Korva Coleman

Korva Coleman is a newscaster for NPR.

In this role, she is responsible for writing, producing, and delivering national newscasts airing during NPR's newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition. Occasionally she serves as a substitute host for Talk of the Nation, Weekend All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.

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

Early in her career, Coleman worked in commercial radio as news and public affairs directors at stations in Phoenix and Tucson.

Coleman's work has been recognized by the Arizona Associated Press Awards for best radio newscast, editorial, and short feature. In 1983, she was nominated for Outstanding Young Woman of America.

Coleman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard University. She studied law at Georgetown University Law Center.

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5:13pm

Wed June 6, 2012
The Two-Way

Was Miss USA Pageant Rigged? Trump Says No, Plans To Sue

Originally published on Wed June 6, 2012 5:34 pm

The former Miss Pennsylvania, Sheena Monnin.
Darren Decker AP

Barely a day after she competed in the Miss USA beauty contest, Miss Pennsylvania Sheena Monnin tore off her sash and fired a scorching resignation:

"In good conscience I can no longer be affiliated in any way with an organization I consider to be fraudulent, lacking in morals, inconsistent, and in many ways trashy."

Trashy? There's a surprising perjorative from a woman who says on Facebook she's spent a decade associated with the pageant.

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11:09am

Thu April 26, 2012
The Two-Way

New Allegations Surface Of Secret Service Misbehavior In El Salvador

Originally published on Thu April 26, 2012 1:24 pm

U.S. Secret Service

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano pledged on Wednesday the investigation into Secret Service agents who allegedly hired prostitutes this month in Cartagena, Colombia, "will be complete and thorough and we will leave no stone unturned."

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6:00pm

Sat March 17, 2012
The Two-Way

WikiLeaks Founder Assange To Run For Australian Senate

Originally published on Sat March 17, 2012 7:50 pm

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Kirsty Wigglesworth AP

Here's one way to spend time under house arrest: The WikiLeaks creator will run for the Senate in Australia, his home country. The revelation appeared, typically, on WikiLeaks' Twitter feed:

Assange is under house arrest in England, fighting extradition to Sweden, where he's accused of two sex crimes.

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3:55pm

Sat March 10, 2012
The Two-Way

Losing Sleep, Saving Time: Set Your Clock Forward This Weekend

Originally published on Sat March 10, 2012 7:51 pm

iStockphoto.com

Daylight saving time goes into effect at 2 a.m. tomorrow. Remember the adage, "Spring forward, fall back," and set your clock ahead by one hour before you go to bed tonight.

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3:58pm

Mon January 23, 2012
The Two-Way

Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk Suffers A Stroke

Originally published on Mon January 23, 2012 7:00 pm

Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., looks to a crowd of supporters during a campaign rally in Wheaton.
Nam Y. Huh AP

Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk is hospitalized in Chicago after undergoing surgery to relieve swelling on his brain; doctors discovered he'd suffered a stroke over the weekend.

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