More than a year after the defeat of ISIS in Syria, the Islamic Terror Group is turning its sights on Africa. The continent is currently witnessing a spree of terror attacks inspired by ISIS-affiliated groups, including the recent kidnapping of more than 300 school children. Senior international correspondent George Thomas says it's imperative to America's national security that we pay attention to this new Jihadist battleground. He’s on today’s CBN News Daily Rundown.
With Christmas just a little over a week away, millions of Americans are facing a harsh new reality: empty refrigerators and cupboards. Those fighting hunger say they've never seen anything like this before in America, not even during the recession of 2007-2009. The first place many are turning to, to find relief are local food banks. Reporter Charlene Aaron visited one in Virginia, she's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
A Joe Biden Justice Department could be investigating the president-elect's own son. Federal authorities are probing the business dealings of Hunter Biden and while the president-elect is not under investigation, a big question remains: how much did he know? National security correspondent Eric Philips is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with a look into what all the fuss is about.
The electoral college vote is underway across the US as electors cast their ballots for the next president. This as President Trump continues to contest the election in the courts. Washington correspondent Paul Strand says this election could still have weeks to go before it's decided. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown to talk through some of the potential scenarios that could now play out.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a former contender for the Democratic presidential nomination, has introduced legislation that would, in effect, ban biological males — even if they identify as transgender females — from competing in women’s sports. She is one of the first Democrats to push back against the LGBT push to allow biological boys to compete against girls in sports. Tré Goins-Phillips from CBN's Faithwire has more on the story and the reaction Gabbard has received from her fellow progressives.
Economic, military, and political domination: it seems China will stop at nothing to rule the world. The head of US National Intelligence wrote in a recent Wall Street Journal editorial that China is America's number one national security threat and he believes America should prepare for, "an open-ended period of confrontation." Senior international correspondent George Thomas has been covering China for over two decades. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
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.