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Chinese Writer Wins Nobel Prize
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Chinese writer Mo Yan has been named the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature. The Swedish Academy, which selects the winners of the prestigious award, praised Mo's merging of "folk tales, history and the contemporary." European authors had won four of the past five awards. The prize is worth about $1.2 million.