As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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Part One

Greektown Shooting: Fallon
She was about to start a new chapter. Instead, less than two months before staring university, 18-year-old Reese Fallon was killed by a gunman in Toronto on Sunday — and tonight, a teacher and family friend remembers her. 

Greece Fires
The town of Mati, and more than 25 of its residents, are gone today, destroyed by wildfires — and a journalist who visited the Greek community describes the desolation she saw, and feels. 

Kombucha Car
An Alberta YouTuber's new invention establishes him firmly — and fermentedly — as a genius to watch: he rigged his car's windshield-wiper-fluid sprayer to squirt kombucha into his mouth while he's driving. 

Part Two

Clothing Bin Death
Our guest couldn't save a Vancouver woman who was trapped in a charity donation bin — so now she's calling for design changes to save anyone else from meeting the same fate. 

Booker Prize Graphic Novel 
Every picture helps tell the story. And now that his graphic novel is the first ever to make the Booker Prize long list, a Chicago artist isn't sure what conclusions to draw.