Scientists and technicians from NASA gathered in the desert near Yuma early Thursday morning. They were hoping to test a parachute for the Orion Mars mission capsule — but things didn’t quite go as planned.
Several thousand fish along the Verde River just below Horseshoe dam have died. Scientists from the Arizona Game and Fish Department tested the water for bacteria, viruses and parasites. They learned the fish died from low dissolved oxygen levels.
Planned Parenthood says it will work with its abortion-rights allies in eight states to repeal laws that may be vulnerable following the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down tough abortion restrictions in Texas.
New Mexico was one of 16 states that didn't require worker's compensation for farm and ranch laborers. State Supreme Court justices ruled 4-1 that denying those workers such protection was unconstitutional.
All week we've been hearing stories about the people who are with us after we've taken our last breath. In the final installment of The Business of Dying series, we shift gears slightly to talk about how death can sometimes mean a new chance at life.
The city of Phoenix will not close off its trails during extremely high temperatures — at least not yet. The city’s parks and recreation board voted Thursday night to further study banning people on trails when the temperature hits 110 degrees.