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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What did he know -- and why didn't his bosses know it? With new revelations about the mental health of the man who crashed Germanwings Flight 9525, new questions about how airlines monitor their pilots.
The two-person rule. After the apparently deliberate crash of a German airliner in the French Alps, our guest is one of many calling for a minimum of two crew members in a commercial plane's cockpit....
The stripping of the stripes. U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl -- who spent five years as a Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan -- is charged with desertion, and now faces a dishonourable discharge, and a possible life sentence.

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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.