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The As It Happens pun challenge
Watch Carol off and her new As It Happens co-host/resident punmaster Chris Howden play the As It Happens Pun Challenge — inspired by the card game Punderdome.
Canada will 'speak up' if Flight PS752 investigation isn't accurate, says TSB chair
Canadian investigators will make sure their voices are heard during the investigation into the Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752 disaster, says Transportation Safety Board Chair Kathy Fox.
This baby can't even speak yet — but his cover of AC/DC may leave you speechless too
Matt MacMillan went to great lengths to turn his baby's sounds into a cover of the AC/DC classic Thunderstruck and now his one-year-old son is an online sensation.
The story behind this 'perfect' World Indoor Bowls shot
As Nick Brett got ready to make to make his shot at the pairs final of the World Indoor Bowls Championships on Monday, the crowd laughed at him.
As It Happens: Friday Edition
Jan. 24, 2020
Canadian truck driver who shares last name with Iranian general says he can't cross U.S. border
A Canadian truck driver says he's worried about his livelihood after he was denied entry to the United States by border guards who questioned him about last name — one he happens to share with an executed Iranian general.
What it's like living in Wuhan, a Chinese city on lockdown over coronavirus
The streets should be bustling in Wuhan, one of China's biggest cities, as millions prepare for Lunar New Year celebrations. But the outbreak of coronavirus has turned it into a ghost town.
Water taxi driver refuses to take reporters to Harry and Meghan's suspected B.C. home
Photographer turned boat captain Miles Arsenault is refusing to take paparazzi to Harry and Meghan's North Saanich, B.C. waterfront home even though he could use the business.
Statue of Félicette, the 1st cat in space, unveiled at International Space University
Félicette, the first cat in space, has finally been honoured with her own statue at the International Space University in France.
As It Happens: Thursday Edition
Jan. 23, 2020
Patriotic Millionaires urge the rich to pay 'higher and fairer taxes'
A group of wealthy people, business leaders and investors is calling for "higher and fairer taxes on millionaires and billionaires," as leaders and public figures from around the globe gathered today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
'She didn't deserve it': Gilles Duceppe's family suing seniors' residence where mother died
Former Bloc Québécois leader Gilles Duceppe says he's forced to relive his mother's death every day because the luxury seniors' residence where she froze to death has not been held responsible.
Anxiety and fear as China struggles to contain deadly coronavirus
To contain the spread of the coronavirus in China, the government has asked residents of Wuhan — where the outbreak is believed to have originated — not to leave. Transportation to and from the city is being shut down. Meanwhile, the virus has already spread to at least six other countries.
As It Happens: Wednesday Edition
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020
Soaring rates of Indigenous people in prison 'unacceptable,' says federal watchdog
Canada's Correctional Investigator says the percentage of Indigenous people in federal custody has jumped dramatically in the past four years — a trend he describes as 'a national travesty'.
How to make sure a restored Notre-Dame Cathedral gets the acoustics right
A researcher in Paris is working to ensure that those rebuilding Notre-Dame Cathedral listen carefully — not just to arguments about its aesthetics, but also its acoustics.
B.C.'s oldest practising lawyer just turned 100 and isn't retiring yet
It takes a lot to slow down Constance Isherwood, British Columbia's oldest practising lawyer.
As It Happens: Tuesday Edition
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020
Gay pastor forced out of Lutheran Church in the '80s becomes 1st to be reinstated
Becoming the new pastor at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Toronto was like coming home for Ralph Carl Wushke.
Couple didn't let N.L.'s worst blizzard in decades stop them from tying the knot
Chris and Brianne Butt were determined to get married this past Saturday in Newfoundland and Labrador. And they weren't going to let a blizzard, which ground everything in the St. John's region to a standstill, prevent them from tying the knot.
Mathematician crunches the numbers to find most efficient way to board a plane
A new study finds that the fastest way to board an airplane is to let the slowest passengers board first.
As It Happens: Monday Edition
Jan. 20, 2020
As It Happens co-hosts Carol Off and Chris Howden play with puns
AIH Hosts Carol Off and Chris Howden play a little game of wordplay to celebrate Chris's move from the writer's chair to the studio at CBC Radio's As It Happens.
B.C. woman left in a Calgary parking lot as a newborn 32 years ago finds her birth parents
More than three decades after Teanna Elliot was found abandoned in a Calgary parking lot as a newborn, she has reconnected with her birth parents.
For 1st time in 40 years, extreme snowstorm keeps St. John's cabbie off the road
In his 40 years of driving a cab in St. John's, N.L. Joe White never let extreme weather stand in his way — until Friday.