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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • MLK heirs locked in dispute over ownership of his traveling Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal

    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s traveling Bible hasn't gone on regular display since President Barack Obama used it while taking his second oath of office two years ago. The public hasn't seen the slain civil rights icon's 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal...
  • Simsbury To Hold Fifth Annual MLK Day Celebration

    SIMSBURY — Martha Brackeen-Harris remembers the segregated drinking fountains, sitting on the back of the bus and lodging in dorm rooms at black colleges instead of hotels. But more vividly, Brackeen-Harris remembers meeting Martin Luther King Jr....
  • Free MLK: The family feuds over the rights leader's artifacts

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Jan. 15: If Martin Luther King Jr. hadn't been assassinated in 1968, he could have turned 86 today, Jan. 15. The half-century anniversaries of the 1963 March on Washington,...
  • Lewis W. Diuguid: Martin Luther King holiday must help make black lives matter

    For this year's national holiday celebrating the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., all of the speeches, marches, singing and rallies have to somehow have roots in Ferguson, Mo. It's because a year ago Michael Brown was very much alive to...
  • Dottie Thomas dies at 92; helped establish bone-marrow transplants

    Working as a close research partner with her husband medical pioneer and Nobel Prize winner Dr. E. Donnall Thomas Dorothy "Dottie" Thomas helped establish bone-marrow transplants as a standard and successful treatment for many formerly incurable blood...
  • How to help Nigerians defeat Boko Haram

    How to help Nigerians defeat Boko Haram
    Satellite images showing the catastrophic devastation of two Nigerian towns by Boko Haram put the Islamist militant group back in the news Thursday. “One town, Doron Baga, has been almost wiped off the map, with about 3,100 houses burned down, while...
  • Israel awards actor Michael Douglas $1 million prize dubbed 'Jewish Nobel'

    Actor Michael Douglas has been awarded the $1 million Genesis Prize award, popularly dubbed the "Jewish Nobel Prize," for his efforts to promote Jewish culture. The Genesis Prize Foundation said that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will present the...
  • Want to discuss cats, baseball or novels? Haruki Murakami is available for next 2 weeks

    If you are troubled, lost in life or just feel like discussing cats and Japanese baseball, visit "Mr. Murakami's Place" online. Starting Thursday, author Haruki Murakami is taking questions and responding as best as he can for the next two weeks. A best-...
  • Martin Luther King's children go to court over Bible, Nobel Peace Prize

    Three children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have gone to court over control of their father's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. A judge failed to issue a ruling on the dispute Tuesday. Last year, brothers Dexter King and Martin Luther King III compelled...
  • Astronomers seek widest view ever of the universe with new telescope

    SEATTLE At the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society last week, the booth devoted to a revolutionary new telescope called the LSST got a lot of traffic. Staffed by scientists from the University of Washington and other institutions, the...
  • Legal feud among Martin Luther King's children on display in court

    Legal feud among Martin Luther King's children on display in court
    A family feud among the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s children was on display in an Atlanta courtroom Tuesday as his heirs sparred over who owns his personal Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal. Martin Luther King III and Dexter Scott King want to...