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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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June 25: Growing Concerns

Migrant Children, Trump Assault Allegation, Giant Squid Video, UN: Climate Human Rights, Cobra Killed and more.

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June 24: Coming on strong-arm

Iran Sanctions, Sidewalk Labs, Salvador Dali Egg, Boris Johnson, New Champlain Bridge, and more.

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June 21: Present tense

US Iran Tensions, Rona Ambrose Judges, Phone Bone Folo, Organ Harvesting, Curtis Flowers and more.

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June 20: Breaking the silence

Uighur Death, Jagmeet Singh, Rare Whale Song, No Impeachment Democrat, Tripping Treadmill Study and more.

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June 19: A long hard second look

Tanya Talaga, Khashoggi Report, Norway Island, MH17 Charges, Miss Rodeo, Feature: Brian Jungen and more

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June 18: A gushing speech

Trans Mountain, Bill 21 Schools, Penny Pyramid, MMIWG: Lillian Dyck, Trudeau CSIS, Killifish study and more.

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June 17: Jurassic spark

Raptors Parade, Bill 21 Challenge, Magician Death, Mohamed Morsi Death, Blunt Knives and more.

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June 14: Overdue North

Oracle Raptors Fan, Harassment Mayor, Maria Ressa, Oracle Move, Prosecutorial Bias, Cohen Love Letters and more.

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June 13: Fingerpoint of no return

Uganda Ebola, Oil Tanker Attack, Dodgeball Defence, Malaysia Tribe, Degrassi Palooza, PBO Carbon Pricing and more.

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June 12: Just say "yes" to drugs

Pharmacare Report, Hong Kong Hunger Strike, Bottomless Pond Cabins, Pooni Jordan Appeal, Scott Warren Mistrial and more.

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June 11: Unnatural disaster

Oxfam Report, Plant Extinction, Nardwuar, NYT Editorial Cartoon, David Crosy and more.

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June 10: Disposable disposables

Plastics: McKenna, Claire Stapleton, AI-DA Exhibit, Hong Kong Protest, Romero Collection, Pitcher Plants and more.

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June 7: Eyes on the needles

Prison Guard, Break-In Conviction, Swine Fever, Dr. John Obit, Seasteading Couple, Tapeworm Patient and more

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June 6: Bringing their point home

Uxbridge D-Day Parade, War Vet Parachuter, Ty Herndon, Trip Advisor, WWII Spy, Succulent Thefts and more

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June 5: His story in the making

Normandy Anniversary, MAID Organ Donation, Sudan Latest, Ballard Lego, Rodin Not Leopold and more

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June 4: Striking what struck them

Justice Committee: Hate, Syria Hospitals, BC Swimmer, Tiananmen: Lian Lee and more.

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June 3: An end, and a beginning

MMIWG Report, Tiananmen: Arthur Kent, UK Trump Visit, Veronica Tennant and more.

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May 31: Who stood on guard for them?

MMIWG Report, SCC: Search Case, Lil Nas X Principal, JD Exit Interview, Indigenous Artefacts and more.

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May 30: The ball's in their court

Jurassic Park Fan, Israel Military Service, Quebec Green Party, U.S. Climate Science, Danube Accident

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May 29: Getting down to business

SNC Trial, Velma Demerson Obit, Car Guy, HRW: Egypt, Forest Radio and more.

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May 28: Big talk on Big Tech

Data Meeting, Ride Crash Anniversary, Elizabeth May: Oil, Wrongful Pregnancy, Sweden ISIS Court and more.

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May 27: The centre did not hold

EU Vote: Germany, Oil and Gas Prof, Lord Buckethead, Everest Climber, Boring Journal, Stuck Ship and more.

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May 24: Northern plights

Old Crow Climate Emergency, Theresa May Resignation, Retiring Mailman, Cindy Gladue Decision, Reading: Sugar Poem, Slave Ship Found, and more.

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May 23: A measure of peace

Poundmaker Apology, Media Bailout, Cremated Dog Burial, Sex Doll Case, Jamie Oliver and more.

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May 22: Safety for Numbers

AB Fires Slave Lake, McDonald's MeToo, Dalek Builder, Afghanistan Memorial, Model Train Set and more.

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May 21: Small Mercies

Alberta Fires, Niki Lauda Obit, Nunavut Food Security, Forensics Field, Moa Footprints and more.

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May 20: Tech-ed Off

Google Huawei, Student Debt, Bieber Canyon, Austria Scandal, Encore: Gilda Radner, and more.

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May 17: A victory for the alloyed forces

Steel Tariffs, Philippines Garbage MP, Guide Dog Party, Nuclear Energy Critic, Throat Singing Boycott, and more.

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May 16: Orange is the old Black

Conrad Black Pardon, RCMP Teen Interrogation, Injured Farmer, Newfoundland Fish Plant Fire, Appalachian Trail Murder, Parrot Study and more

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May 15: A timely judgment call

SCC Justice Mental Health, Hanan Ashrawi, Council Knitter, Sexiest Accents, Alabama Abortion, Skunk Whisperer and more

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May 14: Once more unto another breach

WhatsApp Spyware, Paramount Foods, Giant Sturgeon, Monsanto Verdict, Quebec Farmer and more.

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May 13: The trials were errors

Inuit Skin Grafts, Afghan Killed, Buzzer Shot, Privacy Song, Dois Day Obit and more

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May 10: Taking charge by adding charges

China U.S. Trade, SCC Detainee Decision, 'Wow!' Orchestra Kid, Charcoal Toothpaste, Magic Mushrooms, Scottish Isle Repopulation, Lottery Odds and more

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May 9: Pandora's bucks

B.C. Money Laundering, Svend Robinson, Eagle Homeowner, Not Lyle Lovett, Wrongful Conviction, Censored Video and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:39]


May 8: Failing to make a federal case out of it

Mark Norman Case, Asia Bibi, Classical Music 'Wow' Kid, Seagull Apprehended, Unifor-GM, Georgia Abortion, Baby Sussex 'Archie' and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:21]


May 7: He is operating while the ground shakes beneath his feet

Syria Hospital, Northwest Passage, Encore: Jean Vanier Obit, Liquid Death Water, Insulin Caravan and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:24]


May 6: Dwindling returns

Biodiversity Report, Huawei: Michael Chertoff, Oldest Water Award, Fentanyl CEO Guilty, Bill 21: Jean Dorion, Cat Hoarder and more

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May 3: Legion errors

Odin Legion, Lancet: HIV Drugs, Rugby Ban Reversed, Fight Club Essay, First Nations House Fire, North Korea Food Shortage and more

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May 2: Credit when credit's due

Canola: Jim Carr, Caster Semenya: Doctor, Plane Crash Rescue, Cocaine Shrimp, Women's Hockey Boycott, Frank Sidebottom Codes and more

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May 1: The loneliness of the long-distance runner

Caster Semenya, Venezuela Latest, Mi'kmaq Blackbird, Anti-Malarial Veteran, Holzhauer Jeopardy Critic, Hot Docs: Because We Are Girls and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:17:58]


April 30: Him and that army

Juan Guaido Military, Nova Scotia Cancer Patient, Mi'kmaq Blackbird, Snot Otter, Saudi Georgia Sisters, Waterfall Architect and more

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April 29: A beacon in the darkness

San Diego Synagogue Shooting, Montreal Flood Evacuation, Norway Spy Beluga, Libya Migrants, Alberta Environment Resignation and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:14:55]


April 26: Returning the tide

New Brunswick Floods, 'She' Ships, Skydiver Prosthetic, Mark Medoff Obit, Old Poo, Dean Beeby Retires and more

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April 25: Share and share dislike

Privacy Commissioner, Raqqa Report, Jesus Rock, Laundroid, Yazidi Women Welcomed, Nigeria Curling and more

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April 24: Condemned for condemning

Saudi Executions, Quebec Flooding, Jeopardy Watcher, Sri Lanka: Minister, Philippines Garbage, Sri Lanka: Father, and more.

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April 23: Righteous indignation

Sri Lanka: Cardinal, Chicago Superbug, Swinging Record, Kate Smith Statue, Josh Underhay Obit, and more.

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Brute force, foreseen

Sri Lanka: UN, Library Cuts, Simpsons Trudeau, Ukraine Election: Axworthy, Poland Effigy and more.

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Feature | An Earth Day interview with author Barry Lopez

An Earth Day interview with author Barry Lopez - whose new book recounts what he's learned from 50 years of travelling the planet - and what we need to do to save it.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:42]


In the byline of fire

Lyra McKee Murder, Alberta Election: BC, Bald Eagles Parents, Gun Law Sheriff, Detroit Muskrat, Reading: Selfish Giant

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[mp3 file: runs 01:00:41]


Obstructive criticism

Mueller Report, Saudi Sisters, Newfoundland Resettlement, Sanctuary Cities, Congo Ebola and more.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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