Arizona Arizona
Stories About

Arizona

Medical Debt From In-Prison Injuries Is Chasing Inmates After Release

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/727373494/727377220" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A video still from a mounted camera captures the moment before a self-driving Uber SUV fatally struck a woman in Tempe, Ariz., last March. A Yavapai County prosecutor found that Uber is not criminally liable for the crash. Tempe Police Department /AP hide caption

toggle caption
Tempe Police Department /AP

The multistate measles outbreak in 2015 led pediatricians in Scottsdale, Ariz., to warn patients they might be exposed during office visits. The state's medical associations oppose legislation that would make it easier for parents to opt out of school vaccinations for their kids. Tom Stathis/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Tom Stathis/AP

Arizona Legislature Mulls Bills To Weaken Vaccination Requirements

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/698550613/700261368" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Verlon Jose, vice chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation, says President Trump's proposed wall would devastate his community. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Claire Harbage/NPR

Native American Leader: 'A Wall Is Not The Answer'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/685812553/687619780" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Rick Romley, former Maricopa County Attorney, held a news conference on Monday, explaining his role in the internal investigation of management and security practices at Arizona's Hacienda Healthcare. Jacques Billeaud/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Jacques Billeaud/AP

A Hacienda HealthCare location in Phoenix, where a woman said to be in a vegetative state gave birth to a child last month. Police are now investigating the incident. Google Maps hide caption

toggle caption
Google Maps

Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz, speaks during a rally for President Trump in October. In response to her appointment, McSally said she was "humbled" and looked forward to working with Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema, her former opponent. Ralph Freso/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Ralph Freso/Getty Images

The Peregrine Fund recently released four California condors over high cliffs in Northern Arizona. In 1982, there were only 22 of these giant birds left in the wild. George Andrejko/Courtesy, Arizona Game and Fish Department hide caption

toggle caption
George Andrejko/Courtesy, Arizona Game and Fish Department

The Flight Of The Condors, And Their Audience

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/652832392/653086845" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Rana Sodhi (L) and Harjit Sodhi hold a photograph of their late brother, Balbir Singh Sodhi, who was shot and killed at 52. Since his death, the brothers have been involved in educating others about Sikhism and the discrimination their community faces in the U.S. Mia Warren/StoryCorps hide caption

toggle caption
Mia Warren/StoryCorps

'People Saw Only A Turban And A Beard': Reflecting On A Post-Sept. 11 Death

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/647426417/647743480" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The flag-draped casket of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is carried by an Armed Forces body bearer team to a hearse, on Thursday at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Alex Brandon/AP

Democrat Andrew Gillum's surprise victory in the Florida gubernatorial primary sets up a race between a young, black progressive and Rep. Ron DeSantis, a Republican who has staked his political career on his ties to President Trump. Steve Cannon and Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Steve Cannon and Lynne Sladky/AP

5 Takeaways From A Surprise Win In Florida And A Nasty Race In Arizona

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/642883960/643062168" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Sen. John McCain, shown here speaking to supporters at an event in 2008 at the U.S. Naval Academy, will be buried at the academy's cemetery in Annapolis, Md. Gail Burton/Associated Press hide caption

toggle caption
Gail Burton/Associated Press

Republican Gov. Doug Ducey speaks about a variety of issues during an interview in his office at the Arizona Capitol in May 2018, in Phoenix. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Ross D. Franklin/AP

Shannon Hubbard has complex regional pain syndrome and considers herself lucky that her doctor hasn't cut back her pain prescription dosage. Will Stone/KJZZ hide caption

toggle caption
Will Stone/KJZZ

Patients With Chronic Pain Feel Caught In An Opioid Prescribing Debate

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/622729300/627129840" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A still from surveillance footage, released by the police department in Mesa, Ariz., shows officers surrounding a man after they punched him to the ground. Mesa Police Department/azfamily/YouTube hide caption

toggle caption
Mesa Police Department/azfamily/YouTube

Teachers packed the lobby of the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix in the wee hours of Thursday morning, as lawmakers debated a budget that gives teachers big raises but falls short of their demands for better school funding. Matt York/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Matt York/AP