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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • As Germany celebrates Berlin Wall's demise, harsh realities lurk

    As Germany celebrates Berlin Wall's demise, harsh realities lurk
    To mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this weekend, 8,000 stationary lighted balloons snake their way through nearly 10 miles of the city, tracing the path of the hated Cold War divide. The softly glowing orbs, which will be...
  • Top world stories of 2014

    Islamic State: An offshoot of al-Qaida — first known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and finally, the Islamic State — strung together military victories against Syrian government forces, Syrian rebel groups and Iraqi government...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Cold season is back, but you'll get through!

    The scourge has already begun, and parents are once again wondering why their toddler or young child may have already had two colds and it's not even winter! It is truly incredible how often a toddler can get sick. I even have a hard time believing...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    People around the nation and in Baltimore will mark Veterans Day today. Here's what you need to know to start your Tuesday.    WEATHER Today’s weather on what used to be called Armistice Day which commemorated the end of World War I at the...
  • China's influence threatens American universities, experts say

    The Chinese government's influence over American universities is broad and deep, ranging from such subtle pressures as the denial of visas for vocal American scholars to more overt efforts, including opening Chinese cultural institutes on U.S. college...
  • In 2019, Chicago's minimum wage of $13 may not seem such a big deal

    In 2019, Chicago's minimum wage of $13 may not seem such a big deal
    Chicago is raising its minimum hourly wage to $13 … by the middle of 2019. You can mark your calendar for July 2019 precisely. That's more than four years from now and one of the few certainties in all of this. Because you know what can happen in...
  • 'Speed Limits' examines modern society's ever-quickening pace of life

     'Speed Limits' examines modern society's ever-quickening pace of life
    "Speed," it seemed to writer Aldous Huxley, "provides the one genuinely modern pleasure." In a new book, "Speed Limits: Where Time Went and Why We Have So Little Left," however, modernity's deification of speed has more to do with pain than pleasure....
  • Patrick Modiano accepts the Nobel, speaks of memory and oblivion

    Patrick Modiano accepts the Nobel, speaks of memory and oblivion
    When French writer Patrick Modiano was named winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature earlier this year, American readers were caught by surprise. Only a handful of the novelist's books had been published in the U.S., leaving many American book lovers...
  • Obama Actually Said This!

    Obama Actually Said This!
    President Obama is well aware that he is president of all the peeps, not just of African- American peeps and not just of white peeps. But this is an opportunity for him to actually earn that Nobel Peace Prize right here at home. Hey, that might be a...
  • Hopkins astrophysicist honored for discoveries about the universe

    Hopkins astrophysicist honored for discoveries about the universe
    Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Adam Riess, who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, has taken home another prestigious award for his work on the expanding universe. He showed that the universe is not just still expanding but that the...
  • Malala Yousafzai receives Nobel, pleads for education, not war

    Malala Yousafzai receives Nobel, pleads for education, not war
    Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai received her Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday, delivering an impassioned speech on behalf of the “forgotten children” who crave the right to education and deserve peace. The 17-year-old also hit...