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Nation Mar 02Victims of anti-Asian attacks reflect a year into pandemic
Instances of verbal harassment and physical assaults targeting Asian Americans have occurred from coast to coast. Now, just over a year and thousands of incidents later, some of the earliest victims find moving forward has been difficult or, at best,…
Health Jan 06Arizona deemed ‘hot spot of the world’ amid virus surge
Health officials in Arizona reported a triple-digit number of new virus-related deaths for the second day in a row and more than 7,200 daily cases, with hospitals strained by a record number of patients.
Health Jun 19Phoenix mandates use of face masks for coronavirus
At an emergency meeting Friday, Mayor Kate Gallego and the Phoenix City Council voted to make masks or face coverings mandatory. The order goes into effect at 6 a.m. Saturday.
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.
Nation May 21Gunman opens fire in Arizona retail complex
Authorities said Thursday 20-year-old Armando Hernandez Jr. admitted to planning the shooting at Glendale's Westgate Entertainment District as a way to "gain some respect" after having been bullied.
Economy May 04Zoos turn to social media to delight, raise money amid virus
The pandemic has jeopardized zoos worldwide that have been forced to close but rely on ticket sales. The struggle has some zoos turning to social media to engage with people who can no longer visit and raise some much-needed cash.
Health Feb 18Misinformation on novel coronavirus impacting Asian American businesses
Business owners, some of whom have seen their customer traffic cut by more than half, are anxiously waiting for things to return to normal.
Nation May 21Arizona prisons ban book on black men in the justice system
Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is censorship.
Politics Dec 18McSally appointed to McCain’s seat after losing Senate race in November
Rep. Martha McSally, a former air force colonel, lost to Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema in November after a bruising contest in which she contended Sinema committed "treason" by making anti-war remarks in 2003. Now, McSally will join the Senate the…
Nation Oct 28Debate erupts over Halloween costumes crossing racial lines
The issue has reverberated across social media, from magazine articles about white children wearing Black Panther costumes to protests against costumes that perpetuate Native American stereotypes.