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Greece’s game of fiscal chicken, what’s next for Christians, human fascination with humanoid robots, “Amazing Grace” goes viral
Today’s news and a report on Greece’s decision to reject provisions for reduced government spending, plus: commentary from Cal Thomas on what’s next for Christians after the Supreme Court decision on marriage, a report from technology correspondent Michael Cochrane on the human fascination with humanoid robots, a video of Jenny Oaks Baker and Condoleezza Rice playing “Amazing Grace” goes viral, and more
ISIS: After the U.S. ramped up airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria over the weekend, President Obama paid a rare visit to the Pentagon for a progress report.
Confederate flag: Lawmakers in South Carolina are debating whether or not to pull the Confederate Battle flag from the Capitol grounds.
Bakery: Oregon’s labor commissioner has upheld an earlier ruling, fining the Christian owners of a small bakery well over $100-thousand for declining to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding.
Rate hikes: Health insurance companies are seeking big rate increases for 2016.
Cruz and Huckabee: Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee are looking to win over evangelical voters.
Business news: U.S. stocks started Monday down sharply on news that Greece had rejected austerity measures in a referendum. But they recovered a bit by day’s end.
Greece’s game of fiscal chicken
By nearly a two-to-one vote, the Greek people said “no” to provisions for reduced government spending in exchange for more bailout cash from the Eurozone.
Commentary: What’s next for Christians
Following last month’s Supreme Court decision that redefined marriage and imposed that federal definition on all 50 states, many wonder what’s next for Christians. Commentator Cal Thomas says the first step is to remind yourself: you’re not supposed to fit in.
Human fascination with humanoid robots
WORLD Radio’s Michael Cochrane reports on the 2015 finals of the DARPA Robotics Challenge.
“Amazing Grace” goes viral
Watch the video of Jenny Oaks Baker (violin) and Condoleezza Rice (piano) playing “Amazing Grace.” Proceeds from sales of the recording benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.