FLAGSTAFF – The Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff celebrated the 92nd anniversary of astronomer Clyde Tombaugh’s discovery of Pluto, which now is designated a dwarf planet.
WASHINGTON - With vaccination efforts in full force, airlines and airports are on their way to bouncing back from a year in which passenger traffic fell as much as 96% because of the pandemic, officials told a Senate panel - but health safety remains a concern.
HERMOSILLO, Mexico – Nine dogs in Sonora, Mexico have been trained to detect COVID-19. These COVID-sniffing dogs work at mass-testing centers and help provide screenings for asymptomatic patients.
PHOENIX – The House Commerce Committee voted Tuesday to approve a bill that would allow businesses to choose whether to follow mask mandates issued by cities and counties.
PHOENIX - As rollout of COVID-19 vaccines continues, Mayo Clinic and other organizations are working to get skeptics, including some people of color, on board.
ANAHEIM, California – Because of the pandemic, California high school athletes who play multiple sports are facing tough decisions that could affect their chances of college recruitment.
PHOENIX – La Palma Correctional Center in Eloy has reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases of any immigrant detention facility in the country.
Kids in the juvenile justice system struggle with mental health issues at higher rates, yet they often don’t receive treatment.
Migrants are increasingly paying organized criminal groups to take them through Central America and Mexico and into the U.S. illegally.
PHOENIX - More than 440 detainees at the four Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers in Arizona have tested positive for COVID-19, and advocates are suing for the releas of detainees, which they insist is "the only appropriate remedy."
BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama – Panama has been overwhelmed by the increasing numbers of migrants coming through the Darién jungle that separates it from Colombia – an increasing number of them are pregnant women.
PHOENIX - The head of the private company that runs a migrant detention center in Eloy told a House panel Monday he is "immensely proud" of its operations, even as lawmakers questioned its response to the COVID-19 crisis.