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Two Guys On Your Head: The Psychology Of Attention Spans
"People just don't have the attention spans they used to," is a popular refrain. On this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, we ask Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke if there's any truth to it.
May. 9, 2018
The Takeaway: Gina Haspel Faces Tough Confirmation To Head C.I.A.
President Trump’s pick to serve as the director of the Central Intelligence Agency Gina Haspel faces a challenging confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee today. Haspel has worked at the C.I.A. for 33 years, almost all of those years entirely undercover.
May. 9, 2018
Hillary Clinton was expected to be the first female president in the history of the United States. Polls certainly made many of us think so, and the GOP's unconventional nomination of Donald Trump seemed to put those expectations over the top.
May. 9, 2018
Westmarc, the Western Maricopa Coalition, held its Economic Development Summit yesterday, focusing on building a quality community, among other things.
May. 9, 2018
Forest fires, climate change and the wrath of non-native fish are threatening the survival of the Apache trout, a species found only in Arizona.
May. 9, 2018
City Manager Ed Zuercher is calling for a pilot project to clean-up homeless encampments. The idea comes about six months after the city launched “Phoenix C.A.R.E.S.," an outreach program that offers professional services to people experiencing homelessness.
May. 9, 2018
The Navajo President approved on Monday $100 million in water, electrical lines, and road projects. About 40 percent of the tribe still lack running water and electricity.
May. 8, 2018
Recently released federal documents show President Donald Trump’s long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border would have adverse impacts on endangered species and the Tohono O’Odham tribe.
May. 8, 2018
The President and CEO of the East Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce said its mission is to bring what she calls the “economic powerhouse of the Hispanic purse” to big projects like SkyBridge by getting minority-owned small businesses to participate in a way that benefits their business.
May. 8, 2018
Facebook has been dealing with negative attention in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. This and previous data breaches have left Americans thinking about the information that’s “out there” about them, and what, if anything, they can do to protect it.
May. 8, 2018
Despite tensions over renegotiating NAFTA, the business relationship between Mexico and the U.S. continues. A new energy deal promises opportunities for the nuclear field — and Arizona might benefit from it.
May. 8, 2018
The Arizona Department of Corrections has extended its prison health care contract with Corizon Health. ADC and its contractor are under fire in federal court for failing to meet health care performance benchmarks.
May. 8, 2018
A popular discount chain is accused of shortchanging some of its Arizona employees. 99 Cents Only Stores will pay more than $273,254 to 125 employees.
May. 8, 2018
A new report released today finds that, despite the Trump administration working to increase immigration enforcement, the number of immigration-related arrests and deportations is about half of what it was during its peak early in the Obama administration.
May. 8, 2018
The state Attorney General’s office says Sedona has to change its rules on short-term vacation rentals. If it doesn’t, the city could lose half of the money it gets from the state.
May. 8, 2018
Arizona is a right-to-work state. Even with that reality, it can be argued that teachers here actually achieved a great deal from their six-day walkout — possibly more than stronger union states would have. But do states with more established unions actually see better results for teachers and other workers over the long haul?
May. 8, 2018
In 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt established the Civilian Conservation Corps, as part of his New Deal program. The goal was to put unemployed young men to work on environmental conservation programs.
May. 8, 2018
First responders often find themselves in situations involving people with dementia or people with disabilities. These encounters can sometimes end poorly, like in the case of a teenager with autism whose run in with police made headlines. Here, we look at how two city agencies are learning how to work with these diverse populations.
Buckeye Police Amp Up Autism Training After July Incident
May. 8, 2018
Saying goodbye to a beloved friend or relative is something we all do at some point in our lives. But doing the same with a house can reveal similar feelings — even if, in reality, it’s a bunch of walls that have acted as a shelter.
May. 8, 2018
Red as the representative color for Republicans and blue for Democrats hasn’t been around that long according to David Kastan, professor of English at Yale University and author of the forthcoming book, On Color.
May. 8, 2018

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