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Rep. Grijalva arrested protesting outside of Trump Tower in New York City

Democratic Rep. Raúl Grijalva of Tucson was arrested Tuesday morning during a protest in front of the Trump Tower in New York City, according to information from his campaign office.

Grijalva in handcuffs

Tribal agencies cite progress on audit issues, senators want to see more

WASHINGTON - Leaders of federal agencies serving Indian Country told a Senate panel Wednesday they have made some progress on dozens of problems cited in Government Accountability Office audits, but lawmakers said much more needs to be done.


Ongoing problems land tribal oversight agencies on GAO ‘high-risk’ list

WASHINGTON - Federal agencies that oversee tribal schools, lands and health care still suffer from weak leadership, a lack of oversight and mismanaged resources, despite nearly a decade of prodding from the Government Accountability Office.


State officials warn of mercury levels in fishing areas; launch online guide to safe consumption

PHOENIX – Arizona environmental officials on Wednesday warned visitors and residents to only eat limited amounts of certain kinds of fish contaminated with mercury found in three fishing areas in the state, adding to a growing list of advisories against fish consumption in lakes and streams.

Timothy Robbins

Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 years

WOLFFORTH, Texas – As many as 63 million people – nearly a fifth of the country – from rural central California to the boroughs of New York City, were exposed to potentially unsafe water more than once during the past decade, according to a News21 investigation of 680,000 water quality and monitoring violations from the Environmental Protection Agency.


Women who travel spend billions but still do all the work, including laundry

PHOENIX – Women plan travel and men go along with the plans, according to new marketing research that also shows generational differences among millennial, Gen X and boomer women who travel.


Teachers speak out about working conditions, and they’re not happy

WASHINGTON - For the past decade, the vast majority of Arizona counties have faced a teacher shortage at the beginning of the school year, and as school districts head into the summer many teachers expect more of the same.


Outreach program teaches Latino families about the dangers of substance abuse

TUCSON -- Twice a week, Latino families gather at Apollo Middle School for Familia Adelante, an after-school prevention program designed to teach families about the consequences of substance abuse.


No true count of homeless LGBTQ youth makes problem difficult to address

PHOENIX -- Being 15 years old isn’t easy for a lot of people. You’re a freshman in high school and really starting to come into your own. You’re trying to figure out where you belong and what you want to do with your future.


Share your perspective on protesting: Un-American or a patriotic duty?

America has always been a country of protests. From the Boston Tea Party to this year's Women’s March, Americans have a tradition of taking to the streets to voice their grievances. Sometimes protests involve strict, intentional adherence to the rules, and some involve civil disobedience, willfully breaking laws to make a point about a larger issue.


Two ‘non-traditional’ candidates reach short list for new UA president

PHOENIX – A leader of innovation and research at Arizona State University and the chief executive of Texas Medical Center are finalists to become the next president of the University of Arizona.


Valley psychologist creates wearable tech to reduce anxiety, stress

PEORIA – Paradise Valley neuropsychologist Dr. Amy Serin believes she’s found a new way to help people deal with stress and anxiety.