A copper mine in Arizona may move forward after the EPA has stepped aside. Plus, the co-creator of a fictional podcast sensation reveals how it began. That and more on The Show.
Phoenix is breaking ground on a new building at the downtown biomedical campus. Supporters say it’ll add to a booming bioscience sector in the city. Plus, how leadership at the Phoenix Art Museum has shaken up some traditions, and stirred up some bad feelings. That and more on The Show.
When the legislative session started, a push for criminal justice reform was high on the list of priorities. We hear why those bills are stuck in neutral. Plus, could trying to prevent wars actually stop them, or simply speed up the inevitable? That and more on The Show.
The issue of citizenship permeates so many issues in this country — from immigration to public benefits. We hear from a writer that asks what citizenship actually means. Plus, how changing design tastes are impacting cactus theft in the southwest. That and more on The Show.
There’s been an ongoing dispute between President Donald Trump and the intelligence community. We hear from a former head of the CIA on how that affects world safety. Plus, new research finds young Americans are much more likely to be arrested now than they were in previous decades, and the biggest rise is among women. That and more on The Show.
President Trump’s former Attorney Michael Cohen faced members of the House this week. We hear about the impact of that hearing and why one Arizona congressman is drawing attention for his comments. Plus, the Phoenix arts scene is growing, but can we compete with more established cities? That and more on The Show.
Grand Canyon National Park celebrated its hundredth birthday this week. We hear why money for maintenance projects could be a good gift. Plus, minor leaguers try to make their marks during spring training. That and more on The Show.
It’s been 100 years since the Grand Canyon became a national park. A look at some of the threats to one of the seven natural wonders of the world. And, how the ethics of A.I. could affect U.S. relations with allies and adversaries alike. That and more on The Show.
Arizona has a goal to have 60 percent of its residents earn a college degree by 2030. We hear why an increase in financial aid could be a key to reaching that goal. Plus, jumping the canyon! We'll look at the history of stunts at the Grand Canyon. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s House speaker nearly threw a wrench into the Drought Contingency Plan. We analyze that and other legislative news on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, remembering the influence of Hispanics in North America over five centuries. That and more on The Show.
For the first time, Americans will be able to respond to the Census online. We hear about the challenges and opportunities of this new option. Plus, comedian Tania Katan talks about "creative trespassing" at work and home. That and more on The Show.
There's a proposal in the works to reward Arizona teachers whose students pass AP tests. We hear why some experts have concerns about the tests themselves. Plus, a marine biologist on how our well-being should co-exist with the world’s ecosystems. That and more on The Show.
More schools across the country are keeping a closer watch on students and classrooms. Is that surveillance actually increasing safety? Plus, one of the nation’s most well-known attorneys argues for judicial independence. That and more on The Show.
The Trump administration has taken an aggressive stance on trade. We hear from an economist on the lasting effects of that stance. Plus, what we really know about how stun guns are regularly used in the field. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s U.S. Senate race next year got one new candidate, and another could be announcing their intentions soon. We analyze that and the week’s top stories on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, we’ll take a tour of an interactive, luminous piece of public art in Mesa. That and more on The Show.
The country’s opioid epidemic has hit Arizona hard, with more than 2,300 suspected deaths since mid-2017. Hear from the U.S. Surgeon General on how new partnerships could help that and other health issues. Plus, for Valentine’s Day, are we mostly in love with our smartphones? That and more on The Show.
Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela are heading toward the runoff election to be the next mayor of Phoenix. What set them apart during their latest debate? And, the Mesa Historical Museum has reopened its doors to dig deeper into the city’s past. That and more on The Show.
Arizona lawmakers appear to agree on a plan to expand telemedicine in the state. We hear how that could impact health care around Arizona. Plus, can the humanities save the world? That and more on The Show.
Arizona has been dealing with a teacher shortage for a few years. We hear one lawmaker’s idea to keep experienced teachers in the classroom. Plus, we introduce you to a Valley author who just won a prominent children’s book award. That and more on The Show.
President Trump’s State of the Union emphasized a border wall — but also bipartisanship. Our bipartisan panel will analyze his words and other political news on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, we’ll introduce you to a DACA recipient whose life is being turned into a musical. That and more on The Show.