Senator Rand Paul says he's asking the Department of Justice to investigate Dr. Anthony Fauci. In an exclusive interview with CBN's Abigail Robertson, Sen. Paul accused Dr. Fauci of lying to Congress about NIH funding of research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology, which is at the center of the COVID 19 lab leak theory. Robertson is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.

Another big story from this week: Reporter Heather Sells just returned from Nevada, where extreme drought threatens the water supply for the millions of people who depend on Lake Mead. It's the largest reservoir in the US and it's currently only at about 35 percent capacity. Sells has the details on today's episode. 


Christian Pastors in Cuba are among the hundreds who have turned up detained or missing just days after massive protests against the Communist dictatorship in Cuba. Dan Andros and Tré Goins-Phillips have the details on this story and more on today's Daily Rundown. 


There’s no question the digital lives we’ve built are at risk of being hacked. It happens everyday in the form of identity theft, personal information leaks, and most disturbingly – major cyber security attacks on U.S. industries. But while the U.S. is fixated on securing networks from threats, some experts argue that a major cyber threat could lie within just one piece of hardware manufactured in China. CBN News National Security Correspondent Caitlin Burke is on the podcast today to highlight a major yet overlooked concern in cyber security.

Another top story this week: During a year of pandemic deaths, there was another silent killer on the rise – and you can find it in nearly every drug on the street. An opioid called ‘Fentanyl’ is responsible for the worst year on record for drug-related deaths. CBN News Medical Reporter Lorie Johnson is on The Daily Rundown today to talk about this toxic drug, why it’s on the rise, and what you can do to protect yourself.


Well-known US Democratic Socialists like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez say the suffering of the Cuban people is because of US restrictions. This, after a weekend of some of the largest protests in Cuba in more than two decades. Senior international correspondent Gary Lane has details on what's really behind the unrest there. He's on this week's CBN News Daily Rundown.

Another big story we've been following this week: COVID is spiking again in nearly every state. The director of the National Institute of Health says more than 99 percent of those currently hospitalized are unvaccinated. Now, the White House is fighting back against misinformation campaigns on social media. Health correspondent Lorie Johnson has the latest on it all, as well as details on a booster shot Pfizer's developed specifically to protect against the Delta variant. Listen in on today's episode. 


Maya Moore was on top of the game in the WNBA when she shocked the sporting world with her announcement that she'd stop playing in order to pursue "ministry" related goals, primarly to place her full energy behind saving a young man behind bars her family believed to be innocent. The video of their eventual legal victory went viral, and an innocent man was set free. ESPN's documentary prominently displayed the Christian faith of Moore and her family as they fought for Jonathan Irons. Dan Andros and Tré Goins-Phillips have the details on this remarkable story and more on today's podcast.


President Biden is encouraging cities to use excess COVID relief money to hire more police officers and put in place new crime prevention programs. It's all part of his plan to address a surge in violent crime across the US. Chicago is one of the hardest-hit cities and is often compared to a war zone. Reporter Charlene Aaron recently spoke with two pastors working there, who say the real crime prevention plan is to rise up against the spiritual forces behind the violence. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. 


"What makes them come," and, "When does it stop?" Those are the questions CBN News contributor Chuck Holton has been asking as he explores mass migration around the world. The US is not the only country experiencing a surge of immigrants and Holton says it's going to take some tough love or a catastrophe to make it stop. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. 


The Biden Administration signaled it would continue the push to get those who remain unvaccinated to take the plunge, explaining they would go "community-by-community, neighborhood-by-neighborhood, and oft times, door-to-door, literally knocking on doors to get people vaccinated." Faithwire's Dan Andros and Tré Goins-Phillips explain the details on this story and more on today's podcast.


The Delta variant is taking hold in the US. The CDC estimates it will soon account for more than 50 percent of new cases. Health correspondent Lorie Johnson says most of the COVID vaccines are proving effective against it, but there are a concerning number of Americans who have yet to get it. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.

Another big story from this week: CBN chief political analyst David Brody sat down with former Secretary of Defense Mike Pompeo. He talked about the pandemic and the theory that COVID-19 started in a Chinese lab. Listen in on today's episode. 


Olympic qualifier Sydney McLaughlin smashed the women's 400 hurdle record, becoming the first woman to record a sub 52 second time. In her post race interview and in the days that have followed her victory, McLaughlin put God at the center of attention. McLaughlin says it was her faith and trust in God that was the difference. Dan Andros and Tré Goins-Phillips have the details on this story and more on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.