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Judge Orders Phoenix to Permanently Clear 'The Zone' by Nov. 4
Judge Orders Phoenix to Permanently Clear ‘The Zone’ by Nov. 4

A judge ruled Wednesday that Phoenix must permanently clear the city’s largest homeless encampment, known as "The Zone," by Nov. 4.

Climate activists rally in front of the White House at Lafayette Square to demand that President Joe Biden declare a climate emergency and move the country rapidly away from fossil fuels, July 4, 2023, in Washington. After being thwarted by Congress, Biden will use his executive authority to create a New Deal-style American Climate Corps that will serve as a major green jobs training program. (AP Photo/Yuri Gripas, File)
Biden Launches ‘American Climate Corps’ Program to Create 20,000 Jobs

Those who enroll in the American Climate Corps will learn how to install solar panels, restore coastal wetlands, fight wildfires, and more. The program aims to create a pipeline for these young people to get hired into the clean energy sector.

National Hispanic Heritage Month Highlights Cultural Diversity of Spanish-speaking Americans
National Hispanic Heritage Month Highlights Cultural Diversity of Spanish-speaking Americans

Hispanic history and culture take center stage across the US for National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated annually from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.

Speaker of the House Ben Toma speaking on the floor of the Arizona House of Representatives at the Arizona State Capitol building. Toma is also the chair of the Study Committee on Empowerment Scholarship Accounts
Governance and Oversight. Photo by Gage Skidmore.
After a Rocky Start, Arizona’s School Voucher Oversight Committee Meets This Week

The committee was established in May, but vacant seats and rescheduled meetings have delayed its first hearing. It has until Dec. 31 to release a report on the state's voucher program.

Photo by Robert Gundran
Here’s How Arizona Animal Welfare League Houses Over 400 Animals and Maintains a ‘No-Kill’ Status

The nonprofit says its "no-kill" designation resulted in over 2,000 saved animals in 2022.

Phoenix Sky Harbor Workers File Complaint, Vote to Strike Over Dangerous Working Conditions and Low Wages

Two groups of airport workers are speaking out about what they say are dangerous working conditions and low wages at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., talks to reporters about avoiding a government shutdown and launching an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden, following a closed-door meeting with fellow Republicans at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
No Evidence of Wrongdoing—So Why Are Republicans Trying to Impeach Biden?

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced the probe on Tuesday, caving to pressure from far-right Republicans who’ve threatened to remove him from his position if he fails to impeach Biden.

United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain walks with union members striking at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Mich., early Friday, Sept. 15, 2023. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Workers Strike Against Big 3 Automakers for First Time in History

The strikes will likely chart the future of the union and of America's homegrown auto industry at a time when US labor is flexing its might and the companies face a historic transition from building internal combustion automobiles to making electric vehicles.

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