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Arizona’s high school girls flag football scores big in inaugural season, eyes statewide expansion

TEMPE – In its successful debut year, Arizona's girls flag football made waves and sparked interest in potentially expanding the sport to create more opportunities for girls to participate.

Female athletes express joy at being part of Arizona's girl's flag football movement, emphasizing the transition from casual powderpuff games to more competitive experiences. (File photo by Susan Wong/Cronkite News)

Orange goes green: ASU mall earns certification for sustainable landscapes

TEMPE – Outdoor spaces can be certified as sustainable under the SITES program. California, Texas and other states have been quick to adopt the standards, but Arizona has not. ASU is an exception.


Phil Mickelson, 16 others suspended from PGA Tour for playing in Saudi-backed league

PHOENIX – Hometown hero Phil Mickelson and 16 other professional golfers were suspended Thursday from all PGA events for their involvement with the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series.


Stars align: Celebrities are among biggest Suns fans

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns have risen from the lowest rungs on the NBA ladder to the league’s elite over the last three seasons, and some celebrity fans, including Phoenix-raised Hollywood screenwriter Rhett Reese, are going along for the ride.


Crop talk: UArizona scientists learning how plants communicate with their environment

TUCSON – Scientists at the University of Arizona are testing how plants respond to their environment. Their goal is to engineer plants so they can withstand the effects of climate change.


Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project projected to serve thousands of people

PHOENIX – The ongoing project aims to bring drinking water to the Navajo Nation, the Jicarilla Apache Nation and Gallup, New Mexico. Some residents have received water while others are still waiting.


Succulent in Arizona’s sky islands listed as ‘threatened’ under Endangered Species Act

Bartram’s stonecrop is a rare succulent native to southern Arizona and northern Mexico. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will officially list it as threatened under the Endangered Species Act this week.


From a raft in the Canyon, the West’s shifting water problems are evident

In 1990, the big problem for the Colorado River was managing too much water. Now, it's adjusting to too little, a problem likely to get worse as drought and climate change pose a profound challenge for the river that provides water for more than 40 million people.


House OKs bills easing path to citizenship for undocumented residents

WASHINGTON - The House passed a pair of bills Thursday that would provide a path to citizenship for Dreamers and legal status to undocumented farmworkers.


Lost on the front lines: Health care workers in Southwest who died fighting COVID-19

Health care workers faced serious dangers during the pandemic, and some lost their lives caring for others.


Black and brown people at a crossroads as COVID-19 vaccine trials seek participants

As COVID-19 ravages Black and brown communities, public health officials are calling for their participation in vaccine trials.


As pandemic rages, farmworkers say employers are ‘prioritizing production over … lives’

The spread of COVID-19 has forced scores of agricultural workers throughout the Southwest to make a choice between their health and their incomes.