Border's New Boundaries
President Trump hits his first 100 days in office this week. It’s been a tumultuous stride towards one of his primary goals: how to manage the U.S.-Mexico border, even as the biggest project – paying for a border wall – threatens to cause a government shutdown. The Border’s New Boundaries series begins with a report on a federal project involving not concrete border walls but digital ones.
April 25, 2017

KJZZ News

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On any night in this country, almost 550,00 people are homeless. Those numbers might seem incredibly high, but they have gone down in the last decade. In 2014, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announced that Phoenix had ended chronic homelessness among veterans in the city. Mary Cunningham is a researcher at the Urban Institute. And she says this is a solvable problem.
April 25, 2017
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What is the relationship between a company treating animals kindly and that firm’s bottom line? In his new book, Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of the Humane Society of The United States, argues they’re closely tied.
April 25, 2017
Our Latest Longest War: Losing Hearts and Minds in Afghanistan
The United States has fought multiple wars for nearly 15 years, with ground soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq.
April 25, 2017
On the campaign trail, then-candidate Donald Trump rarely missed an opportunity to talk about toughening United States immigration policy and building a new wall at the nation’s border with Mexico.
April 25, 2017
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Arizona’s teacher shortage has been well-documented. But new numbers released yesterday give a glimpse into just how many vacancies there are in the state’s classrooms.
April 25, 2017

NPR News

The Interior Secretary says, under the policy, his department will review protective designations since 1996 of 100,000 acres or more, particularly their size.
April 25, 2017
Raj Panjabi must use the award "to solve a timely, pressing problem." Here's what he plans to do.
April 25, 2017
Wildlife authorities say DNA identifying the predator was found in the home, mixed with blood from the pet. The cat entered through an open door and snatched the dog from the foot of the owner's bed.
April 25, 2017
Democracy 21 says President Trump's son-in-law should recuse himself from certain duties. Kushner's lawyer says her client "has consistently said that he would follow government ethics requirements."
April 25, 2017
Randolph Alles is currently at Customs And Border Protection. He will take over an agency stretched thin and beset by poor morale and other issues.
April 25, 2017