There are more than 10,000 Iraqi refugees who have come to the Valley since the 1990s and it’s the second-largest group of refugees in the area after Vietnamese.
September 19, 2014

KJZZ News

The traditional Fall television season— the one that features the ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox networks— hit screens this week. But several of the new programs are less traditional and feature more Latino and African-American actors and performers.
September 19, 2014
You’ve probably had the pizza place around the corner put a flier on your doorknob. You’ve also seen the countless TV commercials by major corporations. All of that falls into the category of marketing. But what if you want to get more people to worship at your church or temple?
September 19, 2014
The Phoenix metro area is still recovering from the Great Recession. That’s according to a report from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.
September 19, 2014
How does Arizona stack up against other states in terms of having laws against human trafficking? Polaris, a national anti-human trafficking group says it’s getting better, but still has some work to do.
September 19, 2014
While Slide Rock State Park has remained open, despite the wildfire that charred more than 21,000 acres north of Sedona, access to the creek and its popular slickrock slides has been banned, because of concerns about contamination and flooding.
September 19, 2014

NPR News

Tonight, NASA's MAVEN spacecraft will arrive at Mars to study the thin Martian atmosphere to give scientists a better idea of why the Martian climate changed so dramatically billions of years ago.
September 21, 2014
John Abdallah Wambere applied for asylum in the U.S. after Uganda passed a harsh anti-gay law earlier this year. His application has now been recommended for approval, pending a background check.
September 21, 2014
While a U.N. agency reported about 70,000 refugees this weekend, a Turkish official says 100,000 Syrians have entered Turkey in the past week. Fighters from ISIS are closing in on the border.
September 21, 2014
Forty-three veterans of Unit 8200, Israel's secretive surveillance organization, say they were directed to spy indiscriminately on Palestinians. Were they using intelligence gathered by the NSA?
September 21, 2014
Omar J. Gonzales, the 42-year-old man who the Secret Service says ran onto the White House grounds and entered a door Friday night, is an Army veteran who served in Iraq.
September 21, 2014