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Far-left, far-right lawmakers come together to caution Biden on Ukraine

WASHINGTON - Who says bipartisanship is dead? House members from the liberal "squad" joined members of the conservative Freedom Caucus this week to urge President Joe Biden to get congressional approval before committing any U.S. troops to fighting in Ukraine.


Suns face NBA stretch run without playmaker Chris Paul

PHOENIX – Chris Paul was leading the league in assists and was in the race for NBA Most Valuable Player when he suffered a thumb injury. Now, the Phoenix Suns will try to navigate the remainder of the regular season without their floor leader.


As assistance for renters still lags, fears of eviction rise in Arizona

WASHINGTON – The number of Arizonans fearing eviction has grown sharply since a pandemic moratorium ended in September, with advocates and landlords both saying rental assistance from the federal government has not reached renters fast enough.


From naughty, talented ASU student to Super Bowl: A look back at Al Michaels’ career

PHOENIX – From his prankster days at Arizona State to his Super Bowl run, Al Michaels has taken an impressive path to success. Valley broadcasters reflect on his career.


Legalized sports betting could be a step toward reducing homelessness

LOS ANGELES – A sports betting initiative that could be on the November ballot for California could help alleviate the crisis of people experiencing homelessness.


From Phoenix Open volunteer to player, ASU freshman Preston Summerhays living golf dream

TEMPE – Preston Summerhays comes from a strong lineage of golfers and has been sponsored to play in the WM Phoenix Open. A dream that he has carried through childhood, high school and college, Summerhays will now play among the best golfers in the world.


Work ethic, commitment lead Zhong to Olympics as ASU hockey’s first Olympian

TEMPE – Peter Zhong, ASU hockey’s first Olympian, used work ethic and commitment to reach international hockey’s highest stage, representing China, his native country.


Tribal official calls on Congress to fund ‘critical’ water infrastructure

WASHINGTON - The chairman of the Pascua Yaqui told a House subcommittee Tuesday that tribes need more federal support to implement “critical” water infrastructure projects on their lands, and that includes funding as well as better communication with tribes.

Farmer handling water pipe.

Move 2023 Super Bowl out of Arizona? That’s what faith leaders want because of voting bill restrictions

PHOENIX – More than 200 faith leaders have signed a petition asking the NFL to move the 2023 Super Bowl from Arizona. The petition cites three Arizona bills as voter suppression.


Brian Flores’ lawsuit against NFL casts negative light on Cardinals’ hiring practices

PHOENIX — Brian Flores, the recently fired coach of the Miami Dolphins, implicated the Arizona Cardinals in the league-wide pattern of racism and discrimination alleged in his class action lawsuit against the NFL.


Despite huge funding lead in Senate race, Kelly still faces a challenge

WASHINGTON - Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., raised more than $27.5 million for his 2022 reelection bid, almost twice the total raised by a half-dozen Republican challengers, but analysts said that "giant war chest" does not guarantee a win in what could be a tough year for Democrats.


‘A great reward for a lot of work’: Phoenix Suns extend general manager James Jones’ contract

PHOENIX — Riding a win streak and holding the top spot in the West, the Phoenix Suns signed general manager James Jones to an extension. The deal comes as the Suns hold the best regular-season record in the NBA at 97-30.