In Hermosillo, cyclists mourn the toll of deadly streets — and theyre demanding change
Despite a great deal, a vibrant cycling scene has taken root in the Sonoran capital Hermosillo. Deadly streets are among the many challenges riders face, and in the wake of a recent tragedy, the community is raising its voice to insist that a safer city is possible for all vulnerable road users.
8 hours ago
Major League Pickleball’s first event of the year lands in Mesa
The Valley is in for a big sporting month, with the Super Bowl and Waste Management Open just two weeks away, closely followed by spring training and the World Baseball Classic. But don’t forget about the newest major league sport — pickleball.
5 hours ago
Lawmakers to Biden: New restrictions on asylum at border defy U.S. law
Nearly 80 members of Congress have signed a letter criticizing the Biden administration’s plans to enact new restrictions for asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border.
3 minutes ago
San Carlos Irrigation District works to upgrade canal linings, save water
The San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District brings water to central Arizona farmers, including some in the Gila River Indian Community.
21 minutes ago
Conservationists, highway administration present oral arguments in I-11 lawsuit
A judge recently heard oral arguments in a lawsuit over the Federal Highway Administration’s proposal to build a freeway from southern Arizona to Kingman.
30 minutes ago
ASU receives $5.5M to get more nurses into the workforce
The Arizona Department of Health Services has granted Arizona State University $5.5 million to get more nurses into the workforce.
48 minutes ago
AZ bill would ban future emergency vaccines from school attendance requirements
Last year, GOP lawmakers made sure COVID-19 vaccines are no longer required for students to attend school. A new bill this year would ban schools from requiring students to be immunized with any future “emergency use” vaccines.
59 minutes ago

NPR News

Manhattan DA presenting evidence in Trump-Stormy Daniels investigation to grand jury
The investigation stems from payments Donald Trump made, allegedly to prevent accusations that he had had an extramarital affair with adult film actress Stormy Daniels from becoming public.
6th officer relieved of duty and 3 first responders fired after Tyre Nichols' death
Nichols, 29, was pulled over on Jan. 7 for what police said was reckless driving. After trying to flee on foot, Nichols was severely beaten by police. He died in a hospital days later.
After cancer diagnosis, a neurosurgeon sees life, death and his career in a new way
Dr. Henry Marsh felt comfortable in hospitals — until he was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. "I was much less self-assured now that I was a patient myself," he says. His book is And Finally.
Sec. Blinken had a plan for his visit to Israel. Then he had to pivot
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit to Israel has turned out to be about much more than he bargained for.
Appeals court clears the way for more lawsuits over Johnson's Baby Powder
A U.S. appeals court has dismissed the bankruptcy case filed by a Johnson & Johnson spinoff company. Around 40,000 cancer patients have filed suit, alleging the powder was contaminated with asbestos.
A man accused of torturing women is using dating apps to look for victims, police say
Authorities are looking for Benjamin Obadiah Foster, who they accuse of kidnapping and assaulting a woman in Oregon — years after he was charged with holding his then-girlfriend captive in Las Vegas.