By Pat Poblete | Wednesday, May 23, 2018
WASHINGTON - It took two years of trying, but Congress gave final approval this week to so-called "right-to-try" legislation that, if signed by the president, would give patients with terminal diagnoses access to experimental drugs that could save their lives.
By Megan Janetsky | Monday, June 5, 2017
WASHINGTON - Glendale resident Kathy Upchurch was trying to see the positive in President Donald Trump's planned reception for Gold Star families Monday, but she was having a hard time getting past his run-ins last year with a Muslim Gold Star family.
By Claire Caulfield and Adam DeRose | Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016
WASHINGTON - A 24-hour news cycle. Social media giving newsmakers a direct connection to the public that can bypass the press. The blending of political pundits and reporters analyzing day-to-day political dramas.
By David Marino Jr. | Monday, Aug. 15, 2016
PHOENIX – Muslims in America have been burdened with a label of terrorism that colors others’ perceptions of Islam, a religion of peace and diverse followers, Arizona Muslims say.
By Emily Zentner | Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016
WASHINGTON - The last book Khizr Khan sent his son Humayun, an Army captain who was killed in a 2004 car bombing in Iraq, was Sen. John McCain's "Why Courage Matters."
By Wafa Shahid | Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016
WASHINGTON - The war of words between Donald Trump and Gold Star father Khizr Khan echoed among the Muslim groups for and against the GOP presidential nominee this week, with each side seemingly becoming more entrenched in its position.
By Sophia Kunthara | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
CLEVELAND – The only Arizona congressional Republican to show up at the party’s national convention this year defended his absent colleagues Wednesday, calling it a busy time of year for officeholders facing re-election this fall.
By Sophia Kunthara and Emily L. Mahoney | Monday, July 18, 2016
CLEVELAND - Arizona GOP leaders called for unity Monday as they kicked off the Republican National Convention, just hours before the party erupted into chaos over a procedural rules vote on the floor.
By Wafa Shahid | Friday, July 15, 2016
WASHINGTON - Tens of thousands will flock to Cleveland this weekend for the start of the Republican National Convention that is expected to formally name businessman Donald Trump the party's presidential nominee. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, will reportedly be home mowing the lawn instead.
By Wafa Shahid | Thursday, July 14, 2016
WASHINGTON - It's not every kid who gets to go to a White House state dinner - unless it's the annual "Kids State Dinner" for youths who have devised healthy lunch recipes as part of first lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" initiative.
By Veronica Acosta | Monday, July 11, 2016
WASHINGTON - Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar introduced a bill Monday to bar certain immigrants from serving in the military, a move he said is needed to keep the Obama administration from "enlisting DACA aliens through a backdoor amnesty program."
By Wafa Shahid | Friday, June 24, 2016
WASHINGTON - Arizona's economy grew in 2015, but at a much slower rate than it did in 2014, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.