The U.S. has been fighting in Iraq since the original invasion of the country in 2003. One of the more successful periods of fighting there — though this doesn’t have universal agreement — was when the U.S. implemented what became known as the surge in 2007. Douglas Ollivant was an architect of that plan.
New Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was one of the more controversial Cabinet nominees by President Trump. We talked about DeVos and her potential impact on community colleges with Chancellor Maria Harper-Marinick of the Maricopa County Community College District.
The way we deal with immigrant detention has changed rapidly at the national and local level. KJZZ’s Jimmy Jenkins has been following the interaction between the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
On a party-line vote of 17-13, the state Senate has approved legislation that would expand Arizona’s racketeering laws to include rioting. We spoke with Republican Sen. John Kavanagh, a supporter of the legislation, and Democratic Sen. Katie Hobbs, who is opposed.
It’s been hot Down Under — like, record-setting hot. Australia’s seen a heat wave that caused temperatures and wildfire concerns to rise. To talk about some of those similarities between Arizona and Australia's desert areas is Dave White, a Fellow at the Global Security Initiative at ASU.
Now that Scott Pruitt is the head of the EPA, we wanted to find out what an Arizona environmentalist thinks some of the top issues might be. Pat Graham is the Arizona state director for the Nature Conservancy.
When Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates announced the Bureau of Prisons would phase out the use of private detention facilities in August 2016, it reflected a change in the Obama administration. On Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions changed course, saying the previous directive from Yates “impaired the bureau’s ability to meet the future needs of the federal corrections system.”
Student-athletes are often among the most recognized people on college campuses — especially at those schools with big-time sports. A University of Arizona researcher wanted to measure how allied some college athletes are with the LGBT community.
Many Arizona mayors and real-estate groups are speaking out against a bill in the state Legislature that they say would take away their only economic tool they have to attract large-scale development and business investment. House Bill 2213 goes after Government Property Lease Excise Taxes, or GPLETs.
Even before he was president, candidate Donald Trump wasn’t shy about criticizing judges he thought had made questionable decisions. We spoke with Joseph Ura, an associate professor of political science at Texas A&M, has co-written a study called "Confidence and Constraint: Public Opinion and the Roberts Court."