With the new ASU @ Mesa City Center campus, ASU President Michael Crow and Mesa Mayor John Giles are promising to put the once-sleepy downtown Mesa on par with media giants like Hong Kong, Sydney, even New York City.
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Groups, Democratic Lawmakers Host Reframing Justice Day
Democrat state representatives introduced a slate of criminal justice reform legislation at the Arizona Capitol on Tuesday. Despite Republicans still controlling the chamber, Rep. Kirsten Engel is one of several House democrats proposing ambitious criminal justice reform legislation this session. One of the advocates for criminal justice reform, Matthew Charles, is one of the first people released from prison due to the First Step Act.
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Banner Healths Paired Kidney Exchange Program Changing Lives
In Arizona, more than 1,800 people were waiting for a kidney transplant last year. It’s a wait that can be many years long. And, even for people who think they’ve found a living donor — a friend or loved one willing to give them a kidney — they often find, they’re not a match. So, Banner Health is doing something to help everyone involved.
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Southern Ocean Has Climate Change Clues For Arizona
New research from the Southern Ocean has some important news about climate change for Arizona. Scientists say their ability to do more work in that area will likely mean better climate change models for other parts of the globe, including the Sonoran Desert. Joellen Russell, an oceanographer and climate scientist at the University of Arizona, is one of the researchers working on this.
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Ex-ASU Coach Todd Graham Hired By University Of Hawaii
Hawaii hired former Arizona State University coach Todd Graham on Tuesday to lead the Rainbow Warriors. Graham replaces Nick Rolovich, who left Hawaii after four seasons to become Washington State head coach.
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Scientists Explain How Stress Can Turn Hair Gray
From Marie Antoinette to late Arizona Sen. John McCain, history and folklore teem with tales of trauma turning hair gray. Now, Harvard scientists have discovered how stress can suddenly sap hair of its color.
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WATCH LIVE: With Rules Set, Senate Trial Opening Arguments To Begin
Democratic House impeachment managers take to the Senate floor Wednesday, presenting their argument for why President Trump should be removed. Trump, meanwhile, called the case against him a "hoax."
Teachers Union Lawsuit Claims DeVos 'Capriciously' Repealed Borrower Protections
Before its repeal, the gainful employment rule served as a warning to certain colleges: If graduates didn't earn enough money to pay their student debts, schools could lose access to federal aid.
U.N. Urges Probe Of Reported Hacking Of Jeff Bezos' Phone By Saudi Arabia
U.N. human rights experts said they were gravely concerned by reports that a WhatsApp account held by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was used to hack The Washington Post owner's phone.
Election Security Boss: Threats To 2020 Are Now Broader, More Diverse
In an exclusive interview with NPR, election threats executive Shelby Pierson says more nations may attempt more types of interference in the U.S.
A History Of 'Pettifogging' For The Pettifoggers Among You
Chief Justice John Roberts trotted out an obscure term during impeachment proceedings yesterday; here's what it means.