Tuesday’s special election in the conservative 8th Congressional District is now being looked at as another midterm bellwether, after special election shockers in Pennsylvania and Alabama. Both candidates were out on Saturday to motivate their supporters.
Republicans Taking Nothing For Granted In 8th District Race
Apr. 23, 2018
There’s a rising tension over water in the Southwest. Agencies that manage the Colorado River are attempting to publicly shame an increasingly isolated water agency in Arizona. The feud has the potential to upset negotiations over the river’s future.
Apr. 23, 2018

KJZZ News

With The Show to talk about Arizona teachers announcing a strike date, the final days leading up to the special election in the 8th Congressional District and more are former legislative leader Chris Herstam and former Superintendent of Public Instruction Jaime Molera.
Apr. 23, 2018
The Takeaway: Death Toll Continues to Rise as Gaza Protests Enter Fourth Week
On Friday, the Israeli army killed four protesters and injured hundreds, according to Palestinian health officials. That brings the overall death toll reported by those officials to 34, and the number injured to more than 4,000.
Apr. 23, 2018
The Takeaway: Applying for Asylum in America
In 2016, around 180,000 people applied for asylum in the United States. The vast majority of them end up in immigration detention while their cases are being processed. And once they are released, many have nowhere to go and are left without resources.
Apr. 23, 2018
The San Francisco Giants will benefit from a deal between the cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale. It calls for the team’s player development program to move from Scottsdale to Phoenix’s Papago Baseball Complex which has seen little activity since the Oakland A’s moved to Mesa a few years ago.
Apr. 23, 2018
Last week, a U.S. House panel approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps or SNAP recipients as part of the Farm Bill. As KJZZs Kathy Ritchie reports, these requirements could impact older adults and people with disabilities.
Apr. 23, 2018

NPR News

Sweeping changes in medical practice could improve the dismal U.S. rate of maternal deaths and near-deaths, an influential doctors' group says.
Apr. 23, 2018
Chicago police keep a massive database of residents with suspected gang ties, but ProPublica's Mike Dumke found significant errors and investigated the effects on Chicagoans who made the list.
Apr. 23, 2018
A survivor of the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria that took place two weeks ago is now at a refugee camp. Her lungs are failing and her children's future is in doubt.
Apr. 23, 2018
Canadian police say a white van jumped a curb in northern Toronto, plowing into pedestrians.
Apr. 23, 2018
The suspected shooter in the Nashville Waffle House attack legally surrendered his guns in a previous incident. Many states seize guns from people who pose a danger. But how did he get them back?
Apr. 23, 2018