Dec. 18, 2013
The World and Everything in It

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An interview with Senator Rand Paul, sitting down with Ann Voskamp

Today’s news and senior correspondent Kent Covington talks with Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, plus: best-selling author Ann Voskamp discusses her new book with WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith, and more

Program Segments

Wednesday news fix: The White House is looking to private industry again to fix the website. Former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene will take over the role of high-tech repairman, replacing Jeffrey Zients.

Bill passed: The Senate overwhelmingly moved the bipartisan budget agreement forward as a dozen Republicans joined all the Democrats. The agree restores $63 billion in mandatory spending cuts.

Syria aid: The UN is seeking its largest-ever budget for relief in 2014, driven largely by the Syrian civil war. The world body is asking for a record 13 billion dollars for humanitarian relief overall for next year –  half of it for the Syrian crisis alone. 

Decriminalizing polygamy: AP’s Steve Coleman reports that the Southern Baptists’ public-policy chief says a federal judge’s ruling that effectively decriminalizes polygamy puts women and children at risk.

Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that stocks were slightly lower Tuesday as investors were waiting the outcome of another Fed meeting.

Wide-ranging interview with Rand Paul

TW&E senior correspondent Kent Covington talks with possible 2016 presidential candidate Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky.

A conversation with best-selling author Ann Voskamp

Ann Voskamp is the author of the New York Times Best Seller The Greatest Gift: Unwrapping the Full Love Story of Christmas (Tyndale House, 2013).

Dec. 18, 2013


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