Vol. 36, No. 8
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Border backtracking

Immigration | The U.S.-Mexico border isn’t open, but a migrant surge and a mishmash of messages and policies have created another crisis

Playing politics

Sports | Major League Baseball’s foray into voting law debates

Refugees’ gambit

| Top chess players from Iran are seeking asylum elsewhere, following a long history of chess talent using international events to escape persecution at home

Hope after a pandemic

Coronavirus | Following a year of coronavirus lockdowns, illness, and death, Americans rejoice at a vaccine and little steps back to normal living

Courting Christians

Israel | In Israel’s battle to form a coalition government, the spotlight turns to ethnic Aramean Christians long overlooked by Jewish politicians

The World and Everything in It is an Apple Podcasts top 100 News program delivering essential headlines, field reporting, interviews, and expert analysis every weekday. Hear original coverage such as a weekly overview of every Supreme Court case, biblical cultural analysis, and key international stories.

The Olasky Interview, Season 3: Mez McConnell

Mez McConnell is an author and senior pastor from Scotland. In this 2018 interview, Marvin Olasky talks with McConnell about how he came to faith in Christ and why mercy ministries can sometimes do more harm than good.

Listening In goes beyond talking points by providing in-depth conversations with newsmakers and thought leaders. This weekly, half-hour program adds candor to personal stories and perspectives.

A conversation with Rich Stearns

This week, hear Warren Smith's conversation with the former president of World Vision, Rich Stearns.

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WORLD Around the World

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