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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Two Canadians jailed in Egypt are on their way home

    CAIRO -- Two Canadian nationals who endured a seven-week prison ordeal in Egypt were on their way home on Friday, media in their home country reported. Filmmaker John Greyson and physician Tarek Loubani were released from jail last weekend but were...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month: How an intern helped make it happen

    Hispanic Heritage Month: How an intern helped make it happen
    The assignment seemed perfect for me. I was a Mexican American college student in Washington and was asked to get cosponsors for a bill that would create a month-long observance honoring the achievements of Latinos — National Hispanic Heritage...
  • Government shutdown hits fishermen, farmers, physicists

    WASHINGTON — The crabbers are getting, well, crabby. With the offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service closed because of the federal government shutdown, fishermen have been unable to get permits for the Alaska king crab season, which...
  • Ex-Formula One test driver Maria de Villota, 33, found dead in hotel

    MADRID -- The Spanish race car driver Maria de Villota, famous for pushing the Formula One gender barrier and for the velvet patch she wore after losing her right eye in a crash last year, was found dead Friday in her hotel room in southern Spain. She was...
  • Happy reads? McDonald's to put 20 million books in Happy Meals

    Most people heading to McDonald's know what to expect: They can get a cheeseburger, fries and a drink. And in November, kids can also get something to read -- 20 million somethings. McDonald's will distribute 20 million print books in Happy Meals from...
  • Powerful Cyclone Phailin forces massive evacuations in India

    NEW DELHI -- India was battered by a massive cyclone Saturday as nearly half a million people evacuated to shelters in vulnerable coastal and low-lying areas amid power outages, large storm surges and canceled trains and flights. Officials said...
  • This is something we must not forget

    "The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting." It's one of Milan Kundera's most famous lines, from his novel "The Book of Laughter and Forgetting." It's one worth keeping in mind as we approach March 20, the 10th...
  • 'Signature strikes' and the president's empty rhetoric on drones

    On March 17, 2011, four Hellfire missiles, fired from a U.S. drone, slammed into a bus depot in the town of Datta Khel in Pakistan's Waziristan border region. An estimated 42 people were killed. It was just another day in America's so-called war on...
  • The weakened president

    Appearing in the White House Rose Garden last Saturday, President Obama apparently experienced a revelation. He acknowledged there are constitutional limits on his power, something he has heretofore mostly ignored while issuing executive orders, bypassing...
  • 'Breaking Bad' creator Vince Gilligan talks about the journey to the grand finale, and beyond

    'Breaking Bad' creator Vince Gilligan talks about the journey to the grand finale, and beyond
    For Walter White, judgment day is at hand. Legions of bingeing, borderline addicts of the meth-dealing anti-hero of AMC's "Breaking Bad" will receive their final fix Sunday as the newly crowned Emmy-winning series ends. Whether fans will want to cheer,...
  • Afghanistan, U.S. move closer in security talks

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A full day of talks Saturday between Secretary of State John Kerry and Afghan President Hamid Karzai failed to yield a decisive breakthrough on a security agreement amid questions over immunity for U.S. troops. The two sides...