As the teacher walkout stretches into its fourth day today, many kids who rely on schools for free lunches are not getting those meals. St. Mary’s Food Bank has been providing meals to thousands of those students since the walkout began, and now, they say, it’s reaching crisis levels.
Law enforcement officers often find themselves in unexpected situations. Sometimes, those can involve people who are deaf or hard of hearing and unable to follow officers’ requests or orders. That has led to violent occurrences.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Monday that he had reached a deal with lawmakers on a plan to give teachers a 20 percent raise by 2020, a plan that’s been questioned by teachers who decided to carry out their walkout even after the plan was introduced.
The Centers for Disease Control says half of Hispanic men and women in the U.S. will develop diabetes some time during their lives. From WHYY's The Pulse, Texas reporter Kristen Cabrera looked at her father's family where that number has been more like 100 percent.
More than 100,00 people in the United States are waiting for organ transplants. More than 2,000 of those people are right here in Arizona. But tens of thousands of viable organs are lost each year before they can be donated and save lives.
Official FBI statistics show that the number of hate crimes in the U.S. hit a five-year high in 2016. There’s also been an increase in anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim incidents. Have they been driven — or at least influenced — by President Trump’s comments and actions, providing cover, to some extent, for offenders?
Thousands of teachers are back at the Capitol this morning as their walkout extends into a fourth day. A key leader of the effort is Noah Karvelis, an organizer for Arizona Educators United and teacher himself.
The New York Times has obtained a list of nearly fifty questions given to President Donald Trump’s legal team by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. The questions cover topics ranging from the firing of former F.B.I. director James Comey to President Trump's alleged connections to Kremlin-linked individuals.
Researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey are hoping a monthslong experiment to release low, steady flows of water from Glen Canyon Dam will give the eggs that bugs lay just below the water's surface a better chance at survival. It starts this weekend.
Hearings are expected Tuesday on a state budget proposal that will help fund 10 percent raises for teachers and make the first payment toward restoring nearly $400 million cut from school building and maintenance budgets following the Great Recession.