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3 years 1 month 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...

3 years 6 months ago

Powerball jackpot grows to $144 million

There were no jackpot winners from Saturday's $120 million Powerball drawing. However, the lottery reports that 951,818 players across the country won more than $6.9 million in prizes. The jackpot now stands at $144 million with a $74.7 million cash value.

4 years 2 months ago

Rep. Salazar seeks database of medal recipients

Rep. John Salazar is asking the House of Representatives to establish a database listing awards earned by U.S. servicemen and women. Salazar said Monday the database would help expose people who falsely claim to have received medals. He asked colleagues to co-sponsor his bill establishing a database. Salazar sponsored...

4 years 10 months ago

'Basterds,' 'Avatar' big Critics' Choice winners

James Cameron's "Avatar" and Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds" won the most awards at Friday's Critics' Choice Awards, but the top honor went to Iraq war drama "The Hurt Locker" and its director-producer Kathryn Bigelow. "Locker" was named best picture and Bigelow best director. Accepting the best picture prize,...

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