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Mercury: Skylar Diggins-Smith absence not related to disagreement with Diana Taurasi

PHOENIX – Despite a bench disagreement with teammate Diana Taurasi during a loss in Las Vegas, Mercury guard Skylar Diggins-Smith missed Thursday night’s home loss against Dallas due to a non-COVID illness and not because of a fight, the team said.


Change of course: Modernization, COVID-19 pandemic help revitalize golf

MESA – Since COVID-19, golf has experienced a boom in popularity. Sales are up, more people are playing and the sport is growing at the professional level.


Chicano Park, hogar de la mayor concentración de murales chicanos del mundo, cumple 52 años

SAN DIEGO – En el vecindario Logan Heights de esta ciudad fronteriza, generaciones han trabajado para preservar Chicano Park, un paraíso del arte y la cultura mexicano-estadounidense que cuenta con la mayor concentración de murales chicanos al aire libre en el mundo.


Una madre en Yuma documenta la lucha de su hijo de 4 años con el raro síndrome de Moebius

YUMA - El síndrome de Moebius es una afección congénita que impide algunos o todos los movimientos faciales y oculares, y viene con otras complicaciones de salud. Una madre de Yuma ha documentado el viaje de la lucha de su hijo de 4 años con el raro trastorno.

Zeke Lugo, a la izquierda, su padre, Adrian Lugo, su hermano Tobias Lugo y su madre Eliza Moody, posan para una foto en su casa de Yuma el 3 de abril de 2022. (Foto por Genesis Alvarado/Cronkite Noticias)

Back-to-back victories over New Mexico United help Phoenix Rising achieve two goals

CHANDLER – Phoenix Rising FC played rival New Mexico United in back-to-back games: one in league play, one in the U.S. Open Cup. Victories in both helped achieve multiple goals.


‘I just like being able to breathe’: Phoenix travelers react to halt of travel mask mandate

PHOENIX – Many travelers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport were relieved to fly without masks after a federal judge halted a mandate that has been in effect and extended several times since January 2021.


Brittney Griner’s absence weighs on Phoenix Mercury as training camp begins

PHOENIX – As the Phoenix Mercury opened training camp, all they could think about was the absence of Brittney Griner, who remains detained in Russia on drug charges.


Coyotes’ franchise record for NHL debuts signals team in full rebuild mode

PHOENIX – With the newest additions of NCAA standouts Jack McBain and Nathan Smith, the Arizona Coyotes have set a single-season franchise record with 10 players making their NHL debuts in 2022. The mark confirms the team is in full rebuild mode.


Migrantes esperan en la frontera mientras políticos bloquean el levantamiento de la prohibición de solicitudes de asilo por COVID-19

NOGALES, Sonora, México – Miles de inmigrantes esperan a lo largo de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México el levantamiento del Título 42, una política promulgada por la administración Trump que prohibió a los migrantes y solicitantes de asilo como medida de seguridad y salud pública durante la pandemia. Con historias de violencia y dejando atrás sus vidas en un instante, están atrapados en cruces fronterizos como Nogales, Sonora, debido a una batalla política en Washington, D.C.


Migrants wait at the border while U.S. battles over lifting COVID-19 ban on processing asylum applications

NOGALES, Sonora, Mexico – Thousands of immigrants wait along the U.S.-Mexico border for the lifting of Title 42, a policy enacted by the Trump administration that banned migrants and asylum seekers as a public health and safety measure during the pandemic. With stories of violence and leaving their lives behind in an instant, they are stuck at border crossings like Nogales, Sonora, thanks to a political battle in Washington, D.C.


‘These are people, too’: Nonprofit helps ex-inmates get health care

PHOENIX – Nonprofits like one in Texas and Arizona’s Prescott Valley are helping the formerly incarcerated start again. One primary goal: Ensure they have access to the health care they need, especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


Phoenix fellowship cultivating the next generation of urban farmers

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Urban Agriculture Fellowship Program pairs urban farmers who are struggling to find apprentices with the next generation of urban farmers. Project Roots in south Phoenix is training one of nine fellows.