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What Does The FDA
In 2011, the head of the Food and Drug Administration was adamant that the United States should not cut corners to fast-track the approval of medical devices.
Nov. 29, 2018
Number Of Undocumented Immigrants Reaches 12-Year Low
The Trump administration has increased efforts over two years to tighten border security and adopt policies to deter more undocumented immigrants from crossing into the U.S. But there had already been a slowing of undocumented immigration prior to that.
Nov. 29, 2018
New Book Tells The Story Of A Young Benjamin Franklin
When we think about this country’s Founding Fathers, we often picture them as old men. But, a new book looks at the younger days of one of this country’s most accomplished inventors, diplomats and scientists. Historian Nick Bunker talked to The Show about his new book.
Nov. 29, 2018
Gay Wedding Invitation Card Lawsuit Heads To Arizona Supreme Court
Arizona’s highest court is set to decide whether a Phoenix law aimed at prohibiting businesses from discriminating against LGBTQ people violates the state’s constitution.
Nov. 29, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Bells Jingle Across Valley During Holidays
Listen to the sounds of Garrett Helminski and Renee Gerke ringing in the donations for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign.
Nov. 29, 2018
Podcast Playlist: The Kitchen Sisters
Stories from the b-side of history. Lost recordings, hidden worlds, people possessed by a sound, a vision, a mission. The episodes tell deeply layered stories, lush with interviews, field recordings and music.
Nov. 29, 2018
The Takeaway: Chemical Attack On Central American Migrants Puts America
154 years ago, the U.S. military opened fire on a group of Native Americans in Colorado. Last weekend, Border Patrol agents lobbed canisters of tear-gas at Central American migrants, and while the events are different, the motives are similar. Who gets to call the United States home?
Nov. 29, 2018
The Takeaway: What
This Friday, world leaders will be meeting for the G20 Summit. Although the Saudi Crown Prince's appearance, Venezuela, and escalating tensions between Ukraine and Russia will be highlights of the summit, the main event will be the meeting between President Trump and China's Xi Jinping.
Nov. 29, 2018
What Sci-Fi Can Teach Us About Today
For decades, science fiction has been one of the most impactful genres in film, tv and books — whether it’s because the topics include challenges to our humanity, concerns about a dystopian future or great action accompanied by moral questions.
Nov. 29, 2018
Climate Changes May Have Impact On Economy
The National Climate Assessment, released last week, has some fairly dire warnings about the potential impacts of climate change.
Nov. 29, 2018
Family Separations At The Border Continue
On June 20, the Trump administration officially ended its ‘zero tolerance’ policy that resulted in thousands of families being separated as they crossed the border into the U.S. But a new investigation from ProPublica finds that the Trump administration has quietly resumed the practice.
Nov. 29, 2018
What Can Be Done To Prevent Arizona Wildfires?
The Camp Fire in Northern California is being called the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century. What is Arizona doing and what could be done to make sure its forests are not so susceptible to catastrophic fires?
More News From KJZZ's Sustainability Desk
Nov. 29, 2018
Glendale School District Changes Immigrant Student Policy
Earlier this year, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint against the Glendale Union High School District, accusing school officials of refusing to enroll a 19-year-old Salvadoran refugee.
Nov. 29, 2018
Republican Governors Association Hold AZ Conference
The Republican Governors Association — or RGA — annual conference is underway. This year, it landed in Scottsdale. It’s an organization with, in their words, “one primary objective: electing and supporting Republican governors.”
Nov. 29, 2018
McSally
Martha McSally’s campaign has released a four-page report seeking to explain McSally’s loss to Kyrsten Sinema in the race for U.S. Senate.
Nov. 29, 2018
Court To Rule On Hopi Tribe
The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled to rule on the Hopi Tribe's challenge to snowmaking at a northern Arizona ski resort.
Nov. 29, 2018
ICE Drops Migrants At Bus Stations, Nonprofits Respond
Citing a lack of space and the need to stay in line with a court order, ICE started releasing large groups of undocumented immigrant families to Arizona churches and nonprofits in October.
Nov. 28, 2018
$300K Settlement OK
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a $300,000 settlement Wednesday with the family of a man who died in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's jails in 2015.
Nov. 28, 2018
Phoenix Joins AZ At Mexican Presidential Inauguration
Last week, Gov. Doug Ducey confirmed he is attending the inauguration of Mexico’s new president. A group of leaders from Phoenix, including interim mayor Thelda Williams, plans to be there as well.
Nov. 28, 2018
Appeals Court Upholds Seafood Ban Meant To Protect Porpoise
A U.S. federal appeals court is upholding a ban on Mexican seafood caught with gillnets in areas where they threaten an endangered porpoise.
Nov. 28, 2018

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