As demand surges, advocates worry food stamps miss eligible families
WASHINGTON - The number of food stamp recipients in Arizona has surged over the past year, but advocates worry that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is still only reaching a portion of those eligible for assistance.
At Teen Lifeline, teens help in ways only they can
When distressed teens call Teen Lifeline, a peer-to-peer crisis call center in the Phoenix area, it's not an an adult health professional picking up the line but a teen their own age, a model experts consider the gold standard in youth crisis communications.
Presidential race called for Biden, Arizona plays key role
PHOENIX – Several national news outlets have called the presidential race for former Vice President Joe Biden, who is projected to become the 46th president of the United States. Arizona played a key role in the election.
Push to replace Ginsburg renews focus on high-stakes Arizona race
WASHINGTON - Arizona's already high-profile Senate race drew new attention with the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and news that a new Arizona senator could be seated in time to vote on her replacement.
Arizonan on Trump’s short list for Supreme Court has low profile
WASHINGTON - When President Donald Trump sits down to pick a Supreme Court nominee to take the seat of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday, Phoenix native Bridget Bade will be on the list. But while Bade is on the shortlist, she also has a relatively short resume.
Migrants face life-threatening illnesses because of dirty water in Panamanian camps
BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama – For the hundreds of migrants in a Panamanian migrant camp, a nearby river provides their drinking water and bathwater – and serves as their toilet – leading to illness.
Nonprofit, 5 Arizona companies give back to first responders
As COVID-19 sweeps Arizona several companies are redirecting their businesses to meet the demands of first responders.
Activists cite rising heat deaths, pollution, fires in asking Phoenix to declare climate emergency
PHOENIX – Arizona environmental groups gather in front of City Hall to ask Phoenix to declare a climate emergency.
Parties ratchet up rhetoric against lawmakers after impeachment vote
WASHINGTON - The House vote to impeach President Donald Trump was just minutes old when the emails started flying, as national political parties attacked lawmakers considered vulnerable in 2020 - including three in Arizona - hoping to leverage their impeachment votes against them.
Revived stretch of Santa Cruz River provides oasis for wildlife
TUCSON – Dragonflies, toads and birds are just some of the wildlife showing up since treated wastewater began flowing into the Santa Cruz River channel in June.
Pelosi backs impeachment inquiry, Arizona delegation members not swayed
WASHINGTON - Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday that the House would open a formal impeachment inquiry on President Donald Trump, but her announcement did not appear to change any minds in the Arizona delegation.
Sinema censure effort stalls; progressives say they made their point
WASHINGTON - An intraparty threat to censure Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is on hold for now, but progressives who called for the vote said they achieved their goal of putting the freshman Democrat on notice over her voting record.