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‘Disruptive and cruel’: Native Americans worry as Supreme Court weighs repeal of health care act

PHOENIX – The Affordable Care Act expanded the number of Americans covered by private or public health insurance, but also included a number of provisions specific to Indian Country. As the Supreme Court considers a potential repeal, Indian Country watches and waits.


Biden claims ‘clear victory’ as Arizonans await final vote counts in razor-thin election

PHOENIX – Amid celebrations on one side, and vows to keep fighting on the other, Arizonans on Sunday awaited final vote counts even as President-elect Joe Biden claimed a “clear victory."


‘Long time coming’: Latino voters help flip Arizona, tighten key races

PHOENIX – Arizona appears to have selected a Democratic presidential candidate for the first time since Bill Clinton’s reelection in 1996. Latino voters have been mobilizing since the state enacted the divisive immigration law known as SB 1070 in 2010.


Election updates: Voters defy COVID, misgivings to make their voices heard

Millions of Arizona residents have already voted in this swing state but people are showing up in person at polls around Arizona to vote for President Trump or Joe Biden for president, for or against Proposition 207 to legalize recreational marijuana and Prop 208 to fund education.


‘We help with loneliness’: Iranian American Society maintains sense of community online

The Iranian American Society of Arizona is working to provide physical and emotional comfort to members who are struggling to get through the COVID-19 pandemic – especially older people who now are more isolated.


Rising COVID cases leave Arizona ‘headed toward exponential growth,’ expert warns

PHOENIX – With COVID-19 cases rising across the state, one health expert is warning of a repeat of big spikes and calling for more personal responsibility to reduce the trend.


U.S. Senate: Martha McSally sets sights on economic comeback

Sen. Martha McSally advocated for cutting taxes, limiting regulations and bringing jobs back from China to engineer a “great American comeback.”


Arizona’s Tracy Cortez hopes to shake rust off at UFC’s Fight Island

PHOENIX - Can Tracy Cortez make it eight straight wins? The Arizonan hopes to show off her skills at UFC’s Fight Island.


Bill pressures CDC to give Native Americans better access to federal health data

PHOENIX – A bipartisan bill co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran of Arizona reaffirms that Native Americans are entitled to federal health data, which could help them in the COVID-19 pandemic. Tribal officials say it addresses a long-standing issue.


Navajo drives unite two goals: COVID-19 relief and upping census participation

The Navajo Nation is holding relief drives across the reservation to gather COVID relief supplies and signing residents up for the census.


‘We get more followers in times of crisis’: As pandemic limits in-person action, activism goes digital

Online activism is on the rise as organizers find creative ways to replace in-person protests and still show their support for movements like Black Lives Matter.


Arizona nonprofits boost aid to help refugees deal with the pandemic

Refugees in Arizona receive grants, loans, care packages and other resources to help combat the hardships of COVID-19.