March 13, 2014
The World and Everything in It

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A Republican win in Florida, a reflection on true success and satisfaction, income-tax overhaul that threatens nonprofits, the final series installment featuring Houston

Today’s news and an analysis of what a recent win in Florida means for Republicans in the nation, plus: commentator Cal Thomas shares insight on a life worth living, a report on an income-tax overhaul that has nonprofits concerned, special correspondent Susan Olasky provides the final installment of her series profiling Houston, Texas, and more

Program Segments

Thursday news

Sebelius on Obamacare: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appeared on Capitol Hill again Wednesday as the March 31st deadline for Obamacare enrollment approaches. Sebelius repeatedly had trouble answering questions from lawmakers in a testimony before the House Ways & Means Committee that lasted nearly 2 hours. 

Overtime: TW&E’s Steve Jordahl reports that President Obama will use his pen to expand the number of workers who get paid overtime.

Easing sanctions: The Bank of Hawaii has released the assets of 17 Iranian citizens in the U.S. Steve Bucci of the Heritage Foundation says the easing of sanctions against Iran sends the wrong message to the Middle East’s chief exporter of terrorism.

Jan Brewer: Arizona’s two-term Governor Jan Brewer will not be seeking re-election. Brewer made headlines when she vetoed a bill that would have protected business owners of faith from gay discrimination suits. has announced she will not seek re-election.

Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that stocks were mixed on Wednesday with downward pressure on foreign markets.

A big Florida win for Republicans

Senior correspondent Kent Covington speaks with Washington-based Republican strategist Phillip Stutts for more information about the Jolly-Sink race and analysis about the national importance of the election.

Commentary: The good life

Commentator Cal Thomas analyzes what is truly important in life and reflects on the difference between loving family and people versus loving power and wealth.

Income-tax overhaul plan worries nonprofits

Reporter J.C. Derrick covers Capitol Hill for WORLD News Group. Read his recent article, “Tax reform puts charity on the chopping block.”

The final installment in our series on Houston, Texas

TW&E special correspondent Susan Olasky’s concludes her series with a profile of Houston native Nicky Pizana. She is a singer and church worship leader who exemplifies the mix of many musical genres and styles found in Houston.

For more, read “Houston: A semisweet land of liberty,” the cover story in the March 8 issue of WORLD Magazine.

March 13, 2014


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