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Justa Center in Phoenix helps address ‘surge’ of older homeless population

PHOENIX – It can happen in an instant: You lose your job. You can’t pay your medical bills. You have an accident.


Cosplay industry grows rapidly, Arizona benefits from pop culture phenomenon

TUCSON – When Dustbunny first learned about cosplay in high school, she viewed it as just “dress up.”


House panel calls for crackdown on ‘growing problem’ of visa overstays

WASHINGTON - House members called on Department of Homeland Security officials Tuesday to crack down on the "growing problem" of immigrants who overstay their visas in the U.S.


Homeland Security: More than 600,000 overstayed U.S. visas in 2016

WASHINGTON - Nearly 629,000 people who came to the United States on a visa in fiscal 2016 stayed after it expired and were still here at the end of the year, the Department of Homeland Security reported Monday.

Visa Reprieve

How will robots change the agricultural industry in Arizona?

PHOENIX – Each day, workers at Abby Lee Farms walk down the aisles – sometimes on stilts – to inspect, prune and hand pick tomatoes on the 3-acre, indoor facility in Phoenix.


Bills to ease Border Patrol hiring advance in Senate, stall in House

WASHINGTON - A Senate committee Wednesday approved a bill that would make it easier to hire Border Patrol officers by waiving polygraph tests for applicants who are current or former military, police or other law enforcement officers.

Border IOU

State, tribe settle long-running feud over Glendale casino

WASHINGTON - State and tribal officials announced a settlement Wednesday of a long-running fight against the Tohono O'odham's Desert Diamond Casino West Valley, which survived years of legal and legislative challenges before opening in 2015.


Phoenix teams up with school officials to teach students about healthy relationship

PHOENIX – What would you do if your boyfriend asked you for your cellphone password so he could check your phone?

In a Pew Research Center survey, 11 percent of the teens survey indicated they expect to hear from their boyfriend or girlfriend hourly. (Photo by Megan Bridgeman/Cronkite News)

Can Arizona become a foodie destination? State officials, restaurant association think so

PHOENIX – To learn a city's best dishes, you need a local guide. The Arizona Office of Tourism and the Arizona Restaurant Association recently launched website Expedition Foodie to help out-of-towners plan their culinary adventure in Arizona.


Experts: More pet owners turning to prosthetics to help increase mobility

TUCSON – After her owner straps on her metal paw, Terra bounds toward a green and yellow squeaky ball.


Starbucks VP: ASU tuition program ‘great’ for business, employees and country

PHOENIX – Corey duBrowa, a senior vice president at Starbucks, said Monday that the Seattle-based company may “blow past” its goal of helping 25,000 employees get degrees by 2025.


National campaign to restore water ecosystems helps fund projects in Verde Valley

CAMP VERDE – Zach Hauser hopes that part of his family-owned property will remain a farm “forever.”