Stories tagged: "COVID-19 impact"


Flight Cancellations Memorial Day Weekend
US No Longer Requires COVID-19 Test for International Travel

The health agency said it will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic and will reassess the need for a testing requirement if the situation changes.

Maria Parra Cano of Sana Sana Foods prepares burritos with all-natural ingredients for food packages she sends to food-insecure people in south Phoenix. (Photo by Reyna Preciado/Special for Cronkite News)
Women’s Group Works to Eliminate Food Insecurities in South Phoenix

More than 75% of Maricopa County is considered a food desert, meaning residents are a mile or more away from fresh food. South Phoenix falls into that category.

welder
Arizona Unemployment Hits ‘Historic’ Low

Arizona’s unemployment rate fell to 3.3% in March, the lowest rate in almost a half-century.

Larry White in front of a Lo-Lo's restaurant
More Than Lo-Lo’s Chicken and Waffles: Larry White’s Big Plans to Carry on His Family’s Legacy

The Copper Courier sat down with the owner of Lo-Lo's Chicken and Waffles to talk about his family’s legacy of food in Phoenix, and his plans for the future.

Photo courtesy of Reg Madison Photography
Nearly Two Years Into the Pandemic, Theaters and Performers Adapting to the ‘New Normal’

For the first time in almost two years, theater companies are finding ways to make sure the show goes on.

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin
EXPLAINER: What We Know and Don’t Know About Omicron Variant

Scientists don't know if omicron is more transmissible or dangerous than previous variants. So far, there is no indication it causes more severe disease.

headshots of Arte Moreno, Bob Parsons, Joe Shoen, and Ernie Garcia III over top 100 dollar bills
Workers Lost Income Over the Pandemic While Arizona Billionaires’ Wealth Soared to New Heights

Arizona’s 11 billionaires saw their collective wealth more than double over the last 17 months, accumulating a combined $35.4 billion.