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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • 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...
  • Coping with climate change

    Coping with climate change
    A recent letter to the editor points out that a solution to climate change is available that could be supported by Republicans ("Carbon fee is bipartisan solution to climate change," Jan 22). It's revenue-neutral (no new taxes), uses conservative, free-...
  • 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...
  • Charles Townes was a teacher first

    To the editor: Thank you for your excellent obituary of Charles Townes. As scientists who had the great fortune to work closely with Townes earlier in our careers, we benefited greatly from his tutelage and his attention. Townes was a teacher above...
  • Chicago native to share Irish tales

    Chicago native to share Irish tales
    Stories are a big part of Irish history, perhaps because there are so many tales worth telling. "The Irish had a rich oral tradition and a wonderful language," said Mary Pat Kelly, author of the newly released "Of Irish Blood" (Forge Books), a sequel to...
  • FAU launching unique program with Scripps, Max Planck

    FAU launching unique program with Scripps, Max Planck
    A new training ground for the next generation of scientists was unveiled at Florida Atlantic University on Monday — part of a partnership between the school's Jupiter campus and two renown research institutions. The Max Planck Florida Institute,...
  • L. Macungie woman loses sister on Pakistan's 'darkest day'

    L. Macungie woman loses sister on Pakistan's 'darkest day'
    Shahida Qazi remembers Dec. 16 as a day of horrors. First, the Lower Macungie woman learned that Taliban militants had attacked the school in Pakistan where her older sister was principal. Finally, she learned her sister, 63-year-old Tahira Qazi, was...
  • Stephen King in the New Yorker; how does he stack up?

    Stephen King in the New Yorker; how does he stack up?
    Stephen King has a short story in this week's New Yorker, "A Death," set in the Dakota territory in the 1880s.  There was a time when a writer who topped bestseller lists with terrifying stories of homicidal writers, sadistic fans and haunted pet...
  • Kansas and the right to free expression

    Kansas and the right to free expression
    Last week, by a vote of 26-14, the Kansas Senate passed SB 56, a bill that amends the state’s existing public morals law by striking an exemption that protects teachers from prosecution for exposing students to "harmful material." The bill --...
  • South Africa grants parole to apartheid death squad leader 'Prime Evil'

    South Africa grants parole to apartheid death squad leader 'Prime Evil'
    One of apartheid’s most notorious killers, Eugene de Kock, a former police colonel nicknamed “Prime Evil,” will walk free after 20 years in jail. South Africa’s government announced Friday that De Kock had been granted parole. De...
  • JNF hires director, hosts event

    JNF hires director, hosts event
    Jewish National Fund (JNF) will host its annual Winter Connection Breakfast on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, with special guest speaker Rebecca Shimoni-Stoil, Washington correspondent for the Times of Israel. JNF's Winter...