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Newly released data shows the number of families from Central America arriving at the southern border this year nearly reached the unexpected levels that threatened the U.S.’s immigration resources in 2014.
Oct. 19, 2016
While Republican nominee Donald Trump continues to assert that the presidential election will be rigged, Arizona’s chief elections official said it simply isn’t possible here.
Oct. 19, 2016
Lynsey Addario continues to travel to daunting locales for her job. As the title of her autobiography plainly put it, "It’s What I Do."
Oct. 19, 2016
Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns Head Coach Earl Watson, who took over on an interim basis last season, has tried to incorporate unique ways of looking at basketball and reestablishing the importance of teamwork.
Oct. 19, 2016
Jeremy Duda of The Arizona Capitol Times explores the broader topic of treason and its history in his new book—his first—called "If This Be Treason: The American Rogues and Rebels Who Walked the Line Between Dissent and Betrayal."
Oct. 19, 2016
With some Democratic heavy hitters like Bernie Sanders and First Lady Michelle Obama in Arizona this week, it’s clear the Hillary Clinton campaign thinks it has a pretty good chance to win here.
Oct. 19, 2016
Smoke from a prescribed burn closed part of Interstate 40 and caused numerous accidents this morning — and that smoke could have contributed to one fatal accident.
Oct. 19, 2016
State regulators are allowing a small charter school in eastern Arizona to stay open until the end of the current semester after being ordered to shut down.
Oct. 19, 2016
Exterior Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix
Last week’s story on the past, present and future of Metrocenter Mall generated many memories and emotions among Valley residents.
Oct. 19, 2016
bernie sanders
Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders campaigned for Democrat Hillary Clinton in Tucson Tuesday, saying her views are “a thousand times better than" Republican Donald Trump's.
Oct. 19, 2016
The community meetings are one of the mandatory reforms that U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow ordered after finding Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office racially profiled Latinos in its efforts to crackdown on illegal immigration.
Oct. 19, 2016
Republican campaign office in downtown Nogales
The Arizona Republican Party is expanding its field game to the border city of Nogales, a Latino-majority community that has long been a Democratic stronghold.
Oct. 19, 2016
 death chamber
Ohio has reportedly obtained a controversial lethal injection drug that’s part of an ongoing lawsuit against Arizona’s death penalty.
Oct. 19, 2016
Ann Kirkpatrick and John McCain
During the race to represent Arizona in the United States Senate, Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick has been touting term limits, saying her Republican rival John McCain has been in Washington too long. Meanwhile, McCain has been trying to paint Kirkpatrick as too liberal for Arizona and a rubber stamp for the Obama administration. But those campaign messages don’t mean as much to some Arizonans who see their votes as more personal.
Oct. 19, 2016
Bernie Sanders
In the final weeks leading up to the general election, Hillary Clinton’s campaign is focusing efforts on divided states like Arizona. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied his Flagstaff supporters Tuesday to vote for Clinton.
Oct. 18, 2016
native dance
A U.S. lawmaker says loopholes in federal laws have left authorities little leverage when seeking to return tribal religious items placed on sale in foreign auctions.
Oct. 18, 2016
firefighter helmet
Emergency rooms across the nation are busy. Many visits are for non-life-threatening conditions and can be costly. A program in Yuma County wants to prevent unnecessary ER visits by bringing back an old idea — house calls made by the local fire department.
Oct. 18, 2016
healthcare
Arizonans will have fewer insurance plans at higher rates when they buy coverage for 2017 on the federal health-care exchange.
Oct. 18, 2016
student in classroom
Researchers at the University of Arizona are developing a way to measure memory in young kids, and children with intellectual disabilities.
Oct. 18, 2016
Steward Observatory under construction
Arizona Science Desk reporter Sara Hammond takes a closer look at University of Arizona's Steward Observatory on its 100th anniversary.
Oct. 18, 2016

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