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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • World comments that elicit a 'yep' or 'nope' [Commentary]

    World comments that elicit a 'yep' or 'nope' [Commentary]
    Sometimes, you come across a quote or phrase that jolts your sensibilities.  The words can be as deep and thought provoking as those supplied by Golda Meir below, or as mind numbingly ludicrous as those uttered by the Dartmouth College protesters of...
  • Nobel Peace winners: Two bold messages of hope

    Nobel Peace winners: Two bold messages of hope
    "We don't learn the importance of anything until it's snatched from our hands. When in Pakistan we were stopped from going to school, at that time I realized that education is very important and education is the power for women and that's why the...
  • 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’étoile," published...
  • Nobel Peace Prize honors Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

    They’re denied an education, kidnapped, gang-raped and sold in the market. They’re forced to cart water and they’re married off early to old men. Then one extraordinary girl, Malala Yousafzai, escaped the fate of others and soared to...
  • Ailing ex-Soviet leader Gorbachev says he is in fight for his life

    Ailing ex-Soviet leader Gorbachev says he is in fight for his life
    Mikhail S. Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union and architect of reforms that led to the downfall of that country's one-party rule, was released from the hospital Friday after an "aggravation" of his acute diabetes, but he told Russian media...
  • Did the Nobel Prize just honor a threat to the environment?

    In one of the more unlikely developments during Nobel Prize season, Science magazine has thrown a dash of cold water on this year's physics Nobel. This year's physics laureates, Shuji Nakamura of UC Santa Barbara and Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of...
  • Malala Yousafzai: The Nobel Peace Prize winner's movie connection

    Malala Yousafzai: The Nobel Peace Prize winner's movie connection
    Pakistani-born education activist Malala Yousafzai, who on Friday was announced as one of two winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, has had plenty of media exposure over the past few years. She's been the subject of numerous broadcast features,...
  • 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

    2014 Nobel Peace Prize
    The answer: Beyonce, Cher, Bono, Oprah, Malala. The question: Name four singers or movie stars and the most courageous 17-year-old in the world who are known by one name. The Nobel Peace Prize winner has a name that means so much hope to so many girls and...
  • Nobel winner: 'I can't explain the joy each time I've freed a child'

    Nobel winner: 'I can't explain the joy each time I've freed a child'
    In the 34 years since Kailash Satyarthi gave up his job as an electrical engineer to campaign for children's rights, the Indian Nobel Peace Prize winner has been beaten, seen his home attacked and his colleagues killed. Yet attempts on his life have not...
  • Pakistani teen Malala, Indian activist win Nobel Peace Prize

    Pakistani teen Malala, Indian activist win Nobel Peace Prize
    Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, and Indian campaigner against child trafficking and labor Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday....
  • Pakistani teen, Indian activist win Nobel Peace Prize

     
    OSLO (Reuters) - Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, and Indian children's right activist Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday....