Tucson official says airports need more input on TSA security staffing
WASHINGTON - Wait times at Tucson International Airport security checkpoints have grown steadily even as the number of passengers has fallen, an executive of the airport told a House panel Thursday.
TSA chief promises wait times will improve after June hiring boom
WASHINGTON - The head of the Transportation Security Administration promised lawmakers Wednesday that the planned hiring of 768 workers by June 15 will ease long wait times at airports nationwide.
Hungary built fence to slow the flow of refugees through the country
SZEGED, Hungary - It runs nearly 109 miles and stands 13 feet tall. Its sharp edges touch three countries.
Eco-friendly green burials become more popular in Arizona, the U.S.
An alternative, environmentally-focused way of interment is picking up popularity across the United States.
Volunteers sing, dance and make PB&J sandwiches for homeless families
Sixty volunteers. Sixty minutes. And 4,325 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches made for charity.
A trip through southeastern Arizona is a chance to see the complexities of border life
U.S.-Mexico Border — Over the weekend, Borderlands team digital reporters Miguel Otárola and Molly Bilker, along with photographer Courtney Pedroza, took a reporting trip that brought them through some of the historic landmark towns of southeastern Arizona. The trip began in Bisbee, took a quick jaunt to Douglas and its sister city in Mexico, Agua Prieta, and eventually ended in Nogales.
Risks of concussion in youth ice hockey spur reforms, concerns
SCOTTSDALE – Michael Slavik is all smiles as he walks to the ice with his teammates.
Giving an Easter pet? Expect problems to multiply like, well, bunnies
WASHINGTON - This is typically not a good time of year for Phoenix rabbit rescuer Kim Dezelon, who expects to spend the coming weeks helping local animal shelters find homes for bunnies given as Easter gifts and quickly abandoned.
Streetcars make comebacks and connections in states along the border
EL PASO, TEXAS -- Peter Svarzbein, city councilman for this Texas border community, makes a left turn at a parking garage near the university campus. The street ahead -- to many just flat black asphalt and bright yellow lines -- is one that, to Svarzbein, holds the city’s future.
Students learn how to be smart shoppers
140 fifth grade students from Butler Elementary school were just one of the four schools to participate in National Weights and Measurements week.
Tempe considers ban on sitting and sleeping on downtown sidewalks
The Tempe City Council is considering banning people from sitting or sleeping on downtown Tempe sidewalks because businesses complain it deters customers.
Celebration of Pope Francis’ visit resonates on both sides of the border
CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico -- In the slanting afternoon shadows between this city and its sister across the border, Pope Francis ascended a ramp built overlooking the levee of the Rio Grande and blessed the U.S. and its people, including migrants and refugees.