Colin Dwyer

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Turkish Officials Say At Least 51 Killed, Scores Injured In Wedding Bombing

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.


Dipping A Toe In Water Polo For The First Time? Here's A Handy Guide

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.


Colorado Officials Say It's Safe To Get Back In The Water, After Brief THC Scare

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.


Invisibilia: The Unbearable Lightness Of Footwear

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.


'They Are So Loved': Remembering The Victims Of The Bastille Day Attack

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.


Long Buried By Bad Reputation, Philistines Get New Life With Archaeological Find

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.


Here's What We Know About The Victims Of The Dallas Shooting

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.


Pope Francis: Church Should Apologize To Gays And Other Marginalized Groups

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.


Amid Violence At White Nationalist Rally In Sacramento, At Least 10 Hospitalized

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.


Marines Confirm Decades-Old Case Of Mistaken Identity In Iwo Jima Photo

Thursday, June 23, 2016

The iconic photograph, taken during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, depicts Pvt. 1st Class Harold Schultz among others — not Navy Corpsman John Bradley, as was originally thought.


'They Were So Beautiful': Remembering Those Murdered In Orlando

Monday, June 13, 2016

They ranged in age from 18 to 50. They were dancers and students, a singer and a bouncer, an accountant and an aspiring firefighter — mothers, fathers, teenagers, couples and best friends.


Pittsburgh Penguins Lift Lord Stanley's Cup, With Game 6 Win Over San Jose

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Precisely seven years after its last Stanley Cup win, Pittsburgh has notched another. The Penguins and Sharks traded body blows, but ultimately Sidney Crosby and company earned the gritty victory.


Out Of Juvenile Corrections, Poems Of Fury, Loss — And Lingering Beauty

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Over 1,000 students submitted their work for Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections. Two young poets split the top prize — and they've shared their poems with NPR.


Exaggerator Pulls Off A Win At Preakness, Denying Nyquist's Triple Crown Bid

Saturday, May 21, 2016

The thoroughbred earned a gritty victory on the muddy track at Pimlico. Exaggerator's come-from-behind win also means that Nyquist, the Kentucky Derby winner, no longer has a shot for a triple crown.


'Lifelike' Suspicious Item At Manchester United Stadium Was A Training Device

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Just before the soccer match, police evacuated the team's stadium for a suspicious package. After a controlled explosion, it turns out the package had been left behind by an earlier security exercise.


Nyquist Wins The 2016 Kentucky Derby

Saturday, May 07, 2016

The thoroughbred took home the day's biggest victory at Churchill Downs. Now, the crucial question: Can he replicate American Pharoah's feat and add this jewel to an eventual Triple Crown?


Poetry Behind Bars: The Lines That Save Lives — Sometimes Literally

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections, has drawn more than 1,000 entries. Its judge, Jimmy Santiago Baca, says it was a poetry book that helped him survive his own prison term.


A Glimpse Of Listeners' #NPRpoetry — From The Punny To The Profound

Friday, April 29, 2016

It was a simple idea: Would you, our listeners, tweet us poems for National Poetry Month? Your response contained multitudes — haiku, lyrics, even one 8-year-old's ode to her dad's bald spot.


Obama: U.S. Will Send 250 Additional Military Personnel To Syria

Sunday, April 24, 2016

The president announced his decision in a speech to a trade fair in Germany. The deployment will bring the total number of American military personnel deployed in Syria to as many as 300.


#NPRpoetry, Part Deux: Listeners Bare Their Souls In Stanzas

Sunday, April 03, 2016

April is National Poetry Month. And the audience is sending All Things Considered original poems in 140 characters or less on Twitter. Here's an update from the curators who have been reading along.