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Numbers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs show wait times for medical appointments at veterans facilities in eastern Colorado and the Denver area are among the worst in the nation.
Jul. 27, 2017
Border wall
House Republican allies of President Donald Trump are intent on giving him a long-sought victory in Congress by finally making a down payment on his long-promised wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.
Jul. 27, 2017
Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe
For Arizona and Arizona State, which hold their early-season home games after dark to avoid the desert heat, it could mean their fans spend less time in triple-digit temperatures.
Jul. 27, 2017
Woman's hands
Earlier this week, the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association announced it was awarded a four-year, $1 million grant to provide training and awareness when it comes to end of life care. And it's a subject many people don’t want to talk about, but probably should.
Jul. 27, 2017
Authorities say a broken pipe has resulted in untreated wastewater getting into the Nogales Wash.
Jul. 27, 2017
Posterior Parietal Cortex
Defense Department-funded “brain hacking” studies underway in Arizona seek to help soldiers learn more efficiently. But does the technique pose risks – and raise ethical questions?
Jul. 27, 2017
Investigators are looking for Darren William Beach, Jr., a suspect caught on video, as part of an investigation into an arson that forced an LGBTQ youth center to close earlier this month.
Jul. 26, 2017
Derrick Hall
To be eligible for the MLB draft, a player has to either be coming out of high school or following his third year of college. One recent change has MLB partnering with Northeastern University as the league’s preferred education provider. For more on that, we spoke with Derrick Hall, president and CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Jul. 26, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
Earlier this year, travel industry experts were concerned. They were worried fewer people would visit the U.S, because of President Trump’s policy agenda. But the U.S. Travel Association reports not only is visitation not down, but also it was up in May from May 2016.
Jul. 26, 2017
injection table
A judge is set to rule in a case over whether Arizona must reveal its supplier of execution drugs,and the qualifications of the people who help the state carry out the death penalty. For the latest on this, we talk to Arizona Republic reporter Michael Kiefer on the line.
Jul. 26, 2017
A co-working space focused on bringing women entrepreneurs together is opening a second location in the West Valley. The new space will be located in Huntington University, catering to businesswomen and providing resources for them.
Jul. 26, 2017
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Communities across the state have problems they need to solve. But a new program aims to use a different approach and get more residents involved. The Arizona Creative Communities Institute will help nine communities get the process started on solving their problems.
Jul. 26, 2017
Pope Francis
A recent piece in La Civilta Cattolica co-written by Antonio Spadaro criticizes some conservative Catholics for being too hard line and focus on a black-and-white battle between good and evil. We spoke with Catherine O’Donnell, associate professor of history at ASU who specializes in U.S. Catholic history.
Jul. 26, 2017
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The Hamilton High School football hazing scandal moved ahead by a step this week when the Chandler Police Department made recommendations to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.
Jul. 26, 2017
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The Senate voted to open debate on a weeks-in-the-making health care bill. Then AARP sent out a release that said, “any senator considering voting for the health care bill should understand the consequences of ignoring AARP's 38 million members.”
Jul. 26, 2017
U.S. Capitol building
The future of health care legislation is still up in the air. The politics of health care are on full display, and Sen. John McCain was right in the middle of it on Tuesday when he spoke to his fellow members. To learn more, we talked with ASU political scientist Richard Herrera.
Jul. 26, 2017
Donald Trump
Some Arizona lawmakers are criticizing President Donald Trump’s tweet on Wednesday that he’ll reinstate a ban on transgender people serving in the military. Both Sen. John McCain and Rep. Raul Grijalva have issued statements against the president’s plans.
Jul. 26, 2017
U.S. District Court in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Phoenix man has been sentenced to more than 68 years in federal prison for his role as a gunman in a standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014.
Jul. 26, 2017
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There are 39,400 known or suspected toxic sites on current or former Pentagon properties encompassing over 40 million acres in total — an area larger than the state of Florida.
Jul. 26, 2017
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Humiliation can make us feel small and insignificant, so why do humans humiliate one another?
Jul. 26, 2017

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