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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Ex-BBC DJ Dave Lee Travis convicted of indecent assault

    LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Dave Lee Travis, one of Britain's best-known radio DJs in the 1970s and 1980s who counted Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi among his fans, was found guilty on Tuesday of indecently assaulting a television researcher. The 69-year-old...
  • Jackson Lab Opens To Big Hopes For Bioscience Growth

    Jackson Lab Opens To Big Hopes For Bioscience Growth
    FARMINGTON — The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine opens next week, and many hope that it will elevate Greater Hartford as a hub for research in health care and biological sciences by attracting some of the best minds in those fields. The...
  • Has President Obama undergone a change of heart? [Letter]

    Has President Obama undergone a change of heart? [Letter]
    Columnist Jules Witcover claims that "many fellow Democrats" were of the opinion that President Barack Obama lacked a spine but that his recent call to the international community "to step up to the challenge of global terrorism" now suggests he has...
  • Reader of the Week: Tim King

    Reader of the Week: Tim King
    Who I am: Tim King, founder and CEO of Urban Prep Academies in Chicago. One unique thing about me: When I was about 6, my parents bought the book "Where Did I Come From?" by Peter Mayle. For some time, it sat on a high shelf in a bookcase, far out of my...
  • 'Supreme Price' tallies the cost of seeking change in Nigeria

     'Supreme Price' tallies the cost of seeking change in Nigeria
    "The Supreme Price" may sound like a metaphorical title, but after seeing this strong, forthright documentary, you'll understand it's the literal truth. Part personal narrative, part brief but detailed history of Nigeria's politics since independence,...
  • How old is too old?

    How old is too old?
    In a controversial article in the October issue of The Atlantic, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel writes, "Seventy-five. That's how long I want to live: 75 years." The controversy is not strictly because of the sentiment he expresses; many people feel the same way...
  • Change looms for Nobel Peace Prize as chairman risks coup

    OSLO/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The head of the Nobel Peace Prize committee risks a unprecedented demotion after announcing the 2014 winner next week, part of wider changes that could both tilt the award to the right and dim chances for future U.S....
  • U.N. concerned about Myanmar's ethnic, religious tensions

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's latest report on Myanmar raises serious concerns about ethnic and religious tensions that have led to violence against Rohingya Muslims, though he praises the government's attempts to press...
  • Houston art exhibit showcases Gandhi and history of nonviolence

    HOUSTON Reuters) - A hollowed-out handgun becomes a first-aid kit for gunshot victims. Fragments from the feet of Buddha statues stand near a painting of ghostly dancers entitled "Hiroshima." Photographs of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi hang...
  • With Suu Kyi blocked, her Myanmar party eyes ex-general for president

    YANGON (Reuters) - Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) will go into next year's parliamentary election in Myanmar with no candidate for president, NLD officials said, and one said it might even support a former general from the pro-...
  • Jimmy Carter's hometown celebrates his 90th birthday

    PLAINS,Ga. The party had all the right festive touches: Colorful balloons. "Happy Birthday" sung loudly, if not exactly on key, by all the guests. Secret Service agents hovering protectively near the peanut butter ice cream. Best of all, the birthday...