Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has declared a statewide health emergency in response to the rise in deaths from opioids. New state numbers show about a 16 percent increase in overdoses last year with nearly 800 people dying.
The Nature Conservancy isn’t known for its work in cities. It’s known for working to protect some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes across the globe. But a few years ago, the conservancy shifted its focus to the urban landscape.
The nation’s largest Latino civil rights advocacy organization, the National Council of La Raza, was founded here in Phoenix in 1968. Now on the eve of their 50th anniversary, they’re coming back to the Valley.
President Donald Trump to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate agreement. In the past he's called man-made climate change a "hoax." Public opinion is divided on the issue, especially in one state that Trump likes to call home. The BBC's Ed Butler has been looking at Florida's climate problem.
“Taxpayers are paying for the wellness and maintenance of these monuments highways and statues,” said Rep. Reginald Bolding Jr. “I don’t have a choice whether or not my tax dollars go to promoting symbols of hatred.”
Terms like "fake news" and "alternative facts" are just a couple of the new media-related phrases that have come about during the Trump administration. In her new book "The Trouble with Reality," On the Media co-host Brooke Gladstone takes on the current battle with truth.
There are a number of ways to measure entrepreneurial activity, but what about social media — and specifically Twitter? Researchers from ASU and Michigan State did just that: looking at tweets from people identifying themselves as entrepreneurs, and the connections between them.
Despite increased awareness and commitment to fixing the problem, America’s opioid epidemic seems to be getting worse. To learn more, we spoke with The Arizona Republic's Editorial Department Director Phil Boas.
Gov. Doug Ducey faced a lot of criticism for not pushing for a higher level of funding for K-12 education, including more generous raises for teachers. And a longtime friend of the governor has been indicted as part of an alleged bribery scheme. Some believe the governor’s electoral vulnerability may be increasing.