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  • Obama Accepts Nobel Peace Prize, Defends Need For War

    Obama Accepts Nobel Peace Prize, Defends Need For War
    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...
  • Tackling Knut Hamsun

    Tackling Knut Hamsun
    Knut Hamsun Dreamer and Dissenter Ingar Sletten Kolloen Yale University Press: 378 pp., $40 Knut Hamsun The Dark Side of Literary Brilliance Monika {Zcaron}agar University of Washington Press: 344 pp., $30 paper In the spring of 1891, 31-year-...
  • President Obama Accepts Nobel Peace Prize

    President Obama Accepts Nobel Peace Prize
    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...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Princess Cruise Line Star Princess ship Itinerary

    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,...
  • 'The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama' by David Remnick

    'The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama' by David Remnick
    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...
  • Volcano Ash Briefly Strands Norway Prime Minister In NYC

    Volcano Ash Briefly Strands Norway Prime Minister In NYC
    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...
  • From the archives: Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Tibet's Dalai Lama

    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...