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Friday morning news: August 16, 2019

Israel blocks visit of two U.S. lawmakers » Israel announced Thursday that it would not allow two U.S. lawmakers to enter the country this weekend.

Culture Friday: The grace of God

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: It’s Friday, the 16th of August, 2019. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Megan Basham. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. Well, it seems as though we’ve heard virtually only one big story all week. Sounded a bit like this…

Kicker: The insect experience

NICK EICHER, HOST: If the hassle of coming up with what’s for dinner bugs you, maybe this’ll spur some fresh ideas. 

Film review: The Family

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Friday, August 16th. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Nick Eicher. MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: And I’m Megan Basham. Coming next on The World and Everything in It—as as I alluded to a moment ago—a new Netflix documentary about an influential group of Washington evangelicals.

Kim Henderson: I just like to hang out

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Today is Friday, August 16th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Megan Basham. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. To be hung out to dry is to be left without help when you really need it.

Thursday morning news: August 15, 2019

First lawsuit filed against Epstein’s estate » One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers filed a civil suit on Wednesday against his estate and several of his former associates. Jennifer Araoz sued Epstein’s former girlfriend, Ghislaine Maxwell, and three unnamed members of his staff.

Sanctuary churches

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: It’s Thursday, the 15th of August, 2019. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Megan Basham. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. First up today: churches that shield deportees from immigration authorities.

The death of Jimmy Aldaoud

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: a story of deportation under very different circumstances.

Kicker: Wall-busting black bear

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Do you remember those old Kool-Aid commercials where a giant anthropomorphic, obviously indestructible, glass jar is able to bust through walls?

Designing clothes for disabled people

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Thursday, August 15th. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Nick Eicher. MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: And I’m Megan Basham. Coming next on The World and Everything in It: clothing for the disabled.