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Some days it just doesn't pay to get out of bed. Now, an Arizona State University study shows how newborn Gila monsters take that sentiment to a new level.
Jul. 10, 2018
“This is a stopgap measure that will put some regulation in place until the state statute,” said Mesa Mayor John Giles at a Monday, July 9 meeting where city council unanimously approved licensing for sober living homes.
Jul. 10, 2018
Phoenix has a goal of diverting 40 percent of its waste by 2020. The city says as of the end of last year, its diversion rate was 30 percent. An incubator run by ASU and Phoenix is looking to help companies that are aiming to get the city closer to that goal.
Jul. 10, 2018
Think back to your high school science class. What do you remember? Dissecting frogs? Mixing chemicals in test tubes? Memorizing diagrams and formulas? Maybe a trip to the planetarium? Now imagine trying to learn all of that if you can’t see.
Jul. 10, 2018
Later this year, Canada will become the second country to legalize recreational marijuana. Uruguay did so in 2013. But will that cause challenges for Canadians coming into the U.S, where pot is still illegal under federal law?
Jul. 10, 2018
Motel 6 has settled a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of Latino guests that alleged it discriminated against them by routinely sharing guest lists with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Jul. 10, 2018
President Donald Trump was on his way to Brussels to attend a NATO Summit this Tuesday morning, but it's not shaping up to be a routine meeting of allies. Trump famously called the alliance “obsolete” during the 2016 election.
Jul. 10, 2018
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, we’re inviting in the candidates running in contested races, to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 10, 2018
The Urban Institute has been looking at racial inclusion and diversity in cities across the country. Its Inclusive Recovery report studies 274 cities, including several in the Valley, to see how racially diverse they are and how widespread economic success is.
Jul. 10, 2018
While various interest groups are getting their messages out, Judge Brett Kavanaugh is expected to start meeting with the senators who’ll decide his U.S. Supreme Court confirmation.
Jul. 10, 2018
National Weather Service meteorologist Larry Hopper says hail — up to penny size — and rain swept the Phoenix area. The highest amount of rainfall recorded was 1.72 inches in northwest Phoenix.
Jul. 10, 2018
Following Monday’s monsoon, St. Mary’s Food Bank’s main warehouse lost power, putting millions of pounds of food in jeopardy.
Jul. 10, 2018
Heavy rain early in the week and more moisture in the forecast led officials to confidently open the northern Arizona forest, while in southern Arizona "dry lightening" poses a risk.
Jul. 10, 2018
What the justices rule will determine whether the Mount Lemmon Fire District's two oldest employees, before they were let go, have a right to sue under federal age discrimination law. The high court's eventual decision will have broader implications.
Jul. 10, 2018
Congressman David Schweikert’s chief of staff has resigned. Both Schweikert and Oliver Schwab are being investigated as part of a House ethics probe focusing on misspending and other issues.
Jul. 10, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump Administration Falls Short Of Reunification Deadline
Today is the two-week deadline set by a US District Judge to reunite the 102 migrant children under the age of five, that were separated from their families.
Jul. 10, 2018
At this point in the gubernatorial campaign, the division over abortion rights is breaking down along party lines.
Jul. 10, 2018
The Takeaway: Change The Law By Changing The Judges
When D.C. Appeals Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh was nominated by President Trump to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, his name was one of over two dozen handpicked and approved by The Federalist Society, a right wing think tank.
Jul. 10, 2018
The Pulse: Meet Baby Jacob
Seven months after giving birth in Puerto Rico, Roxannie Vazquez still can’t hold her son in her arms.
Jul. 10, 2018
The Republican representative and his top staffer, Oliver Schwab, are both under a U.S. House Ethics committee investigation after reports that Schweikert's campaign paid Schwab and his consulting firm beyond the limit allowed by campaign finance laws.
Jul. 10, 2018

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