The World and Everything In It

By WORLD Radio

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A daily audio news magazine featuring reports, interviews, and analysis from WORLD's editorial team. WORLD is your source for news and views presented from a biblical worldview perspective.

Episode Date
Washington Wednesday, and the church response to the Santa Rosa fires
Kent Covington covers Mitch McConnell's record as the Senate's top Republican, and Sarah Schweinsberg has a second report on how local churches in California joined together after wildfires swept through Santa Rosa.
Jun 20, 2018
California carve-up, and the traveling Vietnam Wall
Sarah Schweinsberg covers a ballot initiative that could break up California, and Onize Ohikere reports on the fate of girls kidnapped by a terror group four months ago today. Plus: Paul Butler visits a traveling memorial to those who lost their lives in the Vietnam War.
Jun 19, 2018
Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat
Mary Reichard covers a court ruling that deals a blow to a Christian university in Canada, and Nick Eicher reports about trade wars and alleged high-tech fraud. Plus: Paul Butler marks notable dates from this week in history.
Jun 18, 2018
Culture Friday, and Incredibles 2
John Stonestreet discusses America's suicide problem, and Megan Basham reviews a Pixar sequel 14 years in the making. Plus: Editor in Chief Marvin Olasky explains why WORLD sometimes runs graphic images in the magazine and online.
Jun 15, 2018
Rising U.S. suicide rates, and The Olasky Interview
Jim Henry reports on rising U.S. suicide rates, June Cheng discusses the potential end to China's one-child policy, and a conversation with new Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear. Plus: Marvin Olasky interviews author and professor Nancy Pearcey.
Jun 14, 2018
Washington Wednesday, and Santa Rosas recovery
Kent Covington discusses the outcome of the North Korea summit with Dan Blumenthal, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports from Santa Rosa, California, about how one woman is coping with loss after a wildfire destroyed her home.
Jun 13, 2018
North Korean Christians, and sewing for refugees
Mary Reichard talks with Open Doors CEO David Curry about the plight of Christians in North Korea, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on a same-sex court ruling in Europe. Plus: Myrna Brown tells the story of how one woman's passion for stitching handbags lightens the load for others.
Jun 12, 2018
Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat
Mary Reichard talks with Colorado baker Jack Phillips about his big Supreme Court win, and Nick Eicher reports on a conflict between state and federal law over marijuana. Plus: Paul Butler highlights some notable dates from this week in history.
Jun 11, 2018
Culture Friday, and a fun family film recommendation
John Stonestreet answers questions about the culture from students at the World Journalism Institute, and Megan Basham recommends Oddball, a family film about a penguin-herding dog. Plus: special greetings from the WORLD 2018 editorial retreat.
Jun 08, 2018
Social Security number thefts, and a warning for America
Jim Henry reports on efforts to curb social security fraud and theft, Michael Cochrane explains the technology behind fake videos and some of its implications. Plus: A memorable address from Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn 40 years ago this week.
Jun 07, 2018
Washington Wednesday, and overcoming gospel obstacles in China
Kent Covington talks with Matthew Soerens of World Relief the Trump administration's border policies, and Paul Butler tells the story of an organization overcoming obstacles to the gospel in China.
Jun 06, 2018
Masterpiece Cakeshop analysis, and the Classic Book of the Month
Mary Reichard analyzes the Supreme Court decision in the case of Colorado baker Jack Phillips, Laura Finch discusses the controversial farm bill, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on changes to evolution education in Arizona schools. Plus: The Classic Book of the Month.
Jun 05, 2018
Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat
On the Legal Docket, Mary Reichard talks about insights from a Supreme Court justice not heard at all this term, and Nick Eicher reports on the best jobs report since 1969. Plus: Paul Butler highlights notable dates from this week in history.
Jun 04, 2018
Culture Friday, and First Reformed
John Stonestreet answers cultural questions from students at the World Journalism Institute, and Megan Basham reviews a film touted as Christian. Plus: Marvin Olasky answers a frequently asked question about running graphic images and stories.
Jun 01, 2018
Medicine for migraines, and refugees find hope
Mary Reichard talks with WORLD's medical correspondent about a new drug the FDA has approved for migraines, and Kristen Flavin reports on how lawmakers are trying to solve the problem of robocalls. Plus: Jill Nelson visits a remote village where refugees have found hope in a new country and in Christianity.
May 31, 2018
Washington Wednesday, and farmers mental health
Mary Reichard talks with Marjorie Dannenfelser of the Susan B. Anthony List about President Trump's pro-life record, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports from Murdoch, Minnesota, about how farmers deal with mental health issues.
May 30, 2018
Keeping inmates out of prison, and The Olasky Interview
Sarah Schweinsberg reports on bipartisan efforts to help inmates who have served their sentences stay out of prison, and Jenny Lind Schmitt discusses the vote in Ireland to remove protections for the unborn. Plus: Marvin Olasky talks with the president of the Heritage Foundation, Kay Coles James.
May 29, 2018
Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat
Mary Reichard analyzes a Supreme Court case dealing with the question of whether it's better to have law-enforcement independence or political accountability, and Nick Eicher discusses the underlying strength of the economy. Plus: Paul Butler recounts notable dates from this week in history.
May 28, 2018
Culture Friday, and Solo: A Star Wars Story
On Culture Friday, Trevin Wax discusses difficult questions stemming from school shootings, the Royal Wedding address, and the fall of Paige Patterson, and Megan Basham reviews the latest Star Wars installment.
May 25, 2018
A Southern Baptist leader falls, and building a wedding business
Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the Paige Patterson controversy, J.C. Derrick discusses changes at the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Jim Henry reports on concerns over China's use of U.S. surveillance technology. Plus: Susan Olasky visits a wedding business in Virginia.
May 24, 2018
Washington Wednesday, and What Do People Do All Day?
Kent Covington talks with data analyst John Couvillon about the lay of the land six months ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, and Kim Henderson reports from Caseyville, Mississippi about a green thumb who's made a name for herself growing herbs.
May 23, 2018
A foster care alternative, and the declining U.S. birth rate
Maria Baer profiles a family offering a safe home for kids in crisis, Sarah Schweinsberg reports new figures showing a declining birth rate in the United States, and June Cheng discusses a conflict between the World Health Organization and Taiwan.
May 22, 2018
Legal Docket and the Monday Moneybeat
Mary Reichard analyzes a Supreme Court case involving the IRS and stock options, Nick Eicher reports on a pre-emptive ceasefire in the looming trade war between the United States and China, and Paul Butler discusses the founding of a new Protestant denomination 280 years ago.
May 21, 2018
Culture Friday, and PBS Masterpiece Theaters Little Women
John Stonestreet discusses California's Healthy Youth Act and a brewing theological controversy, and Megan Basham reviews a new version of Louisa May Alcott's classic, Little Women. Plus: George Grant highlights some clichs to avoid.
May 18, 2018
DACA drama in Washington, and electric planes
Jim Henry reports on a rogue GOP effort to resolve the DACA dilemma, Emily Belz discusses how advocates for the poor are pushing for bail reform amid the prison reform debate, and Michael Cochrane details an alternative to driving and expensive airlines.
May 17, 2018
Washington Wednesday, and indoor farming
Kent Covington and Mindy Belz discuss the implications of the U.S. Embassy moving from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and Sarah Schweinsberg visits an indoor farm in rural West Central Minnesota, a growing trend in urban areas with little access to farmland.
May 16, 2018
Two different takes on sex ed, and forgiveness after the Vietnam War
Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the Trump administration's move to restore funding for sex ed programs that emphasize risk avoidance, and Mary Reichard talks to Jill Nelson about an attempt in California to prevent parents from opting their children out of sex ed classes that discuss gender issues. Plus, Paul Butler brings us the story of one woman's journey from pain and hatred to forgiveness and healing after the Vietnam War.
May 15, 2018
Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat
Mary Reichard analyzes Supreme Court cases dealing with political maps and respect for foreign laws, Nick Eicher reports on a big loss for the Postal Service, and Paul Butler highlights notable dates in history.
May 14, 2018
Culture Friday, and Megans Movie Night
John Stonestreet discusses American culture's angry men who feel entitled to unearned intimacy, Mary Reichard interviews Drew Zahn about Iowa's new protections for the preborn, and Megan Basham recommends a film for Mother's Day. Plus: Editor in Chief Marvin Olasky on why WORLD reviews R-rated movies.
May 11, 2018
Defeating ISIS, and helping the homeless
Jim Henry reports on the effort to defeat ISIS, and Mindy Belz reports on American pastor Andrew Brunson's second trial in Turkey. Plus: Susan Olasky reports on an approach to helping the homeless in Dublin, Ireland.
May 10, 2018