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  • US advisers endorse Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids as young as 12

    U.S. health advisers endorsed use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12 on Wednesday.
  • Arizona isn’t requiring COVID shot for children returning to school

    Eligible Arizona children will not be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 when they return to schoolrooms in the fall, the state's top public health official said Wednesday.
  • Joe Biden officially nominates Tucson police chief to lead US border agency

    President Joe Biden sent the nomination of Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus as commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection to the Senate for confirmation.
  • Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and Go-Go’s in Rock Hall on first try

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and the Go-Go’s were elected Wednesday to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame their first time on the ballot, leading a class that also includes Tina Turner, Carole King and Todd Rundgren. Each will be honored during an induction ceremony in Cleveland on Oct. 30 before what […]
  • Arizona reports 469 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional deaths Wednesday

    Arizona public health officials on Wednesday reported 469 new coronavirus cases and two additional deaths from COVID-19.
  • Bear takes liking to utility poles, climbs 2 in Arizona border city

    Residents of an Arizona border city were left in disbelief by a surprise visit from a bear.
  • Silver Alert canceled after Sun City man with medical issues found safe

    A Silver Alert was canceled Wednesday evening after a missing Phoenix-area man was found safe, according to authorities. 
  • Avondale district continuing online option after remote learning success

    The Avondale Elementary School District will continue an online learning academy used during the COVID-19 pandemic next school year, building upon the success of students who did well in the remote environment.
  • 12-year-old daughter getting COVID vaccine ‘right thing to do,’ father says

    COVID-19 vaccines for kids 12-15 years old could start in Arizona as early as Thursday, and a Scottsdale father can’t wait to get his 12-year-old daughter vaccinated.
  • Toddler survives near-drowning in Phoenix, makes full recovery

    A 22-month-old boy has made a full recovery after a near-drowning at a home in Phoenix, and his mom hopes their story will help others understand how quickly and quietly drownings can occur in your own backyard.
  • Ducey among 20 GOP governors to sign letter to Biden on border issues

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey was one of 20 Republican governors who signed a letter Tuesday criticizing the border policies of President Joe Biden's administration and calling on the White House to take action to end the crisis at the southern border.
  • Healthy eatery led by former ASU football star expanding to Gilbert

    A healthy eatery led by a former Arizona State football star and NFL veteran is expanding to Gilbert.
  • Fire breaks out at building under construction near ASU in Tempe

    A fire broke out at a building under construction near Arizona State University in Tempe on Tuesday evening, according to authorities.
  • US schools fight to keep students amid fear of dropout surge

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — U.S. educators are doing everything they can to track down high school students who stopped showing up to classes and to help them get the credits needed to graduate, amid an anticipated surge in the country’s dropout rate during the coronavirus pandemic. There isn’t data available yet on how the […]
  • US job openings soar to highest level on record

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted a record number of available jobs in March, illustrating starkly the desperation of businesses trying to find new workers as the country emerges from the pandemic and the economy expands. Yet total job gains increased only modestly, according to a Labor Department report issued Tuesday. The figures follow an […]
  • Biden announces Uber, Lyft rides amid July 4 vaccine push

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is highlighting new efforts to encourage Americans to get COVID-19 shots, including free rides to and from vaccination sites from ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft, as the pace of shots nationally declines and he looks to meet his July Fourth inoculation targets. The partnership with the ride-sharing companies marked […]
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit in Maricopa County over Arizona GOP election

    A Maricopa County Superior Court judge dismissed a lawsuit over alleged voting irregularities in the Arizona Republican Party's January election, ruling that the dispute involved internal party politics and cannot be decided in a court of law.
  • Phoenix police arrest suspect accused of shooting 2 during multiple robberies

    A 29-year-old man was arrested Monday for his suspected involvement in three armed robberies over the past month, two in which people were shot, according to authorities.
  • Arizona Sec. Hobbs wants audit to reveal security plan for pending hiatus

    Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs is demanding details about how voting equipment and nearly 2.1 million ballots will be secured when the state Senate-ordered audit of the 2020 Maricopa County election goes on a planned hiatus.
  • Arizona Gov. Ducey signs bill to purge some from early voter list

    Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Tuesday that will purge Arizonans from the early voter list who don't vote early over the course of two consecutive election cycles.