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A third of US Nobel Prize winners in chemistry, medicine and physics are immigrants

A third of US Nobel Prize winners in chemistry, medicine and physics are immigrants

They live in different places, work at different universities and dedicate their careers to studying different topics. But there’s one thing at least four of this year’s US Nobel Prize laureates share. They’re immigrants. That’s in keeping with a long-running trend, according to a recent report from the National Foundation for American Policy. Immigrants have…MORE

NBC News president skewers Ronan Farrow for ‘efforts to defame’ network

NBC News president skewers Ronan Farrow for ‘efforts to defame’ network

In an extraordinary new letter, NBC News president Noah Oppenheim says former employee Ronan Farrow is engaged in an “effort to defame NBC News.” Oppenheim says Farrow “is clearly motivated not by a pursuit of truth, but an axe to grind.” And he says Farrow’s new book “Catch and Kill” is “built on a series…MORE

A man saw a list of his town’s school lunch debt. So he paid the entire bill

A man saw a list of his town’s school lunch debt. So he paid the entire bill

One man in Jupiter, Florida, decided that he could make a difference in his town by paying off the lunch debt for every child in the system. It all started with a Facebook post. Angie Vyas-Knight, administrator of the “Jupiter Mamas” Facebook group, told CNN she was disgusted by national news stories about children who…MORE