U.S. Scientists Win Nobel Prize for ‘Internal Clock’ Research

By Lauren Monsen Three American scientists who have been studying the gene responsible for circadian systems had their own biological rhythms disrupted — with an early-morning phone call telling them they had just been awarded the Nobel Prize. Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael
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A New émigré Russian Writer Makes Waves in the U.S.

ShareAmerica By Christopher Connell Novelist Vladimir Nabokov fled the Russian Revolution and won acclaim writing in English. The exiled Joseph Brodsky, persecuted in the Soviet Union for his poems and Jewish religion, won a Nobel Prize and became U.S. poet laureate. Now a new generation of Soviet émigrés has burst onto the American (more...)

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Literature Prize

Legendary American musician Bob Dylan has won the 2016 Nobel prize in literature, the first songwriter to receive the prestigious award. The Swedish Academy, which makes the annual decision on who will win the Nobel Literature Prize, said Dylan was honored "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American (more...)

DOCTOR ZHIVAGO Is Now on Broadway

One of the most romantic stories ever written is now on Broadway. Based on the Nobel Prize®-winning novel and the Academy Award®,-winning classic, this sweeping saga of romance and revolution now comes to the stage as a stunning new Broadway musical. An honored and acclaimed team of Broadway’s best creative visionaries (more...)

Upholding Human Rights Remains Challenging

As 2010 comes to a close and much of the free world concludes commemorations of the 62nd anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights , Michael Posner, assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor, shares his views in the following interview. Q: What (more...)