The United Kingdom is finally set to formally leave the European Union at the end of this week, more than two years after the initial Brexit vote. The Show checked in with BBC’s Audrey Tinline to talk about Brexit and other key international stories of the coming days.
We’re seeing an explosion of medical research into psychedelics. Psilocybin, or shrooms, to treat major depressive disorder. Ayahuasca, a psychotropic plant medicine from the Amazon, and ibogaine, a potent hallucinogen from Africa, to treat addiction. LSD for anxiety.
The Trump administration’s hostile attitude towards the news media escalated over the weekend, following an exchange in which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo verbally berated veteran NPR reporter Mary Louise Kelly.
From how to restrict vaping at the city to creating a 24/7 rape crisis center, Heather Ross has some big issues on her plate. The nurse practitioner and ASU professor has been asked by Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego to tackle health policy issues for the city as a Policy Fellow. The Show sat down with Ross.
A Glendale lawmaker is proposing a new bill that he believes would ensure university students hear all sides of controversial issues. Republican Anthony Kern says the bill would require the Arizona Board of Regents to establish, fund and staff a new office of public policy events at each school.
Less than two weeks after Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona) called CNN reporter Manu Raju a “liberal hack” when asked a question about impeachment, the state Republican Party Committee is seizing on the phrase and using it as a rallying cry.
Transgender girls and women would be barred from participating in sports on the team that aligns with their gender identity under a proposed Arizona law. The proposal announced by GOP Rep. Nancy Barto on Friday is co-sponsored by 22 other Republican House members and is the latest on a growing list of more than a dozen states with bills that focus on transgender young people.
This week in 1935, the 3-million-pound gate at Boulder Dam was closed and Lake Mead began to fill. A collection of the interesting — and sometimes unusual — events that happened this week in Arizona history.
Hundreds of people rallied on Sunday in Mexico City demanding peace and justice to the victims of organized crime. Among them were the relatives of the women and children murdered in November in Sonora, Mexico, allegedly by traffickers.
Jan. 27 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp by the Russian Red Army in what was then Nazi-occupied Poland. More than a million people, mostly Jews, lost their lives in the infamous death camps. A new bill making its way through the Arizona Legislature would mandate the teaching of the Holocaust and other genocides in the state’s public schools. Meanwhile, visitors to the Capitol and to Phoenix’s main library will notice a new exhibit related to the Holocaust.
The holiday season wasn’t strong enough for a fashion retailer and stationery chain. Fashion retailer Express just closed its Phoenix store at Paradise Valley Mall. Meanwhile, employees at four stationery and greeting card stores will likely lose their jobs in the next four to six weeks.
A case that asks whether taxpayers should fund religious education is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday. Only 18 states including Arizona allow funding private or religious education with taxpayer dollars. The other 32 states may now be affected by a case out of Montana.
The U.S. has five confirmed cases of the new virus from China, all of whom traveled to the city that is the center of the outbreak, health officials said Sunday. Two new cases were reported Sunday — one in Los Angeles County in California and the other in Maricopa County, Arizona. The Arizona person is a student at Arizona State University who recently returned from Wuhan, China.
In the deal filed Friday in federal court here, Patriot Movement AZ agreed to be permanently enjoined from trespassing on, standing, sitting, blocking or impeding access to any property regularly used by pastors who are members of the Alliance of Christian leaders as well as several churches in the Mesa and Phoenix area.
Pima County just rejected nearly $2 million in federal immigration funds, saying it allows local law enforcement to target immigrant communities. Why the county sheriff says that decision will hurt public safety.