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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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Wednesday morning news: May 31, 2023

Wednesday morning news: May 31, 2023

News of the day, including the end game for a debt ceiling deal in Washington, Kohl’s facing a boycott over LGBT products for children, and wildfires in Nova Scotia

News of the day, including Russia issues a warrant for the arrest of U.S. Senator Lindsay Graham, the Pentagon prepares for space war, and the world’s oldest Hebrew Bible sells for more than $38 million

News of the day, including a tentative debt ceiling deal, Target hit hard by boycotts, and Turkish president Erdogan claims victory in runoff election

Possible proceedings against FBI Director Christopher Wray; Rebuke to the EPA; Russia deploying nuclear weapons; Target’s market value drops; No debt ceiling deal; Chinese malware uncovered


News of the day, including Ron DeSantis’s announcement that he’s running for president, a typhoon overwhelms Guam, and Tina Turner dies at 83

News of the day, including debt ceiling talks grind on, Illinois investigates Catholic clergy sexual abuse of children, and the Surgeon General warns that social media is hurting kids

Top news for the day, including Tim Scott’s presidential campaign announcement, EU suing Facebook parent company Meta, and honoring the life and legacy of pastor Tim Keller

President Biden and Kevin McCarthy will meet today to sort out the debt ceiling; President Zelensky visits the G7 summit to raise support for Ukraine; Nebraska’s legislature passes a bill to protect the unborn from abortion and children from transgender procedures; DeSantis signs transgender legislation; big brands step up support for LGBT causes despite a damaging Bud Light boycott; and gas prices are steady after recent declines

Japanese Prime Minister meets face-to-face with President Joe Biden; Russian forces retreat around Bakhmut; lawmakers on Capitol Hill hear from FBI whistleblowers; the Supreme Court sidesteps an internet question; Walmart reports strong returns amid a rough retail environment; and U.S. regulators say millions of drivers may be at risk

President Biden attends G7 Summit in Japan; Montana bans TikTok; a new report points to a Chinese lab leak as source of COVID-19; North Carolina lawmakers overturn the governor's veto of a new pro-life law; Florida to send reinforcements to the Southern border; Ecuadorian President dissolves the country’s legislature; and the NRA sues the state of Maryland.