Forty five years ago, Olga Korbut was a daring 17-year-old Olympian who created gymnastic moves that had never been attempted. Now the Soviet gymnast has just sold five of her Olympic medals at auction in Arizona.
The Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday night featured irreverent hosting by Jimmy Kimmel and probably the weirdest mix-up in Oscar history. We wrapped up the event with Cara Buckley, film and culture reporter for The New York Times.
A competition is aimed at getting Native American entrepreneurs thinking about how to solve problems across the reservation. The Native American Business Incubator Network, or NABIN, a virtual business incubator for Native American-owned businesses, is helping to sponsor the Innovation Challenge.
The solar energy market in the U.S grew by 95 percent last year, according to a new report from analysts at Greentech Media. We talk to Martin Pasqualetti, senior sustainability scientist in ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability and a former chair of the Governor’s Solar Energy Advisory Council, about what that means.
When you’re homeless, having a safe place to sleep and to keep your things can be life-changing. That’s the motivation behind a new proposal being considered at the Tucson City Council that would allow businesses, churches and nonprofit organizations to set up structures in their parking lots for homeless people to spend the night.
There’s a growing trend of art museums turning more toward contemporary exhibitions and items. To learn more, we spoke with James Burns of the University of Arizona Museum of Art and arts journalist Jenna Duncan of Java magazine.
Let’s talk a bit more now about that proposal to ban photo enforcement cameras across the state. With me to talk about this is Will Humble. He’s the incoming executive director of the Arizona Public Health Association and a former director of the state Health Department.
After a busy week with lots of votes last week, state lawmakers are back at the Capitol today. With me now to talk about what to expect this week at the Capitol is Rachel Leingang, who covers the Governor’s Office for the Arizona Capitol Times.
A civil trial is getting underway this morning in a case accusing the Phoenix VA of medical malpractice. We speak with Dennis Wagner, a reporter for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com who broke the story of the Phoenix VA scandal, and Dr. Sam Foote, whose whistleblowing is one of the key reasons the problems at the Phoenix VA became known.
A sacred site built in southwest Colorado around 800 years ago hints that the ancestral Pueblo people might have used geometry, even though they lacked a written language or system of numerals. The author says the Sun Temple at Mesa Verde National Park offers the first hard evidence that a prehistoric North American society possibly employed such figures in construction.