As it Happens with Carol Off
Every time there's a school shooting in the U.S., Columbine's ex-principal reaches out
Frank Deangelis keeps making the same phone call.
Hundreds of Jewish American soldiers were buried under crosses. This group is trying to fix that
Operation Benjamin is a a U.S. non-profit that identifies Jewish American soldiers who were given Christian burials — then works to honour their true Jewish heritage.
Why 1,369 people dressed as vampires at the ruins of an old English church
English Heritage hosted 1,369 blood-sucking fiends on Thursday outside the ruins of Whitby Abbey, a seventh-century monastery overlooking the ocean, to break the world record for largest gathering of people dressed as vampires.
As It Happens: The Friday Edition
May 27, 2022
Racism and vitriol at Liberal and NDP events has Jagmeet Singh worried about Canada
Jagmeet Singh says he still feels safe knocking on doors in Canada, despite protesters yelling racist slurs and threats at recent Liberal and NDP events. But he's worried that divisions are growing.
'God help us in Texas,' says Democrat pushing for gun control after school shooting
In Texas, guns have more rights than people, says Texas Rep. Ann Johnson.
As It Happens: The Thursday Edition
May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022 Episode Transcript
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
May 25, 2022 Episode Transcript
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
From our archives
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.