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The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released its annual report on trends in health statistics. It looks at everything from life expectancy to smoking rates to access to care.
Jun. 29, 2017
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You’ve heard the saying, “walk a mile in someone else’s shoes.” But does that literally mean you have to put yourself in someone’s position in order to understand where they are coming from? According to a study published in The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, it just might.
Jun. 29, 2017
The Trump administration is quietly loosening many Obama-era rules on civil rights. The civil-rights rollbacks are being applied to other agencies, not just the Department of Education, including the Labor Department, the EPA, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development — just for starters.
Jun. 29, 2017
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Earlier this month, GuideStar, which provides information about charities, decided to remove flags it’d put on some nonprofits on its site. The labels said the organization was “flagged as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.” On Wednesday, the group Liberty Council, which was one of the nonprofits flagged, sued GuideStar over it.
Jun. 29, 2017
The Phoenix City Council voted on Wednesday to approve a $1.5 million settlement with the family of Rumain Brisbon, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by a Phoenix police officer in 2014. Joining us now to talk about this is William Terrill, professor in the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice at ASU.
Jun. 29, 2017
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Our eyes take in a lot but scientists say we process what we hear faster than what we see, and sound has a powerful effect on the nervous system.
Jun. 29, 2017
Foam house
If you huff and you puff, can you blow a foam house down? Turns out, you can build real houses out of foam and they won’t fall down.
Jun. 29, 2017
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Wednesday night, Waymo conducted tests with emergency vehicles in Chandler to teach its cars one of the most basic lessons in driver’s ed: Pull over to let emergency vehicles pass.
Jun. 29, 2017
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Arizona has one of the worst rates of traffic deaths on rural roads in the country — that’s according to a new report from the nonprofit transportation research organization TRIP.
Jun. 29, 2017
What started as a vote to increase security along the light rail line in Phoenix veered into a deeper debate about the train’s costs and benefits.
Jun. 29, 2017
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A version of President Trump's travel ban takes effect today, after the Supreme Court upheld portions of the executive order on Monday.
Jun. 29, 2017
UA Dreamers
The Arizona Board of Regents is meeting Thursday to decide how much more dreamers attending the state's three universities, will have to pay in tuition this fall.
Jun. 29, 2017
Goodwin Fire
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has issued a state of emergency in Yavapai County due to the Goodwin Fire, which has burned nearly 25,000 acres since Saturday.
Jun. 29, 2017
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A new phone app developed by a Scottsdale-based company is designed to change the way people send money to each other. Over 30 U.S. banks have signed on since its launch in mid-June.
Jun. 29, 2017
Grand Canyon Skywalk
As the summer kicks into high gear, a lot of us are finalizing travel plans for the season. And these days more and more travelers are heading to destinations on Native American land. Tourism in Indian Country is an $8.6 billion industry.
Jun. 29, 2017
Some Arizona physicians are joining the chorus condemning the U.S. Senate’s version of health-care reform. About a dozen doctors joined Democratic state Rep. Randall Friese at the Capitol in Phoenix on Wednesday to speak out against the bill, now shelved in D.C. until after the July 4 recess.
Jun. 29, 2017
Phoenix has agreed to settle a case involving the family of an unarmed man shot and killed by police. Council members voted Wednesday to pay $1.5 million to the family of Rumain Brisbon.
Jun. 29, 2017
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio
The court also heard from the creator of a documentary on former Sheriff Arpaio as well as a Border Patrol Agent
Jun. 28, 2017
""The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence"
You know how they say, "don’t let the power go to your head?" Well, it turns out most of us do, if given the chance to have any amount of power.
Jun. 28, 2017
Dr. Igor Yusupov
The smartphone was a major innovation — positive in many ways. It allows us to reach friends, family and coworkers via talking, texting and e-mail. We can read books and watch movies on them, too. Now it turns out there’s actually a physical problem related to smartphones. It’s called “text neck.”
Jun. 28, 2017

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