Day: June 12, 2018

Tuesday morning news: June 12, 2018

Historic meeting of Trump, Kim Jong Un » AUDIO: Trump-Kim handshake  Cameras clicking in Singapore as President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history, meeting face to face for the first time. The two leaders shook hands just after 9 p.m. Eastern Time last night—or 9 a.m. this morning local time.

SCOTUS ruling

NICK EICHER, HOST: It’s Tuesday, the 12th of June, 2018. Glad to have you along today for The World and Everything In It. Good morning, I’m Nick Eicher.

North Korean Christians

NICK EICHER, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: Context ahead of the historic summit in Singapore. MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today President Trump is meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. We know the rogue country’s unapproved nuclear program is at the top of the agenda, but human rights? Not so much.

Same-sex marriage in Europe

NICK EICHER, HOST: Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the Masterpiece Cakeshop case. It involved a same-sex couple who sued a Colorado baker who declined to make them a custom wedding cake. In a 7-to-2 ruling, the Supreme Court sided with the baker.

Kicker: A D.C. lobbyist with Down Syndrome

NICK EICHER, HOST: One of Washington, DC’s newest lobbyists is finding it easy to get face time with lawmakers.

Using sewing skills to help refugees

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Tuesday, June 12th. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Today, we’ll meet a grandmother with a heart for refugees. She uses her sewing skills to help them economically, and also to mend fractured lives.

Cal Thomas: The Trump-Kim summit

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Tuesday, June 12th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher.