MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: paying college athletes.
NICK EICHER, HOST: Last week, Maine became the latest state to legalize doctor-assisted suicide. But just two days before the governor signed the bill into law, America’s largest physicians group reiterated its opposition to the practice.
NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Tuesday, June 18th. 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. Americans really, really love their pets. In 2018, they spent nearly $73 billion caring for them. That’s according to the American Pet Products Association’s annual report.
MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Tuesday, June 18th, the 77th birthday for Paul McCartney, my favorite Beatle. And this tune? Meant a lot to me in my younger years, “In My Life,” from the 1965 album Rubber Soul. So happy birthday, Paul!
Hong Kong leader apologizes for extradition bill » AUDIO: [Sound of protests] Protesters filled the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to demand the city’s top leader step down. Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized late Sunday for supporting a deeply unpopular extradition bill that sparked a week of protests. It would allow criminal defendants...
MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Monday morning and a brand new work week for The World and Everything in It. Today is the 17th of June, 2019. Good morning to you, I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. We expect opinions this morning from the Supreme Court. We will bring those to you tomorrow.
NICK EICHER, HOST: You can imagine some of the phone calls and some of the complaints that police departments receive every day. But Slidell, Louisiana’s finest received a really spicy one.
NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Monday, June 17th. 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. Next up on The World and Everything in It: the WORLD Radio History Book. A decade ago this week, the world’s largest island earns self-rule.