A handful of elements are considered vital for life. Now UA researchers have found one of them – phosphorus – in a surprising location: the far fringes of our Milky Way galaxy. The discovery could transform our understanding of how the element forms and where we should look for life.
Along with the holidays, this time of year marks platforms like Spotify releasing breakdowns of users’ individual listening habits. The crowd of listeners who get their Spotify Wrapped continues to grow.
The Peoria Unified School District says contract negotiations with a new superintendent are underway following action on Wednesday by its governing board. The deadline for the district to respond to a federal lawsuit by a current board member has been extended to Dec. 11.
The Central Arizona Project brings Colorado River water to Phoenix and Tucson through a massive canal system. And the agency wants to help more Arizonans understand the state’s critical water issues. So CAP is planning a new Water Education Center.
In less than two weeks, Arizona’s Supreme Court is set to consider whether abortion can remain legal up to 15 weeks in the state or if a near-total ban should take effect. Now, one of the seven justices on the bench says he will not participate in the case.
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake can’t inspect approximately 1.3 million ballot envelopes from the 2022 general election she lost to Gov. Katie Hobbs.
A new series called Staying Power looks at people who have made Arizona their home — like Joe Willie Smith. Smith has been a paid artist for nearly his entire life, from painting broken plates for his mother to sell, to doing graphic design for newspapers. When Smith moved to Phoenix, it was a very different place than the one we know today.
The Show takes a look at the 2023 Word of the Year from Merriam-Webster, which says Google searches of the word dramatically increased this year, apparently driven by debates over social media, identity and artificial intelligence.
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is in Texas this week for a meeting with border officers in Uvalde as that city and others along the U.S.-Mexico border are seeing a sharp rise in the number of migrants apprehended.