Arizona has had one of the highest rates of uninsured children in the country. But the Affordable Care Act has begun to change that, bringing coverage to thousands of kids. Now, some worry a repeal of that law could undo this progress.
Jan. 19, 2017
Sheriff Paul Penzone appeared before the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to discuss the funding for his department. He said the Sheriff’s Office patrol staff is down 12 percent from staffing goals, and detention officer staff levels are 13 percent below target.
Jan. 19, 2017

KJZZ News

El Mirage celebrates the grand opening of its new City Hall on Thursday, and the sleek and modern design is a big change from the strip mall that served as city headquarters for more than a decade.
Jan. 19, 2017
Cumbre Sonora
Some border state companies and governments want to keep business as usual after the presidential inauguration. And a few weeks after Donald Trump takes office, Sonora will host a summit to strengthen the commercial region.
Jan. 19, 2017
Adrian Fontes
Adrian Fontes says he hopes to redraw voting-precinct boundary lines during his tenure at the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office. He was one of several newly elected county officials to present and defend their budget requests to the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday.
Jan. 18, 2017
Dean Coonrod
When the Affordable Care Act — also known as the ACA or Obamacare — went into effect in 2010, health care changed dramatically for many women in this country.
Jan. 18, 2017
Texas border
The Homeland Security Department is beginning to build a modern section of wall along the Arizona border near New Mexico.
Jan. 18, 2017

NPR News

About 30 people are missing in the Abruzzo region of Italy after an avalanche, apparently triggered by earthquakes Wednesday, covered a three-story mountain hotel in snow.
Jan. 19, 2017
These sugary spuds are cheap and easy to grow, but the rise of postwar industrialization and processed foods made them less popular. Now, fad diets and trendy restaurants have sparked a renaissance.
Jan. 19, 2017
Aviation giant Boeing, a corporate sponsor of the inauguration and one of the country's largest exporters, is planning new buyouts and layoffs on top of nearly 11,000 job cuts last year.
Jan. 19, 2017
Despite President Obama's executive order to close the Guantanamo Bay prison, dozens of detainees from the war on terror are still there.
Jan. 19, 2017
When Trump becomes president, he may violate the lease on his Washington, D.C., hotel. A government agency owns the building, and the contract specifies no elected U.S. official may hold the lease.
Jan. 19, 2017