The CurrentThe Girl: Samantha Geimer's life in the shadow of Roman Polanski - July 30, 2014Jul 30, 2014 | 22:22Samantha Geimer was just 13 years old when she was sexually assaulted by movie director Roman Polanski, and suddenly found herself at the centre of international attention. Now, she has written her own account of the assault and its repercussions.
The CurrentViolence spirals in Libya as clashes between rival militia groups continue - July 30, 2014Jul 30, 2014 | 21:55As Libya's once promising revolution descends into chaos, we hear why Libya has become so unbalanced and what might be done to bring back stability.
The CurrentCan fertility clinics refuse to create 'rainbow families'? - July 29, 2014Jul 29, 2014 | 21:59A would-be mother who visited a Calgary fertility clinic was shocked to learn that as a white woman, she would only be allowed to use sperm from white donors. We look at the legal and ethical questions around this kind of policy.
The CurrentReflections of a Town: How Rjukan residents came out of the shadows and into the light - July 29, 2014Jul 29, 2014 | 22:34Much of Norway lies in shadow during the winter. But one artist in a particularly dark town found a way to brighten the lives of his fellow residents who spend half the year with no direct sunlight.
The CurrentCovering the Israel-Gaza conflict - July 28, 2014Jul 28, 2014 | 21:59It's a story that generates a level of scrutiny, debate and fury unlike almost any other. As part of our Eye on the Media series, we're asking how journalists are doing with their coverage of the conflict, and examining audience reactions.
The CurrentUpdate with Wren Kauffman - July 28, 2014Jul 28, 2014 | 16:20When we first heard from Wren Kaufman, he was starting grade seven at a new school, openly identifying as a transgender youth. Now, he's won official recognition with a new Alberta birth certificate.
The CurrentDo people with accents face discrimination? - July 25, 2014Jul 25, 2014 | 21:56New research suggests people often face discrimination because of the way they sound, and that even a person's dialect can influence the way they're perceived by others.
The CurrentCelebrated photojournalist Larry Towell on photographing the revolution in Ukraine - July 25, 2014Jul 25, 2014 | 23:57The Canadian photojournalist joins us to explain what he looks for when he takes a picture, and why he feels the need to go looking.
The CurrentGazans want a ceasefire that does more than just end violence - July 24, 2014Jul 24, 2014 | 21:57Israel and Hamas have stated their conditions for a ceasefire. And while Gazans want an end to the bombing and shelling, many also fear a return to the status quo.
The CurrentUnfaithful in Rome: Women on their love affairs with Catholic priests - July 24, 2014Jul 24, 2014 | 23:58Maria Grazia Fillipucci speaks out about what she and dozens of other women in Rome have in common: love affairs with Catholic priests.
The CurrentCivilians caught in the crossfire of ISIS and Iraqi government - July 23, 2014Jul 23, 2014 | 21:57ISIS has broadcast an ultimatum in Mosul demanding Christians convert to Islam, pay a special tax, or be killed. Most chose none of those options -- they fled -- clearing out of their homes and leaving everything behind.
The CurrentLawrence of Arabia and the making of the modern Middle East - July 23, 2014Jul 23, 2014 | 23:57Actor Peter O'Toole brought Lawrence of Arabia to life. Now, war correspondent Scott Anderson is bringing him back. We look at his research into the war, deceit, and folly that shaped the modern Middle East.
The CurrentWill there be a full investigation into the crash of Flight MH17? - July 22, 2014Jul 22, 2014 | 21:56Since the crash of Flight MH17 nearly five days ago, the site of evidence has been disturbed, removed and possibly tampered with. We hear about how a difficult investigation like this should unfold, and what might be lost if it doesn't.
The CurrentMissing Microbes: Dr. Martin Blaser says we're killing off bacteria at our own peril - July 22, 2014Jul 22, 2014 | 23:59Dr. Martin Blaser argues the overuse of antibiotics has altered the delicate balance of microbes living in all of us, making us vulnerable to a range of new diseases.