The annual NFL owners meetings are underway in Phoenix at the Arizona Biltmore. As the league continues to adjust rules to protect players from brain trauma, they are focusing on improving the helmet as a means to lower concussion rates.
Sunday marks the two-year anniversary of Saudi Arabia’s engagement inside Yemen. The U.S. is also involved there. It’s been conducting airstrikes as it tries to go after Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.
A midcentury Phoenix building has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Executive Towers, a condo building at Third and Clarendon avenues, was built in the early '60s by noted Valley architect Al Beadle.
A quarter of Americans call themselves coffee snobs, according Modern Restaurant Management's March report. The report said industry growth is in the high-end products called "third wave," where an intense focus is paid to how beans are sourced and roasted.
The Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit behind the program, is working on a new initiative "Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children." As part of that, Sesame Street is introducing Julia, its first autistic character.
The Family Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, was approved in 1993 and entitles employees to take unpaid time off for certain reasons related to the birth of a child or a medical issue. But FMLA has never included grieving parents, a change that the Valley’s Barry Kluger has been pushing for.