Government

Border sheriff, businessman take different sides on border wall debate

WASHINGTON - One day before the new secretary of Homeland Security was scheduled to testify on border security, a Nogales business owner joined critics speaking out Monday against the Trump administration's plans to continue the "militarization" of the southern border.

Franks, other lawmakers renew call to defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON - Pro-life lawmakers renewed demands Thursday to strip funding from Planned Parenthood, pointing to new charges from a pro-life group that said the health organization does not provide the prenatal care its defenders claim.

Trump voters: Share your perspective on the president

President Donald Trump's first actions in the White House have stirred controversy across the board. Trump signed a number of executive orders that shifted policies on health care, immigration, oil, federal hiring and trade.

Arizona lawmakers split on Trump order halting refugee admissions

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split over President Donald Trump's executive order suspending refugee admissions and stalling travel from seven Muslim-majority nations, with Democrats predictably voicing opposition - along with some Republicans.

Trump bars refugees to U.S. for 120 days, bars Syrians indefinitely

WASHINGTON - Jamal Saleh fled violence and police brutality in his native Syria in 2013, resettling in Phoenix with his wife and seven children, but leaving his farm, his beloved hometown, his brother and his sisters back in Syria.

March for Life crowd younger, optimistic for pro-life gains under Trump

WASHINGTON - Paula Mercado, 18, has prayed at Planned Parenthood facilities and taken part in anti-abortion protests in Arizona, but Friday found the Tucson teen on the National Mall with thousands of others pro-life protesters, many of them millennials.