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Flake calls for civility, open minds at hearing for Kavanaugh, Ford

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake said he has not made up his mind on allegations of sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and he urged fellow senators to keep open minds when Kavanaugh and one of his accusers testify Thursday.


Advocates target millennial Latino voters with social media campaign

WASHINGTON - If you want to boost votership, you go to where the voters are. And in the case of millennials, that's probably the Internet, so Mi Familia Vota's campaing to reach millennial Latino voters this fall is heavy on use of social media, text messaging and digital delivery of voter information.


Planned Parenthood evokes ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ to oppose abortion bill

Women clad in red cloaks to evoke The Handmaid's Tale were among pro-abortion rights advocates on Tuesday who opposed a Senate bill requiring those seeking an abortion to explain their reasons before undergoing the procedure.


In wake of shooting, educators look at social media impact on students

WASHINGTON - In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that left 17 dead, Arizona educators said they regularly grapple with the benefits and drawbacks of social media that gave students a firsthand account of the trauma, while empowering them to act.


Mexicans work to reclaim corn as their own

QUERETARO, Mexico - NAFTA has battered small Mexican farmers, but plans to renegotiate the trade pact have prompted a grassroots and political push here to reclaim a trade that was once at the heart of Mexico.


From disconnection to opportunity: Zip Code Project aims to reconnect the ‘disconnected youth’ of Arizona

MARYVALE — Teen pregnancy, difficult living situations, immigration status and mental or physical disabilities are some of the reasons young people in the United States become ‘disconnected.'

Christopher Dickenson addresses community leaders

‘I knew something was wrong’: Valley youth hockey aims to improve concussion awareness

PHOENIX – As he caught an edge on the ice and catapulted backward toward the boards, Sheldon Wilson abruptly hit his head and had to be removed from the ice.


Día de los Muertos: Honoring the past while making a statement about the future

PHOENIX — “This connects us to our ancient, indigenous past.”

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Cancer survivor says Trump plan sabotages health insurance coverage

PHOENIX — Teary-eyed and frustrated, two-time cancer survivor Toni Bannister said Tuesday that Trump administration moves to dismantle the Affordable Care Act leave people vulnerable.


In Focus DACA Special Report: Episode 2

In the second episode of In Focus DACA Special Report we examine the increasingly complex politics of Congress’ efforts to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which the Trump administration plans to stop on March 5.

Lindsey Graham

Senators tell DACA recipients that ‘stars align’ for Dream Act passage

WASHINGTON - Senate sponsors of the latest Dream Act assured over 100 young immigrants Wednesday that "the nation is poised to do the right thing" and protect them after the DACA program expires next year.


Coalition calls for release of Mexican journalist seeking political asylum in U.S.

PHOENIX -- As attacks against reporters in Mexico increase, a coalition of immigration lawyers and organizations that defend journalists are calling for the release of a Mexican reporter detained at the border after asking for political asylum in the United States.