As It Happens: Wednesday Edition

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
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Part One

Stephen Hawking Obit
A former student remembers Stephen Hawking, the astrophysicist who reached beyond to understand our relationship with the stars while stretching the limits of human life. 

El Salvador Abortion
A Salvadoran court reduces the 30-year murder sentence of a woman who was convicted for the death of her own unborn child. 

Part Two

Seth Rich Lawsuit
Their truth was made more painful by that fiction. The parents of a murdered man sue Fox News, accusing the network of fuelling a conspiracy theory that claimed his death was political. 

Nerve Agent: Russian
A Kremlin advisor takes Theresa May to task after the UK Prime Minister sends 23 Russians back home in response to the poisoning of a former double agent.

Part Three

Jagmeet Singh Rally
Questioning the company he kept. NDP leader Jagmeet Singh says he was promoting peace at a rally supporting Sikh separatism in 2015. But our guest worries he's soft on deadly extremism. 

Marc-André Leclerc Obit
After a week of searching, B.C. climbing prodigy Marc-André Leclerc is presumed dead. The 24-year-old had been climbing the Mendenhall Towers, near Juneau, Alaska. 

Texas Bomb Packages
Police in Austin, Texas say that a series of deadly package bombs left at homes may be connected. But so far they don't have many clues about who they're connected to.