How can you get quality health care when you don’t understand what the doctor is telling you? That’s the question the Center of Federal Regulations is trying to solve, in part by requiring some health care organizations to provide non-English speaking patients free translation services.
Arizona’s three public universities have had to look for alternative funding methods over the past decade. One of the effects of the Great Recession was a significant reduction in money from the state.
A total of 30 wildfires were started over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. One of the most troublesome started in the median of Interstate 17 north of Anthem as thousands headed out of town Wednesday. Traffic was stopped in both directions.
Almost four months ago, local aid groups called on governments to provide a facility to help house migrant families being released by ICE in Phoenix. None stepped forward. But now a centralized overnight shelter could open as soon as this week.
A Loop 101 widening project continues, and more long- and short-term closures are on the way. The Arizona Department of Transportation says the 15th Avenue bridge over Loop 101 will close Monday and remain closed through late 2020.
Located just across the Mexico border from Yuma, Los Algodones is a favorite spot for busloads of Americans to buy cheap medications. A new pharmaceutical study from the University of Arizona examines whether they’re getting what they bargain for.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has designated parts of Mexico’s Sea of Cortez as a world heritage site “in danger” in an attempt to help protect the habitat of the vaquita marina, an endangered porpoise.
Summer in Phoenix is upon us and despite a relatively mild June, July is off to a hot start. Most Phoenicians try to stay out of the heat, but what about the people who have to work in the heat? How do they cope? That’s what listener Robert asked via our Q&AZ reporting project.
The union for Tempe police said six officers were asked to leave a Starbucks near McKellips and Scottsdale roads on the Fourth of July. The claims were initially made on Twitter and a back and forth between the Tempe Officers Association and Starbucks has ensued.
Monday is the deadline for making public comments on the proposed Interstate 11 section running from Nogales to Wickenburg. Audubon Arizona is encouraging residents to make a final plea for a route that doesn’t disturb the state’s ecosystem.
Remittances to Mexico, one of the main largest sectors of the country's economy, in May hit their highest level for any individual month on record, according to new figures released by the country's central bank.
A magnitude 6.9 earthquake jolted Southern California and was felt as far away as Mexico Friday night, but no major damage was reported. The quake, which initially was reported as magnitude 7.1, would be the largest temblor in the region in 20 years and was centered in the same area as a 6.4 quake that hit a day earlier.
A Fourth of July celebration in Marana, north of Tucson, stopped suddenly when a fire broke out. Crystal Kasnoff, with the Northwest Fire Department, says they do not regret stopping the fireworks show.
Grand Canyon University is expanding its campus in west Phoenix after purchasing property from a church. The university says First Southern Baptist Church plans to lease back the property as is during its relocation process.