July 2017

monsoon storm
Like fall in New York, there’s a season that it seems all Arizonans look forward to: monsoon season. For a series exploring personal relationships to the monsoon, producer Paige Phelps first introduces us to Mike Olbinski, just your average wedding photographer-storm chaser.
July 31, 2017
Anna Almendrala
When she was 28 years old and 7 years into her marriage, Anna Almendrala and her husband decided to have a baby. But a year and a half later, no baby. So, they turned to IVF, or in vitro fertilization. And they decided to document it in a new podcast for HuffPo called IVFML
July 31, 2017
John McCain
Sen. John McCain today is beginning a treatment regimen of chemotherapy and radiation. Earlier this month, he announced he’d been diagnosed with a glioblastoma, which is an aggressive type of brain tumor. Physicians say it’s a difficult form of cancer to treat, but researchers are working on new ways to try.
July 31, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
And now, a check of the week ahead on the international front. Our correspondent is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi. Russia has certainly been in the news a lot here recently, including word that Russia is expelling U.S. diplomats in retaliation for sanctions against that country approved by Congress for alleged meddling in last year’s election.
July 31, 2017
azcentral opinions logo
We did our regular check-in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. Our focus was on Dreamers — children who were brought to the U.S. when their parents illegally crossed the border and have since grown up and gone to school here.
July 31, 2017
woman and child
It’s tough to flip on the TV right now without finding game shows, be it reboots like "Match Game," newbies like "Beat Shazam" or long-timers like "The Price is Right." But does quantity equal quality? Are we, in fact, in the midst of a golden age of game shows?
July 31, 2017
line of cars
Two Valley children died last week after being left in hot cars. But lawmakers in D.C. are looking into ways to use technology to prevent that from happening in the future.
July 31, 2017
FWD.us
Recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program, have gotten some mixed messages over the past several months.
July 31, 2017
Jeff Flake
Sen. Jeff Flake has been one of President Trump’s strongest critics, both when it comes to behavior and certain policies. On Tuesday, Flake’s book "Conscience of a Conservative" will be published. Many of its pages are devoted to criticizing the president.
July 31, 2017
When politicians announce companies expanding or moving to the Valley, they often tout new "high-wage" jobs. We begin our four-part series on jobs by trying to define what "high-wage" means.
July 31, 2017

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