Nobel Prize for Japanese who unraveled cell recycling system
Asia / Health / International News / Science

Nobel Prize for Japanese who unraveled cell recycling system

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Japanese biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday, Sept. 26th, for discoveries on how cells break down and recycle content, a garbage disposal system that scientists hope to harness in the fight against cancer, Alzheimer’s and other diseases. The Karolinska Institute honored Ohsumi for “brilliant experiments” in the … Continue reading

Nobel Prize for Colombia peace deal or UN climate pact?
Europe / Latin America & the Caribbean

Nobel Prize for Colombia peace deal or UN climate pact?

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Guessing the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is notoriously hard because the secretive Norwegian Nobel Committee isn’t dropping any hints, except that 376 people and groups have been nominated for the award, which will be announced on Oct. 7. That doesn’t stop Nobel watchers from speculating, sometimes based on their … Continue reading

Rihanna, Kendrick, Metallica play at Global Citizen fest
Arts & Entertainment / Celebrities / Music / Theater & Dance

Rihanna, Kendrick, Metallica play at Global Citizen fest

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna ran through her pop and R&B hits, Eddie Vedder partnered with Chris Martin and Kendrick Lamar was enthusiastic and energetic during his hour-long set at the Global Citizen Festival in New York. Metallica, Ellie Goulding, Usher and Yandel also performed familiar songs Saturday at the free event on the Great … Continue reading

Hungary’s Nobel-winning author Imre Kertesz laid to rest
Arts & Entertainment / Books

Hungary’s Nobel-winning author Imre Kertesz laid to rest

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Imre Kertesz, the Hungarian writer who won the 2002 Nobel Prize for Literature, was laid to rest Friday in the National Burial Garden in Budapest’s Kerepesi Cemetery. “Fatelessness,” his most famous book, was based largely on his teenage experiences in Nazi death camps. Kertesz’s work frequently reflected on the fate of … Continue reading