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White House Wednesday, Chuck Colson the practical joker, a short history of April Fools Day, a Holy Week reading
Today’s news and a White House Wednesday conversation about 2016 soon-to-be candidates, plus: remembering Chuck Colson as a practical joker, Albin Sadar talks about the history of April Fools Day, a Holy Week reading of John 12:20-36, and more
Indiana: Indiana Governor Mike Pence is firing back at critics of his state.
Religious freedom: Critics of the Indiana law seem to ignore the bipartisan origins of religious freedom legislation.
Iran: With the deadline come and gone for reaching a framework deal with Iran over its nuclear program, talks continue today.
Nigeria: For the first time in Nigeria’s history, an opposition party candidate will democratically take control of the country.
Gas emissions: The Obama administration plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent over the next decade.
Bronx Household of Faith: The Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that bans churches in New York City from renting public school space on the same basis as any other group.
The Daily Show: The next host of The Daily Show’s has caused some controversy with his Twitter account.
Business/economy: Traders took profits on Tuesday, the last day of the quarter.
White House Wednesday: The primary race seems set to begin
In this segment, chief political correspondent Kent Covington talks about the political figures who will probably announce their 2016 candidacy soon.
Chuck Colson: An A-number-1 practical joker
Michael Cromartie, now vice president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, served as an aide to Chuck Colson and was often the butt of Mr. Colson’s practical jokes.
A short history of April Fools Day
Albin Sadar is an occasional contributor to WORLD Radio.
Holy Week reading: John 12:20-36
Narrator Alexander Scourby (1913-1985) was an American radio, television, and film actor.