Starting today, the Navajo Nation will be the first in the country to impose a tax on chips, cookies, soda and all junk food. The tribe is attempting to curb high rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
April 01, 2015
Airline passengers might see the quirky Phoenix-based SkyMall catalog return to the backs of their seat pockets under new court-approved ownership.
April 01, 2015

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Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed bills this week, including one that would have kept private for 60 days the identities of police officers involved in shootings.
April 01, 2015
Residents of Phoenix neighborhoods impacted by the Federal Aviation Administration’s flight path changes at Sky Harbor Airport are stuck in a holding pattern, despite efforts to mitigate the problem.
April 01, 2015
Before Diamondbacks fans can enter Chase Field this year, they will need to pass through the newest safety feature implemented by Major League Baseball.
April 01, 2015
About 20 percent of the salaried employees at the Pinto Valley Mine near Miami, Ariz. are losing their jobs. Officials with Capstone Mining, the company that owns the mine, said the layoffs are not a response to falling copper prices.
April 01, 2015
National Weather Service meteorologist Jessica Nolte said dry storm systems are usually seen at the beginning of the state’s wildfire season.
April 01, 2015

NPR News

The indictment alleges that Menendez abused his office to benefit a friend and donor. The New Jersey senator has always maintained his innocence.
April 01, 2015
The Iraqi military, with help from the U.S. and Iran, now holds most of Tikrit after a month of heavy fighting with the Islamic State. NPR's Alice Fordham visited and says the city is still volatile.
April 01, 2015
The iconic orange roofs of Howard Johnson's restaurants were once fixtures of the American highway. But the chain faded in the '80s. The 60-year-old location in Lake Placid, N.Y., closed Tuesday.
April 01, 2015
At issue is whether the former IRS official waived her Fifth Amendment rights when she made an opening statement proclaiming her innocence over the agency's targeting of conservative groups.
April 01, 2015
Many have dreamed of taxing Cheetos and soda. The Navajo Nation is now doing both. The first-in-the U.S. tax measure aims to raise revenue for health programs and make wholesome food more affordable.
April 01, 2015