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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Nadine Gordimer: How books fostered a critic of apartheid

    Nobel Prize-winner Nadine Gordimer died Monday at age 90, her family said. Gordimer was born in South Africa in 1923 and was an active opponent of its apartheid regime in her fiction, nonfiction and human rights advocacy. When Gordimer was 11, she was...
  • Kerry: US and China have agreed to disagree on key issues

    BEIJING U.S. leaders have accused China of hacking into American companies' files, bullying U.S. allies in Asia and treating dissidents and ethnic minorities inhumanely. But pay little heed to the appearance of a hostile Sino-U.S. relationship. That's...
  • Talks canceled in possible USC affiliation with Scripps Research

    Talks canceled in possible USC affiliation with Scripps Research
    A possible deal for USC to acquire or enter into an affiliation with the biomedical powerhouse Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla has collapsed and talks have been formally canceled, officials said Thursday. According to statements from both...
  • A crisis in Central America

    A crisis in Central America
    A crisis of enormous economic and humanitarian impact is unfolding in Central America, and it's hard to find much mention of it in our national media, other than constant references to a result of the crisis: tens of thousands of human beings, many of...
  • Alex Fong: Photonics plays a growing role in computing, medicine

    Alex Fong: Photonics plays a growing role in computing, medicine
    Alex Fong, 49, is a physicist and president of the Florida Photonics Cluster, an industry advocacy group in Orlando. He is an executive with the Orlando unit of Gooch and Housego PLC, a company based in Great Britain. Fong received an MBA degree from...
  • Stephen Gaskin dies at 79; founder of The Farm commune

    When Stephen Gaskin took a good, hard look in the early 1970s at the San Francisco he loved, he knew he couldn't stay. "It was going decadent," he said years later. "We started seeing guys in long dark overcoats and brimmed hats who were heroin people....
  • Supports Carbon Pollution Fee

    Be careful what you wish for. Regarding the June 29 story "Could Lobsters Out, Blue Crabs In" [Page 1], there will be only momentary winners with climate change. Climate change will move far too quickly for any species to adapt. Rather than looking...
  • China blasts proposal to name D.C. street for dissident Liu Xiaobo

    BEIJING China reacted brusquely Wednesday to a vote in the U.S. Congress that approved renaming a street outside the Chinese embassy in Washington after China's most famous political prisoner. A Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, labeled as...
  • Congregation's executive director to step down

    Congregation's executive director to step down
    It's rare now to find someone who has worked at one workplace his or her entire career. But Harvey R. Gold, an executive director of Congregation Beth Shalom in Northbrook, did just that. He said he wouldn't have it any other way. "I gave it...
  • 100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I

    100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I
    The shot that changed the world rang out on a sunny summer's morning in Southeastern Europe. No one knew then that the assassin's bullet would spell the death not just of an Austrian aristocrat but the entire global order, with four empires and millions...
  • Hemingway's favorite burger is a moveable feast

    Hemingway's favorite burger is a moveable feast
    He was a soldier, a boxer, a hunter, a fisherman, a drinker, a father and the writer of words and stories that aimed to be, above all else, true and honest and pure. He also knew how to make one hell of a hamburger. Ernest Hemingway would have...