WASHINGTON - Arizona is one of 15 states that expressly allow corporal punishment in schools, but state educators said most schools already heed the spirit of U.S. Education Secretary John King's call for an end to the practice.
WASHINGTON - Minority and civil rights organizations met in Washington Thursday with a message for President-elect Donald Trump: They are willing to work with his administration, but only if he rejects what they called the hateful rhetoric of his campaign.
WASHINGTON - Arizona officials were extending their condolences for a Tucson native who was among three soldiers killed Friday when their "convoy came under fire entering a Jordanian military base," according to a Defense Department statement.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court handed Arizona Democrats their second defeat in a week Wednesday, refusing to block a state law that lets elections officials reject ballots cast by people who were not at their assigned polling place.
WASHINGTON - The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday it would reconsider its decision to let stand an Arizona law that makes it a felony for third parties to collect and deliver ballots for others.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday ordered Arizona courts to reconsider the life-without-parole sentences handed down to five juveniles who were convicted in separate cases on a total of nine murders and other crimes in the 1990s.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court handed Arizona Democrats a setback Friday, refusing to block a new state law that makes it a felony for anyone but a family member or caregiver to collect another person's mail-in ballot.
WASHINGTON - The Arizona Democratic Party has filed suit against presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign, the Arizona Republican Party and others for what it calls a coordinated effort to "depress voter turnout," particularly among minority voters.
WASHINGTON - A state task force said Arizona has thousands more untested rape kits than originally thought, a problem that advocates fear could undermine efforts to get victims to come forward while giving serial offenders a "free pass."