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January 17th, 2017 - Some Democrats ramp up campaign to delegitimize Trump victory, immigrants becoming Americans, Dr. Ben Carson, role model

Today's news and Democrats ratchet up the campaign to delegitimize a Donald Trump presidency before it's even begun, plus: a visit to a citizenship ceremony at the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield in Missouri, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


January 16th, 2017 - Legal Docket, the Monday Moneybeat, Martin Luther King Jr. on the philosophy and method of nonviolence

Today's news and legal analysis of a Supreme Court case about the parents of a disabled boy who sued a public school district for reimbursement of his private school tuition, plus: a report on business and the economy, an address from Martin Luther King Jr., this week in history, and more.


January 13th, 2017 - Culture Friday, Ben Hur, housekeeping notes

Today's news and a conversation with John Stonestreet about Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof being sentenced to death, plus: a comparison of two versions of the film Ben Hur, and more.


January 12th, 2017 - The future of U.S. foreign policy, the worst year on record for Christian persecution, not-so Golden Globes

Today's news and a report about Rex Tillerson's confirmation hearing, plus: a new report says last year was the worst on record for the persecution of Christians, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


January 11th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, a conversation with the new president of Alliance Defending Freedom, unhelpful insults

Today's news and a conversation about the Senate hearings on the President-elect's Cabinet picks, plus: a changing of the guard at Alliance Defending Freedom, commentary from Joel Belz, and more.


January 10th, 2017 - Getting the story, a presidential farewell, Russian hacking and glass houses

Today's news and a conversation about the moral quandary presented by a multitude of frozen embryos, plus: as President Obama prepares to bid farewell this evening, we recall another presidential farewell, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


January 9th, 2017 - Legal Docket, the Monday Moneybeat, pro-abortion leaders decry the GOP plans to defund Planned Parenthood, the WORLD Radio History Book

Today's news and accusations of racial gerrymandering come up again at the Supreme Court, plus: report on business and the economy, comments from Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, NARAL Pro-Choice America president Ilyse Hogue, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, this week in history, and more.


January 6th, 2017 - Culture Friday, Hidden Figures, a 105-year-old cyclist sets a record

Today's news and a conversation with John Stonestreet about the culture and efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, plus: entertainment editor Megan Basham reviews a new feel-good film that tells the true story of three African-American women and their work at NASA, and more.


January 5th, 2017 - Obamacare in the new Congress, updates on advancements in medical technology, what can be done about Chicago carnage

Today's news and a report about the battle between Democrats and Republicans over Obamacare, plus: updates on several stories we have reported previously about advances in medical technology, ranging from exo-skeletons for the paralyzed to the development a real-life Star-Trek style "tricorder," commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


January 4th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, a conversation with author Ann Voskamp, remembering actor William Christopher

Today's news and a discussion about how the Democrats in the new Congress are preparing a strategy to fight some of the Trump administration Cabinet picks, plus: author Ann Voskamp on living differently in a culture beset by anger and enmity, and more


January 3rd, 2017 - A common sense solution to over-regulation, autism speaks in rural communities, Secretary Kerry skirts the truth

Today's news and a conversation with Philip K. Howard about how to solve the problem of government over-regulation, plus: a report about an innovative gymnasium designed for children with autism, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


January 2nd, 2017 - Legal Docket, the Monday Moneybeat, WORLD Radio's Classic Book of the Month

Today's news and legal analysis of a case involving capital punishment for someone who may be mentally impaired, plus: a report on business and the economy, Emily whitten launches a new series highlighting books that have stood the test of time, this week in history, and more.


December 30th, 2016 - Culture Friday, remembering those who died in 2016 in the world of religion

Today's news and a conversation with John Stonestreet about looking ahead to 2017, plus: more remembrances of some of the notable people who died this year, and more.


December 29th, 2016 - Remembering those who died in 2016, Celebrity deaths and the One Who lives

Today's news and remembrances of some of the notable people who died this year in the world of entertainment, plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


December 28th, 2016 - The year in politics, improbable things

Today's news and a look back at the political events from 2016, plus: commentary from Joel Belz, and more.


December 27th, 2016 - Departures in 2016, more terror, more denial

Today's news and remembering some notable deaths in 2016, plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


December 26th, 2016 - Legal Docket, the Monday Moneybeat, Offbeat Newsbeat

Today's news and legal analysis of how first freedoms fared in America in 2016, plus: a report on business, the markets, and the economy, an offbeat newsbeat report about the lyrics of Christmas songs, and more.


December 23rd, 2016 - Culture Friday, the greatest story ever told, continued

Today's news and a look at the year in culture with John Stonestreet; plus: a continuation of a re-telling of The Nativity Story by John Facenda.


December 22nd, 2016 - Elector intimidation, the greatest story ever told, the familiarity of Christmas

Today's news and a report about the attempted intimidation of Republican electors of the Electoral College, plus: a re-telling of The Nativity Story, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


December 21st, 2016 - White House Wednesday, the last of our 12 Days of Books for Christmas, home video reviews

Today's news and a conversation about President-elect Donald Trump's latest cabinet picks, plus: Emily Whitten provides several audiobook recommendations for Christmas gifts, a home video review of a couple Christmas films, and more.


December 20th, 2016 - Getting the Story, a conversation with Trump economic adviser Stephen Moore, hope and humility

Today's news and a conversation with Mindy Belz about the future of NATO, plus: an interview with Heritage Foundation economist Stephen Moore, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


December 19th, 2016 - Legal Docket, the Monday Moneybeat, Day 11 of 12 Days of Books for Christmas, the WORLD Radio History Book

Today's news and legal analysis about a class-action lawsuit on behalf of thousands of jailed immigrants who haven't gotten a timely hearing about whether they can be released on bond, plus: a report on business and the economy, Emily Whitten provides more recommendations for books to give as Christmas presents, this week in history, and more.


December 16th, 2016 - Culture Friday, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, 12 Days of Books for Christmas

Today's news and a conversation with John Stonestreet about Ohio's most recent abortion legislation and a religious liberty compromise, plus: Megan Basham reviews the latest film in the Star Wars franchise, Emily Whitten provides more recommendations for books as Christmas gifts, and more.


December 15th, 2016 - The real and present danger of cyberattacks, businesses that seek to do well and do good, faking the news

Today's news and a report on what is being done to protect against cyberattacks, plus: a report from a small cafe in Littleton, Colorado, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


December 14th, 2016 - White House Wednesday, search-and-rescue tech, 12 Days of Books for Christmas

Today's news and a closer look at Donald Trump's picks for Secretary of Energy and Secretary of State, plus: a report from Michael Cochrane about how tech advances are helping search-and-rescue efforts, Emily Whitten provides more book recommendations for Christmas gifts, and more.


December 13th, 2016 - Russian hacking or red herring, remembering theologian Thomas C. Oden, Mike Pence says Trump has a mandate

Today's news and a report about Republican investigation into how Vladimir Putin sought to influence last month's election, plus: an address from Thomas Oden, one of the most influential theologians of the past 40 years, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


December 12th, 2016 - Legal Docket, the Monday Moneybeat, the 12 Days of Books for Christmas, the WORLD Radio History Book

Today's news and on the legal docket, an American oil company takes the government of Venezuela to court, plus: Emily Whitten provides more recommendations of books to give as Christmas gifts, this week in history, and more.


December 9th, 2016 - Culture Friday, the National Gingerbread House Competition, the 12 Days of Books for Christmas

Today's news and a conversation with John Stonestreet about Time's 2016 Person of the Year, plus: a report from the National Gingerbread House Competition at Asheville's Grove Park Inn, Emily Whitten provides more recommendations for books as Christmas gifts, and more.


December 8th, 2016 - Obama and Trump on national security and terrorism, one of history's most well-known speeches, U.S.-Israel relations set to improve

Today's news and a report on something Obama and Trump have in common, plus: a speech from Franklin Delano Roosevelt 75 years ago today, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


December 7th, 2016 - White House Wednesday, voices of average Americans from 75 years ago, 12 Days of Books for Christmas

Today's news and a conversation about the men and women who will form President-elect Donald Trump's inner circle, plus: a collection of recordings from average Americans to the news of the Pearl Harbor attack and to America going to war, Emily Whitten shares more recommendations for books as Christmas gifts, and more.


December 6th, 2016 - A distribution obstacle for "The Gosnell Movie," the 2016 Daniel of the Year, remembering Pearl Harbor at 75

Today's news and a conversation with the screenwriter of a new film about serial murderer and abortionist Kermit Gosnell, plus: a profile of WORLD's 2016 Daniel of the Year, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


December 5th, 2016 - Legal Docket, the Monday Moneybeat, 12 Days of Books for Christmas, the WORLD Radio History Book

Today's news and a city sues two big banks, claiming violation of the 1968 Fair Housing Act, plus: a report on business and the economy, Emily Whitten suggests more books to give as Christmas gifts, the WORLD Radio History Book, and more.


December 2nd, 2016 - Culture Friday, two Christmastime classics, 12 Days of Books for Christmas

Today's news and a conversation with John Stonestreet about a leading fashion website that has announced it will not cover the fashion choices of Melania Trump, plus: home video reviewer Phil Boatwright recommends It's A Wonderful Life and A Christmas Carol, Emily Whitten provides suggestions for books to give teenage girls as Christmas gifts, and more.


December 1st, 2016 - Innovation in public schools, a conversation with Kay Coles James, John Bolton for Secretary of State

Today's news and a report on innovations in public schools that lead some to ask whether they might lure Christian school students away from Christian schools, plus: a conversation with Kay Coles Jones, former director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, commentary from Cal Thomas, and more.


November 30th, 2016 - White House Wednesday, 22 years as a political prisoner, 12 Days of Books for Christmas

Today's news and a closer look at the people who will form the Trump administration, plus: the story of a man who spent 22 years as a political prisoner in Cuba under Fidel Castro, Emily Whitten provides more suggestions for books to give as Christmas gifts, and more.


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