During this winter holiday season, maybe you’ve turned on the television or dialed up a subscriber service to catch one of the old classics — like "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer." But some on social media are saying that Rudolph, in particular, has racist and bigoted elements and is out of step with our current sensibilities.
How soon will Arizona go forward and officially adopt a Drought Contingency Plan in accord with the other states that rely on Colorado River water? Are stakeholders and lawmakers fully on board with the need to act quickly? The head of the Bureau of Reclamation has made it clear that a deadline is rapidly approaching.
Grand Canyon Education is buying Orbis Education Services for $362.5 million. Orbis is a provider of health education programs for a number of universities across the country, including Marquette and Northeastern.
A federal judge in Texas this week struck down the entire Affordable Care Act, declaring its mandate requiring everyone buy health insurance unconstitutional. But now that the ACA has been law for six years, both parties agree that parts of the law that are particularly popular should stay around.
Do you remember when self-checkouts at the grocery store were the new thing? Now no one can remember living without it. That’s how the makers of a new self-guided medical clinic are hoping people adapt to their idea.
Gov. Doug Ducey named Congresswoman Martha McSally on Tuesday to succeed Sen. Jon Kyl in the seat that was long held by the late Sen. John McCain. The appointment wasn’t a surprise, but there was some criticism.
For more than 100 years, the U.S. Postal Service has been a key ally of Santa Claus, helping not only with deliveries but also fulfilling holiday wishes. Phoenix is among seven cities taking Operation Santa letters into the digital age.
The University of Arizona is leading a new multimillion-dollar project to boost date palm production in the Middle East nation of Oman. The program will have far-reaching implications for food development.
The Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) says it discovered a natural-gas pipeline leak at the Winslow prison in November. A leak in 37-year-old gas line at the Winslow prison will cost $1.5 million to repair.
In its prime, Teotihuacan was a diverse city with migrants. More than 2,000 years old, it has become an integral part of Mexico’s national identity — and a source of inspiration for one Phoenix artist.
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“It is important that we have the flexibility to enter in partnerships with private entities and commercial entities,” said John Arnold, the executive director of the Arizona Board of Regents which oversees the colleges.
Tempe started offering a free pre-school program to low-income families last year, but to keep the program going the city will next year start charging some families. The program, called Tempe Pre, will continue to be free to families currently enrolled.
The U.S. government is pledging to $10.6 billion in public and private funds toward economic development in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, in an attempt to address the causes of migration from the region.
Nearly 20 million students were projected to attend American colleges and universities in this year’s fall semester. That’s about five million more students than in the year 2000, but lower than the peak of about 21 million students in the fall of 2010.