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A historic mistake, Notable Speeches Past and Present, the 2013 National Bible Bee, Thanksgiving history
Today’s news and commentary on the nuclear deal between the United States and Iran, plus: Russell Moore delivers a speech on religious liberty at the Evangelical Theological Society, a report from the 2013 National Bible Bee, a piece of Thanksgiving history, and more
Nuclear deal: The White House faces bipartisan resistance to the nuclear deal struck with Iran over the weekend. Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer of New York joined Republican Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and Susan Collins to warn of the danger of easing sanctions against Iran.
Obamacare website: Complaints about healthcare.gov go beyond website malfunctions. The American public is frustrated that the website was misleading enrollees about the true cost of their plans. Bowing to pressure, the administration has added a notice to the website warning users that their price may be higher due to factors such as age or tobacco use.
Winter storms: A winter storm is heading for the east coast after dropping snow in the west. The storm has already caused delays and cancellations in the south – 180 at Dallas/Fort Worth alone.
Business/economy: Stocks were modestly higher and the Nasdaq rose above 4,000 for the first time in 13 years. Business reporter Warren Smith further explains the news.
A historic mistake
Commentator Cal Thomas discusses the dangers posed due to the controversial agreement between the United States and Iran.
Notable Speeches Past and Present: Russell Moore
Russell Moore of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention spoke at a religious freedom event last week at the Evangelical Theological Society.
The 2013 National Bible Bee
TW&E field producer Christina Darnell reports on this past weekend’s National Bible Bee, a competition for young people ages 7-18. The winner of the senior division took home a $100,000 grand prize!
In this segment, learn about Sara Josepha Hale (1788-1879), the woman who successfully campaigned for the creation of an American holiday focused on giving thanks to God.