Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."
Phoenix and the phrase "car culture" have gone hand in glove compartment for many years. But efforts to modify that picked up steam this week as the City Council adopted a comprehensive Bicycle Master Plan.
A small team of professionals and students is taking on an ambitious project. They are constructing a large-scale model of the Earth in a remote part of Arizona. Local and international support is helping to make it a reality.