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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • King settlement may indicate thaw in Peace Prize talks

    ATLANTA In what may be a sign that the King siblings might be close to a settlement regarding the ownership and potential sale of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize, the King Estate on Thursday dismissed a 2013 lawsuit against the King Center...
  • Chile will investigate Pablo Neruda's death -- again

    The body of Nobel Prize winner Pablo Neruda will be exhumed, again, to determine if the poet may have been poisoned. Longstanding suspicions about the author's death led to his exhumation in 2013. No poison was found then, but further tests are now...
  • Winston Churchill, a man for all times

    Winston Churchill, a man for all times
    It is an old debating point: Do the times make the man, or does the man make the times? In the case of Winston Churchill, whose death 50 years ago Saturday the British are remembering with more than nostalgia, it is both. The times in Churchill's case...
  • Winston Churchill: A man for all times

    LONDON -- It is an old debating point: Do the times make the man, or does the man make the times? In the case of Winston Churchill, whose death 50 years ago Saturday the British are remembering with more than nostalgia, it is both. The times in...
  • DAVOS WATCH: Lots to talk about: Deflation, oil prices, snowmen, Swiss franc, global warming

    The World Economic Forum kicks off in the Swiss ski resort of Davos with the goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and artists....
  • Pharrell at Davos promotes 'Live Earth' concert to press governments to fight global warming

    Pharrell Williams says he'll have all of humanity singing together at a worldwide concert June 18 to fight global warming. The pop star is teaming up with Nobel Peace Prize-winner Al Gore and producer Kevin Wall to pull off a "Live Earth" concert on...
  • 'Suspended Sentences': A Nobel laureate's Paris

    "Suspended Sentences" by Patrick Modiano, translated by Mark Polizzotti; Yale University Press (215 pages, $16) When Patrick Modiano won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature in October while many Americans took to Google to find out who he is several...
  • Former aide to Nelson Mandela is called a racist after saying SAfrica president is anti-white

    A white woman who worked as a personal assistant to Nelson Mandela has stirred unease about race relations in South Africa after criticizing the current president for allegedly making anti-white remarks. Zelda la Grange has since apologized for her...
  • South African man has Nelson Mandela's key to Fort Lauderdale

    South African man has Nelson Mandela's key to Fort Lauderdale
    Few things are more frustrating than losing your keys or more gratifying than finding them, but Jonathan Rogers felt neither emotion when he found a Key to the City of Fort Lauderdale in South Africa. Rogers saw a piece of history. He says the key...
  • A King memorial for Georgia, pending money to pay for it

    ATLANTA The empty space on the Georgia Capitol lawn reserved for the statue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is likely to remain empty for years to come, given the ponderous process of public art and the countless details that attend it: how will the...
  • Simsbury To Hold Fifth Annual MLK Day Celebration

    SIMSBURY — Martha Brackeen-Harris remembers the segregated drinking fountains, sitting on the back of the bus and lodging in dorm rooms at black colleges instead of hotels. But more vividly, Brackeen-Harris remembers meeting Martin Luther King Jr....