LOS ANGELES – With 13 confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States, researchers in Flagstaff are working on a test for patients that could be widely implemented if it’s approved by the FDA.
WASHINGTON - The Arizona Department of Education has asked a Phoenix reporter to destroy records it sent him that later revealed parent names and account information of more than 7,000 students in the Empowerment Scholarship Account program.
WASHINGTON - Snow and near-freezing temperatures were not about to keep Sierra Maughan of Arizona from joining thousands of others who marched in Washington Saturday in the fourth annual Women's March, an event repeated in marches around the country.
PHOENIX – The Gateway Academy, a private school for high-functioning students with autism, recently was certified as a school tuition organization
WASHINGTON - After decades of increases, life expectancy in the U.S. ticked down slightly over three recent years, a drop blamed on a rise in "cause-specific" deaths like suicides and drug overdoses. The decline was mirrored in Arizona, but life expectancy remained higher than the national average.
PHOENIX – Salt River Schools students are learning to speak O’odham and participating in cultural activities founded on traditions.
GLENDALE – Potassium-based granules that suck up water and release it when needed are being injected into ASU West soccer fields, which use 11 million gallons a year.
WASHINGTON - Millennial homeownership rose slightly in 2017, but was still lower than the rate boasted by Generation X and Baby Boomers at the same age, as the recession and student loans have put millennials behind previous generations in their ability to build wealth for the future.
WASHINGTON - Arizona had almost 600,000 "noncompleters" last year - those with some higher education but no degree to show for it - and the state is not alone. Up to 36 million Americans are noncompleters, says a report, that says colleges need to do better at working with nontraditional students.
PHOENIX – Scientists at Arizona State University and the USGS Astrogeology Science Center in Flagstaff are working on a new Mars rover that they hope will be the first to bring samples back to Earth.
PHOENIX – The Veterans Heritage Project connects the next generation of students to veterans and history through interviews.
WASHINGTON - Retailers and local leaders said they were "caught with their pants down" by a Food and Drug Administration announcement last week that it had raised the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.