Dec. 31, 2013
The World and Everything in It

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The politics of 2013, the religion story of 2013, Singing in the Shower, celebrating the new year

Today’s news and a review of the political scene of 2013, plus: the number one religion story of 2013, the TW&E series Singing in the Shower looks at songs of celebration, offbeat news reporter Albin Sadar reports on celebrating the new year, and more

Program Segments

Tuesday news

Russia attack: Emergency crews respond to an attack on a rail station in Southwest Russia. The suicide bombing was roughly 600 miles from Sochi, where the Winter Olympics will kick off just over a month from now.

Obamacare: Michelle Snyder, one of the key officials responsible for the botched launch, is retiring.

Benghazi scandal: A recent New York Times report on the Benghazi scandal continues to draw criticism. Times reporter David Kirkpatrick claims that al Qaeda played no role in the attack. He also asserts that the administration’s YouTube video explanation was not entirely false. 

Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that stocks were flat on Monday with the Dow up a tad while the S&P 500 and NASDAQ lost a little ground.

Commentary: A look back at 2013

Commentator Cal Thomas discusses the world of politics in 2013.

The number one religion story of 2013

The full listing of 2013’s top religion stories, as selected by the Religion Newswriters Association, is here.

Bob Case’s ‘Singing in the Shower’ series: Songs of celebration

On this New Year’s Eve, Bob Case talks about music that conveys a celebratory mood.

Celebrating the New Year with drums, donuts, and ‘Auld Lang Syne’

Albin Sadar is TW&E’s “offbeat newsbeat” correspondent. Learn more about “Auld Lang Syne.”

Dec. 31, 2013


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