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Protesters walk out of hearing on rules for holding immigrant youth

Immigrant-rights advocates carrying signs and babies walked out of a Senate hearing this week to protest its review of a court ruling that limits the amount of time the government can hold immigrant children in detention.... Read more»

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TailWaggers of the week: Cooper & Capt. Jaxx

Meet a couple of the many great companions available at our local animal rescue groups: Cooper and Capt. Jaxx.... Read more»

121 immigrants surrender to Border Patrol agents near Lukeville

A group of 121 immigrants turned themselves in to Border Patrol agents on Saturday in a remote part of the Organ Pipe Cactus wildlife refuge, one of five large groups, totaling 600 people, found in Arizona's western desert since July 28 by federal officials. ... Read more»

Numbers of families, unaccompanied kids crossing border doubles in Yuma Sector

In the last two days, Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents said that they have encountered 188 people attempting to cross into the United States, including 155 people traveling as families. ... Read more»

Here's what happened to 99 immigrant children separated from their parents & sent to Chicago

Confidential records reveal details about struggles to find parents and traumatic experiences during the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance crackdown.... Read more»

Families rally for border enforcement, as Trump eases wall demands

One day after President Donald Trump stepped back from demands for border wall funding in the next budget, family members of people killed by undocumented immigrants rallied Friday to demand tougher enforcement of immigration laws.... Read more»

TailWaggers of the week: Cash & Scout

Meet a couple of the many great companions available at our local animal rescue groups: Cash and Scout.... Read more»

A judge ordered immigrant children removed from troubled Texas facility. They’re still there.

Immigrant children still are being held at a troubled Texas facility nearly a month after a federal judge ruled they should be moved to other housing, court documents show.... Read more»

89-year-old man missing for 3 weeks found dead west of Tucson

An elderly man missing since August 4 was found dead in his truck in a remote desert area after being spotted from a Border Patrol helicopter on Wednesday morning, authorities said. Robert Crubaugh was last seen alive on a sweltering weekend day.... Read more»

McCain to lie in state at Capitol; mourners pay respects

U.S. Sen John McCain will lie in state at both the Arizona and U.S. capitols this week, with services both in Phoenix and Washington, D.C., before being buried at the U.S. Naval Academy on Sunday.... Read more»

McCain's farewell: 'My fellow Americans. No association ever mattered more to me.'

"Before I leave, I’d like to see our politics begin to return to the purposes and practices that distinguish our history from the history of other nations. I would like to see us recover our sense that we are more alike than different." — John McCain, in his memoir "The Restless Wave."... Read more»

McCain to return 'where it all began' after memorial services in Az, DC

Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday, will lie in state and have church services in both Phoenix and Washington, D.C. He will not be buried in Arlington National Cemetery, near his father and grandfather, but rather on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Academy. McCain reportedly asked former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama to deliver eulogies at his funeral.... Read more»

Flags at half-staff for Sen. John McCain

Flags across Arizona were ordered to be immediately lowered to half-staff to honor the life of longtime U.S. Sen. John McCain, and to remain so until sunset on the day of his internment.... Read more»

John McCain, longtime Arizona senator, dead at 81

U.S. Sen. John McCain, who outlived the odds time and again, died Saturday afternoon, a day after his family announced that he had halted treatment for aggressive brain cancer. "The progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict," his family said.... Read more»2

What to know about glioblastoma, the brain cancer afflicting Sen. McCain

Glioblastoma, the cancer U.S. Sen. John McCain was recently diagnosed with, is an aggressive cancer that originates in the brain. Learn more about the disease.... Read more»

McCain halts treatment for deadly brain cancer

U.S. Sen. John McCain, who has outlived the odds time and again, has stopped medical treatment for his aggressive brain cancer diagnosed more than a year ago. "The progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict," his family said.... Read more»

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