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July 30, 2015
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PRI's The World: 07/30/2015 A large piece of an airplane wing was found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion. Authorities are examining the piece to see if it might be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing more than a year ago with 239 passengers and crew on board. Plus, can you treat gun violence like an infectious disease? A program called Cure Violence thinks you can, both in the United States and abroad. Also, comedian Aziz Ansari took a brief tour of the world for his new book Modern Romance: An Investigation. Ansari checked out the single's scene in Tokyo, Buenos Aires and Paris and the way folks meet, date and tie the knot.
PRI's The World: 07/29/2015 Sources in the Afghan government say they're investigating claims that Taliban leader Mullah Omar has died. Plus, Cecil the Lion, a beloved figure in a Zimbabwean game reserve, was killed by a dentist from Minnesota who paid more than $50,000 to hunt game in Zimbabwe. Also, Boston has taken itself out of the running for the 2024 Summer Olympics ? and that might be good news for Toronto.
PRI's The World: 07/28/2015 An investigation by a Reuters reporter shows there's been a strange spike in cancer cases among employees at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. Plus, the son of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, has been sentenced to death by a court in Tripoli for war crimes committed during the revolution in 2011. Also, the International Association of Athletics Federations says it will no longer gender test athletes. That's a victory for an Indian sprinter.
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'Repeat attack' at Jerusalem Gay Pride Six people are stabbed at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem and police arrest an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man they say attacked marchers in 2005.
Plane debris to be sent to France Debris found on an Indian Ocean island is to be sent to France to determine if it is from the missing airliner MH370, Malaysia's PM says.
IMF wary of third Greek bailout The International Monetary Fund is wary of any financial contribution to a third Greek bailout and is unlikely to provide funds at the first stage.
50 years of Medicare, by the numbers
The sweeping health care laws cover a third of Americans.
Randy Garutti on Shake Shack's 'accidental' start
The CEO talks about the chain's origins and shaking up the restaurant industry.
At 50, Medicare is spending more on hospice
25 percent goes to end-of-life care, but does it save on other expenses?
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