Becky Sullivan

Becky Sullivan appears in the following:

CBS Backtracks On 'The Activist' After A Backlash, Including From One Of Its Hosts

Thursday, September 16, 2021

When CBS announced a new show where activists would take part in competitions, critics said the format made a mockery of actual activism. Now, the show will drop the competitive element.

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A Cat — In A Miami Football Stadium For Some Reason — Dangles, Falls And Survives

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Fans gasped as the cat fell, then cheered when it survived. "If the cat can help our red-zone offense, I'll see if we can get it a scholarship," Miami's coach said afterward.

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Greenland Pummeled By Snow One Month After Its Summit Saw Rain For The First Time

Sunday, September 12, 2021

The remnants of Hurricane Larry, this season's longest-lasting storm, brought 100-mph gusts and feet of snow to some places in Greenland as its summer of record-breaking warmth came to a close.

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The FDA Postpones A Long-Awaited Decision On Juul's Vaping Products

Thursday, September 09, 2021

More than 500 companies submitted applications for 6.5 million vaping products to the FDA. The agency ruled on some of them but did not yet make a decision on products made by Juul.

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The U.S. Supreme Court Will Resume In-Person Oral Arguments This Fall

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

For more than a year, the Supreme Court has been conducting hearings via teleconference. But starting in October, the justices will be back on the bench.

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An Ohio Judge Reverses An Earlier Order Forcing A Hospital To Administer Ivermectin

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Doctors at West Chester Hospital were forced to give ivermectin to a COVID-19 patient after his wife went to court. A judge has reversed the order, citing lack of medical support for the treatment.

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The Haiti Earthquake's Latest Victim May Be The New School Year

Sunday, September 05, 2021

School is scheduled to begin Monday, but with hundreds of schools damaged or destroyed Haitian officials are considering a postponement.

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His Wheelchair Was Found Damaged Before The Race. Then He Set A Paralympic Record

Saturday, September 04, 2021

Belgian athlete Peter Genyn says his wheelchair was damaged in an act of "pure sabotage." A team raced to fix it in time for the final, where Genyn won gold.

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Twice As Nice: Pete Buttigieg And His Husband Announce The Arrival Of Two Children

Saturday, September 04, 2021

The secretary of transportation and his husband, Chasten, announced last month they had become parents. On Saturday, Buttigieg tweeted a picture of the couple with their two new children.

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Naomi Osaka Says She May Take Another Break From Tennis After Losing In The U.S. Open

Saturday, September 04, 2021

In a tearful post-match news conference, the tennis superstar says the sport no longer makes her happy. "I honestly don't know when I'm going to play my next tennis match," she says.

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Churches In Haiti Lie In Ruins After The Earthquake But Still Try To Comfort And Help

Monday, August 30, 2021

Hundreds of churches in the quake zone were damaged or destroyed. Services have resumed in many places, but rebuilding will be a lengthy process.

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In Over 2 Weeks Since The Haiti Earthquake, This ER Doctor Hasn't Slept At Home

Monday, August 30, 2021

What should have been an ordinary Saturday at the emergency room instead became a day Dr. Antoine Titus cannot forget.

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The U.S. Is Pledging Aid To Haiti But The Success Of Past Efforts Has Been Mixed

Thursday, August 26, 2021

USAID Administrator Samantha Power appeared with Haiti's prime minister to pledge $32 million in assistance for the earthquake-damaged nation. The primary needs are for shelter and medical care.

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Almost 2 Weeks After The Quake, Aid Is Just Getting To Some Remote Towns In Haiti

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The magnitude 7.2 earthquake killed more than 2,000 people and destroyed tens of thousands of homes in Haiti's southern peninsula. Recovery efforts have been slow.

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Samoan Court Clears The Way For The Nation's 1st Female Prime Minster

Friday, July 23, 2021

An appeals court ruling has ended a constitutional crisis and confirmed Fiame Naomi Mata'afa as the first woman to lead Samoa. After a tight election in April, two people claimed to be prime minister.

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The NFL Warns Teams Will Forfeit Games And Players Won't Be Paid In COVID Outbreaks

Thursday, July 22, 2021

In a memo sent to all 32 teams, the league announced that if games are canceled due to COVID-19 outbreaks among unvaccinated players, the season won't be extended for rescheduled games.

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CIA Director Says He Is Escalating Efforts To Solve 'Havana Syndrome' Mystery

Thursday, July 22, 2021

In an NPR interview, William Burns says he has appointed a senior officer who led the hunt for Osama bin Laden to head the investigation into ailments that has afflicted U.S. officials worldwide.

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Tips And 'Service With A Smile' Rules Fuel Sex Harassment In Restaurants, Study Says

Thursday, July 22, 2021

The authors say their research is the first to show an empirical link between tipping and forced friendliness to sex harassment. More than 70% of female restaurant workers report being harassed.

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UNC Becomes The First School To Organize Group Endorsement Deals For Its Players

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

As college athletes nationwide rush to ink individual sponsorship deals under a new NCAA policy, North Carolina is the first to say it will license players in groups alongside school trademarks.

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Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue Has A Trans Model On The Cover For The 1st Time

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Leyna Bloom, the 27-year-old model and actress who graces the cover, has broken many barriers since she came out in 2014. Her selection "heals a lot of pain in the world," she tweeted.

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