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1935: Nobel winner held in concentration camp

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The 1935 Peace Prize was awarded to Carl von Ossietzky, a journalist and critic of Nazi Germany who was being held in a concentration camp. Hitler would not allow him to accept the prize. He died in 1938 in a...
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1933: Nazis accuse prize winner of jewel smuggling

1933: Nazis accuse prize winner of jewel smuggling

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Ivan Bunin, the first Russian writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, departed Russia after the 1917 revolution and settled in France as a permanent exile. His books were banned by Soviet authorities due to his anti-Bolshevik writing. To...
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1931: First prize awarded posthumously

1931: First prize awarded posthumously

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Erik Axel Karlfeldt was the first Nobel winner to be awarded posthumously. The Swedish poet was alive during the nomination and deliberation process but died six months before the Literature Prize was announced. As of 1974, the rules were changed...
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'Goblin mode' chosen as Oxford word of the year for 2022

'Goblin mode' chosen as Oxford word of the year for 2022

The term was first used in 2009 but went viral on social media earlier this year, OUP said. Read more ...

Here's who is on Time's 2022 Person of the Year shortlist

Here's who is on Time's 2022 Person of the Year shortlist

Time magazine has revealed the shortlist for its 2022 Person of the Year, with plans to name the winner on Wednesday. The next Person of the Year will be revealed exclusively... Read more ...

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer among mayors calling for gun safety legislation to...

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer among mayors calling for gun safety legislation to be passed

On Monday, mayors from different states sent a letter to the Senate calling for gun safety legislation to be passed. Read more ...

Police: Remains found in Armstrong County believed to be missing Frazer...

Police: Remains found in Armstrong County believed to be missing Frazer Township woman

Nearly three months after she was reported missing, human remains have been found in the search for a missing Frazer Township woman. Read more ...

Phil Jurkovec, former WPIAL star QB, says he's transferring to Pitt

Phil Jurkovec, former WPIAL star QB, says he's transferring to Pitt

One of the WPIAL's all-time leading passers, Phil Jurkovec is coming home to western Pennsylvania for his final season of college football eligibility. Read more ...

Creighton soccer's Paul Kruse unsung hero of Bluejays tournament run

Creighton soccer's Paul Kruse unsung hero of Bluejays tournament run

The goalkeeper registered 8 saves against Duke in the Elite 8 Read more ...

'It's huge for confidence': Nebraska upsets No. 7 Creighton

'It's huge for confidence': Nebraska upsets No. 7 Creighton

Huskers first regular season win against the Bluejays in Omaha since 1995 Read more ...

Paul Zeise: Mike Tomlin should bring Matt Canada back for next season. and...

Paul Zeise: Mike Tomlin should bring Matt Canada back for next season. and maybe beyond

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Florida Supreme Court to weigh whether officers who kill can have identities...

The Supreme Court will consider arguments on whether the identities of police officers who kill civilians can be withheld from the public. Read more ...

2 dead in pair of Orange County crashes, FHP says

A 59-year-old Orlando woman was struck and killed in Azalea Park, in one of two fatal crashes in Orange County since Sunday evening. Read more ...