As it Happenswith Carol Off and Jeff Douglas


Trump's 'bruised ego' prompted decision to cancel summit with North Korea, says prof

A month ago, there was talk of a Nobel Peace Prize. But now, peace on the Korean Peninsula seems as elusive as ever.

Injured Hawaiian says chunk of lava came flying at him 'like a golf ball'

Darryl Clinton was on the deck of a home helping to put out fires from flying rocks when an explosion several hundred yards away launched a "lava bomb" at him.

Michigan burglar seemingly lured by gold bars made of foam

The squeezable bars at Gold Hardwood Floors in Michigan were part of a promotional campaign to deliver "stress-free flooring."

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Thursday, May 24, 2018

'It's a press freedom issue,' blocked journalist says after Trump Twitter ruling

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump may not legally block Twitter users — but columnist Lauren Wolfe still can't see his tweets.

'A great voice for our time': Friend remembers author Philip Roth

Friend and writer Hermione Lee says Philip Roth was open to criticism about his work, and was always pushing taboo subjects — like in his 1969 novel Portnoy's Complaint.

This Australian diner had a seagull problem — so it armed customers with water guns

"I just had this epiphany one morning and thought: water pistols," said Toby Evans, owner of 3Sheets restaurant in Perth. "It ticked all the boxes."

As It Happens: Wednesday Edition

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Former editor remembers Interview magazine — the 'school newspaper of Andy Warhol's factory'

Interview magazine is folding after 50 years. Former editor Bob Colacello recalls its halcyon days in the '70s, under the watchful eye and stylish wig of Andy Warhol.

The grey jay is becoming the Canada jay — but it's still not our national bird

Bird expert David Bird says this bird should be our national bird.

Why the Art Gallery of Ontario removed 'Indian' from the name of this Emily Carr painting

The renaming of a painting by the late Canadian artist Emily Carr has sparked a debate about art history and cultural sensitivity.

Researcher angry alcohol industry lobbied Yukon to 'squash' cancer warning study

A Globe and Mail access to information request revealed alcohol industry officials lobbied the Yukon government to end alcohol warning label study.

Wrongfully convicted man supports 'long overdue' charges against

Terrill Swift was exonerated after spending 15 years in prison for crimes he didn't commit.

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Canada grants temporary visas to family of asylum seeker with Stage 4 cancer

Taha El Taha crossed the border into Quebec last year, and is now set to be treated for colorectal cancer with the support of his wife and children.

'Start running, go faster!' Manitoba dad flees with young kids after massive fire

A Manitoba man is living at a hotel with his two children after a massive fire forced him out of his apartment this weekend. More than 100 Brandon residents are displaced.

'These people are human': Inquiry into Grenfell fire opens with tributes to victims

The inquiry into the Grenfell fire in London is beginning with two weeks of tributes to the people who died when it raced through the 24-storey apartment block in June 2017, killing 72 people.

New book documents the rise and fall of Silicon Valley wunderkind Elizabeth Holmes

Elizabeth Holmes was heralded as the next Steve Jobs — and then she was revealed by the Wall Street Journal to have overseen one of the biggest corporate frauds since Enron.

As It Happens: Monday Full Episode

Monday, May 21, 2018

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 Full Episode

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.