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

WASHINGTON - The civics test. long been a crucial part of the citizenship process, gets its first update in decade next week, with twice the questions but the same passing score. USCIS calls it needed upgrade, critics see anti-immigrant motives behind the move.

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

WASHINGTON - Trump campaign lawyers dropped claims of voter fraud Thursday, telling a Maricopa County Superior Court judge instead that they were in court to point out "good faith errors" by election officials that could have affected the vote count.


Hot races, new battleground status make Phoenix tops for political ads

PHOENIX – A slew of high-profile races and Arizona's new status as a battleground state made Phoenix the top market in the country for presidential political advertising during this election season, according to a recent report.


Scary local talent will be on display during UFC Fight Night on Halloween

PHOENIX – Local talent from Tempe, Surprise will be well-represented on Halloween on ESPN+ during UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas


Friday is deadline to request mail ballot, arrange for remote voting from hospitals, nursing homes

PHOENIX – Friday at 5 p.m. is the deadline to request a ballot-by-mail or a special election board for voters in hospitals and nursing homes.


Arizona’s Tracy Cortez hopes to shake rust off at UFC’s Fight Island

PHOENIX - Can Tracy Cortez make it eight straight wins? The Arizonan hopes to show off her skills at UFC’s Fight Island.


Kayla Mueller’s story featured in debate, recalled in Phoenix event

WASHINGTON - Family friends said Prescott residents Carl and Marsha Mueller are "overwhelmed" by a whirlwind three days that saw the indictment of terrorists accused of killing their daughter, Kayla, whose story was featured in Wednesday's vice presidential debate.


Napier rejects Democrats’ claim of racist infiltration of police

WASHINGTON - Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier pushed back against claims that white supremacists have infiltrated police agencies, telling a House committee Tuesday that he has "simply not been exposed" to any evidence of that.


Action on missing, murdered women legislation caps years of advocacy

WASHINGTON - Native American advocates and families have worked for years to draw attention to Indian Country's epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women. The federal government finally passed legislation that could help do something about it.


What recent polls can tell us about the Arizona Senate race

Some new polls have Mark Kelly leading by almost 20 points. But the gap might not actually be that large. We dug into the data.


COVID-19 cases on reservation at lowest point since May, but Navajos urged to remain vigilant

PHOENIX – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said there was only one case of COVID-19 in a 24-hour period but warned of a possible spike in the wake of the three-day Labor Day weekend.


Latinos criticize lack of prominent roles at Democratic convention

WASHINGTON - Hispanic Democrats are upset with what they see as a failure to adequately feature Latinos in the just-ended Democratic National Convention, but Biden campaign officials claim it was the "most diverse national political convention in history."