Vol. 33, No. 8
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Island in crisis

Puerto Rico | After a hurricane and years of overspending, budget-strapped politicians in Puerto Rico are sparring with feds for a big-time bailout

Regulatory orphans

Adoption | Adoption advocates worry new rules on international adoption will leave more children languishing in orphanages

Badger State blues

Politics | Democratic win in Wisconsin says a little, not a lot, about November

Institutional power

Higher Education | Ubiquitous Confucius Institutes spread the influence of China’s Communist government abroad under the guise of teaching language and culture

Havens for the homeless

Homelessness | ‘Bridge shelters’ and legal homeless encampments are the latest experiments in dealing with a growing homelessness crisis

NPR from a Christian Worldview: Each weekday morning, enjoy daily radio news, interviews, commentary, and original features reported from the field.

Culture Friday, and A Space Odyssey anniversary

John Stonestreet provides advice for Christian higher education on Culture Friday, Laura Finch discusses a meeting of evangelical leaders at Wheaton College, and Megan Basham reviews 2001: A Space Odyssey on its 50th anniversary. Plus: George Grant with Word Play.

Insightful interviews with popular musicians, Christian thought leaders, makers of movies and television, respected authors, and key political leaders.

A conversation with Jim Palmer

This week, Warren Smith talks with Jim Palmer, the executive director of Orange County Rescue Mission, in suburban Los Angeles, California. OCRM has several facilities that range from Restoration Roasters, a coffee shop, to the Double R Ranch, a working horse ranch where men, women and children who have been abused or abandoned, have the opportunity to work with animals.

WORLD Around the World

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