Colin Dwyer

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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.


'I Think That I Shall Never See, A Poem As Lovely As ... One On ATC'

Saturday, April 02, 2016

For National Poetry Month, All Things Considered asked listeners to tweet poems of their own — including the rhyme that tops this story. The plot thickened when a high school English class jumped in.


Bernie Sanders Sweeps Caucuses In Washington, Alaska, Hawaii

Saturday, March 26, 2016

The Associated Press has called all three of Saturday's Democratic caucuses for the Vermont senator. He won by more than 70 percent of the vote in each state.


A Quarter-Life Crisis: When You Let Go Of 'I Will,' What's Next?

Thursday, March 17, 2016

At some point, you've got to stop saying "I will" — and just do the damn thing. Young adults may know the feeling well. Trouble is, another challenge awaits: coming to terms with the present tense.


Bernie Sanders Wins The Maine Caucuses

Sunday, March 06, 2016

Sen. Bernie Sanders has won the Democratic caucuses in Maine, a victory that means he'll be taking home most of the state's 25 delegates at stake.

With nearly all of the state's precincts reporting, Sanders leads rival Hillary Clinton by double digits, with more than 64 percent of the vote.



Happy Birthday To Us: Listeners Inspire A Deep Dive Into Our Archives

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Oh, you didn't hear? Turns out Friday was our birthday. On that day, precisely 46 years ago, this little organization of ours was incorporated under the name National Public Radio.

Yes, we're aware already that your gift must be in the mail. (Right?) And yes, thank you, we are easing ...


The Measure Of Harper Lee: A Life Shaped By A Towering Text

Friday, February 19, 2016

The author, who died Friday at 89, lived for decades in the shadow of her iconic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Yet there was more to Lee than her characters, however beloved they may remain.


Lisa Lucas Takes The Reins At The National Book Foundation

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The National Book Foundation announced Wednesday that it will soon have a new leader at the helm. Lisa Lucas, the 36-year-old publisher of Guernica magazine, is set to become only the third executive director in the history of the foundation, which oversees the annual National Book ...


Super Bowl 50: Denver Broncos Take Home The NFL Title

Sunday, February 07, 2016

Peyton Manning is once more on top of the world. The Denver Broncos quarterback — a future Hall of Famer in what may be his final season — is once more a Super Bowl champion. The Broncos have beaten the Carolina Panthers, 24-10.

The game fell well short of a ...


#NPRreads: 4 Pieces To Ponder This Weekend

Saturday, January 30, 2016

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

From Washington Desk correspondent Brian Naylor



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

Sunday, January 24, 2016

It was a tale of two defenses — and two very divergent outcomes — in the NFL's conference championship games Sunday.

In the NFC, the Carolina Panthers stormed their way to a commanding victory over the Arizona Cardinals. Earlier in the day, in the AFC, the Denver Broncos narrowly survived ...


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

Saturday, January 23, 2016

With less than two weeks to go until the Iowa caucus, Donald Trump remains characteristically confident about his chances. In fact, the Republican front-runner is so confident, he says his supporters would stay loyal even if he happened to commit a capital offense.

"I could stand in the middle of ...


Interview With 'El Chapo' Draws Backlash From Mexican Journalists

Sunday, January 10, 2016

When Sean Penn revealed in Rolling Stone that he'd secretly met with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán — deep in the jungle in October, while the drug kingpin was still a fugitive — the news came as a shock to many. But it wasn't long before the Oscar-winning actor's article ...