Today marks the first attempt of any American state to use ranked choice voting, as voters in Maine head to the polls today to pick Republican and Democratic primary candidates. But it could also be the last, as the voting method itself is up for referendum.
The city of Phoenix has a new mayor. Though she’ll only be holding the position until election results determine former Mayor Greg Stanton’s longer-term successor, Thelda Williams takes the reins of the city for a third interim period, and she’ll serve at least until November.
School’s out for summer. Students may feel free from the responsibilities of homework and tests, but parents — well, they’ve got to figure out what to do with their kids during the next 10 to 12 weeks while they’re at work.
A total of 114 Democratic candidates have filed to run for the Arizona Legislature, topping the previous record of 101 in 2002. The final candidate list for the 2018 primaries will be released after Wednesday’s filing deadline.
President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un met in an historic summit overnight in Singapore. The highly talked-about meeting was brief and was allegedly attended by the two leaders and their interpreters.
"It’s a shame we spend so much time typing rather than writing, because handwriting is invaluable in compiling a clinical picture. The next time you find yourself wondering if there is a problem with your memory, write something down, copy a sentence, or transcribe a phrase and show it to your doctor."
Maricopa, Gila and Mohave counties are all under excessive heat watches Tuesday morning into Wednesday night with expected high temperatures near 110 degrees. But there could be a break from the heat later in the week, thanks in part to Hurricane Bud.
The American Red Cross launches campaign raising awareness of type A, B and O blood donations. A spokesman said the need for blood donations is constant, especially in the summer when schools aren't in session, where a number of drives occur.
Arizona Department of Corrections says it is still conducting an investigation into Jeffrey Jensen’s death, but his family believes the department was negligent in its duty to protect him. Report: Chaos Of Prison Health Care →