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International flair: GCU men’s soccer attracts international players from 10 countries

PHOENIX – The GCU Men’s soccer team prides itself in diversity as almost half of the team members are internationally born.


Taliesin West added to World Heritage List after 15-year wait

SCOTTSDALE – Taliesin West in Scottsdale and seven other Frank Lloyd Wright structures were inducted last month.


Power to the people: Utilities from around the U.S. pitch in to bring electricity to Navajos

DILKON – Utilities from around the country have helped connect more Navajo homes to the electrical grid. The 15,000 homes without power represent 75% of the homes in America that still are not electrified.


Dust, particle pollution disproportionately affect Latino and poor communities

PHOENIX – Latino and lower-income communities of Phoenix are breathing in more polluted air than residents in other parts of the city, and a new report indicates it’s part of a national trend.


Venezuelan artists strive to survive, make a difference in Peru

Talented Venezuelan migrants in Peru share their stories about trying to earn a living through art.


Supreme Court turns down Arpaio, who vows fight to vacate conviction

WASHINGTON - Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio vowed to continue fighting to clear his name of a criminal contempt of court conviction for racial profiling, after the Supreme Court rejected his challenge of an appeals court ruling in the case.


Twins peek: Scott, Mark Kelly help NASA study effects of long-term space travel

WASHINGTON – Scott and Mark Kelly were identical twins when Scott went into space, but would they be identical when he came back to Earth 340 days later? NASA says yes – eventually. Long space travel does affect the body, but most changes are reversed within a few months, a study of the twins showed.


Anxiety and uncertainty for Arizona transgender veterans after Supreme Court ruling

TUCSON – A recent Supreme Court ruling allows Trump’s ban on transgenders in the military to go into effect. Sue McConnell, a Vietnam veteran, shares her story of survival as a transgender in the military.


First in Congress? Get in line, as more women, minorities head to Hill

WASHINGTON - When Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema is sworn in next week, she will be the first woman to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate - a distinction that barely stands out in a Congress filled with firsts, as more women and minority lawmakers head to Capitol Hill than ever before.


Battles over Props 127, 305 and Senate seat, with last-minute push for voters

PHOENIX – As voters head to the polls on Election Day, Maricopa County elections officials are pledging problem-free voting and election advocates are making a final push among Latinos and other residents. Newcomer candidates clamoring for votes include teachers and Native American women.


U.S House, District 8: Debbie Lesko makes protecting citizens her top priority

Republican congresswoman Debbie Lesko, running for re-election in District 8, is an advocate for increased border security and military funding.


Pat Tillman’s legacy to be honored in football game between alma mater, Liberty High

PEORIA - The late Pat Tillman's legacy will be honored when his alma mater, Leland High School, plays Liberty High in Peoria for a football game.