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Maryam Mirzakhani Won Math's Most Prestigious Medal Before She Died. Now There's a Prize in Her Honor.

Maryam Mirzakhani, a brilliant Iranian mathematician who died of breast cancer in 2017. The $ 50,000 prize will go to outstanding young female mathematicians who are no more than two "We hope that the Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prize seeks help inspire young women to pursue their calling for mathematics ," said Richard Taylor, chair of the selection committee for …

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Alex Trebek and Pat Sajak, Vanna White, honor the game show producer at the Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony

"Danger!" Alex Trebek, presenter of "Wheel of Fortune", moderated the unveiling of a star honoring producer Harry Friedman on Friday's Hollywood Walk of Fame with Pat Sajak and Vanna White. "I hosted my first quiz on television in 1964 and beyond. Over the past 55 years, there have been many other game shows and quiz shows I've had the pleasure …

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Elijah Cumming's funeral: Obama, Clintons honor their old friend

For nearly four hours, 4,000 people, including two former US presidents, mourned the longtime Democratic legislator, the son of stockbrokers who had risen from South Baltimore to Congress. Said former President Barack Obama, who sat in the front row of the New Psalmist Baptist Church with Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, the congressman's widow; Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton; and former Vice …

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Pope says: "It's an honor for Americans to attack me"

In fact, he can even enjoy them. In a brief exchange with a French journalist aboard the Pope's plane to Africa, Francis said he was receiving criticism from conservative Catholics in the United States. "For me, it's an honor for Americans to attack me," he told Nicolas Senèze of the Catholic media company La Croix, who wrote a new book …

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