Arizona seeks to create surface water protections after Clean Water Act rollback

Is it ethical for teams to allow fans back into sporting events?

Monday Morning Sun Devil: ASU football growth measurable as spring practice starts

Knack for the comeback: Resilient Coyotes start slow, finish strong

As survivors pass on, more Holocaust education could be headed to Arizona classrooms

‘He stands up to anybody’: Conor Garland is crucial component for Coyotes

Ducey back-to-school order leaves educators shocked, scrambling, upset

Foreign bodies: International players, coaches give ASU volleyball unique makeup

Diamondbacks’ ‘superstar’ Marte starting point for rest of team’s lineup, defensive alignments

Summer school an expanding option for students who struggled with online learning

Black and blue line: Coyotes’ Niklas Hjalmarsson committed to blocking shots

Committee vote moves Haaland one step closer to historic Interior post

Officials grill water utility over response to earlier Luke AFB spill

Ducey orders schools to offer in-person classes; ASU expert urges caution about lifting mask rules

Deployed, then unemployed, military veterans fight to find jobs

Placing a bet at Chase Field? Sports gambling in Arizona moves closer to reality

In rapidly warming and drying Colorado River Basin, the negotiating table is being set

The key to the Suns’ defensive success: a ‘versatile’ Deandre Ayton

Supreme Court hears Arizona voting law case with national implications

Art installation honors thousands of Arizonans who’ve died of COVID-19

Masks can come off for high school winter playoffs, spring sports, AIA board votes

North Dakota stars Schmaltz, Caggiula embrace ‘exciting’ reunion with Coyotes

Inhaled smoke could raise risks of COVID-19 for firefighters, expert warns

Feds rescind OK for copper mine at Oak Flat, seek ‘thorough review’

‘Superspreader events’: Experts worry hockey arenas a toxic formula for COVID-19

Wait, Watt? Cardinals surprise league by securing popular defensive end

GAO: Pentagon estimates of border duty costs, impact were unreliable

With spring sports season underway, Arizona high schools await decision on COVID-19 protocol

House OKs bill to ban mining on 1 million acres around Grand Canyon

Arizona Department of Corrections fined $1.1 million for neglecting health care benchmarks

Nearly one year removed from abrupt end to 2020 basketball tournament, Pac-12 readies for ‘21 version

‘No comparison’: ASU baseball fans frustrated with Pac-12 prohibition on fan attendance

Despite Coyotes’ offensively challenged defensemen, Jakob Chychrun remains offensive force

28 paintings highlight famous – and less familiar – figures in Black history

House passes LGBTQ rights bill; critics say it tramples religious rights

Arizona State gymnastics team vaults into spotlight with convincing victory over Arizona

Pause on leasing public land for oil and gas extraction draws mixed reaction

Surprise college baseball tournament provides sneak preview of spring training protocols

On the rise: Expensive youth sports clubs have deepened the economic divide

Judge tells lawmakers Arizona federal courts are overloaded, overworked

Despite grim milestones, experts say state has turned corner on COVID-19

Suns get look at second-half schedule, learn Devin Booker added to All-Star Game

For LGBTQ seniors, COVID-19 worsens an epidemic of loneliness

Senators press Capitol police on security breakdowns before Jan. 6 riot

Critics grill Haaland; backers point to historic nature of nomination

Tiger Woods in ‘serious but stable condition’ after rollover accident in LA

ASU wrestler Cohlton Schultz won this match against Gannon Gremmel.

How a recruiting ploy became a durable bond between Sun Devil wrestlers

Almonds break out of their shells at an almond farm in Fresno, Calif.

Investors now can bet on California’s water, helping agriculture withstand dry spells

A blue-gloved hand holds a vial of a coronavirus vaccine.

Oklahoma works with tribes, Indian Health Service to distribute vaccines despite storms

State of tribal nations ‘strong’ despite crises, but feds need to help

Want to buy spring training tickets? Four Cactus League teams already sold out

Leighton Accardo’s spirit guides Lyndsey Fry through 96-mile rollerblading fundraiser

‘The balance of risk has shifted’: Cancer screenings plunge during pandemic

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Arizona efforts to boost electric cars get so-so grades in new reports

Vaccinated seniors set sights on travel and reunions with family and friends

Sedentary and stressed? Get outside to improve health during COVID, experts advise

Three influential Arizonans share their goals and challenges – and their inspiration

Masks off: Bill would allow Arizona businesses to ignore city, county mandates

‘ESAs are merely a Band-Aid’: Arizona education advocates oppose bill to expand school vouchers

Suns’ woes with closing games reappear in ‘disgusting’ loss to Brooklyn Nets

Oklahoma tribe volunteers pass out food boxes, supplies amid harsh winter weather

Mural featuring Phoenix Suns, Mercury highlight teams’ commitment to social justice

ASU pitching staff enters season healthy after long, uncertain offseason

Report: Arizona continues to trail other states in higher-ed support

Debating grading: Bill, executive order will not affect student grades

COVID vaccines and supplies delayed by severe weather across most of the U.S.

Two Diamondbacks players test positive for coronavirus

ASU baseball team ready to roll no matter what 2021, pandemic have in store

‘Short Leash Line’ sparks Coyotes in historic series with Blues

Doctors call for action to eliminate vitamin D deficiencies to help fight COVID

As demand surges, advocates worry food stamps miss eligible families

Anatomy of a postponement: How a COVID-19 test halted Desert Vista, Mountain Pointe game

Marijuana and mental health: Examining a complicated relationship

‘Saving up for playoff money’: Suns fans excited to return to games, cheer on competitive team

Experts: New enrollment for Obamacare could be ‘really good’ for state

Arizona primary care physicians want to help seniors struggling to register for vaccination online

From BMX bikes to Daytona 500: Glendale’s McDowell an unlikely, humble champion

ASU sophomore David Puig taking dead aim at Mickelson’s record

Earnhardt’s unfortunate role of safety pioneer evident during Daytona 500 crashes

Sinema, Kelly vote to convict, as Senate acquits Trump of incitement

Federal judge rejects Apache Stronghold request to block Oak Flat mine

EPA awards $220 million for uranium mine cleanup on Navajo Nation

Hamilton’s Logan Saloman emerging as one of nation’s top pitchers

Young and hungry: ASU women’s basketball back at full strength, poised to make a run

ASU commit Ty Murchison finds ‘home feeling’ in joining budding program

Court: Holiday did not give Arizona voter an extra day to register

NRC credits Palo Verde response to worker’s license application error

State delivers 1 million COVID-19 shots, but work is just beginning

Registering for COVID-19 vaccinations frustrates Arizona seniors

Want to attend spring training? Cactus League teams begin to roll out plans

Despite another stoppage, ASU men’s basketball looks to keep its momentum

Monty Williams’ ‘winning culture’ helps Suns overcome injuries, rotation changes

Suns’ Williams responds to Cuban decision: National anthem holds ‘special place in my heart’

Optimism grows as COVID-19 vaccinations ramp up, cases fall, but experts warn against complacency

Never pay debts with gift cards, new Arizona consumer program warns

Ping pong and 7 games vs. Blues: Pandemic wreaking havoc on Coyotes schedule

The Oregon Trail: Many of Arizona’s top football prospects migrating to Pacific Northwest

Pandemic prompts changes to HIV testing and treatment across Arizona

1 in 4 Arizonans still insist Trump won, as second impeachment begins

The realism of imitation firearms: Who benefits and who suffers?

Glendale native McDowell looking to build off career NASCAR season in 2021

Enough habitat exists to support return of Mexican wolves in Southwest, study says

After abrupt end to 2020 season, ASU softball ready to run it back in ‘21

Warriors’ Nico Mannion set to make NBA G League debut with Santa Cruz

Biden holds up Arizona’s mass vaccination sites as a model for nation

Workers rally in Phoenix, U.S. for $15 minimum wage, end of reliance on tipping

Arizona gets grades from failing to ‘OK-ish’ for anti-tobacco efforts

‘A gut punch’: Pedro Gomez’s impact on baseball, journalism was far-reaching

Auditor says DHS knew ‘zero-tolerance’ would split families at border

Lost jobs and rising hunger: St. Mary’s Food Bank shifts gears during COVID-19

Luxury suites, players lounge: ASU excited for addition of multi-use sports facility

From Tyrann Mathieu to Bruce Arians, Super Bowl LV has strong Arizona ties

Hobbs, other state officials discuss 2020 election ‘conspiracy circus’

Pandemic exposed social inequities, created backlogs of care, Mayo specialists say

AIA changes course, allows parents to attend high school away games

In COVID era, players adjusting to ‘weird’ Phoenix Open with limited fans

‘I’m learning from him every day’: Devin Booker values connection with Chris Paul

How university students and faculty are joining mask innovation race

Apache make emotional appeal to court to halt proposed copper mine

Supreme Court halts hearings on Trump border cases after Biden reversals

Arizona mayors join plea for $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill with city aid

‘The People’s Open’ will be short on people, people’s champion Mickelson this year

Cactus League scrambles to resolve ticket sales, attendance with start of season nearing

Although little fanfare greeted Oubre’s return, former Suns player still missed

Parents of Basha player push for change after viewing son’s nightmarish injuries on live stream

Overcoming vaccine doubts, fears requires outreach and education, experts say

Hobbs calls for expanded voting rights, blasts GOP election proposals

State superintendent calls for equal funding for remote learning, help for mental health

Health officials keep close eye as COVID-19 variants found in Arizona

Mercury get their G.O.A.T.: Diana Taurasi signs multi-year deal

‘A modern-day legend’: Former ASU baseball coach Pat Murphy reflects on Dustin Pedroia

During pandemic, GCU works to balance high energy fan base with safety measures

Vaccine site opens at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, making it Arizona’s second

Coyotes struggle without injured captain Oliver Ekman-Larsson

Ban on new private prison contracts will not reach ICE detainees

Bitter Ahwatukee basketball rivals reflect on why they marched for justice

Vaccinating the homeless: Some have received doses, others await their turn

Arizonans prepare for a March for Life with no marching, more surfing

COVID-19 forces Arizona community college baseball to prepare differently for spring season

The deadliest year: Overall death toll grew by 25% in Arizona in 2020

Advocates, lawmakers hail Biden pledge to respect tribal sovereignty

Expert: COVID-19 cases may have leveled off after deadly winter surge

Unemployment dips in Arizona for December, but jobs are still tight

Pascua Yaqui win water funds, first of $150 million for Arizona projects

Schilling falls 16 votes shy of Hall of Fame, asks to be ‘removed from ballot’

Masked men, disinfected gym give high school basketball game in Ahwatukee unique feel

Dreamers in Arizona have mixed feelings about Biden’s immigration plan

NHL pulls microchipped tracking pucks after complaints about playability

Federal committee recommends more research, care for patients with sickle cell

A year after first case in Arizona, COVID-19 is now a leading killer

Play ball? Cactus League asks MLB to delay start of spring training

Medical schools face calls for more change as states declare racism a threat to public health

‘Frustrated’ Suns looking for late-game answers after back-to-back overtime losses

Border wall foes hail order halting project, but say it’s only first step

As Americans roll up their sleeves, here’s how three COVID-19 vaccines compare

Senior season in a pandemic: How COVID-19 altered futures of ASU athletes

Flurry of Biden orders on COVID-19 raise some doubts, but more hopes

‘No surprise to me’: Dominant Ayton an expectation for Suns

Battling adversity all season, ASU men’s basketball enters rivalry week with nothing to lose

Biden’s path to citizenship for immigrants could face an uphill battle

Trump pardons former Rep. Rick Renzi for fraud, extortion convictions

Distant but devoted, Biden supporters gear up for virtual inauguration

‘I’m not surprised’: Report of harassment by fired Mets GM prompts anger, shock

‘They really do exist’: Coyotes fans welcome in-person experience

Washington in unprecedented lockdown days before Biden’s inauguration

Health officials ramp up COVID-19 vaccines with new sites, eligibility

Officials prep for possible inauguration protests at Arizona Capitol

He’s ready to rumbbbbbble: Former ASU wrestler Levi ‘Tucker’ Cooper embracing WWE

Reading, listening, learning: ASU Libraries provides public BLM resource guide

‘Kill the Indian, save the man’: Stories of Indian boarding schools still echo

Sprint to the start: Coyotes ready for unique season following shortened training camp

Arizona lawmakers split as Trump impeached by House for a second time

‘Life Is …’ documentary confronts youth suicide in Arizona

For the love of animals: High suicide rates reflect the many stresses of veterinarians

Agencies seek plasma donations to treat COVID-19 patients

House votes on removing, possibly impeaching Trump after mob attacks

Female inmate firefighters build character but often can’t use fire skills after release

Research finds COVID may worsen symptoms of those with Tourette’s

At Teen Lifeline, teens help in ways only they can

As soccer season nears, ASU’s Barbieri remains stranded in Brazil

The other pandemic: Loneliness widespread with the loss of social connections

Independent music venues struggle to stay afloat during pandemic

Four decades after memorable run with ASU, Lionel Hollins still thriving

The fight at home: Suicide rate is highest among younger military veterans

Making their pitch: Women on Angel City soccer club forging bonds with community

Cherokee Trail of Tears just one of many forced removals of Eastern tribes to Oklahoma

Phoenix Rising believes new stadium will bring improved fan, player experience

Report: ‘Child care deserts’ hit poor, rural Arizona families hardest

Watching brother win Fiesta Bowl a special moment for Florida State’s Chubba Purdy

Balancing act: Olympic athletes try to ramp up training, avoid injury after COVID-19 delay

Trump makes way in at least one part of Washington – souvenir shops

Study: Post-9/11 vets more likely to be employed, and in steadier jobs

Not the ‘blue wave’ they hoped for, but Democrats made gains in 2020

Sticks and zones: The right hockey equipment can elevate a player’s game

Toned down Fiesta Bowl still has meaning for Oregon, Iowa State

Digitized health records, safety apps could be game-changer for athletes at every level

Lending a hand(print): Athletes raise awareness for missing, murdered Indigenous women

Democrats pass independents, can’t overtake GOP in voter registration

Anti-Semetic hate vandalism

Arizona hate crimes bounced back in 2019, experts fear a surge in 2020

‘Divas’ and suckers: The fight to save endangered Colorado River fish

As pandemic surges, officials call COVID-19 fatigue real and dangerous

As protests for racial justice divided the country, ASU hockey star found his voice

‘Pushing a rock up the hill’: Former Valley star Tank Johnson leads fight against private prisons

Prom dress calling attention to missing, murdered Indigenous women added to Smithsonian exhibit

After years of lowered refugee admissions, Biden plans sharp reversal

Researchers at Petrified Forest discover fossil of a reptile with claws and a beak

Nonprofit Soldier’s Best Friend pairs rescues with veterans to become service dogs

Biden firm on uranium-mining ban around ‘jewel’ of the Grand Canyon

No fans, no vaccine, no problem: It’s not ideal but Suns excited to showcase new look

Tribal leaders optimistic about Biden; Haaland nomination a good start

‘My story is not done’: Eddie Johnson begins 20th season as voice of Phoenix Suns

After four years of tumult, businesses hopeful for Biden trade policy

Record heat proves to be a queen palm’s worst enemy

Biden’s work cut out for him in plan to undo Trump immigration policy

ACA enrollment uptick a ‘pleasant surprise’ after years of declines

Colorado River Basin winter forecast signals dry times ahead

6 Arizonans discuss the impact Ruth Bader Ginsburg had on their lives

Gun sales hit record in 2020, driven by pandemic, protests, politics

With focus on COVID-19, experts fear opioid crisis may worsen unseen

They shoot, they score: Coyotes’ goal to increase youth hockey participation a success

Phoenix PD offers officers mental health training; community members say that’s not enough

High-stakes races sparked high-dollar giving by Arizona voters in 2020

‘Yelp’-like reviews for social justice? ASU civil rights center seeks ways to target systemic inequality

‘I wanted to do more than hold a sign’: Street medic crew forms out of Black Lives Matter protests

Monday Morning Sun Devil: ASU rout in Territorial Cup reflects state of program

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As legal challenges continue to fall, Biden electors set to meet, vote

‘I am that character’: New Marvel heroes battle underrepresentation of Native Americans in comics

Three Arizona tribal leaders on diverse slate of 11 electoral voters

Transgender patients face uphill battle for care amid discrimination, doctor shortage

Michelangelo up close: Exhibit brings replicas of Sistine Chapel masterpieces to Phoenix

House calls: Arizona lawmakers land in COVID-19 quarantine more often

Struggles of Cave Creek district are emblematic of Arizona schools during COVID-19

Pandemic, Trump and racism drive voter turnout in some tribal communities

Holiday punch: COVID-19 worries mean no holiday party for most offices

Biosphere 2 study: Tropical forests may be more resilient to rising temperatures than predicted

What to know about open carry gun laws in Arizona

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Immigration advocates hail DACA reinstatement; DHS promises appeal

Navajo program again distributes reservation coal to heat tribal homes

No cold elders: Volunteers provide firewood for Navajo families ahead of winter

First COVID-19 vaccines, vaccinations expected in Arizona by Dec. 15

Home on the road: COVID-19 closures mean Lakers fans will travel to see the champs play

Once used to track foodborne illnesses, UArizona team now traces COVID contacts

Navajo warn hospitals at ‘breaking point’ in worsening COVID-19 surge

Superspreaders, clusters and dead ends: Research reveals more about how coronavirus spreads

Gilbert’s Made With Love Market reopens, brings together small business owners

Tolleson, Chandler communities saddened by COVID-related deaths of two beloved coaches

Ducey rejects new COVID-19 limits, as models foresee swamped hospitals

Kelly takes oath, casts first vote as Arizona’s newest senator

Mesa teachers union urges district to halt in-person classes

State posts new COVID-19 case record, as possible holiday surge looms

Phoenix City Council expected to decide fate of local sports tournaments this week

‘Devastating’: Brophy Prep swimming reflects on season halted by COVID-19

Navajo health director named to Biden’s advisory board on COVID-19

State leaders deride daylong rehash of rejected voting irregularities

Census: Not sure it can exclude migrants, but wants to be left to try

Proposition 207: What happens before recreational marijuana becomes legal in Arizona?

Kelly already playing part of senator ahead of next week’s swearing-in

Citizenship Rush

‘We hold these truths to be’ A, B or C? Citizenship test gets harder

1 in 10 Maricopa County residents have likely had COVID-19, new study finds

Appeals court upholds child pornography conviction of Tucson man

That’s awkward: Trump touts Arizona election review that won’t happen

Copper rush: Opponents worry feds have fast-tracked Resolution mine OK

How Arizona universities are riding the waves of COVID-19

Food banks receive government help to fill bellies during holidays

COVID-19 cases could push hospital beds, staff to limit, official says

Inequality in dermatology brings misdiagnoses for patients of color

After weeks of fighting, ballot counting may be near finish in Arizona

Holiday travel down this year, but millions still hit roads, airports

Nico Mannion, former NBA father Pace, reflect on former Pinnacle standout landing with Warriors

Lost on the front lines: Health care workers in Southwest who died fighting COVID-19

Mayors again call for statewide mask mandate as COVID-19 cases surge

ASU basketball’s crowded backcourt gives ‘Guard U’ a preseason top 25 nod

California high school athletes travel to Arizona to keep playing through COVID-19

Another judge dismisses another GOP suit over election, ballot count

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Schools welcome state mandate for masks in classrooms, buses, events

Flagstaff’s Snowbowl Ski Resort ready to open with COVID-19 restrictions

No average Guy: Apache Junction football player remembered for drive, compassion

Community health centers struggle to serve and survive during pandemic

Judge promises quick decision in latest Arizona GOP attack on election

In emotional Senate farewell, McSally thanks voters, wishes Kelly well

Coconino official backs bill to burn forest waste for renewable energy

Ducey acts to reduce COVID risks from Thanksgiving travelers and winter visitors

Carbon free energy required by 2050 under Arizona Corporation Commission proposal

Want to play golf with Bobby Hurley or Sean Miller? Auction gives you the chance

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Arizona comes up short on report on lung cancer screening, treatment

‘This is trauma’: Some Latino children face mental health struggles during pandemic

Ballot count complete, but Republicans press ahead with challenges

Mount Graham red squirrel makes comeback, but not out of the woods yet

AIA recommends postponing start of winter sports seasons

Delay of games: Back-to-back cancellations leave ASU football on uncertain path

‘Disruptive and cruel’: Native Americans worry as Supreme Court weighs repeal of health care act

Pick one: California multisport athletes forced to choose, putting college recruitment at risk

Trump backers take their turn, crowding Washington streets in protest

As it drops one challenge, GOP files new suit over election returns

McSally concedes to Kelly, capping costly and high-profile Senate race

COVID-19 vaccine test subjects weighed risks, rolled up their sleeves

Phoenix Rising re-sign eight starters, Junior Flemmings not among them

Youth advocacy groups kept voters safe and informed on Election Day

ASU’s Herm Edwards, multiple players test positive for COVID-19 as game vs. Cal canceled

Big Ten, here we come: ASU hockey team opens season at Michigan

Trump’s voting irregularity claims get cold reception in court hearing

Field of flags tries to make sense of staggering COVID-19 death toll

Forecast calls for drier, warmer winter to follow ‘nonsoon’ summer

Arizona State football game against California remains in doubt

Burned acreage up sharply, as Arizona 2020 wildfire season winds down

Despite ‘eerie’ vibe, NASCAR Championship Weekend a hit with drivers, fans

Soldiering on: After layoff, guardsman wins ‘best warrior’ competition

Navajo hemp investigation expands to federal marijuana, labor probe

Fallen heroes remembered on Memorial Day

COVID-19 and Veterans Day: Remember your mask as you remember our vets

Pandemic shines light on complex coexistence of modern times, traditional ways on Navajo Nation

Trump lawsuit targets Maricopa vote count, as gap with Biden narrows

Telehealth is the best option for some but not all, mental health experts say

Arizonans will be watching closely when Supreme Court takes up ACA

Biden claims ‘clear victory’ as Arizonans await final vote counts in razor-thin election