The clock is ticking closer to Monday, when President Trump may impose additional tariffs on Mexico. We'll hear our Friday NewsCap on the potential impact on Arizona and our elected officials. Plus, the Women’s World Cup is getting underway and the U.S. is a favorite — but we’ll look back to when the team wasn’t so successful. That and more on The Show.
Public outrage over how the VA was handling veterans’ medical care hit a fever pitch in Phoenix. We hear from VA Director Robert Wilkie on steps the agency is taking to change the narrative — and the reality. Plus, Arizona’s health department faces challenges from the spread of both measles and hepatitis A. That and more on The Show.
The Justice Department is continuing its concerted push to penalize undocumented immigrants who cross into the U.S. We’ll find out why that enforcement isn’t also focused on employers who hire the migrants. Plus, early Hollywood films featured a lot of female directors. So why did that change? That and more on The Show.
The United States has five percent of the world’s population but 25 percent of its prisoners. We hear the bipartisan push to imprison fewer Americans. Plus, one of the original copies of an historic 19th century treaty is back in the hands of the Navajo Nation. That and more on The Show.
After sending shock waves through the U.S. economy with threats of more tariffs against Mexico, President Trump is heading to Great Britain. How is the president’s visit being received? Plus, a SMOCA exhibit displays the importance of diversity in portraits. That and more on The Show.
Lawmakers worked into the wee hours this week to finish the 2019 legislative session. Our Friday NewsCap talks budget and the most impactful bills, and surprising changes on the Corporation Commission. Plus, an iconic movie monster is back on the big screen — 65 years after his debut. That and more on The Show.
Threats to U.S. national security include domestic and foreign terror, cyberattacks and climate change. We hear from former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on whether the current administration is doing enough to keep us safe. Plus, the latest on the trial of a humanitarian aid worker at the border. That and more on The Show.
This year, we’ve been talking to a Valley food critic who’s trying to define Arizona food. We hear how some chefs are using the only wild chile native to the U.S. Plus, how cleaning up the air can reduce childhood asthma rates. That and more on The Show.
It’s Memorial Day – and we’ll look back at some of our favorite family-themed stories. From interviews on naming generations to poetry to civil discourse and more. That’s The Show.
There’s been increasing speculation about who might be running for president from the Libertarian Party. We'll hear a conversation with the chairman of the Libertarian National Committee. And remnants from different expeditions to the Titanic are on display in the Valley. That and more on The Show.
Debate — and votes — on a new state budget kicked into high gear this week. We'll get an update from the Arizona Capitol, and analyze what happened on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, how "The Cat in the Hat" and "The Lorax" had their roots in advertising. That and more on The Show.
Republican legislative leaders continue to try to round up support for their budget proposal. We hear an update from the state Capitol. And why echo chambers aren’t as bad as they sound. That and more on The Show.
Republican legislative leaders formally introduced a budget this week, but the $12 billion plan's future remains uncertain. Plus, lounge exotica band Moonlight Magic performs a Tiny Desert Concert at the Van Buren. That and more on The Show.
A well-known South Scottsdale shopping center is getting a major face-lift. We'll hear what neighbors are excited and concerned about. Plus, is there an increased emphasis on looking for postpartum depression in new moms? That and more on The Show.
There have been rumors about a potential budget deal at the Arizona Capitol. Are those rumors true or will the stalemate continue? And a court tells a federal agency to review some drilling permits in New Mexico. That and more on The Show.
Arizona voters and candidates could see longer general elections under a bill at the Capitol. We hear how that would affect campaigns, plus the rest of the week’s top stories on the Friday NewsCap. And Arizona Theater Company’s new artistic director returns home to take the company in a new direction. That and more on The Show.
Nearly half of Native American deaths in the U.S. go unsolved, and in Arizona the numbers are even worse. We hear how a new committee to study missing and murdered indigenous women could make a difference. Plus, why one expert says the aviation industry needs a stronger response to climate change. That and more on The Show.
Carbon dioxide is one of the leading causes of greenhouse gas emissions. ASU researchers have come up with a way to take CO2 out of the air — with synthetic trees. Plus, the reputation of hallucinogens is changing. Could they help relieve depression and addiction problems? That and more on The Show.
Students in Arizona continue to advocate for more school safety measures, and Arizona’s school superintendent says she plans to move forward on some. Plus, a museum without walls in El Paso showcases art by child detainees. That and more on The Show.
Arizona schools have the worst student to counselor ratio in the country. Will the Governor's proposed $12 million solution go far enough? Plus, an investigation into eco-friendly homes that are turning out to not be so friendly. That and more on The Show.