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Kirk 2.0: Capt. Pike of new ‘Star Trek’ a welcome new icon

Kirk 2.0: Capt. Pike of new ‘Star Trek’ a welcome new icon

In the beginning, in the "Star Trek” universe, there was only Captain Kirk. At least to the general public. When the Starship Enterprise first whooshed across American television screens on Sept. 8, 1966, William Shatner’s James T.
CBC's Enright to leave 'The Sunday Edition' for new one-hour radio program

CBC's Enright to leave 'The Sunday Edition' for new one-hour radio program

TORONTO — Veteran broadcaster Michael Enright will step down as host of CBC Radio One's "The Sunday Edition" at the end of this season to create a new one-hour radio program.
Seniors get diplomas on racetracks, chairlifts amid virus

Seniors get diplomas on racetracks, chairlifts amid virus

LAS VEGAS — Immediately after giving his valedictorian speech, high school senior Philip Root, still clad in his cap and gown, climbed into a borrowed race car and drove up to the finish line at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Seniors get diplomas on racetracks, chairlifts amid virus

Seniors get diplomas on racetracks, chairlifts amid virus

LAS VEGAS — Immediately after giving his valedictorian speech, high school senior Philip Root, still clad in his cap and gown, climbed into a borrowed race car and drove up to the finish line at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Smaller classes, online reservations new norm as gyms reopen

Smaller classes, online reservations new norm as gyms reopen

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Mike Weeks and his wife are fitness junkies. During quarantine, they tried home workouts — push-ups, planks, bike riding around town — but it wasn’t the same.
Public youth sports concerned about lasting COVID-19 effect

Public youth sports concerned about lasting COVID-19 effect

CHICAGO — Growing up in a rough part of Chicago’s South Side, Saint Wilkins figured he was headed for a life on the streets. The 19-year-old Wilkins has another plan these days — attend college, study psychology and work with children and teenagers.
Fighting human trafficking 'personal responsibility': country star Paul Brandt

Fighting human trafficking 'personal responsibility': country star Paul Brandt

CALGARY — Paul Brandt says he knew he would devote his life to fighting human trafficking when, several years ago, he looked into the eyes of a five-year-old Cambodian girl who was being sold for sex between six and eight times a night.
Virus crisis a challenge for youth fitness nonprofits

Virus crisis a challenge for youth fitness nonprofits

CHICAGO — Mariana Ochoa worries about the effect of the COVID-19 crisis on her three boys. Their school is closed. She can't take them to their favourite park at the moment. There is no backyard at their home on the southwest side of Chicago.
Virus crisis a challenge for youth fitness nonprofits

Virus crisis a challenge for youth fitness nonprofits

CHICAGO — Mariana Ochoa worries about the effect of the COVID-19 crisis on her three boys. Their school is closed. She can't take them to their favourite park at the moment. There is no backyard at their home on the southwest side of Chicago.
Omar describes life as a fearless fighter in new memoir

Omar describes life as a fearless fighter in new memoir

MINNEAPOLIS — Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar's metamorphosis from refugee to the first Somali-American in Congress has been well-documented.