The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a lesbian woman who is divorcing her spouse is entitled to equal parental rights under the U.S. Constitution, even though a state law doesn't recognize those rights.
U.S. Reps. Raul Grijalva, of Arizona; Luis Gutierrez, of Illinois; and Adriano Espaillat, of New York, were among a small group of demonstrators who sat down in the street on Fifth Avenue Tuesday afternoon and refused to move.
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes will be holding a public meeting to talk to citizens about the importance of making changes at the smallest level — the precinct level — where he says one person can have a much bigger influence.
Mexican shoppers have for decades traveled up to the border to buy what was otherwise unavailable in their country. But those habits are changing and businesses on the border are struggling to find a way to evolve with them.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommends shrinking the size of six national monuments, including Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante in Utah and Gold Butte in Nevada, according to a leaked memo from the secretary to President Donald Trump.
Half a millennium ago, a huge religious rift occurred, leading to the Protestant Reformation. Now, a new study from the Pew Research Center on Religion and Public Life indicates the dramatic differences between Protestants and Catholics has narrowed. But that moderation has been clearer in Europe than it has in the U.S.
Gov. Doug Ducey says the state will try to bring Amazon’s second headquarters to the state but points out Arizona will have lots of competition. Both Phoenix and Tucson are working to bring the world’s largest online retailer’s HQ2 to their cities, but our next guest isn’t optimistic either will be its final destination.
It can happen to the best of us. You check your luggage before you get on a flight, and then when you arrive at your destination, it’s not there. But what if that luggage didn’t just consist of your clothes and shoes? What if it was the major way you get around? Too many wheelchairs get lost or damaged on flights, according to the group Paralyzed Veterans of America.
World leaders are gathering in New York City this week for the annual General Debate of the United Nations. Joining me with a preview of that, and other big stories coming up this week on the international stage, is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi.