The World and Everything in It

 
Sept. 18, 2014
The World and Everything in It

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News about Benghazi, fighting ideological wars, NASA develops “space taxis,” a report on hypersonic weapons and flight, peculiar words and idiomatic expression

Today’s news and WORLD News Group’s Jim Henry reports on the first panel hearing of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, plus: Cal Thomas discusses what America should do in response to the executions by ISIS, NASA hires Boeing and SpaceX to help develop “space taxis,” a report on the development of hypersonic weapons and flight, and more

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Thursday news

Independence: Scots are flooding polling stations to decide whether Scotland will remain a part of the UK or become an independent state.

Midterms: Candidates are gearing up for midterm elections, now less than two months away.

Troops: After a top military official appeared to open the door to possible US combat troops back on the ground in Iraq, President Obama promptly slams the door shut. 

Ebola: An American missionary doctor recently cured of the deadly Ebola virus says he appreciates President Obama's pledge this week to rush assistance to Africa. 

Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that US stocks hit record territory Wednesday as the Fed decided to keep a key interest rate low.

An update on Benghazi

Just days before the House Select Committee held its first hearing on Wednesday, new and serious allegations surfaced of a cover up. Raymond Maxwell, an Obama-appointed, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, says he witnessed what he described as a “document scrubbing” operation in the State Department basement.

Has the West forgotten how to fight worldview wars?

Journalist and commentator Cal Thomas discusses his thoughts on what America should do in response to the recent executions overseas.

NASA hires Boeing and SpaceX to develop “space taxis”

Visit NASA’s Commercial Crew Program site.

The next frontier: Hypersonic flight (and hypersonic weapons)

Michael Cochrane covers science and technology stories for WORLD News Group. Read “US Military Blows Up Hypersonic Weapon After Failed Test Launch” from Space.com.

Wordplay: Peculiar words and idiomatic expressions

Albin Sadar’s Offbeat Newsbeat segment is an occasional feature of TW&E.

 
Sept. 18, 2014
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