Kent Covington

Kent is a reporter and news anchor for WORLD Radio. He spent nearly two decades in Christian and news/talk radio before joining WORLD in 2012. He resides in Atlanta, Ga. Follor him on Twitter @kentcovington.

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Judge blocks North Carolina worship limits

by Kent Covington
Posted 5/18/20, 10:52 am

Some North Carolina churches met in their buildings for the first time in weeks on Sunday. A federal judge on Saturday blocked Gov. Roy Cooper’s order limiting indoor religious services to 10 people during the coronavirus pandemic. The Democratic governor disagrees with the ruling but will not appeal, a spokesman said.

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U.S. government liable for Obamacare losses

by Kent Covington
Posted 4/28/20, 10:53 am

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-1 on Monday that insurance companies can collect a total of $12 billion from the federal government if they lost money due to the Affordable Care Act. Justice Samuel Alito in his dissent said the decision provides “a massive bailout for insurance companies that took a calculated risk and lost.”

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Study: Broad virus exposure in New York

by Kent Covington
Posted 4/24/20, 11:45 am

Millions of New York residents may already have had the coronavirus. When the state tested blood samples from about 3,000 people, 13 percent of them had antibodies to COVID-19. That number increased to 21 percent in New York City.

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