Thousands of migrants seeking their way to America are embarking on a deadly journey through hellish jungle terrain in part because they've been "lied to" about the safety of the trek, according to CBN's Chuck Holton, who is on the ground in Colombia. Smugglers are telling hopeful migrants the journey isn't that bad, only to lead them on a week long journey in which most are "robbed, raped or even killed" by bandits throughout the trail. 

Holton joins The Daily Rundown to discuss what he's seen firsthand. 


The United Nations Security Council is set to examine a political crisis in Myanmar today.

 Demonstrators have regularly flooded the streets of cities across the country since the military seized power and ousted elected governmental leaders in February.

 The protests have been deadly and Wednesday was the bloodiest day as security forces opened fire on crowds of people, killing at least 38.

 A U.S. ambassador to the UN said the international community needs to "ramp up the pressure" on Myanmar's military, which is largely supported by Chinese leaders.

 CBN News Senior International Correspondent Gary Lane is on today's episode to share how China is playing a big role in this coup.


Congressional Democrats are moving forward on an election reform bill that would move more control from states to the federal government. The so-called "For the People Act" would mandate early voting and outlaw voter ID requirements. On Wednesday, House Democrats passed the bill, which now heads to the Senate. Republicans agree election reform is needed, but they say H.R.1 isn't the answer. Washington correspondent Jenna Browder has been looking into this bill. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. 


This week, Texas became the biggest state to remove its mask mandate. Mississippi officials are doing the same, and both states are allowing businesses to re-open at full capacity. The White House COVID-19 Response Team slammed states that are relaxing restrictions and told residents to follow them anyway. Health correspondent Lorie Johnson is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with advice on what precautions should still be taken and the latest on the effort to vaccinate America.


The first-ever ambassador from the United Arab Emirates to Israel arrived in the Jewish state on Monday. It was another step forward for Israel's relations with its Islamic neighbors under the Abraham Accord peace deals negotiated under the Trump administration. 

CBN News Middle East correspondent Julie Stahl joins today's run to share how Jewish communities in the Gulf States are also joining together to welcome the expected influx of Jewish people who will be visiting their nations from around the world. 


Former President Donald Trump hasn't ruled out the possibility of running again in 2024 and he still believes he won the 2020 election. Over the weekend Trump spoke at the CPAC conference--dismissing rumors that he plans to start his own political party and calling on Republicans to unite ahead of the 2022 Midterm Elections. Capitol Hill correspondent Abigail Robertson covered the event, she's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.


Three weeks after the initial military take-over of Myanmar, the old civilian government has gone completely underground. The military is now working to restrict internet and communication services and more than 700 people have been detained. Senior international correspondent George Thomas recently spoke with a man newly tasked with shining a light on what's really going on there. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.


Over the last several months Big Tech has proven its ability to completely silence, shut down, and deplatform voices and content viewed as "threatening." Yet, pornography, sexual harassment, predatory grooming, and sexual abuse still runs rampant. Google, Netflix, Amazon, and Twitter all made this years "Dirty Dozen" list put out by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE). Senior Washington correspondent Paul Strand says it's clear that the skyrocketing use of the internet over the last year, contributed greatly to the serious issue of sexual abuse--and Big Tech profited. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. 


Congress is considering a controversial bill this week, designed to overhaul the nation's civil rights laws to include LGBTQ Americans. President Biden has made it clear he wants this signed into law during his first 100 days. It's called the Equality Act. Opponents argue it tramples on the rights of women and people of faith, turning disagreement into discrimination. Senior Washington correspondent Jennifer Wishon has been looking into the bill, she's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. 


Xavier Becerra is President Biden's nominee for Health and Human Services Secretary. If confirmed, he promises to help more people gain access to healthcare and reduce the cost of prescription drugs. He also says he would restore faith in the public health institution. But critics question his qualifications for the position and pro-life advocates say he's the absolute worst person for the job. White House correspondent Ben Kennedy has been following Becerra's confirmation hearing. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.