3 Judges for the Nobel Literature Prize Have Resigned

(STOCKHOLM) — Three judges for the Nobel literature prize have resigned. Klas Ostergren, Kjell Espmark and Peter Englund released statements or letters Friday to Swedish media but gave few details. Englund wrote in a letter to the tabloid Aftonbladet that …

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Russell Crowe’s Violin Sells for $104,000 at Auction

(CANBERRA, Australia) — A 128-year-old Italian violin that Russell Crowe learned to play in a few months before he starred in the 19th century war drama “Master and Commander” stole the show among movie memorabilia on offer at the Oscar-winning …

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The week’s best photojournalism

A farmer plows a field with a tractor in Konya, Turkey. | (EPA-EFE/TOLGA BOZOGLU) Divers practice before the Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. | (EPA-EFE/MAST IRHAM) Ultra-Orthodox Jewish travelers sit in a pool of mud at the Dead Sea in …

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