By Valerie Gonzales | March 6, 2020
LOS ANGELES – With the spread of COVID-19, which has killed more than 3,000 people worldwide, the 2020 Summer Games could be postponed or canceled.
By Vandana Ravikumar | Sept. 6, 2019
WASHINGTON - Two years after the Trump administration announced plans to kill Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the program still has a pulse - though advocates worry about how long that might last, and the Supreme Court could settle the question this fall.
By Brendon Kleen | Aug. 21, 2019
PHOENIX – One Phoenix charter school is using involvement in sports and physical training to build up students in and out of class.
By Cronkite Staff | Oct. 19, 2018
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.
By Imani Stephens and Alexis Egeland | Aug. 23, 2018
WASHINGTON - A reported plan to let local schools use federal funds to buy guns and gun training sparked an immediate backlash from Arizona advocates and educators, who called the idea "absurd - and dangerous."
By Rebecca Spiess | July 26, 2018
An Anti-Defamation League annual review of SCOTUS opinions paints a picture of this year’s Supreme Court decisions on immigrant detentions, voting rights for minorities, religious rights at a Colorado bakery and anti-abortion pregnancy centers. How people view those decisions depends on their ideology, a panel of legal and political experts says.
By Philip Athey | May 8, 2018
WASHINGTON - Decades after Congress and the courts sharply limited Native Americans of the ability to enforce their laws, lawmakers have only recently started to restore that authority to tribal courts and cops.
By Philip Athey | April 27, 2018
WASHINGTON - Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said a new "master database of voters" should help Arizona and other states improve the accuracy of voter rolls and increase access to voter registration, by combining the Social Security death index with voting and drivng records from multiple states.
By Philip Athey | April 27, 2018
WASHINGTON - Arizona had the fifth-highest fatal hit-and-run rate among states in 2016, a year that saw the most hit-and-runs fatalities nationwide, according to the AAA, which said that pedestrians and cyclists are the two most likely victims of hit-and-run accidents.
By Philip Athey | April 25, 2018
WASHINGTON - First-time Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni lost to Republican Debbie Lesko in Arizona's 8th District, but experts say Democrats can still consider the closer-than-expected race a victory in the staunchly conservative district - and a warming for to the GOP for fall.
By Philip Athey | April 24, 2018
WASHINGTON - New campaign filings show Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, has raised $8.2 million, more than the three leading GOP contenders for Senate combined, and a recent poll showed her winning a matchup against any of the three leading Republicans. But experts say it's early yet.
By Kyley Schultz | April 23, 2018
WASHINGTON - As students walk out of classes to protest gun violence, the federal agency that had collected data on school shootings quietly stopped gathering it last year, leaving advocates scrambling to make sense of varied and sometimes conflicting private records.