STANFORD, Calif. – The Arizona Wildcats earned a come-from-behind victory in Palo Alto, California but the significance of this game went beyond the Stanford Stadium turf. The game marked the last time Arizona and Stanford will play each other in a Pac-12 Conference football game. For some players in the game, it was the final – or only – opportunity to play against their “home” team.
PHOENIX – Last Saturday’s convincing win over UTEP sets up Arizona for a Pac-12 showdown at Stanford. Jayden de Laura and Tetairoa McMillan look to lead the Wildcats’ emerging offense to another victory, while the defense has impressed through the season’s first three games.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix City Council unanimously approved regulations on short-term rentals that will require property owners to apply for permits, notify neighbors and more if they want to rent their homes through services like Airbnb or Vrbo.
PHOENIX – Whether it’s eating the same food before every match, or following a strict game-day routine, athletes like Phoenix Rising FC defender Eddie Munjoma benefit from a structured plan. Sports psychologists even believe that superstitions can play an important role in improving performance.
WASHINGTON - The Biden administration targeted 10 prescription drugs Tuesday as part of the first-ever Medicare price negotiation, a move that it said could benefit 9 million beneficiaries - including 165,000 in Arizona.
WASHINGTON - Maternal death rates more than doubled over the past 20 years in the U.S., with Black and Indigenous women continuing to see mortality rates that far exceeded other groups - a pattern that was repeated in Arizona, according to a recent study.
LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic - Haitian and stateless sugar cane workers in the Dominican Republic continue to suffer worsening conditions of forced labor that has led to a U.S. embargo on sugar produced by Central Romana Corp.
WASHINGTON - Barry Jones walked out of prison on June 15, after 28 years behind bars on death row for a crime the state now says he did not commit. Supporters are trying to raise private donations to help him get his life back on track, after 10,636 days behind bars.
WASHINGTON - Among the 100 million users who reportedly signed up last month for Threads, Meta's new social media platform, were Arizona politicians from both state and federal office and from both sides of the aisle.
WASHINGTON - Arizona may be a presidential and Senate election battleground in 2024, but some high-profile House races are also on tap. With a year to the primary, candidates have already raised $9.3 million, as targeted races and an open seat are attracting candidates.
WASHINGTON - Federal officials this week granted threatened species status to the cactus ferruginous pygmy-owl, capping 17 years of "litigation and controversy" from advocates fighting to win protection for the 6-inch raptor.
WASHINGTON - County attorneys are considering next steps, including the possibility of a lawsuit, after Gov. Katie Hobbs rejected their request to rescind an executive order that puts the decision to prosecute abortion cases in the hands of the attorney general's office.