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The currents that move the world’s oceans also gather plastic into massive oceanic trash pools. Now, some groups want to field floating garbage collectors to deal with them.
Aug. 7, 2018
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday morning that the family of a teenager shot dead in Mexico by a U.S. Border Patrol agent across the border in Arizona can sue the agent and the U.S. government. The case stems from a 2012 shooting when Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz placed his gun between the bars of the border fence in Nogales and shot and killed the teen, Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez.
U.S. Border Patrol Agent Acquitted Of Second-Degree Murders
Aug. 7, 2018
March For Our Lives Arizona, the student-led group, has worked since earlier this year to try to collaborate with the governor but has yet to hear anything, said the director.
Aug. 7, 2018
Charles Koch recently called Trump’s tariffs “disastrous” and the Brothers are balking at supporting Republicans who don’t take on the trade policy. Trump called their network “highly overrated” and said that they’re "two nice guys with bad ideas."
Aug. 7, 2018
What makes a hit? What makes something popular? Derek Thompson tries to answer those questions in his book "Hit Makers: How to Succeed in an Age of Distraction." He explained why some things become really cool and others are forgotten to history?
Aug. 7, 2018
The differences between President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama are dramatic. Not only are their policy beliefs on opposite ends, their public personas bear almost no resemblance to each other. But they both won elections to put them in the White House. What does all of that say about American voters?
Aug. 7, 2018
When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed in 2017, the corporate tax rate dropped from 35 percent to 21 percent, making it the biggest tax overhaul since 1986.
Aug. 7, 2018
African-American community and union leaders are gathering in Phoenix Tuesday to kick off a conference aimed at influencing the upcoming midterm elections. Held by the A. Philip Randolph Institute, the conference will focus on issues like health care, workers’ rights and economic opportunity. Its theme is “Staying Woke and Fighting Back.”
Aug. 7, 2018
The Goldwater Institute had sued to challenge a federal law that requires Native American children removed from the home to be placed with a Native American family. Mary Jo Pitzl of the Arizona Republic joined The Show to talk about the most recent ruling in the case.
Aug. 7, 2018
The future of healthcare is in femtech, according to Reenita Das with Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting and research firm. The term, which refers to "female technology" was coined by the Danish entrepreneur Ida Tin who founded Clue, a period and fertility-tracking app for women.
Aug. 7, 2018
The fashion industry used to be determined on a season-to-season basis by the well-known influential houses and companies. But that cycle has changed dramatically with increased technology and data available to consumers and producers alike.
Aug. 7, 2018
The growth of Arizona’s economy is palpable — whether it’s measured by population, the unemployment rate or increased state tax revenue. But is the entire state benefiting from that?
Aug. 7, 2018
The Phoenix City Council shakeups continue. Councilmember Kate Gallego announced she’ll officially step down from her seat to run for mayor, a position left open when former mayor Greg Stanton left in May to run for Congress.
Aug. 7, 2018
Some police officers working in the Phoenix area have a new place to work. HonorHealth has created community police beat offices at its Osborn and John C. Lincoln medical centers.
Aug. 7, 2018
The Navajo Nation is offering $50 for each surrendered horse to encourage the removal of unbranded, free-roaming horses from tribal land.
Aug. 7, 2018
Excessive heat and pollution advisory underway for much of Metro Phoenix, with California wildland smoke drifting into valley.
Aug. 7, 2018
When Chelsea Gaberdiel was 12, she found out from her mom was pregnant. She couldn't imagine her perfect little family of five needed another person. Chelsea didn't want to be excited even though everyone else around her was.
Aug. 7, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will not join Trump in calling members of the media "enemies of the people."
Aug. 7, 2018
The Takeaway:
August 12 marks one year since the 2017 Charlottesville Unite the Right rally. 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed when a man drove his car through a street crowded with counter-protesters. Dozens more were injured and the president refused to take sides.
Aug. 7, 2018
In a unanimous ruling Monday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals did not address the contention of the Goldwater Institute, who brought the case on behalf of Arizona couples adopting Native children, that the law is unfair and illegal.
Aug. 7, 2018

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