NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Monday, April 30th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Andrée Seu Peterson now on omission, commission, and the order of things.
Pompeo confirmed » AUDIO: They yeas are 57. The nays are 42. The nomination is confirmed. The U.S. Senate officially confirming Mike Pompeo as the next secretary of state. Several Democrats joined every Republican voting yes, giving Pompeo easy approval.
MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Friday the 27th of April, 2018. Glad to have you along for today’s episode of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard.
NICK EICHER, HOST: Yesterday the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom released its annual report. It recommends 16 nations it regards as “countries of particular concern.” That’s a designation the State Department makes. Ten of them were on the list last year: Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The...