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Border Patrol Agent Goes On Trial For Murder Of Mexican Teenager
Jury selection started Tuesday morning in the Tucson murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of placing his gun between the bars of the U.S.-Mexico border wall and shooting and killing a Mexican teenager in 2012.
Mar. 20, 2018
The Phoenix-based Veterans Heritage Project connects middle and high school students with U.S. military veterans to hear their stories of fighting in World War Two, Korea and Vietnam — among other conflicts.
Mar. 20, 2018
Podcast Playlist: IRL From Mozilla
If a stranger handed you a free cookie, would you let them to follow you around? Host Veronica Belmont discusses whether or not you get a fair trade when online services use your personal data.
Mar. 20, 2018
Autonomous vehicle safety researcher Dr. Srikanth Saripalli talked about whether self-driving cars are safe at this point to be tested on real roads.
Mar. 20, 2018
Arizona legislative Democrats are a bit less optimistic that Gov. Doug Ducey's proposal on school safety, which was released Monday, will make a significant difference.
Mar. 20, 2018
Reaction to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's proposals about school safety was swift and — at least among some GOP leaders — supportive. One of the key members who will have to be involved in actually getting the legislation to the finish line is House Speaker J.D. Mesnard.
Mar. 20, 2018
The Takeaway: Six Months After Maria, Puerto Rico Struggles To Rebuild
Six months ago, in the waning hours of September 20th, Hurricane Maria made landfall in the southeast of Puerto Rico. Winds peaking at more than 150 miles per hour tore across the island, leaving a trail of wreckage that continues to be felt today.
Mar. 20, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court won't take action against Arizona's death penalty laws, although several justices call the statutes overly broad.
Mar. 20, 2018
Three firefighters are injured, one seriously, while battling a brush fire outside of Yuma.
Mar. 20, 2018
High Court To Decide Timeline For Detaining Immigrants
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide how much time the government gets to detain an immigrant indefinitely after they are released from criminal custody.
Mar. 20, 2018
Arizona DACA Recipients Claim Victory On Driver
The U.S. Supreme Court decided on Monday to not hear Arizona’s appeal in a long-running effort to keep undocumented immigrants in the DACA program from having driver’s licenses.
Mar. 20, 2018
According to Arizona Department of Corrections, Corizon owed $200,000 and $210,000 for failing to meet performance measures in November and December 2017. Corizon also paid more than $150,000 for understaffing during those same months.
Mar. 19, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke is creating a task force to combat the opioid crisis in Indian Country.
Mar. 19, 2018
U.S. Border Agent Stands Trial For Murder Tuesday
A U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of killing a Mexican teenager by firing through the border fence into Mexico 16 times will stand trial Tuesday for the murder.
Mar. 19, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue spent Monday morning in Scottsdale, talking about the impact of federal agricultural policy on Arizona and other farming states.
Mar. 19, 2018
Native Americans saw a fivefold increase in overdose deaths, and officials wonder if tribes have the financial resources to address the crisis.
Mar. 19, 2018
The Scottsdale Unified School District has faced increasing public criticism since the attorney general started investigating the district’s business practices. Tuesday the governing board is scheduled to consider the dismissal of Superintendent Denise Birdwell and Chief Operating Officer Louis Hartwell.
Mar. 19, 2018
New research out of McGill University says smartphones are not making us antisocial — they’re actually proof that we are hypersocial. Samuel Veissiere is an assistant professor in the Culture, Mind, and Brain Program at McGill University and he helped conduct this research.
Mar. 19, 2018
Does segregation lead to more segregation? And, how do the choices we all make, both consciously and subconsciously, contribute to that?
Mar. 19, 2018
The Kerner Commision's report on race in America concluded that inner-city violence was being driven by poverty and institutional racism. Alice George, historian and contributor to Smithsonian.com, has written about the Kerner Commission 50 years after its release. She joins The Show's Steve Goldstein to talk about it.
Mar. 19, 2018

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