Colin Dwyer

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PHOTOS: A 'Massive' Wildfire Is Now Blazing In Greenland

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

NASA satellites detected the blaze just over a week ago. Since then, the rare wildfire in western Greenland has continued to burn through a region far better known for its ice and snow.

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As Arrests Mount, Venezuela's Opposition Struggles To Find A Way Forward

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

The country's high court ordered the arrest of Ramon Muchacho, a mayor who is part of the opposition. Anti-Maduro groups are weighing what to do next — and some fear violence is on the table.

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A Cartoon's Black Star Prompts A Fight: What Did Roman Britain Look Like?

Monday, August 07, 2017

The BBC children's film starred a black Roman soldier in ancient Britannia. Was it an accurate portrayal of a multi-ethnic empire or an "incredibly deceptive" anachronism? The dustup has lasted weeks.

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What Bloodied This Teen's Feet? Tiny Marine Flesh Eaters Had Scientists Stumped

Monday, August 07, 2017

After a 30-minute soak, Sam Kanizay left the water bleeding profusely. Exactly what attacked him puzzled experts, though — that is, until his father tracked down some of the little creatures.

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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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Sam Shepard, 'Poet Laureate Of America's Emotional Badlands,' Dies At 73

Monday, July 31, 2017

A Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor, Shepard cut a towering presence in theater and cinema. He died last week of complications from ALS, a family spokesman says.

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Vacation's Untimely End: 10,000 Evacuated From Popular N.C. Destination

Friday, July 28, 2017

Thousands of tourists were stripped of air conditioning and places to eat after a power outage on North Carolina's Outer Banks. Now, they've been forced to leave, cutting many vacations short.

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North Korea Says Successful ICBM Test Shows U.S. Is In Striking Distance

Friday, July 28, 2017

The launch comes just weeks after Pyongyang tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile. The Pentagon says the missile, which landed in the Sea of Japan, was no threat to the U.S.

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Madcap 'Sit-Com' From Peter Pan's Creator Finally Sees The Light Of Day

Friday, July 28, 2017

J.M. Barrie penned The Reconstruction of the Crime with E.V. Lucas — but the play was never performed in his lifetime or the 80 years since. Now, the tale of mistaken identity is getting published.

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Michiko Kakutani, Chief 'Times' Book Critic, Steps Down After Nearly 4 Decades

Thursday, July 27, 2017

For 38 years the Pulitzer Prize winner was one of the most influential voices in the world of books. During her tenure, she lauded — or lambasted — just about all of this generation's great writers.

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