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The Pulse: Do Soda Taxes Help Or Hurt The Poor?
As a growing number of cities consider their own soda taxes, the impact on low-income neighborhoods has become a topic of national debate.
Jul. 3, 2018
The Takeaway: For Puerto Rican Evacuees, Uncertainty Looms As FEMA Prepares To End Voucher Program
There are nearly 2,000 Puerto Rican evacuees living in hotels on the mainland US after being driven from the island after Hurricane Maria made landfall last year. But the FEMA program that pays for these shelters, the Transitional Sheltering Assistance program, was slated to end last Sunday.
Jul. 3, 2018
The Takeaway: Halima Aden — The Hijab Wearing Super Model Turned Unicef Ambassador
Today the 20-year-old is an internationally known fashion model, who is on the cover of this month’s issue of Teen Vogue wearing the hijab. She’s making a name for herself, in part as a woman bringing the hijab to high fashion as never before.
Jul. 3, 2018
They say the earlier you decide to invest your money, the better. But, before you sign anything, you need to know exactly how your money may — or may not, perform — especially in a fixed index annuity.
Jul. 3, 2018
We all know some classic heroines in young adult literature. They’re strong, enterprising and brave. But according to our next guest, one of the most interesting trends in young adult literature today is that female protagonists are breaking down those barriers.
Jul. 3, 2018
The process for applying and getting U.S. Citizenship has stretched from months to years since the Trump administration took office. Arizona is no exception.
Jul. 3, 2018
A committee of 14 members from the Arizona House and Senate met Thursday to finalize ballot language for the voter’s referendum of the empowerment scholarship accounts.
Jul. 3, 2018
The Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program is set to expire on October 1, 2019, unless Congress extends it.
Jul. 3, 2018
A popular tram service in a Coronado National Forest canyon has halted thanks to a legal dispute.
Jul. 3, 2018
Since 2004, Grand Canyon University has been a for-profit university, a move in response to the crushing $20 million debt the school held. In 2016, they tried to regain the nonprofit status but were blocked.
Jul. 2, 2018
One of the architects of Arizona’s medical marijuana law expects a recent ruling by the State Court of Appeals to be overturned.
Jul. 2, 2018
With less than two months remaining until Arizona’s primary election, a new survey of Democratic voters shows some surprising results in the state’s gubernatorial race.
Jul. 2, 2018
For Arizona, the United States Chamber of Commerce says that more than $266 million in the state’s exports would be threatened by the new tariffs. About 57 percent of those tariffs come from Mexico, the state's largest trade partner.
Jul. 2, 2018
After closures went into effect, violations have significantly decreased in the forest.
Jul. 2, 2018
e winner of the election, leftist Andres Manuel López Obrador, seems to be a very different leader than the outgoing president, Enrique Peña Nieto. So does will that mean a different type of relationship with the U.S.?
Jul. 2, 2018
Population growth and construction and real estate are great, so are sunshine and warm weather. But does that make a state truly competitive? Has Arizona done enough economic diversifying to be ready for the next inevitable recession?
Jul. 2, 2018
Puerto Rico is still in serious recovery mode following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria — and that includes a financial crisis that has only been exacerbated by the damage. Now a bill co-sponsored by 21 Republicans and 14 Democrats has been introduced in Congress to make Puerto Rico the 51st state.
Jul. 2, 2018
The Red Hen restaurant in Virginia became the latest flashpoint for progressive frustration with President Donald Trump, as White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was told she to leave. That situation and others has many liberals concerned about how to fight back against President Trump and his policies
Jul. 2, 2018
Iran, whose president, Hassan Rouhani, is on a tour of Europe this week. Rich Preston joined The Show from London.
Jul. 2, 2018
There are many famous scenes of just how angry things can get in a courtroom — on TV, at least. But in real life, even though anger is often part of the script, one researcher found that the old double standard holds true.
Jul. 2, 2018

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