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Court orders new hearing for groups trying to ban lead ammo in Kaibab

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Thursday ordered a new hearing for environmental groups trying to ban the use of lead shot in Kaibab National Forest that they said poses a threat to endangered California condors who ingest the toxic metal.


Mueller restates Russia report, as lawmakers restate their positions

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers did not appear to be swayed Wednesday by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's careful recap of his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, with both Democrats and Republicans digging in to their previous positions on the report.


Spellbound: Eight Arizona schoolkids compete in National Spelling Bee

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., - Eight Arizona elementary and middle school students went to Washington to compete against almost 600 other students in the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee, but only one, from Fort Defiance, still had a shot at the finals after the first three rounds of competition.


Census: Arizona continued to lag far behind U.S. on school spending

WASHINGTON - New Census Bureau figures show that per-pupil spending in Arizona's public schools was fourth-lowest in the nation in 2017, still mired at the back of the pack even though spending rose faster that year in the state than it did in the rest of the country.


Buckeye had nation’s fastest growth, Phoenix added most people in 2018

WASHINGTON - Buckeye saw its population grow by 8.5% from 2017 to 2018 and Phoenix added 25,288 new residents in the same period, claiming the top spots among U.S. cities for growth that year, the Census Bureau said, as Arizona continued its steady population rise.


Venezuelan artists strive to survive, make a difference in Peru

Talented Venezuelan migrants in Peru share their stories about trying to earn a living through art.


Venezuelans in Peru worry that media’s focus on crime spurs lies, hatred

As Peru works to take in more than 700,000 migrants from Venezuela, social media stokes unwarranted fears of crime and violence.


Low and slow: Car clubs celebrate unique lowrider culture of the Southwest

SAN DIEGO – San Diego’s Day at the Bay showcase wows audiences with lowriders from car clubs across the Southwest.


Nogales awaits arrival of U.S. troops as migrant caravan plods north

NOGALES – The Nogales mayor, a business owner and a resident are among the 20,000 residents in this Arizona border city awaiting the arrival of U.S. troops. President Trump ordered the deployment of 5,200 troops along the U.S. Mexico border to handle a migrant caravan traveling through Mexico from Central America.


Immigrant mom sues to be reunited with daughter taken at Arizona border

WASHINGTON - A Guatemalan woman who was separated from her 12-year-old daughter after they crossed the border near San Luis, Arizona, said she will sue the federal government in an effort to get her child back.


Hurricane provides opportunity for Puerto Rico’s battered tourism industry

Puerto Rico’s tourism industry appears headed toward recovery: Hotels are opening, cruise ships have returned and the airport is bustling.


Move to change Cesar Chavez Day to ‘National Border Control Day’ spurs anger

Cesar Chavez Leadership Academy's parade consisted of participants honoring Cesar Chavez and showing disapproval for Gohmert's suggested holiday name.