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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Filmmaker visits Boca to discuss PBS cancer series that premieres March 30

    Filmmaker visits Boca to discuss PBS cancer series that premieres March 30
    In medicine, the Big C — as in cancer — is poised to overtake heart disease as America's No. 1 killer. A new documentary series, however, tells of a more encouraging C-word: Cure. Barak Goodman, director of a PBS series based on the Pulitzer...
  • On Theater: A brisk walk in the 'Wilderness'

    On Theater: A brisk walk in the 'Wilderness'
    Great playwrights tackling subjects of dramatic significance generally have a lesser-celebrated lighter side. With Tennessee Williams, it was "Period of Adjustment." With Arthur Miller, it was "The Creation of the World and Other Business." Eugene O'...
  • Chicago native to share Irish tales

    Chicago native to share Irish tales
    Stories are a big part of Irish history, perhaps because there are so many tales worth telling. "The Irish had a rich oral tradition and a wonderful language," said Mary Pat Kelly, author of the newly released "Of Irish Blood" (Forge Books), a sequel to...
  • FAU launching unique program with Scripps, Max Planck

    FAU launching unique program with Scripps, Max Planck
    A new training ground for the next generation of scientists was unveiled at Florida Atlantic University on Monday — part of a partnership between the school's Jupiter campus and two renown research institutions. The Max Planck Florida Institute,...
  • Fragile nature of democracy

    Obama publicly rebuked Egypt and the UAE for attacking the Islamists who beheaded 21 Christians in Libya, saying we should deal with ISIS peacefully, not violently. Then one of the perky coeds masquerading as a foreign policy expert for the Obama State...
  • L. Macungie woman loses sister on Pakistan's 'darkest day'

    L. Macungie woman loses sister on Pakistan's 'darkest day'
    Shahida Qazi remembers Dec. 16 as a day of horrors. First, the Lower Macungie woman learned that Taliban militants had attacked the school in Pakistan where her older sister was principal. Finally, she learned her sister, 63-year-old Tahira Qazi, was...
  • Stephen King in the New Yorker; how does he stack up?

    Stephen King in the New Yorker; how does he stack up?
    Stephen King has a short story in this week's New Yorker, "A Death," set in the Dakota territory in the 1880s.  There was a time when a writer who topped bestseller lists with terrifying stories of homicidal writers, sadistic fans and haunted pet...
  • Kansas and the right to free expression

    Kansas and the right to free expression
    Last week, by a vote of 26-14, the Kansas Senate passed SB 56, a bill that amends the state’s existing public morals law by striking an exemption that protects teachers from prosecution for exposing students to "harmful material." The bill --...
  • Review: 'In the Beginning Was the Sea' by Tomás González

    Review: 'In the Beginning Was the Sea' by Tomás González
    In the Beginning Was the Sea" by Tomás González is a deeply unsettling examination of consumerism and its effects on the sleepy but stunning coast of northwestern Colombia. Originally published more than 30 years ago by the Bogotá nightclub where González...
  • Jon Stewart's greatest 'Daily Show' interviews

    Jon Stewart's greatest 'Daily Show' interviews
    On "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart can make any celebrity promotional appearance fun with his laid-back shoot-the-bull style. But occasionally, his full intellect is engaged, most generally by interviewing someone from the political sphere. Or an author....
  • Oscars 2015: Plot twists and turns keep show fresh

    Oscars 2015: Plot twists and turns keep show fresh
    The Nobel Prize-winning novelist Isaac Bashevis Singer used to say he liked writing for children because they didn't read the New York Times Book Review, they just liked what they liked. The same can be said for Oscar voters: They don't care about what...