Nobel Prizes

Today in History for October 14th

October 13, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Chuck Yeager breaks sound barrier; Britain's Battle of Hastings takes place; Martin Luther King, Jr. wins Nobel Peace Prize; Former President Theodore Roosevelt shot; Singer Bing Crosby dies. (Oct. 14)

Today in History for October 11th

October 11, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Congress OK's U.S. military force against Iraq; Former President Jimmy Carter wins Nobel Peace Prize; Anita Hill accuses Supreme Court pick Clarence Thomas; Second Vatican Council opens; 'SNL' premieres. (Oct. 11)

Today in History for October 9th

October 9, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Guerrilla leader Che Guevara executed in Bolivia; Anthrax-laced letters sent to Capitol Hill; Achille Lauro hijackers surrender; Andrei Sakharov wins Nobel Peace Prize; Musician John Lennon born. (Oct. 9)

Nobel econ. winner focused on climate change

October 8, 2018

William Nordhaus, a professor at Yale University, is one of two people to win this year's Nobel Prize in economics. He is known for his pioneering work in the economics of climate change. (Oct. 8)

Nobel econ. winner: Encourage growth in cities

October 8, 2018

New York University professor Paul Romer is one of two winners of the Nobel Prize in economics this year. He studied why some economies grow faster than others, and has produced research that shows how governments can advance innovation. (Oct. 8)

Nobel winner commits prize money to end sex crimes

October 8, 2018

Nobel Peace prize co-winner Nadia Murad of Iraq says she will commit 100 percent of her prize money "to the goals and the work that we are doing currently and that we will do in the future" to end sexual violence in war. (Oct. 8)

Nobel prize in economics awarded

October 8, 2018

Two researchers at American universities have been awarded the Nobel Prize for economics. Yale University's William Nordhaus and New York University's Paul Romer were named on Monday. (Oct. 8)

Today in History for October 8th

October 8, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Deadly fires scorch Chicago and other parts of Upper Midwest; Communist Poland bans labor groups; Alexander Solzhenitsyn wins Nobel Prize for Literature; Don Larsen pitches 'perfect' World Series game. (Oct. 8)

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October 5, 2018

Here's the latest for Friday October 5th: A divided senate vote pushed Kavanagh nomination forward; Indonesian survivors of earthquake and tsunami hold prayer vigil; Two winners awarded Nobel Peace Prize; Mormon Tabernacle Choir is renamed.

Nobel Peace prize winner: Women carry humanity

October 5, 2018

The Congolese surgeon who shares this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Friday said he is dedicating the award to "the women of all the countries of the world wounded by conflict and confronted by violence every day". (Oct. 5)

UN Chief Congratulates Nobel Winners

October 5, 2018

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres congratulated this years winners of the Nobel Prize for Peace. Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege were awarded the prize for their work defending the victims of sexual violence in conflict. (Oct. %)

Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad win Nobel Peace Prize

October 5, 2018

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict." (Oct. 5)

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