Laura Sullivan

investigative reporter for NPR.

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Laura Sullivan is a NPR News investigative correspondent whose work has cast a light on some of the country's most disadvantaged people.

Sullivan is one of NPR's most decorated journalists, with three Peabody Awards and two Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Silver Batons. She joined NPR in 2004 as a correspondent on the National Desk. For six years she covered crime and punishment issues, with reports airing regularly onMorning EditionAll Things Considered and other NPR programs before joining NPR's investigations unit.

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The recycling symbol is reassuring to find on the bottom of plastic containers — that triangle of three arrows with a number in the middle.

Plastics industry created a bogus recycling campaign to get people to buy more plastic

The recycling symbol is reassuring to find on the bottom of plastic containers — that triangle of three arrows with a number in the middle.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Red Cross has come under fire for its response to previous disasters, including Superstorm Sandy.

Should you donate to the Red Cross for Harvey relief efforts?

The Red Cross has come under fire for its response to previous disasters, including Superstorm Sandy.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A new investigation into the Red Cross in Haiti has revealed shocking news.

Tracking the Red Cross’ $500 Million in Haiti Relief

A new investigation into the Red Cross in Haiti has revealed shocking news.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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