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  • Obama: messiah or mess?

    Obama: messiah or mess?
    What ever happened to the messiah? He for whom Americans danced in the streets on that unforgettable election night just six years ago. He who promised that humankind would remember this moment "when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet...
  • Celebrate Banned Books Week with the 10 most-challenged books

    Every year kids go to school or the library and bring back books that make some parents raise their eyebrows. Such language! Boy wizards! Sexual situations! Underpants! There are formal complaints lodged -- more than you might expect in 2014. The...
  • Martin L. Perl dies at 87; Nobel winner discovered tau lepton

    Martin L. Perl dies at 87; Nobel winner discovered tau lepton
    Long before he would be awarded a Nobel Prize, Martin L. Perl liked to do his own plumbing repairs. He usually had spare time, and he clearly knew the physics, his oldest son, Jed, recalled. And Martin Perl was, first and foremost, a hands-on...
  • Ig Nobel Prize winners stop bleeding with pork, make sausage from poop

    Would you eat sausage made with bacteria from dirty diapers? Do you fear your cat is making you depressed? Did the “Grilled Cheesus” episode of “Glee” make you wonder whether Finn had lost his marbles? Scientists have done the...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez e-books coming soon

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez e-books coming soon
    Nine books by Gabriel Garcia Marquez will be released as English-language e-books for the first time. American Spanish-speakers will get twice as much Garcia Marquez: 18 of his works will be released as e-books in Spanish. Garcia Marquez, who died in...
  • Previous winners of Nobel Prize for Literature

    Previous winners of Nobel Prize for Literature
    STOCKHOLM - French writer Patrick Modiano has won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature. Here is a list of previous winners going back to 1980. 2013 - Alice Munro (Canada) 2012 - Mo Yan (China 2011 - Tomas Transtromer (Sweden) 2010 - Mario Vargas...
  • Who is Patrick Modiano, the 2014 Nobel prizewinner?

    The 2014 winner of the Nobel Prize in literature is French author Patrick Modiano. A winner of the Prix Goncourt, France's top literary award, Modiano has published more than 30 books, mostly novels. His debut was "La place de l’├ętoile," published...
  • Obama girls, Malala Yousafzai, Tavi Gevinson make Time's 'influential teens' list

    Obama girls, Malala Yousafzai, Tavi Gevinson make Time's 'influential teens' list
    The daughters of President Barack Obama, entertainers, a Nobel laureate and a girl baseball player all made Time's annual list of most influential teenagers, the magazine said on Monday. First daughters Malia, 16, and Sasha, 13; Grammy-winning New...
  • Celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize winners: Their Take

    Celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize winners: Their Take
    Worthy winners … Much of the world already put in its claim of affection and support for the girl known almost universally as Malala, and by some as "the bravest girl in the world." Then came Friday's confirmation, when [the 17-year-old...
  • Obama's refusal to face reality

    After expending tremendous blood and treasure, the U.S. gave the Iraqi people the opportunity for a better future by ridding them of the brutal Hussein regime. Rather than seize this opportunity with a statesmanlike approach in the tradition of Nelson...
  • Frenchman wins Nobel Prize for economics

    French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market power and regulation. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited Tirole for clarifying "how to understand and regulate industries with a few powerful firms."...