CBS News: (CBS/AP) It's that time of year again — time to cross your fingers, rub your rabbit's foot and hope that the secretive, five-member committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize decides it's your turn. Finally.
Sure, Pope John Paul II, with his 25 years of advocating for peace, is considered a top contender for the prize, to be awarded Friday. And yeah, former Czech president Vaclav Havel, who led his country out of communism, is a leading candidate.
You've still got a shot, right?