It seems Americans are hungry for diversity when it comes to their food. The National Restaurant Association finds 66 percent of consumers surveyed eat a wider variety of ethnic cuisines than they did five years ago. In recognition of Arizona Restaurant Week, we’re taking a closer look at how the industry is meeting new customer demands.
May 25, 2016
Perscription pills
As prescription pain relievers increasingly fuel addictions around the country, Arizona is moving to curb the sale of unnecessary prescription drugs and reduce the number of overdose-related deaths.
May 24, 2016

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A U.S. customs officer on trial this week in El Paso is accused of smuggling people into the country illegally, including immigrants who had been deported. Witnesses said they paid a $2,500 bribe to enter the country.
May 25, 2016
Arizona DOT
Workers are injecting foam into soil under the Loop 101 freeway. The foam then expands and hardens, lifting the pavement.
May 25, 2016
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The dust caused repeated closures and multiple collisions on a 60 mile stretch of interstate 10 over the past month.
May 25, 2016
Native American leaders are protesting the latest plan by a Paris auction house to sell off part of their tribal history, and their demand for the return of their ceremonial objects is getting bipartisan support.
May 24, 2016
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The Phoenix-area's higher education options have been growing, and a group of Catholic universities is coming together to advance their collective impact.
May 24, 2016

NPR News

A report issued by the department's inspector general found that previous secretaries of state also failed to comply with record-keeping and security policies.
May 25, 2016
Sean Penn's new movie set in Africa got booed at Cannes. Critics said its African characters were "bleeding wallpaper." Here are 4 films that give African characters (and actors) their due.
May 25, 2016
The health agency is making changes so it can get boots on the ground if a pandemic strikes. But critics say it hasn't gone far enough.
May 25, 2016
It's illegal to sell ceremonial such items in the U.S., but they're popular (and profitable) in France. The art and artifacts are due to hit the auction block Monday.
May 25, 2016
Ukrainian pilot and national hero Nadiya Savchenko had been held by Russia for almost two years. Russia had sentenced her to 22 years in prison for murder — she called it a propaganda stunt.
May 25, 2016