A Pakistani man died this week trying to board a Eurotunnel train to the UK from Calais.
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A weekly news program providing information and analysis about Africa and the African Diaspora, hosted by Walter Turner.
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The incredible Sara Schaefer(Lies with Sara Schaefer) and Scott Moran (Modern Comedian) join Todd in singing the easiest sing-a-long song in the world! And because Jake Adams is away on tour, we got Chris Burden on board!
08/01/2015 at 06:15 AM
The summer Jonathan was ten he made friends with the toughest kids in the neighbourhood. Together they rode bikes, built slingshots, and peed on the neighbours' porches. It was the greatest summer of Jonathan's life. Until Bridget showed up.
On This week’s Fordham Conversations we’ll hear from Author Ed Rohs about his book “Raised by the Church” where he talks about the history of orphanages, and speaks for some of the thousands of baby-boomers taken in by the catholic institutions in New York City.
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Mary Norris has spent more than three decades in The New Yorker's copy editing department, maintaining the magazine’s high standards for grammar,...
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David Wain (Stella, Wet Hot American Summer, The State ) talks with Chris, Matt and Jonah about how The State was formed, the comedy industry in the 90’s and how making sketch comedy shows have changed today. They also talk about letting yourself sit and be bored sometimes, making Wet Hot American Summer with Netflix and Another Period and Children’s Hospital!
08/01/2015 at 05:00 AM
Tom Cruise is back in theatres with the latest Mission Impossible. It's been a bumpy year for the superstar. He's been shrouded in controversy after the release of a Scientology documentary. Can he redeem himself? Here's CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner.
08/01/2015 at 04:30 AM
If you're angry about something online, how far is too far? The man who hunted Cecil the Lion has been getting lots of abuse on the internet. Is it too much? Or is it fair enough?
Also, we speak to police officers in the United States about how they behave when they stop someone's car, following the death of Samuel DuBose in Cincinnati.
And we discuss how pressure from parents for academic success can push their children to extremes. It's a talking point because of the story of Jennifer Pan near Toronto, convicted of hiring a hitman ...
08/01/2015 at 04:15 AM
The murder of 13-year-old Aarushi Talwar back in 2008 shocked India. In court, the girl's parents were found guilty of killing their daughter, as well as their Nepalese servant, and sentenced to life in prison. But a newly-released book claims their conviction may have been a gross miscarriage of justice. What does one of India's most-talked-about crime stories reveal about the country's criminal justice system?
(Photo: Indian schoolchildren gather with placards and lighted candles around a picture of Aarushi Talwar. Credits: AFP/Getty...
The Grateful Dead has the most devoted following of any rock band in history, but also has its fair share of detractors. Jim and Greg reexamine the legacy of The Grateful Dead as the band celebrates its 50th anniversary. Later, a review of the debut album from Long Beach rapper Vince Staples.
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Stories from this broadcast: Exploring Unknowns: Mysteries Throughout History That Still Baffle; HIV And AIDS Is A Growing Problem In The South; How Google Glass Recently Became An E.R. Gadget; New Film Based On Travels With David Foster Wallace Opens; Jonathan Pollard, Spy for Israel, Granted Parole After 30 Years
Stories from this broadcast: What Is It About Cecil That Makes People Care?; Despite Diplomacy Advances, Athletes Continue To Flee Cuba; GOP Hopefuls Race To Qualify, Prep For First Debate; Puerto Rico Nears Default As Deadline Looms; Social Media Buzz: Killing Of Cecil The Lion Provokes Outrage Online
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Former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko died in a London hospital in 2006, after drinking tea poisoned with the highly radioactive material - polonium. But who wanted him dead, and why? And where did his killers get the polonium from?
08/01/2015 at 02:15 AM
Eliminating trans fats from processed foods will remove a cause of heart disease. But replacing trans fats with palm oil may lead to other destructive consequences, including human rights abuses and climate change.
08/01/2015 at 02:00 AM
It's all-NEW Snap! Storytellers Don Reed, Dhaya Lakshminarayan, and James Judd perform live in San Francisco for the "Breakout Special." Music composed by Alex Mandel Performed by Alex Mandel and Snap Judgment Players Tim Frick and David Brandt
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