Tribe seeks burial for mountain lion P-22 in LA park
LOS ANGELES - Indigenous communities view wildlife as relatives and honor their memory by welcoming them back to nature. Even a deceased mountain lion.
U.S. Senate: Mark Kelly outspends, outpolls opponent in race to keep seat
Incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly appears to have an edge against venture capitalist Blake Masters in the race to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate.
Mark Kelly and Blake Masters clash on immigration, abortion in U.S. Senate debate
PHOENIX – Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., GOP challenger Blake Masters and Libertarian Marc Victor clashed on the debate stage Thursday night. The U.S. Senate candidates from Arizona doubled down on their mostly party line positions on abortion, immigation and more.
Senate fundraising keeps up blistering pace; Kelly’s $52 million leads pack
WASHINGTON - Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., reported raising almost $52.5 million as of June 30, putting him well ahead of the pack of would-be Republican challengers who are locked in the final days of a bitter primary fight.
Giffords goes from advocate to White House honoree to, now, film subject
WASHINGTON - It's been a good month for former Arizona representative Gabrielle Giffords. She saw the signing last month of significant gun-control legislation she long sought, was awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom last week - and a movie about her life opened Friday.
Medal of Freedom winners McCain, Giffords, others are ‘soul of our nation’
WASHINGTON - In a sometimes somber, sometimes jovial event Thursday, President Joe Biden bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on 17 Americans - including the late Sen. John McCain and former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords - whom he called "the soul of our nation."
Biden to honor McCain, Giffords next week with Presidential Medal of Freedom
WASHINGTON – Arizona icons Gabrielle Giffords and the late John McCain were among the 17 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom announced Friday by the Biden administration.
Angel City FC’s recent charter flight suggests NWSL prioritizing athlete well-being
LOS ANGELES – The NWSL emerged 16 years after the WNBA and is already ahead in terms of equality, its players say. The women’s soccer league is the first to have an airline sponsor and is allowing team to charter flights if they choose to do so.
Arizonans join Giffords, others in Washington to rally for gun reform
WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was severely wounded in a 2011 Tucson attack that killed six people and wounded 12 others, was one of several Arizonans in Washington this week to lobby for gun reform after the latest spate of mass shootings.
Players the same, but district numbers shuffled in House redistricting
WASHINGTON - Congressional campaigns are often compared to horse races, but in Arizona the jockeys and the horses were scrambled this year. Even without moving, seven of the state's nine House members landed in newly numbered districts after redistricting.
Fans are thrilled as Angel City FC makes its debut in women’s pro soccer
There’s a brand new team in Los Angeles – Angel City FC. It is the first professional women's soccer team for LA, and the Southwest.
‘It’s turned into this craziness’: Substitutes in high demand as teacher shortage has districts scrambling
AVONDALE – Candie Halberg began subbing during her retirement because she missed the kids, and wanted to be in the classroom a few days a week. But she soon was back to working full-time, due to a dire statewide shortage in substitute teachers. During the pandemic, fears of getting sick coupled with a massive teacher shortage have made an already difficult job even harder to fill.