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Arizona lawmakers split as Trump impeached by House for a second time

WASHINGTON - No Arizona lawmakers broke party ranks as the House Wednesday impeached President Donald Trump on a mostly party-line vote, just one week after a deadly mob attack on the Capitol that critics said was incited by the president.


‘I am that character’: New Marvel heroes battle underrepresentation of Native Americans in comics

FLAGSTAFF – Marvel releases new comic book about indigenous heroes


From NFL to American Gladiator to firefighter, Hamilton’s Mark Tucker has found his calling

CHANDLER – Mark Tucker, assistant coach of football powerhouse Hamilton High School, has a backstory that includes the NFL and the American Gladiators.


Suns’ addition of Chris Paul brings praise from former coach

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns acquired Chris Paul in a blockbuster trade, sending four players from the Valley to the Oklahoma City Thunder


Arizona senators split as divided Senate puts Barrett on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON - Arizona conservative groups hailed the confirmation of "capable, brilliant" Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, after a rushed vote Monday that split the Senate along party lines.


Alone among Democrats, Sinema stays silent on GOP Supreme Court push

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is the only Senate Democrat who has not come out against President Donald Trump's plan to quickly replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a pick many say should wait until after the election.


Admirers line up to pay respects to Ginsburg, a ‘lion of equality’

WASHINGTON - Long lines formed outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday as admirers came to pay their final respects to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a liberal icon whom one mourner called a "lion of equality."


Push to replace Ginsburg renews focus on high-stakes Arizona race

WASHINGTON - Arizona's already high-profile Senate race drew new attention with the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and news that a new Arizona senator could be seated in time to vote on her replacement.


Arizonan on Trump’s short list for Supreme Court has low profile

WASHINGTON - When President Donald Trump sits down to pick a Supreme Court nominee to take the seat of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday, Phoenix native Bridget Bade will be on the list. But while Bade is on the shortlist, she also has a relatively short resume.


As workers call for aid, Senate again stalls on COVID-19 relief bill

WASHINGTON - The Senate on Thursday failed to advance a new COVID-19 relief bill, continuing months of partisan stalemate over a Democratic plan the Republicans call a "liberal wish list" and a GOP bill Democrats deride as "emaciated."


Nearly three-quarters of youth behind bars suffer from mental health issues

Kids in the juvenile justice system struggle with mental health issues at higher rates, yet they often don’t receive treatment.


Arizona bars reopen amid COVID-19 guidelines

PHOENIX – Arizona bars reopened after the state health department released a report showing moderate community spread of COVID-19 in most counties. Three bars had liquor licenses yanked.