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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 last U.S. Blockbuster thrives on great customer service

The Bend, Ore., location became the last Blockbuster standing when 2 stores in Alaska closed

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Narcotic Farm

This Narcotic Farm in Kentucky played a major part in shaping the culture around mid-century heroin use in the U.S.

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Franklyn: Heartbreak in a digital world

Franklyn revokes his access to tracking his ex-wife's whereabouts through her phone. It's his last connection to her.

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July 19 - Consent... into chaos

Christine Moore, Russian request, Bee attack, Mystery sarcophagus, Israel "nation state" and more.

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July 18 - Teaming up

Trudeau cabinet shuffle, Environment minister, Texas remains, Wild boars, Serial stowaway, Starbucks straws and more

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July 17 - What a difference a day makes

Russian agent charges, Las Vegas lawyer, Last Blockbuster, Hawaii lava bomb, Stolen nuclear material and more

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July 16: Zero summit gain

Trump in Helsinki, Elon Musk diver, California crash survivor, Cancer video, Lost Kubrick script and more

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As it Happened - The Crime & Punishment Episode

From one man's fight to kill Canada's death penalty to a spellbound victim of the 'Black Magic Bandit', the stories on this episode run the gamut of crime and punishment -from petty offences to hefty sentences.

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July 13: Russians to judgment

Russian Indictments, Heath Canada Data, "Dead Body Guy", College Game Show, Rogue Wave Death and more

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July 12: Getting busy on getting busy

Sex-Ed: Quebec, Daniella Greenbaum, Postal Worker Tomatoes, Wales Archaeology, Smokey Rock and more

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July 11: A Croatian win; a crushing loss

World Cup Croatia, Liu Xia Release, Floppy Disk Vaporwave, New Bus Company, Disney Drive-Ins and more

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July 10: Out of the darkness - into the unknown

Thailand Rescue, Greyhound Folo, Car Rental, SCOTUS Pick, Tractor Death and more

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July 9: Bus stop

Greyhound Cancelled, Border Families, Amsterdam Canals, Thai Cave Rescue, Brexit Exits, Niagara Grass Fire and more

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July 6: Outside chance

Thai Cave Folo, Ontario Migrants, Lions Kill Poachers, Koala Genome, Football Wedding and more

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As it Happened: The New Beginnings Episode

From the archives: A sufferer of locked-in syndrome determines to recover from his condition; a woman paralyzed in a car accident walks again, thanks to a bionic exoskeleton; life begins anew for a man exonerated of a murder he didn't commit; a retired real-estate agent pines for his first life in the 17th century; and more...

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July 5: Admission critical

Displaced Syrians, Hot Nursing Home, Old Burger and Fries, Novichok Case, Message in a Bottle and more

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July 4: Checks on checks

Police Carding, Montreal Heat, Audubon Awards, Supreme Court, Lobster Roll and more

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July 3: Nowhere fast

MMIW Lawyer, Jazz Fest Controversy, Lightning BBQ, Marine Mammals Arctic, Polish Judge and more

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July 2: Contact, at last

Thai Cave Rescue, Bike Accident Eulogy, Moth Migration, Toronto Shootings, Smart Home Abuse and more

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As it Happened - The Shakespeare Episode

A Trump-themed 'Julius Caesar' production sparks furor; a South African performance of 'Othello' features a black actor for the first time; the star of 'Deep Throat' explains how he transitioned from doing Shakespeare to doing porn, and more...

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June 29: Paper, torn in half

Maryland Newspaper Shooting, Toronto Subway Rescue, Straight Dope Ends, Deepwater Horizon Effects, and more

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June 28: Mission accomplice

UK 9/11 Torture Report, Jim Watson, Rohingya Report, Elon Musk Mug, Welsh Internet Trench and more

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June 27: All bets were off

BC Money Laundering, Clarinet Lawsuit, German Football Loss, NK Nuclear Upgrade and more

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June 26: Arriving at a conclusion about arrivals

Toronto Refugees, Thailand Cave, Surrey Peacocks, Surfer Rescue, London Museum Skeleton and more

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June 25: Smoke on the water

Skipper Rescue, Migrants: Pediatrician, Frog CPR, Mexico Election Deaths, U Of O Assault Verdict and more

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June 22: A bridge too close

Ambassador Bridge, NL Coat of Arms, World Cup: Mexico, Drug Relapse Case, Hotdog Injury, Optician of Lampedusa and more

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June 21: Their age is tender

Migrants: Tender Age, Karina Gould Breastfeed, Hadrian's Wall, Redefine Beer, World Cup: Iran, Human Remains and more

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June 20: The divided states of America

Migrants: Lawyer, Pot Legalization Senator, Odometer, Radio Reporter Voice, Winemaker Allegations, Nina Simone House and more

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June 19: Wrongs of passage

Migrants: Melania Trump Lawyer, Migrants: UNCHR, Odometer Reading, Fired Cartoonist, Drone Rescue, Detroit Train Station and more.

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June 18: Labour of division

Migrant: Whistle blower, Video Game Addiction, Bobcat Attack, Glasgow Fire, Florida Concealed Carry, Old Rock and more

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June 15: Objection overruled

Trinity Western University, Scarborough Shooting, Banksy Protester, Toronto Cyclist, LBGT Refugees, Car Lift Rescue and more

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June 14: Ungenerous to a fault

Trump Foundation, Bitkov Release, Dal Medical Transfer, Gatineau Boycott, Beaver Whiskey and more

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June 13: Home groans

Marijuana Announcement, Rescued Raccoons, Rohingya Monsoon, Canada World Cup and more

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June 12: Finding a sweet despot

North Korea Deal, Homeless Inquest, Devon Clothesline, Trade Folo, Spy Cam Protest and more

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June 11: Meeting a-churned

G7: UK, North Korea Summit, Comic Book Thesis, Afghan Grad Attack, EU Copyright Vote and more

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June 8: Selling their souls

Libya Slaves Folo, Anthony Bourdain Obit, Sexist Beer, Butter Fountain, Ontario Election, Dishonourable Discharge and more

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June 7: We're not stepping on the gas -- we're breathing it

CO2 To Gas, Bus Crash Translator, Easter Island Heads, Russian Scientist, Thyroid Doctor, Twitter Crime and more.

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June 6: He'll talk the tariffs - and he will not use a deputy

Trump Trudeau 1812, Alice Johnson Clemency, Injured Canadian Italy, Family Separation Senator, David McFadden Obit and more

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June 5: Overextended family

Doug Ford Lawsuit, Kate Spade Obit, Miss America Changes, Afghan Clerics Killed, Dinosaur Auction and more

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June 4: Capturing a moment

Guatemala Volcano, Kathleen Wynne Reaction, Falling Poop, Isle of Man Race, Hep C Baby Boomers and more.

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June 1: He's been busy

Winnipeg Squaters, Meat & Dairy Study, Feckless C-Word, Maria Campbell Book, Ear Cockroach, Hockey Racism and more

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MAY 31: Temper metal decision

Tariffs: Freeland, Tariffs: Pennsylvania, Hate Mail Orchestra, IUD Birth Control, Trevor The Dog and more

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May 30: Oil ways on his mind

Not dead journalist, New Ambulance, Divorce Quiz, Kurdish Migrant, Nicaragua Unrest and more.

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May 29: Oil aboard

Kinder Morgan, Roseanne Cancelled, Africa Cover, Puerto Rico Deaths, Vintage Denim and more

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May 28: Rise and shine

Spider Man, Paramedics competition, Octopus freed, Michaelle Jean: Con, Robert Indiana controversy and more

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May 25: Roll the discredits

Weinstein Charged, Restaurant Attack, Sun Dress Parent, Ireland Abortion, Hospital Wedding, Château Raffle Sale and more

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New book documents the rise and fall of Silicon Valley wunderkind Elizabeth Holmes

Elizabeth Holmes was heralded as the next Steve Jobs — and then she was revealed by the Wall Street Journal's John Carreyrou to have overseen one of the biggest corporate frauds since Enron.

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May 24: Unfit to be tied.

Canadian Tribunal, NK Summit Cancelled, Gold Bar Theft, Hamilton Cop, Lava Bomb Survivor and more

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April 23: Burned out

Manitoba Fire Evacuation, Trump Twitter Ruling, Philip Roth Obit, NFL Anthem Policy, Seagulls at Diner and more

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May 22: Reconcilable differences.

Family Law Charges, Interview Magazine Closes, Canada Jay, Carr Painting Renamed, Lync Guy, Mugshot Charges and more.

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May 21: A time to remember 72 loved ones lost

Grenfell Tower Inquiry, Nunavut Mental Health, Chimpanzee Beds, Manitoba Fire Evacuees, NYC Lawyer Protests and more

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May 18: Thoughts and predators

Texas School Shooting, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Israel-Gaza: Hamas, Penis Art, Migraine Drugs, Tommy's Barbershop Update and more

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May 17: Trouble was brewing

Nazi Podcaster, Water Study, Artillery Shell Found, Blood Donor, Tommy's Barbershop, Former IDF Soldier, and more

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May 16: Eye on the needles

D.R.C. Ebola Outbreak, Hungary: Michael Ignatieff, Laurel/Yanny, Anne Frank Discovery, "Cocky" Author, Muqtada al-Sadr and more

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May 15: Working wounded

Israel-Gaza: Canadian Doctor, Israel-Gaza: MP, Meghan Markle's Dad, Priest Abuse Letter, New Brunswick Basketball Court and more

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May 14: Happiness and horror, 70 kilometres apart

Gaza Violence, Calgary Stampeder Hero, Fastest Shed, Kevin Tierney Obit, Inuit Artifacts and more

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May 11: Stacked against it

BC Flooding, Female Athlete Brains, Jets Fan, 60s Scoop Hearings, FCC Robocalls Fine and more

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May 10: Tug of war

Israel-Iran Tensions, Kenya Mudslide, Grey Squirrels, Pope Apology, Solar Panel Law and more

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May 9: On the levelling

Hawaii Volcano Latest, New York AG Allegation, Doug Ford Actor, Cancer Asylum Seeker, Rat Free Island and more

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May 8: All torn up.

Trump Iran Deal, Windstorm Arborist, Sourdough Library, Iran Voice, Sunshine Goat and more.

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May 7: Liquid assets.

NB: Flooding, Border: Holland, Secretary Donation, Colorado Campus and more

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May 4: All in the same boat — a few people at a time

New Brunswick Flood Ferry, New Zealand Homelessness, Poker Player, Hawaii Volcano, Biohacker CEO Obit and more

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May 3: Banishing point

Erin Weir, Zeiger Investigation, Car Rock/Paper/Scissors, UBC Tax Prof, NFL Cheerleader, UK Tax Havens and more

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May 2: Current events

New Brunswick Flooding, Gord Brown Obit, Chelmsford Toilet, British Columbia Tax Meeting, Armenia Protests and more

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May 1: Take your hand out of marriage

Kahnawake Marry Out, Hassan Diab Case, Members-Only Dog Park, Spain Rape Case, Toxic Caterpillars, Afghanistan Attack, and more

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April 30: Not what he would have wished

Restaurant Complaint, Netanyahu Iran, Oldest Spider, Manitoba Deaths, Fake Art Museum, Hot Docs: Anote's Ark and more

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April 27: Good Korea moves

Korea Latest, Twin Peaks Restaurant, Saint's Heart Found, Lobster Fisherman, Leg Amputation Dancer and more

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April 26: Star of TV. Legend of stand-up comedy. Now, guilty of sexual assault.

Bill Cosby Guilty, Golden State Killer, Scott Pruitt, Listener Response: Uranus Farts, Lynching Memorial and more

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April 25: When she left for work on Monday, she was starting a new job

Toronto Van Attack: Buddhist Monk, Submarine Murder Trial, Monkey Selfie Ruling, UK Deportation: Canadian, Bob Dorough Obit and more

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April 24: She was out enjoying what felt like the first day of spring

Toronto Van Attack: Victim Friend, Toronto Van Attack: Incel, Michelle Rempel: Border Numbers, Toronto Van Attack: Suspect Video, Uranus Farts and more

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April 23: Panic in Toronto

Toronto Van Attack: Witness/Councillor John Filion, Montreal Couple Ticket, Toronto Van Attack: Reporter/Witness/Expert, Kabul Bombing, Waffle House Shooting, Facebook Lawsuit and more

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