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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Spanish-language literary festival back in L.A. after year's hiatus

    Spanish-language literary festival back in L.A. after year's hiatus
    LéaLA, the largest Spanish-language literary festival in the United States, marks its return to Los Angeles this weekend after a year's hiatus. With more than 300 literary imprints represented and over 90 book events from May 15-17 at the Los Angeles...
  • Obama aides downplay expectations for summit with Arab leaders

     Obama aides downplay expectations for summit with Arab leaders
    President Obama's team is carefully ratcheting down expectations for his summit with Persian Gulf leaders Thursday as the three crown princes, two emirs and one deputy prime minister coming to the U.S. make it abundantly clear that they will not be neatly...
  • Papa Hemingway's comfortable, easygoing homestead in Cuba

    Papa Hemingway's comfortable, easygoing homestead in Cuba
    From the gentle heights behind the house, over the tops of tropical trees, you can see the modest skyline of Havana and the blue sea beyond, fading into sky. That vista gave this homestead its name: Finca Vigía — Lookout Farm. This is where...
  • What everyone who has lost a mother knows

    What everyone who has lost a mother knows
    My earliest memory of my mother, Gertrude McGrath, was at our brick house on 54th Street and Winchester Avenue in Chicago in the early 1950s. She used to call me into her room when I was four or five, along with my sister, Rose, and my younger brothers,...
  • Hungary says FBI chief insensitive, superficial on Holocaust

    Hungary says FBI chief insensitive, superficial on Holocaust
    Hungary has joined Poland in denouncing remarks by FBI director James Comey which seemed to equate Poland's and Hungary's roles in the Holocaust with that of Germany. Hungary's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that Comey's remarks delivered last week at...
  • Kate Hannigan on Kate Warne: New book brings 19th century detective to life

     Kate Hannigan on Kate Warne: New book brings 19th century detective to life
    A little detective work of her own inspired children's book author Kate Hannigan to write a book on America's first woman detective. "I was researching for another book when I came across this nugget … about Allan Pinkerton's National Detective...
  • Nobel Prize laureate Leymah Gbowee stands strong for women activists

    Nobel Prize laureate Leymah Gbowee stands strong for women activists
    Leymah Gbowee's journey from a childhood in Liberia to inspirational speaker at a Beverly Hills salon may be a distance too great to measure in years or miles. The peace activist, 43, who shares the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize with two other women,...
  • Williams Arts Center expands with theater and family shows

    Hollis Ashby, the new director of Williams Center for the Arts, is putting her stamp on the series at the Lafayette College venue by adding theater and family programming to the offerings of jazz, world music, classical music and dance. "Theater is very...
  • Parents want 'Of Mice and Men,' 'Kite Runner' removed from high schools

    Parents want 'Of Mice and Men,' 'Kite Runner' removed from high schools
    If parents get their way, John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" and Khaled Hosseini's "The Kite Runner" could be banned from their children's high school classrooms in Idaho and North Carolina, respectively. The critically acclaimed novels are the...
  • High-powered speakers to headline 'Leadercast'

    High-powered speakers to headline 'Leadercast'
    Cedar Crest College will host "Leadercast Greater Lehigh Valley," a daylong broadcast of internationally known speakers from business and beyond. The event, which will air live from Atlanta, runs 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday at Lees Hall on the college's...
  • Iran nuclear deal worthy of Nobel Peace Prize

    Similar to the successful diplomatic steps President Kennedy took at the height of the Cold War to avoid World War III with Soviet Union, President Obama has taken a giant, successful diplomatic step toward a peaceful, yet effective and verifiable...