Several Americans have been awarded Nobel Peace Prizes, most recently former President Barack Obama in 2009.
The chairwoman of the Norwegian Nobel committee praised the WFP fo helping those "who suffer from or face the threat of hunger," pointing out famine is still all too often used as a weapon of war.
It was the third time the US president has been nominated this year for the 2021 Noble Peace Prize.
Vuk Jeremic said none of the outstanding issues between Belgrade and Pristina had been addressed.
The de facto head of Myanmar's government is headed to the International Court of Justice in The Hague to defend her country against charges of genocide.
"The meh GDP numbers won't help Trump next year," Paul Krugman also noted.
Mayor's co-laureate, Didier Queloz agreed, telling Newsweek, "It's time to stop dreaming and confront reality, and for our human society to carry our effort and act to ensure that a future exists and that maybe, one day, we will be able to journey among the stars."
Here's to you, Professors Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer. Congratulations! Now tell me whether we should increase or decrease aid to developing nations. Using very short words, please.
There were 223 people and 78 organizations, totaling 301 candidates, that were considered for the award this year.
"I can't believe we are the only living entity in the universe," Didier Queloz said
Raoni Metuktire has been an outspoken activist against Brazilian leaders who have been dismissive of the destruction plaguing the Amazon.
Nominations for the Nobel Prize must be kept confidential for 50 years.
Einstein was born in Germany in 1879.
A Swedish court convicted the man at the center of the controversy over this year's canceled Nobel Prize in literature.
Nuclear weapons are not a force for good in the "right" hands. These are indiscriminate weapons of mass destruction, created to murder civilians.
After months of resignations and public spats, the Swedish Academy felt it lacked the credibility to award the prize.
The international community has repeatedly condemned nuclear weapons as illegal, but nuclear-armed nations aren't relenting.
Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson worked to develop cryo-electron microscopy, moving biochemistry "into a new era."
Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne win for "decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves."
"From your native country one cannot expect—in the foreseeable time—a more reasonable political attitude," he wrote of the U.S.