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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • 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’├ętoile," published...
  • The Nobel goes to whom? We investigate an obscure author

    The news that the Nobel Prize in literature has gone to an obscure author gives me the option of displaying either side of my persona: the pundit or the populist. This year's winner, Patrick Modiano, writes in French and is virtually unknown in America....
  • VA secretary brings recruiting tour for medical professionals to Hopkins

    VA secretary brings recruiting tour for medical professionals to Hopkins
    The head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, visiting Baltimore on Tuesday, asked nursing students at Johns Hopkins to consider careers with the VA — part of a larger plan to combat the long wait times that have plagued the health care...
  • David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State

    David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State
    The Nobel Peace Prize committee rightly cited the work that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi did to lead the "struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education," but it was Malala's work...
  • Dark side of history: Celebrating Halloween at the museums

    Dark side of history: Celebrating Halloween at the museums
    "From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us," goes a traditional Scottish prayer. But at this time of year, a lot of people savor the possibility of a good fright. Several museums and...
  • Plunge in price makes LED bulbs 'a bargain'

    Plunge in price makes LED bulbs 'a bargain'
    Anybody venturing these days along the shelves of light bulbs at big-box stores is blitzed by "LED" everything. An Orlando home-improvement store now has a hot-deal display of 60-watt replacement LEDs — soft white — for $9.97 each that...
  • Obama: messiah or mess?

    Obama: messiah or mess?
    What ever happened to the messiah? He for whom Americans danced in the streets on that unforgettable election night just six years ago. He who promised that humankind would remember this moment "when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet...
  • Obama girls, Malala Yousafzai, Tavi Gevinson make Time's 'influential teens' list

    Obama girls, Malala Yousafzai, Tavi Gevinson make Time's 'influential teens' list
    The daughters of President Barack Obama, entertainers, a Nobel laureate and a girl baseball player all made Time's annual list of most influential teenagers, the magazine said on Monday. First daughters Malia, 16, and Sasha, 13; Grammy-winning New...
  • Celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize winners: Their Take

    Celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize winners: Their Take
    Worthy winners … Much of the world already put in its claim of affection and support for the girl known almost universally as Malala, and by some as "the bravest girl in the world." Then came Friday's confirmation, when [the 17-year-old...
  • Obama's refusal to face reality

    After expending tremendous blood and treasure, the U.S. gave the Iraqi people the opportunity for a better future by ridding them of the brutal Hussein regime. Rather than seize this opportunity with a statesmanlike approach in the tradition of Nelson...
  • Frenchman wins Nobel Prize for economics

    French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market power and regulation. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited Tirole for clarifying "how to understand and regulate industries with a few powerful firms."...