By Rebecca Spiess | Thursday, July 26, 2018
An Anti-Defamation League annual review of SCOTUS opinions paints a picture of this year’s Supreme Court decisions on immigrant detentions, voting rights for minorities, religious rights at a Colorado bakery and anti-abortion pregnancy centers. How people view those decisions depends on their ideology, a panel of legal and political experts says.
By Sarabeth Henne | Monday, July 9, 2018
The White House has tapped former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl as "sherpa" to help guide the Supreme Court nomination of U.S. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh through the Senate, where he is expected to face a contentious confirmation process.
By Dani Coble | Tuesday, June 26, 2018
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court handed down major rulings on pregnancy centers and on President Donald Trump's travel ban, but protesters outside the court were determined to have the last word, with noisy but well-behaved crowds swelling as the surprise decisions came down.
By Sarabeth Henne | Monday, June 4, 2018
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, saying it would violate deeply held religious opposition to same-sex marriage. The court said Colorado officials showed “clear and impermissible hostility” to the baker's religious claims.
By Leah Goldberg | Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Family-based immigration, which is the standard term used by immigration lawyers and professionals, is the most common way for people to immigrate to the United States and reunite with their families. Critics refer to it as “chain migration,” and the Trump administration has publicly expressed its adamant opposition.
By Kyley Schultz | Tuesday, April 17, 2018
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday voided a federal law allowing deportation of immigrants who commit "crimes of violence" as unconstitutionally vague, a decision hailed by Arizona immigration lawyers as a "promising step forward."
By Kaelen Jones | Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018
While basketball is a significant part of John MacLeod’s legacy, his ongoing battle with Alzheimer’s — which he was officially diagnosed with in 2008 — is part of his story, too.
By Fortesa Latifi, Tim Johns and Chelsea Rae Ybanez | Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017
PHOENIX – As thousands of protesters hit the Phoenix streets in July 2016 to protest the killings of black people by police, the Rev. Jarrett Maupin felt their anger.
By Andrew Nicla | Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017
WASHINGTON - Supreme Court justices wrestled Tuesday with the line between art and commerce in the case of a Colorado baker who said making a wedding cake for a same-sex couple would violate his First Amendment rights.
By Rafael Alvarez | Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
PHOENIX -- Marshawn Lynch eats Skittles and Cam Newton wears special shoes. NFL players, however, aren’t the only ones with pregame rituals.
By Isaac Windes | Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017
WASHINGTON - The 2017 wildfire season is already one of most expensive on record, with a $2.35 billion price tag burning through the Forest Service's budget, lawmakers and Agriculture Department officials said Tuesday.
By Brianna Stearns | Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017
WASHINGTON - When a study showed American youth were significantly more obese than their European peers, it shocked the president into creating a council aimed at combating the childhood obesity epidemic and increasing physical fitness throughout the country.