A conservative think tank has written policy that would give every child of an active-duty service member an education savings account. Some worry that will drain a large source of funds for many Arizona schools.
If you’re anything like The Show staff, you didn’t do too well in your Oscar pool last night. But a few people who did do well — Guillermo del Toro and the cast and crew of The Shape of Water — as well as Jordan Peele and Frances McDormand, and a graduate of my alma mater, Brophy — Glen Keane for best animated short.
Tensions between the U.S. and Mexico have been heightened since President Trump took office in 2017. And uncertainty may be growing, thanks to the decision by U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson’s decision to resign her post. She’ll leave in May. Jacobson is one of the most experienced people in the State Department when it comes to Latin America.
It seems there are fewer pilots flying the friendly skies — there’s a looming commercial pilot shortage on the horizon. Here to talk about why, and what to do about it is Steven Scates. He’s chair of the Flight Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott.
To a lot of Americans, it appears that what divides us is gaining momentum over what unites us. And a new PBS film, "American Creed," digs deeply into whether those divisions can be overcome by this country’s populace having a common purpose. In a recent editorial, The Arizona Republic explored those issues. And Editorial Director Phil Boas is with me for his weekly appearance to talk about it.
Chinese President Xi Jinping appears set to be able to remain in that position for as long as he’d like; the National People’s Congress is meeting this week and doing away with presidential term limits is one item on its agenda. Here to talk more about that, and some of the other big events this coming week on the international stage is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi.
In lots of cultures around the world, it’s not often that a new mother sets her newborn baby down. There are no electronic swings or rockers or car seats or strollers. Instead, mothers wear their babies in a sling or a wrap most of the time.
Lawmakers will be back at the state Capitol today with agendas in both committees and on the floor. Here for our weekly look ahead of what to expect at 1700 W. Washington are Rachel Leingang and Paulina Pineda of the Arizona Capitol Times.
A charter school in Goodyear abruptly closed earlier this year, citing financial troubles. And an analysis from The Arizona Republic shows other Arizona charter schools could meet the same fate as Discovery Creemos Academy.