June 25, 2014
The World and Everything in It

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The National Organization for Marriage wins a legal battle, the ongoing plight of Meriam Ibrahim, a rebuke of the PCUSA, political primaries, WORLD’s 2014 book of the year

Today’s news and a federal court requires the IRS to pay $50,000 to the National Organization for Marriage in damages, plus: WORLD News Group’s Steve Jordahl reports on the ongoing situation of Meriam Ibrahim who is being held captive in Sudan, Rep. Frank Wolf admonishes the PCUSA, Tea Party political candidates fall short in Tuesday primaries, WORLD’s 2014 book of the year is revealed, and more

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Wednesday news

IRS: More fireworks on Capitol Hill as lawmakers investigate missing and destroyed evidence in the IRS political targeting scandal.

VA: CNN is reporting on shocking new allegations of cover-ups at the Veteran’s Affairs Administration.

Obamacare: Obamacare may be falling far short of its primary goal of providing insurance to the uninsured.

Border: House Speaker John Boehner announced Wednesday that he’s assembling a working group to monitor the growing border crisis and keep Congress up to date.

Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that stocks were mixed, though slightly up on Tuesday.

The National Organization for Marriage wins a case against the IRS

A federal judge signed off on an agreement for the IRS to pay $50,000 in damages to the National Organization for Marriage after the organization’s tax return was illegally obtained and sent to the Human Rights Campaign. 

The plight of Meriam Ibrahim

WORLD News Group’s Steve Jordahl reports on the recent developments of Meriam Ibrahim’s imprisonment in Sudan for violating Sharia Law. 

Rep. Frank Wolf rebukes the PCUSA

In an address delivered on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) admonished the PCUSA for their decision to pass resolutions embracing same-sex marriage and divesting from Israel.

Political primary day

Tuesday primaries saw Tea Party candidates fall short in their elections in Mississippi, New York, and Oklahoma. 

WORLD’s 2014 Book of the Year (analysis category)

Learn more about William Easterly’s book The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor (Basic Books, 2014). Video of author William Easterly’s full address, excerpted on today’s TW&E, is here.

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