Illegal wildlife trading is a multibillion-dollar industry that stretches across the globe, including Arizona, where wildlife officials say they continue to seize illicit animals.
KidsCare, Arizona’s Children’s Health Insurance Program, has been frozen since January 1, 2010. Monday, supporters gathered at the Capitol to rally together and urge lawmakers and Gov. Doug Ducey to lift the freeze.
TEMPE – Discolored, irregularly shaped and unusually sized fruit, vegetables and meat rarely make it to U.S. grocery stores. “Ugly food” is often left in the field to rot or thrown away before it can be sold to consumers.
U.S.-Mexico Border — Over the weekend, Borderlands team digital reporters Miguel Otárola and Molly Bilker, along with photographer Courtney Pedroza, took a reporting trip that brought them through some of the historic landmark towns of southeastern Arizona. The trip began in Bisbee, took a quick jaunt to Douglas and its sister city in Mexico, Agua Prieta, and eventually ended in Nogales.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, said he believes there is a chance the U.S. Congress will move forward with legislation addressing drought in the West, but any federal response to water shortages must not overrule state policies or rely on federal funding.
Furious protesters ask for a re-vote of the presidential preference election at crowded legislative hearing
Shouts of “re-vote” and “resign” interrupted a legislative hearing Monday on Maricopa County’s election day debacle as incensed voters voiced anger, distrust and calls for reform. One man was later arrested by state Department of Public Safety officers
While Arizona Latinos lined up at polling stations to make their choices for Tuesday’s primary preference election, immigrant-rights groups sent out volunteers to continue registering voters.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign released two bilingual ads in Arizona on Thursday, featuring Spanish speakers expressing their support for her presidential bid in November, just days before the Arizona primary election on Tuesday.
Eladio Castellanos fills the gas tank of a black Dodge Charge outside of a Circle K gas station for $1.59 per gallon. A few minutes later, the price to fill up his tank makes him happy.
Ford Motor Co. showcased its version of an autonomous vehicle at an event at Phoenix co-working space CO+HOOTS on Wednesday.
Editor’s note: Recently, a group of Cronkite reporters for the Borderlands program spent a week covering Pope Francis' visit to the border. In the end, the story became more than just about the pope. The reporters were among the few, if not the only student reporters, who covered the story from El Paso and Juárez, one of the biggest border communities in the world, from both sides. Here's an essay with their reflections:
EL PASO, Texas -- While crowds across the border in Ciudad Juárez are almost too dense to navigate, the streets here remain quiet -- perhaps too quiet -- only hours before Pope Francis celebrates Mass.