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Arizona: State in the United States
Arizona is a state in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the Western and the Mountain states. It is the 6th largest and the 14th most populous of the 50 states. Its capital and largest city is Phoenix. Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico; its other neighboring states are Nevada and California to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest.


Body of Arizona girl swept away in floods found

Arizona searchers on Friday recovered the body of a missing six-year-old girl at a lake northeast of Phoenix, the third child to have died when her family's vehicle attempted to cross a rain-swollen..
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Supreme Court Weighs Role of Jury in Death Penalty Case

An Arizona death row inmate was granted a new sentencing to consider evidence of childhood abuse. The justices examined whether that required a hearing in a trial court.
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Jaguar shows off her heavy lifting skills at U.S. zoo [Video]Jaguar shows off her heavy lifting skills at U.S. zoo

A jaguar named Caipora hoists a barrel onto a branch in an impressive display of strength at Phoenix Zoo, Arizona

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 00:25Published

Man Shot, Killed At Amazon Staffing Contractor In Arizona [Video]Man Shot, Killed At Amazon Staffing Contractor In Arizona

A man was shot and killed Monday in the Glendale, Arizona office of Integrity Staffing Solutions. According to Business Insider, the company is an Amazon contractor that places employees in warehouses..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Storm serves U.S. Northeast second helping of snow [Video]Storm serves U.S. Northeast second helping of snow

A vast wintry storm that has been raging across the United States since before Thanksgiving served a second helping of snow to the Northeast on Monday, closing offices and schools and disrupting..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published

Celebrations, but safety first! Firefighters show dangers of deep frying Thanksgiving turkey [Video]Celebrations, but safety first! Firefighters show dangers of deep frying Thanksgiving turkey

Phoenix Fire Department shows 'how NOT to fry a turkey'

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 00:39Published

Indiana teachers protest over wages [Video]Indiana teachers protest over wages

Teachers in Indiana gathered outside the State Capitol building on Tuesday in protest of low salaries and evaluation policies, forcing half the state's school districts to cancel classes for the day.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:56Published

Michael Bloomberg Unsure If Running For President For Launching Ad Campaign Against Trump [Video]Michael Bloomberg Unsure If Running For President For Launching Ad Campaign Against Trump

Michael Bloomberg continues to weigh the possibility of running for the Democratic nomination for president. An adviser said the billionaire will launch a $100 million online ad campaign targeting..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Couple with pushchair saved after car knocks other vehicle out of their path [Video]Couple with pushchair saved after car knocks other vehicle out of their path

A crash may have saved the lives of a young family after it diverted a car which had sped through a red light. CCTV shows the moment a Jeep flew past stationary cars at a crossing in Phoenix, Arizona,..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:32Published


Supreme Court divided on Arizona murderer's effort to reverse death sentence

Depending on how the court rules – most likely next spring – the decision may affect death sentences in 15 other states.
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Arizona death penalty case to be heard by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear the case of an Arizona man on death row Wednesday. His lawyers say PTSD was not considered during his original trial.
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Rare hail blankets Phoenix, parts of Arizona during storm

Parts of Arizona saw quarter-size hail fall from the sky during a December storm.
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U.S. Supreme Court rejects Arizona opioid case against Purdue, Sackler family

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a novel case by Arizona seeking to recover billions of dollars that the state has said that members of the Sackler family - owners of Purdue Pharma LP -..
Reuters - Published

White Sands dust-up, distracted-driving cams, hog rules: News from around our 50 states

Wreaths for veterans cemeteries begin journey from Maine, Arizona tells Trump it wants to keep taking refugees, and more
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Search ongoing for missing Arizona child

The search continues for 6-year-old Willa Rawlings, missing since being swept away in a rain swollen Arizona creek. The bodies of her 5-year-old brother and 5-year-old cousin have been found. Her..
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Lottery winner loses $14.6M after never showing up to claim prize in Arizona

Arizona Lottery said The Pick winning ticket was sold on June 5 at a Circle K store in Goodyear, Arizona, located about 20 miles west of Phoenix.
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'Atmospheric river' sweeps in behind bomb cyclone as heavy rains batter California, Arizona

As if last week's bomb cyclone wasn't enough, an "atmospheric river" began its assault Wednesday on parts of California and Arizona.
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Impeachment inquiry is an unfair, politically biased ordeal: Judiciary Committee member

President Donald Trump made the right decision not to participate in the House Judiciary Committee's hearing, writes Rep. Debbie Lesko, R-Ariz.
USATODAY.com - Published

Search continues for missing 6-year-old swept away at Arizona creek

The search continues for a missing 6-year-old swept away at Tonto Creek in Arizona. Two five-year-olds were found dead Saturday.  
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2 children dead after being swept away in Arizona floodwaters

The bodies of two children were found about three miles from the crash scene.
CBS News - Published

2 children dead, 1 missing in Arizona creek flooding; search continues

Two adults and four other children were rescued from the area Friday. Two of the three missing children were found dead Saturday, officials said.
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Two children dead, one missing in Arizona floods as winter storm blankets U.S.

Two children were found dead and another was missing in Arizona on Saturday after the vehicle they were in became stuck while crossing a storm-swollen forest creek outside Phoenix, part of a..
Reuters - Published

3 Children in Arizona Are Missing After Vehicle Is Swept Away in Creek

A vehicle with seven children and two adults became stuck in Tonto Creek while trying to cross it, the Gila County Sheriff’s Office said.
NYTimes.com - Published

Winter storm strands 1,000 near Grand Canyon, delays Thanksgiving travelers

Some 1,000 people were stranded without heat or power in a small Arizona town near the Grand Canyon on Friday during a major winter storm that threatened to disrupt travel for millions as it moves east..
Reuters - Published

Storm brings high winds, rain to metro Phoenix

A winter storm packed an unexpected punch in Arizona with snow, rain and even tornado warnings. Downed trees, minor flooding and damage were reported in metro Phoenix where winds reached as high as 70..
USATODAY.com - Published

Newcomer schools help kids adapt to US life

Children from around the world are learning the English skills and American classroom customs they need to succeed. "Newcomer schools" in Arizona and Texas are among a handful of such public schools..
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Bloomberg takes the path less traveled in 2020 election

He's making Arizona — a state President Trump won in 2016 — a priority as most of his Democratic rivals spend the bulk of their time in early states like Iowa and New Hampshire.
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Michael Bloomberg files for Arizona primary as Democratic opponents attack

Michael Bloomberg filed for the Democratic primary in Arizona today. Ken Thomas, a reporter covering the 2020 Democratic presidential campaign for the Wall Street Journal, joined CBSN with the latest..
CBS News - Published

Messy pre-Thanksgiving weather, Bloomberg's campaign event, turkey pardon: 5 things you need to know Tuesday

Thanksgiving travel issues are likely, Michael Bloomberg campaigns in Arizona and more things to know Tuesday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Jury acquits Arizona border volunteer Scott Warren of harboring immigrants

A jury in Tucson found Scott Warren, a volunteer with No More Deaths, not guilty of intentionally harboring two undocumented migrants in the desert.
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Boy with autism gets magical "Polar Express" experience after missing train

When this Arizona teen with autism was too overwhelmed to take a ride on "The Polar Express," the conductor personally visited him, giving him the gift he dreamed of.
CBS News - Published

Arizona border activist found not guilty of hiding migrants

An Arizona jury on Wednesday found human rights activist Scott Warren not guilty of harboring two migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally after the U.S. government prosecuted him for..
Reuters - Published

Uber driver mostly to blame for fatal self-driving crash, NTSB finds

A federal safety board identified several other contributory causes in its final report, including Arizona's lax oversight of autonomous car testing.
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Suspect in cold case killings pleads not guilty

Prosecutors in Nevada are tying a 73-year-old Arizona man to two unsolved Reno-area killings in a bid to keep him in jail following his indictment in the bludgeoning death of a California woman more..
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Arizona border activist told migrants 'he could not hide them'

An Arizona human rights activist charged with harboring two migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally testified that he told the men he "could not hide them" but let them stay in a building..
Reuters - Published

Arizona border activist on trial says he tried to 'alleviate suffering'

An Arizona human rights activist charged with harboring migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally on Tuesday testified that his work was to “alleviate suffering” by giving humanitarian..
Reuters - Published

Arizona Deputy Placed on Leave After Tackling 15-Year-Old With No Limbs

A video of the altercation was released last week, prompting the sheriff’s office to conduct an internal investigation.
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Arizona deputy tackles 15-year-old boy with no limbs, video shows

A video shows Pima County Deputy Manuel Van Santen tackling and cursing at a 15-year-old ward of the state who has no limbs.
USATODAY.com - Published

Arizona border agent shoots and wounds Russian migrant during altercation

The agent was attempting to arrest the migrant suspected of crossing the border illegally when an altercation occurred, according to CBP officials.  
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Arizona activist accused of guiding migrants 'further north' after border crossing

An Arizona activist on Wednesday was accused of breaking U.S. law by guiding migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally but his lawyer said he was a "good Samaritan" offering aid to people..
Reuters - Published

Rep. Paul Gosar's tweets spell out a conspiracy theory. No, really

The five-term congressman from Arizona sent a series of tweets whose first letter collectively spelled out "Epstein didn't kill himself."
USATODAY.com - Published

Arizona schools finding teachers overseas

Across the country, a lack of funding is blamed on teaching vacancies. But some schools are finding educators by looking overseas. Hilary Lane reports.
CBS News - Published

Teachers from overseas are filling vacancies in Arizona

Amid a fight for more pay, schools are having a harder time filling vacancies. So some districts are turning to teachers from countries like the Philippines. Hilary Lane takes a closer look for the..
CBS News - Published

Full interview: John McCain, January 29

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, criticized the execution of President Trump's immigration ban as a "confused process," and weighed in on the reorganization of the the National Security Council, which now..
CBS News - Published

McCain says immigration ban "will probably give ISIS more propaganda"

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, criticized the execution of President Trump's immigration ban as a "confused process."
CBS News - Published

Bannon's National Security Council spot is "radical departure" from history, McCain says

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, says he is concerned about the "diminished" role of the Joint Chiefs of Staff following the Trump administration's reorganization of the National Security Council.
CBS News - Published

Senator Jeff Flake says presidential actions must be based on threats, not campaign promises

Senator Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, says he feels President Trump's executive order on immigration was not based on the assessment of national intelligence. The senator who sits on the foreign relations and..
CBS News - Published

McCain: U.S. can address ISIS and Assad "at the same time"

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona says he disagrees with Secretary Tillerson that the U.S. should just concentrate on ISIS. "We can walk and chew gum. We have the capability to do both, the Senator adds."
CBS News - Published

McCain: U.S. Senate shattered 200 years of tradition

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona says he regrets going nuclear to confirm Judge Gorsuch. "I think both parties will rue this day," the Senator argues. "It will drive to more liberal judges when the..
CBS News - Published

Sen. Jeff Flake says the Republican Party "has lost its way"

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, joins Face the Nation Moderator John Dickerson to discuss his new book, "Conscience of a Conservative" that calls on Republicans to return to their conservative principles.
CBS News - Published

Sen. McCain says more Americans are killed in training than in action

Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee John McCain, R-Arizona, joins Face the Nation Moderator John Dickerson to discuss the need to enhance military readiness.
CBS News - Published

Sen. McCain calls North Korea one of the most serious national security crises we've faced

Senator John McCain, R-Arizona, joins Face the Nation Moderator John Dickerson to discuss tensions with North Korea.
CBS News - Published

Sen. McCain on North Korea and enhancing military readiness

Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee John McCain, R-Arizona, joins Face the Nation Moderator John Dickerson to discuss North Korea and the United States' military readiness.
CBS News - Published

McCain weighs in on the GOP's health care legislative process

Arizona Sen. John McCain discusses the latest GOP attempt to repeal Obamacare during an appearance on Face the Nation on September 17, 2017.
CBS News - Published

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