Arizona-Sonora Summit
The governors of Arizona and the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora have partnered to attract businesses that will employ workers on both sides of the border, even as trade policies between the U.S. and other countries are in a moment of uncertainty.
Dec. 5, 2016

KJZZ News

Homeless panhandler poverty
Tucson this week is set to launch a new program, which aims to give homeless residents day work and pay them for it. It’s modeled after a similar effort in Albuquerque.
Dec. 5, 2016
south mountain park
Phoenix’s South Mountain Park will mark its 100th birthday in 2024, and the city is already looking ahead by creating a trails master plan.
Dec. 5, 2016
Andy Kunasek
The year 2016 will go down as a year of change, not only in Washington, D.C. — but in Arizona’s largest county as well.
Dec. 5, 2016
According to economists, 2016 was the year Arizona finally recovered the 300,000-plus jobs it lost during the Great Recession; this was one of the last states to do that.
Dec. 5, 2016
Blue House Coffee
Many of us need a good cup of coffee to help us through the morning. But there is a side to this brewed beverage that often goes unnoticed.
Dec. 5, 2016

NPR News

In Liberia, a team of epidemiologists have to delay a criminal investigation, look the other way on illegal drug use and build trust to stop an outbreak of Ebola.
Dec. 5, 2016
An analysis of car accidents found that drivers who slept only five or six hours in the previous 24 had nearly twice the accident rate of drivers who slept a full seven hours or more.
Dec. 5, 2016
The high court heard arguments Monday in cases testing whether lawmakers in Virginia and North Carolina weighed race too heavily in redrawing state legislative districts.
Dec. 5, 2016
Sammy Lee, a Korean War veteran and the first American platform diver to win gold in consecutive Olympics, dies of pneumonia at the age of 96.
Dec. 5, 2016
Italian archaeologists found a pair of mummified knees in Nefertari's tomb in 1904. For the first time, tests indicate that the knees belonged to the great queen herself.
Dec. 5, 2016