Laura Sullivan

Laura Sullivan appears in the following:

White House Says Any Response To Sony Attack Needs To Be 'Proportional'

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The White House won't confirm North Korea is behind the attack, citing an ongoing investigation. Nevertheless, it is mulling over its options.


Thousands March Across U.S. Protesting Police Brutality

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Tens of thousands gathered in cities across the country on Saturday to draw attention to several high-profile deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police.


Study: Just 20 Percent Of Female Campus Sexual Assault Victims Go To Police

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Justice Department research finds that women ages 18-24 who aren't enrolled in college are more likely than those who are in school to report having been assaulted.


Justice Department Vows To Fight States That Violate Indian Child Welfare Law

Monday, December 08, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder says the department is adding resources to bring states in line with a 36-year-old law that attempts to keep Native children close to their relatives and tribes.


Obama Administration Unveils New Limits On Racial Profiling

Monday, December 08, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder says he hopes state and local police will adopt the new guidelines for federal law enforcers.


Red Cross Finances Called Into Question

Sunday, December 07, 2014

For years, the American Red Cross has said that 91 percent of donations go to help victims of disasters. The only problem? It's not true. This story originally aired Dec. 4 on All Things Considered.


Red Cross Misstates How Donors' Dollars Are Spent

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Red Cross officials have repeatedly said 91 cents of every dollar donated to the charity goes to disaster relief services. But an investigation by NPR and ProPublica found that's just not true.


Ohio State Football Player's Death Draws Attention To Head Injuries

Monday, December 01, 2014

Kosta Karageorge was found dead of an apparent suicide. His mother reportedly told police he sent her a text message before he disappeared saying concussions had messed up his head.


Community Activists Question Timing Of Grand Jury Announcement

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Some of those who attended planning meetings with local officials blamed police and the county attorney's office for fueling the unrest by making the finding public at night and with little warning.


Last 'Angola 3' Inmate's Conviction Should Be Thrown Out, Court Says

Friday, November 21, 2014

Albert Woodfox has spent about 40 years in solitary for the 1972 murder of a prison guard. A federal appeals court's unanimous decision could set him free, if the state decides not to challenge it.


Keep Your Head Up: 'Text Neck' Takes A Toll On The Spine

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Newly published research finds that common texting posture can put as much as 60 pounds of force on the cervical spine.


Ohio Bill Would Shield Source Of Lethal Injection Drugs

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

As states struggle to obtain the drugs used to put someone to death, Ohio lawmakers consider a bill that would shield the ID of any drugmaker, pharmacy or medical professional involved in executions.


Tension Builds As Ferguson, Mo., Waits For Grand Jury Decision

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

As we wait for the announcement on whether a white police officer will be indicted in the shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old, we examine the case before the panel.


'Flying Doughnuts': Airbus Files Patent For A New Kind Of Plane

Monday, November 17, 2014

The new design would seat passengers within a circular seating area rather than in short rows inside a tube.


NBA Commissioner Thinks Gambling On Games Should Be Legal

Friday, November 14, 2014

Breaking with other major pro sports leagues, Adam Silver says the world is changing and that Congress should allow sports betting that is legal and regulated.


Red Cross Employee Survey Finds Doubts About Leadership, Ethics

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The results of an internal survey of more than 14,000 employees found that 4 out of 10 employees have doubts about the charity's commitment to ethical conduct.


China's Leader Says Journalists Are Like Broken Cars

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Even the White House wasn't sure what to expect when Chinese President Xi Jinping took a rare question from a U.S. reporter during a joint news conference with President Obama in Beijing.


Chinese Shoppers Set Record For 'Singles Day' Shopping Spree

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A day meant to celebrate being single has turned in to the world's largest shopping event. But it's unlikely to catch on in the U.S.


Police Can Seize And Sell Assets Even When The Owner Broke No Law

Monday, November 10, 2014

Civil asset forfeiture rules say all that matters is that the car or house or cash was used by somebody in a crime. Challenging the seizure is often too costly to be worth it.


Red Cross Troubles Have Been Building For Years

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Americans donated more than $300 million to the American Red Cross after Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Some are challenging the charity's effectiveness and its priorities. This isn't the first time.