It’s time for our Friday NewsCap and some voices from the news this week. Joining us are Matthew Benson — director at the firm Veridus and also served as communications director for former Gov. Jan Brewer — and Mario Diaz, president of Mario E. Diaz and Associates and also served as a deputy chief of staff for former Gov. Janet Napolitano
Day will become night across the U.S. on Monday. That’s when a rare total solar eclipse will take place. Moving from the Pacific Northwest to the Southeast, the celestial event has taken on the grand name of Great American Total Solar Eclipse.
And this new approach to prosecution by the Trump administration also means that there will be even more cases clogging our immigration courts. The country’s immigration court system has been experiencing a backlog of cases for years, and many worry that the new push by the Trump administration to deport my people and punish them the first time they cross the border illegally will only exacerbate the problem.
The dispute between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Maricopa County Stadium District over the future of Chase Field is headed to arbitration. A Superior Court judge ruled on Thursday that the sides must take that approach.
Tucson cannot continue to destroy the guns it seizes under a city ordinance. That from the Arizona Supreme Court, which ruled state law can trump that of cities and towns. With me to explain the case and what it means is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Four months ago, the Trump Administration announced a hardening of immigration law enforcement that seeks to punish people who try even one time to cross the border illegally. It’s a return to one of the most severe forms of deterring immigrants from making that crossing.
Women who eat a lot of high-calorie foods may face a slightly higher risk of obesity-related cancers -- even if they remain thin. That's according to results released from the University of Arizona on Thursday.
Along the side of Superstition Freeway at East Peralta road, there’s a stop light and small monument surrounded by railroad ties. On Thursday afternoon, the face of the monument was completely obscured with white feathers and black tar melting in the sun.
The warming of the world’s oceans — as a result of climate change — is having a devastating impact on the coral reefs. The vibrant colors of the coral are being bleached white. As the water warms, the corals expel the colored algae living in their tissues. But now a University of Arizona professor thinks he just might have an answer to this crisis.
In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville this week, Tempe-based communications firm Spectrum Experience is taking a stand. They’ve taken the unusual step of announcing to their clients that the firm will no longer work with clients who are unwilling to publicly state: black lives matter.
The genres of science fiction and fantasy entertainment have been dominated by white writers and filmmakers over the years. But that’s not entirely because of a lack of diversity among writers. It’s more a matter of where the attention has gone. To learn more, we spoke with Karina Vado, a doctoral student at the University of Florida