The rocket that exploded shortly after liftoff from Virginia's coast on a resupply mission to the International Space Station was partly designed and built at Orbital Sciences Corp.'s facility in Chandler. No one was hurt in the explosion of the unmanned NASA rocket, but now the search for causes begins.
Over the next several years the utility industry is expected to lose about 40 percent of its workers to retirement, but the energy expo at the Arizona Science Center hopes to attract a new pool of workers by exposing high school students to the industry.
Skyline High School quarterback Jake Roberts had to spend a lot of time off the field recovering from knee injuries that sidelined him in two successive years. But Roberts' determination to lead the Coyotes in his senior year, and inspiration from teammates, helped get him back on the field.
The Diné Marriage Act, passed in 2005 by the Navajo Nation Council, defines marriage as between a man and a woman. But advocates say they hope tribal leaders will change their stance now that same-sex marriage is legal in Arizona, New Mexico and many other states.
Current federal law limits the amount of outside income that veterans can earn if they are receiving disability benefits. Rep. Steve Smith plans to propose a bill lifting the "ridiculous" limits, to help veterans who are struggling to make ends meet.
Arizona taxpayers have seen their tax payments rise by nearly $1,000 per person since 2010. That's a sign of an improving economy, to some experts, but they also note that growth on the state and national level does little more than bring taxes back up to pre-recession levels.
The candidates for Arizona superintendent of public instruction come to the election from different backgrounds, and it shows in their opposing views on issues such as Common Core standards and school funding.
With a week to go before Election Day, some Phoenix residents say they are offended by gubernatorial campaign signs that have started showing up. The signs are not only off-color, they may be illegal, as they do not identify who's behind them.
Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords brought her gun-safety message to the Faces of Domestic Violence conference in Phoenix, where women from around the state met to discuss domestic violence and share their stories. Giffords said gun violence is a domestic violence issue.