Last updated 7:41AM ET
July 29, 2014
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.
PRI's The World: 7/24/14 A United Nations run school comes under attack in Gaza, killing at least 13 people taking shelter there. Also, what the attack on Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 means for Ukraine, Russia and Vladimir Putin. And celebrating Ramadan in Cape Town, South Africa.
In Focus Today
Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza Gaza sees one of its heaviest nights of bombardment, by air, sea and land, after Israel's prime minister warns of a long conflict ahead.
China investigates ex-security chief China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say.
Migrant benefits to be tightened Britain is to cut from six to three months the amount of time out-of-work EU migrants can claim benefits without realistic job prospects.
The latest acquisition for tech companies? Lobbyists
Companies like Amazon and Google want more influence on legislation.
What's happened since Detroit turned off delinquent residents' taps
Residents say they get less opportunity to negotiate when water shut-off looms.
Dollar stores adapt to an improving economy
Dollar Tree is buying Family Dollar. Dollar stores are selling different things.