Our universe — or at least what scientists know about it — seemed to get a little larger earlier this month. That’s when the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory, or LIGO, spotted two black holes merging 3 billion light years away from Earth.
Citing state laws on epidemics, the state's top health official wants Gov. Doug Ducey to give her more powers to deal with opioid overdoses, including the ability to identify and track individual patients.
Congress continues to hash out health care and questions remain about how Arizona will fare. The state has struggled with a high number of uninsured children in recent years, but that’s beginning to change. Unless Congress acts by the end of the year, some say the state could backslide again.
The Arizona Department of Transportation is implementing new thermal cameras to detect wrong-way freeway drivers. The $3.7 million project is being installed along a 15-mile stretch of I-17 between I-10 to the south and northern segment of Loop 101.
Fifty years ago, the Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in Loving v. Virginia. That ruling overturned laws in the U.S. that had barred interracial marriage. And over the course of the last half-century, there have been dramatic increases in the number of people marrying someone of a different race or ethnicity.
This year, yearbooks became a little more complicated. With the divisive rhetoric and political rancor surrounding the 2016 presidential election, students and yearbook editors around the country had to tackle the challenge of how to document one of the most polarizing times in our country’s history.