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HAVANA — Each summer, microscopic dust particles kicked up by African sandstorms blow thousands of miles (kilometers) across the Atlantic to arrive in the Caribbean, limiting airplane pilots' visibility to just a few miles and contributing to the suffering of asthmatics trying to draw breath.
Should the Arizona Corporation Commission require the customers of APS to provide yet another subsidy to solar energy production? That’s the question at the heart of the argument between the utility and it’s net-metering customers.
Of all the movie villains we've met lately, few are stranger than Delacourt, Jodie Foster's evil, white-blonde, power-suited and power-hungry defense official in "Elysium," the much-awaited but ultimately somewhat disappointing new film from director Neill Blomkamp.
In Cateura, Paraguay, there is landfill. Out of that landfill grew a shantytown. Out of that shantytown grew an orchestra — an orchestra with instruments made of garbage — a Recycled Orchestra.
PHOENIX — Homebuilders have lost another bid to stop federal agencies from designating two stretches of the Santa Cruz River as “navigable.”
Arizona utilities can't use electricity generated by burning trash to meet their renewable energy requirements, a judge ruled Wednesday.
“What a national shame, 4th of July fireworks canceled at five military bases whilst the ‘grand poobah’ flaunts 100 million of our dollars to vacation in Africa and reunite with the ‘relates.’ Reprehensible!”
Smart irrigation is becoming a hot landscaping specialty as groundwater aquifers are increasingly sucked dry.
What do Newtown and Moore have in common? They were both heartbreaking tragedies, of course. But they were also targeted by opportunistic politicians eager to push their left-wing ideological agendas.
As development of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway has inched closer to a reality over the years, the proposed Pecos Alignment of the freeway has been most hotly debated because of the impending destruction to South Mountain itself. But many in Ahwatukee Foothills — on paper a part of the City of Phoenix, but ostensibly it’s own community of nearly 80,000 residents neighboring Tempe and Chandler — are also fearful of the state removing homes, businesses and a church to build the new freeway.
Editor’s note: This is part two of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
LOS ANGELES — When Craig Haverstick approaches the beach with his dog in tow, Stanley instinctively knows he's in for a treat. His ears perk up and he starts sniffing the salty air.
Sea Life Aquarium at Arizona Mills is giving kids and adults a sneak peek into the life of a sea creature with no brain and no heart — jellyfish.
SAN DIEGO — La Jolla's jagged coastline is strictly protected by environmental laws to ensure the San Diego community remains the kind of seaside jewel that has attracted swanky restaurants, top-flight hotels and some of the nation's rich and famous, including billionaire businessman Irwin Jacobs and former presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Your dishwasher, sink drain and garbage disposal do the major dirty work in your kitchen, and you can keep them smelling fresh and running efficiently with a few easy steps.
The White House has released a list of impacts to Arizona from automatic budget cuts that are set to take hold this week.
This past Wednesday (Feb. 13) marked the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when Christians would abstain from meat and dairy products in remembrance of Jesus’ 40 days of fasting before launching his ministry.
There’s no other way to put it. Congress is simply addicted to spending Other People’s Money. The latest evidence of their problem was the bill to resolve the fiscal cliff, which was stuffed with slabs of pork. That’s like sneaking drugs into your rehab counseling sessions.
Mesa Preparatory Academy teacher Rebekah Kienenberger has been awarded a grant by the Association of American Educators Foundation for an inquiry-based learning project. Kienenberger plans to have her students build a water filter to purify polluted drinking water.
When Tamee and George Simbles moved into their 3,100-square-foot home last week, they became the first family to reside in a new SRP ENERGY STAR Home. While house hunting, Tamee wanted to downsize to a single-story home “with less space to clean” but still needed a bonus room so her three boys had their own space, and energy efficiency topped her list.
The operators of a proposed copper mine in Florence want a federal judge to void a new town law that would effectively thwart the project.
A federal judge indicated Friday's he's not buying the state's argument that it can cut off family planning funds for Planned Parenthood.
Its chief proponent insists it’s a realistic effort to force the federal government to surrender its title to close to 73 million acres of land in Arizona.
The Town of Gilbert officially reopened an improved section of Williams Field Road between Gilbert Road and the Eastern Canal.
Water is one of the most important nutrients and often overlooked for detoxification, losing body fat, and optimal health. Your body is approximately 70 percent water, your brain tissue approximately 75 percent water, and your blood is 83 percent water.