As It Happens

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Nov. 14, 2019
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Part One 

B.C. vaping regulations
The government of British Columbia isn't waiting for more people to get sick from vaping — it's planning regulation changes that will discourage young people from taking it up right now. 

Manus Island visa
After six years in a detention centre on Manus Island, Kurdish-Iranian author Behrouz Boochani is in New Zealand for a book festival — and he says he won't go back.

Three-antler buck
At first, Steve Lindberg didn't give his photos of a male deer a second  thought — but then he saw it had a third  antler.

Part Two

Impeachment photos
At the impeachment hearings yesterday, renowned news phototographer David Burnett used a Second World War-era wooden camera — he'll tell us how he developed the habit. 

No Wi-Fi town
The high-powered radio telescopes in a West Virginia town won't work if people are using wifi — so, as you can imagine, scientists find it's getting harder to stay focused. 

Part Three

Venice flooding
This week, people in Venice found themselves wading through water, after severe flooding. The city's deputy mayor says it's going to take more than gumption to get through this — he's demanding the Italian government step up and help out.

Idaho library book tampering
At a library in Idaho, someone is deliberately messing with the non-fiction section — apparently hiding left-leaning books, so that only the right ones are left.