A look at some of today's top stories, the weather forecast and a peek back in history.
Here's the reason baby formula like Enfamil and Similac is in short supply and why homemade formula and non-human milk substitutions are bad options.
On May 11, 1972, Cesar Chavez started a 24-day fast in Santa Rita Hall in Phoenix. 50 years since, activists call on younger generations to learn from him.
"Hamilton," "In the Heights" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda saw the Arizona-born off-Broadway musical "¡Americano!" at New World Stages in New York City.
Today, you can expect it to be sunny, with a high near 104 degrees. Mostly clear at night, with a low near 71 degrees. Get the full forecast here.
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Today in history
On this date in 1919, 2nd Lt. Frank Luke Jr. of Phoenix was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for gallantry in action beyond the call of duty.
In 1920, delegates to the district meeting of the State Women’s Clubs in Phoenix exchanged heated words over the required medical examinations of students in public schools. Some called the requirements “un-American.”
In 1927, the first passenger train of the Southern Pacific of Mexico Railroad left Nogales for Guadalajara.
In 1928, Mexican and American firefighters in Nogales joined efforts to save the famous Nogales Brewery, but the building was completely destroyed by the fire.
In 2003, more than 100 immigrants were abandoned in a locked trailer at a Texas truck stop; 19 of them died. (Truck driver Tyrone Williams was later sentenced to nearly 34 years in prison for his role in the deaths.)
This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: AZ Briefing: Why is there a baby formula shortage?