By Miranda Faulkner | Thursday, June 20, 2019
WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords joined Democratic leaders to demand that the Senate vote on a bill to toughen background checks for gun buyers. It is the third time this year that Giffords - severely injured in a 2011 shooting - has lobbied on Capitol Hill for the bill.
By Miranda Faulkner | Thursday, May 30, 2019
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Thursday ordered a new hearing for environmental groups trying to ban the use of lead shot in Kaibab National Forest that they said poses a threat to endangered California condors who ingest the toxic metal.
By Miranda Faulkner | Tuesday, May 28, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., - Eight Arizona elementary and middle school students went to Washington to compete against almost 600 other students in the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee, but only one, from Fort Defiance, still had a shot at the finals after the first three rounds of competition.
By Daniel Perle | Tuesday, May 7, 2019
TUCSON - The years paying off their debt to society is just the starr for ex-felons who are trying to regain their votiing rights - they face more years and hurdles in Arizona, one of the more difficult states to get the vote back. But former felons say it's worth the fight, and some state officials and advocates agree.
By Andrew Howard | Thursday, April 11, 2019
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.
By Jake Goodrick | Wednesday, April 10, 2019
PHOENIX – The Suns regressed this season but hold out hope that they can win with their young core.
By Andrew Howard | Monday, April 8, 2019
WASHINGTON - There were 14 more Mexican gray wolves in the wild last year, a "huge relief" to conservationists but not nearly enough for them to stop worrying about the long-term viability of the endangered animal, which now numbers 131 in Arizona and New Mexico.
By Austen Bundy | Monday, Feb. 25, 2019
PHOENIX – Former Astronaut Mark Kelly launched his campaign for U.S. Senate Sunday afternoon in downtown Phoenix, attracting several hundred supporters to hear his plan for Arizona.
By Nicole Hernandez | Friday, Feb. 22, 2019
PHOENIX – Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed budget would increase the day care subsidy by $100 per child and add another 5,000 children to the program.
By Kelly Doyle | Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019
PHOENIX – Even after coaching changes, top Arizona basketball recruit Mannion reaffirms his commitment to Sean Miller, Arizona.
By Andrew Howard | Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019
WASHINGTON - Former astronaut Mark Kelly said he will seek the Democratic nomination for Senate in 2020, jumpstarting what experts were already predicting would be one of the "most competitive" races of the year in the bist to unseat Republican Sen. Martha McSally.
By Kelly Doyle | Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019
PHOENIX – Recently passed Arizona recess law requiring two recess periods per day has already made a positive impact on students.