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States’ challenge to fed border policy pulled from Supreme Court calendar

WASHINGTON - Arizona was already edging away from a legal challenge by states trying to keep the Title 42 border policy in place when the Supreme Court on Thursday took the case off its calendar.


Bigger bases, no defensive shifts and a pitch clock: MLB implements rule changes for 2023 spring training and beyond

SCOTTSDALE – MLB hosted a rules demonstration at Salt River Fields Tuesday to introduce media to the way the ghost runner, banned shift, pitch clock and bigger bases will work beginning with spring training and into the 2023 regular season.

Joe Martinez, the vice president of on-field strategy at MLB, demonstrated the implementation of the pitch clock Tuesday ahead of the 2023 season. (Photo by Lauren Hertz/Cronkite News)

Phoenix Suns acquire Kevin Durant in a blockbuster trade with the Brooklyn Nets

PHOENIX – Mat Ishbia has made a huge overnight splash in his first move as owner of the Suns, acquiring Kevin Durant from the Brooklyn Nets

The Phoenix Suns become overnight favorites to win the Western Conference after pulling off a trade with the Brooklyn Nets for superstar Kevin Durant.(Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

Arizona lawmakers agree to disagree on Biden’s border, fentanyl plans

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers agreed with President Joe Biden’s State of the Union call to secure the border and fight fentanyl trafficking, but they disagreed on how to get there - one of many areas where they split on party lines over the sometimes raucous address.


Arizona freshman Ciscomani tapped for Spanish rebuttal to Biden

WASHINGTON - House Republicans tapped freshman Rep. Juan Ciscomani, R-Tucson, to deliver the Spanish rebuttal to President Joe Biden's State of the Union address Tuesday, a move that some analysts say could boost his status as a rising GOP star.


A taste of Philly: Where Eagles fans can find cheesesteaks, water ice and watch Super Bowl 57

PHOENIX – As the big game approaches, the best of Philly food can be found at multiple restaurants throughout the Valley. Some restaurants are going all out to avoid running out of ingredients while also preparing to create a comfortable viewing experience on Sunday.

Philly's Sports Grill in Tempe offers additional outdoor seating for customers watching Eagles games during the season. For Super Bowl 57, the Eagles-themed restaurant is planning special events leading up to Sunday. (Photo by Kaitlyn Parohinog/Cronkite News)

Guesting game: State of the Union guests make political, personal points

WASHINGTON - First lady Jill Biden will host two Arizonans for the State of the Union Tuesday and state lawmakers have invited guests ranging from college student to a college chancellor, tribal leaders to business leaders, in a tradition that can have both personal and political goals.


Jimmie Johnson test drives NASCAR’s Next Gen car in Phoenix Raceway return

AVONDALE – It was a big week in the world of NASCAR at Phoenix Raceway. Not only was NASCAR testing new modifications to the Next Gen 7 car, seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson got behind the wheel of the new race car for the first time before his return to the sport.

Seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson test drove the Next Gen-7 car at Phoenix Raceway and shared his thoughts after the first day of testing. (Photo by Reece Andrews/Cronkite News)

Record numbers sign up for Obamacare health coverage in Arizona, U.S.

WASHINGTON - A record number of Arizonans signed up for health insurance this year under the Affordable Care Act, as enrollment in the program continues to rebound from the Trump administration's efforts to suppress coverage.


Gallego makes it official, announces a run for Sinema’s Senate seat

PHOENIX - Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix, made it official Monday, formally announcing a long-anticipated challenge to Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, a first-term senator who recently left the Democratic Party to become an independent.


Jury convicts Arizona Oath Keeper of seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 attack

WASHINGTON - An Arizona man charged with seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6 insurrection thought he was supporting peaceful protesters, his attorney argued Wednesday, but prosecutors said Edward Vallejo was played an essential role in the Oath Keepers' attack on the Capitol.


Forest Service resumes cleanup of abandoned mines near Prescott after pause

PRESCOTT – The U.S. Forest Service this week resumed its abandoned mine cleanup project in the Cherry Creek Mining District near Prescott to protect the environment and human health.