Official FBI statistics show that the number of hate crimes in the U.S. hit a five-year high in 2016. There’s also been an increase in anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim incidents. Have they been driven — or at least influenced — by President Trump’s comments and actions, providing cover, to some extent, for offenders?
Thousands of teachers are back at the Capitol this morning as their walkout extends into a fourth day. A key leader of the effort is Noah Karvelis, an organizer for Arizona Educators United and teacher himself.
The New York Times has obtained a list of nearly fifty questions given to President Donald Trump’s legal team by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. The questions cover topics ranging from the firing of former F.B.I. director James Comey to President Trump's alleged connections to Kremlin-linked individuals.
Researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey are hoping a monthslong experiment to release low, steady flows of water from Glen Canyon Dam will give the eggs that bugs lay just below the water's surface a better chance at survival. It starts this weekend.
The legal team for a Mexican reporter and his son detained after fleeing to the U.S., trying to seek asylum, says the U.S. government is now trying to stifle further information from being released to the public.
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has been exploring the prevalence of hit-and-run crashes in the U.S. Per capita, Arizona has the fifth highest rate of fatal hit-and-run crashes across the country.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has announced that he and his fellow lawmakers have reached a deal on raising teacher pay to requested levels. But a phrase we’ve heard a lot recently comes to mind: the devil is in the details.
On Sunday, between Tijuana, Mexico, and California, about 400 migrants claimed asylum along the U.S. border. They’re part of the caravan of Central American migrants, mostly from Honduras and El Salvador, whose route has become international news because of the ire they’ve drawn from President Trump.
When an E. Coli outbreak happens, much of the investigative work falls on the CDC and FDA to figure out what the common element is between sick people scattered across the country. They work backwards to find how and where the foodstuff was handled.
Considering our long-term drought and an especially dry winter, the risk is growing for a catastrophic mega-fire in the summer. Red flag warnings are already in effect, meaning conditions are ripe for fires in many areas of the state.
The Navajo Generating Station could be closed next year, potentially leading to the loss of many jobs on the Navajo Nation. However, late last week, news emerged that there is legitimate interest from at least one buyer — but the odds still seem long that a deal will be reached.
In international news this week, all eyes are on North Korea as we look ahead to talks between that country and the U.S. But, there are a few other important stories happening around the globe this week.