Writer Olga Tokarczuk appears at a book fair.

Olga Tokarczuk destined to win Nobel Prize, says Jennifer Croft, her translator

Olga Tokarczuk, 57, won the Nobel Prize for “a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life,” according to the Swedish Academy, which chooses the literature laureate.

Passengers walk past Air Canada planes on the runway at Pearson International Airport in Toronto April 13, 2012.

The US has been expanding the role, number and power of its border agents abroad

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A US Coast Guard corpsman at Washington Dulles International Airport checks the temperature of a traveler from West Africa.

Ebola-related precautions on flights from West Africa get praise from this Liberian