Israeli officials have been warning of a possible attack from Iranian backed Hezbollah terror groups after taking out a top terror commander in recent weeks. A band of terrorists attempted to infiltrate Israel's northern border with Lebanon, and the terrorists met a swift end at the hands of the IDF. CBN Middle East Bureau Chief Chris Mitchell joins the podcast to discuss the attack plus Israel and America's possible involvement in a series of incidents that severely hampered one of Iran's top nuclear facilities.
Each day roughly 20 military veterans take their lives. It's a number that the Trump administration hopes to tackle with a new prevention approach. Second Lady Karen Pence is heading up the effort and CBN News political correspondent David Brody sat down with her to learn how the faith community will play a crucial role in the initiative. He's on today's rundown.
CBN contributor Chuck Holton has been on the ground reporting on the violent protests and riots in Portland, Oregon and witnessed Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler stage a tear gas incident in order to gain a photo opportunity for the press. Holton has gained many insights from being on the ground overnight and into the early hours of the morning. He describes all of it on today's Daily Rundown.
As many historical figures face scrutiny over past alleged racism and controversy, sights have been set on Margaret Sanger, who basically paved the way for Planned Parenthood to exist as it does today. A proponent of eugenics, Sanger sought to "weed out" the "undesirable" people from society and breed the perfect race of humans. CBN's Charlene Aaron explains how supporters of Sanger and Planned Parenthood now have "a reckoning" heading their way.
"Iran's economy is doldrums. They are under intense international sanctions. They don't have access to basic needs and in the midst of all that then you have record numbers of infections and record numbers of people dying. What seems like a hopeless situation, thousands of Iranians are finding hope in Jesus Christ."
George Thomas is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown explaining why record numbers of Iranians are leaving the Muslim faith and giving their lives to Christ, despite the danger of losing everything.
Protests and riots have been going for over 50 days in Portland, Oregon in the wake of George Floyd's death, but now resemble something much different than a protest against police brutality. Citizens of Portland have grown increasingly frustrated as Antifa and other violent groups continue to escalate the situation. Nancy Pelosi and the Portland Mayor have criticized President Trump for sending "storm troopers" to the city to quell the unrest. CBN Senior Reporter Dale Hurd has the details.
Will Ford and Matt Lockett never expected to become warriors against the racial divide wounding our country. Still, they believe God brought them together miraculously for a profound purpose. Reporter Paul Strand recently spoke with the two men about how they're reaching out now to a hurting nation, in an effort to give it the kind of unity and love they've found, the kind that rises above color. Strand is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
CBN Contributor Chuck Holton is heading to Seattle to see the remnant of the CHAZ/CHOP zone and find out what was the real driving force behind the protests. Was it really just a few protesters upset about recent events? Or were there more powerful forces at play? This and more on today's Daily Rundown.
Getting pulled over by the police can be nerve-wracking for anyone, but many black Americans say that for them, it can be a matter of life or death. That's why black parents sit down with their children to have what's known as "The Talk."
"It's referring to officers stopping African American people and confrontations that can ensue as a result of them being pulled over by police. 'The Talk' is something that black parents have had for years," reporter Charlene Aaron explained on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. Listen in here.
Beijing implemented its new security law in Hong Kong two weeks ago. On the very first day, one person was arrested for carrying a flag that advocated for Hong Kong's independence from China.
Last weekend, more than 600,000 people took part in a primary election, but Beijing's top representative to Hong Kong said the primary election contravened the law.
The law casts a wide net over what could be considered anti-government and any violation carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.
Beijing's officials say the law will only affect a handful of citizens, but many Christians in Hong Kong fear that this is a signal of potential persecution.
George Thomas in on today's Daily Rundown explaining why this new law is causing concern.