Stories tagged: "california"

A corgi owners backpacks in his dog for the Corgi Winter Nationals held Feb. 19 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. (Photo by Ayana Hamilton/Cronkite News)
Top Dog? Phoenix Pooch Paw-ticipates in Corgi Winter Nationals

A corgi named Arlo came from Phoenix to compete at the Corgi Winter Nationals in the Los Angeles suburb of Arcadia.

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Arizona Led Nation for Rise in Homeless Youth Last Year, HUD Report Says

Arizona saw the largest increase in the number of homeless youth in the nation last year, at a time when other large states were seeing those numbers decline, according to a recent federal report.

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How Arizona Compares to the Most Extreme Temperatures Recorded in the US

Stacker consulted 2021 data from the NOAA's State Climate Extremes Committee (SCEC) to illustrate the hottest and coldest temperatures ever recorded in each state.

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Los estados azules se preparan para la llegada de pacientes que buscan servicios de aborto

Las clínicas de atención médica en estados como California, Nuevo México, Colorado y Washington se están preparando para convertirse en “refugios seguros” para las personas embarazadas que viven en Arizona y otros lugares donde los abortos están restringidos o prohibidos.

This photo illustration shows the websites of several Arizona abortion providers after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Planned Parenthood Arizona and other clinics ceased abortion procedures once the decision was announced. (Photo illustration by Troy Hill/Cronkite News)
Blue States Prepare for Influx of Patients Seeking Abortion Care

Health care clinics in states including California, New Mexico, Colorado, and Washington are preparing to become “safe havens” for pregnant people living in Arizona and other places where abortions are restricted or banned.

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Middle-Class Arizonans Are Being Pushed Out of the Housing Market

A low supply of affordable homes in the Phoenix area is creating an extremely competitive housing market.

While the economic toll of 2020's wildfires is still not known, the US has experienced huge increases in billion-dollar weather disasters in the past four decades due to climate change (AP Photo/Noah Berger).
Billion-Dollar Disasters Are More Frequent Than Ever in the US—Wildfires Are Only Part of That Toll

Wildfires in the West will have an enormous financial toll, but they are part of a more worrying trend of huge financial losses tied to extreme weather events caused by climate change.