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 Jessica Myers | Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020
WASHINGTON - Advocates told a House subcommittee Thursday that a Trump administration plan to "close loopholes" in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program would actually slam the door on millions of recipients, including as many as 72,000 in Arizona.
By J.J. Santos | Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020
PHOENIX – Volunteers and workers conduct the annual Point-in-Time Count of people who are living in shelters or outside of shelters to determine the scope of needs for those who are homeless.This year, for the first time, data was collected on a smartphone app. The information will be analyzed and sent to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.
‘Kobe gave it life’: Bryant’s appreciation for women’s game evident in connection with Taurasi, Mercury
By Jesse Morrison | Monday, Jan. 27, 2020
PHOENIX – Kobe Bryant had appreciation for Mercury, women’s game.
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 Evan Desai | Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020
LOS ANGELES – In the age of social media, an endless array of football uniform styles and combinations can dazzle during recruitment of top athletes.
By James Carr | Monday, Dec. 30, 2019
TUSAYAN – President Donald Trump has listed uranium as a “critical mineral,” which may encourage domestic uranium mining. The Nuclear Fuel Working Group has not issued recommendations yet, but uranium mining companies want quotas lax oversight, while environmental activists push for a ban on uranium mining near the Grand Canyon.
By James Carr | Friday, Dec. 20, 2019
PHOENIX – Two hydroelectric storage projects are being proposed for the Little Colorado River and environmental activists as well as the Hopi Tribe, and the Navajo Nation, are opposed.
By James Carr | Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019
PHOENIX – As part of a 50 year plan to revive the population of migrating monarch butterflies, Arizona Game & Fish Department is working with volunteers and other organizations to plant milkweed to make “waypoints” for the insects.
By Kerston Corns | Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019
LOS ANGELES – The holiday season may seem like a free pass on fitness for many, but what about athletes who have been training hard all year?
By Vandana Ravikumar | Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019
WASHINGTON - Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical Wednesday of the notion that Arizona double-murderer James Erin McKinney should get a new sentencing hearing, asking if that would not be a "windfall" for McKinney at the expense of his victims' families.
By Vandana Ravikumar | Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court will be asked Wednesday to consider whether a jury should hear double-murderer James McKinney's argument that trauma from a "horrific" childhood must be considered when weighing the death penalty. The ruling could affect as many as 19 others on death row.