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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.


Leaving tracks: Adrenaline-fueled count shows scant growth in Mexican gray wolf population

The latest Mexican gray wolf survey shows an increase of just one wolf in the past year, bringing the number to 114.


Congress takes a week off as DACA deadline looms, Dreamers fret

WASHINGTON - Despite days of open debate, the Senate failed to agree on immigration reform this week. With a March 5 deadline on DACA looming - and Congress on recess next week - there is little time to find a way to protect about 800,000 young immigrants who could face deportation.


Senate begins debate on immigration reform with deadlines looming

WASHINGTON - The Senate has plenty of options, and not much time, as it begins the debate with less than three weeks until the current Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program expires. And Senate leaders said they expect to move on to other topics after Friday.


ASU professor’s STEM initiative puts Phoenix, Egyptian students in the same virtual classroom

The Leadership Through Problem-Based Learning Initiative is a STEM program available to young women at Xavier College Preparatory, a Catholic all-girls high school in Phoenix, and Al Farouk Islamic Language School in Cairo who problem-solve with real-world biology and physics problems.


District 8 House seat likely to remain Republican, despite crowded race

The race to replace Rep. Trent Franks in the U.S. House of Representatives has inspired a political free-for-all between almost 20 candidates in the West Valley.


As monsoon storms grow stronger, county works to keep trails safe for park visitors

As researchers predict monsoons to grow more powerful, Maricopa County parks may face increased erosion from runoff.


No More Deaths volunteers arrested as group accuses Border Patrol of destroying humanitarian aid

No More Deaths, an immigrant advocacy group that leaves water and aid supplies along desert routes for undocumented migrants trying to cross the border, alleges that Border Patrol agents have dumped thousands of gallons of water left for crossers in the past few years.


Two polls show ‘stunning reversal’ in recent Mexican attitudes toward U.S.

WASHINGTON - Mexican attitudes toward Americans have gone through a "stunning reversal" since the election of President Donald Trump, with most Mexicans holding an unfavorable view of the U.S. for the first time ever.


Arizona law enforcement doesn’t reflect state’s diversity

WINSLOW – Despite national calls for more diverse law enforcement agencies, very few, if any, Arizona police departments reflect the demographics of the communities they serve - though diversity is not always their top priority.