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Civilians caught in the crossfire of ISIS and Iraqi government

An Iraqi Christian woman fleeing the violence in Mosul sits inside the Sacred Heart of Jesus Chaldean Church in Telkaif, near Mosul, on July 20, 2014. (Reuters/Stringer)

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ISIS has broadcast an ultimatum in Mosul demanding Christians convert to Islam, pay a special tax, or be killed. Most chose none of those options -- they fled -- clearing out of their homes and leaving everything behind.

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Lawrence in Arabia: The making of the modern Middle East

Lawrence in Arabia: The making of the modern Middle East
Actor Peter O'Toole brought Lawrence of Arabia to life. Now, war correspondent Scott Anderson is bringing him back. We look at his research into the war, deceit, and folly that shaped the modern Middle East.

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Civilians caught in the crossfire of ISIS and Iraqi government

Civilians caught in the crossfire of ISIS and Iraqi government
ISIS has broadcast an ultimatum in Mosul demanding Christians convert to Islam, pay a special tax, or be killed. Most chose none of those options -- they fled -- clearing out of their homes and leaving everything behind.

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Missing Microbes: Dr. Martin Blaser says we're killing off bacteria at our own peril

Missing Microbes: Dr. Martin Blaser says we're killing off bacteria at our own peril
Dr. Martin Blaser argues the overuse of antibiotics has altered the delicate balance of microbes living in all of us, making us vulnerable to a range of new diseases.

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Will there be a full investigation into the crash of Flight MH17?

Will there be a full investigation into the crash of Flight MH17?
Since the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 nearly five days ago, the site of evidence has been disturbed, removed and possibly tampered with. We hear about how a difficult investigation like this should unfold, and what might be lost if it doesn't.

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Malcolm Gladwell on re-imagining the underdog

Malcolm Gladwell on re-imagining the underdog
We talk to Malcolm Gladwell about unlocking the the secret power of disadvantage, and his book, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants.

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Life Under Attack: A view from Gaza and Israel

Life Under Attack: A view from Gaza and Israel
The death toll of the conflict now sits at more than 500, as the ground invasion in Gaza continues. We hear from regular people in Gaza and Israel about what it's like to live in a war zone with no ceasefire on the horizon.

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Virtual Unreality: Author Charles Seife navigates truth and lies on the internet

Virtual Unreality: Author Charles Seife navigates truth and lies on the internet
Just because the internet told you, how do you know it's true? Author and journalism professor Charles Seife joins us to talk about his new book, Virtual Unreality.

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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 shot down near Ukraine-Russia border, reports say

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 shot down near Ukraine-Russia border, reports say
We hear from an aviation safety expert who addresses some of the unanswered questions on the downing of Flight MH17.

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How will the Mike Duffy scandal change Canada's political landscape?

How will the Mike Duffy scandal change Canada's political landscape?
With a federal vote set for 2015, many political watchers are asking how the the Senate expense scandal could upset the Canadian political landscape -- and Stephen Harper's chances at re-election.

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Israel launches ground offensive in Gaza

Israel launches ground offensive in Gaza
The Israeli military campaign against Hamas has entered a new phase with the launch of a ground offensive on the Gaza Strip.

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