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Plans for the Columbus Day holiday? Going to work, most likely

WASHINGTON - While advocacy groups argue about the proper way to honor Christopher Columbus and his legacy, it's a safe bet that most Americans marked the holiday the same way - by going to work.

Hollow Holiday

Renaming, reframing, reclaiming: Tribes’ different view of Columbus Day

WASHINGTON - Columbus Day will be a holiday for students in most of the country, but it will be just another Monday for students in the Navajo Nation.

Goodbye Columbus

Hurricane doesn’t get in the way of Arizona staffer’s wedding

WASHINGTON - Saturday was supposed to be the most special day in the lives of Jason Samuels and Courtney Singer, who were set to get married at Singer's family home in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Grand Canyon tram proposal sparks ire, awe from Navajo Nation to Germany

PHOENIX – As a child, Renae Yellowhorse chased birds through the sagebrush on the Navajo reservation along the edge of the Grand Canyon.


‘It could be anyone’s child’: AZ police shootings of African-Americans protested

TEMPE - Longtime Phoenix activist Rev. Jarrett Maupin led about 50 protesters across the Mill Avenue Bridge in Tempe on Monday, blocking traffic in what Maupin said was a protest of two police shootings of African-Americans in Arizona.


Native American tribes, Grijalva lead move to conserve Gila River land

PHOENIX – Native American tribal leaders, archaeologists and Congressman Raúl Grijalva are seeking to designate more than 84,000 acres curving along the Gila River as a national monument.


Poll: Thumbs down on border wall, deportation and Arpaio

PHOENIX - Despite Arizona’s national reputation as a hardline immigration state, most "likely voters" in the Grand Canyon State oppose deporting all undocumented immigrants in the United States, according to a poll of Arizona registered voters released today. The Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite News Poll also found that a majority of likely voters opposed building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and harbor an “unfavorable” or “very unfavorable” opinion of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.


Arizona protesters chant, dance to defy Trump immigration policy

PHOENIX – Protesters danced to celebrate Latino culture and chanted about immigration rights Wednesday to defy Donald Trump as he outlined his immigration policy.


News21 investigation: Voter fraud is not a persistent problem

PHOENIX — Politicians and voting rights advocates continue to clash over whether photo ID and other voting requirements are needed to prevent voter fraud, but a News21 analysis and recent court rulings show little evidence that such fraud is widespread.


Native Americans still fighting for voting equality

SAN JUAN COUNTY, Utah – Terry Whitehat remembers gathering at the community hall in Navajo Mountain each election day, where Navajo Nation members in this remote Utah community would cast their ballots.


Will the Latino ‘sleeping giant’ wake and vote this November?

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Andrea Montes turns 18 just weeks before the November election, and the Wisconsin resident plans to vote for the first time.


Voters will face maze of new requirements in November

CINCINNATI – With the presidential election less than three months away, millions of Americans will be navigating new requirements for voting – if they can vote at all – as state leaders implement dozens of new restrictions that could make it more difficult to cast a ballot.