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.

Latest episodes from cbc.ca/asithappens

Lost girls. Frustrated by the inaction of authorities, desperate to save their daughters, the parents of almost two hundred kidnapped boarding school students in Nigeria start their own search.
Status update. The government abruptly declares that the North Pacific humpback whale is no longer a threatened species -- but critics say that's a business decision.
Requiem for a middleweight. Rubin "Hurricane" Carter spent his life fighting; first as a boxer, and then -- after being exonerated of a triple murder -- for the rights of the wrongfully convicted.

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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.