May 28, 2014
The World and Everything in It

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Legal round-up, the 'Rich List,' robots with ethical discernment, advice for budding writers

Today’s news and legal-affairs correspondent Mary Reichard provides a look at several Supreme Court decisions, plus: commentary from Cal Thomas about lessons to be learned from the “Rich List,” a discussion about the U.S. military’s desire to develop robots who behave ethically, WORLD News Group founder Joel Belz shares advice he imparts to budding writers, and more

Program Segments

Wednesday news

Afghanistan: At the White House Tuesday, President Obama announced that nearly 10,000 US troops will remain in Afghanistan after December to continue training Afghan soldiers.

Healthcare: A new IRS regulation related to the healthcare law could hit small businesses in the wallet.

Shortages: The debate over Obamacare’s mandates has recently come back into focus as critics claim that delays in care at the VA offer a preview of delays and doctor shortages that lie ahead as a result of the healthcare law.

Abuse: Pope Francis announced that he’ll meet with sex abuse victims next month at the Vatican.

Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that stocks were up on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 hitting an all-time high.

Legal round-up: IQ tests and the death penalty, split-second police decisions, and Secret Service discretion

Legal-affairs correspondent Mary Reichard reports on a Supreme Court ruling in a case about whether an IQ test can determine who is exempt from the death penalty. Also: a decision from the High Court on split-second decisions police must make in high-speed chases, and a ruling in a case involving Secret Service discretion. 

Commentary: The Rich List

Commentator Cal Thomas discusses what can be learned from the annual “Rich List” published in The Sunday Times.

Military hopes to build robots that know right from wrong

TW&E  technology correspondent Michael Cochrane is also the founder of Value Function Analytics, a business consulting firm that assists with strategic planning and decision-making.

Advice for budding writers

Commentator Joel Belz is the founder of WORLD News Group.

May 28, 2014


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