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The Takeaway: When Disaster Strikes, Inequality Lays Bare Amid The Wreckage
Storms like Hurricane Irma don't discriminate when they make landfall, but the country’s most vulnerable often fare the worst amid a natural disaster.
Sep. 14, 2017
The Takeaway: San Diego Struggles To Address Severe Hepatitis A Outbreak
For the past year, San Diego has been in the midst of a major Hepatitis A outbreak. The city has responded with a street washing program, but more cases are expected to be reported.
Sep. 14, 2017
The tools needed for building the future aren’t listed in a catalog. Sometimes the arts and sciences must walk hand-in-lab-glove to invent them.
Sep. 14, 2017
Five percent of the land area in the U.S. has a direct effect on 60 percent of the country’s rivers and streams. And while metro areas are at the root of that, the impacts are not due to those cities’ residents but rather their infrastructure.
Sep. 14, 2017
Arizona’s Supreme Court ruled to let the lower Appellate Court’s ruling on medical marijuana stand.
Sep. 14, 2017
The U.S. grows lemons in California, Arizona, Florida and Texas. But they are not all used for the same purpose. After hurricanes Harvey and Irma, harvests in Texas and Florida are threatened and supply is needed from elsewhere.
Sep. 14, 2017
The latest status hearings in the Parsons v. Ryan prison health care settlement showed the state is still failing to meet many health care performance measures.
Sep. 13, 2017
Two real estate companies have bought the historic Park Central Mall with plans to revitalize the old shopping center.
Sep. 13, 2017
1 Dead After Gunfight with Border Patrol, State Troopers
One man is dead and a second is under arrest after a rolling gunfight with Arizona state troopers and U.S. Border Patrol agents early Wednesday morning.
Sep. 13, 2017
When the economic discussion turns to artificial intelligence, robots and jobs, fear of the effect on humans is usually the first emotion to emerge.
Sep. 13, 2017
For many students, school can be a challenge. For students who are transgender, it can be a battleground. In the most recent U.S. Transgender Survey by the National Center for Transgender Equality, nearly three-quarters of Arizona students who are transgender said they experienced some form of mistreatment at school.
Sep. 13, 2017
The OSIRIS-REx mission is celebrating an anniversary. Last week marked one year since the spacecraft was launched. Its goal is to study the asteroid Bennu. Dante Lauretta is principal investigator of the OSIRIS-REx mission. He's also a professor of Planetary Science and Cosmochemistry at the University of Arizona.
Sep. 13, 2017
One of Arizona’s top regulators is leaving his post for a job with the Trump administration. On Wednesday, Arizona Corporation Commissioner Doug Little announced he will be joining the Department of Energy where he will serve as deputy assistant secretary for Intergovernmental and External Affairs
Sep. 13, 2017
Al and Samantha Barela were cruising through the intersection at Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard and East Gray Road during a charity event for the Special Olympics on March 28, 2015, when a sedan slammed into their motorcycle.
Sep. 13, 2017
With all the news of hurricane damage, it can be a relief to live in a landlocked state like Arizona. But this state is prone to other sorts of disasters.
Sep. 13, 2017
There are a number of ways to try to figure out how people lived hundreds or thousands of years ago. You can use human remains to understand the big questions about what people were doing in the past. That’s what the relatively young field of bioarchaeology tries to do. It’s only about 40 years old, and ASU houses a couple of journals on the subject.
Sep. 13, 2017
And turning to another hot-button issue at the City Council last night, the preservation of the Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center. Council members rejected a citizen’s petition for long-term preservation of the center — even after hours of passionate public comment — because the city can’t stop the property owner from making changes.
Sep. 13, 2017
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is suing the Arizona Board of Regents for raising tuition to an inappropriate level over the past decade. We spoke with Brnovich about tuition, DACA and a lawsuit against the company Insys.
Sep. 13, 2017
Researchers at Arizona State University want to pay marijuana users to study their habits and symptoms.
Sep. 13, 2017
UA Camera To Snap Final Pics For Saturn Mission Before Crashing
When NASA’s Cassini spacecraft takes its fatal dive into Saturn, Sept. 15, a University of Arizona scientist’s instrument will be the last to provide images of the ringed planet.
Sep. 13, 2017

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