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The story of America's first drug czar who popularized the term 'marijuana' and ushered in the Reefer Madness period of drug prohibition.
Sep. 21, 2017
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The last time the U.S. territory endured a storm this strong was in 1928.
Sep. 21, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Republicans have nine days to pass the latest draft for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. GOP needs sen. McCain's vote to pass the Graham-Cassidy bill, but McCain says it needs Gov. Ducey's buy-in.
Sep. 21, 2017
Mexico Earthquake
There’s been sadness and grief in Mexico City, but also an amazing display of benevolence and kindness.
Sep. 21, 2017
IKEA
IKEA, the Swedish home furnishings retailer, announced Thursday that it’s submitting plans to the city of Glendale to build its second store in the state.
Sep. 21, 2017
Mexico Earthquake
After an earthquake struck Mexico City, thousands volunteered to help. Ordinary citizens volunteered to dig through rubble for survivors while others delivered supplies to disaster areas.
Sep. 21, 2017
San Francisco
The value of what we are making in the U.S. is on the rise. And certain industries are leading the way.
Sep. 20, 2017
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook central Mexico this week, leaving hundreds of people dead or wounded. The Mexican Consulate in Phoenix has resources available to distraught families.
Sep. 20, 2017
One n Ten
One n Ten, a resource center for LGBTQ youth, is celebrating its grand opening at a new location today. The old location burned down in July. The suspected arsonist is a man who once received services from the center.
Sep. 20, 2017
Climate change has been more prominent in headlines in recent years, as temperatures get warmer and more powerful storms affect the world. And that has helped nurture a relatively new genre of fiction — more specifically, science fiction — that focuses on climate change and its impact.
Sep. 20, 2017
 Shamell Bell
Protesters and activists have had a huge number of issues and events to react to in the past few years — from conflicts between law enforcement officers and African-American men to comments and actions taken by President Trump and his administration.
Sep. 20, 2017
Ryan Winkle
The Mesa City Council is sifting through dozens of applicants to fill former Councilman Ryan Winkle’s seat after he pleaded guilty to an extreme DUI this summer.
Sep. 20, 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is installing a barrier and a valve inside an old Colorado mine to prevent another wastewater spill. Two years ago the agency accidentally triggered a blowout that contaminated rivers in three states.
Sep. 20, 2017
Opponents of the Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act are ratcheting up the pressure on U.S. Sen. John McCain to vote no.
Sep. 20, 2017
Colorado River Basin
Leaders in Colorado got together last week for a workshop sponsored by the Sonoran Institute and Lincoln Institute of Land Policy to talk about how land use relates to water conservation.
Sep. 20, 2017
Federal Reserve
The Federal Reserve wrapped up a two-day meeting this week. Most of the attention paid to those gatherings is related to whether interest rates will go up — and whether that will affect markets in a significant way.
Sep. 20, 2017
NCLR
On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled married couples are equal when it comes to parental rights — whether that marriage is between a man and a woman or between two people of the same sex. And to explain the significance, we’re joined by Shannon Minter, legal director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights.
Sep. 20, 2017
California filed a lawsuit Wednesday to stop the Trump administration from building a wall along the state’s border with Mexico.
Sep. 20, 2017
Last week, Apple announced its newest iPhone and some of the new technology that comes with it, including Face ID. This has some raising security concerns about consumer privacy. How easily could this technology be spoofed? Could police unlock your phone without consent just by holding it up to your face?
Sep. 20, 2017
Government Accountability Office
Two programs the TSA uses to keep air travelers safe have come under scrutiny in a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
Sep. 20, 2017

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