There are, as it turns out, a series of asteroids that fly relatively close, astronomically speaking, to the Earth. And researchers in Arizona recently observed one of the smallest near-earth asteroids — they found it reflects more than half the sunlight that falls on it, making it one of the brightest in history.
Phoenix is hosting the American Farm Bureau’s annual convention — it continues today downtown. Something that’ll be on the minds of many attendees is water, specifically how to use it effectively and efficiently, and how technology may play a role in doing that.
As a border state, we hear a lot about immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border. But, this year, it was Central Americans who officials say helped drive an increase in immigration arrests.
The director of National Intelligence released a report on Russia's attempts to influence the presidential election on Friday. The Intercept's Micah Lee discusses the legitimacy of blaming the Russians and talks about what isn't in the report — evidence.
The story about newspapers struggling isn’t a new one. But for many big city papers, the sports section has been a high priority — both in the hard copy and online. The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com, though, are in the midst of dramatic shifts, as two of its higher-profile writers — columnist Paola Boivin and Phoenix Suns beat writer Paul Coro — are on the way out.
Ahmed Mohammed el-Gammal, who lived in Avondale, faces trial Monday at a federal court in New York on charges that he helped a 24-year-old New Yorker link up with Islamic State fighters in 2015 after traveling to Syria via Turkey.
Arizona’s grasslands lie northwest of Flagstaff and two-thirds of it have been impacted by drought, invasive species and wildfire. Now, $3 million is going directly to preserving the habitat for native species like mule deer and golden eagles.