Colin Dwyer

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With 20 Million Yemenis In Need, Aid Groups Say 'Clock Is Ticking' To End Blockade

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Between a massive cholera outbreak, a desperate food shortage and deadly airstrikes, 11 million children need aid — aid that can't get through due to the Saudi-led blockade, three major agencies say.

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Jesmyn Ward, Frank Bidart, Masha Gessen And Robin Benway Win National Book Awards

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

For Ward, who won the fiction prize for Sing, Unburied, Sing, it was her second National Book Award. For Bidart, whose poetry collection spanned 51 years, it was akin to a lifetime achievement honor.

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Police Find Body Of Tehama County Gunman's Wife, Making His Death Toll 5

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston said that the body of Kevin Janson Neal's wife was found under the floor in their home and her murder is "what started this whole event."

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He Wrote The Book(s) On Scrabble. But Has He Been Playing By The Letter Of The Law?

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Association of British Scrabble Players doesn't think so. Suspecting cheating, the group temporarily banned Allan Simmons, who has written advice books and ranks highly worldwide.

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Powerhouse Italy Copes With The 'Indelible Stain' Of Missing The World Cup

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Slide over, Americans: You've got company on the sidelines of the 2018 World Cup. A draw with Sweden denied the four-time world champs a bid, leaving Italians to grapple with "the apocalypse."

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3 UCLA Basketball Players Headed Home After Brief Detainment In China

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

President Trump said he spoke with China's president about the players, who were detained on suspicion of shoplifting. "The matter has been resolved," according to Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott.

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Penn State Student Given 18 Drinks In 82 Minutes Before Hazing Death, Prosecutors Say

Monday, November 13, 2017

The district attorney filed new charges against members of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity Monday, saying recently recovered video shows them giving Timothy Piazza massive amounts of alcohol.

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Radhika Jones Tapped To Be New Editor-In-Chief Of 'Vanity Fair'

Monday, November 13, 2017

Jones, editorial director of books at The New York Times, will become the magazine's fifth editor-in-chief since its modern revival — and just its second in the past quarter-century.

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A List Of Loss: Newspaper Collects Tragic Tally Of 33,293 Dead Migrants

Sunday, November 12, 2017

The full list of migrants and refugees dates back to 1993. "We want to show that every line tells a story," wrote the editors of Der Tagesspiegel, "and that the list keeps getting longer, day by day."

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FEMA Offers To Transport Displaced Puerto Ricans To Mainland Hotels

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Relatively few residents have taken FEMA up on the offer, even though nearly two months since Hurricane Maria ravaged the island, some 3,000 people are living in shelters.

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Saudi Arabia Tells Its Citizens To Leave Lebanon, And It's Not Completely Clear Why

Thursday, November 09, 2017

The bulletin didn't give a reason, merely citing "situations." But it's been five days since Lebanon's premier announced — from Saudi Arabia — that he was resigning, and he hasn't been home since.

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The Grasshopper In The Van Gogh

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

When museum conservators examined Vincent Van Gogh's Olive Trees, they found something curious stuck in its paint: a grasshopper. Could it be just some weird leftover — or a crucial clue?

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As Protesters Clog Catalonia, Court Snuffs Out Declaration Of Independence

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

In Barcelona and other cities, protesters demanded Madrid release eight lawmakers and respect the regional decision to secede. Meanwhile, in Madrid, Spain's Constitutional Court annulled the decision.

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Roy Halladay, Retired Cy Young-Winning Pitcher, Dies In Plane Crash At Age 40

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Halladay, an eight-time All Star, died when his plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico. "He was probably one of the most humble human beings you'll ever meet," the local sheriff said Tuesday.

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Under Saudi Blockade, Yemen Torn By Competing Powers — And Facing Catastrophe

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Saudi Arabia shot down a Houthi missile allegedly supplied by Iran. The "direct military aggression" — in Saudi words — prompted the blockade, which now has aid agencies fearing new crises in Yemen.

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Texas Church Shooter May Have Been Motivated To Kill By 'Domestic Situation'

Monday, November 06, 2017

Authorities said they don't believe racial or religious reasons drove Devin Patrick Kelley, who killed 26 people in Sutherland Springs. Here's what we know Monday — and the questions still unanswered.

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What We Know About The Texas Church Shooting Suspect

Monday, November 06, 2017

Authorities say that 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley had a brief and troubled enlistment in the U.S. Air Force before being court-martialed and discharged in 2014 for assaulting his wife and child.

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The Latest: Mass Shooting In Sutherland Springs, Texas

Sunday, November 05, 2017

NPR's Noel King gets the latest details of the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, from NPR's Colin Dwyer.

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What We Know From The Scene: Texas Church Shooting

Sunday, November 05, 2017

NPR's Noel King gets the latest details of the mass shooting in Sutherland Spring, Texas, from NPR's John Burnett and Colin Dwyer.

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More Than 20 Killed In Shooting At A Southern Texas Baptist Church

Sunday, November 05, 2017

At least 20 people have been killed in a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, after a gunman opened fire during a late Sunday morning service.

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