White House Wants Stimulus by August Recess With $1 Trillion Cap

© Bloomberg. Stools are stored on top of a table at a bar temporarily closed in Tucson, Arizona on June 30. Photographer: Cheney Orr/Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — The White House wants Congress to pass another stimulus package by the first week in August before lawmakers head home for their annual summer recess, and to keep the […]

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Cases spike in Sunbelt, other states back off on reopening

Arizona recorded more coronavirus deaths, infections, hospitalizations and emergency-room visits in a single day than ever before in a crisis Wednesday across the Sunbelt that sent a shudder through other parts of the country and led distant states to put their own reopening plans on hold. In Florida, hospitals braced for an influx of patients, […]

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Pence to stop in Arizona as state hits new virus records

Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Arizona as the state sees skyrocketing coronavirus infections and hospitals prepare for a surge in patients By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press July 1, 2020, 6:09 PM 2 min read 2 min read PHOENIX — Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Arizona Wednesday as the state sees […]

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How Americans Feel About the Country Right Now: Anxious. Hopeful.

Amanda Vibelius, a stay-at-home mother in rural Arizona, is angry and overwhelmed. ​Her father is diabetic, a condition that cost him work because of the coronavirus. As cases skyrocket in her state, she’s nervous about allowing her 11-year-old daughter to join friends at the playground. And she has warned her husband, a doctor, that if […]

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Hard-hit tribe takes strict steps as virus surges in Arizona

People in the deserts of Arizona flee to the White Mountains when the triple-digit heat is too much to bear, cooling off in the forest a few hours away. That worries a Native American tribe that calls the area home, as coronavirus infections and temperatures have both spiked in one of the hardest-hit states. The […]

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Elliott: Kim Davis and Xavier Gutierrez are working to help diversify the NHL

The question posed to Kim Davis, the highest-ranking Black executive in the NHL, and to Xavier A. Gutierrez of the Arizona Coyotes, who recently became the first Latino president and chief executive of an NHL team, was simple. How many times during your career have you entered a meeting room and haven’t seen anyone who […]

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Former Arizona Official Pleads Guilty in Adoption Scheme

A former elected official in Arizona who paid pregnant women as much as $10,000 to travel to the United States illegally to give up their newborn children for adoption pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a federal human smuggling conspiracy charge, the authorities said. The former official, Paul D. Petersen of Mesa, Ariz., a private adoption […]

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Tucson police chief offers resignation after man’s death

The Tucson, Arizona, police chief has offered his resignation two months after a 27-year-old man died while handcuffed and placed face-down By ASTRID GALVAN Associated Press June 24, 2020, 10:04 PM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PHOENIX — The Tucson, Arizona, police chief on Wednesday offered his […]

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Trump blasts statue removals: ‘If you give power to people that topple monuments … than nothing is safe’

President Trump used much of his speech in Arizona Tuesday evening to deride his liberal opponents and criticize their rhetoric amid weeks of protests against police brutality and racial injustice. Speaking at a “Students for Trump” event inside a church in Phoenix, Trump railed against the “oppressive left-wing ideology” and criticized the calls to remove […]

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Trump tours wall as construction hits 200-mile mark, says southern border has ‘never been more secure’

President Trump on Tuesday toured new construction of the wall at the southern border in Arizona, marking more than 200 miles of wall built — as he seeks to show that he has delivered on what became a central and controversial 2016 election promise. “So my administration has done more than any administration in history […]

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Explainer: Who is affected by Trump’s suspension of foreign work visas?

© Reuters. President Trump talks to reporters as he departs for a trip to Arizona at the White House in Washington By Ted Hesson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump temporarily suspended the entry into the United States of certain foreign workers on Monday despite strong opposition from business groups, including major tech companies. The […]

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Ryan Clark on his son Jordan Clark being called a racial slur near Arizona State’s campus | Get Up

Ryan Clark joins Ryan Smith on Get Up to discuss an incident involving his son, Arizona State DB Jordan Clark, being called a racial slur at a drive-thru near ASU’s campus in Tempe, Arizona. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on […]

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Arizona Governor Says Local Officials Can Now Require Masks

new video loaded: Arizona Governor Says Local Officials Can Now Require Masks transcript Back bars 0:00/0:54 –0:54 transcript Arizona Governor Says Local Officials Can Now Require Masks As the state sees record high numbers of coronavirus cases, Gov. Doug Ducey of Arizona said local governments could put in effect face-covering rules. This is Covid-19 cases […]

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Arizona governor says mayors allowed to require face masks

Arizona mayors are free to make wearing face masks to slow the spread of coronavirus a mandatory requirement, Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday. The Republican governor, who entered a news conference wearing a black face mask but took it off to speak, said giving cities the discretion to decide would work better than a statewide […]

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Arizona Gov. Ducey says public should wear coronavirus masks after heated statewide debate

After a heated debate about masks erupted in Arizona, where the number of coronavirus cases have been growing daily, Gov. Doug Ducey is requiring his citizens to cover their faces in public. “Every Arizonan should wear a face mask,” he said at a Wednesday press conference. “This is an issue of personal responsibility, and we’re asking […]

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Despite virus surge, Arizona governor won’t require masks

Coronavirus infections are surging in Arizona. Hospitalizations are increasing and more people are dying since the state relaxed stay-at-home orders last month. But in one of the nation’s COVID-19 hot spots, Gov. Doug Ducey is not requiring residents of the Grand Canyon state to wear masks in public, and it seems a good many people […]

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Firefighters grapple with triple-digit heat against wildfire

Hundreds of Arizona residents under an evacuation notice were allowed to return home Friday but were told to remain ready to leave at a moment’s notice as a wildfire burns in a national forest near Tucson. Firefighters are trying to keep the blaze in canyons and ridges and prevent it from moving downhill. “The fire […]

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Democrats sue Arizona over absentee ballot rule: ‘This will result in disenfranchisement’

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is suing the Arizona secretary of state and a gaggle of county officials over a rule in the state that automatically rejects mail-in ballots without signatures, whereas voters whose mail-in ballot signatures do not match their voter registration are given five days to remedy the situation. The Democrats’ suit, which raises alarm […]

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Spencer Torkelson reacts to being the No. 1 pick in the 2020 MLB Draft | SC with SVP

Arizona State’s Spencer Torkelson joins Scott Van Pelt on SportsCenter after being selected by the Detroit Tigers with the first pick in the 2020 MLB draft. Torkelson opens up about his emotions after being drafted and breaks down what positions he might play at the professional level. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN […]

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Jake Paul Denies Being ‘Engaged’ In Any Vandalism After He Films Arizona Mall Looting

Jake Paul came under fire for filming looting at an Arizona mall, and has now responded to the backlash, saying he was simply documenting the activity. Jake Paul has landed in hot water after he filmed the looting of an Arizona shopping mall, in the wake of George Floyd‘s tragic death. The controversial YouTuber responded […]

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The Cardinals could be explosive this year, but there are some concerns | Get Up

Louis Riddick and Rob Ninkovich join Mike Greenberg on Get Up to talk about the Arizona Cardinals for the 2020 NFL season, with DeAndre Hopkins joining a wide receiver corps alongside Larry Fitzgerald and Christian Kirk, all catching passes from Kyler Murray — but also a couple of concerns facing the passing attack and the […]

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DeAndre Hopkins doesn’t want to talk Bill O’Brien, but is happy to talk Cardinals | Jalen & Jacoby

DeAndre Hopkins joins Jalen & Jacoby to talk about being traded to the Arizona Cardinals in exchange for David Johnson during the NFL offseason, his excitement for playing in Kliff Kingsbury’s offense led by Kyler Murray, his feelings about social activism especially after George Floyd’s death, and his (limited) thoughts on Houston Texans coach Bill […]

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Baseball in 100-degree heat? Arizona plan for MLB games a tough sell

Arizona hung an “open-for-business” sign on its door this week, with pools, spas, gyms and fitness centers opening Wednesday and Gov. Doug Ducey announcing that major league teams could start playing games in empty stadiums and arenas in the state on Saturday. Major League Baseball isn’t ready to start up its season, but if the […]

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Why does immune response to coronavirus save some, kill others?

Doctors in Southern California are working with researchers in Arizona to better understand the body’s sometimes bizarre immune response to COVID-19 — an antibody onslaught that may kill the patient, rather than kill the virus. The nonprofit Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope, is peering into specific proteins on the […]

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