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From ‘green blob’ to majestic sentinel: The science of saguaros

PHOENIX – Saguaros are known around the world as a symbol of the American West, but scientists still are unlocking the secrets to how these giants grow and why they only grow in the Sonoran Desert.


Hiking is for everyone, but not everyone feels welcome to hike

PHOENIX – Not everyone feels welcome on hiking trails, for all sorts of reasons. Sometimes it’s about physical ability. Sometimes it’s about transportation. And sometimes it’s about the color of your skin.


Rolling easy: Barriers to hiking are falling for some with disabilities

PHOENIX – People with disabilities are finding allies and new ways to get outdoors. One of those allies is Ability360 of Arizona, which works to give people with different abilities the chance to live independently.


Going solo: These women find hiking alone to be empowering

PHOENIX – More women are getting outdoors to hike and camp, but not with a group and not with a man. They’re striking out alone. We talk to three of them.


Mountains around Phoenix formed by eons of pushing, pulling and hitting

PHOENIX – How did the mountains surrounding the Phoenix area form? Some blocks rose to become mountains while others dropped to form valleys. This was the birth of the undulating basin and range system that today wraps around the Colorado Plateau.


Sen. McCain to lie in state at Arizona Capitol on Wednesday; mourners continue to pay respects

As Arizonans continued to mourn Sunday, Gov. Doug Ducey said Sen. John McCain will lie in state at the state Capitol on Wednesday, which is McCain's birthday.


Sen. John McCain leaves long legacy, empty Senate seat

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will appoint Sen. John McCain’s successor, and the law states that replacement must be the same party as McCain, who was a Republican.


‘You are not forgotten’: Arizona residents honor John McCain

PHOENIX – Across Arizona, as a the sun set on a motorcade carrying the body of Sen. John McCain, others honored him in words and in actions.


Drinking clubs for white millennial men, or fraternities for hate?

The Proud Boys and Identity Evropa say they're defending the endangered white race, but those who track hate groups say they're part of a “millennial male phenomenon” that's changing the face of white nationalism.


Millions are victims of hate crimes, though many never report them

Many victims of hate crimes are reluctant to report them, and reported crimes do not always lead to arrests, prosecutions or even a record of hate crimes.


Stubbornly steadfast: Mules have kept the Grand Canyon moving since the 1880s

Cars and trucks have replaced mules in most places, but the beasts of burden still reign supreme at the Grand Canyon. Every day, mules at the Grand Canyon carry supplies, souvenirs, trash and people up and down the South Rim.


Parents, advocates rally after Queen Creek High loses five to suicide

Parents and suicide prevention advocates rallied in front of a Queen Creek school that has lost five students to suicide since May