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Thursday morning news: December 27, 2018

Trump makes surprise visit to Iraq » President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump made a surprise trip to Iraq on Wednesday. They visited with troops stationed at the Al-Asad Airbase west of Baghdad. It was the president’s first trip to meet with service personnel in a conflict zone.

Notable deaths in 2018: Print, film, science, and culture

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Thursday, the 27th of December, 2018. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. First up: A final round of notable deaths from 2018.

Kicker: Every vote counts

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Every vote counts!

Learning to celebrate Christmas

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Thursday, December 27th. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. Coming next on The World and Everything In It, some more reflections on Christmas from listeners.

Wednesday morning news: December 26, 2018

Pope’s Christmas Wish » AUDIO: [Trumpets] Speaking to 50,000 pilgrims and tourists in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis said his Christmas wish was for fraternity among the world’s nations and cultures.

Notable deaths in 2018: Religion, music, sports

NICK EICHER, HOST: It’s Wednesday, the 26th of December, 2018. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. First up: Notable deaths in 2018.

Kicker: Lost and found

MARY REICHARD, HOST:A woman in Manhattan last week left her Chanel purse in a subway station.

Listener Christmas memories

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Wednesday, December 26th. 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. This week on The World and Everything in It we’ve been closing our program with Christmas reflections from listeners.

Tuesday morning news: December 25, 2018

Markets » AUDIO: [NYSE closing bell] Saved by the bell, the closing bell on the New York Stock Exchange.

Staff Christmas reflections

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Christmas Day 2018, Tuesday, December 25th. That means you have zero shopping days left! But at least you still have The World and Everything in It to listen to. Good morning and Merry Christmas, I’m Mary Reichard.