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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Tebow's Philadelphia Experiment should be cheered

    Tebow's Philadelphia Experiment should be cheered
    Tim Tebow may have completed fewer NFL passes than your cat, but nobody can say he's lost his touch. In case you were in surgery the past 36 hours, he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday. His return after a two-year hiatus should have been...
  • Quickly: Minimum-wage workers will need job skills eventually

    Quickly: Minimum-wage workers will need job skills eventually
    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. The city of Gary is hosting a job fair with 300 jobs available. Now that's what I'm...
  • Colombia stunned by theft of rare Gabriel Garcia Marquez first edition

    Colombia stunned by theft of rare Gabriel Garcia Marquez first edition
    Colombian police are investigating the theft of a valuable first edition copy of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's masterpiece "One Hundred Years of Solitude." The book disappeared over the weekend from a display case at Bogota's book fair, which this year is...
  • Chipotle launches essay contest for cups and $20K college scholarships

    Chipotle launches essay contest for cups and $20K college scholarships
    Where the words of Toni Morrison, George Saunders, Neil Gaiman, Amy Tan and Malcolm Gladwell have gone before, aspiring writers may now see their own work appear. And while the publication itself is ephemeral, it's got an incredibly wide reach: 800,000...
  • Scarlett Johansson, Elizabeth Olsen discuss ‘Avengers’ heroines’ move to front lines

     
    Elizabeth Olsen is doing more than bringing the Marvel Comics character Scarlet Witch to the big screen in Friday's tentpole […]...
  • DNA editing takes a serious step forward -- for better or worse

    DNA editing takes a serious step forward -- for better or worse
    It's a scenario that has haunted biologists since the dawn of the DNA age: the evil scientist custom-crafting a human being with test tubes and Petri dishes. So when a Chinese team revealed last month that it had used a new laboratory technique to alter...
  • Book review: 'Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes:' Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with inspiring picture book

    Book review: 'Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes:' Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with inspiring picture book
    Parents need to know that “Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes,” by Juan Felipe Herrera, California’s poet laureate, is a celebration of pioneering Latinos who’ve helped shape their various fields from the arts and sciences to...
  • Bring on the Obama Presidential Temple!

     Bring on the Obama Presidential Temple!
    I'm changing my mind on the Obama presidential library. Once I was opposed, thinking the last thing Chicago needed was a multimillion-dollar Temple of Presidential Lies on parkland. But I've since "evolved" after having my brain hit by wave after wave...
  • Pakistan court convicts 10 in shooting of Malala Yousafzai

    A court found 10 suspected militants guilty Thursday for their roles in the 2012 shooting of Malala Yousafzai, the young education activist who went on to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. The 10 men were sentenced to life imprisonment under Pakistan's...
  • New in paperbacks: 'The Zhivago Affair' and more

    New in paperbacks: 'The Zhivago Affair' and more
    The Zhivago Affair by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée, Vintage, 384 pages, $16.95 Finn and Couvée explore the story behind "Doctor Zhivago," which won Boris Pasternak the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1958. Considered seditious by the Soviet government,...
  • Asteroid's name skyrockets across social media

    Asteroid's name skyrockets across social media
    Two former colleagues at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory found themselves in the center of a media whirlwind last week when word got out they’d named an asteroid for Pakistani activist and the world’s youngest Nobel Prize laureate, Malala...