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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Last month, Jian Ghomeshi was the popular host of a CBC Radio program. Today, he was charged with sexual assault and choking -- to which he'll plead not guilty. A criminal lawyer takes us through the case.
The National Guard is in Ferguson, Missouri, in force tonight. Protesters are voicing their disgust. But the grand jury decision doesn't mean the legal system is done with the white officer who killed an unarmed black teenager.
Reasonable doubt -- more than fifteen years later. In 1999, Glen Eugene Assoun was convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend -- and today a Nova Scotia judge released him on bail, while justice officials take a second look.

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Carol Off

With extensive experience in both Canadian and international current affairs, Carol Off has covered conflicts in the Middle East, Haiti and the Balkans, as well as events in the former Soviet Union, Europe, Asia, the United States and Canada. She reported the fallout from the 9/11 disasters with news features and documentaries from New York, Washington, London, Cairo and Afghanistan. She has covered Canadian military missions around the world, including its latest combat operation in Kandahar.

Jeff Douglas

With a background in narration, storytelling and considerable experience in theatre, Jeff Douglas's dynamic personality has allowed him to tackle the most obscure and interesting situations ranging from mushing dogs in Yukon to leaping out of planes with 442 Squadron search and rescue personnel.