Dec. 2, 2013
The World and Everything in It

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Legal Docket, founder of largest Christian TV network died, holiday season shopping, sexual brokenness and the church

Today’s news and Legal Docket with Mary Reichard, two Supreme Court cases dealing with the HHS birth-control mandate, plus: the founder of the largest Christian TV network, Paul Crouch, has passed away, WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith analyzes the business markets as the holiday shopping season commences, commentator Ginny Barker discusses sexual brokenness within the church, and more

Program Segments

Monday news

Train wreck: Roughly 150 people traveling from Poughkeepsie to Manhattan where thrown from their seats when the commuter train jumped its tracks. Many passengers were sleeping when the accident occurred.

Nuclear bargain: Many lawmakers, on both sides of the aisle, remain skittish about the nuclear bargain with Iran. 

Obamacare website: The White House is reporting that it has met its self-imposed November 30th deadline to fix the Obamacare website, but serious issues with remain, including the security of the website.

Legal Docket: The controversial HHS birth-control mandate

TW&E’s legal affairs correspondent Mary Reichard discusses the religious freedom impact of the current Health and Human Services birth-control mandate. The Supreme Court accepted two cases dealing with this theme. 

Paul Crouch, founder of world’s largest Christian TV network, dead at 79

Paul and Jan Crouch founded the Trinity Broadcasting Network in 1973, starting with a single program on a small TV station in Southern California. Today, the network has a worldwide reach. Click here for 2012 WORLD News Group reporting on TBN-related controversies.  

Holiday shopping season underway, stock market continues upward

WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports on the latest financial news, and he looks ahead at items likely to make news in the week ahead.

Taboo topic? The church and sexual brokenness

Commentator Ginny Barker lives in North Carolina. She blogs at

Dec. 2, 2013


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