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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Nobel Peace winners: Two bold messages of hope

    Nobel Peace winners: Two bold messages of hope
    "We don't learn the importance of anything until it's snatched from our hands. When in Pakistan we were stopped from going to school, at that time I realized that education is very important and education is the power for women and that's why the...
  • Variety's Power of Women awards honor stars

    Variety's Power of Women awards honor stars
    The event: Hollywood insiders assembled at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Friday to pay tribute to stars Jane Fonda, Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez along with Universal Pictures Chair Donna Langley at Variety’s Power of Women...
  • Nobel Prize winner Malala is the real deal

    Nobel Prize winner Malala is the real deal
    Last week, I argued that the Nobel Peace Prize should go to nobody, "as an acknowledgment that the most notable eruptions of violence have been so grimly predictable, the result of years of individual and collective failures by governments and...
  • French economist Jean Tirole wins Nobel Prize

    French economist Jean Tirole wins Nobel Prize
    French economist Jean Tirole won the 2014 Nobel Prize for economics for work that has shed light on how governments can "tame" the big businesses that dominate once-public monopolies like railways, highways and telecommunications. "This year's prize in...
  • Recognizing the challenges girls face [Letter]

    Recognizing the challenges girls face [Letter]
    To lend our support to girls' education globally, Roland Park Country School salutes the United Nations' International Day of the Girl, which recognizes girls' rights and the unique challenges girls face, especially in education. This week also marks...
  • Obama's refusal to face reality

    After expending tremendous blood and treasure, the U.S. gave the Iraqi people the opportunity for a better future by ridding them of the brutal Hussein regime. Rather than seize this opportunity with a statesmanlike approach in the tradition of Nelson...
  • Frenchman wins Nobel Prize for economics

    Frenchman wins Nobel Prize for economics
    French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market power and regulation. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited Tirole for clarifying "how to understand and regulate industries with a few powerful firms."...
  • Nobel Peace Prize for Malala Yousafzai brings hope for Pakistan

    Nobel Peace Prize for Malala Yousafzai brings hope for Pakistan
    There are so many targets in Pakistan. Government buildings and bustling bazaars. Christians, Hindus and Shiites. Decorated generals and rank-and-file soldiers. Cops, professors, journalists. Politicians and ministers. Westerners. Twisted logic weaves...
  • 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

    2014 Nobel Peace Prize
    The answer: Beyonce, Cher, Bono, Oprah, Malala. The question: Name four singers or movie stars and the most courageous 17-year-old in the world who are known by one name. The Nobel Peace Prize winner has a name that means so much hope to so many girls and...
  • Nobel winner: 'I can't explain the joy each time I've freed a child'

    Nobel winner: 'I can't explain the joy each time I've freed a child'
    In the 34 years since Kailash Satyarthi gave up his job as an electrical engineer to campaign for children's rights, the Indian Nobel Peace Prize winner has been beaten, seen his home attacked and his colleagues killed. Yet attempts on his life have not...
  • Pakistani teen Malala, Indian activist win Nobel Peace Prize

    Pakistani teen Malala, Indian activist win Nobel Peace Prize
    Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, and Indian campaigner against child trafficking and labor Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday....