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November 12, 2018 episode transcript

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Why Ireland is creating women-only professorships at its universities

Ireland is creating 45 senior academic positions over three years specifically for women in the country's universities and technology institutes.

Windmill operators in tiny Dutch village say they're overwhelmed by tourists

Wind mill operators in the Netherlands want a cap on tourists visiting their small, picturesque Dutch village.

Why Ireland is creating women-only professorships at its universities

Ireland is creating 45 senior academic positions over three years specifically for women in the country's universities and technology institutes.

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Nov. 13, 2018

'Newbie' bird watcher discovers extremely rare 3-species hybrid warbler

When bird watcher Lowell Burket first discovered what he believed to be a never-before-seen hybrid, he was afraid nobody would take him seriously.

'Newbie' bird watcher discovers extremely rare 3-species hybrid warbler

When bird watcher Lowell Burket first discovered what he believed to be a never-before-seen hybrid, he was afraid nobody would take him seriously.

How Stan Lee changed Spawn creator Todd McFarlane's life when he was 16

The word "giant" just isn't big enough to encapsulate what Stan Lee meant to the world of comics, says Canadian comic creator Todd McFarlane.

How Stan Lee changed Alberta comics creator Todd McFarlane's life when he was 16

The word "giant" just isn't big enough to encapsulate what Stan Lee meant to the world of comics, says Canadian comic creator Todd McFarlane.

Paradise, Calif., mayor says it's 'a miracle' people escaped the fire that gutted her town

Paradise, Calif., Mayor Jody Jones lost her home to the devastating wildfires ripping through the state — as did the vast majority of the town's residents.

November 9, 2018 Episode Transcript

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As It Happens: The Monday Edition

Nov. 12, 2018

Homeless Edmonton man discovers rare Disney art in 'ratty old plastic bag' is worth thousands

A homeless man, who goes by the name Adam, sold an old art print he found in a dumpster to an antiques store for $20. But when shop's owner Alex Archbold realized it was worth much more than that, he set out to find Adam, and give him his fair share.

As It Happens Friday Edition

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California woman wondered if she was going to die as she fled fire with baby

Ellen VandenBerg didn't know if she was going to make it out of Paradise, California with her five-month-old son on Thursday as she fled a wildfire.

California woman wondered if she was going to die as she fled fire with baby

Ellen VandenBerg didn't know if she was going to make it out of Paradise, California with her five-month-old son on Thursday as she fled a wildfire.

Homeless Edmonton man discovers rare Disney art in 'ratty old plastic bag' is worth thousands

A homeless man, who goes by the name Adam, sold an old art print he found in a dumpster to an antiques store for $20. But when shop's owner Alex Archbold realized it was worth much more than that, he set out to find Adam, and give him his fair share.

Homeless Edmonton man discovers rare Disney art in 'ratty old plastic bag' is worth thousands

A homeless man, who goes by the name Adam, sold an old art print he found in a dumpster to an antiques store for $20. But when shop's owner Alex Archbold realized it was worth much more than that, he set out to find Adam, and give him his fair share.

November 08, 2018 episode transcript

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A millionaire plans to build a giant utopia in the Nevada desert — run on blockchain

Jeffrey Berns dreams of a community in the Nevada desert that doesn't rely on banks, big companies or governments to manage personal data — but rather the Bitcoin technology blockchain.

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Nov. 8, 2018

Reporter condemns White House suspension of CNN's Jim Acosta

David Smith, the Guardian's bureau chief in Washington, D.C., witnessed Wednesday's exchange between CNN's Jim Acosta and U.S. President Donald Trump.

Reporter condemns White House suspension of CNN's Jim Acosta

David Smith, the Guardian's bureau chief in Washington, D.C., witnessed Wednesday's exchange between CNN's Jim Acosta and U.S. President Donald Trump.

A millionaire plans to build a giant Utopia in the Nevada desert — run on blockchain

Jeffrey Berns dreams of a community in the Nevada desert that doesn't rely on banks, big companies or governments to manage personal data — but rather the Bitcoin technology blockchain.

Why more than 400 buffaloes drowned in a Botswana river

When Simone Micheletti heard the sound of lions roaring in the distance on Tuesday night, he didn't think much of it.