As It HappensFormer CIA counter-terrorism director defends Washington's drone strikesApr 24, 2015 | 7:14Robert Grenier says, despite the unintended deaths of two Western hostages, the use of drones is necessary. But, he warns, civilian casualties raises moral doubts about the program.
As It HappensDeath of a captive. Remembering Warren Weinstein, the U.S. hostage accidentally killed in a drone strike.Apr 23, 2015 | 6:40For almost four years, Warren Weinstein's family had been hoping he'd come home to them. Today, President Barack Obama announced that the American aid worker and al Qaeda captive died in a counter-terrorism operation.
As It HappensRemembering children’s entertainer Lois Lilienstein of Sharon, Lois & BramApr 23, 2015 | 7:33She sang, she danced and she won the hearts of children and their parents around the world. Lois Lilienstein, of the musical trio Sharon, Lois & Bram, died Wednesday of endometrial cancer. She was 78.
As It HappensMeet the president of the self-proclaimed country of LiberlandApr 22, 2015 | 5:55A group of libertarian Czechs has planted a flag on a small patch of land between Croatia and Serbia and declared it the world's newest state.
As It HappensCommemorating 25th anniversary of historic Odeyak voyageApr 22, 2015 | 6:31It was the little canoe that killed that Great Whale hydroelectric project. Twenty-five years ago today, on Earth Day, Cree and Inuit paddlers from northern Quebec arrived in New York via the Hudson River on a canoe called the Odeyak.
As It HappensFrom the As It Happens archives: Cheating runner Rosie Ruiz stripped of her Boston Marathon medalApr 21, 2015 | 2:28In 1980, Rosie Ruiz appeared not only to win the Boston race, but break its women's record. Eight days later she was confirmed as a fraud. Canadian Jacqueline Gareau was declared the true winner.