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From out of baseball to Olympian: Jeremy Wolf’s path to Aliyah and Team Israel

SCOTTSDALE – Scottsdale’s Jeremy Wolf is a Jewish-American Olympian with a heart for baseball’s minor leaguers.


March for Our Lives Arizona honors gun-violence victims, plans next steps on reforms

PHOENIX – Congressional candidates and members of the Arizona Legislature spoke at a town hall about gun reform organized by 17-year-old Genesis Rivas, director of special projects for March for Our Lives Arizona.


House panel’s votes on gun bills give likely preview of battles to come

WASHINGTON - A House panel worked late into the night in a sometimes heated, sometimes emotional hearing on gun-control bills Tuesday, a potential preview of congressional debates to come in the weeks after a string of mass shootings.


Extreme weather galvanizes believers of climate change but doesn’t persuade skeptics

SMITH ISLAND, Md. – Scientists point to worsening floods, more powerful hurricanes and larger wildfires as evidence of climate change – but many Americans remain unconvinced.


Developments in disaster-prone areas mean big bucks for builders but can put homeowners at risk

ELFIN FOREST, Calif. – Some places burn and flood repeatedly. We’re building homes there anyway.



A big deal: Just before the trade deadline, Diamondbacks ship Greinke, acquire Leake

PHOENIX – As trade deadline clock ticks, Diamondbacks trade Zack Greinke, acquire Mike Leake.

Zack Greinke

Kings, queens and inbetweens: Diversity in Phoenix’s drag scene

PHOENIX – Diverse drag performers are challenging norms in Phoenix’s nightlife. Drag kings, assigned female-at-birth queens, alternative performers and people of color are taking stages across the Valley.


Sons of Shaquille O’Neal, Dwyane Wade attend academy at GCU determined to forge own paths

PHOENIX – The sons of Shaquille O’Neal and Dwyane Wade are participating in the NCAA’s newest basketball academy at GCU.

Zaire Wade and Shaqir O'Neal

50 years later, Arizona still plays a big role in exploring the universe

PHOENIX – Arizona helped put men on the moon, and the state’s institutions continue to make strides in mapping the cosmos.


‘Like the chain saw’: Drones have become a lifesaving tool for fighting wildfires

MIAMI – Federal wildfire managers increasingly are turning to drones to monitor blazes across the West in terrains where hotshots’ lives would be at risk.


‘One small step’ was a breakthrough in radio communications

PHOENIX – The radio transponders used on the Apollo 11 moon mission were developed by a division of Motorola in Scottsdale, which had never tested them in space.