Deadly Southwest heat wave beats records

World / Science & Health Jun 20, 2016

Deadly Southwest heat wave beats records

In a desert city used to triple-digit temperatures, some hunker down inside and some head to the pool, while others still want to hit Phoenix's many hiking trails. But with temperatures creeping above 115 degrees during a heat wave boiling parts of the Southwest, ...

World Jun 3, 2016

Meteor 'visitor' turns Phoenix night into day with a boom

An expert in meteorites says a bright flashing light and loud boom over the skies in metro Phoenix looks like a single meteor burning up as it entered the Earth's atmosphere at thousands of miles per hour. Radar footage shows that meteorites — black rocks ...

Enjoy dining, hikes, art and sunshine in Phoenix

Travel Feb 13, 2016

Enjoy dining, hikes, art and sunshine in Phoenix

by Terru Tang

With hundreds of golf courses and 300 days of sunshine a year, it's easy to cast metropolitan Phoenix as a retiree's paradise that leaves everyone else out in the cold. But within the desert beats the heart of an actual urban core that has ...