For transgender people, the costs of sex reassignment surgery are substantial. Only in recent years have more employers begun covering those procedures, but others still don’t and a case is now headed to federal court.
July 25, 2016
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Next month golf is coming back to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1904. Despite the triumphant return, many golfers have decided to keep their clubs in the bag. Several big names dropped out citing Zika concerns, but factors like money and prestige may also be in play.
July 26, 2016

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Mexico is one of the top commercial partners of the United States and, in June, registered a significant record increase in its world exports.
July 26, 2016
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Three burros were shot to death just north of the Valley, and federal authorities are searching for those responsible.
July 26, 2016
A federal agency has halted the construction of a massive housing development in southeast Arizona out of concern for potential environmental impacts.
July 26, 2016
The state budget signed by Gov. Doug Ducey in May included $1.5 million for the Arizona Commission on the Arts—double its previous year’s funding. That gave the Commission the opportunity to pass out many more grants, in this case, to 239 groups.
July 26, 2016
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The U.S. government announced Tuesday it is expanding its efforts to help Central American families trying to get to the U.S. in order to stave off a surge of migrants at the border.
July 26, 2016

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Youree Dell Harris became a cult celebrity as the face of a psychic hotline — saying "Call me now" in her distinctive, dubious patois. The role meant fame, but also a lifelong association to fraud.
July 26, 2016
Hillary Clinton was nominated for the presidency by her party before the primetime program, which will be headlined by President Bill Clinton.
July 26, 2016
Alpena, Mich., has turned the shipwrecks off its shores into a tourist attraction. Now, other Great Lakes towns are hoping to create freshwater marine sanctuaries of their own.
July 26, 2016
First-time home buyers are participating at lower rates in the otherwise booming housing market. Experts offer differing opinions on whether — or when — younger buyers are likely to return.
July 26, 2016
The administration — hoping refugees will not flood the southern border — is expanding a program that helps refugees, including minors, to reunite with their families in the U.S.
July 26, 2016