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The Arizona State Board of Education is asking schools not to immediately share their newly issued letter grades. But some argue the school-performance scores are public records and can’t be withheld if someone requests them.
Sep. 25, 2017
Grief In Mexico City While It Recovers From Earthquake
Mexico is struggling with the aftermath of last week’s earthquakes. Official reports say the death toll has risen to 325 people; 186 in Mexico City alone.
Sep. 25, 2017
The FBI released its annual Uniform Crime Report on Monday, and violent crime is up in Arizona, following a national trend. Violent crime in Arizona is at its highest rate since 2008 but it’s still significantly lower than the historical peak in 1993.
Sep. 25, 2017
Oct. 5 is the cutoff date for DACA recipients to file for renewal. But an immigration attorney warned scam artists are using the deadline as an opportunity to snag the $495 renewal fee from desperate applicants seeking assistance with their filings.
Sep. 25, 2017
The fallout continues from the Equifax data breach — more than 140 million Americans have had their personal information compromised. Rob Knake is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he focuses on cybersecurity policy.
Sep. 25, 2017
Words are a vital part of how we communicate, but the words we use change over time. To help us understand all of that a lot better, we spoke with Cindi SturtzSreetharan, an associate professor in ASU’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change.
Sep. 25, 2017
On the heels of the German election on Sunday, another European country is anticipating an election this coming weekend.
Sep. 25, 2017
The Arizona Diamondbacks clinched a playoff spot on Sunday for the first time since 2011 with their victory over the Florida Marlins. Midseason acquisition J.D. Martinez got the game-winning hit and talked about it in the clubhouse.
Sep. 25, 2017
That cool air might signal the end of our beloved monsoon. The official end of the monsoon is Sept. 30, but I got a hold of Ken Waters at the National Weather Service here in Phoenix to find out why we have to say goodbye to the monsoons so early this year.
Sep. 25, 2017
A tiny school at the bottom of the Grand Canyon is at the heart of two lawsuits. One was filed by a former teacher — who only lasted a short time at Havasupai Elementary.
Sep. 25, 2017
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced on Friday that the Trump administration is officially rescinding Obama-era guidelines that were aimed at helping victims of sexual assaults on college campuses. But the issue of how to address sexual assaults on campus goes beyond the aftermath? One author thinks that universities can do more to stop sexual assaults before they happen.
Sep. 25, 2017
We did our regular check-in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. Our focus was on the future of the proposed health care legislation known as Graham-Cassidy — and U.S. Sen. John McCain’s impact on it.
Sep. 25, 2017
Fans combined with Monday commutes mean the City of Glendale is preparing for more traffic than usual.
Sep. 25, 2017
The Pulse: Your Final Resting Place: The Compost Pile
Environmentalists wonder how to put dead bodies to good use.
Sep. 25, 2017
The Takeaway: Athletes Take a Knee, From The Football Field To The Baseball Diamond
#TakeAKnee was trending Sunday as athletes, coaches, team owners and even a National Anthem singer responded in protest to comments made by President Donald Trump.
Sep. 25, 2017
The Takeaway: Trump Administration Rolls Out New Travel Ban
On Sunday, the Trump administration updated its travel ban, just hours before it was set to expire.
Sep. 25, 2017
The Takeaway: In Puerto Rico, The Situation Is
In Puerto Rico, The Situation Is 'Dire' After Hurricane Maria The island's delegate to Congress says the storm has set Puerto Rico back 20 to 30 years.
Sep. 25, 2017
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive: New DeVos Guidelines On Sexual Assault On College Campuses
Alesha Durfee is an Associate Professor at Arizona State University's School of Social Transformation. She discusses Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's new guidelines for sexual assault on college campuses.
Sep. 25, 2017
Forest Melton grew up in South Phoenix. He said it wasn’t a great neighborhood. Melton's parents didn’t like him and his siblings going outside alone because of gang activity.
Sep. 25, 2017
Arizona Sen. John McCain has been a spoiler for the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Sep. 25, 2017

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