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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Myanmar violence between Buddhists, Muslims threatens reforms

    THABYUCHAING, Myanmar — U Abdul Samat spent his life farming the rice paddies that stretched, brilliant green, in all directions. Now he was nearly 90 years old, a great-grandfather who walked with a cane. He was also a Muslim, and the men who...
  • Army lab in Edgewood tied to Nobel-winning chemical weapons disarmament group

    Army lab in Edgewood tied to Nobel-winning chemical weapons disarmament group
    A team of scientists at Aberdeen Proving Ground may play a critical role in helping the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which recently won the Nobel Peace Prize, disarm Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons. In a squat brick...
  • Actress, Writer Chris Chase Dies

    Chris Chase, a writer and actress who starred (under the name Irene Kane) in Stanley Kubrick's early film noir feature "Killer's Kiss" but spent more time co-penning the autobiographies of notables including Josephine Baker, Rosalind Russell and Betty...
  • Albert Camus at 100

    Albert Camus at 100
    I first met Albert Camus in the fall of 1980, when I was a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania. I say met because it felt that personal to me. His 1942 provocation “The Myth of Sisyphus” was the lead-off text in a course I was taking on...
  • No poison found in exhumed remains of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda

    No traces of poison were found during tests of the exhumed remains of Chilean Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda, forensics experts reported Friday after a six-month investigation. The revered South American poet and avowed communist died just 12 days after...
  • King's Holiday Honors Values, Recalls Lessons

    Although it's already three days gone, the older I get, the more I appreciate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Years ago, I abstained from the debate about creating yet another national holiday. I was torn between honoring a great man and the more...
  • León Krauze aims for millennial set with news show 'Open Source'

     León Krauze aims for millennial set with news show 'Open Source'
    León Krauze grew up in a household of Mexico City intellectuals, where soccer, pop music, literature and politics were vigorously debated and it wasn't unusual to see a Nobel Prize winner seated at the family dinner table. As a youth he visited...
  • Pakistani Taliban's choice of leader signals an ominous turn

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The appointment of Mullah Fazlullah as head of the Pakistani Taliban signals a significant shift for the militant organization into a potentially more uncompromising, violent group based increasingly on ideology rather than...
  • Mother Teresa Movie in the Works with 'Hotel Rwanda' Writer

    The life of Mother Teresa may be headed for the big screen with independent producers Tony Krantz and Jamey Volk working with The Mother Teresa Center to develop an authorized "I Thirst" project. "Hotel Rwanda" screenwriter Keir Pearson has come on board...
  • Malala's book banned in private schools in Pakistan

    Malala's book banned in private schools in Pakistan
    Malala Yousafzai has become an international celebrity. In her book "I Am Malala," the Pakistani teen who survived being shot in the head by a member of the Taliban tells her story. Growing up in her father's school, she was a staunch advocate and...
  • China sentences legal advocate Xu Zhiyong to 4 years in prison

    BEIJING -- Legal advocate Xu Zhiyong was sentenced Sunday morning to four years in prison after being convicted by a Beijing court of "gathering a crowd to disrupt public order." The 40-year-old Xu is the most prominent Chinese activist to be...