There are more than 10,000 Iraqi refugees who have come to the Valley since the 1990s and it’s the second-largest group of refugees in the area after Vietnamese.
September 19, 2014

KJZZ News

Poverty rates in Arizona decreased by about a tenth of a percent from 2012 to 2013. That’s according to a new survey from the U.S. Census Bureau. While modest, some are considering the small change to be good news.
September 22, 2014
The traditional Fall television season— the one that features the ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox networks— hit screens this week. But several of the new programs are less traditional and feature more Latino and African-American actors and performers.
September 19, 2014
You’ve probably had the pizza place around the corner put a flier on your doorknob. You’ve also seen the countless TV commercials by major corporations. All of that falls into the category of marketing. But what if you want to get more people to worship at your church or temple?
September 19, 2014
The Phoenix metro area is still recovering from the Great Recession. That’s according to a report from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.
September 19, 2014
How does Arizona stack up against other states in terms of having laws against human trafficking? Polaris, a national anti-human trafficking group says it’s getting better, but still has some work to do.
September 19, 2014

NPR News

Peshmerga forces say they are still engaged in fierce battles with Islamic State militants. The fighting has triggered a mass exodus of Kurdish refugees into Turkey.
September 22, 2014
It's not violence on the job that makes some pro football players beat their wives or children, psychologists say. It's often childhood experience, fanned by a culture that accepts such behavior.
September 22, 2014
Angela Stimpson donated a kidney to a complete stranger. Why did she do it? Researchers found that the brains of Stimpson and other altruists are sensitive to fear and distress in a stranger's face.
September 22, 2014
Palestinian kids in Gaza went back to school this past week in buildings damaged by the war, with children homeless and traumatized, and more than the usual overcrowding they face every year.
September 22, 2014
Chronic stress can lead to heart disease, cancer and other health problems. A study shows it doesn't matter if the stress comes from major life events or minor hassles. Time to take a deep breath?
September 22, 2014