nuclear energy

Conflict & Justice

French Sour on Nuclear Power

France gets a larger share of its electricity from nuclear power than any other country. But as Liam Moriarty reports, a year after Fukushima, public support is eroding, and for the first time nuclear power has become an issue in a presidential election.

Conflict & Justice

Longtime anti-nuclear activist

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with cardiologist Bernard Lown. Dr. Lown won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985 for his work against nuclear proliferation. He's written a new book -- "Prescription for Survival: A Doctor's Journey to End Nuclear Madness."

Global Politics

US missiles and Iran

The Pentagon says it's expanding land and sea-based missile defense systems in and around the Persian Gulf. The moves are intended to counter what the U-S considers a growing missile threat from Iran. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Science, Tech & Environment

Anxiety in Tokyo

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on the anxiety felt by Tokyo residents about possible radiation exposure from Japan's earthquake and tsunami damaged nuclear reactors. Many city residents are skeptical of official statements.