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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Chipotle launches essay contest for cups and $20K college scholarships

    Chipotle launches essay contest for cups and $20K college scholarships
    Where the words of Toni Morrison, George Saunders, Neil Gaiman, Amy Tan and Malcolm Gladwell have gone before, aspiring writers may now see their own work appear. And while the publication itself is ephemeral, it's got an incredibly wide reach: 800,000...
  • Book review: 'Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes:' Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with inspiring picture book

    Book review: 'Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes:' Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with inspiring picture book
    Parents need to know that “Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes,” by Juan Felipe Herrera, California’s poet laureate, is a celebration of pioneering Latinos who’ve helped shape their various fields from the arts and sciences to...
  • State extends deadline for North Carolina Awards nominations

    The deadline to submit nominations for the highest civilian honor bestowed by the state of North Carolina has been extended. The new deadline to submit nominations for the North Carolina Awards is May 8. The previous deadline was April 24. The state...
  • Bring on the Obama Presidential Temple!

     Bring on the Obama Presidential Temple!
    I'm changing my mind on the Obama presidential library. Once I was opposed, thinking the last thing Chicago needed was a multimillion-dollar Temple of Presidential Lies on parkland. But I've since "evolved" after having my brain hit by wave after wave...
  • Pope stokes flames ahead of US trip even as he ends problems

    When Pope Francis visits the United States this fall, he can expect the same rock-star adulation that greets him wherever he goes. But his positions on hot-button issues such as the death penalty and climate change could quickly set the stage for...
  • DNA editing takes a serious step forward -- for better or worse

    DNA editing takes a serious step forward -- for better or worse
    It's a scenario that has haunted biologists since the dawn of the DNA age: the evil scientist custom-crafting a human being with test tubes and Petri dishes. So when a Chinese team revealed last month that it had used a new laboratory technique to alter...
  • Around Broadneck: Terrific vibe -- and riffs -- at Broadneck's guitar festival

    Around Broadneck: Terrific vibe -- and riffs -- at Broadneck's guitar festival
    The halls were alive with the sound of music — but maybe not what Julie Andrews was expecting. The 10th annual Guitar Festival had kicked into high gear at Broadneck High School, the place where it was born and has been nurtured for the past...
  • Nigeria recalls diplomats from South Africa over attacks

    Nigeria is recalling its top diplomats in South Africa because of "ongoing xenophobia targeting foreigners," according to a government statement. Seven people have been killed in the attacks in South Africa that began three weeks ago. Property has been...
  • Scarlett Johansson, Elizabeth Olsen discuss ‘Avengers’ heroines’ move to front lines

     
    Elizabeth Olsen is doing more than bringing the Marvel Comics character Scarlet Witch to the big screen in Friday's tentpole […]...
  • Pakistan court convicts 10 in shooting of Malala Yousafzai

    A court found 10 suspected militants guilty Thursday for their roles in the 2012 shooting of Malala Yousafzai, the young education activist who went on to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. The 10 men were sentenced to life imprisonment under Pakistan's...
  • Pakistan court jails 10 for involvement in attack on Malala

    A Pakistani court on Thursday sentenced 10 militants to life in prison for their involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, a public prosecutor said. Sayed Naeem said the court announced the ruling at an undisclosed location...