By Nathan Hiatt | Friday, March 20, 2020
TEMPE – With his older brother Jalen Lecque in attendance, sophomore guard Dasean Lecque helped lead No. 1 Desert Vista to a win against No. 11 Mountain Pointe in an All-Ahwatukee 6A Boys State Championship game in Desert Financial Arena.
By Jonmaesha Beltran | Tuesday, March 3, 2020
PHOENIX – Studies show that knowledge of the Holocaust is declining, even as anti-Semitism is on the rise and survivors mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Oskar Knoblauch has told his story of surviving the Krakow ghetto in Poland to hundreds of students and supports making Arizona the 13th state to mandate genocide education.
By Luis Torres | Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020
PHOENIX – Senate Bill 1032 would throw out a vote if the envelope containing the ballot wasn’t signed as required as well as prohibit election officials from signing the envelope on the voter’s behalf.
By Grace Lieberman | Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020
PHOENIX – Native Americans have the highest rates of diabetes in the U.S., and to address the issue, the Phoenix organization Native Health is offering a free, 20-week course focused on healthful cooking and eating. The best part? Participants go home with the ingredients needed to make diabetes-friendly meals.
By Christopher Gleason | Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020
SCOTTSDALE – Amy Bockerstette, a new crowd favorite at the Waste Management Open, inspires peers at Tesori Foundation Clinic.
By McKenzie Sadeghi and Christopher Scragg | Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020
WASHINGTON - Critics are calling a Trump administration plan to curb so-called "birth tourism" unenforceable at best and "rooted in misogyny, xenophobia and racism" at worst, and say it is targeting the wrong people.
By Miles Wilson and Andrew Diaz Christiansen | Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020
PHOENIX – The Veterans Heritage Project connects the next generation of students to veterans and history through interviews.
By Kailey Broussard and Wissam Melhem | Friday, Nov. 29, 2019
WASHINGTON - Earlier sales and expanded online shopping options have cut into Black Friday's appeal, but they have yet to knock it from its position as the elbow-throwing, hectic start of the holiday shopping season for many. Call it Blackish Friday.
By Vandana Ravikumar | Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration unveiled new rules to replace the Flores agreement, a 1997 court ruling that severely limits the amount of time migrant children can be held by the government, but advocates say plan is flawed and that Flores is not likely to go down without a fight.
By Justine Coleman and Isaac Windes | Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019
OSO, Wash. – Communities devastated by smaller disasters receive a fraction of the national attention and the funding.
By Miranda Faulkner | Tuesday, July 30, 2019
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court said environmental groups cannot sue to block expansion of a coal mine owned by the Navajo Transitional Energy Co., because the company is an arm of the Navajo government and thus immune from civil suits.
By Katherine Nowicki | Thursday, July 18, 2019
PHOENIX – Mark Bailey is a 21st century druid, a member of Arizona’s Grove of the Rising Phoenix. He doesn’t sacrifice animals or worship nature, and he has nuanced beliefs about an afterlife. Druids are steeped in more than two millennia of Indo-European history.