If Phoenix wants to hire enough police officers to satisfy the union, it faces some tough choices – either cut budgets for other city departments or raise taxes. Those options were laid out during Wednesday’s Public Safety Subcommittee meeting.
A Nissan dealership in New Mexico has finalized its lawsuit settlement with the federal agency that accused the dealership of discrimination. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Office in Phoenix released the details Wednesday.
The Arizona Department of Corrections contracts with Corizon to provide health care services in Arizona prisons. Corizon has left many critical, provider-level positions unfilled at prisons across the state, sometimes for months at a time.
Opportunities abroad and a direction that is picking up speed in moving away from traditional gas and diesel-powered cars has led General Motors to announce a major expansion of its electric vehicle offerings. Next year, GM will offer two new, completely electric models with many more to follow within five years.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in early December in a case from New Jersey; that state is interested in legalizing sports betting. And, if New Jersey is successful, a gaming research firm estimates most other states could allow sports betting within seven years, creating a multibillion-dollar industry.
We all know the phrase there are a lot of fish in the sea, but do you think it’s possible to document all of them? Right now in a laboratory about 60 miles north of Seattle, scientists are busy taking CT scans of every type of fish in the ocean. One Valley professor spent his summer break up there helping out with that project.
The Colorado River has been a driving force in the population growth in the Southwest over the decades. Without it, there may not be enough water to sustain extremely dry areas, which have become drier, thanks to extended periods of drought.
The hopes for a successful 2018 World Cup run for the U.S. men’s soccer team abruptly came to an end — nearly a year before the tournament starts. That’s thanks to a disappointing 2-1 defeat Tuesday night to Trinidad and Tobago. The U.S. men’s team won’t take part in the World Cup for the first time since 1986.
The future of many so-called DREAMers remains in limbo this week, as congressional leaders and the president play their bargaining chips in Washington. Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum, has more about this.
Two Native American tribes in Arizona — the Colorado River Indian Tribes and the Yavapai-Apache Nation — were recently added to something called the Tribal Access Program. Chief Francis Bradley of the Hualapai Nation police department explains what that is.
Four American soldiers were killed last week in an ambush in Niger in northwestern Africa. There aren’t a lot of details about what happened, but to talk about what we do know, I’m joined by Alex Horton, who covers the military for The Washington Post
Sixteen years after sending troops to Afghanistan, U.S. strategy in that nation is undergoing another dramatic shift. The plan is known as R4S, which is short for regionalize, realign, reinforce, reconcile and sustain.
Have you ever wondered why some people are always punctual, even early, while others are perpetually late? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about some of the psychology behind synchronizing our cultural and personal clocks, and how to put yourself in a less anxious space no matter who you are.