As It Happens: Tuesday Edition
South Carolina KKK rally
The KKK plans to gather in support of the Confederate flag outside the South Carolina state house next month -- and black community leaders support the Klan's right to do so.
Harvard transgender swimmer
When an openly transgender swimmer is offered a spot on the Harvard men's team, he makes history -- and thanks to sympathetic coaches, the announcement barely makes a splash.
Lightning strikes hiker and his dog
A storm comes up while a Colorado man is hiking with his friends -- and now, Jonathan Hardman believes he only survived a lightning strike because his dog took the brunt of it.
Gun enthusiasts are furious when the RCMP bans a rifle called the "Blaze 47" -- which shoots like a standard .22, but looks like an AK-47.
Peregrine falcon conservationist
Conservationist Mark Nash rescued three endangered falcon fledglings and returned them to their home, atop the home of the Blue Jays -- Toronto's Roger's Centre.
Katy Perry nun
Katy Perry wants to buy a Los Angeles convent, and the local archdiocese wants to sell it to her -- but the nuns want none of it.