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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize winners: Their Take

    Celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize winners: Their Take
    Worthy winners … Much of the world already put in its claim of affection and support for the girl known almost universally as Malala, and by some as "the bravest girl in the world." Then came Friday's confirmation, when [the 17-year-old...
  • Nobel Peace Prize for Malala Yousafzai brings hope for Pakistan

    Nobel Peace Prize for Malala Yousafzai brings hope for Pakistan
    There are so many targets in Pakistan. Government buildings and bustling bazaars. Christians, Hindus and Shiites. Decorated generals and rank-and-file soldiers. Cops, professors, journalists. Politicians and ministers. Westerners. Twisted logic weaves...
  • Ailing ex-Soviet leader Gorbachev says he is in fight for his life

    Ailing ex-Soviet leader Gorbachev says he is in fight for his life
    Mikhail S. Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union and architect of reforms that led to the downfall of that country's one-party rule, was released from the hospital Friday after an "aggravation" of his acute diabetes, but he told Russian media...
  • Nobel Peace Prize honors Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

    They’re denied an education, kidnapped, gang-raped and sold in the market. They’re forced to cart water and they’re married off early to old men. Then one extraordinary girl, Malala Yousafzai, escaped the fate of others and soared to...
  • Did the Nobel Prize just honor a threat to the environment?

    In one of the more unlikely developments during Nobel Prize season, Science magazine has thrown a dash of cold water on this year's physics Nobel. This year's physics laureates, Shuji Nakamura of UC Santa Barbara and Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of...
  • Malala Yousafzai: The Nobel Peace Prize winner's movie connection

    Malala Yousafzai: The Nobel Peace Prize winner's movie connection
    Pakistani-born education activist Malala Yousafzai, who on Friday was announced as one of two winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, has had plenty of media exposure over the past few years. She's been the subject of numerous broadcast features,...
  • 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

    2014 Nobel Peace Prize
    The answer: Beyonce, Cher, Bono, Oprah, Malala. The question: Name four singers or movie stars and the most courageous 17-year-old in the world who are known by one name. The Nobel Peace Prize winner has a name that means so much hope to so many girls and...
  • Nobel winner: 'I can't explain the joy each time I've freed a child'

    Nobel winner: 'I can't explain the joy each time I've freed a child'
    In the 34 years since Kailash Satyarthi gave up his job as an electrical engineer to campaign for children's rights, the Indian Nobel Peace Prize winner has been beaten, seen his home attacked and his colleagues killed. Yet attempts on his life have not...
  • Pakistani teen Malala, Indian activist win Nobel Peace Prize

    Pakistani teen Malala, Indian activist win Nobel Peace Prize
    Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, and Indian campaigner against child trafficking and labor Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday....
  • President Obama will go out with a war cry

    Anyone who wondered how Barack Obama was going to spend the last two years of his presidency got an answer last week: He'll be fighting a war. When the president talks about his new offensive against the extremist group that calls itself Islamic State,...
  • Nobel Prize: Judge critiques 'professionalization' of writers

    This week, the Guardian reported on an interview published by the French newspaper La Croix in which the Swedish Academy's Horace Engdahl — one of 18 voters who will decide the winner of the Nobel Prize for literature on Thursday — decries the...