Aug. 8, 2014
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Culture Friday, film review, a president resigns

Today’s news and Culture Friday with John Stonestreet: a discussion about recreational marijuana, the Ebola patients in the U.S., and the genocide in Iraq, plus: film critic Megan Basham reviews Guardians of the Galaxy, 40 years since President Nixon gave his resignation address, and more

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Friday news

Iraq: Thousands of Christians and religious minorities face possible genocide in Iraq.

Obamacare: A new CBO report says few Americans will actually pay Obamacare’s individual mandate penalty.

Veterans: President Obama signs a bill to make healthcare more accessible to military veterans.

Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that Wall Street was mostly down on Thursday.

Culture Friday: Marijuana, Ebola, and Iraq

John Stonestreet of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview discusses the culture of recreational marijuana, the reaction to the treatment of the two U.S. Ebola patients, and Congressman Frank Wolf’s efforts to bring attention to the genocide in Iraq. 

Film review: Guardians of the Galaxy

WORLD News Group film critic Megan Basham provides a review of Guardians of the Galaxy, rated PG-13.

Forty years ago today: A president resigns

Read the full text of President Richard M. Nixon’s Aug. 8, 1974, resignation speech.

Aug. 8, 2014


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