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The arrests of six Middle Eastern men caught entering the United States illegally from Mexico two years ago set off alarm in border states and in some right-wing blogs and other media outlets.
Nov. 28, 2017
Almost half a year since Arizona declared the opioid crisis a statewide health emergency, overdose deaths appear to be going up even faster than in 2016, according to preliminary numbers.
Nov. 28, 2017
It’s been more than two months since earthquakes on Sept. 7 and 19 devastated central Mexico, killing hundreds and displacing thousands. Countless survivors are still looking for answers on just how their homes collapsed or on how to rebuild them. But in some cases, some are calling on authorities to file criminal charges.
Nov. 27, 2017
Arizona State University students, buttressed by local leaders from government and environmental groups, gathered to speak in Tempe’s Mitchell Park on Monday morning.
Nov. 27, 2017
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake
Lawmakers are back on Capitol Hill after the Thanksgiving break, and the U.S. Senate is set to debate the House’s tax cut bill. But are Arizona’s two GOP senators on board?
Nov. 27, 2017
south mountain freeway sign
Starting this week, nearly 10,000 daily commuters in the West Valley will have to avoid Southern at 59th Avenue as construction continues for the South Mountain Freeway portion of Loop 202.
Nov. 27, 2017
Brandon Loomis
President Trump’s call for a newly-designed border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border was one of his top campaign promises, and it was front and center again last week with the word that a Border Patrol agent had died in Texas.
Nov. 27, 2017
Shame: A Brief History
Shame has been a part of culture for centuries, but how do we feel shame? Is it up to the broader society to ensure that shame exists? Should we be punished for it?
Nov. 27, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
There will be wedding bells in London this spring, as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have gotten engaged – Buckingham Palace made that announcement earlier today.
Nov. 27, 2017
Phil Boas
People on most sides of the debate agree that Arizona needs to increase funding for K-12 education. But where will that money come from in a state where raising taxes is frowned upon?
Nov. 27, 2017
Computer lab
The FCC is set to eliminate net neutrality in a few weeks. These rules currently require internet service providers to treat all online content the same. Supporters of net neutrality fear without it, those providers could charge some websites more, a cost that could then be passed on to the consumer.
Nov. 27, 2017
Mountain View Officers' Club
It appears there’s a plan for a building that in the past has been identified as one of America’s Most Endangered Historic Places.
Nov. 27, 2017
Some of the small island countries damaged — or, in some cases, destroyed, by Hurricanes Irma and Maria — have started the rebuilding process. But, the devastation has left those countries in tatters, and vulnerable to future storms.
Nov. 27, 2017
apartment building
Rental prices for apartments in the Valley have been on the rise for the past few years, but the state is right around the middle nationally, in terms of median rent.
Nov. 27, 2017
On Monday, Phoenix is starting the process of converting all of the city’s streetlights to LED lights.
Nov. 27, 2017
Football
Arizona State fired head football coach Todd Graham yesterday after six seasons in the position and an overall record of 45 wins and 31 losses.
Nov. 27, 2017
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At the center of the Republican tax plan is a proposal to cut the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent. But what exactly do corporations do with the extra cash on hand?
Nov. 27, 2017
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"There has to be a fundamental rethinking of the direction of the Democratic Party," says U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders.
Nov. 27, 2017
California condor chick
The effort to bring one of the world's largest birds back from the brink of extinction is expanding after northern Arizona and southern Utah found success in getting deer hunters to use ammunition not made of lead.
Nov. 27, 2017
Arizona routinely uses facial-recognition software to scan photos of driver's license applicants to detect identity fraud. The technology is also for other law enforcement purposes, but that is not explicitly disclosed to applicants — a practice that raises eyebrows among some privacy advocates and experts.
Nov. 27, 2017

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