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Colin Dwyer

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A Surfer And His Paddleboard Embark On A Lonely Trans-Atlantic Voyage

Thursday, December 08, 2016

South African Chris Bertish has set out from the coast of Africa with the intent to become the first person to cross the Atlantic alone on a stand-up paddleboard — though he's not the first to try.


At The Heart Of A Polish Christmas Ad, A Hard Kernel — And Some Happy Tears

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

The sweet little story of an aging man learning the English language features a kid, a puppy — and a hopeful take on a journey made by hundreds of thousands of Poles.


New Zealand's Prime Minister Announces His Resignation

Sunday, December 04, 2016

In a surprising move, John Key said it was the "right time" to leave politics. Key, who spent eight years as leader of his country and his party, says he will formally step down on Dec. 12.


Italian Voters Reject Proposed Changes, Prompting Prime Minister's Resignation

Sunday, December 04, 2016

Matteo Renzi had pinned his political future on the proposed constitutional changes, which would have taken some power away from Italy's Parliament. Renzi announced he will resign on Monday.


Jill Stein Campaign Plans To Take Pennsylvania Recount Effort To Federal Court

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Shortly after Stein's withdrawal from the state recount effort, citing the $1 million bond required by the court, her campaign said it plans to "file for emergency relief" in federal court on Monday.


Coming Soon To Your Local Cinema In India: Court-Mandated Patriotism

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The Indian Supreme Court has handed down an interim order mandating that cinemas across the country play the national anthem — and the audience must stand for it — before every feature film.


William Christenberry, Artist Whose Muse Was Rural Alabama, Dies At 80

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The photographer, who also painted and sculpted, returned to the place of his youth every summer, chronicling the lives of old buildings and roadside businesses as they changed with age.


On A Day Crammed With Meetings, Trump Greets Possible Cabinet Picks

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Potential appointments dropped by Donald Trump's New Jersey golf course Sunday, but the only concrete news came from New York: His wife and son will not move to the White House with him right away.


Colson Whitehead, Rep. John Lewis Among National Book Award Winners

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Six writers emerged with the literary prize: Whitehead in fiction; Ibram X. Kendi in nonfiction; Daniel Borzutzky in poetry; and Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell in young people's literature.


Trump Taps Reince Priebus As Chief Of Staff, Steve Bannon As Chief Strategist

Sunday, November 13, 2016

The president-elect announced his pick Sunday. Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, brings establishment credentials, while Bannon has long been a firebrand of the far right.


Weeks After Defeated Deal, Colombia And FARC Rebels Reach A New Peace

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Just six weeks ago, Colombian voters rejected an agreement that would have brought an end to the 52-year guerrilla war. Now, both sides have announced another attempt at peace.


Jason Reynolds, C.E. Morgan And Susan Faludi Win 2016 Kirkus Prize

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Reynolds' As Brave as You won in the literary award's category for young readers' literature; Morgan's The Sport of Kings won for fiction; and Faludi's In the Darkroom won for nonfiction.


After Attack On N.C. GOP Office, Politicians Decry 'Attack On Our Democracy'

Sunday, October 16, 2016

"Violence has no place in our society — but especially in our elections," Gov. Pat McCrory said. His response comes in the wake of an apparent arson attack on GOP headquarters in Orange County.


Bob Dylan, Titan Of American Music, Wins 2016 Nobel Prize In Literature

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The prolific musician is the first American to win the prize for lifetime literary achievement in 23 years. While Dylan long enjoyed favor as an outside shot for the award, few expected him to win.


These Are The 2016 National Book Award Finalists

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Colson Whitehead, Jacqueline Woodson and Rita Dove are just three of the authors on the shortlists for the National Book Awards. The 20 books still in contention for the prizes were unveiled Thursday.


Amid Mounting Pressure, Charlotte Police Release Video Of Shooting

Saturday, September 24, 2016

The decision comes days after police killed Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, N.C. Both dashcam and body-cam footage of the shooting depict the confrontation — but neither is likely to quell doubts.


At White House, A Golden Moment For America's Great Artists And Patrons

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Two dozen luminaries — from Terry Gross to Mel Brooks, Morgan Freeman to Louise Glück — got laurels Thursday, as President Obama awarded the National Medals of Arts and National Humanities Medals.


Kirkus Prize Finalists Include Annie Proulx, Sherman Alexie, Jason Reynolds

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

But they're not the only ones. Eighteen books got the nod when Kirkus Reviews released shortlists for its literary prize on Tuesday.


Juggernauts Repeat At 2016 Emmys, But Fresh Faces Get Their Due

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Game of Thrones, Veep and The People v. O.J. Simpson won for best drama, comedy and limited series — but some new names made splashes, too. NPR's pop culture crew live-tweeted the night's festivities.


Department Of Defense Investigating U.S.-Led Coalition Airstrike In Syria

Saturday, September 17, 2016

The attack was halted after Russia told coalition forces that dozens of regime soldiers had been killed. U.S. officials say the strike, which came during a cease-fire, was aimed at ISIS militants.