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PRI's The World: 7/29/14 How Iraq was lost. A documentary filmmaker goes back and pieces together the moments where the US seems to have lost the war in Iraq. Plus investigators are still trying to reach the crash site of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, but fierce fighting is blocking their way. And, a Russian ban on underwear.
PRI's The World: 7/28/14 We continue to closely follow events in the Middle East today, where a lull in the fighting, is giving both sides time to take stock of what's happened. Plus, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa seems to be getting worse, with a reported case now in Nigeria. And, how free birth control could change the lives of the poor in the Philippines.
PRI's The World: 7/25/14 We take you to El Cajon, a suburb of San Diego known as "Little Baghdad," where many Iraqi refugees are worried about what's happening back home. Also, jousting hasn't really been popular since the 14th century, but it's still around. Prince Luitpold of Bavaria opens up his castle for a tournament. And, John Smith is known as the guy who Pocahontas saved, or so he claimed. He also helped bring the English language to America.
World Headlines
Gaza market air strike 'kills 15' At least 15 people are killed and 160 wounded in an Israeli air strike that hit a market near Gaza City, Palestinian officials say.
Ukraine claims key town near Donetsk The Ukrainian army says it has seized the town of Avdiivka, near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, amid intense fighting in the area around the downed MH17 flight.
Somali 'killed for not wearing veil' Militant Islamists in Somalia have shot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say.
Video game lobby answers 'call of duty' on the Hill
Lobbyists are using money, charm, and an army of gamers to influence legislation.
Drop in uninsured is a mixed blessing for hospitals
Hospitals could save billions on charity care. But federal cuts are coming.
What the time of day says about your earnings report
We look at the reasons some companies report earnings when they do.
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