WASHINGTON - Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio vowed to continue fighting to clear his name of a criminal contempt of court conviction for racial profiling, after the Supreme Court rejected his challenge of an appeals court ruling in the case.
WASHINGTON – Scott and Mark Kelly were identical twins when Scott went into space, but would they be identical when he came back to Earth 340 days later? NASA says yes – eventually. Long space travel does affect the body, but most changes are reversed within a few months, a study of the twins showed.
TUCSON – A recent Supreme Court ruling allows Trump’s ban on transgenders in the military to go into effect. Sue McConnell, a Vietnam veteran, shares her story of survival as a transgender in the military.
WASHINGTON - When Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema is sworn in next week, she will be the first woman to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate - a distinction that barely stands out in a Congress filled with firsts, as more women and minority lawmakers head to Capitol Hill than ever before.
PHOENIX – As voters head to the polls on Election Day, Maricopa County elections officials are pledging problem-free voting and election advocates are making a final push among Latinos and other residents. Newcomer candidates clamoring for votes include teachers and Native American women.
Republican congresswoman Debbie Lesko, running for re-election in District 8, is an advocate for increased border security and military funding.
PEORIA - The late Pat Tillman's legacy will be honored when his alma mater, Leland High School, plays Liberty High in Peoria for a football game.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Jon Kyl was welcomed back to the Senate with smiles, handshakes and applause Wednesday as he was sworn back in, less than 24 hours after he was named to fill the seat of the late Sen. John McCain.
PHOENIX – When Nike unveiled a new advertisement featuring former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, reaction was strong, including whether the late Pat Tillman should be brought into the debate.
More than 15,000 people paid respects to Sen. John McCain at the Capitol and hundreds lined the route to carrying the casket to a memorial service at North Phoenix Baptist Church. Later Thursday, the senator will be flown to Washington, D.C. for services later this week.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court overturned an immigration board's decision to deport an Arizona man to his native El Salvador, rejecting the lower court's "glib characterization" that murders, beatings and home invasions did not constitute persecution.
More than one in five suspected hate crimes victimized Latinos, according to a News21 analysis of responses to the National Crime Victimization Survey data from 2012 to 2016.