“There’s a question of representation,” said fourth year dental student Sarah Yankton Hill. The Society of American Indian Dentists found there are fewer than 300 American Indian dentists to serve a population of 5.2 million Native Americans.
Laura Ingalls Wilder is an archetype of the American frontier. But the real Wilder’s life was much darker and more difficult than the fictionalized version of her childhood self in her novels. That’s what Caroline Fraser depicts in her new biography of the author, "Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder."
Scottsdale officials are embarking on a new branding campaign for part of the city, and have started referring to it as Old Town Scottsdale rather than Downtown Scottsdale or just Old Town. Here to talk about this is Karen Churchard, director of Scottsdale’s Tourism and Events Department.
Finding affordable housing can be a challenge for residents across the country, including here in the Valley. Habitat for Humanity International CEO Jonathan Reckford says cities have to start looking at new models for making sure people can have a safe, affordable place to live.
Retailers in Canada allegedly conspired to fix the price of bread. Not just bread — but also bagels, naan, English muffins and even tortillas. Joining us now to explain more about what happened is Francine Kopun. She's a business reporter at the Toronto Star.
With the Winter Olympics starting next week in Pyeongchang, some are calling attention to the fact that the U.S. does not have an ambassador in South Korea. Here to talk about this is Jung Pak, a senior fellow and the Korea chair at the Brookings Institution.
The National Security Agency — or the NSA — is about to get a new leader, and Army Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone is the likely choice, according to Patrick Tucker, Technology Editor for national security publication Defense One.
Paul Shirley has traveled the world as a professional basketball player. That may sound glamorous, but it also meant he bounced around from team to team and country to country without any real firm commitments about how long he’d be able to last.
Three companies – Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase – are banding together to create a non-profit that’ll provide health care for their employees. Joining me to talk about this is Jonathan Ketcham, a professor in the W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU.
The Thomas Fire in Southern California was one of the most destructive wildfires in the state’s history. Like any wildfire, it severely damaged the living conditions for wildlife, and many of the animals themselves were burned. So how they can be assisted in recovering? One northern California veterinarian came up with a unique kind of bandage — made from tilapia skin.