Last month a 31-year-old Oregon man died when his kayak capsized on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. He was one of about 7,000 river runners who each year opt to go without a guide.
April 16, 2014

KJZZ News

A federal judge in Phoenix has ordered a woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton to remain in federal custody until she can appear in court in Las Vegas.
April 16, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed into law a bill that will allow unannounced inspections of abortion providing health centers.
April 15, 2014
The Arizona House has given its approval to a measure that would ban new drivers from using their cell phones once they get their license.
April 15, 2014
"Save the community centers!" That’s the message senior citizens gave the Phoenix City Council at a budget hearing in Sunnyslope on Thursday.
April 15, 2014
The city of Flagstaff is preparing to implement fire restrictions following an unusually dry winter that has contributed to wildfires in the area.
April 15, 2014

NPR News

What motivated the former NSA contractor to divulge carefully guarded NSA secrets? A new Vanity Fair article takes a look back at the "kid from the Maryland suburbs."
April 16, 2014
When Syreeta McFadden was young, she dreaded being photographed. Cameras made her skin look darkened and distorted. Now a photographer herself, she's learned to capture various hues of brown skin.
April 16, 2014
Narcissistic and ill-prepared for the future? Or civic-minded and entrepreneurial? Two teams tackle stereotypes and realities about young Americans in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S.
April 16, 2014
U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland called the state's ban on abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy "invalid and unconstitutional."
April 16, 2014
Lawmakers have proposed a bill that would make the Bible the state's official book, but critics say it is unconstitutional and would open Louisiana up to legal challenges.
April 16, 2014