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  • 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...
  • Facebook feedback May 26: Gloucester school; Suffolk woman faces child neglect charge; 'A Beautiful Mind' lost

    Gloucester's new Page Middle wrapping up A little more than four years after the old Page Middle School was damaged by a tornado and later demolished, the school division's new $27 million school will be complete this summer. Jennifer Lynn Roahrig:...
  • 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...
  • Irwin Rose dies at 88; Nobel-winning biochemist, UC Irvine researcher

    Irwin Rose dies at 88; Nobel-winning biochemist, UC Irvine researcher
    On an October morning in 2004, a bleary-eyed UC Irvine chemistry professor checked to see who had won the Nobel Prize in chemistry. He found the names of a team of three scientists, including an American named Irwin Rose. “Wait a second,”...
  • 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,...
  • Theodore Roosevelt's home reopening after $10 million rehab

    The massive elk, moose and buffalo heads are back up. The lion-, tiger- and bearskin rugs are back down and the Lincoln, Jefferson and Grant portraits have been cleaned. Sagamore Hill, the Long Island mansion that was Theodore Roosevelt's home and...
  • Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi meets China's president

    Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi met Thursday with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a visit to Beijing aimed at building ties with her country's powerful neighbor. China's official Xinhua News Agency said Xi told Suu Kyi that "we...
  • Nobel laureate resigns honorary UK post after sexist remarks

    A Nobel Prize-winning British scientist who said there was "trouble with girls" working in laboratories has resigned from his honorary post at University College London. Tim Hunt apologized for his remarks at the World Conference of Science Journalists...
  • Nobel laureate quits post after firestorm over 'girls' in science remarks

    Nobel laureate quits post after firestorm over 'girls' in science remarks
    One of the world’s most distinguished scientists resigned from his post at a top British university on Thursday after his comment that the presence of “girls” in the scientific lab leads to romance and tears when they are criticized....