The resignation of Gérard Collomb comes after the two men were increasingly at odds, with the older lawmaker criticizing the young president’s “lack of humility.”
Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland developed tools made of light beams. Dr. Strickland is just the third woman to win the physics prize.
Gerardo Adan Cazarez Valenzuela took a plane to Washington, then drove south to California, and later to Mexico. He was arrested there in 2011, and is now facing a new charge in the U.S.