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  • Obama's Scandinavian travel: Take two

     
    by Mark Silva With the winning of a Nobel Prize for Peace, President Barack Obama will be making a return trip to Scandinavia. The president plans to collect his award in person in Oslo, the White House said today --......
  • Nobel Peace Prize unleashes partisan war

     
    After Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele dismisses Obama's award, Democrats fire back, and the combat continues throughout the day....
  • Nobel Prize: Watching Obama's lecture

     
    by Mark Silva They've already had the lecture on "Telomeres and Telomerase: The Means to the End,'' by Elizabeth Blackburn, one of the Nobel Prize winners in medicine. And they've already heard the lecture on "Decoding the Genetic Message,'' by......
  • Obama accepts Nobel Peace Prize days after announcing troop surge

     
    President Obama accepted the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo today, acknowledging in his speech the hotly debated irony of receiving it as a wartime president. According to a Times article today, Obama’s speech to the Nobel Committee defended his......
  • Obama accepts Nobel, seeks 'just peace'

     
    Read a full text of the president's Nobel Lecture below the fold. See the president's speech here and read the full report from Oslo, updated at the conclusion at 8:20 am EST. (Also see, below the fold, the toast that......
  • Obama toasts the inventor of dynamite -- Text

     
    American Democrat president salutes Alfred Nobel at Obama's prize banquet....
  • How Obama spent his $1.4 million Nobel Peace Prize

     
    Ten U.S. charities get the money from the estate of Alfred Nobel....
  • President Barack Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize

    President Barack Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize
    President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples," the Norwegian Nobel Committee said, citing his outreach to the Muslim world and attempts...
  • Two Americans With California Ties Win The Nobel In Economics

    Two Americans With California Ties Win The Nobel In Economics
    Two Americans have won the Nobel Prize in economic sciences today for their research in the way economic decisions and transactions are made outside of the market. Elinor Ostrom, a Los Angeles native who teaches at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind....