To be eligible for the MLB draft, a player has to either be coming out of high school or following his third year of college. One recent change has MLB partnering with Northeastern University as the league’s preferred education provider. For more on that, we spoke with Derrick Hall, president and CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Earlier this year, travel industry experts were concerned. They were worried fewer people would visit the U.S, because of President Trump’s policy agenda. But the U.S. Travel Association reports not only is visitation not down, but also it was up in May from May 2016.
A judge is set to rule in a case over whether Arizona must reveal its supplier of execution drugs,and the qualifications of the people who help the state carry out the death penalty. For the latest on this, we talk to Arizona Republic reporter Michael Kiefer on the line.
A co-working space focused on bringing women entrepreneurs together is opening a second location in the West Valley. The new space will be located in Huntington University, catering to businesswomen and providing resources for them.
Communities across the state have problems they need to solve. But a new program aims to use a different approach and get more residents involved. The Arizona Creative Communities Institute will help nine communities get the process started on solving their problems.
A recent piece in La Civilta Cattolica co-written by Antonio Spadaro criticizes some conservative Catholics for being too hard line and focus on a black-and-white battle between good and evil. We spoke with Catherine O’Donnell, associate professor of history at ASU who specializes in U.S. Catholic history.
The Senate voted to open debate on a weeks-in-the-making health care bill. Then AARP sent out a release that said, “any senator considering voting for the health care bill should understand the consequences of ignoring AARP's 38 million members.”
The future of health care legislation is still up in the air. The politics of health care are on full display, and Sen. John McCain was right in the middle of it on Tuesday when he spoke to his fellow members. To learn more, we talked with ASU political scientist Richard Herrera.
Some Arizona lawmakers are criticizing President Donald Trump’s tweet on Wednesday that he’ll reinstate a ban on transgender people serving in the military. Both Sen. John McCain and Rep. Raul Grijalva have issued statements against the president’s plans.
“Generally those who are chronically homeless have a lot of mental health or health issues that they are dealing with and so it's not enough to just give a Band-Aid solution or push them from one place to another,” Councilwoman Lauren Kuby said. “We really want to find solutions.”
When it was originally conceived, Camelback Ranch was to be the centerpiece for one of Glendale’s biggest revenue sources. But plans to develop the land around the Cactus League venue fizzled during the Great Recession.
“The walls are mostly gone,” said Richard Ochs, Superstition Fire and Medical District assistant fire chief. "The only part that’s still standing is the back where the kitchen was. Not much left, I’m afraid, at all.”
A group funeral was held Tuesday for 10 family members who were killed in a flash flood near Payson on July 15. Three generations of family had been celebrating a birthday at a swimming hole when a wall of water swept through.