It was a good day for Israel and the United Arab Emirates Thursday. The two countries struck a peace deal that many consider a win-win solution.

President Trump called it a  significant step toward a more peaceful, secure, and prosperous Middle East, but the deal could also spark more tensions with Iran. 

CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief Chris Mitchell is on today's episode to share why this agreement represents a major shift in diplomatic relations.


While Pentagon leaders still say ISIS no longer poses the "direct global and U.S. national security threat" it did five years ago, at least one United States General is speaking out about the need for a robust and long-term "de-radicalization" initiative to prevent ISIS from rebuilding once again. CBN Senior International Correspondent George Thomas joins the Rundown to explain.


Can you imagine Saturdays this fall without college football? Well, you might have to depending on who you watch. 

The Big Ten and Pac-12 announced Tuesday the cancellation of all sports competitions through the end of the year because of concerns about playing during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

They are the first of the power five conferences to do so, which means classic matchups like UCLA and USC in the Rose Bowl won't be happening. It's the first time since 1935 that the rivals won't be playing. 

CBN's Sports Director Shawn Brown is on today's Rundown to talk about how all of this is going to shake out. 


You might not hear it from media outlets but in Portland, Oregon but more than 270 federal officers have been injured protecting buildings since May and in Seattle, one day of recent rioting led to 59 officers getting wounded by rocks, bottles, and improvised explosives.  

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best announced she is stepping down from her position. She made her decision public on the same day the city council approved cutting the police department by $4 million and 100 officers. 

“There’s no question that the Seattle Police Department is being hobbled in all of this, but now [they’re] being defunded and in fact vilified by the very people that they serve.”

CBN News contributor Chuck Holton spent several days in Seattle’s CHOP zone and he breaks down the latest events taking place in the city.


CBN News contributor Chuck Holton spent several days in Seattle and he breaks down the latest events taking place in the city. 


How does a benign drug used to safely help millions of people during the course of several decades suddenly become damaged goods? That's been the bizarre path for hydroxychloroquine, which has industry experts saying it's a "political drug" and very few actually look at the science. CBN Senior reporter Dale Hurd joins the Rundown to explain.


Producing a newscast that's broadcast across the nation and around the globe is a team sport for sure and not for the faint of heart.

Correspondents and videographers gather information and video up until the last minute.

There are a slew of technical aspects from graphics, to studio cameras, to the control room that must operate flawlessly.

And a day's work of well-laid plans is routinely upended at the last minute to accommodate breaking news.

Shoshannah Nunez is the producer of CBN's Faith Nation which means she's responsible for the entire show. No pressure!

In this previously recorded episode, Nunez explains how she spends her days, what drives her crazy, and why her job is perfect for adrenaline junkies.


Vice President Mike Pence made headlines today after conducting a wide ranging interview with CBN's David Brody, namely describing Chief Justice John Roberts as a "disappointment" to conservatives. Brody has been on the campaign trail with the Vice President, and based on the current messaging from the Trump/Pence team there is an issue they believe is even bigger than Coronavirus. David Brody joins the Rundown to explain that and more. 


There are more questions than answers after a deadly explosion ripped through Beirut's port, killing over 100 people and injuring thousands more. People were walking around dazed and confused amidst rubble and dust, creating images bearing an eerie resemblance to the streets of New York City after September 11th, 2001. CBN Middle East Bureau Chief Chris Mitchell joins the Rundown with the latest information. 


As President Trump works to lessen the dependence on trade with China, Beijing is busy forming new friendships with Iran, one of America's top enemies.

Gary Lane is on today's episode breaking down how this strategic partnership may prove especially troublesome for the United States.


A United States senator, while discussing the response to Covid-19, called China a 'respectable' nation despite its many human rights abuses, particularly against religious minorities. Senator Dianne Feinstein made the comments during a hearing and added that the communist nation had lifted millions out of poverty. Faithwire and CBN Writer/Editor Tre Goins-Phillips joins the Daily Rundown to discuss China's latest Christian persecution and other human rights abuses.