2 Japanese, American win chemistry Nobel for key chemical tool that spawned drugs, electronics

Trio wins Nobel for key chemical tool

STOCKHOLM — An American and two Japanese scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for finding new ways to bond carbon atoms together, methods now widely used to make medicines and in agriculture and electronics.

Eat, pray, learn to love: Camping among enemies to stop high school gang wars in Thailand

Death of 9-year-old puts focus on Thai gang wars

Schools close, teachers targeted and panicked by Muslim insurgents in southern Thailand

Teachers killed in restive southern Thailand

A day of racial violence at South Philadelphia High School changes a student _ and the school

Racial violence changes student _ and school

Thai art teacher caught on cell phone camera caning students for not cleaning their dormitory

Thai teacher caught on cell phone caning students

Conn. attorney general sues ex-Wesleyan investment chief, 3 companies; alleges funds misused

Conn. AG sues ex-Wesleyan investment chief, others

New refugee students in NYC get ready for school in the US, from academics to fire drills

New refugee students in NY get ready for US school

Indonesians cast aside social taboos to grapple with first-ever celebrity sex-tape scandal

Celeb sex-tape scandal hits taboos in Indonesia

Israeli, Palestinian officials say Israel eases Gaza blockade for some food items

Israel allows some once-banned products into Gaza

As Egypt opens Gaza’s gate to the world a little, thousands of anxious Gazans try to get out

Anxious Gazans trying to leave blockaded territory

Philippines tests sex education in public schools over Catholic Church objections

Philippines tests sex education in public schools

Students at Obama’s former school in Indonesia welcome arrival of disputed statue

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