Politics

Tuesday morning news – March 30, 2021

KENT COVINGTON, NEWS ANCHOR: Chauvin trial underway in Minneapolis » The trial of former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd is underway. In his opening statement on Monday, prosecutor Jerry Blackwell told jurors in Minneapolis, BLACKWELL: We are going to prove to you that Mr. Chauvin’s conduct was a substantial...

Biden’s full-court press for green energy

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Tuesday, the 30th of March, 2021. You’re listening to The World and Everything in It and we’re so glad to have you along today.  Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. First up today: renewable energy.

Monday morning news – March 29, 2021

Heavy rain, flooding pound Tennessee » AUDIO: [SOUND OF STORM] Residents in Tennessee are surveying the damage today after heavy rains and flood waters battered parts of the state over the weekend. 

Legal Docket – The limits of a taking

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Monday, March 29th, 2021 and we’re here for another week of The World and Everything in It along with you. Good morning! I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. It’s time for Legal Docket. And before we get into our oral argument today, two decisions to report from last...

Friday morning news — March 26, 2021

KENT COVINGTON, NEWS ANCHOR: Biden holds first press conference as president » BIDEN: Good afternoon. Before I take questions…. President Biden held his first solo press conference since taking office on Thursday.

Thursday morning news – March 25, 2021

CDC concerned about pandemic trends, hails vaccine progress » CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said she’s encouraged that the U.S. vaccination effort is now largely firing on all cylinders. But she’s concerned that progress in halting new COVID-19 cases has stalled out. 

Cal Thomas – West Virginia’s tax break

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Today is Thursday, March 25th. 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.

Wednesday morning news – March 24, 2021

Democrats vow action on gun control » Democrats are renewing their push to pass new gun control measures. 

Washington Wednesday – Will Democrats deploy the nuclear option?

NICK EICHER, HOST: It’s Wednesday the 24th of March, 2021. 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 push to bust the filibuster. 

Joel Belz – The lost art of counting

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Wednesday, March 24th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. WORLD founder Joel Belz now on why concrete concepts like counting and numbers are losing meaning.