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death chamber
A group of 20 former Arizona judges, prosecutors and legal experts are urging the Arizona Supreme Court to strike down our state’s death penalty law.
Sep. 19, 2017
Adrian Fontes
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes will be holding a public meeting to talk to citizens about the importance of making changes at the smallest level — the precinct level — where he says one person can have a much bigger influence.
Sep. 19, 2017
John McCain
Senate Republicans are taking one last shot at health care overhaul, with a bill that’s become known as Graham-Cassidy. It’s named for GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy.
Sep. 19, 2017
Lesser Long-Nosed Bat
Some southern Arizona residents are waking up to find dead bats on their porches.
Sep. 19, 2017
the takeaway logo
"As president of the United States, I will always put America first," Mr. Trump told world leaders on Tuesday.
Sep. 19, 2017
OSIRIS-REx spacecraft
An asteroid-bound spacecraft operated by the University of Arizona will get a nudge from Earth Friday to align it with its target.
Sep. 19, 2017
Truck Traffic
An Arizona Department of Transportation program, designed to train Mexican truck drivers on safety regulations when they cross into the U.S., is expanding in Sonora with more trainings Tuesday.
Sep. 19, 2017
Mexican shoppers have for decades traveled up to the border to buy what was otherwise unavailable in their country. But those habits are changing and businesses on the border are struggling to find a way to evolve with them.
Sep. 19, 2017
The cool front moving into Arizona may usher out monsoon season while ushering in autumn.
Sep. 19, 2017
desks in a classroom
Arizona's state board responsible for helping school districts keep their facilities up to par said it will heed auditors' recommendations for improvements.
Sep. 18, 2017
National Association for the Self-Employed
A growing number of Americans in the gig economy are stepping away from the corporate ladder and climbing one of their own, yet adequate insurance coverage may not be top of mind.
Sep. 18, 2017
Bears Ears
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommends shrinking the size of six national monuments, including Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante in Utah and Gold Butte in Nevada, according to a leaked memo from the secretary to President Donald Trump.
Sep. 18, 2017
Half a millennium ago, a huge religious rift occurred, leading to the Protestant Reformation. Now, a new study from the Pew Research Center on Religion and Public Life indicates the dramatic differences between Protestants and Catholics has narrowed. But that moderation has been clearer in Europe than it has in the U.S.
Sep. 18, 2017
Amazon
Gov. Doug Ducey says the state will try to bring Amazon’s second headquarters to the state but points out Arizona will have lots of competition. Both Phoenix and Tucson are working to bring the world’s largest online retailer’s HQ2 to their cities, but our next guest isn’t optimistic either will be its final destination.
Sep. 18, 2017
It can happen to the best of us. You check your luggage before you get on a flight, and then when you arrive at your destination, it’s not there. But what if that luggage didn’t just consist of your clothes and shoes? What if it was the major way you get around? Too many wheelchairs get lost or damaged on flights, according to the group Paralyzed Veterans of America.
Sep. 18, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
World leaders are gathering in New York City this week for the annual General Debate of the United Nations. Joining me with a preview of that, and other big stories coming up this week on the international stage, is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi.
Sep. 18, 2017
Republican State Sen. John Kavanagh, who represents parts of Scottsdale and Fountain Hills, is unhappy with a policy change by the Phoenix Police Department. Adopted in July, it would limit when officers can ask about a person’s immigration status.
Sep. 18, 2017
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Facebook has come under criticism over the past few weeks. First, for acknowledging it sold $100,000 in ads to what’s been described as a Russian troll farm. And then for enabling ads targeting people with anti-Semitic views. To talk about this, we reached out to Faine Greenwood. She's a researcher at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s Signal Program.
Sep. 18, 2017
Steve Benson
Editorial cartoonists typically take aim at the most important issues we’re facing, whether it’s political division or human tragedy or natural disasters.
Sep. 18, 2017
At the height of the Great Recession, banks were foreclosing on Valley homeowners at record rates. But, today, years later, it’s homeowners associations that are foreclosing on more and more homeowners. It’s becoming more and more common today, according to a new investigation from Catherine Reagor and Jessica Boehm in the Arizona Republic.
Sep. 18, 2017

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