Republicans blast FBI director’s refusal to push for charges in Clinton emails
WASHINGTON - House Republicans Thursday accused FBI Director James Comey of setting a "dangerous precedent" by refusing to recommend charges against Hillary Clinton for her mishandling of State Department emails.
Arizona police sign on to White House plan to cut jail populations
WASHINGTON - Pima County Sheriff Chris Nanos is convinced that his department might have prevented the 2011 shooting of then-Rep. Gabby Giffords if it had the mental health resources it does now.
White Mountain Apache, lawmakers seek access to funds to finish dam
WASHINGTON - The federal government needs to "honor its commitment" to Arizona's White Mountain Apache and let the tribe use funds from a federal water-rights settlement funds to continue work on the Miner Flat Dam, lawmakers said Wednesday.
Arizona advocates react as court overturns Texas abortion restrictions
WASHINGTON - Arizona pro-choice advocates hailed Monday's ruling by the Supreme Court that said Texas' restrictions on abortion clinics are unconstitutional, calling the decision a "significant victory for women in Arizona."
Democrats end 26-hour House sit-in, but vow to continue fight
WASHINGTON - Democrats ended a 26-hour takeover of the House claiming victory Thursday afternoon, even though they did not get the guaranteed vote on a gun-control measure they had been seeking.
Arizona lawmakers join Democratic sit-in on House floor
WASHINGTON - House Democrats, chanting "no bill, no break," shut down the chamber with a sit-in Wednesday in an effort to force the Republican leadership to allow a vote on stalled gun-control legislation.
Flagstaff wildfire prevention cited among ‘best in class’ for nation
WASHINGTON - A Flagstaff program that aims to prevent wildfires by thinning the forest surrounding the city was named a national "best in class" Tuesday in a report on use of natural defenses against catastrophes.
House narrowly rejects proposals to ban DACA recipients from military
WASHINGTON - Republicans vowed to continue pushing to keep undocumented immigrants out of the military, after the House this week narrowly defeated two proposals that would have done so.
Social media in Orlando attacks a shocking, but ‘healthy,’ development
WASHINGTON - When news broke Sunday of the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub, many people took to their phones to share their thoughts during the attack - including the victims inside the club.
Native American domestic violence survivors take to stage to share stories
WASHINGTON - Billie Jo Rich never imagined she would be telling anyone her story of surviving domestic violence - much less a room with hundreds of people.
Twitter account’s Trump endorsement stirs confusion for Phoenix Pride
WASHINGTON - Dani Logan, program manager for Phoenix Pride, spent Monday answering tweets from concerned members of the LGBT community - but they weren't about the Orlando mass shooting.
Court rejects death-row inmate’s claims in Phoenix double murder
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Friday rejected an Arizona death-row inmate's claim that he had an ineffective attorney at his trial and sentencing in the 1987 stabbing of a elderly Phoenix couple.