Becky Sullivan

Becky Sullivan appears in the following:

Monkeypox isn't like COVID-19 — and that's a good thing

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Although monkeypox's recent spread has caused concern, its similarities to smallpox have given the public health world a head start on combating it.

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Abbott CEO apologizes for the formula shortage as the first overseas shipment arrives

Sunday, May 22, 2022

"We're sorry to every family we've let down," wrote CEO Robert Ford. The shuttered plant at the heart of the shortage will reopen in June, but it may take months before production is back to normal.

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Body armor, worn by the Buffalo shooter, faces far fewer regulations than guns

Friday, May 20, 2022

A security guard at the Tops market tried to fire back at the shooter, but his fire struck body armor instead. Experts say use of body armor by mass shooters has trended up in recent years.

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Mariupol has fallen to Russia. Here's what that means for Ukraine

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

After months of fighting and shelling, Ukraine has ended its combat mission in Mariupol, and its remaining soldiers have been evacuated to Russian-held territory.

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In a visit to Buffalo, President Biden denounces white supremacy as a poison

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

The president visited the supermarket where last weekend's deadly shooting took place, then forcefully denounced white supremacy and the racist "Replacement" theory that inspired the shooter.

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The Buffalo suspect bought a rifle months after cops ordered a psychiatric evaluation

Monday, May 16, 2022

In June 2021, New York police sent the suspect to a hospital for an evaluation after he made a threat at his school. Then, he fell off of law enforcement's radar and bought a rifle earlier this year.

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The Buffalo suspect had threatened his high school last year, police say

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Authorities in Buffalo say the alleged gunman had threatened a shooting at his school in 2021. He was then sent for a mental health evaluation that lasted a day and a half.

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A passenger makes an emergency airplane landing in Florida

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

An air traffic controller coached a passenger through the plane landing on Tuesday.

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Firearm-related homicide rate skyrockets amid stresses of the pandemic, the CDC says

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The rate of U.S. gun homicides jumped nearly 35% in 2020 to the highest level in more than 25 years. And gaps widened for groups already at the highest risk, especially Black men and boys.

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'Sex Education' actor Ncuti Gatwa will be the first Black lead in 'Doctor Who'

Sunday, May 08, 2022

Gatwa, best known for the role of Eric Effiong in the Netflix series Sex Education, is the first Black person to be cast full-time in the starring role in the iconic BBC series.

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In a massive boxing upset, Dmitry Bivol takes out Canelo Álvarez

Sunday, May 08, 2022

Álvarez hadn't lost a fight since 2013 across four different weight classes. But on Saturday night in Las Vegas, he met his match in the Russian light heavyweight champion Bivol.

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How a massive steel plant became the center of Ukraine's resistance in Mariupol

Thursday, May 05, 2022

The final battle for Mariupol is taking place inside the Azovstal steel plant, a massive coastal complex in the besieged city. Hundreds of civilians are still trapped inside, officials say.

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Could overturning Roe v. Wade have implications beyond abortion?

Thursday, May 05, 2022

The draft Supreme Court opinion says it is limited to abortion, but advocates say same-sex marriage and birth control cases could be at risk.

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What conservative justices said — and didn't say — about Roe at their confirmations

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

Democrats say several conservative justices lied to the Senate in their confirmations. But nominees have long taken a careful line on Roe, acknowledging it as a precedent without saying much more.

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About 100 civilians escape Mariupol steel plant as Pelosi visits Zelenskyy in Kyiv

Sunday, May 01, 2022

The U.N. is helping to evacuate the remaining civilians, officials said Sunday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is the most senior U.S. official to visit Kyiv since the war began in February.

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Your dog is a good boy, but that's not necessarily because of its breed

Thursday, April 28, 2022

A new study based on thousands of DNA sequences and owner surveys finds that less than 10% of a dog's behavior — like howling, herding or retrieving — can be explained by its breed.

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Why France's presidential election matters far beyond its borders

Friday, April 22, 2022

Sunday's contest has implications for the spread of far-right ideology, France's relationship with the rest of Europe and the country's posture toward Russia.

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Residents of a devastated Chernihiv ponder their future after a Russian siege ends

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

For weeks, the Ukrainian city was bombarded daily. Villages outside of town were reduced to rubble. Residents are cleaning up and wondering how to move forward with their homes and livelihoods gone.

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What it was like in Chernihiv, Ukraine, during siege

Monday, April 11, 2022

Residents of Chernihiv endured a brutal siege for a month before Russian forces withdrew. Amid worries Russia will turn to more siege-like tactics as the war goes on, residents describe what happened.

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The U.S. is stepping up support for Ukraine in its war with Russia

Thursday, April 07, 2022

We look at the latest news out of Kyiv, from which Russian troops have pulled out, but the situation remains tense as an assault on eastern Ukraine is anticipated in the coming days.

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