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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.

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 Edition

Wednesday, June 20, 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.

'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.

June 18, 2018 episode transcript

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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.

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.

Detroit's crumbling 'palace of transportation' is about to rise again

The Ford Motor Company set to revitalize Detroit's iconic transportation hub.

Detroit's crumbling 'palace of transportation' is about to rise again

Ford Motor Co. set to revitalize Detroit's iconic transportation hub.

'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.

Melania Trump's immigration lawyer compares family separations to Nazi Germany

Immigration lawyer Michael Wildes says the Trump administration's hardlining at the U.S.-Mexico border shows 'extraordinarily poor judgement' and reflects badly on the country.

Melania Trump's immigration lawyer compares family separations to Nazi Germany

Immigration lawyer Michael Wildes says the Trump administration's hardlining at the U.S.-Mexico border shows 'extraordinarily poor judgement' and reflects badly on the country.

Melania Trump's immigration lawyer compares family separations to Nazi Germany

Immigration lawyer Michael Wildes says the Trump administration's hardlining at the U.S.-Mexico border shows 'extraordinarily poor judgement' and reflects badly on the country.

As It Happens: Tuesday Full Episode

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

'As a human being, I can't do that': Migrant shelter worker quits over family separations

Antar Davidson quit in protest over Donald Trump's policy to separate migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. He says he was told to get a group of panicked siblings to stop hugging & he knew had to go.

'As a human being, I can't do that': Worker at migrant holding facility quits over family separations

A youth migrant shelter worker describes the encounter with a group of panicked, tearful Brazilian siblings that led him to quit his job in protest.