By Megan U. Boyanton | Friday, Dec. 6, 2019
WASHINGTON - A new report claims there have been 636 violent attacks on asylum seekers returned to Mexico under a Trump administration policy, with close to half of those incidents coming in just the last two months.
‘Chaotic, beautiful thing’: The story behind Party Hard Wrestling, Arizona’s weirdest independent wrestling promotion
By Tyler Dunn | Friday, Dec. 6, 2019
MESA – “Too art for the wrestling crowd, too wrestling for the art crowd,” Party Hard Wrestling has become a fixture of the Arizona independent wrestling community.
By Megan U. Boyanton | Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers grilled military branch heads over poor living conditions in privately managed military housing complexes, with Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., comparing the private operators to "slumlords," as a new GAO report showed deep problems with program oversight.
By Christina Estes | Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019
PHOENIX – As Phoenix moves forward with plans to build a Latino Cultural Center, the location remains uncertain.
By Wissam Melhem | Friday, Nov. 22, 2019
WASHINGTON - Two months of investigation and two weeks of televised hearings do not appear to have changed any minds in Arizona's congressional delegation about the potential impeachment of President Donald Trump, a situation so far mirrored in the public, according to recent polls.
By Megan U. Boyanton | Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019
WASHINGTON - For the first time in at least a year, more adult immigrants were apprehended at the southern border than families in October, according to numbers released Thursday by Customs and Border Protection.
By Megan U. Boyanton | Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019
WASHINGTON - The much-anticipated first day of open House impeachment hearings arrived Wednesday with none of the drama of recent high-profile events like the Kavanaugh confirmation, with one Arizona lawmaker describing the hearing as "pretty dry."
By Anikka Abbott | Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019
PHOENIX – Jill Guernsey de Zapien She helped start a program in southeastern Arizona to bring better care to rural residents, particularly farmworkers.
By Megan U. Boyanton | Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona farm groups said a proposal to expand the immigrant workforce and make it easier for those workers to stay in the U.S. is an important first step toward solving the problem of getting and keeping reliable workers - but only a first step.
By Megan U. Boyanton | Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019
WASHINGTON - Hector Barajas-Varela told a House panel he is proud to have served as a paratrooper in the Army's 82nd Airborne Division - even after the country deported him twice. And he is not alone: More than 44,000 noncitizens served between 2013 and 2018, and 250 vet faced deportation in that time.
By Megan U. Boyanton | Monday, Oct. 28, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona has taken in 1,291 Syrians since 2014, but for those refugees the war back home is never far away, whether they are worrying about loved ones or worrying about saying something here that can get family members there in trouble with one side or the other.
By James Carr, Melanie Porter and Grayson Schmidt | Friday, Oct. 18, 2019
PHOENIX – Two Democratic legislators want Sen. Martha McSally to oppose the planned rollback of fuel economy standards by the Trump administration. These standards reduce the amount of air pollution given off by vehicles by forcing manufacturers to make cars with better fuel efficiency.