Bradley Poynter leads the conservation team at the Phoenix Zoo, and recently faced a problem when trying to get certain snails to mate.
PHOENIX – In Ringwood, New Jersey, Ford Motor Co. dumped more than 35,000 tons of toxic paint sludge onto lands occupied for centuries by the Turtle Clan of the Ramapough Lenape tribe, poisoning groundwater with arsenic, lead and other harmful chemicals.
WASHINGTON - A buzzing group of anxious staffers and strategists packed a Capitol Hill room with 48 newly elected House members Thursday, eagerly awaiting their first assignments in the coming Congress - an office.
WASHINGTON - Classic French, Italian and Japanese food are all highly regarded in the culinary community, but traditional Native American dishes? "Where are the classic dishes that Native people have been making?" asks chef Freddie Bitsoie, executive chef at Mitsitam Cafe in the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. "I want to tell a story with my dishes ... and have these dishes be respected."
WASHINGTON - The House Republican Caucus sidestepped a proposal Wednesday that would have lifted a five-year-old ban on congressional earmarks, the special local "pork barrel" projects that can be slipped into budget bills with little public notice.
WASHINGTON - President-elect Donald Trump's decision to tap Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as his White House chief of staff could open the door for an Arizona official to move to the national stage.
WASHINGTON - Incoming Reps. Andy Biggs, R-Gilbert, and Tom O'Halleran, D-Sedona, said they're excited to come to Washington and represent the people of Arizona - but first they have to learn how to do that, exactly.
WASHINGTON - The front pages on display Wednesday morning at the Newseum said it all: Stunning. Shocker. Believe It. But some here were still having trouble believing it, even after supporters across the country had celebrated the victory of President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday night and into the morning.
WASHINGTON - Arizona posted the nation's biggest gains in fourth-grade standardized science test scores last year but still lagged behind the national average, with the fifth-lowest scores overall, according to national test results released Thursday.
PHOENIX – A vitriolic presidential race and a shrinking white Christian demographic in the U.S. have fractured the decades-old voting bloc of the religious right.
WASHINGTON - The state of Arizona could get up to $53 million for clean-air programs as part of a $14.7 billion settlement of a U.S. government lawsuit that charged Volkswagen rigged its "clean diesel" vehicles to cheat on emissions tests.
WASHINGTON - High school graduation rates reached an all-time high of 83 percent last year, but Arizona still lagged behind the nation at 77 percent in the 2014-2015 school year, the White House said Monday.