WASJHINGTON - The House voted Thursday to expand civil rights protections to include sexual orientation, gender identity and pregnancy, a move supporters said will grant those groups "the full equality under the law they deserve."
TEMPE – Look out: The Arizona State gymnastics team scored a season-high 197.450 against Arizona and is ranked 17th in the country.
PHOENIX – Phoenicians can travel to Italy this winter with a trip to “Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition” at the Croft Downtown in Phoenix’s warehouse district. Life-size prints of the famous frescoes adorn the walls and ceilings so visitors can get a closer look.
CAVE CREEK – Cave Creek Unified School District students, parents and teachers are dealing with long term substitutes reflecting the struggles of other schools.
‘It’s creating a new normal’: A Navajo school district and its students fight to overcome amid COVID-19
PIÑON – Even in the best of times, Native American K-12 students have faced an uphill battle to getting a high school diploma. Now COVID has brought new challenges, but one district is doing everything it can to help its students persevere.
PHOENIX – The coronavirus pandemic has upended children’s lives and, for some, harmed their mental health. Researchers and social workers say that Latino children are especially vulnerable to suffering poor mental health during COVID, and the ramifications could be long-lasting.
PHOENIX - If fans look a little, well, stiff at Saturday’s Arizona State game, don’t be alarmed. They are cardboard cutouts..
PHOENIX – People went to medicine men in Indian Country for help, exposing them to the virus and tensions between modern medicine and traditional ways.
PHOENIX – Amid celebrations on one side, and vows to keep fighting on the other, Arizonans on Sunday awaited final vote counts even as President-elect Joe Biden claimed a “clear victory."
Disinformation has been spread over social media throughout the 2020 election.
PHOENIX – Arizona draws national attention, Trump supports protest the election process and “Sharpie-gate” rumors add to unfounded tensions as the vote count continues in Arizona. Some media outlets have called the state for Joe Biden, but election officials caution that some 200,000 ballots still need to be counted in Maricopa County alone.
WASHINGTON - State election officials are trying to knock down a social media report - since labeled "false information" - that the everyday Sharpie was used in a scheme to invalidate ballots of unsuspecting voters. Sharpie votes still count, officials said.