Millennials have been blamed for being lazy, for never looking up from their smartphones, for not voting, and complaining on Facebook instead. And for not stepping up to run for office. But they're not that bad, according to Shauna Shames, who wrote "Out of the Running: Why Millennials Reject Political Careers and Why It Matters.”
The Sahara Desert is the third-largest desert on Earth, and the biggest hot desert. But at one time, it wasn’t covered by the sand dunes we see in photos today. A new paper looks at just how rainy the Sahara was and whether the causes of that desert turning brown could apply to others.
The number of children who have been removed from their families and put into Arizona’s child-welfare system remains high in our state — at more than 17,000. But many organizations are working towards bringing these numbers down by focusing on one thing: prevention. We visit Child Crisis Arizona, a child-welfare provider in Mesa, and meet their CEO, Torrie Taj.
The Arizona Commerce Authority and three Arizona community college systems signed a charter on Thursday to combine forces to help bridge the gap between education and vocational careers. To find out more about this new project, Sandra Watson joins us. She’s the president of the Arizona Commerce Authority, and she tells us how this partnership came about.
It took less than a day from the time Rayos checked in with ICE in Phoenix for her to be deported. Her attorney, Ray Ybarra Maldonado, says that’s caused a flood of calls from clients in similar circumstances. To get a sense of how this case is reverberating among immigration attorneys in Arizona, I’m joined by Mo Goldman, who practices in Tucson.
The legal fight over President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries is still on hold after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to reinstate the order Thursday. There is a lot still at play here, and with me to talk about that is Nicky Walker, development manager with the International Rescue Committee here in Phoenix.
The Navajo Nation is suing the federal government for taking more than 300 sets of human remains from Canyon de Chelly National Monument. The canyon is the only national monument that a native community still calls home. But for the Navajo, home isn’t just for its living, it’s where their dead belong as well.
Last month, Arizona Sen. John Kavanagh introduced legislation that would give businesses time to fix violations stemming from the Americans with Disabilities Act. Disability advocates and some state lawmakers gathered at the state Capitol on Wednesday to oppose Senate Bill 1198.
The natural-food grocery chain Whole Foods announced this week that it is closing nine stores across the country — and one of those is the Whole Foods market in Prescott, which will close its doors by 5 p.m. Friday.
Six Mexican senators are planning visits with publicly elected officials and Latino community leaders in Phoenix on Friday and Saturday, as part of a campaign to cultivate relationships with American officials friendly to Mexican migrants and to help migrants facing possible deportation.