Lesbian and gay couples around Arizona began marrying Friday after a federal judge overturned the state’s ban on marriage between same-sex couples. Advocates gathered Friday night in central Phoenix for a celebration.
October 17, 2014

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For a lot of drivers, freeway speed limits are more like suggestions. But when it comes to construction areas where workers are present, transportation officials and contractors want to make sure you know what the limit is and why it’s especially important to follow it.
October 17, 2014
State officials say a crash caused by a wrong-way driver closed Interstate 10 eastbound at the I-17 'Stack' interchange in Phoenix for several hours Friday morning.
October 17, 2014
The growth of the solar industry in Arizona, especially with solar panels, has given pigeons another convenient place to hang out.
October 17, 2014
Hundreds of people crowded into the Phoenix city council chambers Thursday night to vent to city and federal officials about recent changes in arrival and departure routes from Sky Harbor Airport.
October 17, 2014
Students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University are working on a special report on heroin and opioid use.
October 17, 2014

NPR News

In an effort assist Kurdish forces in the Syrian border town, the U.S. military said Sunday the dropped supplies were meant to help resistance to Islamic State efforts to control Kobani.
October 20, 2014
The newspaper's heartfelt column about a political cartoon that widely criticized as racist raises a question: Did editors learn the right lessons from the uproar?
October 19, 2014
The 30-person team is designed to be deployed nationally in case anyone else in the country is diagnosed with Ebola. The team would provide medical assistance to hospitals.
October 19, 2014
Suni, a 34-year-old northern white rhino, was the first to be born in captivity and only one of two breeding males known to exist.
October 19, 2014
Many rural residents rely on private wells for tap water. As the severe drought continues, many are wondering why farms seem to be getting water ahead of families.
October 19, 2014