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Court: Phoenix business doesn't have to make same-sex wedding invitations

In the majority opinion the Arizona Supreme Court justices said the decision is not a blanket exemption.

Tucsonans debate details of raising the legal age to buy tobacco

The county is proposing changes to who gets punished and what the punishment should be.

TUSD to continue to revise sex ed curriculum, deferring vote

The governing board voted Tuesday night to continue to refine the plan, targeting next school year for implementation.

AG notifies Benson City Council of open meetings violation

The office determined the city of Benson violated open meetings law in July.

Ducey appoints Montgomery to Arizona Supreme Court

The appointment of the controversial prosecutor and Ducey ally brought both fervent support and opposition.

Lawsuit against more fast-track deportations scheduled for hearing on Friday

A regulation announced in July would allow ICE to deport undocumented people without seeing a judge under certain circumstances.

Report: US Native American health agency at crossroads

The Indian Health Service has been plagued with problems standing in the way of delivering health care.

25 killed in attack on bar in coastal Mexico

Mexico's president is calling for an investigation into possible ties to government officials.

US moves FEMA, Coast Guard money to fund border programs

$217 million would be moved to fund things like increasing the number of beds for detained immigrants.

How 1970s neoliberalism factors into today's mass migration from Central America

A discussion with UA cultural anthropologist Megan Carney.

A look at Arizona gun laws

Recent mass shootings raised gun control legislation questions again.

"Never again, para nadie."

Also on Arizona Spotlight: New state law that may provide justice for greater numbers of Indigenous women and girls; A reaction to the Trump administration changing the Endangered Species Act; and a very short story from Aurelie Sheehan.

Court limits order that had stopped Trump asylum limits

Most crossing the southern border are Central Americans fleeing violence and poverty, who would largely be ineligible for asylum.

County puts off vote to raise tobacco age to 21

The delay caused the city to postpone its vote, and council members say they may try to pass an ordinance on their own.

Head of CBP defends agency's response to migration 'crisis'

Mark Morgan says politicians and the news media are unfairly demonizing border agencies.

US moves to limit asylum for threatened family members

The U.S. attorney general says not all family units can be considered a "social group" for the purposes of asylum.

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