Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice experienced the deep disagreements of the civil rights and Vietnam eras as a child — and up close working in the Clinton and Obama administrations. Rice has written about her life and career in the new book, "Tough Love."
The wreckage of the helicopter crash that killed nine people including former NBA star Kobe Bryant in Calabasas, California, last Sunday has been transported to Arizona. The S-76 aircraft is currently under investigation by a full-go team consisting of more than 30 individuals who specialize in different factors such as maintenance, engines, airframe and meteorology.
A soon-to-be-released audit says Dallas-based Southwest Airlines failed to confirm maintenance records for planes carrying upwards of 17 million passengers. The report raises concerns about how the Federal Aviation Administration monitors airline safety.
BJ Fogg of Stanford University’s Behavior Design Lab has studied human behavior and data for years, and his new book "Tiny Habits" explains how improving our lives comes down to little, consistent changes rather than completely upending what we do.
At a meeting last year, lawmakers from both parties questioned officials from the Arizona Commerce Authority about what the state was getting for the hundreds of millions of dollars in tax credits it was awarding.
Jeanine Cummins' "American Dirt" tells the story of a Mexican woman and her son who become migrants fleeing to the U.S.-Mexico border. But, not long after it was released to critical acclaim and named to Oprah’s Book Club list, the criticism started to pour in.
Carolina Aranibar-Fernandez is an artist who believes in community. She was born in Bolivia and now is the resident artist for the Binational Arts Residency at Arizona State University. Her work centers around the idea of maps and power. She often actually traces the flows of commodities — metals, crops, oil, coca leaves and more.
The Department of Interior won’t use Chinese-made drones or drones with Chinese parts, except in emergency situations. The federal agency issued the new policy this week over concerns that drones can be used for Chinese espionage.
Nearly half of all Americans between the ages of 16 and 64 do not earn enough money to live on — about $18,000 per year. And the numbers for the Phoenix metro area mirror the national ones: about 44% of workers in that age range, or roughly 730,000 low-wage workers.
Once again, families of inmates living at the Douglas prison say their loved ones are reporting drinking water that smells and tastes like diesel fuel. In October 2019, after inmates in the Douglas prison made similar complaints of brown, foul smelling water, the Arizona Department of Corrections confirmed water at the prison had a “noticeable petroleum odor and taste.”
A Senate panel decided Wednesday that cities cannot forbid developers from constructing new buildings that use natural gas. The decision by the Senate Committee on Natural Resources was popular with restaurant owners.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is urging a federal judge to toss out a class-action settlement with Google, claiming a lawsuit involving the Street View mapping technology blamed for massive violations of consumer privacy still owes damages.
The Arizona Attorney General’s office is giving $400,000 in grants to organizations that provide mental health resources and training for first responders. Their goal is to help firefighters and police officers who may develop depression, PTSD or other disorders after dealing with traumatic events. Organizations eligible for the grant money can receive up to $100,000 to support responders.
Phoenix is a desert city, and as climate change continues to heat up the Southwest, water will become ever more essential. In his latest piece, Arizona food writer and Phoenix New Times contributor Chris Malloy digs into the issue of our region’s water future — and how it affects our food future as well.