The prize's jury, in its citation, said the German architect had developed "a most sensitive architecture that has influenced countless others throughout the world." Otto died Monday. He was 89.
On Tuesday, an Irish court struck down part of the country's 1977 Misuse of Drugs Act. Officials say as a result, possessing some drugs, including ecstasy, is legal in Ireland. Selling them is not.
The Southern Baptist Convention is quietly nudging its 16 million members to tie the knot at a younger age. Baptist leaders say that marriage should be considered a foundation of adult life.
In the mid-1800s, Britain was a global superpower with a big weakness for tea, all of which came from China. But a botanist with a talent for espionage helped Britain swipe the secrets of tea.
Drugs made from proteins or antibodies are difficult for rival manufacturers to copy. The Food and Drug Administration just approved a copycat drug for cancer patients that shows it can be done.