KJZZ News

As more Americans are in worse shape, it’s getting more difficult to recruit physically fit people for the Army. And once soldiers actually enlist, they’re not necessarily exempt from their own fitness challenges.
Mar. 7, 2018
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says Canada and Mexico may be exempted from likely American tariffs on steel and aluminum, if talks on a renegotiated NAFTA go well. Here to talk about what the secretary’s comments may mean is Patrick Temple-West, a business reporter for Politico.
Mar. 7, 2018
ASU has put Lawrence Krauss on administrative leave, while the university investigates allegations of sexual misconduct; Krauss has denied all of the allegations. Here to talk about this is Peter Aldhous, a science reporter for BuzzFeed News, who first reported on the allegations against Krauss.
Mar. 7, 2018
When Cliven Bundy and his sons were in the headlines last year for the takeover of a remote Eastern Oregon wildlife refuge, it might have been lost that the original dispute was over his cattle grazing on federal lands.
Mar. 7, 2018
Finding out about your family genealogy is becoming easier, as companies allow you to send in a DNA sample, and will tell you where you’re from. But how accurate are these tests?
Mar. 7, 2018
The Council on American-Islamic Relations is suing ASU, the Arizona Board of Regents, and the state of Arizona.
Mar. 7, 2018
The Justice Department is suing California over three immigration laws the state passed. Here to talk more about this is Jude Joffe-Block, a journalist in Phoenix and New America Fellow.
Mar. 7, 2018
The Takeaway: Chicago Organizers Protest One of Their Own: Barack Obama
Chicago organizers want more guarantees that locals won’t be pushed out of the community because of Obama Presidential Center, which is scheduled to open in 2020.
Mar. 7, 2018
Bill To Fix National Parks Would Use Energy Revenue
Nine members of Congress introduced a bill Wednesday that would use revenue from energy produced on federal lands and waters to pay to fix national park infrastructure.
Mar. 7, 2018
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton gave his last State of the City address yesterday.
Mar. 7, 2018
The governing board unanimously voted to enter contract negotiations with Park City Schools Superintendent Ember Conley. “It’s not just education,” Conley said at a public forum Monday night. “It’s being able to help students to learn to grow and to reach their dreams.”
Mar. 7, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why It Takes A Stronger Person To Create Than Criticize
Tearing down something is quick, easy and often gratifying. What's more time-consuming and difficult is creating, building and constructing. However, the reasons why we are more likely to criticize than create aren't just about effort.
Mar. 7, 2018
The Takeaway: Teachers Reflect After West Virginia Strike
Public school students in West Virginia head back to school today after a statewide teacher strike that spanned three weeks finally ended on Tuesday. Educators and other state employees finally struck a deal on a pay increase with lawmakers in Charleston. Two teachers from the state give their assessment of the deal.
Mar. 7, 2018
Singer-songerwriter Chris Thile and his show Live From Here, which airs on KJZZ, will be in Tempe on Saturday. We caught up with him ahead of his performance in the Valley.
Mar. 7, 2018
Educators around the state Wednesday are wearing red to raise awareness about the issues teachers face from low pay to under-stocked classrooms. “I’ve not seen this many teachers this frustrated since I’ve been in Arizona,” said Joe Thomas, who’s taught for more than two decades and now president of the Arizona Education Association.
Mar. 7, 2018
Doctors are taught that we shouldn’t practice medicine on family members — but who is family? KJZZ medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven considers the question.
Mar. 7, 2018
State lawmakers are moving to close a loophole that allows some people to escape serious punishment when they cause a serious car crash.
Mar. 7, 2018
Ranchers and livestock producers in Navajo and Apache counties may be eligible for 2018 drought disaster assistance, with something called the Livestock Forage Disaster Program, or LFP.
Mar. 6, 2018
Lawyers Ask Court to Declare Jailed Mexican Journalist
Human rights attorneys are fighting for a Mexican journalist jailed after seeking asylum in the United States to be freed from an immigration detention center in El Paso, Texas.
Mar. 6, 2018
Storytelling has been a part of the human experience for as long as anyone can remember. In his book, "The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization," Harvard professor Martin Puchner writes about the continuing power of storytelling and why the classics endure.
Mar. 6, 2018

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