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  • Moderna expanding kids vaccine study to better assess safety

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Moderna said Monday it plans to expand the size of its COVID-19 vaccine study in younger children to better detect rare side effects, such as a type of heart inflammation recently flagged by U.S. health authorities. The company said it is in talks with the Food and Drug Administration to enroll more […]
  • With virus surge, US to keep travel restrictions for now

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States served notice Monday that it will keep existing COVID-19 restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection rate because of the delta variant. It was the latest sign that the White House is having to recalibrate its thinking around the coronavirus pandemic […]
  • State Route 51 exit in Phoenix to be closed overnight Monday

    The northbound Glendale exit on State Route 51 in Phoenix will be closed overnight Monday until noon Tuesday to make repairs to a damaged wall.
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson among 39 arrested at Sinema’s office during protest

    Civil rights leaders including the Revs. Jesse Jackson and William Barber were among 39 people arrested Monday for refusing to leave the Phoenix office of Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.
  • Lucid Motors, which builds electric vehicles in Arizona, goes public

    Lucid Motors, which is producing its soon-to-be-available luxury electric vehicles in Arizona, became a publicly listed company on Monday.
  • Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher announces retirement

    Ed Zuercher said Monday he is retiring as Phoenix city manager after eight years as the top unelected official in Arizona's largest city.
  • Shut out of Arizona audit, Ken Bennett raises concerns about transparency

    Arizona Senate liaison Ken Bennett said Monday that he’s being shut out of the Cyber Ninjas-led audit of the 2020 Maricopa County election, and he raised concerns about the contractors' lack of transparency.
  • Here are employers who are hiring in metro Phoenix

    With businesses opening to full capacity and looking to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, employers in metro Phoenix and Arizona are looking to hire. Here's the list of employers looking for workers.
  • Stormy weekend propels Phoenix to wettest July in 8 years

    A weekend of cloudbursts pushed metro Phoenix to the wettest July in nearly a decade and it's going to get wetter before the end of the week, forecasters said Monday.
  • Police searching for leads in Phoenix man’s 2016 shooting death

    Phoenix police are searching for leads in the fatal shooting of a military veteran in April 2016.
  • With final rules in, Arizona event wagering set to go live Sept. 9

    Arizona gaming officials said Monday their sports betting rules have been finalized and everything is on track for event wagering to go live on Sept. 9, opening day of the NFL season.
  • Body of 4-year-old girl swept away by floodwaters found in eastern Arizona

    The body of a 4-year-old girl who was swept away in floodwaters was found Monday morning in eastern Arizona, authorities said.
  • Arizona reports 1,441 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths Monday

    Arizona health officials on Monday reported 1,441 new COVID-19 cases but no additional deaths from the disease.
  • Valley teacher rediscovers passion for education through online instruction

    A teacher in the Deer Valley Unified School District grew a newfound appreciation for the job when the COVID-19 pandemic forced her school to transition to virtual learning last year.
  • Arizona becomes second state in the country to allow paid family care

    A new legislative move in Arizona works to address the ongoing nationwide nursing shortage while also helping the needs of families with medically fragile individuals.
  • Maricopa County launches website to address 2020 election misinformation

    The Maricopa County Elections Department has a new website to address questions and what it calls misconceptions about the 2020 general election as the Arizona Senate’s audit continues.
  • 4 Valley cities ranked among the top 20 best places to rent in the country

    A personal finance website ranked four Valley cities among the top 20 best places to rent in the country.
  • Tucson’s iconic Hotel Congress in first phase of renovation plan

    Tucson's iconic Hotel Congress is getting a revamp that staff say is more than a century in the making.
  • Senators race to overcome final snags in infrastructure deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers racing to seal a bipartisan infrastructure deal early this coming week are hitting a major roadblock over how much money should go to public transit, the group’s lead Republican negotiator said Sunday. As discussions continued through the weekend, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said both sides were “about 90% of the way […]
  • Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Arizona stories from July 23-25

    From storms dropping more than two inches of rain in most areas across the Valley to a Phoenix police officer being arrested for assaulting a man in handcuffs, here are the biggest Arizona stories of the weekend.