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Texas student describes hiding in the woods while her classmates were gunned down

Dakota Shrader, 16, doesn't think she'll ever feel safe going back to school.

Hamas member says there is 'no limit for sacrifice' when protesting Israel

Ahmed Yousef says Israel is using propaganda to "demonize" peaceful protesters at the Isreali-Gazi border.

Dutch artist erects penis fountain to protest 'elite' art project

A Dutch city has become immersed in a face-off over fountains — and one local artist who says he was excluded from cultural festivities has responded by erecting a phallic fount.

As It Happens: Friday Edition

Friday, May 18, 2018

Ontario man finds live WWI-era artillery shell in neighbour's trash

Danny Vellow was pretty certain what he was looking at, set on the curb with his neighbour's trash: an antique artillery shell, possibly 100 years old.

NASA study reveals humans are dramatically shifting global freshwater sources

Scientists at NASA have used a map of Earth's gravitational field to study the movement of water around the planet — and their findings have human fingerprints all over them.

Meet the lifetime donor with the 'golden arm' who saved millions of lives

Every week for the past 62 years, Australian James Harrison has donated his blood which is urgently needed due to a rare antibody in his plasma. But at 81, he's been told to quit, to preserve his own health.

Dutch art dealer may have found a lost painting by Rembrandt

This week, a Dutch art dealer announced that he believes he's discovered a previously unknown Rembrandt painting.

It's Laurel not Yanny, says source of viral clip

To get the right answer, As It Happens called up Marc Tinkler of, where the original audio came from.

As It Happens: Thursday Full Episode

Thursday, May, 17, 2018

After multiple Ebola deaths in Congo, experimental vaccine offers hope

As the Democratic Republic of Congo faces its ninth outbreak of the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization adopts a vaccine strategy similar to the one that eradicated small pox in the '70s.

Anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr could play kingmaker in Iraq

Muqtada al-Sadr was once known as the most dangerous man in Iraq but may now become the country's kingmaker.

Anne Frank's 'dirty jokes' reveal a lot about her aspirations as a writer, says researcher

The mystery behind two pages in Anne Frank's famous diary has now been revealed. Thanks to new technology, researchers discovered the teen shared dirty jokes.

Romance writer renames book after author trademarks 'cocky'

Jamila Jasper tells As It Happens host Carol Off why she changed her book title to The Cockiest Cowboy To Have Ever Cocked.

As It Happens: Wednesday Full Episode

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

'Canada would do exactly the same thing': Israel's deputy minister defends Gaza border violence

Israeli Deputy Minister Michael Oren blames Hamas and the media for the bloodshed at the Israel/Gaza border this week.

Canadian shot in Gaza says he was 'clearly marked' as a doctor

Dr. Tarek Loubani was treating gunshot wound patients in Gaza on Monday when he became one.

British columnist calls out 'snide' tabloids for targeting Meghan Markle's dad

After being given a rough ride by the British press, there have been questions about whether or not Meghan Markle's father, Thomas Markle, will even attend the Royal Wedding.

Kansas lawmaker helps close loophole that allowed police to have sex with people under arrest

Cindy Holscher was shocked by a legislative loophole that allowed police officers to claim that they had consensual sex with people they had detained.

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Former CFL champion helps stop gun-wielding woman at Florida high school

"I don't see myself as any kind of hero," says Grey Cup-winning teacher Lin-J Shell.

Palestinian protester describes deadly violence at the Gaza border

While officials celebrate the relocation of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, Israeli Defence Forces use tear gas and rifles on Palestinian protesters at the Gaza border, killing dozens. Israel's prime minister says soldiers were defending the border, but protester Refat Al Areer says that doesn't reflect the situation he saw on the ground.

U.K. man hits 160km/h in his motorized shed to break land speed record

Kevin Nicks revved up his motorized shed on Pendine Sands beach last week and hit 162km/h to break a land speed record he set a year prior.

As It Happens: Monday Full Episode

Monday, May 14, 2018

Why this Sixties Scoop survivor felt 're-victimized' by the court process

Robert Doucette says court hearings into a $875-million settlement with Indigenous people re-victimized survivors and pit families against each other.