Spring break at Arizona State University ends this weekend, but students won’t be back in classrooms on Monday. In an email to the ASU community, President Michael Crow announced that in-person classes will be moved online "wherever possible."
Starting Thursday, people will get invitations in the mail to participate in the U.S. Census. The Constitution mandates a census every 10 years to count every person living in the U.S., regardless of citizenship status, race or age. This week, Arizona announced an initiative to make sure babies and young children are counted.
On Monday night, Italy became the first country to put in place a nationwide lockdown, as the novel coronavirus continues to spread across the country and the globe. The death toll there has now reached more than 600, with a total of roughly 10,000 cases.
Sen. Bernie Sanders is holding a press conference as he falls farther behind former Vice President Joe Biden in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. Watch his remarks live. Video is scheduled to begin around 10 a.m. Arizona time.
In order to swiftly and effectively respond to the coronavirus, the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board acknowledged its own limitations. At a Tuesday night work session, the board was presented with the college system’s response so far.
As in the United States, Mexico has seen a meteoric rise in asylum requests from residents of Central America and elsewhere fleeing violence and other challenges. That jump has overwhelmed federal agencies, and those seeking refuge often navigate the complicated process with little support. But in Sonora, there is now at least one place where those asylum seekers can take a deep breath.
The OdySea Aquarium is celebrating the rare birth of sandbar sharks at its facility near Scottsdale, and the attraction hopes to add even more baby sharks to their collection. The animals may be far from their ocean environment — but seem to be thriving and even breeding here in the desert.
Tiny brain structures called "mushroom bodies" play a key role in how insects learn and remember. But their arthropod cousins, crustaceans, appear not to have them. Now, a new study in the journal eLife refutes that view, saying crustaceans have mushroom bodies, they've merely been modified.
The Southern Arizona Research Science and Engineering Foundation's annual science fair is taking steps to mitigate health concerns that naturally arise when mixing thousands of school-aged children in close quarters amid fears of the spread of the coronavirus.
The Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act allocated millions for outreach and treatment and took other steps intended to mitigate the opioid epidemic. But Andrew Niccola with the Arizona Capitol Times has reported that more Arizonans are dying from opioid related overdoses today.
Lawyers representing the victims of human trafficking are taking aim at hotel chains, which they say ignored the crimes taking place on their property. Late last year, they consolidated at least 21 different lawsuits into one case that makes the same claims.
While Arizona's number of coronavirus cases remains low, there is reason to remain vigilant. Two cruise ship passengers who flew through Sky Harbor International Airport last month were later diagnosed with COVID-19 and could have passed on the virus.
As an Afro Latino with roots in Honduras, Brayan Guevara straddles two groups whose votes candidates are fighting to capture: Latinos and blacks. He wants to make sure his voice is heard at the ballot box this November.
The Arizona Department of Corrections officer who exposed broken locks at the Lewis prison has died. Last year, Gabriela Contreras leaked security camera footage of inmates opening their cells and attacking a correctional officer.