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Partnerships are crucial to saving dogs at Maricopa County shelter

PHOENIX – Maricopa County Animal Care & Control is always tight on funds and its facilities overcrowded. But thanks to creative marketing and partnerships, the county is able to place 95 percent of the dogs in homes.

Caught between DACA and ACA, Dreamer’s hopes for kidney transplant dim

PHOENIX - Paul, 21, has been waiting for a transplant since his kidneys stopped working at age 2, but the wait has been complicated by the fact that Paul, a DACA recipient. He has learned that immigration status doesn't determine your place on the transplant list, as much as your ability to pay.

Industrial waste pollutes America’s drinking water

PHOENIX – In Ringwood, New Jersey, Ford Motor Co. dumped more than 35,000 tons of toxic paint sludge onto lands occupied for centuries by the Turtle Clan of the Ramapough Lenape tribe, poisoning groundwater with arsenic, lead and other harmful chemicals.

Tell us about your voting experience

On Election Day, dozens of Cronkite News journalists are reporting from the border, around Arizona and in New York City, and we want to hear from you.

Medical marijuana for pain relief: Share your experience

There are many forms of pain management, including prescription drugs and natural remedies. As part of a Cronkite News investigation into prescription opioids, we would like to hear from people who use medical marijuana for pain relief.

Tempe students meet with police to dispel growing stereotypes

TEMPE - With recent national events sparking distrust for police officers, Dr. Kenneth Baca, Superintendent of Tempe Union High School District, invited police officers to Tempe high schools as a “preventative measure.”