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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Rachel Marsden: America can't afford another 'domestic' president

    PARIS -- As U.S. political focus turns to declarations of presidential candidacies, there needs to be a deliberate effort to avoid a repeat of the "Obama adventure." Remember how Obama was supposed to be some kind of benign political homemaker who,...
  • Year after schoolgirls taken, report catalogs Boko Haram atrocities

    Year after schoolgirls taken, report catalogs Boko Haram atrocities
    As Nigerians vowed never to forget scores of missing schoolgirls abducted a year ago by Boko Haram, the horrifying scale of the Nigerian terrorist group’s atrocities was laid bare Tuesday in a report by Amnesty International. The abduction shocked...
  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, April 6, the 96th day of 2015. There are 269 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 6, 1965, the United States launched Intelsat I, also known as the "Early Bird" communications satellite, into geosynchronous...
  • Obama's Iranian gamble

    WASHINGTON -- The deal tentatively struck with Iran to divert its path to a nuclear weapon will affect American domestic as well as foreign policy in determining President Obama's legacy, as he winds down his White House occupancy. The insistence by...
  • Iran nuclear deal is key to Obama's nonproliferation agenda

    In the spring of his first year in office, President Obama began pushing an audacious goal — to use diplomacy to bring about what he called "a world without nuclear weapons." Before long, his campaign sputtered. North Korea tested nuclear weapons,...
  • Gunter Grass dies at 87; Nobel-winning German novelist

    G√ľnter Grass, a Nobel Prize-winning novelist who was an eloquent voice of moral outrage in postwar Germany but who stunned the nation with his 2006 admission that he had been a member of Hitler's Waffen SS, died Monday. He was 87. His death at a...
  • German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87

    German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87
    Guenter Grass, the Nobel-winning German writer who gave voice to the generation that came of age during the horrors of the Nazi era but later ran into controversy over his own World War II past and stance toward Israel, has died. He was 87. Matthias...
  • Guenter Grass, German writer who took on Nazism, dies at 87

    BERLIN Guenter Grass, the Nobel Prize-winning author who explored Nazi brutality and the trauma that Germany suffered after World War II in novels such as "The Tin Drum" and "Cat and Mouse," has died. He was 87. He died Monday morning in a clinic in...
  • Iran nuclear deal worthy of Nobel Peace Prize

    Similar to the successful diplomatic steps President Kennedy took at the height of the Cold War to avoid World War III with Soviet Union, President Obama has taken a giant, successful diplomatic step toward a peaceful, yet effective and verifiable...
  • Iran hoodwinked the world

    Iran hoodwinked the world
    The preliminary agreement between Iran and the major powers guarantees Iran will be a nuclear threat. President Obama has laid the groundwork for a Middle East nuclear arms race. The president, far from the Middle East, is crowing he rolled back Iran'...
  • Particle-smashing Large Hadron Collider off to a smooth restart

    Particle-smashing Large Hadron Collider off to a smooth restart
    After a two-year hiatus, the giant proton-smasher that discovered the Higgs boson is back in action – and ready for bigger challenges. Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider, the most powerful particle accelerator in the world, successfully sent...