Nobel Prize winners
U.S. academic Richard Thaler, who helped popularize the idea of "nudging" people towards doing what was best...more
Beatrice Fihn, Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) receives a...more
ICAN's Executive Director Beatrice Fihn celebrates with Grethe Ostern (R), member of the steering committee....more
Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born, British-raised author of "The Remains of the Day", won the Nobel Prize for...more
Molecular biologist and biophysicist Richard Henderson poses as he looks through a bacteriorhodopsin protein...more
Scientist Jacques Dubochet poses after the news conference after winning the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry at...more
Columbia University professor Joachim Frank and his wife Carol Saginaw look at messages from friends at their...more
California Institute of Technology physicists Kip S. Thorne (R) and Barry C. Barish attend a news conference...more
Dr. Kip Thorne listens during a news conference to discuss the detection of gravitational waves in Washington,...more
Dr. Rainer Weiss, emeritus professor of physics at MIT, uses a visual aide during a news conference to discuss...more
MIT professor emeritus Rainer Weiss talks on the phone at his home in Newton, Massachusetts after winning the...more
California Institute of Technology physicist Barry Barish poses outside his home after winning the 2017 Nobel...more
Michael W. Young, a joint winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, poses for a portrait in...more
Michael Rosbash, a Brandeis University professor, retrieves the morning newspaper after learning he is one of...more
The names of Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young are displayed during a news conference to...more
Michael W. Young poses for a portrait in one of his labs at The Rockefeller University in New York. In the...more
Michael Rosbash, a Brandeis University professor, proof-reads a press release after being named as a co-winner...more
Rohingya refugees cross the border into Bangladesh from Myanmar.
Hurricane Nate, the fourth major storm to strike the United States in less than two months, makes landfall in Mississippi.
Eleven people were injured when a car collided with pedestrians near the Natural History Museum, one of the capital's busiest tourist area.
Scenes from the aftermath of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.