Full coverage: 2011 Nobel Prizes
October 9, 2011
Gbowee's triumph, like last spring's Arab uprisings, is a powerful reminder that in the 21st century world, change often comes from the bottom — not from a country's armies but its people.
8:56 PM EDT, October 7, 2011
Three women from Africa and the Middle East who symbolize nonviolent struggles to improve their nations and advance the role of women's rights were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.
7:27 AM EDT, October 6, 2011
The Swedish Academy said Tranströmer, 80, won "because, through his condensed, translucent images he gives us fresh access to reality."
1:02 AM EDT, October 4, 2011
Dr. Ralph M. Steinman was a creative and dogged researcher who spent years convincing a doubting scientific community that he had found cells that were key to the working of the immune system.
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