Pac-12 turns heads with trio of teams in Women’s College World Series
LOS ANGELES – The Pac-12 has sent three teams – Arizona, UCLA And Oregon State – to the Women’s College World Series. Can the league out-muscle the Big 12’s big three?
Experts spotlight disparities in contraception, family planning as Supreme Court weighs key abortion case
PHOENIX – As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs a key case that could scale back or overturn Roe v. Wade, abortion rights advocates are spotlighting disparities in family planning and health care access, noting women of color and those living in poverty are most likely to be affected by any change in law.
Abortion fight in Arizona heating up, even as Supreme Court weighs Roe
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is expected to weaken or reverse its Roe v. Wade abortion-rights ruling this year, but advocates on both sides of the issue in Arizona are not waiting for the court to act, with bills already filed that mirror the laws the high court is considering.
Arizona groups aim to influence Supreme Court in abortion-rights case
WASHINGTON - An abortion rights case that is a top issue in the U.S. Supreme Court term that began Monday has already drawn scores of legal filings - including from dozens of Arizona lawmakers, activists and advocates on both sides of the issue.
‘A cliff effect’: As federal benefits drop, food insecurity likely to rise again
An enormous influx of federal dollars helped stem the rising tide of hunger during the COVID-19 pandemic, but what happens when those benefits end?
‘An unlikely friendship’: Biden taps McCain for UN ambassador-rank role
WASHINGTON - Presidents typically pick ambassadors for technical skills or their political connections, but in the case of President Joe Biden tapping Cindy McCain to a United Nations post, it is probably a little bit of both, experts say.
PPE trash, plastic – and feces – mar many beaches and scenic spots across the Southwest
LOS ANGELES – Face masks, plastic bottles and other items are showing up more and more in nature since the beginning of COVID-19 as people go outdoors.
Kelly takes oath, casts first vote as Arizona’s newest senator
WASHINGTON - Mark Kelly can drop "senator-elect" from his title .Less than a month after Election Day, Kelly was sworn in as the junior senator from Arizona on Wednesday and will serve the remaining two years of the late Sen. John McCain's term.
Trump faces criticism on remarks about service members, Arizona Sen. John McCain
Arizona politicians and veterans responded to a story by The Atlantic which alleged that Trump referred to Americans who died in war as “losers” and “suckers,” among other remarks regarding veterans and service members.
Lawmakers send well-wishes as Kirkpatrick seeks care for alcohol dependence
WASHINGTON - Colleagues of Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick offered prayers and well wishes for the Tucson Democrat after she announced Wednesday that she is seeking treatment for alcohol dependence, which she said was to blame for a serious fall last week.
‘The cellphone does everything’: Smartphones, internet access are key tools of 21st century migration
Cellphones and internet access are key tools for the hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan refugees who are fleeing violence and poverty.
Trump attacks on McCain seem to be stirring up support for late senator
WASHINGTON - It's no secret that President Donald Trump is not a fan of the late Arizona Sen. John McCain, but instead of weakening the McCain fan club the president's latest string of attacks, from weekend tweets to a speeh Wednesday, may be having the opposite effect.