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September 21st, 2017 - A deadly stop along America's drug corridor, and the Self Drive Act

Today, a report from Butler County, Ohio, where more than 200 men and women died last year from heroin overdoses. Plus: A conversation about autonomous vehicle legislation the House passed this month.


September 20th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, and more Caribbean cleanup

Today on White House Wednesday, World Relief's Jenny Yang talks about possible changes to the administration's refugee policy. Plus: A report from a Caribbean island decimated by Hurricane Irma.


September 19th, 2017 - Cleaning up the Caribbean, and The Olasky Interview

Today, Kristen Eicher reports about the cleanup and recovery efforts in St. Martin after Hurricane Irma ripped through the Caribbean. Plus: WORLD Editor-in-Chief Marvin Olasky talks with professor and author Carl Trueman about his new book on Martin Luther.


September 18th, 2017 - Legal Docket, and the WORLD Radio History Book

Today on Legal Docket, a look at the complexities of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Plus: Notable historic happenings from mid-September.


September 15th, 2017 - Culture Friday, and Music of the Reformation

Today on Culture Friday, John Stonestreet talks about how faith-based organizations are outpacing the government in hurricane relief efforts. Plus: Paul Butler has the latest installment in our Music of the Reformation series.


September 14th, 2017 - Overcoming Irma, and Australia's battle over same-sex marriage

Today, an on-the-ground report from Irma's wake in southeast Florida, and Lyle Shelton talks about the same-sex marriage vote in Australia. Plus: Michael Cochrane reports on renewed Thorium experiments in the Netherlands.


September 13th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, and solving the college sexual assault problem

Today on White House Wednesday, Kent Covington talks with Henry Olsen of the Ethics and Public Policy Center about what Trump's deal with the Democrats says about his loyalty to conservative and Christian values. Plus: Sarah Schweinsberg reports on whether government policies can fix the root of the problem with sexual assault on college campuses.


September 12th, 2017 - Irma's wake, and the Rohingya refugee crisis

Today, an on-the-ground report from Hurricane Irma's wake, and a conversation about state's wrestling with the appropriate age for marriage. Plus: Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the growing refugee crisis in Myanmar, where the largest stateless group in the world is unwelcome in the Hindu-majority nation.


September 11th, 2017 - Legal Docket, and the WORLD Radio History Book

Today on the Legal Docket, a look at speech rights in the workplace in light of politically charged protests and rallies. Plus: Some notable dates in history from early September.


September 8th, 2017 - Culture Friday, and Megan's Movie Night

Today, John Stonestreet on Culture Friday talks about the liberal media outlets condemning antifa. Plus: Megan Basham recommends a romantic comedy that respects marriage and faith.


September 7th, 2017 - On the scene at an antifa riot, and the state of Americas black communities

Today, WORLD reporter Sophia Lee discusses her experience at an antifa riot in Berkeley, California. Plus: A conversation with Star Parker, the founder of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, about the state of America's black communities.


September 6th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, and spreading the gospel with pizza

Today on White House Wednesday, an on-the-ground report from Texas and a conversation about how Washington, D.C. is responding to Hurricane Harvey. Plus: The story of a man who is trying to glorify God by making pizzas.


September 5th, 2017 - Relief for persecuted religious minorities, and racial reconciliation at Mizzou

Today, a conversation with WORLD Magazine editor Mindy Belz about a bill to provide relief for persecuted religious minorities that's stalled in Congress. Plus: Kristen Eicher reports on how Christians are responding to strife at the University of Missouri-Columbia.


September 4th, 2017 - Legal Docket, and understanding work as a Christian calling

Today, Mary Reichard talks with the authors of eight friend-of-the-court briefs in a religious liberty case. Plus: A conversation with Hugh Whelchel of the Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics about how to understand work as more than just a job.


September 1st, 2017 - Culture Friday, and All Saints

On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet discusses Michael Cromartie's death and the criticism of Joel Osteen's Hurricane Harvey response. Plus: Megan Basham reviews a new faith flick, All Saints, that hit theaters this week.


August 31st, 2017 - Children of immigrants, and the debate over Civil War memorials

Today, Jim Henry reports on the coming battle over Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA. Plus: WORLD national editor Jamie Dean talks about her report from the heart of the old Confederacy.


August 30th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, and the Moab Rock Shop

Today on White House Wednesday, Kent Covington talks with North Carolina Congressman Mark Walker about a potential clash over raising the debt ceiling. Plus: An introduction to the premier rock collector in the Western United States.


August 29th, 2017 - Devastation in Texas, and parental rights for disabled parents

Today, on-the-scene reports from flood-ravaged Texas. Plus: Sarah Wedel reports on how parents with disabilities struggle to retain custody of their children.


August 28th, 2017 - Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat

Today on the Legal Docket, parental rights are on a legal collision course with LGBT priorities. Plus: Stocks rose on Friday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index cruised to its first winning week in the last three.


August 25th, 2017 - Culture Friday, and Megans Movie Night

Today on Culture Friday, John Stonestreet discusses Iceland's decision to eradicate babies with Down Syndrome. Plus: Megan Basham recommends The Count of Monte Cristo.


August 24th, 2017 - A redemptive story out of Virginia, and alcoholism in America

Today, a report about the positive changes some communities are making in the aftermath of the Charlottesville protests. Plus: A conversation with author Kent Dunnington about America's underreported addiction.


August 23rd, 2017 - White House Wednesday, and an introduction to Maud Powell

Today on White House Wednesday, a discussion with WORLD Radio Managing Editor J.C. Derrick about the continuing fallout from President Trump's response to Charlottesville protests. Plus: An introduction to one of the greatest American violinist of all time.


August 22nd, 2017 - Racial preferences and college admissions, and President Trumps strategy for the war in Afghanistan

Today, a report on a minority group that says affirmative action hurts more than helps. Plus: Analysis of President Trump's speech outlining his strategy for the war in Afghanistan.


August 21st, 2017 - Legal Docket, and a total solar eclipse across America

Today on the Legal Docket, Mary Reichard discusses a case involving another dispute over taxpayer dollars and religion. Plus: An in-depth preview of today's total solar eclipse.


August 18th, 2017 - Culture Friday, and Logan Lucky

Today, Trevin Wax of the Gospel Project discusses the Christian response to Charlottesville. Plus: Film critic Megan Basham reviews the new movie Logan Lucky directed by Steven Soderbergh.


August 17th, 2017 - Blasphemy laws around the world, and the downfall of Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Today, a conversation with USCIRF Chairman Daniel Mark about a new report on global blasphemy laws. Plus: WORLD Editor-in-Chief Marvin Olasky on a Christian response to Charlottesville.


August 16th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, and the history of a notorious penitentiary

Today on White House Wednesday, a conversation on a possible solution to North Korea crisis. Plus: Mary Reichard visits the Missouri State Penitentiary to learn about the often harsh history of American prisons.


August 15th, 2017 - Ethical concerns over human gene editing, and The Olasky Interview

Today, a conversation on the ethics of human gene editing. Plus: WORLD Editor-in-Chief Marvin Olasky talks with Bradford Wilcox about the state of marriage in the United States


August 14th, 2017 - Legal Docket and the WORLD Radio History Book

Today on Legal Docket, the first test of a Supreme Court precedent set this summer dealing with historic preservation, taxpayer funding, and the separation of church and state. Plus: Some notable dates in history from mid-August.


August 11th, 2017 - Culture Friday and Megans Movie Night

Today on Culture Friday, John Stonestreet talks about a gay pride marketing fail on Twitter and shares his thoughts on the Google memo fiasco. Plus: Megan Basham reviews a film that details one man's struggle with idol worship while making McDonald's a household name.


August 10th, 2017 - LGBT curriculum and the great (fire)wall of China

Today, Jim Henry reports about anti-bullying curriculum alarming parents in Austin, Texas. Plus: Asia reporter June Cheng reports on why Apple has removed apps that let people skirt China's internet censorship.


August 9th, 2017 - White House Wednesday and inside the world of all things oil

Today on White House Wednesday, a conversation about White House leaks with a man who served as a special assistant to President George W. Bush. Plus: A report on the growing fascination with essential oils.


August 8th, 2017 - A tour guide's revolt and lessons from college in-fighting

Jim Henry reports on why telling stories has become such a hot button issue in Georgia's oldest city. Plus: In-fighting at Bryan College, a Christian college in Dayton, Tennessee, provides lessons for all Christians in higher academia.


August 7th, 2017 - Legal Docket and President Trump's nominee to head the Export-Import Bank

Today on the Legal Docket, Mary Reichard reviews a landmark Supreme Court case 25 years later. Plus: Financial advisor and writer David Bahnsen discusses the controversy surrounding President Trump's pick to head the Export-Import Bank.


August 4th, 2017 - Culture Friday and The Big Sick

On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet talks about how the Trump administration is signaling that it is taking global religious persecution seriously. Plus: Entertainment editor Megan Basham reviews the new Judd Apatow romantic comedy 'The Big Sick.'


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