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Families Belong Together protest brings hundreds to Arizona Capitol

The Families Belong Together movement drew about 800 people to the Arizona Capitol on Saturday to protest the treatment of migrant families separated at the Mexican border under the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy on illegal entry into the U.S.

A year after shooting, Congressional Baseball Game makes a statement

WASHINGTON - A year after he was severely wounded in a politically motivated gunman's attack, Rep. Steve Scalise took the field Thursday and recorded the first out for Republicans in the annual Congressional Baseball Game, the perfect opening to a Washington tradition that preaches bipartisanship.

Distance, language can still pose challenge to Native American voting

WASHINGTON - Overt challenges to Native Americans voting are a thing of the past, experts say, but casting a ballot can still be hard for tribal members who may face language barriers, registration difficulties and scant access to polling places and government services that can ease the process.

Despite gains, Native American employment still lags behind nation

WASHINGTON - Native American unemployment has fallen sharply, from 40 percent in 1968 to 12 percent in 2016, but that is still more than twice the national average at the time and experts say it masks pockets of high unemployment on reservations and rural areas where systemic challenges remain.

Fans ‘think we are superheroes’: Athletes move to forefront of mental health discussion

During this first week of Mental Health Awareness Month, the stories of athletes’ struggles, too, are being told. “I feel like (fans) think that we are superheroes to everybody,” Phoenix Suns guard Tyler Ulis said. “We go through things in life, even though you guys see us on TV playing a game we love and having fun. We still go through our ups and down as well.”

GOP lawmakers make ‘surreal’ return to field where gunman opened fire

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Gloomy skies and a rain-soaked field did not stop Republican lawmakers from returning to practice Wednesday at the baseball field where a gunman opened fire last summer, wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and three others, a return one lawmaker described as "surreal.".