopal Church. The U.S. Supreme Court may step in to resolve the issue.
More than 1,000 students received bachelors', masters' and doctoral degrees from Regent's seven graduate programs and school of undergraduate studies.
Weekend storms strike the Midwest and South, leaving six people dead.
The price of a first-class stamp for mailing a letter - or paying a bill - climbed to 44 cents Monday.
The wildfire that has scorched 13 square miles and destroyed dozens of homes was apparently sparked by a power tool being used to clear brush.
After months of delay, NASA cleared space shuttle Atlantis for a Monday launch.
The latest reading on the job market and Wall Street's focus turns to the consumer.
Grateful homeowners are paying tribute to firefighters by posting large thank-you signs on their front lawns.
More than half a million people lost their job last month, but some analysts are calling that good news.
U.S. immigration officers are ready to make another attempt to deport John Demjanjuk.
Chuck Daly, who coached the original Dream Team to the Olympic gold medal in 1992, died Saturday.
Missouri's governor planned to tour damaged areas Saturday as residents in the Midwest clean up.
Thousands of evacuees were told they could go home Saturday in Santa Barbara.
Jack Kemp was remembered, Friday, as a great NFL quarterback, statesman and family man.
Another Catholic archbishop is speaking out against Notre Dame's decision to let President Obama deliver this year's commencement address.
The crown of the Statue of Liberty will reopen July 4 for the first time since Sept. 11, 2001.
The Oklahoma House has voted to install a Ten Commandments monument at the state capitol.
Same-sex couples in Cleveland registered as domestic partners for the first time.
Strong winds have pushed a fierce wildfire closer to populated areas in Southern California.
Retired NFL coach Tony Dungy met this week with former star quarterback Michael Vick.
On the heels of a global health scare, the economy in recession, and two wars overseas -- if there ever was a time to pray, it's now.
Wesleyan University feared becoming another Virginia Tech as police conducted a manhunt.
General Motors Corp. posted a $6 billion first-quarter loss and said it burned through $10.2 billion of cash in the first three months of the year.
From the nation's capital to local churches, there is no shortage of events to mark this year's National Day of Prayer.
The government will begin taking land from seven property owners for a Flight 93 memorial.
New applications for jobless benefits plunged to the lowest level in 14 weeks.
Helicopters soaked hillsides in the darkness early Wednesday in an attempt to hold off a wildfire.
The legalization of gay marriage in New Hampshire depends on Gov. John Lynch.
Two pastors spent the day in jail after kneeling and praying outside the White House in a restricted area.
The tests are at the center of President Obama's plans to restore stability to the economy.
The decision in DC could someday lead to same-sex marriage spreading nationwide.
From our nation's capital to the heartland, Americans are gathering to seek God for this country.
The Florida state legislature voted down a bill that would have allowed two new religiously themed license plates.
A California congregation is taking its property battle to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Maine's governor signed a freshly passed bill Wednesday approving gay marriage.
Thursday May 7 is the National Day of Prayer in Washington, D.C.
The Washington, D.C., Council has voted to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.
The number of swine flu cases reported in the U.S. will suddenly rise. But, that's no reason to panic. It's just the paperwork catching up.
California high school history teacher violated the First Amendment when he told students that Creationism is "superstitious nonsense," a federal judge ruled on Friday.