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The World and Everything in It: December 26, 2022

The World and Everything in It: December 26, 2022

This year, the Supreme Court overturned a 1973 ruling responsible for more than 60 million abortions, the top economic stories of 2022, and remembering the lives of prominent people in medicine, science, and business. Plus: answered prayers, and the Monday morning news.

Stories of encouragement from staff and listeners

On Culture Friday, what to do with a request to perform a same-sex marriage; Christmas movie favorites from the staff; and Advent music from Canada. Plus: the Friday morning news.

A recent test shows promising improvements in fusion energy; growing threats from North Korea and China have Japan rethinking its national security; and the journey of the Capitol Christmas tree. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, and the Thursday morning news.


Recent

On Washington Wednesday, the top political stories of the year; on World Tour, the latest international news; and a behind the scenes tour of a neighborhood Christmas display. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, and the Wednesday morning news.

A handful of U.S. schools are adding another protected class to their policies; a pregnancy center in D.C. is having to cope with violent pro-abortion activists; and corruption in a small town. Plus: a review of a collection of writings by a Chinese house church leader, and the Tuesday morning news.

On Legal Docket, two cases dealing with fraud convictions; on Moneybeat, economic news and a listener question; and on History Book, important dates from the past. Plus: the Monday morning news.

On Culture Friday, what can be expected for those who hold to a traditional view of marriage now that President Biden signed the “Respect for Marriage Act” into law; Collin Garbarino reviews James Cameron’s Avatar sequel; and George Grant dives into the meaning behind a well-loved Christmas carol. Plus: the music of Advent, and the Friday morning news.

A new initiative in New York City seeks to provide mental healthcare to the city’s homeless population; a pro-life OBGYN addresses some common myths about pregnancy and abortion; and how Mississippi’s state auditor has been preparing for the role for a long time. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, and the Thursday morning news.

The potential impact of Kyrsten Sinema’s decision to leave the Democratic Party; the latest international news; and how the tradition of decorating Christmas trees with ornaments got its start. Plus: commentary from Joel Belz, and the Wednesday morning news.