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U.S. relations with Cuba, a tribute to Congressman Frank Wolf, The Olasky Interview
Today’s news and a report on Obama’s announcement about changes in U.S. relations with Cuba, plus: commentator Andrée Seu Peterson provides a tribute to WORLD News Group’s 2014 Daniel of the Year, Congressman Frank Wolf, WORLD Magazine editor in chief Marvin Olasky interviews pastor Lon Solomon, and more
Alan Gross: Hours before President Obama spoke on U.S.-Cuban relations, the administration announced that American contractor Alan Gross, who had spent the past 5 years in a Cuban prison, was returning home.
Sony and North Korea: The United States has now officially connected the North Korean government with the cyber attacks against Sony Pictures.
Religion: A digital billboard in northwest Arkansas is flashing alternating ads by a church and an atheist group.
Business/economy: Markets surged on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it could be patient about raising interest rates.
U.S. relations with Cuba
For more than half a century, the U-S has had no direct diplomatic relations with Cuba. WORLD Radio correspondent Jim Henry reports that on Wednesday, President Obama announced that was all about to change.
A tribute to Congressman Frank Wolf
Andrée Seu Peterson shares her thoughts on Congressman Frank Wolf, WORLD News Group’s 2014 Daniel of the Year.
The Olasky Interview: Lon Solomon
Pastor Lon Solomon and his wife Brenda have a special needs daughter, Jill—now age 22. Their experience with the challenges of raising her have led them to establish Jill’s House, a place of respite for children with intellectual disabilities and their families.
Read additional excerpts from Marvin Olasky’s conversation with Lon Solomon in the December 27 issue of WORLD Magazine. A video of their full conversation is posted at the end of that article.
Lon Solomon has has served as the pastor of McLean Bible Church in Northern Virginia for more than 30 years.