By McKenzie Sadeghi | Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020
WASHINGTON - Snow and near-freezing temperatures were not about to keep Gilbert native Sierra Maughan from joining thousands of others who marched in Washington Saturday in the fourth annual Women's March, an event repeated in marches around the country.
By Kailey Broussard | Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Federal Emergency Management Agency doles out billions annually in response to tornadoes, hurricanes and other disasters, but the deadliest disaster goes largely unfunded - extreme heat, cited as the cause of death for about 100 people a year in Maricopa County alone.
By Emily Mae Dean | Monday, Jan. 6, 2020
PHOENIX – Central Arizona Shelter Services says it helped more than 1,300 people older than 55 who are experiencing homelessness in the 2018-19 fiscal year. That’s nearly 30% of the total the agency served. And homelessness for Arizona residents is on the rise, according to the Arizona Department of Economic Security.
By Lamar Smith | Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019
SAHUARITA – Whether it’s following the yellow brick road, capturing the golden snitch or saving the world from Thanos, a performance by the Walden Grove High School Performing Arts Crew is destined to go viral.
By Nathan Hiatt | Monday, Dec. 30, 2019
GLENDALE – As Dabo Swinney predicted, Clemson has dominated college football or a decade and landed right where the coach believed: with another chance to play for the College Football National Championship game.
By James Carr | Monday, Dec. 30, 2019
TUSAYAN – President Donald Trump has listed uranium as a “critical mineral,” which may encourage domestic uranium mining. The Nuclear Fuel Working Group has not issued recommendations yet, but uranium mining companies want quotas lax oversight, while environmental activists push for a ban on uranium mining near the Grand Canyon.
By Madeline Ackley | Friday, Dec. 27, 2019
TIJUANA, Baja California, Mexico – U.S. veterans deported to Mexico find resources with the Deported Veterans Support House in Tijuana, run by Hector Barajas-Varela, who joined the U.S. Army at age 17.
By Stephen Perez | Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019
By Erica Block | Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019
PHOENIX – At a time when MLB needs to grow the game, content creators like Jomboy and PitchingNinja make baseball fun and accessible to casual sports fans.
By Deagan Urbatsch | Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019
PHOENIX – National and local organizations, including the Phoenix Indian Center, are working to ensure a more accurate count for Native Americans in the 2020 census.
By Emily Mae Dean | Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019
TUCSON – The tech industry continues to grow nationwide, but its workforce still is nearly 70% white. Less than 7% of workers are Hispanic.
By Farah Eltohamy | Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019
PHOENIX – For one historically underrepresented group in the United States, the 2020 census was supposed to be their chance to finally have their voices heard. Until it wasn’t.