May 25, 2016

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Trump’s proposed wall gets mixed reaction from people at border

NOGALES, Ariz. — Donald Trump’s ambitious plan to build a giant wall on the border hits close to home for people like Berenice Andrews. The front door of her family’s home is just feet away from a fence separating the U.S. and Mexico. The home is so close to Mexico that the sounds of schoolchildren Read More…

Government report chronicles history of abuse at Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A new report by a federal watchdog outlines a history of harassment on river trips through Grand Canyon National Park in which male park employees allegedly propositioned female colleagues for sex, touched them inappropriately and made lewd comments. The report obtained by The Associated Press comes after 13 current and former Grand Canyon employees Read More…

Ohio State and Notre Dame to meet in Fiesta Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Fiesta Bowl has a strong history of producing marquee matchups, highlighted by the double-overtime thriller between Boise State and Oklahoma in 2007. This year’s game has a chance to be the best of the bunch. Ohio State and Notre Dame, two teams in the College Football Playoff mix until late in Read More…

The Morning Hit–11/2/15

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Cardinals 34, Browns 20. That one was brutal. Read More…

What does panhandling have to do with church signs? More than you might think

DENVER — Cities trying to limit panhandling in downtowns and tourist areas are facing a new legal hurdle because of a recent Supreme Court ruling that seemingly has nothing to do with asking for money. Federal judges in at least three states have cited a June ruling by the high court on the size of Read More…

10 things to know, Tuesday, Sept. 15

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Flooding kills at least eight in Utah-Arizona border town Five others are missing in a community that serves as a home base for imprisoned polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, authorities say. 2. Hungary declares emergency in two Read More…

At least eight dead in flash flood on Utah-Arizona border

SALT LAKE CITY — A wall of water swept away two vehicles carrying women and children in a Utah-Arizona border town Monday, killing at least eight people and leaving five others missing in a community that served as a home base for polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, authorities said. Three people survived as the flash Read More…

Heavy rain forces bridge collapse on main California interstate

LOS ANGELES — All traffic along a major freeway connecting California and Arizona was blocked indefinitely when a bridge over a desert wash collapsed during heavy rain, and the roadway in the opposite direction suffered severe damage, authorities said. The collapse on Interstate 10 in southeastern California Sunday afternoon left one driver injured, stranded numerous Read More…

Supreme Court upholds independent redistricting commissions

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Arizona congressional districts drawn by an independent commission and rejected a constitutional challenge from Republican lawmakers. The 5-4 outcome preserves efforts in 13 states to limit partisan influence in redistricting. Most notably, California uses an independent commission to draw electoral boundaries for its largest-in-the-nation congressional delegation. In Ohio, Read More…

10 things to know, Wednesday, June 17

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Six California balcony collapse victims had lives ahead of them A group of Irish and Irish-American young men and women were enjoying their last blast summer in the U.S. before cracking down with college and careers. 2. Read More…