Hey Hollywood, your obsession with breast-y dresses have creeped their way into Nobel Peace Prize winning author Toni Morrison’s purview. Read more...
Obama has significantly increased the risk of nuclear war. So much for that old Nobel Peace Prize.
Al Gore--Nobel laureate. Good for him. He deserves the peace prize. A true believer, he's been championing the environment and warning about climate change since long before global warming became cool, so to speak.
"Jesus has a very special love for you," Mother Teresa wrote to a spiritual confidant in 1979, the year she won the Nobel peace prize. "[But] as for me, the silence and the emptiness is so great, that I look and do not see,--Listen and do not hear -- the tongue moves [in prayer] but does not speak... I want you to pray for me -- that I let Him have [a] free hand."
History: Irena Sendler, supposedly a candidate for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, is credited with saving 2,500 Polish Jews from the Holocaust.
The NASA scientist who discovered the space rock said she was inspired by the teenager's work
Peace (Prize) in our time
An American former pro football player, now turned radio talk show host, has been consulted about the Ig Nobel Prize-winning research on the so-called “gay bomb”. In 2007, the Ig Nobel peace prize was awarded to the Air Force Wright Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio, USA, for instigating research & development on a chemical weapon — the so-called “gay […]
A dark rock you might spot orbiting the sun every 5.5 years now has its own name: 316201 Malala (2010 ML48). The part we all understand—Malala—refers to Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, 17, who drew the world's attention by defying Taliban rule and...
Upon hearing the announcement that Victor Ochen was the first Ugandan citizen to get nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, I knew I had to talk to him about his journey. There have only been six Nobel Peace Prize Laureates coming from...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama is finally earning his Nobel Peace Prize, it seems. A few months back, he announced a major shift in U.S. policy towards Cuba, ending a half-century of frostiness, and this week the outlines of a deal to avoid a war with Iran were unveiled, thawing a relationship that froze over back in 1979. Show More Summary
John Kerry did not start the negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program; but, as National Journal's George Condon notes, nobody has thrown himself more into the talks and nobody's reputation has more riding on their outcome than the American secretary of State currently trying to hammer out a deal in Switzerland. Show More Summary
A Nobel Peace Prize Summit of former laureates, scheduled to take place in Atlanta this November, will not share any official affiliation with the city if Mayor Kasim Reed has anything to say about it. He sent a detailed letter to the...Show More Summary
Remember when President Obama won the Nobel Peace prize? Keep that in mind as you read this story about Saudi Arabia considering building nuclear weapons as a result of Obama’s
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Saudi Arabia says it won’t rule out building nuclear weapons.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Egypt-Saudi Invasion of Yemen Imminent. The Egyptians’ decision to return to Yemen, which is essentially their Vietnam, is extremely significant. It reflects both enormous fear on the part of the Sunni powers and the strength of the Saudi-led alliance. Events in Yemen continue to accelerate much faster than many experts predicted, […]
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: ” American warplanes began airstrikes against Islamic State positions in Tikrit late Wednesday, finally joining a stalled offensive to retake the Iraqi city as American officials sought to seize the initiative from Iran, which had taken a major role in directing the operation.”
Thirty two years ago Ronald Reagan introduced his Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) to the world with this quote: “We maintain the peace through our strength; weakness only invites aggression.” Derided by the left as being scientifically...Show More Summary
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Breaking a decades-long trend, the world gets more violent. “That’s a pretty disturbing spike by anyone’s terms. And if you look at the first few months of 2015, the violence doesn’t seem to be waning. What’s even more worrying is that this seems to be part of an ongoing trend that […]
President Obama has engaged in military actions around the world as much as any other president. Since receiving the Nobel Peace Prize shortly after entering office, he has proven himself