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Repeated Trump, Pence visits cement Arizona’s status as a battleground

WASHINGTON - If there was any doubt that Arizona will be a battleground in this fall's presidential election, a look at the travel itineraries this week of the first and second families should clear it up, with a Trump or a Pence in the state four of five days.


Signing of Damion Lowe strengthens defense, creates possible dilemma for Phoenix Rising

PHOENIX - Phoenix Rising bolstered their defense Wednesday by signing Jamaican international Damion Lowe, but the deal could have one major drawback.


Black and brown people at a crossroads as COVID-19 vaccine trials seek participants

As COVID-19 ravages Black and brown communities, public health officials are calling for their participation in vaccine trials.


Rising together: Phoenix FC welcomes fans back amid COVID-19 pandemic

SCOTTSDALE – In the first pro sports event played before a live crowd since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Phoenix Rising FC gave a small but devoted crowd reason to celebrate. There were a few boos, too.


Bye-bye bipartisanship: Unity after 9/11 attacks is a relic in 2020

WASHINGTON - In the hours after the 9/11 attacks, lawmakers from both parties gathered on the steps of the Capitol and began singing "God Bless America" - but that was then. Experts and tourists alike found it hard to imagine such a scene repeating itself in today's climate.


Pages through screens: ASU women’s basketball team reads books to children virtually

PHOENIX – The ASU women’s basketball team partnered with the Washington Elementary School District on Sept. 6 for National Read a Book Day, delivering what is usually an in-person experience virtually.


Fleeing chaos, Venezuelans flock to Panama but struggle to find work

PANAMA CITY, Panama – 150,000 Venezuelans have fled to Panama, where they are reshaping the country’s labor force and cultural life.


Youth of color disproportionately represented in the justice system

Youth across the country commit the same types of crime, but disparities affecting young people of color have continued to grow.


Postal Service cuts already being felt in Arizona, raise election fears

WASHINGTON - Spoiled medication and missing rent checks are among the problems that Arizonans have seen as a result of recent postal system changes, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said during a committee grilling of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, who defended his actions.


Food insecurity amid COVID-19 prompts Native Americans to return to their roots

PHOENIX – There are few grocery stores in Indian Country, so as COVID-19 leaves shelves scarce, Indigenous communities are returning to their food-growing roots.


Arizonans recall John Lewis, heap tributes on late civil rights leader

Arizona lawmakers and advocates were unsparing Monday in their praise of the late Rep. John Lewis, using words like hero, giant and legend for the man one described as "living, breathing history."


Smoking could worsen progression of COVID-19, research finds

PHOENIX – A recent analysis by the University of California, San Francisco finds the progression of COVID-19 is far worse in smokers and former smokers. The advice of health experts? Quit.