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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Patrick Modiano accepts the Nobel, speaks of memory and oblivion

    Patrick Modiano accepts the Nobel, speaks of memory and oblivion
    When French writer Patrick Modiano was named winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature earlier this year, American readers were caught by surprise. Only a handful of the novelist's books had been published in the U.S., leaving many American book lovers...
  • Obama Actually Said This!

    Obama Actually Said This!
    President Obama is well aware that he is president of all the peeps, not just of African- American peeps and not just of white peeps. But this is an opportunity for him to actually earn that Nobel Peace Prize right here at home. Hey, that might be a...
  • 'Speed Limits' examines modern society's ever-quickening pace of life

     'Speed Limits' examines modern society's ever-quickening pace of life
    "Speed," it seemed to writer Aldous Huxley, "provides the one genuinely modern pleasure." In a new book, "Speed Limits: Where Time Went and Why We Have So Little Left," however, modernity's deification of speed has more to do with pain than pleasure....
  • Politics must not hamper release of jailed Marylander in Cuba

    Politics must not hamper release of jailed Marylander in Cuba
    I read with a sense of chagrin and exasperation reporter Ian Duncan's article on Maryland resident Alan Gross who is incarcerated in Cuba ("Wife of jailed contractor and White House plea for his release," Dec. 3). The spokesman for the State...
  • Cavaliers 105, Raptors 91

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange Cavaliers 105, Raptors 91 TORONTO -- Forward LeBron James scored 24 points and added 13 assists and seven rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Toronto Raptors 105-91 on Friday to...
  • Cavaliers defeat Raptors to extend winning streak

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange Cavaliers defeat Raptors to extend winning streak TORONTO -- When things got tough, the Cleveland Cavaliers got tougher. After defeating the Knicks in a close game in New York on Thursday, they...
  • In 2019, Chicago's minimum wage of $13 may not seem such a big deal

    In 2019, Chicago's minimum wage of $13 may not seem such a big deal
    Chicago is raising its minimum hourly wage to $13 … by the middle of 2019. You can mark your calendar for July 2019 precisely. That's more than four years from now and one of the few certainties in all of this. Because you know what can happen in...
  • Nobel medal for DNA discovery brings more than $4.7 million at auction

    Nobel medal for DNA discovery brings more than $4.7 million at auction
    The Nobel Prize gold medal awarded to the U.S. scientist and co-discoverer of DNA, James Watson, sold at auction on Thursday for more than $4.7 million, smashing the world record price for any Nobel prize. The medal, which Christie's auction house had...
  • Set Pieces: Jefery Levy's home sets the stage for 'Me' and 'The Key'

    Set Pieces: Jefery Levy's home sets the stage for 'Me' and 'The Key'
    For veteran indie filmmaker Jefery Levy, working from home has never looked so good. The producer-director-writer-actor’s lavishly-decorated, historic Beverly Hills compound plays a starring role in his two new films, “Me” and “The...
  • Obama-Suu Kyi visit in Myanmar reflects warmth and differences

    They greeted each other with a hug and a kiss on the cheek, and then Friday’s meeting between President Obama and Myanmar pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi quickly moved beyond pleasantries. He suggested she speak out more forcefully on behalf...
  • Obama calls on Myanmar to protect Rohingya; supports Suu Kyi

    Obama calls on Myanmar to protect Rohingya; supports Suu Kyi
    President Barack Obama called on Friday for Myanmar to end discrimination against Rohingya people, urging in his strongest comments on the persecuted Muslim minority that the government grant them equal rights. Most of Myanmar's 1.1 million ethnic...