As It HappensNovelist Gary Shteyngart spent a week doing nothing but watching Russian TVFeb 19, 2015 | 6:45We often hear about the powerful influence of the Russian media -- and the state's tight control of its content. So Mr. Shteyngart decided to immerse himself in what he calls "The Putin Show."
As It HappensCanadian musician Danny Michel buys infamous "Star Trek" '70s boogie vanFeb 18, 2015 | 5:38Going where no van has gone before. Canadian singer-songwriter Danny Michel plans on touring Canada in his newly acquired 1978 GMC Van Dura which is covered with airbrushed images from the original Star Trek series.
As It HappensDenmark's chief rabbi: 'Bad people exist. We must make good instead.'Feb 17, 2015 | 6:58In the wake of a shooting that took the life of a Jewish security guard in Copenhagen, the country's chief rabbi Jair Melchior says Danes, especially Jewish Danes, cannot let fear change them.
As It HappensLawsuit launched by sixties scoop survivorsFeb 13, 2015 | 7:05The medium was his mesage. Renowned New York Times journalist David Carr died suddenly last night, and a former colleague tells about Mr. Carr's rise from drug addict to media critic respected around the world.
As It HappensDavid Carr, journalist and media critic dies at 58Feb 13, 2015 | 10:25The medium was his mesage. Renowned New York Times journalist David Carr died suddenly last night, and a former colleague tells about Mr. Carr's rise from drug addict to media critic respected around the world.
As It HappensIn search of the "world's loneliest whale"Feb 13, 2015 | 6:03For nearly twenty years marine biologists have been listening to 52 Blue; an unidentified species of whale whose song clocks in at an astounding 52 Hertz ... more than double a typical whale's frequency.
As It Happens'We failed.' Toronto Star publisher says the paper's HPV vaccine article 'let down' readersFeb 11, 2015 | 6:41The Toronto Star has been taking criticism over a story detailing problems experienced by young women after they took the HPV vaccine. Some in the medical community called it alarmist and scientifically-unsound. The publisher now says the paper failed.