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Koko, the gorilla who learned sign language, dies at 46

Animal psychologist Penny Patterson began working with Koko when the western lowland gorilla was just a year old. Despite attempts to pair her with a suitable mate, Koko never gave birth, but demonstrated a particular fondness for kittens.

Hadrian's Wall under siege by thieves wielding metal detectors

An inspector with the British government says the looters are looking for artifacts like coins and military equipment using metal detectors.

Women allowed into Iranian stadium to watch soccer for the first time since 1979

On Wednesday night, Iranian women were back in Tehran's Azadi stadium for the first time in almost 40 years for a broadcast of Iran's World Cup game against Spain.

Hadrian's Wall under siege by thieves wielding metal detectors

An inspector with the British government says the looters are looking for artifacts like coins and military equipment using metal detectors.

Koko, the gorilla who learned sign language, dies at 46

Animal psychologist Penny Patterson began working with Koko when the western lowland gorilla was just a year old. Despite attempts to pair her with a suitable mate, Koko never gave birth, but demonstrated a particular fondness for kittens.

Women allowed into Iranian stadium to watch soccer for the first time since 1979

On Wednesday night, Iranian women were back in Tehran's Azadi stadium for the first time in almost 40 years for a broadcast of Iran's World Cup game against Spain.

Looters dig dozens of holes at Hadrian's Wall — and officials are worried about a trend

An inspector with the British government says the looters are looking for artifacts like coins and military equipment using metal detectors.

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Thursday, June 21, 2018

'Prince of odometers' pulls off this perfect number sequence in the family minivan

An ordinary North Carolina man has achieved an extraordinary feat: the ultimate odometer picture, captured through careful calculation and planning.

June 20 episode transcript

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A radio reporter who lost his voice is back on the air — digitally

Veteran radio reporter Jamie Dupree is once again broadcasting to cities across the U.S. after losing his ability to speak in 2016. His new tool? A digital re-creation of his voice, created from decades of archived reports.

Iconic singer/activist Nina Simone's childhood home designated a National Treasure

Nina Simone's childhood home in Tryon, North Carolina, has now been named a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Fewer than 100 homes in America have been given that distinction.

Here's a list of the 34,361 people who died trying to reach Europe since 1993

Since 1993, a group has worked to compile a list of of every refugee and migrant who died while trying to find a safer life Europe.

A radio reporter who lost his voice is back on the air — digitally

Veteran radio reporter Jamie Dupree is once again broadcasting to cities across the U.S. after losing his ability to speak in 2016. His new tool? A digital re-creation of his voice, created from decades of archived reports.

June 19, 2018 episode transcript

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Nina Simone's childhood home designated a National Treasure

"It's thrilling and very gratifying, and speaks to the importance of Nina Simone and her music," says painter Adam Pendleton, who co-purchased the North Carolina property last year.

Nina Simone's childhood home designated a National Treasure

"It's thrilling and very gratifying, and speaks to the importance of Nina Simone and her music," says painter Adam Pendleton, who co-purchased the North Carolina property last year.

Here's a list of the 34,361 people who died trying to reach Europe since 1993

Since 1993, a group has worked to compile a list of of every refugee and migrant who died while trying to find a safer life Europe.

Here's a list of the 34,361 people who died trying to reach Europe since 1993

Since 1993, a group has worked to compile a list of of every refugee and migrant who died while trying to find a safer life Europe.

A radio reporter who lost his voice is back on the air — digitally

Veteran radio reporter Jamie Dupree is once again broadcasting to cities across the U.S. after losing his ability to speak in 2016. His new tool? A digital re-creation of his voice, created from decades of archived reports.

As It Happens: Wednesday Full Episode

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

'He wasn't functioning': How a video game addiction turned one family upside down

A British mother who has gone to extraordinary lengths to curb her son's addiction to video games welcomes the World Health Organization's decision to officially recognize obsessive gaming as a mental health condition.

'He wasn't functioning': how a video game addiction turned one family upside down

Before video games, this mom's 15-year-old son was a popular, athletic boy. But as his fixation grew, she says nothing else seemed to matter to him. She's gone so far as to keep her internet router in a safe to stop her son from gaming.

'Prince of odometers' pulls off this perfect number sequence in the family minivan

An ordinary North Carolina man has achieved an extraordinary feat: the ultimate odometer picture, captured through careful calculation and planning.

Watch as police drone finds British man trapped in marshland

Norfolk man Peter Pugh is being treated for hypothermia after disappearing on a walk through the Titchwell Marshes in the United Kingdom. Pugh was discovered up to his armpits in water on Sunday with help from a police drone.