It's wildfire season for the Southwest, and Gov. Doug Ducey has doubled Arizona’s budget for thinning and clearing areas where too many fuels have built up. Read more

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Less than half of Arizona school districts working to complete corrective action on water fixtures containing elevated lead levels found after ADEQ voluntary screening process. Read more

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Faced with water shortages and economic pressures, farmers are trying to efficiently water their crops. Read more

President Barack Obama established DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, program in 2012. However, in Sept. 2017, President Donald Trump rescinded the program and ordered Congress to fix the issue.  Read more

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WASHINGTON - Arizona emergency management officials said they have safeguards in place that should prevent a false alarm like the one that rattled Hawaiian residents, who received an erroneous report of a ballistic missile attack. Read more

According to legend, the yeti is a large, ape-like creature that lives among some of the world’s highest mountains—the Himalayas. But have researchers found the key to unraveling this mystery? Read more

Recent reports out of Roatan, a tiny island off the coast of Honduras in the Caribbean, its scenic coastline has been inundated with plastic trash—everything from bags and bottles to plastic utensils. Read more

Out of about 18,000 breeding pairs of these black-and-white birds, the scientists found only two chicks survived. Read more

Viking burial site recently gave scholars a surprise. It turns out that this ancient Viking warrior, always assumed to be male, was actually a woman! Read more