Hiral Tipirneni (r) with campaign staff and volunteers
The upcoming special primary election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District has several well-known Republican candidates, and it’s a heavily Republican seat. While there are 12 GOP candidates running in that party's primary, two Democrats are competing for a spot in the general election in April.
Feb. 20, 2018
Joe Arpaio
A lawsuit against former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his officers may be settled, as least partly. The County has tentatively agreed to a financial payout in the case of Ernest Atencio.
Feb. 19, 2018

KJZZ News

Despite being $200 million behind in road repair and construction funding, state lawmakers forego raising state gas tax for the 27th year in a row.
Feb. 20, 2018
Air Pollution
The Sierra Club is pushing to keep safeguards in place that limit methane pollution from oil and gas companies. The safeguards were established under the Obama Administration and are now at risk of being rolled back.
Feb. 20, 2018
Chicanos Por La Causa logo.
The federal government has awarded $30 million in tax credits to the nonprofit Chicanos Por La Causa. The goal is to sell the credits to for-profit companies, and then that money will go to businesses in low-income areas of the Southwest.
Feb. 19, 2018
The Echo Canyon Trail continuous from this landing called the saddle,
Support for a ‘stupid hiker’ law in Phoenix appears to be dead.
Feb. 19, 2018
shopping bags
It’s gotten easier and cheaper to buy clothes over the past several years, as "fast fashion" has become more prevalent.
Feb. 19, 2018

NPR News

The insurer says it is not usually medically necessary to have an anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist on hand most of the time during the common surgery.
Feb. 20, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing a rule that would expand short-term policies that don't have to meet the Affordable Care Act's benefit requirements.
Feb. 20, 2018
The rebel-held enclave outside Damascus, one of the few left in Syria, has been bombarded by pro-regime forces recently — and UNICEF and other aid groups have struggled to describe the carnage.
Feb. 20, 2018
Directions, weather reports and water bottles are a few things robots are delivering at the Olympics. They're also helping South Korea present itself as a tech-savvy nation with an eye on the future.
Feb. 20, 2018
Also: Pro-Syrian fighters kill dozens of civilians in heavy bombardments; potential flooding may come to the central U.S. today; and students will lobby for gun control at the Florida state capitol.
Feb. 20, 2018