Teachers and students are in full swing of the 2020-21 school year, and while some people are back in the classrooms, many are tackling the new challenge of virtual learning for the first time. 

And that's not all. Many educators, teachers, and students are still playing catch-up from what has happened in the last six months. 

Heather Sells is on today's episode explaining how this is affecting kids and what educators plan to do about it. 


President Trump updated his list of potential Supreme Court nominees this week and included some surprising names on the list, including three sitting United States Senators. What does this list say about the current state of the election, the future of Roe v. Wade, the balance of the Senate, and more? CBN's Paul Strand drops by the Daily Rundown to explain.


Police departments across the country are bracing for a surge in resignation and early retirement as more and more officers leave the job. 

The push to defund departments, massive budget cuts, and calls for reform have left officers demoralized and demonized.

So what's the fallout as crime rates explode and violent protestors take over the streets?

George Thomas is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown to share just how many officers have left the job within the last few months and how departments are working overtime to retain their workforce.  


For makeup artist Chanel Abrams, working for CBN News is "a perfect blend of makeup and ministry."

Chanel does makeup and hair for CBN's reporters, anchors, and news guests at the network's Washington Bureau.

"I feel like makeup is my ministry," she says with a smile after a busy morning.

Chanel shares the challenges of her job, makeup tips, and why it's such a blessing to work for a Christian network today on the CBN News Daily Rundown


As unrest and violence rock our nation a spiritual revival is also taking place. Many are coming into the faith and being baptized as a move of God sweeps over parts of the country. 

The Holy Spirit is drawing people to give their lives to Christ from Kenosha, Washington to Massachusetts. 

CBN Reporter Charlene Aaron has been closely following this movement and she believes we are on the precipice of the next great awakening. 


The year 2020 has been marked by pandemics and election year craziness, leaving good news in short supply. The Rundown digs into the vault today to revisit the beautiful adoption story from one of our own, CBN News Washington Bureau Chief Dana Ritter. “Sometimes it feels like this story is made up but it’s actually true and real and we get to live it,” she says. Dana explains what it was like to walk into a hospital room to finally meet her baby, “I felt like I was watching a movie, it didn’t feel real that it was happening. I felt like I was watching someone else."




College campuses have become training camps for radicals and are the source of the rioting in American cities, according to academics and college officials interviewed by CBN News. Senior Reporter Dale Hurd is on the Rundown to break it all down.


A mob drags a pastor from his home, beats him brutally, and then kills him. This is just one example of the horrific violence that is sweeping India.

Why has the nation become one of the top ten most dangerous places to be a Christian?

George Thomas explains this and more on today's episode. 


Alice Johnson spent over two decades behind bars for her part in a drug operation. She'd still be in prison for life if it weren't for the unlikely due of Kim Kardashian West and President Donald Trump. Thanks to their partnership, Alice is now free to tell her amazing story. Faithwire's Tré Goins-Phillips joins the Rundown to discuss Johnson's unwavering faith in the face of trial.


Chokeholds, knees on necks, and no-knock warrants. These are police tactics that can potentially end in death. And while it is important for law enforcement to have an advantage when fighting crime, many are asking if these tactics should be eliminated. 

CBN's National Security Correspondent Eric Philips is on today's rundown explaining what law enforcement officials believe is the best course of action.