On one of former President Barack Obama’s last days in office he used his authority under the Antiquities Act to protect 1.35 million acres surrounding a pair of buttes in southern Utah called Bear’s Ears. Some lawmakers are lobbying for President Trump to reverse the designation under the rallying cry of “Trump the monument.”
As Gilbert has expanded, it’s pushed neighborhoods up against longstanding washes where water flows after storms. Recent Town Council meetings brought out members of the neighborhood who complain about the mosquitoes' persistence.
In Arkansas this week, the state attorney general filed a brief in support of a state university that is battling a Title IX lawsuit in federal court filed by a former student who reported a rape. Arizona’s attorney general joined the filing.
In his new film, "Rooted in Peace," documentarian Greg Reitman has an idea that he can save the world — by planting trees. Reitman is hosting a special showing of the film tonight at Harkins Valley Art Theater in Tempe.
International efforts are ongoing to limit human trafficking and punish offenders. Awareness has been raised, but activists consider it to be an uphill battle. We spoke with Cindy McCain about priorities going forward, including increasing penalties for human traffickers.
Technology can do lots of amazing things. But it also has the potential to lead to some really bad things. Marc Goodman is a global strategist, founder of the Future Crimes Institute, and author of "Future Crimes: Inside the Digital Underground and the Battle for Our Connected World."