Some people who speak more than one language are great at navigating between them. But new research suggests there’s more to switching back and forth between languages. Nairan Ramirez-Esparza is an assistant professor of social psychology at the University of Connecticut, and she has done a series of studies on cultural frame switching.
A state Senate panel this afternoon is hearing a measure that would set up what critics are calling “predatory” loans. Cynthia Zwick is executive director of the Arizona Community Action Association and one of those critics calling this proposal a debt trap.
In one five-year period, college athletes suffered more than 10,000 concussions — one-third of them while playing football. But an unusual team-up has recently brought a new kind of concussion test one step closer.
Like many states, more than half of Nebraska’s electricity comes from coal-fired power plants. Now, a partnership between a Silicon Valley startup and Nebraska’s largest utility aims to replace at least some of that coal with a new fuel source that will cut emissions while creating new jobs.
Arizona’s Medicaid program could shed nearly 400,00 people by 2023 under the Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act, according to a new state analysis. The GOP's American Health Care Act would essentially reverse much of what the ACA did for the state’s Medicaid program.
Coconino National Forest officials say a drone interrupted firefighting efforts in northern Arizona. Spokesman Brady Smith says the drone kept a helicopter from mapping the spread of a grass fire for a short time Friday.
The confirmation hearing of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch began Monday with opening statements from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Arizona was represented on the committee by Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona who said he considers judge Gorsuch a “class act.”
Earlier this month, Arizona Opera in Phoenix debuted the world premiere of "Riders of the Purple Sage," based on the novel by Zane Grey. And though the music is the star of the opera, the visual art surrounding the stage certainly played an important role.
For the last six years, Reba Mason has been going through treatment for breast cancer. Now, her cancer has spread, and she doesn’t expect to beat it. But she’s found a purpose in her life helping women get screened for breast cancer.