Becky Sullivan

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Prosecutors cannot call those shot by Kyle Rittenhouse 'victims.' But 'looters' is OK

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The defense may also call them "arsonists," the judge ruled. The criminal trial of Rittenhouse, the teenager who shot and killed two protesters in Kenosha, Wis., begins next week.

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The coup in Sudan could threaten U.S. influence in a strategically important region

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

After overthrowing dictator Omar al-Bashir in 2019, Sudan's joint civilian-military transitional government seemed to be stabilizing the nation. Monday's coup took American officials by surprise.

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A Black museum asks to melt Charlottesville's Robert E. Lee statue to create new art

Friday, October 22, 2021

In 2017, debate over Charlottesville's Robert E. Lee statue sparked a violent neo-Nazi rally that left a woman dead. Now, a Black cultural center wants to melt it down and turn it into public art.

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Alec Baldwin is cooperating with police in the prop gun shooting death on 'Rust' set

Friday, October 22, 2021

The actor fired the prop gun that killed a cinematographer during filming of the movie Rust, police said. On Friday, Baldwin expressed "shock and sadness" over the incident.

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Months after the Olympics, Simone Biles says she's 'still scared to do gymnastics'

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Biles shocked the world when she withdrew from events at the Olympics this summer, citing a phenomenon called the "twisties." In an interview Thursday, she says she's still grappling with it.

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Celtics games have been turned off in China after one player's pro-Tibet tweet

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter waded into an especially sensitive subject for the NBA with his comments advocating for a free Tibet, as China is by far the league's largest foreign market.

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Researchers pinpoint when the Vikings came to Canada. It was exactly 1,000 years ago

Thursday, October 21, 2021

It has long been known that the Vikings arrived in the Americas sometime before Christopher Columbus. Now, a new article in the journal Nature concludes the exact year was 1021.

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The owner of three escaped zebras in Maryland has been charged with animal cruelty

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Jerry Holly, the owner of an exotic animals breeding business, has been charged with three counts of animal cruelty, after one of his three escaped zebras was found dead in a snare trap.

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Prosecutors recommend probation for Breonna Taylor's ex-boyfriend

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The police raid that killed Taylor was part of an investigation into Jamarcus Glover's drug dealing. Prosecutors, who once sought 10 years and an implication of Taylor, are now recommending probation.

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Taliban will allow a national polio vaccination campaign in Afghanistan, says WHO

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Since 2018, the militant group has blocked such efforts, leaving millions of children unprotected. The World Health Organization reports that the Taliban is now reversing that stance.

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Complaints about spam texts were up 146% last year. Now, the FCC wants to take action

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Even as the federal government has cracked down on robocalls, more than 47 billion spam texts have been sent so far in 2021, one company found, costing Americans millions.

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Police officers and unions put up a fight against vaccine mandates for public workers

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

More than 20 states and many major cities have mandated vaccines for public employees, but police unions are pushing back, warning of staffing shortages amid a nationwide uptick in violent crime.

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The U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of officers accused of excessive force

Monday, October 18, 2021

Advocates have called for the court or Congress to reform the qualified immunity doctrine, the controversial legal defense that protects police from liability when accused of misconduct.

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Hundreds Of Dead Migratory Birds In New York City Prompt Calls For Dimming Lights

Thursday, September 16, 2021

After a volunteer collected more than 200 dead migratory birds from the sidewalks around the World Trade Center, bird groups in the city called on the complex to dim unnecessary lights at night.

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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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