The World and Everything in It

 
Aug. 28, 2014
The World and Everything in It

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The race for control of the Senate, Scotland debates independence, another Katrina anniversary

Today’s news and a report on a spirited U.S. Senate contest in Iowa, plus: an American-style debate over independence in Scotland, economic struggles in a New Orleans neighborhood nine years after Katrina, the great American yard sale, and more

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The ISIS threat: Intelligence estimates say as many as 300 Americans could be fighting alongside the dangerous terrorist group Islamic State, with the ability to return with U.S. passports and commit attacks inside this country.

Climate change: The White House signals it will act to bind the U.S. to a global climate pact, with or without the Senate.

Education: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal files suit to block the federal government from taking punitive actions against states that refuse to implement controversial “Common Core” standards in schools.

Business: Reporter Warren Cole Smith says traders took a breather following a rally that pushed the markets to new highs.

Politics from Iowa to Alaska …

Chief political correspondent Kent Covington reports on a neck-and-neck race for an open U.S. Senate seat in Iowa, a contest that could be the difference between a good night for Republicans and a great one. Plus: Interest groups weigh in in the mid-term elections, with at least $20 million expected to propel pro-abortion ads between now and November.

… and all the way to Scotland

Commentator Cal Thomas says the debate over a consequential referendum on Scotland’s independence from the United Kingdom closely mirrors America’s ideological divide.

The St. Roch neighborhood of New Orleans, 9 years after Katrina

This segment is reported by special correspondent Susan Olasky. Learn more about the St. Roch Community Development Corporation.

That Saturday morning staple: The yard sale

Albin Sadar covers the “offbeat newsbeat” for The World and Everything in It.

 
Aug. 28, 2014
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