A wet winter doesn’t necessarily mean reduced wildfire activity for this upcoming season. The National Interagency Fire Center is calling for a late start — but a potentially fierce finish across the West.
In April 2010, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 workers and led to what’s been called the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. And now, a new paper published in the journal Science, estimates the damage to natural resources valued by the public at $17.2 billion.
This week, the Arizona Legislature pushed a bill to Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk that would allow children in foster care to buy car insurance. This bill changes the current law that had barred minors from entering into contracts, effectively blocking children with no co-signing adult from the path to earning a driver’s license all together.
The man accused of inheriting El Chapo’s drug-trafficking empire was arrested in Mexico’s capital. Dámaso López Núñez was hiding in the upper-class neighborhood of Anzures, in Mexico City, until his arrest on early Monday.
Arizona is aiming for 60 percent of its residents between the ages of 25-64 to have some kind of post-secondary credential by 2030. That includes bachelor's or advanced degrees and other certificates and credentials.
How does that Sesame Street song go? Who are the people in your neighborhood? Or from Jules Dassin, who said: "There are eight million stories in the naked city." Here’s another version of that sentiment — one producer drives a cab around the Valley and records some of the backseat confessions she hears.
There’s been a lot of talk lately about how Millennials can’t stick with a job. In Forbes recently, it was a survey about the 3 main reasons Millennials quit their jobs. We spoke with Richard Fry, a senior researcher at the Pew Research Center.
A new $2.27 million federal grant could help researchers get a better handle on who is most likely to have a worse case of Valley fever. We talked more about that with Dr. John Galgiani, director of the UA's Valley Fever Center for Excellence.
The latest effort to repeal and/or replace the Affordable Care Act is underway on Capitol Hill, where Vice President Mike Pence has spoken with a number of members of congress to get their support for dramatic changes. We learned more from Dan Munro, author of "Casino Healthcare: The Health of a Nation, America’s Biggest Gamble."
Arizona has awarded two loan guarantees to the private operators of charter schools, which are considered public schools. Last year, lawmakers agreed to set aside $100 million to help privately-run charters get lower interest rates when they borrow money.
The Queen Creek Unified School District celebrated the accomplishments of some its oldest learners last night. Students of the adult education program’s digital storytelling class presented to the public.