November 2018

The Social Security Administration requires a couple to be married for at least nine months in order to receive survivor’s benefits if one of them passes away. It might seem like an innocent rule, but for one Arizona man it’s turned into a legal battle.
Nov. 21, 2018
Uber app
When some people think of the gig economy, companies like Uber, Lyft, Etsy and Ebay quickly come to mind. But a Cornell University professor says the seeds of the gig economy were planted long before.
Nov. 21, 2018
facebook notifications
Russian efforts to inject doubt into the 2016 election included use of Facebook and other social media as influential tools. Conspiracy theorists have been able to gain some traction through similar methods. Even ISIS has utilized social media to intimidate adversaries.
Nov. 21, 2018
Caitlin Stewart raises her hands over a cliff
Nature is for everyone, but it doesn’t always feel that way. Society has a way of imposing silent rules on who should be an outdoorsy person — or sometimes we impose them on ourselves. In the first of a three-part series about hikers who might surprise you, meet the women who like to walk alone.
Nov. 21, 2018
U.S. troops at the border
About a week before the election, President Trump announced he might send up to 15,000 U.S. troops to help strengthen the southern border. A top Pentagon official said the number of active-duty U.S. military personnel at the border peaked at roughly 5,800 troops, and now it appears a quiet drawdown has begun.
Nov. 20, 2018
U.S. Border Patrol agents arrest undocumented migrants
Late Monday night, a federal court judge smacked down the Trump administration's ban on immigrants crossing the border illegally then asking asylum.
Nov. 20, 2018
Border Patrol
It's been revealed that there are more than 14,000 undocumented immigrant children in federal U.S. custody.
Nov. 20, 2018
Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall
The Udall name is synonymous with the Southwestern U.S. — including Arizona — and the environment. Author Scott Einberger wrote about Udall’s impact on environmental policy in his book, "Stewart Udall: With Distance in His Eyes."
Nov. 20, 2018
Front Desk Ambassador Volunteer Stephani Jolley and Artifact Cart Volunteer Frank Grinere
It’s the time of year where people are often asked to donate time or money to help nonprofits. And Arizona has a lot of them. The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits represents more than 800 nonprofits across the state.
Nov. 20, 2018
Ballot
Ballots for Maricopa County have finally been counted, marking the end of almost two weeks of counting and settling the remaining races. Adrian Fontes, the Maricopa County recorder, joined The Show to explain what's next.
Nov. 20, 2018

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