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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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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2019-02-20 12:00
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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

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

February 18: Friend Exit

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

February 15: Action, not words

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

February 14: Home delivery

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

February 13: Paternal flame

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

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

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

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

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

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

February 5: Spinning out of control

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

February 4: A safe distance

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

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

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

January 30: Vote of non-confidence

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

January 29: Haunted

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

January 28: A "Dear John" letter

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

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

January 24: A foregone conclusion

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

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

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

January 21: In the cold, and in the dark

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

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

January 17: Complete devastation

Burkina Faso Murder, Upskirting Law, Ultramarathoner, Carjacker Xmas Card, Mary Oliver Obit, Manitoba Pilot and more.

January 16: All work and no pay

U.S. Shutdown Worker, Netflix Lac Megantic, Maine Ice Disc, Syria: ISIS Attack, "Stop Brexit" Guy, Font Detective and more

January 15: Strictly confidential

Brexit Vote, Saudi National Flees, Welsh Steep Hill, Silicon Valley Cats, ICC Acquittal, Stem Cell Match, Carol Channing Obit and more

January 14: Full court press

Trump Russia Investigation, Brexiteer, Train Delay Scarf, Schellenberg Death Sentence, Disney Books, Self Blood Sausage and more

January 11: Smug advisory

Rahaf: Ex-Ambassador, Border Sheriff, Doping Cyclist, Reuters Journalists, Easter Island Study, Rapper Killed, Encore: Ellen Gabriel and more

Jan 10: Testing his patience

Thalidomide Compensation, Gold coin trial, George the Snail, Shutdown farmer, The Sopranos: Alan Sepinwall and Silvio Dante, Robot vibrator and more.

January 9: One word: Jobs

BC Pipeline Latest, Ti-Anna Wang, New Fatberg, Ron Pumphrey Obit, Guatemala Expels UN, Donation Bin Death, Heart of Gold Cover and more

January 8: Remote possibilities

Saudi Woman Canada, BC Pipeline Arrests, Ex-Felon Vote, Vegetative State Birth, Dateline: New Toilet, Newfoundland Seals and more

January 7: Bolting, then deadbolting

Saudi Woman Bangkok, Shutdown: Democrat, Dream Job Catch-up, Cyntoia Brown Clemency and more

New podcast sheds light on suicide of Canadian porn star August Ames

Author Jon Ronson set out to investigate what appeared to be a case of cyberbullying in the suicide of Canadian porn star August Ames. But when he started digging, the truth turned out to be very different. The result is a new podcast, 'The Last Days o...

January 4: Public disservice

Germany Hack, Paul Whelan Charged, Bianca Andreescu Win, China Delegation, Early Women's Writing Grant, Jewellery Mix-up and more

January 3: Parks and wrecked creation

Shutdown Mess, Far Side of the Moon, April Wine Guitar, Parkland Shooting Report, OSPCA Ruling, As It Happened: Extraordinary Encounters and more

January 2: Chill, and Netflix

Netflix Hasan Minhaj: Human Rights Watch, Donation Bin Ban, Encore: Bob Einstein, Space 911 Call, Bolsonaro: Indigenous, Nazi Painting, As It Happened: The Forgiven and more

January 1: Texting his patience

Distracted Driving, Federer vs. Williams, Russia Arrest, Python Cane Toads, Ultima Thule and more

December 31: New Year's lack of resolution

Congo Election, Uighur Comedian, New Horizons Probe, NYE Special, and more

December 28: Taking names

North Korea Defectors List, Polio-like Illness, World's Rarest Bird, NYC Transformer Explosion, Congo Protests, Encore: Homeless Reunion and more

December 27: Without warning

Indonesia: Volcanologist, Children Border Care, Encore: Trevor the Dog, Order of Canada: Leroy Little Bear, Mark Critch eBay War, Sister Wendy Beckett Obit and more

December 26: Wave, after wave

Indonesian Tsunami, Japan Whaling, Encore: Radio Reporter Voice, Reading: The Skater, AIH50: Oddities, Reading: The Hockey Sweater and more

December 24: The Shepherd Edition

Our annual reading of Frederick Forsyth's The Shepherd by former As It Happens host Alan Maitland.

December 21: Let 'em go

China: Freeland, Mattis Resignation, Trump Poo, Eddie the Otter, B.C. Referendum, Gävle Goat, Maple Valley and more

December 20: Buzz chill

Gatwick Airport Drones, Fake Story Journalist, Nunchuk Ban, Syria Kurds, Redwood Trees, Tinder Meet Up and more

December 19: True patriot shove

Albexit, Syria Pullout, Christmas Weed, Pie-Eating Contest, Facebook Privacy, B.C. Terror Case, Die Hard Christmas Movie and more

December 18: Catching our breath

Impaired Driving Changes, Salvadoran Freed, San Fran House, Russian Election Influence, Encore: Butt Dial Lawsuit, Galt MacDermot Obit and more

December 17: Straighten up and fly right

Passenger Rights, India Riots Conviction, PEI Newsmakers, Climate Goals, ISIS Alias and more

December 14: Post-apprehension apprehension

China: John Manley, Basement Remains, Tunnel Tree, 3-D Skull, Northern Ireland Doc, Encore: Mr. T on Curling and more

December 13: Doubling down

China: Second Detained Canadian, Maria Butina Guilty, Cigarette Fine, China Arrest: Politics, Space Definition, Facebook Partnership and more