PHOENIX – Desert Edge standout Steven Ortiz Jr. wants to share his love of football with the Puerto Rican community.
PHOENIX – High school coaches are eager to get the season started in person, but the pandemic has caused uncertainty and will affect fans, players and funding for high school sporting programs across metro Phoenix.
PHOENIX – ESPN baseball insider Pedro Gomez is learning to adjust to life without the sport but hopes to see the game return soon.
PHOENIX – As sporting events are canceled around the world, or at least played in empty stadiums and arenas, concern about the coronavirus has seeped into the Arizona sports community. Local teams and governing bodies are preparing for a worst-case scenario.
WASHINGTON - A divided federal appeals court Monday overturned Arizona's ban on ballot-harvesting and its policy of rejecting ballots accidentally cast in the wrong precinct, calling both reflections of the state's "long and unhappy history of official discrimination" in elections.
MEXICO CITY – Five hundred years after the Spanish arrived in Mexico, the nation still is coming to terms with the conquistadors, who slaughtered millions as they brought benefits to the New World.
PHOENIX – A new initiative encourages Arizona health care providers to “prescribe” park time for patients. It’s part of a larger effort to get people out and about to help battle mental and physical problems.
WASHINGTON - A U.S. Civill Rights Commission report on how the federal government deals with Native American tribes details decades of underfunding, poor data collection and lack of coordination - and its authors say little has changed since their first report 15 years ago.
WASHINGTON - The Democratic National Committee confirmed this week that Arizona is one of eight battleground states it has targeted for the 2020 elections, already hiring organizers in the state and focusing on suburban and Latino voters.
WASHINGTON - The number of people who showed up at at Indian Health Service facilities with health insurance rose from 64% of patients in 2013 to 78% in 2018, according to a GAO report that said growth was highest in states, like Arizona, that expanded Medicaid under Obamacare.
BAVIÁCORA, MEXICO – Mexico’s largest mining company spilled nearly 11 million gallons of copper sulfate acid solution carrying heavy metals into the Bacanuchi and Sonora rivers in 2014. To this day, residents claim life has not been the same since.
MONTROSE, Colo. – The Colorado River has been dammed and diverted for massive cities and large-scale farming, which has led to all kinds of unintended consequences.