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July 28, 2014
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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.
PRI's The World: 7/23/14 More planes shot down over eastern Ukraine ? military ones, and the separatists are taking credit this time. Also, an airline pilot offers a primer on flight safety. And why guinea pigs are catching on in New York - not as pets, but as dinner.
World Headlines
UN chief: Gaza in critical condition Gaza is in a "critical condition" and violence there must stop "in the name of humanity", UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.
MH17 downing 'may be war crime' The downing of Malaysian airliner MH17 in eastern Ukraine may constitute a "war crime", UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says.
Tripoli fuel fire 'out of control' A second fuel tank in the Libyan capital catches fire, as the government requests international assistance to contain a huge blaze.
We really are living in the (medical) future
Dr. Goel is trying to do for medicine what Google did for information technology.
Housing and Urban Development gets a new head
Former mayor Julian Castro faces challenge with budget-minded Congress.
Car companies are happy to lose money on electric cars
Why Nissan is willing to lose money on the Leaf.
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