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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Review: 'In the Beginning Was the Sea' by Tomás González

    Review: 'In the Beginning Was the Sea' by Tomás González
    In the Beginning Was the Sea" by Tomás González is a deeply unsettling examination of consumerism and its effects on the sleepy but stunning coast of northwestern Colombia. Originally published more than 30 years ago by the Bogotá nightclub where González...
  • New Chargers-Raiders plan for Carson stadium sounds a little crazy

    New Chargers-Raiders plan for Carson stadium sounds a little crazy
    Here we are, 20 years after being jilted by the Rams and Raiders, arriving at a theater of the absurd. You need to read about this stuff in a small, soundproof room, so nobody will hear your loud giggles and screeches of laughter and suggest a...
  • U.S. should fix visa program to keep top foreign grads

    About a third of U.S. Nobel Prize winners in medicine, chemistry and physics were born abroad. Foreign-born entrepreneurs have founded a fourth of U.S. engineering and tech companies since 1995, including giants Google, Yahoo and eBay. Foreign...
  • Global warming debate heats up

    Global warming debate heats up
    Evidence that the global warming debate is a controversial and often hot issue was demonstrated last week by a heated local debate on the subject at a local synagogue that raised more than a few temperatures. The venue was Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor in...
  • 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-...
  • 'Interim' comes off Highland Park principal's job title

    'Interim' comes off Highland Park principal's job title
    When Tom Koulentes was named interim principal of Highland Park High School last summer, he vowed not to think or act like a short-timer. "I told myself … I needed to forget I was an interim and just do the job because the people here, and the...
  • Oscars 2015: Plot twists and turns keep show fresh

    Oscars 2015: Plot twists and turns keep show fresh
    The Nobel Prize-winning novelist Isaac Bashevis Singer used to say he liked writing for children because they didn't read the New York Times Book Review, they just liked what they liked. The same can be said for Oscar voters: They don't care about what...
  • 'American Denial' on PBS' 'Independent Lens'

    'American Denial' on PBS' 'Independent Lens'
    Premiering Monday as part of the PBS documentary series "Independent Lens," Llewellyn Smith's "American Denial" takes a social-scientific look at the cognitive dissonance that is American race relations. It's built around and upon "An American Dilemma," a...
  • Peres honored, optimistic

    Peres honored, optimistic
    Former Israeli President Shimon Peres captivated more than 1,300 people with humor and optimism during the Greater Miami Jewish Federation's recent 2015 Main Event at the Hilton Miami Downtown. Nearly $1.4 million was raised at the sold-out Main Event,...
  • Paul Greenberg: Uncertain trumpet

    For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle? On to ... certainly not Victory! That would be too definite, too clear, too convincing a goal for a president who, far from convincing the rest of us to support his...
  • Their auntie, Rosa Parks: memories and recipes

    Their auntie, Rosa Parks: memories and recipes
    When Rosa Parks refused to relinquish her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus in December 1955, she would go down in history as the symbolic "mother" of the civil rights movement. Parks was also a beloved mother figure to her large extended...