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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Prominent Iranian human rights activist is detained

    One of Iran's most prominent human rights activists, Narges Mohammadi, has been arrested by state security forces and detained in Tehran's Evin Prison, her husband said Wednesday. Mohammadi is close to Iranian Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi. Her...
  • Parents want 'Of Mice and Men,' 'Kite Runner' removed from high schools

    Parents want 'Of Mice and Men,' 'Kite Runner' removed from high schools
    If parents get their way, John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" and Khaled Hosseini's "The Kite Runner" could be banned from their children's high school classrooms in Idaho and North Carolina, respectively. The critically acclaimed novels are the...
  • High-powered speakers to headline 'Leadercast'

    High-powered speakers to headline 'Leadercast'
    Cedar Crest College will host "Leadercast Greater Lehigh Valley," a daylong broadcast of internationally known speakers from business and beyond. The event, which will air live from Atlanta, runs 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday at Lees Hall on the college's...
  • Pope Francis Will Open Argentinian 'Dirty War' Files

    Pope Francis Will Open Argentinian 'Dirty War' Files
    Pope Francis continues to surprise. He recently slammed wage inequality between men and women as "a pure scandal," called climate change man's "slap in the face of nature" and beckoned the homeless to tour the Sistine Chapel. Then there was his self-...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez book worth $60,000 stolen from book fair

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez book worth $60,000 stolen from book fair
    This year's International Book Fair in Bogota, Colombia, was dedicated to favorite son Gabriel Garcia Marquez. To celebrate, one of the exhibitors brought out his first edition, autographed copy of Garcia Marquez's beloved novel "One Hundred Years of...
  • Quickly: Minimum-wage workers will need job skills eventually

    Quickly: Minimum-wage workers will need job skills eventually
    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. The city of Gary is hosting a job fair with 300 jobs available. Now that's what I'm...
  • Anonymous $10 million gift to fund new center at Princeton

    Princeton University is using a hefty gift from an anonymous donor to open a behavioral science and public policy center. NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/1FM1Has ) Princeton announced the $10 million gift Monday. It's using the money to create the Daniel...
  • Colombia stunned by theft of Garcia Marquez's first edition

    Colombian police are investigating the theft of a valuable first edition copy of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's masterpiece "One Hundred Years of Solitude." The book disappeared over the weekend from a guarded display case at Bogota's book fair, which this...
  • Colombia stunned by theft of rare Gabriel Garcia Marquez first edition

    Colombia stunned by theft of rare Gabriel Garcia Marquez first edition
    Colombian police are investigating the theft of a valuable first edition copy of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's masterpiece "One Hundred Years of Solitude." The book disappeared over the weekend from a display case at Bogota's book fair, which this year is...
  • Kate Hannigan on Kate Warne: New book brings 19th century detective to life

     Kate Hannigan on Kate Warne: New book brings 19th century detective to life
    A little detective work of her own inspired children's book author Kate Hannigan to write a book on America's first woman detective. "I was researching for another book when I came across this nugget … about Allan Pinkerton's National Detective...
  • Chipotle launches essay contest for cups and $20K college scholarships

    Chipotle launches essay contest for cups and $20K college scholarships
    Where the words of Toni Morrison, George Saunders, Neil Gaiman, Amy Tan and Malcolm Gladwell have gone before, aspiring writers may now see their own work appear. And while the publication itself is ephemeral, it's got an incredibly wide reach: 800,000...