Colin Dwyer

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Super Bowl 50: Denver Broncos Take Home The NFL Title

Sunday, February 07, 2016

The Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers on the strength of their defense. It was the biggest football game of the year — so we covered it with the littlest poems we can think of: haiku.


#NPRreads: 4 Pieces To Ponder This Weekend

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Iowa's polling queen, the odd allure of the New Hampshire primary, Hillary Clinton's Killer Mike problem — plus, outside the world of politics, a fascinating 17th-century Spanish dictionary. Really.


Carolina Panthers, Denver Broncos Punch Their Tickets To The Super Bowl

Sunday, January 24, 2016

The Panthers notched a decisive win over the Arizona Cardinals, while the Broncos survived a late-game push by the New England Patriots. The conference champions will meet at the Super Bowl on Feb. 7.


Donald Trump: I Could 'Shoot Somebody, And I Wouldn't Lose Any Voters'

Saturday, January 23, 2016

The GOP presidential candidate cracked the joke at a campaign stop in Iowa on Saturday. Less than two weeks from the state's caucus, Trump had been remarking on his supporters' loyalty.


Interview With 'El Chapo' Draws Backlash From Mexican Journalists

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Alfredo Corchado, a former Mexico bureau chief for the Dallas Morning News, called Sean Penn's Rolling Stone piece on Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán "an epic insult" to Mexican journalists. Here's why.


Here Are The Winners Of The Golden Globes

Sunday, January 10, 2016

At the Sunday night ceremony, The Martian won for best motion picture, comedy, while The Revenant won in the drama category. Here is the full list of winners — and the fellow nominees they beat out.


'El Chapo' Talked With Sean Penn, In Clandestine Jungle Interview

Saturday, January 09, 2016

In a piece published Saturday night by Rolling Stone, the actor revealed he sat with Joaquin Guzmán for an interview in October, when the drug kingpin was still being hunted by Mexican authorities.


Of Ranchers And Rancor: The Roots Of The Armed Occupation In Oregon

Sunday, January 03, 2016

An armed group has taken over a federal building in Oregon. Here's a primer on the "paradox" behind the situation, the court case that gave it a spark — and how the Oklahoma City bombing is involved.


George R.R. Martin Admits 'Winter' Isn't Coming — At Least, Not For A While

Saturday, January 02, 2016

The writer says he missed an end-of-year deadline to finish Winds of Winter, the sixth book in the Game of Thrones series. The delay means the show will air the next season before its source material.


'Mein Kampf' Enters Public Domain; Arguably, Anne Frank's Diary May, Too

Thursday, December 31, 2015

European rights to the two stark Holocaust artifacts may both expire on Friday. Reprints of Hitler's manifesto have been received warily; the legal case around Frank's diary is significantly murkier.


Philosopher At Play: The Twisty Epiphanies Of 'Memory Theater'

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Simon Critchley, a British philosopher, has penned an offbeat essay — or is it an autobiographical novel? A memoir thick with fictions? Whatever it is, Memory Theater makes for a delightful read.


Here Are The 2015 Medal Of Freedom Winners, In Their Own Voices

Monday, November 23, 2015

Athletes, artists and activists crowd the list of winners of the nation's highest civilian honor. Before they get their medals Tuesday, get to know them — in sight and sound.


Adam Johnson, Ta-Nehisi Coates Win National Book Awards

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The authors won the literary prize in the fiction and nonfiction categories, respectively. Also taking home awards were Robin Coste Lewis, for her debut poetry collection, and Neal Shusterman.


The Entire Soviet Union Fits Into 'The Big Green Tent'

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Ludmila Ulitskaya's new novel follows three childhood friends in the years after Stalin's death — and the dozens of characters their lives intersect with — in a masterpiece of detail and ambition.


'Somewhat United' Brings Lafayette Down From His Pedestal

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Sarah Vowell's charming not-quite-a-history gives us a young, glory-hungry Marquis de Lafayette, and the Founding Fathers not as marble statues, but as real men who bicker, bumble and snore.


The Deep, Dark Secret Of R.L. Stine: 'I Never Planned To Be Scary'

Sunday, October 18, 2015

After more than 20 years of frights, Stine's Goosebumps series is finally getting a big-screen adaptation, starring Jack Black. For Stine and Black, the key to the nightmare is in keeping things fun.


Ta-Nehisi Coates, Hanya Yanagihara And Pam Muñoz Ryan Win Kirkus Prizes

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The literary awards were handed out for nonfiction, fiction and young readers' literature, respectively. Established just last year by Kirkus Reviews, the prize offers $50,000 to each winner.


Finalists Unveiled For This Year's National Book Awards

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Lauren Groff, Terrance Hayes, Sally Mann and Ta-Nehisi Coates are among the 20 writers still in the running for the prestigious literary prize. Soon, that number will be whittled to just four winners.


Belarusian Journalist Svetlana Alexievich Wins Literature Nobel

Thursday, October 08, 2015

The investigative journalist is known for her in-depth exposes of the former Soviet Union, letting eyewitness accounts shed an unsettling light on tragedies.


'Death By Water' Will Pull You Under

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Kenzaburo Oe's new novel is a literary mystery in no rush for a solution. It follows an aging novelist, a stand-in for Oe himself, who returns home in search of clues to his father's drowning.