Each week, a group of blind and visually impaired kids get together to tackle one of the many hiking trails in metro Phoenix. It's part of a training program they're involved with to prepare for a longer hike in the Grand Canyon this June.
May 22, 2015

KJZZ News

A small wildfire that broke out Friday about 20 miles northeast of Phoenix is no longer progressing.
May 22, 2015
We did some urban scorpion scouting — and killing — in Phoenix and spoke with entomologist Dawn Gouge and the scorpion hunter Kelly Walterscheid.
May 22, 2015
In the 1920s, the U.S. Forest Service began to inventory wild places across the country. As a result, 76 primitive areas were established nationwide on U.S. forest land.
May 22, 2015
The Coyotes have been active in the Valley, even after the team finished its season on the ice.
May 22, 2015
At Combs High School in San Tan Valley, which held its graduation last night, English and creative-writing teacher Jess Burnquist surveys graduating seniors about what they learned.
May 22, 2015

NPR News

In a gesture that indicates the Irish ballot measure to legalize same-sex marriage has succeeded, the head of the organization that ran the No campaign tweeted his congratulations to the Yes side.
May 23, 2015
From the U.K. to Kenya to the West Bank, photographer James Mollison exposes not only inequalities among rich and poor countries, but also the intimate moments that unfold during recess.
May 23, 2015
Whether you're barbecuing OR grilling, a meat-eater or a vegetarian, here's how to keep your flavor from going up in smoke this Memorial Day weekend.
May 23, 2015
Sex education often occurs in one of two places: at home or at school. Francisco Ramirez is bringing the subject out into the open.
May 23, 2015
The Senate worked late into the night but failed to agree on extending government surveillance programs under the USA Patriot Act before adjourning for the Memorial Day holiday.
May 23, 2015