The Department of Health and Human Services removed a question about gender identity from the National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants. Advocacy groups are worried that means transgender elders won’t be counted. The annual survey helps determine funding for programs that assist older adults.
Facebook just announced the successful test flight of its solar-powered drone in the Arizona desert. This successful test at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground military facility comes almost one year after the first test flight crashed, and failed.
President Donald Trump's commission investigating alleged voter fraud in the 2016 elections has asked states for a list of voter data, if state law allows it to be public. In Arizona, that’s a lot of information.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is targeting people who pay to have children smuggled into the country and that includes parents. ICE spokeswoman Gillian Christensen said the new enforcement effort battles a humanitarian threat since it targets smuggling organizations.
If you’ve flown in or out of Phoenix recently, you might have noticed that Sky Harbor International Airport is changing. Not only are there a slew of new restaurants and stores there, but the city spent almost $600 million to modernize Terminal 3.
A recent collaboration by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and the National Domestic Workers Alliance has resulted in a report that attempts to provide a more complete picture of black women in the U.S. The report is called “The Status of Black Women in the United States.”
It was 80 years ago that aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean. A number of efforts to confirm what actually happened to Earhart have taken place over the decades. The newest expedition is being supported by the National Geographic Society and has brought forensic dogs into the mix.
On Thursday, the Arizona Board of Regents decided to maintain its similar policy of offering in-state tuition to DACA students — at least until the state Supreme Court issues a ruling. To learn more, we talked with the President of the Board of Regents Eileen Klein.