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Nine desert plants you can turn into cookies, candy and margaritas

CAVE CREEK — Sweet red fruit rests on the arm of a prickly Saguaro. Yellowing pods are ground into meal. Spiked bright-green pads are roasted over a crackling fire pit.


Mother connects with 24-hour view of her preemie’s hospital stay

PHOENIX — Nurses sweep through narrow aisles in a dimly lit room, tending to tiny patients born prematurely or with problems.


Voting rights advocates condemn March election as voter suppression, urge restoration of federal oversight

Phoenix — Voting rights advocates Wednesday said the March presidential preference election amounted to voter suppression and proposed renewing federal election standards to protect voters.


Coyotes president LeBlanc ‘moving forward’ with new arena site

PHOENIX — The Coyotes moved one step closer to finding a new home Friday.


Care urged when hiking during blazing Arizona summer

PHOENIX — It was 9 a.m. and the temperature had already reached 100 degrees.


Patients fight Parkinson’s with ballet

PHOENIX – Therapeutic ballet classes are helping patients with Parkinson’s disease ease symptoms.


Adoring supporters, staunch protesters turn up the Arizona heat at Donald Trump rally

PHOENIX – Hundreds of supporters of Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, turned out in the blazing heat to rally behind him at the Arizona fairgrounds.


Live coverage of the Trump rally in Phoenix

Cronkite News reporters are in the field covering the Donald Trump rally in Phoenix at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum.


Manfred’s push for international draft gets mixed reviews in D-backs clubhouse

PHOENIX — Six years. $54.5 million. $14 million signing bonus.


How hikers can avoid a bee attack, and whether to run if it happens

PHOENIX – Recent bee attacks turned a normal summer day into a deadly encounter.


Phoenix passes anti-tethering law to protect dogs

PHOENIX — Dog owners will have to treat pets well under a new anti-tethering law in Phoenix pushed by animal-rights advocates.


Cronkite News Refresh: June 3, 2016

Our Refresh show highlights the week's top stories.