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Tuesday morning news: July 16, 2019

Trump admin announces new asylum rule » The Trump administration is putting a new asylum rule in place at the southern border. It could end asylum protections for many migrants trying to cross into the U.S. 

Lessons from the moon

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Tuesday the 16th of July, 2019. Thanks for listening to The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. First up, traveling to the moon. 

Challenges to rural healthcare

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: challenges to rural healthcare.

Kicker: A nasty spill

NICK EICHER, HOST: Remember yesterday I mentioned that Atlanta traffic jam? This is the one that resulted from a highway spill. Of course, it was cash, so drivers were all too happy to volunteer to clean that up.

The American vision for space exploration

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Tuesday, July 16th. 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. Coming next on The World and Everything in It: The speech that created an American vision for space exploration. 

Les Sillars: A stranger in a strange land

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Tuesday, July 16th. 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. WORLD Radio’s Les Sillars says that when he was growing up in Red Deer, Alberta — way up north in Canada — his town had...

Monday morning news: July 15, 2019

Tropical Storm Barry drenches Gulf Coast » Tropical Storm Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday. 

Legal Docket: The Bladensburg decision

NICK EICHER, HOST: It’s Monday morning. We have a new week of programs planned for you on The World and Everything in It. Today is the 15th of July, 2019. Good morning to you, I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Welcome back from vacation, Nick!

The Monday Moneybeat: Interest rates and federal debt

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming next on The World and Everything in It, the Monday Moneybeat.

Kicker: Money hunt

NICK EICHER, HOST: Traffic came to a standstill on Interstate 285 in Atlanta last Tuesday. Of course, the same thing happened last month, will probably happen tomorrow, into perpetuity, it would seem.