We’re in the midst of monsoon season, which brings wind and rain. We kick off a new series on the monsoon and talk to artists trying to capture it. Also, a road trip across Route 66 makes its way to Northern Arizona. That and more on The Show.
Every election season, politicians go in search of high-profile endorsements. What’s the strategy behind that — and do they influence voters? Plus, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich on how we’ve become more selfish and less focused on the public good. That and more on The Show.
Restaurants, airlines and other companies are starting to ban single-use plastic straws, will that effort actually help the environment? Plus, research into how autism spectrum disorder affects patients as they move throughout life. That and more on The Show.
The United States continues to face the threat of terrorism, both domestically and abroad, we'll explore the challenges of combating some of those threats. Plus, trying to keep strawberry fields forever, during a drought, in the desert. That and more on The Show.
Taliesin West is one of the Valley’s biggest tourist draws. Now, new technology is helping more people see more of Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home. We'll analyze the week’s top stories on the Friday Newscap. That and more on The Show.
Arizona ranks 43rd in the country, when it comes to voter turnout. What’s behind the state's so called voter crisis? Also, is the US losing the global STEM race? That and more on The Show.
The rise of independent voters continues as fewer people identify themselves as Democrats or Republicans. What does that say about the Americans who still strongly value party loyalty? Plus, is the future of train travel in flux as Amtrak shifts priorities? That and more on The Show.
Phoenix is known for its car culture, but that could be changing as autonomous vehicles move closer to roll-out. One expert asks if Phoenix will still be Phoenix once driverless cars become more prevalent. Plus, tasting the essentials from the Valley’s culinary scene. That and more on The Show.
The advertising industry is changing. People can just fast forward through commercials and block them online. What is the industry's next bold step? Plus, why open offices may actually close off face-to-face communication. That and more on The Show.
The opioid epidemic has hit a generation of Americans hard, but what does it mean for their children? Plus, we’ll go live to London for an update on President Donald Trump's first visit to the U.K. and recap the week’s top stories on the Friday NewsCap. That and more on The Show.
There are lots of efforts underway to help people better deal with Phoenix’s summer heat. We learn how businesses are affected and how they can get some help. Plus, the debate over whether nurse practitioners are replacing doctors. That and more on The Show.
After a wildfire is contained, work gets underway to revegetate the acres of burned earth. But how will climate change affect those efforts? Plus, the story of a Guatemalan mother who was deported from the U.S., without her son. That and more on The Show.
There’s been an increased emphasis on science education in schools here and around the country. A unique program in Tucson is helping teach this visual subject to blind students. Also, should we be thinking about recycling differently? That and more on The Show.
Who doesn’t remember the phrase, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind?" We also know Neil Armstrong is the one who said it. Why have current NASA astronauts become so anonymous? Plus, there is such a thing as perfect timing for some decisions. So why don’t we pay more attention to when? That and more on The Show.
This has been a huge week for proposed ballot measures, as hundreds of thousands of petition signatures had to be turned in. Our NewsCap will analyze the week’s top stories — including what’s next for Invest in Ed. Plus, our candidate conversations continue and a program aims to increase diversity on Capitol Hill. That and more on The Show.
Signature deadline day has arrived for a number of possible Arizona ballot measures, we’ll find out whether voters will get to weigh in on some controversial proposals. Plus, the head of a troubled Arizona law school appeals to regulators and defends his approach. That and more on The Show.
Editorial cartoonists try to make us laugh and think about the most controversial issues, has this polarizing time made their job harder? Plus, is affordable college possible? We’ll get a progress report on the $10,000 degree. That and more on The Show.
Wildfire season is expanding throughout the West, as conditions get hotter and drier. Learn how low- and high-tech are working in tandem in looking out for smoky forests. And, it’s not all about epic battles. Hear about the changing role of heroines in young adult fiction. That and more on The Show.
Wildfire season is expanding throughout the West, as conditions get hotter and drier. We'll learn how low and high-tech are working in tandem in looking out for smoky forests. And, it’s not all about epic battles: the changing role of heroines in young adult fiction. That and more on The Show.
Water is a critical issue in the West. We'll talk about what the feds are telling western states... and how water is even shaping artistic expression. And, we’ll analyze the week’s top stories on the Friday NewsCap. That and more on The Show.