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It was a dramatic day in a Boston courtroom, as Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized to his victims and their families. Then, in the aftermath of the attack on a South Carolina black church, we ask what exactly constitutes a "terrorist" and a "threat." Also, we hear tales from Napoleon's battle at Waterloo.
115 degree temperatures in Pakistan's largest city have killed hundreds of people. We hear how residents of Karachi are coping. We also hear how climate change is affecting human health worldwide. Plus, we meet the Jon Stewart of Mexico.
The Confederate flag has been stirring a lot of debate after last week's mass shooting attack in Charleston, South Carolina, but the American South isn't the only place where you'll see the Confederate flag flying. We also hear about Greece's ongoing efforts to stave off a debt crisis and stay in the Eurozone. Plus, you'll hear the stories from two brave women who broke free from abusive arranged marriages.
A journalist who's covered violent attacks on mosques and churches in Pakistan is now in Charleston, South Carolina, to report on how the city is grieving for the victims of the mass shooting there. Also, racism exists everywhere, but one British columnist says it's an especially explosive issue in America because of our gun policies. Plus, the conclusion of Teach Her — our series on girls and women's education. We rock out with singer Angelique Kidjo, three young sisters from Mexico who dream of becoming rock stars, and a Kenyan drummer who defied stereotypes.
The man suspected in the church shootings in Charleston wore a jacket bearing the flags of two former white supremacist regimes in southern Africa. In other news, Pope Francis finally issued his long-awaited encyclical on the environment, in which he urges sweeping action to combat climate change. Plus, we're talking about women in sports today in our series Teach Her, about girl's and women's education.
A computer glitch at the US State Department could make it more expensive for you to get your fruit and veggies. Thousands of temporary visas for agricultural workers have been halted and now those workers are stuck at the US-Mexico border, unable to get into the country. Also, Ireland mourns the Irish college students who died during the balcony collapse in Berkeley, California. We'll explore why Berkeley is a top destination for Irish college students on summer break. Plus, we continue our series on women's education were calling, "Teach Her." Today we're talking about sex-ed.