Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down over Ukraine nearly a year ago — killing more than 250 people and altering the lives of thousands of others. But one journalist's path crossed with a particular victim and her surviving sister. That sent her on an incredible journey.
Despite Putin's claims to the contrary today, Russian soldiers in unmarked uniforms and vehicles are blocking Ukrainian bases in Crimea and demanding that Ukrainian soldiers hand over their weapons. And for the people, Russian passports are available for the asking.
It's illegal, but members of India's lowest caste, Dalits, say discrimination is still widespread, especially in rural areas. Now a group of video volunteers is documenting this discrimination in an effort to finally put an end to it.
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