By MacKinley Lutes-Adlhoch | Monday, Feb. 17, 2020
WASHINGTON - They have four-, 10- and 20-year plans for their own lives, but the three Maricopa Wells Middle School students in Washington this week for an engineering competition were also looking farther down the road - to what a sustainable Salt Lake City might look like in 100 years.
By MacKinley Lutes-Adlhoch | Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020
WASHINGTON - Arizona officials said they will fight to make sure that Davis-Monthan Air Force Base does not take a hit as a result of the Pentagon's decision to retire 44 A-10 fighter jets, a mainstay at the Tucson base.
By MacKinley Lutes-Adlhoch | Monday, Jan. 27, 2020
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.
By Andrew Diaz Christiansen and William Rice | Friday, Jan. 10, 2020
PHOENIX – Salt River Schools students are learning to speak O’odham and participating in cultural activities founded on traditions.
By Vandana Ravikumar | Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020
WASHINGTON - Even as it was losing the fight last summer to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the bureau was running tests it says show the question would not have hurt response rates.The findings will not affect the 2020 Census, but advocates call it an unwelcome distraction.
By Matthew Roy | Friday, Jan. 3, 2020
TEMPE – The transition from small-town life to big-city expectations can be a challenging one. Ryggs Johnston has done his best to make an impact on the Arizona State men's golf team.
By Daniel Gatalica | Friday, Jan. 3, 2020
PHOENIX – Obesity and diabetes disproportionately affect Native Americans, and many communities are taking steps to curb the costly, devastating and sometimes deadly diseases.
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 Warren Younger | Friday, Dec. 20, 2019
TEMPE – Three years ago, Brindon “Breezyyy” Keesey tried out for the Arizona State University League of Legends team and didn't make the cut. Now, Keesey has signed a contract to play for 100 Thieves and has become the second ASU player to go pro in any esport.
By Harrison Mantas | Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
PHOENIX - A federal appeals court panel grappled Friday with how - or why - convicted Navajo double-murderer Lezmond Mitchell could question jurors from his trial 16 years ago about possible racial bias in their deliberations.
By William Rice | Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019
ARCADIA, Calif. – Horses are dying at a rapid rate at Santa Anita Racetrack, home of the 2019 Breeders’ Cup. But betting on horses continues at a rapid clip, even as experts look for the reasons behind the deaths.
By Harrison Mantas | Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump authorized creation of an eight-member panel of federal officials Tuesday to coordinate the federal response to the problem of murdered and missing indigenous women.