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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Pharrell at Davos promotes 'Live Earth' concert to press governments to fight global warming

    Pharrell Williams says he'll have all of humanity singing together at a worldwide concert June 18 to fight global warming. The pop star is teaming up with Nobel Peace Prize-winner Al Gore and producer Kevin Wall to pull off a "Live Earth" concert on...
  • 'Suspended Sentences': A Nobel laureate's Paris

    "Suspended Sentences" by Patrick Modiano, translated by Mark Polizzotti; Yale University Press (215 pages, $16) When Patrick Modiano won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature in October while many Americans took to Google to find out who he is several...
  • King settlement may indicate thaw in Peace Prize talks

    ATLANTA In what may be a sign that the King siblings might be close to a settlement regarding the ownership and potential sale of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize, the King Estate on Thursday dismissed a 2013 lawsuit against the King Center...
  • DAVOS WATCH: Lots to talk about: Deflation, oil prices, snowmen, Swiss franc, global warming

    The World Economic Forum kicks off in the Swiss ski resort of Davos with the goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and artists....
  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s children in court over his Bible, Nobel Prize

    An ugly family battle over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s personal Bible and his Nobel Peace Prize medal is to play out in an Atlanta courtroom this week. As "Selma" — the movie featuring the legendary civil rights leader's life — earns...
  • Former Secretary of State Kissinger postpones Hill testimony because of broken shoulder

    Plans to feature Henry Kissinger at two Senate hearings Tuesday are off for now, because the former secretary of state is recovering from a broken shoulder. With Republicans newly in charge of the Senate's committees, two chairmen had asked Kissinger...
  • MLK heirs locked in dispute over ownership of his traveling Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal

    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s traveling Bible hasn't gone on regular display since President Barack Obama used it while taking his second oath of office two years ago. The public hasn't seen the slain civil rights icon's 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal...
  • South African man has Nelson Mandela's key to Fort Lauderdale

    South African man has Nelson Mandela's key to Fort Lauderdale
    Few things are more frustrating than losing your keys or more gratifying than finding them, but Jonathan Rogers felt neither emotion when he found a Key to the City of Fort Lauderdale in South Africa. Rogers saw a piece of history. He says the key...
  • Former aide to Nelson Mandela is called a racist after saying SAfrica president is anti-white

    A white woman who worked as a personal assistant to Nelson Mandela has stirred unease about race relations in South Africa after criticizing the current president for allegedly making anti-white remarks. Zelda la Grange has since apologized for her...
  • A King memorial for Georgia, pending money to pay for it

    ATLANTA The empty space on the Georgia Capitol lawn reserved for the statue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is likely to remain empty for years to come, given the ponderous process of public art and the countless details that attend it: how will the...
  • Dottie Thomas dies at 92; helped establish bone-marrow transplants

    Working as a close research partner with her husband medical pioneer and Nobel Prize winner Dr. E. Donnall Thomas Dorothy "Dottie" Thomas helped establish bone-marrow transplants as a standard and successful treatment for many formerly incurable blood...