Becky Sullivan

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A massive volcano erupts near Tonga, causing tsunami waves as far as the West Coast

Saturday, January 15, 2022

An undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore there and around the Pacific, including a surges along the U.S. West Coast.

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Hackers disrupt payroll for thousands of employers — including hospitals

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Hundreds, if not thousands, of workers have missed out on overtime and holiday pay in recent weeks. In Cleveland, city administrators set up a "war room" to deal with the paycheck backlog.

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Biden, Obama among those to eulogize Senate titan Harry Reid at memorial service

Saturday, January 08, 2022

"In a town obsessed with appearances, Harry had a real vanity deficit. He didn't like phonies. He didn't like grandstanding. He was proud of the fact that he didn't own a tuxedo," said Obama.

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Amy Schneider is the first woman to win more than $1 million on 'Jeopardy!'

Saturday, January 08, 2022

Since her record-breaking run began on Nov. 17, Schneider has won 28 consecutive victories and become just the fourth person to top $1 million in regular-season earnings.

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Prosecutors detail warning signs missed by parents of Mich. school shooting suspect

Friday, January 07, 2022

The parents of the Michigan school shooting suspect ignored numerous warning signs that included hallucinations, animal torture and obsession over guns and Nazi propaganda, prosecutors say.

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How tennis star Novak Djokovic ended up in Australian immigration detention

Thursday, January 06, 2022

After months of speculation over whether the vaccine-skeptical star would take part in the Australian Open, Djokovic seemed set to play — then border officials revoked his visa, leaving him in limbo.

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A Missouri county asks for help designing a new seal after old one turns heads online

Wednesday, January 05, 2022

The current St. Francois County seal, designed in 2018 by a county commissioner who says he is "not artistically inclined," was upvoted thousands of times on Reddit's "CrappyDesign" forum.

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The CDC now recommends Pfizer boosters after 5 months, down from 6

Tuesday, January 04, 2022

The move to shorten the Pfizer booster interval comes as the U.S. shatters daily case records. The recommended interval for those who received Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines has not changed.

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Snow puts out Colorado wildfires with 3 people missing and nearly 1,000 homes burned

Saturday, January 01, 2022

Local officials said three people were still unaccounted for after the most destructive wildfires in Colorado history. Authorities also raised the count of homes destroyed to nearly 1,000.

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Kim Potter is found guilty of manslaughter in the death of Daunte Wright

Thursday, December 23, 2021

The former Minnesota police officer appeared to accidentally draw her firearm instead of her Taser when she fatally shot the 20-year-old Black man during a traffic stop in April.

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Rahm Emanuel among dozens of late-night diplomatic post confirmations by the Senate

Saturday, December 18, 2021

The votes had been delayed by political maneuvering by Sen. Ted Cruz over a controversial pipeline in Europe. Emanuel's nomination as ambassador to Japan was among 41 nominations approved overnight.

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Kellogg's workers will vote on another tentative deal, but the strike may still go on

Friday, December 17, 2021

Union negotiators and company officials have reached another possible deal to end the months-long strike by 1,400 workers — but there are signs of opposition to the agreement.

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As COVID cases surge, pro sports leagues reevaluate their safety protocols

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Games were postponed in the NHL and NBA as stars were sidelined by COVID exposure, while 94 NFL players tested positive since Monday. Now, leagues are moving to strengthen safety measures.

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New Zealand's unique cigarette ban may be a model for other countries

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The proposed law would effectively impose a lifetime cigarette ban for people aged 14 and younger. Researchers applauded it but said similar bans elsewhere could be more challenging.

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Kronos hack will likely affect how employers issue paychecks and track hours

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

The attack affects several of its systems, including how employees can track their paid time off and how they can get paid, according to the company.

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Kellogg says it will permanently replace striking employees

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Kellogg's has announced it would hire new, permanent workers for its cereal plants to replace the union employees who have been on strike for the past two months.

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What happens next in abortion providers' fight to challenge the Texas law

Friday, December 10, 2021

Although the Supreme Court ruling allows the lawsuit to proceed in federal court, attorneys for Whole Woman's Health said the justices' decision narrows their legal avenues to blocking the law.

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Actions by school staff before Michigan shooting fuel questions about their liability

Thursday, December 09, 2021

After his teacher found a disturbing drawing, the suspect was allowed to return to class without a search of his backpack or locker. "A lot could have been done different," the prosecutor has said.

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Trial begins for ex-officer Kim Potter, who fatally shot Daunte Wright

Wednesday, December 08, 2021

Defense lawyers argued that Potter's use of a weapon was justified, even as they acknowledged she meant to draw her Taser, not her handgun. "She's a human being," said attorney Paul Engh.

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A blizzard warning in Hawaii but no snow yet in Denver, in unusual December weather

Saturday, December 04, 2021

In Denver, no snow has yet fallen this season — smashing the city's previous record of Nov. 21 for the latest ever recorded first snowfall.

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