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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • It's Good To See History Making Headlines

    You wouldn't ordinarily think there's a connection between the abolition of slavery and the beginnings of powered aviation, but news stories over the past year suggest a parallel. The link has nothing to do with actual occurrences and everything to do...
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Meryl Streep asks Congress to revive ERA

    No actor or actress can match Meryl Streep's 19 Academy Award nominations, and only Katharine Hepburn has bested her three Oscars for acting. So maybe it's conceivable that Streep's letter Tuesday to each member of Congress can somehow revive the Equal...
  • Educator to share story of family's escape from Nazi Germany

    Burbank educator and poet David Meyerhof will tell the story of his family's escape from Nazi Germany to survive the Holocaust during a presentation at a local temple on Sunday. Varian Fry — known as “the American Schindler” for helping...
  • County preps for the opening of Route 29 [History Matters]

    June 1970 Route 29 almost here "William Jabine of the State Roads Commission said this week that route 29 will be operating as a completed dual lane highway facility by early 1971. "Three sections are currently under construction. The northernmost...
  • Tim Hunt's Witch Hunt

    Tim Hunt's Witch Hunt
    Nobel Prizewinning scientist Tim Hunt joked that men and women in the same lab tend to fall in love, and that tends to get in the way of their work. He also said that when female lab workers get criticized, they tend to cry. As a result of this...
  • Nun who took on Mother Teresa's India charity mission dies

    The Indian nun who replaced Mother Teresa as head of the Missionaries of Charity died Tuesday, the organization said. Sister Nirmala Joshi was 81. Her health had been declining in recent days, the charity said. It did not give more details about the...
  • Report: economic growth failing to help world's poorest kids

    Global resolve to rescue impoverished children from lives of squalor, disease and hunger has fallen short, with economic development in many countries still leaving millions of the most vulnerable behind, according to a UNICEF report released Tuesday....
  • Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi meets China's president

    Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi met Thursday with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a visit to Beijing aimed at building ties with her country's powerful neighbor. China's official Xinhua News Agency said Xi told Suu Kyi that "we...
  • Nobel laureate resigns honorary UK post after sexist remarks

    A Nobel Prize-winning British scientist who said there was "trouble with girls" working in laboratories has resigned from his honorary post at University College London. Tim Hunt apologized for his remarks at the World Conference of Science Journalists...
  • Mount Dora family soars in Scouting with three generations earning Eagle rank

    Mount Dora family soars in Scouting with three generations earning Eagle rank
    MOUNT DORA — Scouting is in the Mosteller family's blood. Jackson Mosteller carried on a family tradition as the third generation in his family to have achieved the top rank in the Boy Scouts of America — Eagle Scout. Jackson accomplished...
  • Suu Kyi warns instability could delay Myanmar elections

    Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi told her party's senior members Saturday that this year's general election could be delayed if there is any instability in the country. The former Nobel Peace Prize winner did not go into specifics but Myanmar...