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Mercury’s Kelsey Bone to take anthem protests into WNBA playoffs

PHOENIX – Kelsey Bone is taking her social injustice protest to a bigger stage. On a night when the Phoenix Mercury clinched a berth in the WNBA playoffs, the 24-year-old center kneeled during the singing of the national anthem to raise awareness of alleged racial inequality and the recent shootings by and of police officers around the country.


Why overseas military personnel ballots may not be counted

When Americans vote for president in November, many of the 1.4 million active-duty U.S. military personnel stationed or deployed overseas will not know whether their absentee ballots have reached their home states to be counted. And the federal Election Assistance Commission, charged with monitoring their votes, may not know either.


Cardinals motivated to fulfill Super Bowl expectations

GLENDALE — It’s been more than six months since the 2016 NFC Championship Game, but for the Arizona Cardinals, the pain of falling one win short of Super Bowl 50 is fueling the desire to finish the job this year.


Delegates discuss ‘Black Lives’ movement a day after Tempe shooting

PHILADELPHIA - The normally placid breakfast meetings of Arizona’s delegates to the Democratic National Convention turned into a lively discussion of the Black Lives Matter movement Thursday, one day after Tempe police shot a black suspect during a robbery.


Not red, not blue, but Green: Sanders supporters eye third-party option

WASHINGTON - When Bernie Sanders announced his endorsement of presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton earlier this month, Phoenix Sanders supporter Susan Martin turned to what she believed was the only other option: the Green Party.


Arizona delegates reflect on the state of the GOP

Is the GOP at a historic crossroads? Why or why not?

Ariz. delegates offer their thoughts

Chandler kid gets trip to White House for her ‘Barack-a-Bowl’ recipe

WASHINGTON - It's not every kid who gets to go to a White House state dinner - unless it's the annual "Kids State Dinner" for youths who have devised healthy lunch recipes as part of first lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" initiative.


Arizona advocates react as court overturns Texas abortion restrictions

WASHINGTON - Arizona pro-choice advocates hailed Monday's ruling by the Supreme Court that said Texas' restrictions on abortion clinics are unconstitutional, calling the decision a "significant victory for women in Arizona."


Veterans group eases way from battlefield to workplace

PHOENIX – Veterans returning from war can struggle to find jobs or be comfortable in a workplace far different than the military, but a veterans group is trying to ease the way.


Native American domestic violence survivors take to stage to share stories

WASHINGTON - Billie Jo Rich never imagined she would be telling anyone her story of surviving domestic violence - much less a room with hundreds of people.


After 20 years, WNBA still struggles for media exposure

PHOENIX — Twenty seasons.

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What are the most popular dog breeds in Maricopa County?

PHOENIX – While you may see more dachshunds in Sun City and more Siberian huskies in Apache Junction, some breeds dominate in all parts of the Maricopa County.