The variety of restaurants in the Phoenix area continues to grow, and authenticity is a prime goal for many of them. Dominic Armato covers the restaurant scene here for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.
Wildfires in and around Los Angeles continue to burn — together the fires are collectively burning an area larger than New York City and Boston combined. Joining us now with an update is Lance Orozco, news director at KCLU in Thousand Oaks, California, in Ventura County.
During rush hour this morning a homemade bomb went off at the New York Port Authority bus terminal in Midtown, New York City. NPR’s Amita Kelly is in New York City and is reporting on what we know so far about the attack and the suspect.
The American West is known for its wide open spaces. Those open spaces can make for some pretty epic road trips, unless, that is, you have an electric vehicle and you’re stuck hours away from a charge.
Art is being used to help people with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias decrease stress, even communicate. And around the Valley, organizations, including Scottsdale Arts, are creating programs to help improve quality of life.
This year, five journalists have been killed in Mexico as a result of their work, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. The U.S. Embassy in Mexico is becoming a more active advocate for freedom of the press.
Khizr Khan — a Gold Star father and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump — said Arizona, like much of the country, must reject anti-Muslim attitudes. On Sunday, Khan met with Muslim leaders in Phoenix to discuss backlash against the community.
Saturday afternoon, people who say they were targeted by former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s unlawful immigration policies attended a clinic where they could get legal advice on how to process a claim against the county.