We spoke with Origins Project founder Lawrence Krauss and two of the panelists: Phyllis Randolph Frye, who is known as the “grandmother" of the national transgender legal and political movement, and professor, author and LGBT advocate Jennifer Finney Boylan.
Arizona’s primary election was held on August 30 and there’s one major race which hasn’t been settled yet. It’s the GOP battle in the 5th Congressional District between the two candidates who finished at the top—Andy Biggs and Christine Jones.
Federal land management officials are rounding up wild burros and horses from desert areas near Yuma to address overpopulation problems. Rapid breeding allows the herds to grow by 15 to 18 percent each year.
Arizona's public university system had tens of millions of dollars reduced in its budget during the depths of the Great Recession. That in itself wasn't unique, but some other states have embraced the concept of pumping more of that money back into the schools post-Recession.
The Centers for Disease Control found the effectiveness of the nasal spray among children ages 2 through 17 during the 2015-2016 flu season was 3 percent, compared to 63 percent for the injected vaccine.
About 16 million baby boomers are expected to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease by 2050. Communities will bear the burden of caring for and housing these people. In Yuma, a Native American tribe has partnered with a private group to try something different — a self-contained village for dementia patients.
Copper mining giant Freeport McMoRan has already passed the environmental standards needed to move forward with repairs and updates at its Bagdad location. The only thing left until work can begin is a 30-day window to allow comments from the public, that began Tuesday.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is putting some distance between him and Donald Trump when it comes to cultivating better relations with Mexico. In the wake of the candidate's speech last week in Phoenix, the governor said he does not believe a physical barrier between the U.S. and Mexico is necessary.
The National Science Foundation awarded a new Northern Arizona University professor $3 million to map food, energy and water supplies and show how they relate. The research is intended to help communities deal with water scarcity issues.
Texas Tech University in El Paso announced Tuesday it plans to open the first dental school along the U.S.-Mexico border in 2020. The southwest border has long been recognized as a medically under-served region with a shortage of health care providers.