Barry Goldwater lost the 1964 presidential race in a landslide, but veterans of the campaign were claiming victory as they marked its 50th anniversary this week. They said that campaign planted the seeds for the conservative movement that exists today.
While the number of foreign students enrolled in U.S. colleges rose 8 percent in the last year, schools in Arizona more than kept pace, with international enrollment growing by 16 percent. Arizona's 15,442 foreign students ranked it 18th among states.
Phoenix's Rising Youth Theatre is putting on more than just a play - it's also putting a spotlight on the issue of "disconnected" youth, 16- to 24-year-olds who aren't in school and don't work. A study estimated that as many as one in five Phoenix youth fall into that category.
Experts say more than 13 percent of teens are regular users of more than one type of tobacco, from cigarettes to snuff to hookahs. And early addiction to nicotine can make it harder to break the habit, putting users at higher risk of early death from smoking-related causes.
Arizona State University's ice hockey team will go from a club sport to NCAA Division I varsity play, thanks to a $32 million donation to the school. The gift from father and son Don and Chris Mullett is the largest gift in Sun Devils athletics history.
Eight days after she joined other mothers fasting for immigration reform, former Arizona resident Alejandra Sanchez broke her fast as the president unveiled his own plans on immigration reform. But while the fast is over, the hunger strikers said the fight for reform is not.
Some Arivaca residents are gathering evidence that the checkpoint, which opened seven years ago in southern Arizona, isn't deterring or apprehending illegal immigrants or curtailing the flow of drugs.
Arizona lawmakers were holding their fire after President Obama said he would unveril plans for executive action on immigration reform - but previous statements leave little doubt where they stand, with Democrats criticizing delays and the GOP chiding his "overreach."
As others continued to rally at the White House for immigration reform, members of gay and immigrant groups had their own message for Presidend Barack Obama: Don't forget about us. It came as Obama said he will move forward on his own on immigration reform.
Phoenix Police Officer Moses Kawala returned to duty after a 21-day quarantine period. He voluntarily participated after returning from visiting family in Sierra Leone, a country with a high rate of Ebola.