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Washington in unprecedented lockdown days before Biden’s inauguration

WASHINGTON - When President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in Wednesday, it will be in front of a National Mall fenced off to crowds, just one in a series of extraordinary security measures put in place the face of threats of armed protests by right-wing and pro-Trump groups.


‘Kill the Indian, save the man’: Stories of Indian boarding schools still echo

WASHINGTON – Six rows of white tombstones – each belonging to a child who died while attending the Carlisle Indian Industrial School – stood firmly in the dewy Pennsylvania grass, bearing the names of children who lost their lives while being forced to assimilate to a new world.


Arizona attempts unprecedented mass vaccination as COVID-19 surges

Arizona health officials have opened a 24-hour drive-thru vaccination site at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, as part of efforts to get the COVID-19 shot to more people more quickly.


For the love of animals: High suicide rates reflect the many stresses of veterinarians

Veterinarians have a much higher suicide rate than the general public, which is something many vets are reluctant to talk about. Advocates say the veterinary field must do more to address the issue.


As soccer season nears, ASU’s Barbieri remains stranded in Brazil

PHOENIX – COVID-19 has shut down travel from Brazil, leaving ASU women’s soccer Lara Barbieri stranded in Brazil.


Four decades after memorable run with ASU, Lionel Hollins still thriving

PHOENIX — Former ASU basketball standout Lionel Hollins is still finding success, this time with the Los Angeles Lakers.


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: “The scale (of fire damage) that we're experiencing now, we actually don't know what the hydrologic impacts will be,” said Anne Nolin, a geography professor at the University of Nevada, Reno.


Longtime friends, Valley quarterbacks Purdy, Shough square off in Fiesta Bowl

PHOENIX – The Playstation Fiesta Bowl features two major college programs with a common theme: They both sport former Arizona high school quarterbacks. Brock Purdy and Tyler Shough meet again.


Study: Post-9/11 vets more likely to be employed, and in steadier jobs

WASHINGTON - Post-9/11 veterans are not only more likely to be employed than the general population, they are also more likely to be in jobs that are immune to recession, according to a recent report by the Census Bureau.


Digitized health records, safety apps could be game-changer for athletes at every level

PHOENIX – PRIVIT, a leader in the protected health-information field, feeds off a year of uncertainty and aims to impact the way organizations prioritize health care history.


Nonprofit Soldier’s Best Friend pairs rescues with veterans to become service dogs

PHOENIX – Arizona nonprofit Soldier’s Best Friend adopts dogs from local shelters and trains them along with veterans with PTSD or traumatic brain injury to become service dogs.


Tribal leaders optimistic about Biden; Haaland nomination a good start

WASHINGTON - The federal government may not have a stellar track record when it comes to keeping promises with Native Americans, but tribal leaders in Arizona said they think, and hope, President-elect Joe Biden could be the exception.