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  • In Arizona, swings in Medicaid access show program's impact

    In Arizona, swings in Medicaid access show program's impact
    Bad timing turned Karen Slone's medical problem into a crisis. Slone, 53, a former administrative assistant with diabetes, followed doctors' advice for years, getting regular checkups. Then, last year, she lost her job and her insurance, and stopped...
  • Arizona joins other states in federal immigration lawsuit

    Arizona joins other states in federal immigration lawsuit
    Arizona joined 17 other states suing the federal government and immigration agencies in U.S. District Court this week to derail President Obama's executive action deferring deportation for up to 5 million people. Republican Gov. Jan Brewer released a...
  • Courts knock down gay marriage bans in Arizona, Alaska, Wyoming

    Courts knock down gay marriage bans in Arizona, Alaska, Wyoming
    Barriers to gay marriage fell in Arizona, Alaska and Wyoming on Friday following a series of federal court actions in the latest in a series of legal victories for supporters of same-sex matrimony in America. In Arizona, U.S. District Judge John Sedwick...
  • Arizona and Wyoming gay marriage bans struck down

    Arizona and Wyoming gay marriage bans struck down
    Same-sex couples in Arizona, Wyoming and Alaska will all be free to obtain marriage licenses by next week after federal judges struck down bans in two of those states Friday and the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request for a further stay in Alaska. U.S....
  • Court rejects Arizona's no-bail law for immigrants in U.S. illegally

    A federal appeals panel has overturned a 2006 Arizona law aimed at denying bail to people who are in the U.S. illegally and charged with a range of felonies. Proposition 100, a ballot measure that gained approval from nearly 80% of the state’s...
  • Arizona: Newly paved road shortens, smooths trip to canyon's west rim

    A popular shortcut from Las Vegas to the west rim of the Grand Canyon is now a quicker, smoother trip. With the paving of a nine-mile stretch of Diamond Bar Road in northwest Arizona, the round-trip drive to Grand Canyon West, with its popular Skywalk...
  • Drug dosage 15 times higher than protocol in botched Arizona execution

    Drug dosage 15 times higher than protocol in botched Arizona execution
    Officials in Arizona injected a death row inmate last month with doses 15 times higher than the amount of drugs called for in the state's protocol for executions by lethal injection, authorities said on Friday. Lawyers for convicted double murderer...
  • Stop the suffering -- expand Medicaid

    Florida has the dubious distinction of having one of the highest rates in the country when it comes to children without health-care coverage. Meanwhile, every day, according to its budget analysts, Florida turns its back on $10 million in federal tax...
  • Arizona braces for rain, floods as remnants of Hurricane Odile hit

    Arizona braces for rain, floods as remnants of Hurricane Odile hit
    Residents in Southeastern Arizona braced for heavy rains and possible flooding Wednesday as remnants of Hurricane Odile began to sweep into the drought-plagued Southwest. In Tucson, some residents stocked up on sandbags, two school districts announced...
  • Texas sheriff's deputy missing in Southwest rains, floods

    Heavy rain was making its way through the Southwest Thursday, sparing southern Arizona, but hitting a good portion of New Mexico and Texas with a deep soaking from the remnants of Hurricane Odile.   The storm has led to flooding in the Austin, Texas,...
  • Woman dies in submerged car in record Arizona rain, widespread floods

    Record-breaking rainfall deluged parts of Arizona on Monday, prompting Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to declare a state of emergency as floodwaters led to one death, turned portions of a Phoenix interstate into a deep canal and forced the closure of dozens of...