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July 27th, 2017 - Brownback nominated ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, homelessness in Los Angeles and the financial crisis in Illinois

Today, a report from Los Angeles where homelessness has been on a steady rise and solutions have prioritized the body but not the soul. Plus: An exploration of a fix for the financial crisis in Illinois that emphasizes manpower over money and the first ever interview with Kansas Governor Sam Brownback after yesterday's nomination as the United States ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom.


July 26th, 2017 - White House Wednesday and abstinence education

Today on White House Wednesday, a conversation with Victor Manjarrez with the University of Texas-El Paso about the problem of illegal immigration. Plus: WORLD correspondent Maria Baer reports from an abstinence program in Columbus, Ohio.


July 25th, 2017 - Minimum wage in Seattle and a speech from Stephanie Gray

A report from Seattle, Washington on whether a $15-per-hour minimum wage actually delivers on all its promises. Plus: Stephanie Gray delivers a speech about how to make the pro-life argument.


July 24th, 2017 - Legal Docket and the WORLD Radio History Book

Mary Reichard discusses Sarah Palin's defamation case against The New York Times. Plus: Some notable historical happenings from late July.


July 21st, 2017 - Culture Friday and the new film Dunkirk

On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet talks about how political correctness on college campuses has run amok. Plus: Megan Basham reviews Dunkirk, a new World War II film opening today.


July 20th, 2017 - Boko Haram in Nigeria and the Olasky Interview

A report on whether Boko Haram is really on the run in Nigeria. Plus: Marvin Olasky talks with Fox News correspondent Lauren Green.


July 19th, 2017 - White House Wednesday and memories of the Dutch Resistance

On White House Wednesday, some needed context on the Donald Trump Jr. controversy. Plus: A conversation with a member of the Dutch Resistance during World War II.


July 18th, 2017 - Security in Israel and Pol.is technology

A conversation with WORLD senior editor Mindy Belz about the most dangerous threat Israel faces today. Plus: A technology report about a new interactive, crowdsourced survey tool that may help identify consensus.


July 17th, 2017 - Legal Docket and deadline day

On the Legal Docket, an overlooked fix for the broken U.S. immigration system. Plus: A report on the deadline to certify Iran's compliance with the controversial nuclear deal.


July 14th, 2017 - Culture Friday and Megan's Movie Night

On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet discusses how to be agreeable when disagreeing. Plus: Megan Basham recommends the 1996 film Fly Away Home.


July 13th, 2017 - Overhauling India's tax code and The Olasky Interview

A report on how India's new tax system will affect the world's second-most populous country. Plus: A conversation between WORLD Editor-in-Chief Marvin Olasky and author Charles Murray.


July 12th, 2017 - White House Wednesday and honoring the dead throughout the ages

On White House Wednesday, a conversation with Professor William Inboden of the University of Texas about what the White House options with North Korea. Plus: Special correspondent Susan Olasky visits the National Museum of Funeral History in Houston, Texas.


July 11th, 2017 - Woebots and the debate over sanctions against Sudan

Today, a technology report on the release of a new online talk therapy robot. Plus: The U.S. weighs permanently dropping sanctions against Sudan.


July 10th, 2017 - Legal Docket and the terror problem in Paris

On the Legal Docket, Mary Reichard discusses how the Michelle Carter verdict will impact First Amendment freedoms. Plus: WORLD correspondent Jill Nelson reports from Paris, France, on the terror problem.


July 7th, 2017 - Culture Friday and a film review of Spider-Man: Homecoming

On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet talks about the moral implications of the Charlie Gard case. Plus: Entertainment editor Megan Basham reviews the newest Spider-Man movie.


July 6th, 2017 - A street-level report from London, and the plight of Christians in the Middle East

An on-the-ground report on London's terror threat. Plus: The Obama Administration declared ISIS killing a genocide, but has that changed anything?


July 5th, 2017 - White House Wednesday and WORLD Radios Classic Book of the Month

On White House Wednesday, an attempt to clear up the confusing Medicaid system. Plus: Emily Whitten recommends "Through the Gates of Splendor" by Elisabeth Elliot, the compelling story of brave missionaries.


July 4th, 2017 - The worsening budget crisis and a profile of an American hero

A report about the mess that is the Illinois state government. Plus: A profile of a World War II veteran who survived the brutal Allied assault on D-Day.


July 3rd, 2017 - Legal Docket and a public lands dispute in Utah

Today, what the Supreme Court victory for Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, MO means. Plus: A spate of land grabs by the federal government has states worried about overreach.


June 30th, 2017 - Culture Friday and Megans Movie Night

John Stonestreet talks about the Supreme Court's decision in a big church-state case. Plus: Megan Basham recommends the 1992 musical "Newsies."


June 29th, 2017 - Family life and politics in the nation's capital and the scourge of sex trafficking

A conversation with Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin about work-life balance while working in D.C. and having a family in Oklahoma. Plus: Mary Reichard reports on the issue of sex trafficking in southern Missouri.


June 28th, 2017 - White House Wednesday and the International Hope Award Winner

A conversation with a medical doctor about the Republican healthcare plan. Plus: A profile of a ministry in Zambia offering hope to orphans.


June 27th, 2017 - More decisions from the Supreme Court, and the Northwest Hope Award

The Supreme Court reinstates parts of President Trump's travel ban and hands down a major decision on one school's right to exercise religion. Plus: A profile of a ministry leading the movement to professionalize pro-life pregnancy clinics and resource centers.


June 26th, 2017 - Legal Docket and work-life balance in the nations capital

On the Legal Docket, the continuing legal battle between moviemakers and an innovative in-home service that allows families control over how they view films. Plus: A conversation with Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma about how he balances work and family life.


June 23rd, 2017 - Culture Friday and the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love

On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet weighs in on the court case of the girlfriend who persuaded her boyfriend to kill himself. Plus: WORLD Radio correspondent Jim Long reports on the cultural impact of the Summer of Love half a century later.


June 22nd, 2017 - Stricter alcohol limits in Utah and the Northeast Hope Award winner

Sarah Wedel reports on Utah's decision to further tighten drunk-driving laws. Plus: Kristen Eicher reports on a ministry in Manchester, New Hampshire that helps mothers escape addiction.


June 21st, 2017 - White House Wednesday and the Southwest Hope Award winner

On White House Wednesday, WORLD's Marvin Olasky discusses the proper role of the press. Plus: Sarah Wedel reports on a ministry serving disadvantaged children in Farmington, New Mexico.


June 20th, 2017 - Rulings from the Supreme Court and WORLD's Southeast Hope Award winner

A report on a Christian school pushing underprivileged students to excellence. Plus: Six rulings from the highest court in the land.


June 19th, 2017 - Legal Docket and the 2-year anniversary of the Charleston church shooting

On the Legal Docket, Mary Reichard discusses a case on appeal in the federal courts that threatens the plain meaning of sex discrimination. Plus: a commemoration of a somber two-year anniversary in Charleston, South Carolina.


June 16th, 2017 - Politics masquerading as art and honoring America and our fathers

On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet talks about pro-abortion activists recreating The Handmaid's Tale to protest proposed Ohio legislation to protect the unborn. Plus: Phil Boatwright recommends a film to remember who we are as a people, and Albin Sadar has the story of Father's Day.


June 15th, 2017 - Protecting religious freedom in the military and a battle on Capitol Hill over questions of conscience

A conversation with U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral William Dean Lee. Plus: Evaluating Senator Bernie Sanders' apparent suggestion that a Christian is not fit to be a budget official in the federal government.


June 14th, 2017 - White House Wednesday and using DNA samples to catch criminals

A discussion of the political drama in Washington through the eyes of a movie critic. Plus: how law enforcement uses DNA samples in new ways to catch criminals.


June 13th, 2017 - Playing politics with the Congressional Budget Office and the Olasky Interview

A conversation with financial adviser and writer David Bahnsen about the CBO and Obamacare. Plus: WORLD editor-in-chief Marvin Olasky interviews author Michael Wear.


June 12th, 2017 - Legal Docket and the TV ratings system

A court case in Canada will show whether religious freedom and LGBT rights can coexist. Plus: why the TV ratings system has gone from bad to worse.


June 9th, 2017 - Culture Friday and The Mummy

On Culture Friday, John Stonestreet answers questions about how to show love and compassion without enabling sinful behavior. Plus: WORLD entertainment editor Megan Basham reviews Tom Cruise's newest summer blockbuster.


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