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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • On Sunday: Inspiring world music by Toure-Raichel Collective

    Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Toure and Israeli keyboardist and songwriter Idan Raichel are icons in their own countries and abroad. Together, as the Toure-Rachel Collective, they create music that bridges geographic, ethnic, political and religious...
  • The 'Cups' song is back for 'Pitch Perfect 2'!

    The 'Cups' song is back for 'Pitch Perfect 2'!
    Bring back the beat! Just in time for you to have gotten it out of your head, the “Cups” song is back—along with the rest of the musical mayhem of “Pitch Perfect.” A fresh trailer for “Pitch Perfect 2” hit the...
  • Farewell, Cardinal

    Cardinal Francis George’s exit from office has been as humble, candid and winsomely human as his 17 years in it. As your recent editorial reminds us, George readily allows that there are some people he couldn’t reach but typically he doesn&...
  • California has failed the UC system

    To the editor: The Times writes that tuition increases may be necessary to ensure the University of California system's excellence. ("A battle for UC's soul," Editorial, Nov. 17) I graduated from UC Berkeley in 1957. The campus was well maintained,...
  • Alice Munro's 'Family Furnishings' is deep and surprising

    Alice Munro's 'Family Furnishings' is deep and surprising
    The most astonishing aspect of Alice Munro's "Family Furnishings: Selected Stories, 1995-2014" may be its chronology. The two dozen efforts here come from late in her career, after she had established herself as (perhaps) the preeminent short-fiction...
  • Penn State student wins prestigious International Children's Peace Prize

    Penn State student wins prestigious International Children's Peace Prize
    At just 9, Penn State student Neha Gupta started her charity, Empower Orphans, to help orphaned and abandoned children in the United States and India. On Tuesday, nine years later, the world saluted her work. Gupta, a Schreyer Honors College scholar...
  • Sideline Chatter: More painful watching from stands than playing

    What, did somebody at DEA headquarters just see "North Dallas Forty" for the first time? Drug agents hit several NFL stadiums Sunday to question team doctors and trainers about claims that teams are inappropriately distributing prescription painkillers....
  • Medical pot, GOP victories and school referendum: Letters

    Medical pot, GOP victories and school referendum: Letters
    Medical pot: Next move Fortunately, the effort to legalize medical marijuana without any serious and worthwhile constraints failed. Unfortunately, too many people voted for it. We all support providing relief to those who are in pain. The question...
  • Rachel Marsden: Will Obama finish as a statesman or a politician?

    PARIS -- U.S. President Barack Obama was elected in 2008 as a politician, and he's on pace to finish his presidency as one, rather than as the statesman many presumed he would become. As it currently stands, his accomplishments aren't likely to remain...
  • Events for travelers in December include holiday partying

    Events for travelers in December include holiday partying
    Holiday hoopla fills December, with something for everyone — shoppers, collectors, crafters, runners, boaters, singers and especially children. Holiday hoopla fills December, travelers, Copenhagen, New York City, Los Angeles Holiday hoopla fills...
  • Child treaty at 25: More to be done

    On Nov. 20 25 years ago, the United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child, but we still aren't doing enough to protect the youngest among us. When I met 14-year-old Akwasi in Ghana recently, the first thing I noticed was his ripped...