AP-NORC poll: Americans want local leaders to fight warming

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans want their local officials to take on the challenge of battling global warming now that President Donald Trump is withdrawing the nation an international climate change agreement.

  • Written by By SETH BORENSTEIN and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press

Nobel literature prize: Honoring the elusive 'ideal'

STOCKHOLM (AP) — When Alfred Nobel established the literature prize in his name, he perhaps could have benefited from an editor. The terms of his will leave the prize's exact intentions tantalizingly vague — making the literature award one of the most debated and entertaining of the Nobel Prizes.