Veritas Preparatory Academy
Great Hearts Academies — one of Arizona’s prestigious charter school networks — has fended off criticism in recent months for its transgender policy, which LGBTQ advocates calls discriminatory. Now some alumni who are upset with the policy are trying to get the school’s attention.
Sept. 22, 2017

KJZZ News

The latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is in peril now that Arizona Sen. John McCain has joined another Republican leader in rejecting GOP-sponsored legislation. Junior Sen. Jeff Flake says he will continue to support the measure, although he agreed with McCain that a long-term solution would have to be bipartisan.
Sept. 22, 2017
Hamilton High School
More fallout emerges from an investigation at Hamilton High school in Chandler. Police allege the school’s former football coach and principal did not report allegations of possible sexual assault involving members of the school’s football team. Now those two men and the athletic director are being reassigned to other duties away from the school.
Sept. 22, 2017
fishing pole
The Arizona Game and Fish Department and Arizona Department of Environmental Quality have launched a “green light” initiative to identify fish species that may be consumed without limits.
Sept. 22, 2017
AIDS awareness ribbon
People with HIV in Maricopa and Pinal counties will receive more medical care, counseling, nutrition services and transportation under a new $10 million federal grant.
Sept. 22, 2017
The fears that technology would isolate us from the rest of our community isn’t a new concept. People weren’t going to leave the house because they had to listen to the radio. Many are concerned now about a similar effect coming about because of social media.
Sept. 22, 2017

NPR News

The president is backing appointed Sen. Luther Strange, who's been heavily funded by a superPAC aligned with Mitch McConnell. Many of Trump's allies, however, are backing Judge Roy Moore.
Sept. 22, 2017
The operation was prompted by an apparent war among drug lords. Residents were forced to dive for cover on the floors of their homes as several hundred well-armed gangsters roamed the streets.
Sept. 22, 2017
Even before Maria, the island suffered from frequent power outages and crippling debt. Now organizations must figure out how to deliver relief to a place that may not have electricity for months.
Sept. 22, 2017
Each year, law students argue hypothetical, futuristic case that takes place in space. This year, it's about who pays when two machines collide on the moon.
Sept. 22, 2017
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with NPR Science Correspondent Jon Hamilton about the Hernandez family's announcement and the connections between CTE, the degenerative brain disease, and violent behavior.
Sept. 22, 2017