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Election Day: Results roll in, voters share their stories

PHOENIX – Cronkite News reporters fan out across the state to share stories from Election Day. Find election results and voter experiences.


Hungry for jobs, people with Down syndrome learn to cook

PHOENIX – Kris Mills, the owner of a food truck, teaches people with Down syndrome how to cook to improve their chances of getting jobs.


Photo essay: John McCain memorials and services

Sen. John McCain is remembered by family, friends and hundreds in Phoenix before his body lies in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.


‘Amazing Grace’: Scenes from Sen. McCain’s memorial

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.


Election Day: Computer problems at polls vex voters in Maricopa County

Voters and local media report technical problems with computers in Arizona’s largest county as polls opened across the state Tuesday in the primary election.

A man walks through the glass door of the Desert Rose Community Room of The Citadel Senior Living Community in Mesa.

Beyond the reservation: NABI focuses on education as well as basketball

The NABI Foundation invites Native American basketball teams to compete in tournaments, while also offering lessons in the importance of healthy living and education.


Beating a hasty retweet: Avoiding the downsides of social media

WASHINGTON - Social media are filled with images of seemingly perfect people living seemingly perfect lives, but don't show the depression and anxiety that experts say can come from increased social media use. With thoughtful posting and viewing, they say, there are ways to counter the downsides of social media.


Arizona students stage ‘die-in’ outside governor’s office to demand action on gun violence

Students in Arizona and across the nation walked out on the anniversary of the Columbine school shooting in a growing movement supporting gun control.


Something in the water: A high school on the border and its many successful athletes

Rio Rico High School has nine state championships in cross country and track and field since 2000 and 86 individual gold medals in state competition.


#RedForEd teachers protest low education funding in ‘walk-in’ demonstrations

Arizona teachers demonstrated throughout the Valley Wednesday in the first of a series of planned “walk-ins” designed to raise awareness and support for the growing #RedForEd movement.



‘Death is not new to us’: High school gun-control activists plan Phoenix March For Our Lives

High school students are spending hours prepping for the Phoenix rally of March for Our Lives, a nationwide movement on Saturday.