By Jordan Laird and Jordan Elder | Monday, Aug. 19, 2019
SMITH ISLAND, Md. – Scientists point to worsening floods, more powerful hurricanes and larger wildfires as evidence of climate change – but many Americans remain unconvinced.
By Thalia M. España | Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019
GOODYEAR – Rachel Miller is her generation’s Rosie the Riveter, becoming a welder in an industry where there are still few women.
By Molly Stellino | Friday, May 17, 2019
PHOENIX – Due to the responsibility of child care, a higher rate of experiencing sexual violence, financial dependency and less access to education and lack of confidence, refugee women experience tribulation when resettling in new countries.
By Sarabeth Henne | Monday, May 6, 2019
PHOENIX – “Cookie” King, who was diagnosed with HIV 34 years ago, works at the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS helping those who walk the path she once walked. The need is great, because Maricopa County is a hotspot for HIV occurrences.
By Ryan Fonseca | Thursday, March 21, 2019
LOS ANGELES – The National Park Service is gathering, dissecting and cataloging poop to better understand how coyotes have carved out such a comfortable life in the hybrid ecosystem they share with humans.
By Vivian Meza | Monday, Jan. 21, 2019
PHOENIX - The Asian population in the U.S. has grown faster than any major ethnic or racial group in the past 15 years but in Arizona, where they account for just 3.5 percent of the population, it can be easy to be overlooked. But a group of advocates is out to change that.
By Rachel Charlton | Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019
COTTONWOOD – Beetles used in a biological control program from nearly two decades ago continue to threaten nesting habitat for the endangered southwestern willow flycatcher.
By Daisy Finch | Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST – In the wake of the Oak Flat protests, Resolution Copper funds a program in which Native Americans record culturally significant sites with an uncertain future.
By Emily Fohr | Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018
SOLEDAD, Calif. – The number of California condors has steadily grown over the past 30 years, from 22 left in the wild to about 500 now. Through recovery programs and collaborations in California, Arizona and Idaho, along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, endangered California condors are bred in captivity and released into the wild. In December, three birds will be freed at Pinnacles National Park.
By Rachel Charlton | Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018
PHOENIX – Arizona voters rejected Proposition 127, according to the Associated Press. The initiative would have required the state’s regulated utilities to get 50 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2030.
By Rachel Charlton | Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018
PHOENIX – A proposition on Arizona’s Nov. 6 ballot would mandate that utility companies get more energy from renewable sources. The state’s largest power provider, APS, opposes it.
By Daniel Perle | Friday, Sept. 28, 2018
WASHINGTON - Maricopa County prosecutor Rachel Mitchell took center stage at the Senate Judiciary Committee, gently probing a "terrified" Christine Blasey Ford about her charge that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh when they were both teens.