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The Trump administration announced plans Tuesday morning to lift environmental restrictions for land along a section of the U.S.-Mexico border in order to begin building a new segment of wall.
Aug. 1, 2017
Five years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court took action to ban mandatory life without parole for juveniles in murder cases. That has led many states to reassess their own policies, with some considering dramatic changes. The Associated Press surveyed all 50 states to see how judges and prosecutors and members of legislatures are pushing to do.
Aug. 1, 2017
Later Tuesday, demonstrators will be outside of Central Arizona Shelter Services, or CASS, to protest the Department of Veterans Affairs' decision not to renew a grant it had been giving to CASS. Joining us now to talk about this program and what the loss of funding means is Mark Holleran, CEO of CASS.
Aug. 1, 2017
Some had believed health care reform — and attempts to either repeal or modify the Affordable Care Act — was finished, at least for a while. That turned out to be a wholly inaccurate assertion, because behind-the-scenes work has ramped up on multiple sides.
Aug. 1, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been found guilty of criminal contempt of court by federal judge Susan Bolton; sentencing is scheduled for October. With us now to talk about the case and the ruling is reporter Jude Joffe-Block, a fellow with New America and the Center for the Future of Arizona.
Aug. 1, 2017
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Getting and keeping people of "great competence," as the President says, seems to be harder for the Trump Administration. At least ten Administration officials have resigned or been fired since President Trump took office.
Aug. 1, 2017
Immigrants in Arizona paid about $1.7 billion in state and local taxes and had about $16 billion in spending power in 2014. Those are the latest numbers from a report released by the New American Economy.
Aug. 1, 2017
Arizona AG Office Seal
On Monday, Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued a $400,000 judgment against Mandatory Poster Agency, Inc. and its owners for sending government annual minutes lookalikes.
Aug. 1, 2017
Zion National Park
You may soon need a reservation to visit one of the country’s most popular national parks. Officials at Zion National Park in Utah are considering a few plans to control crowds. There could be a final decision late next year.
Aug. 1, 2017
A year after Arizonans were hammered with huge premium increases, a major provider of Individual health insurance said Monday a stabilizing market means price increases will be much lower next year than in in 2017.
Aug. 1, 2017
Amanda Foster
Pew Research Center examined household incomes and expenditures between 2004 and 2014. It found the median income had declined 13 percent while spending on things like housing, food and clothing increased nearly 14 percent. But, some workers are cashing in.
Aug. 1, 2017
Chase Field in downtown Phoenix
Lawyers for the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Maricopa County Stadium District will head to court this morning.
Aug. 1, 2017
The Navajo Nation has allocated $3 million to build homes in a portion of the reservation frozen in a state of poverty.
Aug. 1, 2017
Martha McSally
Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally is drumming up support for a bipartisan plan aimed at improving the Affordable Care Act's individual marketplace.
Jul. 31, 2017
Juan Ramirez age 10
Blink and you could miss Guadalupe, which is less than one square mile on the edge of Tempe. But it was once a flashpoint in the controversy surrounding former Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio and his immigration patrols — the patrols he failed to stop after a judge’s order. Arpaio has now been convicted of criminal contempt.
Jul. 31, 2017
The suspect in the 2016 murder of an 11-year-old girl just outside the Navajo reservation in New Mexico is expected to change his plea this week.
Jul. 31, 2017
monsoon storm
Like fall in New York, there’s a season that it seems all Arizonans look forward to: monsoon season. For a series exploring personal relationships to the monsoon, producer Paige Phelps first introduces us to Mike Olbinski, just your average wedding photographer-storm chaser.
Jul. 31, 2017
Anna Almendrala
When she was 28 years old and 7 years into her marriage, Anna Almendrala and her husband decided to have a baby. But a year and a half later, no baby. So, they turned to IVF, or in vitro fertilization. And they decided to document it in a new podcast for HuffPo called IVFML
Jul. 31, 2017
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Thousands of pages of documents compiled from lawsuits against Dow, Monsanto, the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Air Force are now in the public domain.
Jul. 31, 2017
John McCain
Sen. John McCain today is beginning a treatment regimen of chemotherapy and radiation. Earlier this month, he announced he’d been diagnosed with a glioblastoma, which is an aggressive type of brain tumor. Physicians say it’s a difficult form of cancer to treat, but researchers are working on new ways to try.
Jul. 31, 2017

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