By Christopher Scragg | Friday, Feb. 28, 2020
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - Grand Canyon University student Talesa Jaramillo-Ortiz was excited to be celebrating with like-minded activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference here - even as she worried about the specter of socialism in this fall's elections, a theme that permeated the annual event.
By Grayson Schmidt | Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
WEST HOLLYWOOD – With a large boom of Irish immigrants in Los Angeles during the 1980s came a wave of Gaelic football clubs popping up across Southern California. Some clubs have survived, some were reimagined and some are newly formed. Three teams fit those descriptions, and their stories are told through the unique characters on each.
By James Carr | Monday, Dec. 30, 2019
TUSAYAN – President Donald Trump has listed uranium as a “critical mineral,” which may encourage domestic uranium mining. The Nuclear Fuel Working Group has not issued recommendations yet, but uranium mining companies want quotas lax oversight, while environmental activists push for a ban on uranium mining near the Grand Canyon.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Friday, Nov. 22, 2019
WASHINGTON - A total of 55 million people are expected to travel over the 12-day Thanksgiving travel season, with 31.6 million of them taking to the skies, both increases over last year. Busiest will be the day before Thanksgiving and the Sunday after - which could set a one-day record of 3.1 million fliers.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
WASHINGTON - The American Opportunity Tax Credit lets people, including former inmates, claim a credit for college education expenses - unless they were convicted of a drug crime. Lawmakers are trying to lift that ban, saying someone jailed for drugs should not be denied benefits a murder can get.
By Jake Goodrick | Thursday, May 2, 2019
GANADO – Bus driver Freddie Yazzie inspires students with photos all over bus of other students who succeeded in Navajo community.
By Vandana Ravikumar | Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court said the Havasupai tribe and environmental advocates can challenge an existing uranium mine on land near the Grand Canyon where mining was recently banned, a partial reversal from an earlier ruling that sided with the mining company.
By Alexis Egeland | Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. John McCain lay in state Friday in the U.S. Capitol, honored by the nation's top elected officials and then by thousands who waited in wilting heat for the chance to file past his flag-draped casket.
By Christopher Cadeau and Lillian Donahue | Thursday, March 1, 2018
The Village of Supai, located inside the Grand Canyon, believes that its water supply will be affected by a uranium mine that sits above its watershed. The tribe is now working to try to stop mine production.
By Yu Zhang | Thursday, June 22, 2017
PHOENIX – Two local artists, Hugo Medina and Darrin Armijo-Wardle, took a six-month journey to discover more about a little-known figure with a colorful Arizona history: Malinda Curtis, whose birthdate is unknown but died in 1910. The difficult part was the work it took to uncover a mystery.
By Jose Esparza | Wednesday, June 21, 2017
PHOENIX — After hitting the shot of his life, Curtis Millage raced down the court of Riga Arena in Latvia with pure joy, flexing his muscles to the crowd.
By Joseph Guzman | Monday, April 24, 2017
WASHINGTON - Democratic leaders said Monday that President Donald Trump's insistence on the border wall in the budget has "thrown a monkey wrench" in negotiations to reach a deal by Friday that would head off a government shutdown.