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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • 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,...
  • Northern California child prodigy gets college degrees at age 11

    Northern California child prodigy gets college degrees at age 11
    Last year, Tanishq Abraham graduated from high school. Nothing unusual -- except that he was 10 years old. Now, one year later, the Sacramento boy is celebrating another milestone.  On Wednesday, the 11-year-old earned three associate degrees -- in...
  • 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...
  • 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,”...
  • David Whitley: Bob Costas doesn't deserve Caitlyn Jenner backlash

    David Whitley: Bob Costas doesn't deserve Caitlyn Jenner backlash
    Bob Costas must have a career death wish. He dared speak ill of Caitlyn Jenner, so protesters will soon demand NBC send him to Brian Williams purgatory. The fact that Costas didn’t actually diss Jenner does not matter. He warrants his 40 lashes...
  • Nobel laureate stirs storm with comments on 'girls' in labs

    A Nobel Prize-winning British scientist apologized Wednesday for saying the "trouble with girls" working in laboratories is that it leads to romantic entanglements and harms science. But Tim Hunt stood by his assertion that mixed-gender labs are...
  • Jerome F. Esterson, photographer

    Jerome F. Esterson, photographer
    Jerome F. "Jerry" Esterson, a colorful photographer whose work entertained Baltimoreans for nearly 60 years, died May 28 at his Pikesville home of complications from an infection. He was 88. Jerome Frank Esterson, the son of Julius Esterson, a Baltimore...
  • Saul Bellow helped knit highbrow, lowbrow

    Saul Bellow helped knit highbrow, lowbrow
    Though he won't be there to blow out the candles, the forthcoming centenary of Saul Bellow's birth is being celebrated in highbrow journals and the mainstream media. Bellow, who died in 2005, is being hailed for freeing the American novel from slavish...
  • YMCA leader to critic: LGBT dance 'is much bigger than a dance'

     YMCA leader to critic: LGBT dance 'is much bigger than a dance'
    When the YMCA in Boulder Valley, Colo., hosted a dance for LGBTQ teens, one member was not having it. "You closed the YMCA — the Young Men's Christian Association — gym for a LGBT party? I would appreciate having my dues refunded for the day...
  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    Griswold 5K run/walk GRISWOLD – The Griswold Booster Club and the Griswold Bicentennial Committee will be hold a 5K run/walk on Saturday, June 13, in celebration of Griswold's Bicentennial, with proceeds going to Griswold Public School Athletics...
  • Baltimore needs to become the city that learns

    Baltimore needs to become the city that learns
    Learning more and learning better is the only way for Baltimore to prosper. The city's children need to learn problem-solving skills that will enable them to progress as they grow up. The city's young adults need to learn how to be better parents and...