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Degrees of difficulty: Millions have some college, no degree to show

WASHINGTON - Arizona had almost 600,000 "noncompleters" last year - those with some higher education but no degree to show for it - and the state is not alone. Up to 36 million Americans are noncompleters, says a report, that says colleges need to do better at working with nontraditional students.


Could Chaparral’s Jack Miller be Ohio State’s next star quarterback under Ryan Day?

SCOTTSDALE – Could Chaparral's Jack Miller be Ohio State's next standout quarterback? Many, including Ryan Day, think so.


Mark of the conquistadors: Mexico grapples with the polarizing legacy of Spain

MEXICO CITY – Five hundred years after the Spanish arrived in Mexico, the nation still is coming to terms with the conquistadors, who slaughtered millions as they brought benefits to the New World.


Mark of the conquistadors: Music gives voice to colonized peoples

MEXICO CITY – In Mexico City, indigenous musicians find common ground with rock and hip-hop artists as they tell stories of oppression and dispossession.


Sports leagues taking steps to further protect fans from balls, bats and pucks

PHOENIX – Sports fans around the world are at risk of serious injury every time they enter a stadium, arena or golf course. Teams and leagues are taking further steps to keep fans safer.


Serious distance runners can’t stay away from Flagstaff, lure of high altitude

FLAGSTAFF - Elite endurance runners are racing to be part of Flagstaff, Arizona community

Courtney Barnes at Flagstaff's Buffalo Park

Salt River Project prepares businesses for monsoon season

TEMPE – Power outages at home are upsetting, but they can cause severe economic damage to businesses. The Salt River Project is helping decision-makers prepare their companies before monsoon storms start.


Critics blast DHS environmental waivers that clear way for border wall

WASHINGTON - The Department of Homeland Security said ti will waive dozens of environmental, health and other laws to clear the way for construction on about 58 miles of border barriers, including 12 miles of fencing near Yuma, in a move quickly attacked by lawmakers and environmentalists.


Hard-working senior class leaves mark on ASU women’s basketball program

PORTLAND – The Arizona State women's basketball team saw its season end in the Sweet 16, sending off a hard-working senior class.


ASU women’s basketball hopes to lead Turner Thorne to first Final Four

PORTLAND – ASU women’s basketball hopes to lead Charli Turner Thorne to her first Final Four.


‘Lesson in toughness’: Grit helps ASU women advance to Sweet 16

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Sweet 16 has been elusive in recent years for the Arizona State women's basketball team. Not this time. The Sun Devils go to the wire and beat Miami.


Sweet 16 and always been missed: ASU women hope to advance in NCAA Tournament

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Arizona State women’s basketball program is in a familiar spot as it prepares for the second round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. It wants to get to a less familiar spot: the Sweet 16.