Nov. 20, 2013
The World and Everything in It

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A pro-life defeat, Obamacare and insurers, a family with nine adopted children

Today’s news and a New Mexico election that blocked a referendum to protect the unborn, plus: a look at Obamacare through the eyes of insurance companies, TW&E special correspondent Susan Olasky profiles a family with nine adopted children, and more

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Iran: President Obama is pushing Senators to hold off on more sanctions against Iran as part of those nuclear talks. But many lawmakers have misgivings about White House plans to ease up on the rogue state.

Victory for pro-life: The US Supreme Court will not block abortion restrictions in Texas. In a 5-4 ruling on Tuesday, the US Supreme Court denied a request by Planned Parenthood to block a ruling by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, allowing the new abortion regulations to largely stay in effect while a lawsuit challenging the law moves ahead. 

Obamacare: In an October address at the White House, the president launched a spirited defense of his signature healthcare law, in which he cited a number of Obamacare success stories. But as it turned out, at least one of those stories did not have a happy ending. 

Healthcare.gov admissions: A startling admission came during a House hearing on the defective Obamacare website when Congressman Cory Gardner of Colorado inquired about how much of the website still has to be built. 

Business/economy: Business reporter Warren Cole Smith reports that the Dow Jones industrial average climbed above 16,000 again on Tuesday.

A pro-life defeat in Albuquerque

Mallory Quigley of the Susan B. Anthony List discusses the municipal election in Albuquerque New Mexico where pro-abortion supporters beat back a first-of-its-kind referendum on a measure that would have protected from abortion unborn children capable of feeling the pain of their own death.  

Good idea at the time: Obamacare from the perspective of insurers

TW&E’s Jim Henry reports on the Obamacare situation from the perspective of insurance companies. 

A family with nine adopted children

In part three of our series for National Adoption Month, TW&E special correspondent Susan Olasky talks with adoptive parent Terri Cooney. Terri and her husband Jim have 10 children, nine of them by adoption. The Cooney’s have adopted children with special needs and also have adopted across racial lines.

WORLD Magazine reported on the Cooney family in 2005.

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