The CBN News Daily Rundown


A pair of Israeli scientists recently announced they found the cure for cancer. It was an attention-grabbing headline, but many in the medical community are skeptical. CBN News Medical Correspondent Lorie Johnson explains why she's cautiously optimistic today on the CBN News Daily Rundown.


It's where Jesus walked on water, but today the Sea of Galilee is shrinking. That's causing Israelis to get creative as they work to save their critical supply of drinking water. Today on the CBN News Daily Rundown Middle East Correspondent Julie Stahl takes us behind her reporting on this problem that has both Jews and Christians praying for rain.


House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy sat down with Capitol Hill correspondent Abigail Robertson to talk budget deal, controversy surrounding some of the new freshman members of the House and a bill aimed at saving babies who survive abortions. It's all on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. 


If you had the opportunity to pray for a group of ISIS fighters, could you do it? What about after they'd killed more than a dozen of your friends? Chuck Holton recently witnessed a prayer like that while in Syria working with a Christian group called the Free Burma Rangers. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.


Lawmakers are lining up behind a border security compromise negotiated by a bi-partisan committee in an effort to keep the government funded. President Trump has not publicly endorsed the agreement, but the shutdown deadline is Friday at midnight and a House vote could come as soon as this evening. Capitol Hill correspondent Abigail Robertson is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with what we know. 


This is a week when people traditionally pay a lot of attention to romance. Valentines Day is on Thursday--but this is also National Marriage Week. Washington correspondent Paul Strand has been looking into the state of the marriage union in the US. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. 


*This episode contains graphic descriptions of children injured in war*

President Trump predicted that by this week ISIS will have lost all land in Syria. But CBN News contributor Chuck Holton just returned from the area where ISIS insurgents are making their final stand and he says there's more to it. 

"ISIS is defeated as a military force so to speak; ISIS is defeated in Syria as a government or a caliphate but ISIS is not defeated as an idea," Holton says that will take a generation. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.


Pastor Andrew Brunson is in Washington this week, only four months after being freed from a Turkish prison. He attended the President's State of the Union speech Tuesday as a guest of North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis and then Thursday he attended the National Prayer Breakfast. Washington correspondent Jennifer Wishon caught up with him at an event earlier in the week at the capitol. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.


Thousands of people from all over the world gathered today for the National Prayer Breakfast. During the event, the president, lawmakers, and leaders from all areas of government come together to pray. If you don't think there's a place for prayer in politics, think again. Capitol Hill correspondent Abigail Robertson spoke with this year's National Prayer Breakfast Co-Chairs Democrat Sen. Chris Coons and Republican Sen. James Lankford, who say they have powerful prayer moments on a regular basis. Abigail is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. 


Capitol Hill correspondent Abigail Robertson reported live from the House Chamber Tuesday night, following President Trump's State of the Union speech. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with some behind the scenes "God winks," that she says made all the difference in her coverage.