This week, Gov. Doug Ducey and lawmakers will convene a special session to pass a slew of laws aimed at everything from expanding treatment to reducing the supply of pills.
Jan. 22, 2018
Justa Center in downtown Phoenix
Every year, more older adults are becoming homeless, according to HUD. It’s a nationwide problem. Justa Center in downtown Phoenix is one of the only adult day resource centers in the country. They’re busier than ever serving homeless seniors 55 and older.
Jan. 22, 2018

KJZZ News

Phil Boas
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. Arizona has had a dramatic number of children in foster care. The Arizona Republic published an editorial about the benefits of permanent guardians, and the paper’s Editorial Director Phil Boas is with me for his weekly appearance to talk about it.
Jan. 22, 2018
Football field
A lot of the country’s attention is focused on the NFL right now.
Jan. 22, 2018
One of the Valley’s biggest developers has decided to look inward.
Jan. 22, 2018
Donald Trump
The election of Donald Trump sparked protests and greater political polarization. It has also inspired a new charitable term called “rage philanthropy.”
Jan. 22, 2018
Oxycodone
Monday afternoon, Gov. Doug Ducey is expected to call lawmakers into a special session to deal with the state’s opioid epidemic.
Jan. 22, 2018

NPR News

The resignations come during the sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar, who has admitted to sexually abusing women and girls as a doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University.
Jan. 22, 2018
In a video posted by Birdwatch Ireland, a murmuration of starlings dips and dodges a predator with grace. The scene was just one of many such spectacles filling the skies of southern Ireland lately.
Jan. 22, 2018
The pope said it was only after he accused sexual abuse victims of slander and demanded proof of an alleged coverup that he realized his words were like "a slap in the face" to those who had suffered.
Jan. 22, 2018
For decades, beginning in World War II, Swedish households received pamphlets advising how to handle a crisis. They were discontinued with the Cold War's end — but now, they're getting an update.
Jan. 22, 2018
Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt are experts in what makes democracies healthy — and what leads to their collapse. They warn that American democracy is in trouble.
Jan. 22, 2018