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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Emanuel reportedly gave Norway official a 'dressing down' over Obama Nobel award

    Emanuel reportedly gave Norway official a 'dressing down' over Obama Nobel award
    Then-presidential Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel gave Norway's U.S. ambassador "a dressing down" in 2009 after President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, according to Norway's former delegate to the United Nations. Morten Wetland, Norway's...
  • The humbling of America: A new way of bragging in social media

    The humbling of America: A new way of bragging in social media
    The artist had won a prestigious award with a big cash prize. "I am truly humbled," he wrote the other day on Facebook. Well, actually, no he wasn't. No way. Here are some of the things that can happen in life that make you truly humbled: You get...
  • Report champions $1-billion effort to make U.S. a neutrino science hub

    Report champions $1-billion effort to make U.S. a neutrino science hub
    The United States should devote about $1 billion to build a neutrino experiment that would make the country a major center for particle physics on the world stage, according to a panel of experts – a plan that would involve building a high-power...
  • Vincent Harding dies at 82; historian wrote controversial King speech

    Vincent Harding dies at 82; historian wrote controversial King speech
    Exactly a year before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down in Memphis, he delivered a speech that alienated ordinarily sympathetic politicians, liberal commentators and even some of his fellow leaders in the civil rights movement. In a...
  • Obama will explain 'interventionist' foreign policy at West Point

    Obama will explain 'interventionist' foreign policy at West Point
    After months of running his foreign policy like a firefighter responding to alarms, President Obama is worried that Americans don't understand his overall approach and plans to launch a campaign to explain it over the coming months. The president will...
  • Rachel Marsden: Why women -- and voters -- prefer jerks to fops

    PARIS -- An intriguing social phenomenon prompted a horrific killing spree in Santa Barbara, California, last week, and the same phenomenon might help explain the surprising results of last weekend's European Parliament elections. The suspected Santa...
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  • Report: Many Find 'Global Warming' More Threatening Than 'Climate Change'

    Report: Many Find 'Global Warming' More Threatening Than 'Climate Change'
    A Yale report says American feel more personally threatened by "global warming" than by "climate change." And no wonder. "Global warming" makes Americans think of melting glaciers, coastal flooding, a hole in the ozone layer and worldwide catastrophe,...
  • Eco-tourism rises as Iran's currency woes clip travelers' wings

    Eco-tourism rises as Iran's currency woes clip travelers' wings
    In a building full of shops selling nightgowns and wedding dresses, three young women in the modest offices of the Zhivar Tourist Agency chat up clients about prospective vacation spots in Iran. Business is good. The falling value of Iran's currency,...
  • 'Cosmos' recap: Science is more than a boys club

    'Cosmos' recap: Science is more than a boys club
    Ask most people to name a famous scientist and — assuming they don’t draw a blank — they will likely cite Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking or possibly Cosmos host Neil de Grasse Tyson. You know, someone with high name...
  • Mystery! After great interview, why employers don't call

    DEAR JOYCE: After a job interview, why do employers say they'll call and let you know the outcome -- and go silent? Don't they know how much we job seekers want to get on with our lives and want to know our fate as soon as possible? -- B.P. The reasons...
  • Gerald Edelman dies at 84; Nobel-winner was 'Darwin of nervous system'

    Gerald Edelman, a co-winner of the Nobel Prize in 1972 who later joined the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla and wrote books and numerous articles about the brain, the nervous system and consciousness that amazed and sometimes annoyed his scientific...