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For political pros, keeping Thanksgiving civil is a political art itself

WASHINGTON - Three things are likely to ruin an otherwise good Thanksgiving: too much alcohol, too-dry stuffing and talking politics at the dinner table. But how do you navigate the holiday when talking about politics is not just a hobby, but your career?


Let It Out: Alma Telibecirevic

Alma Telibecirevic grew up and went to college in Sarajevo, Bosnia, during the Balkan wars in the 1990s.


Backers hope Route 66 ‘historic trail’ designation can drive tourism

WASHINGTON - Anyone who doubts the lure of Route 66 should talk to Winslow Chamber of Commerce CEO Bob Hall, who said that capitalizing on the historic highway was key to revitalization of the historic downtown.


Left behind: Vietnam Wall collects almost 250,000 mementos to fallen

WASHINGTON - On a cool November morning, New Hampshire resident Howie Howe came to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington and stopped to see the names of two foster brothers that are etched on the wall.


Emotional McCain urges midshipmen to fight for ideals ‘under attack’

WASHINGTON - An emotional Sen. John McCain returned Monday to the U.S. Naval Academy where he entered public service more than 60 years ago, and called on midshipmen there to always to "do the right thing" and fight for American ideals.


Sparring partners: Trump warns McCain he will ‘fight back’ at some point

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. John McCain and President Donald Trump have been at odds for years, but the sparring reached a new height Tuesday when Trump warned that he will fight back at some point "and it won't be pretty."


The faces of intersectional feminism

PHOENIX - Feminists from around the Valley traveled to Arizona State University’s downtown campus Wednesday to honor civil rights activist Sylvia Mendez, who spoke about her contribution in the 1947 Mendez v. Westminster case that ended segregation in California.

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House approves ban on abortion after 20 weeks; chances slim in Senate

WASHINGTON - The House voted along party lines Tuesday to approve Rep. Trent Franks' bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy except in cases of rape, incest or threats to the life of the mother.


Arizona benefits as climate change alters wine production

COTTONWOOD - Some wine specialists foresee climate change eventually reducing the amount of wine produced. However, with every new harvesting season, winemakers find different ways to adapt to new weather challenges.

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Lawmakers seek solutions as wildfires burn hole in firefighting budget

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.


In Focus, Season 2 Episode 1: Odd Squad Family

In the first episode of In Focus Season 2, the Odd Squad Family tells the story of how their rap group started, how they manage the business side of the music, and entertain us with a little freestyle rap.

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APS official: Red tape slows utilities’ efforts to prevent forest fires

WASHINGTON - When overgrown forests clash with energy infrastructure - devastating fire and power outages can follow. But current law puts up bureaucratic hurdles that make it hard for utilities to do the forest clearing that could prevent those fires, and then holds them responsible when fires break out, an Arizona Public Service official told a Senate committee Tuesday.