Denise Birdwell
The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board placed the district’s top administrator on paid leave last night following months of controversy about school building projects and conflict of interest.
Feb. 21, 2018
Leen Yazzie
Flagstaff’s in an affordable housing jam. There are few places to build in a town surrounded by national forest. But the city’s also bordered by the Navajo Nation, which has a housing shortage of its own. A new Flagstaff housing program is putting many of these people in their own homes.
Feb. 21, 2018

KJZZ News

Caregiver and patient
Caregiving can cause a lot of financial strain. According to AARP, caregivers spend roughly $7,000 a year on their loved one’s care. If that person has dementia, the out-of-pocket costs can be even higher.
Feb. 22, 2018
Student loan debt
It used to be most student loan debt was held by graduate students who tend to take higher-paying jobs after graduation. However, expanded borrowing has lead to more debt and across-the-board.
Feb. 21, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey said he has no clear idea of how to prevent mass shootings at schools. But he said he will protect the Second Amendment and will not politicize the school massacre in Florida.
Feb. 21, 2018
Safwat Saleem's art
Visual artist Safwat Saleem likes to use satire — sometimes dark satire — in his work. He’s a Pakistani-American who became a U.S. citizen last year. And as he watched the 2016 election unfold, that wit came out in a series of soliloquies that he’s put onto paper in his new exhibition at Chandler’s Vision Gallery, “Concerned, but Powerless.”
Feb. 21, 2018
Steve Montenegro
12News just broke a story that might shake up the highly-watched Congressional District 8 race. The station’s Brahm Resnik reported on text messages that raise concerns about conservative Republican Steve Montenegro’s relationship with a female staffer at the state Legislature.
Feb. 21, 2018

NPR News

Curry shares the inspiration for her new series, We'll Meet Again, and reflects on the "verbal sexual harassment" she and others experienced at NBC's morning show.
Feb. 22, 2018
Some Syrians have found that the difficult work of growing fruits and vegetables in refugee camps brings a sense of home, peace, and of course, adds fresh food to the community.
Feb. 22, 2018
Navalny says he faces jail time for organizing illegal protests. It's not the first arrest this year for the Kremlin critic, who has been barred from running in this year's presidential election.
Feb. 22, 2018
Each horrific school shooting offers painful lessons but few, if any, answers.
Feb. 22, 2018
Aleksandr Krushelnitckii and his wife have given up their mixed doubles medal after he tested positive for a banned drug. It's unwelcome news for a Russian delegation already embroiled in scandal.
Feb. 22, 2018