Nov. 4, 2013
The World and Everything in It

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Legal Docket, Orphan Sunday 2013, Dollars and Sense, a possible baldness cure

Today’s news and TW&E legal-affairs correspondent Mary Reichard discusses several religious liberty cases facing the Supreme Court, plus: an international observance of orphans, Dollars and Sense with business reporter Warren Cole Smith, TW&E technology correspondent reports on research related to reversing hair loss, and more

Program Segments

Monday news

Obamacare: Senior White House advisor Dan Pfieffer insists that President Obama technically hasn’t broken his promise to all those who have lost their health insurance. Obamacare critics have charged that the grandfather clause that was the foundation of President Obama’s promise didn’t allow for typical year-to-year policy changes.

Obamacare vs. Romneycare: President Obama traveled to Boston last week to compare that state’s universal healthcare system with Obamacare. But on NBC’s Meet the Press, Mitt Romney wasn’t anxious to accept the compliment. He said healthcare should be left up to the states, not Washington. The governor said his state allowed for proper testing to avoid the systems failures that have hamstrung Obamacare.

NSA: On CBS’s Face the Nation, California Senator Dianne Feinstein says the US should not consider Edward Snowden’s plea for clemency. The NSA leaker, who is currently holed up in Russia has been helping the Germans investigate alleged US spying on Chancellor Angela Merkel. But he also wants to testify before congress about NSA overreach. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers is not ready to listen.

Filibuster: South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham reiterated yesterday on Fox News Sunday that he will block every one of President Obama’s executive branch nominees until he is allowed to question survivors of the Benghazi terror attacks. He says there are holes in the administration’s story. 

Legal Docket: The fight for religious liberty and the unborn

Legal-affairs correspondent Mary Reichard profiles several Supreme Court cases dealing with contraception and abortion that have religious liberty implications. 

Orphan Sunday 2013

Steve Coleman reports on yesterday’s <>Orphan Sunday, an international observance sponsored by the Christian Alliance for Orphans.

Learn more about Show Hope, an orphan-care ministry founded by Steven Curtis Chapman and Mary Beth Chapman in 2003.

Stock prices artificially high?

In our Monday financial roundup, WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports on the stock market “earnings season,” and looks ahead to the round of government-budget talks set to begin this week.

A cure for baldness?

TW&E technology correspondent reports on promising research related to reversing hair loss.

Nov. 4, 2013


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