An Arizona summer is hard enough on humans. But what about for animals in captivity at the zoo? How do the creatures — and humans who take care of them and manage the attraction — adapt to a long, hot summer in the Valley?
Sep. 4, 2015

KJZZ News

There are some songs that evoke such strong memories that when we hear them, we’re immediately transported to a different place and time.
Sep. 4, 2015
A new documentary investigates what it calls the deadliest gunfight in Arizona history — and it did not take place in Tombstone.
Sep. 4, 2015
It served as a state health facility for decades. And it no longer exists, but it’s role in the community was important.
Sep. 4, 2015
The Maricopa County Regional Homeless Court, which assists people going through the court process, marks its 10th anniversary next January.
Sep. 4, 2015
We talked with Denise Roth Barber who studies which politicians are raising money and where it’s going as managing director of the National Institute on Money in State Politics.
Sep. 4, 2015

NPR News

When Congress returns from summer recess Tuesday, it will tackle the Iran nuclear deal, but that won't be its only big issue. NPR's Scott Simon gets the details from correspondent Scott Horsley.
Sep. 5, 2015
The town of Naraha, which had 7,400 residents, was evacuated in the wake of a massive earthquake and tsunami in 2011 that triggered the release of radiation at the power plant.
Sep. 5, 2015
Only one person can win the presidency in 2016, and some of those running have scant chance of victory. So why are they in the race? Many hope luck is on their side, but some might have other goals.
Sep. 5, 2015
The refugees from Syria, Iraq and elsewhere have been blocked for days from leaving Hungary.
Sep. 5, 2015
People in Rowan County, Ky., got marriage licenses Friday for the first time in two months.The county clerk there was jailed after she defied the Supreme Court to issue licenses to same-sex couples.
Sep. 5, 2015