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There’s been no shortage of reactions from the art and music worlds to the current state of American politics. Spencer Kornhaber argues the reaction this time is different than in the past.
Jun. 15, 2018
In the book "Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration," Ana Raquel Minian looks at myths about Mexican migrants and what changed from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Jun. 15, 2018
The Pulse: Zebrafish Are The New Lab Rats
At the University of Calgary, scientists are using zebrafish in the lab in hopes of speeding up the drug discovery process. Neuroscientist Deborah Kurrasch and her team at the Cumming School of Medicine raise zebrafish to use in early phase research.
Jun. 15, 2018
The Takeaway: Trade War? Going Tit-For-Tat On Tariffs
From last weekend’s G-7 to the summit with North Korea this week, a lot has been happening on the world’s stage.
Jun. 15, 2018
Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit, which was held in Tucson this week, takes place twice a year in both states — Arizona and Sonora — and most of the time it's all fairly friendly and calm. But there has been some turmoil this year.
Jun. 15, 2018
America's and Mexico's economies are deeply intertwined, so what will a new president south of the border represent for businesses on both sides? Mexico-U.S. trade relations are quickly evolving and Mexican voters are preparing to go to polling stations July 1.
More Coverage From Mexico City
Jun. 15, 2018
The American Medical Association has approved a series of measures it says would reduce gun violence in the U.S. The AMA endorsed proposals to ban people younger than 21 from buying or owning guns or ammunition.
Jun. 15, 2018
Don Shooter was the first state lawmaker in the United States to be ousted following the rise of the #MeToo movement. In February, the Arizona House voted 56-3 to expel Shooter after investigators concluded he sexually harassed at least seven women over many years, including fellow lawmakers.
Jun. 15, 2018
Answers Sought By Family In Homicide At Prison
Arizona Department of Corrections says it is still conducting an investigation into Jeffrey Jensen’s death, but his family believes the department was negligent in its duty to protect him.<
Jun. 15, 2018
The Arizona Game and Fish Commission unanimously voted to ban the use of live-action trail cameras. Trail cameras are often used by hunters to track deer and other animals. The commission's vote bans cameras that send photos, video or satellite imagery in real-time to a computer or cellphone.
Jun. 15, 2018
Delegates, politicians and business owners from throughout the region met in Tucson at the Arizona-Mexico Commission’s summit Thursday.
Jun. 14, 2018
Arizona's Republican governor and party chairman called Thursday for the resignation of a state lawmaker who said "there aren't enough white kids to go around" when discussing integration in schools.
Jun. 14, 2018
Six lightning-caused wildfires moved across the Mogollon Rim this week as Arizona nears the start of its monsoon season, which officially begins Friday. The fire is burning just northeast of the junction of Lake Mary Road and state Route 87 on the Mogollon Rim.
Jun. 14, 2018
The North American region will host the United 2026 World Cup. And for one of the masterminds behind the winning bid, the soccer tournament’s biggest score might be creating a better collaboration among the three participating nations.
Jun. 14, 2018
Federal officials have said family separation policy aims to discourage would-be undocumented immigrants, but child welfare advocates say it has serious consequences for children.
Jun. 14, 2018
Statewide building boom credited with drop in Arizona unemployment rate in May. But figure remains above national average.
Jun. 14, 2018
High speed wrong-way driving crashes are usually more severe than any other type of accident. ADOT, which is studying technology designed to reduce the risks posed by impaired drivers, is six months and $4 million into the operation of an alert system for wrong-way vehicles on I-17.
Jun. 14, 2018
Earlier this week, Westgate got a new owner. Mark Stapp, executive director of the Master of Real Estate Development program, offered some perspective on the potential for Westgate and what could work as part of a future development.
Jun. 14, 2018
Listen to the sounds of Ernest Paquette filling sandbags to prepare for the monsoon season, which officially starts Friday. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at theshow@kjzz.org.
Jun. 14, 2018
The Arizona-Mexico Commission is having its 2018 summit in Tucson on Thursday and Friday. Mining is one of the subjects expected at the top of this summit's agenda, but what else is expected?
Jun. 14, 2018

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