- Tunisian democracy group wins Nobel Peace Prize Updated: Oct-09-15 8:03 am
OSLO, Norway - A Tunisian coalition of workers, employers, human rights activists and lawyers won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for pulling the country that sparked the Arab Spring back onto a path toward democracy and preventing it from descending into civil war.
- New Nobel literature prize winner transcends easy categories Updated: Oct-08-15 2:27 pm
MINSK, Belarus - With a reporter's eye and an artist's heart, Svetlana Alexievich writes of the catastrophes, upheaval and personal woes that have afflicted the Soviet Union and the troubled countries that succeeded it. Her writings, characterized by plain language and detail so visceral it's sometimes painful to read, won her this year's Nobel literature prize.
- The Latest: Scholar wonders about Putin reaction to Nobel Updated: Oct-08-15 1:21 pm
STOCKHOLM - Latest news from the awarding of the Nobel Prize in literature.
- Trio wins Nobel Prize for mapping how cells fix DNA damage Updated: Oct-07-15 9:35 pm
STOCKHOLM - Tomas Lindahl was eating his breakfast in England on Wednesday when the call came - ostensibly, from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. It occurred to him that this might be a hoax, but then the caller started speaking Swedish.
- Nobel Prize for key discoveries about subatomic particles Updated: Oct-06-15 4:16 pm
STOCKHOLM - Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for key discoveries about a cosmic particle that whizzes through space at nearly the speed of light, passing easily through Earth and even your body.
- 3 share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs Updated: Oct-05-15 1:47 pm
STOCKHOLM - The Nobel prize in medicine went Monday to three scientists hailed as "heroes in the truest sense of the word" for saving millions of lives with the creation of the world's leading malaria-fighting drug and another that has nearly wiped out two devastating tropical diseases.
- Best-selling Swedish author Henning Mankell dead at age 67 Updated: Oct-05-15 10:54 am
STOCKHOLM - Henning Mankell, the internationally renowned Swedish crime writer whose books about the gloomy, soul-searching police inspector Kurt Wallander enticed readers around the world, died early Monday, his publisher said. He was 67.
- Controversial Nobel Prize winners Updated: Oct-03-15 11:39 am
STOCKHOLM - It's just a prize, right? Maybe so, but the Nobel Prizes have a way of sparking ferocious debate about whether the winners were worthy or whether the judges' decisions were politically biased.
- Migrant arrivals unlikely to bring major changes to Europe Updated: Sep-26-15 7:03 am
STOCKHOLM - Inside the strip mall in Stockholm's Rinkeby neighborhood, a string of Swedish flags hangs over a coffee shop offering Swedish cinnamon buns and Middle Eastern pastry.
- U2 concert canceled in Sweden because of security breach Updated: Sep-21-15 9:17 am
STOCKHOLM - U2 canceled a concert in Sweden's capital after a security breach and police were investigating on Monday whether one of their own was to blame.