The Trump administration has finally moved to appoint a new director of the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but that still leaves nearly 45 high-level federal science and technology positions open.
From tool-making to socializing, scientists look to our primate ancestors to better understand our own human habits. The same goes for sleep, but human sleep behavior is different than that of many kinds of primates.
The roundup began just after dawn, 100 years ago today in Bisbee. A posse made up of hastily deputized local residents had a list of striking miners and sympathizers. They banged on the doors of homes and boarding houses. It was the beginning of the Bisbee Deportation — a large-scale kidnapping.
The city of Phoenix has determined a company with a five-year contract to provide bus service is failing to live up to its agreement. The city sent a letter demanding that First Transit improve performance and even began withholding payments.
A published report names Arizona’s senior Sen. John McCain in a British anti-defamation lawsuit. It concerns leaks that led to the January publication of the dossier alleging the Trump campaign had connections to Russian operatives.
An E. coli outbreak on the Utah-Arizona border has now grown to eleven confirmed cases. Most of those affected are children, including two who died. The outbreak is in the community of Short Creek and is home to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.