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Learning the ropes: Young climate activists get ready for world protest

PHOENIX - With the U.N. climate summit Monday, thousands of people around the world will take part in a global climate strike. And students will play a major role.


Businesses welcome, environmentalists dread end of Obama-era water rule

WASHINGTON - Farming, real estate and manufacturing representatives applauded as EPA and Army officials moved to end an Obama-era rule that expanded waters subject to regulation - a move environmental groups warned would mean virtually no protection for the nation's waterways - especially in the West.


Extreme weather galvanizes believers of climate change but doesn’t persuade skeptics

SMITH ISLAND, Md. – Scientists point to worsening floods, more powerful hurricanes and larger wildfires as evidence of climate change – but many Americans remain unconvinced.


From dance studios to ASU to possibly the Olympics, breakdancing surges in popularity

MESA – What started as a fad in the 1970s is now being considered for Olympic competition. Breakdancing is back and finding its way to dance studios and college classrooms.


‘Non-soon season’: Arizona’s dry heat is delaying the start of summer rains

PHOENIX – Arizona’s rainy season has yet to begin due to a delayed start to crucial weather systems. Though monsoon season holds 30 percent of the Valley’s rainfall, Phoenix has seen none since the start of June.


‘It’s been a good summer’: Phoenix Suns regroup as season approaches

PHOENIX – As the Phoenix Suns look to secure their first winning record in six seasons, the front office assured onlookers that the moves they’ve made this summer will provide both immediate and long-term success.


Racist? House vote puts members on record over Trump ‘go home’ tweets

WASHINGTON - The House on a mostly party line vote condemned President Donald Trump's "racist comments that have legitimized and increased fear and hatred" in response to the president's tweets that progressive congresswomen should "go back" to the countries they originally came from.


Serious distance runners can’t stay away from Flagstaff, lure of high altitude

FLAGSTAFF - Elite endurance runners are racing to be part of Flagstaff, Arizona community

Courtney Barnes at Flagstaff's Buffalo Park

Salt shakers: Removing brine from river water causes earthquakes along Utah-Colorado line

MONTROSE, Colo. – The Colorado River has been dammed and diverted for massive cities and large-scale farming, which has led to all kinds of unintended consequences.


Salt River Project prepares businesses for monsoon season

TEMPE – Power outages at home are upsetting, but they can cause severe economic damage to businesses. The Salt River Project is helping decision-makers prepare their companies before monsoon storms start.


As Peru welcomes Venezuelan refugees, its immigration system is overwhelmed

As more Venezuelans fleeing the economic and political crisis in their homeland arrive daily in Peru, the Peruvian government readily acknowledges it can’t keep up with the applications for temporary or permanent residency.


Excessive heat, high fuel loads in Arizona have experts predicting wildfires through fall

PHOENIX – The Woodbury and Mountain fires burning in the Tonto National Forest aren’t a threat to people, but both indicate what could be a trend over the next few months: as vegetation grows from the wet winter and dry out, Arizona is a tinderbox.