Will Smith bungee jump is latest stunt near Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — At the end of the 1991 movie "Thelma & Louise," the two leading ladies — fugitives cornered by authorities in the Grand Canyon — decide against surrendering and instead dri...

Stem cell transplant cements Arizona men's father-son bond

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Thirty-five years after an Arizona man cared for his son when he was shot in their native Lebanon, the son is returning that devotion. Both the Rev. John Ibraha...

Arizona Senate primary run in Trump's shadow

PHOENIX (AP) — Polls closed in Arizona on Tuesday, where Republicans on Tuesday will decide a three-way battle over which candidate to nominate to replace the state's junior U.S. Senator, who is retir...

'Crazy Rich Asians' draws immigrant parents to the movies

When "Crazy Rich Asians" surpassed expectations and grabbed the top spot at the box office in its opening weekend, the film also pulled off another surprising feat: It put Asians of a certain age in t...

Videos show Arizona police officers hitting, mocking suspect

PHOENIX (AP) — The attorney for an Arizona man seen on police video being beaten and mocked while bleeding on a hospital floor said Thursday that it's further evidence an already embattled suburban Ph...

Bourdain's death means loss of a voice for immigrant workers

As passionate as Anthony Bourdain was about the restaurant industry, he also was committed to the immigrant workers who help drive it. The celebrity chef and TV host was a fierce cha...

Court upholds Phoenix law over same-sex wedding invitations

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona appeals court on Thursday upheld a Phoenix anti-discrimination law that makes it illegal for businesses to refuse service to same-sex couples because of religion. ...

Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores for anti-bias training

Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is taking to try to restore its tarnished image as a hangout where a...

Starbucks training a first step, experts say, in facing bias

Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is taking in an effort to restore its tarnished diversity-friendly imag...

Liam, Emma lead top baby names in US for 2017

Emma and Liam were the most frequently chosen baby names for 2017. For the fourth year in a row, Emma was the top girl's name according to the annual list of the most popular baby na...

Arizona schools reopen after education funding deal reached

PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Arizona schoolchildren can go back to class now that the Legislature passed an education funding deal, ending a six-day walkout that shuttered classrooms around...

Arizona woman shot in Las Vegas attack to leave hospital

PHOENIX (AP) — Three months after she was shot in the head in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history and put on life support, an Arizona woman is smiling and talking, demonstrating a recov...

Phoenix police: Serial killing suspect tied to 9 attacks

PHOENIX (AP) — The nine shooting deaths around metropolitan Phoenix that occurred in just a three-week span seemed unconnected at first glance. The victims differ in age, gender and geographical locat...

Phoenix police: Serial killing suspect tied to 9 attacks

PHOENIX (AP) — A serial killing suspect shot and killed nine people, including his own mother, and used a victim's gun in some of the slayings that unfolded in a three-week span late last year, author...

Judge blocks Arizona ethnic studies ban he found was racist

PHOENIX (AP) — A U.S. judge has permanently blocked an ethnic studies ban in Arizona public schools that dismantled a popular Mexican-American studies program, dealing a final blow to a law that he fo...