Muted celebrations ring in New Year » AUDIO: [Fireworks] Revelers welcomed the new year with muted celebrations on Thursday.
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.
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.
Trump Vetoes Defense Bill » AUDIO: [Sound of helicopter] The president and First Lady Melania Trump boarded Air Force One yesterday to leave for their Christmas vacation in Florida.
NICK EICHER, HOST: We remain months away from normal—with COVID policy keeping us apart—disconnecting us from important parts of culture like museums and musicians.
Lankford says Biden needs intel briefings » Three Republican Senators are calling for Joe Biden to get the daily intelligence briefings normally offered to a president-elect.
MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Monday morning and this is The World and Everything in It. Today is the 3rd of August, 2020. Good morning to you, I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher.
NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Tuesday, the 28th of April, 2020. You’re listening to The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. The U.S. Supreme Court handed down five other opinions over the last few days aside from that Obamacare case we just reported on.