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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • When to Spend the Most on Your Child's Education

    When to Spend the Most on Your Child's Education
    A Stamford author and Trinity College grad, Paul Sullivan, is speaking at RJ Julia Independent Booksellers in Madison on Thursday evening about his book The Thin Green Line, published by Simon & Schuster in March. Sullivan, the Wealth Matters...
  • UC San Diego sues USC and scientist, alleging conspiracy to take funding, data

    UC San Diego sues USC and scientist, alleging conspiracy to take funding, data
    UC San Diego has sued USC and a nationally recognized Alzheimer's disease researcher, alleging that they illegally conspired to take federal funding, data and employees from a UC San Diego study center on the illness. The lawsuit, filed in San Diego...
  • Dalai Lama marks 80th birthday with compassion-themed Anaheim summit

    Dalai Lama marks 80th birthday with compassion-themed Anaheim summit
    A three-day jubilee commemorating the Dalai Lama's 80th birthday kicks off Sunday with the Nobel Peace Prize winner lecturing on creativity and compassion before a sold-out crowd at Anaheim's Honda Center. The Dalai Lama's public talk, which will be...
  • A few words about Sheila, Blaze and Buck

    A few words about Sheila, Blaze and Buck
    Missing an adjective: I left on my cluttered desk a four-letter word I meant to use in Thursday's column about Sheila Dixon wanting to be mayor again: weak. That best describes the half-hearted, five-years-too-late apology Dixon offered on WJZ-TV in May...
  • Report: Nobel winner Vargas Llosa confirms new romantic tie

    Nobel-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa has reportedly confirmed his romantic involvement with Isabel Preysler, the former wife of singer Julio Iglesias and mother of Enrique Iglesias. The 79-year-old Peruvian novelist said in comments published...
  • A clash of currency

    A clash of currency
    To the editor: I really must agree with former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke and his opinion that the excellent Alexander Hamilton should remain on the $10 bill. (“New face for $10 bill stirs backlash,” June 27) Hamilton's...
  • Dalai Lama joins Patti Smith on Glastonbury festival stage

    One of the most talked-about appearances at Britain's Glastonbury music festival wasn't a singer or rocker — it was the Dalai Lama. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader joined singer Patti Smith on stage Sunday, where she led the crowd to sing...
  • Sexism in science

    Sexism in science
    Regarding commentator Jonathan David Farley's recent opinion piece "Tim Hunt's Witch Hunt" (June 23), Mr. Hunt is a Nobel Prize winner in physiology who recently gave a talk at the World Conference of Science Journalists in South Korea. At that...
  • It's Good To See History Making Headlines

    You wouldn't ordinarily think there's a connection between the abolition of slavery and the beginnings of powered aviation, but news stories over the past year suggest a parallel. The link has nothing to do with actual occurrences and everything to do...
  • Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi barred from running for president

    Myanmar's parliament voted against several constitutional amendments Thursday, ensuring that the military's veto power remains intact and that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi cannot become president in an election this year. The legislature ended a 3-...
  • Jimmy Carter hopes the play 'Camp David' comes to Broadway

    Jimmy Carter has been a governor, the nation's commander in chief and a Nobel Prize winner. One thing he still would like to see is himself on a Broadway stage. The 39th president is hoping Lawrence Wright's play "Camp David" can find a Broadway...