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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • War remains Obama's unending nightmare

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's acceptance of personal responsibility for the death of two noncombatants, one of them an American, in that drone strike on a terrorist site in Pakistan echoed how the fog of war has smothered his highest ambitions. The...
  • 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 […]...
  • New in paperbacks: 'The Zhivago Affair' and more

    New in paperbacks: 'The Zhivago Affair' and more
    The Zhivago Affair by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée, Vintage, 384 pages, $16.95 Finn and Couvée explore the story behind "Doctor Zhivago," which won Boris Pasternak the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1958. Considered seditious by the Soviet government,...
  • 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...
  • Baseball manager's lifesaving legacy grows

    At the end of an island, in the back of a baseball field, on the fringe of obscurity, there is an unpretentious plaque dedicated to a man whose immeasurable legacy continues to grow. The small bronze marker honors Fred Hutchinson, once a big-league...