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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Obama: messiah or mess?

    Obama: messiah or mess?
    What ever happened to the messiah? He for whom Americans danced in the streets on that unforgettable election night just six years ago. He who promised that humankind would remember this moment "when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet...
  • King's Nobel tested Atlanta's tolerance

    ATLANTA On the morning of Oct. 14, 1964, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was out of it. He had just returned to Atlanta from a grueling speaking tour, and his appearance was so alarming that his wife, Coretta Scott King, took him to St. Joseph's...
  • Obama girls, Malala Yousafzai, Tavi Gevinson make Time's 'influential teens' list

    Obama girls, Malala Yousafzai, Tavi Gevinson make Time's 'influential teens' list
    The daughters of President Barack Obama, entertainers, a Nobel laureate and a girl baseball player all made Time's annual list of most influential teenagers, the magazine said on Monday. First daughters Malia, 16, and Sasha, 13; Grammy-winning New...
  • Celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize winners: Their Take

    Celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize winners: Their Take
    Worthy winners … Much of the world already put in its claim of affection and support for the girl known almost universally as Malala, and by some as "the bravest girl in the world." Then came Friday's confirmation, when [the 17-year-old...
  • Trudy Rubin: Nobel committee makes right choice

    The Nobel committee finally got the Peace Prize right in 2014. After blowing the chance to choose Malala Yousafzai last year as a brave and inspiring champion of girls' education worldwide the committee finally tapped her, along with Kailash Satyarthi,...
  • Obama's refusal to face reality

    After expending tremendous blood and treasure, the U.S. gave the Iraqi people the opportunity for a better future by ridding them of the brutal Hussein regime. Rather than seize this opportunity with a statesmanlike approach in the tradition of Nelson...
  • Frenchman wins Nobel Prize for economics

    French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market power and regulation. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited Tirole for clarifying "how to understand and regulate industries with a few powerful firms."...
  • Work on 'taming' firms wins Frenchman economics Nobel

    STOCKHOLM/TOULOUSE France (Reuters) - French economist Jean Tirole won the 2014 Nobel Prize for economics for work that has shed light on how governments can "tame" the big businesses that dominate once-public monopolies like railways, highways and...
  • Recognizing the challenges girls face [Letter]

    Recognizing the challenges girls face [Letter]
    To lend our support to girls' education globally, Roland Park Country School salutes the United Nations' International Day of the Girl, which recognizes girls' rights and the unique challenges girls face, especially in education. This week also marks...
  • Nobel Prize winner Malala is the real deal

    Nobel Prize winner Malala is the real deal
    Last week, I argued that the Nobel Peace Prize should go to nobody, "as an acknowledgment that the most notable eruptions of violence have been so grimly predictable, the result of years of individual and collective failures by governments and...
  • Charles Lee: A Modest Geneticist Gains Eminence In The Spotlight

    Charles Lee: A Modest Geneticist Gains Eminence In The Spotlight
    Charles Lee, born in South Korea, raised in Canada, could become a U.S. citizen soon. "I'm scared of taking the citizenship test," he says. At professional conferences when he was younger, he didn't like to ask questions, fearing he might sound stupid....