Vol. 35, No. 15
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Blowing in the wind

Politics | From the Senate in the 1970s to the presidential campaign trail in 2020, Joe Biden has a long record of going where political pressures push him—and right now they’re pushing him aggressively leftward

The COVID-19 chasm

Coronavirus | The pandemic divides Americans—even Christians

The COVID-19 chasm: Viral division

Coronavirus | Some Americans take extra precautions. Some go on with business as usual

The COVID-19 chasm: The pandemic hits the heartland

Coronavirus | Middle America is seeing spikes in cases and the exhaustion of fending off the virus

The COVID-19 chasm: Some groups take their work outside

Coronavirus | Schools, churches, and businesses find creative ways to protect against the virus without closing down

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

8.5.20 Washington Wednesday, World Tour, and a sculptor’s life

On Washington Wednesday, Mindy Belz explains why international aid groups are worried about the effect of new U.S. sanctions against Syria; on World Tour, Africa correspondent Onize Ohikere reports on international news; and Sarah Schweinsberg meets a sculptor in Idaho who spends his days bringing clay to life. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, laundered money, and the Wednesday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from The Bible Speaks Today, the best-selling commentary series now within a single study Bible. Learn to apply the Bible for everyday life. Also from Maranatha Baptist University. Flexible, biblical, engaging online options, from high school to graduate school. And Samaritan Ministries. Samaritan members care for one another by praying, encouraging and sharing health care costs—all without the use of insurance.

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

A conversation with Gretchen Carlson

This week, hear an encore presentation of Warren Smith's 2015 conversation with former Fox News commentator and news anchor Gretchen Carlson.

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WORLD Around the World

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