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2 years 10 months ago

Man hits $1 million lottery for 2nd time

ATLANTA (AP) - A southwest Atlanta man has won his second $1 million Georgia Lottery prize. Delma Kinney, who will celebrate his 51st birthday Dec. 5, recently won a $1 million prize playing the instant game Super Millions. In 2008, Kinney won $1 million playing another instant game....

3 years 2 weeks ago

Nobel Prize winners named

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Johns Hopkins University professor says his "jaw dropped" when he learned he is sharing the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics with two others. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences says Adam Riess, an astronomy professor at the university, is sharing the prize with fellow American...

4 years 1 week ago

Chinese dissident wins Nobel Peace Prize

Imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize "for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China." The Nobel Committee says it has long believed that there is a close connection between human rights and peace. The award is likely to...

4 years 3 months ago

$261M Powerball prize claimed

A person who bought a $261.6 million Powerball lottery ticket in Ohio has claimed the prize, but the winner's identity has not been revealed. The Ohio Lottery says the holder of the sole winning ticket in the June 2 drawing claimed the winnings Tuesday and chose to take a...

4 years 6 months ago

Nobel prize missing after burglary

Police in Massachusetts have caught a man they suspect of breaking into a Harvard professor's home, but they are still looking for his missing Nobel Prize medal. Police tell the Boston Herald that Stephen Beaulieu, of Skowhegan, Maine, broke into the Arlington, Mass., home of Roy Glauber (GLAW'-buhr) last...

5 years 1 week ago

1,725-pound pumpkin takes the prize in Ohio

A teacher from Ohio has won top honors in a pumpkin-growing contest with a 1,725-pound behemoth that could land worldwide bragging rights. Christy Harp of Jackson Township near Canton took first place at the Ohio Valley Giant Pumpkin Growers annual weigh-off Saturday in Canfield. She won $2,500 and could claim...

5 years 1 month ago

Father of 'green' revolution dies at 95

Agricultural scientist Norman Borlaug, the father of the "green revolution" who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in combating world hunger and saving hundreds of millions of lives, died Saturday in Texas, a Texas A&M University spokeswoman said. He was 95. Borlaug died just before 11 p.m....

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