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  • Polls: US image abroad has rebounded since Biden took office

    The United States’ image around the world has improved sharply since President Joe Biden took office, according to new surveys conducted in 16 countries, including many long-standing allies of the U.S. The Pew Research Center surveys show majorities of the citizens across the countries — more than 6 in 10 in each — express confidence […]
  • G-7 nations expected to pledge 1B vaccine doses for world

    ST. IVES, England (AP) — The Group of Seven nations are set to commit to sharing at least 1 billion coronavirus shots with the world, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Thursday, with half coming from the U.S. and 100 million from the U.K. as President Joe Biden urged allies to join in speeding the […]
  • Key reservoir on Colorado River hits record low amid drought

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key reservoir on the Colorado River has dipped to its record low in the latest showing of the drought’s grip on the region. The surface elevation of Lake Mead along the Nevada-Arizona border dipped to 1,071.56 feet (326.6 meters) at 11 p.m. on Wednesday evening. The level was last hit […]
  • Multi-vehicle collision at Phoenix intersection kills 3, injures 6

    A multi-vehicle collision Thursday evening at an intersection in Phoenix killed three and injured six others, according to authorities.
  • Arizona refurbishes gas chamber in push to resume executions

    PHOENIX (AP) — As it aims to resume executions after a seven-year hiatus, Arizona has refurbished its gas chamber, where the nation’s last lethal-gas execution was carried out more than two decades ago before the United States rejected the brutal nature of the deaths. The state has purchased materials to make hydrogen cyanide gas, which […]
  • Brief Arizona Legislature appearance doesn’t end budget stalemate

    The Arizona Legislature made a brief appearance Thursday and conducted virtually no business weeks into a budget stalemate that shows no sign of abating soon.
  • Tips on refurbishing outdoor surfaces to save pieces that you love

    Arizona’s extreme heat and blast-furnace sun can wear down outdoor surfaces. Rather than buying new outdoor furniture, try your hand at restoring them.
  • Glendale getting Mattel theme park with Hot Wheels, Thomas attractions

    The country’s first Mattel theme park, complete with Hot Wheels and Thomas the Tank Engine attractions, is coming to Glendale.
  • Republican Arizona AG Mark Brnovich announces run for US Senate

    Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Thursday he is entering the race for U.S. Senate in 2022, where he will aim to unseat Democrat Mark Kelly.
  • Gov. Ducey calling special legislative session to address Arizona wildfires

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday he is calling a special session of the state Legislature to address the ongoing wildfires east of the Phoenix area and their potential aftermath.
  • Sheriff Penzone thinks MCSO taking too long on racial profiling inquiries

    Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said Thursday his office was working on a solution to address the backlog of internal affairs cases tied to racial profiling in traffic stops.
  • Excessive heat warning issued for Phoenix as 115-degree temps expected

    An excessive heat warning was issued for most of next week in Phoenix as temperatures are expected to eclipse 115 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
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    Phoenix police seek witnesses to fatal hit-and-run collision

    Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run collision in Phoenix that occurred Thursday morning but have little to go by.
  • Funeral service held for Phoenix Police Officer Ginarro New

    The funeral service for Phoenix Police Officer Ginarro New, who was killed in a collision with a red-light runner last week, was held Thursday morning.
  • Arizona reports 370 new COVID-19 cases, 27 additional deaths Thursday

    Arizona public health officials on Thursday reported 370 new coronavirus cases and 27 additional deaths from COVID-19.
  • 4 killed, 9 hurt in fiery crash on eastbound Loop 202

    Four people were killed and nine more were injured in a fiery multivehicle collision on Loop 202 in Phoenix late Wednesday.
  • Habitat for Humanity builds country’s first 3D-printed house in Tempe

    Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona on Wednesday unveiled the first 3D-printed home in the country that they have started building near Broadway Road and Roosevelt Street in Tempe.
  • Ducey wants federal refugee program changes over child safety concerns

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey in a letter Wednesday to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services outlined child safety concerns stemming from the way a federal program is responding to a surge of unaccompanied children at the southern border.
  • Eegee’s to open location in Gilbert next month

    Eegee's long-anticipated return to metro Phoenix is right around the corner with its Gilbert location expected to open next month.
  • Arizona-based solar panel maker expanding operations in Ohio

    An Arizona-based solar panel company is expanding operations in Ohio with its third factory in the state, the company announced Wednesday.