Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommends shrinking the size of six national monuments, including Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante in Utah and Gold Butte in Nevada, according to a leaked memo from the secretary to President Donald Trump.
Half a millennium ago, a huge religious rift occurred, leading to the Protestant Reformation. Now, a new study from the Pew Research Center on Religion and Public Life indicates the dramatic differences between Protestants and Catholics has narrowed. But that moderation has been clearer in Europe than it has in the U.S.
Gov. Doug Ducey says the state will try to bring Amazon’s second headquarters to the state but points out Arizona will have lots of competition. Both Phoenix and Tucson are working to bring the world’s largest online retailer’s HQ2 to their cities, but our next guest isn’t optimistic either will be its final destination.
It can happen to the best of us. You check your luggage before you get on a flight, and then when you arrive at your destination, it’s not there. But what if that luggage didn’t just consist of your clothes and shoes? What if it was the major way you get around? Too many wheelchairs get lost or damaged on flights, according to the group Paralyzed Veterans of America.
World leaders are gathering in New York City this week for the annual General Debate of the United Nations. Joining me with a preview of that, and other big stories coming up this week on the international stage, is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi.
Republican State Sen. John Kavanagh, who represents parts of Scottsdale and Fountain Hills, is unhappy with a policy change by the Phoenix Police Department. Adopted in July, it would limit when officers can ask about a person’s immigration status.
Facebook has come under criticism over the past few weeks. First, for acknowledging it sold $100,000 in ads to what’s been described as a Russian troll farm. And then for enabling ads targeting people with anti-Semitic views. To talk about this, we reached out to Faine Greenwood. She's a researcher at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s Signal Program.
At the height of the Great Recession, banks were foreclosing on Valley homeowners at record rates. But, today, years later, it’s homeowners associations that are foreclosing on more and more homeowners. It’s becoming more and more common today, according to a new investigation from Catherine Reagor and Jessica Boehm in the Arizona Republic.
Since April, when President Trump ordered a review of national monuments created since 1996 to end “egregious use of government power,” observers have been waiting for news on how Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke would approach these federal lands. Juliet Eilperin, senior national affairs correspondent at the Washington Post, obtained a copy of Zinke’s memo.
On September 24th, voters in Germany will head to the polls for federal elections. The election takes place after the U.S. intelligence community concluded that Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. There have also been plenty of concerns about Russian meddling in Germany’s big vote, and its efforts to try and destabilize Europe and the European Union.
The United Nations General Assembly is holding its annual meeting in New York this week, and there is already a great deal of attention on President Donald Trump, who will address the group of world leaders for the first time on Tuesday.
An Arizona lawmaker says Phoenix police are violating provisions of a controversial 2010 law known as SB 1070 that requires police to inquire about the immigration status of people they suspect are in the country illegally.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety says a DUI enforcement operation being conducted Saturday in Navajo County could be a precursor to formation of a task force in that part of northeastern Arizona.
The American Society of Civil Engineers has given America’s roads a D rating. But a recent study shows that trying to raise that grade without accounting for climate change could put the country’s roadways at risk.