The Arizona Coyotes put their fans on the edge of their seats last night against the Anaheim Ducks. The team raced to a fast start, leading 3-0 in the 2nd period, but the Ducks scored two goals in the 3rd period.
American Girls are adding a boy. This month, Mattel, the company that owns the American Girl Doll brand, announced it’s adding two new characters: Tenney Grant, a Nashville singer, and Logan Everett, her drummer.
Last spring, a few Tempe residents decided Papago Park needed to be cleaned up — badly. But a cleanup wasn’t enough because the trash was mostly brought in by people setting up encampments in the park, so it kept reappearing and regenerating. The conditions at Papago eventually spurred a plan to tackle homelessness citywide.
Recent thought pieces in a few national publications have suggested that Americans have become too empathetic. We spoke with Paul Bloom, a Yale psychology professor and author of the book, "Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion."
Citizen initiatives, and how they get on the ballot, has been a big topic of debate at the state Legislature this year. Tomorrow, a House committee will hear another bill dealing with this. Joining me to talk about what’s in that measure and its prospects is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
The United Nations Refugee Agency reported last year that more than 65 million people have been forcibly displaced around the world. That’s the highest figure in recorded history. And the rhetoric surrounding these refugees continues to become more and more contentious.
The Trump administration’s approach is unlike what most Americans in or out of government have ever seen. And it’s especially causing indecision among those in government who disagree with that approach. Should they stay and work under an administration they’re troubled by to try to effect change, or should they steer clear and move into the private sector?