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ACLU lawsuit: Phoenix police wrongfully used tear gas, pepper bullets against anti-Trump protesters

The ACLU and activists have filed a class-action lawsuit against Phoenix, claiming police overreacted with projectiles and pepper spray at an August 2017 rally near the Phoenix Convention Center.

Despite rough patches, officials recall McCain’s service to Native Americans

WASHINGTON - Mention the late Sen. John McCain and images of a war hero or a presidential candidate come to mind - but for far longer than he spent in those roles, McCain was a friend, and sometimes irritant, to Indian Country, say many who called him a firm advocate for tribal rights.

‘Sometimes, just standing sends a message’: Honor guards pay homage to McCain

Members of volunteer POW/MIA/KIA Honor Guard have been paying their respects to Sen. John McCain of Arizona, former POW who was a champion of veterans and their causes.

Hurricane provides opportunity for Puerto Rico’s battered tourism industry

Puerto Rico’s tourism industry appears headed toward recovery: Hotels are opening, cruise ships have returned and the airport is bustling.

Without researchers or funds, Puerto Rico universities grapple with future after Hurricane Maria

College-educated professionals, such as doctors and scientists, have left Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

Alamo Lake boating and fishing takes hit during dam maintenance by Corps of Engineers

Critics say the timing of Alamo Lake maintenance is bringing negative economic and ecological consequences.

Herd mentality: Arizona sends 60 elk to restore West Virginia population

Arizona elk arrived last weekend to West Virginia in an effort to help restore their once extinct elk population.

Hate crimes continue to strike minority communities in the Valley

Hate Crimes continue to happen and threaten minority communities across the valley. Cronkite News takes a deeper look into the demographics and reasoning behind hate crimes.

ASU professor’s STEM initiative puts Phoenix, Egyptian students in the same virtual classroom

The Leadership Through Problem-Based Learning Initiative is a STEM program available to young women at Xavier College Preparatory, a Catholic all-girls high school in Phoenix, and Al Farouk Islamic Language School in Cairo who problem-solve with real-world biology and physics problems.

Nikola Motors Co. to build 1-million-square-foot manufacturing plant in Buckeye, move headquarters

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced on Tuesday Nikola Motor Co. is moving its manufacturing and headquarters to Buckeye.

Valley DACA recipients and advocates protest amid program uncertainty

DACA recipients gathered outside the Arizona Democratic Party Headquarters to protest for a permanent solution for Dreamers and reacted after news that Trump administration will seek SCOTUS interference.

ASU DREAMers and supporters march in favor of DACA, against in-state tuition lawsuit

PHOENIX ‒ With only four months left to pass legislation to protect DREAMers, dozens of Arizona State University students gathered Thursday on the Tempe campus to advocate for a solid DREAM Act, while also protesting against the lawsuits that would deny them access to in-state tuition.

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