Over the past week, emergency responders reported 191 suspected opioid overdoses in Arizona and 15 deaths. With me to talk about the numbers and what they mean is Dr. Cara Christ, director of the state Department of Health Services.
Those supporting the Republican plan to appeal the Affordable Care Act suffered another blow on Tuesday after the Congressional Budget Office found that the Senate's healthcare bill, known as the Better Care Reconciliation Act, would cause 22 million Americans to lose coverage by 2026.
The process of drawing political district boundaries is a political, and often controversial, one. The Associated Press just released an analysis, applying a formula used in a court case in Wisconsin, to get a sense of how gerrymandered the country is, and which party benefits from that.
The Navajo Nation Council voted to keep the Navajo Generating Station open until 2019 then work with its owner to shut it down. This legislation buys the tribe a little more time to find a new source of revenue and jobs.
Sen. Jeff Flake will meet in Washington today with a delegation of senators visiting from Mexico, and the central topic on the agenda is expected to be the negotiations for trade in North America that will begin later this year.
What if scientists could better predict when a volcano might erupt? Work being done by researchers at ASU could lead to that — they’re tracking the heating history of magma, the molten rock inside the earth. What they’ve found was published in the journal Science earlier this month.
For centuries the Navajo herded sheep all across the rolling hills and mesas that make up the vast reservation. Over the last three decades, many of those sheep have grazed on abandoned uranium mines that are still toxic today. Researchers are now investigating whether this Navajo staple is killing people. Part two of the series Fry Bread Nation.