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Friday morning news – January 22, 2021

Biden signs 10 more coronavirus-related orders » President Biden plowed through another stack of executive orders on his desk Thursday, signing 10 new orders to fight COVID-19. 

Culture Friday – How do we define unity?

MYRNA BROWN, HOST: It’s Friday, January 22nd, 2021. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Myrna Brown. MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: And I’m Megan Basham. Wednesday in his inaugural address President Joe Biden made not one, but numerous calls for unity.

Kicker – A cross-species collaboration

MYRNA BROWN, HOST: The mayor and former mayor of a Vermont town recently helped to raise big money to renovate a playground. 

Review – Fisherman’s Friends

MYRNA BROWN, HOST: Today is Friday, January 22nd. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day.  Good morning. I’m Myrna Brown. MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: And I’m Megan Basham. Coming next on The World and Everything in It: a new viral video trend that won’t make you cringe and cover your eyes—or ears!

Word Play – New year, old calendar

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Today is Friday, January 22nd. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Megan Basham. MYRNA BROWN, HOST: And I’m Myrna Brown. Have you ever wondered why we start the new year in January, instead of July? Turns out that quirk of the calendar has...

Thursday morning news – January 21, 2021

Biden gets to work after smooth inauguration » President Joe Biden woke up this morning in the White House, ready for his first full day on the job. 

Iran’s hopes for a U.S. policy reset

MYRNA BROWN, HOST: It’s Thursday, the 21st of January, 2021. We’re so glad you’ve joined us for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Myrna Brown. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. First up: Iran.

A peaceful but tense transfer of power

MYRNA BROWN, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: witnessing the inauguration.