Being prepared for a large-scale disaster is not a new notion. In the days of the Cold War, many Americans built bomb shelters. While the threat of nuclear war may have diminished, the “prepper” culture remains.
October 30, 2014

KJZZ News

As voters are set to return politicians to office or elect new ones next week, an exhibit at ASU looks at some of Arizona’s political firsts.
October 30, 2014
Nurse Kaci Hickox of Maine went out for a bike ride Thursday, defying the state’s voluntary quarantine of medical workers who have treated patients with Ebola.
October 30, 2014
All eyes are on the Nov. 4 election, but it’s really Jan. 12, 2015, that matters the most.
October 30, 2014
The city of Chandler says bus ridership has increased by more than 20 percent over the last five years.The city is upgrading facilities to accommodate riders.
October 30, 2014
Mesa is updating its sign rules 25 years after they were written.
October 30, 2014

NPR News

The end of the World Series allows us to revisit baseball's experiment with instant replay. Commentator Alva Noë argues it has been a success — not because it makes the game more fair, but more fun.
October 31, 2014
Eric Frein, who investigators say fatally shot a police officer and wounded another, was arrested on Thursday after eluding authorities for 48 days.
October 31, 2014
Our new series will tell the stories of great teachers, and explore some big questions: What is great teaching? Can it be taught? How do good teachers become great ones?
October 31, 2014
If you're like many parents, by tomorrow morning you'll be facing a candy glut. One possible solution? Sell it to a dentist participating in a program that sends candy care packages to troops.
October 31, 2014
Some of the weakest countries, such as Spain and Italy, are experiencing a broad drop in incomes and asset values. Deflation is a painful process that can be hard to reverse once it starts.
October 31, 2014