A women's hospital in the Mexican border city of Juárez recently began a maternal milk bank for babies. Its first beneficiary was a premature girl who was delivered via emergency cesarean section. Her mom died from a bullet wound to the head.
Native Americans won the right to vote in Arizona in 1948. But open access to the polls didn’t come until 1976. While access here has improved since then, Native voters in Arizona still face many unique barriers when trying to cast their ballots.
For the first time since the Great Recession, new homes are getting smaller. In the second quarter this year, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) says the median single-family square area fell by 73 feet.
More than a dozen years ago, ASU launched its Performance in the Borderlands Project. The artists who come here are part of the initiative’s mission to understand and promote cultural performance in the borderlands.
The killing of Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles 40 years ago has endured — in large part because of the shocking nature of a bomb going off in the middle of the day in downtown Phoenix and because a journalist simply doing his job was targeted.