Biden honors Bowers, others, on second anniversary of Jan. 6 insurrection
WASHINGTON - Former Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers was honored with 11 others by President Joe Biden for their "contributions to democracy" during and after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, in a White House ceremony on the second anniversary of that attack.
Derrick Michael Xzavierro’s history-making odyssey lands him at GCU
PHOENIX – Derrick Michael Xzavierro’s journey to GCU has led him across the world from his home of Indonesia. Though he is taking a redshirt year this season, Xzavierro has already made an impact and history as Indonesia’s first Division I basketball scholarship player.
Phoenix nursery provides model solution for newborns exposed to opioids
PHOENIX – Hushabye Nursery uses a model called Eat, Sleep, Console to treat newborns with neonatal abstinence syndrome, the result of withdrawing from drugs they were exposed to before birth. The nursery gives parents and babies private rooms to allow for family-centered care, with the goal of breaking the cycle of addiction across generations.
Brittney Griner’s release raises questions about lingering impact of Russian penal colony imprisonment
PHOENIX – Brittney Griner was released Thursday from a Russian penal colony and is headed the United States. Some worry about the lingering effects of imprisonment in a Russian penal colony.
Tribal leaders welcome return of White House summit, administration pledges
WASHINGTON - For the first time in six years, leaders of federally recognized tribes from across the country gathered in Washington this week to meet with Biden administration officials in a gathering one Oklahoma leader called "extremely powerful."
Arizona lawmakers vote to impose contract on rail workers, fend off strike
WASHINGTON - Most members of Arizona's congressional delegation joined the rest of the House Wednesday to give overwhelming bipartisan approval to a bill that would head off a national rail strike by imposing contract terms on rail workers' unions.
Tight elections for attorney general, schools superintendent could trigger automatic recounts
PHOENIX – The results of statewide elections for attorney general and superintendent of public instruction are currently within the margin for an automatic recount, with about 10,000 ballots left to be counted. The process across every county in the state would go into late December before recount results are released to the public.
Play ball! A day in the life of the Arizona Fall League
MESA – While the Arizona Fall League takes place from October-November, it is considered baseball’s league of the offseason. From the communications department to the players, each person has different experiences.
Secretary of State: Adrian Fontes leads over Mark Finchem
PHOENIX – Democrat Adrian Fontes, who said his goal is to bring trust back to voters, has a lead over Republican Mark Finchem, who denies the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election.
Two good! Joey Logano secures second NASCAR Cup Series title in Phoenix
AVONDALE – Joey Logano won the NASCAR Cup Series championship in dominant fashion Sunday at Phoenix Raceway, where he joined an elite group and took his son for victory doughnuts on the track.
All gas, no breaks: NASCAR Cup Series Championship revs up for Phoenix finale
PHOENIX – Chase Elliott, Joey Logano, Christopher Bell and Ross Chastain will battle it out for the title Sunday at Phoenix Raceway following a dramatic Round of 8.
Protesters push Biden on pledge to pardon pot possession convictions
WASHINGTON - Students from across the country rallied outside the White House Monday to demand that President Joe Biden deliver on a campaign promise to release prisoners convicted of marijuana possession.