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The Takeaway: Are Dating App Companies Responsible For Protecting Their Users From Sex Offenders?
Millions of Americans are using dating apps to find love. Do the companies who own these apps have a moral or legal responsibility to screen users who are registered as sex offenders?
Dec. 2, 2019
Mexico Arrests Suspects In Sonora Massacre
Over the weekend, the Mexican government announced that it had arrested suspects in the massacre of nine women and children in northeastern Sonora.
Dec. 2, 2019
Points Of View: Helping Foster Kids Transition To Adulthood
Kids who "age out" of the foster care system at age 18 nationwide face daunting odds. But, for a lot of important reasons, only about a quarter of them take advantage of services designed to help them transition into adulthood.
Dec. 2, 2019
AZ Charter Schools Face Closure After Chinese Investment
Three Arizona charter schools are facing closure, and 27 similar schools across the country are in financial jeopardy after accepting seed capital from the Green Valley-based company, Education Fund of America.
Dec. 2, 2019
Census Looks To Hire In AZ Ahead Of 2020 Count
The U.S. Census Bureau is doing a massive push over the next 12 weeks to get people to apply to become Census Takers.
Dec. 2, 2019
Entertainment Heavy-Hitters Unveil Streaming Services
"The Mandalorian" is a live-action Star Wars series exclusive to the Disney+ streaming service. Streaming services like Netflix and Hulu continue to grow in popularity, and they are far from alone.
Dec. 2, 2019
UA Ready To Receive Students At Veterinary School
The University of Arizona is launching the first veterinary school in the state, and it’s been a long time coming. The university first announced it planned to open the college in 2015, but the project was pushed back after the accreditation-awarding Council on Education cited shortfalls in some of the required standards.
Dec. 2, 2019
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Medical Translators
The Show frequently checks in with Dr. Joseph Sirven, a neurologist at the Mayo Clinic, to discuss the latest news from the medical world.
Dec. 2, 2019
AZ Lawmakers Prepare To Fight For Sexual Abuse Education
Arizona lawmakers are preparing to fight for a bill that requires schools to train students and teachers how to recognize and report sexual abuse.
Dec. 2, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Trump Heads To UK For NATO Gathering
A couple of decisions coming up this week could impact investigations into potential war crimes in Afghanistan, and whether Russian athletes will be able to compete under their country’s flag.
Dec. 2, 2019
How Subprime Auto Loans Could Affect The Economy
This year, subprime auto loans are on the way to driving past the 2018 record of $32 billion. Why are investors so interested in that kind of auto loan, and could there be a negative impact on the U.S. economy around the corner?
Dec. 2, 2019
Boas: Term Limits For The U.S. Supreme Court
Last week’s news that 86-year old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had to be hospitalized turned up the volume in Washington, where liberals and conservatives considered the possibility of another high court appointment by President Trump.
Dec. 2, 2019
The Pulse: How Climate Change Is Affecting Public Health — And What Nurses Are Doing About It
Looking at the underlying conditions that are making people sick is sometimes called upstream medicine. These days, a lot of nurses are concerned about climate change and its impact on people's health, and nurses are responding in their own way — from changing how they handle patients to adopting new hospital procedures.
Dec. 2, 2019
USPS Holiday Mailing Deadlines Begin In 2 Weeks
Thanksgiving's late date this year has left only three weeks preparation for Hanukkah and Christmas. The U.S. Postmaster has warned that leaves only two weeks to make the holiday shipping deadlines, and less time to make the Dec. 11 deadline for mailing First Class mail cards and letters for military destinations.
Dec. 2, 2019
Lucid Motors Plant In Casa Grande Expected To Bring 2,000 Jobs
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will meet with his Sonora Mexico counterpart at a groundbreaking ceremony in Casa Grande on Monday. Lucid Motors expects to create more than 2,000 jobs once it opens its first electric vehicle plant in Pinal County.
Dec. 2, 2019
Rescuers Search For Girl Missing After Truck Swept Away
Nine members of an Arizona family, together for the Thanksgiving holiday, were in an oversized military-style truck when they got stuck in a raging creek swollen by intense runoff from a powerful storm.
Dec. 2, 2019
Revived Stretch Of Santa Cruz River Provides Oasis For Wildlife
Dragonflies, toads and birds are just some of the wildlife showing up since a project started releasing treated wastewater into into the dry channel of the Santa Cruz River in June.
Dec. 2, 2019
Why Scottsdale Wants To Hear Your Privacy Concerns
Scottsdale wants to become smarter and it’s asking students, residents and companies to help. On Wednesday, Dec. 11, Scottsdale will host a workshop to explore what it means to be a smart city.
Dec. 2, 2019
Conflict Of Interests In Mexico May Affect Human Rights
Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission, an autonomous institution that monitors the government, has a new leader. Controversy, however, surrounds the selection.
Dec. 2, 2019
9th U.S. Circuit Takes Up Third-Country Asylum Rule
The legal challenge to the Trump administration’s third-country asylum rule goes before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday morning.
Dec. 2, 2019

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