Becky Sullivan

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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ProPublica Corrects Its Story On Trump's CIA Nominee Gina Haspel And Waterboarding

Friday, March 16, 2018

The investigative and fact-checking newsroom is retracting parts of its story that had resurfaced after Gina Haspel was picked by President Trump to lead the CIA.

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In Houston, Most Hospitals 'Up And Fully Functional'

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

In the past few days, Southeast Texas' catastrophic medical operations center has faced challenges like it has never seen before in keeping the health care system functioning.

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Manhattan Beach: The Spiritual Home Of American Beach Volleyball

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Manhattan Beach in California is the home court of several Olympic beach volleyball players, including Kerri Walsh-Jennings who is playing for a bronze medal Wednesday night.

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NFL Player Laremy Tunsil Loses Millions In Draft After Twitter Hack

Friday, April 29, 2016

Last night before and during the NFL Draft, the Twitter and Instagram accounts of Laremy Tunsil, one of the draft's top prospects, were hacked and used to tweet a damaging video and screenshots.

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All Eyes Are On Colombia: Will Zika Trigger A Spike In Microcephaly?

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Researchers say Colombia offers a chance to learn more about Zika's possible link to microcephaly. If the country sees a sudden rise in cases as Brazil did, that's stronger evidence of a connection.

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Venezuela Won't Talk To Colombia About Zika — And That's A Problem

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Colombia would like to coordinate with Venezuela to fight the virus. That's not happening. Meanwhile, Venezuelans who cross the border may be bringing Zika with them.

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Colombian Clinic Probes A Mystery: Is Zika Triggering A Rare Disorder?

Friday, February 19, 2016

Since the fall, Colombia has seen about 100 cases of Guillain-Barre Syndrome. Most of the patients reported they'd had Zika virus. Researchers are trying to figure out what's going on.

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With Zika Looming, What's It Like At A Maternity Clinic In Colombia?

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

More than 5,000 pregnant women appear to have fallen sick with the virus. But there are no good tests for the birth defect possibly linked to this disease.

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Powerball Dreamers Flood 'Lucky' Stores In Los Angeles

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Ahead of Wednesday night's Powerball drawing for about $1.5 billion dollars, people waited in line down the block at a so-called "lucky" lottery retailer near Los Angeles.

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#NPRreads: 4 Of The Week's Most Compelling Stories

Saturday, December 19, 2015

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

From All Things Considered assistant producer ...

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'Star Wars' Superfan Describes Episode VII As 'The Movie We Always Wanted'

Friday, December 18, 2015

Sixteen years ago, Daniel Alter was first in line to see Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. NPR tracked him down to get his thoughts on the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens.

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