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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Ernie Banks truly a man for all seasons

    Ernie Banks truly a man for all seasons
    With a familiar glint in his eye and trademark grin on his face, Ernie Banks once revealed a recurring dream of him standing on a stage in Stockholm accepting the Nobel Peace Prize. A friend to presidents who once discussed poverty with Nelson Mandela...
  • Ernie Banks, baseball's 'Mr. Cub,' dies at 83

    Ernie Banks, baseball's 'Mr. Cub,' dies at 83
    Ernie Banks, one of baseball’s most ebullient and optimistic ambassadors, died Friday, his wife, Liz, confirmed. He was 83. Known worldwide as “Mr. Cub,” Banks became the Chicago Cubs' first African American player on Sept. 17, 1953,...
  • Winston Churchill, a man for all times

    Winston Churchill, a man for all times
    It is an old debating point: Do the times make the man, or does the man make the times? In the case of Winston Churchill, whose death 50 years ago Saturday the British are remembering with more than nostalgia, it is both. The times in Churchill's case...
  • Martin Luther King's sons drop one of two lawsuits over father's legacy

    The long-standing squabbles among the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s children may soon be over – or at least hidden from public view.¬† On Thursday, the slain civil rights icon’s sons dropped their lawsuit against the Martin Luther...
  • Obama's behavior is shameful

    When more than a million people marched in the streets of Paris to demonstrate against the killing of members of the Charlie Hebdo magazine staff by barbaric, Muslim extremists, the demonstration was led by more than 40 world leaders who marched arm-in-...
  • V.S. Naipaul and Paul Theroux reconcile at Jaipur Literary Festival

    V.S. Naipaul and Paul Theroux reconcile at Jaipur Literary Festival
    Former friends and longtime enemies V.S. Naipaul and Paul Theroux had a public reconciliation at the Jaipur Literary Festival in India this week. Naipaul, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2001, is notoriously irascible. A celebration of his...
  • Chicago a global city but not home to global celebrities

    Chicago a global city but not home to global celebrities
    Every year when awards season rolls around, the local media flutter with news of the Chicago connections. When the Amazon series "Transparent" won best TV comedy at the 2015 Golden Globes, loud note was taken of the fact that its creator, Jill Soloway,...
  • Winston Churchill: A man for all times

    LONDON -- It is an old debating point: Do the times make the man, or does the man make the times? In the case of Winston Churchill, whose death 50 years ago Saturday the British are remembering with more than nostalgia, it is both. The times in...
  • Chile will investigate Pablo Neruda's death -- again

    The body of Nobel Prize winner Pablo Neruda will be exhumed, again, to determine if the poet may have been poisoned. Longstanding suspicions about the author's death led to his exhumation in 2013. No poison was found then, but further tests are now...
  • South African man has Nelson Mandela's key to Fort Lauderdale

    South African man has Nelson Mandela's key to Fort Lauderdale
    Few things are more frustrating than losing your keys or more gratifying than finding them, but Jonathan Rogers felt neither emotion when he found a Key to the City of Fort Lauderdale in South Africa. Rogers saw a piece of history. He says the key...
  • 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....