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Do look up: Arizona scientists have hand in first ‘planetary defense’ test

WASHINGTON - When NASA smashes a spacecraft into an asteroid Monday evening to test whether it's possible to deflect a future killer asteroid, several Arizona scientists will be watching as part of the project.


‘Momentous’: Sweeping federal law will lower prescription drug costs for Medicare recipients

PHOENIX — Hefty prices have made it hard for retirees like Brenda Dickason of Tucson to afford medications. Provisions included in the new Inflation Reduction Act should help by capping out-of-pocket spending for Medicare enrollees and restraining some drug costs.


‘State of siege’: Tapachula residents react to the recent influx of migrants

TAPACHULA, Mexico – Tapachula natives and local government representatives describe the drastic change in the city since the onset of the migration crisis in 2015.


Football’s popularity flags as more parents worry about concussions

PHOENIX – With increased awareness of concussions parents are not allowing their children to play football. Barrow Neurological Institute conducted a study that found that this trend has been ongoing since 2016.


Supreme Court ruling against EPA hurts, may not hobble clean air in Arizona

WASHINGTON - Advocates say a Supreme Court ruling that said the EPA cannot force power plants away from fossil fuels cost the agency an effective tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions - but it's not the only tool, and help may be coming from an unlikely source.


Los Angeles quick to embrace women’s soccer with addition of Angel City FC

LOS ANGELES – In its inaugural season as a member of the National Women's Soccer League, Angel City Football Club quickly becomes a big hit.


ASU estudia cómo las mascotas ayudan a aliviar la soledad entre los adultos mayores y el aislamiento social

SUN CITY – Investigadores de la Universidad Estatal de Arizona se asociaron con Meals on Wheels America para realizar un estudio nacional para comprender la influencia que tienen las mascotas en el aislamiento social y la soledad.


Meals on Wheels, ASU study how pets affect social isolation, loneliness among older adults

SUN CITY – Researchers at Arizona State University are partnering with Meals on Wheels America for a national study to understand the influence that pets have on social isolation and loneliness.


ASU Esports brings gaming community together with first LAN of semester

TEMPE – With the community largely pushed online over the past two years, ASU Esports holds the first LAN meetup of the spring semester. Gamers from different backgrounds meet up to socialize and compete.


‘I will encourage them, I will inspire them’: ASU introduces new ASU women’s basketball coach Natasha Adair

TEMPE – Arizona State introduced new women's basketball coach Natasha Adair, who said she wants to content for a national championship.


Point-in-Time head count to address homelessness resumes in Maricopa County

PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Point-in-Time Homeless Count is back after last year’s was canceled because of COVID-19. The count, conducted nationwide, aims to gauge the extent of homelessness across the country.


New irrigation technology could save water for Arizona farms

TONOPAH – The Central Arizona Project is working with a Tonopah farmer to evaluate technology that converts flood-irrigated fields into a drip system that uses gravity, with no external form of energy.