Antarctica is a place where you can see icebergs breaking apart. And, seeing that, it’s hard to ignore how climate change is affecting the planet. Visitors contribute to that climate change and melting ice. Getting there involves flying somewhere and taking a ship.
Nearly 3,000 delegates from across China are gathering in Beijing for the nation's annual parliamentary meeting. The biggest news out of the National People’s Congress is the abolition of term limits for the presidency, a move that could undermine the Chinese Communist Party. But there are other signs of how China is shifting towards the future.
A conservative think tank has written policy that would give every child of an active-duty service member an education savings account. Some worry that will drain a large source of funds for many Arizona schools.
If you’re anything like The Show staff, you didn’t do too well in your Oscar pool last night. But a few people who did do well — Guillermo del Toro and the cast and crew of The Shape of Water — as well as Jordan Peele and Frances McDormand, and a graduate of my alma mater, Brophy — Glen Keane for best animated short.
Tensions between the U.S. and Mexico have been heightened since President Trump took office in 2017. And uncertainty may be growing, thanks to the decision by U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson’s decision to resign her post. She’ll leave in May. Jacobson is one of the most experienced people in the State Department when it comes to Latin America.
It seems there are fewer pilots flying the friendly skies — there’s a looming commercial pilot shortage on the horizon. Here to talk about why, and what to do about it is Steven Scates. He’s chair of the Flight Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott.
To a lot of Americans, it appears that what divides us is gaining momentum over what unites us. And a new PBS film, "American Creed," digs deeply into whether those divisions can be overcome by this country’s populace having a common purpose. In a recent editorial, The Arizona Republic explored those issues. And Editorial Director Phil Boas is with me for his weekly appearance to talk about it.
Chinese President Xi Jinping appears set to be able to remain in that position for as long as he’d like; the National People’s Congress is meeting this week and doing away with presidential term limits is one item on its agenda. Here to talk more about that, and some of the other big events this coming week on the international stage is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi.