The sightseeing helicopter that crashed at the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists, was not required to have a system that would keep it from bursting into flames on impact, U.S. authorities said.
A report Monday from U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said Phoenix-based Insys Therapeutics is one of five opioid manufacturers that paid more than $10 million to advocacy groups and doctors tied to them, and as a result, play a significant role in contributing to the opioid epidemic.
DACA recipients are at the center of the debate over immigration reform, and some "Dreamers" have described the back-and-forth fight between Democrats, Republicans and President Donald Trump as exhausting.
There are love songs from rosy-faced lovebirds, a bright green, parakeet-type bird you might have seen flying in your local, city park. They were first observed in Phoenix in 1985. In fact, they are the only feral lovebird colony in the United States — and there’s about 3,000 of them flying around.
Agaves have played an important role in the southwest for centuries. But researchers still don’t know all the ways they’ve been used over the years. Wendy Hodgson, though, is trying to figure it out. She’s a senior research botanist and herbarium curator at the Desert Botanical Garden. She spends a lot of time hunting for agaves, including new species.
Before his abuse came to light, U.S. gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was also an associate professor at at Michigan State University, where the U.S. gymnastics team trained. And in the wake of the scandal, Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon resigned. She had been criticized for mishandling the crisis.
How expensive is it to be poor in the U.S? It’s a question that’s gotten renewed attention after Bank of America recently got rid of its only free checking account without a minimum balance requirement.
Recently on The Show we spoke about some delays in a project meant to thin Arizona forests to prevent wildfires. The Four Forest Restoration Initiative, or 4-FRI, is one of the largest forest restoration projects in the country, and now it’s been delayed indefinitely. Federal officials say they need more information.
There’s been a lot of talk about drought recently across Arizona and the West – especially with the relatively dry winter we’ve been having. But my next guest wishes we didn’t use the “d” word as much as we do.