solar panels
Arizona’s top utility regulator wants to up the state’s renewable energy target to 30 percent by 2030, but not everyone agrees on how to get there, let alone whether a new goal is necessary.
Dec. 2, 2016
Domestic-violence victim
When Arizonans passed Proposition 206 on Election Day, they voted to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020. But, a lesser-known provision of the ballot initiative will also allow domestic-violence victims to take paid sick leave to deal with the violence.
Dec. 2, 2016

KJZZ News

A Department of Homeland Security advisory panel is recommending Immigration and Customs Enforcement continue using private detention facilities to house immigrants facing deportation. The news comes after a recent death at a privately owned ICE facility in Eloy.
Dec. 3, 2016
Jacob Brooks
Protesters have been camped out on federal land at the Dakota Access construction site in North Dakota for months, and now winter has arrived, dumping almost two feet of snow on the encampment the last week of November.
Dec. 2, 2016
In the world of online shopping, labels can make a big impact on what you buy for yourself and what you buy for others. Research from an Arizona State University marketing professor shows people are more likely to buy an item labeled “best-seller” for someone else.
Dec. 2, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns has rejected a proposed settlement from APS — the deal would have ended Burns’ dispute against the utility over its refusal to disclose spending in the 2014 election.
Dec. 2, 2016
Fury over spiking water bills in Buckeye has drawn the attention of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. A Nov. 22 letter to the city from the state's Consumer Information and Complaints unit included a homeowner’s written complaint about Buckeye’s billing practices.
Dec. 2, 2016

NPR News

To research mysterious and deadly diseases, a scientist puts on a plastic bodysuit and steps into a lab sealed off from the outside world.
Dec. 4, 2016
Recent scientific advances have offered some hopes of recovery to Florida's citrus industry, which has been declining over two decades due to a horrible bacterial disease called citrus greening.
Dec. 4, 2016
Some constituents of Rep. Kevin McCarthy who favor the law, or rely on it, see a conflict between his stated goals as a national leader and the needs of so many people in his home district.
Dec. 4, 2016
Citing the $1 million bond required by the court, Stein's lawyer discontinued the request Saturday. Stein had raised nearly $7 million for recount efforts there, and as well as Wisconsin and Michigan.
Dec. 3, 2016
Many parents and teachers report that schools won't use the word dyslexia. Why might this be? And what is the Department of Education doing about it?
Dec. 3, 2016