Last updated 3:09PM ET
July 2, 2015
PRI's The World: 07/01/2015 We start today with a look at how Greeks in America are responding to the financial meltdown back in Athens. Then, in the Sinai Peninsula, ISIS militants attack Egyptian troops. Plus, the holy month of Ramadan means fasting, prayer, and a lot of TV. We channel surf with the BBC's Ramadan TV correspondent.
PRI's The World: 06/30/2015 A Greek comedian tells us why she thinks it's a great time to visit Greece, not despite her country's economic crisis but because of it! Plus, The Boston Gay Men's Chorus is just back from their Middle East Tour. The choir's music director speaks about their sell-out performance in Istanbul, where they also witnessed police break up a gay pride march with water cannons and rubber bullets. Also, a Louisiana public school attracts rich and poor, white and black, for its language immersion program. That's foreign language learning as equalizer.
PRI's The World: 06/29/2015 Today we hear the latest on the debt crisis in Greece, how it's affecting day-to-day life for Greeks and how it could affect the US. We also bring you the background of the gunman who killed 38 people ? many of them tourists ? at a beach resort in Tunisia last week. Plus, our language desk has been finding out how sailors' slang from the era of galleons and pirates is still alive in contemporary English.
In Focus Today
Greece needs even more money - IMF Greece will need an extra 50bn euros over the next three years to stabilise its finances under the existing, disputed bailout plans, the IMF says.
BP to pay £12bn for Gulf oil spill BP has reached an $18.7bn (£12bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
US gunman's sister in wedding appeal The sister of Dylann Roof, who is charged with killing 9 people at a black church in South Carolina, launches an appeal to raise money for her wedding.
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