Veritas Preparatory Academy
Great Hearts Academies — one of Arizona’s prestigious charter school networks — has fended off criticism in recent months for its transgender policy, which LGBTQ advocates calls discriminatory. Now some alumni who are upset with the policy are trying to get the school’s attention.
Sept. 22, 2017

KJZZ News

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The Arizona Game and Fish Department and Arizona Department of Environmental Quality have launched a “green light” initiative to identify fish species that may be consumed without limits.
Sept. 22, 2017
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People with HIV in Maricopa and Pinal counties will receive more medical care, counseling, nutrition services and transportation under a new $10 million federal grant.
Sept. 22, 2017
The fears that technology would isolate us from the rest of our community isn’t a new concept. People weren’t going to leave the house because they had to listen to the radio. Many are concerned now about a similar effect coming about because of social media.
Sept. 22, 2017
Our Black Fathers Committee
Growing up is challenging for just about everybody, but the kinds of challenges can vary dramatically. And for younger people of color, there may be fewer traditional role models to look to.
Sept. 22, 2017
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The award-winning Pixar film "Inside Out" explored five specific human emotions: joy, sadness, anger, fear and disgust. But a recent study concludes we have a lot more than that — somewhere between 25 and 27.
Sept. 22, 2017

NPR News

Even before Maria, the island suffered from frequent power outages and crippling debt. Now organizations must figure out how to deliver relief to a place that may not have electricity for months.
Sept. 22, 2017
Each year, law students argue hypothetical, futuristic case that takes place in space. This year, it's about who pays when two machines collide on the moon.
Sept. 22, 2017
More than 126,000 homes in the Houston area were damaged after Hurricane Harvey. Debris from the storm is estimated to fill space equivalent to 25 college football stadiums and take months to haul away.
Sept. 22, 2017
The study of a 49,000-year-old skeleton of a Neanderthal boy discovered in Spain indicates that he may have matured at about the same rate as children of modern homo sapiens.
Sept. 22, 2017
After a foul ball hit a young girl at Yankee Stadium this week, some Major League Baseball teams will be adding extra netting along the baselines to protect fans.
Sept. 22, 2017