Becky Sullivan

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Benjamin Netanyahu's Reign As Israel's Prime Minister May Soon Be Ending

Monday, May 31, 2021

An improbable coalition of right-wing and left-wing parties in Israel is racing the clock to dethrone Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's longest-serving prime minister.

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Recovering From Airstrikes, Gazans Consider How To Move Forward With Israel

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

As the dust settles from the latest conflict between Hamas and Israel, Gazans are considering the prospects of armed resistance or negotiation with Israel.

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Quiet Holds For 2nd Day In Israel And Gaza As Focus Turns To Rebuilding

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Any rebuilding effort for Gaza will likely cost billions. International donors are wary that aid could be misused. Meanwhile, 800,000 in Gaza are without regular access to piped water.

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Israel And Hamas Agree To A Cease-Fire In The Gaza Conflict

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Officials in Gaza say at least 230 Palestinians have been killed in the conflict. In Israel, 12 people have been killed.

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City Of Columbus To Pay $10 Million In Settlement With Family Of Andre Hill

Friday, May 14, 2021

Hill, a 47-year-old Black man, was unarmed and holding his cell phone when he was fatally shot by a Columbus police officer in December. The settlement is the largest in the city's history.

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What To Make Of The Yankees Outbreak? Scientists Say: Don't Panic, We Expected This

Friday, May 14, 2021

The New York Yankees have reported eight "breakthrough" cases among vaccinated staff and a player. Scientists say the outbreak is in line with what's already known about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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Missouri Will Not Expand Medicaid Despite Voters' Wishes, Governor Says

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Last year, Missouri voters approved a ballot measure to expand Medicaid. But Republican lawmakers refused to appropriate money to fund it. Now, a legal battle is all but certain.

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University Of South Carolina President Resigns After Plagiarizing Part Of Speech

Thursday, May 13, 2021

The crowd gasped when Robert Caslen, a former Army flag officer, called the graduating students "the newest alumni from the University of California." But his bungled speech didn't stop there.

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Knight Commission Urges NCAA And Schools To Tackle Racial Inequity

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Although Black athletes make up about half of D1 football and basketball players, they graduate and get coaching jobs at lower rates than their white peers. The commission says it's time that changes.

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Medina Spirit Allowed To Run In The Preakness Amid Controversy Over Failed Drug Test

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

After previously accusing critics of "cancel culture," trainer Bob Baffert admitted Tuesday that the horse had been given an ointment containing the offending drug in the days leading up to the Derby.

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30 Palestinians, 3 Israelis Reported Killed As Violence Escalates

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Palestinian health officials say 10 children were among the dozens of people killed in Gaza. The three Israelis were killed by rockets fired by Palestinian militants.

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U.S. Will Protect Gay And Transgender People Against Discrimination In Health Care

Monday, May 10, 2021

The announcement, which effectively reverses a Trump-era rule, springs from last summer's landmark Supreme Court decision banning employment discrimination against LGBTQ people.

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CDC Official Who Warned Americans Coronavirus Could Cause 'Severe' Disruption Resigns

Friday, May 07, 2021

Dr. Nancy Messonnier had served as the agency's top respiratory disease official since 2016. Then-President Donald Trump reportedly threatened to fire her after her comments in February 2020.

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New Study Estimates More Than 900,000 People Have Died Of COVID-19 In U.S.

Thursday, May 06, 2021

The total, estimated by researchers at the University of Washington, is 57% higher than the official death toll. Worldwide, they said, COVID-19 deaths are nearing 7 million, twice the official total.

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A Fancy Bottle Of Wine That Went To Space Can Be Yours For Perhaps A Million Dollars

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

The bottle of Pétrus 2000, a luxury wine that would normally cost about $6,500, spent 14 months on the International Space Station. Now, via Christie's, it can be yours.

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Garrett Rolfe, Officer Fired In Rayshard Brooks Killing, Reinstated But Put On Leave

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

The Atlanta Police Department moved to dismiss Rolfe the day after he shot Brooks. Rolfe will remain on administrative leave until his criminal charges are resolved, the department said.

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Man Who Shot And Killed 3 At Kansas Jewish Centers Dies In Prison

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. founded two white supremacist militias in the 1980s and served time in prison but fell off the radar of law enforcement before his deadly antisemitic rampage in 2014.

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3 Romance Novels Written By Stacey Abrams Will Be Reissued

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

The novels, published under the nom de plume Selena Montgomery, have been out of print for years. They form a trilogy, each starring Black lead characters working for a U.S. espionage organization.

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Family And Civil Rights Leaders Mourn Andrew Brown Jr. At Funeral

Monday, May 03, 2021

Brown, a 42-year-old Black man, was shot dead by sheriff's deputies as they arrived to carry out search and arrest warrants last month. The Rev. Al Sharpton delivered his eulogy.

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Prancer, The 'Haunted Victorian Child' Dog From Viral Ad, Has Been Adopted

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The 13-pound Chihuahua, who hates men, children and other animals, was also described as "a chucky doll in a dog's body." Now, he has found a home with a 36-year-old single woman in Connecticut.

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