Technical Education
High school students with trade skills like carpentry, welding and electrical work are in high demand these days. Some Valley contractors are so desperate for qualified employees they’re offering many kids both a job and funding for college as soon as they graduate. And all of that opportunity is starting to catch kids’ attention.
Nov. 21, 2017

KJZZ News

We’ve learned that Facebook and other social media sites were great outlets for Russia to try to influence the 2016 presidential election. It involved advertising space being bought or news stories — that may or may not have been true — being promoted.
Nov. 21, 2017
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Monopolies — or companies accused of monopolistic behavior — in the U.S. have been around for more than a century. But megamergers in other industries haven’t been immune from concerns of regulators and the public. But how common are monopolies really? And are government watchdogs able to limit them?
Nov. 21, 2017
Mark Flatten
When it comes to selecting municipal judges in Arizona, most of those choices are made by elected officials. Yuma is a notable exception. There, the people get to vote on who sits on the municipal court bench. Yuma has been electing its judges since it adopted its charter at the turn of the 20th century.
Nov. 21, 2017
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Two U.S. senators have a message for the State Department: lift the hiring freeze. Republican John McCain from Arizona and Democrat Jeanne Shaheen from New Hampshire recently sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressing concern over questionable management practices.
Nov. 21, 2017
The Trump administration had hoped that NAFTA renegotiations may be on the fast track, with serious consideration given to many U.S. proposals. But as of this week, it seems like the negotiations are stuck in neutral.
Nov. 21, 2017

NPR News

The investigation is looking into claims that its admissions policies discriminate against white and Asian-American applicants by holding them to higher standards than black and Latino applicants.
Nov. 21, 2017
An Argentinean submarine carrying 44 crew members reported an electrical problem when it last was heard from a week ago. A massive search for the vessel is underway. But while there's enough food to last 90 days, the oxygen supply is only enough for one week when the vessel is submerged.
Nov. 21, 2017
In an effort to sell their tax plan, Republicans in both House and Senate have touted the benefits for the middle class. But a close review of the plans reveals that such claims are misleading.
Nov. 21, 2017
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with reporter Jacqueline Charles of The Miami Herald about the end of temporary protection for Haitians. The Trump administration decided that Haitians must go back to their home country next year, adding that the conditions after the 2010 earthquake no longer exist.
Nov. 21, 2017
Nearly 60,000 Haitians who have lived in the U.S. since a devastating 2010 earthquake will have their protected status canceled. The Trump administration says the status will be terminated in 18 months.
Nov. 21, 2017