By Christopher Scragg | Thursday, March 19, 2020
WASHINGTON - A surge in coronavirus patients could overwhelm Arizona hospitals in the coming months if action is not taken now to expand hospital capacity and curb infections, according to a new study by the Harvard Global Health Institute. And the state is not alone.
By Caroline Yu | Friday, Feb. 7, 2020
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – ASU students studying abroad in China were given permission to leave their programs early due to the coronavirus outbreak and resume studies in U.S.
Scientists hope to win global competition with concrete that incorporates and reduces carbon dioxide emissions
By Caroline Yu | Monday, Feb. 3, 2020
PHOENIX – A UCLA team is developing a concrete that aims to reduce carbon emissions from ordinary concrete production.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020
WASHINGTON - Snow and near-freezing temperatures were not about to keep Sierra Maughan of Arizona from joining thousands of others who marched in Washington Saturday in the fourth annual Women's March, an event repeated in marches around the country.
By Kara Harris | Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
WASHINGTON - Union leaders say the close to 1,800 striking Asarco workers in Arizona and Texas remain "strong" as the strike entered its fourth month Monday, with little hope of a settlement in sight.
By Grayson Schmidt | Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
WEST HOLLYWOOD – With a large boom of Irish immigrants in Los Angeles during the 1980s came a wave of Gaelic football clubs popping up across Southern California. Some clubs have survived, some were reimagined and some are newly formed. Three teams fit those descriptions, and their stories are told through the unique characters on each.
By Kara Harris | Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split along party lines Thursday as the House passed a nonbinding resolution calling on the president to end the use of U.S. military "to engage in hostilities in or against Iran or any part of its government or military."
By Kara Harris | Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020
WASHINGTON - The U.S Fish and Wildlife Service said it plans to take the Kanab ambersnail, a tiny snail found in just three sites in the Colorado River watershed, off the list of endangered species in light ot new evidence that the snail is not genetically different from other, more common ambersnails.
By Kara Harris | Friday, Jan. 3, 2020
WASHINGTON - New data from the Phoenix Police Department show shootings by city officers fell sharply last year, from 44 incidents in 2018 to just 15 in 2019, bringing the city more in line with its average of recent years.
By Kara Harris | Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona's minimum wage rises from $11 to $12 an hour on New Year's Day, a move advocates said is "long overdue" but also a long way from solving the state's poverty issues.Business officials counter that the higher wage will only make jobs more scarce for people looking for work.
By Kara Harris | Monday, Dec. 30, 2019
WASHINGTON - Retailers and local leaders said they were "caught with their pants down" by a Food and Drug Administration announcement last week that it had raised the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.
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.