June 2009 Headlines

Oral Roberts: A Legacy of Faith

At 91 years of age, Oral Roberts told The 700 Club's Scott Ross that he had not finished the work he believes God gave him to do.

DWT Offense: Driving While Texting?

A new problem on America's highways is called DWT or Driving While Texting.

Know Your Bible? Many Christians Don't

Experts say this generation is the most Biblically illiterate in history. The problem: young Christians guiding their lives by pop culture instead of Scripture.

'Hurt Locker' Gives Deeper Insight to Iraq War

"The Hurt Locker" is a film that depicts the efforts of an elite squad and their task of dismantling bombs in Baghdad during 2004.

Money, Sex, Scandal: Are We Obsessed?

Is the controversy surrounding people like Gov. Sanford, Bernard Madoff and others evidence that the U.S. is obsessed with stories of money, sex and scandal?

Mentors Show Black Youth 'Ties' to Success

It's a national program that tours the country, exposing disadvantaged boys to positive role models and mentors in their communities.

Police: 7 Teens Shot Near Detroit School

Gunmen in a green minivan opened fire on a group of teenagers waiting at a bus stop near a Detroit school on Tuesday.

Thousands Remember Jackson at Apollo Theatre

Lines wrapped around Harlem's famous Apollo Theatre as thousands of fans waited their turn to pay respects to Michael Jackson.

Byrd Released After Lengthy Hospital Stay

Sen. Robert Byrd's office says he's been released from the hospital and is at his West Virginia home recuperating from a more-than monthlong illness.

Rescuers Resume Collapsed Parking Deck Search

Emergency workers searched the rubble of a collapsed parking garage to see if anyone was trapped inside.

Courts Face New Challenges in Faith Healing Cases

Most states have child abuse laws allowing religious exemptions for parents who shun medicine for their sick children.

Comedian Fred Travalena Dies at 66

Comedian Fred Travalena, a regular on talk shows and the Vegas Strip, died Monday.

Ten Others to be Charged in Madoff Probe

Federal authorities are pressing a probe of 10 associates of Bernard Madoff.

Court Ruling Raises Questions on Sotomayor

The Supreme Court has ruled that white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., were unfairly denied promotions because of their race.

Billy Mays Likely Died of Heart Attack

Autopsy results on infomercial king Billy Mays show he most likely died from a heart attack.

Portion of Parking Deck Collapses in Atlanta

Part of a Midtown Atlanta parking deck collapsed Monday, crushing at least 35 cars, but there were no immediate reports of injuries.

Life Advice for College and High School Graduates

Pastor Wally Sherbon of New Life Presbyterian Church in Virginia Beach, Va., gives graduates the top ten points of advice for life.

Virginia Bans Texting, E-mailing While Driving

Starting Wednesday, text messaging while driving in the state of Virginia will be illegal for all drivers.

New Poll Reveals Large Generation Gap

A new Pew Research Center poll says there's a major difference between the viewpoints of younger people and older people today.

Janet Jackson Makes Emotional Appearance at BETs

Some of the biggest stars on the planet turned back into gushing Michael Jackson fans at the BET Awards Sunday.

Jackson's Legacy Honored at BET Awards

Janet Jackson memorialized her brother at the BET Awards on Sunday evening.

Bernard Madoff Sentenced to 150 Years in Prison

Bernard Madoff has apologized to his family and to the victims of his multibillion-dollar fraud scheme.

Rocky US Airways Landing Closes Tampa Runway

A Tampa International Airport spokeswoman says a runway was closed after a USAirways jet apparently blew its front tires while landing.

Hundreds Expected at Madoff Sentencing in NYC

Several people among the estimated thousands who were swindled by Madoff have asked to speak before a judge sentences him.

Mormon-Affiliated University Lifts YouTube Ban

Conservative Brigham Young University says there's a place for YouTube on campus.

Ky. Pastor Welcomes Guns to Church Event

More than 200 people answered Pastor Ken Pagano's call to celebrate the Second Amendment at New Bethel Church in Louisville on Saturday.

GM to Take on Future Product Liability Claims

As part of its government-backed restructuring plan, GM wants to sell the bulk of its assets to a new company.

Doctor Tells of Jackson's Last Moments

A lawyer for the doctor who was with Michael Jackson when he died says the physician found the entertainer in his bed with a faint pulse.

'Jena 6' Beating Case Wraps up With Plea Deal

The Jena Six case, which once prompted a massive civil rights demonstration and drew international attention, saw the final chapter played out quietly.

Oklahoma Turnpike Traffic Wreck Kills Nine

Eight adults and one child died Friday in the accident that left twisted metal and debris strewn across the highway.

Jackson Family Seeks Second Autopsy

Michael Jackson's family wants a private autopsy of the pop icon because of unanswered questions.

Final Verse Marks Completion of Handwritten Bible

This week a Christian publishing company wrote the final verse on a nine-month project to handwrite the entire Bible.

Megachurch Pastor Creflo Dollar Sued

Well-known televangelist Creflo Dollar is the target of a new lawsuit.

Warren Delivers Message of Love to Anglicans

Rick Warren's sermon to the newly-formed conservative Anglican Church in North America focused on the need to love people, but not the world's values.

'Charlie's Angel' Farrah Fawcett dies at 62

Farrah Fawcett, one of TV's "Charlie's Angels," died Thursday after battling cancer.

Appeals Court Upholds Partial-Birth Abortion Ban

A federal appeals court has upheld Virginia's ban on partial birth abortion.

Mich. Finally Gets Good News With Small Car Plant

General Motors will keep 1,200 jobs at the retooled midsize car factory in Orion Township, Michigan.

Baptist Leaders Discuss Membership Declines

One of the biggest challenges discussed at the Southern Baptist convention was how to stop declines across the denomination.

Police Look to Talk to Michael Jackson's Doctor

Los Angeles Police spokeswoman Karen Rayner said coroner's investigators wanted to talk to Michael Jackson's doctor but don't know where he is.

Two Indicted in 2004 Mail Bombing

Two white supremacists from Illinois have been indicted in a 2004 mail bombing in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Church's 'Gay Exorcism' Causes Stir

A video of a church performing an exorcism on a gay teenager is hitting the Internet and making the rounds on cable news networks.

'King of Pop' Michael Jackson Dies at Age 50

The unforgettable singer known as the "King of Pop" died Thursday in a Los Angeles hospital. He was 50.

Sanford's Sin: How to Flee Temptation's Snare

Gov. Mark Sanford's recent admission that he had an extramarital affair has brought light to the issue of temptation and infidelity.

Court Says School Strip Search Illegal

The Supreme Court said Thursday school officials acted illegally when they strip-searched an Arizona teenage girl.

Slain Iowa Coach Remembered as Man of God

Wednesday night friends and family filled the town's football stadium, named after Ed Thomas, to remember and celebrate his life.

U.S. Soccer Team Defeats Spain in Shock Victory

The U.S. Soccer Team earned a stunning victory as it defeated Spain, the top team in the world, at the FIFA Confederation Cup Semi-finals.

Investigators Eye Problems with D.C. Track Circuit

Devices on the stretch of track near where nine people were killed in a train crash didn't pass tests by investigators.

AAA: Weak Economy will Zap Holiday Trips

Economic instability will trump cheaper gas this July Fourth holiday, with more people choosing to stay home rather than hit the road.

Group Protests Changes to Key Pro-Life Law

Several pro-life women in the House of Representatives are speaking out against the Obama administration.

Calvin Klein Ad Removed After Complaints

A racy Calvin Klein billboard in New York has been taken down after numerous complaints, but some say its replacement isn't any better.

Former Player Charged with Killing Iowa Coach

A 24-year-old former high school football player walked into the school's weight room Wednesday morning and fatally shot his former coach  

Fame, Divorce: How Much is Too Much for Kids?

Jon and Kate Gosselin's public seperation has brought light to the debates surrounding divorce and celebrity children.

Rhode Island: New England's 'Last Stand' for Marriage

Look beyond the surface of Rhode Island and you will find a major spiritual and political battle over the fate of marriage.

Survey Shows 'Sexting' Popular Among Teens

A new survey says that one in five teens under age 18 are "sexting."

Pa. Couple Celebrates 80th Wedding Anniv.

Bill and Marie DeCaro are celebrating their 80th wedding anniversary, making them the longest married couple in the United States.

Warren Commends New Anglican Movement

Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren gave a high-profile nod to the newly-formed conservative Anglican Church in North America Tuesday.

Investigators Seek Why Automated Train Didn't Stop

A transit operator had just started her shift and took over an older train that federal safety officials had warned years earlier should be replaced.

`Tonight' Sidekick Ed McMahon Dies in LA at 86

Ed McMahon, the loyal "Tonight Show" sidekick who bolstered Johnny Carson with guffaws and a resounding "H-e-e-e-e-e-ere's Johnny!" for 30 years, died early Tuesday.

Mystery Solved: SC Governor Out for a Hike

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has been hiking along the Appalachian Trail, a spokesman said Monday night.

Judge Orders Guantanamo Detainee Freed

The discovery of suicide martyr videos seemed certain proof that Abd al Rahim Abdul Rassak was part of al-Qaeda.

NTSB: D.C. Metrorail Warned of Dated Trains

Reports now suggest the D.C. train crash that killed at least now people and injured several others Monday could've been avoided.

Strong Quake Jolts Anchorage, Alaska

A strong earthquake jolted Anchorage, Alaska, on Monday, sending people diving under desks and huddling in doorways.

D.C. Transit Trains Collide During Rush Hour

Several deaths and even more injuries were reported after two Metro trains collided in D.C. between the Takoma and Fort Totten stations.

Married Gay Couples to be Counted in Census

Gay activists say this is another step in equality, but critics contend it will be a complicated task to obtain a reliable count.

Kodak Discontinues World's First Color Film

The Eastman Kodak Co. announced Monday it's retiring its most senior film because of declining customer demand in an increasingly digital age.

Anglicans to Meet in Texas to Install Archbishop

Conservatives who have left the U.S. Episcopal Church are meeting in Texas this week to complete the organization of the second Anglican body in North America.

U.S. Exports to Iran Up in Obama's First Months

Iran spent nearly twice as much on U.S. imports during President Barack Obama's first months in office.

Prayer Vigil Succeeds at Kansas Clinic

It took waiting eight hours, but pro-lifers succeeded in holding a memorial service Saturday.

Prayer Vigil Moved from Closed Kan. Clinic

Pro-life supporters have moved their planned memorial service away from the now-shuttered Kansas clinic run by slain abortion doctor George Tiller.

Officials: Hawaii Anti-Missile Move a Safeguard

A new anti-missile system ordered for Hawaii is partly a strategy to deter North Korea.

Schwarzenegger Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's plane made an emergency landing Friday evening because of smoke in the cockpit.

Veteran Newsman Walter Cronkite Reportedly Ill

CBS isn't commenting on reports that veteran newsman Walter Cronkite is gravely ill.

Mourners Remember Slain Museum Guard

Family and friends remember a guard who was killed last week at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum as a man with a big heart.

Is the Church Promoting 'Christless' Christianity?

Another religious meeting happening next week will officially establish the Anglican church in North America.

Like Adventure? Try Immersion Travel

A travel writer says a volunteer vacation is a perfect way for a traveler to connect with the places they visit.

Library Offers Amnesty on Overdue Books

So far, nearly 30,000 overdue books have been returned with overdue fines totaling about $730,000.

Jobless Rate in Western US Tops 10 Percent

It marks the first time that regional unemployment threshold has been broken in about 25 years. 

Obama: Bible's Guidance is Timely

President Barack Obama says the biblical command to "love thy neighbor as thyself" is as pertinent now as ever.  

Violent Storms Sweep U.S., More to Come

So far, there have been 100 tornadoes in just the past week, and forecasters predict more.

Celebrating Fathers: What Makes Dad Special?

CBN News went out on the streets to find out what some say makes their dad so special.

Passengers Not Told Pilot of NJ-Bound Jet Had Died

The passengers on Continental Airlines Flight 61 didn't know anything was wrong with their trans-Atlantic crossing until they landed.

Creation Museum Draws Unexpected Crowds

The number of people going to The Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky. is exceeding what was anticipated.

Consumers Could Get Up to $4,500 for New Car

Car shoppers could take advantage of government incentives worth up to $4,500 this summer to send their old gas guzzler to the scrap heap.

Billionaire Stanford to Appear in Federal Court

Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford is scheduled to appear in federal court Friday on fraud charges after surrendering to FBI agents in Virginia the day before.

PETA Swats Obama for Killing Fly

President Obama is taking heat from the animal rights group PETA for killing a fly during an interview at the White House.

PBS Bans New Religious Programming

The Public Broadcasting Network is banning its stations from airing any new religious programming.

Group Joins Fight Against Maine Gay Marriage

Gay marriage opponents in Maine are hoping the expertise of Proposition 8 organizers in California can help their cause.

Washington: America's Role Model for Fathers

On Father's Day weekend, CBN News takes a look back at the man who is often referred to as the father of our country, George Washington.

Continental Pilot Dies in Flight, Plane Lands Safely

The Federal Aviation Administration says a plane carrying a pilot who died in mid-flight has landed safely at the airport in Newark, N.J.

Man Builds Toothpick Replica of San Francisco

Scott Weaver used thousands of toothpicks to build a rendition of San Francisco, California.

Court Finds Convicts Have No Right to Test DNA

The Supreme Court said Thursday that convicts have no constitutional right to test DNA evidence in hopes of proving their innocence long after they were guilty of a crime.

Midwest Storms Produce Heavy Rains, Tornadoes

Severe storms across the Midwest have produced heavy rains and tornadoes.

U.S. Christians Urged to Pray for Iran Church

The pastor of an Iranian church in the U.S. is asking American Christians to pray for the church in Iran during this crisis.

Total Jobless Rolls Drop Sharply to Nearly 6.7M

The total number of people on the unemployment insurance rolls has dropped for the first time since early January.

Americans Down on Gov't Bailouts, Intervention

The American public is very concerned about all the big spending going on in Washington -- and that's not all they're worried about.

FAA Takes Closer Look at Airline Safety

The FAA and Department of Transportation are looking to make some major changes to the airline industry.

G.I. Film Festival Aims to Restore Military Luster

One man's story recently premiered in Washington, DC, at the 3rd annual G.I. Film Festival, a star-studded event designed to restore the luster to America's military.

Racy Calvin Klein Ad Too Hot for New York

A Calvin Klein ad in New York City has residents questioning if the company has gone too far.

The Internet's Impact on American Life

A new study shows the Internet and other new media are having an effect on personal communication.

Huckabee, Gingrich Call Christians to be Fearless

At the Rediscovering God in America Event -- Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich and Lou Engle called on believers to be salt and light in a dark world.

Study: Family Time Drops as Internet Use Rises

The University of Southern California reports 28 percent of Americans say they spend less time with family members in their house.

SEC Bans Madoff from Securities Industry

The Securities and Exchange Commission accepted Madoff's settlement offer to be barred from association with any brokerage or investment firm.

The Greenest House Ever Built?

Chicago has a new, ultra-modern looking house and it could be the greenest house in America.

DC Residents Don't Get Vote on Gay Marriage

The Washington DC Board of Elections has decided residents won't get to vote on whether to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.

Sarah Palin Accepts David Letterman's Apology

Sarah Palin says she accepts David Letterman's apology for the joke about her daughter.

Heavy Rainfall Continues Over Parts of Missouri

The St. Louis, Missouri region has received three inches of rain, and the River des Peres has overflowed, which caused the flooding of many low-lying roadways.

Gas Prices Continue to Rise Despite Weak Demand

Prices at the pump are now up almost two-thirds since the beginning of the year.

Letterman Apologizes to Palin for Off Color Joke

Talk show host David Letterman has apologized to Alaska governor Sarah Palin for a joke he made about one of her daughters.

Post-WWII Immigration Files to be Opened to Public

Millions of files containing detailed information about U.S. immigrants will soon become available to the public through a federal facility in suburban Kansas City.

Gas Leak to Blame for NC Factory Explosion

Federal investigators now say a natural gas leak caused a deadly explosion at a North Carolina food factory.

Judge: Holocaust Museum Suspect Can't Appear

The man accused of killing a guard at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is in no condition to appear in court, a federal judge found Monday.

Recent Shooting Coverage Raises Questions

Recent shootings in the U.S. have been labeled acts of "domestic terrorism," but are the media treating every violent crime fairly in news converage?

Crystal Cathedral Founder Passes Ministry Baton

The founder of the Crystal Cathedral is passing his leadership role to his eldest daughter.

Cross-Shaped Tree Impacts Ind. Hospital

A tree in the shape of a cross outside of a hospital in Evansville, Indiana is having a big impact.

Lakers Fans Riot, Arrested after Title Win

After the Lakers' NBA title win, revelers damaged police cruisers, threw rocks and bottles at officers and set bonfires in the street.

Lakers Roll to 15th Title Behind Bryant

The Los Angeles Lakers have won their 15th championship, beating the Orlando Magic 99-86 in Game 5 of the NBA finals.

Lincoln Stamp: Stolen, Found, Sold for $431,000

A rare Abraham Lincoln stamp that was stolen from Indiana in 1967 and surfaced 39 years later in Chicago has sold at auction for more than $430,000.

Shootings Show Threat of 'Lone Wolf' Terrorists

Authorities say, is harder to head off an attack by a single individual than if planned by a trained terrorist network.

The Three Bears? Try 163,000. . . and Counting

With black bear populations rising, run-ins have become almost commonplace - more than 15,000 in the past year in states east of the Mississippi River.

Letterman's Palin Joke Sparks National Debate

Palin called Letterman's jokes "sexually-perverted comments" that "contributes to the atrociously high rate of sexual exploitation of minors by older men."

Bush Sr. Celebrates 85th Birthday by Sky-diving

Friday is the 85th birthday of former President George H.W. Bush, and he plans to celebrate it in high-flying fashion.

U.S. Officials Against Transfer of Detainees

The Washington Times reports that U.S. military intelligence officials are against transfering certain Gitmo detainees. But they are staying quiet about it.

U.S Holocaust Memorial Reopens After Attack

The U.S Holocaust Memorial museum is back open after a day of mourning for a slain security guard.

Politicians' Faith in Politics: Strategy or Sincerity?

President Bush was known as a devout Christian while in office and he sometimes came under attack for mixing faith and politics.

Holocaust Museum Gunman Hated Christianity

It appears James Von Brunn's beliefs were quite a bit more complicated -- and included hating Christianity, George W. Bush and many other conservatives.

Confusion Expected as Analog TV Broadcasts End

Starting in the morning and going into the night, TV stations across the U.S. planned to cut their analog signals Friday.

Christians Ministering to Plant Explosion Survivors

Christians are working in shifts to minister to the survivors of an explosion Tuesday at a North Carolina food plant.

Miss California Loses Her Crown

Pageant owner Donald Trump issued a statement saying she was not fulfilling her duties as Miss California.

DTV Transition Arrives: Are You Prepared?

After years of talk, the deadline to make the switch from analog to digital television is finally here.

Teacher Sues School for $1 Million

An Ohio school teacher has filed a $1 million federal lawsuit, after being fired over accusations that he preached Christianity in class.

New Jobless Claims Fall, Retail Sales Rise

The number of newly laid-off Americans filing jobless claims fell more than expected last week and retail sales grew in May for the first time in three months. But a rise in the number of people continuing to receive jobless aid signaled that an economic recovery is still far off.

Foreclosures Drop, Still Considered High

Housing foreclosures dropped in May falling six percent from April.

Oil Prices Up, Experts Say They'll Go Higher

The price of oil's move above $70 is a steep spike, considering just three months ago a barrel cost less than $35.

Megachurch Goers Wealthier, but Stingier

Those who attend Megachurches are younger, wealthier and better educated than the folks who go to other Protestant churches.

Doctor to Perform Third Term Abortions in Kansas

A Nebraska doctor says he'll perform third term abortions in Kansas after the recent killing of abortionist Dr. George Tiller.

UCLA Student Gets OK to Thank Jesus

An official at UCLA now says it's okay for a student to thank Jesus in a personal statement to be read during graduation.

Prejean: Gay Marriage Answer Cost Calif. Crown

Carrie Prejean is telling the media that her answer on gay marriage has cost her the Miss California crown.

Recruiter Shooting Suspect Justifies Actions

A Muslim convert who's accused of fatally shooting a soldier at an Arkansas military recruiter center, is defending his actions.

Details of Holocaust Shooter Emerge

An 88-year-old gunman opened fire with a rifle inside the crowded U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on Wednesday.

Autistic Girl Wows Audience at NBA Finals

The NBA finals are underway, but a 7-year-old girl with autism is stealing some of the spotlight from the basketball players.

Churches Bringing God to Twitter

Twitter is the latest social-networking site to causing a stir in cyberspace, and now churches are even getting involved.

White Supremacist Kills Holocaust Museum Guard

An elderly man opened fire at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, in an apparent attack rooted in racism.

New Ice Cream Flavor Created by 10-Year-Old

Now there is proof that a sweet idea can really pay off, even if it's from a kid.

Fiat Closes Deal on Chrysler

Fiat says it has closed a deal to take over Chrysler, forming a new company and clearing the way for the struggling automaker to emerge from bankruptcy protection.

Creigh Deeds to Run for Governor in Va.

Creigh Deeds will be the Democratic candidate for governor in Virginia this fall.

Airman Surprises Daughter after Year in Iraq

Master Sergeant Joseph Myers surprised his 10-year-old daughter Hannah at school after being deployed in Iraq for a year.

King Family Outraged by Tiller Supporter Comment

The family of murdered civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is speaking out against comments made by a mourner at Dr. Tiller's memorial service.

Will D.C. Voters Get to Decide on Gay Marriage?

Election supervisors in Washington D.C. are holding a special meeting Wednesday to decide if voters will get to decide on gay marriage.

Crews Recover 3 Bodies from NC Slim Jim Plant

Search crews have recovered three bodies from a Slim Jim snack factory a day after an explosion ripped through the plant.

Pentagon Travel Creates Concerns

Does free travel and lodging for Pentagon employees exert influence?

Fiat Now Owns Chrysler

Late Tuesday the Supreme Court rejected an appeal that tried to block the deal between Chrysler and Fiat.

Gingrich, Daughter Give Tips for a Successful Life

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and his daughter, Jackie, have teamed up to share the life principles that have meant the most to them.

Judges Rule Against Ten Commandments Display

The recent decision to ban a Ten Commandments display at a Oklahoma courthouse has sparked concern among religious rights groups.

FBI Will Continue to Use Informants in Mosques

FBI Director Robert Mueller says his agency will continue to use informants inside American mosques, despite complaints from Muslim organizations.

The Longest Baseball Game Ever Played?

The game lasted 36 straight hours and took 101 innings to play and involved 817 kids.

Supreme Court Won't Block Chrysler Sale

Chrysler's got the okay, Tuesday, to close nearly 800 of its dealerships and hand its assets over to Italian automaker Fiat.

Abortion Doctor's Clinic to Close for Good

A lawyer for murdered abortionist Dr. George Tiller says the doctor's clinic will be 'permanently closed.'

Gas Prices Rise: Good or Bad for the Economy?

Gas prices have gone up ten cents in the past week alone.

WV Court Grants Custody of Girl to Lesbian Couple

The ruling overturns a judge's order that the girl be placed with a heterosexual couple that might adopt her.

New York Gay Marriage Proposal Appears Dead

What is being called as a political coup has essentially killed an effort to legalize same-sex marriage.

First Gitmo Detainee in U.S. Pleads Not Guilty

For the first time in American history, a detainee from the Guantanamo Bay military prison is on U.S. soil.

WV Supreme Court Grants Custody to Lesbians

The West Virginia Supreme Court has granted custody of an 18-month-old foster child to a lesbian couple.

Supreme Court to Rule in Notable Cases

This could be a busy week at the Supreme Court. Rulings are expected, any day now, in several notable cases.

Broadway's Best Honored at 63rd Tony Awards

It was a big night on Broadway as live theatre's best were honored at the 63rd annual Tony Awards.

Hot Dog! Chicago Man Devours 25 in Contest

We all know that gluttony is a sin -- but that didn't seem to stop some competitors in Minnesota, this weekend.

High Court Rejects 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Challenge

The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a challenge to the Pentagon policy forbidding gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military.

90-Year-Old Woman Receives High School Diploma

A 90-year-old Chicago woman who dropped out of high school to support her family during the Great Depression, has now received her diploma.

Hundreds Mourn Slain Late-term Abortion Provider

Hundreds of people gathered this week-end for the funeral of slain late-term abortion provider Dr. George Tiller.

OB Gives to Calif. Couple's Feeding Ministry

A California couple is inviting the hungry to join them in their home for dinner just like they have every night for about 25 years.

Scientists Eye Glowing Volcano Crater in Hawaii

The summit of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is glowing brightly as molten lava swirls 300 feet below its crater's floor.

Mexican Day Care Fire Victims Taken to Calif.

Two 3-year-old children who were among dozens injured in a fatal day care fire in northern Mexico.

Supreme Court Asked to Block Chrysler Sale to Fiat

Three Indiana state pension and construction funds want the Supreme Court to block Chrysler's sale to Fiat.

Hundreds Attend Funeral for Slain Abortion Doctor

Hundreds of people have gathered for the funeral of slain abortion doctor George Tiller in Wichita, Kansas.

Remembering D-Day Hero Rocco Russo

In 1995, CBN News interviewed Rocco Russo, 51 years after he landed on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944 -- D-Day.

Bells to Stop Ringing at Phoenix Church

A church bishop in a Phoenix neighborhood served jail time for ringing his church bells.

Tiller's Funeral Set for Saturday

Hundreds of people are expected to attend funeral services Saturday for late term abortionist George Tiller.

God Judging America? Engle Urges Church to Pray

Is God judging America? Some say the rise of liberal social policies and the spread of gay marriage is proof.

Former Countrywide Chief Charged with Fraud

Federal regulators have charged the former chief of Countrywide Financial with fraud and illegal insider trading.

Million Dollar Coupon for Fla. Mansion

A mansion has been on the market for over a year in Fort Myers, Fla. and there is an ultimate coupon for bargain shoppers.

SC Slave Cabins Home to Family through '60s

Four former slave cabins at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens have been restored to show visitors the path of blacks from slavery to freedom.

San Diego Backs off Couple Hosting Bible Studies

San Diego County has withdrawn a citation issued to a couple holding weekly Bible studies at their home.

U.S. Retailers Report May Sales Declines

Many U.S. retailers said same-store sales fell in May, as expected, as shoppers continue to spend cautiously, focusing on bargains and food.

New Hampshire Gov Signs Gay Marriage Bill

New Hampshire has become the sixth state to legalize same-sex marriage.

GM, Chrysler Say Cutting Dealerships Necessary

The chiefs of General Motors and Chrysler told skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday they have too many dealers to support their slimmed-down operations.

Army Recruits' Gunman Was Islam Convert

One soldier is dead and another critically wounded after a man opened fire outside of a U.S. Army recruiting center in Little Rock, Ark.

Police: Toy Gun Led to Lockdown at Princeton U.

Police say a gun scare at Princeton University began when four teen boys found a toy gun on campus.

FEMA May Put Storm Victims in Foreclosed Homes

The federal government is exploring how to put Florida hurricane evacuees in foreclosed homes if a Katrina-like storm devastates the region.

Gov't Posts Sensitive List of U.S. Nuclear Sites

The U.S. government is now saying that the accidental online posting of a list of nuclear facilities did not compromise national security.

New Hampshire Legalizes Gay Marriage

New Hampshire's governor officially signed gay marriage legislation into law, Wednesday, making the state the sixth to redefine its definition of marriage.

Suspect Charged in Abortion Doctor's Murder

CBN News has an update to the murder case of the late-term abortion Dr. George Tiller.

Judge: Church Graduations not Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Wisconsin has decided to allow a public school district to hold its graduation ceremonies in a church.

National Parks Plan 3 Free Summer Weekends

The National Park Service is looking to stimulate summer vacations at national parks.

Ex-Mobster Shares Amazing Testimony

Once dubbed the "Prince of the Mafia," after becoming a believer in Christ, he's now known as the "Born Again Don."

Pending Home Sales Rise in April

The number of U.S. homebuyers who agreed to purchase a previously occupied home in April posted the largest monthly jump in nearly eight years.

Conan O'Brien Takes Reins of 'The Tonight Show'

There has been a changing of the guard at one of televison's most iconic shows.

General Motors in Tentative Deal to Sell Hummer

General Motors Corp. has tentatively agreed to sell its Hummer brand, a day after the U.S. automaker filed for bankruptcy protection.

How Will GM Employees Deal With Future?

How will General Motors employees will deal with their uncertain futures?

A New Weapon in the Fight for the Unborn

The battle over abortion has been going on for more than 35 years. Now there's a new weapon in the pro-life movement to save the lives of the unborn

Police Investigating Tiller Murder Suspect

Authorities are searching for more information about the man accused of killing late-term abortion Dr. George Tiller in his church Sunday morning.

GM Hoping for Speedy Sale, Exit from Chapter 11

General Motors hopes to follow the lead of fellow U.S. automaker Chrysler by transforming its most profitable assets into a new company in just 30 days.

Congress Starts Healthcare Overhaul

This week is the start of efforts in washington to overhaul the nation's healthcare system.

Aloha Islam Day? Hawaii Decision Faces Backlash

Hawaii's decision to have a special "Islam Day" is now causing a backlash.

General Motors to Close or Idle 12 More Plants

GM will permanently close nine more plants and idle three others to trim production and labor costs under bankruptcy protection.

Hurricane Season Begins: Are You Prepared?

The North Atlantic Hurricane season starts Monday, affecting close to 36 million Americans that live in regions of the U.S. that could be affected by hurricanes.

Political Fallout From Tiller Murder Uncertain

Some fear abortion supporters will use the Tiller murder to paint pro-life groups as extremists.

Obama Outlines Plan to Help GM Survive

President Obama pushed General Motors into bankruptcy Monday and said it was part of a "viable achievable plan that will give this iconic company a chance to rise again."

NV Lawmakers Give Domestic Partners Rights

The Nevada legislature voted Sunday to override the governor's veto of a domestic partner bill.

Gay Marriage Opponents Rally in Fresno

Hundreds of people waived signs and rallied at Fresno City Hall on Sunday to show support for the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage in California.