The U.S. government gets a flood of citizenship applications in the months before a presidential election, and activists said the 2016 spike has carried over into this year.
Dec. 15, 2017
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The city of Phoenix has extended the deadline for water hauling to New River and Desert Hills. This comes after those communities secured a commitment from EPCOR to build a new site for water hauling, one outside of the city.
Dec. 15, 2017

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Arizona firefighters who were sent to help with California wildfires could come home on Monday or be stuck there through the holidays.
Dec. 16, 2017
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Adrian Peterson was placed on injured reserve Friday because of a neck injury, ending the running back's season after only six games with the Arizona Cardinals.
Dec. 15, 2017
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is urging residents and hikers to be on the lookout for a bear that has been seen several times in the mountains near Tucson this past week.
Dec. 15, 2017
The desert is a mysterious place for many, which makes it an ideal setting for a suspense novel that features murders.
Dec. 15, 2017
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A few days ago, Iraq’s prime minister declared that the Iraqi military had “fully liberated” all of his nation’s territory from ISIS forces. Here to talk about ISIS and Iraq and the organization’s future is Linda Robinson, senior international policy researcher at the RAND Corporation.
Dec. 15, 2017

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The Thomas Fire has raged for nearly two weeks and on Saturday, new evacuation orders were issued in Santa Barbara County. A local zoo was preparing to move some of its animals out of the danger zone.
Dec. 16, 2017
Republicans seem to have secured enough votes to pass their tax bill next week. It marks the most sweeping tax overhaul in decades. Guest host Ray Suarez speaks with NPR's Kelsey Snell about the bill.
Dec. 16, 2017
The tax bill being considered by Congress includes a repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate. Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News talks to guest host Ray Suarez about how that could affect the health insurance market.
Dec. 16, 2017
European Union leaders have agreed to discuss the process by which the U.K. will leave the EU. The talks focus on the trade relationship Britain will have with the EU in the future. Guest host Ray Suarez speaks with NPR's Frank Langfitt about whether Brexit has entered a point of no return.
Dec. 16, 2017
Kihuen's announcement comes a day after the House Ethics Committee said it opened a probe looking into the harassment allegations leveled at the 37-year-old freshman congressman from Nevada.
Dec. 16, 2017