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A U.S. trade court judge ruled Thursday that the Trump administration must ban Mexican seafood that was caught in gill nets in areas where the nets can harm the endangered vaquita porpoise.
Jul. 27, 2018
A planned sale of stock to help fund the construction of a major Sonoran lithium mine was recently called off by the company, Bacanora Lithium.
Jul. 27, 2018
Emilio Gutiérrez Soto and his son came to the United States seeking help after he was threatened for his reporting work in Mexico. They sought asylum in this country but they were instead detained nearly eight months ago.
Jul. 27, 2018
While parts of Arizona have seen their share of rain this monsoon season, meteorologists said it’s not enough to end this drought yet. But forecasts are looking favorable. Heavy rains are expected to continue over parts of the southwestern United States over the next couple months.
Jul. 27, 2018
We’ve all experienced driving past farms, wondering what grazing cows are actually doing. Are many of them simply being fattened up for our meals later or are they actually helping out in some other way?
Jul. 27, 2018
Broad concerns about how some in law enforcement were relating to members of the African-American community exploded in recent years as reports of shootings of unarmed black men emerged more commonly.
Jul. 27, 2018
About three dozen of them met Thursday for the first of many meetings on the Drought Contingency Plan. The goal of this plan is, ultimately, to curb the lowering water levels of Lake Mead, a water source that serves multiple states including Arizona.
Jul. 27, 2018
The difference of opinion on immigration reform between the White House and more moderate members of the House is continuing, with one side demanding increased border security before steps are taken on any other element — including the fate of DACA recipients.
Jul. 27, 2018
As migrant families continue to be reunified, there are groups here in Phoenix and elsewhere working to help them.
Jul. 27, 2018
Friday morning on the White House’s South Lawn, President Donald Trump held a triumphant press conference. The reason? The news that the nation’s gross domestic product increased 4.1 percent in the second quarter.
Jul. 27, 2018
Discussing the week in news with former legislative leader Chad Campbell, vice president of Strategies 360, and Jon Gabriel, editor of Ricochet.com and a contributor to the Arizona Republic.
Jul. 27, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Code Switch
When you have a name like Aparna Nancherla or Maz Jobrani, you get used to people butchering it. These two comedians, who both come from immigrant families, talk to Code Switch about their "Starbucks names," all of the weird ways people mispronounce their names, and whether having a "difficult" name has impacted their careers.
Jul. 27, 2018
Wendy Rogers has a degree in social work and was one of the first 100 women pilots in the Air Force, flying the C-141 transport jet on airlift and humanitarian missions worldwide. Now she's running as a Trump-era Republican who’s first point of business is to build the wall along our southern border.
Jul. 27, 2018
A group of teachers from the Maricopa County Community College District are in central Mexico collecting information for their classes and research projects.
Jul. 27, 2018
Wine drinkers in Arizona pay a higher excise tax rate than beer drinkers.
Jul. 27, 2018
A group of Arizona lawmakers will consider an ethics complaint against Representative Paul Mosley after he bragged about speeding to a sheriff's deputy.
Jul. 27, 2018
Theater critic Robrt Pela says Arizona Broadway Theatre’s production of "Catch Me If You Can: The Musical" is far more entertaining than it has any right to be.
Jul. 27, 2018
The Takeaway: Michael Cohen Claims President Trump Had Prior Knowledge Of Trump Tower Meeting
On Thursday night, the country learned that, according to Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, the president knew in advance of the now infamous June meeting in Trump Tower.
Jul. 27, 2018
The Arizona Board of Regents has appointed John Arnold as its next executive director. The board held a special meeting Thursday before approving Arnold for the job.
Jul. 27, 2018
Can A River Play The Violin? It Can With This Researcher
Stand near a river and you’ll hear a symphony of sounds: birds chirping, frogs croaking and water flowing. But what would it sound like if the stream itself could be transformed into classical music. David Merritt, a Colorado-based researcher and musician, is helping answer that question.
Jul. 27, 2018

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