By Madison Alder | Monday, Jan. 11, 2016
SCOTTSDALE — The Miracle League of Arizona ballpark in Scottsdale is a perfect miniature, carefully pieced together to fit the needs of its unique players: children and adults with disabilities.
By Alexa D’Angelo | Monday, Dec. 28, 2015
Fernando Gil wanted to maximize the impact of the money he was sending home to relatives in San Antonio de las Minas so he decided to take advantage of Mexico’s “Tres por Uno” program.
By Alexa D’Angelo | Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015
After the death of his parents, Ian Palmerton spent the first months of his life in an orphanage in Moscow until an American couple came to Russia and brought him to the U.S. to be adopted.
By Alexa D’Angelo | Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015
Immigrant youth who arrive at the border alone and have no family to take care of them in the U.S. often struggle to build a life.
By Alexa D’Angelo | Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015
Protesters at the Capitol building called on Gov. Doug Ducey to reverse his effort to stop accepting refugees in Arizona.
By Alexa D’Angelo | Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015
Protesters gathered outside a McDonald’s in downtown Phoenix at dawn Tuesday to “fight for fifteen,” a national movement calling for an increase of the hourly minimum wage from $8.05 to $15.
By Elizabeth Shockman and Alexa Lim | Monday, Nov. 9, 2015
Just this month, drug manufacturer Spark Therapeutics said it successfully completed a phase III trial for an exciting new gene therapy treatment for inherited retinal dystrophies, a progressive disorder that can cause blindness. This means they're one step closer to putting a cure for congenital blindness actually on the market.
By Alexa D’Angelo | Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015
Walking through Arizona Mills in Tempe announcements of sales can be heard echoing out of the outlet stores first in English, then in Spanish.
By Alexa D’Angelo | Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015
A slew of dental offices and pharmacies line a block of shops selling metal lawn sculptures shaped like donkeys, and handcrafted red and white Mexican dresses popular with American tourists.
By Alexa D’Angelo | Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015
The number of Hispanic businesses in Arizona has grown by 70 percent in recent years, and a new Phoenix incubator, the Pickle House project, aims to help even more Latino entrepreneurs succeed.
By Alexa D’Angelo | Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015
The Catholic Church is hopeful excitement surrounding Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S. will help reverse a decades-old trend of declining religious affiliation among young adults.
By Alexa D'Angelo | Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
Latina women who rely on planned parenthood for basic health care brace for possible funding cuts following the fetal tissue controversy. Planned Parenthood officials say the majority of women who visit clinics in Arizona are not seeking abortions.