Cronkite Header

Archives

64 years after nuclear tests, some downwinders still wait for compensation

It was 64 years ago this week that above-ground nuclear tests began in the Nevada desert. While many downwind residents who became ill have since received government compensation, some Mohave County "downwinders" are looking again to Congress for help.

Homeland Security chief: Licenses for deferred-action participants good for state

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson tells Cronkite News he wants all deferred-action participants to get driver's licenses now that a federal judge has overturned the Arizona's ban. He said it's good for the economy and public safety.

Protesters ask Phoenix officials to preserve Roosevelt Row culture

Roosevelt Row’s existing architecture and murals are part of what has catapulted the once sleepy neighborhood to its status now as a hip, cool destination. However, community members will protest the demolition of some buildings on the row Thursday.

Arizona ‘beer bill’ would lift production limits for microbreweries

Local breweries face a dilemma: They can produce more beer. But if they do, they would have to close their restaurants. One state lawmaker wants to change that.

New Englanders find home away from home at Tempe bar

Looking for a Boston-themed bar in the Valley to watch the big game? Baer’s Den is where New England fans will gather and cheer on their Patriots on Super Bowl Sunday.

Familiar foe presents Super Bowl challenge for Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks will face a familiar face in Sunday’s Super Bowl, New England Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner. Browner played three seasons for the defending champions. Watch video

Super Bowl XLIX not short on characters thanks to Lynch, Gronkowski

Marshawn Lynch and Rob Gronkowski aren’t shy about expressing themselves and drive the media crazy. Watch video

Lawmaker seeks more participation in state prescription database

Sen. Kelli Ward, a physician from Lake Havasu City, says she is working with groups to encourage more participation in a voluntary state database tracking prescriptions for narcotics. But for now she's holding off on legislation to require it.

Sky Harbor expects busiest day ever after Super Bowl Sunday

Sky Harbor International Airport officials are welcoming 180,000 passengers Super Bowl week and have developed a passenger-friendly system to ease the bustle.

Timeline: The history of the Super Bowl in Arizona

Sunday will be the third Super Bowl in Arizona's history when the New England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks. The state has quite a history with football's biggest game.

More archived stories