Day: July 9, 2019

Tuesday morning news: July 9, 2019

UN confirms Iran violation of nuclear deal » The United Nations atomic watchdog confirmed on Monday that Iran is in fact violating the 2015 nuclear deal.  The International Atomic Energy Agency verified Iran’s claims that it is now enriching uranium at 4.5 percent. That’s well beyond the roughly 3.7 percent limit in the agreement.   And Tehran is...

Southern border breaking point

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Tuesday the 9th of July. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: And I’m Megan Basham. Well, Mary, before we get started, let’s send out a call for more pre-rolls! We’re running low.

Reforming the probation and parole system

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: reforming parole and probation.  Efforts to do that have come in bits and pieces over the years. Last year, Congress passed the First Step Act. The bipartisan effort reformed some mandatory minimum sentences. It increased funding for vocational training and education in prisons.

Kicker: A champion of consumption

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Some people have unusual skills. Take Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, for example. He is the undisputed champion in his particular sport. He’s prevailed eleven times over the competition.

The Olasky Interview: Tim Carney

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Today is Tuesday, July 9th. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Megan Basham. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Coming next on The World and Everything in It: The Olasky Interview. Today, a conversation with columnist and author Tim Carney.

Kim Henderson: Redeeming the family vacation

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Tuesday, July 9th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Mary Reichard. MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: And I’m Megan Basham. Sometimes, lousy family vacations can morph into something else. Here’s WORLD Radio’s Kim Henderson.