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Online opioid sales

NICK EICHER, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It:  cracking down on the dark web. 

A notable religious liberty violation

NICK EICHER, HOST: A decorated Air Force veteran in line for promotion declined to sign a certificate of appreciation. For that, the veteran’s superiors punished him. Details in just a moment. 

Kicker: Are all passengers created equal?

NICK EICHER, HOST: Apologies to Theodore Geisel … A person’s a person no matter how small, but try telling that to police in Montréal! 

Bananas of Madeira

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Thursday, April 19th. Good morning, I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Next up on The World and Everything in It: a trip to the island of Madeira.

Cal Thomas: The beginning of the end of the sexual revolution

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Thursday, April 19th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Mary Reichard.

Wednesday morning news: April 18, 2018

Southwest airlines engine explosion » The National Transportation Safety Board is trying to find out what caused a jet engine to explode in mid-air, killing at least one passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday. NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt told reporters: 

Remembering Barbara Bush

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Thanks for joining us for the Wednesday edition of The World and Everything in It. It’s April 18th. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard.  KENT COVINGTON, HOST: And I’m Kent Covington. Last night the Office of George H. W. Bush announced that former First Lady Barbara Bush had died at the age of 92.

Washington Wednesday: Syria

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

Kicker: Compassionate strangers

KENT COVINGTON, HOST: Ten days ago, tragedy struck in Saskatchewan, Canada. That’s when the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus collided with a semi, killing 16 people.

A Chinese immersion school in Idaho

KENT COVINGTON, HOST: Today is Wednesday, April 18th. Good morning, I’m Kent Covington. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. As China grows in economic and political power, many Americans have decided to learn Mandarin. It’s actually the most widely spoken language in the world—even more than English and Spanish.