COVID-19 case rates are accelerating as Arizona enters its third surge, with the seven-day trailing average now topping 1,000 cases per day.
"If you look at the numbers, they are rising rapidly — not just in Arizona, but in many states in the country," said Joshua LaBaer, director of ASU's Biodesign Institute, in a press briefing Wednesday.
A bipartisan and yet-to-be completely written infrastructure bill hit a procedural snag in Congress on Wednesday. But a coalition of Republican and Democratic senators that includes Arizona’s Kyrsten Sinema says this week’s around-the-clock negotiations are close to producing a final deal.
The state's top health official said Tuesday that schools should be able to quarantine unvaccinated students and keep them out of class in at least some cases where they have been exposed to COVID-19. Dr. Cara Christ still believes schools are the best place for children.
Mexico has unveiled a new security strategy to address violence in cities with the highest number of murders — including several in neighboring Sonora. That strategy continues to rely heavily on the National Guard.
Foster care advocates are calling for Gov. Ducey and Department of Child Safety Director Mike Faust to release COVID-19 relief for foster care youth who have aged out of the system.
They say the state has received more than $10 million in funding to help older and former foster youth through the pandemic but has distributed a small fraction of it.
Gov. Doug Ducey recently made three new appointments to the Arizona Board of Regents, the body that sets university tuition prices. The Show spoke more about the new appointments — and what they will mean for the state’s university system — with Alison Steinbach, who covers higher education for the Arizona Republic.
So many people have been working remotely over the last year, and many are planning to work hybrid schedules going forward. So how big of an issue it is in the Valley that companies may have more office space on their hands than they need right now?
How different would it be if we didn’t have borders between nations and walls were uncommon, rather than on the rise? Todd Miller explores those concepts and others in his book "Build Bridges Not Walls: A Journey to a World Without Borders."
COVID-19 cases around the state continue to number near or exceeding 1,000 cases in this latest spike. This comes as schools prepare to re-open in August and as life throughout the state returns to normal with concerts, sports and more.
The city of Glendale is working with community organizations to distribute grant funding to people experiencing homelessness.
Glendale is using $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help families or individuals who are temporarily homeless but could sustain permanent housing with some financial assistance.
High-risk pregnancies are on the rise. A Blue Cross Blue Shield study from 2020 found while 80% of women have healthy pregnancies, rates of complications are rising, due in part to more mothers with pre-existing medical conditions.