Cape Town, South Africa, water crisis downgraded and postponed until 2019. But will the wet season beat back the now-three-year drought? Read more

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Arizona Senator Steve Farley attempts to pass a bill prohibiting texting while driving. Out of 47 states, Arizona is the last to cave in. Read more

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PHOENIX – When Jeri Williams took over as Phoenix police chief last year, she made it a point to address the tension between law enforcement and the community.

She noted the “conflicting relationship between some people of color and some members of law enforcement” and the high-profile... Read more

Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Bruce Arians broke some news to his players in the locker room—he was retiring. Read more

In a statement on Dec. 5, IOC President Thomas Bach called the Russian scheme “an unprecedented attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and sport.” Read more

Mount Agung’s 5.6-mile high eruption of ash Nov. 26 has fouled this island paradise, which relies heavily on tourism. Read more

NASA study looks at how living in space can affect a person’s genes. Read more