Colin Dwyer

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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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The Jussie Smollett Allegations: A Timeline Of What Happened When

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

A lot has happened in roughly two months — from the Empire actor's initial police report in Chicago to prosecutors' decision to drop the charges against him. Here's a brief history of the key dates.

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Prosecutors Drop Smollett Charges In Move Decried As 'Whitewash Of Justice'

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The Empire actor was accused of filing a false report of a hate crime. Now, the decision to drop the charges has exposed a stark fault line between Chicago authorities and state and county officials.

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'The Future Of Literature': Whiting Awards Celebrate 10 Emerging Writers

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The novelists, poets and playwrights won Wednesday partly for their work so far, but also for the promise they've shown. If previous winners are an indication, it's a promise they're likely to keep.

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Marcelo Gleiser Wins Templeton Prize For Quest To Confront 'Mystery Of Who We Are'

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The prestigious award comes with nearly $1.5 million in winnings. The physicist, who teaches at Dartmouth and has written for NPR, says he's driven by the "many questions we still have no clue about."

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Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty To Charges He Faked Attack Against Himself

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Chicago police say the Empire actor faked the January assault, and now he faces the prospect of prison time.

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Hal Blaine, 'Most Recorded Drummer In History,' Dies At 90

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The session musician's ubiquitous drums beat a path through rock history. As a member of the Wrecking Crew, Blaine can be heard backing everyone from Frank Sinatra to Neil Diamond and the Beach Boys.

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Arata Isozaki, Whose Hybrid Style Forged 'New Paths,' Wins Pritzker Prize

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Growing up in the shadow of World War II, the Japanese architect became fascinated with how people rebuild. Now, after decades of restless reinvention, he has won architecture's highest honor.

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R. Kelly Bond Set At $1 Million After Arrest On Charges Of Aggravated Sexual Abuse

Friday, February 22, 2019

The R&B star singer has been dogged for decades by allegations that he has sexually abused underage girls and women. Kelly now faces 10 counts of abuse.

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Jussie Smollett's Character Removed From Final Episodes Of 'Empire' Season

Friday, February 22, 2019

The actor was arrested Thursday for filing a false police report. Now, it appears the role that made him famous may be in doubt. Empire producers said they chose to "avoid further disruption on set."

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'I Want Justice': R. Kelly Accused Of Sexual Misconduct By 2 More Women

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Rochelle Washington and Latresa Scaff said the singer made sexual advances on them when they were underage in the mid-1990s. The claims come amid a flurry of renewed accusations against R. Kelly.

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Jussie Smollett 'Took Advantage Of The Pain And Anger Of Racism,' Police Say

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Empire actor has been released on bail after being arrested on charges of making a false police report. Officials say he paid two men to fake an attack on him to "further his own public profile."

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'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett Arrested On Charges Of Filing False Police Report

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The actor had reported being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack. Prosecutors say that report was not true.

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EXCLUSIVE: Aspen Words Literary Prize Unveils Its Finalists

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Five books remain in the running: Tommy Orange's There There; Tayari Jones' An American Marriage; David Chariandy's Brother; Jennifer Clement's Gun Love; and Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah.

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Karl Lagerfeld Dies; A High Priest Of High Fashion

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Karl Lagerfeld brought Fendi to new heights in the 1960s and revamped Chanel in the 1980s. He also was famous for his wit — and had a knack for making outrageous comments.

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