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Just in case you were thinking about potentially looking into real estate on Mars, a new report says you might want to think again. In the paper published in Nature Astronomy, researchers say the red planet is unlikely to be hospitable to terraforming, or making it more Earth-like.
Aug. 2, 2018
Most of the new laws approved earlier this year by the state Legislature and Gov. Ducey take effect on Friday. There are more than 300 of them.
Aug. 2, 2018
Migrant parents inside a Texas family detention center are currently staging a hunger strike. The parents were reunited with their children after being separated at the Southern border but are now being detained together.
Aug. 2, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey was elected governor four years ago and is running for a second term. He’s facing former Secretary of State Ken Bennett in the Republican primary. The winner will oppose one of the three Democrats running in that primary.
Aug. 2, 2018
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Maricopa County must proceed with an overhaul of its internal affairs operations at the county jail. The move upholds a judge’s earlier decision that investigations were fraught with biased decision-making.
Aug. 2, 2018
A federal judge Wednesday rebuffed a bid by the family trust that owns Johnson Utilities to block state utility regulators from taking control of the water and sewage company.
Aug. 2, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Back To School Means Back On Bus Duty
Listen to the sounds of Angelica Marquez on bus duty at Herrera Elementary School in Phoenix.
Aug. 2, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Kind World - Soar
When Lauren Watson, whose legs were partially paralyzed after an accident, tried to pursue aerial acrobatics, school after school turned her down, until one answer changed her life.
Aug. 2, 2018
For humans, monsoon is either a welcome relief from the heat or a headache. But for some Arizona snails, it's a chance for romance — and the Phoenix Zoo is going to bring breeding season to these snails with the push of a button.
Sounds Of The City: Feeding A Big Appetite At The Phoenix Zoo
Aug. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: Zimbabwe
The elections in Zimbabwe are coming to an end, with votes still being counted before a winner is declared.
Aug. 2, 2018
Tribal gambling contributed more than $27 million to the state, some of which will go to education and emergency services.
Aug. 2, 2018
A recall has been issued for salads and wraps sold at Trader Joe's, Walgreens and Kroger. It's the latest in a string of recalls and serious illnesses linked to food-borne illnesses.
Aug. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: We Almost Fixed Climate Change. Why Couldn
2018 has been a hot, wet, fiery summer around the world. From record temperatures in China, to wildfires across the western United States, Sweden and Greece, and devastating floods in India and Japan.
Aug. 2, 2018
Mexico’s incoming president Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he wants migration to be an option and not a necessity, establishing what could become a common policy objective with the United States.
Mexico's López Obrador Seeks To Calm Waters With Business Groups
Aug. 2, 2018
A former city employee is tapped to serve as an interim council member in Phoenix.
Aug. 1, 2018
Hundreds of Arizonans survived last year’s mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert, and they’re being encouraged to apply to a victims fund — before time runs out. So far, only 82 Arizonans have applied for victim benefits.
Aug. 1, 2018
A status hearing has been set for a Mesa man accused of selling armor-piercing ammunition to the gunman in the deadly 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas. The hearing for Douglas Haig is set for Aug. 28.
Aug. 1, 2018
The Arizona Department of Transportation said the freeway entrance-ramp meters are also part of a pilot wrong-way detection system that’s being tested.
Aug. 1, 2018
Twenty-one of Kroger's Food Co. stores are stopping Visa credit card acceptance due to high fees.
Aug. 1, 2018
AEG Facilities will operate Gila River Arena through 2026.
Aug. 1, 2018

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