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.

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.

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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With Thousands of Child Care Programs at Risk of Closing, Democrats Press for More Money

A June report from The Century Foundation found that without additional money, about 70,000 child care programs would probably have to shut down after this month.

FILE - A child hits a piñata during a demonstration by supporters of Seed Movement presidential candidate Bernardo Arevalo, outside the Attorney General's Office headquarters, in Guatemala City, July 21, 2023. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo, File)
From Piñata to Postage Stamp, US Celebrates Centuries-Old Hispanic Tradition

The release of four new stamps featuring colorful piñatas coincides with a monthlong recognition of Hispanic heritage in the US.

MESA, ARIZONA - AUGUST 03: A church sign reads 'It Is Hot' in the Phoenix metropolitan area on August 03, 2023 in Mesa, Arizona. The average temperature in Phoenix during July was 102.7 degrees, the highest monthly temperature ever for a U.S. city. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
End May Be In Sight for Phoenix’s Historic Heat Wave

Scientists blame human-caused climate change with an extra push from El Nino, which is a temporary warming of parts of the Pacific Ocean that changes weather around the globe.

Legacy of Native American boarding schools comes into view through a new interactive map
See the Legacy of Native American Boarding Schools With This New Interactive Map

A group focused on shedding more light on the troubled legacy of Native American boarding schools released a new interactive map that shows where these schools were located in the U.S. and Canada.