History Stories
CATEGORY: Nobel Prize
Who Are the White Helmets?
April 9, 2018

After air strikes and chemical attacks in Syria, this unarmed, neutral group of 3,000-plus civilians digs for survivors, evacuates the injured and buries the dead. Read More

Meet the Top Contenders for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize
October 5, 2017

They’re working to make the Middle East a safer place. Read More

Did a Premature Obituary Inspire the Nobel Prize?
December 9, 2016

Dynamite inventor Alfred Nobel never explained why he created the Nobel Prizes in his 1895 will, but he may have been inspired by reading an unflattering obituary—his own. Read More