Instead of trained forensic investigators, the people combing through the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 so far have been miners. The BBC's Natalia Antelava describes the scene and explains why it should have been treated like a crime scene.
The death of Internet mogul and activist Aaron Swartz sent shockwaves through the tech community. Now the story of his life — and the federal prosecution that contributed to his suicide — is being told on the big screen.
An attack on an alleged Baghdad brothel is being blamed on Shiite militias — the forces the Iraqi government is using to check the advance of ISIS. Meanwhile, a Pakistani storekeeper shares a list of the Taliban's favorite purchases from his store. And a Spanish man is in trouble for his selfie, in today's Global Scan.
The United States national soccer team will take on Germany's team on Thursday. The US coach used to be the German national coach. Rumors have been swirling about what will happen when the teams and the coaches compete on in Recife.
Caribbean coral reefs provide food, create jobs and draw millions of tourists every year, but they are disappearing. Parrotfish are one key to their survival. Parents in China have a way to ensure success for their children: pay to get them into the army. And ISIS militants in Iraq want to head to Rome next, all in today's Global Scan.