| Dec 10, 2009
President Obama accepted the Nobel Peace Prize here today, acknowledging the irony of winning it as a wartime president and calling his own accomplishments "slight" in comparison to past winners.
But in his speech to the Nobel Committee, Obama spoke of...
| Oct 25, 2009
Dreamer and Dissenter
Ingar Sletten Kolloen
Yale University Press: 378 pp., $40
The Dark Side of Literary Brilliance
University of Washington Press: 344 pp., $30 paper
In the spring of 1891, 31-year-...
| Dec 10, 2009
| 11:54 AM
OSLO -- It's been a day of Nobel pomp and ceremony in Oslo as President Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president in 90 years and the third ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
Obama entered the pantheon of Nobel Peace Prize winners with...
| Oct 5, 2009
| 9:23 AM
Eastern Caribbean Roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale 7 Days
2010 Departure Date: April 3, April 10, April 17
Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, FL; Princess Cays, Bahamas; St. Maarten, Netherland Antilles; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Grand Turk; Fort Lauderdale,...
| Mar 28, 2010
On Oct. 9, 2009, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs woke up at dawn and received startling news from Oslo. President Obama, only 48, had just received the Nobel Peace Prize. Usually, this most prestigious of awards honors lifetime accomplishment...
| Apr 16, 2010
| 9:34 AM
Running a country, add that to the list of things an Apple iPad can do.
The Prime Minister of Norway, Jens Stoltenberg, used Apple's newest gadget to help run his country while stranded at John F. Kennedy AirportThursday. Stoltenberg was one of thousands...
| Oct 6, 1989
The Dalai Lama, exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, was named winner of the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize on Thursday.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which announced the award in Oslo, cited the Dalai Lama's nonviolent struggles to regain autonomy for his...