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2017 Goldman Environmental Prize recognizes 6 activists who risk life and limb to protect the environment

The winners of the 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize show you don't have to be a celebrity or politician to make a change. The award, commonly called the Nobel Prize for the environment, recently recognized six inspiring individuals, ranging in age from 32 to 83, who have labored for environmental justice in their various communities. Read their stories after the jump.[...]

Shirin Ebadi: 'Outside of Iran I knew I’d be more useful. I could speak'

Human rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi won the Nobel peace prize before being forced into exile from Iran. She talks about Islamphobia, self-care and hope Of all the places one might encounter Shirin Ebadi, Tallahassee should not be one. I...Show More Summary

Announcing the L.A. Times Book Prize Winners

Winners included a Nobel Prize winner and one of our favorite debut novelists of 2016.

The Surprising Reason Why Money Can’t Buy Happiness

Money can’t buy happiness. But why not? After all, money has its advantages. In one study, Nobel Prize winning scientists Daniel Kahneman and Angus Keaton looked at this question. They found that as income increases, life-satisfaction rises too. On the role of money in his […]

David Donaldson, Economist Who Studies Trade Benefits, Wins Clark Medal

David Donaldson, Economist Who Studies Trade Benefits, Wins Clark Medal: underpaidgenius: Future Nobel laureate? The American Economic Association, which awards the prize, hailed Mr. Donaldson in a statement as “the most exciting economist...Show More Summary

Albert Einstein: Words to live by

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Albert Einstein — Nobel Prize winner, theory of relativity creator and arguably the world's best known genius — was born March 14, 1879 in Germany and died April 18, 1955 in Princeton, N.J.        

Bob Dylan’s Prophecy: The Kryptonite We Need Against Trumpism

Let's get past the stupid Nobel debates: Dylan is not just a great poet, but a prophet whose genius can sustain us. Two weeks ago, Bob Dylan accepted the Nobel Prize in person; true to form, he did so not at the December ceremony (where Patti Smith performed in his stead), but during a previously scheduled tour of Stockholm. Show More Summary

Malala becomes honorary Canadian, notes Trudeau's tattoos

Malala Yousafzai (mah-LAH'-lah YOO'-suhf-zeye) is using her honorary Canadian citizenship to call on the country's leaders to take real action to improve educational opportunities for girls. The teenage Nobel prize … Click to Contin...

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Press Release

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1978 was divided, one half awarded to Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa for his basic inventions and discoveries in the area of low-temperature

Malala Yousafzai made an honorary Canadian citizen

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Toronto, Canada – Pakistani human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has become only the sixth person, and the youngest, to ever receive honorary Canadian citizenship. Canada bestowed the title on Yousafzai, 19, during an honorary citizenship ceremony in Ottawa on...

Malala Yousafzai criticizes Trump's travel ban, suggests he visit refugee camps

Malala Yousafzai, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and advocate for the education of girls, recently spoke out against President Trump's travel ban. Read more...

Malala Yousafzai was "deeply hurt" by Trump's travel ban

Nobel Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai tells Norah O'Donnell what she thought about President Trump's attempts at a temporary travel ban on Muslim-majority nations.

Malala Yousafzai on Trump's travel ban, college plans

Human rights activist Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, continues advocating education for women and girls worldwide, but she's also figuring out her college plans for the fall. Only on "CBS This Morning," the 19-year-old speaks with Norah O'Donnell and shares why she was disappointed in President Trump's travel ban.

After travel ban, Malala Yousafzai suggests where "Trump needs to go"

Human rights activist and Nobel Prize recipient is still advocating education for women and girls worldwide as she figures out her plans for the fall

William Faulkner - Banquet Speech - Nobel Prize

William Faulkner (1897-1962), who came from an old southern family, grew up in Oxford, Mississippi. He joined the Canadian, and later the British, Royal Air Force

Group works toward devising topological superconductor

The experimental realization of ultrathin graphene - which earned two scientists from Cambridge the Nobel Prize in physics in 2010 - has ushered in a new age in materials research.

Malala Yousafzai Urges Donald Trump To 'Go And Visit The Refugee Camps'

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has an urgent message for President Donald Trump: Visit refugee camps. “President Trump needs to go and see refugee children,” Yousafzai said in an interview with “CBS This Morning” scheduled to air Wednesday. Show More Summary

Malala Yousafzai's message to Trump: "Visit the refugee camps"

Watch the Nobel Peace Prize recipient's full interview with Norah O'Donnell Wednesday, April 12, on "CBS This Morning."

Malala Receives Top U.N. Honor to Promote Girls Education

At 19, Malala Yousafzai is the youngest Messenger of Peace for the United Nations. She was also the youngest person to win the Nobel peace prize in 2014 when she was 17.

How companies and consumers benefit from AI-powered networks

GUEST: As it has more than 12,500 patents, eight Nobel prizes, and a 140-year history of field-testing crazy ideas, it should surprise no one that AT&T would be an important player in artificial intelligence. “AT&T is a backbone of the internet,” explains Nadia Morris, head of Innovation at the AT&T Connected Health Foundry. The company manages wireless, landline, […]

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