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Mom finds 12-year-old son exact replica (only bigger!) of the shirt he's worn for his past five school photos

Joe Archibold through the years. The youngster's class photos for Grades 2-6, all featuring the same shirt. (Courtesy: Kolleen Archibold)

Joe Archibold through the years. The youngster's class photos for Grades 2-6, all featuring the same shirt. (Courtesy: Kolleen Archibold)

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Joe Archibold really likes his favourite shirt. Really. Likes. It. The Grade 6 student from Colorado has worn it every year for the past five years in his school photo. First a size small, then a medium, but after Joe's picture this year his mother Kolleen Archibold started to worry that even the medium would be too small by next year.

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Thursday: Income splitting, Detroit houses, same T-shirt kid, and more...

Thursday: Income splitting, Detroit houses, same T-shirt kid, and more...
Three years after promising it, the government reveals its income-splitting plan for couples with kids -- and critics remain split on whether it's worthwhile...After an auction, Herb Strather is now the semi-proud owner of six thousand properties in Detroit -- most of don't even qualify as "fixer-uppers"...and when her 12-year-old son grew out of the much-loved shirt he'd worn in five consecutive school photos, a Colorado woman asked for help.

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'The Square' documentary editor Sanaa Seif sentenced to prison, on hunger strike

'The Square' documentary editor Sanaa Seif sentenced to prison, on hunger strike

Egypt's Tahrir Square was a symbol of protest, freedom and democracy. Today, it seems closer to symbol of oppression. Four years ago, a young Egyptian editor named Sanaa Seif began working on a documentary about the uprising called The Square. Earlier this year, it was nominated for an Oscar.

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Debunking Darwin: scientists witness quick, visible physical evolution in tree lizards

Debunking Darwin: scientists witness quick, visible physical evolution in tree lizards

Evolution moves slowly -- too slowly to see it happen. That's been the general consensus among scientists ever since the days of Charles Darwin. But a new study is turning that belief on its head.

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Advocates complain about Spain's plan for "on-the-spot" deportations of migrants from Africa

Advocates complain about Spain's plan for
It is a photograph that tells the story of two very different worlds.

Perched on top of a fence that divides Morocco from the Spanish territory of Melilla, African migrants wait for a chance to jump -- while they watch white-clad Spaniards below, playing on a well-groomed golf course.

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Wednesday: Jian Ghomeshi: latest, street harassment video, rocket explosion, and more...

Wednesday: Jian Ghomeshi: latest, street harassment video, rocket explosion, and more...
Our guest hadn't yet gone on the record about her experience with former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi -- before tonight...a viral video shows just how many times a woman walking by herself is catcalled and propositioned while walking around Manhattan...and Grade 8 students at a BC school watch in horror as a year's worth of work that was supposed to go to space is blown to bits when a rocket explodes.  

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We speak to a woman -- anonymously -- who claims she was hit by Jian Ghomeshi

We speak to a woman -- anonymously -- who claims she was hit by Jian Ghomeshi

It's been an acrimonious and very public parting of ways.

Last weekend, CBC ended its relationship with Jian Ghomeshi, the popular host of 'Q'. After that announcement, Mr. Ghomeshi posted a lengthy letter to Facebook claiming he was terminated unfairly because of "The risk of my private sex life being made public as a result of a campaign of false allegations pursued by a jilted ex-girlfriend and a freelance writer." 

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They're back! The Galapagos Giant Tortoises were once nearly extinct, but now are thriving

They're back! The Galapagos Giant Tortoises were once nearly extinct, but now are thriving

Not so long ago there were only fifteen of them. Now there are more than 2,000 Giant Tortoises living and breeding in the wild in the Galapagos. By the the 1960s, giant tortoises were almost entirely wiped out. But then a long and complex effort to try and save them was launched. It worked.

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Documenting more than 100 instances of harassment in 10 hours on New York streets

Documenting more than 100 instances of harassment in 10 hours on New York streets
"Ten hours of silent walking through all areas of Manhattan, wearing jeans and a crewneck t-shirt." If that sounds like a pretty neutral low-key undertaking -- boring, even -- then you likely haven't seen the video that highlights the harassment experienced by a young woman, Shoshana Roberts, as she walks down the streets of New York. Rob Bliss directed the video for Hollaback! -- a non-profit initiative to stop street harassment. He told the story to As It Happens host Carol Off.

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Tuesday: Cirillo funeral, Hawaii lava shack, U. of Michigan tree, and more...

Tuesday: Cirillo funeral, Hawaii lava shack, U. of Michigan tree, and more...

Thousands gathered for the funeral of Corporal Nathan Cirillo today -- and one of his senior officers shares his memories, and his grief, with us...now that lava has crept sluggishly to the outskirts of a Hawaiian village, it may be time for people to run, or walk at a reasonable pace, for their lives...and to save a 250-year-old bur oak, the University of Michigan gently, and expensively, lifts it out of the ground and moves it 150 metres.

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Simeon Garratt speaks out about his parents' detention in China on accusations of spying

Simeon Garratt speaks out about his parents' detention in China on accusations of spying
It has been 86 days since Canadian couple Kevin and Julia Garratt were picked up in Dandong, China, near the country's border with North Korea. Chinese authorities accused the Garratts of being spies, although they have yet to be charged. Ottawa has been quiet about the case, working through diplomatic back channels to get them released.

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