Almost 50,000 independent voters in Maricopa County have asked for a ballot for next month's primary. That's more than double the number of independents who voted in 2012's primary. Elections officials are encouraging independents to vote in the primary, and trying to drive down the number of provisional ballots cast.
President Barack Obama's signature on an executive order Monday is the latest in a series of policy changes affecting gay and lesbian people to come from Washington. And Arizona will feel the impact, even though the state doesn't recognize gay marriage.
Ten years ago, an unlikely group of immigrant students from a poor Phoenix high school beat out M.I.T. in an underwater robotics competition. Their inspiring David-versus-Goliath story is the subject of a new documentary called "Underwater Dreams."
Some state programs for elderly Arizonans are announcing cuts in services because of reduced federal funding. It’s part of Congress’ sequestration effort and means fewer seniors can sign up for in-home care and home-delivered hot meals.