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PRI's The World: 07/31/2015 Is this the beginning of the end of Ebola? We hear about an experimental vaccine that shows promise. We also hear how Latin America is becoming increasingly dangerous ? and deadly ? for journalists. Plus, an international supermodel is photographed visiting her plastic surgeon in Paris, dressed head-to-toe in a burqa.
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.
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Obama unveils clean energy plan US President Barack Obama unveils what he calls "the biggest, most important step we have ever taken" in tackling climate change.
Trader jailed over Libor rate-rigging Former City trader Tom Hayes is found guilty at a London court of rigging global Libor interest rates, and sentenced to 14 years in jail, in the first trial of its kind.
Cranes collapse on Dutch buildings Two cranes restoring a bridge in the central Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn collapse on to buildings, with rescuers searching for victims.
Don't blame millennials for their financial woes
One NYT writer says that older generations have contributed to their economic situation.
PODCAST: Electric car pollution
Consumer spending for June, and electric car pollution.
The winners and losers in new emissions rule
On the losing side of the new rules: coal.
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