Sen. Sinema says shes negotiating in good faith with President Biden, top Democrats
U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said it should come as “no surprise” that she hasn’t been transparent with the public about where she stands on President Biden’s economic agenda.
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The unit that handles crimes against police, firefighters is being shut down
Maricopa County’s top prosecutor says there isn’t enough staff for a unit of her office created to handle crimes against police, firefighters and paramedics. A retired judge tapped to investigate bogus gang charges against protesters had recommended all personnel in the First Responder Bureau be rotated out.
Heres What Happened This Week In Arizona History
This week in 1881, Wyatt, Virgil and Morgan Earp, with Doc Holliday, fought it out at the O.K. Corral with the Clantons and the McLowrys. Three men were killed and two were wounded in less than a minute. A collection of the interesting — and sometimes unusual — events that happened this week in Arizona history.
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$6.6 million of the Navajo Relief Fund remains unspent
In May 2020, the Navajo Nation COVID-19 Relief Fund was established to help the tribe respond to the pandemic. The fund has since raised $10.7 million, but the Navajo Nation Council recently found that more than half of that money remains unspent.
Quarterback Kyler Murray looks to keep Cardinals undefeated
The Arizona Cardinals will host the Houston Texans in Glendale on Sunday afternoon. The team is looking to continue their undefeated streak and the squad’s leader, quarterback Kyler Murray, said he’s working on limiting turnovers.
Restaurants in Sonora fully open for the first time during the pandemic
Sonora’s food and beverage establishments have been granted permission to reopen to pre-pandemic levels for the first time in more than a year and half. The change comes as both federal and state authorities have said the risk of coronavirus spread is now low.
Arizona hopes Canadian snowbird and tourists return this winter
Arizona has become home to many snowbirds during the winter season. Canadians have contributed to Arizona's economic growth with billions of dollars from tourism and snowbirds.

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Thousands of workers across the U.S. would rather lose their jobs than be vaccinated
Employers are firing workers for refusing to comply with vaccine mandates. They represent only a tiny fraction of overall employees, not even 1% in some workplaces. But it can add up to thousands.
Colombia has captured one of the world's most wanted drug lords, Dairo Antonio Úsuga
Dairo Antonio Úsuga, better known by his alias Otoniel, is the alleged head of the much-feared Gulf Clan. President Iván Duque likened his arrest to the capture three decades ago of Pablo Escobar.
China is removing domes from mosques as part of a push to make them more 'Chinese'
China is removing domes and minarets from thousands of mosques. Authorities are taking down overtly Islamic architecture as part of a "sinicization" push to make them seem more traditionally Chinese.
The superstar teachers of our Student Podcast Challenge
To celebrate four years of NPR's Student Podcast Challenge, we highlight teachers whose students have shined.
Facebook dithered in curbing divisive user content in India
Leaked documents reveal that Facebook struggled to quash misinformation and anti-Muslim propaganda and lacked the resources to do so, even as its own employees raised red flags.