07-07-2021

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.

07-02-2021

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. 

06-30-2021

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.

06-28-2021

More than fourteen hundred years after the Chinese invented paper money, they’re ahead of the game once again and dabbling in digital currency like Bitcoin and the Yuan. Unlike Bitcoin, which is a private crypto currency, the Yuan isn’t just a payment system – it’s actual money issued by the Central Bank and controlled by the Chinese Communist Party. CBN News Senior International Correspondent George Thomas is on today’s Daily Rundown to break down what a cashless society looks like and what security and economic dangers lay ahead.

Another top story this week revolves around the sun. As part of the national quest to save the universe from the sun, there’s a new focus on ‘dimming’ it. Harvard scientists are considering spreading dust in the atmosphere to shield the earth from the sun’s rays, and those who are backing the concept are getting some major flack from the media. CBN News Correspondent Dale Hurd is on today’s podcast with a deeper look at this story.

06-25-2021

Loudoun County has become ground zero for public school controversies. Parents insist the school system is indoctrinating their children with an anti-American agenda. Each school board meeting has been more explosive than the last, and the end of the school year is unlikely to cool things down. Reporter Tara Mergener has been following this story and she's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.

And President Trump called in for an exclusive interview with senior political analyst David Brody this week. He talked about the crisis at the border, his Supreme Court picks, and his own political future. Brody has the details of their conversation on today's episode. 

06-23-2021

As vaccination rates grow, case numbers drop, and we see fewer masks, COVID-19 could soon be behind us and one leading health expert says it's time. Dr. Marty Makary, a professor at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health tells CBN News why natural immunity is a major factor why COVID may soon be in the rear-view mirror for good. 

06-21-2021

United States citizens who live on the southern border have experienced the border crisis up close and personal – it’s literally right in their backyard. And while the crisis is impacting the United States as a whole, some folks are experiencing the dangerous side effects of a broken border. CBN News Senior Washington Correspondent Tara Mergener recently visited the southern border and talked to Dottie – a Texas woman whose family has been watching the border change for 100 years. Tara is on today’s CBN News Daily Rundown to share her story. 

After a weekend spent celebrating fathers, let’s talk about some other, often unsung, heroes. From working odd hours to being shot at and mocked, police officers sacrifice themselves on a daily basis to protect us. And that has long-term negative effects on law enforcement as a whole. CBN News White House Correspondent Eric Philips is on today’s episode to talk about police suicide, where it stems from, and how it’s affecting our first responders.

06-18-2021

After more than a decade--a new political landscape in Israel. Netanyahu is out and a new coalition has taken power. One of the parties making up this new government: the Arab-Islamic party, with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. Bureau Chief Christ Mitchell and correspondent Julie Stahl from our Mideast team are on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with what this means for Israel's security. 

And, Joe Biden is back from his first international trip as president. The biggest item on the agenda: a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. White House correspondent Eric Philips is on today's episode with details on what we can expect to come from that Summit.

06-16-2021

The Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting for 2021 has not been short on drama, with several storylines making major news around the country. An Alabama pastor was selected to be the next president, racial reconciliation and mishandling of sex abuse allegations were all top agenda items. CBN's Heather Sells joins the podcast to break it all down.

06-14-2021

We’re starting off this week with some positive news. The weather is warming up, masks are coming off, and the pandemic could soon be behind us. And according to some health experts, it's past time. Dr. Marty Makary is a professor at John Hopkins University and recently published a book called ‘The Price We Pay: What Broke American Healthcare and How to Fix It.’ CBN News Correspondent Jenna Browder talked to Makary on Faith Nation recently. She’s on today’s podcast to discuss.

Another top story this week is the new Israeli government taking over. After 12 years, Israeli parliament approved a new prime minister. Naftali Bennett became part of the 36th government of Israel after a tight vote on Sunday, and former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became the opposition leader. CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief Chris Mitchell gives us the rundown on today’s podcast about what this means for Israel and what may happen next.

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