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Letter of the law(s): Prosecutors confused by conflicting abortion laws

WASHINGTON - Whatever their position on abortion rights, the county attorneys who would be responsible for enforcing Arizona abortion law say they will do their best to follow it. But they're not all sure what the law currently is, after conflicting measures were approved,


Abortion-rights advocates vow fight, as Arizona clinics halt abortions

WASHINGTON - Planned Parenthood Arizona said it will appeal a Pima County judge's ruling that restored a territorial-era law that criminalized abortion in the state, a ruling that has effectively shuttered abortion services in Arizona.

woman holding "abortion equals healthcare" protest sign in crowd

Near-total abortion ban back in effect, as judge revives 1901 Arizona law

WASHINGTON – A Pima County judge ruled Friday that a near-total ban on abortions in Arizona is back in effect, after she lifted a 50-year-old injunction that became moot after the U.S. Supreme Court this summer reversed its Roe v. Wade decision.


Ban on sexually explicit materials in Arizona schools set to take effect

PHOENIX – A state law banning any materials in public schools that contain sexual content takes effect this week, and critics worry self-censoring will put more stress on already overburdened teachers.


‘Momentous’: Sweeping federal law will lower prescription drug costs for Medicare recipients

PHOENIX — Hefty prices have made it hard for retirees like Brenda Dickason of Tucson to afford medications. Provisions included in the new Inflation Reduction Act should help by capping out-of-pocket spending for Medicare enrollees and restraining some drug costs.


Entrevista: Tragedia inspira a periodista a luchar por la prevención del suicidio

PHOENIX — Tras el suicidio de la madre de Laura Trujillo en el Gran Cañón, la periodista se embarcó en un viaje para entender lo que había pasado y encontrar maneras de ayudarse a sí misma — y ayudar a otros.


Arizona football dwells on the wins despite loss to Mississippi State

TUCSON – University of Arizona’s football team has had a disappointing last few seasons, but coach Jedd Fisch says the team’s rebuild is starting this season after reloading the roster in the offseason. The Wildcats faced two tough opponents in their first two weeks, pulling off a surprising upset on the road at San Diego State, but falling to Mississippi State at home as their rebuild continues.

Arizona Wildcats wide receiver Tetairoa McMillan is among the five-star recruits that have the team excited about the future, despite the loss to Mississippi State Saturday in Tucson. (Photo by Christopher Hook/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Q&A: Tragedy leads journalist to advocate for suicide prevention

PHOENIX – After Laura Trujillo’s mother died by suicide at the Grand Canyon, the journalist embarked on a journey to better understand what had happened and find ways to help herself – and others.


Abortion providers slowly return to operation, despite legal uncertainty

WASHINGTON - Planned Parenthood Arizona began offering abortions again at its Tucson facility this week, joining a handful of clinics in the state that resumed the service two months after the Supreme Court's June decision that revoked the right to an abortion.


Two months after Roe reversal, abortion picture in Arizona no clearer

WASHINGTON - When the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on June 24, it left Arizona officials, advocates and physicians with 120 years of conflicting abortion laws to untangle. Two months later, things are still tangled, with no answers expected for at least a month.


‘Growing up in trauma’: Young migrants in Tapachula cling to fragments of childhood

TAPACHULA, Mexico – Thousands of migrants pass through Tapachula, Mexico, each in a journey northward, often bound for the U.S. One in three are children, which presents special risks.


‘Nothing here is enough’: Systemic gaps in health care system affect migrants in Tapachula

TAPACHULA, Mexico – Tens of thousands of migrants struggle to navigate a complex and underfunded network of health care resources in the southern border city of Tapachula, Mexico – despite the efforts of NGOs and government officials alike.