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Obamacare in Arizona: Was it the right prescription?

PHOENIX - More than half a million Arizonans rely on the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, for their health insurance. But as the debate for replacing the law rages on in Washington, some of these Arizonans are left feeling uncertain about the future of their care.

Mexican presidential candidate files complaint against Trump policies

WASHINGTON - A leading candidate for the Mexican presidency filed a petition Wednesday in Washington that calls on President Donald Trump's administration to stop its "racist, discriminatory speech" and "massive" deportation aimed at Mexican migrants.

200-year-old invention with a twist: Elementary-school students learn while standing

TUCSON – Four weeks ago, eight-year-old McKenzie Brown walked into her school, expecting to find the same classroom. Instead, the chairs were missing.

Valley churches opening their doors, hearts to undocumented immigrants

PHOENIX - Amid nation-wide backlash to President Donald Trump’s executive orders to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and crack down on immigration, churches across the Valley have taken a stance against the Trump administration’s new policies.

March for Life crowd younger, optimistic for pro-life gains under Trump

WASHINGTON - Paula Mercado, 18, has prayed at Planned Parenthood facilities and taken part in anti-abortion protests in Arizona, but Friday found the Tucson teen on the National Mall with thousands of others pro-life protesters, many of them millennials.

Arizona programs prioritize education for refugee children

PHOENIX - Former refugee Boo Htoo came to the United States with his two children in 2007 after spending more than 20 years as a Burmese refugee in Thailand.

Arizona homelessness fell 30 percent since 2010, national report says

WASHINGTON - The number of homeless people fell nearly 30 percent in Arizona in the last six years, outpacing the decrease nationwide in the same period, according to report Thursday from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Will Trump presidency harm Nogales border economy?

NOGALES, Ariz. – As President-elect Donald Trump prepares for his January inauguration, business owners here face new uncertainties.

Latinos: Arpaio defeat, Trump victory a ‘double-edged sword’

PHOENIX - Excitement. Relief. Fear. Determination.

Will Arizona’s Latino voters sway the 2016 election?

PHOENIX - On a recent Saturday morning, Viri Hernandez’s kitchen buzzed with urgent energy.

Weak Mexican peso affects families on both side of the border

PHOENIX- At the busy Tap Royal International bus station fluctuations in the peso-dollar exchange rate directly affect passengers traveling back and forth between Arizona and Mexico.

Schools out on Fridays as AJ students adjust to four-day school week

APACHE JUNCTION – One year after a southeast Valley school district switched to a four-day school week, some parents and students still grapple with longer days and child-care schedules while others have embraced the new model.