Whether your family is seeking outdoor adventures or quiet indoor activities, the Grand Canyon State fits the bill. Consider these five reasons why Arizona is a destination worth exploring with your kids.
I just got back from dinner at a restaurant in Cave Creek, Arizona, called Bryan's Black Mountain Barbecue. I was told before I got there that the place had an eating challenge that was determined by the chef, Bryan.
See what goes into making jelly beans that taste like buttered popcorn, toasted marshmallow and A&W Root Beer, and discover why it takes up to 20 days to create a single bean.
Whether they are going on Instagram, directly to Facebook or even in a scrapbook, you've got to have photos to show for your vacation. As much as fr...
Discrimination is the only explanation for Arizona's banning of Mexican American Studies, threatening intellectual freedom for the entire nation. A federal appeals court suggested as much in their opinion on July 7, 2015.
Arrested, cuffed and booked, I was close enough to share the same breath as the lower depths of modern day America. Child molesters. Rapists. Murderers. Nazis. Gangbangers. Drug dealers. Thieves. Recidivists. Taxpayers. Voters. Citizens. People who were just like you and me.
House Speaker, John Boehner remains guarded about Pope Francis' upcoming visit. "We're walking on eggshells here," says Boehner, "If we let the Pope address Congress with Jumbotrons on the Mall, next thing you know, we're going to have to give equal time to the Evangelicals, the Seventh Day Adventists, and, lord help us, the Grand Imam."
I agonized over writing a column about Donald Trump and his appearance in Phoenix for two reasons: I thought much of what needed to be said was already written; and as an Arizonan, I went to the event with a pre-conceived bias. But then I realized, I had not been let down in my projected read of the rally.
Of course if the "short-fingered vulgarian" -- to borrow a Spy Magazine term of endearment for Mr. Trump -- runs as a Independent, then, as in 1992 (when Ross Perot stole huge numbers of the GOP vote), the Republicans don't have a prayer, no matter whom they run.
Distance: 3.2 miles round trip; Elevation gain: 1,050 ft.
To sum up, compared with most other states, this is the prospect facing a teacher in Arizona: relatively bigger classes with fewer resources for less take-home pay.
Here's a Brune family road trip tip: Good things often wait at the end of dirt roads. In this case, after a bumpy 13-mile drive on national forest roads, we reached the highest point on Arizona's Kaibab Plateau, a spot called Marble Viewpoint.
Good guys stopping bad guys is a myth perpetuated in movies and television. The best chance of stopping a bad guy with a gun is good policy that makes it tougher to get one.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
Scottsdale is known far and wide for its world-class resorts and spas, but the Sonoran desert city is also not-so-secretly one of the West's most culture-crazed destinations. It's never a bad time of year to dip your toes into the local scene, so here's what you do when you hop off the plane.
Even with Medicare and Medicaid, tens of millions of Americans lack access to adequate medical care. Many millions have been plunged into bankruptcy because of medical expenses. Obamacare was established to deal with these stark facts. The case of Luis Lang demonstrates that Obamacare is only a step in the right direction.