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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Emmylou Harris, Evelyn Glennie awarded 2015 Polar Music Prize

    Emmylou Harris, Evelyn Glennie awarded 2015 Polar Music Prize
    Americana singer and songwriter Emmylou Harris and Scottish percussionist Evelyn Glennie have been chosen as recipients of the 2015 Polar Music Prize, awarded each year by Swedish King Carl XVI to recognize “significant achievements in music and/...
  • '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...
  • Filmmaker visits Boca to discuss PBS cancer series that premieres March 30

    Filmmaker visits Boca to discuss PBS cancer series that premieres March 30
    In medicine, the Big C — as in cancer — is poised to overtake heart disease as America's No. 1 killer. A new documentary series, however, tells of a more encouraging C-word: Cure. Barak Goodman, director of a PBS series based on the Pulitzer...
  • 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...
  • On Theater: A brisk walk in the 'Wilderness'

    On Theater: A brisk walk in the 'Wilderness'
    Great playwrights tackling subjects of dramatic significance generally have a lesser-celebrated lighter side. With Tennessee Williams, it was "Period of Adjustment." With Arthur Miller, it was "The Creation of the World and Other Business." Eugene O'...
  • 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,...
  • Fragile nature of democracy

    Obama publicly rebuked Egypt and the UAE for attacking the Islamists who beheaded 21 Christians in Libya, saying we should deal with ISIS peacefully, not violently. Then one of the perky coeds masquerading as a foreign policy expert for the Obama State...
  • 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 --...