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Staffed by a group of acclaimed news professionals, CBN News delivers stories to over a million viewers each day without a specific agenda. With its headquarters in Virginia Beach, Va., CBN News has bureaus in Washington D.C., Jerusalem, and elsewhere around the world.

What began as a segment on CBN's flagship program, The 700 Club, in the early 1980s, CBN News has since expanded into a multimedia news organization that offers today’s news headlines and other stories that impact the global Christian community.

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Friday, February 12, 2016

Christian Singer Jordan Smith Makes History in Music Industry

"The Voice" winner Jordan Smith brought the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration audience to its knees and makes waves with the release of his new single.

Friday, February 12, 2016

This Hasn't Happened in the Church in 1,000 Years, But Is Now

Pope Francis met with Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, during a brief stop in Havana's Jose Marti Airport on his way to Mexico.

 

Friday, February 12, 2016

Thousands Shed Light on Christian Persecution with One Powerful Song

More than 2,000 churches in 48 countries will raise awareness of global Christian persecution with one powerful hymn on Feb. 21.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Homeland Security Ramps Up Fight against Terrorism

The Department of Homeland Security is stepping up its efforts to stop potential terror attacks at airports, ports and on social media.

Friday, February 12, 2016

China Frees Pastor Who Opposed Cross Demolitions

The Chinese government has given a new year's gift to a Chinese pastor and his family. Pastor Huang Yizi has been freed after spending five months in a government "black jail."

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Uncovered Ancient Fresco Shows 'Jesus Rising to the Sky'

Turkish archaeologists have found a 5th century underground church with artwork showing scenes of Jesus rising into the sky.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Federal Government Sues Ferguson, Missouri

The federal government is suing Ferguson, Missouri, a day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat minorities and low-income people in the St. Louis suburb.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Some of World's Oldest Biblical Artifacts on Display in Cuba

For the first time since the United States and Cuba restored their diplomatic relations, a cathedral in Santiago displays one of the largest private collections of ancient biblical artifacts.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Ash Wednesday: A Day of Fasting and Reflection

Today marks the century-old tradition of Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent for Christians around the world.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

7,000 Turn Out in SC for Franklin Graham's 'Decision America'

The presidential race is now moving to South Carolina, and Franklin Graham is urging Christians there to vote biblically.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Intelligence Experts: Terror Attacks on US Soil Likely in 2016

Senior U.S. intelligence officials said attacks by extremists groups in the United States in 2016 are highly likely.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

What's the Cure for the Anemic Economy?

What's the solution to slow economic growth and more jobs? Is it more government spending? Economist Stephen Moore explains what will make a difference. He also takes a look at how each candidate's tax plan could impact you.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

5-Year-Old Sings 'War' Song Against the Devil

"America's Got Talent" sweetheart 5-year-old Heavenly Joy Perkins has declared "war" against the devil in her new Gospel single.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Utah Declares Porn a Public Health Crisis

Utah lawmakers recently passed a resolution declaring pornography a serious public health crisis.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Slain ISIS Leader's Wife Charged in Death of American Hostage

The wife of a senior Islamic State leader was charged for her role in the kidnapping and death of American hostage Kayla Mueller.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Obama Seeks Cybersecurity Boost to Replace 'Ancient' Tech

The federal government is relying on archaic computers systems to protect reams of critical data from cyberattacks, President Barack Obama warned Tuesday as he announced a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Christian Club Demands Apology for NASA's Ban on 'Jesus' in Newsletter

A Christian group says NASA banned the name of "Jesus" from a daily newsletter at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Israel Increases Work Permits to Counter Terror Attacks

In an effort to decrease the incentive for carrying out terror attacks, Israel will issue an additional 30,000 work permits to Palestinian Arabs living in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank).

Monday, February 08, 2016

Bosnia Bans Hijabs, All Religious Symbols as Muslims Protest

Thousands of Muslims rallied in protest of a new law in Bosnia that forbids Muslim women from wearing the headscarf known as a hijab.

Monday, February 08, 2016

Pakistani Christian Father Tortured for Refusing to Deny Christ

A Pakistani father of five refused to renouce Christ despite being tortured by Muslim co-workers who tried to convert him to Islam.

Monday, February 08, 2016

Nearly $2 Billion Requested to Keep Zika Virus from Spreading

Health officials are hoping to agressively combat the mosquito-borne disease before the insect population becomes larger and more active in the spring and summer.

Monday, February 08, 2016

UN Security Council Condemns North Korea Satellite Launch

In an emergency meeting, the U.N. Security Council discussed repercussions for the violation of U.N. resolutions after North Korea announced it launched a satellite into orbit using a long-range rocket.

Monday, February 08, 2016

Michigan Man in Custody for Plot against Church

A 21-year-old accused of plotting an ISIS-inspired attack against a church in Detroit is behind bars Monday.

Monday, February 08, 2016

Search Continues for Survivors of Taiwan Quake

At least four people, including an 8-year-old girl, were rescued from a toppled high rise apartment building in Taiwan Monday. Search and rescue crews believe there are more than 100 people still buried under the debris.

Monday, February 08, 2016

Broncos Defense Pounds Panthers in Super Bowl Win

The Denver Broncos are Super Bowl champs today, thanks to a bruising defense that shut down the Carolina Panthers Sunday night.

Friday, February 05, 2016

UN: Millions More Girls at Risk of Female Genital Mutilation

At least 200 million women and girls globally face genital mutilation, according to a United Nations report, nearly 70 million more than previously estimated.

Friday, February 05, 2016

Gay Therapy Group Finds New Home in Israel

A U.S. Jewish group promoting a type of gay conversion therapy has moved its work to Israel.

Friday, February 05, 2016

Zika Virus Health Emergency Expands in Florida

Florida's governor says five counties are now facing a health emergency from the Zika virus, as the number of cases rises.

Friday, February 05, 2016

Clinton, Sanders Clash Before NH, Rubio Gains Ground

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed in their final debate before the New Hampshire primary, as a new poll shows Marco Rubio gaining ground on Donald Trump.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Obama Honors Golden State Warriors, Stephen Curry

President Barack Obama welcomed the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors to the White House Thursday to honor their NBA championship title achievement.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

'Shh, Don't Say Anything!' Super Bowl Sex Trafficking Is No Myth

The Denver Broncos have sent home practice squad safety Ryan Murphy after authorities questioned him during a prostitution sting in San Jose, California.

 

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Thousands Rally in Support of Indicted Pro-Life Activists

Thousands of supporters will gather outside the Harris County District Attorney's office in Houston this week to demand charges be dropped against the pro-life investigators indicted for releasing the undercover Planned Parenthood videos.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Dramatic Increase in Muslim-Amerians Involved in Terrorism Cases in 2015

The number of Muslim-Americans involved in terrorism cases "rose dramatically" in 2015, according to a new terrorism study.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Why Americans Need to Know the Faith of Presidential Candidates

For most of American history, the conventional wisdom has been that religion is too private a matter to ask a political candidate about. Find out why best-selling author Stephen Mansfield says we cannot afford to avoid that question.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Life After Death: What 1,000 Near Death Experiences Can Teach Us

Everyone has thought about life after death at some point. But millions of people have gone beyond thinking about it to actually experiencing it.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Panther's Tillman Raffling Super Bowl Trip to Benefit Children's Hospital

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here, and while Carolina Panther Charles "Peanut" Tillman risked it all to help push his team to the big game, he's got a more compassionate goal to achieve before the championship. 

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

House Fails to Override Veto to Defund Planned Parenthood

Republican lawmakers launched another effort to repeal President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law Tuesday, despite having no chance of succeeding.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

U.S. Loses Top 10 Spot in Economic Freedom

The United States has fallen out of the top 10 countries of the world in terms of economic freedom, according to the latest Index of Economic Freedom.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Rubio's Passionate Gospel Explanation to Iowa Pastors a Turning Point

Sen. Marco Rubio's passionate profession of faith before a meeting of Iowa pastors last Fall played a big role in his surprisingly strong showing in the Iowa Caucus Monday night.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Could Sunday School Raids in Britian Be Around the Corner?

British Christians fear a government proposal to curb Islamic extremism will affect religious liberty for churches.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Georgia Bill Would Give Religious Exemption on LGBT Matters

A bill being considered by a Georgia Senate committee would allow religious schools, adoption agencies, and government workers to deny services to same-sex couples.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Phoenix City Council to Replace Opening Prayer with Moment of Silence

The Phoenix City council voted to replace a longstanding tradition of praying before its meetings with a moment of silence.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Britain Allows Embryo-Killing Genetic Experiments

The government of Britain has taken the shocking step of now allowing scientists to conduct gene-editing experiments on human embryos.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Oral Roberts University Issues FitBits to Freshmen

Freshmen at Oral Roberts University have a unique, new requirement. The school is requiring them to wear FitBits to track their physical activity.

Monday, February 01, 2016

Cruz Takes Iowa, Besting Trump; Clinton Claims Slim Victory

Ted Cruz came out on top in the Republican presidential caucuses in Iowa, passing front-runner Donald Trump who had been predicted to win from exit polls.

Monday, February 01, 2016

Irish Bakers Get Unexpected Support from Gay Rights Activist

Two Christian bakers convicted of discrimination charges for refusing to bake a cake promoting gay marriage has received public support from an unexpected source.

Monday, February 01, 2016

Regent University Students Ace Moot Court Competition

As all eyes prepare to tune into the Iowa caucuses, another contest wrapped up in New York. It's an international moot court competition, and Regent University was the big winner.

Monday, February 01, 2016

Pastor Abedini Disputes Wife's Marital Abuse Allegations

Pastor Saeed Abedini issued a statement to the Idaho Statesman about his wife Naghmeh's allegations of marital abuse, saying much of what she wrote in her Facebook posts and subsequent media reports is not true.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Syrian Blasts Leave at Least 45 Dead

A triple bombing by the Islamic State killed at least 45 people near the Syrian capital of Damascus.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Israel Rejects French Ultimatum on Palestinian State

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized a French proposal to host an international conference to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Nuns Challenge Obamacare in Supreme Court

The Little Sisters of the Poor will go before the Supreme Court  March 23rd  to challenge the federal government's mandate that they offer abortion drugs despite their religious convictions.

Friday, January 29, 2016

China Senior Pastor Detained for Opposing Removal of Crosses

China has detained the senior pastor of the country's first mega-church. Pastor Joseph Gu has been an outspoken critic of the forced removal of church crosses in Zhejiang.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Most Protestant Pastors Do Not Support Trump

A recent poll among U.S. protestant pastors reveals that few support Donald Trump for president.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Iran Airs Alleged Drone Footage of US Naval Exercise

Iran flew a surveillance drone over a U.S. aircraft carrier carrying out naval drills, according to its semi-official FARS news agency, which posted footage of what it said was the drone's flight.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Israeli Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Inscriptions in Jesus' Language

Israeli archeologists unearthed Greek and Aramaic inscriptions in northern Israel, suggesting a Jewish presence in the land dating back to the first century.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Prayer Need Is Great as Abedinis Consider Their Future

For three and a half years Christians around the world diligently prayed for the reunification of Pastor Saeed Abedini and his family as he was imprisoned in Iran. Now, many say prayer is critical for the Abedinis as Naghmeh and Saeed work toward healing a very broken relationship.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Pastors and Porn: The Struggle is Real

Many pastors struggle or have struggled with pornography and even more youth pastors struggle with it.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Groundbreaking Muslim Declaration Calls to Protect Christians from Persecution

More than 250 Muslim leaders met in Morocco recently to release the Marrakesh Declaration, a groundbreaking document calling for Muslim nations to defend Christians against persecution.  

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Israeli Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Inscriptions in Jesus' Language

Israeli archeologists unearthed Greek and Aramaic inscriptions in northern Israel, suggesting a Jewish presence in the land dating back to the first century

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Iranian Regime Swaps Sanctions for Big Cash Deals in Europe

France welcomed Iran's president with a lucrative car-making agreement and pledges to boost trade, after sanctions against Iran were lifted by the nuclear deal.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Huckabee Appearing at Trump Event in Iowa

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has announced plans to attend Donald Trump's fundraising rally for wounded warriors, slated to take place in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday night - the same time as the Republican debate.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Wife of Saeed Abedini Files Domestic Relations Case

Nagmeh Abedini filed a domestic relations case against her husband Pastor Saeed Abedini on Tuesday, citing abuse as the reason for their broken marriage.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

'Righteous Among the Nations' Honored for Risking Lives during the Holocaust

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the United Nations says it wants member nations to honor the victims of the Nazi era.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Toddler's Bedtime Prayers Capured on Baby Monitor Go Viral

A South Carolina couple rushed to get their daughter to bed Sunday so they could get back to cheering on the Panthers in the NFC championship game.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Netanyahu: UN's Ban Ki-Moon Gives 'Terrorism a Tailwind'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon of giving a tailwind to terror after the U.N. leader called Israel's "occupation a potent incubator of hate and extremism."

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Christian Students Told They Can't Pray at Championship Game

Attorneys for two Christian high school football teams forbidden to pray before a championship game are asking for an apology.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Coach Fired for Praying Says Being Sidelined 'Hardest Thing I've Been Through'

After being fired for praying with his players during high school football games, Joe Kennedy is continuing his fight to be reinstated as Bremerton High School's assistant football coach.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Obamacare Expected to Drive More People Out of Work, Report Shows

The Congressional Budget Office reports the growing burden from Obamacare, new spending, and tax cuts will cause the federal government to face $30 trillion in debt before the decade is over. Analysts indicate that Obamacare will drive more people out of work in the next five years.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Pastor Saeed Talks about Imprisonment

American Pastor Saeed Abedini, who was freed this month from an Iranian prison, is speaking out about his experience. His family was originally planning to reunite with him in North Carolina at the Billy Graham Training Center, but plans changed last minute. He returned home Tuesday evening, landing in Boise, Idaho, on a private plane.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Palestinian Sheikh: Muslims Should Conquer Washington, Rome, Paris by Jihad

In a message delivered from Jerusalem's Old City, a Muslim cleric said ISIS should conquer "Rome, Washington and Paris" by jihad.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Experts Warn World Leaders: Killer Robots an Imminent Threat

World leaders need to take the threat of killer robots seriously, according to a warning delivered by a group of experts to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last week.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

ISIS Builds Fake Passport 'Industry,' May Now Be in US

ISIS is now in the business of creating fake passports, according to a new warning from the French interior minister.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

High Court Rejects Appeal to Outlaw Death Penalty

The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down a death row prisoner's appeal to do away with capital punishment altogether.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Grand Jury Indicts Leader behind Undercover Videos on Planned Parenthood

A Houston grand jury has indicted two prolife activists with the Center for Medical Progress for their involvement in producing undercover videos that exposed the abortion giant engaging in selling fetal body parts.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Will Islam Surpass Christianity?

A recent study from The Pew Research Center predicts that Islam will eclipse Christianity as the world's most dominant religion.

Monday, January 25, 2016

'Japanese Schindler' Film Tells of the Unsung Hero Who Saved Thousands of Jews

A new film about an unsung Japanese hero who saved the lives of some 6,000 Jews during the Holocaust is set to be released.

 

Monday, January 25, 2016

Our Culture 'Denies God' but 'Gives the Devil a TV Show'

A handful of new TV shows are premiering across the networks, including one that stars the devil. All of them have spiritual themes, but are they getting it right?

Monday, January 25, 2016

New ISIS Video: Our Swords Will Target 'Unbelievers'

A new video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday shows the jihadists who carried out the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris beheading and shooting captives.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Four Dead After Canada School Shooting

A gunman opened fire at a highschool and a second location in a small community in Canada leaving four dead and at least two injured.

Friday, January 22, 2016

How to Help the Other 92 Christians Imprisoned in Iran that You've Never Heard About

As the church around the world rejoices over Saeed Abedini's recent release, there are many more Christians still imprisoned in Iran today.

Friday, January 22, 2016

'5th Wave' Tackles Alien Apocalypse: 'Some Guests Are the Worst'

"The 5th Wave" tells the tale of Cassie Sullivan, a teenage girl who finds herself separated from her family after a series of alien attacks decimate planet Earth.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Neuro Bombshell: Human Brain More Powerful Than the Internet?

Our memories can hold 10 times as much information as scientists previously thought -- almost as much as the Internet, or about 4.7 billion books, according to a new study.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Netanyahu Denies Snubbing P.A. Chairman Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas  told reporters he'd been snubbed by the prime minister's office recently – a charge Benjamin Netanyahu's office denied.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Kansas High Court Weighs Second Trimester Abortion Ban

The Kansas Court of Appeals is expected to decide whether to allow a ban on second-trimester abortion, the first of its kind in the nation.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Satanic Cross on Display Outside This Florida City Hall

The Hallandale Beach city hall is now sporting a massive upside-down cross, an effort meant to send a message about separating church and state.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Ex-Cosmo Writer Says New Kind of Feminism Is Decidedly Pro-Life

Former freelancer for Cosmopolitan Sue Ellen Browder says young women are entering the pro-life movement in record numbers. She says many women are embracing a new kind of feminism that is pro-life.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Saeed on His Freedom: 'Today Was Like the First Day of My Life'

Pastor Saeed Abedini is back home in America after spending nearly four years in an Iranian prison for his work among Iran's house churches. Samaritan's Purse snapped some of the first images of him as he stepped off the plane in North Carolina. He was surrounded by his mother, father, and sister, and joined by evangelist Franklin Graham.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

American Life Expectancy Has Doubled in the Past Century

More Americans are living past 100, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Iraq: Shiite Militias Behind Abduction of Three Americans

Police in Iraq say two powerful Shiite militias are behind the abduction of three Americans who were kidnapped last Friday.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Rescue Service Trains Israelis to Respond to Terror Attacks

Earlier this week, Israeli security forces arrested the Palestinian who killed Dafna Meir, a Jewish woman in the community of Otniel, in front of three of her six children.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

New US Visa Restrictions Target Europeans with ISIS Ties

The Obama administration will announce a plan as early as Thursday to introduce new visa requirements for European travelers who are dual citizens of Iran, Iraq, Sudan, and Syria or have visited to those countries in the last five years.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Landmark Case: Safer Playground Not Allowed for Churches?

The Supreme Court will decide in a case prohibiting a Missouri church from receiving state aid to build a safer playground because of its status as a religious institution.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Israel Busts Hezbollah-led Terror Cell

A joint operation by the Shin Bet, Israel Defense Forces and Israel Police netted five members of a Palestinian terror cell led by Hezbollah.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Swedish Man First Traveler to Board Plane Using Chip Implant

A Swedish man recently became the first person to get on a flight without a boarding pass. Instead, Andreas Sjöström just used a chip implanted in his hand.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Disturbing Clinton Discovery: Exposed Emails Were Beyond Top Secret

An inspector general investigating Hillary Clinton's email scandal revealed a disturbing new discovery.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Razed Iraqi Monastery Shows Christian History Being 'Barbarically Leveled'

New satellite images show a field of rubble where the 1,400 year-old St. Elijah's Monsastery of Mosul once stood. "I can't describe my sadness," one priest said.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Did Obama Go Too Far on Immigration? Supreme Court to Decide

The Supreme Court announced it will decide if President Barack Obama has overstepped his authority on immigration.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Mike Riddering's Brother Recalls Slain Missionary's 'Radical' Transformation

American missionary Mike Riddering was one of 28 people killed in a terrorist attack in West Africa last Friday. CBN News spoke with Jeff Riddering about how his brother's life was radically transformed by the love of God.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Trump and Evangelicals: True Love or Settling for Second Best?

Republican presidential candiate Donald Trump is talking faith and it's getting a mixed reaction.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Seven Christians Were Killed in Burkina Faso Attack

New information reveals that even more Christians were murdered in last week's al Qaeda attack in Burkina Faso.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Cuban Churches Face 'Unprecedented' Crackdown

There is an "unprecedented" crackdown on churches in Cuba, according to a new report by Christian Solidarity Worldwide.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

CDC: Try Fluids and Humidifiers before Antibiotics for Colds

In the cold and flu season, many patients are seeking antibiotics -- but antibiotics don't always work and sometimes they're actually harmful.

Monday, January 18, 2016

ACLJ: Saeed Expresses 'Immense Gratitude' to His Supporters

Saeed Abedini is saying "thank you" to everyone who prayed and worked to bring about his freedom after being held for nearly three-and-a-half years in an Iranian prison.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Congressman: Saeed in 'Good Shape' after Years of 'Demonic' Abuse

Pastor Saeed Abedini is in good physical, spiritual, and emotional health just a few days after his release from an Iranian prison, Rep. Robert Pittenger told CBN News. The two men talked and prayed together after meeting Tuesday.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. Remembered for his Sacrifice for Equality

From our nation's capital to our local communities, Martin Luther King, Jr. is remembered on the 30th anniversary of the holiday to commemorate his life and legacy.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Israeli Leaders, Rabbis Condemn Monastery Attack

Israeli leaders and rabbis reacted angrily to the vandalism of the Dormition Abbey compound in Jerusalem.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

US Embassy Says Several Americans Missing in Iraq

The U.S Embassy in Baghdad confirms that "several" Americans are missing in Iraq according to the Associated Press.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

President Barack Obama Applauds Iran Nuclear Deal as 'Smart' Diplomacy

President Barack Obama tried to reassure Americans about recent breakthroughs in the United States' relationship with Iran, calling it "smart" diplomacy in statement Sunday from the White House.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Leaders Rejoice over Saeed's Release but Lament Nuclear Deal

After nearly four years in an Iranian prison Pastor Saeed Abedini has been released along with four others, as part of a U.S-Iranian prisoner swap. Many rejoiced over the news while voicing regret over the recent nuclear deal.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Saeed Abedini Released from Iranian Prison

A senior U.S. official says the plane carrying Americans who had been imprisoned by Iran has left Tehran and is now in Geneva, Switzerland.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Supreme Court Will Hear Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's Conviction Appeal

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's will get his day before the Supreme Court to appeal his public corruption convictions.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Blindness Ends J.I. Packer's Ministry But 'God Knows What He's Doing'

J.I. Packer, one of the most influential Christian theologians of the modern era, says blindness is forcing him to step down from his speaking and writing ministry.

Friday, January 15, 2016

GOP Hopeful Ted Cruz Facing First 'Birther' Lawsuit

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is facing his first lawsuit questioning his eligibility to serve as president of the United States.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Netanyahu: Nations Want Israel's Technology, Expertise Fighting Terror

Hostility toward Israel may be growing in multi-national organizations like the United Nations, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says more countries want diplomatic ties with the Jewish State than ever before.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Anglicans Discipline US Episcopal Church over Gay Marriage

The U.S Episcopal Church is now being suspended from any leadership postion within the Anglican community because of its acceptance of gay marriage.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Farm Couple Must Still Pay Fine for Refusing to Host Gay Wedding

A New York court has upheld a state decision to fine a farm couple for refusing to host a lesbian wedding on their property.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Abortion Empire in America Is Declining, Report Says

The number of abortions is continuing to decline in America, according to the the National Right to Life. The analysis finds that while the nation's largest abortion provider performed slightly fewer abortions, the business is still a major cornerstone of the billion-dollar empire.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

ISIS Releases 16 Christian Hostages in Syria

ISIS jihadists released the hostages in al-Hasakah, Syria, this week, according to a report by Christian Today.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

How the Navy Is Changing Hearts and Minds in the Persian Gulf

The U.S. Navy operates 13 coastal patrol boats in the Persian Gulf. They perform a similar role in the Gulf as the Riverine Command boat that was seized by the Iranian Navy on Tuesday. Part of their mission? Changing hearts and minds in the region.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Operation Blessing's David Darg Nominated for Oscar for 'Body Team 12'

A short documentary filmed by David Darg, vice president of international operations for Operation Blessing, has been nominated for an Oscar.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Former Israeli President Stable After Heart Attack

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres was admitted to hospital on Thursday morning after suffering from chest pain. The 92-year-old underwent heart catheterization and was reportedly in good condition.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Teen Charged in Anti-Semitic Terror Attack in France

A French judge has charged an ISIS-supporting teen with terrorism after he attacked a Jewish teacher with a machete.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Critics Lambaste Obama for Downplaying ISIS Threat

President Barack Obama raised some eyebrows in his State of the Union address when he said ISIS is not a threat to national security.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Israel Welcomes Fifth German Submarine

Israel welcomed a new German-built submarine as the Navy's fifth dolphin-class submarine this week.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

United Methodist Pension Board Blacklists Israeli Banks

The United Methodist Church pension fund has blocked five Israeli banks from its investment portfolio.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Franklin Graham's Diagnosis: 'America in Critical Condition'

"America is in critical condition," evangelist Franklin Graham warned hours before President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Judge Approves Tea Party Case Against IRS

A federal judge has ruled that a Tea Party class-action case against the IRS can move to the next phase, allowing more than 200 groups to pursue the lawsuit.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Hamas-Linked Group Attends State of the Union; Carson Calls for Probe

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is calling for an investigation into the Muslim civic group that attended the State of the Union address.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Why So Many Pastors Are Leaving the Church

Burnout, lack of support and church conflict are why hundreds of former pastors say they quit church.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Gov. Haley Urges Resisting 'Angriest Voices' on Immigration

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley urged Americans to resist "the siren of the angriest voices," referencing the nations treatment of immigrants during the GOP's formal response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Rosenberg Blasts Obama for Snubbing Jordan's King Abdallah

President Barack Obama's decision to pass on meeting Jordan's King Abdullah is a sign that the president doesn't understand the Middle East or how to fight radical Islam, author and Middle East expert Joel Rosenberg told CBN News.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Gas Prices Predicted to Plummet, Could Bankrupt Oil Producers

Oil prices are getting closer to just $30 a barrel, the lowest they've been in 12 years.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Judge Rules City Can Block Pro-Life Bus Ad

A federal court has ruled that Fort Wayne, Indiana, can block a pro-life group from buying ads on city buses.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

All Grown Up: Girl from 'Not Without My Daughter' Shares Her Story

The movie "Not Without My Daughter," starring actress Sally Fields, was told from the mother's perspective. Now, two decades later the daughter Mahtob Mahmoody tells her own story.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Lawmaker Pushes to Protect Officials from a Kim Davis Scenario

A Republican lawmaker in Virginia is pushing legislation to protect local elected officials who object to same-sex marriage on moral or religious grounds.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Terrorists Target Tourist Site in Istanbul, Mall in Baghdad

A suicide bomber launched a terrorist attack in a popular tourist area of Istanbul Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 15 others.

Monday, January 11, 2016

First Hostage: What If ISIS Captured the President of the United States?

Author Joel C. Rosenberg's latest thriller, The First Hostage, explores the possibility of the president of the United States being captured by Islamic terrorists. Rosenberg will talk about how his latest fictional thriller relates to real events in the Middle East.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Get These Right, and America Could See a Dramatic Turnaround

The last decade of financial upheaval has been one of the worst in our nation's history. Is there any way out of the mess we're in? Steve Forbes says there is -- and he has a plan.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Christmas 2015 Deadly for Believers Around the World

Christmas a was a very deadly time for Christians in the Philippines. Father Sebastiano D'Ambra said 14 people were murdered on Christmas day and a grenade was thrown at a chapel.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Pastor Digging Holes in Labor Camp Desperate for Family Contact

A Canadian pastor serving a life sentence in North Korea for subversion told CNN he spends eight hours a day digging holes at a labor camp where he has not seen any other prisoners.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Are America's 'Gatekeepers' Being Honest about Homegrown Terrorism?

Police in Philadelphia are investigating a tip that the man who attacked a police officer is connected to a radical group. The incident raises more questions about whether those who should be in the know are being honest about what's happening with homegrown terrorism?

Monday, January 11, 2016

Indiana Measure Seeks to Replace Religious Freedom Law

A new bill in Indiana is seeking to replace a state law that protects religious freedom.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Asia Bibi Forgives Persecutors from Pakistani Prison

Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi is forgiving her persecutors, even though they sent her to prison on charges of blasphemy.

Saturday, January 09, 2016

Obama Vetoes Bill to Repeal Health Care Law

President Barack Obama vetoed legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, saying to do so "would reverse the significant progress we made in improving health care in America."

Saturday, January 09, 2016

New Evidence Supports Biblical Account of Water’s Origins

For years, science and the Bible have seemed at odds over the source of the Earth's water. Now, a new study published in the journal Nature appears to support the Bible's account. 

Friday, January 08, 2016

Egyptian President Vows to Restore Ravaged Coptic Churches

The president of Egypt says he will rebuild at least 14 Coptic churches damaged or destroyed in sectarian attacks in August of 2013.

Friday, January 08, 2016

'Virgin Bachelor' Praises Ben Higgins Christian Witness on 'The Bachelor'

The newest star of ABC's "The Bachelor" says his faith helped to give him perspective while dating multiple women on the hit reality show. His witness caught the attention of Sean Lowe, the 2013 star of "The Bachelor," who was also committed to not having sex before marriage.

Friday, January 08, 2016

Anti-Semitism Resurges with a Vengeance in France

A new report shows anti-Semitic incidents doubling in France and notes increasing numbers of Jews relocating inside or outside of France for security reasons.

Friday, January 08, 2016

Spain Admits Error, Pays Israeli University in Discrimination Suit

Spain awarded an Israeli university a sizeable financial sum, saying its decision to exclude the school from an inter-university competition was "illegal, null and void."

Friday, January 08, 2016

Reports of Sexual Assaults Spike at Military Academies

Reports of sexual assaults at three military academies spiked by more than 50 percent in the past year.

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Mother of Boy in ISIS Video a Former Christian

The mother of the four-year-old boy who recently appeared on an ISIS execution video was once a devout Christian according to her family.

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Alabama Chief Justice: Order Against Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Stands

Federal prosecutors in Alabama say the state's probate judges must obey the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on gay marriage regardless of an administrative order issued by Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.

Thursday, January 07, 2016

TransCanada Sues Obama Admin. Over Keystone

The Canadian company that proposed the Keystone XL oil pipeline is filing two seperate lawsuits over the government's rejection of the project.

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Jihad U: ISIS Tech Training Camp Sparks New Worries

ISIS is employing scientists and weapons experts to train jihadis to carry out sophisticated attacks in Europe.

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Nagmeh Abedini Posts about Her Personal Journey to Denounce Islam

Naghmeh Abedini, the wife of imprisoned American Pastor Saeed Abedini, kicked off her new year with a three-week fast to pursue the Lord. She also shared about her personal journey to denouce Islam and become a Christian.

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

A Doctor in the House: Wife Unveils the Real Ben Carson

Ben Carson is known as a neurosurgeon, an outspoken commentator on national issues, and now a contender for the White House. Now Candy Carson is introducing the public to the private side of her husband.

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Ex-Feminist Does About-Face on Abortion, Asks Forgiveness

Sara Fernanda Geiromin, a former feminist pro-choice leader, has had a change of heart and is apologizing for her actions.

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Razorbacks' Brandon Burlsworth Story Hits Big Screen

"Greater" is based on the incredible real life story of Brandon Burlsworth, who is considered the greatest walk-on in the history of college football.

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Anne Graham Lotz Warning for 2016: 'National, Global Situation Will Get Worse'

Anne Graham Lotz, daughter of famed evangelist Billy Graham, has issued another prophetic warning to America.

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Wheaton Taking Steps to Fire Muslim-Supporting Professor

Wheaton College has begun efforts to fire a professor who wore a hijab and said Christians and Muslims worship the same God.

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Congress Sends Obamacare Repeal to President's Desk

Congress kicked off 2016 by passing a bill that repeals Obamacare and stops taxpayer funding for abortion providers like Planned Parenthood.

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Washington Redskins Hopeful in Name Battle

As the NFL playoffs kick off this weekend, it looks like one of the teams may be a step closer to winning a big battle off the field.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Millennials Turn from Traditional Religion in Larger Numbers

The Millennial generation has an increasingly negative view of both religious organizations and the news media.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Teary-Eyed Obama Unveils Stricter Gun Control Plan

President Barack Obama unveiled his plan Tuesday to use executive action to tighten gun control, at some points wiping back tears as he referenced the children of the Sandy Hook massacre.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Youth Weep 'Tears of Joy' at IHOP Prayer Conference

More than 15,000 young adults recently attended the International House of Prayer Onething conference.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Pastor Who Called Islam 'Satanic' Found Not Guilty

An Irish pastor who said Islam was "satanic" and a "doctrine spawned in hell" was acquitted of making "grossly offensive" remarks about Islam.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Strickland's Widow on Husband's Final Moments: 'I Know He Saw Jesus'

The wife of 29-year-old country singer Craig M. Strickland says searchers have found his body.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Scalia: God's Been Good to America Because We've Honored Him

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says God has been good to the United States because Americans have honored Him.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Poll: Americans Got 99 Problems and the Government is No. 1

President Ronald Reagan often said government isn't the solution, it's the problem -- and apparently Americans these days agree.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Germany Warned against Vilifying Refugees over Mass Sex Assaults

Cologne, Germany, is holding a crisis meeting after dozens of sexual assaults were committed there on New Year's Eve.

Monday, January 04, 2016

Jeb Bush: Donald Trump Is a Great Marketer, But No President

Dr. Pat Robertson spoke with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush about the crisis in the Middle East, Islamic terrorism, and why the GOP candidates aren't going after current frontrunner Donald Trump.

Monday, January 04, 2016

ISIS Targets Assyrian Christian Restaurants in Syria

Assyrian Christians in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah mourned the victims of ISIS-led terror attacks in Qamishli city by canceling celebrations on New Year's Eve.

Monday, January 04, 2016

UK Schools Told to Teach that Britain Is a 'Christian Nation'

Despite American's often repeated outcry over the separation of church and state, Britain is officially a Christian nation.

Monday, January 04, 2016

A New War in the Middle East?

The long running rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran now shows potential for open regional conflict after the Saudi execution Saturday of a prominent opposition Shiite cleric who was revered in Iran.

Monday, January 04, 2016

Obama Moves to Close 'Gun Show Loophole'

President Barack Obama is kicking off the new year with plans to crack down on America's gun rights.

Monday, January 04, 2016

Would-Be Church Gunman Surrenders Weapon, Gives Life to Christ

A pastor in Fayetteville, North Carolina, says an armed man who walked into his church ended up handing over his rifle before giving his life to Christ.

Monday, January 04, 2016

Mississippi Floods Claim 25 Lives, and It's Not Over Yet

Communities in Mississippi and Illinois are assessing the damage from the deadly winter flooding that engulfed their states over New Year's weekend.

Saturday, January 02, 2016

Saudi Arabia Executes 47, Including Top Shiite Cleric

Saudi Arabia announced that it has executed 47 people convicted of terrorism charges, including including al-Qaida detainees and a prominent Shiite cleric who rallied protests against the government.

Friday, January 01, 2016

Amazing Testimony! Regent Dean's Entire Family Survives Direct Hit from Tornado

A Regent University dean is giving thanks to God for sparing 22 members of his family from a deadly tornado that destroyed his home in Texas last weekend.

Friday, January 01, 2016

Midwest Residents Scramble to Save Homes from Record Flooding

Record flooding continues to worsen in the Midwest as the Mississippi river has reached seldom-seen levels.

 

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Flooded Missouri Rivers Swallowing up Entire Neighborhoods

Deadly storms in the Midwest are forcing people in Missouri to leave their homes and head to higher ground.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Americans Optimistic about Economy as 2016 Rolls In

Americans are more optimistic about the economy and the future as 2015 comes to an end. A stronger job market has helped lift consumer confidence.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Oregon Labor Commissioner Cleans Out Kleins' Family Bank Accounts

The Oregon bakers who refused to make a same-sex wedding cake for a lesbian couple say the state of Oregon has confiscated their personal bank accounts.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Why Should Christians Support Religious Liberty for Muslims?

Americans appear to place a higher priority on protecting the religious freedom of Christians than other faiths, especially Islam. But Ed Stetzer, with Lifeway Research, said the best way to spread the Gospel, is to protect freedom for all faiths. Find out why.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Hillary Clinton Now Says ISIS Is Committing 'Genocide'

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton says she now believes ISIS is committing "genocide" against Christians, Yazidis and other religious minorities.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Relationship with God Beats Health Goals for Many Americans

When it comes to New Year's resolutions, Americans say they want to improve spiritually almost as much as they want to get fit.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Obama Admin. Spied on Israel's Netanyahu during Iran Nuke Deal

There are new revelations the Obama administration spied on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu while the U.S. was negotiating its nuclear deal with Iran.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Nuns Celebrate Century of Prayer, Aim for 100 More

A group of cloistered nuns in Philadelphia is celebrating 100 years of non-stop prayer, and they're seeking 100 more.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Boko Haram Surges Despite Claims of Their Demise

The Islamic terrorist group, which has pledge allegiance to ISIS, is proving it is still a viable force in the country, despite President Mahammadu Buhari's claim just in the last week that Nigeria won the war against Boko Haram.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

NYC's Transgender Anti-Discrimination Laws Add Six-figure Fines

Updates to the city's anti-discrimination laws have businesses facing  potential six-figure penalties if they "misgender" tenants or employees, according to a Breitbart report.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Oregon Bakers Pay Fine as Gay Cake Appeal Goes Forward

The Oregon bakery owners fined $135,000 in damages for refusing to bake a cake for a gay wedding have delivered a check to a state official.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Basketball's 'Clown Prince' Meadowlark Lemon Was a Force for the Gospel

The worlds of basketball and Christian ministry are mourning the death of Meadowlark Lemon. Lemon played for the Harlem Globetrotters for 24 years and later started his own ministry organization.

Monday, December 28, 2015

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Statue that May Have Symbolized Jesus

Archaeologists in Israel say a ram statue discovered in the ancient port city of Caesarea may have meant to depict either Jesus or the Good Shepherd's flock.

Monday, December 28, 2015

Low Gas Prices a Gift for the New Year

Gas prices have become the holiday gift that keeps on giving. The U.S. national average for gasoline is so low it is expected to save each licensed driver $550.

Monday, December 28, 2015

ISIS Losing Its Grip on Key City of Ramadi

ISIS fighters is losing control of Ramada, a strategic city about 80 miles west of Baghdad. ISIS captured the city in May of 2014.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Campus Crusade Co-Founder Vonette Bright Dies at 89

Vonette Zachary Bright, co-founder of Campus Crusade for Christ, also known as Cru, has died after suffering complications from acute leukemia. She was 89.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Need a Good Christmas Gift? 'War Room' Out on DVD

If you're still looking for that last-minute Christmas gift, here's an idea: The movie "War Room" is now out on DVD.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Three Israelis Wounded in Jerusalem Terror Attack

Three people were wounded, two critically, in a stabbing attack at the Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem's Old City on Wednesday. 

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

KY Governor Removes Clerks' Names from Marriage Licenses

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has ordered the state to prepare new marriage licenses in an attempt to protect the religious beliefs of local elected officials.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Politically Incorrect Restaurant Tells Customers 'Merry Christmas'

The Jewish CEO of a restaurant chain in Texas says he has no problem wishing customers "Merry Christmas." If it offends them, they can leave.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Franklin Graham Blasts Republicans, Leaves Party

Rev. Franklin Graham says he is leaving the Republican Party after  blasting the GOP for passing what he called a "wasteful spending bill" that "funds Planned Parenthood."

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Awana's Winnie Rorheim Passes Away at 97

Winnie Rorheim, wife of Awana Co-Founder Art Rorheim, died Tuesday morning in Rockford, Illinois. She is known best for serving for years alongside her husband as he pioneered the Awana program for children.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Under Caesar's Sword: How Have Christians Responded to Persecution?

How have Christians around the world responded to persecution? Top scholars gathered in Rome recently to present the first ever report on how beleivers have responded to attacks on them.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Obama Blames Media for the Success of ISIS

In his last big interview of the year, President Barack Obama tackled his critics on ISIS, saying the blame lies with not doing a good enough job of convincing the American people that his strategy is working.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Pageant Suspends Puerto Rico for Muslim Tweet

Miss Puerto Rico was suspended from the Miss America organization for tweeting comments opposing Islam.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Taliban Responsible for Attack that Killed Six Americans

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack that killed six American soldiers in Afghanistan Monday.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Americans Increasing Support for Abortion

Support for legal abortion in the United States is now at its highest level in two years.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Church Helping Syrians: 'Jesus Was a Refugee'

A Georgia church continues its work relocating a Syrian family to the Atlanta area despite the debate over refugees and the fear of terrorism. The pastor spoke with CBN News about his church's biblical response to the situation.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Religious Schools Seek Transgender Accommodation Waiver

Religious colleges and universities are seeking waivers on transgender student accommodations.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Trump Calls Clinton a 'Liar' for Her ISIS Accusations

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is being called out for telling a tall tale about Donald Trump in Saturday's Democratic debate.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Yale: Koran a Law Book with Intellectual Achievements

Yale Law School is sending a booklet entitled "Reading the Koran as a Law Book" in the mail to some of their alumni.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Bernardino Shooter's Friend Makes Second Court Appearance

The man who bought the weapons used in the San Bernardino shooting is scheduled to appear in court Monday.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Jesus Dropped from Charlie Brown Play, Drawing Outrage

Parents at a Kentucky school fought back Thursday night after the school dropped Jesus from their Charlie Brown Christmas play.  

Friday, December 18, 2015

Assignment on Islamic Statement of Faith Backfires

Schools in a Virginia county are closed Friday due to parental backlash over an assignment on Islam.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Pennsylvania Man Arrested for Aiding the Islamic State

Police arrested a 19-year-old in Pennsylvania on terror charges. They say Jalil Ibn Ameer Aziz pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, and he used at least 57 different Twitter accounts to spread its propaganda.

Friday, December 18, 2015

New York Judge Sworn in on Koran Draws Backlash

A Brooklyn civil court judge is the center of controversy because she took her oath of office swearing on a Koran.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Hung Jury: Baltimore Awaits New Trial in Freddie Gray Case

A Baltimore judge met with prosecutors and defense attorneys Thursday to discuss a new trial date for a police officer charged with manslaughter in the death of Freddie Gray.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

FBI: Chattanooga Shootings Act of Terror

Five months after a Muslim man killed four Marines and one sailor in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the FBI is calling it terrorism.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

N. Korea Sentences Canadian Pastor to Life in Prison

A Canadian pastor has been sentenced to life at hard labor in a North Korean prison camp for "crimes against the state."

Thursday, December 17, 2015

House Panel Seeks Details on Vetting Process for Foreigners

Members of the House Oversight Committee are pressing administration officials over the vetting process for foreigners coming to the United States.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Christian College Places Professor on Leave for Muslim Remarks

A Christian college professor has been placed on administrative leave after wearing a headscarf to demonstrate solidarity with Muslims.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Paris Authorities Revoke Security Passes for 70 Airport Workers

Austrian authorities have arrested two terror suspects with possible ties to last month's Paris massacre.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Rap Legend Rev Run Launches 'Inspired Mobility' Campaign

Rev Run, a hip-hop legend, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer has joined forces with AT&T in a campaign called #inspiredmobility.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Breaks for Businesses, Families: Congress Agrees on Budget

Congressional leaders have reached a budget agreement on tax cuts and spending for 2016.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Feds Raise Key Interest Rate for First Time in 7 Years

The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade. Many economists say keeping interest rate at zero has not had the job-creating impact it was supposed to have.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Worship Leader Jordan Smith Wins 'The Voice'

America has voted Jordan Smith winner of NBC's "The Voice." His voice teacher told CBN News more about Smith's heart and the man you see on the screen.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Coach Kennedy Files Religious Discrimination Complaint

The Washington state high school football coach who was suspended for praying at games has filed a discrimination complaint.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

How to Keep America Safe Dominates 5th GOP Debate

National security and defeating ISIS were the hot button issues of the fifth Republican presidential debate, which took place only weeks after major terror attacks abroad and at home shocked the nation.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

French Leader Acquitted of Incitement over Muslim-Nazi Comparison

A French court on Tuesday acquitted French right-wing leader Marine Le Pen of incitement to hatred after she compared Muslim street prayers to the Nazi occupation in WWII.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Sgt. Bergdahl Faces Court-Martial in Desertion Case

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will face court-martial on charges of deserting his unit while in Afghanistan in 2009.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Oklahoma Sees Surge in Earthquakes in 2015

There is literally a lot of shaking in Oklahoma, with earthquakes on the rise in the Sooner State.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

US Seeks 'Common Ground' with Russia on Syria, Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry is calling for America and Russia to find "common ground" to end Syria's civil war and to restore stability to Eastern Ukraine.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Muslim Scholar Defends Preacher's Right to Call Islam 'Satanic'

An evangelical preacher in Northern Ireland is on trial for calling Islam "satanic" in a sermon. Now he's is finding support from a suprising source.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Merkel Pans Multiculturalism, Vows to Reduce Refugees

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the country may be nearing its limit for accepting refugees.

Monday, December 14, 2015

Sandy Hook Families Honor, Remember Their 'Little Angels'

Monday marked the three-year anniversary of the attack in which a gunman killed 20 first-grade children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.

Monday, December 14, 2015

French Teacher Made Up Claim of ISIS Stabbing Attack

A masked man shouted his support for ISIS Monday as he stabbed a kindergarten teacher in the throat.

Monday, December 14, 2015

'Risen' Tells the Story of Messiah through Unbeliever's Eyes

"Risen," a new Christian film, is offering a fresh perspective on the resurrection of Christ.

Monday, December 14, 2015

San Bernardino Attacks Expose Flaws in Visa Program

The recent terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California, is raising fresh questions about the vetting process for granting U.S. visas.

Monday, December 14, 2015

P. Parenthood Sues to 'Protect Abortion Access' in Ohio

Planned Parenthood is suing the state of Ohio to "protect abortion access." The lawsuit, filed Sunday in federal court, claims that Ohio politicians are attempting to ban abortion in the state.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Women in Combat: What Does God Say

Defense Secretary Ash Carter's decision to lift the ban on women serving in combat, last week, is one that is seeing major opposition.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Searching For Jesus? New Book Confirms Gospel Accounts

It seems just about every Christmas or Easter, academics and archaeologists come up with some new controversial claim about Jesus.

Saturday, December 12, 2015

ICYMI: TV Ads Stir Up Controversial Topic

Soups, x-rays and Barbie dolls are not usually controversial topics, but during this holiday season its creating quite the buzz.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Pakistan Targets Christian Slums for Demolition

Ten slums in Islamabad, Pakistan, are scheduled for demolition because the government fears the Christians living there may soon overtake the Muslim majority.

Friday, December 11, 2015

After Muslim Remarks, No Go for Trump in Israel

Donald Trump was set to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later this month, but his controversial call to ban all Muslims from entering the USA has proved problematic.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Commandos: Women Have No Business in Spec Ops

The men in the U.S. military's most dangerous jobs have a message for their political leadership: women have no place on their teams.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Man vs. Whale: Chris Hemsworth on 'In the Heart of the Sea'

Actor Chris Hemsworth stars in the new film "In the Heart of the Sea," a cinematic reimagining of the classic American novel Moby Dick.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

On the Hot Seat: Chicago Mayor Refuses Calls to Resign

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is dismissing calls for him to step down, even as protests over police brutality continue.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Liberty University President: Guns Allowed in Dorms

Liberty University's president is proposing that students at the school be allowed to bring concealed weapons into dormitories.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Christians to Obama: Call ISIS Violence What It Is - Genocide

Christian leaders are pushing the Obama administration to declare that ISIS is committing genocide against Christians, Politico reports.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Religious Rights of NC Magistrates Under Fire

Gay activists in North Carolina are trying to force magistrates to perform same-sex weddings, even when it violates their religious beliefs.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Franklin Graham Supports Trump's Muslim Ban

Evangelist Franklin Graham is supporting Donald Trump's proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States, saying he proposed a similar measure first.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Is ISIS a Diversion from a Greater Threat to the World?

With West focused on ISIS in the wake of several spectacular attacks carried out by the terror group, is it taking its eye off an even greater threat posed by a nuclear Iran? Erick Stakelbeck takes a closer look.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Brutal Persection of Christians Is Genocide, Groups Cry Out

There's a growing outcry for the Christian persecution in the Middle East under ISIS to be acknowledged as genocide.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Two Dozen Christians Freed by ISIS, Including Children

A Demand for Action, a campaign group for minorities in the Middle East, confirmed that the Assyrian Church of the East in Syria secured the release of 25 Assyrians who have been held hostage since February.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Orthodox Rabbis: Christianity a 'Divine' Gift to the World

A group of Orthodox rabbis have issued a public statement calling Christianity a gift to the world.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Wesleyan U. President Speaks Out on 'The Victim Card'

The president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Dr. Everett Piper, is drawing national attention for his recent blog post "This is Not a Day Care. It's a University!" Now he's speaking out about the response he's received.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Objection Overruled: Syrian Refugees Resettled

The archdiocese of Indiana is resettling a Syrian refugee family in the state despite the governor's opposition.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Third Paris Attacker Identified, Joined ISIS in Syria

French police have identified the third person who attacked the Bataclan concert hall in Paris on Nov. 13, a man who had traveled to Syria to join ISIS.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

House Approves Overhaul of Visa Waiver Program

The House has overwhelmingly approved a bill to tighten the federal visa waiver program.

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Does Poverty Really Drive Islamic Terrorism?

President Barack Obama and Pope Francis have both suggested that poverty and lack of economic opportunity in the Muslim world help to drive terrorism. Is this true?

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Grieving Pastor Says God Spoke to Him About His Wife's Death

Davey Blackburn, the Indiana pastor whose wife and unborn child were killed in a home invasion last month, spoke publically about her death at his father-in-law's church two weeks ago.

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Christian TV Leader Pete Sumrall Dies Suddenly

The president of one of the largest Christian networks in the nation, Peter Sumrall of LeSEA Broadcasting Media, has passed away.

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Oil Prices Drop to Lowest Level in 7 Years

Americans hitting the road this holiday season are receiving some good news: oil prices have fallen to the lowest in nearly seven years.

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

TobyMac, Matt Maher Among Grammy Nominees

Matt Maher and TobyMac are among the nominees for best song and best album in the contemporary Christian music category.

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

'We Forgive Him,' Dublin Christian Centre Says After Robbery

Police in Dublin, Ireland, are hunting for a masked gunman who robbed worshippers at an evangelical Christian mission. Meanwhile, church leaders say they have already forgiven the shooter.

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Cruz Tops Trump in Iowa After Evangelical Shift

Sen. Ted Cruz is now topping Donald Trump for the first time in the Republican presidential race in Iowa, marking first time Cruz has held a lead in any of the crucial early states.

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Trump Critics: Muslim Outreach Vital to Fight Terror

The heads of DHS and the House Homeland Security are responding after Donald Trump's new proposal to ban all Muslims, saying it's time to work with the Muslim community.

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Washington: Russia, Not US, Bombed Syrian Army Camp

Syria is accusing a U.S.-led coalition of bombing an army camp in the eastern part of the country. But a senior U.S. military official says the Pentagon is "certain" the strike was from a Russian warplane.

Monday, December 07, 2015

Cop Won't Stop Ministering to Inmates, Forced to Quit

A former Georgia police investigator said he was forced out of his job for refusing to stop ministering to inmates during his time off.

Monday, December 07, 2015

Councilwoman Rescinds Resignation over 'Christmas' Word

A New Jersey councilwoman who quit after colleagues voted to add the word "Christmas" to the name of the town's tree-lighting ceremony reneged on her decision to resign.

Monday, December 07, 2015

Columnist Blasts Messianic Jewish Victim of Calif. Massacre

Critics say a writer at the New York Daily News is blaming one of the Christian victims of last week's terror attack in San Bernardino, California.

Monday, December 07, 2015

Jimmy Carter: 'Scans Show No Signs of Brain Cancer'

Former President Jimmy Carter says his latest scans show no signs of cancer.

Monday, December 07, 2015

Hanukkah in Paris: 'Victory of the Light'

About 6,000 people gathered in Paris Sunday evening to light the giant Hanukkiah (menorah) at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, marking the first night of Hanukkah.

Monday, December 07, 2015

Chad Suicide Attacks Leave More Than 2 Dozen Dead

Three female suicide bombers struck the African nation of Chad over the weekend, murdering at least 27 people and wounding 90 others.

Monday, December 07, 2015

Netanyahu Rejects Kerry's 'Binational State' Warning

The Israeli prime minister rejected Secretary of State John Kerry's statement warning Israel it may become a "binational" state if it fails to reach an agreement with the Palestinian Authority.

Sunday, December 06, 2015

Does Your Soul Long for Heaven?

Does your soul long for heaven? That's a question that a new book sets out to answer from a scientific as well as spiritual perspective.

Sunday, December 06, 2015

The Reality of Prayer in Crisis Situations

The San Bernardino shooting has sparked a debate about the reality of prayer in crisis situations. Is the expression of prayer a valid response during crisis?

Friday, December 04, 2015

State-Controlled Parenting Still the Rule of Law in China

China may have ended it's one-child policy but it appears the threat of terror hanging over Chinese mothers and fathers is far from over.

Friday, December 04, 2015

Moore: Ben Carson Isn't Straight Out of 'Vacation Bible School'

Southern Baptist Leader Dr. Russell Moore said he's not shocked that presidential candidate Ben Carson holds to "very unorthodox doctrines."

Friday, December 04, 2015

Firebombing of Cairo Nightclub Kills 16

Patrons of a nightclub in Cairo were targeted Friday when attackers threw firebombs at the restaurant, killing at least 16 people.

Friday, December 04, 2015

Marine Objections Ignored on Women in Combat

Defense Secretary Ash Carter is ordering the U.S. military to open all combat jobs to women, despite objections from the U.S. Marine Corps.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Obama: California Shooting 'May' Be Related to Terrorism

President Barack Obama said Thursday that the San Bernardino massacre may or may not be related to terrorism and that the shooters' may have had "mixed motives."

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Saudi Arabia's Role in Spreading Islamic Terrorism

Revelations that Syed Rizwan Farook, the male suspect in the San Bernardino terror attack, recently visited Saudi Arabia is raising questions about that country's role in supporting radical Islam around the world.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Viral Holiday Commercial: Man Fakes Death to Get Children Home

A Christmas commercial about a grandpa who fakes his own death to get his kids home for the holiday has gone viral.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

'God Isn't Fixing This' Headline Draws Backlash

The New York Daily News' front-page headline proclaiming "God Isn't Fixing This" is causing controversy.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Urbana 15 'Hackathon' Inspires Opportunities for Missions

About 16,000 students and ministry leaders will attend this year's Urbana 15, one of the world's largest missions conferences.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Superintendent Orders 'Christmas' Removed from School Flyers

An American Legion post commander in New Hampshire was told to replace the word "Christmas" with "holiday" on flyers that were to be distributed to a school.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Ind. School District May Appeal Nativity Scene Ban

A school district in Indiana says it may appeal a decision by a federal judge that banned the district from including a Nativity scene in its annual Christmas show.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

UK Launches Airstrikes against ISIS in Syria

British warplanes attacked ISIS targets in Syria just hours after parliament gave its approval.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Hebrew U. Team Finds King Hezekiah's Seal

A team of Hebrew University archaeologists discovered a royal seal belonging to King Hezekiah, who reigned in Jerusalem during First Temple times.

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

'Clock Boy' Homesick, Wants to Return to Texas

Ahmed Mohamed, known as "Clock Boy," said he wants to go back home to Texas.

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Slovakia Granting Asylum to Iraqi Christian Refugees

The country of Slovakia is granting asylum to 149 Iraqi Christian refugees fleeing Islamic terrorism.

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Federal Judge Delays Trial in Charleston Church Massacre

A federal judge has for the third time delayed a trial for the man accused of shooting and killing nine people at a South Carolina church.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Hackers Replace ISIS Terror Propaganda with Viagra Ads

Hackers from an off-shoot of the group Anonymous are following through with their threat to wage a cyber war on ISIS.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Wishful Thinking? Obama Urges Russia, Turkey to Make Nice

President Barack Obama called on Turkey and Russia to de-escalate tensions and focus on the fight against ISIS. But is that wishful thinking?

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

100 Ways Uncle Sam Dropped the Economic Ball

A 145-page report titled Federal Fumbles: 100 Ways the Government Dropped the Ball, exposes the wasteful government spending.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

AIDS/HIV 30 Years Later: What We Know Now

Thirty years have passed since doctors first identified HIV and AIDS, and still the fight against the deadly global epidemic continues, despite medical advances.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Tim Kaine: Denying Refugees Is against American Values

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., has waded into the debate over Syrian refugees, calling for the United States to continue accepting asylum seekers from the war-torn country.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Salt Warning Labels Required in NYC Restaurants

New York City began a new era of nutritional warnings Tuesday. Chain restaurants will have to start putting a special warning symbol on menus of highly salty dishes.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

P. Parenthood Shooter Charged with 1st Degree Murder

The suspect in the Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting made his first court appearance Monday by videoconference where he learned he faces first-degree murder charges.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Couple Donates $500K to Minnesota Salvation Army

An 'astonishing gift' dropped in a Salvation Army red kettle is the largest donation ever in the Minneapolis-area.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

IMF Adds Chinese Yuan to Prestigious Currency List

The Chinese currency, the yuan, will join the International Monetary Fund's basket of reserve currencies. It's a big step forward for China's economic standing in the world.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

OK Wesleyan U. President: 'This is Not a Day Care!'

Oklahoma Wesleyan University President Everett Piper had a message for his students after a student complained he felt "victimized" by a teaching in chapel on 1 Corinthians 13.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Eye Witness: 'There Are Many Ways to Support Refugees'

Republican candidate Ben Carson's recent comments that Syrian refugees don't want to come to the United States may not be true for refugees who have fled to European nations.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Deadly Thanksgiving Storms Devastate Central US

While world leaders talk about global warming in Paris, more snow and ice storms are hitting the midsection of the United States, bringing up to a foot of new snow in some areas.

Monday, November 30, 2015

More Americans Skip Black Friday, Opt for Online

More Americans are apparently choosing to do their shopping online and avoid the madness of days in the stores.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Ben Carson: Syrian Refugees Want to Return Home

Republican candidate Ben Carson says Syrian refugees don't want to come to the United States. That was his assessment after a visit to refugee camps in Jordan.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Egyptian Coptic Pope Visits Israel

The head of Egypt's Coptic Church, Pope Tawadros II, dismissed speculation that his visit to Israel to attend a funeral had any political ramifications whatsoever.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Netanyahu Joins World Leaders at Climate Change Conference

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left for Paris early Monday where he'll meet with several international leaders on the sidelines of the conference.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Putin Orders Sanction Against Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for sanctions against Turkey, including a ban on some goods and prohibiting extensions of labor contracts for Turks working in Russia.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Clergy Called to Maintain Calm in Chicago Teen Shooting Case

Chicago's mayor is asking African-American ministers to urge the community to be peaceful in their protests over a deadly police shooting of a black teen by a white officer.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Kerry against Terrorism, Pro Palestinian Statehood

In his first trip to Israel since last year, Secretary of State John Kerry met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Paris, Turkey, Russia and ISIS: What to Make of It All

France's President Hollande met with President Obama as the U.S. State Department issued a global terror alert and news that Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet. CBN's Gary Lane offers some perspective.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

How a Video Game Won 16,000 People to Christ

Millions of Americans spend time playing video games. Now a Christian company called Lightside is using the popularity of gaming to win people to Christ.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Gov. Pence Sued for Refusing Syrian Refugees

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is being sued over his decision to block Syrian refugees from resettling in the state.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

P. Parenthood Sues Texas over Push to Block Funding

Planned Parenthood is suing the state of Texas over its push to block Medicaid funding to the nation's largest abortion provider.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Suspect in Paris Terror Attacks Heads to Court

The only person in custody who could face charges in connection to the Nov. 13 terror attacks in Paris is heading to court today.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Clock-Making Muslim Teen Sues City, School District

The Muslim teenager who was arrested and suspended for making a clock that school authorities thought was a bomb is now suing the city and school district of Irving, Texas.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Suspects Plead 'Not Guilty' in Murder of Pastor’s Wife

Indiana authorities have now charged two young men with the murder of Amanda Blackburn, the pregnant wife of a pastor in Indianapolis.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Daily Terror Attacks Taking a Toll on Israelis

It seems hardly a day goes by recently without a spate of terror attacks. Tuesday began with a car ramming at Tapuach Junction in Samaria.

Monday, November 23, 2015

'90 Minutes in Heaven' Hits DVD, Blu-Ray for Christmas

Looking for a Christmas stocking stuffer? "90 Minutes in Heaven" releases on DVD and Blu-ray Dec. 1.

Monday, November 23, 2015

#BibleCelebration on International Day of the Bible

Monday is the International Day of the Bible, a day for Christians to celebrate the Bible.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Pfizer, Allergan Create Largest Pharmaceutical Merger

Pfizer and Allergan are set to reach a $150 billion deal that would create the world's largest drug maker in terms of sales, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Britain's Digital Cinema Media Bans Lord's Prayer Ad

Movie theaters in Britain are refusing to air an advertisement from the Church of England featuring the Lord's Prayer over concerns it could be offensive.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Carson, Trump Back Mosque Surveillance

Republican presidential candidates Dr. Ben Carson and Donald Trump support monitoring mosques to prevent the spread of radical Islam.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Suspect Arrested in Murder of Pastor's Wife

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of Amanda Blackburn, the Indianapolis pastor's wife killed at her home earlier this month.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Is ISIS Making Empty Threats to Attack the US?

ISIS has released a third video in three days threatening to attack inside the United States. But how real of a threat do they pose?

Friday, November 20, 2015

Lawmakers Read from Historic 1782 Aitken Bible

A special Bible reading event was held at the nation's Capitol this week to remind Americans that this coming Monday is the International Day of the Bible.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Attacks in Israel Leave 5 Dead, Including US Teen

A drive-by shooting and car ramming south of Jerusalem killed three people, including an American teen and an Arab, and injured at least six others.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Handgun Found Near Home of Slain Pastor's Wife

Indianapolis police say a handgun has been found near the home where a local pastor's wife was killed last week.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

ISIS Supporters Stab Jewish Man in France

A Jewish teacher was stabbed in Marseille Wednesday night by three ISIS supporters.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Groups Urge Prayer in Battle for Conscience Protections

A group about to do battle with the Obama administration before the Supreme Court is asking Americans for prayers and support.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Faith on the Field: Athletic Trainer Remembers Myles Munroe

In Wednesday's edition of "Faith on the Field," CBN's Shawn Brown spoke with athletic trainer Anthony Rhodman, whose life changed after hearing the words of the late Myles Munroe.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Gov. Bobby Jindal Drops Out of Presidential Race

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal dropped out of the 2016 race for president Tuesday, ending a campaign that failed to gain much support, especially in early-voting Iowa.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Obama Shows Solidarity with Philippines amid Tensions

President Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment to the Philippines, Tuesday, in the midst of increasing tension over China's territorial ambitions in disputed waters of the South China Sea.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Photos Show Suspect in Case of Slain Pastor's Wife

Police have released photos of a suspect in the fatal shooting of Amanda Blackburn, the pregnant wife of an Indianapolis pastor.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Lawmakers Call on Obama to Suspend Refugee Plan

Lawmakers are calling on the Obama administration to limit or halt the admission of Syrian refugees into the United States.

Monday, November 16, 2015

ISIS Threatens America: 'We’ll Strike at Its Center'

Islamic State terrorists vow that countries taking part in airstrikes against Syria will suffer the same fate as Paris and warns it will attack Washington D.C.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Pastor Abedini's Wife Cites Stress in Suspending Public Efforts for Husband's Freedom

Naghmeh Abedini is pulling back her public fight to see her husband Pastor Saeed Abedini freed from an Iranian prison.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Alveda King on Rewriting Civil Rights Act for LGBT

Dr. Alveda King, niece of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr, is weighing in on the issue of "civil rights" versus "gay rights."

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Carson Addresses National Debt, Taxes at Liberty U.

Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson asked Liberty University students to pray for  his "courage" and "protection"  at the school's convocation Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

What Really Motivated Mizzou's President to Step Down?

Was racial injustice the reason for Missouri University Presisdent Tim Wolfe's ouster or the fact that the school would be forced to shell out upwards of $1 million for missing the game?

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Cowboys' Jason Witten Takes on Domestic Violence

Roughly one in five women has been victims of severe abuse from their partner, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Missouri U. Steps Up Security after New Racial Threats

The University of Missouri has increased security following new online racial threats and weeks of campus tension.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Recap of 'Tier Two' Candidates GOP Debate

A smaller group of candidates, also referred to as Tier 2 candidates, faced off Tuesday night in the Republicans' fourth presidential debate.

Monday, November 09, 2015

Busting the Santa Myth: How the Real St. Nick Was Persecuted for His Faith

Christmas season is filled with secular images of Santa Claus. However, the generosity of the real Santa Claus, or St. Nicholas, was really part of a much different man.

Monday, November 09, 2015

Fmr Comptroller: US Debt Far Higher Than Thought

The government's debt is actually far higher than officials say it is, according to a warning from former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker.

Monday, November 09, 2015

Ben Carson Says He's Target of Media 'Hit Job'

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says he's the target of what he calls the "biased media."

Friday, November 06, 2015

Where Are We on the End Times Timetable?

Mideast expert Joel Rosenberg shares his thoughts on book of Ezekiel, how world leaders are reacting to events in light of the Bible, and how Christians should be looking at seeming apocalyptic scenarios.

Friday, November 06, 2015

House Panel Investigates Failed Obamacare Co-ops

House lawmakers are investigating why more than half of the insurance co-ops set up under Obamacare have failed.

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Bible vs. Koran: Which is Better for America?

A majority of Americans believe the country would be better off if followed the teachings of the Bible over the Koran, the Muslim holy book.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

School District Defiant in Face of Locker Room Edict

A Chicago school district has 30 days to change their current transgender student locker room policy or they could lose millions of dollars in federal funds.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Facebook Pic of Praying HS Football Players Causes Stir

A Facebook photo of North Dakota high school football players praying on field is creating a controversy.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

His Last Act: Inside Reagan's Twilight Years, Legacy

When former President Ronald Reagan passed away in 2004, he had been out of the public eye for 16 years. Not much was known about his post-presidential life – until now.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Feds: School District Violated Transgender Teen's Rights

A school in suburban Chicago is violating the civil rights of a transgender student because it won't let her have unrestricted use of the girls' locker room, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

High School Player Booted for Praising God Reinstated

An Arizona high school football player ejected from a game after giving thanks to God will be allowed to play in his next game

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Losing Faith? Americans Becoming Less Religious

Americans are becoming less religious, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center.

Monday, November 02, 2015

Analysis: GOP Unrest with Networks a 'Wild Scenario'

Republican presidential candidates say they are not going to take another debate like last week's on CNBC.

Monday, November 02, 2015

ISIS Closing in on Strategic Christian Town in Syria

ISIS jihadists are within a few miles of an ancient Christian village in northern Syria.

Monday, November 02, 2015

Israel: The World's Water Superpower

The planet is on the brink of a water crisis. Without action, food prices will rise, economic growth will slow, and political instability will likely follow. Meanwhile, in remarkable defiance of this emergency stands Israel.

Monday, November 02, 2015

Obama's Parting Gift: $20 Trillion National Debt

President Barack Obama regards Obamacare as his signature domestic achievement, but he'll leave something else behind as well: a national debt that has nearly doubled just as he leaves the White House.

Friday, October 30, 2015

How These Kids Raised 35K for a Congo Hospital

Gabe and Livvy Finn are a brother and sister from Kentucky who did something remarkable.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Ryan Opens with Call for Prayer: 'The House Is Broken'

After the House overwhelmingly elected Paul Ryan to replace outgoing Speaker John Boehner Thursday, the Wisconsin lawmaker began his term with an act of grace.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Three-Parent Babies Born as Early as Next Year?

The United Kingdom will become the first country in the world to allow "three-parent babies" this week, despite widespread concern over the ethical and safety implications.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

8 Things Every Parent Needs to Know about Trick or Treat

Every year health professionals staffing emergency rooms and poison centers from around the country deal with Halloween-related injuries. Parents can do a lot to prevent their children from getting hurt by sticking to these eight tips

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Billy Graham: US Church Should Brace for Persecution

America's best-known evangelist says the American church should prepare for persecution. Billy Graham is warning that the immunity to persecution that Christians in our country have enjoyed over the last few centuries is unusual.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Immigration Policy Booting Missionaries from UK

One of the world's largest missions agencies is losing dozens of staff members in the United Kingdom due to changing visa requirements.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

World Congress Backs Traditional Marriage, 'Natural Family'

The largest meeting of pro-family advocates is underway in Salt Lake City, with more than 3,000 attendees from 60 countries.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

House Committee Chair: Impeach IRS Chief

There's a move in Congress to impeach the head of the Internal Revenue Service for his role in the agency's targeting of the Tea Party and other conservative groups.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

P. Parenthood Partial-Birth Abortionist 'Strives' to Harvest Brain

The Center for Medical Progress has released a new undercover video exposing gruesome partial-birth abortion practices at Planned Parenthood.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Was Netanyahu Right about Hitler and Arab Leaders?

Israel's prime minister recently suggested the idea of genocide against the Jews originated with Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, not Hitler. Erin Zimmerman, executive producer of "The Hope," explains the Mufti's relationship with the Nazis.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

High-Risk Missionary Leads Team to ISIS Hotspot

Victor Marx, a former U.S. Marine and martial arts experts, takes teams of missionaries and aide workers on "high-risk missions" trips. He recently took a team to minister to victims of ISIS's brutality.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Boehner Seeks House GOP Backing on Budget Deal

Retiring House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, is looking to go out on top by crafting a budget deal with the White House.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Jindal Defends 'Marriage and Conscience' Order

Louisana Gov. Bobby Jindal is defending his executive order protecting people who oppose same-sex marriage for religious reasons.

Monday, October 26, 2015

WHO: Processed Meats Cause Cancer, akin to Smoking

The World Health Organization says processed meats cause cancer, putting them in the category as smoking. The group also issued a less severe warning about unprocessed red meat, such as steak or hamburger.

Monday, October 26, 2015

The Most Surprising Thing Persecuted Christians Need?

Last year was the worst for persecuted Christians in contemporary history and the situation has only worsened in 2015. According to Open Doors, the greatest need expressed by the persecuted may surprise most American Christians.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Houston's 'Great Church of Lucifer' Opening on Halloween

The first Greater Church of Lucifer is preparing to opens its doors in Houston, Texas, this Halloween. Pastor Mark Estep, with Spring Baptist Church, says Christians need to reach out to the Luciferians with truth and love.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Jeb Bush, Pat Robertson Talk Faith, Leadership at Regent Univ.

Presidential hopeful, Republican Jeb Bush spoke at Regent University Friday afternoon followed by an interview there with the school's chancellor Dr. Pat Robertson.

 

Friday, October 23, 2015

Boehner Appoints Special Panel to Investigate Abortion Industry

Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner has appointed a special investigative panel that will probe deeper into the abortion industry in America.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Jeb Bush Speaks with Pat Robertson at Regent University

The race to the White House is making a stop in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Friday. Republican candidate Jeb Bush is at Regent University for its Presidential Candidate Forums.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Latest Church Fire Has Authorities Questioning a Pattern

Another church has been set ablaze in St. Louis, making it the seventh church fire this month.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Paul Ryan Locks in on Speaker of the House

Rep. Paul Ryan formally declared his candidacy for speaker of the House Thursday and he appears to have a lock on the job when elections are held next week.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Philippines Still Reeling from Typhoon Koppu

The Philippines is still reeling four days after Typhoon Koppu slammed the island nation.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Paul Ryan Steps Closer to Winning Bid for Speaker

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is one step closer to winning the race for Speaker of the House. The group known as the Freedom Caucus says it is supporting the former vice presidential nominee.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

A World with No Christians? Report Shows Disturbing Trend

Christians could soon be extinct from entire regions of the world, according to a new report from the U.K. Catholic group, Aid to the Church in Need.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden Won't Run for President

Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he won't run for president, saying he and his family are still grieving after losing their son, Beau, to cancer earlier this year

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Syria's President Assad Meets with Putin in Moscow

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad traveled to Moscow to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the ongoing military operations in his war torn country.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Paul Ryan May Run for Speaker Under Certain Conditions

Paul Ryan said he would run to serve as Speaker of the House if he can be a unifying figure.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Russian Airstrike Kills 45 in Latakia Province

Russia's airstrikes in Syria have proven to be very deadly.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Hate Crime? Cops Probe St. Louis Church Fires

Police are investigating a series of fires at predominantly black churches in St. Louis.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Coach Defies Ban, Prays after Football Game

No decision has been announced on the fate of a high school coach in Washington state who was warned by school officials to stop praying after football games, but did so anyway Friday night.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Fla. Abortionist Arrested; Bloody Forceps in Car

Notorious late-term Florida abortionist James Scott Pendergraft IV was arrested in South Carolina Oct. 5 after he and a female passenger, identified as his wife, were pulled over for a traffic violation.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Immigrants a Catalyst for America's Revival?

In The New Pilgrims, author Joseph Castleberry makes the case that immigrants are contributing powerfully to the growth of religion in America and especially to Christianity.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Benghazi 'Disconnect': State Dept. Ignored Pleas

New emails show a "total disconnect" between Hillary Clinton's State Department and the U.S. envoy in the lead up to the 2012 terrorist attack on U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Friday, October 16, 2015

El Nino Could Cause Wet Winter Wonderland

It's going to be a pretty wet winter for the United States this year, according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.

Friday, October 16, 2015

No Yearly Increase for Social Security Recipients

The government announced Thursday there will be no cost-of-living increase in their benefits next year, and Medicare payments are set to go up.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Gen. Boykin: Ousting Syria's Assad Is the Wrong Goal

Retired Army Gen. Jerry Boykin says the Obama administration's policy of supporting the overthrow of Syrian dictator Bashir al-Assad is "ill-conceived." He said the alternative is far worse.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Bibles for the World Founder Dies

Dr. Rochunga Pudaite, founder and president of Bibles for the World, passed away at a hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Oct. 10.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

England: Some Churches May Open Only on 'Festival' Days

The Church of England is considering a radical "festival church" concept to close thousands of historic village churches, opening them only on major holidays like Christmas and Easter.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Obama Extends US Presence in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama plans to extend the U.S. military role in Afghanistan past 2016 as the Taliban makes a resurgence.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Cuban Troops Helping Out Russia in Syria?

Cuban troops appear to be on the ground in Syria, according to the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Religious Freedom Report Targets Non-State Groups Like ISIS

ISIS and other extremist groups have threatened religious freedom in the Middle East and around the world, according to the newly released International Religious Freedom Report from the U.S. State Department.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Iran Missile Test a Violation of Nuclear Deal?

Weeks before sanctions start to be lifted, the Iranian military tested a new ballistic missile, possibly violating U.N. Security Council resolutions.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Bush Proposes 'Jebcare' to Replace Obamacare

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has unveiled what his team calls a "conservative" health care plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Gunmen Slay American Missionary in Haiti, Kidnap Child

Gunman shot and killed an American missionary in Haiti and took a four-year-old child from the car. CBN News Reporter Caitlin Burke was in Haiti working on assignment and was one of the last people to see her before the attack.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Investigation: Clinton's Home Server Easily Hackable

A new investigation reveals that Hillary Clinton's home email server could easily have been hacked.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Tenn. Bill: No Religious Doctrine until High School

Tennessee lawmakers have proposed a bill to stop religious doctrine from being taught in public schools until high school.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Hawaii Marine Base Keeps 'God Bless' Sign, For Now

A Marine base in Hawaii is keeping its "God Bless the Military" sign despite pressure from a secular group.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Black Pastor Calls Farrakhan's 'Justice or Else!' March Toxic

Louis Farrakhan's "Justice or Else!" march is being criticized by a black pastor who says its message is not from God and hurts young black men.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

First Major Air and Ground Assault in Syria

Syrian troops backed by Russian airstrikes seized control of a village in central Syria. This comes amid fierce clashes with rebels in the area and is a part of a ground offensive launched earlier this week.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Turkey Blast Kills 86 At Peace Rally

At least 95 people are dead after a two bomb explosion detonated in the Turkish capital of Ankara. According to Turkey’s Health Minister Mehmet Muezinoglu, 186 others were wounded.

Friday, October 09, 2015

John Maxwell: Living Your Life with 'Intention'

Most people believe they have to have an amazing idea, have a lot of money or be powerful or famous to make a real difference. Best-selling author John Maxwell says none of those things is necessary to achieve significance.

Friday, October 09, 2015

How Russia Is Making Syria's Humanitarian Crisis Worse

The Syrian civil war has created one of the greatest humanitarian crises in history. Russia's involvement is threatening to make that situation even worse.

Friday, October 09, 2015

Ben Carson on Putin's Deep Ties with Islamic Leaders

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has been tied to radical Islamic Mideast leaders since 1968 when they went to school with him in Moscow, according to Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson.

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Russia One of Many That Tried to Hack Clinton Emails

Russian hackers were not the only ones trying to access Hillary Clinton's emails.

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Obama's Religious Freedom Actions Questioned

The co-chairman of the Congressional Prayer Caucus wants to know why President Barack Obama's actions don't match his words when it comes to promoting religious freedom.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Smugglers Caught with Nuke Material Meant for ISIS

Nuclear smugglers in Eastern Europe have been caught trying to sell radioactive material to Islamic State terrorists.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

IDF Soldier, Israeli Man Hurt in Separate Attacks

Terror attacks against Israelis continued today in Jerusalem and in other parts of the country.

Friday, October 02, 2015

Russia's New Alliance: Biblical Prophecy Coming to Life?

For the first time in 2,500 years, Russia, Syria, and Iran appear to be forming an alliance. CBN News spoke by phone with best-selling author Joel Rosenberg about Russia's Middle East move and what it means for Israel.

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Abbas' UN Speech on Israel an Empty 'Bombshell'

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas says he's no longer bound by deals made with Israel.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Congress Will Vote Soon to Avoid Shutdown

The Senate and House are set to vote Wednesday on a stopgap spending measure that would prevent a government shutdown. The bill allows 10 more weeks to negotiate a budget for 2016.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Majority Agree with Carson; Don't Want a Muslim President

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has come under fire for stating he would not support a Muslim for president. Now a recent poll shows that many Americans agree with him.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Billy Graham's Newest Book to Be His Last

Billy Graham has released what is expected to be his last book. 

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Boykin: Green Beret 'a Hero' for Beating Child Rapist

A Green Beret is about to be kicked out of the Army for beating up an Afghan police commander who used a young boy as a sex slave. Retired Army Gen. Jerry Boykin weighs in on this case.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Obama Admin. Covering Up the Facts on ISIS Fight?

As a top general steps down over his frustration with U.S. policy in the Mideast, CBN's Erick Stakelbeck says the Obama administration is not being forthright about the fight against ISIS.

Monday, September 28, 2015

NASA Scientists Discover Flowing Water on Mars

Photographic evidence appears to show streams of water flowing on Mars during the summer season, according to a team of scientists.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Values Voter Summit Kicks Off in Washington

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump will be speaking at the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., Friday. The annual event is being held Sept. 25-27. Watch it here.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Huckabee Implies Obama not a Sincere Christian

GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee implied President Barack Obama is not sincere about his Christian faith, during an interview on Newsmax TV.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Will Vigil for ISIS Victims Get Pope's Attention?

The Iraqi Christian Relief Council hosted a vigil for victims of ISIS, hoping to get the pope's attention as he comes to visit the United States.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Planned Parenthood Execs Terrified of Negative Media

The 10th undercover video exposing Planned Parenthood shows top national director Deborah VanDerhie describing the harvesting of fetal body parts as "donation for renumeration."

Monday, September 14, 2015

Bible Group, ISIS Vie for Souls of Deaf Muslims

J.R. Bucklew, with the Deaf Bible Society, says ISIS is attempting to prey on a vulnerable community and explains how the Gospel in sign language is transforming the lives of deaf people around the world.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Office Depot Apologizes for Blocking Religious Flyer

The CEO of Office Depot has apologized after an Illinois store refused to print religious flyers for a customer.

Friday, September 04, 2015

Pastor: School's Football Field Baptism 'Voluntary'

A mass baptism on a Georgia public school football field is drawing criticism and controversy.

Friday, September 04, 2015

House Panel Questions Fmr Clinton Aide on Benghazi

A House committee investigating the Benghazi attacks is questioning another member of Hillary Clinton's inner circle.

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

University Urges Using 'Gender Neutral' Pronouns

The University of Tennessee has asked students and faculty to begin using so-called gender neutral pronouns in the belief it will create a more "inclusive" campus.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Victory Ahead in Chick-fil-A Marriage Battle?

The Denver Business Development Committee voted unanimously to approve Chick-fil-A's request for a seven-year lease at Denver International Airport (DIA).

Monday, August 31, 2015

'Heaven's Not for Good People' Message a Home Run

Nearly 11,000 people accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior over the weekend at the 26th annual Southern California Harvest Crusades with local pastor and evangelist Greg Laurie.

Friday, August 28, 2015

What Israelis Think about Iran Nuclear Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been the most outspoken leader by far against the Iranian nuclear deal. But what are the unpublished Israelis saying?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Orlando Airport Will Open Muslim Prayer Room

The Orlando International Airport is spending $250,000 to build the "Reflection Room," a prayer room for Muslims.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

More Millennials Waiting for Marriage to Have Kids

A new survey shows that the number of babies born to unmarried Millenials is decreasing. In the past, most babies born to Millenials have been outside of marriage, but that is changing.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Tullian Tchividjian Files for Divorce after Affair

Tullian Tchividjian, grandson of Rev. Billy Graham, has filed for divorce from his wife after confessing earlier this summer to an extra-marital affair.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

ISIS Destroys 1,500 Year Old Monastery

The Islamic State has destroyed more ancient Christian sites -- this time, a 1,500-year-old Catholic monastery near Homs, Syria.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Fmr. President Carter's Cancer Spread to His Brain

Former President Jimmy Carter is talking openly about his cancer prognosis, saying it has spread to his brain. The cancer was originally on his liver.

Friday, August 21, 2015

N. Korea Leader Puts Military into 'War Time State'

Officials in Seoul said the North fired across the border after loudspeakers began broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda. North Korea later denied firing shots at the South.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Clinton's Server Was Wiped Before Surrendering

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's attorney said the emails and all data on her computer server were erased before it was turned over to federal authorities.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Trump: Undocumented Children Aren't US Citizens

Billionare Donald Trump is doubling down on his controversial immigration policy. His latest proposal: revoke the citizenship of American-born children of undocumented immigrants, a right guaranteed by the 14th Amendment.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Suspect in Bangkok Bombing Didn't Act Alone

At least 20 died and more than 120 were injured in what police are calling the worst attack in Bangkok's history.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Another Democrat Senator Rejects Iran Nuke Deal

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez says President Barack Obama's agreement leaves Iran with the possibility to produce a nuclear weapon and that's not acceptable.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Clinton Email Scandal Reminiscent of Nixon's Watergate

The man who helped break the infamous Watergate story in the 1970s says Hillary Clinton's email scandal is very much like President Richard Nixon's scandal that led to his resignation.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

IRS Sends Mail: Your Account's Been Hacked

The IRS hacking scandal is far worse than the agency originally told the public. Hundreds of thousands of Americans will soon get letters from the IRS and it's not good news.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Anne Graham Lotz's Husband in ICU after Accident

Anne Graham Lotz's husband is in intensive care at a hospital in North Carolina after he was found unresponsive in their home's swimming pool Monday afternoon.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Obama May Ignore Congress Vote on Iran Deal

Congress is set to vote on the Iran nuclear deal in just a few weeks but new reports indicate the vote may not matter that much.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Searchers Spot Wreckage from Missing Prop Plane

Searchers have spotted the wreckage of an Indonesian passenger plane that went missing Sunday with 54 people on board, including three children and two infants.

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Who Cares More for the Poor--Liberals, Conservatives?

When it comes to showing compassion for people living in poverty in America, who cares more about their plight: conservatives or liberals? Best-selling author Arthur Brooks tackles this intriguing question in his latest book.

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Boko Haram Slits Throats of 16 Christian Fishermen

The Islamic State-affiliated militant group Boko Haram killed 16 Christian fishermen last Monday on Lake Chad in Nigeria's Borno state.

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Miners' Miraculous Survival Hits the Big Screen

It's been five years since the world's attention was captivated by the story of 33 Chilean miners who were trapped 2,300 feet underground and miraculously survived.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Wheaton Drops Healthcare Coverage for Students

One of America's most prestigious Christian colleges is dropping its healthcare coverage for students because of the Obamacare mandate requiring birth control coverage.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Lou Engle Expects Revival that Will Fill Stadiums

The Call co-founder Lou Engle says his expectations for coming years are higher than ever and he's asking the church to join him in faith.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Israel Welcomes News of Former Spy's Release

Israel welcomed Tuesday's long-awaited announcement to release Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard after serving 30 years of a life sentence, including a number of years in solitary confinement.

Monday, July 27, 2015

WA Pharmacists Must Dispense Plan B Despite Beliefs

A federal appeals court has ruled that pharmacists in Washington state have to provide Plan B and other abortion-inducing drugs, even if it violates their religious beliefs.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Group Unveils 8-Foot Satanic Statue in Detroit

A group unveiled a bronze statue in Detroit, Saturday, paying tribute to Satan. The goat-headed figure stands more than eight feet tall.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

'Audacity' Takes Unique View of Homosexuality

A new film promises to deliver an unexpected, eye-opening look at the controversial topic of homosexuality. "Audacity" uses a unique approach to address a very sensitive subject in contemporary society.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Iran: Held Americans Were Part of Nuke Talks

Iran's deputy foreign minister is confirming for the first time that the Americans being held captive in Tehran were discussed during the nuclear negotiations.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

High Medicaid Enrollment Worries State Lawmakers

More people are signing up for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act than expected, concerning some lawmakers that states will not be able to afford the enrollment surge.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Naghmeh Abedini: Hope Is Not in Government Officials

Naghmeh Abedini, wife of imprisoned Pastor Saeed Abedini, asked for continued strength for her husband and for her and her family as they continue to fight for his release.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Question on Jailed Americans in Iran Angers President

A question about the fate of four Americans imprisoned or missing in Iran brought an angry response from President Barack Obama at his press conference on Wednesday.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Iran Pastor Temporarily Released from Prison

As Iranian nuclear talks enter a final stage, word comes from Iran that a Christian house church leader has been freed from prison.

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Confederate Flag Comes Down in South Carolina

A major change to the South Carolina statehouse: the Confederate flag is being removed from it's pole and moved to the state's relic room.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

State Officials Push Back against Gay Marriage Ruling

County clerks in Texas who object to gay marriage can refuse to issue marriage licenses, according to Texas' attorney general. And in other states, some clerks are refusing to issue marriage licenses to any couples.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

What Would You Do with a Briefcase Full of Money?

What would you do if you received a briefcase full of money? $101,000 to be exact. What if the blessing came with a challenge?

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

North Korea Defector and Christians Who Saved His Life

Joseph Kim was born to an ordinary family in North Korea. His life was fairly normal until the realities of a brutal regime devastated his family. He eventually found refuge with Christains. Find out how this changed everything.

Monday, June 08, 2015

Graham Calls for Boycott of Pro-Gay Businesses

Rev. Franklin Graham is calling on Christians to boycott businesses that fund and promote the gay activist agenda.

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Boko Haram Siege: 'Dead Bodies Keep Haunting Me'

The recent attacks by Boko Haram have deeply unsettled the Christian community, with one church member saying she's decided to leave town. "I can't eat or sleep as the gory sight of the dead bodies keeps haunting me," she said.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Josh Duggar & Sibling Sex Abuse: 'Don't Ignore It'

Reports that Josh Duggar, from "19 Kids and Counting," molested minors as a young teen sparked debate on how to handle child sex abuse, especially among family members. What is a parent to do if they suspect abuse happening?

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Sneak Peek at 'A.D. The Bible Continues' Episode 8

Watch this exclusive sneak peek at the Apostle Paul's radical conversion to Christianity, as depicted in the latest episode of NBC's "A.D. The Bible Continues," from Executive Producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett.

Friday, May 22, 2015

TLC Pulls '19 Kids' Amid Josh Duggar Reports

The oldest child from the TLC series "19 Kids And Counting" is responding to reports of inappropriate behavior 12 years ago, saying his behavior then was "inexcusable."

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Why Rifqa Bary Fled Islam to Follow Jesus

When Rifqa Bary was 16 years old, her Muslim parents found out she had renounced Islam and had become a Christian. Now she's telling why she risked everything to leave her home and follow Jesus.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Air Force General Under Fire for Giving God Credit

An Air Force general who gave God the credit for his successful career in a public speech is being attacked by an anti-religion group, which is seeking to have him court-martialed.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Undemocratic: How Unelected Bureaucrats Steal Freedom

Your freedoms are under attack like never before. Each year, unelected government bureaucrats impose thousands of new laws on Americans, all without a single vote from Congress.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Is Christianity Really Dying in America?

The mainstream media is reporting recent survey results by the Pew Research Center as if it's the end of Christianity in America. But is this really the case?

Monday, May 11, 2015

ACLJ, Lawmakers Challenge Obama Immigration Order

The American Center for Law and Justice, joined by more than 100 members of Congress, has filed a lawsuit in federal appeals court to have President Barack Obama's executive orders on immigration declared unconstitutional.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Boy's Arrest Thwarts Major Terror Attack in Australia

A 17-year-old boy was taken into custody this weekend after police found three homemade bombs in his home in Melbourne, Australia.

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Christian Student Failed for Not Criticizing Faith?

A Christian student at Polk State College in Winter Haven, Florida, claims a professor gave her failing grades because she wouldn't criticize her faith.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Tsarnaev Found Guilty in Boston Marathon Bombing

A federal jury has convited Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all charges in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The 21-year-old now faces the death penalty for his actions.

Thursday, April 02, 2015

John Hewitt's 'Extraordinary Strategy' for Success

Millions of Americans turn to tax services to help them complete their tax returns, and one of the best known names in the industry is John Hewitt. Find out his personal success story and how to win in any business you choose.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Evangelist Benny Hinn Released from the Hospital

Evangelist Benny Hinn has been released from the hospital one week after being admitted for heart problems related to atrial fibrillation.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Millions Vote in Nigeria Amid Boko Haram Violence

Nigerians turned out en masse to vote in a crucial presidential election. The election pits an incumbent Christian against a Muslim challenger in a nation that has been rife with a brutal Islamic insurgency.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Suspicious Timing? Israel's Nuke Program Declassified

The Pentagon's recent decision to declassify a document detailing Israel's nuclear program has some suspicious of the timing because of growing animosity between the president and the Israeli leader.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

US-Israel Spat: What It Means for Both Nations

Relations between the United States and Israel are at an all-time low, with a U.S. official recently accusing the Jewish state of spying. What does the breakdown in relations mean for both countries?

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Chaplain Barred from Ministering to Grieving Family

A Navy chaplain under fire for expressing his biblical beliefs during a private counseling session has been forbidden from ministering to a grieving family.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Conservative Presbyterian Blasts Gay Marriage Move

A conservative Presbyterian leader is blasting the Presbyterian Church USA denomination for accepting gay marriage last week.

Monday, March 23, 2015

ISIS Includes Addresses on US Military 'Hit List'

The Islamic State is calling for lone wolf attacks on U.S. military personnel, posting a "hit list" that includes photos, names, and addresses.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Yemen on 'Brink of Civil War' as Taiz Falls to Rebels

A U.N. officials said Yemen is "on the brink of a civil war" as the country's third largest city has fallen to Shia Houthi rebels, a group backed by Iran.

Friday, March 20, 2015

CBN News Sunday: The Church and Race

A focus on what the church's role should be to the racial conflicts happening across America, from Ferguson, Missouri, to New York City, and everywhere in between.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Religious, Political Leaders Defend Navy Chaplain

Military, political and religious leaders are standing up for Navy Chaplain Wes Modder, who faces pottentially career-ending discipline for sharing his biblical-based views during private counsling sessions.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Several Dead in Tunisia Terror Attack; Gunmen At Large

At least 21 people, mostly foriegn tourists, are dead in Tunisia after gunmen opened fire Wednesday at a major museum in the country's capital city of Tunis.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Islamic State Welcomes Boko Haram 'Brothers'

The Islamic State has officially accepted Boko Haram's pledge of allegiance. The joining of the two Islamic terror groups has been in the works since last week.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

No More Fear: How to Audit-Proof Your Tax Return

Many Americans live in fear of an audit by the Internal Revenue Service, even though they've done everything right. Tax expert Dan Pilla offers proven strategies for your tax returns so you don't have to live in fear.

Friday, March 06, 2015

Pastor Saeed 'Shaken' after Brutal Executions

American Pastor Saeed Abedini, imprisoned in Iran for his faith, was visibly shaken after witnessing six fellow prisoners beaten and taken to the gallows for execution, his wife says.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Future of Obamacare Rests with Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an important challenge Wednesday to President Barack Obama's health care law. The court's decision could have a major impact on the future of Obamacare in America.

 

Monday, March 02, 2015

Judge Clears Way for Gay Marriage in Nebraska

A federal judge has struck down Nebraska's state amendment that limits marriage to one man and one woman.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Rob Bell Suggests Bible Not Relevant to Today's Culture

The former evangelical megachurch pastor and his wife recently appeared with Oprah Winfrey on her "Super Soul Sunday" program, where he suggested the Bible is irrelevant to today's culture.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Moment of Silence Urged for 21 Christians Slain by ISIS

Christian churches are being called on to hold a one-minute moment of silence followed by prayer for the 21 Coptic Christians murdered by ISIS militants in Libya.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

'ISIS Will Lose.' Obama Request Draws Skepticism

President Barack Obama said the Islamic State is "going to lose" as he formally asked Congress to authorize use of military force against the terrorist group.

Monday, February 09, 2015

IDF Completes Destruction of Gaza Terror Tunnel

Israeli troops completed the demolition of a terror tunnel from the Gaza Strip that was exposed last summer during Operation Protective Edge, the IDF announced Monday morning.

Monday, January 19, 2015

'Selma' Stars, Others March to Honor King's Legacy

Thousands of people made their way to Selma, Alabama, and Atlanta this weekend to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Friday, January 16, 2015

4 Tips to Stick with Those New Year's Resolutions

For some of us, those New Year's resolutions may be faltering about now. Are they even a good idea? Find out some ways to stick with your goals.

Friday, January 02, 2015

Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo Dies

Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo died New Year's Day just after his son, Andrew Cuomo, was sworn-in for a second term as New York's current governor.

Thursday, January 01, 2015

US, Israel Criticize Palestinian Pressure Ploy

Both the United States and Israel are criticizing a decision by the Palestinians to turn up the pressure on Israel by applying for membership in the International Criminal Court so they can accuse Israel of war crimes.

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Grieving AirAsia Flight Families: 'God Is Bigger than This'

As search crews struggle to recovery victims of doomed AirAsia Flight 8501, about 100 relatives stayed at the Surabaya Airport in Indonesia, where the pastor of a local church prayed with them on New Year's Eve.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Penalties for Uninsured Skyrocketing in 2015

This new year millions of taxpayers will face steep fines if they were uninsured in 2014.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

10 CBN News Stories You Watched the Most in 2014

Find out which CBN News stories you watched and shared the most in 2014. Our veteran reporters covered these stories, with the unique perspective our viewers expect from the CBN News team.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Bishop Jackson: Church Must Lead in Racial Healing

Protests followed the announcement that a white police officer would not be indicted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. Bishop Harry Jackson talks about how the church must lead the way to healing.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Israel Protests Jordan Letter to Terrorists' Families

Israel has sent a formal formal protest to the Jordanian Foreign Ministry after Jordan's prime minister sent a letter to relatives of the terrorists who brutally murdered four rabbis and killed a policeman last week.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Attack Raises Fears Israelis Not Safe in Their Own Nation

This week's cold-blooded attack at a Jerusalem synagogue raised the alarm that Israelis are now at risk anywhere in their nation. What should Americans learn from this tragedy?

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Secret Service Nab Man with Gun Near White House

White House security arrested an Iowa man Wednesday near the presidential residence.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Obamacare Architect Admits Relying on 'Stupid Americans' to Pass Law

The man called an "architect" of Obamacare said the law had to be deliberately written in a confusing way so it would pass.

Saturday, November 08, 2014

Americans Freed by North Korea Return Home

The two remaining Americans who had been held in North Korea have been released and are on their way home, U.S. officials said Saturday.

Friday, November 07, 2014

Stonewalled: One Journalist's Fight against Obama's Washington

Emmy award-winning investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson's relentless pursuit of the truth put her at the top of her field. It also brought her to the attention of people in high places who wanted to shut her up.

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Federal Court Upholds Traditional Marriage in 4 States

A federal appeals court today upheld pro-tradtional marriage laws in four states, breaking ranks with other courts that have considered the issue. The ruling sets up the prospect of Supreme Court review.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Is Israel on the Verge of a Third Intifada?

U.S.-Israel relations have reached a new low under the Obama administration. Will the GOP Senate takeover strengthen Israel's position, even as terror attacks increase in Jerusalem?

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Mars Hill Drops Multi-Site Churches

More changes are coming for megachurch Mars Hill, just two weeks after Pastor Mark Driscoll resigned.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

North Dakota Supreme Court Bans Abortion Drug

Pro-life supporters are celebrating after the North Dakota Supreme Court bans a drug used to perform abortions.

Friday, October 24, 2014

CBN News' George Thomas in 21-Day Ebola Quarantine

Should Ebola health workers be quarantined? CBN News International Reporter George Thomas, who recently reported on the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, gives an insider's look on his own quarantine experience.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Crapitalism: How Liberals Are Getting Rich Off You

From well-known politicians and members of Congress to famous filmmakers and entertainers, author Jason Mattera pulls back the curtain on those whose riches have come by the worst kind of crony capitalism.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Justice Kennedy Blocks Gay Marriage Ruling

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Wednesday temporarily blocked an appeals court ruling that declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada.

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Viral: Ben Affleck and the Media's Spin on Islam

A heated debate over Islamic teaching and so-called Islamophobia on Bill Maher's "Real Time" television program has gone way past viral on the Internet.

Monday, October 06, 2014

What Was the FBI Doing with Known 9/11 Terrorist?

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton says documents show the FBI was in email contact with Anwar al Awlaki, who had ties to the 9/11 attack. Why was the FBI talking to this terrorist?

Monday, October 06, 2014

Letting Iran Go Nuclear Would Mark a 'Pivot in History'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the Islamic State is not the only imminent threat the world should be watching.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Is the Social Justice Movement Failing Society?

In recent times, there has been a big push for social justice. But What happens when the pursuit of social justice takes a wrong turn?

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Full Recovery Expected for Ebola-Stricken US Doc

Nebraska Medical Center doctors say American missionary Rick Sacra is expected to make a full recovery from the Ebola virus he's been battling.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Rise of ISIS: Why the Stakes Couldn't Be Higher

In his new book, Jay Sekulow, chief counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice, warns that if left unchecked, the existence of ISIS could unleash a genocide of historic proportions.
 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Is the World Close to Armageddon?

What are the two prerequisites for Christ's return? Are more Jewish people putting their faith in Christ? Author Asher Intrater talks about what's really happening in the Middle East from a biblical perspective.

Friday, September 05, 2014

Declaring His Glory: Christian World News' Future

Christian World News founder Stan Jeter joins the broadcast with host George Thomas, international news director Gary Lane, and CWN producer Steve Little to talk about the future of the show.

Friday, September 05, 2014

Boko Haram Beheading Men, Taking Over Churches

The Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram has started taking over churches in parts of Nigeria, beheading men and forcing women to convert to Islam and be taken as wives.

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Pope: Iraq's Christians the 'Heart' of the Church

Pope Francis is pledging his support for persecuted Christians in Iraq, saying they are the "heart" of the church and the world's Catholics are proud of them.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Free Farshid! Action Urged to Release Iran Pastor

Imprisoned Iranian Pastor Farshid Fathi's situation has taken a sudden turn for the worse. Elam Ministries is stepping up efforts to to see him released. Find out how you can help.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Louisiana Ruling Ends Pro-Gay Marriage Streak

A federal judge in Louisiana has upheld the state's marriage amendment, saying that states have the right to define marriage.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Uncertain Ceasefire as Russia, Ukraine Reach Deal

According to a statement released by Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko's office, he and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to halt the fighting in eastern Ukraine.

Friday, August 29, 2014

How Destroying the Dollar Threatens the World

Financial guru Steve Forbes explains how today's wrong-headed monetary policies are setting the stage for a new global catastrophe that could rival the horrors of the 1930s. But this can be prevented.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Russia Deploys Another Convoy Near Ukraine Border

Another Russian convoy has crossed into Ukraine without permission, this time in an area away from the intense fighting.

Friday, August 22, 2014

ISIS Entering America through Porous Southern Border?

As the U.S. pledges to strike down ISIS, the terrorist army has not only been trying to fill Americans with fear by killing James Foley, they've been doing it from inside our borders.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Firefghters Contain Wildfire Near Yosemite Park

Firefighters have tamed a fast-moving wildfire that forced more than a thousand from their homes in Central California earlier this week.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Pope Francis: US Action against ISIS a 'Just War'

Pope Francis is giving his blessing on efforts to stop ISIS terrorists from attacking religious minorities in Iraq.

Friday, August 15, 2014

'Ignore Your Kids' Good Advice for Christian Parents?

"Three reasons you should ignore your children." That's the title of a blog raising a lot of questions. At first that seems like odd advice for Christian parents.... But maybe not.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Tear Gas, Arrests Mark First Night of Curfew in Ferguson

Tear gas and arrests marked the first night of a state-imposed curfew in Ferguson, Missouri, after Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency in the city.

Monday, August 04, 2014

Stronghold Falling? Spiritual Cracks in Islam's House

Something extraordinary is happening that's challenging Islam's hold on its adherents. Author David Garrison explains what he's discovered by asking Muslims one simple question.

Friday, August 01, 2014

Sudanese Mom Met with Celebration at US Airport

The Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to renounce her faith met with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. CBN News spoke with him about her condition.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Hamas, Not Israel, Hit Gaza Hospital, Refugee Camp

Israel Defense Forces released a photo showing the trajectory and impact point of four Hamas rockets, two of which landed in the Gaza Strip killing nine Palestinian children.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Anti-Semitism in Miami Inspired by Israel-Gaza War?

The crisis in the Middle East may have triggered anti-Semitic vandalism in Miami this week.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Man Killed in Lightning Strike on Venice Beach

Severe weather hit states across the country this weekend, leaving some people homeless and at least one person dead.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Tough Texas Law Credited with Drop in Abortions

A new Texas law has spurred a dramatic decline in the number of abortions performed in state.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

LIVE Updates from Israel

CBN News team works to bring you updates from the Holy Land live during the Israel - Gaza Operation.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back for Obamacare

President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law took one step forward and another back with two opposite rulings Tuesday on the law's subsidy provision.

Friday, July 04, 2014

Hurricane Arthur Delivers Fourth of July Bang Up

Hurricane Arthur is a holiday headache for many this Fourth of July as the Category 2 storm forced power outages and flooding in parts of Virginia and North Carolina.

Friday, June 20, 2014

PC USA Church Votes against 'Holy' Marriage

Thursday's vote was overwhelming with 429 votes to change the definition of marriage and only 175 against it.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Cantor Out, McCarthy in as House Majority Leader

Republicans have elected Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., to replace Rep. Eric Cantor, who is resigning his post surprise defeat earlier this month.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

ISIS Threatens to Take Hold of Iraq's Energy Supply

The brutal jihadist army ISIS taking even more ground in northern Iraq, after attacking an oil refinery near Baghdad.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

America Prefers You Marry a Born-Again Christian

More Americans prefer to have a born-again Christian marry into their family than an atheist, according to a new pew poll by the Pew Research Center.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Sudan Backpedals on Freeing Christian Mother

The Sudanese government is retracting a statement made over the weekend that Meriam Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death for her Christian faith, would be freed.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Dr. Ben Carson: Saving America's Future

World-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson says America need to go back to our roots, believing in God to truly make us "One Nation Under God."

Friday, May 23, 2014

Gathering Storm: War on Faith Spiraling Out of Control?

Has the war on Christianity in America spiraled out of control? Fox News host Todd Starnes tells people of faith: make no mistake -- a great storm is approaching.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Separatists Hail Ukraine Referendum as a Victory

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are calling this weekend's referendum a victory.

Thursday, May 08, 2014

The Amazing Story Behind Dying Teen's 'Clouds'

Before he lost his battle in 2013, Zach Sobiech wrote a farewell song for family and friends called, "Clouds." It went viral on YouTube. But there is more to his story.

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Watch 'Washington, A Man of Prayer' Event LIVE

This year marks the 225th anniversary of President George Washington's first inauguration, which is being commemorated by a prayer event in the U.S. Capitol building.

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

'Ragamuffin' a True Story of Famed Christian Singer

'Ragamuffin' is a film that captures one man's struggle to overcome the trappings of success, and to learn how to accept the unconditional love of God.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Obama Joins S. Korea in Prayer for Ferry Victims

President Barack Obama is in South Korea Friday on the second stop of his four-country Asian tour.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

'Day of Reason' to Coincide with Nat'l Day of Prayer

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has declared May 1 as a "Day of Reason" in his state. The secular celebration will be held the same day as the National Day of Prayer.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Electric Co. Offers Reward in Calif. Grid Attack

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is offering a $250,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the attack on a California substation last year.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Arizona Closer to Snap Inspections for Abortion Clinics

Arizona lawmakers passed a bill this week removing the warrant requirement law for so-called snap inspections of abortion clinics.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Expert Warns of America's Coming 'Arab Winter'

Islam expert and author Robert Spencer explains how the radical Islamic groups that caused the "Arab Spring" in the Middle East are at work in America right now.

Friday, April 11, 2014

First Gay Marriage Cases Reach Appeals Court Level

A federal appeals court is weighing in for the first time on state laws that define marriage as being between one man and one woman.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

UK Launches Global Probe of Muslim Brotherhoood

British intelligence agencies are investigating the Muslim Brotherhood inside and outside the United Kingdom.

Friday, March 28, 2014

Christian Man Sentenced to Death for Blasphemy

A Muslim man in Pakistan accused Sawan Masih of insulting Islam's prophet, Mohammed. Now he faces death despite concerns about the fairness of his trial.

Friday, March 28, 2014

What Did Pres. Obama Talk about with the Pope?

Differing accounts of Thursday's meeting between Pope Francis and President Barack Obama are emerging in Italy.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Gay Marriage Put On Hold in Michigan

A federal appeals court has temporarily stopped the distribution of marriage licenses to gay couples in Michigan.

Friday, March 14, 2014

'Noah' Banned in Most of the Muslim World

Officials in Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar said the movie will not be allowed in theaters because it contradicts the teachings of Islam.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

National Blackout Very Possible in One Hot Day

The United States could suffer a nationwide blackout if just nine power substations were sabotaged on a hot summer day.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Deadly NYC Explosion Levels Church, Apartments

A resident of a New York City apartment building that was flattened by an explosion says the smell of gas was "unbearable" and residents complained about it repeatedly.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

States Throw Down over Use of Local Drones

Some are calling 2014 "the year of the drone" as privacy advocates and government agencies across the country gear up to battle over the use of local drones.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Search Expands for Missing Malaysia Flight

Search efforts continue for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. Authorities are not ruling out any possible cause for the sudden disappearance of the plane.

Monday, March 10, 2014

US Ramps Up Snooping on Federal Worker

The U.S. government is set to ramp-up its snooping on federal workers as a way to prevent scandals, such as the one involving former NSA analyst Edward Snowden.

Friday, February 28, 2014

Bankruptcy? How to Avoid Taxes on Cancelled Debt

If bankruptcy or foreclosure happened to you in 2013, you could still owe a hefty tax bill to the IRS. Tax expert Dan Pilla explains how to avoid insult to injury.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Polio-Like Illness Affecting Children in California

A mysterious polio-like illness has been affecting a small number of children in California since 2012.

Monday, February 24, 2014

No Wait for Same-Sex Marriage in Chicago

Gay couples in Chicago will be able to marry sooner than thought.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Iran Blames Israel for Twin Beirut Bombings

Two suicide bombers detonated their explosives-laden vehicles during Beirut's morning rush hour Wednesday, killing four people and injuring 100.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Jailed Venezuelan Vows to Expose Socialism's Damage

Venezuela leader Leopoldo Lopez told his supporters he doesn't fear years behind bars if that's what it takes to open eyes to the damage done to by socialist rule.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

About Face: DHS Scraps Car Tracking Proposal

The Homeland Security Department has suddenly dropped plans to build a nationwide system to track license plates.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Syria's War a Growing Threat to US Security

The civil war in Syria is posing a growing threat to U.S. national security, and it's forcing the Obama administration to re-evaluate its strategy.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Kazakh Court Suspends Pastor's Sentence

A retired Presbyterian pastor has been set free from a Kazakhstan prison.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Netanyahu: BDS 'Anti-Semitism in Modern Garb'

Speaking of the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, Netanyahu said "It's time to delegitimize the delegitimizers."

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Ancient Village Prompts Gas Line Rerouting

The Israel Antiquities Authority announced the discovery of a 2,300-year-old village near the Burma Road.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Pa. Woman Confesses to Satanic Cult Killings

A Pennsylvania woman confessed to killing at least 22 people from Alaska to North Carolina in the last six years.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Sec. Kerry: Syria 'Stonewalling' Peace Talks

U. S. Secretary of State John Kerry is accusing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of stonewalling in peace talks.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Netanyahu: No Change in Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Iran has not changed its nuclear aspirations one whit.

Friday, February 14, 2014

'Not Again!' Northeast Braces for More Bad Weather

The deadly winter storm that paralyzed the East Coast is still plaguing parts of the region. At least 21 deaths have been attributed to the treacherous weather.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Healthcare Conscience Bill Set to Pass Mo. House

A healthcare conscience bill is being endorsed by a large majority in Missouri's House of Representatives.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Iran's Rouhani: Nuke Program 'Forever'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his country would press on "forever" with its "peaceful" nuclear programs.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Israel's US Ambassador Defends Sec. Kerry

Israel's recently installed ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, defended U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in an interview with Time Magazine.

Monday, February 10, 2014

After Fears, Carman Tells Fans He's Cancer Free

Christian musician Carman Domenic Licciardello, known to fans simply as Carman, says he's cancer free.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Hamas Celebrates Thousands of Terrorist Grads

The terrorist organization Hamas recently celebrated the graduation of 13,000 teenagers from a terrorist training program.

Monday, February 10, 2014

How Credible Is the Threat at the Olympics?

The security threat in Sochi, Russia, is both credible and specific, with the greatest threat being the location of the Olympics itself, Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, said.

Monday, February 10, 2014

‘Death to Israel!' Iran Marks Islamic Revolution

Iranians are celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution Tuesday.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Spice 250 Bombs: Israel's 'Secret' Weapon

The Israel Defense Forces is one of the most technically advanced militaries in the world, a major accomplishment for a country that was established just 66 years ago.

Friday, February 07, 2014

You Are a Prize! CBN's Wendy Griffith on Not Settling

CBN's Wendy Griffith shares with co-anchor Mark Martin about moving on after heartbreak and why you are worth an "I love you, period!"

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Egypt's Army Chief to Run for President

Egypt's interim Defense Minister Gen. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will run for president in the upcoming elections.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Israel Offers $20m to Flotilla Families

Israel agreed to pay $20m in compensation to families of pro-Palestinian Turkish activists killed aboard the flotilla flagship Mavi Marmara in May 2010.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

IDF Officer Killed by Friendly Fire

Tragedy occurred early Tuesday morning when a soldier opened fire on an officer he mistook for a terrorist.

Monday, February 03, 2014

Israeli FM: 'Our Oscar Goes to Scarlett'

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman praised actress Scarlett Johansson for resigning from Oxfam over its support of the BDS movement against Israel.

Monday, February 03, 2014

Israel's Barry Rubin Succumbs to Cancer

U.S.-born author, professor and terrorism expert Barry Rubin died Monday morning after a prolonged battle with cancer. Rubin was 64.

Friday, January 31, 2014

Senior P.A. Official Renews Ties with Iran

Senior Palestinian Authority and Fatah Central Committee member Jabril Rajoub says the P.A. is ready to renew ties with Iran.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Hezbollah Turning Lebanese into 'Human Shield'

Israel Air Force chief Maj.-Gen. Amir Eshel says Hezbollah has further expanded its military installations in Lebanese residential areas, now estimated in the thousands.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Oscar Nomination Revoked for Faith-Based Song

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has rescinded its Oscar nomination for a song in the faith-based film, "Alone But Not Alone."

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Secretary Kerry Visits Imprisoned Missionary's Family

Secretary of State John Kerry is calling on North Korea to free imprisoned American Christian Kenneth Bae. Kerry met with his family on Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Iran's FM: 'Glimmer of Hope' for Pastor Abedini

An Iranian official recently offered a "glimmer of hope" the imprisoned American Saeed Abedini could be set free, according to the ACLJ.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

No 'Jews' in EU's Official Holocaust Statement

E.U. High Representative Baroness Catherine Ashton made no mention of Jews in her official statement on International Holocaust Memorial Day.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Syrian Christians Fear Annihilation, Seek US Help

Syrian Christian leaders are asking the United States to help preserve Christianity in the war-torn country.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Shin-Bet Thwarts Major Terror Attacks

Israeli security has stopped an al Qaeda plan to attack a U.S. Consulate and a conference center in Jerusalem.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Islamic Jihad Warns Israel

Islamic Jihad swore to avenge the deaths of two Gaza-based terrorists behind a series of recent rocket attacks on southern Israel.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

P.A.: No Extension of Peace Talks

Palestinian Authority officials say they will not extend peace talks with Israel when the nine-month timeframe expires in April, not even by a day.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Israel, Canada Form Strategic Partnership

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper concludes his four-day state visit to Israel Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Netanyahu, Peres Leave for World Economic Forum

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left Wednesday for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Israeli Delegation to Mark Holocaust in Auschwitz

More than half the members of the Israeli Knesset are planning to travel to Auschwitz-Birkenau next week.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Netanyahu: UNESCO's Decision Doesn't Promote Peace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized UNESCO's decision to cancel an exhibit depicting the historical Jewish connection to Israel.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Netanyahu: Nuke Deal Won't Stop Iran Bomb

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shrugged off Iran's purported agreement to stop enriching uranium above 5 percent.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Kenneth Bae Appeals to US to Secure Release

Kenneth Bae, the Korean-American missionary imprisoned in North Korea, appealed to the U.S. government Monday to secure his release.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Canadian PM Hailed as 'Great Friend' of Israel

Israel rolled out the red carpet to welcome Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, his wife, and a 250-member delegation Sunday.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Iconic Cross Still Standing after Engulfed by Wildfire

Wildfires in Southern California have claimed at least 1,700 acres and destroyed at least six homes. But amid the flames, one iconic structure is still standing.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Hamas Trains Next Generation of Jihadists

Thirteen thousand high school students in Hamas graduated this week from jihadist training camps.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Iranian Official: We Can Reverse Deal in One Day

Iran's deputy foreign minister said the concessions it made in the nuclear deal could be reversed in less than a day.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

PA Prime Minister Demands Apology for Speeding Ticket

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister demanded an apology from Israel Police after being pulled over for speeding.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

High Court Won't Hear Ariz. Abortion Ban Challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear a case challenging Arizona's 20-week abortion ban.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Israeli Defense Minister to Kerry: 'Leave Us in Peace'

While U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry presses ahead with trying to create a Palestinian state, a senior Israeli government minister says he doesn't know what he's talking about.

Monday, January 13, 2014

Obama Faces Fresh Criticism for 'War on Coal'

The Obama administration is facing new accusations over regulations targeting the coal industry.

Monday, January 13, 2014

Israeli Pres. Peres Eulogizes Ariel Sharon

Israeli President Shimon Peres delivered a stirring eulogy at the funeral Monday of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Satanists Reveal New Statue for OK Capitol

A group of Satanists are moving forward with a proposal to place a Satanic monument on the Oklahoma Statehouse steps.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Lou Dobbs: Face It, America's in Deep Trouble

Outspoken television host Lou Dobbs says America has lost its moorings. He offers a prescription to get the country back on track.

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Pope Francis to Visit Holy Land

Pope Francis will make his first trip to Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan in May.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Wastebook Highlights $30 Billion of 'Stupid Spending'

A modest budget deal that has created a lot of buzz about bipartisanship in Washington is set to go before the full Senate today.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

A Christmas Conversation with Gospel Artist Tully Wood

It's beginning to sound a lot like Christmas here at CBN News.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Students Pray for Arapahoe School Shooting Victim

Prayer for the student critically wounded in Friday's shooting at a Colorado high school continues both at the school and online.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

New Strains of MRSA Bacteria Spreading Nationwide

A new investigation by USA Today is sending out a health alert on the spread of the antibiotic-resistant MRSA bacteria.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Israel Holds Lebanon Responsible for Soldier's Murder

The Lebanese government is responsible for Sunday's murder of an Israeli soldier by a Lebanese Army sniper, Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said.

Friday, December 13, 2013

UN: Iran Sanctions Remain Until Final Deal

The United Nations Security Council says sanctions against Iran will remain until a final deal is reached.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Jerusalem Covered in Snow

Jerusalemites were in treated to a rare early snow on Thursday.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Israel, Palestinians, Jordanians Sign Red-Dead Sea Pipeline Deal

U.S.-sponsored Israeli-Palestinian peace talks may be faltering but Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Jordan just signed a major economic pact.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Jerusalemites Hoping for Snow

After a very dry and summer-like November, winter is hitting Israel with a passion.

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Judge: Colorado Baker Must Serve Gay Couples

A judge has ruled a Colorado baker must serve gay couples despite his religious convictions.

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Archaeologists Uncover First-Ever Find in Jerusalem

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a first-ever find in Jerusalem: an impressive building dating to the second century B.C., the time period of the famous Maccabee family.

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Democrats Want Tighter Restrictions on Gun Parts

Democrats want to mandate that metal components become a permanent part of any gun, as opposed to a removable part of a gun.

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Netanyahu: Iran Sanctions Already Deteriorating

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says relaxed Western sanctions against Iran is already falling apart.

Monday, December 02, 2013

US Concerned about Detained Elderly American

The White House National Security Council is urging North Korea to release two detained Americans.

Friday, November 29, 2013

More Shoppers, Less Spending this Season

Holiday shoppers spent about 3 percent less than last year during the Black Friday sales. Stores drew more shoppers than last year, but they spent less.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

McCain on Iran: 'They Have Lied, Cheated' for Years

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are skeptical of the recent nuclear deal with Iran.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Tel Kabri Team Uncovers Huge Wine Cellar

A team of U.S.and Israeli archaeologists at Tel Kabri in the Western Galilee uncovered the oldest and largest wine cellar ever found.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Faith Groups Score Temporary HHS Mandate Victory

Several groups fighting against mandates in Obamacare have won a temporary court victory in Pennsylvania.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Israeli DM: Strengthening Iran Strengthens Jihad

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said Friday strengthening the Islamic Republic also strengthens the terror groups it finances, trains and arms.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Israeli-US Anti-Missile Test Scores

Israeli and U.S. defense officials conducted a successful interception test of David's Sling, a layer of the anti-missile defense system designed for medium-range missiles.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

IAF Targets Terror Infrastructure in Gaza

Israeli pilots targeted a weapons manufacturing plant and two arms-smuggling tunnels in the Gaza Strip Wednesday morning, identifying direct hits.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Islamists Kill 10 Egyptian Soldiers in Sinai

Jihadists killed at least 10 Egyptian soldiers and injured 35 in a car bomb attack near the Rafah border crossing.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Illinois Cleanup, Rebuilding Continues after Twisters

Midwesterners hit hard by tornadoes earlier this week are trying to find anything left behind after the twisters flattened almost everything.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

America Moving Toward 'Medicaid Level' Care?

If you think the new health care law is bad now, just wait until next year. So says Betsy McCaughey, the nation's foremost expert on Obamacare.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Israeli Doctors Examine Hamas Chief's Granddaughter

Gaza-based Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh's critically ill granddaughter was brought to Israel for treatment at a hospital over the weekend.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Twin Suicide Bombers Target Iran's Beirut Embassy

A dual suicide bombing targeted the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday morning, killing nearly two dozen people and injuring close to 150.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Documents Show NSA Defied Court on Spy Program

Newly declassified documents show the National Security Agency willfully defied a court ruling with its surveillance programs.

Monday, November 18, 2013

P.A. Rewards Released Terrorists with Cash, Jobs

The Palestinian Authority often pleads poverty, frequently announcing its need for additional international aid for economic survival.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Peace Talks Spawn Terror Attacks

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon attributed increased terror attacks over the past several months to the political process with the Palestinian Authority.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Congress May Defund TSA's SPOT Program

A new government report won't help the troubled Transportation Security Agency win any new fans.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Israeli Relief Team Sets Up Hospital in Philippines

Israel sent a 148-member contingent to the Philippines to set up a field hospital, distribute humanitarian and medical supplies and help with search and rescue efforts.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Teen Terrorist Kills IDF Soldier in Knife Attack

An Israeli government minister blamed the Palestinian Authority for contributing to the terrorist murder of an Israeli soldier on Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Top Russian Officials in Egypt for Arms Deal

Russia's foreign and defense minister arrived in Egypt Wednesday for two days of talks on the largest arms deal between the two nations since the early 70s.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Clinton to Obama: Keep Your Promise on Health Law

Former President Bill Clinton said President Barack Obama should honor his promise to the American people about keeping their health care.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

End of Days: A New Light on JFK's Final Moments

It was a generation-altering event that still stirs up strong emotions 50 years later. Author James Swanson takes a riveting new look at a turning point in American history.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Hezbollah: Global Footprint of 'Party of God'

The civil war in Syria and the nuclear negotiations over Iran have captured a lot of headlines lately.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Hawaii Legislature Poised to OK Gay Marriage Bill

Hawaii is set to become the latest state to legalize same-sex marriage.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Chaplains Sue Vet Affairs for Religious Harassment

The Conservative Baptist Association of America is suing the Secretary of Veterans Affairs over harassment of its chaplains.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

U.S. Broke Its Agreement on Ex-Spy Pollard

Former MK Rafi Eitan, who served as chairman of the now defunct Pensioner's Party, issued an apology to convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

P.A. Doesn't 'Respect Freedom of Expression'

The Palestinian Authority has a ways to go with freedom of the press if it wants to become a democracy.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Top Human Rights Abusers Tapped for UN Council

Some of the world's top human rights abusers are being named for seats on the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Six States Refuse Gay Military Couples' Benefits

Six states are refusing to process benefits for married, same-sex military couples, despite a recent order from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

Monday, November 11, 2013

France Foils 'Sucker's Deal' on Iran Nuclear Talks

The nuclear talks between Iran and the world's leading powers ended over the weekend with no agreement.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Poll: Uninsured Americans Reject Obamacare

Only 22 percent of uninsured Americans say they plan to get insurance through the exchanges.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Israel Dispatches Team to Philippines

Tiny Israel is always one of the first countries to respond to natural disasters around the world and the Philippines' Typhoon Haiyan is no different.

Friday, November 08, 2013

Charles Krauthammer: Things That Matter

What do you get when you combine political commentary with observations on art, beauty, and pop culture? When the writer is Charles Krauthammer, you get a book.

Friday, November 08, 2013

Netanyahu Rejects International Pressure on Peace Talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to reject pressure from visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to get back to peace talks with the Palestinians.

Friday, November 08, 2013

Netanyahu: Iran Getting 'Deal of the Century'

Rumors of a nuclear deal with Iran sparked concern in Israel where Netanyahu said world powers are making a mistake and Iran is getting a free pass.

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Cook's Exit 'Opportunity' to Push Religious Freedom

Dr. Thomas Farr, with Georgetown University, says the United States hasn't done a very good job at promoting religious freedom in recent years.

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Sebelius Faces More Heat over Obamacare Debacle

The woman in charge of the failed rollout of the president's healthcare plan is facing more heat from lawmakers.

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Couple Sues NJ Gov. over Conversion Therapy Ban

A New Jersey couple is suing Gov. Chris Christie for signing a bill that bans gay conversion therapy.

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

'Risk of Genocide' in Central African Republic

The United Nations warns there is a risk of genocide in the Central African Republic.

Monday, November 04, 2013

Sheikh: 'Allah Alone Will Be Worshipped'

A Muslim sheikh in Syria said there won't be room for any religion but Islam in the Middle East if he has his way.

Monday, November 04, 2013

Israeli Doctors Deliver Syrian Baby

A Syrian refugee who gave birth to her first child in an Israeli hospital Sunday morning said both she and her newborn are getting "wonderful, devoted care."

Monday, November 04, 2013

Egypt: Morsi's Trial Adjourned till January

The trial of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi ended almost as quickly as it began on Monday, when the deposed leader refused to put on the prison uniform.

Monday, November 04, 2013

Lawmakers Demand to Hear from Benghazi Survivors

U.S. lawmakers are still demanding answers about the attack on the U.S. Consulate that killed four Americans on September 11, 2012.

Friday, November 01, 2013

Ethiopian Israelis Celebrate Return to Promised Land

Israel's Ethiopian Jewish community gathered Thursday to celebrate Sigd, a 2,500-year-old holiday observed during their dispersion in Africa.

Friday, November 01, 2013

US Official: Israel Strikes Missile Shipment in Syria

There are reports that Israeli warplanes attacked a shipment of Russian missiles inside a Syrian government stronghold, a U.S. security official said.

Friday, November 01, 2013

Bomb Injures Five IDF Soldiers at Gaza Border

Five Israeli soldiers were injured early Friday when Hamas terrorists detonated a bomb near the security fence along the border with the Gaza Strip.

Friday, November 01, 2013

New York Docs Give Affordable Care a Thumbs Down

New York doctors are giving Obamacare a big thumbs down, according to a new New York State Medical Society survey of 409 doctors.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Iraqi PM Asks US for Aide to Fight al Qaeda

Iraq wants Washington to provide more weapons, training and manpower, two years after the United States pulled its troops out of the country.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Syria Destroys Chemical Weapons Equipment

Syria says it has completed the destruction of the equipment used to produce chemical weapons.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

ENDA Senate Vote Renews Religious Liberty Fears

There are growing concerns about religious liberty as the U.S. Senate moves closer to voting on legislation said to protect gay Americans from job discrimination.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

John Ashcroft: Singing the Legacy of the Hymns

Former Attorney General John Ashcroft has a new passion: bringing Christians back to a love of the classic hymns and gospel choruses that put the Word of God to music.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Cameron Wants London to Be Islamic Financial Capital

Britain will unveil a new Islamic Market Index on the London Stock Exchange Tuesday.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Texas AG Challenging Abortion Law Ruling

Texas's attorney general is filing an emergency appeal after a federal judge in Texas ruled the state's new abortion restrictions are unconstitutional.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Gaza Terrorists Fire Rockets at Ashkelon, Israel

Gaza-based terrorists fired four rockets at the coastal city of Ashkelon early Monday. The Iron Dome Missile Defense System destroyed one of the incoming projectiles.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Eden Foods Loses Contraception Mandate Appeal

A Michigan natural foods company lost its fight against Obamacare's birth control coverage mandate.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Texas A&M University Plans New Campus in Israel

Texas A&M University plans to open a campus in the northern Israeli city of Nazareth -- the boyhood home of Jesus.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Bomb Hurled at Israeli School Bus

An unknown assailant hurled a makeshift explosive device at a school bus Friday morning as it traveled near Jenin.

Friday, October 25, 2013

EU Chief Calls for Fatah-Hamas Unity Gov't.

To some, E.U. foreign policy chief Baroness Catherine Ashton's call for reconciliation between the Palestinian Authority's Fatah faction and its rival, Hamas, doesn't come as a surprise.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Senators Urge More Protection for Egypt's Christians

Three U.S. senators are urging the State Department to respond to attacks against Christians in Egypt.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Netanyahu Takes Iran Message to Rome

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his message about Iran to Italy this week.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Israel Targets Syrian Missile Shipment

The Israel Air Force successfully destroyed a Syrian missile shipment to Hezbollah.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Jerusalem Mayor Wins a Second Term

A low voter turnout didn't stop Jerusalemites from reelecting Mayor Nir Barkat for a second five-year term Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Hurricane Raymond Threatens Mexico's Pacific Coast

Hurricane Raymond is hovering off Mexico's southern pacific coast.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

NYC Candidates Back Muslim Holidays for Schools

New York City public schools may see two Muslim holidays added to their calendar.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Palestinian Bus Bomber Killed Resisting Arrest

Islamic Jihad operative Mohammed Assi, who helped plan a terror attack on a Tel Aviv bus last year, died resisting arrest in Bil'in.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Fifth Minor Trembler Shakes Northern Israel

A minor 3.3-magnitude earthquake rumbled near the Sea of Galilee Tuesday morning, the fifth in less than a week.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Hamas Chief Rallies for Third Intifada

Some say Gaza-based Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh is between a rock and a hard place.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Arab Village Flies Nazi Flag, Again

Palestinian residents of the Arab village of Beit Omar on the outskirts of Hebron hoisted the Nazi flag once again, this time higher than they did last May.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Millions of Young Americans Out of Work, School

Millions of young adults in the United States are unemployed and living idly, a new study by the Opportunity Nation coalition found.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Study: Church Losing the Younger Generation

The younger generation is increasingly moving away from conventional religion, according to a Pew Research Center report.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Judge Delays Ruling on Mich. Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge has delayed ruling on Michigan's gay marriage ban.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Obamacare Sees Less Than 1 Pct. Enroll Nationwide

The kickoff of Obamacare has been plagued with problems.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Belly Fat May Lead to Dementia

Belly fat in middle age can lead to diminished mental abilities later in life, according to a recent study.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Deadly Typhoon Wreaks Havoc in Japan

In Japan, at least 17 people are dead and 50 more missing in the aftermath of a powerful typhoon.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Bae's Mom 'Heartbroken' to Leave Jailed Son

The mother of Kenneth Bae, an American missionary imprisoned in North Korea, says it broke her heart to leave her son in custody.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

US Drops to No. 17 in Economic Freedom

The United States has dropped over the past decade dramatically in terms of economic freedom, a recent report reveals.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Who Shut Down the Parks? Memorial Closures Probed

The Competitive Enterprise Institute says the Obama administration has gone too far in its implementation of the shutdown.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Malaysia Court: Only Muslims Can Use 'Allah'

Non-Muslims may not use the word "Allah" to refer to God in Malaysia, an appeals court ruled.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Atheists Target Alabama Clergy Crime Program

An Alabama police department initiative aimed at lowering crime is under attack from atheists organizations.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Social Security Increase Lowest in Decades

Millions of Social Security recipients are expecting historically small increases in their benefits for the second year in a row.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Egyptians: US Decision to Cut Aid a 'Brazen Betrayal'

President Barack Obama's decision to slash military aid to Egypt in is viewed by many as manipulation and meddling in the nation's internal affairs.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Israeli Military Blows Up Terror Tunnel

The IDF blew up a second terror tunnel on Tuesday near the site where they showed a massive terrorist tunnel to journalists last Sunday.

Monday, October 07, 2013

Midwest Plagued by Tornados, Floods, Blizzards

People across the country endured extreme weather conditions this weekend.

Sunday, October 06, 2013

Destruction of Chemical Weapons Begins in Syria

Destruction of Syria's chemical weapons stash has begun.

Sunday, October 06, 2013

Libya Wants to Put al Qaeda Kingpin on Trial

Libya says it wants to put al Qaeda leader Abu Anas al-Libi on trial after U.S. Special Forces captured him in a raid over the weekend.

Saturday, October 05, 2013

Iran Leader May Disapprove Historic Phone Call

Iran's supreme leader may disapprove of the historic phone call between the United States and Iran.

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Calvary Chapel Founder Chuck Smith Dies

Calvary Chapel founder Pastor Chuck Smith, died Thursday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 86.

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Jerry Johnson New NRB President

The National Religious Broadcasters has selected Dr. Jerry A. Johnson as their new president a chief executive officer by unanimous decision.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Obama Speaks by Phone with Iranian President

President Barack Obama spoke by phone with new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani Friday, the first time leaders between the two countries have talked since 1979.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Former Child Soldier Honored for S. Sudan Work

Bishop Elias Taban was an enslaved child soldier during Sudan's bloody civil wars who suffered a brutal childhood. He now spreads the gospel throughout Africa

Thursday, September 26, 2013

World Leaders Begin Road to Nuke Talks with Iran

U.N. Security Council members and Germany met with Iran's top diplomat to begin paving the way for the first round of negotiations on the nuclear issue since April.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Artist Demetria Stallings: Singing Is a Lifestyle

Christian recording artist Demetria Stallings is passionate about worshipping God. She spoke with CBN's Charlene Israel about worship, life, and her new music.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Does the U.S. Government Have Too Much Power?

A recent Gallup survey shows a majority of Americans believe the government is too powerful, reaching a record level since 2002.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Saeed's Wife Has Chance Encounter with Iran's President

The wife of imprisoned American Pastor Saeed Abedini crosses paths with new Iranian president and hands off husband's letter requesting relief to a top aid.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Attacks Highlight Terrorist Trend in Africa, Asia

The latest attacks in Kenya appear to be part of a growing trend in terrorist activity in Africa and Asia.

Monday, September 23, 2013

No Budget Deal in Sight to Stop Gov't Shutdown

Lawmakers aren't any closer to reaching a budget deal, with only a week left to avoid a government shutdown.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

No Political Comeback for Weiner or Spitzer

There was no political comeback for former Congressman Anthony Weiner or former Gov. Eliot Spitzer Tuesday night in New York.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Syrian Rebels Execute Christian Villagers

Syrian rebel fighters apparently executed three Christians fleeing the fighting in Maaloula this week, Britain's Sky News reported.

Sunday, September 08, 2013

Pope Francis: 'War Always a Defeat for Humanity'

An estimated 100,000 people gathered at the Vatican to pray for peace in Syria.

Saturday, September 07, 2013

Regent University President Stepping Down

Regent University has announced that Dr. Carlos Campo is stepping down as President.

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

India Church Growing Stronger Despite Hostilities

Pastor R. Abraham, co-founder of the New India Church of God, spoke with CBN News about trials the church is facing and how it is growing in the face of danger.

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Women over 50 Living Longer, WHO Reports

Life expectancy for women over the age of 50 is going up around the world, based on a new report from the World Health Organization.

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Summer Heat a Lingering Danger for Kids in Cars

Summer may be coming to a close, but one danger from summer heat is still very real.

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

One Third See Religious Discrimination at Work

One-third of American workers say they have seen or experienced religious discrimination at their workplace.

Monday, September 02, 2013

Report: NSA Spied on Brazil, Mexico Leaders

A new report claims the U.S. National Security Agency spied on the presidents of Brazil and Mexico.

Friday, August 30, 2013

Film 'One Direction' Highlights Boy Band Phenom

Hollywood highlights America's fascination with boy bands with the new documentary "One Direction: This Is Us."

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Justice Dept. Won't Block Pot Use in CO, WA

The federal government says it will not stand in the way of recreational marijuana use in Colorado and Washington.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Millions of Americans Using Sleep Aids to Get Rest

Nearly 9 million American adults use sleep medication to help them get some rest, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Kerry Calls Iran to Free Saeed, Two Other Americans

Secretary of State John Kerry is asking Iran to release three U.S. citizens, including Pastor Saeed Abedini, who has been sentenced to eight years in Iran's brutal Evin prison.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Obama Remembers 'I Have a Dream' Speech

Today the first African-American U.S. president stood where the nation's most famous civil rights leader stood 50 years ago.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Facebook: 74 Governments Demanded User Info

Facebook released data showing government agents in 74 countries demanded information on about 38,000 users during the first part of this year.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Islamist Leaders Offer to End to Egypt Protests

Leaders of the lslamist groups Gamaa Islamiya and Islamic Jihad are proposing an end to the deadly protests in Egypt.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Bookkeeper Hailed as Hero in Georgia School Standoff

It's the 911 call the nation is talking about, along with a woman of remarkable compassion and courage.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Man Headed to the Morgue Comes Back to Life

A 37-year-old Kettering, Ohio, man appears to have come back to life after being dead for a full 45 minutes.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Friends Shocked over Murdered WWII Vet

People who knew a World War II veteran who was savagely beaten to death expressed their shocked over what ahappened to the man affectionately known as "Shorty."

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Madness? Climatism the 'Greatest Global Delusion'

Is the earth on a collision course with environmental catastrophe? Researcher Steve Goreham says that belief is the greatest global delusion in history.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Perry Voodoo Dolls Benefitting Planned Parenthood

One Houston woman who is against the state's new 20-week abortion ban is making voodoo dolls of Gov. Rick Perry with a slogan that mocks his pro-life stand.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Resigning

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Friday she's stepping down to take a job running the University of California education system.

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

House GOP Calls for Delay of Individual Mandate

House Republicans called for a delay in the portion of Obamacare requiring individuals to carry health insurance, Tuesday.

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Prescott Retools July 4th Celebration after Deaths

The residents of Prescott, Ariz., will celebrate Independence Day today even as it mourns the deaths of 19 hometown firefighters.

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Top MB Officials Arrested Despite Obama Warnings

Egyptian security forces have arrested two top Muslim Brotherhood officials despite warnings from President Obama against the arrest of Morsi and his supporters.

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Sunset on Islam? Praying for a Muslim Awakening

Muslims around the world will begin the holy month of Ramadan soon. How is prayer affecting this part of the world today?

Monday, July 01, 2013

Chris Tomlin Most Sung Songwriter in the World

Songwriter and worship leader Chris Tomlin has been named as the most sung artist in the world. The multiple Grammy-winning artist has sold more than 4.2 million albums.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Islamists Slit Nigerian Pastor's Throat

Rev. Jacob Kwiza was a retired pastor with the Church of Christ in Nigeria. Last week, Islamists found him in the Gwoza hills, about 90 miles from Maiduguri.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Commission Offers Firework Safety Tips, Demos

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is not taking any chances when it comes to the time-honored Independence Day tradition.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Long-term Interest Rates to Stay at Record Lows

The Federal Reserve says it will continue to keep long-term interest rates at record lows by buying $85 billion in monthly bonds.

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Americans Overwhelmingly Support Drone Strikes

A new poll by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal finds that 66 percent of Americans surveyed overwhelmingly support the use of drone strikes to kill suspected terrorists.

Monday, June 03, 2013

Pastor Saeed's Wife Pleas with Human Rights Council

The wife of the American Christian Pastor, Saeed Abedini, jailed and tortured in Iran for his faith, pled her case before the UN Human Rights Council Monday.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Top Government Entitlement Programs in Trouble

Trustees of two of the largest government entitlement programs released their annual financial status report Friday.

Saturday, May 25, 2013

President Obama Honors Fallen Heroes

President Barack Obama says America needs to do more to help those left behind by fallen heroes.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Christian, Jewish Persecution Up in Muslim Nations

The U.S. State Department's International Religious Freedom Report for 2012 shows persecution against Christians and Jews is on the rise today, especially in Muslim countries.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Charity Does 'Heart' Work in Twisters' Aftermath

CBN's Operation Blessing is offering Oklahoma's tornado survivors prayer and encouragement amidst what one worker called "a scene from the end of time." 

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Israel Destroys Syrian Army Post

Israeli and Syrian forces exchanged fire along Israel's northern border overnight Monday, with the IDF scoring a direct hit that destroyed the Syrian army post.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Thousands of Vets Seek Sex Abuse Treatment

More than 85,000 veterans sought treatment for injuries or illness linked to sexual abuse in 2012, according to a new Associated Press study.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Pa. Mother Rescues Toddler from Train Tracks

A mother in a Philadelphia train station jumped onto the tracks to save her 14-month-old daughter.

Monday, May 20, 2013

White House Denies Prior Knowledge of IRS Scandal

The Obama administration is trying to regain its footing after a tidal wave of scandals swept the administration last week.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

UN Condemns Assad, Calls for 'Political Transition'

The U.N. General Assembly called for a “political transition” in Syria and condemned the Assad regime for its use of heavy weapons in populated areas.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Public Invited to View Byzantine Era Mosaic

Israelis have been invited to view a spectacular mosaic floor in a Byzantine era settlement uncovered in the agricultural fields of Negev kibbutz.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Fatah Scolds Arab Teens for Soccer Game with Jews

Fatah, the party of Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, threatened Arab teenagers for participating in a soccer game with Jewish Israelis.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Israel Vows to Prevent Weapons to Hezbollah

Israel is vowing to keep up its attacks to prevent advanced weapons reaching Hezbollah via Syria. 

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Obamacare Could Cost Native Americans Coverage

Native Americans could lose free government health insurance under Obamacare.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Israeli Doctors Save Syrian Toddler

Israeli pediatric surgeons corrected congenital heart defects on a four-year-old Syrian girl at Wolfson Medical Center in Holon on Monday.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Hospitals Face Extensive Losses with Obamacare

Obamacare could cost hospitals billions of dollars nationwide over the coming years, according to a rough estimate released by federal health officials.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Obama: Benghazi Hearings Politically Motivated

President Obama is responding to the mushrooming investigations into last year's deadly Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Cancer Patients Could See Higher Costs

Cancer patients could get hit by higher costs under Obamacare.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Church of Scotland Rethinking Report

The Church of Scotland removed an online report posted earlier this month claiming Jews have no biblical claim to the land of Israel.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Minn. 'Ice Wave' Plows into Lakeside Homes

Lakeside homes in northern Minnesota were damaged over the weekend by what's being called an "ice wave."

Friday, May 10, 2013

Minn. Set to Be 12th State to OK Gay Marriage

Minnesota is positioned to become the 12th state to legalize same-sex marriage.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Terrorists to Get 'Game-Changing' Syria Weapons

Just days after alleged Israeli airstrikes near Damascus, the head of the Lebanese terrorist group, Hezbollah, says he's ready to receive "game-changing" weapons from Syria.

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Russia to Sell Air-Defense System to Syria

Russia announced plans to sell advanced anti-missile defense systems to the Syrian government, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

Thursday, May 09, 2013

King Herod's Quarry Uncovered

The Israel Antiquities Authority revealed a 2,000-year-old quarry on Wednesday whose stones were used to build Jerusalem during Jesus' time.

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Haredi Soldiers Succeeding Post-Army

A new Israeli government study revealed that 70 percent of haredi soldiers are finding good jobs after serving in the Israel Defense Forces.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Syria Internet Goes Dark as Civil War Rages

Syria entered its second day of global Internet disconnect Wednesday, raising speculation that President Bashar al-Assad's regime is behind the blackout.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Syria's Assad Calls Airstrikes 'Act of Terrorism'

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad called last weekend's alleged Israeli airstrikes on a depot of Iranian long-range missiles as "an act of terrorism aimed at Syria."

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Pastor Saeed Spends Birthday in Solitary

Saeed Abedini, an American pastor imprisoned in Iran, turns 33 today.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

ACLJ: 'Extremist' Worst Candidate to Advise Pentagon

The ACLJ says it just doesn't make sense for the Pentagon to look to an anti-Christian extremist to guide its policy on religious freedom.

Monday, May 06, 2013

Netanyahu Arrives in China

Israeli commentators said it was important for Netanyahu to maintain his plans to signal that Israel is continuing its business as usual.

Monday, May 06, 2013

Crime Rate Explodes in Post-Revolutionary Egypt

Homicide, armed robberies and other violent crimes have soared in post-revolutionary Egypt.

Monday, May 06, 2013

Many Pessimistic over Obama's Handling of Economy

President Obama is embarking on a multi-city tour to assure Americans he's still focused on the economy.

Monday, May 06, 2013

Church Threatens to Defund Scouts if Gay Ban Lifted

A California church says it will no longer sponsor a Boy Scout troop in its facilities if the national organization lifts its ban on openly gay scouts.

Saturday, May 04, 2013

McCain: Strikes Could Force Obama's Hand on Syria

GOP Sen. John McCain said Israel's second airstrike Sunday in Syria could be the incentive President Obama needs to take action in the wartorn country.

Friday, May 03, 2013

Kerry Pushes Return to Mideast Negotiations

The Obama administration is leading the way with efforts to restart the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says.

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Israel's Leviathan Gas Field 'Grows'

The Leviathan natural gas reserve contains at least 11 percent more than originally estimated, the project's controlling partners announced Wednesday.

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Most Muslims Believe Islam Should Shape Society

Muslims believe Islam is the only true faith and its teachings should influence not only their personal lives but also the societies in which they live.

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Pastor Laurie Opens Nat'l. Day of Prayer at Pentagon

California Pastor Greg Laurie opened the National Day of Prayer at the Pentagon Thursday, despite opposition from gay rights groups.

Thursday, May 02, 2013

US Calls N. Korea to Release American from Prison

A Korean-American has been sentenced to 15 years hard labor in a North Korean prison.

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Majority Don't Know PP Provides Abortions

A new poll by the National Right to Life Committee shows that more than half of all Americans don't know that Planned Parenthood does abortions.

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

P.A.'s Fatah Faction Glorifies Terrorist

Fatah, the faction associated with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas and his government, celebrated yesterday's murder of an Israeli in Samaria.

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

IDF Holds Major Drill in the North

Some 2,000 IDF reservists joined a full division of active-duty soldiers for a major training exercise in the North.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Israel Inaugurates Fifth Dolphin-class Sub

In a ceremony in Kiel, Germany, Monday the Israeli Ministry of Defense and the IDF inaugurated the INS Rahav, the fifth Dolphin-class submarine in the fleet.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Jet's Drop Tebow, NFL Career Jeopardy?

Tim Tebow's NFL career could be in jeopardy. On Monday, the Jets announced they've dropped him as their back-up quarterback after only one season.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

IDF Targets Gaza-based Global Jihadist

Israeli pilots killed a known Global Jihad terrorist in a pinpoint airstrike Tuesday morning as he traveled on his motorbike in the northern Gaza Strip.

Monday, April 29, 2013

CIA Gives Tens of Millions to Afghan President

The CIA has given tens of millions of dollars in cash to Afghan President Hamid Karzai over the last decade.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Obama Yucks it Up at Correspondents' Dinner

The 99th annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner attracted Washington's power players and some of entertainment's biggest names Saturday.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Hamas Trains Teen 'Resistance' Fighters

Some 5,000 Palestinian Arab teenagers in the Gaza Strip have learned how to shoot Kalashnikov rifles, fire rockets and hurl hand grenades.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Israel Welcomes Iraqi Kids for Open Heart Surgery

Israel has no diplomatic ties with Iraq, yet treats children -- usually without any charge to the family -- who otherwise wouldn't make it.

Friday, April 26, 2013

China Quake Victims Get Food, Meds from CBN Teams

CBN Disaster Relief is helping victims of the latest earthquake in China.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Dramatic Surveilance Video of FRC Attack Released

Newly released video from last year's attack on the Family Research Center in Washington allows the general public to see exactly what took place.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Defense Rests W/out Witnesses in Gosnell Trial

The defense rested in Dr. Kermit Gosnell's murder trial without calling a single witness, including Gosnell himself.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Hamas Urges Children to 'Martyrdom'

A leopard doesn't change its spots, nor does Hamas seem to waiver in its ideology.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Israeli General: Syrians Using Chemical Weapons

Israeli officials believe Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad's regime is using chemical weapons against rebel forces.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

CBN's Dr. Pat Robertson: 'We Love Israel'

Christians and Jews came together this week in Hampton Roads to stand with Israel.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Gov't. Seeks 45-Year Sentence for FRC Attacker

The government is seeking a 45-year prison term for the man who attacked the Washington, D.C., headquarters of the Family Research Council last year.

Monday, April 22, 2013

30+ Palestinian Rockets Fired at Israel this Spring

Palestinians in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip have fired more than 30 rockets on southern Israel in the past two months.

Monday, April 22, 2013

George Beverly Shea Laid to Rest at Graham Library

George Beverly Shea was being buried Monday in a private funeral ceremony on the grounds of the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Hagel: No Daylight Between US, Israel on Iran

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon Monday morning, downplaying differences between the two countries on a military strike policy for Iran.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Five Israeli Arabs Indicted on Serious Charges

Life can get complicated in Israel, especially when ordinary looking Arab youth are plotting together to kidnap and kill their ordinary Jewish neighbors.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Hagel to Finalize Arms Deals with Israel, Saudis, UAE

Secretary of State Chuck Hagel will finalize $10 billion worth of arms deals with Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Friday, April 19, 2013

IDF to Test Israeli-made Hovercraft

The Israeli army will soon begin testing a new hovercraft.

Friday, April 19, 2013

MK: Why Shouldn't Jews Pray on Temple Mount?

For decades, Jews and Christians have been prohibited from praying on the Temple Mount, but a new Israeli parliamentarian thinks that should change.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Obama Blasts GOP for Gun Control Defeat

Senate Democrats have failed in their bid to pass new gun control measures.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Israel's Population Crosses 8 Million Mark

Israel's population now numbers more than 8 million, with Jews making up 75 percent of the total.

Monday, April 15, 2013

'Gang of Eight' Immigration Bill Expected Tuesday

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio says a new deal on immigration does not include any kind of amnesty provision.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Palestinian PM Fayyad Resigns Officially

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad resigned on Saturday.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Teacher Suspended for 'Nazi' Essay Assignment

The teacher instructed tenth grade students to write an essay to an imaginary Nazi official convincing him that Jews are "the source of our problems."

Friday, April 12, 2013

Hamas Eager to Abduct IDF Soldiers

In the first quarter of 2013, there have been 33 attempts to kidnap Israeli soldiers serving in Judea and Samaria, up from 24 during the same period last year.

Friday, April 12, 2013

NJ Teacher Files Complaint over Bible Firing

A former substitute teacher in New Jersey says he was fired for giving a student a Bible.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Israelis Set to Honor its Fallen

Israel's annual Memorial Day, Yom Hazikaron, begins at sundown Sunday and continues through sundown Monday.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Wild Weather Pounds Midwest with Snow, Rain

Wild weather is pounding in the Midwest, with powerful storms packing rain, snow and wind moving through the region.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Second Temple Ritual Bath Uncovered in Jerusalem

Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists uncovered a rare mikveh (ritual bath) from the late Second Temple period.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Poll Shows Approval Dropping for Egypt's Morsi

A new poll released Tuesday shows Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi's approval rating is at its lowest point since taking office 10 months ago.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Bahrain Labels Hezbollah Terror Group

While Europe is still dragging its feet about calling Hezbollah a terrorist entity, Bahrain became the first Arab country to do so.

Monday, April 08, 2013

IDF Chief Leads March of the Living

Israel Defense Forces Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz led the March of the Living in Poland on Monday.

Monday, April 08, 2013

Kerry Offers P.A. 'Incentives' to Restart Peace Talks

Kerry reportedly offered Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas incentives to restart negotiations with Israel.

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Egypt Muslim-Christian Clashes Leave Five Dead

Clashes between Egyptian Muslims and Christians erupted early Saturday in a town near Cairo, leaving at least five people dead, security officials said.

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Cyber-Attack on Israel Gets off to Slow Start

Threats of a massive cyber-attack by the hacktivist group Anonymous that would "wipe Israel off the Internet" failed to materialize on Sunday.

Friday, April 05, 2013

March Sees Fewest Job Gains in Nine Months

A slowdown in March job gains has experts questioning the strength of the market for the spring season.

Friday, April 05, 2013

Walking May Be as Healthful as Running

A new study by the American Heart Association reveals that walking can bring you the same health benefits as running.

Friday, April 05, 2013

Egyptian Christians Face Increased Kidnappings

Kidnappers are targeting Christians in a southern province in Egypt.

Friday, April 05, 2013

Israel Braces for Massive Cyber-Attack

The hacktivist group Anonymous plans to launch a massive cyber-attack against Israel, beginning Sunday and continuing through Holocaust Memorial Day Monday.

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Alabama Lawmakers Tighten up Abortion Clinic Rules

The Alabama state house gave final passage a measure that tightens up rules for abortion clinics.

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Exodus 2013: National Flee Abortion Industry Day

A group called And Then There Were None is working to help abortion clinic workers flee the industry.

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Syria: 'Bloody March' Marks Record High Killings

Last month marked the deadliest month in Syria since protests against President Bashar al-Assad's regime began two years ago.

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Hamas Reelects Politburo Khaled Meshaal

At a meeting in Cairo Tuesday, 60 senior Hamas members reelected Khaled Meshaal as the Islamist group's political leader.

Monday, April 01, 2013

Israel's Natural Gas Reservoir Begins Flowing

Israel has begunn delivering its first natural gas from the Tamar offshore reservoir, just four years after its discovery.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

'Easter' Latest Target for Political Correctness?

Easter is the newest victim in the war for political correctness. Is this all about political correctness, or is there more to it?

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

High-Soy Diet May Help Fight Lung Cancer

A diet rich in soy could help women fighting lung cancer live longer, according to a new study in China.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Egypt Negotiates Release of Kidnapped Tourists

The Egyptian government negotiated the release of an Israeli and a Norwegian tourist held for four days by Bedouin gunmen in the Sinai Peninsula.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

IRS Apologizes for Tax-Funded 'Star Trek' Parody

The Internal Revenue Service is apologizing for wasting taxpayer dollars to make a video parody of the sci-fi show "Star Trek."

Monday, March 25, 2013

Spring Snow Storm Grips Central US, Heads East

Spring may have arrived, but a snow storm is hitting the central states and pushing east, enveloping western Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Egypt's Ex-President Mubarak Could Be Freed in April

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak could regain his freedom in April.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Israelis Prepare to Gather together for Passover

Israelis and Jews around the world will gather for a festive meal this evening where they retell the story of their miraculous escape from Egypt thousands of years ago.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Israeli Defense Force Destroys Syrian Outpost

Following a second shooting attack on Israeli patrols Saturday evening, the IDF fired a guided missile Sunday morning, destroying the outpost and wounding two Syrian soldiers.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Kansas Passes Bill Stating Life Begins at Fertilization

Kansas may soon have a law in place stating that life begins at fertilization and that "unborn children have interests in life, health, and well-being that should be protected."

Friday, March 22, 2013

World Water Day Highlights Need for Clean Water

Friday is World Water Day, which aims to raise awareness about the global problems in water and sanitation.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

New Zealand Close to Legalizing Gay Marriage

Same-sex marriage is likely to be legal soon in New Zealand. Lawmakers recently passed a bill, 77-44, allowing gay marriage.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Harvard Links180,000 Deaths to Sugary Drinks

Harvard researchers have found a link between sugary drinks and 180,000 deaths every year from obesity-related diseases.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

'Love Wins' Author Rob Bell Supports Gay Marriage

Rob Bell, the former "rock star" pastor of Michigan's Mars Hill Bible Church, has come out in support of same-sex marriage.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Alzheimer's Deaths in the US on the Rise

Alzheimer's fatalities in the United States are on the rise, with the disease now the sixth leading cause of death, according to the Alzheimer's Association.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Palestinians Wound Elderly Man in Drive-By

A Palestinian gunman shot an elderly man in the legs near the Samarian town of Kedumim Monday, moderately wounding him.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Lawmakers Work on 2013 Budget Amid Deficit Woes

House Speaker John Boehner said Republicans won't go along with any plans to raise taxes to help cut the federal deficit.

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Sen. Rand Paul Wins CPAC Straw Poll

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul narrowly won the presidential straw poll that closed out this year's Conservative Political Action Conference.

Saturday, March 16, 2013

North Dakota Lawmakers Pass Pro-Life Bills

The governor of North Dakota has been sent two new pro-life bills. If signed the measures would move to outlaw most abortions.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Donald Trump Warns GOP in 'Serious Trouble'

Business mogul Donald Trump warned those gathered at this week's Conservative Political Action Conference that the Republican Party is in serious trouble.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Libyan Militias Torch Benghazi Church

Christian persecution in the Middle East continued Friday with the latest attack in Benghazi, Libya, where Islamists torched a church attended by Egyptian Christians.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Police Restrict Entrance on Temple Mount

Israel Police will restrict entrance Friday for Muslim prayers on the Temple Mount.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Marathon Runner Dies, 12 in Serious Condition

Tragedy struck the Tel Aviv marathon on Friday when one participant collapsed and died of heatstroke.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Israel Invites Pope Francis to the Holy Land

Israeli President Shimon Peres congratulated Pope Francis on his election and invited him to visit Israel.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

White House Picks Woman to Lead Faith-Based Office

President Obama has picked a woman to fill the vacancy at the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Netanyahu Issues Coalition Ultimatum

With four days left before the deadline to form a coalition, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued an ultimatum to Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Miss Israel to Join State Dinner with Obama

Miss Israel has been invited to join President Obama for the state dinner at President Shimon Peres Jerusalem residence.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Hamas Wants Off US, EU Terror Lists

Hamas, the Palestinian faction ruling the Gaza Strip, wants to shed its designation as a terror group.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Iran Calls Film 'Argo' Propaganda, Threatens to Sue

Iranian authorities are planning to sue Hollywood over the Oscar-winning movie "Argo."

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Two Israeli Pilots Killed in Helicopter Crash

A routine training exercise ended in tragedy early Tuesday morning when a Cobra helicopter crashed, killing the pilot and navigator.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

UN Reevaluating Golan Peacekeeping Mission

The UN is reevaluating its international peacekeeping mission along the Israeli-Syrian border.

Monday, March 11, 2013

French City Honors Israeli Minister's Killer

The French city of Bezons, a suburb of Paris, granted honorary citizenship to the murderer of former Israeli Tourism Minister Rehavam Ze'evi.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Ryan: GOP Plan Will Erase Deficit in Ten Years

House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., said his new budget includes a repeal of President Obama's health care law.

Friday, March 08, 2013

Obama Downplays Hopes for Mideast Peace Deal

President Obama is downplaying expectations for a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinian Authority during his upcoming trip to the Jewish state.

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Counter-Terrorism Bureau Issues Passover 'Tips'

Topping the list of tourist destinations to avoid is Egypt's Sinai Peninsula because of concrete terror warnings, especially kidnapping.

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Syrian Rebels Abduct UN Peacekeepers

Syrian opposition forces abducted 21 U.N. peacekeepers patrolling near the Golan Heights Wednesday evening.

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Fmr. Diplomat: Removing Iran Threat Key to Peace

Former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Danny Ayalon said the global community should care about Iran's threat to wipe the Jewish state off the map.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Damascus Countdown: Prophetic Novel Depicts Iran Showdown

Author Joel C. Rosenberg offers a thriller ripped from future headlines where Israel launches a preemptive strike against Iran. How close is this to a real scenario?

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Israel Thwarts Locust Swarms from Egypt

At daybreak Wednesday, Israel's Ministry of Agriculture continued spraying locust swarms that invaded from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Monday.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Netanyahu Hits Snags Trying to Form New Gov't.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has until March 15 to form the next government.

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Senators Want Stiffer Penalties on Hot Gun Purchases

A bipartisan group of senators have proposed a bill this week to toughen the federal penalties for people who illegally purchase firearms for someone else.

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Income Taxes for Wealthy at Historic High

High income families are paying some of their biggest federal tax bills in decades, while the rest of the country is paying taxes at record low rates.

Monday, March 04, 2013

Biden: Obama Has Done More than Any to Secure Israel

Thousands of pro-Israel supporters are gathering in the nation's capital this week for the annual American-Israel Public Affairs Committee conference.

Monday, March 04, 2013

NRB Awards CBN's Chris Mitchell 'Tree of Life'

CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief Chris Mitchell received the Ed McAteer "Tree of Life" award Sunday at the annual NRB convention.

Monday, March 04, 2013

Israel on 'Locust Alert' Ahead of Passover

The Agriculture Ministry warned farmers Monday to be on the lookout for locust swarms that are descending on neighboring Egypt.

Friday, March 01, 2013

US, UN, Israel Slam Turkish PM

Speaking at a conference sponsored by the U.N. Alliance of Civilizations on Islamophobia, Erdogan compared Zionism to fascism, calling it a crime against humanity.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Syrians Treated in Israeli Hospitals Released

Israeli doctors discharged six of seven Syrians injured in Syria's civil war, the Israeli Defense Force spokesperson's office reported Wednesday.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Carman Undergoing Treatment for Terminal Cancer

Christian singer and evangelist Carman Licciardello, who goes by the stage name "Carman," is undergoing treatment for terminal cancer.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Committee Okays Jacob Lew for Treasury Sec'y

The Senate Finance Committee has approved President Obama's pick as the next treasury secretary, former White House Chief of Staff Jacob Lew.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Fatah Fires Retaliatory Rocket at Ashkelon

The al-Aksa Martyrs' Brigade, the military wing of the Palestinian Authority's Fatah faction, claimed credit for a rocket fired at Ashkelon Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Expectations Low for Fourth Round of Iran Talks

Negotiations are underway Tuesday between Iran and six major world powers over the country's nuclear program.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Mediterranean Diet Beats Low Fat for Heart Health

The Mediterranean diet beat out a low fat diet for heart health, according to a new study released by the New England Journal of Medicine.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Israel Successfully Tests Anti-Missile System

The Defense Ministry announced the successful first test of the surface-to-air Arrow 3 missile defense system Monday morning.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Iran Prison Letter: US Pastor Describes Torture

An American-Iranian pastor imprisoned in Iran because of his faith has released a letter detailing his abuse.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Tim Tebow Backs Out of Church Appearance

New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow cancelled an appearance at a Baptist megachurch after gay activists and some in the media pressured him to back out.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Tire Executive Denounces France's 'Crazy' Unions

Maurice Taylor, chief executive of Titan International, says he won't take over a plant in France because of its "crazy" unions.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

France: Anti-Semitic Attacks Up 58 Pct. in 2012

The French Jewish community saw a 58 percent rise in anti-Semitic attacks in 2012.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Trial in Cyprus Exposes Hezbollah Plots

A terror suspect on trial in Cyprus for allegedly plotting attacks on Israeli tourists admitted he's a member of Hezbollah, the Lebanese-based terror group.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Egypt's Military, Morsi at Increasing Odds

Tension is rising between Egypt's powerful military and the country's Islamist president.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

More 'Gazans' Joining Syrian Opposition

Increasing numbers of Palestinian Arab jihadists from the Gaza Strip are joining Syrian opposition fighters.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Netanyahu: N. Korea Proof Sanctions Alone Won't Work

Without a viable military option, Iran, like North Korea, will achieve its nuclear weapons ambitions, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

World Missionary Evangelist T.L. Osborn Dies

Missionary and evangelist Tommy Lee (T.L.) Osborn, who established Osborn Ministries International with his wife, Daisy, in 1949 in Tulsa, died Thursday, Feb. 14.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Illinois Moves Closer to Legalized Gay Marriage

Illinois moved a step closer to becoming the tenth state to legalize same-sex marriage.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Singles Survey Reveals Casual Views on Sex

A new online survey done for Match.com is shedding some light on what singles are saying about their sexual behavior.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Congress Presses Kerry to Seek US Pastor's Release

Congress is calling on Secretary of State John Kerry to seek the immediate release of an American Pastor imprisoned in Iran.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Israeli Students Drill for Rocket Attack

Israeli students nationwide took part in an emergency drill Thursday morning simulating rocket and missile attacks.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Palestinian Fatah-Tanzim Terror Cell Busted

The four-member cell attacked and lightly injured the guard at the Rama army base in northern Jerusalem and stole his M-16 rifle.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Tension Builds on How to Overhaul Immigration Law

As the Senate opened its first hearing on an immigration overhaul Wednesday, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer emphasized the need for more security along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

President Obama Confirms Cybersecurity Proposal

In his State of the Union address Tuesday evening, President Obama made reference to an Executive Order he signed that would strengthen security for the nation's computer networks.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Report Says Australian Prisoner a Mossad Agent

A report by ABC Australia says a prisoner who committed suicide in an Israeli prison in 2010 was an Australian citizen named Ben Zygier.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Folic Acid May Reduce Risk of Autism

Taking folic acid before and after pregnancy is linked to a lower risk of autism, a new study by the Norwegian Institute for Public Health revealed.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

More Troops to Come Home from Afghanistan

President Obama will announce that 34,000 troops will be brought home from Afghanistan within the year, during his State of the Union Address Tuesday night.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Senate Committee Approves Hagel Nomination

The Senate Armed Services Committee approved President Obama's controversial defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel, moving it a full Senate vote.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Sen. Graham Vows to Delay Obama Nominees

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said he'll delay confirmation of President Barack Obama's nominees to head up the Pentagon and the CIA.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Mississippi Tornado Wrecks Homes, Injures Dozens

Residents of Hattiesburg, Miss., began a day of surveying damage, removing felled trees, and cleaning up debris left by a twister that hit the area Sunday night.

Friday, February 08, 2013

Bishops: Obama Health Care 'Compromise' Not Enough

The nation's Roman Catholic bishops are still not happy with the Obama administration's compromise plan over birth control coverage, saying it just doesn't go far enough.

Friday, February 08, 2013

Video Vindicates 'Illegally' Parked Tel Aviv Resident

A video that went viral on Facebook helped vindicate a Tel Aviv resident wrongly accused of parking illegally in a handicapped spot.

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Ever After? A Love Story 80 Years in the Making

John and Ann Betar have an unusual love story: they are America's longest married couple.

Thursday, February 07, 2013

'Nighmare' Blizzard Headed for New England

Forecasters say two storms may converge over New England on Friday, dumping up to two feet of snow in the region.

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Netanyahu's Speech at Knesset Swearing In

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered the following remarks at the swearing in ceremonies of the 19th Knesset.

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Iranian TV Posts 'New' Footage of Drone Capture

Iranian state-run television broadcast new footage that allegedly shows the CIA drone they captured in 2011.

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Iran's Supreme Leader Says No to US Nuke Talks

Iran's supreme leader rejected a proposal from Vice President Biden Thursday for direct talks on a range of topics, including the Islamic Republic's disputed nuclear program

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Turkish PM Accuses Israel of 'State Terrorism'

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of "waging state terrorism."

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Ahmadinejad Gets Cold Welcome from Egypt's Sunnis

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is in Egypt for a two-day summit of the Organization of Islamic Conference that began Wednesday in Cairo.

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Knesset Members Sworn In Tuesday

Tuesday's swearing-in ceremony for the 120 members of the nation's 19th Knesset promises to be a festive occasion.

Monday, February 04, 2013

Wyoming Schools May Offer Bible Study

Wyoming legislators aim to make it clear that public schools can offer Bible study courses as an elective.

Monday, February 04, 2013

Obama, Reid: End Tax Loopholes to Cut Deficit

President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Washington needs more taxes as part of a plan to reduce the budget deficit.

Friday, February 01, 2013

Oral Roberts Univ. Elects New President

Oral Roberts University has elected Dr. William "Billy" Wilson as the fourth president of the university.

 

Friday, February 01, 2013

Obama Admin. Offers Opt-Out to Birth Control Mandate

The Obama administration is offering religious non-profits an opt-out to its birth control coverage mandate in its health care law.

Friday, February 01, 2013

Search Is on for Survivors in Mexico Oil Co. Blast

Mexico City rescue teams are searching for survivors after a deadly basement explosion in one of the city's tallest buildings.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Senator Proposes Teaching Kids Gun Safety

Republican Sen. Dan Brown is proposing legislation requiring school districts to teach first graders gun safety.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Many Christian Groups Favor Stricter Gun Laws

A new survey shows many Christian groups favor stricter gun control laws.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Watchdog Highlights Tax-Happy Liberal Journalists

This Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the federal income tax. While many Americans might not see that as a day to celebrate, that's not the case for the liberal media. 

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Boy Scouts Urged to Lift Ban on Atheists

A top atheist wants the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on atheists as well as gays.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Iran Close to Producing Weapons-Grade Uranium

Iran is preparing to ramp up its nuclear program, according to an Associated Press report.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Economic Report May Hurt Obama's Social Agenda

A new report this week showing the economy actually shrank in the fourth quarter of 2012 could hurt President Obama's social agenda.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Deaths from Church Attacks in US Rise 36 Percent

Seventy-five people died as a result of attacks at faith-based institutions in 2012 in the United States, a 36 percent increase over the previous year.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Fashion Designer Targets Sex Trafficking Problem

The Nepali Rescue Project is helping rescue victims of the sex trafficking industry. Now they are getting a big boost from a fashion designer Katie Martinez.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Incoming Sec. of State Urges Release of Jailed Pastor

Incoming Secretary of State John Kerry criticized Iran for its imprisonment of Pastor Saeed Abedini in a written response to a question asked during his confirmation hearing last week.

 

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

William Cowan Appointed to Fill Kerry's Senate Seat

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has appointed his former chief of staff to serve as interim senator in place of out-going Sen. John Kerry

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Israel Attacks Syrian Weapons Convoy

Israeli Air Force planes attacked a target along the Syrian-Lebanese border overnight, Western sources were quoted in saying.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Egyptian President's Aide Says Holocaust a US Hoax

A senior aide to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi said the Holocaust never happened.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Donors Back Offensive against Extremists in Mali

Donors from a conference held by the African Union have pledged more than $450 million and equipment to help fund the military push against Islamic extremists in Mali.

 

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Luter: Scouts Possible Gay Ban Change Disappointing

The Boy Scouts of America may lift its ban on gay and lesbian troop leaders but the news is not sitting well with many religious groups.

 

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Double Arm Transplant Gives Hope to Soldier

Doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore performed a double arm transplant on 26-year-old Brendan Marrocco, an Iraq War veteran.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Very Contagious Norovirus Spreading across the US

Doctors are warning that a new strain of the Norovirus from Australia is the most dangerous and contagious virus around, and it's spreading across the U.S.

 

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Netanyahu Talks to US Congressmen about Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a delegation of U.S. congressmen Monday Israel is closely monitoring developments in Syria.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Senators: Immigration Reform Plan ‘Tough, But Fair’

"Tough" but "fair" is how a bipartisan group of senators is describing their framework for comprehensive immigration reform.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Texas, Calif. Activists hold 'March for Life' Rallies

Thousands of pro-lifers packed the state capital in Texas for their state's annual rally for life.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Egypt's Morsi Declares State of Emergency

Two years after the bringing down the government of former President Mubarak, Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi is facing a wave of protests.

Monday, January 28, 2013

More than 230 Perish in Brazil Nightclub Fire

Many of the 233 victims who died in a nightclub fire in Brazil Sunday were university students under the age of 20.

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Sub-Zero Temps Stretch from Midest to East Coast

Much of the country remains in an icebox today. Winter storm warnings were issued for parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania in the East and Colorado and New Mexico in the West.

Friday, January 25, 2013

If the Economy Is Weak, Why are Stocks Going Up?

A recent Bloomberg survey of economists predicts the economy will grow between 2 and 2.5 percent this year. Overall, they expect growth in 2013 to be roughly the same as 2012.

 

Friday, January 25, 2013

Experts Downplay N. Korea Nuclear Warnings

North Korea warned of "strong physical counter-measures" against its neighbor, South Korea, over U.S.-backed sanctions recently passed by the U.N., only a day after warning of rocket launches and nuclear missile test targeting the U.S.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Pope Benedict: Church Must Embrace Social Media

Pope Benedict XVI told said Thursday that the Catholic Church should embrace social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to spread faith to the next generation.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Arctic Cold Sweeps Across Midwest to East Coast

Arctic cold weather swept across the country on Wednesday and Thursday, locking the Midwest to the Northeast in a deep freeze.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

White House Greenlights Gen. Allen's NATO Nomination

America's top commander in Afghanistan has been cleared of any wrong doing in the case that led to the resignation of former CIA Director Gen. David Patraeus.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

House Passes Plan to Avert Debt Crisis

Wednesday's "No Budget, No Pay" measure would give the government enough leeway to meet three more months' worth of obligations and avoid a first time ever default.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Britain Will Vote on Whether to Stay in the EU

British Prime Minister David Cameron promised Wednesday to hold a vote on whether or not Britain would stay in the European Union if he is re-elected.

 

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

French Intervention Opposed by Egyptian Pres. Morsi

Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi said he is opposed to France's military intervention in Mali fearing that it could create further unrest.

 

Monday, January 21, 2013

Power Outage Hits Damascus as Fighting Continues

The Syrian government blamed a rebel attack Monday for a blackout that hit much of the country's south overnight.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Trial Starts for American Pastor Jailed in Iran

The prosecutor charged Pastor Saeed Abedini with attempting to undermine the Iranian government by creating a network of Christian house churches.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Egyptian Family Jailed for Becoming Christian

In Egypt a court has sentence a woman and her seven children up to 15 years in prison for converting to Christianity.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Boeing's 'Dreamliner' Grounded over Safety Issues

Boeing is facing a crisis as its new 787 Dreamliner fleet is now grounded in Europe, the United States, Japan, and in India over safety issues.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Episcopal Pastor to Replace Giglio at Inauguration

The pastor of the Episcopal parish closest to the White House will give the benediction at President Obama's inauguration Monday.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

US Considers Sending Military Assets to Mali

The Obama administration is considering sending military intelligence assets to help the French fight al Qaeda-linked militants in Mali.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Regent Univ. Ranked Top 10 by U.S. News Report

Regent University's bachelor degree program has been ranked No. 10 out of 860 programs listed by The U.S. News and World Report.

 

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

HHS Fights for Abortion Drug Mandate on Bible Publisher

The Obama administration is appealing a judge's order blocking enforcement of the Obamacare mandate for Tyndale House employees.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

NYPD Will Insert GPS into Prescription Drug Bottles

The New York Police Department is going to insert GPS tracking devices into prescription drug bottles, saying it will help to fight theft of prescription drugs.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

NRA: Obama Hypocritical over Armed School Guards

The NRA has wasted no time attacking President Obama over his plans for new gun control measures.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Jailed U.S. Pastor Says He 'Will Hang' for His Faith

An Iranian-born American pastor imprisoned in Iran is set to go on trial Monday, Jan. 21.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Facebook to Reactivate Israeli Arab Journalist's Page

Facebook promised to reactivate Khaled Abu Toameh's page, the social networking site told The Commentator.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Walmart Commits to Hiring 100,000 Veterans

Walmart, the nation's biggest retailer, has promised 100,000 new jobs to honorably discharged veterans, one of the largest hiring commitments for vets in history.

 

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Cubans Flock to Agencies Over New Visa Law

A highly anticipated new law took effect in Cuba this week, ending the country's hated exit visa requirement causing Cubans to flock to agencies over new visa law.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Israeli Law Hopes to Combat Eating Disorders

A new Israeli law that went into effect on Jan. 1 aims to curb anorexia and bulimia among young women.