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Facing fears: iPhone X’s new facial recognition raises concerns

Is it worth getting the Apple’s iPhone X? The new phone has a new facial recognition feature that could cause several privacy issues. iPhone X’s facial recognition will make using the phone more accessible, but it will also make phones less secure from hackers.

Arizona theater company hopes to combat lack of deaf actors in media

PHOENIX — This isn't the first time Hollywood has been scrutinized for its lack of diversity and inclusiveness on screen. A recent study shows nearly all fictional characters with disabilities are portrayed by able-bodied actors. Movies like “Wonderstruck,” where hearing actress Julianne Moore plays a deaf character, show how the deaf community is underrepresented in mainstream media. However, it is not due to a lack of available deaf actors.

P.E. teacher named 2018 Teacher of the Year

PHOENIX –  P.E. teacher Josh Meibos held back tears as he was named the Arizona Teacher of the Year, seven years after he leaped from a job as a retail store manager to a career in education.

Feds consider lifting ban on uranium mining around Grand Canyon

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration may reverse a 20-year moratorium on new uranium mining claims on 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon, a move that environmental groups said could lead to long-term harm to water quality and wildlife in the region.

Ward formally kicks off Senate campaign with conservative big guns

WASHINGTON - Republican Senate hopeful Kelli Ward flexed newfound political muscle Tuesday with a planned campaign kickoff in Scottsdale that promised appearances by conservative heavy-hitters, radio host Laura Ingraham and former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon.

The faces of intersectional feminism

PHOENIX - Feminists from around the Valley traveled to Arizona State University’s downtown campus Wednesday to honor civil rights activist Sylvia Mendez, who spoke about her contribution in the 1947 Mendez v. Westminster case that ended segregation in California.

Sinema’s long-expected challenge to Flake shakes up Senate race

WASHINGTON - One day after Rep. Kyrsten Sinema's long-anticipated announcement of a 2018 challenge to Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, a liberal group was pledging to raise money for her and two political consultants changed their outlook on the race to "toss up."

In Focus, Season 2 Episode 1: Odd Squad Family

In the first episode of In Focus Season 2, the Odd Squad Family tells the story of how their rap group started, how they manage the business side of the music, and entertain us with a little freestyle rap.