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What’s at stake in Arizona’s 2020 election

PHOENIX – The polls are open in Arizona: Mail-in ballots and early voting make it unlikely presidential results will be announced tonight. Many have speculated whether this could be the year the battleground state swings blue for the first time since ’96.


Court blocks order giving voters more time to fix unsigned mail ballots

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Tuesday temporarily blocked a lower court ruling that would have given Arizona voters five days past Election Day to fix early ballots that were accidentally filed without a signature.


Flake, Kolbe join former GOP lawmakers backing Biden over Trump

WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and Rep. Jim Kolbe joined two dozen former GOP Congress members backing Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, saying President Donald Trump "is not capable of doing the job."


Asians make long transcontinental journey to reach U.S., new opportunities

LA PEÑITA, PANAMA – An increasing number of migrants from far-flung places in Asia are attempting to get to the United States via a long journey through South and Central America.


On their way north, pregnant migrants brave a harrowing jungle crossing in Panama

BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama – Panama has been overwhelmed by the increasing numbers of migrants coming through the Darién jungle that separates it from Colombia – an increasing number of them are pregnant women.


Ducey, Hoffman pledge flexibility, but say school doors will open Aug. 17

PHOENIX - Arizona schools must open their doors to at least some of their students on Aug. 17, state officials said Thursday, but districts will have the flexibility to offer alternative schooling to students who want to stay home.


One Cuban migrant family’s long, perilous journey to freedom

PHOENIX – Cubans seeking political asylum are increasingly taking a long, dangerous, intercontinental journey.


Diamondbacks minor-leaguer tests negative for coronavirus as team adjusts to new normal

PHOENIX – An Arizona Diamondbacks player has tested negative for the coronavirus as the team adjusts to a new normal.


Breaking the silence: Native Americans overcome taboos in battle against suicide

WHITERIVER – Native Americans have the highest suicide rates in the U.S., and youth are especially affected. Both on reservations and in cities, efforts are underway to build resilience and break the taboo of talking about mental health.


A family affair: Father, son make mark as graffiti grows in acceptance

PHOENIX - Some dads play catch with their sons. Noe "Such Styles" Baez painted graffiti with his son Champ, paving the way for what may be the only father-son graffiti team in the increasingly popular world of graffiti art.


Venezuelan artists strive to survive, make a difference in Peru

Talented Venezuelan migrants in Peru share their stories about trying to earn a living through art.


Arizona’s messy tax system hampers small businesses battling online retailers for tax fairness

PHOENIX – The Arizona Legislature is considering a bill that would require online retailers who do not have a physical facility in the state to pay sales taxes on goods purchased by Arizonans. However, the state’s 93 city tax codes complicate the issue.