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Initial response strong to special Affordable Care Act open enrollment

WASHINGTON - A special open enrollment period for Affordable Care Act coverage drew 528,005 new enrollees nationwide in its first six weeks, with 9,569 of those consumers in Arizona, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.


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

WASHINGTON - Educators across the state Thursday were calling Gov. Doug Ducey's surprise back-to-school order disruptive, challenging and frustrating, a last-minute complication to reopening plans that many schools already had in the works.


Arizonan on Trump’s short list for Supreme Court has low profile

WASHINGTON - When President Donald Trump sits down to pick a Supreme Court nominee to take the seat of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday, Phoenix native Bridget Bade will be on the list. But while Bade is on the shortlist, she also has a relatively short resume.


COVID-19 is a ‘crisis within a crisis’ for homeless people

PHOENIX – Homeless people are extremely vulnerable to COVID-19, but its impact on them is largely a mystery as data collection is sparse and, minus any coordinated federal response, local governments must figure out how to protect their homeless during the pandemic.


The push to get vital COVID-19 information to Arizonans who don’t speak English

PHOENIX – With federal officials facing criticism over delays in translating vital information about COVID-19, organizations and local governments have stepped in to fill the void by offering their own translations on TV and social media of guidelines meant to combat the disease.


Supreme Court refuses to hear Arizona challenge to California tax law

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Arizona's challenge to California's "extraordinarily aggressive" application of a tax against thousands of out-of-state companies, including as many as 13,000 in Arizona.


Why are so many horses dying? Turf Paradise looks to find answers

PHOENIX – A spike in horse fatalities at Turf Paradise have left the track searching for answers.


16 states file lawsuit against Trump’s national emergency; Arizona isn’t one of them

PHOENIX – President Donald Trump declared a national emergency at the southern border on Friday, prompting 16 states to file a complaint against him. Arizona was not one of them.


Hiking is for everyone, but not everyone feels welcome to hike

PHOENIX – Not everyone feels welcome on hiking trails, for all sorts of reasons. Sometimes it’s about physical ability. Sometimes it’s about transportation. And sometimes it’s about the color of your skin.


In rural Pennsylvania, family detention a world away from the border

WASHINGTON – A former nursing home in eastern Pennsylvania has been converted to a family detention center immigrants, one of three such facilities in the country. Protesters want the facility shut down, but federal officials are eyeing ways to expand the number of such facilities.


Arizona lacks vehicle idling regulations, encourages voluntary action

FLAGSTAFF – Although Flagstaff launched an anti-idling initiative, the city and Maricopa County lack vehicle idling regulations.


Trump rallies Mesa crowd to support Republican McSally in tight Senate race

MESA – President Donald Trump told a crowd of thousands in a Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport hangar Friday night that a vote for U.S. Senate candidate Martha McSally would be the "second-best vote you ever cast." The greatest vote was for him, he said.