April 30, 2014
The World and Everything in It

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American opinions, Rand Paul on Obamacare, Kerry and Israel, a profile of an abstract painter, Shakespeare’s birthday

Today’s news and poll results that reveal the opinions of most Americans on various issues, plus: Rand Paul delivers an address about the politics of the Affordable Care Act, the press reacts to Kerry’s comment about Israel, a profile of abstract painter Anne C. Nelson, recognizing William Shakespeare’s birthday, and more

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Wednesday news

Benghazi: New emails have been obtained by a media watchdog group which reveal that the White House worked to spin public opinion following the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. 

Healthcare: WORLD News Group’s Mary Reichard reports that both Obamacare and his healthcare law are sinking in the polls. 

Boehner criticism: House Speaker John Boehner is walking back criticism of House Republicans on immigration.

Search warrant: The Supreme Court is considering whether or not cell phones can be searched without a warrant. The review stems from multiple convictions won against suspects after police searched their smart phones without warrant.

Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that U.S. stocks were up on Tuesday, as investors were encouraged by upbeat earnings reports. 

American opinions

A key Washington Post/ABC News poll reveals that most Americans agree with Democrats on issues of same-sex marriage, climate change, and minimum wage, while reversing the overall opinion of support for Obamacare. 

Rand Paul on the politics of Obamacare

Leading Republican and likely presidential contender Rand Paul spoke about the politics of Obamacare at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. 

Kerry’s controversial comment on Israel

The press reacts to a comment made by Secretary of State John Kerry. Kerry made the comment when he thought he was speaking off the record to the Trilateral Commission over the weekend.

Our visual artists series: A profile of an abstract painter

Throughout 2014, we are presenting a series of profiles of people in the visual arts. Today, painter Anne C. Nelson in New Orleans.

Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare!

Poet and playwright William Shakespeare was born—or at least baptized—in April 1564, 450 years ago. Today we air Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116.

April 30, 2014


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