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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • New Chargers-Raiders plan for Carson stadium sounds a little crazy

    New Chargers-Raiders plan for Carson stadium sounds a little crazy
    Here we are, 20 years after being jilted by the Rams and Raiders, arriving at a theater of the absurd. You need to read about this stuff in a small, soundproof room, so nobody will hear your loud giggles and screeches of laughter and suggest a...
  • Head of UN climate panel skips meeting amid harassment case

    The Indian leader of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change has pulled out of a key meeting in Nairobi while pledging to cooperate with New Delhi police investigating allegations of sexual harassment. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said...
  • AP Interview: Liberia leader urges help in post-Ebola phase

    Liberia's leader on Sunday urged the United States and other countries to keep up their support to the West African nation as it recovers from the Ebola epidemic and refocuses attention on infrastructure projects that will better position it to tackle...
  • Peres honored, optimistic

    Peres honored, optimistic
    Former Israeli President Shimon Peres captivated more than 1,300 people with humor and optimism during the Greater Miami Jewish Federation's recent 2015 Main Event at the Hilton Miami Downtown. Nearly $1.4 million was raised at the sold-out Main Event,...
  • Paul Greenberg: Uncertain trumpet

    For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle? On to ... certainly not Victory! That would be too definite, too clear, too convincing a goal for a president who, far from convincing the rest of us to support his...
  • Their auntie, Rosa Parks: memories and recipes

    Their auntie, Rosa Parks: memories and recipes
    When Rosa Parks refused to relinquish her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus in December 1955, she would go down in history as the symbolic "mother" of the civil rights movement. Parks was also a beloved mother figure to her large extended...
  • Make college free-market, not 'free'

    The biggest problem with President Barack Obama's proposal to make two-year community college "as free as high school," which he has dubbed America's College Promise, is that the new "free" associate degrees will become as costly and meaningless as many...
  • Career Spotlight: Professor's inventions recognition creates opportunity for students, research

    Career Spotlight: Professor's inventions recognition creates opportunity for students, research
    Who: Gregg B. Fields, professor and chair for the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University, was recently elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. The NAI was...
  • Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!

    Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!
    Today is Toni Morrison's 84th birthday. The Nobel laureate is the author of the novels "Beloved," "Song of Solomon," "Sula" and more than a dozen others. Morrison is a literary and cultural force. When other writers are slowing down, Morrison...
  • JNF hires director, hosts event

    JNF hires director, hosts event
    Jewish National Fund (JNF) will host its annual Winter Connection Breakfast on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, with special guest speaker Rebecca Shimoni-Stoil, Washington correspondent for the Times of Israel. JNF's Winter...
  • East Timor independence hero Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao submits resignation

    East Timor independence hero Xanana Gusmao resigned as prime minister Friday, stepping down ahead of an expected restructuring of the government next week. Gusmao, 68, is a former guerrilla leader who spearheaded East Timor's drive for independence...