Nobel Peace Prize News
The Latest: Anti-nuclear group backs US-NKorea talks
The anti-nuclear weapons group that won last year's Nobel Peace Prize says it's "very supportive" of a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after months of risky tensions between them
Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical bombardment on the Syrian city of Douma
Nobel laureate blasts East Timor's failure against poverty
Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta has waded back into the young country's politics ahead of parliamentary elections next month
Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter asks for people to commit to her father's fight
Bell-chiming ceremonies were held all over the nation Wednesday evening at 6:01 CT to commemorate the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his death. Members of King's family were gathered in Atlanta, King's birthplace, during the moment of silence. A large
Martin Luther King Jr.'s granddaughter reflects 50 years after his assassination: 'We’re not where we’re supposed to be'
Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 9-year-old granddaughter said that if the civil rights leader was alive today, he would recognize that there is still work to be done in America. “I think that he would be impressed about all the work that we’re doing but we’re not where we’re supposed to be,” Yolanda
When I heard Martin Luther King was shot, I thought: 'Maybe he'll survive': Reporter's Notebook
Fifty years later, the details of that day are hazy. The numbing shock is what I remember. The first reports were sketchy. Martin Luther King Jr . shot in Memphis taken to a hospital in surgery. I thought: Maybe he’ll survive. Maybe it wasn’t so bad. But I don’t think I really believed that. The
What you need to know about the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
A half-century ago, Martin Luther King Jr. traveled to Memphis to support and bring attention to a strike by more than 1,300 city sanitation workers, but the journey to Tennessee would cost him his life. Fifty years have passed since one of the nation's most harrowing episodes unfolded, when at
Malala Yousafzai makes 1st return to Pakistan since Taliban shot her
Malala Yousafzai, the world’s youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate, returned to Pakistan for the first time since 2012 when she was shot by the Taliban for advocating for girls' education. "I always dreamt of this moment," she told an audience at the office of the prime minister on Wednesday.
Holocaust museum rescinds award to Aung San Suu Kyi
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum said Wednesday it was rescinding a major human rights award it gave Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi in 2012, for her failure to act against her country's persecution of its Rohingya minority. In a letter sent Tuesday to Suu Kyi, Myanmar's civilian leader, the
Apple's Tim Cook and Malala team up to fight for girls' education
Both are globally recognized icons, yet their areas of expertise are seemingly worlds apart. One is Tim Cook , the tireless and philanthropic chief executive officer of Apple Inc .; the other is Malala Yousafzai , the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate activist who fights for -- and puts her life on the