Phoenix Mayor Thelda Williams thinks it’s a "first" for the city. On Wednesday, Phoenix City Council members failed to pass a budget — a budget that’s supposed to start July 1. And the fight over light rail helped derail it.
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On Wednesday night, the five Republicans candidates who are hoping to defeat Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas in August hit the stage to debate.
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A big, young franchise center to build around has always eluded Phoenix Suns — until now. The Suns surprised no one, choosing the University of Arizona’s Deandre Ayton with the first overall pick in Thursday’s NBA draft.
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He did not join eight other Governors around the country to leverage an end to the child detainment policy as pressure mounted against the Trump administration.
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There’s a festive mood in Mexico since Sunday, when its national soccer team defeated world champion Germany at the World Cup in Russia. But a controversial chant is endangering Mexico’s presence in the tournament, while generating divisions and concerns among the fans.
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The attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels, who is suing both President Donald Trump, and Trump’s former personal attorney, has charged into the legal fight over the separation of undocumented immigrant families.
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A Guatemalan woman who sued the federal government for taking away her 7-year-old son is going to get the boy back.
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The first lady's wardrobe choice during a trip to visit detained migrant children raises eyebrows and generates theories about whom the message was meant for.
As the dust storm grows and the solar-paneled Opportunity remains asleep, the younger Curiosity rover has been able to power through.
"We don't support the current administration's position of separating children simply to discourage illegal immigration," Sheriff Richard Wiles said in explaining his decision.