Melanie has been with CNSNews.com since November 2000 as an evening editor responsible for writing, editing and posting stories to the website. She was promoted to deputy managing editor in 2002, overseeing the radio production department in addition to her daily editing duties. Prior to working at CNSNews.com, Melanie served as news director for WKYS-FM, one of Washington, D.C.’s top-rated radio stations. Ms. Hunter also worked as a traffic reporter for Shadow Broadcasting in the nation’s capital and prior to that, as a news anchor/reporter for WAMO-FM in Pittsburgh, Pa. Her television experience was obtained at several Washington, D.C. stations. She worked for America’s Most Wanted at Fox affiliate WTTG, the Creative Services Department of WUSA-TV and the Evening Exchange on WHUT-TV. She holds a bachelor’s degree in television production from Howard University.

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November 4, 2016, 3:48 PM EDT
(AP Photo)(CNSNews.com) – The Department of Health and Human Services is planning to spend up to $10 million researching infectious diseases among U.S.-bound refugees.
November 3, 2016, 3:19 PM EDT
In her first solo appearance on the campaign trail, Melania Trump told supporters at a rally in Berwyn, Pa., that if her husband is elected president, her focus as first lady will be on cyberbullying.
November 3, 2016, 2:04 PM EDT
During a campaign rally in Jacksonville, Fla., GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump said Thursday that Obamacare premiums are skyrocketing – as high as 116 percent in Arizona – so much so that it costs more than the mortgage and rent.
November 2, 2016, 3:44 PM EDT
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told supporters in Miami, Fla., Wednesday that journalists “are among the most dishonest people” he’s ever met.
November 2, 2016, 10:52 AM EDT
At a campaign rally in Eau Claire, Wis., Tuesday, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump pointed to a double standard in the mainstream media reporting on the cheating scandal involving Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and interim chair of the Democratic National Committee Donna Brazile.
November 1, 2016, 3:48 PM EDT
GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump seized on news Monday that then CNN commentator Donna Brazile gave Hillary Clinton a debate question prior to her March 6 debate with presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders which was hosted by CNN, saying if he did that he would get the electric chair.
October 31, 2016, 5:24 PM EDT
Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway told CNN’s “State of the Union with Jake Tapper” on Sunday that FBI Director James Comey “was in an impossible spot” when he decided to reopen the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server.
October 31, 2016, 3:51 PM EDT
Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta told CNN’s “State of the Union with Jake Tapper” that the FBI’s decision to reopen its investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server was “an unprecedented action.”
October 28, 2016, 2:51 PM EDT
GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump seized on news Friday that the FBI plans to investigate whether there was classified material in new emails that have surfaced from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server.
October 28, 2016, 1:01 PM EDT
A judge in the United Kingdom has ruled that a seven-year-old boy – who was forced to live as a girl for two years by his mother - should live with his father, Life Site News reported.
October 27, 2016, 1:14 PM EDT
Highlights for Children, which publishes magazines for children 12 and under, is being pressured to showcase homosexual families, according to Life Site News.
October 27, 2016, 11:06 AM EDT
The Human Rights Campaign released its Municipal Equity Index this week, which scores U.S. cities according to whether their laws and policies are inclusive of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) people.
October 26, 2016, 1:23 PM EDT
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee told Fox News’ Bill Hemmer on Wednesday that he doesn’t doubt the findings of the Media Research Center’s analysis of media coverage, which showed that 91 percent of the coverage was hostile towards GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.
October 25, 2016, 9:57 AM EDT
During a panel discussion Monday at the Center for a New American Security, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said the military needs to do a better job of recruiting women by providing more flexibility so they can balance serving their country and taking care of their family.
October 25, 2016, 9:46 AM EDT
During a panel discussion Monday at the Center for a New American Security, top military leaders said they are seeing “a lot of interest” from women who want to join combat units.
October 24, 2016, 12:47 PM EDT
A study published Monday in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B debunked reports that climate change is responsible for a plant fungus that devastated coffee crops in Colombia.
October 21, 2016, 3:02 PM EDT
An Oregon bakery has been forced to close down after losing a legal battle brought by a lesbian couple who sued the owners for refusing to bake a cake for a gay wedding because of their Christian beliefs..
October 21, 2016, 12:19 PM EDT
The Environmental Protection Agency is spending over $10 million in taxpayer dollars for a five-year program to train teachers to “deliver high-quality environmental education in formal and non-formal education settings.”
October 20, 2016, 12:46 PM EDT
During a campaign stop in Delaware, Ohio, on Thursday, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump said he will “totally accept” the results of the presidential election if he wins.
October 20, 2016, 10:56 AM EDT
At the third and final presidential debate Wednesday in Las Vegas, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump called on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to give back the millions of dollars the Clinton Foundation gave to countries like Saudi Arabia and Qatar that “push gays off buildings” and “kill women.”