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Arizona nominee for federal judgeship grilled by GOP senators in hearing

WASHINGTON - Republican senators on Wednesday grilled Arizona attorney Roopali Desai, a nominee to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, over her history of working for progressive causes and her work fighting claims of 2020 election fraud.


It’s a wrap and a wrist slap: Phoenix Mercury season ends with loss and questions

PHOENIX – After losing to the WNBA Finals to the Chicago Sky, the Phoenix Mercury season ends with a $10,000 fine.


‘He got a bad rap’: Friends, NFL executives remember Bill Bidwill’s humble, caring side

TEMPE – Bill Bidwill may have been an enigma to Cardinals fans and others who knew him only through his public persona. But in their tributes to him in the wake of his death at 88, Bidwill’s close friends and associates describe a humble, joke-telling man with a deeply caring nature.


‘You can’t trust adults’: Mountain Pointe scandal raises questions about win at all costs culture

CHANDLER – An assistant football coach's decision to leak game plans to opposing coaches raises questions about the culture of sports.


Becoming Kyler Murray: Cardinals quarterback refined skills in heart of football country

ALLEN, Texas – To understand Kyler Murray, who makes his first NFL start with the Cardinals Sunday, is to appreciate his roots in Texas and Oklahoma.


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Developments in disaster-prone areas mean big bucks for builders but can put homeowners at risk

ELFIN FOREST, Calif. – Some places burn and flood repeatedly. We’re building homes there anyway.



For victims of 2011 Tucson shooting, Wednesday attack a painful reminder

WASHINGTON - It's been more than six years since a shooting spree at a Tucson congressional event killed six and wounded 13, including then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, but Wednesday's shooting in Virginia brought the memories flooding back.