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Can a MechanicalTree remove enough carbon to slow climate change?

TEMPE – Engineers at Arizona State University have worked on a MechanicalTree that passively collects and repurposes carbon from the atmosphere. With carbon emissions continuing to rise, they view this tree as a potential solution to slow climate change.


Una madre en Yuma documenta la lucha de su hijo de 4 años con el raro síndrome de Moebius

YUMA - El síndrome de Moebius es una afección congénita que impide algunos o todos los movimientos faciales y oculares, y viene con otras complicaciones de salud. Una madre de Yuma ha documentado el viaje de la lucha de su hijo de 4 años con el raro trastorno.

Zeke Lugo, a la izquierda, su padre, Adrian Lugo, su hermano Tobias Lugo y su madre Eliza Moody, posan para una foto en su casa de Yuma el 3 de abril de 2022. (Foto por Genesis Alvarado/Cronkite Noticias)

Yuma mother documents 4-year-old’s struggle with rare Moebius syndrome

YUMA – Moebius syndrome is a congenital condition that prevents some or all facial and eye movement and comes with other health complications. One Yuma mother has documented the journey of her 4-year-old son’s struggle with the rare disorder.

Zeke Lugo, a la izquierda, su padre, Adrian Lugo, su hermano Tobias Lugo y su madre Eliza Moody, posan para una foto en su casa de Yuma el 3 de abril de 2022. (Foto por Genesis Alvarado/Cronkite Noticias)

Oklahoma, tribal tempers flare as Supreme Court hears sovereignty case

WASHINGTON – An attorney for the state of Oklahoma told Supreme Court justices Wednesday that "thousands of crimes" have gone unprosecuted in the two years since the court removed state jurisdiction over many crimes in a large part of eastern Oklahoma.


La biblioteca de Chandler reabre 6 meses después de que una explosión cercana la cerrara

CHANDLER – La pandemia cerró la Biblioteca Chandler Sunset en 2020, y una explosión de gas natural cercana la cerró nuevamente en 2021. La biblioteca ahora está abierta y nuevamente enfocada en sus programas comunitarios.


Sustainable drip: How some Arizona businesses are making fashion less polluting

PHOENIX – Fashion is one of the most polluting industries in the world, second only to oil production. The nonprofit FABRIC and the Arizona Sustainable Apparel Association are guiding small businesses to adopt sustainable, ethical values from the start.


Migrantes esperan en la frontera mientras políticos bloquean el levantamiento de la prohibición de solicitudes de asilo por COVID-19

NOGALES, Sonora, México – Miles de inmigrantes esperan a lo largo de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México el levantamiento del Título 42, una política promulgada por la administración Trump que prohibió a los migrantes y solicitantes de asilo como medida de seguridad y salud pública durante la pandemia. Con historias de violencia y dejando atrás sus vidas en un instante, están atrapados en cruces fronterizos como Nogales, Sonora, debido a una batalla política en Washington, D.C.


Migrants wait at the border while U.S. battles over lifting COVID-19 ban on processing asylum applications

NOGALES, Sonora, Mexico – Thousands of immigrants wait along the U.S.-Mexico border for the lifting of Title 42, a policy enacted by the Trump administration that banned migrants and asylum seekers as a public health and safety measure during the pandemic. With stories of violence and leaving their lives behind in an instant, they are stuck at border crossings like Nogales, Sonora, thanks to a political battle in Washington, D.C.


Spring Football Showcase provides few answers for Arizona State followers

TEMPE – The Arizona State Sun Devils held their 2022 Spring Football Showcase, giving fans their first glimpse at a defense that will be without many of last year’s top playmakers.


After record regular season, Phoenix Suns aim to take it ‘all the way to the end’

PHOENIX – After falling short of an NBA title last season, the Phoenix Suns won a franchise-record 64 regular-season games in 2021-22, the best record in the NBA. Now they’re preparing to take a playoff run to the finish line, better known as an NBA title.


LGBTQ advocates want blood donation restriction lifted for gay and bisexual men

PHOENIX – U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton and others are pushing for the FDA to eliminate current blood donation restrictions on gay and bisexual men.


Chandler library reopens 6 months after nearby explosion shut it down

PHOENIX – The pandemic closed Chandler Sunset Library in 2020, and a nearby natural-gas explosion closed it again in 2021. The library now is open and refocused on its community programs.