A small lobby at the Mexican Consulate in Phoenix feels a lot like the Motor Vehicle Division. It's where undocumented immigrants wait for a chance to tell their story to a pro-bono lawyer. They sit in hard plastic chairs, clutch official documents and stare at posters that explain how to act if the police pull them over.
March 22, 2017

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A World Bank conference is underway this week in Washington D.C. discussing land rights issues worldwide. Research from the University of Arizona is being presented on how drones can be used to reduce poverty
March 22, 2017
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Customers of Arizona’s largest utility are pushing back against its proposed rate hike. On Thursday, the Arizona Corporation Commission held one of several public hearings on Arizona Public Service's rate case.
March 22, 2017
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“If It Wasn’t For the Irish and the Jews” … it sounds like the beginning of a joke. But in fact, it’s the name of a song from the so-called Tin Pan Alley era of American music in the late 19th century, when Irish and Jewish immigrants dominated the music industry in New York City.
March 22, 2017
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IBM said it’s created the world’s smallest magnet, using one atom. And the company said it can store a bit of data on that single atom. To find out how big a deal this is, we talk to Richard Kiehl, a professor in ASU’s School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering.
March 22, 2017
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The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the County of Los Angeles v. Mendez, testing whether police can be held liable when they needlessly provoke a violent confrontation.
March 22, 2017

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A controversial new paper suggests schools in New York City are less safe now that fewer students are being suspended.
March 23, 2017
Middle-aged white people without college degrees are increasingly likely to die of suicide, or drug and alcohol abuse. The lack of a pathway to solid jobs is one reason why, two economists say.
March 23, 2017
A surge of refugees is leaving America for Canada as they look for a more secure future. Refugees are quickly vetted by border agents and given access to shelter, health care and a work permit.
March 23, 2017
It may be considered the national pastime, but in the first three World Baseball Classics the United States was far from dominant. That changed Wednesday night in a lopsided title win.
March 22, 2017
Research hasn't yet confirmed the early hints that a mix of IV vitamins and steroids might stop the fatal organ failure of sepsis. But an effective treatment for sepsis would be a really big deal.
March 22, 2017