December 28, 2020

Legal Beat

YCSO/Medical Examiner conduct Joint Investigation in the Discovery of Human Remains

Yesterday afternoon, December 26, 2020, deputies were notified about possible found human remains in a remote area off Contreras Road, North of Iron Springs Road (County Road 10), outside of Prescott, Arizona. Detectives, in conjunction with Yavapai County Medical Examiner investigators, confirmed they were human. The area was secured as the investigation continued until dark

Health

Trouble sleeping this year? You’re not alone, Arizona researchers say

Paulina Ochoa never had a problem sleeping until the COVID-19 pandemic began in March and life dealt her a series of serious setbacks. She lost both her jobs, her car was stolen and her aunt died – and that’s when the nightmares started. The dreams got so bad they sometimes left her paralyzed in bed.

Shopping

When cringeworthy gifts are worse than inconsiderate

Sometimes a gift that might seem reasonable is no nicer than a stocking full of coal. Suzanne Tucker/Shutterstock.com Deborah Y. Cohn, New York Institute of Technology Ever wondered why your mom bought you that inexplicable thing? You’re not alone. I have spent years doing consumer research related to gift giving. In my field, conventional wisdom

Opinion

Opinion: Trump Must Repeal Tariffs to Provide Americans Relief

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to bring hardship to countless American households. Domestic businesses have also been challenged, with thousands of companies having to close or file for bankruptcy because of the virus. As vaccines begin to become available, and we accelerate the economic recovery process, President Trump’s trade war with China will continue to act

History

Why the Puritans cracked down on celebrating Christmas

‘Going To Church,’ N.C. Wyeth (1941). Archival photograph, Brandywine River Museum library, Edward J. S. Seal Collection. Peter C. Mancall, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences When winter cold settles in across the U.S., the alleged “War on Christmas” heats up. In recent years, department store greeters and Starbucks cups have sparked furor

Legal Beat

Trump’s impact on courts likely to last long beyond his term

On this, even President Donald Trump’s most fevered critics agree: He has left a deep imprint on the federal courts that will outlast his one term in office for decades to come. He used the promise of conservative judicial appointments to win over Republican skeptics as a candidate. Then as president, he relied on outside

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