The Border's New Boundaries
The Trump Administration is moving forward with its plans for building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico line even as the plan faces Democratic opposition in Congress. But to do so, it’ll have to manage not only natural obstacles through the rough and rugged terrain of the Southwest, but legal ones as well. Part II of the The Border’s New Boundaries series goes to the Texas border, where the legal battles over the border wall a decade ago are still being fought today.
April 26, 2017
Ed DeCastro
The acting director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy visited in the Valley to talk prevention and treatment strategy with local leaders. Officials say prescription opioid drug overdoses kill at least one person every day in Arizona, and the Phoenix Police Department is slowly rolling out new program that focuses on treatment, instead of enforcement.
April 26, 2017

KJZZ News

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A few years ago, a resident of a small, rural Alabama town reached out to a reporter and asked him to look into wrongdoing and corruption in that town — namely, a murder this resident alleged had taken place. But the story unfolds far beyond that investigation, and the twists and turns became the seven-episode podcast, S-Town.
April 26, 2017
ASU Biodesign Institute
It sounds like the beginning of an old joke — “What happens when a molecular virologist, an evolutionary biologist and a hip-hop dancer go to a laboratory?” It’s a real question that ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is asking in their new performance: “Science Exposed: Bringing Science to Life Through the Arts,” which will be performed tonight on ASU’s Tempe campus.
April 26, 2017
Lesley Stahl
Lesley Stahl has been a familiar face on national television for decades. She was the White House correspondent for CBS News covering multiple administrations, and she’s been a host and reporter on "60 Minutes" since 1991. But her biggest scoop in recent years emerged when she became a grandmother.
April 26, 2017
In a ruling issued Tuesday, U.S. District Judge William Orrick blocked the president’s effort to withhold money from so-called sanctuary cities that don’t cooperate with federal immigration officials. To explain the significance of the ruling, we’re joined for a few minutes by Scott Decker, foundation professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University.
April 26, 2017
UC San Diego Big Pixel Initiative
Researchers want your help in mapping cities — and, more specifically, how cities are growing.
April 26, 2017

NPR News

The Cassini probe has orbited Saturn for 13 years. This is the first time it entered the gap between the planet and its rings.
April 27, 2017
One corner of the garden of Alnwick Castle in northern England grows a hundred plants behind lock and key. Many of the toxic species there were used by medieval doctors — nasty plants adapted to heal.
April 27, 2017
After unrest in Baltimore two years ago brought national attention and some help to the city's problems, activists say young people in the city's poorest neighborhoods still need more help.
April 27, 2017
As the president's 100th day in office approaches, he still is facing questions about garnering business profits from foreign sources.
April 27, 2017
The White House said that President Trump spoke by phone with the leaders of Canada and Mexico Wednesday, and "agreed not to terminate NAFTA at this time."
April 27, 2017