June 2009 Headlines
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.
A new problem on America's highways is called DWT or Driving While Texting.
Experts say this generation is the most Biblically illiterate in history. The problem: young Christians guiding their lives by pop culture instead of Scripture.
"The Hurt Locker" is a film that depicts the efforts of an elite squad and their task of dismantling bombs in Baghdad during 2004.
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?
It's a national program that tours the country, exposing disadvantaged boys to positive role models and mentors in their communities.
Gunmen in a green minivan opened fire on a group of teenagers waiting at a bus stop near a Detroit school on Tuesday.
Lines wrapped around Harlem's famous Apollo Theatre as thousands of fans waited their turn to pay respects to Michael Jackson.
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.
Emergency workers searched the rubble of a collapsed parking garage to see if anyone was trapped inside.
Most states have child abuse laws allowing religious exemptions for parents who shun medicine for their sick children.
Comedian Fred Travalena, a regular on talk shows and the Vegas Strip, died Monday.
Federal authorities are pressing a probe of 10 associates of Bernard Madoff.
The Supreme Court has ruled that white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., were unfairly denied promotions because of their race.
Autopsy results on infomercial king Billy Mays show he most likely died from a heart attack.
Part of a Midtown Atlanta parking deck collapsed Monday, crushing at least 35 cars, but there were no immediate reports of injuries.
Pastor Wally Sherbon of New Life Presbyterian Church in Virginia Beach, Va., gives graduates the top ten points of advice for life.
Starting Wednesday, text messaging while driving in the state of Virginia will be illegal for all drivers.
A new Pew Research Center poll says there's a major difference between the viewpoints of younger people and older people today.
Some of the biggest stars on the planet turned back into gushing Michael Jackson fans at the BET Awards Sunday.
Janet Jackson memorialized her brother at the BET Awards on Sunday evening.
Bernard Madoff has apologized to his family and to the victims of his multibillion-dollar fraud scheme.
A Tampa International Airport spokeswoman says a runway was closed after a USAirways jet apparently blew its front tires while landing.
Several people among the estimated thousands who were swindled by Madoff have asked to speak before a judge sentences him.
Conservative Brigham Young University says there's a place for YouTube on campus.
More than 200 people answered Pastor Ken Pagano's call to celebrate the Second Amendment at New Bethel Church in Louisville on Saturday.
As part of its government-backed restructuring plan, GM wants to sell the bulk of its assets to a new company.
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.
The Jena Six case, which once prompted a massive civil rights demonstration and drew international attention, saw the final chapter played out quietly.
Eight adults and one child died Friday in the accident that left twisted metal and debris strewn across the highway.
Michael Jackson's family wants a private autopsy of the pop icon because of unanswered questions.
This week a Christian publishing company wrote the final verse on a nine-month project to handwrite the entire Bible.
Well-known televangelist Creflo Dollar is the target of a new lawsuit.
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.
Farrah Fawcett, one of TV's "Charlie's Angels," died Thursday after battling cancer.
A federal appeals court has upheld Virginia's ban on partial birth abortion.
General Motors will keep 1,200 jobs at the retooled midsize car factory in Orion Township, Michigan.
One of the biggest challenges discussed at the Southern Baptist convention was how to stop declines across the denomination.
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 white supremacists from Illinois have been indicted in a 2004 mail bombing in Scottsdale, Arizona.
A video of a church performing an exorcism on a gay teenager is hitting the Internet and making the rounds on cable news networks.
The unforgettable singer known as the "King of Pop" died Thursday in a Los Angeles hospital. He was 50.
Gov. Mark Sanford's recent admission that he had an extramarital affair has brought light to the issue of temptation and infidelity.
The Supreme Court said Thursday school officials acted illegally when they strip-searched an Arizona teenage girl.
Wednesday night friends and family filled the town's football stadium, named after Ed Thomas, to remember and celebrate his life.
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.
Devices on the stretch of track near where nine people were killed in a train crash didn't pass tests by investigators.
Economic instability will trump cheaper gas this July Fourth holiday, with more people choosing to stay home rather than hit the road.
Several pro-life women in the House of Representatives are speaking out against the Obama administration.
A racy Calvin Klein billboard in New York has been taken down after numerous complaints, but some say its replacement isn't any better.
A 24-year-old former high school football player walked into the school's weight room Wednesday morning and fatally shot his former coach
Jon and Kate Gosselin's public seperation has brought light to the debates surrounding divorce and celebrity children.
Look beyond the surface of Rhode Island and you will find a major spiritual and political battle over the fate of marriage.
A new survey says that one in five teens under age 18 are "sexting."
Bill and Marie DeCaro are celebrating their 80th wedding anniversary, making them the longest married couple in the United States.
Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren gave a high-profile nod to the newly-formed conservative Anglican Church in North America Tuesday.
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.
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.
South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has been hiking along the Appalachian Trail, a spokesman said Monday night.
The discovery of suicide martyr videos seemed certain proof that Abd al Rahim Abdul Rassak was part of al-Qaeda.
Reports now suggest the D.C. train crash that killed at least now people and injured several others Monday could've been avoided.
A strong earthquake jolted Anchorage, Alaska, on Monday, sending people diving under desks and huddling in doorways.
Several deaths and even more injuries were reported after two Metro trains collided in D.C. between the Takoma and Fort Totten stations.
Gay activists say this is another step in equality, but critics contend it will be a complicated task to obtain a reliable count.
The Eastman Kodak Co. announced Monday it's retiring its most senior film because of declining customer demand in an increasingly digital age.
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.
Iran spent nearly twice as much on U.S. imports during President Barack Obama's first months in office.
It took waiting eight hours, but pro-lifers succeeded in holding a memorial service Saturday.
Pro-life supporters have moved their planned memorial service away from the now-shuttered Kansas clinic run by slain abortion doctor George Tiller.
A new anti-missile system ordered for Hawaii is partly a strategy to deter North Korea.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's plane made an emergency landing Friday evening because of smoke in the cockpit.
CBS isn't commenting on reports that veteran newsman Walter Cronkite is gravely ill.
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.
Another religious meeting happening next week will officially establish the Anglican church in North America.
A travel writer says a volunteer vacation is a perfect way for a traveler to connect with the places they visit.
So far, nearly 30,000 overdue books have been returned with overdue fines totaling about $730,000.
It marks the first time that regional unemployment threshold has been broken in about 25 years.
President Barack Obama says the biblical command to "love thy neighbor as thyself" is as pertinent now as ever.
So far, there have been 100 tornadoes in just the past week, and forecasters predict more.
CBN News went out on the streets to find out what some say makes their dad so special.
The passengers on Continental Airlines Flight 61 didn't know anything was wrong with their trans-Atlantic crossing until they landed.
The number of people going to The Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky. is exceeding what was anticipated.
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.
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.
President Obama is taking heat from the animal rights group PETA for killing a fly during an interview at the White House.
The Public Broadcasting Network is banning its stations from airing any new religious programming.
Gay marriage opponents in Maine are hoping the expertise of Proposition 8 organizers in California can help their cause.
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.
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.
Scott Weaver used thousands of toothpicks to build a rendition of San Francisco, California.
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.
Severe storms across the Midwest have produced heavy rains and tornadoes.
The pastor of an Iranian church in the U.S. is asking American Christians to pray for the church in Iran during this crisis.
The total number of people on the unemployment insurance rolls has dropped for the first time since early January.
The American public is very concerned about all the big spending going on in Washington -- and that's not all they're worried about.
The FAA and Department of Transportation are looking to make some major changes to the airline industry.
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.
A Calvin Klein ad in New York City has residents questioning if the company has gone too far.
A new study shows the Internet and other new media are having an effect on personal communication.
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.
The University of Southern California reports 28 percent of Americans say they spend less time with family members in their house.
The Securities and Exchange Commission accepted Madoff's settlement offer to be barred from association with any brokerage or investment firm.
Chicago has a new, ultra-modern looking house and it could be the greenest house in America.
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 says she accepts David Letterman's apology for the joke about her daughter.
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.
Prices at the pump are now up almost two-thirds since the beginning of the year.
Talk show host David Letterman has apologized to Alaska governor Sarah Palin for a joke he made about one of her daughters.
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.
Federal investigators now say a natural gas leak caused a deadly explosion at a North Carolina food factory.
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 shootings in the U.S. have been labeled acts of "domestic terrorism," but are the media treating every violent crime fairly in news converage?
The founder of the Crystal Cathedral is passing his leadership role to his eldest daughter.
A tree in the shape of a cross outside of a hospital in Evansville, Indiana is having a big impact.
After the Lakers' NBA title win, revelers damaged police cruisers, threw rocks and bottles at officers and set bonfires in the street.
The Los Angeles Lakers have won their 15th championship, beating the Orlando Magic 99-86 in Game 5 of the NBA finals.
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.
Authorities say, is harder to head off an attack by a single individual than if planned by a trained terrorist network.
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.
Palin called Letterman's jokes "sexually-perverted comments" that "contributes to the atrociously high rate of sexual exploitation of minors by older men."
Friday is the 85th birthday of former President George H.W. Bush, and he plans to celebrate it in high-flying fashion.
The Washington Times
reports that U.S. military intelligence officials are against transfering certain Gitmo detainees. But they are staying quiet about it.
The U.S Holocaust Memorial museum is back open after a day of mourning for a slain security guard.
President Bush was known as a devout Christian while in office and he sometimes came under attack for mixing faith and politics.
It appears James Von Brunn's beliefs were quite a bit more complicated -- and included hating Christianity, George W. Bush and many other conservatives.
Starting in the morning and going into the night, TV stations across the U.S. planned to cut their analog signals Friday.
Christians are working in shifts to minister to the survivors of an explosion Tuesday at a North Carolina food plant.
Pageant owner Donald Trump issued a statement saying she was not fulfilling her duties as Miss California.
After years of talk, the deadline to make the switch from analog to digital television is finally here.
An Ohio school teacher has filed a $1 million federal lawsuit, after being fired over accusations that he preached Christianity in class.
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.
Housing foreclosures dropped in May falling six percent from April.
The price of oil's move above $70 is a steep spike, considering just three months ago a barrel cost less than $35.
Those who attend Megachurches are younger, wealthier and better educated than the folks who go to other Protestant churches.
A Nebraska doctor says he'll perform third term abortions in Kansas after the recent killing of abortionist Dr. George Tiller.
An official at UCLA now says it's okay for a student to thank Jesus in a personal statement to be read during graduation.
Carrie Prejean is telling the media that her answer on gay marriage has cost her the Miss California crown.
A Muslim convert who's accused of fatally shooting a soldier at an Arkansas military recruiter center, is defending his actions.
An 88-year-old gunman opened fire with a rifle inside the crowded U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on Wednesday.
The NBA finals are underway, but a 7-year-old girl with autism is stealing some of the spotlight from the basketball players.
Twitter is the latest social-networking site to causing a stir in cyberspace, and now churches are even getting involved.
An elderly man opened fire at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, in an apparent attack rooted in racism.
Now there is proof that a sweet idea can really pay off, even if it's from a kid.
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 will be the Democratic candidate for governor in Virginia this fall.
Master Sergeant Joseph Myers surprised his 10-year-old daughter Hannah at school after being deployed in Iraq for a year.
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.
Election supervisors in Washington D.C. are holding a special meeting Wednesday to decide if voters will get to decide on gay marriage.
Search crews have recovered three bodies from a Slim Jim snack factory a day after an explosion ripped through the plant.
Does free travel and lodging for Pentagon employees exert influence?
Late Tuesday the Supreme Court rejected an appeal that tried to block the deal between Chrysler and Fiat.
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.
The recent decision to ban a Ten Commandments display at a Oklahoma courthouse has sparked concern among religious rights groups.
FBI Director Robert Mueller says his agency will continue to use informants inside American mosques, despite complaints from Muslim organizations.
The game lasted 36 straight hours and took 101 innings to play and involved 817 kids.
Chrysler's got the okay, Tuesday, to close nearly 800 of its dealerships and hand its assets over to Italian automaker Fiat.
A lawyer for murdered abortionist Dr. George Tiller says the doctor's clinic will be 'permanently closed.'
Gas prices have gone up ten cents in the past week alone.
The ruling overturns a judge's order that the girl be placed with a heterosexual couple that might adopt her.
What is being called as a political coup has essentially killed an effort to legalize same-sex marriage.
For the first time in American history, a detainee from the Guantanamo Bay military prison is on U.S. soil.
The West Virginia Supreme Court has granted custody of an 18-month-old foster child to a lesbian couple.
This could be a busy week at the Supreme Court. Rulings are expected, any day now, in several notable cases.
It was a big night on Broadway as live theatre's best were honored at the 63rd annual Tony Awards.
We all know that gluttony is a sin -- but that didn't seem to stop some competitors in Minnesota, this weekend.
The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a challenge to the Pentagon policy forbidding gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military.
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 of people gathered this week-end for the funeral of slain late-term abortion provider Dr. George Tiller.
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.
The summit of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is glowing brightly as molten lava swirls 300 feet below its crater's floor.
Two 3-year-old children who were among dozens injured in a fatal day care fire in northern Mexico.
Three Indiana state pension and construction funds want the Supreme Court to block Chrysler's sale to Fiat.
Hundreds of people have gathered for the funeral of slain abortion doctor George Tiller in Wichita, Kansas.
In 1995, CBN News
interviewed Rocco Russo, 51 years after he landed on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944 -- D-Day.
A church bishop in a Phoenix neighborhood served jail time for ringing his church bells.
Hundreds of people are expected to attend funeral services Saturday for late term abortionist George Tiller.
Is God judging America? Some say the rise of liberal social policies and the spread of gay marriage is proof.
Federal regulators have charged the former chief of Countrywide Financial with fraud and illegal insider trading.
A mansion has been on the market for over a year in Fort Myers, Fla. and there is an ultimate coupon for bargain shoppers.
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 County has withdrawn a citation issued to a couple holding weekly Bible studies at their home.
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 has become the sixth state to legalize same-sex marriage.
The chiefs of General Motors and Chrysler told skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday they have too many dealers to support their slimmed-down operations.
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 say a gun scare at Princeton University began when four teen boys found a toy gun on campus.
The federal government is exploring how to put Florida hurricane evacuees in foreclosed homes if a Katrina-like storm devastates the region.
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's governor officially signed gay marriage legislation into law, Wednesday, making the state the sixth to redefine its definition of marriage.
has an update to the murder case of the late-term abortion Dr. George Tiller.
A federal judge in Wisconsin has decided to allow a public school district to hold its graduation ceremonies in a church.
The National Park Service is looking to stimulate summer vacations at national parks.
Once dubbed the "Prince of the Mafia," after becoming a believer in Christ, he's now known as the "Born Again Don."
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.
There has been a changing of the guard at one of televison's most iconic shows.
General Motors Corp. has tentatively agreed to sell its Hummer brand, a day after the U.S. automaker filed for bankruptcy protection.
How will General Motors employees will deal with their uncertain futures?
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
Authorities are searching for more information about the man accused of killing late-term abortion Dr. George Tiller in his church Sunday morning.
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.
This week is the start of efforts in washington to overhaul the nation's healthcare system.
Hawaii's decision to have a special "Islam Day" is now causing a backlash.
GM will permanently close nine more plants and idle three others to trim production and labor costs under bankruptcy protection.
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.
Some fear abortion supporters will use the Tiller murder to paint pro-life groups as extremists.
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."
The Nevada legislature voted Sunday to override the governor's veto of a domestic partner bill.
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.