The lawmakers say the U.S. president has "taken a huge and important step in the direction of the disarmament, peace and reconciliation between North and South Korea."
After cancellation of the June 12 summit between President Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, there are signs that the meeting could get back on track as originally planned.
The president calls off the much-touted June 12 meeting with Kim Jong Un in response to new threats and a derogatory reference to Vice President Mike Pence by the North.
Moon Jae-in shakes off a suggestion that he receive the Nobel Peace Prize; Donald Trump can take it, he says, as long as the Koreas receive peace in return.
Setsuko Thurlow, who was 13 when a U.S. atomic bomb devastated Hiroshima, heads a group that is urging 50 countries to ratify an international treaty to ban nuclear weapons.
The award went to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, composed of activists pushing for a global treaty to ban the cataclysmic bombs.
"We must speak We must take sides," the late Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate and author told Bill Moyers in this timeless interview We must take sides".
Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi is reviled in her native Iran for criticizing the country's discriminatory laws, and is the victim of relentless assaults against her and her family. "I wanted to run out on the balcony and scream," Ebadi writes. "How much could they take away from one person?"
This year’s Nobel Peace Prize went to Tunisia’s National Dialogue Quartet “for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011” -- the opposite of what the US did.