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Volunteers help DACA recipients through ‘nerve wracking’ renewal process

PHOENIX — As the weeks go by, DACA recipients know time is running out. That’s why on Wednesday morning, several of them walked into the Phoenix offices of Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA). They wrote their names on a sign-in sheet and carried folders of paperwork. They took seats next to volunteers.

Senate eyes bill on online sex trafficking; critics say it goes too far

WASHINGTON – When prosecutors tried to bring criminal charges against backpage.com in connection with alleged sex trafficking, a California judge dismissed the case last month saying the website enjoyed immunity under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

Senate probe blasts Chandler-based Insys for practices on painkiller

WASHINGTON – A Senate investigation released Wednesday claims that Chandler-based pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics used “aggressive and likely illegal techniques to boost prescriptions” of a painkiller that contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl.

Court rejects bid to declare Sonoran Desert bald eagle endangered

WASHINGTON – A federal court has rejected a bid to declare the Sonoran Desert bald eagle an endangered species, saying the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acted properly when it determined the birds were no different than other bald eagles.