Culture Friday, Singing in the Shower, Offbeat Newsbeat
Today’s news and Culture Friday with John Stonestreet, discussion about the Oscars as well as religious liberty, plus: Bob Case continues his series profiling songs in the American songbook, a special feature with reports from stories off the beaten path, and more
Russian invasion: The U.S. is taking steps to make Russia pay for invading Ukraine. In a press briefing Wednesday, President Obama said unnamed Russians will take a financial hit for the invasion.
Iran: Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the threat of Iran against Israel. The scheduled lifting of economic sanctions against Iran is freeing up cash for the rogue state as its leaders brag about building up their military, which has Israel on edge.
CPAC: Conservatives are gathered together for CPAC hearing speeches from Paul Ryan, Ted Cruz, Chris Christie, and others.
Obamacare horror stories: Michigan cancer patient Julie Boonstra is pushing back against Harry Reid’s suggestion that Obamacare horror stories are lies. Boonstra’s story has received national attention in a series of anti-Obamacare ads.
Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that stocks were up on Thursday.
Culture Friday: The Oscars and religious liberty
John Stonestreet of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview tackles the subject of speeches from the Oscars as well as a discussion on religious liberty and Christian behavior.
‘Singing in the shower’: Waiting for resolution
Bob Case is the former director of the WORLD Journalism Institute. “Singing in the Shower,” his series on the Great American Songbook, airs each Friday.
TW&E correspondent Albin Sadar reports on stories off the beaten path.