Emily Sullivan

Emily Sullivan is a reporter and producer for NPR's News Desk where she covers breaking news, health, and business.

Sullivan got her start in public radio as an intern at member station WNYC. She also interned at The Village Voice, where she produced a music festival. Sullivan has reported and produced for NPR's business desk and presidential conflict of interest team, and won an Edward R. Murrow Award for an investigation into a Trump golf course's finances alongside members of the Embedded team. She's reported for WAMU, an NPR member station in Washington, DC, on teens and gun violence, HIV, and SNAP benefits.

Sullivan holds bachelors degrees in psychology and women's, gender, and sexuality studies from Fordham University.

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The Justice Department charged a Florida man on Friday in connection with a wave of improvised explosive devices sent to political critics of President Trump.

Cesar Altieri Sayoc, 56, is facing five federal charges after he was arrested in Plantation, Fla., following a national investigation. He faces a potential total of 48 years in prison.

Starting Wednesday, the sale of recreational marijuana begins in Canada following a law passed over the summer.

The law says anyone in Canada over the age of 18 is allowed to possess marijuana, provided it's less than 30 grams — just over an ounce. Canadians can also grow up to four marijuana plants in their home and buy from a provincially regulated retailer.