STOCKHOLM—American newspaper The Onion received a Nobel Prize this week in the category of Overall Excellence. The award, which marks the 12th time The Onion has been honored as a Nobel laureate, was presented in recognition of what the prize committee called “[The Onion’s] massive and enduring contribution to overall excellence in all fields.” The Onion has previously received Nobel Prizes in categories such as economics, literature, and medicine. At press time, Onion publisher T. Herman Zweibel had no comment.