Scottsdale’s young, cool side is just starting to emerge

The restaurants in Scottsdale — as well as surrounding areas of Phoenix, Tempe and more — are becoming destinations in and of themselves.

This Week in Politics: Trump heads West as midterm elections approach

Trump will visit Montana, Arizona and Nevada this week as candidates across the country campaign ahead of the November midterms.

Former Sen. Jon Kyl to replace John McCain in the Senate

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will announce on Tuesday that he’s appointing former Sen. Jon Kyl to fill the Senate vacancy left by John McCain’s Aug. 25 death, the 'Arizona Republic' reported.

A stagnant bid for Senate may be the last stand of Joe Arpaio, America’s “toughest sheriff”

But ironically, Arpaio may actually have helped Republicans in the race.

Coming up this week in politics: Arizona votes days after McCain’s passing as Trump heads to Indiana

Trump will deal with the fallout from a legally troubling week with a visit from the Kenyan president and trips to Indiana and North Carolina.

Best Places to Travel: Where actress Busy Philipps gets pizza and margaritas in Scottsdale, Arizona

The actress considers the six-hour drive from Los Angeles to Scottsdale to be a short road trip.

Walgreens denied a woman a drug to induce miscarriage — and that’s legal in 6 states

The pharmacist was allowed to refuse to fill the prescription due to his "ethical beliefs" under both Walgreens policy and Arizona state law.

Arizona court rules against same-sex wedding invitation discrimination days after SCOTUS ruling

The Arizona court applied Monday's Supreme Court decision — but still ruled in favor of Phoenix's anti-discrimination ordinance.

How Wickenburg, Arizona, a town of 7,000, became the rehab capital of the US

Arizona’s history leans heavily on healing — and it has attracted some of the world’s best-known troubled celebrities, including Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey.

Arizona’s special election could send an important message for the midterms — even if the GOP wins

Tuesday's special election in Arizona will be an early test of a potential progressive wave in 2018.
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How the teachers strikes are spurring political action ahead of the November midterms

Teachers nationwide are taking political action amid the ongoing teacher strikes.

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The teachers strike movement is spreading — and lawmakers are ready to bargain

The Oklahoma teachers strike ended Thursday, but the pro-education movement is still spreading nationwide.
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Oklahoma, Kentucky teachers protest as red states follow West Virginia’s lead

Teachers in three red states are following West Virginia's playbook and organizing for their rights.

Route 66 might be iconic, but the real story — one of American Indians — has been lost along the way

A road trip inspired one author to dig deep into the forgotten Native American history of Route 66.

GOP candidate running to replace “Handmaid’s Tale” congressman caught sexting a staffer

Rep. Trent Franks resigned from Congress after he asked multiple female staffers to carry his child — and now his potential successor was caught sending female staffers inappropriate messages.

Ahead of midterms, millions of dollars are pouring in toward state legislative races

“People [pay] more attention to the impact their state government representatives have on their lives."

Dems were confident they could beat Jeff Flake. His retirement complicates their path to victory.

Flake's retirement “could conceivably make the race more challenging” for Democrats, one Democratic strategist said.

Equifax credit freeze: Why to do this after the data breach — and how much it costs in each US state

Equifax data breach got you down? Here's how to freeze your credit and keep scammers from destroying your finances.

This is the best free thing to do in every state in America

Whoever said, "Nothing in life is free" hasn't checked out our list of free things to do in the United States.

3 things to watch for during Donald Trump’s Phoenix campaign rally on Tuesday

“Trump has doused racial tensions with gasoline,” Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton wrote. “With his planned visit to Phoenix on Tuesday, I fear the president may be looking to light a match."

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22-year-old American tourist Bakari Henderson beaten to death in Greece, State Department says

Henderson was reportedly part of a bar fight that spilled out onto the streets.
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Man arrested outside Sen. Jeff Flake’s office for allegedly threatening to shoot staffer

"We will get better aim" to solve the "Republican problem," Mark Prichard allegedly told a staffer for Sen. Jeff Flake.
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Wildfires in Arizona and Utah force thousands from their homes

Nearly 7,000 have been displaced between the two states.

Trump's Medicaid and immigration policies will make home health care more expensive and more rare

The predominately female work force that serves the elderly and people with disabilities in their homes is under fire from two fronts.
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It's 120 degrees in Phoenix — and inmates at a local jail have to sleep outside

People are sleeping outside in the middle of a brutal heatwave.

These are the 3 most booked hotels in the world

They've all got one very important thing in common.

Scientists discover giant, burning-hot planet KELT-9b

"This is the hottest gas giant planet that has ever been discovered," Scott Gaudi, astronomy professor at Ohio State University, told NASA.

James Comey firing: A running list of Republicans concerned over FBI director's dismissal

These Republicans could have a big say in whether Trump's FBI nominee is confirmed.