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COVID-19 vaccine test subjects weighed risks, rolled up their sleeves

WASHINGTON - Tubac Fire Chief Cheryl Horvath and Rep. Amish Shah, D-Phoenix, don't have much in common, but both wanted to help fight COVID-19. So they signed up to be test subjects in clinical vaccine trials, just two of the thousands of volunteers nationwide.


Trump support among Latinos steady; still trails Democrats by far

WASHINGTON - Recent polls suggest that about one in three Latino voters will support President Donald Trump this fall. But the also show that, while Trump's numbers may be higher than expected, Latino voters as a whole are firmly in the Democrats' camp.


Puerto Rican heritage important to Desert Edge standout Steven Ortiz Jr.

PHOENIX – Desert Edge standout Steven Ortiz Jr. wants to share his love of football with the Puerto Rican community.


Migrants hope to work legally in Panama, but some jobs are off-limits

PANAMA CITY, Panama – The nation of Panama reserves 56 professions for citizens only, leaving otherwise qualified migrants struggling to find legal employment.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey extends eviction moratorium until Oct. 31

PHOENIX – Gov. Doug Ducey extended his moratorium, which was slated to expire next week, a change lawmakers and housing advocates had lobbied for to avoid a surge in homelessness.


Rise in homelessness feared after eviction moratorium ends

PHOENIX – School districts make plans to reopen or go remote, an Arizona teacher dies after working remotely with other teachers, and other headlines from around the Grand Canyon State.


Tucson officials rally behind police chief, reject resignation after in-custody death

PHOENIX - Tucson officials turned down Police Chief Chris Magnus' tendered resignation this week after city officials, and even the family of a man who died in police custody, rallied behind the chief.


Tucson chief offers to resign over handling of police-custody death in April

Two months after an Arizona man died in Tucson police custody, a federal investigation into the death is underway and the municipal government is in turmoil.


Mexico changes renewable energy rules, citing COVID-19 pandemic

MEXICO CITY – New regulations introduced by the government favor the fossil fuel industry and may stifle the renewable energy market in Mexico, critics say.


More questions than answers to Trump threat of immigration suspension

PHOENIX – Trump tweeted his intention Monday night to temporarily restrict immigration to the U.S. by signing an executive order, inciting confusion and uncertainty.

President Trump sits in Oval Office, reading a printed memo.

Report: Migrant workers faced dangerous conditions even before COVID-19

WASHINGTON - Migrant farmworkers are in "serious danger" of contracting coronavirus because of ongoing poor conditions like overcrowded housing, buses and lack of access to healthcare, according to a new report.


Mexican government’s ‘Health Windows’ aid U.S. immigrants with preventative care

TUCSON – Ventanilla de Salud is a free program funded by the Mexican government that gives immigrants access to affordable health care. Last month, volunteers provided free checkups across Tucson.