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  • Virus disrupts pregnancy plans, raises anxiety and questions

    Some pregnant women fear giving birth with no loved ones by their side. Others worry about getting sick with COVID-19 and not being able to hold their newborns. The coronavirus pandemic has injected anxiety and uncertainty to an already stressful time and while science about risks is mostly reassuring, doctors want clearer answers too. “There […]
  • Calls mount to close Grand Canyon after resident gets virus

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Calls mounted Tuesday for the federal government to close Grand Canyon National Park after the popular tourist destination saw its first case of the coronavirus in a hospitality worker. The man who tested positive for COVID-19 lived at a dorm within the park and worked at one of the lodges run […]
  • Dave Ramsey says: Emergency fund is for dire situations

    There’s no shame in using your emergency fund if you really need to. That’s what it’s there for. Just make sure you’ve got a real reason to use it.
  • Whistleblower says Arizona prison officers denied protection from virus

    An Arizona prison officer accused the corrections department of prohibiting employees from wearing protective masks during the COVID-19 outbreak because it would scare inmates.
  • Chandler woman killed by gunshot, husband arrested on murder charges

    The victim's husband -- 30-year-old Jordan Taylor -- has been arrested on one count of 2nd degreemurder, according to the Chandler Police Department.
  • Legally Speaking: COVID-19 pandemic rough on recently divorced parents

    If you are a parent who has gone through a divorce during the COVID-19 pandemic, the uncertainty can be confusing and overwhelming.
  • White House projects 100K to 240K US deaths from virus

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a “hell of a bad two weeks” ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic even if current social distancing guidelines are maintained. Public health officials stressed that the number […]
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    Phoenix parks open but restricted in response to COVID-19 outbreak

    Arizonans are encouraged to spend time outside under Gov. Doug Ducey’s “stay at home” order, but playground areas and some sports courts will be off-limits at city parks.
  • Phoenix police will learn as they go enforcing stay-at-home

    Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams provided some clarity as to what officer's role in the executive order will be, while adding there's still more to learn.
  • Gov. Doug Ducey says going outside is OK but follow distancing standards

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday there was nothing wrong with taking a walk while the coronavirus-related stay-at-home order was in effect. Just abide by the federal guidelines of social distancing, he said.
  • 2 Arizona labs team up to mass-produce coronavirus testing kits

    Two Arizona-based laboratories have paired up to mass-produce novel coronavirus testing kits that can return results in 24 hours.
  • Silver Alert canceled after 80-year-old Phoenix man found safe

    Authorities canceled a Silver Alert on Tuesday after locating an 80-year-old Phoenix man with a mental disability who'd gone missing.
  • Live updates: Information around Arizona, COVID-19 deaths up to 24

    Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Arizona. Here's the latest information regarding COVID-19 from around the state, country and world.
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    Arizona coronavirus cases at 1,289 as death toll rises to 24

    Arizona now has 1,289 cases of COVID-19, and the disease caused by the new coronavirus claimed four more lives, the state reported Tuesday morning.
  • Asian stocks fall on lagging worries about virus, recession

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Wednesday, on continuing worries about the economic fallout from the pandemic as reports of coronavirus cases keep surging in various regions. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 1.7% in morning trading to 18,588.90. Adding to the damage was the Bank of Japan’s quarterly survey of business sentiment called […]
  • What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

    The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus climbed past 3,500 Tuesday, eclipsing China’s official count. President Donald Trump warned Americans to brace for a “rough two-week period” as public health experts projected 100,000 to 240,000 people could die in the U.S. even if Americans follow social-distancing guidelines. In hard-hit New York, the mammoth convention center […]
  • Arizona school closures may be especially hard on some students

    Schools in Arizona will remain closed for the rest of the school year to limit the spread of the coronavirus -- and some education advocates are worried.
  • Answering FAQs on Arizona’s COVID-19 crisis: What you need to know

    As coronavirus cases and deaths continue to rise in Arizona, new state responses, policies and guidelines give rise to new questions everyday.
  • University of Arizona offering eligible med students early graduation

    University of Arizona medical students who want to join the front lines of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic can ask to graduate early.
  • 100 Club of Arizona assisting family of fallen Phoenix police officer

    In less than 24 hours, the 100 Club of Arizona and the public have stepped up to help the family of fallen Phoenix Police Commander Greg Carnicle.