Month: December 2020

Thursday morning news – December 31, 2020

Representative-elect dies of COVID » AUDIO: [TOLLING CHURCH BELL] Catholic churches in New York city rang their bells in unison Wednesday to honor the nearly 350,000 Americans who have died of COVID-19 this year. 

Top stories of 2020

NICK EICHER, HOST: It’s December the 31st, New Year’s Eve 2020.  We’re so glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. First up: saying goodbye to 2020.

Kicker – FAO Schwarz sleepover

NICK EICHER, HOST: I think the rule is, Christmas decorations down by New Year’s. So, one final Christmas story:

Christmas decorations spread extra cheer

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Thursday, December 31st, 2020. 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. Let’s continue on the holiday theme.

Blooper reel 2020

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Thursday, December 31st. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Well, Nick, it’s that time of year.

Wednesday morning news – December 30, 2020

McConnell blocks Senate vote on stimulus payments » Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked an attempt by Democrats on Tuesday to force a vote on increased stimulus spending. 

Washington Wednesday – It’s crunch time in Georgia

NICK EICHER, HOST: It’s Wednesday, the 30th of December, 2020. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. First up, the battle for Senate control. It all comes down to Georgia!

World Tour – Voting in CAR, and a discovery in Pompeii

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