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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Obama-Suu Kyi visit in Myanmar reflects warmth and differences

    They greeted each other with a hug and a kiss on the cheek, and then Friday’s meeting between President Obama and Myanmar pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi quickly moved beyond pleasantries. He suggested she speak out more forcefully on behalf...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • James Watson on 'Father to Son'

    James Watson on 'Father to Son'
    In 1953, at just 24 years old, James Watson made a discovery that brought him lifelong fame. At Cavendish Laboratory, he and Francis Crick were the first to map the double helix, the structure of DNA. Years before that, Watson learned curiosity,...
  • Author-philanthropist lists her Beverly Hills home for sale

    Author-philanthropist lists her Beverly Hills home for sale
    Author and philanthropist Pat Montandon has listed her home in Beverly Hills at $3.299 million. Built in 1976, the nearly 4,000-square-foot house is described in the listing as “grandly theatrical” and filled with “glamorous details.&...
  • Medical pot, GOP victories and school referendum: Letters

    Medical pot, GOP victories and school referendum: Letters
    Medical pot: Next move Fortunately, the effort to legalize medical marijuana without any serious and worthwhile constraints failed. Unfortunately, too many people voted for it. We all support providing relief to those who are in pain. The question...
  • John Kass: Even in defeat the president remains inscrutable

    In "The Secret Life of Barack Obama," our story begins, as such stories often do, with our hero in a dream. He's photographed on a Hawaiian beach, posed by his handlers like some Hollywood starlet, droplets of sea foam dripping from his Chicago...
  • Even in defeat the president remains inscrutable

    Even in defeat the president remains inscrutable
    In "The Secret Life of Barack Obama," our story begins, as such stories often do, with our hero in a dream. He's photographed on a Hawaiian beach, posed by his handlers like some Hollywood starlet, droplets of sea foam dripping from his Chicago...
  • Toni Morrison, Patti Smith hand-annotate books for PEN benefit

    Toni Morrison, Patti Smith hand-annotate books for PEN benefit
    Books hand-annotated by Toni Morrison, Patti Smith, Don Delillo, Philip Roth and others are being auctioned at Christie's to benefit PEN American Center in New York. For the Dec. 2 auction, titled First Editions/Second Thoughts, authors picked up...
  • Martin L. Perl dies at 87; Nobel winner discovered tau lepton

    Martin L. Perl dies at 87; Nobel winner discovered tau lepton
    Long before he would be awarded a Nobel Prize, Martin L. Perl liked to do his own plumbing repairs. He usually had spare time, and he clearly knew the physics, his oldest son, Jed, recalled. And Martin Perl was, first and foremost, a hands-on...