As It Happens

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  • Hosted by Carol Off and Jeff Douglas

Book your ears on a nightly 'round-the-world trip with As it Happens. From conversations with news makers to up-close and personal accounts of the unusual and unexpected, hosts Carol Off and Jeff Douglas bring you the stories behind the stories of the day.

As it Happens gets its stories from "the horse's mouth" - securing interviews with world leaders, rabble-rousers and deposed dictators. The show has a soft-spot for "characters" and never turns its nose up at something wild, weird or wacky.

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It's me with the glasses.

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On-air Challenge: Every answer today is a word, name, or phrase in which the only consonants are N and S, repeated as often as necessary. All the other letters are vowels.

Ex. Squeak and creak --> NOISES
[Starting with six-letter answers ...]
1. Japanese auto manufacturer
2. People who live in China and India
3. Capital of the Bahamas
[Seven letters ...]
4. Jacqueline Kennedy's surname after she remarried
5. Hairstylist Vidal
6. Silly
[More than eight letters ...]

Twenty years ago this week, on Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists launched coordinated attacks on the U.S. using airplanes as their weapons.

Nearly 3,000 people were killed.

Many of those who died left behind children who were so young they never got to know their parents. A new generation has grown up over the past two decades with few if any memories of those they lost; perhaps just a hazy glimpse that continues to fade over the years, or a faint echo of a voice.

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On-air Challenge: I'm going to give you some categories in two words. You name something in each category starting with each initial in the category. Any answer that works is fine.

Ex. Zoo Animals --> Zebra, Anteater

1. Asian Countries
2. Dog Breeds
3. Cabinet Departments
4. Carnival Rides
5. Religious Holidays
6. Nonreligious Holidays
7. Florida Cities
8. [triple:] Foreign Auto Makes

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An Arizona Farmer Grapples With Drought

Aug 29, 2021

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Henri is headed for the Northeast. The tropical storm spent much of yesterday as a hurricane, having gained strength as it headed for the coast. And today its winds and rain are already buffeting lower New England.

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DEBBIE GIBSON: (Singing) No, only in my dreams...

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Kids Have A New Obsession: 'CoComelon'

Aug 22, 2021

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If you know this sound...

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UNIDENTIFIED CHILD: CoComelon.

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In Iceland, Elf School Is In Session

Aug 22, 2021

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There's a bunch of different ways you can spend a flight layover - get some sleep, get some food, check out the airport bookstore. But journalist Jelisa Castrodale had something a little different in mind when she was in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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MARIA LIASSON, BYLINE: Yes, I'm here.

Former Supreme Allied Commander at NATO Admiral James Stavridis offers his perspective on the fall of Kabul.

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