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President Trump has appointed more appeals judges than any of his predecessors, and in some cases, a lot more. Here to talk about this is Douglas Keith, counsel in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law.
Jan. 3, 2018
Most of the country’s largest universities don’t track suicides among their students. That’s according to a new investigation from the Associated Press. Among the schools that don’t track those rates is Arizona State University, where at least 2 occurred in 2017.
Jan. 3, 2018
On Dec. 28 in Wichita, Kansas, a 28-year old, father of two stepped outside his home to see what the police activity was about. Soon after, he was shot dead by police thinking he was armed. Andrew Finch became the first death due to “swatting.”
Jan. 3, 2018
If you spent 2017 in Phoenix you know it was hot, I don’t have to tell you that. But it’s official, 2017 was the all-time warmest year on record, according to the National Weather Service.
Jan. 3, 2018
Arizona has joined a multistate program known as the Electronic Registration Information Center, or ERIC.
Jan. 3, 2018
Arizona’s 2018 legislative session begins next week. The governor and lawmakers from both parties have their goals. Many want additional funding for certain priorities, while others are looking to cut taxes. Steven Zylstra is president and CEO of the Arizona Technology Council.
Jan. 3, 2018
Chandler-based Insys Therapeutics was riding high for several years with a drug it had developed called Subsys. It was made as an under-the-tongue spray that the FDA approved to help dull the pain in cancer patients.
Jan. 3, 2018
The University of Arizona has fired its head football coach, Rich Rodriguez, after six seasons in Tucson. Rodriguez is accused of sexual harassment and running a hostile work environment.
Jan. 3, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: The River Is Not The Same And Neither Are You
How and why we change over time, and why it's important to have compassion for our former selves in order to become better people in the future.
Jan. 3, 2018
The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety reports the number of drunk driving incidents in Arizona fell in 2017.
Jan. 3, 2018
2018 is forecasting a record number of women will run for state and federal political office.
Jan. 3, 2018
The Takeaway: North Korea Looks South As Tension Grows With The U.S.
As the divisions between the U.S. and North Korea continue to deepen, it appears that Kim Jong-un is ready to look to his long-estranged neighbor: South Korea.
Jan. 3, 2018
Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego said he’s concerned about comments made by Admiral Mike Mullen, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, that diplomacy is not working.
Jan. 3, 2018
Buprenorphine was approved for treating opioid addiction in the early 2000s. But as Arizona grapples with an epidemic of opioid abuse, demand for this type of medication assisted treatment is now soaring. And there aren't enough doctors out there to meet the need.
Jan. 3, 2018
The 50-worker APS crew will help ongoing power restoration efforts on the island. Hundreds of thousands of people are still without electricity.
Jan. 3, 2018
New driving law that aims to curb distracted driving among minors in Arizona takes effect.
Jan. 3, 2018
“I can put this thing up in the air, get a 360 view all the way around, a bird’s eye view, in a safe position,” said Deputy Shift Cmdr. Brian Kotsur, one of three licensed pilots in the department. “I can show the commanding officer, and I can give them whatever viewpoint they want.”
Jan. 3, 2018
“We took a business approach to it,” Sheriff Mark Lamb said. “We came in and we looked at the effectiveness of every position, and once we started to getting an idea and a feel for that, we started doing some restructuring.”
Jan. 3, 2018
The Arizona Cardinals will have a new quarterback atop their depth chart next season as the Carson Palmer era has come to a close.
Jan. 2, 2018
Several prominent lawmakers have expressed interest in running in a special election to replace Republican Rep. Trent Franks. However, the Secretary of State’s Office has only certified one candidate so far.
Jan. 2, 2018

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