June 2017

FBI Director James Comey
The Senate hearing that featured testimony by former FBI Director James Comey saw TV ratings go through the roof, not a typical public reaction to watching the Senate.
June 14, 2017
U.S. Capitol building
Following Wednesday morning's shooting at a congressional baseball practice outside Washington DC, several Arizona lawmakers discussed their reactions to today’s assault, which injured one of their own.
June 14, 2017
Raul Grijalva
Members of Congress here in Arizona are also being briefed this morning on the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia. Arizona Democrat Rep. Raul Grijalva says his colleagues are reflective.
June 14, 2017
Jeff Flake
This morning, Arizona woke to the breaking news that a gunman opened fire on congressional Republicans practicing for a charity softball game. We’re joined by Jessica Taylor, lead digital political reporter for NPR, who has been on the scene all morning.
June 14, 2017
Jackson Pollock painting
Imagine going to clean out a loved one’s garage or storage space and learning you have millions of dollars in artwork just sitting there.
June 13, 2017
Stars
It’s a mysterious, dimming star — a little brighter and hotter than our own sun — at a distance of over 1,400 light years away, and it’s baffling astronomers. We speak with Matthew Muterspaugh, director for the Center for Excellence in Information Systems Engineering and Management at Tennessee State University
June 13, 2017
Terrorism
Terrorist organizations like ISIS and al-Qaida have lost physical territory in a number of areas in the Middle East, as U.S. and allied forces fight to push them out. Katherine Zimmerman is a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute who specializes in al-Qaida’s terrorist network, and she’s with me.
June 13, 2017
Olympics logo
The International Olympic Committee has done something out of the ordinary as it decides which cities will host the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic Games. Los Angeles and Paris are the finalists, but it isn’t known which city will host in which year.
June 13, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
The impending closure of the Navajo Generating Station in Navajo Country in northern Arizona could be devastating for the region. More than 600 jobs are on the line — as well as millions in losses to the Navajo and Hopi tribes. Now, a new report lays out a transition plan to keep all of those jobs and replace that lost revenue.
June 13, 2017
injection table
A tentative settlement has been reached between the state and a group of prisoners who sued over how executions are conducted. Joining us now to talk about this is Michael Kiefer, a reporter with The Arizona Republic who covers the death penalty.
June 13, 2017

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