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China Retaliates On Tariffs; Stock Markets Go Into A Slide
Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump's latest penalties on Chinese products.
May. 13, 2019
Mexico Police Arrest School Owner Who Fled After Earthquake
Almost two years ago, Mexico City experienced a devastating earthquake. Nineteen children and seven adults died at the Rébsamen Elementary School. Shortly after, the school owner fled — until last weekend.
May. 13, 2019
Chaco Region Wins Reprieve From Fracking
A federal appeals court ruled the Interior Department illegally approved oil and gas drilling near Chaco Canyon. Tribal leaders opposed the drilling near ancient Native American cultural sites.
May. 13, 2019
One Of Few Remaining Navajo Code Talkers Dies
Fleming Begaye Sr. was one of more than 400 Navajos who served as Code Talkers during World War II. The men communicated during battles using some 600 Navajo words.
May. 13, 2019
Creighton University Gets $10M Gift To Develop Campus
Nebraska-based Creighton University is set to open a health services campus in Phoenix in a few years — and an Arizona nonprofit is donating $10 million to help fund development of the school.
May. 13, 2019
Prescribed Fire In Rincon Mountains Begins Tuesday
Saguaro National Park fire managers will conduct a prescribed burn in the Rincon Mountain District beginning Tuesday.
May. 13, 2019
Manchester City Supporters Celebrate Team
The soccer world revolved around England on Sunday morning as Manchester City beat Brighton & Hove Albion, 4-1, to clinch the Premier League title.
May. 13, 2019
Expect Delays On I-40 Near Kingman This Week
Travelers heading through Kingman to or from Las Vegas this week may want to go by daylight. The Arizona Department of Transportation said it will have crews working this week on a 13-mile stretch of Interstate 40 near Kingman.
May. 13, 2019
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Could Add Nursing Stations
As part of the Friendly Airports for Mothers Act passed in October 2018 as part of the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration, medium and large commercial airports must provide lactation rooms past security checkpoints by 2021.
May. 13, 2019
Strategic Shade Part Of Phoenix’s Urban Heat Initiatives
As we enter the summer season, Phoenix is updating its plans to address urban heat. During a presentation to the City Council, staff shared information from the National Weather Service that said Phoenix is up to 21 degrees hotter in the summer than in rural areas.
May. 13, 2019
What Is The New Conspiracism?
We’re all familiar with conspiracy theories. Sometimes they’re the equivalent of legends or tall tales, or they can approach the realm of reality where evidence and facts could be compatible. But what if we take “theory” out of the phrase and focus on just the “conspiracy” part?
May. 13, 2019
CA Legislature Debating Bills On Density, Rent Control
California is dealing with a housing crisis. Experts say there isn’t enough housing for residents of the Golden State and that that’s especially true in the area of affordable housing.
May. 13, 2019
FDA To End
The program allowed some medical device makers to file reports of malfunctions and injuries that never appeared in the public database. Even doctors didn’t know about them.
May. 13, 2019
Investigation Finds Problems With Eco-Friendly Homes
The houses are considered "Zero Energy Ready," which, according to the U.S. Energy Department, makes them at least 40 to 50 percent more energy efficient than a typical new home. But, the homeowners argue, their houses are not meeting that goal.
May. 13, 2019
 Arizona
Arizona has the worst student-to-counselor ratio in the country, and Gov. Ducey's funding proposal may not be enough to meet the need.
May. 13, 2019
Boas: Columnist Calls for More Spending On Public Schools
Arizona could restore K-12 education funding to pre-recession levels, but the governor and legislative Republicans have other priorities.
May. 13, 2019
Arizona Lawmakers Continue Work On New State Budget
Arizona lawmakers are set to see their per diems cut on the 120th day of session, but there are still a number of issues they need to address, including a new state budget.
May. 13, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: U.N. Secretary General Tours South Pacific
The Secretary General of the United Nations will focus on climate change as he visits New Zealand, Fiji, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
May. 13, 2019
The Takeaway: Asylum Seekers May Face More Danger in Mexico as Border Patrol Begins Screenings
The Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" policy change is also placing migrants in danger.
May. 13, 2019
Arizona Delegates Respond To Asylum Appeals Court Ruling
Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are reacting to a federal appeals court ruling that asylum seekers at the southern border can be held in Mexico while their cases are considered.
May. 13, 2019

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