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Andrés Manuel López Obrador will receive a visit from four top members of the U.S. administration on Friday, and he says he'll push for anti-poverty programs across the region.
Jul. 10, 2018
The meeting involved questions from the public on who will be most affected under the new plan if Lake Mead's levels drop to a dire level, and whether leaders can finally come together to hammer out the details.
Jul. 10, 2018
A Christian law firm is making a last-ditch effort to convince Arizona's Supreme Court that businesses — at least some of them — have a constitutional right to refuse to sell their services and products to gay people.
Jul. 10, 2018
Tuesday is the court-ordered deadline for the federal government to reunite children under 5 with their migrant families, and the judge in the case wants 63 kids back with their parents.
Jul. 10, 2018
One federal judge has blocked the government from keeping migrant families detained together indefinitely, while a different federal judge has ordered the government to stop separating families.
Jul. 10, 2018
Some days it just doesn't pay to get out of bed. Now, an Arizona State University study shows how newborn Gila monsters take that sentiment to a new level.
Jul. 10, 2018
“This is a stopgap measure that will put some regulation in place until the state statute,” said Mesa Mayor John Giles at a Monday, July 9 meeting where city council unanimously approved licensing for sober living homes.
Jul. 10, 2018
Phoenix has a goal of diverting 40 percent of its waste by 2020. The city says as of the end of last year, its diversion rate was 30 percent. An incubator run by ASU and Phoenix is looking to help companies that are aiming to get the city closer to that goal.
Jul. 10, 2018
Think back to your high school science class. What do you remember? Dissecting frogs? Mixing chemicals in test tubes? Memorizing diagrams and formulas? Maybe a trip to the planetarium? Now imagine trying to learn all of that if you can’t see.
Jul. 10, 2018
Later this year, Canada will become the second country to legalize recreational marijuana. Uruguay did so in 2013. But will that cause challenges for Canadians coming into the U.S, where pot is still illegal under federal law?
Jul. 10, 2018
Motel 6 has settled a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of Latino guests that alleged it discriminated against them by routinely sharing guest lists with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Jul. 10, 2018
President Donald Trump was on his way to Brussels to attend a NATO Summit this Tuesday morning, but it's not shaping up to be a routine meeting of allies. Trump famously called the alliance “obsolete” during the 2016 election.
Jul. 10, 2018
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, we’re inviting in the candidates running in contested races, to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 10, 2018
The Urban Institute has been looking at racial inclusion and diversity in cities across the country. Its Inclusive Recovery report studies 274 cities, including several in the Valley, to see how racially diverse they are and how widespread economic success is.
Jul. 10, 2018
While various interest groups are getting their messages out, Judge Brett Kavanaugh is expected to start meeting with the senators who’ll decide his U.S. Supreme Court confirmation.
Jul. 10, 2018
National Weather Service meteorologist Larry Hopper says hail — up to penny size — and rain swept the Phoenix area. The highest amount of rainfall recorded was 1.72 inches in northwest Phoenix.
Jul. 10, 2018
Following Monday’s monsoon, St. Mary’s Food Bank’s main warehouse lost power, putting millions of pounds of food in jeopardy.
Jul. 10, 2018
Heavy rain early in the week and more moisture in the forecast led officials to confidently open the northern Arizona forest, while in southern Arizona "dry lightening" poses a risk.
Jul. 10, 2018
What the justices rule will determine whether the Mount Lemmon Fire District's two oldest employees, before they were let go, have a right to sue under federal age discrimination law. The high court's eventual decision will have broader implications.
Jul. 10, 2018
Congressman David Schweikert’s chief of staff has resigned. Both Schweikert and Oliver Schwab are being investigated as part of a House ethics probe focusing on misspending and other issues.
Jul. 10, 2018

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