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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?
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 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.
Everything you always wanted to know about Gaza — and how the current crisis came to be. A British school principal tells her students that testing has got out of hand - and her message goes viral. And Canada's worm shortage: What happened to all the nightcrawlers?
A high profile advocate for undocumented immigrants is detained by Border Patrol in Texas, while protestors face off in Arizona over the influx of underage migrants from Central America. Also, "Factory Man" chronicles the effects of globalization on the American furniture industry. Plus, the Church of England cuts down on devil talk in an effort to be more accessible.
Israel's offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip puts one group of Israelis in a complicated position — those with Israeli citizenship but Palestinian heritage. Plus, teenage Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai lends her name and support to find the more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram. Also today, we remember South African novelist and anti-apartheid activist Nadine Gordimer.