Becky Sullivan

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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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Ariel Henry Will Become Haiti's Prime Minister, Ending A Power Struggle

Monday, July 19, 2021

Henry, a 71-year-old neurosurgeon and public official, had been appointed prime minister two days before the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse but hadn't been sworn in.

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U.S. COVID Deaths Are Rising Again. Experts Call It A 'Pandemic Of The Unvaccinated'

Friday, July 16, 2021

Reversing a months-long downward trend, deaths from COVID-19 have begun rising steadily this week. More than 99% of the recent fatalities were among people who had not been vaccinated.

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High-Profile COVID-19 Cases Are Disrupting Olympic Rosters And MLB Games

Friday, July 16, 2021

Among the recent positive cases is U.S. basketball player Bradley Beal, who won't play at the Tokyo Games. Across the U.S., games are on and fans are filling stadiums as coronavirus infections rise.

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New Restrictions In Minnesota Seek To Sharply Curtail Conversion Therapy For Minors

Thursday, July 15, 2021

After the state legislature failed two years running to enact a complete ban, Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order designed to "have the effect of barring access" to the discredited practice.

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Evacuation Of Afghan Interpreters And Others Who Aided U.S. To Begin In Late July

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The Biden administration faced mounting pressure to relocate about 18,000 Afghans who helped with U.S. military operations, along with their families. Many fear a resurgent Taliban will seek revenge.

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Athletes Will Have To Put On Their Own Medals At This Year's Olympic Games

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Out is the familiar sight of athletes dipping their heads as dignitaries drape medals over their necks. In: medals on a tray and officials with sanitized gloves, a COVID-19 precaution.

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