As It Happens: Wednesday Edition
China Meat Ban
China suspends meat exports from Canada — but, given the ongoing diplomatic brouhaha, our guest suspects the given pretext is really just pretense.
Oil Spill Study
Fourteen years after an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a new study reveals that the spill was much, much worse than the company responsible had originally predicted.
Stolen Wallets Study
In a years-long experiment, scientists left wallets full of money in cities all over — and were surprised to find that the more cash in the wallets, the more likely people were to return them.
An Oregon state senator tells us where he's at — but not exactly where he is — now that police have been ordered to track him and his Republican colleagues down, and take them back to the legislature to vote.
Detroit Mural Artist
A Detroit artist says police arrested him after mistaking his large-scale art project for illegal graffiti — when in fact, he was working for the city, just like them.