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July 22, 2014
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PRI's The World: 7/21/14 We look at the unfolding investigation into the Malaysian Airlines tragedy, the accusations against Russia, and the uncertainty faced by the victims' families as they try to get answers. Also, Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy won the British Open golf tournament in commanding fashion over the weekend, but the one of the bigger stories is the rise of Chinese players. And, what ocean tides have to do with millions of Legos washing up on the beaches of Cornwall, England?
PRI's The World: 7/18/14 We're following up on the disaster in eastern Ukraine where Russia-backed rebels are accused of shooting down Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, killing everyone on board. Also today, an update on Israel's ground invasion into Gaza. Plus, John Cleese tells us about his battles with the British tabloids and what it's like to be back on stage with the surviving members of the Monty Python cast. "What I like is the laughter," he says.
PRI's The World: 7/15/14 PRI's The World is gathering information on the Malaysian airliner crash, and will bring you the latest news. Plus, what life is like in a war zone when a 5-hour humanitarian ceasefire is called? And, the US government broadcasts messages to kids in Central America urging them to stay home instead of coming north to cross the US border.
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MH17 bodies leave Ukraine rebel area A train carrying the remains of most of the victims of the MH17 plane crash arrives in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, out of rebel-held territory.
Fresh push to broker Gaza truce A diplomatic push to broker a truce in the Gaza Strip is intensifying, as Israel continues its military operation on the Palestinian territory.
FGM parents to face prosecution Parents face prosecution in the UK if they fail to prevent daughters undergoing female genital mutilation or forced marriage, under new measures.
Other cities feel sting of Detroit bankruptcy
If one city doesn't pay up in full, does bond money dry up for everybody else?
More schools offer free lunches, but who's paying?
Schools in Texas are trying a new approach by offering free meals to all students.
Where do students with college-educated parents do best in math?
A look at how high school students compare to their international peers.
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