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Court proceedings continue after arrests of No More Deaths volunteers

Since the arrest of nine No More Deaths volunteers, the tension between the advocacy group, Border Patrol, and the desert land management along the U.S.-Mexico border has turned No More Deaths' 15-year winning streak in court now on its head.


Art in motion: South Phoenix light-rail extension will include 11 cultural art installations

Valley Metro and the City of Phoenix asked community members to select 14 artists nationwide to create 11 art installations for the South Phoenix light rail extension.


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.


No More Deaths volunteers arrested as group accuses Border Patrol of destroying humanitarian aid

No More Deaths, an immigrant advocacy group that leaves water and aid supplies along desert routes for undocumented migrants trying to cross the border, alleges that Border Patrol agents have dumped thousands of gallons of water left for crossers in the past few years.


Valley DACA recipients react to federal judge’s decision on program

PHOENIX - A federal judge’s late night decision on DACA stirred up mixed reactions from recipients in the Valley.


Black women and community members march for unity in Phoenix

PHOENIX - On an empty lot at the corner of 13th and Jefferson Streets, community members and leaders gathered Saturday for a march under the hot Valley sun. The theme was the empowerment of African-American women.

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Arizona expert tells panel Equifax breach could be worse than thought

WASHINGTON - A Senate committee Wednesday chastised the former head of Equifax for a data breach that exposed financial data of as many as 143 million Americans to hackers - a number that one Arizona expert said could be even higher.


Senate committee members look for answers to threat of DACA demise

WASHINGTON - Senators agreed Tuesday that a legislative fix will be needed to protect DACA recipients, but differed over how far it should go and how to get there with just five months until the current program expires.


Senators call limits on trade, travel with Cuba a travel ban in reverse

WASHINGTON - Cuban business owners were in Washington Tuesday with a message for U.S. officials - if you want freedom on the island, trade freely with its people.


GOP urges vote on Gorsuch nomination that Democrats vow to block

WASHINGTON - The Senate began debate Tuesday on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch with Republicans decrying the possibility of a filibuster and Democrats all but promising to deliver one.


Arizona playwright brings stories of Black history to stage

PHOENIX – Larissa Brewington channels a black woman from seven decades back, demure in a black polka-dotted dress with a doily collar and cat-eye glasses perched on her nose, convincing her way into a whites-only Oklahoma law school in 1940s’ America.


Troubled visa investment program gets short-term extension, no fixes

WASHINGTON - Congress granted a short-term reprieve this week to a visa program that benefits immigrants who invest in U.S. businesses, but that extension came without any reforms critics say are necessary to prevent fraud, abuse and security risks.

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