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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.

Monday, January 14, 2013

Daly: God Smiles When We Reach the Vulnerable

Focus on the Family President Jim Daly, who was once in the foster care system himself, spoke recently at Regent University's symposium on human trafficking.

Monday, January 14, 2013

Obama: Debt Ceiling about Congress Paying Its Bills

President Barack Obama said he won't have a discussion about increasing the nation's borrowing limit while Republicans hold a gun at the head of the American people.

Friday, January 11, 2013

Naturopathy: A Flu Shot Alternative?

A handful of doctors are recommending another route known as "naturopathy" for those who either fear needles or dread the possibility of an allergic reaction.

Friday, January 11, 2013

March for Life Could Rival Obama Inauguration

The largest crowds of pro-lifers yet are expected to participate in the 40th anniversary of March for Life rally in Washington, D.C., Jan. 25.

Friday, January 11, 2013

Jerusalem Kids Enjoy a Second Snow Holiday

The Jerusalem municipality announced Thursday night that schools would remain closed for a second day Friday.

Friday, January 11, 2013

Right Maintains Lead in Israeli Election Polls

Israeli dailies posted varying poll results Friday for the upcoming Jan.22 general elections, with the Right maintaining its lead.

Friday, January 11, 2013

NRA Throws Down Challenge to More Gun Control

Vice President Joe Biden continues to prepare his suggestions for the president on how to curb gun violence, despite new pushback from the NRA.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Binge Drinking: More Women's Dirty Secret

New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that binge drinking is a growing problem among women and girls but that it is under-recognized.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Thousands Gather in Support of Chavez

Newly re-elected President Hugo Chavez was supposed to be inaugurated January 10th, but is being treated for cancer in Cuba and was too sick to return home for the event.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Brother Andrew: Christians Should Risk Lives for Muslims

The man who started Open Doors ministry is challenging Christians to risk their lives to preach the gospel in the Muslim world.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Boston Mayor Declares Medical Emergency over Flu

Boston is being hit especially hard, seeing 10 times the number of flu cases already this year than for the entire flu season last year.

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Popular Store Offers Price Matching for Online Deals

Good news for shop-o-holics: one retail store is offering to match any discounted price on any of the items they sell.

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Giffords, Husband Push for Greater Gun Control

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly have launched an initiative to promote greater gun control.

Monday, January 07, 2013

Supreme Court Will Hear Gay Marriage Cases

The Supreme Court will hear two days worth of arguments at the end of March concerning gay marriage laws.

Monday, January 07, 2013

Syria's Assad Slams West in Rare Speech

Syria's President Bashar Assad slammed the West and called for political dialogue to end the fighting and for peace talks to begin, during a rare speech made Monday.

Monday, January 07, 2013

Hobby Lobby Day: A Fight for Religious Freedom

Tens of thousands of supporters were called on to shop online or at a store in support of Hobby Lobby Appreciation Day, Saturday.

Sunday, January 06, 2013

President Obama Signs Sandy Aid Bill

President Barak Obama has signed a bill offering $9.7 billion in aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy.

Friday, January 04, 2013

Girl Shot by Taliban Released from Hospital

The 15-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban last October has been released from a hospital in the United Kingdom where she was being treated.

Friday, January 04, 2013

Sudan Warplanes Bombed Christian Villages

Sudanese warplanes bombed Christian villages in the Nuba Mountains during the Christmas season.

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Syria Civil War Death Toll Reaches 60,000

The United Nations estimates that more than 60,000 people have been killed in the Syrian civil war, which is much higher than recent estimates by anti-regime activists.

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Is Your Flu Shot Enough This Season?

Flu season is in full swing leading many to question whether this year's flu shot is enough to protect people from the virus.

Friday, December 28, 2012

Hobby Lobby Won't Violate Faith over Abortion Drugs

The owners of Hobby Lobby say they must remain true to their faith, despite the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to block the Obamacare contraception mandate.

Friday, December 28, 2012

CBN, Toys for Tots Bring Christmas to Va. Families

The Christian Broadcasting Network helped spread Christmas cheer to families in need this holiday season.

Friday, December 28, 2012

Storm Pounds Arkansas, Leaves Thousands in Dark

Parts of Arkansas may be in the dark into the New Year after a massive winter storm knocked out power to more than 2,000 customers.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Jerusalem Court Accepts Plea Bargain for Activists

The Jerusalem District Court approved a plea bargain for five right-wing activists accused of illegally monitoring the activities of Israel Defense Forces troops in Judea and Samaria.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Putin Set to Ban Americans from Adopting Orphans

Americans may soon be banned from adopting Russian children as Russian President Vladimir Putin said he will sign a controversial bill denying them access.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Nigerian Church Suffers another Christmas Day Attack

Gunmen killed at least five people in an attack on Christmas morning just outside a village in northeast Nigeria.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Supreme Court Won't Block Contraception Mandate

Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor has denied a request to immediately block part of Obamacare that requires employers to provide abortion-inducing drugs.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Egypt's Morsi: Constitution Establishes New Republic

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi said the country's disputed Islamic constitution establishes a new republic.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Fmr. President Bush in ICU after Series of Setbacks

Former President H.W. Bush has been admitted to intensive care at a hospital in Houston after a "series of setbacks including a persistent fever," his spokesman reported.

Monday, December 24, 2012

Hamas Rocket Barrage 'Breached Int'l. Laws'

Gaza-based Palestinians committed war crimes and violated international law by firing hundreds of rockets, missiles and mortars at Israeli towns and cities last month.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Clashes Continue in Egypt over Constitution

The final vote on Egypt's new Islamist Constitution is this weekend.

Friday, December 21, 2012

House Ok's Defense Bill with Conscience Protections

The House has approved a new defense bill that protects military chaplains who refuse to perform same-sex marriages.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Christmas Story Goes Viral with Bible App

YouVersion, a free Bible app for smartphones and tablets, is tracking the Christmas story worldwide this season.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Pope Writes on Christmas for Secular Paper

For the first time Pope Benedict XVI published a Christmas-themed opinion piece for a secular newspaper, The Financial Times.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Israel Supporters Concerned over Possible Pentagon Nominee

Supporters of Israel are concerned that President Barack Obama may choose former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel to run the Pentagon.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Non-Religious Third Largest Group in World

Those who have no religion now make up the third largest religious group in the world, according to a new study by Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Obama Taps Biden for Gun Control Task Force

President Obama vowed to take action to reduce gun violence, less than one week after the horrific elementary school shooting claimed the lives of 20 children and six adults.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Former Supreme Court Nominee Robert Bork Dies

Judge Robert Bork, best known for his contentious Supreme Court nomination battle, died Tuesday in Arlington, Va.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Bethlehem Christians Put Jesus Back in Christmas

Bethlehem-born Pastor Steven Khoury has mounted a campaign to put Christ back in Christmas.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

CBN's Lee Webb Steps Down from Newswatch

After more than a decade, CBN News' Lee Webb is stepping down from anchoring CBN's Newswatch program.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Shootings a Result of Violent Culture or Mental Health?

The massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is the latest many in recent years. Are they spurred by a culture of violence or does it come down to mental health?

Monday, December 17, 2012

Rep. Tim Scott to Replace Sen. Jim DeMint

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley announced today that she will appoint Rep. Tim Scott to replace outgoing Sen. Jim DeMint.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Israel Welcomes Christmas Holiday Tourists

Of the estimated 75,000 tourists expected to arrive in Israel during Christmas week, about a third are Christian pilgrims coming to celebrate Jesus' birth where it all took place.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Boehner Deal Offers Possible Progress on Fiscal Cliff

There is potential progress in the stalled fiscal cliff talks.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Clinton's Benghazi Testimony Postponed over Illness

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's testimony about the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya has been postponed due to an illness.

Friday, December 14, 2012

FM Lieberman Steps Down to Clear his Name

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman stepped down from his position Friday, following the attorney general's long-awaited decision to indict him for breach of trust.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Bird Watchers Flock to Israel's Hula Valley

Every fall, some 300 species of migrating birds stop in Israel's Hula Valley to rest and regroup before continuing their long flight south to Africa and Asia.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Operation Blessing Still Helping Sandy Victims

It's been six weeks since Hurricane Sandy battered the eastern shore, but FEMA officials say some people may have to wait months before they can go back to their homes.

Friday, December 14, 2012

US Helps Block United Nations Internet Treaty

The United States and other Western countries have joined forces to block a controversial Internet treaty.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Pre-Construction Dig Yields Ancient Treasures

An Israel Antiquities Authority pre-construction excavation in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Kiryat Hayovel yielded 2,200-year-old artifacts.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Surprise! More 'Hidden Fees' in Obamacare

A new hidden fee has been uncovered in the Obama administration's controversial health care law.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Nigeria Christians Ask for Prayer amid Attacks

Nigeria's Christians are asking American churches to pray they'll be safe.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Pope Tweets Blessing in 140 Characters

Pope Benedict XVI reached an Internet milestone today sending out his first official tweet. One million followers were blessed in less than 140 characters.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Israeli FM: World Leaders Ignoring Threats to Israel

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman expressed his anger over the lack of support for the his country's right to build on contested land in the West Bank.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Israeli Students Finish Seventh in Math

Hebrew-speaking Israeli students ranked in the top 10 in all subjects among Western nations, with an impressive seventh place in international math tests.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

French PM: 'Greedy Rich' Ducking Tax Hikes

French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault is criticizing those he calls the "greedy rich" for fleeing from high taxes.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Syrian Rebels Overtake Military Base

Syrian rebels took control of a military base Tuesday after a bloody two-day battle. Thirty-five Syrian soldiers were killed in the clash.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Severe Storms, Record Snow Cripple Parts of US

Monster storms and heavy snowfall has wreaked havoc across the Northern Plains, upper Midwest, and parts of the South.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Justice Scalia Defends Conservative Views

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia defended his conservative legal views during a speaking engagement Monday at Princeton University.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Illinois Won't Appeal Pro-Life Pharmacist Ruling

Pharmacists in Illinois will not face punishment for refusing to sell abortion-inducing drugs.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Gunmen Fire at Anti-Gov't. Demonstrators in Cairo

Masked gunmen fired into crowds of protestors in Cairo's Tahrir Square before dawn Tuesday, injuring nine people.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Chavez Returns to Cuba for Cancer Surgery

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned to Cuba for more cancer surgery, which may mean he'll miss his inauguration for a new presidential term next month.

Monday, December 10, 2012

NC Pro-life Plate Ruled Unconstitutional

North Carolina drivers who wanted to carry a pro-life message on their vehicle's license plate may never get a chance to do so.

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Small Signs of Progress on Fiscal Cliff Talks

 President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met Sunday at the White House

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Same-sex Weddings Begin in Washington State

Same-sex Weddings Begin in Washington State

Friday, December 07, 2012

Egyptian Pastor: Egypt's Going Back to the Dark Ages

Thousands of protesters battled on the streets outside of the presidential palace in Cairo Thursday night, demanding President Mohammed Morsi be removed from office.

Friday, December 07, 2012

A Christian Perspective on 'Doomsday' Fears

How can Christians respond to the rising fears in many people about doomsday? Regent University professor Cornelius Bekker, offers his insight.

Friday, December 07, 2012

Tsunami Warning Lifted for Japan Earthquake

A strong earthquake Friday struck the same Japanese coast devastated by last year's massive quake and tsunami, generating small waves but no reports of heavy damage.

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Private Company Suing over Obamacare Mandate

A private Christian-owned company in Pennsylvania is joining a long list of companies and religious groups filing suit over the contraception coverage mandate

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Pl. Parenthood's Successful Lobby in 2012 Election

Planned Parenthood Action Fund has been labeled the most effective political group in the 2012 election campaign cycle.

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Tufts Reinstates Christian Ministry after Policy Spat

A student religious group at Tufts University was first told it violated the schools non-discrimination policy by requiring its leaders to follow "basic biblical truths."

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Cadet Quits West Point over Alleged Religious Coercion

A cadet is quitting West Point less than six months before graduation to protest what he calls "unconstitutional proselytism."

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Harvard University Recognizes Kinky Sex Club

The nation's oldest university has formally recognized an alternative sex club on campus that promotes discussions and safe practices of kinky sex.

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Israel Moves Forward with Contested Building Plans

Israel is moving forward with construction projects on contested land after a U.N. vote last week upgraded Palestinians to state status within the world body.

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Capitol Christmas Tree Represents 'Everlasting Light'

A little bit of peace came to Capitol Hill Tuesday with the lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree.

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Philippines Typhoon Death Toll Still Rising

The death toll continued to rise from a powerful typhoon that flooded much of the southern Philippines.

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Gulf War Patriot Batteries Heading to Turkey

The anti-missile system used to defend Israel and Saudi Arabia during the 1991 Gulf War is headed to Turkey.

Monday, December 03, 2012

White House Warns Syria on Chemical Weapons Use

The White House is warning the Syrian government about using chemical weapons against its their own people, saying such a move would "cross a red line."

Monday, December 03, 2012

US-Iran Nuclear Talks on the Horizon?

Iran may be willing to hold direct talks with the United States about its nuclear program, but only if the meeting is approved by the country's supreme leader.

Monday, December 03, 2012

Egypt's Constitutional Court Suspends Work Indefinitely

Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court suspended its work indefinitely in response to protests and pressure from supporters of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Monday, December 03, 2012

Christians in Nigeria Suffer Another Deadly Attack

Ten people are were killed during an attack on Christians in northeast Nigeria in the village of Chibok in Borno State.

Monday, December 03, 2012

Tyndale Wins Injunction against Abortion Drug Mandate

A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction against the president's healthcare mandate on behalf of Bible publisher Tyndale House.

Monday, December 03, 2012

West Point Academy Hosts First Same-Sex Weddings

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point hosted its first same-sex weddings over the last two weekends.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Senate Passes More Iran Sanctions

The Senate voted to impose tough new sanctions against Iran on Friday.

Friday, November 30, 2012

More Green Cards for Advanced Degree Foreigners?

House Republicans voted Friday to pass a bill that would make it easier for foreign-born students with advanced degrees from U.S. universities to stay in the country.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Gay Therapy Ban Challenged in California

Lawyers and counselors endorsing therapy that helps patients overcome same-sex attraction, asked a federal court to block the California law banning the treatment for minors.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Christian Efforts Help Congo Heal Amid Armed Conflict

Christian humanitarian relief efforts in eastern Congo are moving forward despite military gains by armed rebels.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Congress Nowhere Near a Fiscal Cliff Solution

Members of Congress met with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner on Capitol Hill today as Republicans and Democrats fight over solutions to the fiscal cliff.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Dutch Parliament Will Scrap Blasphemy Law

The Dutch parliament will scrap a law protecting the Lord's name from blasphemy.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Late Zig Ziglar Hailed as a 'Giant of the Faith'

Christian motivational speaker and author Zig Ziglar has died in Texas. He was 86.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Exercise Could Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

University of California researchers reported that seniors who stay active on a daily basis have 5 percent more gray matter than people who are less active.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

France Favors Recognizing Palestinian State at U.N.

France will vote in favor of recognizing a Palestinian state, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Beef over Senate Rule Could Hinder Fiscal Cliff Talks

The road to an agreement on the "fiscal cliff' in Washington may be blocked by an unexpected issue - a change in the Senate rule on filibusters.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

'Two and Half Men' Star Apologizes for 'Filth' Remarks

The teen actor in the CBS comedy "Two and Half Men" is now apologizing for calling the show "filth" and telling people not to watch.

Monday, November 26, 2012

With Cease-fire in Place, What's Next for Israel?

Despite the turmoil in Egypt, the nation's leaders are working on "indirect" talks between Israel and Hamas. What is the biggest threat facing Israel now?

Monday, November 26, 2012

Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill Concerning to Critics

Ugandan lawmakers are set to vote on a new anti-homosexuality bill that would enforce tough jail sentences for consensual same-sex behavior.

Monday, November 26, 2012

'Fiscal Cliff' Solutions Could Decrease Charitable Giving

The Charitable Giving Coalition has sent letters to President Obama and lawmakers, urging them to protect the tax deduction for givers.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Some Republicans Open to Rice as Sec'y of State

Some key Republicans say they may not stand in the way of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice becoming the next secretary of state if President Obama nominates her.

Monday, November 26, 2012

'David's Sling' Intercepts Test Target

Israel and the U.S. have successfully tested a new medium-range anti-missile system. "David's Sling" weapons system intercepted a target during its inaugural flight test.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak Stepping Down

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak announced on Monday he's quitting politics.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Can the World Stop Boko Haram from Killing Christians?

Nine people are dead from an attack on a Christian village in central Nigeria. The attack is only the latest in ongoing attacks on Christians in the country.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Hobby Lobby Appeals ObamaCare Mandate Ruling

Christian-owned Hobby Lobby is appealing in federal court over its case against the abortion-pill mandate in ObamaCare.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Americans May Spend More, Give Less this Season

This holiday season could mean bad news for charities, a recent a World Vision holiday giving survey suggests.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

CBN Israel Provides Save Haven from Rocket Fire

It can be hard to imagine living inside a war zone where you have just seconds to get out of the way of a rocket. CBN Israel is near the Gaza Strip helping.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Hamas Executes Suspected 'Collaborators'

In true jihadist style, Hamas gunmen executed six men Tuesday accused of collaborating with Israel.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

San Francisco Bans Public Nudity, Except for Parades

Lawmakers in San Francisco narrowly approved a proposal to ban public nudity on Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Israeli, Arab Families Bury Casualties

Funeral services were held Wednesday for a young soldier killed in a mortar shell attack near the Gaza border on Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Texas Student Kicked Out of School over RFID Badge

A Texas high school is kicking out a student for refusing to wear a Smart ID tracking badge.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Elmo Puppeteer Resigns amid Sexual Abuse Claims

The puppeteer behind the popular "Sesame Street" character Elmo has resigned after a second allegation that he sexually abused underage boys.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Hamas Reverses Claim on Tel Aviv Bus Bomb

A bomb attack in a passenger bus in central Tel Aviv at noon on Wednesday injured at least 16 passengers, two seriously, three moderately and the rest lightly.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Is the Media Masking Hamas's Terrorist Label?

An opinion piece by Dan Gainor, with the Media Research Center, points out that the terrorist designation for Hamas doesn't often carry over in the mainstream media.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Black Friday Craziness Getting a Head Start

People are already lining up for Black Friday deals even though there are still three days to go.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Four Calif. Men Charged in 'Violent Jihad' Plot

Four California men have been arrested for an alleged plot to join al Qaeda and the Taliban to kill Americans and destroy U.S. targets overseas.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Netanyahu Extends Condolences to Egypt's Morsi

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a condolence message to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on the death of his sister.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Security Guard at US Embassy in Tel Aviv Attacked

Police have an Israeli in custody following an attack on a security guard at the US Embassy in Tel Aviv.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Hamas Targets Jerusalem Again

Air raid sirens sounded in Jerusalem again at 2:15 p.m. Israeli time.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Hackers Attempt to Crack Iron Dome Systems

While Israel continues its offensive against Hamas, hackers attempted more than a million cyberattacks against Israeli government websites in a 24-hour period.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Faith Struggle: Lincoln's Private Battle to Believe

Author Stephen Mansfield explains how Abraham Lincoln was also a man who struggled with God before coming to faith.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Tyndale Wins Stay against Abortion Drug Mandate

A federal court has issued a temporary injunction against an Obamacare mandate for Bible publisher Tyndale House.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Hundreds of Journalists Arrive for Gaza Op

About 500 foreign journalists arrived in Israel over the weekend to cover Operation Pillar of Defense, the Government Press Office reported on Monday.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Tensions Rise in Mideast as More Rockets Fired

Israel warned on Sunday it was widening its range of targets to go after Hamas military commanders.

Friday, November 16, 2012

White House, Lawmakers: Fiscal Talks 'Constructive'

The White House and congressional leaders emerged from the first round of talks on the "fiscal cliff" with at least the sketches of a compromise.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Mets' Pitcher Dickey Wins Cy Young Award

New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey, a dedicated Christian, finished an amazing season by winning the Cy Young award for the best pitching in the National League.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Dallas Pastor Trades Home for the Streets

Dallas resident Leon Reyes is not homeless but the young pastor has set out this month for a 30 day-beat on the street to raise awareness for the homeless in his city.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Taliban Hostages Freed In Pakistan Peace Deal

The release of the captives could be a sign that Pakistan is now willing to jump-start peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Romney: 'Gifts' to Minorities Led to Obama's Victory

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney said President Barack Obama won his re-election bid because of "gifts" he gave to blacks, Hispanics, and young voters.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Syria's Civil War Has Broader Impact

Rebel fighting has already spilled into Lebanon, Jordan, and Turkey. How does the conflict impact Syria's Christians and other nations surrounding the country?

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Study Shows Family Doctor Shortage on the Horizon

There won't be enough family doctors to go around by the year 2025, according to a new study published in the Annals of Family Medicine.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Giunta: Military Must Learn from Petraeus Scandal

In the wake of the scandal involving Gen. David Petraeus, Medal of Honor recipient Salvatore Giunta says the damage has been done but the military must learn from it.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Radical Islamist Cleric Released on Bail in the UK

The man dubbed Osama bin Laden's right-hand man has been released on bail from a prison in the United Kingdom.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Clinton Honors Slain U.S. Ambassador Stevens

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton paid tribute to slain U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, calling him a "fallen hero."

Monday, November 12, 2012

British Soldier Killed in Afghan 'Insider Attack'

Another tragic insider killing took place in Afghanistan Sunday, the latest in a series of attacks shattering the trust between NATO and Afghan forces.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Golan Residents Ready Bomb Shelters

For the second time in as many days, a mortar shell fired from Syria exploded in the Golan Heights.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Palestinians Escalate Rocket Attacks on Israel

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip bombarded southern Israel with more than 75 rockets and mortar shells in a 24-hour period.

Friday, November 09, 2012

Bible Publisher Challenges Abortion Drug Mandate

Tyndale House Publishers is challenging the Obamacare birth control mandate, arguing that the administration's strict exemption excludes most religious companies.

Friday, November 09, 2012

Mohler: Election a 'Catastrophe' for Moral Issues

Christian leader Albert Mohler said Christians should view the 2012 election as a "catastrophe" for moral issues, saying the election reflects a trend of growing secularism.

Friday, November 09, 2012

Defense Officials Confirm Iran Attack on US Drone

U.S. defense officials confirmed that two Iranian fighter jets fired at an unarmed U.S. drone over the Persian Gulf.

Friday, November 09, 2012

Church Denied Charity Status over Communion Policy

The UK Charity Commission is refusing to grant charitable status to a church because it restricts communion services to members only.

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Israel to the Rescue in Ghana!

The Israel Defense Forces sent medical personnel, engineers and a search-and-rescue team to Ghana Wednesday evening after a four-story shopping center collapsed.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

More Bad Weather Ahead for New York, New Jersey

Residents of storm-battered New York and New Jersey are bracing for more rough weather.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Israeli and Palestinian Leaders Congratulate Obama

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and P.A. chief negotiator Saeb Erekat are pleased with President Obama's re-election.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Activists May Push for Gay Marriage in More States

Gay rights activists say they're energized by Tuesday's election and may push to legalize same-sex marriage in at least five more states next year.

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Storm-Battered NJ, NY Set Up Alternate Polling Sites

Officials in New York and New Jersey are scrambling to set up voting locations for areas hard hit by the storm.

Monday, November 05, 2012

Some States Reveal Early Voters' Party Affiliation

For about 30 million Americans, Election Day is already over. That's because they took advantage of early voting options in 34 states, and Washington, D.C.

Monday, November 05, 2012

Israel Upgrades Iron Dome Anti-Missile Batteries

In the face of continued rocket and missile threats from all sides, Israel is upgrading its anti-missile defense systems.

Friday, November 02, 2012

Unemployment Rate Inches Up to 7.9% in October

The economy added just 171,000 jobs in October, a rate that economists say just keeps pace with the growing working-age population.

Friday, November 02, 2012

Honduras Children Pray to End Epidemic Drug Violence

In Honduras, 8,000 children and parents gathered in a stadium to pray for their country, which is suffering an epidemic of drug trafficking and violence.

Friday, November 02, 2012

Graham Offers S. Sudan 'Hope for a New Nation'

Nearly 100,000 South Sudanese gathered in sweltering heat this week to hear Rev. Franklin Graham deliver the gospel message.

Friday, November 02, 2012

Israeli Military Attaché to US Retires

Israel Defense Forces Maj.-Gen. Gadi Shamni, a 35-year veteran of the IDF, announced his retirement from the military.

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Hobby Lobby Seeks Halt to Abortion Drug rol Mandate

Representatives for the national arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby appeared in federal court after filing a lawsuit against the Obamacare "preventive services" mandate.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Dignitaries Visit Pakistani Teen Shot by Taliban

Pakistani teen, Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban earlier this month, received support from some high powered politicians Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Eurozone Unemployment Hits Record High

Unemployment in the Eurozone hit a record high of 11.6 percent in September.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Netanyahu: Iran Not Popular in Arab World

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left for a two-day state visit to France Wednesday, his first since French President Francois Hollande took office five months ago.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Superstorm Sandy Brings Campaigning to a Halt

Hurricane Sandy is causing an unprecedented lull from campaigning only one week from Election Day.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

NATO Soldiers Killed in Apparent 'Insider Attack'

Two NATO soldiers were shot and killed by a man wearing an Afghan police uniform on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Iran Starts Military Exercises Near Iraqi Border

Iran's regular army has begun a two-day ground and air military exercise aimed at upgrading its combat readiness against possible attacks.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

CBN Film Reaps Harvest in Central America

A 30-minute film produced by CBN's Costa Rica office is bringing people to Christ.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Operation Blessing Helping Areas Hit Hardest by Sandy

As heavy rain and high tides from Hurricane Sandy are already flooding areas of Virginia, CBN's Operation Blessing is at work helping in one local neighborhood.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Nigeria Attack 'Extinction Exercise' against Christians

Seven people are dead and at least 100 others were injured after a suicide bomber ran an SUV filled with explosives into a Catholic church during mass Sunday.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Obama Endorses Gay Marriage Ballot Measures

Voters in Maine, Maryland, and Washington will decide whether to allow gay marriage, and the president has thrown his support behind the measures in all three.

Friday, October 26, 2012

US Christians Urge Terror Label for Boko Haram

Nigerian Christian leaders in America are demanding the U.S. government label the group Boko Haram a terrorist organization.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Report: A Million Jobs Already Lost to 'Fiscal Cliff'

The so-called "fiscal cliff" has already cost the economy about one million jobs this year, according to a report by the National Association of Manufacturers.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Egypt, Hamas Blast 'Israeli Agression' against Sudan

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi called his Sudanese counterpart Thursday to condemn Tuesday's airstrike on a weapons factory in Khartoum, which is being blamed on Israel.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Likud and Yisrael Beiteinu Merge for Election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced that the Likud and Yisrael Beiteinu parties will run as a joint list in the January election.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Meningitis Outbreak Blamed for 24 Deaths

The deadly fungal meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid shots has now claimed 24 lives and sickened more than 325 people.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Chick-fil-A Thrives Despite Flak over Marriage

Nearly three months after Chick-fil-A came under-fire for its president's personal views on the biblical definition of marriage, the company has seen great gains.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Parents Reunite with Daughter Shot by Taliban

The family of the Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban are seeing the girl for the first time since the attack.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Hurricane Sandy, Winter Storm Threaten East Coast

Forecasters say Sandy could twist and hit the East Coast early next week with strong winds, flooding, heavy rain, and possibly snow.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Palestinian Rocket Fire Pummels Israel

By midmorning Wednesday, Palestinian Arabs in the Gaza Strip fired more than 60 rocket and mortar shells on southern Israel, injuring three foreign workers, two seriously.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Court Blocks Ind. from Defunding P. Parenthood

Planned Parenthood of Indiana got a big boost today after a federal court ruled the state cannot cut its funding just because it performs abortions.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Egypt's Constitution Headed for Showdown with Islamists

An Egyptian court has asked to disband a panel tasked with writing a new constitution. Critics claim the body is dominated by Islamists, including the Muslim Brotherhood.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Taliban Targets Another Girl in Pakistan

The Taliban is targeting a second young girl in Pakistan known her women's rights activism and pro-education stance.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Israeli Soldier Injured by Roadside Bomb

A Givati Brigade commander suffered serious injuries when a bomb planted along the security fence near the Kissufim crossing exploded.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Israel, PA Question Qatar Emir's Gaza Visit

Tuesday's visit by Qatar Emir al-Thani has "great political significance," Hamas spokesman Taher al-Nunu said. And few would disagree.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Taxes to Increase for 163 Million Starting 2013

A temporary cut in the Social Security payroll tax is set to expire at the end of this year, meaning taxes will go up next year for 163 million American workers.

Friday, October 19, 2012

D'Souza Resigns from Kings College amid Questions

Conservative author Dinesh D'Souza has stepped down as president of The King's College, amid questions over a relationship with a woman who is not his wife.

Friday, October 19, 2012

CIA Reported Libya Attack as Terror within 24 Hours

New information released today on the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya suggest Washington knew it was not caused by a derogatory film on Islam on YouTube.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Hundreds Protest N. Ireland's First Abortion Clinic

In Northern Ireland, police erected barriers as hundreds gathered to protest the country's first abortion clinic.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Billy Graham Ad Encourages Voting Biblical Values

Rev. Billy Graham is encouraging people to vote based on biblical values, in a full page ad in Thursday's Wall Street Journal.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Hamas Marks Shalit-Prisoner Exchange Anniversary

The Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the "military wing" of the Hamas terror organization, marked the one-year anniversary of the prisoner exchange for Gilad Shalit with a parade in the Gaza Strip.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Karzai: Afghan Forces Ready to Take Full Control

Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai said Thursday that Afghan security forces are ready to take full control of their country's security. But military experts question that.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

NY Appeals Court Rules DOMA Unconstitutional

A federal appeals court in Manhattan has struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, the law that defines marriage as only between a man and a woman.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Armstrong Maintains Innocence, Leaves Livestrong

The future of Lance Armstrong's $500 million cancer charity is at stake as accusations of doping begin to catch up with the legendary cyclist.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Egypt: Two Girls Punished for Not 'Veiling'

A teacher in southern Egypt punished two 12-year-old girls for coming to school unveiled by cutting their hair.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Campaigns Intensify Fight for Undecided Women

With less than three weeks until voters head to the polls, both presidential campaigns have intensified their push to reach undecided women.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Texas Cheerleaders Score Victory for Bible Banners

A judge has ruled that a Texas school district's order to ban cheerleaders from using Bible verses on high school football banners violated their free speech rights.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Pundits: Obama's Stronger Debate Won't Change Minds

Political pundits agree that President Obama's debate performance was far better than his first; however, most say it won't make much of an impact with voters.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Palestinian Rockets Explode, Israeli Air Force Responds

Though it rarely makes headlines anymore, Israel continues to be pummeled with Palestinian rocket fire on an average of one a day.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Netanyahu Mulls Possible Military Strike on Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would consider responding militarily to prevent Syria's chemical and biological weapons cache from falling into terrorist hands.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Romney Rises in Support Among Women Voters

A recent USA Today/Gallup poll shows that Republican Mitt Romney has pulled within one point of the president among women who are likely voters.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

New 'Mini-Flame' Virus Latest Cyber-Spy Attack?

A new version of an old virus is infecting computers in Iran and around the Middle East. Y-Net News reports the new virus is linked to the Flame virus from this summer.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Christian Groups Issue Prayer Guides for America

Several Christian groups have taken to the Internet to issue a call to pray for America as Election Day approaches.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Salmonella Traced to NM Peanut Manufacturer

A nationwide salmonella outbreak has manufacturers recalling over 400 peanut products from store shelves.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Knesset Votes to Dissolve, Preps for Election

In its third and final reading late Monday evening, Israeli parliamentarians voted to dissolve the 18th Knesset, paving the way for early elections on Jan. 22.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Most Christian Pastors Support Romney for President

A Lifeway research poll of 1,000 Protestant pastors found they favor Republican candidate Mitt Romney by a margin of more than 3 to 1.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Iranian Christians Arrested During Home Prayer Meeting

Security forces in Shiraz, Iran, raided a private home and arrested seven Christians for holding a prayer meeting.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Top 100 Government Waste Offenders Listed in Book

Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn's Waste Book 2012 listing the 100 worse abuses of government spending will be released Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Bishops Blast Biden over False Obamacare Claim

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops say Biden did not tell the truth about the Obama administration's plan to force employers to provide contraception coverage.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

U.S. Exports to Iran Increase by One-Third

With the U.S. leading the call for sanctions against Iran in hopes of impacting its nuclear weapons program, American grain and medical exports to Iran rose by one-third in 2012.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Clinton: President Wouldn't Have Known Libya Specifics

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defended the White House against accusations it didn't do enough to protect the U.S. Consulate in Libya, saying she takes full blame.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Akin Leading in Mo. Race Despite 'Rape' Comment

A new poll shows Republican Todd Akin with a lead over incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri, despite controversial remarks he made earlier this year.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Wycliffe Senior Vice President Killed in Crash

Wycliffe Bible Translators USA is mourning the loss of Senior Vice President Forrest W. Flaniken. He died Oct. 14 after being hit by a car while riding his bicycle.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Faith Groups Buy Space to Counter Pro-Israel Ads

A broad coalition of religious groups is buying up ad space in the DC Metro system to counter advertisements that critics say portray Muslims as savages.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Five 9/11 Gitmo Prisoners Back in Court

Five Guantanamo Bay prisoners charged in attacks of September 11, 2001, were back in court Monday. The pre-trial hearings will focus on security for classified information.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Meningitis Outbreak Prompts Pressure for More Oversight

The Centers for Disease Control is struggling to keep up with a deadly meningitis outbreak from contaminated steroid shots for back pain.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Desmond Tutu Works with UN to End Child Marriage

South Africa's Anglican Archbishop is working to end child marriages.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Skydiver's Jump from Space Breaks Sound Barrier

Nine minutes after Felix Baumgartner stepped off the capsule 24 miles above the earth's surface, he landed safely on his feet, becoming the world's first skydiver to break the sound barrier.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Egyptian Sheikh: Take Jerusalem by 'Holy Jihad'

Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Sheikh Mohammed Badie called on Islamists worldwide to take Jerusalem by "holy jihad."

Monday, October 15, 2012

White House Shifts Story on Libya Security Failures

Republican lawmakers continue to pressure the White House for answers over the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Israel Building 'Digital Iron Dome'

Israel is working to build a "digital Iron Dome" to defend against increasing cyber-attacks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Egypt Christians Protest Maspero Coptic Massacre

Egypt's Christians marked the one-year anniversary of the Maspero massacre this week by demanding justice for those killed.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Regent Univ. Challenges Birth Control Mandate

Regent University, founded by Rev. Pat Robertson, has joined the legal battle against the contraception mandate in President Obama's health care plan.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Atlanta Archdiocese Sues over Birth Control Mandate

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta is joining dozens of others who have filed suit against the birth control mandate in President Obama's health care overhaul.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Romney Pledges to End Planned Parenthood Funding

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is clarifying his stance on abortion after announcing that he has no plans to push for new legislation on the issue.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Bionic Suit Helps Paralyzed Walk Again

Patients suffering from spinal cord injuries and paralysis could have a chance to walk again with a device called the Ekso.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Ala. Christians Protest Obama's Gay Marriage Support

More than 200 Alabama Christians joined at the state capitol this week to voice their disapproval of President Obama's support of same-sex marriage.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Egypt Christians Protest Maspero Coptic Massacre

A 14-year-old Pakistani activist is in critical condition after being shot by Taliban forces on her way home from school. Pakistans expressed their outrage over the shooting.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

US Troops Deploy to Jordan as Syria Conflict Mounts

Defense officials said the forces in Jordan are made up of 100 military planners and other personnel who stayed on in the country after an annual exercise in May.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Church Defeats Walmart in Wine, Beer Battle

In Marietta, Ga., the law prohibits alcohol sales within 600 feet of churches. But Walmart built its store closer than that to the 63-year-old Pine Grove Baptist Church.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Pro-Israel, Anti-Jihad Posters Go Up in DC Metro

Pro-Israel ads have been installed in the Washington, D.C., Metro system after on a judge's recent decision to allow them.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Meningitis Outbreak from Steroid Shots Deepens

As many as 13,000 people received contaminated steroid shots that are suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, according to health officials.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

New Activist Ship from Sweden Sets Sail for Gaza

The Swedish ship, Estelle, left the Gulf of Naples Saturday in the latest attempt by pro-Palestinian activists to breach Israel's naval blockade of the Gaza Strip.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Hamas Pummels Israel with Rockets, Mortars

Palestinian Arabs pummeled Israel with more than 30 rockets and mortar shells early Monday, the last day of the Sukkot holiday.

Monday, October 08, 2012

Elusive Muslim Radical Faces NY Federal Judge

A radical Egyptian-born Muslim preacher appeared in a New York courtroom Saturday, facing multiple terrorism charges.

Monday, October 08, 2012

Muslim Rebels Sign Peace Deal with Philippine Gov't

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front has fought for an independent Islamic state for decades. This is a major step designed to end that long-running insurgency.

Friday, October 05, 2012

Venezuala's Presidential Race Dividing Evangelicals

Election polls are predicting a tight contest this Sunday as Venezuelans vote for their next president. The politics have created sharp divisions even in the evangelical church.

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Black Bishop: End 'Slavish Devotion' to Democratic Party

A growing number of black ministers are calling on their church communities to take a closer look at the issues and support the candidates that best reflect their values.

Thursday, October 04, 2012

TV Anchor's Viral Video a Case of Bullying?

A Youtube video of Wisconsin TV morning anchor defending her weight has gotten more than 5 million hits this week. But some have asked who's bullying who?

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Police Arrest Six over Temple Mount Confrontation

Jews visiting the Temple Mount the week of Sukkot have been greeted several times by hostile crowds of Muslims chanting Allahu Akbar.

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Turkish Artillary Kills Syrian Soldiers

Turkey continued firing heavy artillery into Syria Wednesday, killing several Syrian soldiers at a military outpost.

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Lawmakers Outraged over Prison Sale to US Govt.

The Department of Justice filed for a transfer of sale of the Thomson Correctional Center in western Illinois, despite bipartisan objection.

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Muslim Protesters Attack French Embassy in Iran

Foreign embassy attacks are continuing as Muslims act out in retaliation for an anti-Islam film and other negative portrayals of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Pennsylvania's Voter ID Law Halted for November

A judge has blocked Pennsylvania's controversial voter identification law that would have enforced stricter ID requirements for Election Day.

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Iraq on Iran: 'We Cannot Inspect All Aircraft'

An Iraqi government spokesman said it's not possible to inspect every aircraft traversing its airspace.

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Israeli F-16s Back in Service

The Israel Air Force fleet of F-16 fighter jets, the backbone of its force, have been returned to service, the IAF stated on its website.

Friday, September 28, 2012

Netanyahu's Address to the United Nations

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used a simple graphic before the UN General Assembly to illustrate the 'red line' against Iran's nuclear weapons aspirations.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Netanyahu Speaks to Israelis before UN Address

Before leaving for the States Wednesday evening, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released the following statement to the Israeli people.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Israel Beefs Up Security before Yom Kippur

Israel stepped up security ahead of Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Syrian Mortars Hit Golan Heights

Several mortars fired by Syrian troops against anti-government forces exploded in the northern Golan Heights early Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Day of Atonement: Yom Kippur Begins Tuesday

By 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, the streets of Jerusalem will be empty.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Regent University Chapel Nearly Complete

Regent University opened in 1978 and today educates nearly 6,000 students. Now the university is a step closer to completing a chapel on campus.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Iran Threatens Israel amid US-Led Naval War Games

An Iranian commander said the Islamic Republic would launch a pre-emptive strike against should Israel if it believes the Jewish state is about to attack its nuclear facilities.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Ryan: Birth Control Mandate 'Assault on Liberty'

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is condemning President Obama's contraceptive mandate for employers.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Egypt Proposing Changes to Peace Treaty with Israel

An advisor to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has completed an amendment to the 1979 peace treaty with Israel.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Sinai Islamists Claim Friday's Terror Attack

A Sinai-based Salafist group claimed responsibility for Friday's terror attack that claimed the life of 20-year-old Israeli soldier Netanel Yahalomi.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Turkey: Syrian Missile Brought Jet Down

An investigation into the downing of a Turkish warplane by Syria in June has created more questions than answers.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Texas AG Defends Cheerleaders' Football Bible Banners

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is defending the cheerleaders at Hardin County High School who are fighting to keep displaying their Bible banners at football games.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Chick-fil-A Clarifies Giving Statement Amid Controversy

Chick-fil-A is again clarifying its core values, after Chicago alderman Proco Moreno claimed the restaurant chain promised to no longer give to conservative groups.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

IDF Holds Live-Fire Exercise in Golan

Israel Defense Forces held a surprise live-fire drill Wednesday morning in the Golan Heights.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Chicago Strike Ends, School Back in Session

The Chicago Teachers Union says the city's students will be back in class Wednesday after delegates voted to suspend a seven-day teachers strike.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Libya Violence: Preplanned Attack or Spontaneous Riot?

Libya's president says al Qaeda is responsible for the deadly attack at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. But an FBI probe is uncovering a different story.

Friday, September 14, 2012

IDF Ramps Up Work Along Border with Syria

The flurry of activity by Israeli Engineering Corps troops along the northern border with Syria has intensified over the past two weeks.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Abbas, Obama Wish Israelis Happy New Year

President Obama and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas both wished Israelis a happy new year ahead of the Rosh Hashanah holiday, which begins on Sunday evening.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Netanyahu: Israel Understands America's Grief

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu extended Israel's condolences to the families of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other officials murdered by terrorists in Libya.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

U.S. Urges Palestinians to Return to Direct Negotiations

The U.S. State Department wants to convince Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to return to direct negotiations with Israel.

Friday, September 07, 2012

National Cathedral Scales Back 9/11 Services

The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., is scaling back plans to commemorate the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

Friday, September 07, 2012

Cardinal Closes DNC with Prayer for Unborn

Catholic Archbishop Timothy Dolan closed out the Democratic National Convention with prayer last night, stressing the right to life for the unborn.

Friday, September 07, 2012

Hamas Claims Pursuit of Salafists in Gaza

Hamas reportedly began arresting members of Salafist Jihadist, a Gaza-based terror group claiming responsibility for recent rocket attacks on southern Israel.

Friday, September 07, 2012

Counterterrorism Bureau Issues Pre-Holiday Warning

The government's Counterterrorism Bureau issued a travel advisory for Israelis planning to go abroad during the holidays.

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Obama Makes His Case for More Time as President

Obama sought to draw a clear contrast between the kind of future he envisions for America and what was spelled out by his opponent Mitt Romney last week.

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Pal. Authority's Prime Minister Threatens to Resign

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad plans to submit his resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas when he returns from a visit to Egypt.

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Americans in Israel Register to Vote after DNC Flap

More Americans in Israel now want to vote in the U.S. presidential elections in November.

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Only Egyptians May Own Land in Sinai

Only Egyptian citizens with Egyptian parents will be able to own land in the Sinai Peninsula, a decision that represents a significant policy change.

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Federal Judge Mandates Tax-Funded Sex Change

A federal judge says the state of Massachusetts must provide a sex-change surgery for an inmate serving a life sentence for murder.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Voters No Longer Enthusiastic about Obama?

President Oobama's deputy campaign manager told CBN News she's not convinced that there is a lack of enthusiasm to re-elect the president.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

'Unfaithfulness' Greatest Threat to US Marriages

The National Association of Evangelicals latest leaders survey found that most pastors and ministry leaders saw unfaithfulness as the greatest problem.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Brazil Three-Person Civil Union Sparks Backlash

A public notary in Sao Paulo, Brazil, has granted two women and a man the right to live together in a civil union, sparking outrage from Christian groups.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Israel Welcomes Egypt's Ambassador-Designate

The Israeli Foreign Ministry welcomed the arrival of Atef Salam, appointed as permanent ambassador to Israel by Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Christian Monastery outside Jerusalem Vandalized

Vandals set fire to a wooden door and spray painted hateful anti-Christian graffiti on the monastery walls at Latrun early Monday.

Monday, September 03, 2012

Holiday Travelers Undeterred by Gas Hike

Hurricane Isaac helped to push gasoline prices to new levels going into the Labor Day weekend, but that didn't stop people from traveling.

Monday, September 03, 2012

Pakistani Imam Accused of Setting Up Disabled Girl

A Pakistani imam now faces blasphemy charges for setting up a learning disabled teen.

Monday, September 03, 2012

Egypt Presents its First 'Veiled' Anchorwoman

For the first time ever, Egyptian state television presented an anchor wearing the Muslim hijab headscarf on Sunday.

Monday, September 03, 2012

Unification Church Founder Rev. Moon Dies

The Rev. Sun Myung Moon, founder of the Unification Church, died Monday near his home in Gapyeong, northeast of Seoul. He was 92.

Friday, August 31, 2012

Judge Extends Early Voting to All in Ohio

A federal judge has ruled in favor of President Obama's campaign, extending early voting in Ohio.

Friday, August 31, 2012

Romney Takes Detour to Hurricane-Stricken Area

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan were both scheduled to stop in Richmond, Va., but Romney decided to visit the hurricane-stricken Gulf Coast instead.

Friday, August 31, 2012

Breitbart.com's Bannon Helps Shape Alternative Media

Steve Bannon, who now helps manage Breitbart.com, talked about Breitbart's vision with CBN's David Brody at the Republican National Convention.

Friday, August 31, 2012

Web War Builds over Evolution and Children

Bill Nye, the Science Guy, claimed this week that America is being held back by parents who don't believe in evolution, and pass on their belief to their children.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Clint Eastwood at RNC: 'It's Time for Someone Else'

Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood threw his support behind presidential candidate Mitt Romney Thursday night.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Texas Voter ID Law Could Head to Supreme Court

A federal court has struck down a voter identification law in Texas but state Attorney General Greg Abbott said he will appeal it to the Supreme Court.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

West Nile Virus Cases Up 40 Percent

Cases of the West Nile Virus have spiked 40 percent since last week.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

French Anti-Semitic Attacks Up by 40 Percent

Anti-Semitic attacks against French Jews have risen by 40 percent in the past five months.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Israeli Military Chief: Islamist Challenges Lie Ahead

Israeli Military Intelligence chief Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi said Israel faces an "environment that is more unstable, tense and Islamist than in the past."

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Israeli Injured in Ax Attack

Israeli soldiers arrested a Palestinian Arab who attacked an Israeli with an ax Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

American Taliban Convert Sues over Prayer Ban

John Walker Lindh, who's serving a 20-year sentence for aiding the Taliban, is suing the prison warden for violating his freedom of religion.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Polls Show Presidential Race a Dead Heat

As the Republican National Convention kicks off in Tampa, Fla., polls show a tight race between President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Israeli Court Exonerates IDF in Corrie Death

Haifa District Court ruled against a civil suit submitted by the family of the late Rachel Corrie, alleging criminal negligence by the IDF in her death in 2003.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Ukraine Authorities Freeze Prominent Pastor's Assets

Pastor Sunday Adelaja, who leads what is believed to be the largest evangelical church in Eastern Europe, is facing possible arrest in Ukraine.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Pediatric Group: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks

The American Academy of Pediatrics shifted its position on circumcision recently, saying the medical procedure for males has more health benefits than risks.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Taliban Beheads 17 Afghans over Celebration Music

Taliban insurgents beheaded 17 Afghan civilians while celebrating in Afghanistan, over the weekend. The Taliban wanted to stop the music.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Gaza Rockets Target Sderot

Within moments after arriving for the first day of the new school year Monday, children in Sderot heard the all-too-familiar Color Red air raid siren.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Meretz 'Delegation' Meets with Abbas

MK Zahava Gal-On, chairwoman of the ultra-left-wing Meretz Party, made a visit to PA leader Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah Sunday.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Andrew, 20 Years Later, Third Costliest Hurricane

Until Katrina hit in 2005, Hurricane Andrew was the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. Today it is still only one of only three Category 5 storm to hit the country.

Friday, August 24, 2012

FRC's Leo Johnson Released from Hospital

The Family Research Council's building manager, Leo Johnson, who was shot in the arm last week while subduing a gunman, has been released from the hospital.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Egypt Commits to Maintaining Israel Peace Treaty

Egypt has reportedly reaffirmed its commitment to a peace treaty with Israel after growing tension in the Sinai, according to Arabic-language Al-Hayat.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Empire State Building Gunman Targeted Ex-Boss

Investigators are unfolding details after a man, believed to be a disgruntled employee, opened fire outside the Empire State Building Friday morning.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

New Study Links Older Dads to Autism

A new study from the journal Nature, has found that the older a man is when his child is conceived, the more likely that child is to develop autism or schizophrenia.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Chief of Staff: IDF ‘Primed and Ready’

Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz said nations threatening to eradicate Israel “will meet the deadly force of the IDF.”

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

FRC Gunman Charged with 'Intent to Kill'

The gunman accused of wounding a man guarding the Family Research Council building in Washington, D.C., last week has been indicted.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

German Rabbi Faces Criminal Charges

A crucial tenet of Judaism is under attack in Germany, with a rabbi facing a criminal lawsuit for following the biblical mandate to perform a brit milah.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Republican Party Panel Endorses Pro-Life Platform

The 110-member panel passed the Human Life Amendment Tuesday in Tampa, Fla., where the RNC will hold hits convention next week.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Ethiopian Prime Minister Dies at 57

Meles Zenawi, who served as Ethiopia's Prime Minister for more than 20 years, died on Monday. He was 57.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Cantaloupe Tied to Salmonella Outbreak in 20 States

Health officials are racing to stop a deadly salmonella outbreak that has sickened 141 people in 20 states.

Monday, August 20, 2012

IDF Deploys Iron Dome in Eilat

The Israel Defense Forces placed an Iron Dome anti-missile system battery just outside a residential neighborhood in Eilat, Israel's southernmost resort city, on Sunday.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Hamas Seeking Close 'Security' Ties with Egypt

Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh would like to strengthen ties with the new Islamist government in Egypt while diminishing ties with the "Zionist enemy."

Friday, August 17, 2012

Islamists Mark International Al-Quds Day

International Al-Quds Day: It's been celebrated for 33 years -- a day of solidarity with Palestinian Arabs; a day to call for the elimination of Israel.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Suspected FRC Shooter Held Without Bond

Floyd Lee Corkins II faces charges of assault with intent to kill. If convicted for the assault charge, he could face up to 30 years in prison.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Ecuador Grants Asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is safe from both U.S. and British authorities as Ecuador granted him political asylum Thursday.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Atheists Threaten District Over Religious Chorus Songs

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is threatening to sue a New York school district over songs taught in music class that include the words "God" and "Lord."

Thursday, August 16, 2012

German City Officially Recognizes Islamic Holidays

Hamburg, Germany, has become the first city in the country to officially recognize Islamic holidays by allowing Muslims employees and students to take time off to celebrate.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Increasing Numbers of Arabs Working in Israel

Increasing numbers of Palestinian Arabs are finding employment in Israel.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Pennsylvania Judge Upholds Voter ID Law

Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson will allow a controversial voter identification law to go into effect in Pennsylvania for November's presidential election.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

More Americans Identifying as Atheist

The number of atheists in America is on the rise while those with more religious beliefs is declining, according to a new Gallup International poll.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

GOP Establishment Beats Tea Party Contenders

Republican establishment candidates pulled out wins against strong Tea Party contenders in primary races in Florida and Wisconsin.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Israel Reject EU's 'Eligible Imports' List

Israel rejected the European Union's addition of Modiin -- located about halfway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv -- on its list of global imports ineligible for tax breaks.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Israel Makes More Homefront Preps for Missile Attacks

No one knows if or when Israel will launch a military strike on Iran's nuclear facilities. In the meantime, preparations for any eventuality are in full swing.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

American Virtue: Is There Reason for Hope?

America is so divided that many wonder if her best days are behind her. But one author believes there's hope because the values that made America great still exist.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Netanyahu Welcomes New Anglo Immigrants

"Welcome to Israel. Welcome home," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told 350 Americans and Canadians upon their arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport Tuesday morning.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Drought Kicks Up Dust Storms Across Phoenix

The drought across the country is helping to cause something besides higher corn prices: dust storms.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Death Toll Rises in Iran Quakes; Rescues Halt

More than 3,000 people were injured by the 6.4 and 6.3 magnitude earthquakes that shook the nation's mountainous northeast region this weekend.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Billy Graham Hospitalized But 'Doing Well'

Medical staff say evangelist Billy Graham remains stable while being treated for bronchitis at a North Carolina hospital.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Mourning Period Honors Sikh Temple Victims

Friday begins a two-day period of mourning for the six people killed in the Sikh temple shooting in Oak Creek, Wis.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Lawyers Say Colorado Shooting Suspect 'Mentally Ill'

Attorneys representing the suspect in the Colorado movie theater massacre are expected to use an insanity defense.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Long-Disputed Murfreesboro Mosque Opens

A Tennessee mosque opened Friday, following a two-year legal battle to stop it. Leaders of the Islamic center of Murfreesboro will hold midday prayers.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Israel Battles 'Nationalistically Motivated' Fires

Israeli authorities believe arson is responsible for fires that have burned large swaths of land this summer and damaged property from the north to the south.

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Egypt Wants to Question Three Sr. Hamas Men

Egyptian intelligence services have asked Gaza-based Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh to hand over three senior members of the group's "military wing," the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades.

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

First Saudi Female Olympian Finishes Last

Despite falling nearly 45 seconds behind the winner, Sarah Attar got a huge applause from the stadium crowd.

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Federal Court Upholds Hawaii Gay Marriage Ban

A Hawaii lesbian couple filed suit against the state's gay marriage ban, but a judge said legislators and the people have the right to decide who can marry.

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

FBI Investigating Second Fire at Mo. Mosque

Investigators combed through debris after a fire started at the Islamic Society of Joplin early Monday. It was the second fire to hit the mosque just over a month.

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Obama Camp Sues over Military Early Voting Law

The Obama campaign and the Democratic National Committee are suing to change voting laws in the battleground state of Ohio.

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

American Olympic Hurdler: 'God Gave Me the Talent'

American Olympic hurdler Jeff Porter said God gave him the talent to compete and the ability to handle the sometimes harsh spotlight of the Olympics.

Monday, August 06, 2012

Rumsfeld: Israel Shouldn't Notify US of Iran Attack

Former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfield told Fox News that Israel is better off going at it alone against Iran.

Monday, August 06, 2012

Iranian Suspects 'Confess' to Killing Nuke Scientists

Iranian state television on Monday showed several suspects who supposedly confessed to killing five nuclear scientists in 2010.

Monday, August 06, 2012

Romney's Fundraising Outpaces Obama's for 3rd Month

Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney raised $25 million more in July than President Obama and his Democratic machine did.

Monday, August 06, 2012

P.A. Miffed as Israel Denies Entry to Foreign Ministers

P.A. officials cancelled a two-day conference of the Non-Aligned Movement after Israel refused entry to five of 12 foreign ministers planning to participate.

Monday, August 06, 2012

Israel Upgrading Missile Defense Systems

Israel continues to upgrade its missile defense system against long- and short-range ballistic missile attacks.

Monday, August 06, 2012

NASA's Mars Rover Lands Successfully; Sends Images

Israelis joined millions worldwide watching the final moments before the safe landing on Mars by NASA's largest-ever robotic rover, Curiosity, at 8:30 a.m. local time.

Friday, August 03, 2012

Egypt's Morsi Swears in New Cabinet

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi swore in the new cabinet Thursday, distributing the posts among Islamists and secularists.

Friday, August 03, 2012

Fmr Mossad Chief: Iran Should Fear Next 12 Weeks

Speculation is growing that Israel may attack Iran's nuclear plants soon, possibly before the U.S. election.

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Annan Quits as Syria Envoy; Blasts UN Disunity

Kofi Annan is quitting his role as the United Nation's peace envoy for Syria, citing his frustration with the lack of unity in the U.N Security Council.

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Private Prisons Profit from Illegal Immigrant Problem

A new study shows one in six illegal immigrants is re-arrested within three years of release, and American taxpayers are paying for it.

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Team USA Looks for More Gold after Big Wins

For American athletes at the London Olympics, Wednesday proved to be another huge day, and Thursday is shaping up to be a good one too.

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Cameron Still Facing Backlash for Marriage Views

Actor Kirk Cameron was picketed by gay rights activists Friday when he spoke at a marriage event in Ocean Grove, N.J.

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Imprisoned Iranian Pastor Denied Medical Help

An Iranian pastor imprisoned for his faith is being denied medical attention for his deteriorating health.

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

iTunes Store Removes Hezbollah TV App

Apple Inc. removed a TV App for the Lebanese-based Hezbollah terror group from its iTunes store.

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Tea Party-Backed Cruz Wins Texas Runoff

Tea Party-backed Ted Cruz soundly defeated Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst to replace retiring GOP Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Olympian Jesse Williams: 'I Knew God Had a Plan'

High jumper Jesse Williams has his eyes set on a gold medal at this year's Olympic Games.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

US Swim, Gymnastics Teams Scoring High

The U.S. Olympic team has done very well so far in London, tying China in the medal count after three days. Both countries are coming in with 17.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Tal Law Set to Expire Wednesday

With the Tal Law set to expire on August 1, Haredi Jews theoretically may be drafted for compulsory military duty from Wednesday on.

Monday, July 30, 2012

P.A. Rejects Romney's J'lem Declaration

P.A. chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said Romney's statement that Jerusalem is Israel's capital is "harmful to U.S. interests."

Friday, July 27, 2012

A Look at the Spiritual Side of the Colo. Shooting

Experts say like the Columbine or Virginia Tech gunmen, James Holmes felt wronged and wanted revenge. Pastor Randy Singer spoke about the tragedy from a spiritual perspective.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Palestinians Thank IOC for 'Moment of Silence' Decision

For the man representing Palestinian Olympic hopefuls, a moment of silence to honor their memory is cause for "divisiveness" and "racism."

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Israeli DM: Nuclear Iran More Dangerous than Attack

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak alluded to a possible military strike on Iran if sanctions don't work.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Syria's Civil War Forcing Christians to Take Sides

Fighting has spread in Damascus and Aleppo, the country's two largest cities where many Christians live. Now, those Christians are being forced to take sides.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Brink of War: No End in Sight for Sudan Violence

A United Nations report revealed Sudan's air forces recently dropped six bombs inside the independent nation of South Sudan. One man died in the bombing.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Swiss Hospitals 'Evaluating' Circumcision

Two hospitals in Switzerland have suspended infant male circumcision, following a ruling by a German court banning the procedure.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Romney Turns to Faith to Encourage Colo. Families

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney struck a rare tone as he referenced Scripture to help comfort the victims of the Colorado massacre.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Israeli Druze Ask for Safe Passage from Damascus

Families of Israeli Druze students studying in Damascus appealed to the International Red Cross to help their children leave the Syrian capital and return to Israel.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Israel Launches PR Initiative against Hezbollah

Last week's terror attack in Bulgaria, which killed five Israelis and injured 36, convinced the Israeli government to launch a counter-offensive against Hezbollah.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Candidates Cancel Campaigning; Call for Prayer

President Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney have cancelled all campaign events Friday in light the shooting massacre at a movie theater in Colorado.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Book Claims Obama Mentor Was a Communist

A new book examines one of President Obama's mentors, who happened to be a card-carrying communist listed on the FBI's "Security Index" during the Cold War with the Soviet Union.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Pentagon Bomb Plotter to Plead Guilty

A guilty plea is expected today from a Massachusetts man charged with plotting to bomb the Pentagon and Capitol.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Hezbollah Armed with Syrian Missiles

Hezbollah chief Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah praised the Syrian government in a speech marking the sixth anniversary of the Second Lebanon War in the summer of 2006.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Israelis Wounded in Bulgaria Attack Land at Ben Gurion

Thirty-two Israelis injured in Wednesday's suicide bombing in Bulgaria landed at Ben Gurion International Airport Thursday afternoon.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

One-Arm Swimmer Overcomes Disability to Win Big

He's only 10 years old but Ben Ramirez is making a big splash in the world of swimming. What makes his accomplishment remarkable is that he did it with only one arm.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Kadima Party Votes to Quit Coalition Government

The Kadima Party voted to quit the government Tuesday, ending the nine-week-old unity coalition. Kadima will return to the opposition, leaving Likud with a slim majority.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Navy Fires on Boat in Persian Gulf, Killing One

A U.S. Navy ship fired on a small boat in the Persian Gulf Monday reportedly killing one person and wounding three others. Navy officials said the boat was racing toward them.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

U.S.-Canada Bridge Reopens after Bomb Threat

A bridge between the U.S. and Canada is reopened after a bomb threat shut it down. Authorities inspected it after receiving the threat on the U.S. side of the bridge.

Monday, July 16, 2012

US Treasury Resources Used for Prostitution?

An investigation by the Treasury Department showed that officials engaged in unethical conduct, including soliciting prostitutes and accepting gifts from corporate executives.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Complaint Sparks Probe on Gay Parenting Study

A gay blogger's complaint about a professor's research on same-sex parenting has sparked an inquiry by the University of Texas.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Stephen Covey, '7 Habits' Author, Dies at 79

Stephen R. Covey, author of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People," died Monday in Idaho, three months after a serious bicycle accident in Utah.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Palestinian Official Reportedly Jumps to His Death

A senior Palestinian Authority official arrested three weeks ago for collaborating with Israel died after falling from the third floor of a building in Ramallah.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Clinton Meets with Tantawi in Cairo

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks with Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi and other military leaders in Cairo Sunday.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Death Toll Rises from Mudslides, Flooding in Japan

Rescue operations resumed in southwestern Japan early Sunday morning, as the death toll from mudslides and flooding rose to 24, with more than 5,000 stranded.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Olympic Games Open Up Evangelism Opportunities

Many Christian organizations are using the upcoming Olympic Games for ministry, like Athletes in Actions, which is working to reach 2,500 Olympians for Christ.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Half of the US in Drought Emergency

The Department of Agriculture has declared that 1,000 counties in 26 states are disaster areas, making it the largest natural disaster area in U.S. history.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Congress Outraged at China-Made Olympic Uniforms

The uniforms for the U.S. Olympic Team may be red, white, and blue, but they were made in "Red" China.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Va. County Drops Opening Prayer at Meetings

The Henrico, Va., Board of Supervisors will no longer open its meetings with prayer. The decision ends a 35-year tradition for the board.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

US, Israel Convene Strategic Dialogue in Jerusalem

Israeli and U.S. officials convened the semi-annual Strategic Dialogue Thursday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Syria's Ambassador to Iraq Joins Opposition

Syria's ambassador to Iraq became the first diplomat to defect from President Bashar Assad's regime in the past two weeks.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Pentagon: Iranian Missiles More Deadly than Ever

Iran continues to develop its short-and long-range missiles -- now more accurate and deadly than ever, the Pentagon said in a report submitted to Congress.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Machine Gun Fire Hits Kibbutz

A Gaza-based terrorist opened fire with a heavy machine gun earlier this week, damaging two civilian cars parked outside a restaurant.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Israel Defends Report Legitimizing Jewish Communities

The U.S. State Department condemned new findings by an official Israeli committee, which determined it's legal to establish Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria under international law.

Monday, July 09, 2012

Obama Invites Egypt's Morsi to Meeting in US

Obama has invited Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi to meet with him, signaling a shift in support for the group once considered a terrorist organization by the U.S.

Monday, July 09, 2012

Egypt's Morsi Orders Parliament to Reconvene

Newly elected Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi ordered parliament to reconvene, reversing last month's order to dissolve the legislature and hold new elections.

Friday, July 06, 2012

Fitness Club Redefines 'Family Membership' after Suit

A Virginia fitness club is redefining what it means to be a family by allowing homosexuals to be included on a "family membership."

Friday, July 06, 2012

Ohio Court Will Hear Teacher's Appeal in Bible Case

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a fired public school teacher accused of preaching Christianity in his classroom.

Friday, July 06, 2012

Gwen Wilkerson, Wife of David Wilkerson, Dies at 81

Gwen Wilkerson, wife of renowned Pastor David Wilkerson, has died, according to World Challenge. She was 81.

Friday, July 06, 2012

Chinese Family Forced to Abort Files Criminal Charges

The man whose wife was forced to have an abortion wants the Chinese officials responsible to face criminal charges.

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Community Rallies Around Church Near Foreclosure

A church on the verge of foreclosure in Royal Palm Beach, Fla. is getting a lesson in faith. But the community is rallying around its members to help out.

Thursday, July 05, 2012

California Weighs Unconventional Parenting Law

California lawmakers are considering an unconventional new parenting law that would allow children to be granted more than two parents.

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Key Evangelical Leaders Warm Up to Romney

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is launching a new effort to win over evangelical leaders in the race for the White House.

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Arafat's Widow Alleges 'Criminal Scheme' over Death

Suha Arafat, widow of former PLO chairman Yasser Arafat, is convinced her husband's death resulted from "a criminal scheme."

Thursday, July 05, 2012

NC Legislature De-Funds Planned Parenthood

North Carolina will no longer fund Planned Parenthood, America's largest abortion provider.

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Firefighters Gain Upper Hand in Colorado Wildfire

Firefighters say they could have the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado contained by Sunday, even as police banned holiday fireworks in many parts of the state.

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Student's Murder Stokes Fear of Egypt's Islamists

Concern about Islamic radicalism in Egypt surfaced with the stabbing death of a university student while his girlfriend looked on.

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Original Lady Liberty Now 'Enlightens' Paris Museum

The prototype for the Statue of Liberty is now in the Musee d'Orsay in Paris.

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Millions Still Sweating It Out on the Fourth of July

Many Americans may be traveling to get away from the stifling heat across much of the country.

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Greeting by PM Netanyahu for the 4th of July

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu marked America's Independence day with a greeting to the nation.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Syrian Military Officers Defect to Turkey

Dozens of Syrian army officers and their families defected to Turkey Monday night.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Can Americans Afford the Coming Tax Increase?

With several states opting out of Obamacare because of the financial burden, many others are concerned about its cost to the average worker and to businesses.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Iran Tests Missiles Amid EU Sanctions

Iran's Revolutionary Guards test fired several ballistic missiles Tuesday, including a long-range missle that is capable of hitting American warships in the Persian Gulf.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

U.S. Moves Forward with Southern Keystone Pipeline

The U.S. government is moving forward with a portion of the Keystone pipeline, following the lead of many Americans who say they want it.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

U.S., Christians Decry UN's Listing on Nativity Site

The U.S. State Department and Christians in Bethlehem are criticizing the United Nations for designating the Church of the Nativity a World Heritage Site.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

High School Students Allowed Religious Class Credit

Students in South Carolina can take a religion class off campus and earn high school credit, a federal appeals court has ruled.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Mitt Romney Planning Summer Visit to Israel

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney plans to visit Israel this summer, the New York Times reported Monday.

Monday, July 02, 2012

Palestinian Police Arrest 150 in Crackdown

More than 150 suspects are being held in the Palestinian Authority's Jericho prison in what's being reported as a government crackdown against crime and corruption.

Monday, July 02, 2012

Ancient Mosaic Floor in Galilee Synagogue Uncovered

A synagogue dating to the late Roman period is being uncovered in the Galilee a few miles west of Capernaum and Migdal.

Monday, July 02, 2012

Iran Tests Surface-to-Air Missiles, Threatens Israel

Iran said it's working on missiles that can penetrate Israel's high-tech air defense systems.

Monday, July 02, 2012

Former Israeli Prime Minister Shamir Dies

Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir died over the weekend at the age of 96.

Friday, June 29, 2012

UN Sides with Palestinians on Nativity Church

The United Nations has sided with the Palestinians in a dispute over the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Iranian VP's Anti-Semitic Tirade Bombs with EU

Iranian Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi may have taken his country's anti-Israel rhetoric a step too far Tuesday during a speech at an anti-drug conference in Tehran.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Syrian-Turkish Border Heating Up

The border between Syria and Turkey continues to heat up days after the Syrian military shot down a Turkish F-4 jet fighter.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Hamas Blames Mossad for Damascus Hit

Hamas blamed Israel's Mossad for the death of a senior member who was shot dead in his apartment in a Damascus suburb late Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Exodus Backs Away from Gay Conversion Therapy

Exodus International, a Christian ministry that reaches out to homosexuals, is moving away from controversial treatment meant to end same-sex attraction.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Dozens Protest Town's Foul Language Law

Dozens of people turned out in Middleborough, Mass., this week to curse a new anti-profanity bylaw, which makes public cursing a non-criminal offense.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Senators Push Holder to Investigate Security Leaks

A group of 31 Republican senators are demanding a special counsel to investigate whether the White House is responsible for recent national security leaks.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Indonesian Christians Face Deportation from US

A group of Indonesian Christians in New Jersey are facing deportation. They say they fled their home country because of persecution by Muslim extremists.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Russia Won't Step Up Pressure on Iran

Russia will not step up pressure on Iran to curb its nuclear program despite Israel's urgings.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Gaza Celebration of Morsi's Win Turns Deadly

Residents firing live ammunition to celebrate Mohammed Morsi's presidential win in Egypt killed one civilian and wounded six others in Gaza City on Sunday.

Friday, June 22, 2012

Obama 'Drops in' on Israeli Deputy PM

President Obama made a "surprise" appearance at a meeting between Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz and National Security Advisor Tom Donilon at the White House.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Syrian Pilot Defects to Jordan

A Syrian Air Force pilot defected to Jordan Thursday morning.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Egypt Postpones Announcing Election Results

Egyptian authorities postponed announcing results of the presidential election Thursday, citing complaints of voter fraud by both candidates.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Gaza Rocket Fire on Israel Continues

Rocket, missile and mortar attacks continued Wednesday morning as a Grad-type Katyusha rocket hit near Beersheva and at least a dozen more in the Eshkol Regional Council.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Flame Computer Virus a Joint Israeli-US Effort

The computer virus that's been relaying data from Iranian computer networks was jointly developed by Israel and the U.S.to slow Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Pentagon Set to Celebrate Gay Pride Month

The Pentagon plans to honor gay and lesbian service members to coincide with Gay Pride Month but one chaplain group is speaking out against the Pentagon's decision.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

P.A. Publishes Official 'Terminology' Guide

The Palestinian Authority published an official terminology guide that defines terrorism as legitimate and Israel as an illegitimate pariah state.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Rosenberg: America Heading Toward 'Implosion'

Author Joel Rosenberg looks at America's economic and spiritual challenges through the lens of biblical prophecy. Can things turn around before it's too late?

Monday, June 18, 2012

French Socialists Sweep Parliamentary Elections

Socialists swept into power in France in the final round of parliamentary elections this weekend.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Ahmadinejad: Iran Will Consider Curbing Enrichment

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reportedly said Sunday if Europe provides 20 percent enriched fuel for its nuclear reactors, it will curb its own enrichment program.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Two Arabs Killed in Carjacking Attempt

An Israeli truck driver shot three Arabs who attempted to kidnap him and hijack his vehicle Sunday, killing two and injuring the third.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Nigerian Church Attacks Spark Reprisal Killings

A Nigerian Red Cross official says at least 12 people were killed and 80 wounded in bomb attacks on three churches in the country's north.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Israeli MK Apologizes for Remarks on Gay Agenda

MK Anastasia Michaeli apologized if "anyone was hurt" by her remarks about Channel 10's programming earlier this week, which she says promotes a gay agenda.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Netanyahu Congratulates Pres. Peres for Award

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated President Shimon Peres by phone early Thursday morning for receiving the Medal of Freedom.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Russia Providing Assad with Helicopter Gunships

Russia is adding helicopter gunships to the list of weaponry for Syrian President Bashar Assad, as the 15-month-old conflict develops into all-out civil war.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Israel Marks Record Tourism in First Five Months

In the first five months of 2012, Israel welcomed 1.42 million tourists, surpassing a 2010 record by 4 percent.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

PMO: Plans for New Beit El Homes Stand

The State Attorney's Office says the plan to build 300 new apartment homes in Beit El is not feasible, but the Prime Minister's Office says there's been no change in policy.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Netanyahu Tears Tendon Playing Soccer

PM Benjamin Netanyahu will be hobbling around on a cast for a few weeks after tearing a tendon during a soccer match between Jewish and Arab youth.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Israeli Diplomat Chosen as UN General Assembly VP

Israeli U.N. Ambassador Ron Prosor is one of 20 chosen to serve as vice president of the United Nation's General Assembly.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Anti-Semitic Graffiti Sprayed on Holocaust Museum

Workers arriving at Jerusalem's Yad VaShem Holocaust Memorial Monday morning were greeted by anti-Semitic graffiti spray painted on walls.

Friday, June 08, 2012

Creflo Dollar Denies Choking Daughter

Megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar staunchly denied accusations Sunday that he punched and choked his 15-year-old daughter in an argument.

Friday, June 08, 2012

Crystal Cathedral Renamed 'Christ Cathedral'

The Crystal Cathedral, the mega-church founded by televangelist Robert Schuller, has been renamed the "Christ Cathedral."

Friday, June 08, 2012

'Glowing Light' over Israel Test-Fired Russia Missile

Israelis weren't the only ones who saw a "glowing light" in the sky Thursday night. Lebanon, Turkey, Cyprus, Armenia and Jordan also saw it.

Friday, June 08, 2012

Hamas Blames Egypt, P.A., Israel for Fuel Delay

Hamas shut down the Gaza Strip's sole power station late Wednesday, following a hijacking by Islamist militias in the Sinai Peninsula.

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Arizona Clinic Agrees to Abort Baby Girls

The pro-life group Live Action has released its third video that exposes more abortion clinics agreeing to break Arizona law by aborting baby girls.

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Israel Discovers More OffShore Oil and Gas

An Israeli company announced the discovery of another sizable offshore oil and gas field on Sunday.

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

White House Confirms al Qaeda's No. 2 Killed

The White House has confirmed al-Qaeda's second-in-command Abu Yahya al-Libi has been was killed, calling it a "major blow" to the terror network.

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Danish Court Sentences Four Men in Terror Plot

A Danish court convicted four men of planning a terror attack at a Danish newspaper's office for publishing cartoons of the prophet Muhammed.

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

So. Baptists Punish Leader for Racial Comments

The Southern Baptist Convention has punished its ethics chief and pulled the plug on his weekly radio show over recent controversial comments he made.

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Roman Era Gold, Silver Coins and Jewelry Found

Israeli archaeologists uncovered a large stash of gold and silver coins and fine jewelry dating to the Roman period.

Monday, June 04, 2012

Global Markets Drop on Fears of European Recession

Global stock markets fell Monday as concerns grow that the European debt crisis may lead to global recession, which could hurt an already weak U.S. economy.

Friday, June 01, 2012

Soldier, Terrorist Killed in Abduction Attempt

An IDF soldier from the Golani Brigade was killed early Friday morning by a Palestinian terrorist who infiltrated from Gaza.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Iran Threatens Israel over Syrian Intervention

Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani warned Wednesday that Western military intervention in Syria would "engulf the Zionist regime."

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Image Sparks Suspicion Iran Destroying Nuke Evidence

Satellite images of Iran's Parchin military facility show two side buildings completely removed, raising speculation of destroying evidence of nuclear weapons research.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Al Qaeda No. 2 Killed in NATO Strike in Afghanistan

NATO forces in Afghanistan have killed al Qaeda's second highest-ranking leader in the country.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Colton Dixon: God Used 'Idol' to Share Gospel

American Idol sensation Colton Dixon enjoyed a long-awaited homecoming in Murfreesboro, Tenn., this weekend.

Monday, May 28, 2012

Explosion in Downtown Nairobi Leaves Several Wounded

An explosion ripped through a one-story building housing small shops in downtown Nairobi, Kenya, Monday.

Monday, May 28, 2012

Website Tells Stories of America's Fallen War Heroes

Several veterans have launched a new website to honor America's fallen heroes just in time for Memorial Day.

Monday, May 28, 2012

Netanyahu Condemns Syrian Massacre

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a rare statement Sunday condemning the weekend slaughter in Syria.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Israel: Iran Strike Option Must Remain on Table

Israeli Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Ya'alon said the military option against Iran must remain viable if sanctions fail.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Israeli MDs Report Success in Lung Cancer Research

Israeli researchers at Hadassah Hospital at Ein Kerem have made significant breakthroughs in laboratory tests on lung cancer treatment.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Hebron Terror Cells Uncovered, Members Arrested

The Shin Bet and the IDF uncovered several Palestinian Arab terror cells in Hebron.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Egypt Begins Election Process

Egyptians began lining up at polling stations early Wednesday morning in the nation's first free elections since the downfall of Hosni Mubarak.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Egypt: 12 Christians Get Life Sentences

Egypt's State Security Court sentenced 12 Christians to life in prison Monday, while acquitting eight Muslims in the same case.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Group: Anti-Bully Bill Could Be Gay Indoctrination

Some conservative Christian groups in Illinois contend that an anti-bullying bill could force students to attend indoctrination sessions on homosexuality.

Monday, May 21, 2012

CDC: More Teens at Risk for Heart Trouble

Half of the nation's overweight teenagers have unhealthy blood pressure, cholesterol, or blood sugar levels, putting them at risk for heart problems later in life.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Pakistan Restores Twitter after 'Blasphemy' Claims

The government of Pakistan has restored access to Twitter, after briefly blocking the social networking site for what it labeled "blasphemous" material.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Israel, US Sign Preliminary Visa Agreement

Many Americans and Israelis visiting each other's countries will have an easier time doing so.

Friday, May 18, 2012

US Ready with Israel to Attack Iran, If Needed

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his skepticism on the outcome of the next round of talks between Iran and the P5+1.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Unborn Heartbeat Bill Advances in Louisiana

A controversial bill to allow a woman to hear the heartbeat of an unborn fetus before having an abortion is working its way through the Louisiana legislature.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

P.A. Forms New Cabinet, Ending Unity Gov't Efforts

A new Palestinian Authority cabinet was sworn in Wednesday evening, with P.A. Prime Minister Salam Fayyad at the helm.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Interior Minister: Jail African Asylum Seekers

Israeli Interior Minister Eli Yishai made headlines Wednesday calling for African asylum seekers to be jailed, "without exception."

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

JPM Fallout Leads to Big Banks Regulations Talk

Lawmakers will debate today how best to regulate banks big enough to bring down the broader financial system, in the wake of JPMorgan Chase's losses on risky bets.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Romney Wins Neb., Ore., Campaigns in Iowa

Victories in Nebraska and Oregon Tuesday moved Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney closer to the total number of delegates needed to be his party's nominee.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Palestinian Arabs Mark the 'Nakba,' again

Palestinian Arabs gathered to demonstrate against the rebirth of the State of Israel on Wednesday, which they call the 'Nakba' (catastrophe).

Monday, May 14, 2012

Blast Chamber Image Reveals Iran's Nuke Intentions

There are new signs of Iran's defiant nuclear activity.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Israel and P.A. Voice Commitment to Peace

Israel and the Palestinian Authority say they are committed to achieving peace.

Monday, May 14, 2012

IDF: Attempted Attacks 'You Never Heard About'

The IDF posted a list of attempted terror attacks in 2012 on its website, most of which were not reported in the media.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Deal Close to End Prisoners' Hunger Strike

Israel reportedly accepted an Egyptian-mediated deal ending a nearly month-long hunger strike by Palestinian Arab prisoners.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Disabled Son Walks into Marine's Arms for First Time

A North Carolina Marine got the shock of a lifetime when he returned home from Afghanistan: his disabled son takes his first steps into his father's arms.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

International Adoptions Drop to 15-Year Low

Poor economic times and a set of strict international guidelines are shutting down adoptions around the world, putting many orphans potentially at risk for sex trafficking.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Twin Bombings in Damascus Wreak Havoc

At least 55 people were killed and dozens injured Thursday morning when two powerful roadside bombs exploded on a freeway south of Damascus.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Would-Be al Qaeda Bomber a Spy for CIA

The man al Qaeda hoped would carry out an attack on a U.S. bound airliner with an improved bomb was actually working for the CIA and Saudi intelligence.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Thomas Kinkade Died from Alcohol, Drug Overdose

Famed "Painter of Light" Thomas Kinkade died from an accidental overdose of alcohol and prescription tranquilizers, according to a detailed autopsy report.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

'Granny' Celebrates 100th Birthday with Second Family

For 26 years, the kids at Central Elementary School in Pollock, Texas, have known Miss Bettie Turner simply as "Granny."

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

US, China Join Forces as Cyber Allies

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said cooperation was imperative between the cyber-advanced countries in order to avoid miscalculations that could lead to future crises.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Santorum Endorses Romney to 'Defeat Obama'

Former candidate Rick Santorum told supporters despite his disagreements with Romney, "above all else, we both agree that President Obama must be defeated."

Monday, May 07, 2012

Chinese Students Given IV Drips for School Exams

A Chinese high school is being criticized for taking extreme measures to help students prepare for exams.

Monday, May 07, 2012

P.A. Forces Arrest Dozens of Fatah Members

Palestinian Authority policemen launched a massive manhunt over the weekend, arresting dozens of Fatah-affiliated residents.

Monday, May 07, 2012

Israeli Elections Almost Set for Sept. 4

Israelis will go to the polls Sept. 4, slightly more than a year earlier than expected and less than two weeks before ushering in the fall holidays.

Sunday, May 06, 2012

Planned Parenthood Funding Ban Becomes Law in Arizona

Gov. Jan Brewer has signed into law a measure preventing Planned Parenthood from accessing taxpayer money for non-abortion services in Arizona.

Friday, May 04, 2012

Arraignment of Sept. 11 Mastermind Turns Chaotic

The self-proclaimed mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks repeatedly declined to answer a judge's questions at a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay.

Friday, May 04, 2012

Pastor Youcef's Lawyer Sentenced for Defending Client

Mohammad Ali Dadkhah has been representing Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who has been sentenced to death for refusing to renounce his Christian faith.

Friday, May 04, 2012

Fourth Dolphin Sub Joins Israel's Fleet

Israel's newest Dolphin-class submarine joined the fleet Thursday in an official welcoming ceremony.

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Methodist Church Rejects Divestment Initiative

The United Methodist Church plenary rejected an initiative to divest from three companies doing business in Israel.

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Israeli Knesset Set to Dissolve Next Week

Less than two weeks into the summer session, Israel's parliament could be dissolved, paving the way for early elections.

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Obama Proclaims May 3 as National Day of Prayer

The National Day of Prayer Task Force said tens of thousands of prayer events are scheduled across the country Thursday.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Eleven Killed in Syria Mortar Attacks

Syrian activists say at least 11 people were killed Tuesday, including four women and two children, when Syrian forces fired mortar shells into a farming village.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Five Arrested in Ohio Bridge Bomb Plot

Five men have been arrested in connection with a bomb plot for an Ohio bridge that spans a national park in Cuyahoga Valley, the FBI announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Seal from First Temple Period Uncovered

Israeli archaeologists excavating under an ancient drainage channel near the Temple Mount uncovered a seal from First Temple times.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Tzipi Livni Resigns from Knesset

Tzipi Livni, former chairwoman of the Kadima Party who served as foreign minister in Ehud Olmert's government, resigned from the Knesset Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Israel Erecting Protective Wall at Lebanese Border

Israel began construction Monday of a concrete wall to protect its citizens in the north from Lebanese sniper fire.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Official Sentenced to Death for Home Sale to Jews

The Palestinian Authority sentenced a former intelligence official to death for selling property to Jews, a capital offense under P.A. law.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Schuller Shares How to 'Let Go, Trust God' When Down

Just a few years ago, Robert A. Schuller was following in his father's footsteps as pastor of the world famous Crystal Cathedral.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Gas Prices Falling, Lower Than This Time Last Year

Gas prices continue to fall nationwide. After dropping for almost a month, the average price for a gallon of gas is currently $3.82.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Freedom Towers to Stand Taller than Twin Towers

The iconic Empire State Building lost a bit of its luster Monday, as it will no longer be the tallest building in the New York City skyline.

Monday, April 30, 2012

US Special Forces Continue Search for Kony

U.S. Special Forces have joined Ugandan soldiers in the hunt for Joseph Kony.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Colton Dixon: 'I Wear my Faith on My Sleeve'

Journalists, politicians, celebrities and star gazers gathered in Washington Saturday for the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

New Pro-Israel Arab Party in the Making

An Israeli Arab is forming a new political party that will be pro-Israel, reports say.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Modern Israel Turns 64

At sundown Wednesday evening, Israel marks 64 years since its rebirth on May 14, 1948.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Need Cash? Insert Your Old Gadgets into the ATM

A company out of California has a solution for those with old and outdated electronics, an ATM that actually offers users money for recycling old gadgets.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Egypt Terminating Gas Contract with Israel

Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company officials said Monday the company is terminating its contract with Israel.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Trayvon Martin Shooting Suspect Free on Bond

George Zimmerman, the man at the center of a high-profile murder case that has stirred racial unrest, is now free on bond.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Religious, Political Leaders React to Colson's Death

Religious and political leaders across America praise the life and impact of a man who was once at the center of a political scandal so big it led to the downfall of a president.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Pat Robertson: Chuck Colson a ‘Hero of the Faith’

Christian Broadcasting Network founder Dr. Pat Robertson said he was saddened at the passing of his dear friend Chuck Colson.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Sudan President Vows to 'Liberate' South Sudan

Sudan's president is threatening war with the newly independent South Sudan.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Tenn. Bill Would Protect Students' Religious Speech

Tennessee lawmakers are taking steps to protect the religious speech rights of students.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Evangelical Leader Chuck Colson Passes Away

Earlier CBN News accidentally published an erroneous report that Prison Fellowship Ministries’ founder Chuck Colson had died. We apologize for the error.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Netanyahu: Iran Threatening a Second Holocaust

A nuclear-armed Iran is an existential threat not only to Israel but also to the world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Wednesday night.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Israel Lost Two Soldiers Wednesday

Two Israel Defense Forces soldiers died Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Gravely Ailing Chuck Colson Surrounded in Prayer

Prayers are continuing to pour in for Prison Fellowship Ministries founder Chuck Colson, whose health has taken a turn for the worse.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

White House Threatens Veto over Keystone Pipeline

The White House is threatening to veto a transportation bill if it also mandates construction of the Canada to Texas Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Freed Palestinian Prisoners Return to Terror

The Shin Bet released the names of two Palestinian Arabs released in October's prisoner exchange who returned to terrorism.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

March of the Living Thursday in Poland

An estimated 10,000 people will take part in the 25th annual of the March of the Living in Poland on Thursday.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Mitt Romney to President Obama: Start Packing

Likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is already calling dibs on the White House.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Erekat Delivers PA Letter to Netanyahu

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad reportedly delivered a much-touted letter to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Tuesday.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Secret Service Embroiled in Prostitution Allegations

Members of Congress vow to investigate allegations against the Secret Service involving prostitution in Colombia.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Report: Israel Prepping to Attack Iran

Netanyahu said Iran had been given a five-week "freebie" to continue its nuclear enrichment program at the Fordow facility in Qom.

Friday, April 13, 2012

SEC Sues Businessman Endorsed by Bishop Long

The SEC says Ephren Taylor Jr. bilked investors, including members from Bishop Eddie Long's church, of more than $11 million in a Ponzi scheme.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Jordan to Revoke Citizenship of PLO, PA Officials

Jordan's King Abdullah II plans to revoke Jordanian citizenship for officials in the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Syrian Troops' Shelling Gives way to Uneasy Quiet

Syrian troops remain deployed in cities throughout the country, but calm prevailed after the U.N.-brokered ceasefire went into effect at 6:00 a.m. Thursday.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Planned Parenthood Launches 'Prayer Campaign' for Abortions

A Planned Parenthood group in California is launching a prayer campaign in support of abortion, called "40 Days of Prayer: Supporting Women Everywhere."

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Gas Prices Expected to Hike for Summer

Gasoline prices have fallen slightly in recent days, but don't let the drop fool you. The Energy Department predicts drivers will pay an average 24 cents more per gallon.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Obesity Bloating Health Care Costs

A new study by Cornell University revealed that obesity accounts for nearly 21 percent of all health care costs in the United States.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Christian College Holds Memorial for Shooting Victims

About 100 people gathered to mourn the loss of the seven students murdered in last week's shooting rampage at a Christian college in Oakland, Calif.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Israel Rejects Iranian 'Terror Group' Claims

Israel rejected Iranian claims of uncovering a "major terror cell" connected to Israel.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Israel Prepared for Pro-Palestinian 'Flytilla'

Israel is making final preparations for another attempt by pro-Palestinian activists to flood Ben Gurion International Airport on Sunday.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Satellite Images Show N. Korea Preparing Nuclear Test

New satellite images suggest North Korea is digging a new underground tunnel in preparation for a nuclear test this month.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Study: Obamacare Adds Billions to Nation's Deficit

A new study shows the president's health care overhaul adds at least $340 billion to the deficit over the next decade.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

No Sign of Compliance in Syria

By midmorning Tuesday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gave no indication of beginning to withdraw troops from cities around the country.

Monday, April 09, 2012

Gingrich: Romney Most Likely Nominee

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said he's still in the race, but he made it clear he believes Mitt Romney will be the Republican nominee.

Monday, April 09, 2012

Texas, Ind. Tornado Survivors Thankful on Easter

Residents of Tornado-stricken areas in Texas and Indiana spent Easter Sunday giving thanks.

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Police: Too Soon to Call Tulsa Murders a Hate Crime

Police in Oklahoma say it's too early to call the murders of three black men a hate crime.

Friday, April 06, 2012

US, UK Intel Warns of Nigeria Easter Attacks

Christians in northern Nigeria are praying for a peaceful Easter amidst U.S. and British intelligence warnings that there's a high risk of attack during religious festivals.

Friday, April 06, 2012

Israel Police on High Alert during Passover

As Israelis prepare to celebrate Passover, police and security forces have been placed on high alert countrywide.

Friday, April 06, 2012

Senate Chaplain Prays Urgently for Nation's Leaders

Senate Chaplain Barry Black offers prayer and spiritual guidance to the nation's leaders in a special, non-partisan way.

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Netanyahu, Fayyad to Meet after Passover

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will welcome a delegation from the Palestinian Authority.

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Israel Denies Entry to 'Terrorism Justifier'

Israel is involved in a diplomatic dispute over its refusal to allow a Chilean national, Mauricio Abu-Ghosh, entry into the country.

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Food Prices Rising Worldwide

The cost of food is likely to keep rising around the world, according to the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization.

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Syrian Violence Intensifies Despite Cease-Fire Vow

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's commitment to implement a cease-fire by April 10 has not stopped the violence in the country.

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

NYPD Beefs Up Security During Passover

New York City police will be increasing security at synagogues and Jewish community centers during the Passover holiday, which begins Friday evening.

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Calif. College Shooting Suspect Angry at Expulsion

Police say the alleged gunman in the shooting at a Christian college in California was angry about being expelled.

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

P.A. Arrests Journalists for Facebook Posts

The Palestinian Authority has been arresting journalists for comments posted on Facebook criticizing the government.

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Prison Fellowship's Chuck Colson Recovering in Hospital

Evangelical leader Chuck Colson remains hospitalized after undergoing surgery over the weekend.

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Red Crescent Workers Arrested in Hamas Terror Plot

Israel arrested 13 members of a Hamas terror cell, including several employed by the Palestinian Red Crescent.

Monday, April 02, 2012

Kadima's New Chairman Hopes to Defeat Netanyahu

Kadima MK Shaul Mofaz was officially installed as the party's new chairman and as head of the opposition on Monday.

Monday, April 02, 2012

Suu Kyi's Win Brings Hope of 'New Era' in Myanmar

The historic landmark election of a pro-democracy leader in the Asian nation of Myanmar is seen as a giant step toward reform.

Monday, April 02, 2012

US, Arab Nations Support Syrian Opposition

The United States and dozens of other countries are moving closer to a direct intervention in the fighting in Syria.

Monday, April 02, 2012

Romney Inching toward GOP Nomination

More members of the GOP are rallying behind Republican front-runner Mitt Romney's bid for the party's nomination for president.

Sunday, April 01, 2012

Muslim Brotherhood Poised to Take Over Egypt?

Some wonder whether Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood is on the brink of taking over the nation after nominating a candidate for May's presidential elections.

Friday, March 30, 2012

VIDEO: Overjoyed Dog at Soldiers Return Goes Viral

For one soldier, returning home after an eight month deployment was enough to make his boxer named Chuck beyond overwhelmed with joy.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Catholic Group Cuts Ties with Vanderbilt over Policy

A Catholic student group at Vanderbilt University has voted to cut ties with the school over its non-discrimination policy.

Friday, March 30, 2012

PepsiCo Accused of Using Aborted Fetal Cells in Drinks

Pro-life groups are calling for a boycott of PepsiCo, accusing the soft drink company of using aborted fetal cells to improve their latest diet sodas.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Sources: Israel Secures Airbases for Iran Nuke Attack

Israel will use airbases in Azerbaijan, which borders the Persian nation, in order to attack Iran's nuclear facilities, according to an article in Foreign Policy magazine.

Friday, March 30, 2012

French Police Arrest 19 Terror Suspects

French security forces took at least 19 Islamists into custody in pre-dawn raids Friday, President Nicolas Sarkozy later told Europe-1 radio.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Iran Training Terrorists in Egyptian Sinai

Egypt's Islamist-dominated parliament is chipping away at its alliance with the U.S., Israel and other Western nations.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Cuccinelli: Leaders Gave False Hope with 'Obamacare'

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli told CBN News that those who have concerns about the health care law should take their frustrations to the ballot box.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Healthier Lifestyle Key to Cutting Cancer Risk

Living a healthier lifestyle could cut your risk of cancer in half, scientists say.