By Joel T. Vernile | Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017
WASHINGTON - An emotional Sen. John McCain returned Monday to the U.S. Naval Academy where he entered public service more than 60 years ago, and called on midshipmen there to always to "do the right thing" and fight for American ideals.
By Bailey Vogt | Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. John McCain and President Donald Trump have been at odds for years, but the sparring reached a new height Tuesday when Trump warned that he will fight back at some point "and it won't be pretty."
By Allison Bailey | Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017
PHOENIX - Feminists from around the Valley traveled to Arizona State University’s downtown campus Wednesday to honor civil rights activist Sylvia Mendez, who spoke about her contribution in the 1947 Mendez v. Westminster case that ended segregation in California.
By Joel T. Vernile | Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017
WASHINGTON - The House voted along party lines Tuesday to approve Rep. Trent Franks' bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy except in cases of rape, incest or threats to the life of the mother.
By Allison Bailey | Monday, Oct. 2, 2017
COTTONWOOD - Some wine specialists foresee climate change eventually reducing the amount of wine produced. However, with every new harvesting season, winemakers find different ways to adapt to new weather challenges.
By Isaac Windes | Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017
WASHINGTON - The 2017 wildfire season is already one of most expensive on record, with a $2.35 billion price tag burning through the Forest Service's budget, lawmakers and Agriculture Department officials said Tuesday.
By Staff | Friday, Sept. 22, 2017
In the first episode of In Focus Season 2, the Odd Squad Family tells the story of how their rap group started, how they manage the business side of the music, and entertain us with a little freestyle rap.
By Isaac Windes | Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017
WASHINGTON - When overgrown forests clash with energy infrastructure - devastating fire and power outages can follow. But current law puts up bureaucratic hurdles that make it hard for utilities to do the forest clearing that could prevent those fires, and then holds them responsible when fires break out, an Arizona Public Service official told a Senate committee Tuesday.
By Isaac Windes | Monday, Sept. 11, 2017
WASHINGTON - For Flagstaff, the wake-up call came seven years ago when the town suffered through the Schultz fire, a massive blizzard, floods, tornados and more.
By Maddy Ryan | Monday, Sept. 11, 2017
PHOENIX – Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s new emergency department greets visitors with a plethora of brightly colored art installations – from plastic flowers that seem to blossom out of the ceiling, to framed Warhol-esque animal caricatures that line the hallways.
By Joel T. Vernile | Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017
WASHINGTON - A Senate investigation released Wednesday claims that Chandler-based pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics used "aggressive and likely illegal techniques to boost prescriptions" of a painkiller that contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl.
By Adrienne St. Clair | Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017
WASHINGTON - Arizona Democrats, joined by some Republicans, had harsh words for the Trump administration's Tuesday announcement that it will revoke the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program unless Congress can agree on a replacement in six months.