December 2019

For many older Americans, losing the ability to hop in the car and get yourself where you want to go can feel like losing control. But New technologies are changing the conversation.
Dec. 30, 2019
Airplane
Earlier this year, the Federal Aviation Administration grounded the Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet. That followed two crashes over the previous six months. Those incidents, and the effects of those planes not being in the air, were some of the biggest stories of the year in aviation.
Dec. 30, 2019
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — fresh from his election victory — still faces mounting pressure due to corruption charges.
Dec. 30, 2019
fireworks
This time of year, smoke from fireplaces and fire pits create unhealthy levels of air pollution in the Phoenix area. Fireworks will add to the unhealthy mix on New Year's Eve.
Dec. 30, 2019
Phil Boas
Annually, the Arizona Republic chooses a person or persons as Arizonan of the Year. For 2019, Tom Buschatzke of the Arizona Department of Water Resources and Ted Cooke of Central Arizona Project were given the honor.
Dec. 30, 2019
White whine glass
Competition is fierce among Arizona's winemakers, and one of this year's biggest prizes went to a wine developed by students from the Southwest Wine Center at Yavapai College.
Dec. 30, 2019
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Diné College on the Navajo Nation wants to open a law school. It would be the first of its kind and an important step in working to fill the need for Native American lawyers in the country — in tribal courts and elsewhere.
Dec. 30, 2019
Rosemont Copper Mine
Canadian mining company Hudbay Minerals wants to build the third largest copper mine in the United States on 4,500 acres south of Tucson. Part of the $1.9 billion project involves depositing 2 billion tons of waste rock on public lands. The project is being challenged by environmental and Native American organizations.
Dec. 30, 2019
Donald Trump
In his new book "Trump and His Generals: The Cost of Chaos," Peter Bergen examines how Trump's approach and his relationships with three generals — Defense Secretary James Mattis, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster — affected the White House and foreign policy.
Dec. 30, 2019
Americans were stunned to learn of a brutal attack on Jews celebrating Hanukkah in a home in a Hasidic community outside of New York City over the weekend. In Arizona, reported anti-Semitic attacks decreased by more than half since last year, but in light of recent violence, community members are being vigilant.
Dec. 30, 2019

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