Tuesday, September 20, 2011


A brutal rebuke. Burhanuddin Rabbani, who sought peace with the Taliban on behalf of the Afghan government, is killed by a suicide bomber.

Science friction. Hundreds of Environment Canada scientists may lose their jobs, but Environment Minister Peter Kent insists programs won't affected.

The long, multiple arms of the law. Justice Minister Vic Toews says the government's wide-ranging omnibus crime bill will be money well spent.

They have nothing to declare but her genius. Canadian evolutionary geneticist Sally Otto won't call herself that -- but the MacArthur Foundation has given her a "genius grant" nonetheless.

Watch this space. And that space. All of it, really. Because at some point in the next few days, chunks of a disused satellite are going to start tumbling through the atmosphere.

And...getting a foot in the door. And the rest of him as well. After our conversation with a competitive lock picker, you'll probably want to install a deadbolt.

As It Happens, the Tuesday edition. Radio that routinely finds itself between a lock and a hard place.

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