Stories

Striking teachers

MARY REICHARD, HOST: From member-supported WORLD Radio, this is The World and Everything in It for Thursday, April 12th.  Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. Most people would agree that teaching in public schools is a difficult and demanding job and that teachers should receive a fair wage for doing it.

International adoption

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything In It: International adoptions, and how things have changed. If orphan children were a single nation, their population would rival that of Russia. The global orphan population is estimated at a staggering 140 million children.

Kicker: Spring wanted

NICK EICHER, HOST: You’ve heard the saying, everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.

Free-range parenting

NICK EICHER, HOST: It’s The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. Today is Thursday, April 12th. Good morning, I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. In 2015, Danielle and Alexander Meitiv’s two children walked home alone from a park about a mile from home. The boy was 10 at the time,...

J.C. Derrick: The power of words

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Thursday, April 12th. 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. WORLD Radio’s J.C. Derrick is here now with some thoughts on the power of words.

Wednesday morning news: April 11, 2018

President cancels South America trip » President Trump has canceled a South America trip. He’s staying home to oversee a likely American military response to Syria’s gas attack on civilians Saturday.

Washington Wednesday: Border security

MARY REICHARD, HOST: From member-supported WORLD Radio, this is The World and Everything in It for Wednesday the tenth of April. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. KENT COVINGTON, HOST: And I’m Kent Covington and today is Washington Wednesday.

Kicker: Baby in office

MARY REICHARD, HOST: An Illinois Democrat made history this week. Freshman Senator Tammy Duckworth on Monday became the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office.

Addressing the opioid crisis

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. Today is Wednesday, April 11th. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. KENT COVINGTON, HOST: And I’m Kent Covington. Grim statistics are out on deaths from drug overdose.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s most recent available data show more than 67,000 Americans died...

Janie B. Cheaney: Big picture thinking

KENT COVINGTON, HOST: Today is Wednesday, April 11th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Kent Covington. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Janie B. Cheaney now on losing context as we find our way.