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Thursday morning news: March 15, 2018

Dodd-Frank » The U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation on Wednesday, rewriting controversial Dodd-Frank banking rules.

The nation’s top diplomat

NICK EICHER, HOST: From member-supported WORLD Radio, this is The World and Everything in It for Thursday, March 15th. Good morning, I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Pending what could be a contentious confirmation hearing—CIA Director Mike Pompeo is the president’s choice as the next Secretary of State.

Teens identifying as transgender

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: More teens say they are transgender or gender nonconforming. That’s something most of us never heard of until a few years ago. NICK EICHER, HOST: A report last month by the journal Pediatrics studied some 80,000 9th and 11th graders in Minnesota.

Federal funding of abortion

NICK EICHER, HOST: Here’s something you might’ve suspected but didn’t know for sure: Over three years, you the taxpayer provided more than $1.5 billion to large abortion providers. That’s a “one,” then a “five,” followed by eight zeroes. That figure comes by way of the Government Accountability Office. And it’s more than previously thought. WORLD Radio’s Kristen...

Kicker: Horsing around

NICK EICHER, HOST: A popular nightclub in Miami Beach has been shut down after after a video went viral showing a little too much “horsing around.”

The Olasky Interview: Daniel Geraci

NICK EICHER, HOST: It’s The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. Today is Thursday, March 15th. Good morning, I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. It’s time now for The Olasky Interview.

Cal Thomas: A new climate change book

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Thursday, March 15th. 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. Commentator Cal Thomas is here with a recommendation to read a new book and an old one.

Wednesday news: March 14, 2018

Tillerson out » In the biggest shakeup yet of President Trump’s administration, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is out.  

Washington Wednesday: 2018 midterms

MARY REICHARD, HOST: From member-supported WORLD Radio, this is The World and Everything in It for Wednesday, March 14th. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. KENT COVINGTON, HOST: And I’m Kent Covington, and today is Washington Wednesday. 

Kicker: Stolen Degas found

MARY REICHARD, HOST: In 2009, a museum in Marseille, France reported as stolen a painting worth over a million dollars. The painting “The Chorus Singers” by Impressionist artist Edgar Degas depicts a scene from Mozart’s opera “Don Giovanni.” He painted the work in 1877.