PHOENIX - Police took to monitoring activists' social media in a year that saw Black Lives Matter rallies, anti-lockdown events, election protests and the Capitol riot - but experts worry that many agencies are operating under barebones surveillance guidelines.
WASHINGTON - They didn't have the high profiles or long tenure of some other members, but Arizona lawmakers in the last Congress ranked relatively high on a recent scorecard of congressional effectiveness, finishing 10th in the House and 14th in the Senate.
WASHINGTON - One benefit of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is work authorization, but it does not extend to Capitol Hill - a surprise to some Arizona Democrats who, barred from hiring Dreamers, are now trying to change the law.
PHOENIX – The COVID-19 pandemic paused the lives of many Arizonans for an extended period of time. Some found resources that helped turn their challenges into a positive situation.
PHOENIX – Transgender military veterans have faced a constant shift in policy, depending on which party is in power. Five of them talk to Cronkite News about their experiences.
Last year, Colorado lawmakers pointed a finger at what they consider a growing threat: speculative investments in water rights. Since then, a state work group has been examining the issue, and the process raises questions about how the West divvies up water.
WASHINGTON - It's important to have boots on the ground when battling wildfires, and state officials will soon be able to put 1,400 more boots on the ground - in the form of up to 700 prison inmates, who will be used to do forest maintenance under a new law.
PHOENIX – From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the growth of chess has escalated to new heights in a virtual setting, thanks to the emergence of the sport’s popularity from “ Twitch and surging online platforms.
PHOENIX – Joe Delagrave’s life was just beginning to take shape as he neared his sophomore football season at Winona State University. Although a boating accident left him in a wheelchair, he found a new calling.
The ability to attend a sporting event, place a bet on a team and possibly return home a winner will soon be a reality in Arizona. So, too, could an uptick in gambling addiction, some worry.
Masks in schools, travel to the Grand Canyon and other parks, eating inside restaurants: As life returns to “normal” after the COVID-19 pandemic, what are the rules and regulations? Here are 13 FAQs about the transition from pandemic restrictions.
PHOENIX – The intermittent fasting that accompanies Ramadan presents unique challenges to Muslim athletes, especially amid Arizona’s torrid heat.