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House OKs ERA bill, Violence Against Women Act in Women’s History Month

WASHINGTON — The House reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act and lifted the deadline for ERA ratification during Women’s History Month.


Federal judge rejects Apache Stronghold request to block Oak Flat mine

WASHINGTON - A federal judge Friday refused to order a halt to the proposed Resolution Copper Mine on Oak Flat, land that opponents say is sacred to the Apache people and will be destroyed by the mine.


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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.


Trump makes way in at least one part of Washington – souvenir shops

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump continues to challenge President-elect Joe Biden's win, but it's time for Trump to go in some parts of Washington - the souvenir shops, to make way for Biden-Harris swag.


Arizona’s Tracy Cortez hopes to shake rust off at UFC’s Fight Island

PHOENIX - Can Tracy Cortez make it eight straight wins? The Arizonan hopes to show off her skills at UFC’s Fight Island.


Nearly three-quarters of youth behind bars suffer from mental health issues

Kids in the juvenile justice system struggle with mental health issues at higher rates, yet they often don’t receive treatment.


‘Angel Mom’ stirs up devil of a furor over anti-Semitic tweet

WASHINGTON - Mary Ann Mendoza, the Mesa mom and evangelist for get-tough immigration policy, was pulled from the Republican National Convention speakers list Tuesday for retweeting a conspiracy-laden, anti-Semitic diatribe hours before her speech.


Head games: Former volleyball player believes concussions led to mental health issues

PHOENIX – Concussion education is important to Stephanie Cahill. She played high school volleyball from 14 to 16 years old and suffered five concussions, two of them while playing club ball. Now 23, she believes the anxiety and depression she has experienced since the injuries are related.


Activists, parents call for the removal of police from schools

PHOENIX – As school districts across the country remove police from schools, many in Phoenix and Los Angeles are calling for similar action.


Powwows move online to keep Indigenous communities together

PHOENIX – In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Native Americans have come together online in virtual powwows.


State taking steps to reopen economy, but reviving it could take years

WASHINGTON - Arizona took another tentative step toward reopening the state's economy Monday, when dine-in restaurants were allowed to resume limited service. But while reopening the economy could come relatively swiftly, experts say reviving the economy could take years.