Canada is the latest country to approve the Pfizer vaccine with the first vaccinations expected there next week. Here in the US, FDA approval for the same vaccine is expected this week. It comes amid concerns about side effects and allergic reactions. Health correspondent Lorie Johnson sets the record straight on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
With vaccines soon to be released, health experts say life could start to return to normal by spring, but this winter is a very different story, and as temperatures plummet, one population, in particular, is especially vulnerable to the virus and to the cold. Reporter Charlene Aaron recently spoke with several organizations that have adapted to each new curveball this pandemic has thrown, all to continue their mission of caring for the homeless. Shke's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
The COVID-19 pandemic has uncovered a hidden threat: America's heavy reliance on China for prescription drugs. CBN News national security correspondent Eric Philips spoke with an author who's been warning about the dangers of this arrangement for years--and she says it's not too late for the US to do something about it. Philips is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Earlier this year 20 converts embarked on a secret mission: they wanted to be baptized. However, they're all Iranians and Iran is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a Christian. Still, they risked their lives to make a public proclamation of their faith. Senior international correspondent George Thomas was there for it and he's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with their stories.
First, an Iranian nuclear scientist was assassinated, then an airstrike took out a senior commander in the Iranian Revolutionary guard. Israel hasn't taken responsibility for the attacks, but it is being blamed for them and Iran wants revenge. Mid-East bureau chief Chris Mitchell is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with more on these latest escalations and a look into some of the calculations that are likely happening now in Tehran as US politics complicate revenge plans.
Attorney General William Barr says the Justice Department has found no evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election. Still, the president's legal team says the DOJ hasn't done a real investigation or examined the evidence it's gathered. Meanwhile, in Georgia, a second machine re-count wraps up at midnight. CBN News national security correspondent Eric Philips is on the ground in the Peach State and says the constant questioning of the electoral process there could end up hurting the GOP in two Senate runoff elections scheduled for early January. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Two COVID-19 vaccines are expected to begin shipping this month. Pfizer and Moderna are just waiting on the green-light from the FDA and then they'll start distributing 40 million doses across the country. CBN News health reporter Lorie Johnson says there will be a tiered approach when it comes to who can get the vaccine first. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with what you need to know as the vaccines begin to roll out and how you can choose which companies vaccine is best for you.
A week from today the electoral college convenes and President Trump says if they elect his rival Joe Biden, he will concede. The looming Biden administration is beginning to look more like a re-run of the Obama administration and CBN News and Faithwire writer/editor Tré Goins-Phillips says it will likely pose the same threat to religious liberty. On today's CBN News Daily Rundown, he points out the covert way the Obama/Biden administration intruded on Americans' religious practices and warns Christians to stay vigilant and informed in the days to come.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made history, Thursday when he became the first top US diplomat to visit a Jewish settlement in Israel's biblical heartland. Earlier in the week, he participated in a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Bahranian foreign minister--the latest milestone of the Abraham Accords. It's been a historic week and Mideast Bureau Chief Chris Mitchell is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown to explain the significance of it all.
America seems to be growing more deeply divided during the uncertainty following the presidential election, and it's exposing a conflict in the Church. Many of today's churches mirror the country's political divide and pastors say it's hurting the Churches witness. Reporter Charlene Aaron has been covering this story and she says one of the main needs of a divided country is a united Church. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.