Niki Cuccinotto says her large, loud Italian family has always been Cubs fans. From a very young age, Niki remembers seeing her Grandpa Joe in a crisp blue Cubs jersey while the whole family cooked on the grill during the game. He was a thin man confined to a wheelchair who couldn't speak, and Niki says it's because Grandpa Joe had Huntington's disease.
Accusations that a white author stole from Mexican culture to write a novel about immigration led to the publisher canceling a book tour. As the controversy spread a group of local business owners and nonprofit leaders went to cultural competence training at the Arizona Good Business Summit.
Unlike urgent cares, freestanding emergency departments (FrEDs) are equipped to treat life-threatening conditions. Proponents have hailed FrEDs as faster, more convenient alternatives to crowded hospital emergency departments, but a new study suggests they might in fact drive up costs.
In recent years, tools, bones and other remains have challenged the dominant theory of how and when humans first populated the Americas. Now, a new skeleton from a cave in Mexico further complicates the prevailing story.
A Phoenix company says it's tackling the talent shortage, turning a profit and saving taxpayers money. When Michelle Cirocco took the stage at the Arizona Good Business Summit last month, she shared how a felony conviction sent her to state prison for seven years.
For more than 60 years, the Arizona State Fairgrounds have become the temporary home to a different kind of fair: one that favors books over rides. Last year, close to 15,000 people purchased 500,000 books and raised more than $340,000 for charity.
This week in 1912, President William Howard Taft signed the Statehood Bill making Arizona the 48th state of the United States. Here's a collection of more interesting — and sometimes unusual — events that happened this week in Arizona history.
The past four election years in Maricopa County have seen widespread problems at polling stations. In 2016, some voters had to wait upwards of five hours to mark their ballots — others faced intimidation from groups trying to suppress their votes. A group of volunteer election monitors is trying to stop that.
The upcoming U.S. census will be the first to allow online submissions — people will be able to complete the constitutionally-mandated survey through a secure web portal. To help reach people who may not have regular internet access, the city of Phoenix has partnered with Cisco and Microsoft to create mobile census vans.
President Donald Trump will be in Arizona next week, less than a month before the state’s presidential primary election. The campaign rally is scheduled for Feb. 19 inside the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.
Democratic presidential candidates debated for the first time since the Iowa caucuses. >There were seven candidates on the stage Friday night in New Hampshire, ahead of Tuesday's primary in the state. See updates and analysis from NPR.