Along the side of Superstition Freeway at East Peralta road, there’s a stop light and small monument surrounded by railroad ties. On Thursday afternoon, the face of the monument was completely obscured with white feathers and black tar melting in the sun.
Aug. 17, 2017

KJZZ News

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Women who eat a lot of high-calorie foods may face a slightly higher risk of obesity-related cancers -- even if they remain thin. That's according to results released from the University of Arizona on Thursday.
Aug. 18, 2017
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Thinning forests are the latest indication of climate change, according to new research findings. Scientists have been exploring western forest decline.
Aug. 17, 2017
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Listen to the sounds of Sandy Miller singing with the Phoenix Women's Chorus.
Aug. 17, 2017
 Spectrum Experience
In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville this week, Tempe-based communications firm Spectrum Experience is taking a stand. They’ve taken the unusual step of announcing to their clients that the firm will no longer work with clients who are unwilling to publicly state: black lives matter.
Aug. 17, 2017
Lana Condor
The genres of science fiction and fantasy entertainment have been dominated by white writers and filmmakers over the years. But that’s not entirely because of a lack of diversity among writers. It’s more a matter of where the attention has gone. To learn more, we spoke with Karina Vado, a doctoral student at the University of Florida
Aug. 17, 2017

NPR News

It was 15 years ago that Maine began the first, and still the only, statewide school laptop program. Experts worry that an attempt to bridge the digital divide might have widened it.
Aug. 18, 2017
"Through their swift and in many cases heroic actions, members of the crew saved lives," the Navy said. It also blamed an avoidable crash on inadequate leadership and flawed teamwork.
Aug. 18, 2017
Fresh herbs are some of the most perishable items in the produce section. And yet, shoppers are forced to buy amounts that are bound to go wasted at home.
Aug. 18, 2017
Former "America's Toughest Sheriff" Joe Arpaio tells NPR he has not asked President Trump for a pardon and has not heard directly from him. "But I will accept it if he does do it," he said.
Aug. 18, 2017
There is an apparent correlation between a state's likelihood of having voted for Trump and whether residents think black, immigrant, and gay and lesbian communities face "a lot of discrimination."
Aug. 18, 2017