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A Nobel Peace Prize winner who works to help women is donating her $500,000 winnings to victims of sex crimes

One of the winners of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize is donating her $500,000 award to victims of sex crimes. Iraqi human rights activist Nadia Murad said in her acceptance speech that she is committing “100% of the money."
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un toasts with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, as he paid an unofficial visit to China, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang March 28,2018.

Trump is winning and heads are spinning as North Korea talks get off to a running start

A top North Korea expert wrote an article called: "Optimism About Korea Will Kill Us All," arguing that expectations had been set too high for the Trump-Kim summit, and could eventually lead to disappointment, and then a war in which we all die.
Trump paused many times for cheers and outbursts from the crowd, and to give them time to laugh at his jokes.

Trump could win the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on North Korea — if Norway lets him

The Nobel Peace Prize, one of five Nobel awards generally given out annually for over 100 years, goes to whoever "shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses."
Kim and Moon hug after announcing their intention to make peace and work toward denuclearisation.

People are campaigning for Trump to win the Nobel Peace Prize for the Korea talks

It raises the interesting issue of whether a man who threatened to start a nuclear war should win the ultimate prize for peace.
Setsuko Thurlow, who survived the Hiroshima bombing in 1945, with ICAN’s executive director, Beatrice Fihn, during the award ceremony of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway, on Sunday.

Nobel Peace Prize winners warn the world is ‘one tantrum away’ from nuclear crisis

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons warned that a "moment of panic" could destroy millions.
At age 20, she's already one of the most accomplished and most celebrated people in the world. Yousafzai pictured.

The incredible life of Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who doesn’t have a cell phone or use Facebook and once left Jon Stewart speechless

Malala Yousafzai, the 20-year-old Pakistani activist, started studying at Oxford University in October. She is the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Beatrice Fihn, Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), attends a news conference after ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland October 6, 2017.

The head of the group that won the Nobel Peace Prize called Trump a ‘moron’ — and had a pointed message for him and Kim Jong Un

'The election of President Donald Trump has made a lot of people very uncomfortable with the fact that he alone can authorize the use of nuclear weapons.'

Here’s the background on the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, which just won the Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel committee was impressed with the quartet's ability to bring the north African country together in 2013, during the aftermath of the Jasmine revolution