As the field of Democratic nominees shrinks, and with the Iowa Caucus weeks away, newspapers around the country are weighing in on who to endorse in the Democratic primary, and whether or not to endorse at all.
Two new legislative proposals could help some Native American tribes keep a portion of the taxes generated from sales on reservations. The Navajo and Hopi tribes have been hit financially by the closure of the Navajo Generating Station and the Kayenta mine.
Leaving a community meeting tied to a long-running racial profiling case landed Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone in hot water with a federal judge last year. Penzone gave a public apology Wednesday night at the first meeting this year to give updates on efforts by the Sheriff’s Office to carry out court orders to end racial profiling of Latinos.
Ten years ago this past Sunday, Haiti was rocked by an earthquake that left at least 100,000 people dead. Since, thousands of Haitians have come to America's southern border, only to find themselves marooned in Tijuana.
The Government Accountability Office says low morale has gotten better in recent years in the massive Department of Homeland Security, but a nonprofit found worker satisfaction fell in 2019 in sub-agencies that deal with immigration.
The Navajo Nation is taking steps to make solar energy a priority, with the help of Salt River Project. Salt River Project seeks proposals for up to 200 megawatts of solar development on the Navajo Nation.
Last week, two people died in a school shooting in northern Mexico; one of them was the shooter himself, an 11-year-old student. The investigation is now leading to a possible link between his family and organized crime.
For about a year, Mexico’s presidential airplane has been for sale in California as part of the Mexican government’s austerity plan. But a deal hasn’t been made, and the plane will go back to its homeland.
The head brewers of Tucson’s Borderlands Brewery and Monterrey, Mexico’s Turulata Brewing oversaw the cross-border collaboration. The fruit of the women-led effort is a hazy IPA they’re calling Las Hermanas, or the sisters.
In September, the chancellor of the Maricopa County Community College District announced she would be stepping down. The district governing board has reached an agreement with Maria Harper-Marinick, allowing her to go on executive leave beginning Jan. 25.
The Boston Red Sox fired manager Alex Cora yesterday over his role in two alleged sign stealing scandals. That follows the Houston Astros’ decision earlier this week to fire both their manager and general manager after Major League Baseball released its investigation into accusations that that team also used technology to steal signs.
Criticism was rampant when ASU announced the hiring of head football coach Herm Edwards. But after two years at the helm, a bowl game victory last month and a nationally-regarded recruiting class, the Edwards experiment is mostly considered to be a success. → How ASU Women's Basketball Beat 2 Top-5 Teams In One Weekend
Khalil Rushdan, community partnership coordinator with the ACLU of Arizona, and recently appointed Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel discuss Gov. Doug Ducey's statements on criminal justice as well as new diversion programs.
The WNBA's popularity has remained pretty consistent. What has also been consistent is the relatively low average salary. On Tuesday, a new collective bargaining agreement was announced that will nearly double the average salary and, potentially, keep players from having to play overseas to earn more.
Arizona Public Service’s new CEO, Jeff Guldner, was back before utility regulators on Tuesday, and he made a promise that may surprise the company’s many critics. He assured regulators that neither APS nor its parent company, Pinnacle West, would participate in the election of any Corporation Commissioner directly or indirectly.
U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick of Arizona says she's taking time off from her congressional duties to seek treatment for alcohol dependence after a “serious” fall. The Democrat said Wednesday that she's “finally seeking this help after struggling to do so in the past."