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April 25th, 2017 - March for Science, human-rights advocate Katrina Lantos Swett, the police vs. the PC police

Today's news and the not-so-veiled ideology behind the March for Science; plus: an interview with Katrina Lantos Swett, the president of the New Hampshire-based Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


April 24th, 2017 - Legal Docket, the Monday Moneybeat, the road ahead for self-driving cars

Today's news and legal analysis of the banner religious liberty case of the term at the Supreme Court; plus: a report on business and the economy, California soon may give the green light to completely autonomous self-driving cars on public roads, this week in history, and more.


April 21st, 2017 - Culture Friday, the home-video screening room, Friday feedback

Today's news and the cultural impact of a legal case involving a state program to help make school playgrounds safer; plus: Phil Boatwright recommends a classic-Western double feature, comments from listeners, and more.


April 20th, 2017 - Declaring war on international criminal gangs, the evolution of the American baseball stadium, and what's next with North Korea?

Today's news and the Trump administration presses ahead with plans to combat illegal immigration and human trafficking; plus: a report about how stadiums are becoming entertainment complexes, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


April 19th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, a conversation with former U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, owning it

Today's news and President Trump's resolve is put to the test in Syria and North Korea; plus: former U.S. Senator Tom Coburn on making the federal government less dysfunctional, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


April 18th, 2017 - Getting the Story, reform the tax code, getting married on a budget

Today's news and a conversation with WORLD reporter Mary Jackson about the growth of surrogacy; plus: a report on the challenge of keeping down costs when planning a wedding, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


April 17th, 2017 - Legal Docket, the Monday Moneybeat, the WORLD Radio History Book

Today's news and legal analysis of a case involving bad legal advice; plus: a report on business and the economy, remarks from the newly installed CIA director on leakers of classified information, historical happenings in mid-April, and more.


April 14th, 2017 - Culture Friday, 13 Reasons Why, a Scripture reading for Good Friday

Today's news and a conversation with John Stonestreet about the life-changing reality of the gospel; plus: a review of a new Netflix show based on a popular young adult novel, a reading from John 19, and more.


April 13th, 2017 - Executing the guilty and innocent in Arkansas, the race to replace Tom Price, the right-to-repair movement

Today's news and Democrats continue to pin hopes on winning House seats in special Congressional elections; plus: a report on the right-to-repair movement, a response to manufacturer moves to use software to prevent unauthorized tinkering, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


April 12th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, surviving the Cambodian killing fields, Wednesday of Holy Week

Today's news and the Trump White House retrenches on a tax overhaul plan, hoping to get more GOP members of Congress on board; plus: a Christian view of the Cambodian killing fields, a reading for Wednesday of Holy Week, and more.


April 11th, 2017 - Defining priorities in Syria, the Middle East's siren call, Tuesday of Holy Week

Today's news and a report about the fallout from the U.S. missile strike in Syria; plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a U.S. Senator addresses The Gospel Coalition, and more.


April 10th, 2017 - Legal Docket, the Monday Moneybeat, the WORLD Radio History Book, Palm Sunday and the start of Holy Week

Today's news and oral arguments in a murder case in which justice may have been misserved, plus: a report on business and the economy, this week in history, and a reading from John 11 and 12 for the beginning of Holy Week.


April 7th, 2017 - Culture Friday, a comedy tonight, Friday feedback

Today's news and a conversation with John Stonestreet about the NCAA's moral inconsistency on repeal of the North Carolina restroom law; plus: Phil Boatwright talks about whether older comedies would still appeal to today's audiences, comments from listeners, and more.


April 6th, 2017 - Vetting people entering the U.S., medical missionary Kent Brantly on surviving Ebola, the Pence-Graham standard

Today's news and a report on the sweeping new policy changes issued by the Department of Homeland Security that will affect visitors entering the country; plus: a conversation with Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted Ebola during the 2014 outbreak in West Africa, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


April 5th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, family farms and suburban sprawl, making it up

Today's news and the plot thickens regarding how much the Obama White House may have known about surveillance of the Trump transition team; plus: a report about growing suburban neighborhoods that are pushing long time family farmers out, commentary from WORLD founder Joel Belz, and more.


April 4th, 2017 - The Dangers of Youth Transgenderism, National Bible Bee Game Show, Gorsuch and the ghost of Harry Reid

Today's news plus Getting the Story about swift treatment of child transgenders. Also: The second season of the "National Bible Bee Game Show"begins tonight, and commentary from Cal Thomas..


April 3rd, 2017 - Legal Docket, WORLD Radio's Classic Book of the Month, WORLD Radio History Book

Today's news and legal analysis of a case involving police brutality and whether officers should be held liable for using excessive force; plus: Emily Whitten recommends "Shakespeare's Hamlet," this week in history, and more.


March 31st, 2017 - Culture Friday, Oasis, the Offbeat Newsbeat

Today's news and a conversation with John Stonestreet about a culture in which truth seems to be dead; plus: Megan Basham reviews a new television show on Amazon based on a sci-fi novel, a report about a life lived in the Old West, and more.


March 30th, 2017 - Billy Hallowell on biased journalism, war and hope in the Middle East, the Congressman and the counselor

Today's news and a conversation with author Billy Hallowell about biased journalism and what to do about it; plus: WORLD senior editor Mindy Belz on war and hope in the Middle East, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


March 29th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, how computers and smartphones keep getting smaller and faster

Today's news and a conversation with Congressman Jim Jordan of Ohio about the future of the GOP's healthcare plan; plus: a report about the incredible shrinking silicon transistor, commentary from novelist Janie Cheaney, and more.


March 28th, 2017 - A Pyrrhic victory, the Benedict Option, personality and policy

Today's news and a report about whether House conservatives have suffered a Pyrrhic victory with the collapse of the American Health Care Act; plus: a conversation with Rod Dreher, the author of "The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation," commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


March 27th, 2017 - Legal Docket, the Monday Moneybeat, why progressives should support originalism, the WORLD Radio History Book

Today's news and legal analysis about a case involving a family's plummeting property values because of a government regulation; plus: a report on business and the economy, the Trump administration turns attention to an overhaul of the tax-code, and more.


March 24th, 2017 - Culture Friday, 'New Life' on home video, renovation project completed at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher

Today's news and a conversation with John Stonestreet about the confirmation hearing of Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch; plus: Phil Boatwright recommends the film 'New Life,' and more.


March 23rd, 2017 - Passing the American Healthcare Act, fake news flashback

Today's news and House Speaker Paul Ryan stakes his leadership on passing the American Healthcare Act; plus: an address from Vice President Spiro Agnew in 1969 criticizing the U.S. television networks for biased and sensational news coverage, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


March 22nd, 2017 - White House Wednesday, a visit to the International Museum of Surgical History

Today's news and President Trump becomes negotiator in chief ahead of a vote on the GOP's American Healthcare Act; plus: artifacts from the amazing and sometimes startling history of surgery, commentary from WORLD founder Joel Belz, and more.


March 21st, 2017 - Day one of the confirmation hearing for Neil Gorsuch, purity and politics

Today's news and senators begin their confirmation hearing for Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court; plus: WORLD Radio special correspondent Susan Olasky talks about WORLD's Book of the Year in the 'Accessible Theology' category, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


March 20th, 2017 - Legal Docket, the Monday Moneybeat, the battle over the GOP health bill, the WORLD Radio History Book

Today's news and legal analysis of a Supreme Court case about whether a particular law really means what it says; plus: a report about business and the economy, some conservative Republicans continue to say no to new the GOP health care bill, this week in history, and more.


March 17th, 2017 - Culture Friday, Beauty and the Beast, the 'BBC dad' and his family meet the press

Today's news and a conversation with John Stonestreet about the politicization of sports; plus: Megan Basham reviews the new live-action remake of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, and more.


March 16th, 2017 - Previewing next week's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, a historic opportunity

Today's news and a conversation with Leonard Leo, an adviser to the Trump administration, about the nomination and confirmation process for Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court; plus: WORLD's Book of the Year in the 'Understanding the World' category, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


March 15th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, fighting sex trafficking of Native American women and girls, very high stakes

Today's news and the Trump administration works to sell the American Healthcare Act to some skeptical lawmakers; plus: a report from South Dakota on attempts to fight sex trafficking among Native Americans, commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, and more.


March 14th, 2017 - Firing Preet Bharara, WORLD's Book of the Year in the 'Understanding America' category, America's longest war

Today's news and a report about how Preet Bharara became a household name over the weekend after being fired by President Trump; plus: an address from J.D. Vance, author of "Hillbilly Elegy," commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


March 13th, 2017 - Legal Docket, the Monday Moneybeat, the WORLD Radio History Book

Today's news and legal analysis of a case dealing with the question of whether the federal government should be able to deport someone who committed a state crime; plus: a report on business and the economy, a technology report about breakthroughs in brain-computer interfaces for the severely paralyzed, this week in history, and more.


March 10th, 2017 - Culture Friday, the home-video screening room, America's long and confusing path to a uniform Daylight-Saving Time

Today's news and John Stonestreet discusses the deal Planned Parenthood turned down; plus: Phil Boatwright recommends the movie 'Midnight in Paris,' the history of Daylight-Saving Time, and more.


March 9th, 2017 - New battle over repealing and replacing Obamacare, another WORLD Book of the Year, and the Wiki-flood

Today's news and a report about the battle over the American Healthcare Act; plus: discussion about another WORLD Book of the Year, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


March 8th, 2017 - Obamacare repeal, federal finances and mob violence at a Vermont college

Today's news plus Republican challenges to the proposed Obamacare replacement, a conversation with Charles Murray, commentary from WORLD founder, Joel Belz and more.


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