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'Hospital-at-home' trend means family members must be caregivers — ready or not

Hospital-at-home programs are for people sick enough to need the attention a hospital provides, but stable enough to be cared for at home.

An otter in Santa Cruz is hassling surfers — and stealing their boards

An aggressive sea otter in California is hassling locals by riding boards she stole from surfers in the lineup.

AZPM Presents The Buzz Live in Douglas, Arizona

Join us for a discussion of water usage in Southern Arizona. Monday, July 10 at 5:30 p.m.

Researchers found a rare octopus nursery off the coast of Costa Rica

Scientists working off the coast of Costa Rica say they've discovered the world's third known octopus nursery.

Don't get the jitters — keep up a healthy relationship with caffeine using these tips

When consumed responsibly, caffeine can offer health benefits.

Federal Indian boarding schools still exist, but what's inside may be surprising

The schools were tools of the U.S. government's attempts to erase tribal culture. But the few that remain have become places Native families want their children to attend.

That Was Exactly Us: Stories of Latino culture in baseball and empathy through adaptive sports

Sports play a major role in our culture. They can be anything from an expression of life to a vehicle to better understand someone's life.

What we know about the health risks of ultra-processed foods

The tasty snacks and frozen meals you grab when you're busy are often packed with sugar, fat and a list of unpronounceable ingredients. But how bad are they for you? Scientists are trying to find out.

California, Arizona, Nevada offer landmark drought deal to use less Colorado River water — for now

The plan would conserve an additional 3 million acre-feet of water through 2026, when current guidelines for how the river is shared expire.

Hard Hits and Life Lessons

A look at a sport that is popular around the globe, but had just become a part of the University of Arizona athletics program, and a talk with a standout UArizona football player about the life lessons that sport taught him.

Remembering America's first social network: the landline telephone

Young tech nerds in Seattle are trying to preserve the mysterious machines — many of them almost lost forever — that made America's landline telephone system work before the age of computers.

This star ate its own planet. Earth may share the same fate

For the first time, astronomers have caught a star in the act of swallowing a planet, providing a glimpse into how the sun may eventually eat up Earth.

EXPLAINER: What might Colorado River cuts mean for states?

In recent years, an imbalance between the river’s flows and how much water users are promised has forced federal officials to consider steps never taken before.

Check out the deepest-swimming fish ever caught on camera

The unknown snailfish speicies, of the genus Pseudoliparis, was recorded swimming in the Izu-Ogasawara Trench near Japan at a depth of 8,336 meters - or more than 27,000 feet down.

The Buzz: What a UA report says about last year's deadly on-campus shooting

The report released earlier this week offers insights into where breakdowns happened and what can be done to prevent future failures.

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