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Sen. McSally Says Air Force Officer Raped Her
Sen. Martha McSally said Wednesday that she was raped in the Air Force by a superior officer. She made the disclosure at a Senate hearing on the armed services' efforts to prevent sexual assaults and improve response.
Mar. 6, 2019
Death Penalty Dementia Case Raises Ethical Questions
The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled an inmate can be executed even if they do not remember the crime they committed. But, the justices said, an inmate cannot be executed if they do not understand why they have been “singled out” to die.
Mar. 6, 2019
Some Say Montgomery Vetoed Criminal Justice Reform
Some lawmakers say they are concerned that Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has too much influence over the Arizona Legislature
Mar. 6, 2019
Ban On Cellphone Use While Driving Faces Uphill Battle
The Arizona Senate has approved a ban on texting-while-driving. It now faces an uphill battle in the House, where lawmakers have been resistant to statewide action.
Mar. 6, 2019
New Book Records Hispanic History Of North America
If you think back to American history class in school, you might remember learning about the British colonies in New England, the pilgrims and the Mayflower. That’s because, according to The Show's guest, American history has so heavily focused on its Anglo roots.
Mar. 6, 2019
Is Preventative War Beneficial?
How many wars throughout human history were preventable? From the standpoint of logic, perhaps every one of them, because one side or another could have chosen a more peaceful or strategically-sensible path.
Mar. 6, 2019
National Veteran Suicide Task Force Modeled After Arizona Efforts
President Donald Trump announced an executive task force Tuesday that will address veteran suicide. The national effort will help agencies share resources, and its program is modeled after one in Arizona.
Mar. 6, 2019
Does America Have A Polarization Problem?
The realm of U.S. politics continues to be one where polarization dominates, and winning seems even more important than it did in the past.
Mar. 6, 2019
Border Crossings Increased In February
The Trump administration has implemented strong policies — labeled "draconian" by some — to limit undocumented immigration across the U.S.-Mexico border. But the latest numbers from Customs and Border Protection show those policies may be having the opposite effect.
Mar. 6, 2019
Can Parking Meters Help The Homeless In Phoenix?
Phoenix Councilwoman Debra Stark hopes her colleagues will support a pilot program to help people experiencing homelessness — parking meters designed for people to donate money.
Mar. 6, 2019
Analysis Finds Protests Led To More Education Funding
Teachers in a handful of states, including Arizona, went on strike last year, demanding higher pay among other improvements. A recent report found, by and large, those teachers that walked out of the classroom got more money.
Mar. 6, 2019
Army Corps Approves $2B Arizona Copper Mine Project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will issue a permit authorizing construction of a $2 billion copper mine in southern Arizona by a Canadian company.
Mar. 6, 2019
Arizona Prosecutor Says Uber Not Criminally Liable In Crash
An Arizona prosecutor has determined that Uber is not criminally liable in a crash last year in which one of its self-driving SUVs fatally struck a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix. But it's not known whether prosecutors are considering charges against the driver.
Mar. 6, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: Signal Detection
When thinking about the concept of a "microaggression," what we're really doing is subscribing to signal-detection theory. What is the theory and how does it come into play when we're dissecting the behaviors of others?
Mar. 6, 2019
The Takeaway: HIV Medical Breakthrough Raises New Questions
The anonymous “London patient” appears to have been infection-free for the past year and a half, after receiving a bone marrow transplant for cancer. This comes nearly 12-years after the first patient — Timothy Ray Brown — went into remission by the same method.
Mar. 6, 2019
Sonoran Desert Inspires Researchers To
The group Next Generation Sonoran Desert Researchers is bringing scientists together to influence policy and raise public awareness about the region’s biological diversity.
Mar. 6, 2019
The Head Of Grand Canyon Was Target Of
The details on the lengthy federal investigation exonerating Chris Lehnertz of creating a hostile work environment were released Tuesday.
Mar. 5, 2019
Spring Training Brings In A Lot Of Fans — And Money
Fifteen Major League teams playing at 10 different stadiums from Surprise to Mesa attract nearly 2 million fans a year and generate hundreds of millions of dollars for the Arizona economy.
Mar. 5, 2019
Pence Speaks At AZ Manufacturer Meeting
Vice President Mike Pence spoke Tuesday at a board of directors meeting for a manufacturers group in the Valley. The VP urged the crowd to support President Trump’s trade and border policies.
Mar. 5, 2019
What Is Trump
President Trump has had an enormous impact on the U.S. Supreme Court, appointing Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh. He has also claimed to have been incredibly influential on the lower courts as well, though that is much more difficult to quantify.
Mar. 5, 2019

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