The World and Everything In It

The World and Everything In It
A daily audio news magazine featuring reports, interviews, and analysis from WORLD’s editorial team. WORLD is your source for news and views presented from a biblical worldview perspective.
Culture Friday, and Black Panther
Feb 16 • 32 min
John Stonestreet talks about what can be done about violence and the importance of banning pornography, and Megan Basham reviews a new superhero film.
Military conduct scandals, and an Illinois curling club
Feb 15 • 31 min
Jim Henry reports on scandals in the U.S. military, and Leigh Jones discusses the long term effects of a Christian high school education. Plus: Paul Butler reports on a winter sport that may deserve more attention.
Washington Wednesday, and Hatch Family Chocolates
Feb 14 • 31 min
Kent Covington talks with Mindy Belz about the dwindling number of refugees the Trump administration is admitting to the U.S. Plus: Sarah Schweinsberg visits a craft chocolatier shop in Salt Lake City.
Harvey recovery, and preserving nature in Atlanta
Feb 13 • 31 min
Leigh Jones reports on rebuilding efforts in Houston after Hurricane Harvey, and Onize Ohikere talks about Christians from Indonesia facing deportation battles. Plus: Myrna Brown reports about a woman working to preserve nature in the middle of Georgia’s…
Legal Docket, and the History Book
Feb 12 • 33 min
Mary Reichard analyzes Supreme Court arguments on who directs the strategy of a case. Plus: Paul Butler marks the anniversary of the iconic Canadian flag.
Culture Friday, and Megan’s Movie Night
Feb 9 • 34 min
John Stonestreet talks discusses the Christian witness of the Philadelphia Eagles, and Megan Basham recommends a Jane Austen classic for Valentine’s Day. Plus: Michael Cochrane reports on new technologies in use at the Olympics.
Pentagon spending, and South Carolina Senator Tim Scott
Feb 8 • 31 min
Michael Cochrane covers a new report that indicates the Pentagon has a spending problem, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on Poland’s controversial new Holocaust law. Plus: A conversation with South Carolina Senator Tim Scott.
Washington Wednesday, and keeping African-American history alive
Feb 7 • 32 min
Kent Covington talks with the director of the HHS Office for Civil Rights about the new Conscience and Religious Freedom Office, and Kristen Flavin tells the story of a woman on a singular quest to keep African-American history alive in South Carolina.
Classic Book of the Month, and the immigration court backlog
Feb 6 • 33 min
Emily Whitten recommends two books for Black History Month, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the growing immigration court backlog. Plus: A renewed effort to pass a so-called SOGI law in Ohio.
Legal Docket, and the History Book
Feb 5 • 33 min
Mary Reichard analyzes a Supreme Court case dealing with how far police can go without a warrant to search a vehicle parked at home, and Paul Butler marks the 10th anniversary of a devastating tornado.
Culture Friday, and The Great British Baking Show
Feb 2 • 32 min
John Stonestreet discusses the failed abortion legislation despite pro-life majorities in the House and Senate, and Megan Basham recommends some delicious entertainment. Plus: Ask the Editor with Marvin Olasky.
Family abuse in California, and What Do People Do All Day?
Feb 1 • 32 min
Jill Nelson discusses the case of a California family’s abuse of 13 children, and Jim Henry reports on solving homelessness. Plus: Laura Finch tells the story of a man who cleans toilets for the glory of God.
Washington Wednesday, and the Tet Offensive 50th anniversary
Jan 31 • 32 min
Kent Covington reports on the president’s role in the booming economy. Plus: Sarah Schweinsberg tells the story of the battle that changed the course of the Vietnam War and American culture.
Fighting for survival, and the Olasky Interview
Jan 30 • 33 min
J.C. Derrick explains the big issues facing Christian higher education, and Sarah Schweinsberg reports on the ethical dilemmas of surrogacy. Plus: Marvin Olasky interviews spy-novelist and CIA analyst Mark Henshaw.
Legal Docket, and History Book
Jan 29 • 32 min
Mary Reichard discusses water disputes at the Supreme Court, and a report about new government figures showing a still-growing economy. Plus: Paul Butler explains the advent of scotch tape.
Culture Friday, and Darkest Hour
Jan 26 • 34 min
John Stonestreet talks about the forgiveness an abuse survivor extended to former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, and Megan Basham reviews a film she says is Oscar-worthy. Plus: comments from our listeners.
Medicaid and opioids, and adoption controversy
Jan 25 • 32 min
Jim Henry reports on whether Medicaid may be contributing to the opioid epidemic, and Katie Gaultney on one adoption agency’s decision to accept same-sex couples. Plus: One woman’s recovery from a heart transplant
Washington Wednesday, and Utah Olympic Park
Jan 24 • 31 min
Congressman Dave Brat of Virginia explains the budget battles in Congress, and Sarah Schweinsberg visits a U.S. Olympic complex that is still flourishing long after the games left town.
Cleaning up online content, and flu season
Jan 23 • 31 min
A report on new social media user policies that could be on the horizon, a conversation about the worst flu season in years, and a report on a ministry to Muslim women in Southern California.
Legal Docket, and the WORLD Radio History Book
Jan 22 • 33 min
Mary Reichard explains a Supreme Court ruling that is still debated 45 years later, Amazon narrows its list to 20 potential locations to host its second headquarters. Plus: Notable historical happenings for late January.
Culture Friday, and 12 Strong
Jan 19 • 28 min
John Stonestreet talks about the pro-life movement 45 years after the Supreme Court legalized abortion, and Megan Basham reviews a new reality-based action film. Plus: George Grant explains the meaning doxology.
Boycotting the State of the Union, and the Consumer Electronics Show
Jan 18 • 32 min
Sarah Schweinsberg reports about why some lawmakers have said they will not attend President Trump’s State of the Union address. Plus: Jamie Dean on the ethics of frozen embryos, and Michael Cochrane on new technologies.
Washington Wednesday, and What Do People Do All Day?
Jan 17 • 31 min
Kent Covington talks with Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference about immigration negotiations. Plus: the evolution of the printing press from a man who’s witnessed the changes.
Tumult at Moody Bible Institute, and The Olasky Interview
Jan 16 • 31 min
Paul Butler reports on the controversy at Moody Bible Institute. Plus: A report on the mathematics behind natural selection, and Marvin Olasky talks with pro-life activist and writer Frederica Green.
Legal Docket, and the WORLD Radio History Book
Jan 15 • 33 min
American victims of foreign terror make their case before the Supreme Court, the IRS is rolling out new tax tables, and this week marks anniversaries for Volkswagen Beetle production and Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Culture Friday and Paddington 2
Jan 12 • 33 min
John Stonestreet talks about the possibility of an Oprah presidency, and Megan Basham reviews the new family-friendly film Paddington 2. Plus: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from the Birmingham Jail.
Tax plan implications for homeschoolers, and understanding religious rights
Jan 11 • 31 min
Leigh Jones explains why homeschool advocates are disappointed with the Republican tax reform bill. Plus: Concerns over DNA testing kits, and understanding your religious rights at public schools.
White House Wednesday, and Moriah Pie
Jan 10 • 33 min
A preview of the 2018 congressional elections. Plus: Abigail Murrish reports on a restaurant that’s serving up pizzas without requiring payment in return.
Ending legal status for Salvadoran immigrants, and the Green Mile
Jan 9 • 33 min
Today, WORLD correspondent Jill Nelson reports on the Trump administration’s decisions to suspend legal status for thousands of immigrants. Plus: Michael Cochrane reports about a program helping prison inmates prepare for life after prison by teaching…
Legal Docket, and the Monday Moneybeat
Jan 8 • 31 min
Today on the Legal Docket, Mary Reichard explains a case that asks where to draw the line on warrantless searches of your digital life. Plus: The jobless rate remains 4.1% for the third straight month, the lowest since 2000.