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Beating a hasty retweet: Avoiding the downsides of social media

WASHINGTON - Social media are filled with images of seemingly perfect people living seemingly perfect lives, but don't show the depression and anxiety that experts say can come from increased social media use. With thoughtful posting and viewing, they say, there are ways to counter the downsides of social media.

GOP lawmakers make ‘surreal’ return to field where gunman opened fire

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Gloomy skies and a rain-soaked field did not stop Republican lawmakers from returning to practice Wednesday at the baseball field where a gunman opened fire last summer, wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and three others, a return one lawmaker described as "surreal.".

Spring sprung: NOAA sees warmer, drier spring in Arizona, Southwest

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center are calling for a spring with above-average temperatures and below-average precipitation this year, as Arizona enters its 21st year of drought conditions.

Arizona sees continued solar job growth, despite national dip in 2017

WASHINGTON - Solar jobs in the U.S. fell last year for the first time since 2010, but Arizona bucked the trend and remained one of the biggest states in the country for solar jobs, a new report says. The annual Solar Census said jobs in Arizona grew 15 percent, to 8,381 positions in 2017.

McCain called friend, a ‘character’ as Naval Academy honors ailing senator

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Arizona Sen. John McCain was recalled as both a friend and as one of the "most colorful characters" at the U.S. Naval Academy during a ceremony Friday where he was honored as one of the academy's distinguished graduates.

17 lives, 17 minutes: Students rally, walk out of schools to mark one month since the Parkland shooting

Students are gathering at the Arizona Capitol, walk out of schools across the state and nation to protest gun violence.

Arizonans join hundreds paying respects to Billy Graham at Capitol

WASHINGTON - Arizona residents Crystal Van Dyke and Jamie Wooldridge were some of the first in line to pay respects to famed evangelist Rev. Billy Graham as he was lying in honor in the Capitol Rotunda, one of few civilians accorded the honor.

Crowded field for House special election raises more than $1.1 million

WASHINGTON - With a week to the special primary for the 8th Congressional District, FEC reports show a Democrat has raised and spent more than any of the 20 candidates in the heavily Republican district, but analysts say that funding is not likely to help in the general election.

Finalists hope Native American vets memorial is place of honor, healing

WASHINGTON - The charge for the National Native American Veterans Memorial was daunting: Design a memorial that honors the contributions of every tribe to every war fought for the U.S. More than 100 took up the challenge, and five design finalists have been chosen.

McCain backs immigration bill blasted as ‘waste of time’ by Trump

WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain co-sponsored a bipartisan bill that gives DACA recipients a path to citizenship and calls for beefed-up border security - but excludes border wall funding, causing the president to brand it a "waste of time."

Rally calls state, Maricopa ‘ground zero’ for voter suppression issues

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats and voting-rights activists Thursday described Arizona as "ground zero" for voter suppression, what they said was one of the results of the Supreme Court's 2013 "gutting" of the Voting Rights Act.