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Transgender rally at state Capitol encourages voting

PHOENIX – The LGBTQ community and its supporters rallied at the state Capitol and hope to encourage others to vote


Trump rallies Mesa crowd to support Republican McSally in tight Senate race

MESA – President Donald Trump told a crowd of thousands in a Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport hangar Friday night that a vote for U.S. Senate candidate Martha McSally would be the "second-best vote you ever cast." The greatest vote was for him, he said.


‘Our fish’: Dedicated biologists scour Colorado River to help endangered species survive

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Wildlife officials use electrified rafts to momentarily stun fish and pull them out of the water. They remove non-native fish – such as smallmouth bass – and eventually discard them in a local landfill.


Protesters walk out of hearing on rules for holding immigrant youth

WASHINGTON - Immigrant-rights advocates carrying signs - and babies - walked out of a Senate hearing to protest its review of a court ruling that limits the amount of time the government can hold immigrant children, limits that were key to the administration's ending its policy of separating families at the border.


SunZia power lines would destroy wetlands, kill birds, opponents say

SunZia, a $2 billion project to carry wind-generated electricity from New Mexico to Arizona, faces opposition from community groups about environmental concerns.


Phoenix Zoo makes a mini monsoon storm for super-small snails

Bradley Poynter leads the conservation team at the Phoenix Zoo, and recently faced a problem when trying to get certain snails to mate.


Arizona students gather to remember victims of Texas school shooting

Students, activists, families and faith leaders gathered Monday night to commemorate the 10 victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting.


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.



Endangered fish have re-emerged in the Santa Cruz River, but will they last?

Experts warn that raw sewage still threatens to contaminate the river's water and its wildlife.


Nonprofits: Arizona needs more foster families for refugee children

Phoenix is one of 12 U.S. cities that accept refugee children under the Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program. Though Arizona accepted thousands of refugees last year, only 21 foster families are licensed to help them.


Mixed Americans: How multiracial families talk about race

TEMPE – When Talia Fuentes fills out the race/ethnicity portion of the United States Census, she checks three boxes: Hispanic, Native American, and Caucasian. But up until 2000, Fuentes, and others like her, would have only been able to check one box.