July 2009 Headlines
While taking care of the environment is a good idea on the surface, a deeper look at the Green movement reveals it may not be all it's cracked up to be
Calvin never stepped foot on American soil, but his influence in the founding of this country is difficult to deny.
A Louisville, Ky., pastor recently invited his congregation to bring their guns to church as a celebration of freedom.
In the past nine months, the Marilyn Mock Angel Foundation has helped more than a dozen families, and has done it again.
It used to be that parents worried more about their kids when they were away from home, rather than when they all alone in their rooms.
The pouring rains were a welcome site in Comal county, during one of the worst droughts on record in their area.
Thousands of service members returned to American soil this week and their family members weren't the only ones waiting to greet them.
Congress might be missing the president's August deadline on health care, but a new study shows he wasn't without the help of the mainstream media.
Miss America 2009, Katie Stam, talked to CBN News about her "unapologetical" faith in Jesus Christ.
Operation Blessing has received a top ranking for its humanitarian efforts for the 5th consecutive year.
A Minnesota pastor accused of making political statements from the pulpit during last year's election season, will not be investigated by the Internal Revenue Service.
Traditional marriage supporters in Maine have gathered more than 100,000 signatures to defeat gay marriage in this Fall's state election.
Tens of thousands of unsafe bridges carrying 100 million drivers a day must wait for repairs because stimulus money spent elsewhere.
The government's "Cash for Clunkers" program is running out of money and the funds could be exhausted by as early as next week.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Wednesday the government has not done enough to educate and engage the public in preventing terrorism.
Rev. Jonathan Falwell, vice chancellor for spiritual affairs at Liberty University, gave the opening prayer before the U.S. House of Representatives this week.
A new poll shows Ohio voters oppose abortion -- and even more oppose using tax dollars to support it.
Israeli security is confirming that it denied entry to three North Carolina men accused of plotting to execute terror attacks in foreign countries.
Two weeks after entering a federal prison in North Carolina, disgraced financier Bernie Madoff gave his first interview to lawyers who are suing his family.
Scott Roeder, 51, listened in court as witnesses detailed his involvement in Tiller's murder.
A federal grand jury indicted an elderly white supremacist Wednesday on charges that could earn him the death penalty.
For the first time in 15 years, the Senate Armed Services Committee will hold hearings this fall on the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy.
Emily Lites gathered goodies in 50 of her smile boxes to cheer up young patients at Children's Medical Center of Dallas.
Baptists in Texas plan to spread the Word of God across the state.
Thousands of young Lutherans decided to donate their hair to the Locks of Love charity in New Orleans while participating in a church convention held there over the weekend.
The FBI and Homeland Security are telling law enforcement agencies to be on the lookout for Americans who've trained or fought for extremists overseas
A former Episcopal priest now calls herself both a Christian and a Muslim.
Volunteers turned out by the hundreds on a recent weekend in Portland, Ore. to give one of the city's oldest high schools a thorough facelift.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a revised $85 billion budget Tuesday morning and took aim at welfare for even deeper cuts.
The American Center for Law and Justice launched a national campaign Monday to urge lawmakers to remove abortion as a mandatory "health benefit."
Pro-life leaders gathered outside House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office to protest the healthcare proposal making its way through Capitol Hill.
Hall of Fame wrestling coach Gerald Marszalek of Fordson High School is suing Dearborn Public Schools for religious discrimination.
A 93-year-old woman has been teaching a week-long Bible study to children at the Ambassador Camp in Lake Waccamaw, N.C., since 1957.
A lawsuit was filed against a New York hospital for allegedly forcing a Catholic nurse to participate in a late term abortion.
A Virginia man will serve life in prison for joining Al-Qaeda and plotting to assassinate President Bush.
Michael Jackson's personal doctor administered propofol to help him sleep, and authorities believe the drug killed him.
Residents of Willow Spring, N.C., watched in disbelief as FBI agents raided the home of 39-year-old Daniel Boyd. Boyd had traveled to Pakistan and Afghanistan to train to engage in violent jihad.
A long-time friend of Rev. Billy Graham says the 90-year-old evangelist is having trouble speaking.
Michael Vick was conditionally reinstated to the NFL, Monday, and could play in regular season games as early as October.
The Charter School Commission of Idaho is reviewing whether the use of the Bible and other religious texts should have state approval before being used in the classroom.
A police sergeant who responded to a 911 call about Gates told dispatchers the professor was being uncooperative and to "keep the cars coming."
Imagine reaching into a flaming car that could explode at any second, to save a life. That is what a good samaritan in California did to rescue a 3-year-old girl.
Thousands of young believers are using their summer vacation to help Hurricane Katrina victims.
Lawmakers on Friday approved a complex package of spending cuts, local government raids and accounting maneuvers to fill California's gigantic budget deficit.
South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says it's time for private family time, as he, his wife and four sons head to London for vacation.
A former Navy frogman recalls the recovery of Apollo 11's crew and capsule.
Police in Cambridge, Massachusetts are creating an independent panel to investigate an arrest that has drawn national attention.
A federal corruption investigation in New Jersey has put five rabbis, three city mayors and dozens of other public figures behind bars on major corruption charges.
An U.S.-born terrorist-in-training learned how to construct a suicide bomber's vest at al-Qaeda camps in Pakistan.
A commercial helicopter crashed onto a western Maryland highway late Thursday, killing all four people on board.
The Ten Commandments have been removed from the Jackson County Courthouse in Lexington, Ky., in effort to resolve a Federal lawsuit.
Loved ones, friends and colleagues gathered Thursday for Walter Cronkite's funeral as flowers arrived at the church and tourists lingered outside to pay their respects.
Even President Barack Obama's healthcare news conference ended with a question about the recent arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.
More than 500 people turned out Wednesday night in the small Idaho town of Hailey to show support for captured soldier Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl.
For centuries, Christians and Jews had a rocky relationship that was frequently marred by anti-Semitism. But times have changed.
The sanctuary of the Holy Name Cathedral was severely damaged in the fire that left gaping holes in the roof and severely damaged the attic.
The mayors of three New Jersey cities, two state legislators and several rabbis were among more than 40 people arrested Thursday.
Six people were shot and wounded at a community rally on the Texas Southern University campus Wednesday.
The Michael Jackson investigation took a turn as authorities raided the offices of the doctor who was him when he died.
The academy has been a source of local concern for years as a breeding ground for terrorists.
The number of people migrating from Mexico fell by 249,000 from March 2008 to March 2009, according to The Pew Hispanic Center census data.
Prosecutors dropped a disorderly conduct charge Tuesday against prominent black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr.
NARAL Pro-Choice American, one of the nation's largest abortion rights group, endorsed Supreme Court justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor Tuesday.
Pro-family groups want the Obama administration to step up the fight against pornography.
The conference seeks to bring Christians and Jews together in support of Israel, and to raise awareness about the threats facing the Jewish state.
New recession-related billboards have appeared on buses and interstates across the country.
People gathered Monday to celebrate the anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon mission, while a Houston church also celebrated the first communion service on the moon.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration withheld from the public hundreds of pages of research and warnings about the hazards of drivers using cell phones.
Kindness continues to pour from patrons at a coffee shop in Blue Springs, Missouri.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and legislative leaders agreed on a plan to close the state's $26 billion budget shortfall.
Lawmakers say a lawsuit seeking to ban the "In God We Trust" motto puts America's foundations in jeopardy.
During Walter Cronkite's day, Americans had a much higher opinion of the news media than they do now.
This is the second time since 2007 that the military has determined it doesn't have a large enough force.
The universe and its countless stars have dazzled man for thousands of years. Few people have seen the breath-taking view from space. Stephanie Wilson is one of them.
A Utah judge has ruled in favor of a mother's parental rights over her former lesbian partner.
Suspended NFL star Michael Vick's federal dogfighting sentence has ended, freeing him to lobby for a return to the field.
Cronkite's funeral will be held at the Park Avenue church that he and his family attended for many years.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will announce a temporary ban on the filing of new uranium mining claims near the Grand Canyon.
Traditional marriage supporters applauded a federal judge's order to throw out a challenge to Proposition 8 that claimed the measure violated the U.S Constitution.
The operator of a light-rail train that crashed and injured dozens of passengers in San Francisco came under scrutiny Sunday.
South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says God is changing him and he's hoping to emerge from the scandal of his extramarital affair a more humble and effective leader.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is abruptly postponing budget talks.
Authorities are investigating mechanical and human errors as possible causes of a collision between two San Francisco light-rail trains.
Five people were found slain in two homes in southern Tennessee, and a sixth person in Huntsville, Ala.
Former CBS News anchor and iconic journalist Walter Cronkite, who became the "most trusted man in America," has died at age 92.
An elderly couple held hostage in their own home said God's presence gave them peace in a horrifying ordeal.
The Los Angeles County coroner's office says it will take longer than first expected to complete Michael Jackson's full autopsy report.
A Washington State Supreme Court decision Thursday allowed a church to host a homeless Tent City encampment on its property.
A collection of slavery records newly available over the Internet may help thousands of people trace their families back to Africa through St. Croix.
The Pentagon and Congress all but dared each other Thursday to a showdown over funding for fighter jets.
The bishops voted 104-30 at the Episcopal General Convention to "collect and develop theological resources and liturgies" for blessing homosexual couples.
Five New Jersey police officers were shot - two of them critically wounded - in a running gunfight Thursday morning.
Sections of a normally busy Detroit, Mich., freeway are closed indefinitely after a fiery crash.
A new airline called Pet Airways is devoted only to transporting cats and dogs.
Officials allegedly cut out Bible references from a letter a woman wrote to her son who is an inmate in a Virginia jail.
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve said unemployment will continue to rise in the fourth quarter of this year.
A 100-year-old woman said she has found the key ingredients to enjoying a long and healthy life.
The National Education Association, the nation's largest teachers union, has stepped into the fight for gay marriage.
The Senate confirmed on Wednesday retired astronaut Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden as administrator of NASA.
A chaotic scene unfolded at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday after police shot and killed an armed man.
Airlines now wonder if there could be problems with the metal used in older aircrafts.
It's a government agency that's supposed to be close to financial ruin, but the Social Security Administration sends its executives on a luxurious retreat.
The top bishop of the Episcopal Church admitted that her denomination is in decline, while church leaders move closer to accepting gays and lesbians for ministry.
The Federal Reserve expects the economy this year will sink at a slower pace, but unemployment will top 10 percent.
Authorities say they've located a woman wanted for questioning in the slaying of a Florida Panhandle couple during a break-in.
The president threw the first pitch at the 80th annual Major League All-Star Baseball game Tuesday night in St. Louis, Mo.
On a recent trip to Rhode Island for a news story, the CBN News crew also a side agenda to find the best food in the Ocean State.
An atheist group is attempting to keep the phrase "In God We Trust" from being engraved at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C.
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in July on six Manhattan, N.Y., street corners.
The FBI says it may not be able to identify all of the remains found in a mass grave at a Chicago cemetery.
President Barack Obama is proposing a multibillion-dollar investment in the nation's community colleges.
Two more people were arrested Tuesday in the slayings of a wealthy Florida Panhandle couple during a break-in executed with swift precision.
Southwest Airlines ordered inspections of nearly 200 aircraft after a football-sized hole opened up in the passenger cabin of a plane during flight.
The mystery surrounding a couple's murder deepened on Monday when it was revealed eight people in all may have been involved.
A 15-year-old from Compton, Calif., is earning a place in the record books -- and honoring the men who first made it possible during World War II.
The ACLU is joining with religious rights groups to defend Bible passages after officials at a Virginia jail allegedly cut biblical references out of a letter from a mother to her inmate son.
Authorities say more arrests are expected, and more charges could be added for those already in custody.
Hurricane Carlos is heading west over the open waters of the Pacific Ocean and is expected to get stronger.
Negotiators were scheduled to resume closed-door meetings Sunday at the Capitol following two days of talks.
Hundreds of passengers aboard a British Airways Boeing 747 were forced to use slides to evacuate the jet on Friday night after fumes filled the cabin.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and legislative leaders were scheduled to resume work Saturday on bridging California's $26 billion budget shortfall.
He was a legend in the broadcasting business as America's most popular radio host and millions of listeners considered him a friend.
The Episcopal Church's presiding bishop has called personal salvation "heresy" and "idolatry."
CBN's Operation Blessing is expanding its relief efforts to the impoverished Appalachian region.
But the question remains: Can the automaker survive in today's brutally competitive market?
Detectives investigating the death of Michael Jackson are looking at his prescription drug history, the LA police chief said on Thursday.
President Barack Obama has chosen outspoken Christian, Dr. Francis Collins, to head the National Institutes of Health.
The government says the number of newly laid-off workers filing initial claims for jobless benefits fell sharply last week.
The face of homelessness in the United States is changing to include more families and more people who live in the suburbs and rural communities.
The city attorney Carmen Trutanich said his office was investigating how the city can legally press third parties to pick up at least some of the tab.
Massachusetts sued the U.S. government over a federal law that defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
A shocking report on the security of America's federal buildings reveals facilities have "substantial security vulnerabilities" to attacks.
Two Idaho congressmen want to know why the Air Force denied a flyover request to a long-standing Christian event in Boise.
Gov. Mark Sanford is resisting calls to resign, but very little has been heard from his wife Jenny Sanford.
The world-famous Getty Center art complex and nearby Mount St. Mary's College were evacuated Wednesday.
Congress is taking up the issue of schoolyard bullies-- a problem that can lead to emotional scars, and in some cases even death.
Police in Nashville are confirming that ex-NFL star Steve McNair's 20-year-old girlfriend killed him before turning the gun on herself.
The University of Colorado fired college professor Ward Churchill on charges of plagiarism in his writings and research.
An Army sergeant accused of slaying his superior and another U.S. soldier in Iraq will face a court-martial and could be sentenced to death if convicted.
The world watched on Tuesday afternoon as family, friends, and thousands of fans bid goodbye to Micheal Jackson.
More Americans are calling themselves conservative, even as more are saying they disapprove of President Obama's handling of the economy.
He urged for building relationships between faiths and offered ways to model what he called "interfaith action" for the greater and common good.
The man suspected to be the serial killer responsible for several murders near the town of Gaffney, South Carolina has been identified.
It was a bittersweet moment for those in attendance and for millions around the globe who watched pop icon Michael Jackson's memorial service.
A bankruptcy court judge is giving General Motors the thumbs up to sell off it's assets and form a new company.
A man suspected of killing five people and terrorizing a South Carolina community was shot to death Monday.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters showed up at a second round of "tea parties" over the Fourth of July weekend.
The city of Los Angeles says it's prepared for the huge crowds expected at Michael Jackson's memorial Tuesday.
The shooting of former NFL quarterback Steve McNair put his darker side of his private life into the spotlight.
Former Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara died Monday, according to his wife. He was 93.
Walt Disney World says a monorail at the Florida theme park is out of service after an employee death.
Fireworks lit the night sky above New York with a kaleidoscope of colors shooting 1,000 feet into the air.
Only 11,000 tickets will be given out for the Tuesday service at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.
The first visitors allowed into the Statue of Liberty's crown in nearly eight years began the arduous climb Saturday on an Independence Day journey.
How the cash-strapped city will handle the likelihood of a massive crowd?
Patriotic music, flag waving, and messages about God and country will be the norm this holiday weekend. But one Virginia Beach church celebrated a little differently.
The Statue of Liberty's crown is reopening to the public this holiday weekend.
Millions of service men and women have laid down their lives for our freedom and one man is on a mission to see that their sacrifice is never forgotten.
For troops serving on the front lines, an encouraging word is always powerful -- especially for a soldier serving away from home on a holiday.
A law enforcement official says the powerful sedative Diprivan was found in Michael Jackson's home.
Federal marshals seized disgraced financier Bernard Madoff's $7 million Manhattan penthouse on Thursday and forced his wife to move out.
Travel plans for hundreds of United Airlines passengers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport were grounded, Thursday.
The family of Karl Malden says the actor who won an Oscar for his role in "A Streetcar Named Desire" has died at age 97.
Christians in Florida are protesting a billboard put up by the Florida Atheists and Secular Humanists group.
Fourth of July Resources from CBN.com
CBN News has an exclusive interview with actor Stephen Baldwin and he discusses how he used an opportunity to minister to other celebrities on a popular televison show.
The unemployment rate is inching closer to double digits at 9.5 percent, according to a report from The U.S. Department of Labor.
Operators of the thousands of fireworks stands hope patriotism will translate to a billion dollars and more smoldering in America's pockets this Fourth of July.
The Skydeck opened Thursday at the top of Chicago's historic Sears Tower.
After his capture, Saddam Hussein told the FBI that he falsely allowed the world to believe Iraq had weapons of mass destruction.
A pet python that escaped from its cage killed a two-year Florida girl on Wednesday.
The Drug Enforcement Administration has been asked to help police take a look at the pop star's doctors and possible drug use.
The finances of several states around the nation are sinking deeper into chaos as lawmakers struggle to work out budget differences.
Out-of-work with no place to land, the legions of America's unemployed are growing.
Even with a new chairman who disagrees, critics are concerned the FCC may try to advance controversial policies like the Fairness Doctrine.
One young woman is striving to make her mark in the record books.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission held its annual firework safety demonstration in Washington.
There's a new invention that's helping women who are vulnerable to theft.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has ordered California's state offices closed three days a month to save to address their growing deficit.
The life of "Charlie's Angels" star Farrah Fawcett was celebrated Tuesday at a private funeral in the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.
A judge has ruled voters will not decide if the District of Columbia will recognize same-sex marriages performed outside of the U.S. Capitol city.
On Thursday, a federal judge will consider a lawsuit that argues Prop 8 is illegal under the federal constitution because it violates equal protection rights.
It has been reported the singer bequeathed his entire estate to the Michael Jackson Family Trust and did not leave anything to his former wife Debbie Rowe.
Managers and developers of high-profile skyscrapers and other buildings in the city need to take more steps to guard against terrorist attacks.
Many of America's largest cities are growing more quickly than the rest of the nation, another sign of the economic crisis making it harder for people to move.