The past 20 years have led to a type of bicycle renaissance, with cities adding more and more miles of bike lanes and sidewalks. Now, Maricopa County is creating a plan to address gaps in bikeways.
June 23, 2017

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People with disabilities and disability advocates are weighing in on the new Republican healthcare proposal, which threatens to decimate Medicaid.
June 23, 2017
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Flu vaccines are never 100 percent effective, but new federal statistics show that the vaccine released last year did a particularly bad job at protecting certain age groups, including many seniors.
June 23, 2017
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Phoenix Sky Harbor will soon have non-stop flights to Germany.
June 23, 2017
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A brush fire north of Phoenix has burned more than 50 acres — and closed parts of three highways, including 11 miles of Interstate 17.
June 22, 2017
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The Muslim Holy month of Ramadan ends this weekend. Let's hear now from Nour Ibrahim, a Coptic Christian who takes us on her attempt to go on an Islamic fast for a day.
June 22, 2017

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A commercial fisher captured the silver carp beyond the barriers built to keep the invasive species out of the Great Lakes. The incident is raising alarms from local lawmakers.
June 23, 2017
Jurors couldn't agree on a verdict in the murder and manslaughter case against former police officer Ray Tensing over his fatal shooting of black motorist Sam DuBose in 2015.
June 23, 2017
Over half of the 7.5 billion humans on Earth live in just seven countries. What will the planet's population picture look like in 2100?
June 23, 2017
Military strength is needed for dialogue with North Korea to work, President Moon Jae-in says. Officials say the Hyunmoo-2 missile, with a range of nearly 500 miles, hit its target accurately.
June 23, 2017
The vast majority of the estimated 54 million to 68 million contingent or independent workers in the U.S. don't receive employee benefits, though some firms and lawmakers are trying to change that.
June 23, 2017