Some of Arizona’s top players headline NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament
PHOENIX – The NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament features multiple Valley athletes competing at the highest level of collegiate competition.
Oklahoma, tribes clash over jurisdiction after Supreme Court’s McGirt decision
The Supreme Court’s 2020 McGirt decision has Oklahoma and its 39 tribes negotiating over the re-establishment of reservations in the state. Western states are watching, but most have a long-established framework on issues of criminal jurisdiction.
Russians in Arizona look on with dismay, sadness at invasion of Ukraine
WASHINGTON - It’s been decades since Paul Antseliovich and Nikolai Riasnianski left Russia, but the years and the miles have not made it any easier for the two longtime Arizona residents to watch events of recent weeks that lead up to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Far-left, far-right lawmakers come together to caution Biden on Ukraine
WASHINGTON - Who says bipartisanship is dead? House members from the liberal "squad" joined members of the conservative Freedom Caucus this week to urge President Joe Biden to get congressional approval before committing any U.S. troops to fighting in Ukraine.
Climate data reveals a hotter, drier Arizona, with more extremes possible
PHOENIX – NOAA’s 2022 Arizona Climate Summary says the state got hotter and rainfall remained highly variable from 2017-20. This might not sound like news, but experts say we need to take a closer look at the changes – especially increased nighttime temperatures in metro Phoenix.
COVID and political fatigue inspired ‘lighter, comedic’ Super Bowl ads
PHOENIX – Super Bowl television commercials adopted a kinder and more humorous tone during the big game this year after a few companies built their spots around the pandemic or politics in 2021 – if they advertised at all.
Oklahoma tribal sovereignty case gets Supreme Court review, not reversal
The Supreme Court will revisit - but not overturn - its landmark 2020 decision that said a large part of eastern Oklahoma is still legally Muscogee (Creek) reservation land, a ruling that state officials claim has upended trial courts there.
Auditoría gubernamental muestra que la Patrulla Fronteriza se ve obstaculizada por tecnología obsoleta, evaluación defectuosa de nuevos equipos
NOGALES - La Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de EE. UU. ha recibido más de $743 millones en fondos desde 2017 para mejoras en la tecnología fronteriza. Pero solo ha comprado el 28 % del equipo necesario para modernizar y coordinar los sistemas diseñados para frustrar el flujo de contrabanda y personas sin documentos.
Audit shows Border Patrol hampered by outdated technology, flawed evaluation of new equipment
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has received more than $743 million since 2017 for upgrades in border technology, but it has only bought 28% of the equipment needed to modernize systems that thwart the flow of illegal goods.
‘Q-Shaman’ gets new lawyer, sets up likely appeal of Jan. 6 guilty plea
Jacob Chansley, the Arizona man who pleaded guilty to his role in the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, switched attorneys Monday, laying the groundwork for a possible appeal of his plea and 41-month sentence.
House censures defiant Gosar for violent video, strips committee posts
WASHINGTON - The House censured Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, and stripped him of his committee assignments over a violent cartoon he posted that appeared to show him killing a Democratic member and threatening the president.
‘Q-Shaman,’ face of the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, sentenced to 41 months
WASHINGTON - A contrite Jacob Anthony Chansley, the self-described "QAnon Shaman" who became the face of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, was sentenced Wednesday to 41 months in prison for his role in the assault.