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November 22nd, 2017 - White House Wednesday, and the story of the Russian church

Today, Kent Covington talks about repealing and replacing Obamacare with the MIT professor who helped write the Affordable Care Act. Plus: Paul Butler reports on how the policies of the Russian government after the Bolshevik Revolution spread the church to new areas.


November 21st, 2017 - Museum of the Bible, and understanding the Middle East

Today, Evan Wilt talks about his visit to a first-of-its-kind museum entirely dedicated to the Bible. Plus: an address from WORLD Senior Editor Mindy Belz on the problems in the Middle East.


November 20th, 2017 - Legal Docket, and the WORLD Radio History Book

Today, Mary Reichard discusses how the American Bar Association is taking on President Trump's judicial choices in its once-well-regarded ratings. Plus: Some notable dates in history from mid-November.


November 17th, 2017 - Culture Friday, and The Man Who Invented Christmas

Today, John Stonestreet talks about how Australians overwhelmingly voted to legalize same-sex marriage. Plus: Megan Basham reviews the new film that depicts how one of the most classic Christmas stories came to be.


November 16th, 2017 - Fresh turmoil in the Middle East, and a taste of India in Texas

Today, Mindy Belz discusses an escalating conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran that is reshaping power in the Middle East. Plus: WORLD Radio correspondent Katie Gaultney visits a Diwali festival in Texas.


November 15th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, and the consequences of legalized marijuana

Today, Kent Covington talks with Riley Walters of The Heritage Foundation about President Trump's marathon tour of Asia. Plus: Sarah Schweinsberg talks with experts on the frontline about the medical and mental-health effects of marijuana on young people.


November 14th, 2017 - Driverless taxis, and the 2017 Daniel of the Year

Today, Michael Cochrane reports about driverless taxis on the streets of Phoenix. Plus: WORLD names Joni Eareckson Tada our 20th Daniel of the Year.


November 13th, 2017 - Legal Docket, and the WORLD Radio History Book

Today, Mary Reichard attempts to cut through some highly complex cases by discerning the proper legal tools of interpretation. Plus: Some notable dates in history from early November.


November 10th, 2017 - Culture Friday, and Murder on the Orient Express

Today, John Stonestreet discusses the power of prayer and the cultural glorification of suicide. Plus: Megan Basham reviews a murder mystery in theaters today, Murder on the Orient Express.


November 9th, 2017 - A conversation with a North Korean refugee, and House Republican retirements

Today, a conversation with someone who spent most of her life living under persecution in North Korea. Plus: Jim Henry reports on how the GOP is politically vulnerable as Republican members of Congress are retiring or resigning.


November 8th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, and the effects of marijuana legalization

Today, a look at the diversity visa lottery program President Trump wants to end. Plus: Sarah Schweinsberg reports from Denver, Colorado, about how marijuana legalization is affecting young people in the state.


November 7th, 2017 - Growing tensions in Catalonia, and The Olasky Interview

Today, Jenny Schmitt reports on the independence movement in Catalonia. Plus: WORLD Editor in Chief Marvin Olasky talks with Janet Vestal Kelly, who helped found an organization working on the adoption and foster care crisis in the U.S.


November 6th, 2017 - Legal Docket, and the WORLD Radio History Book.

Today, Mary Reichard breaks down the latest Supreme Court arguments. Plus, Paul Butler spotlights several notable historical events from the first week in November.


November 3rd, 2017 - Culture Friday, and listener feedback

Today, Colson Center president John Stonestreet discusses the proliferating accusations of sexual misconduct by celebrities. Plus: Your listener feedback.


November 2nd, 2017 - Settling the IRS targeting scandal, and Zipline drones

Today, Jim Henry reports on the settlement for conservative groups the IRS unfairly targeted. Plus: A startup is using drones to deliver life-saving medical supplies in Africa.


November 1st, 2017 - White House Wednesday, and inside the Adventures in Odyssey studios

Today, Kent Covington talks with Republican strategist Matt Mackowiak President Trump's relationship with congressional Republicans. Plus: Sarah Schweinsberg reports on 30 years of Adventures in Odyssey.


October 31st, 2017 - Help for Middle East Christians, and Luther's 'Here I Stand' speech

Today, Mindy Belz discusses the Trump administration's decision to bypass the UN and provide aid directly to persecuted Christians in the Middle East. Plus: Part 2 of Max McLean's dramatic re-telling of Luther's trial for his teachings against the Catholic Church.


October 30th, 2017 - Legal Docket, and a Reformation reading

Today, Mary Reichard discusses two cases at the Supreme Court where lawyers bicker over details. Plus: Max McLean's dramatic re-telling of Luther's trial for his teachings against the Catholic Church.


October 27th, 2017 - Culture Friday, and Only the Brave

Today, John Stonestreet discusses the influence of Christianity in the world and the importance of truth. Plus: Megan Basham reviews "Only the Brave," a film that tells the story of the men who risked their lives battling one of our nation's deadliest wildfires.


October 26th, 2017 - Congressman Robert Pittenger, and American entrepreneur Jack Herschend

Today, Congressman Robert Pittenger discusses his new pro-life legislation. Plus: Mary Reichard talks with Jack Herschend, a man who spent his life creating family-friendly entertainment.


October 25th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, and advancement in prosthetics

Today, Kent Covington talks with Alan Viard Republican plans to overhaul the tax code. Plus: Kristen Eicher reports about how technological advances with prosthetics are helping amputees return to active lives.


October 24th, 2017 - President George W. Bush speaks, and the #MeToo movement

Today, excerpts of former President George W. Bush's speech that has everyone talking. Plus: Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how the hashtag is shining light on problems often shrouded in darkness.


October 23rd, 2017 - Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat

Today, the Supreme Court weighs whether pleading guilty means you forever give up the right to appeal. Plus: House Speaker Paul Ryan says the tax plan pushed by President Trump and Republican leaders will add a fourth tax bracket for the highest-income people.


October 20th, 2017 - Culture Friday, and "To End All Wars"

Today, John Stonestreet and Nick Eicher discuss how words have the power to shape culture. Plus: Megan Basham recommends the film "To End All Wars," the story of allied POWs during World War II.


October 19th, 2017 - California wildfire recovery, and The Olasky Interview

Today, Jill Nelson brings a report from fire-ravaged California. Plus: WORLD Editor in Chief Marvin Olasky talks with author and professor Anthony Bradley about reforming America's criminal justice system.


October 18th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, and leaping a cultural gap

Today, Mindy Belz reports from Europe about what average European citizens think of President Trump. Plus: Sarah Schweinsberg reports from Colorado Springs, Colo., about a megachurch that merged with a local Hispanic church.


October 17th, 2017 - Censoring pro-life speech, and a conversation with Vice President Mike Pence

Today, Live Action founder Lila Rose discusses the effort by Twitter to silence pro-life speech. Plus: WORLD Radio's Cal Thomas sits down with Vice President Mike Pence.


October 16th, 2017 - Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat

Today, Mary Reichard discusses the rights of noncitizens. Plus: Some notable dates in history from mid-October, and a report on the status of business and the economy.


October 13th, 2017 - Culture Friday, and Goodbye Christopher Robin

Today, John Stonestreet talks about a pro-life activist running for Congress who takes a stand against Silicon Valley. Plus: WORLD Entertainment Editor Megan Basham reviews "Goodbye Christopher Robin," the story behind the author of Winnie the Pooh.


October 12th, 2017 - California wildfires, and negotiating border security and immigration policy

Today, Jill Nelson reports from California about the wildfires raging in that state. Plus, Jim Henry reports on a 70-point proposal from the House to overhaul the nation's immigration system.


October 11th, 2017 - White House Wednesday, and the challenges and benefits of part-time pastors

Today, Kent Covington talks with Elliott Abrams with the Council on Foreign Relations about the Iran nuclear deal. Plus: Paul Butler reports on the growing trend of bi-vocational pastors.


October 10th, 2017 - Religious liberty guidance, and the battle over South Carolina's Episcopal churches

Today, Mary Reichard breaks down the Trump administration's major religious liberty announcements. Plus: Kristen Eicher visits a Charleston church fighting its denomination to keep its church building.


October 9th, 2017 - Legal Docket, and the WORLD Radio History Book.

Today on the Legal Docket, the Supreme Court is back with new arguments for the 2017-18 term. Plus, Paul Butler with the WORLD Radio History Book.


October 6th, 2017 - Culture Friday, and Blade Runner 2049

Today, John Stonestreet and Nick Eicher discuss a new gnosticism making its way into the culture. Plus: Megan Basham reviews the 2017 reboot of Blade Runner.


October 5th, 2017 - Sin City gathers to pray, and the Olasky Interview

Today, Sarah Schweinsberg reports on how Las Vegas is grappling with the massacre of 59 people. Plus: Marvin Olasky interviews George Grant, an author, lecturer, and Tennessee pastor.


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