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Emotional McCain urges midshipmen to fight for ideals ‘under attack’

WASHINGTON - An emotional Sen. John McCain returned Monday to the U.S. Naval Academy where he entered public service more than 60 years ago, and called on midshipmen there to always to "do the right thing" and fight for American ideals.

Supreme Court lets stand lower court rulings in Scottsdale police shooting

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court let stand a ruling that a Scottsdale police officer was justified when he shot and killed a man who threatened two people with a knife and advanced toward officers with two halves of a pool cue in his hands.

In Focus DACA Special Report: Episode 3

In this third episode of our In Focus DACA Special Report, we take a step back from the ongoing fight over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to take a look at similar threats to the future of the Temporary Protective Status (TPS) program. It’s what one advocate calls “the most important issue you’ve never heard of.”

At least 1,100 in Arizona could lose TPS coverage, face deportation

WASHINGTON - Yesenia Chavarria traveled from Arizona and joined scores of immigrants outside the White House Tuesday to plead for an extension of their temporary protected status, a problem one expert calls "the most important issue most people have never heard of."

Phoenix official: Working with feds on immigration hurts local policing

WASHINGTON - Phoenix Assistant City Manager Milton Dohoney joined local officials from across the country Tuesday who said it's not their job to do the work of federal immigration authorities.

Plan keeps most of Sonoran Desert National Monument open to shooters

WASHINGTON - The Bureau of Land Management on Friday recommended closing 53,300 acres of the Sonoran Desert National Monument to recreational shooting, but keeping the remaining 443,000 open to shooters.

Three Arizona military bases now being tested for water contamination

WASHINGTON - The Air Force will begin testing the groundwater at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base for contamination from dangerous chemicals in firefighting foam that was used at the base, according to the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center.

Ward formally kicks off Senate campaign with conservative big guns

WASHINGTON - Republican Senate hopeful Kelli Ward flexed newfound political muscle Tuesday with a planned campaign kickoff in Scottsdale that promised appearances by conservative heavy-hitters, radio host Laura Ingraham and former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon.


Experts: Trump actions targeting Obamacare could cut into enrollment

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's actions this week to dismantle Obamacare created what health experts called "political smoke" just weeks before the next open enrollment period, which they said could hurt enrollment for 2018.

Zinke vows to stamp out ‘virus’ of harassment at national parks

WASHINGTON - The National Park Service has a "significant problem" with harassment of its workers, a culture that is going to change starting "here and now," administration officials promised Friday.

In Focus DACA Special Report: Episode 2

In the second episode of In Focus DACA Special Report we examine the increasingly complex politics of Congress’ efforts to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which the Trump administration plans to stop on March 5.

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Court reinstates suit against Pinal deputy who fatally shot unarmed man

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court said a Pinal County sheriff's deputy must face a lawsuit brought by the family of an unarmed man he shot twice in the back in Eloy in 2014.