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Politics Jul 16AP report: Few AZ voter fraud cases, discrediting Trump’s claims
While it's possible more cases could emerge, the numbers illustrate the implausibility of Trump's claims that fraud and irregularities in Arizona cost him the state's electorate votes.
Nation Apr 27Arizona governor signs abortion ban for genetic issues
The measure he approved Tuesday has a host of other provisions championed by anti-abortion groups, including a requirement that fetal remains be buried or cremated and conferring civil rights on a fetus.
Politics Apr 26Firm recounting Arizona ballots wants methods kept secret
A contractor hired by Arizona's state Senate to oversee the recount of 2.1 million ballots from November's election in the county.
Politics Nov 04Democrats win big in Arizona, a former GOP stronghold
Arizona's changing demographics meant more young people and Latinos registered to vote amid an influx of new residents and a rejection of President Donald Trump by some suburban women.
Nation Sep 10U.S. Attorney General Barr attacks voting by mail while in Arizona
The Republican also said that mail-in ballots impinge on the historic American tradition of the secret ballot, an attack refuted by states that allow widespread mail-in voting.
Health Jun 27Nurses, doctors feel strain as virus races through Arizona
After three months of anxiously waiting and preparing, Arizona nurses and doctors are on the front lines as the coronavirus rips through the state, making it one of the world’s hot spots.
Health Jun 11Arizona governor touts hospital capacities amid rise in virus cases
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is dismissing concerns about the state's sharp rise in coronavirus cases and is instead focusing on hospitals' capacity to care for patients.
Health Jun 10Arizona hospitals at 83 percent capacity, elective surgery may stop
Wednesday's report from the Department of Health Services comes as the state deals with a surge in virus cases and hospitalizations that experts say is likely tied to Gov. Doug Ducey's ending of statewide closure orders in mid-May.
Economy Feb 10Dispute grows between ride-sharing apps and Phoenix airport
The latest salvo in the growing fight is an attempt by state lawmakers to keep a free-flow of ride-sharing companies servicing the main airport in one of the U.S.'s largest cities.
Education Jan 24Arizona bill would ban transgender girls, women from sports teams
Transgender girls and women in Arizona would be barred from participating in sports on the team that aligns with their gender identity under a proposed law.