Tomas Halik, Roman Catholic priest, has pursued his spiritual mission of dialogue with other believers and non-believers. The Templeton Prize is one of the world's richest, worth more than the $1.2 million the Nobel Prize.
Martin Richard, the 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bomb attack, once held a sign that said 'peace' and 'no more hurting people.' Research finds a pattern of lessening violence as human history moves forward.
Companies with ties to the US and Russia are battling for a contract to expand a Czech nuclear power plant, which analysts say may be the gateway to kickstarting other nuclear power projects in Eastern Europe.