By Megan Janetsky | Monday, Dec. 25, 2017
QUERETARO, Mexico - NAFTA has battered small Mexican farmers, but plans to renegotiate the trade pact have prompted a grassroots and political push here to reclaim a trade that was once at the heart of Mexico.
By Staff | Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017
PHOENIX — Workforce opportunities, scholarship aid for education, therapeutic methods, sports opportunities and more. The Cronkite News team has put together a collection of stories that highlight some of Arizona's resources that aid the autism community.
By Jesse Stawnyczy | Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017
PHOENIX – Arizona officials on Wednesday said they want to limit doctors to prescribing no more than five days’ worth of opioids for people who haven’t already been on the powerful pain medication.
By Megan Janetsky | Wednesday, June 21, 2017
WASHINGTON - When Jim Marx got the call that Border Patrol agents were monitoring a No More Deaths camp that was helping immigrants endangered while crossing the desert border last week, his first thought was, "Here we go again."
By Jojo Huckeba | Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Elvia Urias is an undocumented immigrant who cares for her daughter, Emma, who has severe mental disabilities. Emma, 22, is protected from deportation by DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) but now has aged out of school. She spends most of her time alone at home while her mother works evenings to provide for the two of them.
By Lily Altavena | Wednesday, April 12, 2017
PHOENIX -- More than four in ten adults in Arizona know someone who has been addicted to prescription painkillers, according to a new Morrison-Cronkite News poll.
By Staff | Wednesday, April 12, 2017
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Poll: 41.8 percent of Arizona adults know someone with a prescription painkiller addiction[/su_pullquote] PHOENIX -- More than four in ten adults in Arizona know someone who who has been addicted to prescription painkillers, according to a new Morrison-Cronkite News poll. The Morrison Institute surveyed 800 randomly selected adults in the state, choosing a sample representative of the state’s population and demographics. The interviews were conducted March 11-18 and were conducted in English or Spanish. The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.
By Sarah Jarvis | Thursday, April 6, 2017
TUCSON - Wielding paint scrapers and a power washer, Alex Jimenez and Johanna Martinez approached the exterior wall of an ice cream shop in the heat of a late March afternoon, preparing the canvas where they’ll document some of the history of Tucson’s south side.
By Garrison Murphy | Tuesday, April 4, 2017
PHOENIX -- Teenage boys sprint back and forth on a dusty soccer field in North Phoenix, the markings on their jerseys lit up by the last rays of the evening sun.
By Allison Gargaro | Thursday, March 30, 2017
PHOENIX – Valley Parkinson's patients are turning to non-contact boxing to help punch back at their disease.
By Sarah Jarvis | Thursday, March 30, 2017
NOGALES -- Food waste, the affordability of fresh produce, and prison inmate rehabilitation may seem like disparate issues, but a local food bank is approaching them all head-on.
By Ethan Millman | Monday, March 20, 2017
TEMPE – A chrome mannequin greets visitors entering a plain, red-brick building. The click of a sewing machine echoes in the warehouse as one worker hunches over a strip of cloth. Workers glide a steam iron over fabric.