Colin Dwyer appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
And then there were 40: This week, the National Book Foundation revealed the writers who are still in contention for its literary prize. It capped the rollout Thursday with the fiction nominees.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Starting that next chapter can be difficult in any young person's life. And YA writers know it well. Sandra Cisneros, Jacqueline Woodson, Tamora Pierce and Jason Reynolds offer some words of wisdom.
Monday, September 05, 2016
Wetterling was 11 when he was abducted at gunpoint while riding his bike in St. Joseph, Minn. The case helped lead to a national sex offender registry.
Saturday, August 20, 2016
The blast ripped through the celebration in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday. The Turkish deputy prime minister says the attack appears to have been the work of a suicide bomber.
Sunday, August 14, 2016
Chances are, you only see this sport every leap year — but water polo is far more than an Olympic curiosity. With this layperson's guide, you may soon be dropping lingo like an expert.
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Authorities had warned that tap water in Hugo, Colo., was unsafe to consume due to high levels of marijuana's psychoactive compound. Now, it turns out that the results were just a false positive.
Friday, July 22, 2016
When we invented shoes, we slipped a surface between ourselves and the world. Ever wonder if this is the moment mankind fell from grace? No? Well, for better or worse, NPR's Colin Dwyer has.
Friday, July 15, 2016
American Sean Copeland and son Brodie were killed by a truck in Nice, France, along with at least 82 other victims from around the world. "They were just on a great family vacation," says a friend.
Sunday, July 10, 2016
They're one of the Hebrew Bible's greatest villains, but not much is known about the ancient Philistines. An uncovered cemetery, which researchers say is the first of its kind, could change all that.
Friday, July 08, 2016
Twelve law enforcement officers were shot in downtown Dallas on Thursday; five were killed. Here are the names of those whose lives were lost — and their stories.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Aboard a flight from Armenia, the pontiff said the Church owes an apology not only to gay people, but also to other marginalized groups. "We Christians must say we are sorry," he said.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
The rally unraveled into violence just outside the California Capitol on Sunday. Several were stabbed in the chaos. Sacramento police have made no arrests.