Posterior Parietal Cortex
Defense Department-funded “brain hacking” studies underway in Arizona seek to help soldiers learn more efficiently. But does the technique pose risks – and raise ethical questions?
July 27, 2017
Despite being well represented in the workforce, Latinos have lagged behind the rest of the country when it comes to health insurance. Before the Affordable Care Act, one out of three adult Latinos lacked coverage. Those numbers are finally improving in states like Arizona, but some worry a repeal of the health care law could undo that progress.
July 27, 2017

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E. coli
Santa Cruz County health officials have found excessive E. coli levels in water near a breach in an international pipeline that carries untreated sewage from Mexico into Arizona.
July 27, 2017
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Chandler police are now recommending a third administrator face charges related to hazing at Hamilton High School
July 27, 2017
a rainbow of food
Listen to the sounds of Theresa Lutz serving lunch at Broadmor Elementary as part of the Summer Lunch Buddies program.
July 27, 2017
food, waste, compost
Americans waste a lot of food — by some estimates, we throw away 40 percent of our food supply every year. But researchers from ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business are using tech to try to reduce that number.
July 27, 2017
Saguaro National Park
The Interior Department has announced more than $50 million in grants to 42 national parks; the money will go toward deferred maintenance projects. The money is not entirely from the federal government. Each park had to partner with an outside group, which also contributed some money.
July 27, 2017

NPR News

After whirlwind week of high drama, one more drama appears ready to play out, with Republicans ready to vote for a bill that leaves much of Obamacare in place but repeals the individual mandate.
July 27, 2017
A 46-year-old death row inmate argued his previous lawyers were incompetent — one of them had been disbarred. But courts denied his motion to halt the execution.
July 27, 2017
Lt. Aaron Allan of Southport, Ind., was killed allegedly by one of the occupants of a flipped-over automobile as he responded to the scene on Thursday.
July 27, 2017
Four Republican senators say they will vote yes on a so-called "skinny repeal" bill only with the assurance that the bill will go to a House-Senate conference. The bill is not yet finalized.
July 27, 2017
For 38 years the Pulitzer Prize winner was one of the most influential voices in the world of books. During her tenure, she lauded — or lambasted — just about all of this generation's great writers.
July 27, 2017