Kristen Flavin

Friday morning news – January 1, 2021

Muted celebrations ring in New Year » AUDIO: [Fireworks] Revelers welcomed the new year with muted celebrations on Thursday.

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. 

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. 

Thursday morning news – December 24, 2020

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. 

Kicker – Creative concerts in France

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.

Monday morning news – November 16, 2020

Washington COVID restrictions » Washington state is reinstating lockdown measures in a bid to curb the rising rate of COVID-19 infections.

Friday morning news – November 13, 2020

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.

Thursday morning news – October 15, 2020

Democrats press Barrett on presidential pardon powers » Democratic senators once again grilled Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Wednesday. 

Legal Docket – Fighting human trafficking

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. 

SCOTUS – A win for environmentalists

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.