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Supreme Court reverses Trump administration, saves DACA – for now

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court breathed new life into the endangered DACA program Thursday, ruling that the Trump administration's attempt to end the program was arbitrary and capricious and must be reversed.


Phoenix police shootings dropped in 2019, after sharp spike in 2018

WASHINGTON - New data from the Phoenix Police Department show shootings by city officers fell sharply last year, from 44 incidents in 2018 to just 15 in 2019, bringing the city more in line with its average of recent years.


ALL In launches initiative to help Latinx students bridge education gap

PHOENIX - Education activist Luis Avila, after working in education reform for more than 20 years, launched Arizona Latinos in Education on Monday, creating the ALL In initiative to help Latinx students have a fair shot at school.


Water from air: ASU professor’s technology produces clean drinking water around the globe

PHOENIX – Zero Mass Water, a company created by ASU professor Cody Friesen, uses solar panel technology to produce clean water from the air for local schools and underserved communities across the globe.


Vapors, oils and brownies: AZ Supreme Court decision boosts medical marijuana industry

PHOENIX – In the wake of a state Supreme Court decision allowing extracted marijuana products, the foundation of the industry’s future may rest on concentrates, or extracts.


Advocacy group: Gila River is America’s most endangered

PHOENIX – The Gila River faces a consequential year in 2019. It is the deadline to finalize an environmental review for a Gila River diversion project in New Mexico. The project has long been up in the air.

Gila River

Bill would have repealed requirement that doctors try to save fetuses that survive abortion

PHOENIX – Members of the Arizona House Judiciary Committee debated a bill that would repeal a law that requires doctors to attempt to save the lives of babies born alive during an abortion, showing battle-scarred divisions.


Court – again – puts brakes on administration plan to overturn DACA

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Thursday rejected a Trump administration request to move forward with its plan to end the Obama-era DACA program, saying the deferred deportation plan should stay in effect while legal challenges are pursued.


No More Deaths duels with Border Patrol over water and food drops for migrants

No More Deaths volunteers have been working for a decade to provide gallons of water and food drops to migrants illegally crossing from the Mexican border.


Patriot Movement AZ supports preservation of Chinese Cultural Center

Leaders of the Chinese community advocating for the preservation of the center reached out to the Patriots group for its support of small business.

Chinese Cultural Center Outside

Tens of thousands hit street to protest education funding in Red for Ed march to Capitol

Thousands of Red for Ed protesters marched to the Arizona State Capitol Thursday in a historic demonstration against years of education budget cuts, demanding higher pay and increased classroom funding.


Trump declares DACA deal dead, blames Democrats for its failure

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump declared "DACA is dead" in a series of weekend tweets, blaming Democrats for failing to find a replacement for the deferred deportation program that he said last fall he would revoke.

DACA stays