The Trump administration has decided to pull the U.S. out of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Joining me with more details is Matthew Lee, diplomatic writer for the Associated Press.
Physicians and researchers have been trying to defeat TB for centuries. And new research from TGen suggests there’s promise in preventing patients from developing a resistance to tuberculosis drugs. With me to explain is Dr. David Engelthaler, co-director of TGen’s Pathogen Genomics Division.
This week, the city of Phoenix installed its first protected bike lanes. You’ll find them on a stretch of 15th Avenue, between Van Buren and Jefferson streets. The lanes on 15th Avenue include plastic posts in between the bike lane and the car lane. These signal the divide more clearly to drivers.
Arizona firefighters are prepared to offer their services to help California battle the deadly fires in the state’s wine country. Arizona has already sent 55 trucks and 150 personnel to combat the fires.
The utility EPCOR is proposing setting up a hauling station close to New River and Desert Hills, two communities where some residents are at risk of losing water access at the end of the year. But EPCOR would need to buy or lease a vacant lot from the neighboring town Anthem.
This question facing drug users - do you call 911 during an overdose - has increasingly become a public health concern as opioid overdoses have skyrocketed. Many states have laws designed to get people to do that without fear of being arrested. But in recent years, efforts to make that happen in Arizona have gone nowhere. Some hope that could finally change.
The companies say the community would be the first of its kind in the U.S. and comes as utilities have been studying the potential benefits of integrating battery storage along distribution grids and decreasing reliance on centralized fossil fuel plants.