By Keerthi Vedantam | Wednesday, May 1, 2019
WASHINGTON – Despite efforts to block them, robocalls keep coming, with almost 3,2 million such calls made per day to Arizona phone numbers in the first four months of this year. New regulations and new technologies might help stem the tide, but not everyone is convinced.
By Bret Jaspers | Friday, April 12, 2019
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST – The Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers have proposed a reversal of Obama-era definitions in the 1972 Clean Water Act.
By Ryan Fonseca | Thursday, March 21, 2019
LOS ANGELES – The National Park Service is gathering, dissecting and cataloging poop to better understand how coyotes have carved out such a comfortable life in the hybrid ecosystem they share with humans.
By Andrew Howard | Friday, Feb. 15, 2019
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court agreed to fast-track a case asking whether the Census Bureau can ask people their citizenship status, a move that advocates and local government officials fear will suppress immigrant participation in the count that is used to allot congressional seats and federal funds.
By Imani Stephens | Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019
PHOENIX – Food banks that helped furloughed federal employees learned lessons that will help if the government shuts down again.
By Keerthi Vedantam and Andrew Howard | Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump used his first speech to a divided Congress to call for unity and a plea to "govern not as two parties, but as one nation." But the reaction to his State of the Union address fell largely along party lines, which was mirrored in the Arizona delegation's response.
By Andrew Howard and Alyssa Klink | Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers can each bring a guest to the State of the Union address and most do it to send a subtle - or not so subtle - message. Arizona lawmakers are no different, with guests including a Border Patrol agent and a DACA, a teacher and a conservative talk show host.
By Austen Bundy | Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019
PHOENIX – Two legal experts say President Trump can’t use a national emergency to build a border wall.
By Vivian Meza | Monday, Jan. 21, 2019
PHOENIX - The Asian population in the U.S. has grown faster than any major ethnic or racial group in the past 15 years but in Arizona, where they account for just 3.5 percent of the population, it can be easy to be overlooked. But a group of advocates is out to change that.
By Andrew Howard | Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019
WASHINGTON - The crowd was smaller and the emotions may have been less raw, but for thousands who turned out Saturday for the Women's March in Washington the event was still "powerful and electrifying," as one Arizona resident put it. It was echoed by "sister" marches around the country.
By Rachel Charlton | Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019
COTTONWOOD – Beetles used in a biological control program from nearly two decades ago continue to threaten nesting habitat for the endangered southwestern willow flycatcher.
By Daisy Finch | Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST – In the wake of the Oak Flat protests, Resolution Copper funds a program in which Native Americans record culturally significant sites with an uncertain future.