Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised to hold more referendums during his tenure. But the lack of transparency and formality of these referendums, as well as their utility, are concerning many.
Ever sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, look around at the shining faces of your family, and think to yourself: "How the heck am I related to these people?" You’re not alone. The Pulse explores how we define family — and how family defines us.
In 2012, a U.S. Border Patrol agent placed his gun between the bars of the border fence that separates Arizona from Mexico and fired sixteen times in 34 seconds, killing a teenager. He was found not guilty last April and on Wednesday afternoon, a jury again found the agent not guilty for that killing.
On the evening of Aug. 21, 1883, a powerful tornado ripped through the rural town of Rochester, Minnesota. In its aftermath, W.W. Mayo and his two sons helped treat the wounded, setting in motion a series of events that would prove pretty significant to the health care world.
Almost everyone has that one song that always gets them up and dancing — no matter what. And not surprisingly, the songs that make us move are often hits. But just what makes a song catchy enough to top the charts?
Sometimes it’s easy to question the difference one person can make in the world, or even the local community. In Avondale, there’s one man who defies that doubt. He’s known among local hunger relief efforts as the “man who wears many hats” — literally.
Have you ever wondered why Interstate 17, which does not go beyond the state of Arizona, is called an interstate… and not a state route? Well, Brian Joseph Lesinski did and KJZZs Kathy Ritchie found an answer.
We’re all aware of the perception — and perhaps reality — that divisions within America are growing; that we’re becoming more factional and more tribal. Not a lot of that plays out on the political stage and is related to many social and cultural issues.
In 1918, a man named Frank Luke Jr. was setting records as a fighter pilot in World War I. Last September, Luke Air Force Base commemorated Lt. Luke’s final flight with a flyover and a flag presentation to his family.
For most people, Phoenix isn't really known as a barbecue town. Well, that might be changing. Chris Malloy, food editor for Phoenix New Times has spent the last year taking a deep dive into the Phoenix barbecue scene.
When you think of an environmentalist, do you picture a certain type of person? According to a new survey, most Americans think of environmentalists as white, well-educated and middle class. But that same survey raises questions about what types of people actually care about the environment.