Last week, the gruesome murder of a woman in Mexico City sparked protests against the rise of femicides. And this week, the outcries against gender-based hate crimes continue after the abduction, rape and death of a 7-year-old girl.
Arizona State University plans to launch a small, NASA-funded research satellite from the International Space Station on Wednesday. ASU rocketed the CubeSat to the ISS aboard a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket in November.
Twenty years ago, the Border Patrol was a small agency that didn’t get a lot of attention. But since the terrorist attacks of 9-11, the agency has nearly tripled in size and budget. A small group of agents, dubbed “the Douglas mafia,” rode that wave of growth to the top. ProPublica reporter Melissa del Bosque joined The Show to talk about her latest piece.
The Trump administration has said it will waive federal contracting laws to allow more than 170 miles of southern border wall to be built more quickly. The laws include open competition requirements and other fail-safes — and the move will almost certainly draw criticism. Elliot Spagat is following this story for the Associated Press.
We all have a food story that we tell people to explain how crazy our family is, where we come from, how our grandmother made her orange-carrot jello mold set every Christmas. Vanessa Fonseca-Chavez argues social media is making it easier than ever before to share those stories — and connect through food. She talked to The Show about how her own food story led her in this direction.
Tempe resident Steve Sussex has been locked in a battle with the city over a land dispute that stretches back more than 130 years. Due to some archaic state and federal land policies, his family’s ownership of the land has come under question.
President Trump will be back in town on Wednesday to hold a rally for his reelection campaign. While both sides of the aisle agree that Arizona is a true battleground state in this year’s election, Trump can count on support from Arizona's Republican leaders that he didn't have in 2016. → New Phoenix Police Tools For Trump’s Visit
Later this week, the California Legislature is expected to issue a formal apology to Japanese-Americans who were sent to internment camps during World War II. Arizona was the home of two of those camps, which combined housed an estimated 20,000 people.
As the world continues to panic about the coronavirus, there's a more familiar foe that should actually be worrying Americans: the flu. Influenza season this year has been longer than usual, with U.S. cases already surpassing 22 million.
People must register by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday to vote in the upcoming Presidential Preference Election. One way to register is to go to servicearizona.com. You can also visit your county recorder’s office. And you’ll have to register as a Democrat because only that party is holding a presidential primary this year in Arizona.
This week in 1930, Arizona hanged a woman for the first time for murder when Eva Dugan died on the scaffold at State Prison for killing A.J. Mathis, Tucson rancher. A collection of the interesting — and sometimes unusual — events that happened this week in Arizona history.
Thousands of asylum seekers are forced to wait on the Mexican side of the border under the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” program. Mexican authorities say they will keep helping that population, as the numbers continue to decrease.