Safe at home? Not if home is Arizona, new report card on safety says
WASHINGTON - Arizona got an "F" for its safety policies, scoring particularly poorly on traffic safety, in a new national ranking of how well states are prepared to deter preventable deaths.
Trump gets partial win from Supreme Court on stalled travel ban
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said Monday that the Trump administration can proceed, for now, with a limited version of its restrictions on refugees and travelers from six majority-Muslim countries, a ban that critics called at thinly veiled Muslim ban.
Chemical attraction: Scottsdale teen in national chemistry competition
WASHINGTON - You might not know which chemical element in the Hope Diamond has the largest molecular mass, but an eighth-grader from Scottsdale does.
Taurasi marriage, Mercury Pride Night help ease challenges of LGBTQ community
PHOENIX — On Sunday, Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi broke the WNBA’s all-time scoring record. A month earlier, she was celebrated for a different achievement: appearing on the cover of People Magazine with former teammate Penny Taylor.
Investment in investments: Officials pitch state to foreign investors
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - President Donald Trump's occasional tough talk on some international trade deals does not appear to have scared off foreign investors at the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit, which Arizona representatives called "probably the best yet."
Ducey touts value of Mexico trade, hopes to be in any negotiations
WASHINGTON - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey told a U.S.-Mexico diplomacy conference Wednesday that maintaining good trade between the countries is important, and he expects the state to have a "seat at the table" in any upcoming trade negotiations.
Arizona women press case in Washington for transgender protections
WASHINGTON - Erica Keppler traveled from Phoenix to Washington so she could have her voice heard - the voice of a transgender woman.
Diamondbacks’ Hoover sports own farm system, focuses on cattle, sustainability
PHOENIX — For Diamondbacks relief pitcher J.J. Hoover, signing with the team in January marked the beginning of a new chapter. Off the field, another experience has given birth and is in the early stages for the hard-throwing right-hander.
McCain’s line of questioning for Comey not exactly a straight line
WASHINGTON - Former FBI Director James Comey may have expected many things when he testified to a Senate committee Thursday - but being promoted to president was probably not one of them.
House OKs plan to waive lie-detectors for some Border Patrol applicants
WASHINGTON - The House overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to waive polygraph tests for military, law enforcement and veterans applying for Border Patrol jobs, despite concerns that it could open the door to problem hires.
Congress mulls military bills with fewest veteran members in decades
WASHINGTON - Since taking office in January, members of Congress have introduced nine separate pieces of legislation that deal with when and how the president should be allowed to use military force against terrorist groups abroad.
Lawmakers: Trump should make good on campaign pledge on Jerusalem
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's first official trip overseas this week took him to the capital cities of Riyadh, Brussels, Vatican City and Tel Aviv - but some Arizona lawmakers think he went to the wrong capital city while in Israel.