The Catholic population continues to grow in the United States, but the number of priests has been declining for decades. To fill this gap dioceses are increasingly inviting priests from around the world to serve their congregations.
The Arizona Department of Education is reporting modest progress in math and reading proficiency among state public school students. That translated to a slight improvement in school performance grades across the state.
Storms that brought strong winds and rains to metropolitan Phoenix on Sunday evening caused an eight-hour closure of a section of freeway, damaged the roof of an animal hospital and temporarily left thousands of homes without electricity.
As Arizona’s candidates tout their endorsements ahead of next month’s primary, Phoenix-based Behavior Research Center Director Earl DeBerge says these “seals of approval” are more important to voters than many might think.
NASA recently announced the selected technology to be mounted on the Mars Rover planned for 2020. From 58 proposals, seven were selected, including an advanced camera system developed by ASU professor Jim Bell.