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Giffords, congressional Democrats call for action on gun reform bills

WASHINGTON - Backed by a field of flowers that represent the thousands killed by gun violence each year, former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords joined Democrats who said Congress can act on gun reform or "can let the shooting continue."


Zoom gives Arizonans a voice at Capitol, but getting to speak isn’t that simple

PHOENIX – A procedure requiring Arizonans who want to testify before House and Senate committees to visit the Capitol in person is hindering the public’s ability to participate in the legislative process.


When wildfire burns a high mountain forest, what happens to the snow and runoff?

GREELEY, Colorado – Researchers are studying burned areas high in the Colorado Rockies to see how wildfires affect snow accumulation, snowmelt and water supplies across the West. They’re finding that there’s no simple answer.


Kelly takes oath, casts first vote as Arizona’s newest senator

WASHINGTON - Mark Kelly can drop "senator-elect" from his title .Less than a month after Election Day, Kelly was sworn in as the junior senator from Arizona on Wednesday and will serve the remaining two years of the late Sen. John McCain's term.


Kelly leads McSally after high-profile, high-cost campaign for Senate

WASHINGTON - Senate Democratic challenger Mark Kelly opened a sizable lead in early returns Tuesday over Republican Sen. Martha McSally, who was desperately fighting to hold the seat she was appointed to just two years ago.


Offline and left out: Not all Arizona students can connect for remote learning

PHOENIX – Arizona schools are working to provide resources to families that are without internet connection in the wake of school closures because of the novel coronavirus.


Dating from home: How to find or keep love alive in the time of coronavirus

PHOENIX – Despite stay-at-home orders and other restrictions, couples and those hoping to find love are using creative ways to date from a distance.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Stay-at-home order starts at 5 p.m. Tuesday

PHOENIX – Public schools are closed for the academic year; a lawsuit is being filed on behalf of displaced university students and more updates from the Grand Canyon State.


UNESCO urged to protect World Heritage Site threatened by border wall construction

HERMOSILLO, Mexico – The Trump administration’s border wall construction is threatening El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, according to a petition by conservationists and the Tohono O’odham Tribe.


McSally officially enters costly, high-profile race to keep Senate seat

WASHINGTON - Arizona Republican Sen. Martha McSally officially kicked off the campaign to retain her seat this week, entering a race already awash in cash and which one national analyst calls the "marquee Senate race of the cycle."


Coronavirus hits AZ: Officials confirm case in Tempe, one of five in U.S.

PHOENIX – A Maricopa County resident who recently returned from Wuhan, China, is one of five confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in the U.S. That person was identified as a "member of the ASU community," but officials would not say whether the patient is a student or employee.


Native American veterans still struggling to get the health care they were promised

KYKOTSMOVI – Access to VA health care has been a challenge for Native Americans for decades, and they suffer some of the worst health outcomes. Now, advocates are hoping a new law could expand health care for Native American veterans.