Korva Coleman

In her work as an NPR newscaster, Korva Coleman is responsible for writing, producing, and delivering national newscasts for NPR's newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition. She is also a substitute host for Talk of the Nation, Weekend All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition Sunday with Liane Hansen.

Before joining NPR in March 1990, Coleman was a staff reporter and copy editor for the Washington Afro-American newspaper. She also produced and hosted First Edition, an overnight news program at NPR's member station WAMU-FM/Washington, DC.

Originally from Arizona, Coleman worked in commercial radio as news and public affairs directors at stations in Phoenix and Tucson. Her awards include Arizona Associated Press Awards for best radio newscast, editorial, and short feature. She was also nominated for Outstanding Young Woman of America in 1983.

Coleman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard University in 1989 and studied law at Georgetown University Law Center from 1989 to 1990.

 

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8:33am

Thu November 1, 2012
The Two-Way

Kentucky Train Derailment Triggers Chemical Fire, Forces Evacuation

Originally published on Thu November 1, 2012 10:23 am

A train carrying chemicals derails outside Louisville, Ky. and a fire breaks out, badly injuring three workers on Thursday, Nov. 1
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Thu November 1, 2012

8:29am

Wed October 31, 2012
The Two-Way

London Metropolitan Police Consider Selling New Scotland Yard

The rotating sign outside London Metropolitan Police headquarters.
Alastair Grant AP

It's elementary: London's Metropolitan Police needs to trim spending and rather than cut staff, senior officials are suggesting selling the iconic New Scotland Yard building.

The force needs to make huge budget cuts; getting rid of the building (which isn't in Scotland and doesn't have a yard) could save more than 10.5 million dollars, according to the Telegraph.

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Wed October 31, 2012

11:24am

Tue October 30, 2012
The Two-Way

New Bombing In Syria After Ineffective Truce Ends

Originally published on Wed October 31, 2012 5:46 am

An image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network, authenticated by AP reporting, shows attempts to rescue the wounded in Idlib, northern Syria following heavy bombing from military warplanes.
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It's been just a day after the grudging cease-fire expired between the Syrian government and rebels. Reports from Syria say government warplanes are bombing rebel-held areas with even greater vehemence.

Witnesses told Reuters there were air strikes in the eastern suburbs of Damascus, the city of Homs in central Syria, and a town in the north that's on the main highway between Damascus and Aleppo.

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