As It Happens from CBC Radio

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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      Tina Fontaine Verdict, Trudeau Invitation, Deadbeat Dad, Penguin Study, Trudeau Wardrobe and more


      The company he keeps. Prime Minister Trudeau's trip to India stumbles after Team Canada extends an invitation to a man convicted of trying to kill one the host country's politicians in the '80s.


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      Florida Lawmaker, Syria Response, Found Painting, Curling Listener Response, White House Guns and more


      Disarming candour. A Florida lawmaker describes the scene as students who survived the shooting at Stoneman Douglas heckle the politicians who oppose her assault weapons ban proposal.


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      Eastern Ghouta, FHRITP Reporter, Florida: Student Protester, Ski Hill Tribe, Orest Meleschuk and more.


      "The most dangerous place on the planet." That's how a doctor describes his hospital in Eastern Ghouta as a Syrian government offensive sends bombs raining down on patients and caregivers alike.


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      Florida: ALICE Training, Curling Doping, Rabbits Domestication, Bobsled Victory, Navajo Climber, Orangutan Study and more


      ALICE shatters wonderland. That's ALICE as in Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evaluate — and when our guest attended a training session on what that active-shooter program teaches young kids, she was shocked.


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      Russian Indictment, Patrick Brown Latest, Burned Rock, Mr. T, Silent Crickets and more


      Alleged crime and punishment. United States Special Counsel Robert Mueller lays his first charges — indicting Russian people and groups for what our guest calls an attempt to "steal democracy".


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      Ontario Rape Case, Florida Shooting Parent, HQ Quiz Hire, Florida Shooting: Student, Human Lab Eggs and more


      The courage behind his conviction. Kassidi Coyle died before she could testify against the man who sexually assaulted her — but her words will nevertheless put him behind bars.


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      Netanyahu Allegations, Newspaper Funding, Baltimore Ceasefire, NH Lottery, Refugee Child Benefits and more


      Now for Plan Bibi. So far, Benjamin Netanyahu's strategy is to refuse to step down, after police recommend he face charges of bribery and fraud — but our guest says this time, the Israeli Prime Minister's resilience may fail him.


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      Oxfam Folo, Marijuana Opioid Study, Fort Mac Lottery, Romeo the Frog, Curling Club, Homeless Reunion and more


      Mission creeps. While ostensibly helping in Haiti, members of Oxfam staff committed shocking acts of sexual misconduct — and tonight, the NGO's executive director apologizes, and promises it won't happen again.


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      Colton Boushie Verdict, Kavous Seyed-Emami, Mystery Portrait, Exoneree Rings and more


      Peer pressure. After Gerald Stanley is acquitted of killing Colten Boushie, his family demands justice — and Ottawa reviews the rules that allowed a jury with no visibly Indigenous members to deliberate.


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      Reporters who uncovered Rohingya massacre still behind bars


      Months after Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo of were arrested for investigating a mass grave in Myanmar, Reuters has released what they discovered. Antoni Slodkowski is the Myanmar Bureau Chief for Reuters, and one of the reporters who continued with the investigation.


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