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‘Everybody is safe’ in Arizona offices after U.S. Capitol lockdown

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers praised the response of U.S. Capitol Police after a gunman was shot Monday as he tried to enter the Capitol Visitor Center, triggering a brief but tense lockdown.


Arizona moves forward toward statewide Seal of Biliteracy

Arizona students who demonstrate a proficiency in a language or languages other than English may soon be awarded for their abilities with a seal of biliteracy on their diplomas and transcripts if SB 1239 continues its torrid pace through the legislature.

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State data show heroin and prescription drug overdoses continue to escalate across Arizona

Despite efforts to slow the scourge of heroin and prescription drug abuse, the number of emergency room admissions from heroin and narcotic pill overdoses have continued to rise across Arizona.


Cactus League Stadium Guide

The temperatures are back in the 80s in the Valley of the Sun and with them, 15 major league teams have returned for spring training. Each of the 10 ballparks where they practice and play offer something special for fans who attend, from the delectable garlic fries imported from San Francisco to the opportunity to shag fly balls during batting practice. Cronkite News went from ballpark to ballpark and gathered a list of the must-sees and must-dos while in and around these Cactus League venues.


From the curtain to the pool, Phelps influence felt across ASU

Just a week after Michael Phelps' Curtain of Distraction performance went viral, the most decorated Olympian in history swam the 200-meter freestyle and 100 IM in the middle of Arizona State's dual meet with rival Arizona on Saturday. Phelps, who is at ASU training for the Rio Summer Olympics and will serve as a volunteer assistant for the program after the Olympics are over, is already having a significant impact on the program.


Confusing food expiration labels can lead to food waste

“Best by.” “Sell by.” “Enjoy by.”


Theranos review puts spotlight on direct access lab testing

Theranos, a blood testing company and lab that operates in 40 different Walgreens around the Valley, has been scrutinized for its proprietary technology and methods. But that does not mean the Arizona law that allows patients to obtain blood tests and results without prior review by a doctor - a law that Theranos helped author - is in jeopardy.

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Local youth soccer club hoping heart rate monitors improve performance, efficiency

While coaching the women’s soccer team at St. Mary’s College of California, head coach Kai Edwards noticed something about his star player, Caroline Kruez. She was always out ahead of everybody. She would touch the sideline first in sprints, get to the ball before any opponent in a game and she never asked for a substitution.

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ASU researchers find potential clues to detecting ovarian cancer

Arizona State University researchers said they have identified three promising biological signals that could help detect ovarian cancer before patients display any symptoms.