Colin Dwyer

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At Least 8 People Dead, More Than A Dozen Injured In New York City Vehicle Attack

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

New York's Mayor Bill de Blasio called the event in Manhattan that has left at least 8 dead and more than a dozen injured an "act of terror."

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NAACP Makes Politically Charged Moves

Sunday, October 22, 2017

The civil rights group has chosen a new president and CEO, and announced plans to change its tax status to allow for more partisan political activity.

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U.S. Local Authorities Expecting Influx Of Puerto Ricans After Hurricane Maria

Sunday, October 01, 2017

While authorities in Puerto Rico work on recovery efforts for the hurricane-battered island, parts of the U.S. mainland are getting ready as many Puerto Ricans are planning to relocate.

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Powerful Quake Devastates Central Mexico, Leaving More Than 200 Dead

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Thirty-two years after a deadly earthquake, a magnitude 7.1 temblor rattled Mexico City and surrounding areas. Residents had marked the anniversary of the 1985 quake earlier in the day with drills.

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Irma Weakens To Tropical Depression As Storm Buffets Georgia

Monday, September 11, 2017

Irma leaves behind large swaths of damage in Florida and continues to dump heavy rain, but surge warnings have been discontinued.

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The Rubble And Recovery Of U.S. Virgin Islands: 'Will We Survive The Aftermath?'

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Irma's earliest American victims fear they will be forgotten by the mainland. Largely reduced to wreckage, the U.S. territory is now struggling to pick up the pieces.

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As Boy Peers Curiously Over Border Wall, His Artist Asks: 'What Is He Thinking?'

Friday, September 08, 2017

JR, a French street artist, hasn't answered that question — and that's the point. His massive artwork on the border, which coincided with the decision to rescind DACA, is the "start of a discussion."

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The Brief, Tumultuous Reign Of An Erstwhile Best-Seller

Friday, August 25, 2017

For a while Thursday, Lani Sarem's debut, Handbook for Mortals, stood as the reigning best-seller in young adult literature. Within hours, it had been removed from the list entirely. What happened?

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Jerry Lewis, Comic Icon And Titan Of Telethons, Dies At 91

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Lewis, whose comedic duo with Dean Martin launched him to the peak of showbiz, starred and directed in dozens of films. He was perhaps just as famous for his charity work fighting muscular dystrophy.

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'There Is A Question Mark Over Poland's European Future Today'

Friday, August 04, 2017

That's how European Council President Donald Tusk casts the bad blood between the country and the European Union, which have been sparring over a host of issues — both political and personal.

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Chilean Lawmakers Ease Abortion Restrictions — But Will The Court Agree?

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Chile passed a measure rolling back parts of its decades-old abortion ban, which is among the world's strictest. Now, that rollback goes before the constitution court. And its fate remains uncertain.

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For Veterans Mustard-Gassed In Secret Tests, Help Now Sits On President's Desk

Thursday, August 03, 2017

More than two years after NPR revealed the U.S. government broke promises to World War II veterans whom it exposed to mustard gas, Congress has passed a bill to help them finally get compensation.

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Embattled Brazilian President Survives Corruption Charge — For Now

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Brazil's lawmakers did not clear the threshold needed to suspend Michel Temer and allow him to stand trial for bribery. But it's unlikely prosecutors intend to drop the matter with Wednesday's vote.

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Ambush Hits NATO Convoy In Afghanistan, Killing 2 U.S. Service Members

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

The Pentagon says the bombing Wednesday occurred near a U.S. base outside Kandahar. It was not immediately clear how many people were wounded in the attack, which was quickly claimed by the Taliban.

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Ara Parseghian, 'Giant' Of College Football Sidelines, Dies At 94

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

The Hall of Fame coach, who died Wednesday, guided three major programs during his time on the sideline — but he's known best for leading Notre Dame from doldrums to a pair of national championships.

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Suicide Attack On Shiite Mosque Leaves At Least 29 Dead In Afghanistan

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Officials say attackers stormed the place of worship with guns and grenades, ultimately detonating a suicide vest. By the time the scene settled, dozens of people were also wounded.

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Homeland Security To Waive Environmental Rules On Border Wall Projects

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

The agency says it will bypass rules requiring environmental studies before building on public land, hoping partly to ease the construction of prototypes for Trump's proposed border wall in San Diego.

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Xi Jinping: China Won't 'Swallow The Bitter Fruit' Of Attacks On Its Interests

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

The Chinese president marked 90 years since the founding of the country's armed forces with an assertion of its territorial claims and a reminder: The military reports first to the Communist Party.

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In Wake Of 'Sham Election,' U.S. Sanctions Venezuelan President Maduro

Monday, July 31, 2017

The move freezes "assets of Nicolas Maduro [that are] subject to U.S. jurisdiction," the Treasury Department says. It's only the fourth time the U.S. has imposed sanctions on a sitting head of state.

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Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio Convicted Of Criminal Contempt

Monday, July 31, 2017

The former sheriff for Maricopa County, Ariz., was found guilty Monday of willfully ignoring a federal judge's order. The case stemmed from his campaign against illegal immigration.

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