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

Theater Works in Peoria is trying something new this weekend. It’s presenting a special sensory-friendly performance of the musical "A Year with Frog and Toad."
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
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
For more on holiday travel, we turn to Jan Freitag, senior vice president with STR, which provides research to the hotel industry.
May 22, 2015
Beginning in 2009, the Arizona Legislature gave the Arizona Department of Transportation the ability to opt into a public-private partnership to support the department with different projects.
May 22, 2015

NPR News

Leading up to the premier race is a series of unpredictable airborne crashes — and no one can explain why. Officials have mandated a lower driving speed, while engineers work to find some solution.
May 22, 2015
What is pork roll? As one fan puts it, "It's like Spam meets bacon." And this Saturday, Trenton, N.J., will host not one, but two competing festivals devoted to this Garden State meat delicacy.
May 22, 2015
Prosecutors have agreed not to oppose a new trial for Ingmar Guandique, who was found guilty in 2010 of killing Levy in 2001.
May 22, 2015
Saturday's ceremony ends a long battle for recognition of the staunch defender of the poor assassinated in 1980. But some say the violence-wracked country is no better off now than it was then.
May 22, 2015
Robert Gates, the former CIA director and former defense secretary, tells NPR that the Boy Scouts of America needs to talk to its sponsoring institutions about the potential change.
May 22, 2015