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Arizona conservatives: Will Trump make America great again?

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is coming to Phoenix on Saturday. Cronkite News wants to hear from Arizona Republicans about your perspectives on Trump.


House balks at Library of Congress plan to drop term ‘illegal alien’

WASHINGTON - House Republicans are trying to block a Library of Congress proposal to replace the term "illegal aliens" with "noncitizens" in its subject listings, a move the GOP called an attempt to "unilaterally censor these terms."


South of the border, public opinion of U.S. headed north

WASHINGTON - Make America great again? Mexicans think it is already. Or at least they did in 2014.


Copa América brings soccer to the Valley

PHOENIX – Sergio Huante has waited months to see Mexico play in Copa America in Arizona.


Elderly refugees struggle to build new life in Arizona

PHOENIX – Building a new life can be difficult enough for a young refugee. It’s even harder for an elderly person to learn a new language and culture while coping with displacement and loss.


Advocates’ hopes high for domestic violence hotline for Native women

WASHINGTON - Rape and domestic violence against Native women have reached "epidemic proportions," but the hotlines that could help are often unprepared for the unique cultural needs of tribal women who may live in rural areas with little support and a bewildering legal system.


‘It’s hard to be a Gypsy in my town’

NORTHEASTERN HUNGARY — Maybe it’s because of the deep crow’s feet etched into his russet skin, but Milán “Igor” Hudák’s eyes look a little defiant as he scans the small Hungarian villages through a car window one early evening in March.

Three boys play near a dumpster as night falls in the Slovakian Gypsy ghetto.

Arizona’s increase in exports help draw global business leaders

America’s Competitiveness Exchange on Innovation and Entrepreneurship has come to Arizona this week with 45 representatives from 24 countries.


Copa America games in Arizona expected to draw large crowds

“Soldado” Marco Medina of the Phoenix Battalion of Pancho Villa’s Army sits at his favorite pub in downtown Phoenix, talking strategy with his commander, Richard “El Coronel” Guel.


Nearly 12,000 child abuse and maltreatment cases in Arizona have languished for 60 days or more without action or resolution

The Arizona Department of Child Safety has failed to resolve nearly 12,000 cases of alleged abuse or neglect that have been open for at least 60 days without an investigation or services being provided to a potential victim, according to a Cronkite News review of the state’s most recent numbers.


Clinton releases Spanish-language advertisements in Arizona

Hillary Clinton’s campaign released two bilingual ads in Arizona on Thursday, featuring Spanish speakers expressing their support for her presidential bid in November, just days before the Arizona primary election on Tuesday.

Hillary Clinton photo

Golf struggles to attract Latinos

PHOENIX — Phoenix native Andre Magdelano doesn’t play golf and has never been invited to play the sport.

Golf course photo