The U.N. has called it the largest humanitarian crisis since 1945 — four countries in Africa and the Middle East are at risk of starvation and famine. Mike Meyers, chief development officer for Phoenix-based Food for the Hungry, recently traveled to Uganda, where many South Sudanese refugees are fleeing.
A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Goodyear Rubber & Tire Co. in a dispute over a $2.7 million penalty the company was ordered to pay an Arizona family to reimburse their legal fees in a personal injury case.
TV shows and movies have tried to appeal to teen audiences for generations, and that effort has continued into the 21st century. Netflix recently unveiled the program 13 Reasons Why, which focuses on the suicide of a teenage girl. Although it involves mostly young characters, the program isn’t only aimed at younger viewers.
Are Millennials a job-hopping generation? A Gallup survey from last year finds one in five Millennials reported changing jobs in the past year; that’s more than three times the number of non-Millennials who said that.
A bill to stop new teen drivers from using their cell phones behind the wheel is back in gear — it had been stuck in the House Rules Committee, with the former chairman refusing to hear it. But Rep. Phil Lovas has since resigned from the Legislature to take a job in the Trump administration, and SB 1080 cleared the panel Monday.
We’re more than five months past November’s election results—some of which surprised a lot of observers. The surprise was related to the fact that most pollsters were preparing us for a very different outcome.
We start this hour with concerns over President Trump’s proposal to expand and reinforce a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. In addition to opposition for humanitarian reasons, some are worried about the potential environmental impact on flora and fauna.
Arizona Superintendent Of Public Instruction Diane Douglas may have some competition in state elections next year. Tempe City Council member David Schapira is expected to announce his decision about entering the race Tuesday afternoon.
Arkansas' Supreme Court halted two executions hours before they were scheduled to take place Monday, but will move forward with others. The case centers on a controversial death penalty protocol that has also drawn criticism in Arizona.
“Kindergarten is the new 1st grade.” Or at least that’s what many of the state’s early childhood educators say when referring to the rigorous list of skills kids are expected to have mastered by the time they enter first grade. As state public education funding remains tight in Arizona, helping kids learn these skills is an increasing challenge for teachers.
For the first time since 2008, ASU is honoring two journalists with the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill will receive the 2017 award given by the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.