• The Frye Fire burns the western edge of the Pinaleño Mountains in Coronado National Forest above Ft. Grant Prison near Willcox, Ariz. on Thursday, June 22, 2017. The lightning-caused fire is now at nearly 29,000 acres. More than 800 personnel are assigned to the fire. (Kelly Presnell /Arizona Daily Star via AP)

    Arizona fire may have caused heat damage to telescope

    A wildfire may have caused heat damage last weekend to one of the research telescopes northeast of Tucson on Mount Graham.
  • U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona (bottom, in sunglasses) poses with House Speaker Paul Ryan (middle top in black) and others. (Facebook Photo)

    Arizona congresswoman hopes VA bill is start to bipartisan work in DC

    An Arizona congresswoman is hoping a bill to make changes to the nation's VA is the first step toward more bipartisan work in Washington, D.C.
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    Elderly woman dies from heat exposure after leaving Arizona facility

    Peoria police say an elderly woman with Alzheimer's disease died from heat exposure after leaving a care facility in the city.
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    Sen. Jeff Flake calls for 'zero tolerance' of illegal border crossing

    U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) advocated for the restoration of a "zero tolerance" approach to illegal border crossings as part of Operation Streamline.
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    Think Tank talks communication revolution, political developments

    This week on the Think Tank, we discuss one of the biggest transformations in human communication and the latest political developments.
  • This photo provided by Wyoming Hot Shots, a member of the Wyoming Hot Shots firefighting crew pauses while battling the Lizard Fire near Willcox, Ariz., June 8, 2017. Thousands of firefighters continue to battle almost 30 wildfires burning throughout Arizona as gusty winds and dried vegetation continue to fuel the blazes. (Kyle Miller/Wyoming Hot Shots via AP)

    Ducey declares state of emergency as wildfires burn in Arizona

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey declared a state of emergency Friday afternoon so his state could send more resources to battle a number of wildfires.
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    Arizona congresswoman praises bill that will bring changes to VA

    Rep. Kyrsten Sinema praised a bill designed to bring about changes at the VA, including protecting whistleblowers, that was signed by Trump on Friday.
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    Arizona Medicaid agency estimates Senate health bill cost at $7.1B

    An analysis released by Arizona's Medicaid agency Friday concluded that the U.S. Senate proposal repealing much of Obamacare would cost the state at least $7.1 billion through 2026.
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    Gorilla thoroughly enjoys swimming pool at Dallas Zoo

    A gorilla at the Dallas Zoo made it clear that it was really digging a swimming pool -- and the spectacle was caught on camera.
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    Live blog: Enjoy respite from high-teen Phoenix temperatures

    In case you're somehow unaware, Arizona is expected to get hit by a heatwave in a big way this week that will send the temperatures soaring.
  • 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.
  • 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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