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Culture Friday and Wendy Davis, Summer Vacations and remembering Nixon
Today’s news and Culture Friday with John Stonestreet, on the media’s love affair with the newest champion of late-term abortion, Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, plus: Summer Vacations and Destinations, and more
Friday morning news
That was House Speaker John Boehner last week announcing passage of plan to slash student loan rates. With the president’s signature today that plan will become law.
Israeli and Palestinian diplomats are set to get back to work on a solution for peace. And while Israeli officials say they’re committed to the peace process, any optimism on Israel’s part would have to be described as guarded. Israeli Minister of Justice Tzipi Livni: “We are hopeful but we cannot be naïve, we cannot afford it in our region.”
Two Christian colleges are keeping up the fight against an Obamacare provision they say violates their religious freedom.
The family of an American missionary being held in a North Korean prison are renewing calls for his release.
Markets: U.S. stocks ended a three-day skid by rising on Thursday. It was a fairly slow trading session, though moving the markets was news that Chinese trade data beat expectations.
John Stonestreet of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview on the media’s love affair with abortion enthusiast Wendy Davis, the filibustering Texas state senator.
Series: Summer Vacations and Destinations
Listener Scott Sundblad from Minnesota recalls the summer he spent with his mom, dad, and three brothers in Alaska.
Flashback: President Nixon Resigns
Embattled U.S. President Richard Nixon resigned from office 39 years ago, Aug. 9, 1974.