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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

Arizona Senator Jeff Flake addressed the Senate on Oct. 24 with a speech condemning the “discord” and “dysfunction” of today’s politics and the current “coarseness of our national dialogue.” Read more

Could you imagine trying to live in Arizona without electricity? There’d be no air conditioning, no refrigeration to keep your milk and other perishables cold, and no lights to turn on at night!

Survivors of Hurricane Maria continue to struggle on the ravaged island of Puerto Rico,... Read more