Tuesday, March 3, 2020
WASHINGTON – Tribes around the country are scrambling to protect their people from the novel coronavirus, but they face an uphill battle because of lack of funds for Indian health care programs coordinated by the U.S. government.
By Travis Whittaker | Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020
PRESCOTT VALLEY – Arizona High School girls wrestling just finished a second season as a sanctioned sport, and it is already experiencing rapid growth.
By Christopher Scragg | Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration plans to tap the Pentagon for another $3.8 billion in military funds to pay for border wall construction this year, a move critics blasted as "theft," a raid and a money grab.
By Edith Noriega | Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
TEMPE – Arizona State freshman Jalen Graham wears a piece of his heart on his Sun Devils jersey.
By Jessica Myers | Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020
WASHINGTON - A federal judge has overturned environmental permits for the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine, saying the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to consider the mine's impact on several endangered species in the Santa Rita Mountains.
By Bret Jaspers | Friday, Feb. 7, 2020
PHOENIX – “Perfect droughts,” when diminished streamflow and precipitation affect all of a region’s water sources, occurred in California an average of six times a century for the past 600 years, University of Arizona tree-ring experts say, and they could become longer and more common in the future, irrespective of climate change.
By Christopher Scragg | Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020
WASHINGTON - Arizona Reps. Andy Biggs and David Schweikert were among just 11 Republicans who crossed party lines Thursday as the House voted to limit the president's ability to pursue military action without approval from Congress.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Arizona Department of Education has asked a Phoenix reporter to destroy records it sent him that later revealed parent names and account information of more than 7,000 students in the Empowerment Scholarship Account program.
By Christina Estes and Mark Brodie | Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020
PHOENIX – Phoenix is considering accepting private donations to plant more trees along streets and in public spaces. But who would decide where those trees go, and who would make sure they stay healthy?
By Lindsay Walker | Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019
WASHINGTON - As many as 20,000 Arizona workers could be guaranteed overtime pay when they do overtime work under a Labor Department rule that takes effect Jan. 1, the first change to the rule since 2004. But critics say that's still only a fraction of the workers who need protection.
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 Erica Block | Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019
PHOENIX – At a time when MLB needs to grow the game, content creators like Jomboy and PitchingNinja make baseball fun and accessible to casual sports fans.