By Jessie Jo Pauley | Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019
PHOENIX – Black, “large and in charge” drag queen Rosie Cheeks wants to encourage other people of color and people of all sizes to be comfortable in their skin.
By Alexis Egeland | Monday, Nov. 5, 2018
WASHINGTON - James Bond and Cesar Chavez are on the ballot this year - just not the James Bond or the Cesar Chavez most people think of. The two Arizona candidates are among the many around the country whose names may make voters to a double-take, including JFK, Elvis and Chuck Norris.
By Brittany Watson | Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018
SAN LUIS – An Arizona Library is making it possible for two towns to unite together through artwork, despite being physically separated by a border fence.
By Ariana Bustos | Thursday, May 17, 2018
WASHINGTON - The U.S. has only about a quarter of the beds that experts say is the safe minimum, and Arizona has only about a third of the national rate, but analysts and advocates said the state should get credit for innovative programs it does supply.
By Ariana Bustos | Wednesday, May 9, 2018
WASHINGTON - Native American unemployment has fallen sharply, from 40 percent in 1968 to 12 percent in 2016, but that is still more than twice the national average at the time and experts say it masks pockets of high unemployment on reservations and rural areas where systemic challenges remain.
By Ariana Bustos | Friday, April 27, 2018
WASHINGTON - The high season is beginning in the national parks, but union officials say some of the seasonal employees who would normally be brought on to help are instead being turned away under a previously unenforced rule.
By Ariana Bustos | Thursday, April 12, 2018
WASHINGTON - Witnesses and lawmakers called for action to head off the 2019 closure of the Navajo Generating Station, a move that could mean the loss of thousands of jobs at the plant and the coal mine that fuels it. But few options were offered on how the plant might be saved.
By Ariana Bustos | Tuesday, April 10, 2018
By Ariana Bustos | Monday, April 9, 2018
WASHINGTON - Despite a "rough year for airlines in the public's eye," the industry had the best year ever in terms of passenger service in 2017, according to the latest edition of annual airline quality report.
By Ariana Bustos | Tuesday, March 27, 2018
WASHINGTON - For the first time in 70 years, Americans will be asked to report their citizenship status when they fill out their 2020 Census forms, a change that angered immigrant advocates who fear it will harm minority representation and lead to a less-accurate census.
By Kyley Schultz and Philip Athey | Saturday, March 24, 2018
WASHINGTON - The March for Our Lives was organized by students but the estimated hundreds of thousands who crowded the streets of Washington at a peaceful, hopeful really Saturday to call for increased gun regulations represented multiple generations.
By Ariana Bustos | Tuesday, March 20, 2018
WASHINGTON - With $11.9 billion in deferred maintenance at national parks, $530 million of it in Arizona alone, witnesses at a House hearing agreed that something needs to be done to fix the repair backlog, but they disagreed on how to pay for it.