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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Kings' spat puts finances in the spotlight

    ATLANTA Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. won the Nobel Peace Prize, his sons, Martin Luther King III and Dexter Scott King, say they urgently need to sell the Nobel medal to raise money to perpetuate his legacy. The proposed sale,...
  • Peace Activist To Speak In Manchester

    MANCHESTER — John Dear, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee and author of 30 books, is to speak at St. Bridget School auditorium on Friday. The free event, set for 7 p.m., is open to the public. "Dear is a popular, yet controversial, lecturer and world-...
  • Scientist accused of manipulating data in STAP stem cell study

    Research that made international headlines with a purported breakthrough in the creation of highly valuable stem cells has been found to contain falsified and manipulated data, according to a panel of Japanese investigators. At a news conference in...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, hospitalized in Mexico City

    Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized in Mexico City, the Associated Press reports. The author, known colloquially as Gabo, is 87 years old. According to some news sources, Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized with...
  • Kerry's effort thwarted by the Middle East

    Well, God bless John Kerry for trying. It appears as if the latest attempt by the United States to make the Palestinians and Israelis embrace reason is failing. It is true American negotiators have misstepped and miscalculated at different moments in the...
  • Curing disease, creating Sherlock Holmes in Thomas Goetz's 'The Remedy'

    Curing disease, creating Sherlock Holmes in Thomas Goetz's 'The Remedy'
    Germs and detectives might not seem like they're connected. But their link, as a certain fictitious sleuth might say, is elementary. In Thomas Goetz's fascinating and entertaining new page turner of a book, "The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle,...
  • 'Noah' rains money

    "Studio estimates Paramount's biblical film "Noah" opened with a box office of $44 million!" So read yesterday's headlines. One wonders why this rainy semi-biblical epic, starring Russell Crowe, wasn't "saved" for release nearer the Academy Awards at...
  • Professor proposes slowing down automated trading

     Professor proposes slowing down automated trading
    In an era of high-speed, automated trading, a big debate rages over how to keep markets safe after several technology-related snafus scarred investors. Instead of cracking down on high-speed traders, a University of Chicago economist says he has a...
  • Letters: Crumbs from trickle-down economics

    Re "Bring on supply-side economics," Opinion, March 23 To quote Ronald Reagan, "There you go again." Ideologues like Brad Schiller tout supply-side economics once again as a possible cure for our economic woes. Economists teach us about "supply and...
  • In a first for the Senate, the Dalai Lama gives the opening prayer

    In a first for the Senate, the Dalai Lama gives the opening prayer
    WASHINGTON--The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, delivered the opening invocation in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, praying "to Buddha and all" and suggesting that purity of thought will guide humanity's actions. In his saffron robe,...
  • Alice Munro honored on Canadian commemorative $5 coin

    Alice Munro honored on Canadian commemorative $5 coin
    Putting authors on currency is not a new thing. Benjamin Franklin, a founding father and author of “Poor Richard’s Almanac,” is on the U.S. $100 bill, and in Chile the Nobel laureate and poet Gabriela Mistral graces the 5,000 peso bill,...
  • The president, the pope and practical politics

    The president, the pope and practical politics
    President Obama is scheduled to visit Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday, and the meeting will probably take the usual form of encounters between presidents and pontiffs: a polite conversation about their common agenda on poverty and world peace,...