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‘One team, one heartbeat’: Arizona softball ends Women’s College World Series drought

TUCSON – With their Super Regional victory over Ole Miss, the Arizona Wildcats are headed to Oklahoma City for the Women’s College World Series for the first time since 2010.


Influx of Venezuelans sorely tests Peru’s economy and labor market

The Peruvian labor market is being transformed by an influx of more than 700,000 Venezuelans, a number that could double by year’s end.


Schools in Peru are under added pressure from wave of Venezuelan migrants

Although overwhelmed and short of money, educators in Peru are scrambling to accommodate an influx of Venezuelan school children.


Lawmakers, business leaders wary of Trump threat to close Mexico border

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump repeated his threat to deal with a surge of migrants by closing the U.S.- Mexico border, a move that has been called a potential "economic catastrophe" for Arizona, which did $16.7 billion in trade with Mexico in fiscal 2018.


Border communities refine tactics to deal with onslaught of fentanyl overdoses

NOGALES – Law enforcement in border communities are taking a proactive stance against fentanyl overdose deaths through community engagement and naloxone training.


Produce rescue: Nogales group feeds vulnerable communities as it fights food waste

TEMPE – A nonprofit organization in Nogales assists elderly, low-income, undocumented and disabled people in Arizona by giving them affordable fruits and vegetables.


Pentagon more than doubles active-duty troops deployed to border

WASHINGTON - The Defense Department will send an additional 3,750 active-duty troops to the southern border to string razor wire help with surveillance, bringing the number of soldiers supporting Customs and Border Protection officers to 4,350.


Estrada says border wall alone is not the best way to stem drug trafficking

WASHINGTON - Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada said a border wall would do "very little" to stop the flow of drugs, most of which come in to the U.S. through ports of entry, which require more personnel and better technology.


Trump will visit Arizona for the first time since contentious 2017 rally

PHOENIX — President Donald Trump plans rally on behalf of Senate candidate Martha McSally on Friday in Mesa, his first visit since the aftermath of a downtown Phoenix rally led police to deploy rubber bullets on a crowd of protesters.


ACLU lawsuit: Phoenix police wrongfully used tear gas, pepper bullets against anti-Trump protesters

The ACLU and activists have filed a class-action lawsuit against Phoenix, claiming police overreacted with projectiles and pepper spray at an August 2017 rally near the Phoenix Convention Center.


Lack of trust in law enforcement hinders reporting of LGBTQ crimes

Violent crimes and other hate incidents against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans are consistently not reported and prosecuted because of chronic distrust between the LGBTQ community and police.


CBP chief looks to expand vehicle-scanning technology at Nogales port

WASHINGTON - "Non-invasive inspection" technology at the port of Nogales - essentially a drive-through X-ray to scan vehicles - has worked so well that the head of Customs and Border Protection said this week he wants to expand its used there on passenger and commercial vehicles..