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Kent Covington

Kent Covington

Kent is a reporter and news anchor for WORLD Radio. He spent nearly two decades in Christian and news/talk radio before joining WORLD in 2012. He resides in Atlanta, Ga.

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Friday morning news - June 24, 2022

Friday morning news - June 24, 2022

New York’s gun laws get overturned by the Supreme Court, while the Senate advanced a bipartisan gun safety bill, the Capitol riot hearings continue, Ukraine is officially a candidate to join the EU, the Biden administration proposes changes to Title IX, and Juul e-cigarettes will no longer be sold in stores in the U.S.

The Fed addresses concerns about interest rates and inflation, rescuers in Afghanistan are looking for survivors after a deadly quake, Louisiana’s governor signs an abortion bill, President Biden calls on Congress for gas tax holiday, federal wildfire firefighters are combatting a staffing shortage

Russia expects to fully conquer Luhansk by Sunday, temperatures will continue to soar across the country, FINA is setting a new rule about transgender swimmers, flooding in India and Bangladesh, President Biden says gas prices will dip soon

Treasury secretary expects economy to slow in months ahead, the CDC has approved vaccines for young children, morale may be plummeting among both Ukrainian and Russian troops, Yellowstone to partially reopen to visitors this week after flooding, Buzz Lightyear is disappointing at the box office


NATO is boosting its forces, European leaders gather in Kyiv, House members gathered for another public hearing, baby formula plant closes again, a violent pro-abortion goup declared “open season” on pro-lifers

Fed announces largest rate hike in three decades, NATO defense ministers will discuss weapons for Ukraine, World Vision’s Gaza director has been convicted on terror charges, FDA advisers weigh COVID-19 shots for babies and young children, Southern Baptists agree to keep list of accused sex abusers

Economists are warning of a possible recession, President Biden is set to visit Saudi Arabia, the Capitol riot panel postpones its Wednesday hearing, Congress continues gun legislation talks, flooding in Yellowstone

The Jan. 6th public hearing continues, Russian deaths in Ukraine could top 40,000, NATO chief says Sweden is ready to address Turkish fears, New York passes abortion legislation, wildfires force residents in western states to evacuate their homes

Senate reaches some bipartisan agreement on gun safety measures, anticipating Supreme Court rulings, Jan. 6th commission holds another public hearing, more record gas prices, and dinosaurs tops the weekend box office