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Arizona’s lack of mental health care providers comes into focus as COVID-19 increases depression, anxiety

Arizona has one of the biggest shortages of mental health care providers in the U.S., and that’s prompting some groups to find ways to help people through problems related to COVID.


Tale of two brothers: Brinson, Steenn Pasichnuk share hockey journey from ASU to San Jose

PHOENIX- From their childhood days of ice fishing on Moose Lake in Bonnyville, Alberta to building the hockey program from the ground up at Arizona State, Brinson and Steenn Pasichnuk have been inseparable every step of their hockey journey.


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.


USCIS scrambles to resume naturalizations after COVID-19, budget cuts

WASHINGTON - After 15 years in the U.S., Perla Macias dreamed of the day when she would become a citizen - but her dream was delayed six months this year as COVID-19, then budget cuts, hit U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' ability to deliver services.


Former Arizona Fall League players reflect on cancellation of season

PHOENIX - MLB has decided to cancel the 2020 Arizona Fall League season, prompting some players to look back on memories in the Valley.


‘Baby-Friendly’ hospitals tackle health disparities by encouraging Native mothers to breastfeed

A hospital on the Fort Apache Reservation in eastern Arizona is one of several overseen by the Indian Health Service that aims to encourage more Native American women to breastfeed.


‘Get down! Get down!’ Murray’s athleticism exciting, scary for Cardinals’ Kingsbury

The athleticism of Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is exciting for fans but also makes coach Kliff Kingsbury nervous.


Arizonan on Trump’s short list for Supreme Court has low profile

WASHINGTON - When President Donald Trump sits down to pick a Supreme Court nominee to take the seat of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday, Phoenix native Bridget Bade will be on the list. But while Bade is on the shortlist, she also has a relatively short resume.


ASU researchers developing coronavirus test that could get results in 10 minutes

TEMPE – ASU researchers are trying to create a rapid saliva-based coronavirus test that can detect the virus in 10 minutes or less.


Migrants hope to work legally in Panama, but some jobs are off-limits

PANAMA CITY, Panama – The nation of Panama reserves 56 professions for citizens only, leaving otherwise qualified migrants struggling to find legal employment.


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.


ASU President Crow vows to release cumulative COVID-19 testing data

PHOENIX – President Michael Crow and other Arizona State University officials defended the university’s method of counting COVID-19 cases in a virtual press conference Wednesday.