KJZZ News

Davis-Monthan Boneyard
German airline Lufthansa announced this week it is retiring a fleet of aircraft to Tucson’s "boneyard."
Jan. 31, 2017
A part-human, part-pig embryo. It sounds like science fiction, but it’s not. At a lab in California, researchers successfully took human stem cells and transplanted them into pig embryos, and let them grow for several weeks.
Jan. 31, 2017
What is a universe? Is it what’s around us in a random room, or does it have to do with what surrounds us in the solar system? We spoke with Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek and physicist Lawrence Krauss, ASU’s Origins Project director, about the universe and the doomsday clock.
Jan. 31, 2017
Former CIA operative Evan McMullin ran as a third-party candidate for president in November. Some Donald Trump fans — and conservatives — were afraid McMullin might tip the election by taking votes from Trump. Now, McMullin has announced he’ll be leading a conservative, grassroots movement to counter Trump and his administration.
Jan. 31, 2017
ASU sign
A couple of Republican state lawmakers want to tear up the current Arizona Board of Regents and rebuild it, sort of.
Jan. 31, 2017
kids in school uniforms
State lawmakers will be deciding this year whether to make every student in an Arizona district and charter school eligible to use taxpayer money to go to private schools.
Jan. 31, 2017
Start-ups looking for some seed money are starting to turn away from venture capital and turn to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter.
Jan. 31, 2017
There’s been a sharp increase in the number of H-2A visas issued over the past few years. These are visas issued to foreign nationals who come to the U.S. temporarily for agriculture work.
Jan. 31, 2017
ASU Campus
Saying the Board of Regents is "out of control'' in its spending, two Republican representatives want to blow up the system and give each university its own governing board.
Jan. 31, 2017
Noah Abraham has taught English for years. And last Saturday night in Central Phoenix, he was preparing to teach a Saturday evening class for Syrian refugees. Refugees who come from all over the country, come from all walks of life, and have different levels of literacy.
Jan. 31, 2017
Arizonans looking to buy health insurance on the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace must do so by the end of Tuesday, which is the deadline for enrollment.
Jan. 31, 2017
fire burning in northern arizona
The U.S. Forest Service allowed fire to burn more than 73,500 acres in northern Arizona last year. New research examines how well these “managed wildfires” restore healthy, historic conditions to ponderosa pine forests.
Jan. 31, 2017
playground swing
House Bill 2082, which would mandate schools offer 50 minutes of recess each day for kindergarten through fifth grade students, was unanimously passed by the House Education Committee.
Jan. 31, 2017
arizona storytellers
Charlie Steak shares his love of Christmas with a woman who hates it.
Jan. 31, 2017
A letter Monday from several U.S. dairy farmers, including a group from Arizona, accused Canada of unfair trade practices.
Jan. 31, 2017
Arizona State Senate building
Republican Arizona lawmakers are again making a foray into illegal immigration, with a Senate committee advancing a measure Monday barring judges from giving sentencing breaks to immigrants in the country illegally and making them ineligible for parole.
Jan. 31, 2017
Local Arab leaders met Monday night to decide how to respond to President Donald Trump’s most recent executive order on immigration.
Jan. 31, 2017
students raising their hands
Summer break is a few months away, but some teachers already know they won’t be back next year.
Jan. 31, 2017
border fence
A new poll found more than half of Arizona voters oppose President Donald Trump’s plan to build a border wall, and an even higher percentage say they’re against taxing Mexico to pay for it.
Jan. 31, 2017
University of Arizona logo
The University of Arizona is officially opposing President Donald Trump’s executive order severely limiting immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Officials estimate about 174 of their students, researchers or faculty are from one of the impacted areas.
Jan. 30, 2017

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