Becky Sullivan

Becky Sullivan appears in the following:

How Recommendations Of An Obama Task Force Have, And Haven't, Changed U.S. Policing

Monday, June 22, 2020

The co-leaders of the task force, Charles Ramsey and Laurie Robinson, say their 2015 report is still a valuable playbook. But there are things — for instance, about hiring practices — they would add.


Mayor Of Kansas City, Mo., Wants To Eliminate Marijuana Offenses

Friday, June 19, 2020

Quinton Lucas says marijuana is often a pretext for police stops that disproportionately affect Black people. While pushing for local reforms, he doubts the possibility of larger, lasting change.


Supreme Court Says Pipeline May Cross Underneath Appalachian Trail

Monday, June 15, 2020

At the heart of the case was a legal question about which federal agency — if any — had authority to grant a permit for the pipeline, which would cross under the trail in central Virginia.


As The Nation Chants Her Name, Breonna Taylor's Family Grieves A Life 'Robbed'

Thursday, June 04, 2020

Breonna Taylor's family and friends mourn her death — and process what it means for her to become a national symbol. Police in Louisville, Ky., shot and killed the 26-year-old EMT in March.


The Louisville Community Who Loved David McAtee Has Questions About His Death

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

McAtee is remembered as a family man and the owner of Yaya's BBQ. He was shot and killed at his business Monday when police and National Guard were dispersing a crowd after curfew.


Tyson's Largest Pork Plant Reopens As Tests Show Surge In Coronavirus Cases

Friday, May 08, 2020

The Tyson Foods plant in Waterloo, Iowa, reopened Thursday after a coronavirus outbreak there. Black Hawk County Sheriff Tony Thompson says he'd support a second shutdown if the changes aren't enough.


I Used The Coronavirus Relief Money To Pay My Overdue Mortgage

Monday, May 04, 2020

Rocio Tirado, who works for a New Orleans area newspaper, has seen her pay drop during the pandemic. She asked her sons to be less wasteful. Her relief aid went toward her mortgage and a home repair.


Colorado City Employee Donates Stimulus Check To 3 Local Charities

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Scott Severs and his wife Julie Bartlett have been able to pay their mortgage and they have a healthy emergency fund. So he donated his federal rescue check, though he acknowledges not everyone can.


Supreme Court Pipeline Fight Could Disrupt How The Appalachian Trail Is Run

Friday, February 21, 2020

The Appalachian Trail is at the center of a legal case before the Supreme Court on Monday involving a proposed gas pipeline. Trail officials say it has become a football between the case's two sides.


Ayatollah Weeps And Iranians Rail Against U.S. During Funeral For Slain Commander

Monday, January 06, 2020

Caskets holding the bodies of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani and others killed in a U.S. drone strike last week in Iraq were paraded though the streets of Tehran as mourners chanted "death to America."


4 Months And Counting, An Acting Intelligence Chief In The Hot Seat

Friday, December 20, 2019

It's the longest that the director of national intelligence role has been unfilled since its creation 15 years ago. And the delay has implications for the U.S. intelligence community and beyond.


Nearly 8 Months After Hurricane Michael, Florida Panhandle Feels Left Behind

Friday, May 31, 2019

Floridians are still reeling from the Category 5 storm's effects. They've been waiting more than 230 days for Congress to pass a disaster relief bill. And the new hurricane season is about to begin.


'We're Survivors': Cleanup Begins On Florida's Devastated Coast

Friday, October 12, 2018

"We've done it before. It's just the price we pay for living where we live," said a woman who runs an oyster restaurant in an area that was pounded by dangerous storm surge from Hurricane Michael.


PHOTOS: Inside A North Korea That Is Changing — But At Its Own Pace

Monday, October 01, 2018

On a recent visit, NPR journalists witnessed a country in transformation that was at turns impressive, surreal, beautiful, melancholy and human. Still, its leaders retain tight control over society.


Kim Jong Un Says He's Building North Korea's Economy; It's Hard To Assess Progress

Monday, September 24, 2018

In the wake of summits with the leaders of the U.S. and South Korea, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has directed his country to focus on growing their economy rather than emphasizing nuclear weapons.


In Britain, Businesses Brace For A Hit Amid Tensions In The 'Special Relationship'

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Many in the U.K. are hoping that any tensions with the U.S. over trade are temporary – especially business owners.


Behind That Bonkers Golden Knights Pregame Show: 'We Threw Everything On The Wall'

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Sword fights. Neon-visored drum majors. A giant, firework-spitting helmet. The Vegas hockey team's spectacle is an anomaly in the stoic NHL — and that's just the way the team likes it.


10 Years After Housing Crisis: A Realtor, A Renter, Starting Over, Staying Put

Saturday, April 28, 2018

In Phoenix, homes lost 56 percent of their value during the bust, plunging hundreds of thousands of homeowners underwater on their mortgages. The market may have rebounded, but many scars remain.


A Decade After The Bubble Burst, House Flipping Is On The Rise

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

House flipping is at an 11-year high in the U.S. New research shows borrowers with good credit like flippers, and not subprime borrowers, were mainly responsible for the crash. Is another bust coming?


Tax Change Delivers A Blow To Professional Sports

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The change of a single word in the 2017 tax overhaul means professional sports franchises could take a big tax hit each time they trade a player.