PHOENIX – With help from players all over the planet, such as Lucy Johnson and Nicole Douglas, the ASU women’s soccer program is developing an other-worldly culture.
The national conversation around maternal mortality has served to spotlight preventable physical complications, but it often overlooks a leading cause of pregnancy-related deaths: conditions linked to behavioral health.
PHOENIX – Female racers have been in the shadows in a male-dominated sport. Two Arizona women are breaking the gender barrier with the support of Tucson Speedway.
PHOENIX – Although COVID-19 cases remain stable at Arizona hospitals, nearly all of them are caused by the delta variant. Valleywise Health says 97% of its hospitalized COVID-19 patients are unvaccinated.
Across the U.S., as many as 1 in 5 renters have fallen behind on rent during the pandemic. For families who have no financial safety net to fall back on, the economic consequences of the pandemic have pushed them to the precipice of homelessness. The situation is made worse by bureaucracy.
Wheelchair users and other mobility device users now can roll on a synthetic mat at popular California beaches without getting stuck in the sand. It gives them freedom to move closer to the waves.
Rideshare and food delivery work became even riskier during COVID-19, which put thousands of people out of jobs and into the gig economy. Some now are trying to unionize to negotiate better pay and conditions.
WASHINGTON - Border officials urged lawmakers to stick to a plan to reopen the border to nonessential travel Monday, even as they said more needs to be done to prepare for the expected surge in traffic.
WASHINGTON – Navajo and Hopi witnesses agreed the region needs to move away from its economic dependence on coal, but specific proposals on how to get there remained elusive after a House hearing Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - Tempe Mayor Corey Woods told a Senate panel that cities like his need federal funding for affordable housing and public transit, saying local investment alone cannot do the job. His testimony came as Washington wrangles over massive infrastructure proposals.
PHOENIX – A Women’s Sports Foundation study found parental support plays a significant role in girls in sports. That’s because girls face more stereotypes and have less societal support than boys.
PHOENIX – Volunteers are helping Arizonans find health insurance they can afford after President Biden extended the Affordable Care Act signup dates to May 15.