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Seeing Stars: Midterm ballots include James Bond, JFK, Elvis, others

WASHINGTON - James Bond and Cesar Chavez are on the ballot this year - just not the James Bond or the Cesar Chavez most people think of. The two Arizona candidates are among the many around the country whose names may make voters to a double-take, including JFK, Elvis and Chuck Norris.

O’Connor diagnosis brings flood of tributes from friends, colleagues

WASHINGTON - A flood of professional and personal tributes poured in from Arizona and across the nation for former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor following her announcement that she was stepping away from public life after receiving a diagnosis of dementia.

Justices press both sides in Mount Lemmon Fire District age-bias case

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court began its 2018 term with an Arizona case that asked whether federal age discrimination laws applied to small government agencies like Mount Lemmon Fire District, where two former officers filed a discrimination claim after they were laid off in 2009.

Despite thin record on Native law, tribes wary of Kavanaugh nomination

WASHINGTON - Tribal and legal officials could not point to a specific case on Native American rights that Brett Kavanaugh ruled on as a judge, but said his writings as a lawyer and his rulings in environmental and voting rights cases give them pause about what sort of Supreme Court justice he might be for Indian Country.

Hold off on new stationery: Senators balk at naming building for McCain

WASHINGTON - Senators agree that they need to find some way to honor the legacy of Arizona Sen. John McCain, but this is Washington - there has to be a committee first, an apparent blow to a proposal to rename the Russell Senate Office Building for McCain.

McCain discontinues cancer treatment, a year after diagnosis

WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain has discontinued treatment for the deadly brain cancer he has been living with since last summer, his family announced Friday., more than a year after he announced his diagnosis with glioblastoma.

Lack of trust in law enforcement hinders reporting of LGBTQ crimes

Violent crimes and other hate incidents against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans are consistently not reported and prosecuted because of chronic distrust between the LGBTQ community and police.