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Cubans looking for freedom increasingly land in Panama

PANAMA CITY, Panama – Increasingly, Cuban migrants travel through Panama hoping to reach the United States. While some reach the U.S.-Mexico border, others give up and stay in countries that were not their original destinations.


How Arizona’s COVID-19 pandemic unfolded: A timeline

Cronkite News compiled responses and efforts from Navajo Nation president Jonathan Nez and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.


Athletes’ indifference toward sports contributed to retirement of Trevor Browne’s Michael Fletcher

PHOENIX – After more than 20 years of coaching boys tennis at Trevor Browne, Michael Fletcher is stepping down. Among the reasons for his decision: “Kids are not interested in playing sports anymore.”


Green burials adapt to protect ‘death care’ workers in the time of pandemic

LOS ANGELES – The COVID-19 pandemic has raised concerns about the safety of morticians and other death care workers. Green burials are adapting to changes, allowing body bags to be buried and discouraging embalming for the safety of death care workers.


Urban farm provides homeless shelter residents with good food and opportunities

LOS ANGELES – An urban farm in Los Angeles provides food, therapy and paid job training for residents of a homeless shelter across the street. Called Grow Good, this nonprofit organization offers an innovative solution to homelessness, helping the city’s underserved individuals gain their independence once again.


Economic stimulus bill stalls in Senate, as Democrats, Republicans feud

WASHINGTON - The Senate deadlocked for a second day Monday on more than $1 trillion in proposed support for an economy buffeted by coronavirus, as Democrats said the bill gives too much to corporations and Republicans accuse Democrats of making it a liberal wish list.


Despite COVID-19, poll officials report steady turnout, smooth voting

TEMPE - Polling officials around Arizona said voting in the state's presidential preference primary Tuesday was decidedly calm in the midst of a decidedly anxious time in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, with high turnout but generally smooth operations..


Clean energy produced on Navajo land could help power Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES – With the recent closure of the coal-fired Navajo Generating Station, the Navajo leaders are looking to jump start the tribal economy by partnering with Los Angeles to bring clean energy to the second-largest U.S. city using resources on tribal land.


West Nile virus at record high, leads to 16 deaths in Arizona

PHOENIX – The West Nile virus is at a record high in Arizona, with 156 cases so far this year, according to AZDHS. State health reports said that, by late September, 16 people have died.


Ducey brings pitch for new North American trade deal to Washington

WASHINGTON - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey joined business leaders in Washington on Monday to push for final approval of the "critical" U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement and protect trade that is worth billions in trade to the state.


Children with a parent behind bars face deeper struggles with mental health

PHOENIX – A new study finds that children with an incarcerated parent are more prone to mental health struggles as kids and adults.


Heavy pro-Mexico crowd helps push team past Haiti and into Gold Cup final

GLENDALE - Over 60,000 fans, most of them supporting El Tri, showed up in Glendale to cheer Mexico on to a 1-0 victory over Haiti.