Day: January 8, 2020

Thursday morning news, January 9, 2020

U.S. to hit Iran with more sanctions but Iran appears to be “standing down” » The White House and the Pentagon are watching Iran closely today, but it appears the next shot fired between the two countries might be an economic one. 

Unstable past, uncertain future

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: It’s Thursday the 9th of January, 2020. You’re listening to The World and Everything in It. And we’re so glad you are! Good morning, I’m Megan Basham. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. First up: the Venezuelan diaspora.

Online privacy protections are latest California export

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: online privacy.

Kicker – Flying taxis

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Well it’s officially 2020, and if you ask any kid who grew up watching the Jetsons, we’re all supposed to have flying cars by now!

A stop on the Underground Railroad

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Thursday, January 9th. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Mary Reichard. MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: And I’m Megan Basham. Coming next on The World and Everything in It: the Underground Railroad. 

Cal Thomas – Are we in it to win it?

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Today is Thursday, January 9th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Megan Basham. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Here’s commentator Cal Thomas now on the conflict with Iran.

Wednesday morning news, January 8, 2020

Nearly 60 killed in stampede at Soleimani funeral » President Trump is expected to address the nation today after Iran fired a series of ballistic missiles at two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops.

Washington Wednesday – Former DNI Dan Coats

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: It’s Wednesday, January 8th, 2020. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Megan Basham. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. First up, Washington Wednesday. 

World Tour – Protests in Montenegro and elections in Taiwan

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: WORLD Tour with our correspondent in Africa, Onize Ohikere.