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As It Happens

Take a trip around the world with CBC Radio's As It Happens. Hear from the people at the centre of the stories of the day. From the complex to the weird and wacky, As It Happens brings you the voices you want to hear. Listen to our podcast and on Fridays, we pull back the curtain on how we make the show with the podcast extra.

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The pipes, the pipes are calling

Alberta Election, Columbine Copycat, Lombard Street Toll, Madagascar Measles, Baby T-Rex Sale, Kafka Vault and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:57:19]


Cross Examination

Notre Dame: Reporter, Thunder Bay Threats, Shorts Guys, Pulitzer: Capital Gazette, Equality Loonie, Montreal Councillor: Bill 21, and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:56:03]


April 15: Sacred heart-break

Notre Dame Fire: Witness, Kidnapped Nurse, Saskatoon Tattoo, Notre Dame Fire: Historian, Christchurch Child Coma, When Calls the Heart and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:23]


April 12: Emotionally charged

Assange, Senator poll, GOT secrets, NOLA apology, Cave inscriptions, Nanaimo stamp, and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:25]


April 11: The lodger dislodged

Assange Arrest, Sudan Coup, Library Discovery, Nurse Class Action, Plain Dealer Journalist, Stolen Warrior Thumb, Opioid Overdoses and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:56:04]


April 10: Crossing guards

Asylum changes, Black holes, Israel election, Lucky Lee's, Captain Highliner, Hong Kong convictions, and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:56:22]


April 9: Standing up with a sit-in

Sudan Protests, Stephen Miller's Uncle, Claire's Piercings, Louisiana Church Fires, Yemen School Blast, Creme Egg Mayo and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:04]


April 8: Flight risks

Libya Clashes, Trudeau Libel Threat, Dog Rescue, Baseball Field Fire, Dubai Arrest, General Casimir Pulaski and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:48]


April 5: Under the gun

John Filion, Charles Adler: Jason Kenney, Sugar Rush Myth, Saudi Arrests, Harvard Admission, Brexit Wasteland and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:20]


FEATURE | 25 years after the Rwandan genocide

Twenty-five years ago, the genocide began in Rwanda - and Judi Rever believes one man has gone unpunished for his monstrous role in it: the country's current president, Paul Kagame.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:33:00]


April 4: Post-crash course

Boeing: Nader, Breast Implant Ban, EU Veggie "Meat," "Uber" Murder, Saudi Nuclear Facility, Puerto Rico: Congressman, and more Correction: In our interview with Nikki Carruthers, a Winnipeg woman who believes her health problems were caused by her breast implants, As It Happens incorrectly stated that she had Biocell textured breast implants, which may soon be banned by Health Canada. In fact, she had a different kind of implants.

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April 3: Silent partners

Brunei Gay Law, Border Death Report, Puppy Yoga, Patagonia Vests, Algeria President Out, Cat Lake Consultant and more

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April 2: Booted

Liberal Caucus: Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott, Nova Scotia Organ Donation, Climate Prep: Catherine McKenna, Sauna Arrest, Jamal Khashoggi Latest, Shane Rimmer Obit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:46]


April 1: The great wet north

Climate Report, Gardiner Dinner, Romeo The Frog, CWHL Latest, Ukraine Election, Peter Pond Lake Crash and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:09]


March 29: Pressing "Play"'s the thing

Jody Wilson-Raybould Documents, Fiat/Chrysler Worker, Fake Socialite Trial, Agnès Varda Obit, Measles Outbreak, Apple News Plus and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:09:33]


March 28: Leap from faith

Quebec Secularism Law, Wow Airline Passenger, Giga Pearl, Listener Response: Seagull Calls, Deportation Family, Grassy Narrows Protester and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:23]


March 27: A captive twice over

Boyle Trial, Yemen Hospital Bombing, Cheese Wall, Sexomnia Appeal, Turing Award Winner, Ranking Roger Obit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:31]


March 26: Emotionally un-charged

Jussie Smollett Latest, Ethics Committee: NDP, Seagull Screeching Championship, Nazi Links Family, Belgian Peeing Statue, Encore: AIH50 Producer Panel and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:06:44]


March 25: Don't just read his lips

Mueller: Congressman, Snowden Refugees, Uri Geller: Brexit, Mueller: Republican, Reporter Airplane Harassment, Mali Mission and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:11]


March 22: Flight risked

Mueller Report, Church Stabbing, Flight Attendant, Movie Prop Sale, Delhi Rape Show, Baseball Changes and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:17]


March 21: Put to rest

Vote Marathon, NZ Folo: Sky News, UK Mosque Defaced, Senator Presidential Candidate, Race Track Deaths and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:23]


March 20: Be My Guest

Cyclone Idai Hotel, Beyak Senate Ethics, Beto Crop Circle, Nan Goldin, Huge Meteor and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:01]


March 19: Money Talks

Budget: Pierre Poilievre, Peter Julian, and Jennifer O'Connell, Alabama Editor Folo, Bunga Bunga 'Poisoning', Encore: Micah White and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:18:16]


March 18: Mass destruction of weapons

NZ Folo Guns, Cyclone Idai, Andreescu Coach, Whale Plastics, German Indigenous and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:15]


March 15: A darkness that sheds new light

NZ Mosque Attacks, Teen Vaccines, Google Icelandic Town, Encore: John Carreyrou, and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:18:30]


March 14: Summa cum fraud-ay

Bloody Sunday Charges, Ice Floe Rescue, College Admission Scam, Grandparent Scam UPS, Former Priest Killed and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:21]


March 13: Downed for the count

Planes Grounded, Lagos Building Collapse, Trash Tag Challenge, Iran HR Lawyer, Canola Minister and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:59]


March 12: Brute Force

Tina Fontaine Report, Brexit Tuesday Vote, Rachel Cliff, RCMP Racism, NZ Farmer Drones and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:51]


March 11: Grounds for grounding

Ethiopian Crash, Venezuela Latest, YouTube Videos, Rowing Marine and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:27]


March 8: Adding insult to illness

Inuit TB Apology, Rohingya Island, Top Doctor Prize, Martin Shkreli Working, Patrick Lane Obit, Winter Restraining Order and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:32]


March 7: Regrets, he's had a few

SNC: Lisa Raitt, Syria ICC Case, Warty Comb Jelly, Canola Fight, Hipster Effect Study, Google Ads and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:10:20]


March 6: Butts, seriously, folks

SNC: Journalist, Quadriga Latest, Jerry Merryman Obit, SNC: Elizabeth May, Insurance Company Prize, Charlie Panigoniak Obit, Encore: Far Right Undercover and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:20:47]


March 5: Party Crasher

SNC: Copps, Alberta Headdress, Sperm Obstacle Course, Neo-Nazi Infiltrator, Holocaust archive and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:45]


March 4: A parting of the sunny ways

Jane Philpott Resigns, China Accusations, Alabama Tornado, Facebook Pressure, ICE Infiltrators, Smart Study and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:54]


March 1: A disservice to their service

Veterans Affairs, SNC: Quebec, Old Tattoo Needle, Nova Scotia Fraud, Black Widow Spider, Semi-Identical Twins and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:33]


February 28: Excuse the mess

SNC: Cabinet, SNC: Lisa Raitt, Measles Baby, Crab Legs Fight, Indigenous Child Welfare, Netanyahu Indictment, André Previn Obit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:14]


February 27: Demotional baggage

SNC: Jody Wilson Raybould, Michael Cohen Testifies, Harassed CBC Reporter, Vaccine Ads, Indigenous Bones, India Pakistan: Air Marshal and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:59:23]


February 26: Air strike - or strike-out

India Pakistan Airstrike, Stranded Train, Canadian Comedian, Fat Rat, Jeremy Corbyn Second Referendum, PEI Husky Owner and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:10]


February 25: Defeat him - but don't depose him

Venezuela U.S. Aid, Alabama Editor, Fake Kim Jong-un, Vatican Conference Critic, New Brunswick Fish Plant Fire, Green Book Criticism and more

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February 22: Killer whale instinct

NEB Pipeline, R. Kelly Charges, Elliot Lake Collapse, Venezuela: Malaria, Oldest Canadian Man Obit, Nike Smart Shoe and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:23]


February 21: Mistakes were made

Justice Committee: Wernick, Jussie Smollett Case, Mudlarker Skull, Dhaka Fire, Vatican Abuse Conference, Peter Tork Obit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:59]


February 20: Retrenched warfare

Last Days of ISIS, Haiti Couple Separated, California Dam Worries, Priest Guidelines, Forest Acoustics Study, Crude by Rail Critic and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:01:23]


February 19: They were supposed to be out of danger

Nova Scotia House Fire Deaths, France Cemetery Vandalism, Karl Lagerfeld Obit, B.C. Facebook Rescue, SNC Lavalin: Butts Update, France Lightsaber Fencing and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:15:18]


February 18: Friend Exit

Gerald Butts: Cullen and Wells, Dance Your PhD, Labour MP Revolt, Betty Ballantine Obit, Nunavut Hockey Team and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:36]


February 15: Action, not words

Haiti Latest, Amber Alert, Space Junk, India-Pakistan, Hand Forensics, Encore: The Feeling of Being Watched, and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:17:03]


February 14: Home delivery

ISIS Brides, Maria Ressa, Coquitlam Painter, SNC: Goodale, Haiti: Doctor, Convent Escape Research and more

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February 13: Paternal flame

SNC Lavalin, Brussels Spy Restaurant, Hawaii Volcano Dry, Germany Syrian Arrests, Siberia Polar Bears and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:38]


February 12: You could hear a kingpin drop

El Chapo Verdict, Lawyer Locker Rooms, Seal Poop Update, Measles Outbreak, Wilson-Raybould Resigns, Women in Genetics Study and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:35]


February 11: A correspondent's course

Joe Schlesinger Obit, Edmonton Bus Driver, New Insect Found, Michael Wilson Obit, Oshawa Deer, Walter Jones Obit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:08]


February 8: Anti-bully pulpit

SNC: Andrew Scheer, SNC: Prosecutor, Jeff Bezos "Extortion," NYT Overlooked Series, Thai Election, Norway Tunnels, Campbell's Chunky Trademark and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:22]


February 7: Under pressure over pressure

Trudeau: SNC-Lavalin, Jill Abramson Plagiarism, Barnacle Cross, Izzy Young Obituary, Paul Dewar Obituary, Elizabeth Warren Apology and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:12]


February 6: A free-for-all is expensive for some

Nova Scotia Hockey Brawl, Libya Slavery Refugees, Sybil Hicks Obit, Venezuela Canada, Foul Ball Death, Neil Young House and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:57]


February 5: Spinning out of control

Train Accident, Yazidi Harassment, USB Seals, Venezuela Oil Tankers, New Island, Australia Flooding and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:45]


February 4: A safe distance

QuadrigaCX Client, Brooklyn Jail Investigation, Hybrid Bird, Venezuela Latest, Seal Beach Takeover, Banana-Thwarted Thief and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:17]


February 1: Felt like forever and ever, amen

Netherlands Church Sanctuary, Yukon Race, BuzzFeed Quiz Teen, El Paso Hunger Strike, Archives: Morton Sobell Obit, Pink Squirrels, El Chapo Trial, Saskatchewan Weather and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:57:05]


January 31: If you are broke, still fix it

SCC: Redwater Clean Up, France Rape Trial, Sea Star Apocalypse, Listener Response: Snow Rage, Ryan Crocker, Jane Austen Painting and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:51]


January 30: Vote of non-confidence

Election Interference, Femicide Report, Guelph Snow Arrest, Irish Backstop, Chicago Trains, Davos Historian and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:20]


January 29: Haunted

Bruce McArthur Guilty, Joshua Tree Update, Used Tissues, Afghan Peace Deal, Brandon Bob, UNESCO Periodic Table, Brazil Dam Collapse and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:57:29]


January 28: A "Dear John" letter

John McCallum: Liberals, Ryerson Overspending, Explorer's Remains, African American Dialect, Brianna Decker, Brazilian Congressman and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:57:17]


January 25: An alleged bomb plot foiled

Kingston: Sponsor, Roger Stone Indicted, Diana Athill Obit, Venezuela: Pro-Government, Robbie Burns Woman, Airbnb Trafficking and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:00:27]


January 24: A foregone conclusion

Montreal Mafia Hit, Your Ward News Verdict, Lost Words Class, Venezuela Protestor, Salisbury Game, Jackie Shane Grammy and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:39]


January 23: Address for successor

Venezuela Protests, Gender Neutral French, "As It Flappens" Creators, China: McCallum Reaction, Troll Museum, CMAJ Palliative Care Doctor, Egret Painting and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:13:02]


January 22: Veg issue

Canada Food Guide, China Latest, Kingston Mystery Plane, B.C. Speaker: Case, Aberdeenshire Stone Monument Replica, Mexico Pipeline Explosion and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:18]


January 21: In the cold, and in the dark

Montreal Hypothermia Death, Zimbabwe Crackdown, Right to be Forgotten, Labrador Passenger, and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:33]


January 18: Misleader of the free world

Trump Cohen Lies, Taxi Debit Scam, Supermac's vs. McDonald's, Detained Canadians, Bio Hazard Zamboni Ice, Matthew Hedges and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:52]