Santa Rita Center in Phoenix (Photo by Naomi DuBovis)
Santa Rita Center: A Story of Historic Preservation in Phoenix

The Santa Rita Center in Phoenix is undergoing structural repairs and additions to make it a center for CPLC operations and special events.

Jessie Dwyer, biodiversity manager at McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, demonstrates how a transmitter and GPS tracker are affixed to the wild tortoises in the study. Photo taken Sept. 30, in Scottsdale. (Photo by Emily Mai/Cronkite News)
Slow, Steady, and High Tech: Study Using GPS to Track Sonoran Desert Tortoises

The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy now is doing its own study using technology to track Sonoran desert tortoises to answer such questions as how urban expansion affects the species.

FILE - Freight train cars sit in a Norfolk Southern rail yard on Sept. 14, 2022, in Atlanta. The Biden administration is saying the U.S. economy would face a severe economic shock if senators don't pass legislation this week to avert a rail worker strike. The administration is delivering that message personally to Democratic senators in a closed-door session Thursday, Dec. 1.  (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)
Biden Signs Bill to Block Rail Strike to Protect Economy; Senate Voted Down Effort to Give Rail Workers Paid Sick Days

Democratic lawmakers tried to pass a second bill that would have added paid sick days to the agreement, but were unable to reach the 60-vote threshold needed in the Senate, due to most Republican senators opposing the measure.

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Quiz: What Does Your Favorite Holiday Dish Say About You?

Skip the small talk and play this quiz instead at your next holiday gathering. 

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Arizona Wine?

Think you know all about Arizona wines? Let's test your knowledge in our new quiz!

FILE - A large homeless encampment is shown in Phoenix, Aug. 5, 2020. On Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, the ACLU of Arizona filed a complaint against the city of Phoenix to block the planned resumption of cleanup sweeps it says have displaced people and destroyed identification documents, prescription medications and other meager belongings at a huge homeless encampment downtown. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
ACLU Sues City of Phoenix to Stop Sweeps of Homeless Camp

The ACLU of Arizona says it is suing the city of Phoenix in order to block resumed sweeps of a huge homeless encampment downtown.

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Biden Pledges New Commitments, Respect for Tribal Nations

President Joe Biden on Wednesday pledged to give Native Americans a stronger voice in federal affairs, promising at the first in-person summit on tribal affairs in six years that he would foster respect in government decision-making.

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Marijuana in Arizona?

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the legalization of marijuana in Arizona.