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March 11, 2020: The day that sports stood still

PHOENIX - One year ago, Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID, leading to a national shutdown. Athletes, coaches and media reflect on the 24 hours that changed everyday life in the United States.


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What’s at stake in Arizona’s 2020 election

PHOENIX – The polls are open in Arizona: Mail-in ballots and early voting make it unlikely presidential results will be announced tonight. Many have speculated whether this could be the year the battleground state swings blue for the first time since ’96.


Court blocks order giving voters more time to fix unsigned mail ballots

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Tuesday temporarily blocked a lower court ruling that would have given Arizona voters five days past Election Day to fix early ballots that were accidentally filed without a signature.


Supreme Court to review Arizona voting laws overturned as discriminatory

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear Arizona's defense of two election laws, on ballot-collecting and out-of-precinct voting, that were struck down by a lower court earlier this year as racially discriminatory.


‘We get more followers in times of crisis’: As pandemic limits in-person action, activism goes digital

Online activism is on the rise as organizers find creative ways to replace in-person protests and still show their support for movements like Black Lives Matter.


Flake, Kolbe join former GOP lawmakers backing Biden over Trump

WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and Rep. Jim Kolbe joined two dozen former GOP Congress members backing Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, saying President Donald Trump "is not capable of doing the job."


Given history of discrimination, can community help Black-owned businesses survive COVID-19?

PHOENIX – Black-owned businesses were particularly hard-hit when the spread of COVID-19 shut down or restricted nonessential activity throughout the country last spring, leaving many to wonder whether they could survive the plummet in daily customers.


Asians make long transcontinental journey to reach U.S., new opportunities

LA PEÑITA, PANAMA – An increasing number of migrants from far-flung places in Asia are attempting to get to the United States via a long journey through South and Central America.


On their way north, pregnant migrants brave a harrowing jungle crossing in Panama

BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama – Panama has been overwhelmed by the increasing numbers of migrants coming through the Darién jungle that separates it from Colombia – an increasing number of them are pregnant women.


Ducey, Hoffman pledge flexibility, but say school doors will open Aug. 17

PHOENIX - Arizona schools must open their doors to at least some of their students on Aug. 17, state officials said Thursday, but districts will have the flexibility to offer alternative schooling to students who want to stay home.


One Cuban migrant family’s long, perilous journey to freedom

PHOENIX – Cubans seeking political asylum are increasingly taking a long, dangerous, intercontinental journey.