As it Happens with Carol Off
'God help us in Texas,' says Democrat pushing for gun control after school shooting
In Texas, guns have more rights than people, says state Texas Rep. Ann Johnson.
Japanese Americans planted a rose bush at a WW II internment camp. Now it's blooming again
Ten years ago, Bonnie Clark and her team of researchers from the University of Denver discovered a rose bush across the remnants of a barracks doorway at the Amache National Historic Site. When Clark returned on Saturday, she was "ecstatic" to discover the bush in bloom.
BBC reporter left on plane without his wheelchair says it 'keeps on happening'
When Frank Gardner found himself sitting on an empty airplane long after everyone else had disembarked, waiting for someone to bring him his wheelchair, he tweeted in exasperation: “It’s happened again.”
As It Happens: Wednesday Edition
May 25, 2022
Father drives 1,600 km to find formula for his daughter, ends up with two cans
Mac Jaehnert says he drove about 1,600 kilometres around Washington state to try to find infant formula for his baby daughter MacKenzie and, at the end of it, he was only able to find two cans of the formula she needs.
Dolphins can recognize each others' whistles — and their pee, new study finds
Researchers studying dolphin communication found that the cetaceans can recognize their friends and family members by the taste of their urine.
As It Happens: Tuesday Edition
May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022 Episode Transcript
Pub in village of Vogue tells Vogue magazine: no, we're not changing our name
Mark Graham, the landlord of the Star Inn at Vogue, says the Cornish village pub will not be changing its name, despite an earlier demand from Conde Nast.
As It Happens: Monday Edition
As It Happens for Monday, May 23, 2022.
May 23, 2022 Transcript
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A rare 'penis plant' that smells like rotting flesh has bloomed in the Netherlands
People are lining up in the Netherlands to spend time with a giant plant that looks like a penis and smells like a corpse.
As It Happens: The Friday Edition
Friday, May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022 Episode Transcript
These parrots use their beaks as a 3rd limb to climb — and they're really good at it
It’s hard to climb with two legs and no hands — unless you’re a parrot.
White supremacy is a 'harsh reality' in Canada, says public safety minister
Canada’s public safety minister says the racism and white supremacy behind the mass shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., are alive and well in Canada.
Marvel's new transgender hero is a plucky troublemaker who fights for the underdog
The newest crime-fighting mutant in the Marvel comics universe is a plucky, anti-authoritarian do-gooder who fights for the little guy against unbeatable odds. She also just happens to be transgender.
As It Happens: The Thursday Edition
May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022 Episode Transcript
A couple woke up to find a dog snuggled in bed with them. It was not theirs
When Julie Johnson noticed a furry creature snuggled up in bed with her and her husband in the middle of the night, she didn’t think too much of it. After all, they have three dogs. But when they woke up the next morning, they found an entirely unfamiliar face staring back at them.
As It Happens: The Wednesday Edition
May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022 Episode Transcript
Spirits are high in Kharkiv as Ukraine drives back Russian troops, says resident
Nearly three months ago, Maria Avdeeva spoke to CBC on what she described as the "most awful" day of her life — the day Russia invaded Ukraine. Now, he says she's finally feeling some relief.
As It Happens: The Tuesday Edition
May 17, 2022
May 17, 2022 Episode Transcript