Colin Dwyer

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The St. Louis Blues Beat The Boston Bruins 4-1 In Stanley Cup Final

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Blues were a last place team in January. Now they are NHL champions for the first time in their franchise history.

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Linda Fairstein, Former 'Central Park 5' Prosecutor, Dropped By Her Publisher

Friday, June 07, 2019

Fairstein, who oversaw the case against five teens wrongfully convicted of rape, has become a novelist since leaving the courtroom. But a Netflix series is stirring controversy over her former role.

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Barnes & Noble Set To Be Sold To Elliott Management For About $683 Million

Friday, June 07, 2019

That price tag includes all of the book megachain's debt. Elliott's acquisition of the largest retail bookseller in the U.S. comes less than a year after it bought Waterstones, the largest in the U.K.

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Tayari Jones' 'Exquisitely Intimate' Novel Wins Women's Prize For Fiction

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

An American Marriage won the nearly $40,000 award, once known as the Orange Prize, at a ceremony Tuesday in London. "We all loved this brilliant book," the judges said.

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Chicago Police Roll Out Hundreds Of Pages Of Records In Jussie Smollett Case

Thursday, May 30, 2019

The document dump Thursday offers a detailed view of the case that investigators had crafted against the Empire actor, only to see prosecutors to drop those charges in a move that frustrated police.

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Tony Horwitz, Pulitzer-Winning Journalist And Historian, Dies At 60

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Horwitz's publisher says he died of apparent cardiac arrest. A Pulitzer Prize winner for covering the hardships of low-wage workers, the peripatetic writer sought truths obscured by history's cliches.

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Lonnie Bunch III Set To Become Smithsonian Institution's First Black Secretary

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Bunch, the founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, will assume the mantle of leadership — and in so doing, make history at the 173-year-old organization

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The Fine Art Of Stopping A Flying Puck

Monday, May 27, 2019

For decades, ice hockey goalies have carried on a tradition of painting their masks. Less visible, though, are the artists who design them — and the thriving cottage industry they've quietly built.

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Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan Writer And LGBTQ Activist, Dies At 48

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The author founded a platform for young Kenyan authors and came out as gay in a place where homosexuality has long been illegal. "Binyavanga was unbound in his imagining," said a friend and colleague.

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Anita Hill On 2020 Election: We Don't Need 'To Take The Lesser Of Two Evils'

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Hill, who testified against Clarence Thomas during his 1991 Senate confirmation hearings, accepted a PEN America Courage Award on Tuesday. She spoke to NPR about Joe Biden and the #MeToo movement.

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Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi's 'Call Me Zebra' Wins PEN/Faulkner Prize

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The 35-year-old author won $15,000 along with the prestigious award for fiction. As she tells NPR, the prize also carries a special significance for her personally.

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John Singleton, Pioneering Director Of 'Boyz N The Hood,' Dies At 51

Monday, April 29, 2019

The 1991 film earned him two Oscar nods and a spot in history as the youngest person and first African American ever nominated for best director. Singleton died in Los Angeles after a stroke.

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A Horrorshow Find: 'Clockwork Orange' Follow-Up Surfaces After Decades Unseen

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Not long after the release of the film adaptation, Anthony Burgess embarked on an ambitious companion to his seminal novel. But it was never published, and the manuscript went unread — until now.

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Academy Leaves Door Open To Netflix After Tussle Over Oscars Eligibility Rules

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

A controversial proposal would have limited the ability of streaming services to compete for Oscars. But after a dust-up that even included the Justice Department, the academy decided against it.

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David Brion Davis, Who Helped Remake The Study Of Slavery, Dies At 92

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The historian's trilogy, The Problem of Slavery, won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, among others. More than that, though, a colleague says Davis' work "shook up the field of history."

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Pulitzer Prizes Honor Journalists Under Threat With New Crop Of Winners

Monday, April 15, 2019

Judges sought to support the media "even if some wrongly degrade [it] as the enemy of the very democracy it serves." Honors went to The Advocate in Baton Rouge, La., Florida's Sun-Sentinel and others.

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Tayari Jones Takes Home Aspen Words Literary Prize For 'An American Marriage'

Thursday, April 11, 2019

The novel earned Jones the $35,000 award for tackling difficult social issues in fiction. The prize's head judge says the book is "going to have a place in the literary imagination for a long time."

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Lori Loughlin, 15 Others Indicted On New Charges In College Admissions Scandal

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Tuesday's indictment hit them with money laundering and mail fraud charges, each of which could carry up to 20 years in prison. It comes just a day after 14 of their co-defendants pleaded guilty.

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Justice Department Warns Academy: New Oscar Rules 'May Raise Antitrust Concerns'

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

The reported proposals would limit eligibility for films debuting on streaming services such as Netflix. But the federal antitrust chief objects, and he laid out why in a letter to the academy's CEO.

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Making Sense Of The Smollett Legal Drama: What's Going On Here?

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Fair warning: There are questions we just can't answer at this point. But there are also plenty we can. Here's an attempt to explain the charges against the Empire actor — and the move to drop them.

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