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Homelessness was at crisis levels in the United States. COVID-19 has put this already vulnerable population even more at risk. Read more»

School leaders are grappling with how to deliver special education services — and stay compliant with state and federal civil rights law — as governors shut down school buildings to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Read more»

Lawyers and advocates who work with detainees say ICE detention centers are breeding grounds for infectious diseases, and the agency’s medical facilities have been harshly criticized by inspectors and human rights organizations.

ICE has suspended social visits to detention centers and begun screening newly arrived detainees for symptoms. But inside, detainees said, little else has changed in response to the virus. Read more»

Local and state policies and mindsets have crippled Phoenix's ability to compete at the highest level when it had every opportunity. Arizona is known for SB 1070 and suburban sprawl. Coastal "winners" invested in the amenities, infrastructure, quality of life, and dense urban innovation centers to draw and retain the best advanced industry jobs. Read more»

Lisa Judge, the top lawyer for the Tucson Police Department, has been chosen as the first inspector general for public safety for the city of Seattle. Read more»

Ingrid Rounsaville Lyne

A 40-year-old mother of three whose partial remains were discovered in a Seattle recycling bin Saturday has been identified by authorities. Ingrid Rounsaville Lyne was a 1993 graduate of Canyon del Oro High School. She vanished Friday after going on a date. A man was arrested Monday in the slaying. Read more»

MLS Cup 2011

Major League Soccer's teams are playing for a chance to face off on Nov. 20 at the Home Depot Center in Los Angeles for the MLS Cup. The MLS post season is shorter than in other American sports, and has a few quirks here and there. Read more» 2

Tons of imported fish laced with chemicals banned from the U.S. food supply, including carcinogens, are routinely showing up in this country and, state officials say, winding up on American dinner plates. Read more»

Careful. Karaoke can get you killed.

Who knew karaoke was so dangerous? Performing Frank Sinatra's "My Way" in the Philippines can get you killed. Read more» 4