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An important abortion case

KENT COVINGTON, HOST: Today is Wednesday, March 21st. You’re listening to member-supported WORLD Radio. Good morning, I’m Kent Covington.

Washington Wednesday: Economy

KENT COVINGTON, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: Washington Wednesday.

Kicker: Loose horses

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Motorists outside Atlanta on Saturday saw something they won’t soon forget, a bunch of horses running loose down Highway 78.

Seattle’s tent cities

KENT COVINGTON, HOST: It’s The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. Today is Wednesday, March 21st. Good morning, I’m Kent Covington. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. A half a million people are homeless on any given night in the United States. Homeless populations are growing, particularly in West Coast cities like Los...

Janie Cheaney: What is color?

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Wednesday, March 21st. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Mary Reichard. KENT COVINGTON, HOST: And I’m Kent Covington. Sometimes, what we humans perceive through our senses can trick us. Here with some thoughts on that is WORLD Radio’s Janie Cheaney.

The right to try

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: The Right to Try. Not the right to die, but the right to try. That is, to try alternative medical treatments when facing a serious health challenge. President Trump mentioned it in his State of the Union address back in January. It...

Thursday morning news: March 15, 2018

Dodd-Frank » The U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation on Wednesday, rewriting controversial Dodd-Frank banking rules.

The nation’s top diplomat

NICK EICHER, HOST: From member-supported WORLD Radio, this is The World and Everything in It for Thursday, March 15th. Good morning, I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Pending what could be a contentious confirmation hearing—CIA Director Mike Pompeo is the president’s choice as the next Secretary of State.

Teens identifying as transgender

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: More teens say they are transgender or gender nonconforming. That’s something most of us never heard of until a few years ago. NICK EICHER, HOST: A report last month by the journal Pediatrics studied some 80,000 9th and 11th graders in Minnesota.

Federal funding of abortion

NICK EICHER, HOST: Here’s something you might’ve suspected but didn’t know for sure: Over three years, you the taxpayer provided more than $1.5 billion to large abortion providers. That’s a “one,” then a “five,” followed by eight zeroes. That figure comes by way of the Government Accountability Office. And it’s more than previously thought. WORLD Radio’s Kristen...