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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Obama frozen in angst as Middle East violence deepens

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama, in a sea of foreign policy troubles, accepted his leadership responsibilities in a CNN interview last week while lamenting the complexity of these challenges. He noted the old Harry Truman dictum that "the buck stops" in...
  • Obama's choice on Syria

    WASHINGTON -- Ever since Barack Obama entered the Oval Office in 2009, his foreign policy has been driven in large part by a determination to reverse that of his predecessor, George W. Bush, who put the United States on a reckless course of...
  • Ask the doctor: Does stress make us age faster?

    Q. I hear that stress causes our cells to age faster. Is there something to this, or is it just more nonsense to worry about? A. I think you're probably talking about research showing that stress affects a critically important part of every cell in our...
  • Obstacles to Iran nuclear deal: Secrets, lies, political infighting

    Obstacles to Iran nuclear deal: Secrets, lies, political infighting
    Iran and six major powers have been at odds for a decade over the Islamic republic’s development of nuclear capabilities, at the heart of negotiations set to resume Tuesday in Geneva. Hopes of budging the high-stakes diplomatic standoff from...
  • Oscar Hijuelos dies at 62; Pulitzer-winning novelist

    Oscar Hijuelos, the author best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love," died Sunday, his publisher Gotham confirmed. Hijuelos was 62 and died in New York. The 1989 novel "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love"...
  • 3 U.S. economists win Nobel Prize

    3 U.S. economists win Nobel Prize
    The question seems simple, but shedding light on the answer was worth a Nobel Prize for three American economists: How do we know how much an item is worth? Eugene F. Fama and Lars Peter Hansen of the University of Chicago and Robert J. Shiller of...
  • Council candidate Smith sees himself as 'regular guy'

    With a name like John Smith, the shtick about being the "every man" writes itself. For John Mathew Smith, a City Council candidate running for a seat in Ward 1 in this November's election, it's not a gimmick; it's the truth. "I'm a regular guy who...
  • Israel awards USC professors $1-million prize for energy research

    Israel awards USC professors $1-million prize for energy research
    JERUSALEM -- Two Southern California scientists have won a $1-million prize for their work in the field of alternative fuels, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office has announced. The 2013 Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister's Prize for...
  • It's A Gray Area: Consider the wisdom of Teddy Roosevelt

    Today we conclude our short series about classic American patriots with a discussion about Theodore Roosevelt, who was known for his exuberant personality and large range of interests and achievements. For example, he was awarded both the Nobel Peace...
  • Al Gore is now vegan, just like Bill Clinton

    Al Gore is now vegan, just like Bill Clinton
    If you read a recent Forbes article on Hampton Creek Foods, makers of the purely plant-based egg mayonnaise sold at Whole Foods, you may have noticed a single sentence referencing former Vice President Al Gore. According to Forbes, Gore is "circling"...
  • A 'thanks' list for Thanksgiving

    A 'thanks' list for Thanksgiving
    One hundred and fifty years ago, with the country still torn by civil war, President Lincoln issued a proclamation calling for all Americans to observe a common day "of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens." That'...