By Christopher Scragg | March 10, 2020
WASHINGTON - Soon after being named acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Ken Cuccinelli sharply reduced the amount of time migrants have to make their case for asylum. One problem - Cuccinelli was not legally the acting director, a court ruled, voiding the policy in the process.
By Hannah Foote | Feb. 17, 2020
LOS ANGELES – Fears about the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus that’s affecting tens of thousands in China are motivating racism against Asian Americans in the U.S., where 13 cases but no deaths have been reported.
By Jessica Myers | Feb. 6, 2020
WASHINGTON - Advocates told a House subcommittee Thursday that a Trump administration plan to "close loopholes" in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program would actually slam the door on millions of recipients, including as many as 72,000 in Arizona.
By Jessica Myers | Jan. 24, 2020
WASHINGTON - Clean-water rules unveiled Thursday by the Environmental Protection Agency could remove the vast majority of Arizona's waterways from federal oversight, a change environmentalists call bad news in a region where water is "super precious."
By Andrew Diaz Christiansen and William Rice | Jan. 10, 2020
PHOENIX – Salt River Schools students are learning to speak O’odham and participating in cultural activities founded on traditions.
By Miles Wilson and Andrew Diaz Christiansen | Jan. 1, 2020
PHOENIX – The Veterans Heritage Project connects the next generation of students to veterans and history through interviews.
By Kara Harris | Dec. 30, 2019
WASHINGTON - Retailers and local leaders said they were "caught with their pants down" by a Food and Drug Administration announcement last week that it had raised the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Dec. 17, 2019
WASHINGTON - Almost 76% of U.S. companies were planning to hold a holiday party this year, the most in several years, according to an annual survey, that said while they won't have the excesses of the '80s and '90s the rise in parties reflects a stable economy.
By Yodit Woldegebriel | Dec. 16, 2019
PHOENIX – Four Arizona players are among the best dodgeball players in the country and are traveling across the world to compete.
By Harrison Mantas | Dec. 13, 2019
PHOENIX - A federal appeals court panel grappled Friday with how - or why - convicted Navajo double-murderer Lezmond Mitchell could question jurors from his trial 16 years ago about possible racial bias in their deliberations.
By Chelsea Hofmann | Dec. 5, 2019
WINDOW ROCK – Cronkite News reporters Jordan Elder and Chelsea Hofmann traveled to the capital of the Navajo Nation to find out what citizens there thought about the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
By Wissam Melhem | Nov. 21, 2019
WASHINGTON - A House committee gave preliminary approval to a bill that would add 20,000 farmworker visas and let some workers apply for permanent legal residency, despite Republican concerns that it could open the door to more illegal immigration.