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How The U.S. Compares To The Rest Of The World In Paid Family Leave
The United States is one of only eight countries in the world that doesn’t have paid family leave available to parents, according to Amy Raub. She researches maternity leave policies across the world, in countries rich and poor, and can compare and contrast the differences, some of which might surprise you.
Dec. 26, 2019
Will More People Go Cross-Country In Self-Driving Cars Rather Than Flying?
Autonomous, driverless cars will be on the roads soon — how soon we don’t know — but when they arrive, they’ll completely change the ways we choose to get around.
Dec. 26, 2019
AG Asks SCOTUS To Reject Appeal Of Deportation Case
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants the U.S. Supreme Court to deny a new trial for a man who said he got bad legal advice. Hector Sebastion Nunez-Diaz said the poor advice in a criminal case resulted in his deportation.
Dec. 26, 2019
New Nesting Season For Arizona Bald Eagles Camera
The second season of Arizona’s bald eagles nest cam is underway. The live-streaming camera provides a raw look at nature. The camera broadcasts the daily lives of two bald eagles at Lake Pleasant Regional Park in Peoria. That’s where the pair hopes to raise a family.
Dec. 26, 2019
Some Arizona National Parks To Raise Prices In 2020
Petrified Forest and Saguaro National Parks are raising prices from $20 to $25 per vehicle. Park-specific annual passes, per-person and per-motorcycle prices will also increase at those parks. At Tumacácori National Historical Park, the $7 admission will rise to $10 per person.
Dec. 26, 2019
AZ Anglers Are Lifeblood For San Pedro De La Cueva
Many Arizonans head to Sonora’s beaches for the holidays. But for decades some American anglers have also been heading to a remote, lakeside community in the Sonoran Sierra.
Dec. 25, 2019
Parts Of Sonora Get White Christmas
As in Arizona, some high-elevation parts of Sonora — its neighbor to the south — are also enjoying a white Christmas. Video shows snow falling Christmas Eve in and near the roughly mile-high mining town of Cananea, an hour southwest of Bisbee.
Dec. 25, 2019
Research: Diet Might Outweigh Exercise As Obesity Cause
To help stem the obesity epidemic, scientists must first understand how the human body uses energy. A new study shows the importance of diet might outweigh that of exercise.
Dec. 25, 2019
Wildlife Rescue Sees Record Year Despite Weak Monsoon
Rescue and rehabilitation service Liberty Wildlife has posted another record year, reaching more than 9,800 intakes despite hopes that the weaker monsoon would mean fewer birds blown out of their nests.
Dec. 25, 2019
UA Receives $1.5M To Fight Science Cyberthreats
The University of Arizona has received $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation to combat cyberthreats affecting science.
Dec. 25, 2019
Analysis: More Women In Early 40s Who Have Never Married Have Kids
For a long time, a traditional family was made up of a mother, a father, and 2.5 kids. But, things are changing, especially when it comes to who is a mother.
Dec. 25, 2019
Former Gov. Janet Napolitano: The Border
In a tough election period for Democrats, Janet Napolitano came on the scene and was elected Arizona’s attorney general. She then narrowly won the race for governor in 2002 before being re-elected in a 2006 landslide.
Dec. 25, 2019
Why Do We Enjoy The Music That We Like?
Why do we like the music we like? How much say do we actually have in what we enjoy listening to?
Dec. 25, 2019
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A plan to use synthetic trees to remove CO2 from the air is a step closer to reality. An Ireland-based firm is partnering with Arizona State University to deploy the technology.
Dec. 25, 2019
Todd McFarlane Breaks A Record, Takes On Hollywood With
Todd McFarlane's creation "Spawn" became a Guinness record-holder when its 301st issue went to press, and the Valley resident is working on turning the comic book into a major motion picture that he would direct himself.
Dec. 25, 2019
Christmas Stuffing: Arizona Class Introduces Beginners To Taxidermy
In the last decade or so, the art of preserving dead animals has been given new life. All across the country, communities of amateur taxidermists have sprung up.
Dec. 25, 2019
AZ Judge Rules State Lawmakers Cant Challenge Expulsion In Court
An Arizona judge has ruled state lawmakers have no right to challenge their expulsion from the Legislature in court.
Dec. 25, 2019
Record-Breaking State Revenues Could Create Headaches For Arizona Legislative Leaders
The state brought in more money in the recently ended fiscal year than it’s ever collected in any previous fiscal year — more than $11 billion.
Dec. 25, 2019
Wrong-Way Driver Killed In Crash With Light Rail Train
The driver of a 2016 Nissan Sentra was driving the wrong way on Washington Street in downtown Phoenix when she collided with a light rail train headed south on 1st Avenue. The train was knocked from the tracks into a traffic light pole.
Dec. 25, 2019
Phoenix To Reopen Mexican Trade Offices, Create Global Strategy
Phoenix recently closed the city’s trade offices in Mexico City and Hermosillo, Sonora. Rather than continue longer-term contracts with Phoenix-based firms that hosted dignitaries and trade missions, the council directed staff to solicit companies with a presence in Mexico and a focus on smaller businesses.
Dec. 24, 2019

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