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  • Suu Kyi warns instability could delay Myanmar elections

    Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi told her party's senior members Saturday that this year's general election could be delayed if there is any instability in the country. The former Nobel Peace Prize winner did not go into specifics but Myanmar...
  • Woman's face on U.S. currency shouldn't be a politician's face

    Woman's face on U.S. currency shouldn't be a politician's face
    Whoever the woman is on the next $10 bill, here's who it shouldn't be: A politician. A Cabinet member. A first lady. Put a poet there. A scientist. A musician with a social cause. A social worker. A teacher. A suffragette. An abolitionist. But,...
  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, June 13, the 164th day of 2015. There are 201 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 13, 1865, Nobel Prize-winning poet-playwright William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin, Ireland. On this date: In 1525,...
  • Nobel Prize-winning scientist says he was forced to resign

    Nobel Prize-winning scientist says he was forced to resign
    A week ago, Tim Hunt, was a well-known Nobel Prize winner who was promoting science education throughout Europe and the world. Today he's widely perceived as a sexist who has been stripped of most of his positions because of inappropriate comments about...
  • Nobel Prize-winning scientist says he was forced to resign

    A week ago, Tim Hunt was a well-known Nobel Prize winner who was promoting science education throughout Europe and the world. Today he's widely perceived as a sexist who has been stripped of most of his positions because of inappropriate comments about...
  • Southern Indiana artist enchants the public with her quilts

    Everything about the 73-year-old Penny Sisto seems a little unreal, maybe unbelievable, or how she described it "magical." It might be her home — a log cabin tucked in the woods. Perhaps it's her soft Scottish accent that rises and falls like the...
  • Poet James Fenton wins PEN Pinter free-speech prize

    Poet James Fenton has won the PEN Pinter Prize, a writing award that celebrates champions of free speech. Fenton is a former Oxford University professor of poetry and war correspondent. Many of his poems deal with conflict and its aftermath, including...
  • Panel: Name countries whose troops commit sexual abuse

    A high-level panel urged a major overhaul of U.N. peacekeeping operations Tuesday that would make political solutions the paramount goal, speed up deployment of peacekeepers, and require the naming and shaming of countries whose troops commit acts of...
  • Dalai Lama to receive Liberty Medal for human rights work

    The Dalai Lama will be honored with Philadelphia's Liberty Medal for his efforts to promote compassion and human rights around the globe. In announcing the award Wednesday, National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen said the Tibetan spiritual...
  • John Nash, inspiration for 'A Beautiful Mind,' killed in N.J. car crash

    John Nash, inspiration for 'A Beautiful Mind,' killed in N.J. car crash
    John F. Nash Jr., who revolutionized the mathematical field of game theory, was endowed with a mind that was highly original and deeply troubled. But it became known to most people by its Hollywood description. His mind was beautiful. Dr. Nash, a...
  • The Paris Review launches video interview series

    The Paris Review is launching a new series of video interviews with authors about their work. Since its first issue in 1953, the Paris Review has interviewed authors about the craft of writing. These long interviews, in question-and-answer format,...