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‘We have to live with it’: Students demand climate action today to ensure a greener tomorrow

PHOENIX – With the U.N. climate summit Monday, thousands of people around the world took part in a global climate strike. And students played a major role.


Sinema censure effort stalls; progressives say they made their point

WASHINGTON - An intraparty threat to censure Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is on hold for now, but progressives who called for the vote said they achieved their goal of putting the freshman Democrat on notice over her voting record.


Arizona Supreme Court: Freedom of speech trumps anti-discrimination law

WASHINGTON - The Arizona Supreme Court Monday sided with two Phoenix women who said a city law aimed at preventing discrimination would have forced them to violate their Christian faith by creating custom invitations for same-sex weddings.


Businesses welcome, environmentalists dread end of Obama-era water rule

WASHINGTON - Farming, real estate and manufacturing representatives applauded as EPA and Army officials moved to end an Obama-era rule that expanded waters subject to regulation - a move environmental groups warned would mean virtually no protection for the nation's waterways - especially in the West.


House panel’s votes on gun bills give likely preview of battles to come

WASHINGTON - A House panel worked late into the night in a sometimes heated, sometimes emotional hearing on gun-control bills Tuesday, a potential preview of congressional debates to come in the weeks after a string of mass shootings.


State GOP looks to clear nomination path for Trump by canceling primary

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's road to renomination could get easier through Arizona, with the state Republican Party looking to join three other states and drop its presidential primary next year - a move used before by both Democrats and Republicans in the state.


Deferred action on DACA: Program lives on; advocates worry for how long

WASHINGTON - Two years after the Trump administration announced plans to kill Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the program still has a pulse - though advocates worry about how long that might last, and the Supreme Court could settle the question this fall.


A family affair: Father, son make mark as graffiti grows in acceptance

PHOENIX - Some dads play catch with their sons. Noe "Such Styles" Baez painted graffiti with his son Champ, paving the way for what may be the only father-son graffiti team in the increasingly popular world of graffiti art.


Best of luck to Luck: Larry Fitzgerald, Kirk in full support of retiring quarterback

SCOTTSDALE – Arizona Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald and Christian Kirk talk Andrew Luck retirement.



Vulnerable communities adapting to ever-present threat of wildfires

PINETOP-LAKESIDE – Pinetop-Lakeside is among the latest U.S. cities to take advantage of a federal program aimed at creating “fire-adapted” communities where humans and forest meet.


New Coyotes owner Meruelo seeks financial sustainability, larger Hispanic fan base

GLENDALE – The new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes hopes to attract a larger Hispanic audience to games.

Alex Meruelo Coyotes owner