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  • Myanmar political leaders to hold talks on amending constitution

    Myanmar's parliament has unanimously endorsed talks between the country's top political leaders on amending a military-drafted constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from being president, a parliamentarian from her party said. Suu Kyi'...
  • Obama awards Medal of Freedom to 18, including Streep, Wonder

    President Barack Obama onMonday presented the highest U.S. civilian honor, thePresidential Medal of Freedom, to 18 artists, politicians,writers, scholars and activists, including actress Meryl Streepand singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder. "Not only have...
  • James Watson's Nobel Prize to be auctioned

    Missed the chance to bid on Francis Crick's Nobel Prize when it was auctioned off last year for $2.27 million? No worries, you'll have another chance to own a piece of science history on Dec. 4, when James D. Watson's 1962 Nobel Prize, shared with Crick...
  • University of Texas acquires archive of famed writer Garcia Marquez

    AUSTIN, Texas The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas announced Monday that it has acquired the literary archive of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, one of the most significant collections of Latin American literary history to become available in the...
  • Chicago scientist's Nobel medal for DNA discovery could fetch $3.5M

    Chicago scientist's Nobel medal for DNA discovery could fetch $3.5M
    A Nobel Prize gold medal awarded to Chicago scientist Dr. James Watson, a co-discoverer of DNA, is expected to sell for up to $3.5 million at auction next month in New York, Christie's said Monday. Watson, along with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins,...
  • Muhammad Yunus, father of microfinance, talks about L.A. loan program

    Muhammad Yunus, a 2006 Nobel Peace Prize laureate for pioneering the concept of small loans to impoverished entreprenuers, swung through Los Angeles over the weekend to mark the official launch of his Grameen America microfinance organization here. The...
  • Nobel Medal for DNA discovery could fetch $3.5 million at auction

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - A Nobel Prize gold medalawarded to American scientist Dr. James Watson, a co-discovererof DNA, is expected to sell for up to $3.5 million at auctionnext month in New York, Christie's said on Monday....
  • University of Texas acquires archives of literary giant García Márquez

    By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A research library at the University of Texas has acquired the archives of Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez, whose spellbinding stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for...
  • On Sunday: Inspiring world music by Toure-Raichel Collective

    Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Toure and Israeli keyboardist and songwriter Idan Raichel are icons in their own countries and abroad. Together, as the Toure-Rachel Collective, they create music that bridges geographic, ethnic, political and religious...
  • Mar del Plata Fest Mixes Auteurs, New Talent, Looks to Build Industry Heft

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Some things don't change. Graced by Viggo Mortensen and Paul Schrader, the International Competition jury prexy, Argentina's 29th Mar del Plata Festival will bow Nov. 22 with Abel Ferrara's "Pasolini." Its choice as Mar del...
  • Set Pieces: Jefery Levy's home sets the stage for 'Me' and 'The Key'

    Set Pieces: Jefery Levy's home sets the stage for 'Me' and 'The Key'
    For veteran indie filmmaker Jefery Levy, working from home has never looked so good. The producer-director-writer-actor’s lavishly-decorated, historic Beverly Hills compound plays a starring role in his two new films, “Me” and “The...