Some Arizona students with disabilities are being forced to graduate high school too early
Thousands of high school seniors across Arizona celebrated graduation season this past month, grinning in caps and gowns for proud families. But for some Arizona students, the end of high school can — and, legal experts say — should — wait.
Arizona Supreme Court rejects Republican push to make early voting illegal
Arizonans will be able to continue to vote early despite efforts by the Arizona Republican Party to have the practice declared illegal. The Arizona Supreme Court on Friday rejected arguments by state Rep. Alexander Kolodin (R-Scottsdale).
Horne says hes using administrative funds to advertise school vouchers
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne says he’s been using some of the money set aside to administer Arizona’s school voucher program to advertise it.
Pima County restricts dog intake as diseases surge
Pima County’s animal shelter is limiting the intake of dogs for a week, beginning Saturday. The shelter is trying to stop a surge of infectious disease.
The speed limit was lowered on a stretch of Interstate 17. Heres why
Arizona transportation officials recently lowered the speed limit to 65 mph on a stretch of Interstate 17 undergoing major work. State troopers are also upping patrols of the highway improvement project between Anthem Way and Sunset Point.
Retired Phoenix police officer responsible for Miranda arrest dies at 87
The arresting officer in the landmark Arizona case that led to the Supreme Court’s ruling on Miranda rights has died.
Phoenix Union High School District bringing back 6 police officers
The Phoenix Union High School District has approved a new safety plan and hired six law enforcement officers for the next school year. This comes after seven months of back and forth between the governing board, its appointed safety committee and members of the community.

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She writes for a hit Ethiopian soap opera. This year, the plot turns on child marriage
The show is Yegna. Its goal (besides entertainment) is to tackle issues affecting teen girls (and boys, too), from a lack of menstrual pads to why betting is unwise. We talk to one of the writers.
A decade on, Edward Snowden remains in Russia, though U.S. laws have changed
A decade ago, we were still exploring the technological wonders of cellphones and other electronic devices. Few were thinking about how they could be used to monitor us. Then came Edward Snowden.
China tightens access to Tiananmen Square while 32 are detained in Hong Kong
China tightened access to Tiananmen Square in central Beijing on Sunday, the anniversary of the military suppression of 1989 pro-democracy protests.
China and U.S. defense chiefs compete for influence in the Asia Pacific
China's new defense minister made his first international appearance on Sunday at an annual defense summit, where he delivered a speech full of thinly veiled digs at the U.S.
Chuck Todd, host and moderator of NBC's 'Meet the Press', will step down
Todd has hosted the show since 2014. NBC's chief White House correspondent, Kristen Welker, will become the show's new host.
Dogs attacked more than 5,300 mail carriers last year, the Postal Service says
Officials say pets that don't previously show signs of aggression may still bite a postal worker, and the agency is asking residents to secure their dogs before mail carriers arrive.