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Court agrees man could face torture, death if returned to El Salvador

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court overturned an immigration board's decision to deport an Arizona man to his native El Salvador, rejecting the lower court's "glib characterization" that murders, beatings and home invasions did not constitute persecution.


Rising hate drives Latinos and immigrants into silence

More than one in five suspected hate crimes victimized Latinos, according to a News21 analysis of responses to the National Crime Victimization Survey data from 2012 to 2016.


How Arizona’s largest aquarium keeps its sharks happy, healthy

SCOTTSDALE – OdySea Aquarium depends on advanced filtration systems and tons of raw fish to keep its creatures alive and well in the middle of the desert.


That’s the ticket: Pro teams hope to create lifelong fans with student pass programs

PHOENIX -- In a city filled with transplants, Valley sports teams are left fighting for the fandom and support of many who have already pledged their allegiances to other teams.


Patriot Movement AZ supports preservation of Chinese Cultural Center

Leaders of the Chinese community advocating for the preservation of the center reached out to the Patriots group for its support of small business.

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Suns, Phoenix clash with Goldwater Institute over arena-renovation records

Deliberations related to the Phoenix Suns’ desire for a $450 million renovation of its arena began Tuesday morning at Maricopa County Superior Court over a dispute about documents not made public.


Stand or stay away: Reaction mixed to NFL’s new anthem policy

The NFL's new policy on the national anthem has prompted a mixed reaction. The owners voted that players must stand at attention or wait in the locker room.


Warning: Genetic health tests aren’t always good for you

Genetic testing is gaining popularity and can be beneficial but consumers have to watch out for company quality in an industry with limited government regulation, a legal expert says.


Arizona bill would legalize needle-exchange programs, bring volunteers out of legal gray area

A bill decriminalizing needle exchange programs has passed the Senate and now is in the House. The bipartisan measure would help programs like Shot in the Dark provides resources to people struggling with addiction.

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Hands, heart and feet: Havasupai children write letters urging Trump to ban canyon mining

The Village of Supai, located inside the Grand Canyon, believes that its water supply will be affected by a uranium mine that sits above its watershed. The tribe is now working to try to stop mine production.


Democrat who lost Tuesday primary for Congress eyes August do-over

WASHINGTON - Even before losing the Democratic primary in the special election to replace former Rep. Trent Franks, Brianna Westbrook had her sights set on a fall primary when the seat will be up again. Hours after Tuesday's loss, she said she already has 800 petition signatures for an August bid.


Spotlight not just on Arizona’s Sean Miller, but college basketball, too

A report that an FBI wiretap intercepted Sean Miller discussing payments to a star basketball player has raised questions about the past and future of the sport and triggered reaction from many that they’re not surprised about the current firestorm.