By TJ Mathewson | Friday, March 27, 2020
Could the high rate of COVID-19 infections in New Orleans be a harbinger for the Phoenix metropolitan area? That’s what some are wondering after a recent spike in Louisiana is being attributed, in part, to the large influx of visitors during Mardi Gras celebrations, which occurred around the same time as spring training and the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
By TJ Mathewson | Wednesday, March 25, 2020
PHOENIX – Four years ago, Ryan Hingst made ASU baseball history when he pitched the 10th no-hitter in program history, calling it the best baseball moment in his career.
By Hannah Foote | Tuesday, March 24, 2020
PHOENIX – Gov. Ducey details “essential services” that can remain open during outbreak and other updates about how COVID-19 is affecting the Grand Canyon State.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Monday, March 23, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Senate deadlocked for a second day Monday on more than $1 trillion in proposed support for an economy buffeted by coronavirus, as Democrats said the bill gives too much to corporations and Republicans accuse Democrats of making it a liberal wish list.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
PHOENIX – A Republican plan to mitigate climate change would permanently grant tax breaks for businesses that reduce carbon emissions and purchase equipment with technology to capture emissions from the atmosphere. But is “direct capture” an effective tool?
By Christopher Scragg | Tuesday, March 10, 2020
WASHINGTON - Soon after being named acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Ken Cuccinelli sharply reduced the amount of time migrants have to make their case for asylum. One problem - Cuccinelli was not legally the acting director, a court ruled, voiding the policy in the process.
By Jessica Myers | Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020
WASHINGTON - Advocates told a House subcommittee Thursday that a Trump administration plan to "close loopholes" in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program would actually slam the door on millions of recipients, including as many as 72,000 in Arizona.
By Jessica Myers | Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
WASHINGTON - Clean-water rules unveiled Thursday by the Environmental Protection Agency could remove the vast majority of Arizona's waterways from federal oversight, a change environmentalists call bad news in a region where water is "super precious."
By Andrew Diaz Christiansen and William Rice | Friday, Jan. 10, 2020
PHOENIX – Salt River Schools students are learning to speak O’odham and participating in cultural activities founded on traditions.
By Miles Wilson and Andrew Diaz Christiansen | Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020
PHOENIX – The Veterans Heritage Project connects the next generation of students to veterans and history through interviews.
By Kara Harris | Monday, Dec. 30, 2019
WASHINGTON - Retailers and local leaders said they were "caught with their pants down" by a Food and Drug Administration announcement last week that it had raised the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019
WASHINGTON - Almost 76% of U.S. companies were planning to hold a holiday party this year, the most in several years, according to an annual survey, that said while they won't have the excesses of the '80s and '90s the rise in parties reflects a stable economy.