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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Who is this man?

    If you don't know who Gao Zhisheng is, welcome to the vast club. It may take a moment, maybe a fleeting reference in the paper, to call up his name and dossier. He's just one of the anonymous masses toiling away in Communist China's empire of slave...
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
  • 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,...
  • WHO to issue guidelines on treating Ebola with blood, plasma therapies

    It's an unproven, yet potentially hope-lifting treatment for Ebola: Pumping the blood of infection survivors into patients who are now suffering the deadly effects of the virus. With experimental drug treatments or vaccines still months away from...
  • Sun tough on Ravens, easy on Obama [Letter]

    Sun tough on Ravens, easy on Obama [Letter]
    Regarding The Sun's editorial, "Ravens' story shifts" (Sept. 24), I'd like to make two points. First, anyone who reads the sports section for the past 30 years would now that batteries, assaults, burglaries, DUIs, drugs, etc. have been a part of the...
  • Ig Nobel Prize winners stop bleeding with pork, make sausage from poop

    Would you eat sausage made with bacteria from dirty diapers? Do you fear your cat is making you depressed? Did the “Grilled Cheesus” episode of “Glee” make you wonder whether Finn had lost his marbles? Scientists have done the...
  • Celebrate Banned Books Week with the 10 most-challenged books

    Every year kids go to school or the library and bring back books that make some parents raise their eyebrows. Such language! Boy wizards! Sexual situations! Underpants! There are formal complaints lodged -- more than you might expect in 2014. The...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez e-books coming soon

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez e-books coming soon
    Nine books by Gabriel Garcia Marquez will be released as English-language e-books for the first time. American Spanish-speakers will get twice as much Garcia Marquez: 18 of his works will be released as e-books in Spanish. Garcia Marquez, who died in...
  • Investing in a time of crisis and conflict

    Our world is in a mess. Conflict and crisis exist everywhere, from our streets to our government, and to every continent on the face of the earth. No group of people are more aware, and more affected by this than are the world's Jewry, locked again into...
  • 'Lost and Found in Johannesburg' maps the growth of a writer and nation

    A love of maps is every true traveler's secret pleasure. As a correspondent in Africa, years before one could follow a path rendered by MapQuest or Google Earth, I came to love and rely on those hand-stenciled city maps in the Lonely Planet guidebook...
  • Charles Troy wades deep into Broadway's history

    Charles Troy wades deep into Broadway's history
    Most of us, for reasons having to do with lack of talent, physical gifts or luck, must at some time give up our youthful dreams. And so we realized long ago that we would not be playing quarterback for the Bears, not be an astronaut and walk on the moon,...