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Earlier this year, some were outraged when there were no women and few minorities among the 13 senators working on the Senate’s plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. It turns out, equal representation in health care issues also extends to the health care trials and studies that determine what treatments are approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Aug. 14, 2017
President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama have very few — if any — similarities when it comes to policy direction. And their speaking styles couldn’t be any more different. So why does a new study find that Trump and Obama use similar rhetoric?
Aug. 14, 2017
This week promises to be a busy one on the international stage, with important meetings and anniversaries. Our correspondent this morning with a look ahead is the BBC’s Rich Preston.
Aug. 14, 2017
Matching an open position with a potential job candidate can be a difficult task. And apparently, some recruiters have decided it’s so tough, they’ve resorted to techniques that can be described as somewhat shady.
Aug. 14, 2017
An early political endorsement from Joe Arpaio may end up paying off. On Sunday, the president told Fox News he was “seriously considering a pardon” for the former sheriff.
Aug. 14, 2017
The rise of registered independents in Arizona and across the country has revived the hope that some have for a third party to either win the White House or make a race much more interesting.
Aug. 14, 2017
The Interior Department is still considering reducing the size of a number of national monuments. A few others in Arizona are still under consideration, including Ironwood Forest National Monument. Brandon Loomis covers the environment for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Aug. 14, 2017
12 Transgender Women From Central America And Mexico Seek Asylum In U.S.
Twelve transgender individuals from Central America and Mexico who asked for asylum last week in Nogales are now in the U.S. immigration system. They were accompanied by five gay males, also seeking asylum in the United States.
Aug. 14, 2017
The Pulse: World Weather Libraries Offer Historic Clues About Climate
Whether it's an especially hot or cold day — or mild or unmemorable one - the weather reports coming through the radio, the internet and the nightly news all get collected in real time by meteorological forecasters. But then, those records find their way to a central data center, or rather, a weather library of the world.
Aug. 14, 2017
The Takeaway: In Charlottesville, Brutality Takes To Streets At White Supremacist Rally
An eye witness weighs in on this weekend's violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, and one Kentucky mayor explains why he's expediting a plan to remove a Confederate statue.
Aug. 14, 2017
Maricopa County has installed two new flashing devices at roads meant to warn motorists not to continue if the road is flooded.
Aug. 14, 2017
Opponents of expanding school vouchers may see their efforts ultimately quashed on a technicality.
Aug. 14, 2017
Amid declining use, Tucson's City Council is considering new uses for five of its 15 public golf courses.
Aug. 14, 2017
And now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. Last week, the ACLU of Arizona began a campaign related to numbers showing that students of color and students with disabilities were being disproportionately punished in Maricopa County schools.
Aug. 14, 2017
The city contracted their jail services with private prison company Core Civic. More than a month into the contract, it appears Mesa is saving money on jail costs.
Aug. 14, 2017
Hundreds March In Tucson After Deadly Weekend In Charlottesville
Hundreds of people marched through downtown Tucson Sunday afternoon in protest of a white nationalist march that turned deadly.
Aug. 14, 2017
Aug. 21 is the first day of classes on Ottawa University’s new campus next door to Surprise City Hall, and enrollment at the private Christian school has so far exceeded expectations.
Aug. 14, 2017
If you're looking for locally-grown pecans, you can find them in eastern and central Arizona. Farmers are looking forward to a good harvest this year.
Aug. 14, 2017
More Valley parents are opting to send their kindergartners to mandarin Chinese immersion programs. An elementary school in Scottsdale is joining a growing group of public schools to offer the curriculum.
Aug. 14, 2017
If your morning routine includes vitamin supplements, you may not be getting results. New research says glucosamine does not ease pain.
Aug. 14, 2017

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