Congress rushed an aid package for the nation’s homeless residents, but four months after passage of the CARES Act, most of that $4 billion has not reached those in need.
PHOENIX – Black-owned businesses were particularly hard-hit when the spread of COVID-19 shut down or restricted nonessential activity throughout the country last spring, leaving many to wonder whether they could survive the plummet in daily customers.
PHOENIX – COVID-19 isolation may be adding to challenges among LGBTQ youth, but there’s help available.
LOS ANGELES – With higher rates of asthma, homelessness and unsupportive home environments, many LGBTQ youth face unique challenges during COVID-19, and a Phoenix nonprofit is developing resources to help.
Cronkite News spoke with several Arizonans protesting the deaths of black people at the hands of police, including a college activist who encourages credible activism, an interior designer who wants others to realize what African Americans need, and a business owner worried about looting but hopes the protests will bring real change.
PHOENIX – Former ASU basketball player Michelle Tom is battling the coronavirus from a small, rural hospital near the Navajo Nation. And she needs help.
PHOENIX – Studies show that knowledge of the Holocaust is declining, even as anti-Semitism is on the rise and survivors mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Oskar Knoblauch has told his story of surviving the Krakow ghetto in Poland to hundreds of students and supports making Arizona the 13th state to mandate genocide education.
WASHINGTON - Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is still guilty of criminal contempt, but that finding cannot be used against him in any future court proceedings, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. And Arpaio said he's OK with that.
KYKOTSMOVI – Access to VA health care has been a challenge for Native Americans for decades, and they suffer some of the worst health outcomes. Now, advocates are hoping a new law could expand health care for Native American veterans.
TUSAYAN – President Donald Trump has listed uranium as a “critical mineral,” which may encourage domestic uranium mining. The Nuclear Fuel Working Group has not issued recommendations yet, but uranium mining companies want quotas lax oversight, while environmental activists push for a ban on uranium mining near the Grand Canyon.
PHOENIX – Despite fielding some of the top esports teams in the country and boasting one of the largest clubs on campus, the ASU esports association is fighting for more support from ASU administration.
‘Chaotic, beautiful thing’: The story behind Party Hard Wrestling, Arizona’s weirdest independent wrestling promotion
MESA – “Too art for the wrestling crowd, too wrestling for the art crowd,” Party Hard Wrestling has become a fixture of the Arizona independent wrestling community.