The state of religious liberty in America, Black History Month
Today’s news and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal delivers a religious liberty address, plus: a report on the desegregation of Houston, and more
Fuel efficiency: President Obama is requesting that auto manufacturers increase the fuel efficiency of large trucks and other commercial vehicles to cut down on carbon emissions.
Minimum wage: Republicans in the House are dismissing a Democrat tactic to move legislation that would raise the minimum wage.
Venezuelan protests: Thousands of students and anti-government protesters march on the streets of Venezuela, looking to get relief from the repressive economic policies of socialist president Nicolas Maduro.
Skydiving survivor: AP’s Steve Coleman reports that a 16 year old Texas girl who plummeted more than 3,000 feet to the ground in a skydiving accident has gone home from the hospital.
Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that stocks were mixed but generally higher on Tuesday, but the real action was in Japan.
A notable speech: Gov. Bobby Jindal on religious liberty
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) delivered a policy address on religious liberty at the Reagan Library in California.
Black History Month: Desegregating Houston, Texas
TW&E special correspondent Susan Olasky reports on unrest at Texas Southern University in 1967, and the earlier relatively smooth desegregation of the city of Houston. She talks with the Rev. William Lawson, a long-time Houston pastor who played a key role in easing tensions in the city.