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Moving on from Barack Obama, culture and politics, changing Uganda, investing advice
Today’s news and commentary from Cal Thomas, reacting to President Obama’s State of the Union address, plus: WORLD News Group’s sponsored discussion on culture and politics, special correspondent Susan Olasky reports on work in Uganda, investing advice from Austin Pryor, and more
Debt ceiling: Republicans seem to be laying down arms in preparation to pass a clean debt ceiling bill ahead of next month’s deadline.
Southern storm: A winter storm has paralyzed the city of Atlanta and much of the Southeast. Icy roads stranded thousands in their vehicles while hundreds of children spent the night in their schools because busses couldn’t leave and parents couldn’t pick them up.
Global warming: Climate experts are pushing back after President Obama’s global warming claim in Tuesday’s State of the Union address.
Bae and Abedini: The United States urges North Korea to release imprisoned missionary Kenneth Bae. Meanwhile, Iranian officials mention clemency for American pastor Saeed Abedini.
Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that concerns about emerging markets have investors feeling skittish.
Commentary: Getting over Barack Obama
Commentator Cal Thomas is America’s most widely syndicated newspaper columnist. He writes for USA Today and is a contributor on Fox News. You can find his work in WORLD Magazine and online.
“Faith and Freedom in the Public Square”
WORLD News Group sponsored “Faith and Freedom in the Public Square,” a discussion featuring leading evangelical thinker Albert Mohler, New York Times columnist Ross Douthat, and Salem radio talk show host Dennis Prager.
Changing Uganda, one ‘seed project’ at a time
Special correspondent Susan Olaksy continues her four-part series on Uganda with a report on work being done by the Transforming Nations Alliance.
Read more about groups and institutions helping build a better future for Uganda in “Africa’s hinge,” the cover story from the Feb. 8, 2014, issue of WORLD Magazine.
You’re an investor? Focus on five things you can control, not on the one thing you can’t
Austin Pryor is the author—with Mark Biller—of The Sound Mind Investing Handbook (Moody Publishers, 2014).