A woman kneels by flowers layed at a remembrance spot at Schiphol Airport, near Amsterdam, July 20, 2014. Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which took off at Schiphol airport, was blown out of the sky.
1. The Netherlands Pays the Greatest Toll in MH17 Crash | 2. Listeners Respond: The Music & Memories of Your Past | 3. Student Pallbearers Serve the Underprivileged | 4. Combating Alzheimer's With Music
Of the 298 people aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the Netherlands paid the greatest price, losing 193 of its people. Joining The Takeaway from the Netherlands to weigh in is Pieter Feith, a Dutch diplomat.
Tens of thousands of Palestinians in Gaza are seeking shelter since the Israeli ground invasion began on Thursday. But a larger number of Gazans are effectively trapped, unable to seek refuge across international borders.
Tragedy struck Staten Island last Thursday when Eric Garner died after being put into a chokehold by an NYPD officer. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he's ordered NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton to launch a "full and thorough investigation" into the death of the Staten Island man.
Close your eyes and think about a song. What memories does it invoke? We asked listeners like you to share the songs that remind you of the past. We got tons of calls and text messages, so we put together this unofficial playlist that can function as the soundtrack to your memories.
More than 400 students at the all-male St. Ignatius High School volunteer in the Saint Joseph of Arimathea Ministry, a student organization that leads funerals for deceased people who were homeless, financially insecure or without family to give them a dignified burial.