By Bryan Pietsch | Wednesday, May 30, 2018
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - None of the eight Arizona students at the Scripps National Spelling Bee made the list of 41 finalists who will vie for the national title, but they tried to "relish the experience" of being among the 519 spellers to make nationals from millions who competed nationwide.
By Shelby Lindsay | Friday, May 25, 2018
WASHINGTON - Social media are filled with images of seemingly perfect people living seemingly perfect lives, but don't show the depression and anxiety that experts say can come from increased social media use. With thoughtful posting and viewing, they say, there are ways to counter the downsides of social media.
By Hailey Mensik | Friday, May 25, 2018
A new generation of adults with Down syndrome is the most independent ever, in part because of parental demands. Yet new challenges loom at the same time their world is expanding
By Shelby Lindsay | Thursday, May 10, 2018
WASHINGTON - Life expectancy for Native Americans is decades longer than it was in the 1960s, nearly closing the gap with the rest of the U.S. population, government data show. But experts say pockets of problems remain, particularly on traditional reservations.
By Philip Athey | Tuesday, May 8, 2018
WASHINGTON - Decades after Congress and the courts sharply limited Native Americans of the ability to enforce their laws, lawmakers have only recently started to restore that authority to tribal courts and cops.
By Gabriel Sandler and Chris McCrory | Thursday, April 26, 2018
Thousands of Red for Ed protesters marched to the Arizona State Capitol Thursday in a historic demonstration against years of education budget cuts, demanding higher pay and increased classroom funding.
By Kyley Schultz | Wednesday, April 25, 2018
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Gloomy skies and a rain-soaked field did not stop Republican lawmakers from returning to practice Wednesday at the baseball field where a gunman opened fire last summer, wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and three others, a return one lawmaker described as "surreal.".
By Fortesa Latifi | Thursday, April 19, 2018
Social media sparked the national, student-led gun control movement but Phoenix leaders also say reaction is a duel between support and opposition, with some gun advocates hurling curse words, insults and threats at high schoolers.
By Kyley Schultz | Wednesday, April 18, 2018
WASHINGTON - More than 684,000 cases are waiting to be heard in immigration courts across the country - 10,422 of them in Arizona - a number that is only expected to grow if the administration cuts an immigrant legal assistance program and adds case quotas for judges, advocates said.
By Chris McCrory | Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Arizona teachers “walked in” to classes for the second time in as many weeks Wednesday as Red for Ed leaders debated whether to shut down schools statewide with a strike.
By Shelby Lindsay | Friday, April 6, 2018
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center are calling for a spring with above-average temperatures and below-average precipitation this year, as Arizona enters its 21st year of drought conditions.
By Philip Athey and Kyley Schultz | Monday, April 2, 2018
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said Monday that a Tucson police officer cannot be sued for shooting a woman who refused to drop a knife as she stood in her driveway in 2010, with the justices taking the unusual step of reversing a lower court without holding a hearing on the case.