Peter Higgs and François Englert, who posited the existence of the God particle, claim the Nobel Prize for Physics. (NYT)
Hamid Karzai denounces NATO operations in Afghanistan. (BBC).
Experts warn of “Gulag Olympics” as Russia takes steps to limit civilian activity prior to Sochi games. (GlobalPost).
New U.S. $100 bill goes into circulation with new security features. (USA Today).
Japan Airlines makes Airbus order despite long-running relationship with Boeing. (CNN).
Damien Hirst debuts new anatomical sculptures in Qatar. (NYT).