French indie rockers Phoenix take the Marketplace Quiz

May 19, 2017
And explain why oysters are the key to fortune.
Phoenix, from left: Christian Mazzalai, Laurent Brancowitz, Thomas Mars and Deck D’Arcy.
Emma Le Doyen

After all but disappearing, psychiatric hospitals are coming back

Mar 3, 2017
The ER is often the only option for patients with mental-health problems.
Banner Goldfield hospital in rural Apache Junction, Arizona. Mental health patients seeking help in an emergency here can sometimes wait days before finding placement.
Jimmy Jenkins/KJZZ

University of Phoenix faces new competition for online students

Mar 25, 2015
For-profit colleges have seen enrollments decline due to an improving economy.

First-time home buyers face difficulties

Aug 6, 2013
President Obama will be in Phoenix today, continuing his national tour focusing on the economy. The president is promoting home ownership for the middle class. But there is tension between Obama's message and the reality for many first-time buyers.

High temps hurt economy, outside of Death Valley

Jul 1, 2013
What’s the temperature tolerance to fly a plane? At what degree point does the power grid start shutting down?

Phoenix homeowner explains why he didn't just walk away

Jan 28, 2013
A few years ago, 60 percent of Phoenix-area mortgages were underwater. Reporter Peter O'Dowd was one of those homeowners.

Redefining 'senior living' in Phoenix

Nov 2, 2012
More seniors in the Phoenix area are looking at spending their golden years in the city -- and developers are responding.

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New homes springing up in Phoenix

May 14, 2012
Like a lot of Western cities, Phoenix's housing market crumbled during the recession. But new home sales are up 35 percent from a year ago.

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