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Arts Oct 08American poet Louise Glück wins Nobel literature prize
American poet Louise Glück won the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday for her "candid and uncompromising" work, becoming the first U.S. winner since Bob Dylan in 2016.
Science Oct 06Three scientists win Nobel physics prize for black hole research
Three scientists won this year's Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for advancing our understanding of black holes, the all-consuming monsters that lurk in the darkest parts of the universe.
Health Oct 05Three who discovered hepatitis C virus win Nobel Prize for medicine
Announcing the prize in Stockholm, the Nobel Committee noted that the trio's work, dating back to the 1970s and 1980s, has helped saved millions of lives.
World Apr 13As virus deaths rise, Sweden sticks to ‘low-scale’ lockdown
While most businesses in Sweden are still operating, the economic cost of the pandemic is already being felt.
World Dec 10Climate change threatens reindeer and a way of life
Already pressured by the mining and forestry industry, and other development that encroach on grazing land, Sami herding communities fear climate change could mean the end of their traditional lifestyle.
World Nov 19Sweden drops rape investigation into Julian Assange
Assange, who is battling an extradition attempt by the U.S. so he can face spying charges related to his WikiLeaks work, has always denied the allegations made against him during a visit to Stockholm in August 2010.
Economy Oct 14Nobel awarded to 3 economists for work to alleviate poverty
The Nobel Economics Prize was awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their studies on poverty. Duflo is the second woman to win the economics prize.
Arts Oct 102 Nobel literature prize winners expose Europe’s fault lines
The two winners were a liberal Pole who has irked her country's conservative government and an Austrian accused by many liberals of being an apologist for Serbian war crimes.
Arts Oct 10Nobel Prize in Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke
Two Nobel Prizes in literature were announced because the 2018 literature award was postponed following sex abuse allegations that rocked the Swedish Academy.
World Oct 093 scientists awarded Nobel in Chemistry for lithium-ion batteries
The prize went to John B. Goodenough of the University of Texas; M. Stanley Whittingham of the State University of New York at Binghamton; and Akira Yoshino of Asahi Kasei Corporation and Meijo University in Japan.