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Arizona’s ban on mask mandates in schools criticized by health experts

PHOENIX – Health experts speaking on behalf of the Committee to Protect Health Care have expressed concern regarding Arizona’s decision to ban mandatory mask-wearing and COVID-19 testing in public schools.


Dreamers in Arizona have mixed feelings about Biden’s immigration plan

PHOENIX – Recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program have mixed feelings about the immigration plan outlined by President Joe Biden.


Fleeing chaos, Venezuelans flock to Panama but struggle to find work

PANAMA CITY, Panama – 150,000 Venezuelans have fled to Panama, where they are reshaping the country’s labor force and cultural life.


Districts, parents still unsure how to safely open Arizona schools

PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Education has guidelines for schools to help them reopen in the fall. Now it’s up to districts to figure out the best options.


GOP eyeing new convention sites, raising hopes of Arizona officials

With the Republican National Committee actively seeking new homes for its August convention, some in Arizona are angling for the state to get in line with the long list of other potential suitors.


Arizona lawmakers follow party line in impeachment hearing questioning

WASHINGTON - The House Judiciary Committee ended a daylong hearing into possible articles of impeachment Wednesday against President Donald Trump with bitter partisan sparring, and Arizona lawmakers on the panel largely followed suit.


To ease teacher shortage, pilot program in Tucson offers free tuition, $1,000 a month

TUCSON – The University of Arizona’s “Pathways to Teaching” program helps people who have already taken 60 hours toward a college degree finish studies that will lead to teaching certificates. Supporters say the pilot program is one small step to decrease teacher shortages and increase retention.


Asarco, striking workers set to resume contract talks in two weeks

WASHINGTON - Striking Asarco workers say contract talks with management have been set for Nov. 14, a month after close to 1,800 workers walked off job sites and onto picket lines at facilities in Arizona and Texas.


Drinking clubs for white millennial men, or fraternities for hate?

The Proud Boys and Identity Evropa say they're defending the endangered white race, but those who track hate groups say they're part of a “millennial male phenomenon” that's changing the face of white nationalism.


Paper chase: Phoenix Union helps with financial aid forms to get more students into college

More Phoenix students are filling out their FAFSA and going to college with the help of an innovative program created by Phoenix Union High School District and the Be A Leader Foundation.


Mexicans and Americans – a complicated relationship

QUERETARO, Mexico - A Cronkite journalist goes on a listening tour in Mexico to hear about hundreds of years of history and the different takes on the current, complicated feelings that regular Mexicans have toward the United States.


Citizenship requests hit new high in state, nation, more growth likely

WASHINGTON - Naturalization applications in Arizona jumped 48 percent over the past three years, to more than 19,000 last year, a number that advocates expect will continue to rise as immigrants look for reassurance in the current political climate.

Citizenship Rush