Phoenix is preparing to unveil a new plan to fight homelessness, improve neighborhoods and protect property owners’ rights.
Sept. 25, 2017
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The FBI released its annual Uniform Crime Report on Monday, and violent crime is up in Arizona, following a national trend. Violent crime in Arizona is at its highest rate since 2008 but it’s still significantly lower than the historical peak in 1993.
Sept. 25, 2017

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The Arizona State Board of Education is asking schools not to immediately share their newly issued letter grades. But some argue the school-performance scores are public records and can’t be withheld if someone requests them.
Sept. 25, 2017
The Arizona Department of Corrections wants 102 new positions and more than $13 million for re-entry and recidivism reduction programs.
Sept. 25, 2017
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Mexico is struggling with the aftermath of last week’s earthquakes. Official reports say the death toll has risen to 325 people; 186 in Mexico City alone.
Sept. 25, 2017
Oct. 5 is the cutoff date for DACA recipients to file for renewal. But an immigration attorney warned scam artists are using the deadline as an opportunity to snag the $495 renewal fee from desperate applicants seeking assistance with their filings.
Sept. 25, 2017
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Words are a vital part of how we communicate, but the words we use change over time. To help us understand all of that a lot better, we spoke with Cindi SturtzSreetharan, an associate professor in ASU’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change.
Sept. 25, 2017

NPR News

Some NASCAR and Olympic figures spoke out for and some against NFL players who kneel during the national anthem.
Sept. 25, 2017
In Cataño, near San Juan, the storm left hundreds living in a shelter where conditions are becoming increasingly dire.
Sept. 25, 2017
Early reports that a secondary dish at the observatory was destroyed by Maria turn out not to be correct, according to a group that helps run the facility.
Sept. 25, 2017
Hurricane Maria knocked out power across the entire island, and many areas lack running water. Doing laundry, turning on the lights, eating dinner: Everyday life has become a constant challenge.
Sept. 25, 2017
Authorities say the mountain, which last erupted 54 years ago, is poised to go at any time.
Sept. 25, 2017