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Nuclear energy scares people. The climate crisis is giving it another chance

Growing up in Finland, Iida Ruishalme had a deep affinity for nature — particularly the forest, where she loved to go trekking with her dogs. Now, she's worried that her daughters won't experience such idyllic days as the climate crisis accelerates. So last month, she boarded a night train from Switzerland to join protests in the German capital Berlin.

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William Shatner can't escape 'Star Trek,' but his voyage has gone well beyond it

William Shatner chided me when I interviewed him in 1987. The actor wanted to keep the focus on his move into directing, politely objecting when I asked about his relationship with the "Star Trek" faithful after a "Saturday Night Live" skit the year before in which he famously told cast members playing trivia-obsessed fans to "get a life."

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Captain Kirk's karmic mission

On Wednesday, Capt. James Tiberius Kirk is scheduled to head to space for one last time. Of course, that's a bit of poetic license; Kirk is, after all, a fictional character. Instead, William Shatner, who played Kirk starting with the "Star Trek" TV show of the late 1960s, will become the oldest person to leave the confines of Earth and gaze out into what has been called "the final frontier."

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Anderson can't stop laughing at Shatner's plans for space

William Shatner, who is known for playing Captain Kirk on 'Star Trek,' jokes with CNN's Anderson Cooper about his plans for his space flight with Blue Origin. Watch Anderson Cooper Full Circle on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6pm E.T.

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'Star Trek: Lower Decks' debuts

"Star Trek" continues to be the big gun in CBS All Access' streaming arsenal, which has been steady if not particularly inventive. "Star Trek: Lower Decks" somewhat rectifies the second part of that with an irreverent, Adult Swim-type animated series that likely won't beam up many new subscribers but should mildly amuse a quadrant of the more committed ones.

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