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Donald Trump’s hardline immigration plan unveiled in Arizona

PHOENIX - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump returned from a controversial visit to Mexico's “wonderful wonderful” President Enrique Peña Nieto on Wednesday evening in time to unveil his hardline immigration policy to an enthusiastic crowd gathered in the Phoenix Convention Center.


As insurers leave Arizona, Obamacare consumers face higher costs this fall

WASHINGTON - Insurance companies have one more day to let Arizona regulators know if they will drop or limit coverage under Obamacare, but this much is already certain: Coverage will still be available, but it will cost more.


Cheers, tears from Arizona delegation as Clinton gives historic acceptance speech

PHILADELPHIA - Tucson resident Joseline Mata, a Hillary Clinton delegate from the beginning, was crying in the stands of the Democratic National Convention Thursday as Clinton accepted the party’s nomination, the first woman in history to do so.


Giffords exhorts crowd to have ‘courage’ to enact gun reform measures

PHILADELPHIA - Former Tucson Rep. Gabrielle Giffords walked onto the stage unassisted and smiling Tuesday and exhorted a crowd at a gun-control rally in a park here to have the “courage to do what’s right” to pass “responsible” gun reform.


Arizona delegates praise inspiration, unity in Trump speech

CLEVELAND - Donald Trump closed out a bumpy Republican National Convention Thursday, officially accepting the party’s presidential nomination in a rousing speech that reiterated campaign themes of bringing law and order and prosperity to the country.


Drivers on most-traveled roads in Arizona to get new, improved freeways

PHOENIX – Drivers will temporarily encounter construction delays but ultimately end with longer, wider freeways and other improvements to some of the most traveled roads in Arizona under a five-year plan from the Arizona Department of Transportation.


‘Right to try’ advocates rally for access to experimental treatments

WASHINGTON - When Paul Rushin's mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, she underwent 18 weeks of chemotherapy before being told she was cancer-free. But in 2015, the cancer was back and had spread to her left hip, inoperable and leaving the Anthem woman facing chemotherapy for the rest of her life.


Supporters, opponents grapple over proposed Grand Canyon monument

PHOENIX – Sierra Club and Native American tribal leaders are asking the public to urge Arizona elected leaders to designate 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon as a national monument to protect it from mining and logging interests.


Advocates rally for bill to include LGBT status on federal forms

WASHINGTON - The federal government does not have accurate data on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, and guessing is no longer good enough at a time when LGBT issues are grabbing headlines, lawmakers said this week.


Professors from Vietnam learn teaching methods from ASU

TEMPE – More than 20 engineering professors from Vietnam are putting together an apple, mirrors, lenses and papers that they can use to project a hologram.


TGen researchers looks to canines to advance treatment of cancer

SCOTTSDALE – Keith and Marna McLendon thought their 9-year-old Scottish terrier, Molly, had a mere bladder infection.


Thousands rally as Supreme Court hears challenge to DACA/DAPA

WASHINGTON - Arizonans were among the thousands who rallied outside the Supreme Court Monday as justices considered a challenge by 26 states, including Arizona, to the Obama administration's deferred deportation policies.