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Arizonans join Capitol protest as Senate takes up voting rights bills

WASHINGTON - The Senate began debate Tuesday on a pair of sweeping voting-rights bills, despite a GOP filibuster likely to block any vote on the bills. But advocates, including some hunger strikers, hope to bring enough pressure to bear to eventually win passage of the bills.


As tribes wait for investigation to conclude, debate over Indian schools continues

A federal investigation into graves at Indian boarding schools has renewed debate over the schools, which were established in the 19th century to assimilate Indigenous youth into white culture by denying the use of their languages, dress and other cultural aspects.


Report: Census undercount may have missed 1.6 million in U.S., 48,000 in Arizona

WASHINGTON - The 2020 Census may have missed more than 1.6 million Americans, about 48,000 of them in Arizona, with the undercount disproportionately falling on minority groups, according to a recent report.


Despite football’s popularity among Hispanic Americans, participation rates remain low

PHOENIX – Over 30 million Hispanic Americans consider themselves NFL fans. Despite the numbers, that fails to translate to participation in the sport at all levels.


Colleges nationwide face rapid decline in male enrollment, although ASU bucks the trend

PHOENIX – Colleges across the country are seeing significant drops in young men on campus, though Arizona State University somehow has managed to buck the trend, registering a 5% increase in male enrollment in the 2020-21 school year.


Brains and brawn: Embry-Riddle women’s soccer team excels on, off field

PHOENIX – At a university known for its aeronautical excellence, Embry-Riddle in Prescott is also known for the standout play of its women’s soccer team.


‘At the tip of the iceberg’: Cornhole (yes, cornhole) finds international stage as it continues to grow

PHOENIX – While some see it as a simple backyard activity, cornhole has grown and attempted to stake its claim as a legitimate sport in recent years. As participation in the sport has continued to increase, it has helped develop a strong community both locally and nationally.


‘I was struggling to survive’: Event raises awareness for suicide prevention

PHOENIX – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranks suicide as the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. – responsible for more than 47,500 deaths in 2019.


Kyle Rittenhouse opponents, supporters rally at ASU over his possible enrollment

TEMPE – Several left-wing groups rallied Wednesday to demand that Arizona State University deny enrollment to Kyle Rittenhouse – although ASU officials say Rittenhouse isn’t enrolled and hasn’t applied for admission.


Hundreds rally as Supreme Court justices weigh future of abortion rights

WASHINGTON - Protesters from both sides of the abortion issue rallied outside the Supreme Court Wednesday as justices considered a strict Mississippi law that could lead the court to reverse its longstanding abortion-rights rulings.


Rittenhouse rejected, respected by feuding factions on ASU campus

WASHINGTON - He is not currently enrolled in any classes or present on campus, but Kyle Rittenhouse is already casting a long shadow at Arizona State University, where liberal student groups are demanding that he be banned and conservatives are rallying to his support.


‘Q-Shaman’ gets new lawyer, sets up likely appeal of Jan. 6 guilty plea

Jacob Chansley, the Arizona man who pleaded guilty to his role in the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, switched attorneys Monday, laying the groundwork for a possible appeal of his plea and 41-month sentence.