• FILE - In May 17, 2017 file photo, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, of La., speaks with the media on Capitol Hill in Washington. Scalise, wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice, delivered a Father's Day message Sunday, June 18, through his Twitter account. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

    Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

    A person close to wounded Rep. Steve Scalise said the Louisiana Republican has been moved out of a hospital intensive care unit.
  • Men jog along the consolidated canal at sunset, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Chandler, Ariz. Phoenix cooled down to 113 today, with an overnight low of 91, after three consecutive days of record highs nearing 120 this week. An extreme heat warning remains in affect through Sunday but temperatures are expected to remain under 115. (AP Photo/Matt York)

    Almost there: Arizona in the homestretch of brutal heat wave

    Arizona is just days away from escaping a brutal heat wave that has sent afternoon temperatures as high as 119 degrees, the National Weather Service said.
  • Johnny Depp arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" at the Dolby Theatre on Thursday, May 18, 2017. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

    Actor Johnny Depp turns heads with Trump assassination joke

    Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain.
  • Flint Bishop Airport has heightened security on Thursday, June 22, following the stabbing of Lieutenant Jeff Neville inside the airport on Wednesday.  (Shannon Millard/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

    Doctors say officer stabbed in neck at Michigan airport recovering well

    The Michigan airport officer stabbed in the neck during what authorities are investigating as a terrorist act is recovering well from a 12-inch slash.
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    McCain: Report shows Obama wasn't tough enough on Russia

    Sen. John McCain said a Washington Post report proved Barack Obama failed to crack down on Russia after learning it was interfering with U.S. elections.
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    Main Street Minute: Vig restaurant chain sells central Phoenix site

    The Vig restaurant chain of Phoenix has sold one of its sites for $2 million. Ownership plans to keep the Seventh Avenue and Van Buren Street location open.
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    Interstates 10, 17 among Phoenix freeways to have weekend closures

    The Arizona Department of Transportation has announced multiple freeway closures in the Phoenix area for the upcoming weekend.
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    Joe Arpaio criminal contempt trial set to get underway next week in Phoenix

    Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was scheduled to appear in a Phoenix court next week when his criminal contempt-of-court trial begins.
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    Emergency declared in 2 Arizona areas due to water shortages

    Two areas in Arizona are facing a state of emergency due to sudden major water shortages because of increased demand during the heat wave.
  • President Donald Trump speaks during the "American Leadership in Emerging Technology" event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest

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    Judges OKs settlement in Arizona prisoner executions

    A federal judge has approved a settlement between the state and a group of condemned prisoners who sued over how Arizona conducts executions.
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    Arizona man successfully bakes cookies in hot car during heatwave

    Though a June heatwave has brought blistering hot temperatures to the Phoenix area, some are taking advantage of the heat for baking purposes.
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    Flu virus lingers longer than normal this year, cases spike

    This year’s flu was not like ones of years past. The infection rate didn’t spike in February or March, but the strain has lingered longer than most years.
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    Animal expert handles black widow spider on video

    The on-camera host of a YouTube channel called "Brave Wilderness" went outside his Tucson home and willingly handled a black widow spider in his hands.
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    Ellen DeGeneres calls out audience member who stole souvenirs

    Ellen DeGeneres didn't turn a blind eye on an audience member who took more than her share of free gifts. Instead, she got called out during the show.
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