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Delay of game: Pac-12 players focus on learning while awaiting start to pandemic-shortened season

PHOENIX- They are not thrilled, but players in the Pac-12 are making the most of their unexpected time off to learn more about the game of football.


Judge denies early Pascua Yaqui voting site, ending years-long feud

WASHINGTON - The Pascua Yaqui Tribe will not get the early voting location it has been asking for since 2018, after a federal judge flatly denied the request he said would overburden an elections office "already stretched to its breaking point."


Can Safford’s Gaethje 2.0 upset undefeated Nurmagomedov at UFC’s Fight Island?

Safford-born Justin Gaethje looks to dethrone reigning lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov on Fight Island.


University of Arizona team cheers success of asteroid-contact mission

WASHINGTON - After years of work, $800 million and 200 million miles in space, it all came down to six seconds - the time OSIRIS-REx spent on the surface of near-Earth asteroid to collect a small sample before heading back to Earth and its University of Arizona designers.


Dodgers host postseason drive-ins for fans during World Series games against Rays

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers have opened the gates of Dodgers Stadium and their parking lot for fans to watch them play in the postseason in a socially distanced way of a drive-in watch party.


Rising enter playoffs minus coach Rick Schantz, league-leading scorer Junior Flemmings

PHOENIX - Phoenix Rising FC will face Sacramento Republic FC Saturday at Casino Arizona Field, without their coach and their league-leading goal scorer.


Sen. McSally, Mark Kelly clash over issues ranging from COVID-19 to border security in Senate debate

PHOENIX – Martha McSally and challenger Mark Kelly clashed over border security, COVID-19 response, and China in the only public debate of the 2020 U.S. Senate race.


Alone among Democrats, Sinema stays silent on GOP Supreme Court push

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is the only Senate Democrat who has not come out against President Donald Trump's plan to quickly replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a pick many say should wait until after the election.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey says state will remain open, prepare for fall

Ducey attributed an expected rise in cases to better testing, while the Navajo Nation locks down to prevent an outbreak and student mental health raises concerns across the Grand Canyon State.


Maricopa official: Disinformation poses threat to election security

WASHINGTON - Election officials need to be as concerned about voting disinformation as they are about people tampering with ballots themselves, a Maricopa County official said Wednesday during a forum on securing the election.

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Admirers line up to pay respects to Ginsburg, a ‘lion of equality’

WASHINGTON - Long lines formed outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday as admirers came to pay their final respects to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a liberal icon whom one mourner called a "lion of equality."


Black and brown people at a crossroads as COVID-19 vaccine trials seek participants

As COVID-19 ravages Black and brown communities, public health officials are calling for their participation in vaccine trials.