Lawyers for immigrants detained in Arizona are joining a complaint across the country that the Trump administration is making them provide their own gear to protect against the spread of the coronavirus.
Over the weekend, residents in a Mexican border city voted to halt the completion of a U.S.-owned brewery because of concerns over the company’s intensive water use in the already drought-ridden area. Some are hailing the vote as a win for local farmers and activists, while others fear it could stifle foreign investment in Mexico.
Gov. Doug Ducey is urging Arizonans to take action to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but he is stopping short of strict policies other states have implemented. Ducey is encouraging Arizonans to practice social distancing and good hygiene.
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March rain has left Salt River Project reservoirs as full as they’ve been in a decade. The company is discharging water to make room for the runoff, providing a boost to the underlying aquifers. But Arizona is still in a drought.
The fourth case of coronavirus was confirmed in neighboring Sonora, Mexico on Sunday. The patient is a 22-year-old student who recently returned from Spain, health officials said Sunday. Sonoran authorities are relying on travelers to self-isolate to prevent the spread of the disease.
You probably remember the video that went viral in 2017 of Robert Kelly’s children interrupting an interview he was doing with the BBC. It was adorable and hilarious — and at the time, it felt like a funny fluke. But now that more are working from home due to the coronavirus, they might be experiencing their own unexpected moments of hilarity.
The Trump administration’s Migrant Protection Protocols, or so-called “Remain in Mexico” program, has been controversial since its start. To explain it all, The Show talked with Angela Banks, a professor of Law at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU who specializes in immigration law.
There are researchers all over the country — and world — working to develop vaccines for the new coronavirus. And three of them are here at ASU’s Biodesign Institute. Dr. Josh LaBaer is the executive director of ASU’s Biodesign Institute, and The Show spoke with him more about all of this.
How we learn is one of the biggest questions many of us face — either for ourselves, our kids, classmates or colleagues. Stanislas Dehaen argues babies are born with the ability to learn, and instead of their brains being a kind of blank slate, they have the needed circuits and connections already in place.
As we report on the spread of the coronavirus in Arizona and across the country, we hear over and over again that the elderly and immunocompromised are most at risk. We reached out to Denise Reich, who falls into that group. What are her concerns in light of this disease? And how does she wish the narrative around this would change?
Hundreds of homebound older adults in Arizona rely on volunteers to help them with things like grocery shopping or going to a doctor’s appointment. But with the coronavirus pandemic, some volunteers are struggling to support these individuals.