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 Harrison Mantas | Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration waived environmental and other regulations on nearly one quarter of Arizona's border with Mexico last year to ease the way for border wall construction, a review of government documents shows.
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 Harrison Mantas | Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
PHOENIX - A federal appeals court panel grappled Friday with how - or why - convicted Navajo double-murderer Lezmond Mitchell could question jurors from his trial 16 years ago about possible racial bias in their deliberations.
By Megan U. Boyanton | Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019
WASHINGTON - For the first time in at least a year, more adult immigrants were apprehended at the southern border than families in October, according to numbers released Thursday by Customs and Border Protection.
By Grayson Schmidt | Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – With valley fever being rare outside of California and Arizona, California places legislation to warn at- risk workers.
By Alex Simon | Friday, Oct. 11, 2019
TEMPE – Freshmen, including the quarterback, have powered Arizona State football this season. Their accompanying naiveté has proven to be a good thing when the stakes are high.
By Vandana Ravikumar | Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
WASHINGTON - Border officers apprehended nearly 1 million migrants at the southern border in fiscal 2019, an 88 percent increase over the previous year, according to Customs and Border Protection numbers released Tuesday.
By Warren Younger | Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
GILBERT – The growth of esports is evident in the decision by Topgolf to expand its reach and form a partnership with Chinese electronics manufacturer TCL.
By Megan U. Boyanton | Friday, Sept. 20, 2019
WASHINGTON - The number of Arizonans without health insurance rose by about 55,000 people last year, according to the Census Bureau, as a relatively strong economy was offset by hefty cost increases. The total number of uninsured Arizonans stood at 750,000, or 10.6% of Arizona's population.
By Vandana Ravikumar | Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that witnesses to Arizona executions have a First Amendment right to hear the entire execution process to help determine if executions are done "in a humane and lawful manner."
By Kailey Broussard | Friday, Sept. 13, 2019
WASHINGTON - Farming, real estate and manufacturing representatives applauded as EPA and Army officials moved to end an Obama-era rule that expanded waters subject to regulation - a move environmental groups warned would mean virtually no protection for the nation's waterways - especially in the West.