By Christopher Scragg | Thursday, March 19, 2020
WASHINGTON - A surge in coronavirus patients could overwhelm Arizona hospitals in the coming months if action is not taken now to expand hospital capacity and curb infections, according to a new study by the Harvard Global Health Institute. And the state is not alone.
By Isabella Hulsizer | Wednesday, March 11, 2020
RIO VERDE – Bald eagle breeding season has arrived in Arizona, and an interesting job comes from it: keeping an eye on potential parents and their nests.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Monday, March 9, 2020
WASHINGTON - Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who got the most Arizona endorsements, dropped out of the presidential primary. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders got none and is polling at a steady 30% in the state. Campaigns tout them, but analysts say endorsements "matter a lot less than they used to."
By Farah Eltohamy | Friday, March 6, 2020
PHOENIX – Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, battling Joe Biden for the Democratic presidential nomination, called on thousands of supporters days ahead of the 11th Democratic debate, which will be in Phoenix.
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
PHOENIX – Advocates continue struggling to keep qualified Hispanic families enrolled in public programs like food stamps and cash assistance amid changes to the so-called public charge rule. The U.S. Supreme Court last month decided to let the rule take effect, and that happens on Feb. 24. It allows immigration officers to consider applicants’ use of public benefits, including Medicaid, in deciding to grant green cards, visas and changes in residency.
By Natalie Urquiza | Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
GLENDALE – RUF38 is hosting an MMA event in downtown Glendale Saturday and promotions company hopes to make inroads in area.
By Joshua Gerard Gargiulo | Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020
WASHINGTON - They were Democratic and Republican mayors from cities large and small across the country, but officials on the panel Wednesday on immigration agreed - it's an issue they all grapple with, said Mesa Mayor John Giles who led the U.S. Conference of Mayors event.
By Kara Harris | Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
WASHINGTON - Union leaders say the close to 1,800 striking Asarco workers in Arizona and Texas remain "strong" as the strike entered its fourth month Monday, with little hope of a settlement in sight.
By Melanie Porter and Kennedy Wilkerson | Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020
PHOENIX – Decreasing water levels in white pelicans’ natural habitats are forcing the wetland birds to migrate to find refuge in the Arizona’s maintained lakes.
By Kara Harris | Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019
WASHINGTON - The $1.4 trillion budget that Congress passed last week contained $1.375 billion for border wall construction in fiscal 2020 - what one expert called a "mixed bag" in which neither side got all it wanted.
By Grayson Schmidt | Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO – Dennis Turner was one of the original activists who helped take back Alcatraz Island for Indigenous people in the fall of 1969. Last month, he and his family revisited “the Rock” on the 50th anniversary of the “Red Power” occupation.
By Wissam Melhem | Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019
WASHINGTON - With Hispanics expected to be the largest bloc of minority voters by the 2020 elections, advocates hope to capitalize with a multimillion-dollar campaign focused on five states, including Arizona, that will be aimed at boosting Latino civic engagement across the board.