It’s pretty much business as usual around Phoenix after a monsoon led to flooding Tuesday, but north of the Valley many locals are still dealing with extensive damage.
August 20, 2014

KJZZ News

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced plans to preserve more than 500,000 acres across the western United States for the Yellow-Billed Cuckoo, considered for endangered species designation.
August 20, 2014
The Tempe Police Department will be looking for parties around Arizona State University starting Thursday night. It’s part of the Safe and Sober Campaign aimed at young people in Tempe.
August 20, 2014
Recent storms left a lot of damage and debris behind. It also left some orphaned wildlife.
August 20, 2014
UPS Store customers at a handful of Arizona locations may have had their personal information compromised by a computer virus.
August 20, 2014
"West Side Story" has been a movie, it’s been on Broadway and now, it’s in downtown Phoenix.
August 20, 2014

NPR News

The bank has reached a record settlement of nearly $17 billion to resolve a probe into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, according to AP sources.
August 20, 2014
The agreement follows a similar deal earlier this month with Barneys. Customers of both department stores said they had been targeted as suspects of theft because of their race.
August 20, 2014
The Obama administration has revealed that U.S. special forces recently attempted to rescue American hostages in Syria — a mission that was unsuccessful. The statement comes on the heels of the release of a video by the militant group known as the Islamic State, which depicts the killing of American journalist James Foley.
August 20, 2014
The mission earlier this summer, based on intelligence from released hostages, "was not successful because the hostages were not present at the targeted location," the Pentagon reported.
August 20, 2014
A coffee entrepreneur claims his brew is different — and better — than the trendy civet poop coffee. And it starts with the idea that elephants, unlike humans or civets, are herbivores.
August 20, 2014