Camila Domonoske

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Viola Davis Is First Black Woman To Win Emmy For Best Actress In A Drama

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Viola Davis made history at Sunday night's Emmy Awards when she won for best actress in a drama for How to Get Away With Murder: It's the first time that award has gone to a black woman.

When Davis' award was announced, Taraji P. Henson — nominated for the same ...

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So You're Going To Meet The Pope ... A Primer On The Pontiff

Sunday, September 20, 2015

You probably won't be one of the few souls to meet Pope Francis on his visit to the U.S. next week. But hey, it could happen, and if it does, don't you want to be ready?

Here's a primer on what you need to know so, at the very least, ...

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Best-Selling Novelist Jackie Collins Dies At 77

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Best-selling novelist Jackie Collins has died of breast cancer at the age of 77.

Collins' wildly popular books included the Lucky Santangelo series and Hollywood Wives and its sequels. Her latest book, The Santangelos, came out this summer; Collins gave numerous interviews about the book without mentioning her diagnosis or ...

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Novak Djokovic Beats Roger Federer, Wins U.S. Open Men's Final

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Novak Djokovic won the U.S. Open final, defeating Roger Federer and taking home his third major title of 2015.

Federer was off to a rocky start from the start of the match. Djokovic, for his part, took a hard fall on his right arm in the first set, which left ...

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Flavia Pennetta Beats Roberta Vinci To Win U.S. Open, Promptly Retires

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Flavia Pennetta has defeated Roberta Vinci to win the U.S. Open, in a women's final that was an all-Italian affair.

The two women have more in common than their nationality. They were opponents and doubles partners as kids, the Associated Press reports. It was the first major final for both. ...

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Jailed Kentucky County Clerk Appeals Contempt Ruling

Sunday, September 06, 2015

Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and was jailed on Thursday, is appealing the order that put her behind bars.

The Rowan County clerk had been ordered by a court to abide by the Supreme Court decision that made same-sex legal ...

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Wes Craven, Master Horror Movie Director, Dies At 76

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Wes Craven, the legendary horror director behind the A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream franchises, has died at 76.

His verified Twitter account posted about his death Sunday evening. The Associated Press reports that he had brain cancer and died in his Los Angeles home, according to a ...

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Broadway's First Black Jean ValJean Dies At 21

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who made history earlier this summer as the first black actor — and youngest person — to play the lead character in Les Miserables on Broadway, died Saturday. He was 21.

A spokesman for the production said that Jean-Baptiste died after an accident: he fell from a ...

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Giant Panda At National Zoo Gives Birth To Two Live Cubs

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Updated at 11:50 p.m. EDT

Mei Xiang, the female giant panda at the Washington National Zoo, gave birth to two live cubs on Saturday.

The first cub was born in the afternoon, and the second cub emerged 4 1/2 hours later. Both appear to be healthy, the zoo reports.

Mei ...

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Jason Day Wins PGA Championship, Sets Major Record

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Jason Day earned his first major title at the PGA Championship today, beating out Jordan Spieth by three shots — and becoming the first player to ever finish at 20 under par in a major.

At Whistling Straits on Sunday, Day finished at 268. At 20 under, that score edges ...

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Undoing A Permanent 'Oops': Colombian Scholars Tackle Tattoo Typos

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Typos are embarrassing in emails, dangerous in cover letters, cringe-inducing when they're on social media.

But it could always be worse: That mistake could be inked into your skin.

This September, a few unlucky Colombians will be freed from that plight. An institute dedicated to studying and teaching the Spanish ...

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Texas Attorney General Indicted On Felony Charges, 'New York Times' Reports

Saturday, August 01, 2015

A grand jury has indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on three counts of securities fraud, according to multiple media reports.

Paxton is accused of misleading investors in a technology company — by encouraging investments without revealing he was making a commission on them — and, on a lesser charge, ...

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Fiat Chrysler Hit With Record $105 Million Fine Over Safety Recalls

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Federal regulators are fining Fiat Chrysler $105 million for failing to acknowledge and address safety defects in a timely fashion.

The civil penalty — the largest ever imposed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration — will be accompanied by three years of "unprecedented" federal oversight, the agency says. Fiat ...

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U.S. Women Win World Cup Final 5-2, After Spectacular Start

Sunday, July 05, 2015

The U.S. team won the Women's World Cup soccer final 5-2 in a game that brought U.S. fans to their feet, reduced polished sportswriters to all-caps expressions of awe and rewrote FIFA records — and that was just in the first half.

The game began in spectacular fashion: In the ...

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#NPRreads: The 'Grexit,' Video Games And Fleeing The Rwandan Genocide

Friday, July 03, 2015

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

This week, ...

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Nearly 500 Burned In Taiwan As Fire Erupts In Water Park

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Nearly 500 people were injured at a water park in Taiwan after an explosion at a music event caused a fire to break out Saturday night.

The fire started during an evening rap performance in New Taipei City, NPR's Frank Langfitt, reporting from Shanghai, tells our Newscast unit. The accident ...

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U.S. Airstrikes In Libya Kill Algerian Militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Updated at 8:50 p.m. EDT

U.S. airstrikes in Libya have killed Algerian militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who led the 2013 attack on an Algerian gas plant that killed at least 38 foreign hostages.

Two Pentagon officials confirm that U.S. airstrikes killed Belmokhtar. The Libyan government also released a statement confirming his ...

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'Fun Home,' 'Curious Incident' Take Home Top Tony Awards

Sunday, June 07, 2015

The Fun Home had a fun night at the 2015 Tonys: the musical, based on Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir, won not only best musical but best book, best original score, best direction of a musical and best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical.

Earlier this ...

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After 37 Years, A Triple Crown Winner At Last: American Pharoah Sweeps The Races

Saturday, June 06, 2015

It took nearly four decades, but a horse has once again attained the honor that some call the most difficult achievement in sports: American Pharoah, after winning the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, ran to victory in the Belmont Stakes as well.

He's the first Triple Crown winner since ...

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John Kerry Breaks Leg In Bicycle Accident Outside Geneva

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Updated at 11:40 a.m. ET

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has broken his leg in a bike crash outside of Geneva, the State Department has confirmed.

"Secretary Kerry broke his right femur in a bicycling accident this morning in Scionzier, France," State Department spokesman John Kirby says.

"Given the ...

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